Trip Highlights of upper mustang trek
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Scenic Flight to and from Jomsom
- Exploring the Kali Gandaki River Valley
- Forbidden Kingdom of Mustang
- Visit to Lo Manthang, capital of Mustang
- Spectacular view of mountains of Annapurna Region
- Visit Muktinath, the god of salvation of both Buddhists and hindus
- High snow-peaks, ancient villages and high altitude grazing settlements
Upper Mustang Trek is similar to Annapurna Base Camp Trek in terms of starting point of journey.Trekking in Nepal It too starts from Pokhara. However, trekkers will take morning flight to Jomsom instead of drive to Nayapull. After reaching the windiest town of Nepal trekkers start the walking activity. Trail along the Kaligandaki River can be blissful act. You can find the sacred fossils which resemble the lord Vishnu as well. Traversing through some abandoned villages and world’s deepest gorge of Kaligandaki trekkers will finally reach Lomanthang the capital of Upper Mustang. Lomanthang means the walled city where once the last kingdom of Nepal was existed. In order to preserve these Tibetan origin people Nepal Government has denoted this area as restricted region. The culture and traditions of these people are more inclined to Tibetans. The Tiji Festival is highly popular in this area. This festival is marked to celebrate the victory of good over evil. The trip of Upper Mustang also features mysterious man made holes on hills as well. Explore this magnificent society clustered together and witness rich traditions of people of Upper Mustang.
Trekking in Upper Mustang Trek, trekkers can get opportunity to witness the majestic Muktinath temple and nunnery as well having Mt. Neelgiri on the backdrop. Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage offers competitively priced package. You will get plethora of knowledge about geographical, cultural and traditional facts of Upper Mustang region.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1300m)
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara or by flight
Day 03:Fly to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni (2858m)
Day 04: Trek to- Chele(3030m)
Day 05: Trek to sangboche (3620m)
Day 06: Trek to Ghami
Day 07: Trek to Charang(3490m)
Day 08: Tsarang- Lo Mangthang (3840m)
Day 09: Explore Lomathnag.
Day 10: Trek to Lo Gekar & then to Ghami (3460m)
Day 11: Trek to Sangboche (3620m)
Day 12: Trek to Chusang
Day 13: Trek to Muktinath (3900M)
Day 14: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom
Day 15: Jomsom-Pokhara flight.
Day 16: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 17: Farewell friend
Physical Conditions and Experience Requirements
17 days of upper mustang Trek is considered as moderate. If you jog or perform morning walks regularly then it would not be any problem for you to walk on the trail. However, it is highly recommended that you should start doing mild exercises one month prior to your trekking date. This would help in creating best Himalayan walking holiday experience. Having said that, it should be noted Technical Skill are not needed. The major hurdle is an altitude. Therefore, person having past medical history of lung, heart and blood diseases are extremely advised to consult your doctor before embarking on this journey.
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