Upper Mustang trekking

Upper Mustang trekking

Upper Mustang trekking is one of the most thrilling adventure Nepal trip to the Last forbidden kingdom lies in Mustang District, Gandaki province 4. Upper Mustang trek is authentic exotic destination in Nepal combine  with the rain shadow Himalayan zone, culturally and geologically comparable like trip in Tibet. Upper Mustang tour package offer beautiful Himalayan views of Annapurna trekking route, Tibetan Monasteries ,Gompa, sky caves, Mustangi  king palace. If you are looking for a “off the beaten path” cultural trekking in Nepal -  Mustang package trip  is a great journeys for unique experience with Bon  culture and  explore the Holy Muktinath temple.

Mustang tour package is restricted trekking destination in Nepal and opened for tourist in 1991. Upper Mustang trip  is lies on an ancient trade route between Nepal and Tibet. Also known as high  altitude desert trip in Nepal influenced by Tibetan plateau. Upper Mustang hiking tour  is really fantastic trekking adventure in Nepal for  journey to paradise and to explore world’s oldest Ghar Gompa , Jhong cave, Ranchung Chungsi cave, and  popular monastery in Mustang trekking trails.

Upper Mustang trek difficulty level is moderate  therefore trekkers should know details of upper Mustang treks information before heading to the relevant areas. Trekking in Upper Mustang fit for both novice and experienced trekkers with average level fitness. Upper Mustang trek distance 134 kilometers from Jomsom airport. Trek to upper Mustang trails has lots of monasteries and  sky caves  still prohibited for entry as well as take permission from lama people of Mustang among them the  famous Chhujung Gompa .  Upper Mustang trekking tour is very famous for Bon culture and polyandry, marriage of a woman to two or more men at the same time. 

Also In the 8th century Ghar Gompa was originated by Guru Padmashambhava therefore Mustang trekking as known as  Nepal Guru Rinpoche trekking trails. Also known as Nepal Buddhist circuit trekking route to explore the lots of the Budhhist Bihar, Gompas , caves and monasteries. More than 10,000 sky caves in Mustang and 18 famous Monastery in upper Mustang thus Upper Mustang trek is known as Nepal Buddhist Pilgrimage trekking trails. 

Upper Mustang package trekking required special permits implemented by Department of immigration Nepal,Kalikasthan Kathmandu. Minimum two person required to get the Mustang permits and Upper Mustang  trek permit cost  per person USD 500 valid for 10 days and extended cost USD 50 each day per  person. Only government registered local Nepal trekking companies may issue the permits along with your original passport  and visa copy in online system.  At least two weeks holidays required to do the Upper Mustang package trek  however now a days Upper Mustang jeep drive tour possible with in 8 days from Pokhara.

Upper Mustang trekking price is determine by local Nepal trekking agencies and their service. The average range cost for Upper Mustang trek USD 1895 to 2450 Dollars per person including the permits , meals, accomodation , Pokhara Jomsom flight tickets , overland trasnportation, guide and porters. Upper Mustang luxury trek facilities available as almost destination has five star level hotel service in Jomsom , Muktinath and Lo Manthang. 

Tally as a Nepal rain shadow trekking destination ,  May , June , July and August ( Monsoon season in Nepal ) will be the best choice for Upper  Mustang trek packages however best season ( Autumn and spring ) also great time to visit in  Upper Mustang.  If you are looking for monsoon season trekking in Nepal , look no further than Upper Mustang trekking destination.

14 days Upper Mustang trek itinerary will be the selective choice even though personalized Mustang trekking service available at Himalaya Journey Trekking for adventure seekers and nature lovers. Upper Mustang hiking  destination  exploration of the  Kali gandaki valley, Mustang Lo Manthang, hike through world's deepest Kali Gandaki gorge and best mountain vistas of Annapurna trekking trails + Dhualgiri Himalayan range. Mustang region trekking  map has depth details for discover whole Mustang trekking route. 

