Trip Highlights

  • Explore the hidden and barren landscape of Upper Mustang
  • Walk along the Craggy cliffs and the deserted trail
  • Get closer to the Himalayan ethnic settlements
  • Observe the local monasteries and their customs
  • Celebrate the Tiji Festival with the locals
  • Have a short National Flight over the Mountains
  • Take a time for relaxation at the lakeside of Pokhara

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.

Rising Adventure P. Ltd. offers Upper Mustang Trek with the wonderful services. For more details, please contact us.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (6 hrs)
  • Day 04: Fly to Jomsom (20 min) and Trek to Kagbeni (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 05: Trek to Chele (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 06: Trek to Syangbochen (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 07: Trek to Ghyami (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 08: Trek to Charang (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 09: Trek to Lo-Manthang (6-7 hrs)
  • Day 10: Rest Day
  • Day 11: Trek to Drakmar (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 12: Trek to Ghiling (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 13: Trek to Chhuksang (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 14: Trek back to Jomsom (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu (20 min)
  • Day 16: Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 17: Final Departure
Detail Itinerary

Trip note

The prime duty of Rising Adventure P. Ltd. is to provide the safety and security. During the trip, some factors may affect and cause to change our itinerary such as weather condition, transportation, health condition of our clients and other natural disasters. At this moment, our company gives full authority to our guides for deciding what to do or not to do concerning on the interest of our clients.

We can also customize this trip for a single too according to his/her requirements.

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle 
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley by privet vehicle
  • Three nights hotel in Kathmandu as per your standard
  • Two nights hotel in Pokhara 
  • Transportations to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu
  • English speaking , an experienced, friendly and knowledgeable trekking guide during the trip(Salary + food + accommodation + insurance )
  • Friendly and strong porter (Salary + food + accommodation + insurance ), one porter= two trekkers
  • Three times food for you in trekking (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner )according your choice
  • All necessary paper works, permit  and TIMS cards for trekking
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket if necessary
  • All the government taxes
  • Farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional dance  

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance fee at monument places in Kathmandu
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara except the breakfast
  • Alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks
  • All your personal expenses
  • Chocolate and dessert
  • Hot shower, Battery charge and heater during the trekking
  • If you need extra porter during the trekking
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Other expenses that are not mentioned in the trip "Cost Include"