Upper Mustang Trekking

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  • No booking fees
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 17 days
  • tour type Private
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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  • Explore the hidden kingdom of LoManthang in Mustang region.
  • Wintess majestic views of mountains like Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri & others.
  • Visit mysterious caves and cave temples in the Mustang region.
  • Discover Pokhara, the lakeside city of Nepal with varied natural wonders.
This trek takes you to the hidden kingdom of Upper Mustang in Nepal.

The region of Upper Mustang is located in the north-central area of Nepal bordering China. Trekking into Upper Mustang is one of the popular treks. Mustang was made open for tourism only two decades ago as the government has kept this slice of Shangri-la closed to foreign visitors.

Thus, the region is also known as ‘the forbidden city’ or ‘Little Tibet’. The trekking trails of Mustang are filled with remote valleys, ancient settlements, deep forest, dry terrains. The prime feature of the trek is the visit to the capital of Mustang, the city of La-Manthang. Lo-Manthang is a walled city located in high altitude deserted terrain with age-old monasteries, caves where Buddhism is practiced by the locals.

Upper Mustang trek is a unique journey like being back in time and trekking in the high altitude deserted land with unparalleled majestic beauty.

Please refer to the itinerary section for day-by-day activities.
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Review for another Breakfree Adventures Pvt Ltd tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From USA
  • On Mar 18 2018
“Truly an amazing holiday. The weather was perfect, the guide/porters are awesome to be friend with. Highly recommended.”
Review for another Breakfree Adventures Pvt Ltd tour
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Poland
  • On Feb 26 2020
“I traveled to Bhutan for a week and all the arrangements were done by Breakfree Adventures. I travel a lot, and I have never had a company be so timely with replies! so active with communication, and with thoroughly everything just running smoothly all the way. Sonam was my very expert and reliable guide, and Nima the driver, and I never worried even over the worst roads.”
Smith's review for another Breakfree Adventures Pvt Ltd tour
5 - Excellent
  • Smith
  • From Belgium
  • On Feb 13 2020
“We did the EBC trek with a fly out by helicopter. They treated us like family and took the best care of us. Ramesh, the trek guide, went above and beyond for us to have a great trekking experience and because of him and Breakfree Adventures, we had the best trek. We hike to the Everest base camp and did a lot of adventures through the whole tour. We cannot put into words how highly I would recommend this tour.”
  • Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu
  • Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek preparation
  • Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Day 4: Pokhara to Jomsom to Kagbeni (2800 m)
  • Day 5: Kagbeni to Chele (3100m)
  • Day 6: Chele to Geling (3570m)
  • Day 7: Geling to Charang (3560m)
  • Day 8: Charang to Lo Manthang (3840m)
  • Day 9: Explore around Lo-Manthang
  • Day 10: Lo-Manthang to Dhakmar (3820m)
  • Day 11: Drakmar to Shyanboche (3850m)
  • Day 12: Shyanboche to Chhuksang (2980m)
  • Day 13: Chhuksang to Kagbeni
  • Day 14: Kagbeni to Jomsom
  • Day 15: Jomsom to Pokhara
  • Day 16: Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Day 17: Transfer to the Airport for your onward destination
  • Airport transfers by private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Three nights accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Two nights accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara.
  • Kathmandu city tours, including of all entry fees, tour guide and private vehicle.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Ground transportations from Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu transfers by tourist bus.
  • Round trip flight fare from Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara.
  • Highly experienced & friendly tour guide with a government license. Included: His food, accommodation, transportation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance.
  • Duffle bag, down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Special Trekking Permit (US$ 500 Per Person for 10 Days) If you wish to stay more than 10 days in restricted area, you are subjected to extra charge for extra days (US$ 50 per day / per person)
  • Annapurna conservation permit fee.
  • TIMS Fee - Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Government taxes & service charge.
  • Breakfree Adventures T - shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
  • Any meals other than breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water, hot shower, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, and internet.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
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Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

Other Practical InformationConfirmation will be received at time of booking If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, the provider can customized the itinerary as per your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Best Season: February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October & November are the best seasons for the Upper Mustang Trekking. The weather is sunny and warm offering outstanding views but the nights are cold and can fall to freezing in higher elevations. Trekking in summer/monsoon (June, July) is also good for Upper Mustang Trekking. The trekking routes are crowded during spring and autumn but during monsoon and winter the routes are not packed and you could enjoy rather best of nature.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • How much should my backpack weigh?

    A properly packed backpack (not including your day pack) should ideally not weigh more than 13 kg. It is also important to note that if you are taking a flight to the start of your trek, many smaller aircraft have weight restrictions. For example, if you are flying from Kathmandu to Lukla, you are only allowed 10kg of checked luggage, and 5 kg of hand baggage. Thus, in case of a small flight, you should ideally pack a 10 kg backpack for checked luggage, and then add 5 kg in your hand baggage. You can then re-shuffel the weigt once you start your trek at the trailhead.  

  • Do I need a porter?

    The decision to hire a porter is up to you and usually based on your fitness level and/or budget. One porter can be shared between two people and can carry up to 25 kg. Many trekkers hire a porter to have a more comfortable trek.

  • Do I require a porter for carrying water?

    On most popular treks you can expect plenty of places where you can refill your water bottle, meaning you don’t need to carry a huge water supply with you. Bring an extra bottle of water if you are concerned. If you already have a porter, you can ask him/her to carry water as long as it is within the weight limit. Another option is to carry water purification tablets or LifeStraw, both of which can be found in Kathmandu.

  • When should I arrive in Kathmandu before the tour?

    We suggest that you arrive at least one day prior to the start day of the trek because the tour operators usually require one working day to arrange trekking permits. Arrive earlier if you want to explore Kathmandu on your own or acclimate to any time differences.

If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
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