Upper Mustang Trekking
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Upper Mustang Trekking – The last forbidden kingdom of Nepal, Mustang is located beyond the great Himalayas and is host to a large museum of Tibetan Buddhist culture. Those who visit this region are rewarded by the opportunity to witness and learn about traditional customs, a unique lifestyle and breathtaking views of Silvery Mountain and canyon-like valleys. The popularity of Mustang Trekking is strictly controlled by the Department of Immigration, through which you must obtain a trekking permit, in order to protect Mustang from the overwhelming influence of development and to protect the environment from overuse and neglect.
The Capital, Lo Manthan is an old walled town still undisturbed and untouched by western civilization, and daily life as much as it has been over the centuries. Around Lo Manthan one can explore the nearby Namgyal Gompa, the village of Tenger and the Nyamook Gompa. Strange are the cave dwellings that are the villages of Guruk and Sija, cut into the surrounding cliff sides, inhabited even today.
There are many possible trekking routes in Mustang. Try the Tibetan influenced region between the Kali Gandaki and Kagbeni rivers, known as ‘Mustang’. Further North, you can trek to Lo Manthang through a barren, almost tree-less landscape, on a steep and rocky trail for panoramic views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and several other peaks.
Mustang Annapurna Trekking:
It is meaningful if you combine your Mustang Trekking in Nepal with Annapurna trekking. Instead of flying to Jomsom direct, it is better to trek up to Jomsom from Pokhara via Ghorepani where you also enjoy the view from Poon Hill sunrise over Himalaya.
High Light of this routes: Kag Beni Village Charrang Village Monastery Lo Ghekhar Monastery GhamiVillage Lo-Manthang
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1310m/4264ft.)
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing day
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara drive by Bus (910m.)
Day 04: Flight to Jomsom and Trekking to Kagbeni (2858m.), about 4 hours
Day 05: Kagbeni trek to Chele (3050m.), 5-6 hours
Day 06: Chele trek to Syanbochen (3475m.) 6-7 hours
Day 07: Syanbochen trek to Ghaymi (3520m.), 6 hours
Day 08: Ghaymi trek to Charang (3500m.). .
Day 09: Charang trek to Lo-Mangthang (3700m), 6 hours .
Day 10: Rest at Lo-Mangthang
Day 11: Lo-Mangthang trek to Drakmar (3810m.) 6-7 hours
Day 12: Drakmar trek to Ghiling (3806m.), 6 hours
Day 13: Ghiling trek to Chhuksang (3050m.), 5/6 hrs.
Day 14: Chhuksang trek to Jomsom (2700m.), 7 hours
Day 15: Fly back to Pokhara and Exploring the city, 30 minutes
Day 16: Drive back to Kathmandu, 200km. (6hrs.)
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1310m/4264ft)
On this particular day you will land on Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu where you will be warmly received by the representative staffs from Beyond the Limit Treks and Expedition. From TIA, you will be transferred into the hotel in a comfortable vehicle. These tiny things show how much we care for you. Arriving in the hotel we will be discussed on the detail itinerary. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing day
This is an important day where you get to sightseeing Kathmandu in the proper guidance of our guide. Since you have lots of things to sight we will be heading in an early morning. There used to an artistic and valuable Durbar Square, at present those monuments are in critical state though it is equally valued. In Kathmandu you can observe numerous cultural heritage sites which are listed in UNESCO, counting Swyambhunath, Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day03: Kathmandu to Pokhara drive by Bus (910m)
On the following day you will drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu by bus. You will get to view countryside including rivers, attractive mountains, villages and farms. In the afternoon you will turn up at Pokhara and will explore the vibrant city. You can see Manalsu, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail and other 5 peaks of Annapurna. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 04: Flight to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni (2858m) 4hrs
On the following day you will drive to airport from where you will take 20 minutes of scenic flight to Jomsom. Jomsom is known for its rough and adventurous nature. The climate the environment will inspire you and from there you will set out to trek Kagbeni. It is known as the stimulating barren village, positioned at the Trans-Himalayan salt trade route through mustang area. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 05: Kagbeni trek to Chele (3050m) 5-6hrs
Taking permit you will walk through the bank of Kali Gandaki where you can view picturesque destination, occupied with sandy and windy trekking trail. At first you will arrive at Tangbe village and later it will take you to Chhusang. Then, you will walk towards the tiny edge at Chele. Stay overnight in lodge.
