Lo Manthang tours for small group & family vacation up to Kora la
Kathmandu to Lo Manthang tour package designed to promote the tourism in Mustang Nepal. Lo Manthang is a capital city of former Buddhist kingdom of Lo, founded by warrior Ame Pal in 1380. Lo Manthang tour package show you all corners of antique walled city Lo Manthang Nepal. Lo Manthang is home town of Loba people, the original inhabitants of upper Mustang area. Ancient capital of Lo surrounded with high earthen wall with square towers or dzong on the corners to protect from any kinds of enemies.
Lo Manthang city listed on tentative world heritage site of UNESCO. Fabled walled city is really great place to visit once in a life time. Adventurous journey to Lo Manthang begins from Kathmandu and passes through Pokhara, Jomsom, Kagbeni to Lo Manthang and finally reach Korala Naka (Nepal china border).
Mystical Kingdom of Lo located on the ancient trading route between Tibet, Nepal to India. Lo Manthang tour also follows the salt trading route, on the 8th day we reach walled city and explore Historical, archaeological, cultural and spiritual heritage of Mustang. Lo Manthang city designed in the rectangular shape; in each out corner they established 4 measure deities to protect the kingdom and people.
Lo Manthang is surrounded by a high wall made of mud and stone. The architecture is reminiscent of ancient Tibetan monasteries. The narrow streets are lined with traditional houses, and the locals are dressed in traditional garb. The town has a peaceful and serene atmosphere.
Inside the wall there are 4 monasteries, royal palace, museum and many houses of Lowa community. Major monasteries of this city are Dragkar Thegchen Ling Gonpa built in 13th century by King Ama Pal. Jampa Monastery Built in the 14th century by Angon Sangpo the son of Ama Pal. Chodey Gompa built in 17th century and Choprang Gompa (new monastery).
Monasteries, museum, culture and lifestyle of local as well as the surrounding scenery are main things to see in Lo Manthang tour. Monasteries open every afternoon between 3pm to 5pm, total entry fee NRS 1000 per person. Journey to Lo Manthang is possible by off road drive or trekking along Kaligandaki River. Upper Mustang Lo Manthang tour programs suitable for family with kids or seniors as well as the small groups. Now Lo Manthang tour possible by jeep only. Within few years you will get chance to visit upper mustang by car. At this moment we organize this trip travel by car to Pokhara, flight to Jomsom and jeep to Lo Manthang Nepal.
Highlights of Lo Manthang tour
Explore the ancient wall city, its beautiful architecture, monasteries, royal palace, stupas the spiritual & cultural heritage of mustang.
Feel the peace and tranquility in lo “mustang”, which is still untouched by modernization.
Travel through remote villages, meet the locals and their way of life that has remained unchanged for centuries.
Enjoy the stunning views of snow-capped peaks like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Damodar himal, Nilgiri and Tukuche etc.
Discover the traditional villages, mountain passes & culture of Lo Manthang influenced by Tibetan Buddhism.
Explore the ancient walled city of Lo Manthang, which was once the capital of kingdom of mustang.
Desert-like landscape around Lo Manthang is breathtakingly beautiful and offers stunning views of Himalayan range.
Experience the unique “Lowa” cuisine of Mustangi made with local ingredients.
Lo Manthang tour package itinerary
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and permit preparation
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by car / jeep/flight
Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Tatopani enjoy natural hot spring
Day 05: Drive to Kagbeni via Deepest gorge in the world
Day 06: Drive to Ghami via Sammar, Syangboche & Ghiling village
Day 07: Drive to Lo Manthang after exploring Dhakmar & Tsarang
Day 08: Drive to Kora la and Chhoser, afternoon Lo Manthang excursion
Day 09: Drive to Chusang visit and visit around
Day 10: Drive to Marpha with sightseeing in Muktinath
Day 11: Drive back to Pokhara
Day 12: Pokhara to Kathmandu by flight or drive
Day 13: Airport transfer to depart Nepal
Services included on Lo Manthang tours in Mustang
# Airports pick up on your arrival day by private vehicle
# All transportation Kathmandu to Kathmandu by luxurious jeep
# Two nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara BB basic
# All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & dinner) 4 cups of hot drink each day on choice
# Best accommodation at tea houses during tour
# Professional English speaking guide service trained by government of Nepal
# All necessary paperwork, special permits (ACAP, TIMS) and local taxes
# Airport transfer by private vehicle to depart Kathmandu, Nepal
Service exclude on Lomanthang tour package cost
* Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu
* Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
* Personal expenses phone calls, mineral water, bar bills, hot shower, battery recharge, extra porters & gears etc
* Tips for guides, drivers (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
Jomsom to Lo Manthang distance 75 Km /47 Miles
Pokhara to Lo Manthang distance 228 Km / 142 Miles
Kathmandu to Lo Manthang distance 435 Km / 270 Miles
Lo Manthang to Korala distance is about 20 kilometers (12 mi) by unpaved road.
Lo Manthang, located in the Mustang region of Nepal, is a destination that offers a unique blend of culture, history, and natural beauty. The area is known for its ancient Tibetan Buddhist traditions, stunning landscapes, and fascinating architecture. Mustang offers a unique blend of culture, history, and natural beauty that is hard to find elsewhere. A tour of Lo Manthang is an adventure that is sure to leave a lasting impression.
Upper mustang is a restricted area to preserve nature and culture of Mustang, first trekking groups entered Upper Mustang in 1992. Key attractions of Lo Manthang tour are ancient caves, century old monasteries, cultural, archaeological and spiritual importance, amazing landscape and natural beauty. If you interested to visit Lo Manthang and need more information email us.