Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang Trek

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Trekking in the Remote upper mustang is one of the beautiful Himalayan treasures. This lies on the north of the Annapurna range and the border of Tibet and Nepal. it is excellent for trekking, rich in culture and rugged mountain landscapes.

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    All about the Upper Mustang Trek.

    Overview

    Trekking in the Remote upper mustang is one of the beautiful Himalayan treasures. This lies on the north of the Annapurna range and the border of Tibet and Nepal. it is excellent for trekking, rich in culture and rugged mountain landscapes.

    This magnificent valley trek covers a few long trekking and passes over 3500m. Walk behind a traditional path through a real village that once served flourishing trade trails between Tibet and Nepal. these whitewashed settlements, set in the middle of barley fields and village to beautiful impressive mani wall, Chortens, and monasteries which reflect the long-lasting Buddha and Buddhist culture of upper mustang.

    Upper mustang landscape is visible as a semi-arid desert with stunning ravines and rock shelves and edge by beautiful snow peak. Lo Manthang is an outstanding place to visit. Lo manthong is a famous ancient wall city and the capital of Mustang remains a kingdom within a kingdom its full of culture and religious heritage.

    Short Itinerary

    Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1300m)
    Day 02: Fly to Pokhara (1000m)
    Day 03: Early Fly to Jomsom (2710m), trek to Kagbeni (2810m), walk approx. 3hrs
    Day 04: Trek from Kagbeni (2,800 m) – Chaili (3,060 m) to Samar (3,660 m). 5-6hours
    Day 05:Trek from Samar to Geling (3,570 m). 5-6 hour
    Day 06: Trekking Geling to Drakmar (3,860 m). 6hour
    Day 07: Trek from Drakmar to Lo Manthang (3550 m). 7hour by Lo Gekar.
    Day 08: Trek from Tsarang to Lo Manthang (3780 m). 6hour
    Day 09: Trek North of Lo Mantang (3,780 m). (Explore Lo Manthnang)
    Day 10: Trek from Lo Mantang to Yara (3,600 m). 7hour
    Day 11: Trek from Yara to Tange (3,060 m)
    Day 12: Trek from Tange to Tsuksang (2,965 m)
    Day 13: Trek from Tsuksang – Muktinath (3760 m) to Jomsom (2720 m). 6hour
    Day 14: Flight or drive Jomsom (2,720 m) – Beni – Pokhara (9 15 m)
    Day 15: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
    Day 16: Final Departure to International Airport

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • An experienced English-speaking guide and porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter)
    • An assistant guide depending on the groups size, (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
    • 2 times Hot shower anytime during the trek
    • 10 Gb Everest link wifi card for internet access
    • All government and local taxes
    • 2 times Battery charging anytime during the trek
    • All airport/hotel transfers
    • Welcome and farewell dinners
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu
    • Domestic flights and airport departure taxes (you are allowed to carry a maximum of 15 kg
    • luggage altogether in the duffel bag)
    • 3 nights accommodation (2 before/ 1 after)  with breakfast
    • Down jacket, sleeping bag, Real Sherpa Adventures duffel bag and T-shirt
    • All accommodation in good lodges during the trek
    • Medical Kit carried by the guide
    • All necessary paperwork and permits
    • All meals during the trek
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Nepal/Tibet Visa fee (please bring accurate USD cash and two passport size photographs)
    • Tips for guides and porters
    • Any Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, extra porters, drinking water, shower, bar bills etc)

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    1. Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu (1300m)

      We are met at the airport by our team and then transferred to our hotel. Briefing presenting the progress of the trek, then free time. In case of arrival in the morning, free day of rest, or the possibility of making free visits for those who wish (not included). It is the perfect opportunity to immerse you in Nepalese culture, to test the local gastronomy.

    2. Day 02 Fly to Pokhara (1000m)

      Today morning we take an early flight to Pokhara. It is the second-largest city of Nepal and our first night’s camp.

