The upper Mustang trekking is admired for its natural beauty and unique practices of ancient Tibetan Buddhism in its pure form. The major attraction of the place is Lomanthang, also known as Lo which is the capital of Mustang. The Lo takes you back to the medieval times with the ancient town surrounded by huge walls and narrow alleys. Most visited sites are the Thugchen Gompa, Amchi museum and Amchi School and an old camp at Chhoser. The trek stats from Jomsom, passes Kali Gandaki River to reach Kagbeni and the inaccessible Upper Mustang. With the varied cultures, the trekkers get an opportunity to walk through the rain shadowed area of Dhaulagiri. The trail was used in the past as caravan route for trading salt with grains. The upper Mustang trek is far away unexplored and undisturbed lands full with natural and cultural excellence making the trekkers strive forward with curiosity.
Detail Itinerary of Upper Mustang Trekking
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)Heartily welcome to country of Himalaya. Solu Everest Treks & Travels Pvt.Ltd's team member will pick you at the Tribhuvan intl. airport with the garland and assists you to transfegr in your hotel in Kathmandu. After checking at the hotel and refreshment, you will be welcomed at our office. Brief discussion about trekking, introduction with the guide & porter and payment for the trip. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara (823m), drive above 6 hours early morning drive to Pokhara by tourist bus. The bus goes through beautiful countryside and stop twice on the way for the breakfast and lunch.After arriving in Pokhara, you can freely explore the Lakeside area and it`s surrounding. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Pokhara-Jomsom to Kagbeni (2,858), 3-4 hours walkEarly in the morning, we take 20 minutes scenic flight to Jomsom . Jomsom is the headquarter of Mustang District. After taking breakfast in the Jomsom, we start our trek to Kagbeni. It takes about 3 and half hours to Kagbeni walking on gradual and windy path along the Kaligandaki river. The village is located on the bank of two river. Old houses, Buddhist monastery and some Hindu temples are interesting In the evening we explore the village and it`s surrounding. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 04: Kagbeni to chele (3050m), 5-6 hours walkAfter breakfast we start our trek with special permit checking. Entering Mustang, we follow the east bank of the river, series of small ridge comes on the way. On the way, Buddhist monastery, chorten with red,black & white color, villages with white washed houses, surrounded by barley and buckwheat field is great. After 6~7 hours long walk, we finally arrive in Chele, a village with typical Tibetan style houses for overnight.
Day 05: Chele to Syanboche, (3475m), 6-7 hours walkToday our trails goes series of large spurs. While going through the taklam La pass, Tilicho Peak, Yakawa Kang , Nilgiri and Damodar danda are beautiful. After the pass, further 3 hours walk will bring us at Syanboche village for the overnight.
Day 06: Syanboche to Charang (3500m), 7-8 hours walkToday after breakfast, we start our trek with uphill walk to Yamda La. Passing some Tibetan style villages, houses and Chorten, we arrive in Nyi La pass(4010m), which is also the highest point of our trip. From here, we descend to Ghami and pass series of Mani Walls to reach Charang for the overnight.
Day 07: Charang to Lo-Manthang (3760m), 5-6 hours walkToday we start our trek with easy climb to ridge of Lo. We then go little down to stream and again go up to reach main city of Lo-Manthang. The white walls, old houses, Monasteries and Palaces are making this city mysterious and exciting.
Day 08: Exploring day in Lo-MangthangToday we have full day to explore this fascinating town. The king palace, monasteries and panoramic view of Himalaya is the attraction for today. The local life style and their Tibetan culture have made this town one of the wonderful place in Nepal.
Day 09: Lo-Mangthang to Ghar Gumpa(3942m), 4-5 hours walkToday after breakfast, we start our trek as early as possible as the trail is dusty and windy. It is easy walk today as the trail is almost down to Ghar gompa, another beautiful town of the area.
Day 10: Ghar Gumpa to Ghiling (3806m), 5-6 hours walkToday is also the easy day for us. We continue to go down the valley to Ghiling for our overnight stay. It is windy and dusty during day so we can explore the village in the evening.
Day 11: Ghiling to Samar (3700m), 5-6 hours walkToday we start our trek with slow climbing. The walk is beautiful as we have scenic mountain view around. After 5~hours enjoyable walking, we arrive in Samar for the overnight
Day 12: Samar to Muktinath(3800m), 6-7 hours walkToday is our one of the toughest day of the trip. It is steeply climb to the pass followed the descend to reach Muktinath for the Overnight. Muktinath is holy place both for Hindu and Buddhist people. The town offer paroramic view of Mt. Dhaulagiri and it`s surrounding peaks.
Day 13 Muktinath to Jomsom.5 Hours walkToday we visit the Muktinath temple early in the morning and continue our trek. It is easy and enjoyable downhill to Eklebhatti. From here onwards we have windy path. The trail is alomost flat for slightly more than hour and arrive in Jomsom for the overnight.
Day 14 Early morning fly back to PokharaToday we finish our adventure. After breakfast, we have 20 minutes scenic flight to Pokhara and same day fly back to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel for the overnight.
Day 15 Transfer to airport for departure from Nepal.This is your last day in Nepal. You can do shopping or buy some souvenirs for your family, friends or relatives until your departure to airport. We will transferred to the International Airport for your departure your onward destination.
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