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Upper Mustang Trekking - 17 Days

Upper Mustang trekking is getting more popular everyday because of Annapurna trekking disturbing by driving road. Upper Mustang Trekking is most significant trekking region in Nepal for travelers, who would like to be very remote area of Nepal and explores the traditional Monastery, more than thousand years of hundreds bankrupt cave and Himalayan mountain desert with local family. Tibetan civilization is the main magnetism of Mustang areas. Upper Mustang region is situated on the western Himalayan range and adjacent plateau of Tibetan border of the Nepal. Upper Mustang is a rain shadow area in Nepal.

Upper Mustang Trekking begins from the Pokhara the western part of Nepal. You will fly from Pokhara to Jomsom, it will take about 25 minutes. After we arrive in Jomsom, we start our upper Mustang trekking through the Holy river bank of Kaligandaki River and follow the upstream to get to Lo-Mangthang, which is capital of the upper Mustang. On Upper Mustang Trekking you may have chance to discover the thousand years of old monastery, caves, local tribes and amazing landscapes. From upper Mustang trekking you could see panoramic views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and quite a few other peaks, its make your Upper Mustang Trek enjoyable.

The Home Ministry of Nepal announced the opening of the restricted Upper Mustang areas in October 1991. In Upper Mustang there is also strict manage in obtaining a special permit from the department of immigration to protect their tradition from outside influence as well as to protect their environment. The high desert region of the Tibetan pressure, Kaligandaki, from the Tibetan border south to Kagbeni is usually referred to as "Upper Mustang".

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Highlight of Upper Mustang Trekking Trip

Duration: 17 Days
Type of Trek: Tea House
Activities: Trekking, Culture Tours
Max Altitude: 4010m.
Minimum Pax: 2 +
Mode of travel: Land Transportation
Grade: Strenuous
Transportation: As Itinerary
Best Month: September to Dec & March to July

Trip Map of Upper Mustang Trekking

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Upper Mustang Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Arrived Kathmandu: Welcome to Himalayan country of Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport I will welcome you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft). After time to get refreshed, evening you will meet and transfer for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu and briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.

Day 02: Free Day in Kathamndu & trek preparation: At evening briefing about your trip, what is your responsibility, what to do and does not in the trek, Introduce with our fellow trekking staff and chances to ask remaining question and remaining time explore the surrounding areas or simply relax at the hotel.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara valley: 7-8 hrs drive, With a morning wake up guide will pick up you and transfer to the tourist bus station and drive (approximately seven hours with breaks) through the beautiful river view & Nepalese countryside to reach the Pokhara lakeside (823m/2,700ft) and transfer to the hotel and rest of the time explore the surrounding lakeside areas and overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Fly to Jomsom & trek to Kagbeni, 3-4 hrs walking: After an early breakfast transfer to the airport for a morning flight to Jomsom, a super scenic flight of 20 minutes brings you at Jomsom, the district headquarter of Mustang. This is a large town, headquarter of the Mustang region; it is also a major village on the Kaligandaki area linking the age old Trans-Himalayan Salt Trade route to Tibet. From Jomsom onwards it is very windy in the afternoon, From Jomsom trek continues on the gradual path on the Kali Gandaki river bed for about 3 hrs and finally reaching at Ekley-bhatti village. After good stop here an hour of easy walk reaches you to Kagbeni (2,858m/9,375ft), which lies at the bank of two rivers. Kagbeni, an interesting wind swept villages situated on the main age old Trans himalayan salt trade route to Tibet via Upper Mustang area. On arrival, check in the hotel with afternoon free for a stroll around the village.

Day 05: Kagbeni to chele, 5-6 hrs walk: Our journey starts with a special permit check up and onwards to the riverbank of Kaligandaki up stream. During the walk we have scenic picturesque place to stop through the sandy and windy trails. This trails follows the up and downhill. Firstly we will reach at Tangbe village with crops field. From here we trek forward to Chhusang after ½ hour walk and crossing the river head up to the huge red chunk of conglomerate that has fallen from the cliff above, forming a tunnel through which the Kaligandaki follows. We head on to small ridges reach at Chele village (3050m/10,004ft) after 18 kilometers for overnight at teahouse.

Day 06: Chele to Syanbochen, 6-7 hrs walk: Today, we start our trek again and walk further to Eklo Bhatti. We will climbs to Taklam La Pass (3,624m/11,923 ft) through plateaus and narrow stretches with views of Tilicho Peak, Yakawa Kang, Nilgiri and Damodar Danda. Further descends a little to the village of Samar for our lunch. Further walk around 3 hrs similar walk will reach you at Syanbochen (3475m/11,398ft) after 8 kilometers for the overnight at teahouse. Remaining time explore the surrounding area.

Day 07: Syanbochen to Ghaymi, 5-6 hrs walk: After breakfast we trek uphill to the Yamda La (3,850m /12,667ft) passing few teahouses, chortens and local villages which is like Tibetan style of houses with open Varanda, and crosses over a few other passes. The longer climb will be to Nyi La Pass (4,010m/13,193ft) after lunch, we descend to our overnight stop at Ghaymi (3520m/11,546ft) after 12 kilometers walk.

