Upper Mustang Trekking is one of the famous as trekking to “Hidden World” which lies beyond the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri which offers to explore the wonders of architecture, culture and tradition of people of Mustang which is influenced by Tibetan culture. Trekking in Mustang is a unique which takes you to an arid region beyond the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Mustang “Hidden World” had been forbidden land was opened in March 1992 for tourist.
Trekking in Mustang offers to discover wonders of architecture, culture and tradition of the people of Mustang which is influenced by Tibetan Culture . A trek to Upper Mustang will be an experience to observe the view of the primitive society untouched and unaffected by modernization. Exploring the thousands years old monastery, caves , viewing different stunning landscapes, trekking through world’s deepest gorge Kaligandaki into the world’s highest region of Lo-Mangthang Valley; a city of four storey palace and more.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,334m.)
Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, a High Hike Nepal representative will be there for your warm welcome and help you to get to your hotel. Evening will be for a welcome dinner with High Hike Nepal staff in one of the typical Nepali restaurant. Overnight in hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing (1,334m.)
Take your breakfast and get ready for a guided full day sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley. The sightseeing program is focused to introduce some highlights of UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu such as Kathmandu Durbar square, Swoyambhunath ,also known as “Monkey Temple”, Pashupatinath –temple of Lord Shiva and Bouddhanath; a Buddhist place. After sightseeing evening will be for trek briefing and preparation of things per need.
Day 3:Drive to Pokhara(820m.)
Early morning we drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara following Trishuli River (200 Km.) which takes 6 hours approx. Pokahra is the starting and ending point of our trekking where we can find many shops, pubs, bars, and restaurant nearby the famous lakes. We will stay overnight in Pokhara.
Day 4: Fly to Jomsom and Trek to Kagbeni (2,858m. /3-4 hours)
After early breakfast we will transfer to airport for a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. After reaching Jomsom we will trek onwards to Kagbeni. Kagbeni is the main check point to show permits. Overnight in Kagbeni.
Day 5: Kagbeni to Chele (3,050m. /5-6 hours)
Today we will be trekking from Kagbeni to Chele. With some ups and downs with picturesque places we reach today’s overnight place Chele. Overnight in Chele.
Day 6: Chele to Geling (3,500m. / 4-5 hours)
After early breakfast in Chele we set off to Geling. It will take us four to five hours to reach Geling. Overnight in Geling.
Day 7: Geling to Charang (3,620m. /4-5 hours)
From Geling, our trail slowly ascends up and head towards our today’s destination Charang. About four to five hours walk finally takes us to Charang. Overnight in Charang.
Day 8: Charang to Lo-Mangthang (3700m. /5-6 hours)
Day to trek to Lo-Mangthang. Annapurna I, Tilicho, Nilgiri and Bhrikuti are the peaks we see during today’swalk. Today, we will pass a windy pass of Lo; a view point of Lo-Mangthang Valley. Overnight at Lo-Mangthang.
Day 9: Acclimatization day
This day is for rest and exploration around Lo-Mangthang Valley. We will take sightseeing around Mustang King’s Place and monasteries. Enjoy exploring around. Overnight.
Day 10: Lo-Mangthang to Ghami (3545m. / 5-6 hours)
After having an awesome day in Lo-Mangthang, today we trek to Ghami. We will start trekking early morning and with a five to six hours walk we will finally reach to Ghami. Overnight in Ghami.
Day 11: Ghami to Samar (3,356m. /4-5 hours)
From Ghami, today our trail head towards to a beautiful village Samar. With four to five hours walk we will reach today’s destination Samar. Overnight.
Day 12: Ghami to Kagbeni (2,858m. /7-8 hours)
This day will be a quite long walking day. Setting destination Kagbeni, we start our trekking early morning and by evening we will reach Kagbeni. Overnight at Kagbeni.
Day 13: Kagbeni to Jomsom (2,700m. /3-4 hours)
Easy walking day in compare of previous day. Today, we will trek back to Jomsom from Kagbeni. After reaching Jomsom, we will have enough time to explore around. Overnight in Jomsom.
Day 14: Fly to Pokhara (820m. / 30 minutes flight)
After early breakfast, today we will fly to Pokhara from Jomsom. After reaching Pokhara we have enough time to explore around the city of Lake. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15: Drive back Kathmandu (1,334m. / 6 hours)
Last day of our Upper Mustang Trek. Today we will travel back to Kathmandu overland to the see the green and fertile landscape of Gorkha and Dhading districts or enjoy spectacular mountain views by plane. In evening you will joining the group dinner and drinks to celebrate your trekking success with High Hike Nepal .
Day 16: Fly back home
A High Hike Nepal representative will accompany you to the airport to catch your returning flight. We hope to see you again soon! Namaste!!