Upper Mustang Region Trek

Mustang is an ancient Himalayan Kingdom which lies in the northern central part of Nepal and at the top of the Kaligandaki River. Upper Mustang consists of two distinct regions: the southern part and the northern where the languages, culture and traditions are alike to those of the Tibetan people. This area is consider as one of the most interesting and picturesque places in Nepal. The whole area has an isolated and mystical feel to it, enchanting and inspiring visitors to this region.


The trek to Lo- Manthang is through high altitude desert country climbing in and out of the huge sided valley of the Kali Gandaki. In places the gorge which the Kali Gandaki River runs through is the deepest in the world. This region is full of some of Nepalís oldest Buddhist Monasteries, ancient and isolated villages with quaint white washed houses.

Itinerary:

Day 1 Arrival - Hotel transfer, tour briefing
Day 2 Rest & Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Day 3 Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 4 Drive to Beni to trailhead from Pokhara, 5 hr. by bus, start the trek and over night camp at Babiochaur.
Day 5 Babiochaur to Darbang (camp at school Chaur).
Day 6 Darbang to Phalai Gaun.
Day 7 Phalai Gaun to Jugepani (camp near by river bank).
Day 8 Jugepani to Baghar (lunch time stay at same place).
Day 9 Baghar to Dobang.
Day 10 Dobang to Pakhaban (camp before Sallaghari).
Day 11 Pakhaban to Italian Camp.
Day 12 Italian Camp to Japanese Camp.
Day 13 Japanese Camp to Dhaulagiri Base Camp.
Day 14 Dhaulagiri Base Camp to Hidden valley (French Pass 5360m.)
Day 15 Hidden Valley to Yak Kharka (Thapa Pass 5290m.).
Day 16 Yak Kharka to Marpha (Teahouse stay).
Day 17 Marpha to Jomsom (Teahouse stay).
Day 18 Early morning transfer to airport and fly back to Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 19 Rest in Kathmandu
Day 20 Onward fly


This package does not include transportation by 4x4 to the trail head ($100 per person).

Costs

(all costs are quoted in US dollars per person, per day)

Package - $100 per day, per person.

Trekking Permit Per Person - $500

N.B. The price does not include trekking permits or any incidental items such as beer, soft drinks or mineral water.