Day 06: Chele trek to Syanbochen (3475m) 6-7hrs
Moving ahead from Chele you will arrive at Eklo Bhatti where you will ascend to Taklam La Pass viewing Tilicho Peak and Damodar Danda. Then, you will take downhill to Samar village and walking again for 3 hours will take you to Syanbochen. The interesting thing is you will be crossing the renowned Ramchung cave. Stay overnight in tea house.
Day 07: Syanbochen trek to Ghaymi (3520m) 6hrs
Taking breakfast you will take ascend to Yamda La where you will cross some chortens, local villages and teahouses. You will also cross the mountain passes so that you can take upward to Nyi Pass. From there taking downward action will facilitate to arrive at Ghaymi and it is known as the 3rd largest village. Stay overnight in tea house.
Day 08: Ghaymi trek to Charang (3500m)
On the following day you will begin the trek with delightful stroll and you will pass the Ghaymi Khola. Going after the wall of trekking trail you will head to the east of Charang village which offers willow trees, fields and stone walls. You can also outlook big Dzong and red Gompa. Stay overnight in tea house.
Day 09: Charang trek to Lo-Mangthang (3700m) 6hrs
On the following day you will begin the trek to Lo-Mangthang, viewing splendid Tilicho, Nilgiri, Bhrikuti and Annapurna I. The trek will make you take downward to Charang Chu and after that upward vertically after you pass the river. At Lo-Manthang you can observe walled city on the Tibetan border. Stay overnight in tea house.
Day 10: Rest at Lo-Mangthang
On the day of acclimatization and exploration you will visit Tingkhar and Namgyal Gompa. Tingkhar is counted as the final village to the northwest of Lo-Manthang. You can visit Tall Champa Lakhnag as an alternative option as well. Likewise, you can roam around four storied building known as the Raja’s palace from where you can sight panoramic vista sof Himalayas. Stay overnight in tea house.
Day 11: Lo-Mangthang trek to Drakmar (3810m) 6-7hrs
Finishing the exploration you will start to trek Drakmar via Gyakar. It is renowned for rock painting and it is believed that those who make a wish at Ghar Gompa their wish comes true. As the trekking trail is dusty and windy it is suggested to stroll early in the morning. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 12: Drakmar trek to Ghiling (3806m) 6hrs
On the following day you will return to Ghiling after completing 5 to 6 hours of stroll. Then, you will love the exploration part and will enjoy the lunch. Seeing the condition of trekking trail it is recommended to stroll in the sunset time. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 13: Ghiling trek to Chhuksang (3050m) 5/6hrs
Leave taking from Ghiling you will move towards Chhuksang and it will consumes 5 hours. Throughout the trek you will have delightful vistas of Himalayas. You will admire the trek to Chhuksang. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 14: Chhuksang trek to Jomsom (2700m) 7hrs
From Chhuksang you will trek to Jomsom and most probably it would be the last day to carry out such extensive trek. Prior to walk you will trek to Kagbeni and afterwards you will accomplish the trek to mustang and will connect to Annapurna Circuit Trek. Stay overnight in tented camp.
Day 15: Flight back to Pokhara and Exploring the city, 30 min
On the following day you will check into the airport from where you will catch the flight to Pokhara and that 30 minutes of flight will make you view eye-catching flight amid gorges and mountains like Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 16: Drive back to Kathmandu (200km) 6hrs
On this day you will leave Pokhara and start to cover 200 km and then you will arrive at Kathmandu. From Kathmandu you are free to move towards your onward destinations after completing the trek package. It’s glad to be the part of your adventure.
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Note: Cost may vary depending on the number of person on the group, acomodation type, and transportation type.
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