Trip Facts


Duration: 19 Days
Trip Start From: Kathmandu
Trip End In: Kathmandu
Group Size: 2-12/15 pax.
Tansportation: Private Vehicles
Activity Per Day: 5-7 Hours
Max Altitude: 3090m
Trip Grade: Modrate

Upper Mustang Trekking

Upper Mustang Trek is a chance to explore an isolated areas around north of Annapurna region. During our Upper Mustang Trekking, we find many similarities between cultures, traditions and lifestyle of Tibetan people. Along with Tibetan Buddhism influenced culture and traditions, the topographical structure is also quite similar. This place is also called mini Tibet due to similar beautiful trans-Himalayan landscapes. Visiting the Lo-Manthang palaces, local monasteries while witnessing the best of culture and nature are highlights of this Upper Mustang Trek.

We begin our Upper Mustang Trekking enjoying a scenic drive or boarding a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara followed by next day domestic flight to Jomsom. Then we start to trek towards Kagbeni, Chhomnang, Giling, Tsarang and finally arrive at capital of Upper Mustang (Lo-Manthang). Then we head forward to Mustang Region from where we start our trekking activity towards Kagbeni. The capital of upper Mustang (Lo-manthang) is reached following the banks of Kaligandaki River upstream via Chele, Chhomnag, Giling and Charang. They still have their head of the tribe and respect like a king. Upper Mustang Trek is also a great chance to explore local lifestyle, which gives unique feeling to outsiders. This forbidden kingdom of Upper Mustang was opened to outsiders only since 1991. Another major highlights of this area is the local Tiji Festival celebrated annually during March. Further we trek through pilgrimage site of Muktinath where we can experience religious blend between Buddhism and Hinduism. It is a famous pilgrimage site with plenty of cultural exploration opportunities. In this way, we trek to jomsom and fly to Pokhara. And after a leisure day at Pokhara we either drive or board a flight back to Kathmandu.

Upper Mustang Trek is accessible all year around as this region is a trans-Himalayan region where very less rainfall is received even during monsoon. Therefore, if you are physically fit and want to explore the less explored region of Nepal; then plan for Upper Mustang Trek with Adventure Sherpa Tracks for your next holidays. Contact us now for booking and further information.

Itinerary Overview

Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to 5 and 4 star hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2: Casual day for shopping and sightseeing around Kathmandu

Day 3:  Fly to Pokhara or drive to Pokhara and overnight stay at hotel

Day4:  Fly to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni

Day 5:  Trek from Kagbeni to Chhomnang

Day 6: Trek from Chhomnang to Giling

Day 7: Trek from Giling to Tsarang

Day 8: Trek from Tsarang to Lo Manthang

Day 9: Excrussion to Lo Manthang and explore forbidden kingdom of mustang

Day 10:  Trek from Lo Manthang to Dhile

Day 11:  Trek from Dhile to Yara

Day 12: Trek from Yara to Tange

Day 13:  Trek from Tange to Tentang

Day 14:  Trek from Tentang to Muktinath

Day 15:  Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom

Day 16:  Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara

Day 17:  Rest and leisure day at Pokhara

Day 18:  Fly or drive back to Kathmandu

Day 19:  Final departure from TIA

Price Includes

  • All meals during trek. (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation during trek at local lodge.
  • Domestic airfares and transportation from Kathmandu to trek starting point.
  • English speaking  government-licensed Sherpa trekking guide & assistant guide (4 trekkers=1 assistant guide)
  • Porter Service (2 Trekker =1 porter)
  • Staff  cost including their (Salary, domestic airfare, equipments, food and accommodation)
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System fees
  • 3 nights accommodation at 3. 4 or 5 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast.
  • All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees.
  • Airport transfers and escort.
  • Insurance for all staffs
  • All ground transportation on comfortable private vehicle
  • All government and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International airfares
  • International Airport Departure Tax
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
  • Airport departure tax to be paid in rupees on your departure 1760 rupees
  • Entry visa fee
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects.
  • We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
  • Tips & Gratuities to porters and guides
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