    3. Day 03 Early Fly to Jomsom (2710m), trek to Kagbeni (2810m), walk approx. 3hrs

      Warm breakfast in the morning we take a scenic flight to Jomsom. We will meet our trekking team then start our trek. After walking 3 hours from Jomsom that brings us to Kagbeni. This amazing beautiful village is our gateway to upper Mustang. To pass beyond this point we will need a special Mustang permit.

    4. Day 04 Trek from Kagbeni (2,800 m) - Chaili (3,060 m) to Samar (3,660 m). 5-6hours

      We leave the classic route of the Annapurna circuit trek to enter the upper Mustang. The road now ends and visits by jeeps, we chose to make this trip by jeep to reach Samar. The road goes along Kali Gandaki and passes through the Tsuksang village. We change jeep after crossing the kali Gandaki rive to go up to Chele then pass two passes at 3600 and 3700 m. Then the path descends to the impressive Samar village. We will drive the 4h drive. Kagbeni is the gateway village to Mustang, a special permit is required.

    5. Day 05 Trek from Samar to Geling (3,570 m). 5-6 hour

      Start trekking We leave the trail to reach the Chungsi cave which was a place of meditation by Guru Padmasambhava. After Visit the cave then we pass with a splendid view of the snow-capped mountain Annapurna range. We will Descent to Shyangboche and Climb to a small pass and descend into the Gelling. Also, we will Visit the green village of Geling.

    6. Day 06 Trekking Geling to Drakmar (3,860 m). 6hour

      Today we will Ascent to the Nya La pass at 3,975 m, then from there, descent to Ghemi (3,545 m), with its white houses pressed against each other at the edge of the deep canyon of Tsarang Chu. The disrepair of the old Ghemi is abandoned for lack of water and merge with the very cut ocher cliffs. After Visit this beautiful village with windows decorated with red, green, and black. Gompa. We will ascent to the Drakmar village at the foot of the red cliffs at 3,860 m.

    7. Day 07 Trek from Drakmar to Lo Manthang (3550 m). 7hour by Lo Gekar

      We will climb very steeply to a pass marked by a chorten at 3,900 m. breathtaking view of the Annapurna Himal and the Mustang. After walking long we reach the very ancient monastery of Lo Gekar (or Ghar Gompa). We have Lunch here and visit of the monastery where immense statues of Buddha are enthroned near admirable sculptures. Then we will climb to Passing a chogo la pass at 4,200 m and descending into the vast plain Lo Mantang. The fortified city appears in the distance.

    8. Day 08 Trek from Tsarang to Lo Manthang (3780 m). 6hour

      Early walk along the cliffs in a desert landscape. At the top of a pass appears Lo Mantang, capital of Mustang, and fortified city sheltering the palace of the king and three important monasteries.
      Mustang is a region located in the northeast of Nepal. It is a historic territory whose capital is Lomathang. Access to foreigners was banned for a long time, only a few hundred visitors are allowed per year.

    9. Day 09 Trek North of Lo Mantang (3,780 m). (Explore Lo Manthnang)

      Today we will Discovery the Choeser Valley towards Tibet, The monasteries of Niphu and Garphu dominate the valley. We will climb Barcha to the Khonchok Ling cave by following a small river. The mineral landscape tinged with ocher and blue is breathtaking. We will ascent without dizzying to reach the cave and its treasures discovered recently. The peaceful of the place and the beauty of the site rewards the trying walk and Returns to Lo Mantang.

    10. Day 10 Trek from Lo Mantang to Yara (3,600 m). 7hour

      Today we will ascent 3,910 m pass on the path to Tsarang. Then path on the left in gentle slope which r dizzying and narrow. Again pass from a second pass to udi dada 4,300 m. After long descent of 1h45 to Dhi, (3,410 m), we will have Lunch in this beautiful village on the edge of Mustang Khola. The village has beautiful cultures. From here we cross the river on a bridge and steep climb in the scree. The path overlooks the river and the river has many fossils. At the cliffs, we leave the Puyan river and climb up to Yara.

    11. Day 11 Trek from Yara to Tange (3,060 m)

      We will ascent on the huge plateau facing to Yara then descent very steep t on the Ghechang River in the bed of which we find the most beautiful fossils. You will then go in the course of Mustang Khola, then of Tange Khola, or according to the season, by the path on the mountainside. Tange is a small village with white houses grouped under an organ pipe cliff at 3,060 m. Beautiful groups of chörtens.

