Upper Mustang Trek in Nepal

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Upper Mustang trek

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This is a classic 10 to 14 day trek, and one of the few options in Nepal at the height
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  • Operator Unique Adventure International Pvt Ltd Active 38 minutes ago
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  • Age Range5 to 79 years old
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Upper Mustang Trek

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I and my partner did Upper Mustang Trek with Himalayanleisure in June 2018. It was a great experienc ...
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  • Operator Himalayan Leisure, Inc. Active 1 hour ago
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  • Age Range5 to 79 years old
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Upper Mustang trekking

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14 day trekking tour through Pokhara, Kagbeni, Chele and 8 other destinations in Nepal. Read More
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  • Operator Nepal Eco Adventure Pvt Ltd Active 2 hours ago
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  • Age Range5 to 80 years old
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Upper Mustang trek

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Its nice trek with amazing landscape. Yes, its expensive but worth it!! hope they would try to keep ...
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  • Operator Green Valley Nepal Treks Pvt Ltd Active 34 minutes ago
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  • Accommodation Hotel, Guest House & Camping
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  • Age Range5 to 79 years old
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Upper Mustang Trek

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My partner and I organised the Upper Mustang trek through Himalayan Trekking. Communication was exce ...
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  • Operator Himalayan Trekking and Tours (P) Ltd
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  • Age Range5 to 79 years old
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Upper Mustang - Lo Manthang Trek

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Mustang area is great, few visitors, beautiful monasteries and great landscapes! Bhutan is just perf ...
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  • Operator Buddha Treks and Expedition Active 1 day ago
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  • Age Range5 to 79 years old
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Upper Mustang Trek

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Magnifiques marches dans le Upper Mustang, à la bonne saison comme recommandée par Rajendra le bo ...
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  • Operator Friends Adventure Team Pvt. Ltd Active 13 hours ago
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Mustang and High Passes Trek

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27 day trekking tour through Kathmandu, Pokhara, Ulleri and 18 other destinations in Nepal. Read More
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  • Operator Unique Adventure International Pvt Ltd Active 38 minutes ago
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  • Age Range5 to 79 years old
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Upper Mustang Trek

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18 day trekking tour through Kathmandu, Pokhara, Kagbeni and 9 other destinations in Nepal. Read More
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  • Operator Glorious Himalaya Trekking Pvt Ltd. Active 1 day ago
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  • Age Range15 to 65 years old
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Upper Mustang Trekking

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17 day trekking tour through Kathmandu, Pokhara, Kagbeni and 8 other destinations in Nepal. Read More
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Upper Mustang Trek

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14 day trekking tour through Pokhara, Kagbeni, Chele and 9 other destinations in Nepal. Read More
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  • Operator Icicles Adventure Treks and Tours Pvt Ltd Active 24 minutes ago
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Damodar Saribung Traverse

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A great trek with each day bringing new vast panoramas and ancient villages of Tibetan Buddhist buil ...
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Upper Mustang trek Reviews

5 - Excellent
Based on 25 customer reviews
Great Guides - A shame that the Mustang Valley is under construction Reviewed Tour: Upper Mustang Trek
4 - Very Good
  • Peter
“THE TOUR: We had chosen to shorten our total amount of days in the Mustang Valley, so we had a bit of a time pressure to both trek in and out of the valley in 9 days. Our great guides proved very helpful in doing this. The tour was a mix of homestays and we were very positively surprised by the level of service and offerings. The culture in the valley is intact and flourishing. The old ways are very much alive in here!

THE ONLY DOWNSIDE on the tour is that a road is being build cutting through the valley and up to Tibet. This road construction can at times be a nuisance and obstruct the beautiful views that otherwise exists on the path. I hope for the people of Mustang and trekkers that the old trekking roads that has given way for the new double lane road will be reconstructed higher up the mountain-slopes as that will increase the experience.

