Upper Mustang trekking

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4.0 Based on 2 Reviews
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Private
  • tour_type Private tour
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • age_requirement 5+ years old
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
  • +10
  • Ancient Kingdom and Picturesque mountains .
  • The region of rain shadow.
  • Unique cultural and historical monuments.
  • Monasteries of high importance and Scenic flight to and from Jomsom.
Upper mustang trekking is most mysterious and least famous trekking area of Nepal .This trekking offer amazing view of mountain and mountain desert along with hundreds natural caves. Mustang itself is a forbidden kingdom and restricted area for trekking so far. Mustang trek was officially open for trekkers just a couple of decades before. Mustang trekking is moderate trek exploring verities. It is fairly easy trekking along the permitted route to Lo-Manthang, which are lies in the heart of Mustang. Mustang trek is dry and very little rain during monsoon season, or most less rain then rest of Nepal. Trekking to upper mustang is similar in to trekking in Tibet. when you are there you feel like you are nearly in Tibet.

Mustang trekking is magical wall city kingdom it’s full of culture and religious heritage. Forbidden & isolated from the rest of the World it was able to its own distinctive culture and traditional which is so rich, unique and untouched by modern civilization. This was part of the Tibetan Kingdom of Gungthang until 1830's. Mustang has maintained its status as a separate principality until 1951. The king of Lo- Monthang still retains his title and he has been given the honorary rank of Colonel in the Nepalese Army. But things had changed since we got liberate of monarchy in Kathmandu. This Upper Mustang trekking organized by Nepal Eco Adventure unique way to explore remote part of Nepal. Trekkers are only allowed to stay in the area 13 days in total.
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Based on 2 reviews
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4 - Very Good
  • Nelya V Ivankiv
  • From Canada
  • On Nov 21 2019
“Very Good”
An Adventure!
4 - Very Good
  • Timothy Cushing
  • From USA
  • On Feb 14 2019
“We were meant to go on the Upper Mustang trek to Lo Manthang, but they were having the snowiest winter in 10 years. We had to change our plans considerably and only made it as far as Tangbe. Mustang was beautiful and clear, especially with the snow, and we had the rare experience of seeing a snow leopard in the wild. From there we went closer to Pokhara and trekked around a bit before returning a few days early to Kathmandu. Our guide said that normally trekking in Mustang that time of year is doable, but it was too snowy for us to make it all the way to Lo Manthang. It was a unique experience. The tea houses were all super nice, and we enjoyed the food along the way.”
  • Day 1: Drive to Pokhara by Tourist Bus
  • Day 2: Fly to Jomsom and Trek to Kagbeni.
  • Day 3: Trek to Chele (3,100m)
  • Day 4: Trek to Syangbochen (3,800m)
  • Day 5: Trek to Ghami (3,520m)
  • Day 6: Trek to Charang (3,560m)
  • Day 7: Trek to Lo- Manthang (3,840m)
  • Day 8: Acclimatization day at Lo-Manthang
  • Day 9: Trek to Dhakmar (3,820m)
  • Day 10: Trek to Syangbochen
  • Day 11: Trek to Chhusang (2,980m)
  • Day 12: Trek to Jomsom(2,720m)
  • Day 13: Fly to Pokhara.
  • Day 14: Drive to Kathmandu by Tourist bus
  • An English speaking government license holder trekking guide.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • Trekking lodge accommodations during the trek.
  • Annapurna conservation area project (ACAP) entry permit & special upper Mustang permit.
  • Tourist bus to Pokhara and again tourist bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • Airfare from Pokhara-Jomsom-pokhara including airport transfer.
  • Sleeping bags, Down Jacket, Duffel bag and Walking Poles (if you needed, to be returned after the trip)
  • Nepal Eco Adventure branded t-shirt and cap.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Government taxes, service change and official expenses.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Two nights standard hotel in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation & heart rate twice daily (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) Which will ensure you trek is in the safest hands possible
  • Assistant guide group size above 6+ person.
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Meals and hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Items of personal nature.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic hot and cold drinks.
  • All deserts Sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
  • Tips for trekking staff (tips is expected).
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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.

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