Accomodation on Upper Mustang package trip has good facilities of Tea House and hotel run by local peopel of Mustang . You will get delicious Hygienic  various type of the foods entire the trip to Upper Mustang. Professional and experinced Nepal trekking guide lead your adventure trip to Mustang region who have been 40+ times and has depth knowledge of Mustang trekking routes.  Now a days Upper mustang jeep drive tour and Upper Mustang motorbike tour available for adventure lovers through Himalaya Journey Trekking 

Suggested all travelers do Hike in Upper Mustang through government registered local Nepal trekking company recomended by Lonely planet Nepal travel guide book for the secured journeys in Himalaya.  Now a days Upper mustang jeep drive tour also possible . we have special package for Upper Mustang trek in Nepal 2024 and 2025 who wish to book in advance. 

Upper Mustang trip package start at kagbeni after 3-4 hours walk from Jomsom.  We Himalaya Journey Trekking create two different options Upper Mustang trip  itinerary  fly in fly out from Jomsom and  drive in fly out as below mentioned however HJT arrange customized trip service for trekkers as per their holiday frame. HJT trek guide led  you though beautiful Kali gandaki valley Yekle bhatti Kagbeni Chele syagboche Ghemi Tsarang and  finally reach at  Mustang Lo – Manthang where you will see Mustangi king and mustang king palace then trail continue trek to D  , Ghara luri gompa Tange Tetang muktinath Jomsom then by fly back to Pokhara .

Trek in upper Mustang region explore the whole Mustang valley , rain shadow zone and touch the Annapurna circuit trekking routes. Upper Mustang trekking for  beginners will be the perfect choice  hence Upper Mustang trekking with kids also suitable options. we have special Nepal upper Mustang trekking tour from USA, Canada, Europe , Australia and  UK. 

Upper Mustang trekking Major Highights 

  • Hiking in upper Mustangis the real adventure trekking tour like journey to paradise
  • Explore world’s oldest Luri Gompa , Choser cave, Monasteries, Gompa and Mustang king palace
  •  Hiking through Kali gandaki valley & visit Holy Muktinath temple
  •  Nepal upper mustang tour package led through  nomad lands with three above 8000m mountains ( Dhualgiri 8167m, Annapurna I.8091m , Manaslu 8163m) vistas
  • Discover the rain shadow trekking trails of Nepal and even monsoon season trekkers may simply trek in relevant areas without any obstacle
  • Assemble with most popular Annapurna circuit trekking  and  Jomsom muktinath trekking trails
  • Explore the Tibetan bon culture and Polyandry marrige system 
  • Guru Rinpoche founded Ghar Gompa on 8th Centuary thus Upper Mustang trekking known as Nepal Guru Rinpoche trekking trails 
  • Known as Nepal Buddhist pilgrimage tour - travelers may visit  more than 10,000 sky caves in Mustang as well as 18 famous monastery in Mustang region.

Things to know before heading to the  Upper Mustang treks

Trekkers should have to know at least following key points for success the trekking to upper Mustang.

Eat nutritious food

Hygienic and nutritious food is essential for success trip to Upper Mustang trek route. suggested take boiled item and less oily food . Sometime food poisoning make difficult heading to the destination so take the hygienic  meals on  Upper Mustang trekking.

Drinking-Water and Tablets

If you avoid to drink the mineral water, take drinking water tablets for safety reason.  At least need to drink 4-5 liters  water during your trip to upper Mustang region.

Acclimatization during the trip 

One day acclimatization at Mustang Lo Manthang   is essential as stand point of avoid the high altitude sickness. You just jump on high places at Jomsom  airport 2567 meters from the sea level thus recommended all the travelers . You may go excursion around Lo Manthang or Tibet Kora La border  3890 meters and descend to Lo Manthng for overnight stay.  

Physical fitness

Upper Mustang trek is fit for all age group travelers juniors to seniors citizen even though average level fitness is essential. Where is will there  is a plan so trekking in Mustang  need only strong willing power that make easy to reach the destination.

Why  Upper Mustang trekking so special? 

The Upper Mustang trek presents the unique travel experience with distinct Bon culture, sky caves, red cliffs, world’s oldest Ghar Gompa (founded by Guru Rinpoche in 8th century )  Mustang king palace, polyandry marriage system , Luri Gompa and Mustang Tiji festival.

This is only one rain shadow zone of Nepal trekking destination offering majestic Himalayan views of Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt. Annapurna 8091m with 19 snowy capped mountains of Annapurna region trekking without hike in above 3667meter from the sea level.

