Beautiful valley with the barren land and different colour rock formations containing many cliffs makes the Upper Mustang Trekking amazing. Historical monuments, natural and geographical diversity which are much important and should be conserved adds the beauty of Upper Mustang. Walking to such protected area awakens you as Himalayan holidaymakers.
You will be amazed to see the heart of Upper Mustang, called Lo-Manthang which is founded in about 1450. Upper Mustang Trekking adds the beauty by the 5 story king palace high walls. You can see mainly 4 old gumbas in Lo-Manthang. They are- Jampa Gompa, Thubchen Gompa, Chodey Gompa, and Chopoang Gompa. Colourful prayer flags fluttering in the wind, Buddhist mantras and powerful symbols increases the positive tendencies and brings mind toward the teaching of enlightenment. Travelling to such a sacred site which contains positive natural energy in the wind will heal your mind, body, and soul.
Make your trekking awesome by experiencing the unchanged culture, lifestyle, and heritage from centuries to till date. The houses are mostly made from stone and sun-baked mud bricks. The main inhabited of Upper Mustang are Loba peoples. Nepalholiday helps you to explore in such a nature and culture diverse Upper Mustang Trek which helps you to awaken and reflect upon your own lives.
1. Airport pickup and drops in the private vehicle. 2. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with the BB plan. 3. Tented and teahouse accommodation during your trek. 4. All meals (B, L, D) during your holiday as per itinerary. 5. All ground as well as air transport as per itinerary. 6. Qualified and government licensed holder guides and other teams. 7. Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, and domestic airfares. 8. First Aid kit (carried by your guide). 9. All government and local taxes. 10. All necessary paper works for your holiday which includes permit fees, entrance fees etc.
1. International airfare and Nepal visa taxes. 2. Personal equipment and extra service. 3. Extra baggage charge. 4. Tips and bonus for staff and guide. 5. Personal expenditure (phone calls, laundry, beverage, drinks, shower, etc.) 6. Airport departure taxes. 7. All except explained in “PRICE INCLUDES” section above.
Day 01: Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345 m).
Day 01: Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345 m).Overnight at hotel. After landing at Tribhuvan International Airport representative of Eco-friendly Trek will drop you off at the hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (827 m): 5-6 hours
At Pokhara city we will be welcomed with many magnificent view of Himalayas including Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Manaslu(8156 m) and Machhapuchhre(6993 m). You can also see many beautiful waterfalls and lakes with the reflection of great icy walls. We then check-in to our hotel and takes a rest. You can also do different recretaional activity like boating and shopping at Pokhara city. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 04: Fly to Jomsom (2,700 m): 45 min and trek to Kagbeni (2,810 m): 3-4 hours trek
Today we will have morning flight towards Jomsom which is very popular of apples and amazing landscape. Then we will start our approximately 3-4 hours trekking on an open trial and beautiful valley. While trekking you will see beautiful houses with flat roofed and farming fields. Overnight in Kagbeni.
Day 05: Kagbeni to Chele (3,050 m): 5-6 hours trek
On this day we got our permit checked then begin our trekking alongside the Kali Gandaki River. On the way you can see beautiful villages with narrow alleyways, white-washed houses. Today’s trekking also shows you the buckwheat and barley field and apple trees. You will pass through thundering river then pass ridge before reaching Chele Village. Overnight at Chele.
Day 06: Chele to Syanbochen (3,475 m): 6-7 hours trek
Today your trekking will be little adventurous by passing the two passes, Taklam La pass (3621 m) and Dajori La Pass (3735 m). You will pass through beautiful scene of mountains, great view of Tilicho, Yakawa Kand and Damodar Danda. Now we descend on steep trial and continue our trek to Syanboche. Overnight at Syanbochen.
Day 07: Syanbochen to Ghami (3,520 m): 5-6 hours trek
Today we ascend to Yamda La Pass (3850 m). On the way we pass through tea, beautiful villages, dense forest, barley fields and reach to Nyi pass (4010 m). Now we descend to Ghami village which is largest in Lo region. Overnight at Ghami.
Day 08: Ghami to Tsarang (3,620 m): 5-6 hours
Today will be little adventurous and fun because you will descent through rough and slippery trial. You will cross the Ghami River then your path leads you to beautiful mani walls along the trial. Then we cross to Tsarang La Pass (3870 m) and reach to beautiful Tsarang Village where you can find huge fortress and red gompa. Overnight at Tsarang
Day 09: Tsarang to Lo-Manthang (3,730 m): 3-4 hours trek
Tsarang trekking takes you to by descending to canyon and cross a river before beginning our uphill trek to Lo La pass (3950 m). From the top of the Lo La pass you can see the beautiful Lo Manthang village. From that pass you will descend to Lo-Manthang village which is walled and very beautiful ancient village. From here you can see many Himalayas including Nilgiri, Tilicho, Annapurna I, Bhrikuti Peak as well as Damodar Kunda is quit good. Overnight at Lo-Manthang.
Day 10: Explore Lo Manthang/ Acclimatization
Lo Manthang is walled town od Upper Mustang region. You can see beautiful 5 story king palace high walls. You can also see many gumbas and colourful prayer flags fluttering in the wind, Buddhist mantras and powerful symbols. You can see mainly 4 old gumbas in Lo-Manthang. They are :- Jampa Gompa, Thubchen Gompa, Chodey Gompa and Chopoang Gompa which have undergone expert restoration over two decades. You can also trek to a beautiful village called Tingkhar which is located north-east of Lo-Mangthang. Overnight at Lo-Manthang.
Day 11: Lo-Mangthang to Drakmar (3810 m): 6-7 hours trek
Today our trekking leads you through a beautiful village called Gyakar village where you can see beautiful rock painting. You can also see a century old Ghar Gompa and it is said that, who makes wish at that Gompa will have it fulfilled. We explore at that Gompa and continue our trek to Drakmar. Overnight at Drakmar.
Day 12: Drakmar to Ghiling (3,806 m): 5-6 hours trek
We should trek early to avoid strong winds and descend most part of our trek. You will get chance to experience the dry plateau and fields before reaching Ghiling. You will see amazing view of mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Nilgiri. Overnight at Ghiling.
Day 13: Ghiling to Chhuksang (3050 m): 5-6 hours trek
We follow the same route as before we are going up at Lo-Manhtang. On the way you can see beautiful Himalayas and small villages. Overnight at Chhuksang.
Day 14: Chhuksang to Jomsom (2,700 m): 6-7 hours trek
This is the long trekking of 6-7 hours and then we come to an end of our Mustang trials. Overnight at Jomsom.
Day 15: Fly back to Pokhara
We take an early flight to Pokhara and airplane passes through a George between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains which make your flight amazing. After arriving Pokhara you can explore the city and can do different recreational activity.
Day 16: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
After breakfast we leave Pokhara valley and drive towards Kathmandu. You will follow the river with wonderful view of terraced hills and fields. After reaching Kathmandu you can take some rest in hotel and do some souvenir shopping. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 17: Final departure
A representative of Eco-friendly treks will takes you to the Tribhuvan International airport and we should go there approximately three hours before the scheduled flight.