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Upper Mustang Trek

Trip Code: MUM

19 Days

Upper Mustang

Upper Mustang is  one of the most popular regions for trekking in Nepal. It lies north of the Annapurna region just behind Mount Dhaulagiri and  Mount Annapurna massif very close to  the Tibetan border.
 
Geographically Upper Mustang has long been isolated from the outside world and only recently opened to trekking groups. The trek to Upper Mustang begins with a flight to Jomsom from Pokhara where we make our way through a quaint medieval town of Kagbeni, brightly painted chortens (Buddhist shrines) and tiny villages guarded by enormous monasteries.
 
While walking along this barren land our collective minds are blown with great views of the snow-covered Himalaya to the south, and desolate high plateaus, deep canyons and an ocean of windswept hills exploding with the colors of the sunset on the desert to the north. Once we reach the walled capital city of Lo-Manthang, we'll absorb in a great sense of timelessness and appreciation of the ancient culture as we discover the ruins of old forts and monasteries rich in art and history plus caves replete with magnificent religious statues. While visiting at Kagbeni (2,858m), Syanbochen (3,475m) on the way Lo-Mangthang (3,810m) you will find the living images which reflect  the society of the primitive time. Most of the places along the trail offer you to enjoy the magnificent views of Himalayas before our eyes.
 
Those who love to explore ancient villages and experience the cultural and natural diversity of the Buddhist land in Nepal  can join our 19  days exotic trip. If you are looking for Tiji Festival in Upper Mustang, the month of  May will be the best. The great festival is held on the premises of the Mustanghi king’s palace in Lo Manthang. Despite monsoon in other parts of Nepal, we can organize trekking  during June, July and August.

Trip Highlights

An exotic Walk through High passes where one feels the remoteness of the region with Views of snowy peaks & sweeping vistas, Ancient and isolated villages,Well- preserved trans -Himalayan culture, tradition & Buddhist monasteries,

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MUM811 Mon ,Mar 19, 2018 Fri ,Apr 06, 2018 USD 3168 Available Book Now
MUM815 Mon ,Apr 09, 2018 Fri ,Apr 27, 2018 USD 3168 Available Book Now
MUM816 Mon ,Apr 16, 2018 Fri ,May 04, 2018 USD 3168 Available Book Now
MUM817 Mon ,Apr 23, 2018 Fri ,May 11, 2018 USD 3168 Available Book Now

  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel
  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and trek preparation
  • Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (915m), hotel
  • Day 04: Fly to Jomsom & trek to Kagbeni 
  • Day 05: Trek to Chuksang (2900m.) 
  • Day 06: Trek to Samar (3150m.) 
  • Day 07: Trek to Geling (3510 m.)
  • Day 08: Trek to Ghami (3490m) via Ghami La (3520m.)
  • Day 09: Trek to Tsarang (3620m.) 
  • Day 10: Trek to Lo-Manthang (Mustang) (3730m.)
  • Day 11: Rest day and explore around Lo Manthang 
  • Day 12: Trek to Ghami (3490 m.) 
  • Day 13: Trek to Samar via Holy Cave popularly called Rangbyung (3500m)
  • Day 14: Trek to Kagbeni
  • Day 15: Trek to Jomsom (2713m) & overnight at Hotel 
  • Day 16: Fly back from Jomsom to Pokhara (35min) & Pokhara Sightseeing
  • Day 17: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu 
  • Day 18: Free day in Kathmandu
  • Day 19: Transfer to International airport for your onward journey

  • International arrival/departure transfers
  • Kathmandu half day sightseeing escorted by City Guide ( any foreign language accordingly )
  • 4 Nights standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis
  • 2 Nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara on BB basis
  • Flight Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara
  • Domestic Airport Arrival/Departure Transfer
  • Domestic Airport Tax
  • Land transportation Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit fee
  • Upper Mustang Special Permit
  • TIMS card
  • Full Board Camping with meals (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) on trek
  • Necessary camping equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, kitchen equipment etc.)
  • Supporting staff (a professional trekking guide and porter(s), cook & kitchen boy(s) as well as their necessary wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Clients allowed taking only 20 kg. personal luggage  on trek
  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • Monuments entry fee in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Single supplement for hotel accommodation
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single tent on camping trek
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Personal Trekking Equipment
  • Excess baggage will be charged if exceeds 20 kg
  • Donation & tips etc
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes’
  • Trekking Region: Mustang, Nepal
  • Trip Duration: 19 Days
  • Total Trekking days: 13 Days
  • Camping Trek: Full board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu : 04Nights
  • Hotel Accommodation in Pokhara: 02 Nights
  • Trips Starts / Ends: Kathmandu
  • Activities: Camping Trek + Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Mode of Transportation: Domestic Flights &  Comfortable Vehicles as per group size
  • Best Season: Mid Feb – May &  Mid Sept - Dec
  • Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara, camp on trek
  • Type of Trip: Private & Fixed Departure
  • Service available: Standard/Camping
  • Trek grade:  Medium – hard
  • No .of Pax : 2 & above
  • Meals during trip:  Included, except lunch & dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Maximum elevation: 3730 m
  • Walking hours: 5 – 6 hrs a day
  • Support Staff: Guide 1:10 pax, Leader 1:11 pax above, Assistant Guide 2:10 pax, 3:12 pax, 4:16 pax. Porter 2: 1 pax (20kg each) (Each porter carries only 30 kg. x 2 porters = 60 kg,- 20 kg. clients baggage + 40 kg. camping equipment/food) as per IPPG guideline
  • Kitchen Staff: 1 cook, 1 asst. cook (depending on the group size)

 

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