Mustang, is situated in the north western 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 the Mt Annapurana 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 the best known for the places such as Marpha, Jomson, Kagbeni, Jharkot and Muktinath. Marpha is considered as 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 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 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