Major Attractions of 13 days Short Trekking to Upper Mustang

The Highlights of Upper Mustang Trekking are Pashupatinath, Swayambunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square   and other places of Kathmandu for sightseeing, Pokhara valley sightseeing, beautiful view of sunrise or sunset from Sarangkot. Stunning view of Mt Annapurna, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Manaslu, Annapurna Conservation Area, lifestyles, culture and tradition of the people lives, Muktinath temple, 108 taps Lo Manthang Namgyal Gompa, Tingkhar, Tall champa Lakhang, Chyodi Gompa, four storey Raja’s Palace Jomsom airport are the main attraction of Upper Mustang Trek

Overview of 13 days Short Trekking to Upper Mustang
   Tour Name: Short Trek to Upper Mustang    Tour Duration: 13 Day
   Tour Area: Dhaulagiri Region-Nepal    Max- Altitude: 3795 M
   Min-Altitude: 827 M    Tour Type: Trekking, Lodge Trek and Hiking
   Tour Grade: Medium  P: On Request
   Suitable For: Fit Trekker    Best Season : Jan-Dec (Perfect for Whole Round Year)

Mustang is often known as the forbidden kingdom. The Short Trekking to Upper Mustang done in hidden region behind the Himalaya is also known as the Mustang treks or Lo Manthang Trekking which lies in the southern edge of the Tibetan plateau. Mustang is considered to be a restricted area where a special trekking permit is required through a registered trekking agency. This region is dry with minimum rainfall, treeless and land of Monasteries which runs from May to October for trekking. Being rain shadow region in Nepal, mustang is visited by tourists in Monsoon season also. This Trek mainly highlights the cultural exploration of those regions.

Short trek to Upper Mustang is only for 13 days in this 13 days you will explore the many beautiful places of Upper Mustang. Your trek starts from Kathmandu you will drive to Pokhara then headed to airport to catch your flight for Jomsom. Then headed to Muktinath Temple along with passing through Kagbeni, Chele, Syangbochen, Ghami, Tsarang, Lo Manthang, Dri, Tange and finally to Muktinath. This treks going to be your memorable ones.

Itinerary of 13 days Short Trekking to Upper Mustang

  • Day 1 : Kathmandu to Pokhara Drive
Morning pickup from Hotel and drive to Pokahra, Evening free at Pokhara. Stay overnight at hotel.  
  • Day 2 : Pokhara to Jomsom to Kagbeni (2800 M)
After breakfast you drive to the airport for Jomsom flight after Jomsom you headed up to Kagbeni where you need to pass through Ekle Bhatti and after 4/6 hours of walk you reach to Kagbni where you stay the night.  
  • Day 3 : Kagbeni to Chele (3050 M)
After breakfast you gear up for Chele from where you can capture the beautiful scenery of the surrounding. You need to pass the village called Tangbe and Chhusang and you will finally reach to the Chere. Stay overnight at Chele.    
  • Day 4 : Trek Chele to Syangbochen (3475 m)
After breakfast you gear up for Syangbochen at first you need to pass once through Ekle Bhatti and climb to Taklam La Pass from where you can see the stunning view of Tilicho pek, Yakwa Kang and Damodar Dada. On the way you need to pass through village of Samar and Ramchung cave. And finally to Syagbochena and stay overnight at Syangbochen.    
  • Day 5 : Syangbochen to Ghami (3520 M)
After breakfast you move towards Ghami where you can see fields of barley, Mountains etc. After a hours of walk you reach to Ghami where you stay for night.    
  • Day 6 : Ghami to Tsarang (3575 M)
After breakfast you gear up for Tsarang where you can see great view of willow trees, maze fields, stoned wall house and Gompa, which attracts your heart. Stay overnight at Tsarang.   
  • Day 7 : Tsarang to Lo Manthang (3700 M)
After breakfast we gear up for the Capital city of Manang Lo Manthang. From where you can see the stunning view of Nilgiri, Tilicho, Annapurna peak and finally to the long walled city Lo Manthang. Stay overnight at Lo Manthang.    
  • Day 8 : Exploration day at Lho Manthang
After breakfast you have a plenty of time to explore more about the capital city of Mustang, Lo Manthang, from where you can see the stunning view of Himalayas and explore more about the history, life styles, culture, tradition about the local peoples. Visit four storey Durbar, Chyodi Gompa, Namgyal Gompa, Tingkhar, Tall Champa Lakhang Gompa. Stay overnight at Hotel.    
  • Day 9 : Lo Manthang to Dri
After breakfast you headed up for Dri, where you can see the 1200 years old Ghar Gompa which is famous for its rock painting. After long walk you finally reach to Dri and Stay overnight at Dri.  
  • Day 10 : Dri to Tange
After breakfast you headed up for Tange. On the way you pass through few shallow crossings of streams and reach famous Damodar Kunda and after passing the series of Chorten you finally reached to Tange and stay overnight at Tange    
  • Day 11 : Tange to Muktinath (3795 m)
After breakfast you headed up for the Muktinath on the way you can see the beauty of Nature. After long walk finally reach to Muktinath. Stay overnight at Muktinath.    
  • Day 12 : Muktinath to Jomsom (2700 M)
Morning visit Muktinath then Trek to Jomsom, Visit around Jomsom & overnight  
  • Day 13 : Fly Jomsom to Pokhara & Kathmandu
Morning breafkast then fly to Pokhara & continue fly to Kathmandu,

Cost includes/excludes of 13 days Short Trekking to Upper Mustang
Service Includes
  • Necessary Local Transport by Private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara at 3 star standard hotels with breakfast.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu with tour guide.
  • Entrance fee of all sightseeing spots in Kathmandu, National park fees on Treks
  • Accommodation on Lodge/Guest House while on treks.
  • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking including Tea/coffee.
  • Experienced government license holder trek guide and porter to carry your luggage.
  • Insurance of our field staff.
  • Permits and Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • Kathmandu- Pokhara -Jomsom - Kathmandu flight ticket including 15kg Baggage’s
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
  • All additional government tax & Permit.

Services Excludes 
  • Nepal entry visa free.
  • International / any air fare.
  • Travelers insurance (compulsory)
  • Alcohol/Non Alcoholic Drinks .
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. flight cancellation, personal illness, strike, political disturbances etc.

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