    12. Day 12 Trek from Tange to Tsuksang (2,965 m)

      Today is a long day trek so we will depart very early in the morning from Tange. we will Cross the Tange river and climb steeply for 4 hours to reach a pass at 4,200m which is offering beautiful views to the north on the Mustang, Lo Mantang, and Dhaulagiri on the south. After lunch, cross 2 other passes at 4,400 and 4,500 m. From there, a fantastic view of a chain of cliffs below that look like fairy-tale castles.
      We can view In the distance the Thorong Pass and Muktinath. Then a decent, at first easy then abrupt, to the village of Tsuksang at 2,965 m on the edge of the Kali Gandaki.

    13. Day 13 Trek from Tsuksang - Muktinath (3760 m) to Jomsom (2720 m). 6hour

      we head east to reach the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage site of Muktinath. This is where hikers from the Annapurna circuit trek and arrive after crossing the Thorong La pass. Visit the magnificent and impressive site before we descend by jeep to Jomsom for the night.

    14. Day 14 Flight or drive Jomsom (2,720 m) - Beni - Pokhara (9 15 m)

      Road to Beni then Pokhara by bus or 4×4 depending on availability. We will Departure early in the morning to Beni by a difficult track. We drive the long road along the Kali Gandaki River and Enjoying Impressive landscapes with its waterfalls, high mountains, and gorges, the deepest in Nepal. During this journey, you will pass through typical Nepalese villages. Arrival in Beni change of transport, the road to Pokhara the big city.

    15. Day 15 Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

      Warm Breakfast and then transfer to the airport and Flight to Pokhara / Kathmandu. After reach in Kathmandu and transfer at the hotel. Free day afternoon, rest, or the possibility to visit the tourist district of Thamel for those who wish.

    16. Day 16 Final Departure to International Airport

      We will drive you back to Tribhuvan International Airport for your scheduled flight to your destination.

    Hotels, Tea Houses and Lodges

    Accommodation in Kathmandu will be in a 3 or 4-star hotel.

    Accommodation during the trek will be in tea house or lodges. Some accommodations at lower altitudes offer fully equipped rooms with electricity, western toilet facility, wi-fi, and hot showers. Whereas some tea houses, especially at the higher altitude offer very basic kind of services.

    You will be accommodated on a twin-basis during the trek. Most single rooms have twin beds with some basic furniture like a small table or a chair. If you want a single room for yourself, let us know in advance before the trek.

    Normally, beds contain pillow and sheets. Almost all tea houses provide blankets but it is advisable to use your sleeping bag which will be provided by us in case it becomes too cold.

    Some tea houses especially those at lower altitudes have proper western toilets. As you move higher some tea houses use squat toilet facilities. Also, it is important to know that some tea houses do not provide toilet paper in the toilets.

    In higher altitudes, you will usually have to pay extra for charting electronic devices or taking a hot shower. Laundry services are also available in some lodges at an extra price. Wifi cards can also be bought at these lodges. There are multiple options available depending on the data limit and speed.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
    What is included in this tour Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • An experienced English-speaking guide and porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter)
    • An assistant guide depending on the groups size, (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
    • 2 times Hot shower anytime during the trek
    • 10 Gb Everest link wifi card for internet access
    • All government and local taxes
    • 2 times Battery charging anytime during the trek
    • All airport/hotel transfers
    • Welcome and farewell dinners
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu
    • Domestic flights and airport departure taxes (you are allowed to carry a maximum of 15 kg
    • luggage altogether in the duffel bag)
    • 3 nights accommodation (2 before/ 1 after) in Kathmandu with breakfast
    • Down jacket, sleeping bag, Real Sherpa Adventures duffel bag, and T-shirt
    • All accommodation in good lodges during the trek
    • Medical Kit carried by the guide
    • All necessary paperwork and permits
    • All meals during the trek
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Nepal Visa fee (please bring accurate USD cash and two passport size photographs)
    • Tips for guides and porters
    • Any Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, bar bills etc)