Mustang region is surrounded by many mountains including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. The inhabitants of this region are not influenced by modernity, but it is touched with the Tibetan border, so the lifestyles in Upper Mustang are homogenous with the Tibetans. They still maintain their unique traditional culture. Almost all the residences of this area are Buddhists.
It has almost barren landscape. This is the only one least rainfall place of Nepal. The key attractions of Mustang Trekking are Lo-Manthang (capital city of Mustang) and the Tiji Festival influenced by Tibetan culture.
The former kingdom of Lo, Upper Mustang is the most popular trekking route in Nepal since 1992, after it is opened to the foreigners to explore this hidden landscape. It is touched with the Tibetan border, so the lifestyles in Upper Mustang are homogenous with the Tibetans.
It is located in the Trans-Himalayan region of Nepal. The Upper Mustang Trekking in Nepal goes through the traditional yak herding salt trade route between Nepal and Tibet. So, this trekking to Upper Mustang can be considered as the exploration of the unique culture and arts of the ethnic groups.
Upper Mustang is a flat, barren land. It is an arid region away from the Himalayan region of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. Around the Upper Mustang Trekking route, moraine valleys and craggy cliffs and deserted landscape prevail. Passing through the Himalayan ethnic settlements and some of the passes, you reach to the enticing range of Lo-Manthang.
The communities are still living the primitive life standard. Ancient monasteries, palaces, houses made from mud and stonewalled city are some of the key features of the Lomanthang. The bushy flower range in this region is colorful.
Local people are motivated to celebrate festivals and perform different rituals. Overall, the Upper Mustang Trekking Nepal offers the beautiful trekking trail into the remote Trans-Himalayan zone of Nepal.
The trekkers can explore the very oldest monasteries, caves and other things like the culture and costumes of the ethnic tribe (mainly influenced by the Tibetan tradition) of Nepal as well as the beautiful landscapes.
Besides, the Tiji festival of Mustang is also the major attraction that is influenced by Tibetan culture. Accomplishing the trekking in Upper Mustang and returning to Jomsom, you fly back to Pokhara through the mid-range of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs.
June to September is the very best time to trekking to Upper Mustang. However, you can go there even from June to December.
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