Mustang is situated in the northwestern region of Nepal which is well known for trekking expeditions. Mustang is divided into two parts, namely Upper mustang and lower mustang, and was first opened for foreigners in 1992. Since then, it has become popular for trekkers to explore this forbidden kingdom. Mustang is surrounded by Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri giving spectacular views for trekkers. Moreover, Mustang is also home to "Kali Gandaki", the deepest gorge in the world. Lower Mustang is best known for places such as Marpha, Jomson, Kagbeni, Jharkot, and Muktinath. Marpha is considered the hub of the apple and apricot industry in Mustang. Mustang has two known distilleries companies, a drying facility, and beautiful orchards. As Muktinath temple is considered to be a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists, the place is always filled with local and international pilgrims. Lower mustang is also famous for its Tibetan-style dwellings and cobbled streets.
Mustang also offers wide diversity in flora and fauna. Birds such as Hill and Rock pigeons, Crag Martins, Rose Finches, Pied Wagtails, Rock Buntings, Black Redstarts, and White-capped river chats. Also, Himalayan griffin, Lammergeyer, and Golden eagles are the major attraction of this region. Snow leopard, Red fox, Marmot, Himalayan Wooly Hare, Blue Sheep, Yak, and Lynx, etc. can be spotted in this region.
Highlights of the trek:
- Trek in one of the most desired and beautiful landscapes in Nepal.
- The jaw-dropping sceneries, hills, and mountains have hosted countless documentaries, movies, and vacations.
- The spirituality of the “Last Forbidden Kingdom” is unlike anywhere else in the world.
- Experience the culture and religion of the isolated community of the Upper Mustang.