Upper Mustang Trekking
“Exciting scenic drive with walks around high and picturesque Mustang valley to Lo-Manthang Adventure around North of Dhaulagiri Himalaya within the high beautiful valley of Upper Mustang From green hill to arid, barren country of the towering canyon and eroded cliffs with varied colors Journey in an extension of South West Tibetan plateau with mind-blowing views and scenery Explore traditional Mustang and Thakali villages of colorful Buddhist culture and custom Sweeping flight from Jomsom to picturesque Pokhara valley blessed with natural beauty”.
Upper mustang trekking a journey of great combination which includes exciting overland drive, scenic short flights and walks facing incredible views of mountain panorama from the start to an end on this fantastic trip with Well Plan Treks lead by our expert guides and staff.
On this Well Plan Upper Mustang Experience, we have included walks and drive within high areas of Mustang due to the facility of the motor road which started from last few years and nearly complete, as the region touches Tibet Border at Kara-La pass where strong trade between the two countries still exist since past hundreds of centuries on this ancient Trans-Himalayan Salt Trade Route.
Upper Mustang Trekking leads you to fabulous scenic areas in between high colored canyon and towering eroded cliffs reminds you of Gran Canyon of USA, actually, Upper Mustang located on an extension of South West Tibet vast table-land, considered as the world and highest plateau on this planet.
Where our journey leads you to experience the colorful culture and traditional life of Mustang people and its traditional life similar to Tibetan across the border of the Buddhism religion as well practice ancient pre-Buddhism known as Bon, which exists around Mustang and Dolpo areas of Nepal Far West Himalaya region.
Upper Mustang Experience begins from scenic Pokhara city with the short flight to land at Jomsom town and then heading towards Nepal wild-west country visiting interesting villages of Kagbeni, Gami and Tsarang encountering series of prayer walls and spinning wheels as our journey lead into the walled and former kingdom at Lo-Manthang.
At Lo-Manthang explore its neat paved alley and villages visiting important and impressive monasteries and as well tour of former kings or Raja of Mustang palace, after a wonderful time around Lo-Manthang within the high and Upper Mustang, our adventure leads back to Jomsom for the sweeping scenic flight to Pokhara after a glorious time and memorable journey on Upper Mustang Trekking.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,345 m and then transfer to respective Hotels
Day 02: Kathmandu with interesting sightseeing tour and preparations for the trek.
Day 03: Drive or fly to Pokhara (30 mins on air and 6 hrs overland journey)
Day 04: Fly to Jomsom 2,715 m and trek to Kagbeni 2,830 m – 04 hrs.
Day 05: Drive to Tsarang / Charang 3,560 m – 04 hrs.
Day 06: Drive to Lo-Manthang 3,700 m – 02 hrs.
Day 07: At Lo-Manthang rest day for acclimatization and local exploration.
Day 08: Walk to Dhakmar 3,810 m – 05 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Ghami 3,806 m – 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek and drive to Tsusang-Chusang 2,980 m – 04 hrs.
Day 11: Drive to Muktinath 3,750 m – 03 hrs.
Day 12: Drive to Jomsom 2,715 – 02 hrs.
Day 13: Fly to Pokhara 860 m and transfer to hotel by the Phewa Lake.
Day 14: Drive or fly to Kathmandu and then transfer to your hotels.
Day 15: International departure for homeward bound or to respective countries.