I can truly recommend this tour.”
Upper Mustang Adventures Reviewed Tour: Upper Mustang trek
4 - Very Good
  • Charlotte Peene
  • From Belgium
“Good day travellers, very happy with the organisation. Everything went very smoothly, even though we started changing the planning during the trip. All was accommodated with a smile. Having a guide that knows the region is an absolute must. We stayed a bit on our hunger for that, but judging from the other teams around us, it will be hard to find someone who really understands the local culture. Best to buy a map, read as much as you can before hand, so you can wave in the information given. Very good trip”
Upper Mustang Trek July 2019 Reviewed Tour: Upper Mustang Trek
5 - Excellent
  • Alexander McKenna
  • From New Zealand
“My partner and I organised the Upper Mustang trek through Himalayan Trekking. Communication was excellent with Surya and customising the itinerary was made very easy.
We had a fantastic experience on the trek with our excellent guide Tersang making sure we were all looked after the whole time. He was very knowledgeable about the region, telling us the history of the places we visited and he knew the best places to stay and visit. We went at a pace that suited us and when my partner injured herself he organised a Jeep at short notice.
Tersang is very friendly and personable and made the tough days easier.
We would highly recommend Tersang and this company.”

Upper Mustang Trek - Overview

Mustang, the former Himalayan kingdom, only opened for trekking in 1991, and is considered to be a last bastion of Tibetan culture. If you are looking for a very cultural trek having stunning treeless barren landscapes with yellow and grey rolling hills eroded by the wind, similar to the Tibetan Plateau, the Upper Mustang trek is a great option!

Village of Kagbeni
Traveler walking on the trails of Upper Mustang
Upper Mustang mountain landscape
Tibetan woman from Lo Manthang in Mustang

In common usage Mustang refers to the arid, Tibetan-like region, known to its inhabitants as Lo. Seven hundred years ago Mustang was a bustling place. It was a centre of Buddhist scholarship and art, and very likely the easiest connection between the salt deposits of Tibet and the cities of the Indian subcontinent.

The Mustang trek will take you through Upper Mustang, a restricted area, which previously only allowed some 200 trekkers through annually. While the trail is amazing, its rural and barren landscapes are also not for the faint hearted. The trek itself does not go to extremely high elevations and is not physically very tough, but relentless afternoon winds can be a challenge. Because of the winds and lack of sufficient water, camping will be done in villages, which are not always conveniently spaced. Some trekking days will thus be relatively long and others relatively short. These are, however, the conditions if you want to experience the starkly beautiful and highly cultural land of Mustang, a trek which is highly recommended.

Upper Mustang - Trek Facts
Trek Difficulty: Level 3 - Medium
Trek Duration: 14 Days
Max Altitude: 4200 Meters
Remoteness Very Remote
Accommodation:

Guesthouses / Lodges

Best Season:

Mar-May, Oct-Nov

Transport To/From Trek:

Flight

Upper Mustang Trek map
An overview map of Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang Trek - Trekking Itinerary

A village in Upper Mustang

The below is a sample itinerary. It may vary slightly depending on the final trekking agency you choose to go with:

  • Day 01: Bus from Kathmandu - Pokhara
  • Day 02: Flight from Pokhara to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni - 2,858 m
  • Day 03: Kagbeni - Chele - 3,050 m
  • Day 04: Chele - Syanbochen - 3,475 m
  • Day 05: Syanbochen - Ghaymi 3,520 m
  • Day 06: Ghaymi - Charang - 3,500 m
  • Day 07: Charang - Lo Manthang 3,700 m
  • Day 08: Exploration day at Lo Manthang
  • Day 09: Lo Manthang - Dhakmar - 3,810 m
  • Day 10: Dhakmar - Ghiling - 3,810 m
  • Day 11: Ghiling - Chhusang 2,700 m
  • Day 12: Chhuksang - Jomsom
  • Day 13: Flight back to Pokhara
  • Day 14: Bus back to Kathmandu
Lo Manthang, the capital of the Kingdom of Lo

Upper Mustang - Safety considerations

All trekking agencies available at bookmundi.com take safety seriously and are assessed on their safety standards after every trek, via trekkers’ feedback. The trekking agencies will therefore go through safety procedures with you during your pre-trek meeting about the Mustang trek.