Day 08: Ghaymi to Charang, 4-5 hrs walk: We start you trek after breakfast with a pleasant walk and easily get to the Charang (3500m/11,480ft) for the overnight. After crossing Ghaymi Khola, the trail climbs to a plateau and passes beside a very long Mani wall (Secret stone wall of the Buddhism). From the end of the wall the trail heads east to Tsarang after 11 kilometers up and down to get to our teahouse for tonight stop.

Day 09: Charang to Lo-Mangthang, 5-6 hrs walk: Today, we trek to Lo-Mangthang with a magnificent view of Nilgiri, Tilicho, Annapurna I and Bhrikuti peak. The trail first descends to Tsarang Chu Canyon and then climbs steeply after crossing the river. Further the trail ascends gently to the 3,850m windy pass of Lo, from where you can see the Lo-Mangthang Valley (3700m/12,136ft). While descending to Lo-Mangthang, views of the walled city appear magnificent with its hills on the Tibetan Border. We stay at hotel for the overnight stop. Rest of the time explores the surrounding area.

Day 10: Lo-Mangthang to Ghar Gompa, 4-5 hrs walk: After a wonderful time at Lo-Mangthang we back to Ghar Gompa which is also interesting place to explore the local area takes 4-5 hrs. During the walk you will suffer the dusty wind and as suggested to walk in the morning.

Day 11: Explore Lo-Mangthang After breakfast visit Ghar Gompa which is also interesting place to explore the local area takes 4-5 hrs. Overnight in Lomanthang.

Day 12: Ghar Gompa to Ghiling, 5-6 hrs walk: Today, we will back to Ghiling (3806m/12,484ft) as our journey for our overnight stay after a long walk takes 5-6 hrs. After arrival and lunch enjoy the day explore the area but it will be dusty better to walk in evening time.

Day 13: Ghiling to Chele, 5-6 hrs walk: We re-track back to Chele (3050m/10,004ft) for the overnight stop after 5 hrs walk. You will have wonderful scenery during the journey with a Himalayan view. Enjoy your trip and overnight at camp.

Day 14: Chele to Jomsom, 6-7 hrs walk: Today, we will have a last day trek as well as long. It is better to walk early start as before and trek to Kagbeni finished the upper Mustang trails and join to the normal as Annapurna circuit trek. After lunch at Kagbeni will head on to Jomsom (2700/8,856ft) for the overnight stop.

Day 15: Fly back to Pokhara & Free relax day in Pokhara : This wonderful morning, after breakfast we check in the airport to fly back to Pokhara. This is a dramatic flight between gorge of the two huge mountains Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. On arrival at Pokhara airport guide will transfer to the lakeside hotel.

Day 16: Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara (884m) Today, in the morning, we drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. It takes approx. 7 hours to arrive in Kathmandu. We celebrate the farewell dinner together with Green Valley Nepal Trekking Team. We stay overnight at standard hotel on B/B plan.

Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu: Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you will be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.

Trip Cost Includes:

  1. Airport Pick up and drop from/to Kathmandu international Airport by Private Coach.
  2. 3 Night's accommodation with breakfast at Standard Hotel in Kathmandu.
  3. 2 night's accommodation with breakfast at Standard Hotel in Pokhara.
  4. Three time food in a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea and coffee during the trek.
  5. 11 nights accommodation during the trek on best available tea house.
  6. An experience trekking Guide (trained by Ministry of tourism).
  7. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, all transportation of Guide and Porter.
  8. Your flight ticket To Jomsom to Pokhara with airport tax.
  9. Tourist Bus Ticket from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  10. Mustang special trekking permit for .
  11. ACAP & TIMS permits
  12. All tourist service charge, Vat and our service charge.

Trip Cost Exclude:

  1. International airfare.
  2. Nepal entry visa fee.
  3. Meals whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  4. Nepal Travel insurance.
  5. Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  6. Expenses occurred due to unavoidable Events i.e. road wrecks, flight delays etc
  7. Tips for guide and porter (it is expected)

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If your holiday is longer then your interested program or fascinating to add other short activities you could add these activities on your program:

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Green Valley Nepal Trekkking Company believe in the quality services. Green Valley Nepal Treks offer Upper Mustang Trekking with best fare & service. Our main concern is the safety and the well being of our groups. Our entire trips are running by qualified who are full time employee of our company. They are well trained and certified by Government. We believe in the best services and make sure to you that we never compromise on your comfort and safety. Further more we request you to put more questions on your planning phase of adventure journey with Green Valley Nepal Treks.

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Everest Base Camp Trekking -2008

"What was I thinking???? Early mornings crazy slippery & muddy trails, yak dug, steep cliffs, rain, snow and those nasty uphill (I think it would have been easier to build an new bridge then walk phortse to Mong!) But it was all worth it. The spectacular views, peaceful village, friendly locals, great food, local Sherpa culture.....

- Tom, Canada

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Departure Dates 2018/019



March: 02, 16, 29

April: 05, 20, 27, 30

May: 03, 15, 23, 29

Jun: 02, 29

July: 17, 25

August: 10, 22

September: 02, 07, 22

October: 06, 17, 29

November: 02, 10, 17

December: 05, 21

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