Upper Mustang Trek

  • Overview
  • Details Itinerary
  • Date & Price
  • Services
  • Equipment List
 Upper Mustang trekking is constrained as a trekking trail and was opened for visitors in 1992 portraying the pretty Himalayan decoration of complete range of Annapurna Himalayan, gorgeous landscape similar to Tibet, all down the Monasteries with temples and comfy valley. The particular attribute regarding Mustang Trek is trekkers will envisage the trek all through the intact life as they will bring together the era with extraordinary understanding. There are numerous destinations where they can find out the normal magnificence. The panorama of Mustang Trek is a sterile wilderness with strong stone effort columns and broken down remainder pathway associating an inventive combination finished up mostly soil reds and chocolate color.
Mustang Trek is the modest bend over and uncomplicated available hiking next to the acceptable journey as of Lo Manthang, positioned in the genuine hub of Mustang. Mustang Trek is compared as rainfall gumshoe region and intense rain season strolling in Mustang region too. To trek the Mustang Trek trekkers must have special sort of trekking permit from the government. As per the regulation it looks for two explorers to achieve this authorize from the government of Nepal. Mustang Trek is accomplished as most enigmatic locations of the people are not adapted with it. It is good to know that Mustang Trek does not insist for bodily and ethnically trek as it is a part of Tibet.
Forbidden and unreachable among the people of the World, despite the fact Mustang Trek was offered to growth its entity trait beliefs and conventional by covering well-off and excellent society. The existences of native are not exaggerated by means of so called modern cleverness. The local people are staying and following their own roots devoid of speeding up. As Mustang is together with every Himalayas, this cultural area gives notable highland surroundings which are highlighted by Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Mustang trek will surround the trekkers with additional 35 peaks which are more than 6,000 meter.
Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport,and transport to hotel in kathmandu.
Day 02:  flight to pokhara
day 03: flight to jomsom andTrek to Kagbeni (2780m)
Day 04: Trek to Chhuksang or chaile (2920m) and Samar (3290m)
Day 05: Trek to  sayngmuchen or Gelling (3440m)
Day 06: Trek to dakmar or Ghami (3460m)
Day 07: Trek to lomanthang 3730m)
Day 08: rest & exploration in lomanthang
Day 09: Trek to Ghami (3460m) and Chhuksang (2920m)
day 10:  trek to chuksang or kagbeni
Day 11: Trek to Jomsom (2713m),
day 12:  Flight to Kathmandu via pokhara airport and departure!!!!
day  13: departure to your home.
1st programe
22 Days Mustang trek

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.B/B
Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu Hotel B/B
Day 03: Sightseeing to Patan Durbar squire, Soyambhunath stupa Hotel, B/B
Day 04: Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus 820m. 210km. 6-7 hrs. Hotel,B/B
Day 05: Flight to Jomsom trek to Kagbeni 2810m. 3 hrs.Guest House,B/L/D(10 days special permit)
Day 06: Trek to Chele 3100m. 5-6 hrs.Guest House,B/L/D
Day 07: Trek to Ghilling 3600m. 6-7 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Charang 3600m. 6-7 hrs.Guest House, B/L/D
Day 09: Trek to Lo Manthang 3800m. 5-6 hrs.Guest House,B/L/D
Day 10:  Exploring the Lo Manthang and surrounding 4-5 hrs.Guest House,B/L/D
Day 11: Trek to Yara 3550m. 6-7 hrs.Guest House,B/L/D
Day 12: Trek to Tangge 3400m. 6-7 hrs.Guest House,B/L/D
Day 13: Trek to Paha 4000m. 5-6 hrs.Guest House,B/L/D
Day 14: Trek to Tetang 3200m. 5-6 hrs.Guest House,B/L/D
Day 15: Trek to Muktinath 3800m. 6-7 hrs.Guest House,B/L/D
Day 16: Trek to Jomsom 2800m. 6-7 hrs.Guest House,B/L/D
Day 17: Early in the morning fly back to Pokhara, Hotel,B/B
Day 18: Visit International mountaineering museum and Davis fall, Hotel Pokhara, B/B
Day 19: In the afternoon flight back to Kathmandu,Hotel, B/B
Day 20: Seightseeign to Bhaktapur durbar squire,Pasupatinath Temple and Baudhanath stupa,Hotel,B/B
Day 21: Free day in Kathmandu,Hotel B/B
Day 22: Departure to the Kathmandu airport and fly back to home,

2nd program
12 days Upper Mustang Trekking Itinerary

Outline Itinerary
Day 01:  Arrive at Kathmandu airport and transfer to the Hotel,
Day 02: sightseeing around Kathmandu valley,
Day 03:  Flight or drive to Pokhara overnight at Hotel,
Day 04:  Early morning  flight  from Pokhara to Jomsom .(2800m)
The flight offers great view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains .Meet your trekking staff  in Jomsom and  start hiking for few hours before  we stop at Kagbeni(2800m) . Kagbeni on Nepal Tibet trade route is a traditional town with medieval look and interesting alleys. Your upper Mustang trekking starts  from here and your trekking permit days are counted once you enter the check point here in  Kagbeni , overnight at guest house
Day 05: Trek from kagbeni to Chele(3050m).