The  black fossils ( Saligram) available in Mustang trekking trails while follow the   Kali Gandaki river banks .If any trekkers found saligram – he / she will be the lucky person and fulfill all wishes and desire as per Hinduism.

Visit the holy Muktinath .temple ( Salvation temple) . If travelers take showers of 108 holy spot or bath in the nearby Mukti Kunda (water pond) can wash away sins and bring salvation.

Above mentioned unique features make the trekking in upper mustang so special then other trekking destination like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang , Manaslu , Kanchenjunga or any Nepal treks route.

How difficult is the Upper Mustang trek route

The Upper Mustang trek difficulty grade  is moderate level. Trekking to Upper Mustang region fit for both novice and experienced trekking with average level fitness.  Upper Mustang trek with kids also possible around the year.  Now a days Upper mustang jeep drive tour also possible with in one week travelers who haven’t time visit in upper mustang on foot.

Upper Mustang trekking permit

Upper Mustang trek is restricted trekking in Nepal Himalaya. Only limited trekkers may visit in the year to preserve  the nature , Lombas cultures, caves, and gompas.  Upper Mustang treks route opened in 1991 for the tourist. Special Mustang trekking permit required to enter the mustang region apply by Department of immigration Nepal .

Minimum two people essential to get mustang trek permit through government registered Nepal trekking companies. Upper Mustang trekking permit cost 500 $ Dollars for 10 days which is obligatory for every tourist and extended each day permit cost $50 per person.

which is the best time trekking in  Upper Mustang region 

The best time for Upper Mustang trekking typically falls during the spring and autumn seasons, which offer the most favorable weather conditions for trekking in the region. Here's a breakdown:

Spring (March to May):

Spring is considered one of the best times for trekking in Upper Mustang.
The weather is generally stable with mild temperatures and clear skies.
The landscape is lush and colorful with blooming rhododendrons and other wildflowers.
Days are longer, providing ample daylight for trekking.

Autumn (September to November):

The weather is stable, with clear skies and moderate temperatures, making it ideal for trekking.
The scenery is stunning with clear mountain views and vibrant landscapes.
This season is also popular among trekkers, so expect some crowds on popular routes.
During these seasons, you can expect comfortable daytime temperatures ranging from 10°C to 20°C (50°F to 68°F) in the lower altitudes and cooler temperatures as you ascend higher. The nights can get cold, especially at higher elevations, so it's essential to pack appropriate gear for varying weather conditions.

It's worth noting that Upper Mustang lies in a rain shadow area, so it receives significantly less rainfall compared to other parts of Nepal. This makes it feasible for trekking even during the monsoon season, but the trails may be muddy and slippery, and there's a risk of landslides in some areas.

Ultimately, the choice of the best time for Upper Mustang trekking depends on your preferences regarding weather conditions, crowd levels, and the overall experience you seek.

Meals and Accommodation on the Upper Mustang trekking route 

You will have varieties of delicious meals available entire the Upper Mustang trekking route.  Travelers may choose Nepalese, Indian, Tibetan, Chinese , American, European and continental for breakfast , lunch and dinner choose able from menu.

 The best accommodation available during the treks in upper Mustang region normal lodge to five star category hotel.  Travelers may join for both options  hotels . for the luxury Upper Mustang trek arrange luxuries hotel in Jomsom ,Muktinath and Lo Manthang.

Upper Mustang trek packing list 

You need to bring following trekking equipment for Upper Mustang trekking

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.
Upper Mustang trek Itinerary

Upper Mustang trekking route has different options commence the trip: 

Option I:  Pokhara via Ghorepani poon Hill trek route through Kali Gandki valley up to upper Mustang region and return back from Jomsom by flight to pokhara.

Option II : Pokhara Jomoms by fight then trek to Upper Mustang region and return back by flight or Jomsom pokhara overland tour. 

Option III. Pokhara drive to Kagebeni then heading to Upper mustang trails and  return back by flight or Jomsom pokhara overland tour. 

Option IV: Kathmandu all the way to Upper mustang by jeep drive and return back through Kali Gandaki valley to pokhara then Kathamndu

 We will arrange tailor made Upper Mustang trek itineraries as per travelers choice and length of holiday duration.

