Trip Highlights of upper mustang trek
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Scenic Flight to and from Jomsom
- Exploring the Kali Gandaki River Valley
- Forbidden Kingdom of Mustang
- Visit to Lo Manthang, capital of Mustang
- Spectacular view of mountains of Annapurna Region
- Visit Muktinath, the god of salvation of both Buddhists and hindus
- High snow-peaks, ancient villages and high altitude grazing settlements
Overview of the Upper Mustang Trek
Upper Mustang Trek is journey to the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal. This Himalayan nation is worldwide popular for ethnic diversity and natural beauty. Moreover, holiday in Nepal never fails to surprise tourists with its peculiarity. Journey of Upper Mustang too is not an ordinary holiday rather it is a voyage beyond mountains. Marked by great history and blessed by nature’s unique creations this place is a perfect hideaway destination. Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks & Expedition offers this package to our valued clients for magnificent experience of off the beaten trekking region of Nepal.
Upper Mustang Trek is similar to Annapurna Base Camp Trek in terms of starting point of journey.Trekking in Nepal It too starts from Pokhara. However, trekkers will take morning flight to Jomsom instead of drive to Nayapull. After reaching the windiest town of Nepal trekkers start the walking activity. Trail along the Kaligandaki River can be blissful act. You can find the sacred fossils which resemble the lord Vishnu as well. Traversing through some abandoned villages and world’s deepest gorge of Kaligandaki trekkers will finally reach Lomanthang the capital of Upper Mustang. Lomanthang means the walled city where once the last kingdom of Nepal was existed. In order to preserve these Tibetan origin people Nepal Government has denoted this area as restricted region. The culture and traditions of these people are more inclined to Tibetans. The Tiji Festival is highly popular in this area. This festival is marked to celebrate the victory of good over evil. The trip of Upper Mustang also features mysterious man made holes on hills as well. Explore this magnificent society clustered together and witness rich traditions of people of Upper Mustang.
Trekking in Upper Mustang Trek, trekkers can get opportunity to witness the majestic Muktinath temple and nunnery as well having Mt. Neelgiri on the backdrop. Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage offers competitively priced package. You will get plethora of knowledge about geographical, cultural and traditional facts of Upper Mustang region.
Physical Conditions and Experience Requirements
17 days of upper mustang Trek is considered as moderate. If you jog or perform morning walks regularly then it would not be any problem for you to walk on the trail. However, it is highly recommended that you should start doing mild exercises one month prior to your trekking date. This would help in creating best Himalayan walking holiday experience. Having said that, it should be noted Technical Skill are not needed. The major hurdle is an altitude. Therefore, person having past medical history of lung, heart and blood diseases are extremely advised to consult your doctor before embarking on this journey.
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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,428ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek Preparation
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (827m/2689ft): 5-6 hours
Day 04: Fly to Jomsom (2,700m/8898ft) and trek to Kagbeni (2,810m/9,216ft): 3-4 hours trek
Day 05: Kagbeni-Chusang 2850m.
Day 06: Chusang-Samar (3050 m) approx.,4 hrs
Day 07: Samar-Gelling (3720 m) , approx., 5 hrs
Day 08: Gelling-Charang (3520 m), approx., 5 hrs
Day 09: Tsarang- Lo Mangthang (3840m).5-6 hours
Day 10: Explore DayLomathnag.
Day 11: Lo Manthang-Lo Geker., approx., 5 hrs
Day 12: Lo Geker-Ghami (3550 m), approx., 4 hrs
Day 13: Ghami-Samar., approx., 6 hrs
Day 14: Samar-Kagbeni , approx., 6 hrs
Day 15: Trek from-Kagbeni to Jomsom (2715m) 3-4 hours
Day 16: Fly back to Pokhara
Day 17: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 18: Final departure