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The Upper Mustang trek brings you into the hidden world of the old Buddhist kingdom of Mustang, also called Lo. Lo used to be part of the Tibetan empire and is therefore closely tied to Tibet in culture, language and geography.
The regions isolation from the outside world has contributed to a highly preserved Tibetan culture and unspoiled nature. Mustang lies in the rain shadow of the Dhaulagiri massif creating a ruggedly arid land surrounded by rocks in all kind of colors and impressive formations. This barren landscape is dotted with settlements of white washed houses, barley fields and chortens festooned with prayer flags which add a splash of color to the landscape.
The trail follows the ancient salt caravan route through which the people of Mustang traded Tibetan salt for grain from the lowlands. The goal of the Upper Mustang trek is the capital of Upper Mustang, Lo Manthang. From the pass Lo La (3950 m) you can see the walled medieval capital in the distance, the white-washed 6-meter tall wall sticking out in sharp contrast to the barren landscape.
Mar - Jun & Sep - Dec
Day 1 Flight Pokhara - Jomsom (2720 m), trek to Kagbeni (2810 m) 3 hrs
Day 2 Kagbeni (2810 m) - Muktinath (3720 m) and return to Kagbeni 6 hrs
Day 3 Kagbeni (2810 m) - Chele (3050 m) 6 hrs
Day 4 Chele (3050 m) - Syangboche (3800 m) 7 hrs
Day 5 Syangboche (3800 m) - Ghemi (3520 m) 3 hrs
Day 6 Ghemi (3520 m) - Tsarang (3560 m) 3 hrs
Day 7 Tsarang (3560 m) - Lo Mangtang (3800 m) 4 hrs
Day 8 Lo Manthang (3800 m). Rest day.
Day 9 Lo Mangtang (3800 m) - Dhakmar (3820 m) 6 hrs
Day 10 Dhakmar (3820 m) - Ghiling (3570 m) 6 hrs
Day 11 Ghiling (3570 m) - Samar (3660 m) 4 hrs
Day 12 Samar (3660 m) - Jomsom (2720 m) 3 hrs
Day 13 Flight Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu
Trekking Starting Point Jomsom and ending point Pokhara !
Airport pick up & drop- off by car / Van.
Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with a cup of tea / coffee in each meal on the trek.
Accommodation at guest houses / lodges on the trek.
1 highly experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter between 2 people), their food, accommodation, remuneration, equipments, insurance).
Flight ticket pokhara- Jomsom- pokhara - Kathmandu
Annapurna conservation permit, and TIMS Card
Upper Mustang specieal Permit
Government tax & office service charge.
Sleeping bag & down jacket (if required)
Walking poles (if required)
Duffle bag (if required)
Any hotel in kathmandu & pokhara dipeand on how many days and any kind transportation to kathmandu- pokhara
Any meals in Kathmandu & Pokhara other than breakfast.
International airfare to and from Nepal.
Nepal Tourist Visa fee US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entry for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entry for 30 days. You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
Items of a personal nature.
Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water, hot shower charges on the trek, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
Tips for guide, porters,
Departure Form :
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