Upper Mustang Trek

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Start/End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Duration: 17 days

Difficulty: Medium to Hard

Maximum Elevation: 4,325m

Best Time: October - November & March to April

Accommodation: Tea houses/Camping

In many ways, a trek to Upper Mustang is similar to trekking in Tibet, as it is geographically a part of the Tibetan plateau. Here you will experience a way of life of true mountain people. The people in upper part of Mustang Region have a very little contact with the rest of Nepal and retained their rich cultural heritage. Upper Mustang access is still highly restricted area. To enter upper mustang, trekkers need special trekking permit and must be accompanied by a government recognized trekking agency. Upper Mustang is one of the best options suitable for trekking even during the monsoons. During this time, the upper Kali Gandaki valley is still quite dry with only occasional rainfall. The trek also is not particularly difficult, the highest point reached being only 3,800m, but weather conditions always windy and cold in winter.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu, pick up you at the airport and transfer to Hotel

Day 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu city and trek preparation

Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Day 04 : Fly Pokhara to Jomsom and continue trek to Kagbeni

Day 05 : Trek Kagbeni to Chele(3,050m)

Day 06 : Trek Chele to Syanbochen(3,475m)

Day 07 : Trek Syanbochen to Ghami(3,520m)

Day 08 : Trek Ghami to Tsarang (3,870m)

Day 09 : Trek Tsarang to Lo-Manthang (3,730m)

Day 10 : Explore Around of Lo Manthang

Day 11 : Trek Lo Manthang to Drakmar(3,810m)

Day 12 : Trek Drakmar to Ghiling(3,880m)

Day 13 : Trek Ghiling to Chhuksang (3,050m)

Day 14 : Trek Chhuksang to Jomsom

Day 15 : Fly back to Pokhara, sightseeing around Pokhara city in the afternoon

Day 16 : Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 17 : Final Departure to home country, drop you to airport

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