Upper Mustang Trek
Pristine Nepal Treks presents Upper Mustang Trek for your life experience. wherever you will walk on historical Trans-Himalayan Salt Caravan Route of Nepal and Tibet. Beside that you will have a fascinating journey with a distinctive scenery of an extension of Tibetan southern landscapes. A tremendous high canon of red cliffs dotted with holes of early monks and priest meditations caves.
Mustang Trek for Tourist
This trek was opened for travelers since early 1990’s until then it had been a mysterious and closed kingdom. Whatever, Nepal government has opened this trek for you to witness its past and present. However, it is still restricted area. You should pay very expensive $500 only for Permit.
Tibetan religious-culture and custom has influenced to Upper Mustang society wherever you will see its fascinating previous traditions. It was untouched by the trendy civilization of medieval times. We start this trek with an overland drive from Kathmandu to scenic Pokhara. Whereas an attractive Pokhara with high Annapurna Himalaya. However, it is beautiful with its pristine Lakes Phewa & Begnas.
You can fly to Jomsom, the headquartere and the main city of whole Mustang district. Therefore, your initial walks goes on windy Kaligandaki River valley. Then you will follow the traditional trans-Himalayan caravan route through old villages of Kagbeni, Tshele, Ghami, Tsarang. And it will end at Lo-Manthang. However, Lo-Manthang is a fortified settlement.
You can visit different places and former palace of Mustang king. You can visit different monasteries here. Beside that you can hike to Chhoser cave wherever you can explore a historical hidden palace inside the mountain.
Ghar Gumba or Luri Gumba in Upper Mustang trek
We will bring you to a very historical Ghar Gumba on the way back after Lo-Manthang. Or we will go an alternative trail for an old and cultural Luri Gumba on the other side of mountain to return way back. Then, you will go back to Jomsom. From Jomsom, you will have a scenic flight to picturesque Pokhara with grand services of Pristine Nepal Treks.
Nowadays, there’s road all the way to Tibet border from Jomsom. Most importantly, you can do mountain biking in this lovely Upper Mustang. However, you can do a motorcycle trip further here.
Pristine Nepal Treks is participating in many social activities as well. We are coordinating for free volunteering Nepal. We support to public school on the mountain and woman school because we are also from mountain. However, you may check out our social activities on our free volunteering Nepal page.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu 1,335 m and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus – 07 hrs.
Day 04: Morning flight to Jomsom 2,800 m and trek to Kagbeni – 04 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Tsele (Chele) 3,100 m – 06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Geling 3,540 m – 06 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Tsarang 3,560 m – 06 hrs. Or upper route to Dhakmar 3,800m.
Day 08: Trek to Lo-Manthang 3,700 m – 05 hrs. Or Upper route via Ghar Gomba.
Day 09: In Lo-Manthang rest day & hike or horse riding to Chhoser.
Day 10: Trek to Tsarang 3,560 m – 06 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Syangbochen 3,800 m – 06 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Chhuksang 3,000 m – 06 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Kagbeni 2,830 m – 05 hrs. Or climb to Muktinath 3,700m
Day 14: Trek to Jomsom 2,715 m – 05 hrs.
Day 15: Drive to Pokhara – 8/9 hrs.
Day 16: Drive back to Kathmandu on a tourist bus and transfer to your hotel.
Day 17: Final International departure homeward bound.