Upper Mustang trek Reviews 

If you surfing in the internet thousands of Nepal trekking companies and freelancer website display for Mustang region trekking thus suggest for the adventure seekers look the upper Mustang  trekking reviews for memorable trip . Choose the government registered local Nepal trekking agency for the secured trip to Upper Mustang  . Freelancer , Individual trekking guide or illegal trekking operator may simply operate trekking in upper Mustang region  but risk is in your hand if incase of accident, suffer by high altitude sickness and Helicopter rescue , choose the best trekking agency in Nepal for protected  adventures.

Upper Mustang trekking  Cost 

The Upper Mustang trekking package cost is determined by the numbers of trekkers as well as private and group join basis trip. Also Upper Mustang hiking cost is depending on choice of service budget and luxuries. Budget upper Mustang  tour cost start from USD1850 and Luxury upper Mustang trekking cost USD 4350 per person. Trekking to Upper Mustang  has various type of the hotel accommodation normal lodge trek to five star hotel lodgings such as Oms Home Jomsom, Mustang Royal hotel , Jomsom Mountain Resort  so Upper Mustang trekking price belongs to the service, accommodation and local Nepal trekking companies

Guide and porter hiring service for Mustang Lo Manthang trek is budget options. Trekking guide cost for Mustang trekking USD 30 to 35 per day and Porter hiring service USD 25 to USD28  but their insurance and local company service charge will be extra. Nepal Upper Mustang trekking cost is slightly higer then other normal trekking destinations of Nepal because of Mustang trek permit cost USD 500 per person.   Nepal Upper Mustang trek  cost for Indian passport holders are cheaper then foreign nationals because cost quote on Nepalese and indian currency rupees for Indian citizens. we have special Upper Mustang trekking pacakge from America , Germany, Australia, UK and European countries.

Why Upper Mustang trek  package with Himalaya Journey Trekking 

  • Secured online booking and reservation system
  • Tailoring Upper Mustang trek Itinerary
  • 32 Years + Experienced and professional trekking, tour guide, drivers and staff entire the trip
  • No hidden cost for the Upper Mustang package trip
  • Authorized local Nepal trekking company recommended by Lonely planet travel guide book Nepal  and Rough guide book
  • 24/7 service and last minute Nepal Mustang trek booking facilities
  • All exclusive Upper Mustang tour package as requested by customer
  • Emphasis on quality service and guest take care for the 99.9% success the Upper Mustang trip package
  • Private and group join basis Upper Mustang trekking as per traveler’s holiday frame
  • Flexibility for extend the trip as per traveler’s requirements
  • Providing hygienic meals and best accommodation on the Upper Mustang trek as per requested by trekkers.
  • Instant Helicopter rescue service as per  trekkers’ requirement for Health conscious
  • Easy communication via (Email, WhatsApp, Viber , messenger , WeChat, Viber, Skype, Zoom) and phone 977- 9851007829  / 977-014983184 / 977 - 4986585
  • Advance booking system
Upper mustang trekking FAQ

How difficult is trek to Upper Mustang ?

Trek to upper Mustang is moderate  treks in Mustang region. Good Physical is required for the trip. Upper Mustang package trip  gradually ascend  from low level elevation from Jomsom 2567m so trekkers continuation doable this trip without any difficulties.

When is the best time to do the Nepal Upper Mustang trip ?

Autumn (From mid-September to November and Spring (March to May) are the best time to do this trek   but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year as per your holiday frame .. June to August (monsoon) is the rainy months  and Himalayan views may not clear and trekking trails are slippery . Winter season (December – February) is too cold and temperature almost minus even though Treks in Upper Mustang doable with our professional team.

What about accommodations and meals during the treks in upper Mustang ?

Good tea house / lodge facilities while treks in Mustangregion . Just normal hotel and almost hotel has common bathroom / toilet but some places has attach bathroom / toilet too. Trekkers will get all type of meals choose able from menu.

Sky caves in Upper Mustang trekking trails

More than 10,000 sky caves in upper Mustang trek route . You will see unusual caves in Mustang region demonstrated on red cliffs. The  Jhong cave and Ranchung Chungsi cave very famous caves in Mustang region.

