Being a land of mystery Nepal is filled with diversity and three major geographical points. From plains, hills, and Himalayas the Upper Mustang Trek lets you encounter it all! Himalayan culture, vast valleys, wild rivers and Himalayan views this trek takes you on an adventure beyond your dreams. Known as the Upper Mustang region of Nepal and one of the most beautiful places in Nepal.
• Visit the ancient Kingdom of Lo Manthang
• Trek through a stark desert landscape with spires and cliffs
• Lying in the rain shadow, a great trek to escape the summer monsoon
• Picturesque mountains to the south
• The region situated in the rain shadow
• Unique cultural and historical monuments
• Monasteries of high importance
• Scenic flight to and from Jomsom
• Kathmandu and Pokhara city
Trekking in the Upper Mustang region lets you encounter various types of wildlife and traditional culture. On the way to the highest point of the Upper Mustang Trek is Drakmar. Along with the stone-walled village of Lo-Mangthang where a day of exploration will take place at 8,700 meters above the sea level. The village here consists of cliffs and ravines. Now all ruins it is worth it to have some exploration in these ancients living places of the people that used to live and thrive here. Even the famous international channel National Geographic has made a documentary about the Upper Mustang and its attractions. This trek also offers amazing snowcapped Himalayan views that are only accessible from the Mustang region.
Upper Mustang Trekking, The Route
The journey through Mustang starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara a magical lakeside city. From here a scenic flight to Jomsom will take place, also with views of the Nilgiri are just amazing from the airplane. Jomsom is where we start trekking to Kagbeni following the Kali Gandaki River. The trail is mostly along the road until reaching Kagbeni village. From here we go on more secluded trails towards Syanbochen and ultimately to Lo-Mangthang. Along with a scenery that reflects an American Western movie and it’s common to see horse riders in this area. Peregrine Treks & Expedition has concluded more than hundreds of expeditions in the Mustang region and is well known with the Upper Mustang Trek, as so an even better service can be provided towards the trekkers who wish to explore this magical region.
The Kali Gandaki River is our main follow point during the Upper Mustang Trekking. Furthermore, we notice many thriving villages situated near this life-giving river. Along with, crossing suspension bridges over deep gorges and rivers, crossing jungles and rocky trails makes this trek more adventures. The Peregrine Treks & Expedition team will be there every step of the way to let you enjoy the beauty of the Upper Mustang Trek.
Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)
Day 02: Sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (823m/2,700ft) 6 hrs. drive
Day 04 Fly to Jomsom & trek to Kagbeni (2,858m/9,375ft) 3/4 hrs. trek
Day 05: Kagbeni to Chele (3050m/10,004ft) 5-6 hour
Day 06: Chele to Syanbochen (3475m/11,398ft) 6/7 hrs. trek
Day 07: Syanbochen to Ghaymi (3520m/11,546ft) 5/6 hrs
Day 08: Ghaymi to Charang (3500m/11,480ft) 4/5 hrs. trek
Day 09: Charang to Lo-Mangthang (3700m/12,136ft): 5-6 hrs. trek
Day 10: Explore at Lo-Mangthang
Day 11: Lo-Mangthang to Drakmar (3810 m/12,500ft) 6/7 hours trek
Day 12: Dhakmar to Ghiling (3806m/12,484ft) 5/6 hours trek
Day 13: Ghiling to Chhuksang (3050m/10,004ft) 5/6 hours
Day 14: Chhuksang to Jomsom (2700/8,856ft) 6/7 hrs.
Day 15: Fly back to Pokhara
Day 16: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 17: Rest Day in Kathmandu / Farewell dinner
Day 18: Transfer to the airport for your departure
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Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary & Other Details
|Group Size:||more than 2|
|Arrival on:||Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Accomodation:||Three Star Hotel In Kathmandu with breakfast|
|Meals:||Full board (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during trekking|