Upper Mustang Trek

7 Days Itinerary

Trek Duration
7 Days

Max Trekking Altitude
3840m

Trek Grade
Moderate

Accommodation
Teahouse

Hours of Walking
5-7 Hours

Area
Upper Mustang

Best Time to go
Mar - Nov

7 Days Upper Mustang Trek Highlights


  • Trekking on the remote trails following old nomadic trade-routes
  • Exploring ancient Tibetan villages and visit Lo Manthang
  • Meeting the local villagers over a cup of traditional salty butter-tea
  • Sublimely stunning Himlayan views and desert landscapes
Upper Mustang trek
Trip Details

Spiritual Encounters in an Ancient Buddhist Kingdom


We start this adventure from Pokhara with a short early morning mountain flight to Jomsom, the administrative district headquarters of Mustang in the Kali Gandaki Valley.

The Upper Mustang trek begins and ends at Jomsom. Formally annexed to Nepal in 1946, Mustang has maintained its Tibetan heritage; from its approximately 14000 inhabitants and their devout Buddhist faith, to the crops grown and the dialect spoken. Mustang’s unofficial capital, the walled city of Lo Manthang, retains its own king in residence.

Trekking these exceptionally remote routes, we travel deep into the land of the nomads of Mustang, still practicing their traditional nomadic lifestyle. Along the way we visit a number of noteworthy destinations, including the renowned Luri Gompa and Tashi Kabum, which has some of the most superbly preserved murals in the Tibetan Buddhist world. We trek to isolated villages mostly following the Kali Gandaki riverbed, sometimes walking high above it, and sometimes passing through impressively sculpted gorges.

Itinerary

Day 1. Fly to Jomsom (2,700m) and trek to Kagbeni (2,800m): 3-4 hours trek

Day 2. Drive to Ghami (3520m): 4-5 hours - jeep hire

Day 3. Ghami to Tsarang (3,560m): 5-6 hours

Day 4. Tsarang to Lo-Manthang (3,840m): 3-4 hours

Day 5. Explore Lo Manthang/ Acclimatization

Day 6. Drive to Jomsom 7 hours

Day 07. Fly back to 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
  • Special Permit for Upper Mustang
  • 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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