Upper Mustang Trek

UPPER MUSTANG TREK (LO MANTHAN TOUR)

Lo-mangthang lies on Mustang district, north western Himalaya of Nepal. It is on Tibetan plateau near to Nepal – Tibet border which is rich on Tibetan culture & ancient Buddhism is different than other part of Himalaya.  Upper mustang opened to foreigners in 1992 with some restricted rule to trek around. It comes under restricted area which costs expansive trekking permit as compare with other trekking regions.

Trekking to upper mustang is one of the most popular destination in Nepal Himalaya. The trekking route goes across desert landscape, barren ridges, deep canyons, eroded cliffs and moraine valleys. The trail is behind the Himalayas Annapurna & Dhaulagiri so we can have nice mountain views too. In Upper part of trekking trails there are mysterious castles & sites which brief you the culture of entire Himalaya.The excursion tour of Lo-Manthang provides spirit with different Buddhist sites. This trek is combination of Nature, Culture, Tradition and History of Mustang Region so it provides extreme adventure & perfect experience to all trekkers.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Best Months of Visit: April till October
Accommodation:Tented camps or Guest House in trek/ Hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara
Group size: 2 and above
Meal Plan: Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) in Trekking
Guide: English speaking guide with Cook & Helpers
Domestic flight: Pokhara - Jomsom – Pokhara.
Group Leader: Nepali group leader as per request of the group
Trek starts: Jomsom - Mustang
Trek ends:  Jomsom – Mustang
Departure Dates: Upon request
Staffs: Trekking guide, Sherpas, Cook with all Kitchen / Camping crew
Trek Grade: 1, 2,3,4,5
Cost: Depends up on trekking arrangement

TENTATIVE ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu O/N Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu city tour O/N Hotel
Day 03: Drive or Fly to Pokhara
Day 04: Fly to Jomsom, trek to Kagbeni (2,800m) O/N Guest House or Tent
Day 05: Trek to Chele (3,050m) O/N Guest House or Tent
Day 06: Trek to Eklo Bhatti (3,820m) O/N Guest House or Tent
Day 07: Trek to Ghame (3,520m) O/N Guest House or Tent
Day 08: Trek to Tsarang (3,500 m) O/N Guest House or Tent
Day 09: Trek to Lomanthang (3,700 m) O/N Guest House or Tent
Day 10: Explore Lomanthang  visit Nyaphu & Gharphu Gompas O/N Guest House or Tent.
Day 11: Explore Namgyal, Tingkar and hidden valley.O/N Guest House or Tent
Day 12: Trek to Tsarang (3,500 m) O/N Guest House or Tent
Day 13: Trek to Tangee (3,240m) O/N Guest House or Tent
Day 14: Trek to Tetang (2,940m) O/N Guest House or Tent
Day 15: Trek to Kagbeni (2,810 m) O/N Guest House or Tent
Day 16: Trek to Jomsom (2,700 m)O/N Hotel
Day 17: Fly to Pokhara O/N Hotel
Day 18: Drive to Fly to Kathmandu O/N Hotel
Day 19: Free Day at Kathmandu O/N Hotel
Day 20: Departure Transfer to Airport

COST INCLUDES 

  • Trekking permit fee( Upper Mustang) as per program
  • ACAP entry fee and TIMS Permits
  • Equipment: Trekking tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table and chairs, Mattresses.
  • Food for trekking  (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Mountain Guide, Cook, Kitchen & necessary porters, Yaks or Pony.
  • Local transportation Airport - Hotel - Airport by private vehicle
  • Domestic flight arrangement as per program
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara on bed & breakfast basis
  • Trekking insurance with Medical insurance for trekking staffs
  • Trekking allowance, food allowance for trekking crews
  • flight ticket and land transportation for Trekking staffs
  • All Government Tax &Service charge to company 

COST EXCLUDES 

  • PERSONAL equipment for Trekking
  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation (incase needed)
  • Trekking Sleeping bag
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Tips) for staff
  • Filmy permit for National park( Only for shooting camera)
  • Bar bill & Beverages
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Trip Facts

  • Trip Days: 20 Days
  • Best Time: April - October
  • Difficulty: Moderate