List of Monastery in Mustang trekking destination

01: Kag Chode Thupten Samphel Ling Monastery, Kagbeni Nepal Established in 15th century

02: Terri Samdrub Chodhing Monastery in Tirigaon in Mustang

03: Chele Monastery (GOMPA) in Chhusang villge Mustang

04: Samar Monastery in Samar village of Upper mustang

05: Chungsi Cave Monastery in Syangboche Mustang (Guru Ringpoche meditated in this cave in around 8th century)

06: Thrangu Tashi Choling Monastery (GUMBA) Ghiling established in between 14th/15th century

07: Lo Geme Shad Drup Darkeling Gompa, Ghami established in 14th century

08: Tsarang Monastery (Gompa ) established in 13th century

09: Ghar Gumba monastery, Lo Gekar established in 8th century

Lo Gekar Monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in Upper Mustang. Ghar Gompa was founded by the Tibetan saint Padmasambhava and is located in the Lo area near Marang Village.

10: Thubchen Gompa, Lo-Manthang the capital of mustang established in late 15th century

11: Jampa Lhakang Monastery inside walled city established in early 14th centuryBuddhist monuments in Lo Manthang

12: Chode Gompa in Lo-Manthang (Monchoe Dragkar Thegchen Ling Gonpa) established in 13th century

13: Garghu Dhejing Chhyoling Gompa, Garphu, (Garphu monastery) Chhoser established in 15th century

14: Nyiphuk Namdol Norbuling Gompa, (Niphu monastery) Choser established in 14th century

15: Chhujung Gompa nearby Dhigaon (this is really interesting Gompa in Mustang , you need to take horse from Lo Manthang need at least full day. Also you need to take Lama people with key from Lo Manthang. On your special request may open and it cost USD 150 per person to visit this Gompa. 

16: Samduling Gompa, near to Lo-manthang

17: Namgyal Monastery (Thukten Dharkelin Gompa) Near Lo Manthang established in 10th century

18: Luri Ghang Gompa, Ghara village established in between on 8th Century by Guru Rinpoche 

How to get Upper Mustang trip permit?

Mustang is control trekking destination thus required special  permits through the local Nepal trekking agent along with your original passport. Minimum two person necessary for apply mustang  permit. trek permit cost US$ 500 per person for 10 days and additional US$ 50 per person each day.  ACAP permit and TIMS permit also necessary as you pass through Annapurna circuit trekking route.

What about Upper Mustang trip cost?

Upper Mustang trip cost is slightly high then other normal trekking destination like Everest trekking, Annapurna trekking, Langtang trekking, Manaslu trekking and Kanchenjunga trekking because of  upper mustang  permit cost is high. On the other hand  Pokhara jomsom flight ticket and Jomsom Pokhara flight ticket cost , Nepal trekking guide and porter insurance cost will also add for this trip.

How to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for this   ?

It is hard to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for  this trekking if you just surfing via google or internet so trekkers should know Nepal trekking company legal documents, service, reputation, either recommended in international travel guide book such as Lonely planet guide book, Rough guide book etc sometime free lance trekking guide, operator or illegal Nepal trekking agency also show up their website and sale the trekking it means beware from illegal operation that make your holiday hazards.

Upper Mustang trekking itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m, Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s representative will transfer to hotel ,Trek to upper Mustang  briefing with officially arrangements. overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in Kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath : visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the best Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath temple: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley etc and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at Kathmandu in Hotel.and prepare for the trek  because this day is required to make Mustang special trekking permit with original passport. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara 915m. by tourist bus or by flight. overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.

Day 04: After breakfast,pokhara to Jomsom by flight  (2,720m / 8,915ft) and trek to Kagbeni (2,800m / 9,500ft) 11.4km / 7miles,  walk approximately 3 hours

Day 05: Kagbeni to  Chele (3,055m / 10,025ft). 11.2km / 6.9miles walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 06: Chele trek to Syangboche (3,930m / 11,400ft)11.5km / 7.1miles .walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 07: Syangbochen  trek  to Ghami (3,520m / 11,535ft) 9.3km / 5.7miles walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 08:  Ghami trek to Tsarang/Chharang  (3505m / 11,500ft) 11.2km / 6.9 miles .walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 09:Tsarang / Charang trek to Lo Manthang (3810m / 12,135ft) ,11.5km / 7.1miles ,walk approximately 5-hours

Day 10: Acclimatization or Rest day in Lo-Manthang. During this, you can make sightseeing or excursion tour around Mustang King palace and four major Mustang Gompa  - Jampa Gompa (Jampa Lhakhang), Thubchen Gompa, Chodey Gompa, and Choprang Gompa. Jampa Gompa is the oldest and is also known as God's house.

