Upper Mustang Trek

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destination
Annapurna Region
duration 18 days
maximum altitude 4200m
trip difficulty moderate
total cost $3500 $3490
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  • Our representative will pick you up from the airport after your landing and escort you to the Hotel. 
  • You can complete the checking-in procedure and enjoy a night’s rest.
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Altitude

1400m

  • Our day begins with a brief orientation regarding the upcoming trek where we discuss the trek, trekking routes, necessary equipment, and your stay in Nepal.
  • Afterward, head out for a thorough sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley where we visit the important sites of Kathmandu like the Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, and Boudhanath.
  • Overnight in Kathmandu.
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  • We will take public transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
  • The six-hour drive encompasses a winding highway road, green hills, and thundering rivers.
  • Pokhara is a major metropolitan city of Nepal just on the foot of the Annapurna Range.
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1400m

  • Fly towards the windy city of Jomsom from Pokhara. The 30 minutes flight is full of mountain scenery around and glorious valleys beneath us.
  • After reaching Jomsom, we take a brief ride towards a pretty Gurung and Thakali inhabited village of Chhusang.
  • After a short period, we arrive at Kagbeni where we make a stop to complete the government formalities relating to Mustang Special Permit.
  • Overnight in Chhusang.
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Altitude

3000m

  • Today’s walk crosses the Kali Gandaki gorge and then it is a short climb up to the small village of Chele (3100m).
  • After Chele, a beautiful trail carved into the rock leads in turn to Taklam-la (3625m) and Dajong-la (3660m).
  • We descend to the beautiful old village of Samar for the night’s rest.
  • Overnight in Samar.
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Altitude

3600m

  • Today you cross two mountain passes: Nyi La (3920m) and Ghumi la (3750m). After reaching Ghemi, we stop for a break.
  • In Ghemi, we can roam around and visit the old monastery at the heart of the village. The monastery is surrounded by caves which, in the past, served as a shelter against invaders.
  • In the afternoon, we continue our easy climb along with the iconic red Mustang wall to reach Dhakmar.
  • Overnight in Dhakmar.
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Altitude

3820m

  • Even though the trail from Dhakmar is relatively easy, it will still be a long trek. Initially, we take an easy uphill climb to the Mui La Pass (4100m) and onwards to the oldest monastery of Manang, Ghar Gompa (3920m) where we stop for lunch.
  • After the brief break, we move on to cross the Marang (4230m) and Chogo pass (4320m).
  • We then move towards the capital of Upper Mustang, Lo Manthang which is surrounded by striking scenery.
  • Overnight in Lo Manthang.
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3840m

  • Lo Manthang is one of the most spectacular places in Nepal. So, it is well worth it to rest for a day in Lo Manthang and explore the beautiful town.
  • The town is full of winding streets, iconic 15th-century monasteries including the historic Jamba Lhakhang and Tukche monastery.
  • Lomanthang is very close to Tibet and Tibetan cultural influences can be observed.
  • Overnight in Lo Manthang.
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  • Today you take jeeps towards the Tibetan border of Sicha Khola valley. Leave the jeeps at the foot of Jhong cave, a real troglodyte skyscraper!
  • On our return back, we visit the spiritual monastery of Nyiphu.
  • Return to Lo Manthang, through the fabulous lunar landscape of Chossar and several charming villages.
  • Overnight in Lo Manthang.
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  • Climb up to Loday Pass (3950m) and walk along the plateau at 4050m above sea level, then hike down to Dhi.
  • After reaching Dhi, we cross the Kali Gandaki River and reach the settlement of Yara.
  • Overnight in Yara.
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3640m

  • We trek for a couple of hours from Yara to visit the unique Luri Gompa Monastery and its ancient Buddhist arts.
  • We will also explore the Luri caves and beautiful 15th-century Buddhist frescoes before returning to Yara.
  • Overnight in Yara.
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  • Today you cross a rocky desert plateau, far from any civilization. It is a short descent to Dhechyang Khola where you can find fossils if you’re lucky.
  • From here, you climb to Sertang Pass (3945m). The view of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri from the top of Sertang Pass is extraordinary.
  • Descend from Sertang and pass through several villages to reach Tangge.
  • Overnight in Tangge.
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Altitude

3420m

  • It is going to be another long day of the hike today. We cross the Yak Khola and climb up to the Cho Cha La Pass (4210m).
  • Descend a short distance until reaching Paha where we stop for lunch.
  • Walk beside a beautiful ridge trail and make a steep descent into the valley of Nursing Khola and join Chhusang Village.
  • Overnight the Chhusang.
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  • Start the day by climbing up from Chhusang to the beautiful village of Tetang (3040m).
  • Climb further from Tetang to reach Gyu Pass (4070m). Along the way, you can enjoy beautiful views of the “white mountain” Dhaulagiri (8165m) the “blue mountain” Nilgiri, and the villages of Muktinath and Jharkot.
  • Next, we walk down to the temple of Muktinath, dedicated to the Hindu god of liberation and flanked by 108 taps where Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims take holy showers to cleanse their karma.
  • Overnight in Muktinath.
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3800m

  • We pass Muktinath through a small mountain pass of the beautiful alpine landscape.
  • Take a steep descent till reaching the small settlement of Lupra, a village that sits well- hidden in the gorge of Lupra Khola.  Lupra is rarely visited by tourists and maintains a charming authenticity.
  • We follow the trail of the Kali Gandaki River to reach Jomsom.
  • Overnight in Jomsom.
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Altitude

2720m

  • We will take a flight from Jomsom back to Pokhara early in the morning. After a brief rest in Pokhara, we take another short flight to Kathmandu. You will have some free time upon arrival.
  • Overnight in Kathmandu.
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  • Boudhanath, the largest Buddhist stupa in the world and home to the Buddha’s discerning eyes as well as several surrounding monasteries. After the Buddhist stupa, you visit the Pashupatinath temple. This is the  most important Hindu temple. It belongs to the God Shiva: the God of destruction and reconstruction.
  • Thousands of Hindu pilgrims from Nepal and India pray, dance, sing and make offerings in this temple every day. Traditionally, when Hindu people die, they are cremated and here we find the most important site for cremations that take place on the bank of the holy river called Bagmati.
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  • Our representative will pick you up from your hotel (approximately three hours prior to your scheduled flight) for you departure.
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excludes

  • Personal equipment for trekking
  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Tips) for guide & porter
  • Bar & BeveraÅge bills