Upper Mustang circuit trek itinerary a restricted trekking Nepal
The Mustang circuit trek is the best opportunity to explore major things to see in whole Mustang area of Himalayas. Participating in this trekking trip, you can get to know about the Lowa, Gurung, Thakali people and life style. Beside that you can observe deepest gorge of Kaligandaki, amazing landscape, beautiful snow capped mountains, ancient monasteries, Buddhist monuments like Chortens, Mani walls, prayer wheels, prayers flags and local culture, traditions, customs similar to the Tibetan plateau. Upper mustang circuit trek Nepal is an opportunity to explore the ancient Buddhist kingdom of Nepal.
Main attractions of mustang circuit trek are semi arid desert like moonscape with unique rock formation, untouched Tibetan culture, century old Gompa, sky caves, walled city of Lo Manthang and surrounding scenery of trans-Himalayas Nepal. Upper Mustang circuit trekking activity promises you the most fascinating experience, the memory of which will surely endure in your mind forever.
Upper Mustang circuit trek is usually a 18 days program, begin from Kathmandu and pay a visit to the sights in and around Kathmandu and Pokhara city. Then after you can either fly to Jomsom or reach Mustang through an overland trip. Actual hiking plan starts from Jomsom and takes you to Upper Mustang region along the Kaligandaki river valley.
This trek reaches to the maximum height of 4010 meters above sea level. It is moderate trek, hence, suitable for physically fit men and women alike. It is highly recommended low elevation adventure trip for family and small groups. Mustang circuit trek fetches the best opportunity to catch the mesmerizing sights in and around the Upper Mustang Nepal.
Upper Mustang circuit trek itinerary
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu, Nepal
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara by drive / flight
Day 04: Drive / flight to Jomsom then trek to Kagbeni 2800 meters /9186 feet
Day 05: Trek to Chele 3100 meters /10170 feet
Day 06: Trek to Syangboche 3800 meters / 12467 feet
Day 07: Trek to Dhakmar 3820 meters / 12532 feet
Day 08: Trek to Tsarang (Charang) 3560 meters / 11680 feet via Ghar gumba
Day 09: Trek to Lo Manthang 3840 meters / 12598 feet
Day 10: Explore Lo-Manthang & Chhoser area 3897 meters / 12785 feet
Day 11: Trek to Yaragaon 3607 meters / 11833 feet
Day 12: Hiking to Luri Gumba explore Gharagaon & Tashi kabum caves
Day 13: Trek to Tangge 3240 meters / 10629 feet
Day 15: Trek to Muktinath 3,800m / 12467 feet
Day 16: Trek to Jomsom 2720 meters / 8923 feet
Day 17: Drive / flight to Pokhara
Day 18: Drive or flight to Kathmandu
Day 19: Airport transfer by private vehicle to depart Nepal
Services included on Mustang circuit trek cost
# Airports pick up on your arrival day by private vehicle
# Transportation Kathmandu – Pokhara by private vehicle / flight according to your preference
# Two nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara BB basic
# Round trip Flight from Pokhara to Jomsom to Pokhara
# All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & dinner) 4 cups of hot drink each day on choice
# Best accommodation at tea houses during Mustang trekking period
# Professional English speaking guide service trained by government of Nepal
# Experience trekking staffs (2 guest =1 porter basic) to carry your backpack
#All necessary paperwork, trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS) and local taxes
# Travel and rescue arrangements if require
Service exclude Mustang circuit trek 18 days package
* 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, porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
Upper Mustang Circuit Trek is an adventure into a remote and isolated region that has managed to preserve its culture and traditions. The trek takes you through stunning landscapes, ancient monasteries, and ultimately to the walled city of Lo Manthang. It’s a trek that will challenge you physically but reward you with breathtaking views and cultural experiences that you’ll cherish for a lifetime.
The best time to opt for Upper Mustang home stay trek are either Spring (March to May) Autumn (September to November) or Monsoon (June to August) months. It is possible to do mustang circuit trip by organize camping or tea house basic. Upper mustang area restricted by the government of Nepal and requite special permits for trekking. If you interested to visit this area and need more information write us to discuss with excerpt of Upper Mustang circuit trek in Nepal.