Day 10: Lo-Manthang trek to "D” (3756m /12,282ft )  10 km / 6.1miles  walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 11: " D" trek to Ghara via Luri Gomba (3775m /12,244 ft) 9 km / 5.5 miles walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 12: Ghara trek to Tange (3370 m /11,018ft )  .13 km / 7.9 miles walk approximately 6 hours.

Day 13: Tange trek to Tetang (3022m / 9,881 Ft) 10 km / 6.1miles  walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 14: Tetang trek to Muktinath (3802m /12,432ft) 11 km / 6.7 miles  walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 15: Muktinath trek to Jomsom(2,720m/8,915ft),22km / 13.6 miles walk approximately 5-6 hours

Day 16: Jomsom to pokhra 915m. fly approximately 20 minutes, transfer to hotel. overnight at Pokhara

Day 17: After breakfast, Pokhara to kathmandu by tourist bus or by flight . by bus drive approximatley 6-7 hours, by flgiht 35 minutes only. we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange either by tourist bus , by private car or by flight as per trekkers choice  &  in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at Kathmandu in Hotel.

Day 18: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities , Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition's representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journeys or if you have time to stay in Nepal will arrange any other trip such as Chitwan Junlge safari tour, Lumbini tour, Chitwan jungle safari tour , river rafting etc.


Upper Mustang trekking Cost:

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Service includes:-

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
  • Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking Guide.
  • Kathmandu to pokhara overland transportation by tourist bus as mentioned in itinreary
  • Tourist bus station to Pokhara hotel transfer by private vehicle as mentioed in itinerary
  • Two night hotel accomodation in Pokhara on BB basis ( two star catagory hotel ) as mentioned in itinerary
  • Pokhara hotel to domestic airport drop by private vehicle as mentioed in itinerary
  • Pokhara jomsom Pokhara flight ticket as metioed in itinerary
  • Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking.(two person will get one trekking sherpa/ porter)
  • Trekking accomodation in Tea house / Lodge entire the upper mustang trekking as mentined in itinerary
  • Three time meal during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide
  • Upper mustang trekking permit (USD500 for 10 days) 
  • Annapurna conservation area project permit (ACAP permit)
  • Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS)
  • Pokhara Kathmandu overland transportation by tourist bus as mentioned in itinerary
  • guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valey sightseeing tour with private vehilce as menioned in itinerary
  • All program as mentioned in itinerary
  • Overland transportation
  • Trekking guide both way flight ticket
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide,  and porters)
  • Guide and porter fares and taxes.Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop

Service Excludes:-

  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal -  approx. US$ 24. al equipments
  • High risk medical insurance
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
  • Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).

Upper Mustang Trekking Equipments

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.


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Useful Information:

Upper Mustang trekking is an exhilarating journey to the Last forbidden kingdom of Nepal. Nepal Upper Mustang trek combine  with the trans Himalayan zone, culturally and geologically comparable like trip in Tibet. Nepal Upper Mustang trekking offer beautiful Himalayan views,Tibetan Monasteries ,Gompa, Mustangi  king palace. If you are looking for a “off the beaten path” cultural trekking in Nepal - Trekking in upper Mustang  is a great trip for unique experience with Tibetan culture and Holy Muktinath temple.

Treks in upper Mustang is controlled trekking route in Nepal and opened for trekking in 1991. Special Upper Mustang trekking permit  required to do this trip  through the local government registered  Nepal trekking company. special Upper Mustang trekking permit cost  per person USD 500 valid for 10 days &  additional day costs USD 50 per day each person.Minimum two people required to obtain the Nepal Mustang trekking permit. Upper Mustang trekking map has clearly mentioned restricted zone and  normal Annapurna trekking route.Upper Mustang trek difficulty level is moderate  thus trekkers should know details of upper Mustang trekking information before heading to the relevant areas.

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