Upper Mustang trek offers a spectacular trekking experience in the remote trans-Himalayan mountain region of Nepal. The 17-day trip begins in Kathmandu with tours of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Then we drive to Pokhara and fly to Jomsom the next day and begin trekking. Upper Mustang is also known as the Last Forbidden Kingdom because it wasn’t until the 1990s that tourists were allowed to enter the region.While trekking in the Upper Mustang region of Nepal, we can admire the uniqueness of tree-less landscape, rocky trails and views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and other Himalayas.
Lower Mustang Trekking is through high altitude desert country climbing in and out of the huge sided valley of the Kali Gandaki. In places the gorge which the Kali Gandaki River runs through is the deepest in the world. This region is full of some of Nepal’s oldest Buddhist Monasteries, ancient and isolated villages with quaint white washed houses.
Day 01: Meet and greet at airport, transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Get permits, trip preparation or visit ancient old temples in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly or drive to Pokhara. Pokhara sightseeing if you take flight
Day 04: Fly to Jomsom (8921ft. 2720m) and trek to Kagbeni (9216ft. 2810m).
Day 05: Trek to Chele (10004ft. 3050m) via Tangbe/Chhusang for lunch.
Day 06: Trek to Gilling (11709ft. 3570m). Explore monasteries and village.
Day 07: Trek to Ghami (3,460m/11,352ft). Explore monasteries and village.
Day 08: Trek to Charanag (11677ft. 3560m). Explore monasteries and village.
Day 09: Trek to Lo Manthang (12,238ft. 3,730m). Visit monasteries, king´s palace and museum.
Day 10: Excursion Choser village, back to Lo Manthang after vising monasteries and caves.
Day 11: Trek to Ghargompa, Visit the monastery.
Day 12: Trek to Chele (10004ft. 3050m)
Day 13: Trek to Kagbeni (9216ft. 2810m).
Day 14: Trek to Jomsom
Day 15: Fly back to Pokhara and sightseeing around Lakeside.
Day 16: Drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus at 7:30am and transfer to hotel.
Alternative trail via Yara, Luri Gompa, Tangge and Muktinath.
Day 11: Trek to Yara.
Day 12: Excursion Luri Gompa and around, back to Yara.
Day 13: Trek to Tangge 3240m. 5-6 hours walk.
Day 14: Trek to Paha (4200m). 4-5 hours walk.
Day 15: Trek to Tetang, (3040m) 5-6 hours walk,
Day 16: Trek to Muktinath (3760m) 6-7 hours walk. .
Day 17: Trek to Jomsom, 4-5 hours walk.
Day 18: Fly back to Pokhara.
Day 19: Drive to Kathmandu.
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