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Upper Mustang Trek

14 Days

Highlights of Upper Mustang Trek Area

  • Mysterious Geography
  • Thousand Years Monasteries and Hundreds of Caves
  • Lo Manthang (The last forbidden kingdom)
  • Tibetan Lifestyles and classic culture
  • 3840 m higher from sea level
  • Exciting route and rocky trails
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Stunning view of landscapes, Nilgiri, Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri and other
  • The Deepest River Kaligandaki gorge
  • Muktinath Temple
  • Highest Buddhist Kingdom in the world.
  • 210 million years old Ammonite fossil
  • Production of fine apple wine
  • Sky Burial
  • Ancient trade route

 The overview of Upper Mustang Trek

The Upper Mustang Trek is very difficult to explain it yet mysterious and naturally gifted and many know as a hidden kingdom. This is in Nepal somewhere in the far north on the Himalayan region.

Geographically, Upper Mustang is 3740 to 4000 from the sea level. It is a very remote village with Tibetan culture. All the hikers could see the eye-catching views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Nigiri, Annapurna, peak, and Araniko Chuli.

Upper Mustang has bounded with over 35 stunning mountains including vertical rock-strewn and amazing hundred years of caves. This is a very popular and treeless route ever you would have to hike.  Trekking experience could be unfordable just because of mysterious views.

All the hikers go through the Highest Buddhist Kingdom and the deepest River Kaligandaki gorge. The real trekking begins from Jomsom to Kagbeni to Upper Mustang after 35 minutes of flight from Pokhara city.

Upper Mustang is not only a home but the world’s great human carved cliff caves so the visiting this place could be yet another amazing experience. According to reference, killed ancient architects who used to live in these caves many centuries ago and built these just for protection.

Locals believe that caves are for worshipping and they regard as holy ones. Some monasteries established this place under holy guru Padma Shambhaba and Rimpoche.

Sometimes, trekkers could see the sky burial. It sounds strange; they cut a dead body into small pieces then feed to vulture so that dead ones might rest in heaven. This is a common practice among the Tibetan faith under holy monks.

It is an ancient route that connects Tibet even China. The Kaligandaki River flows through Upper Mustang. Muktinath Temple is also this route, where many worshipers come to receive the salvation from sins.

Ultimately, your memorable trekking ends in Jomsom. If you really wish to explore more than you are most welcome. We Annapurna Mountain Treks have made a perfect literary for Upper Mustang Trek and do visit our web. We even have similar options like Mardi Himal Trek and Poon Hill Trek.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Pokhara (Drive)

Pokhara – 830 m / 2723 ft – 7 hrs

Day 2: Pokhara to Jomsom (Flight) to Kagbeni

Kagbeni – 930 m / 9186 ft – 3 hrs

Day 3: Kagbeni to Chele

Chele – 3050 m / 10006 ft – 6 hrs

Day 4: Chele to Syangmoche

Syangmoche – 3475 m / 11400 ft – 6 hrs

Day 5: Syangmoche Ghami

Ghami – 3500 m / 11482 ft – 5 hrs

Day 6: Ghami to Charang

Charang – 3560 m / 11679 ft – 4 hrs

Day 7: Charang to Lo Manthang

Lo Manthang – 3770 m / 12368 ft – 5 hrs

Day 8: Day Trip to Chhoser Cave

Lo Manthang – 3770 m / 12368 ft – 6 hrs

Day 9: Lo Manthang to Dhakmar

Dhakmar – 3800 m / 12467 ft – 7 hrs

Day 10: Dhakmar to Ghiling

Ghiling – 3860 m / 12664 ft – 6 hrs

Day 11: Ghiling to Chuksang

Chuksang – 3050 m / 10050 ft – 6 hrs

Day 12: Chuksang to Jomsom

Jomsom – 2715 m / 8907 ft – 5 hrs

Day 13: Jomsom to Pokhara (Flight)

Pokhara – 830 m / 2723 ft – 15 min

Day 14: Pokhara to Kathmandu (Drive)

Kathmandu – 1300 m / 4265 ft – 8 hrs


Day 1 :

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick up and drop from the international and domestic airports by private vehicle.
  • Three stars hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with Breakfast (Options)
  • Three times meals during the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • Private a/c transportation for sightseeing activities with a tour guide
  • Necessary trekking permits (TIMS card and ACAP entry permits)
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara by plane.
  • From Pokhara to Kathmandu by car (or flight ticket in extra coverage)
  • From Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara by private vehicle
  • From Nayapool to Pokhara by car (at the end of the trip)
  • A professional trekking guide with required porters (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Salary for the guide and porters, their insurance, food, accommodation, and transportation
  • Trekking map, duffel bag for trekking.
  • If require Sleeping Bag (Refundable)
  • Government tax

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Heritage sightseeing entrance fee.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Bar bills and hard drinks
  • Soft drinks.
  • Tips for guide and porters (expected)

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Trip Facts

  • Annapurna Region, Nepal
  • Pokhara
  • 14 Days

  • 3860 Meters

  • Moderate
  • By Bus
  • Septemrber to November and March to May