Lower Mustang Trek

Trek Duration
6 Days

Max Trekking Altitude
3710m

Trek Grade
Moderate

Accommodation
Teahouse

Hours of Walking
5-7 Hours

Area
Lower Mustang

Best Time to go
Mar - Nov

Highlights


  • Trekking on the remote trails following old nomadic trade-routes
  • Exploring Kagbeni, ancient Tibetan villages and visit ancient gompas
  • Meeting the local villagers over a cup of traditional salty butter-tea
  • Enjoy great views of the the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himal
  • Explore Muktinath, the sacred site with Hindu temple as well Buddhist monastery for Hindu and Buddhist followers
Lower Mustang Trek

Trip Details

Spiritual Encounters in an Ancient Buddhist Kingdom


Lower Mustang Trekking involves rising in and out of the huge Kali Gandaki Valley while crossing high-altitude desert terrain. The gorge through which the Kali Gandaki River flows is the deepest in the world in some areas. This area is home to some of the oldest Buddhist monasteries in Nepal as well as centuries-old, remote villages with charming whitewashed buildings.

You can hike to lower Mustang without a Mustang Restricted Permit because the hikes are short, scenic, and easy and on the lower area. The area passes via Nepal's oldest monastery, largest protected area for wildlife- ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit), and diverse population. The journey to Jomsom, through Pokhara, is the first section of the trek to Lower Mustang.

Itinerary

Day 1. Fly to Jomson (2,720 m) and overnight at hotel

Day 2. Trek to Kagbeni (2,900 m) - 3-4 hours

Day 3. Trek to Jharkot; Visit to Red Gompa (3,519 m) -3-4 hours

Day 4. Trek to Muktinath (3,710 m) -2 hours and explore

Day 5. Trek to Jomsom via Lupra Valley (2,790) -5 hours

Day 6. Morning flight from Pokhara

Confirmation of booking

All bookings are made in good faith. Once we have received your booking we will send you an invoice giving payment details.

We will require an advance deposit of US$ 200 per person in order to hold your booking on a secure basis with the balance to be paid prior to your arrival in Nepal.

Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policy
Arrangements may be cancelled at any time but the cancellation should be communicated to us in writing. Since cancellation incurs administrative costs, we will retain any deposit paid and in addition will apply cancellation charges as follows.
Period before departure within which written cancellation is received, and sum of cancellation charge shown as a percentage of the package price:
  • More than 60 days: Deposit only
  • 31-60 days: 50%
  • 15-30 days: 75%
  • Less than 15 days: 100%
Price Increases
Any unforeseen cost increases beyond our control will be passed on directly to the guest, whenever such increases occur.
This could include (but is not limited to) such items as airfares, fuel costs, government taxes, currency exchange variations, etc. In some cases, an increase might also be applicable if group numbers drop below the originally costed number.

Change of Itinerary
We reserve the right to change or alter any itinerary at any time for reasons beyond our control. These could include but are not limited to adverse weather conditions, cancellation of flights or government restrictions in certain areas.
Whenever we are forced to make such late changes, we will always endeavor to give guests as much advance notice as possible and to ensure that the alternate itinerary achieves, insofar as possible, the objectives of the original tour.

Payment conditions


Cost Includes
  • Airfare two ways – POKHARA/JOMSOM & JOMSOM/POKHARA (subject to change)
  • Airport transfer service before and after the trek
  • Full Board meals a day with hot water and tea and coffee during the trek Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner/Main course
  • Trekking accommodation in normal Trekkers lodge/Teahouse during the trek (twin sharing room)
  • Experienced English Speaking, government licensed guide and porter and all their expenses during the trek like his transfer, insurance, salary, meals and accommodation (porter will carry max. 20 kg luggage).
  • All Trekking permit – ACAP Permit fee and TIMS card
  • Personal warm sleeping bag and liner
  • First aid kit and duffel bag
  • All government taxes
Cost Excludes
  • Flights or road transport from Kathmandu to Pokhara and vice-versa
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara before and after the trek however, we can book upon your request
  • Travel Insurance in case of emergency for rescue and other medication
  • Entry visas fee for Nepal
  • All kind of hot and cold drinks - coke, fanta, beer, whisky, bottle of water, hot water, tea, coffee etc.
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Personal expenses like wifi, hot shower, telephone, battery charge fee.
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