The climb from Kagbeni to Chele passes through beautiful village of Tangbe, which offers white washed traditional houses and fields of barley, buckwheats and apple orchards. On the way we enjoy good views of Nilgiri mountain .Passing several ridges we cross a stream after Chhusang village, leave the Kaligandaki valley behind and climb further to the village of Chele. From Chele we start observing the typical Tibetan settlements of Upper Mustang . Day 04: Trek to  Geling (3520 m).tea house
The first part of the trek today is through steep trails arid desert like land. We will see several eroded canyons, and interesting chortens along the trail.After gaining substantial height , we descend down through pleasant trails to the ancient village of Samar .Climbing again to a ridge and trek down to Syangmoche,3800 m. tea house
Day 06: Trek to Charang (3580m)
 The trail is pleasant and the walk is softer today . The trail climbs gently up from Geling to an interesting pass  and descends below the blue, gray and red cliffs. After crossing a steel bridge at Tangmar river we arrive to a Mani Wall ,  the longest and most spectacular  in Nepal. Climbing over another pass at 3600 m , the route makes a long gentle descent to village of Charang . The huge five-story white Dzong(  is a fort ) and red Gompa are the main attractions for visitors. The collections of statues and Thankas as well as many large paintings of seated Buddhas are also equally interesting. Tea house
Day 07: Trek to Lo Manthang (3780 m).
From Charang we continue leaving some ridges behind and  cross small streams before  we finally reach  a pass from where there is a view of the walled city of Lo Manthang. Descending further and crossing yet another stream, we climb up into the plateau of Lo-Manthang, the capital of Upper Mustang. Hiking near the walled complex is as rewarding as the tour inside the complex. Tea house
Day 08: Exploration day around Lo Manthang  .
Inside the walled settlement of Lo Manthang are the houses of local nobilities and important Gompas  and monasteries .There are lots of things of interest here .After completing the tour of  Lo Manthang ,we hike or take a horse ride to the famous Nagyal Gompa which is about two and half hour walk, one way. Namgyal Gompa is situated on a hilltop, and serves as an important monastery of the local community and also as a local court. Tea house
Day 09: Lomanthang to  Tsarang village to Ghami(3460 m)
Today we descend from Lo Manthang and reach to the village of Ghami f. It is a lovely village with lots and lots of farm land with barley fields and white washed houses
Day 10: Trek Tsarang to Ghami
Day 11: Trek Ghami to Syangmochenan

Day 12: Trek Syangmochen to Chuksang
Day 13: Trek to Jomsom
Day 14: Early in the morning fly to Pokhara and same day in the afternoon fly to Kathmandu,
Day 15: free day in Kathmandu,
Day 16: Departure to the airport,
Note : The above itinerary is a standard itinerary with no spare days. It is often wiser to put aside one extra day in case bad weather delays your flight  to or from Jomsom air strip. The above is simply a standard itinerary of what we provide. All our treks can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.
Special requirements for Mustang trekking
Participants are supposed to  agree to follow certain guidelines to ensure that the unique sights , culture and beauty of the land be  preserved and respected. Also it requires a special trekking permit from the government  of Nepal(which we will arrange for you) to visit this special preserved land . The permit fee is US $ 500 per person for  a period of 10 days  or US $ 710 for thirteen days itinerary. Counting starts from Kagbeni once you enter restricted area . For any extra days in restricted area you have to pay US $70 per day.
Start Date End Date Availability Price  
What Is cost Included
  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports for both airport
  • Hotel in Kathmandu,two night b/b
  • All domestic flights ktm/pkr/jomsom
  • Three times meals (Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner)in trekking,
  • guide and Porter services for trekking
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits,
  • national park fee and tims card fee.
  • special permit 500US for upper mustang trek
  • one night hotel stay in pokhara with b/b plane 

What Is cost Not Included

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • lunch and dinner during hotel stay in kathmandu
  • any sighting cost/transpotation and personal expenses 
  • any alcohalic bar bills and any drinks during the travling
  • Tips for guides and porters
 Trekking Gear Recommended by the sherpaway treks or your  Guide.
  •  walking boot,sleeper 
  • Jeans or slacks
  • Towel and toilet kit underwear,warm socks 2/3 pair
  • warm Gloves or mittens,rain cover or umberla 
  • Sleeping bag, warm to-20 degrees F, either down or fibrefill (or you can rent one in Kathmandu)
  • Parka, down or fibre fill; or feather jacket
  • Sweater, wool shirt or acrylic pile jacket
  • Duffel bag, canvas or nylon, without a frame (for porters to carry)
  • Daypack or rucksack, waterproof, for you to carry your personal thing
  • Water bottle 1 liter or be sure that it does not leak
  • head light and extra battery,
  • walking stick two pair
  • your camera, if you have power bank 
           please do not forget anything listed below!
  •  sleeping bag
  • camelback water bottle
  • passport copies of document and copy of your insurence.
  • map and travel guides
  • first aid kid
  • GPS-altimeter
  • flashlight and batteries
  • cell phone and charger
  • camera chagers,batteries & cards
  • normal insulation
  • personal &backpack,bath towel
  • walking stick

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 13 Days
Destination: Nepal
Seasons : spring,autum,summer
Grading: trekking
No. of Pax : min 2pax
Activities : trekking/hiking/camping
Altitude Height : 3460 M.
Mode of Travel : driving/hiking/flying
Ends at : jomsome/pokhara

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