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Upper Mustang Trek

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Pokhara, Nepal

  • Activities

    Adventure, Hiking Trekking

  • Price
    $1800 USD per trip
  • Duration

    18 Days

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    As arranged

  • Starting Location


  • Price Includes

    Trekking permit, Transport, Pokhara to Jomsom/Pokhara flight ticket, Guide, Porter, Meals, Accommodations, Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Government tax


  • Discover the physical and cultural division of the Tibetan highland
  • Trek in the "restricted" zone of the Mustang Region (permits required)
  • Stay in tea houses and camp along your way


Trip Info

The Upper Mustang Trek is located north of Annapurna region at an elevation of 4000 m. It is physically and culturally a division of the Tibetan highland. The valleys are barren and dry with vivid rock formations holding many caves high up in the rock face. Upper Mustang was a restricted location until 1992, at present visitors are allowed with an entry permit. Upper Mustang is one of the only regions left where one can perceive the untouched Tibetan way of life.

Upper Mustang Trekking begins from Jomsom after taking a flight for 25 minutes from Pokhara. After arriving to Jomsom, you will follow the Kali Gandaki River to reach Kagbeni. From Kagbeni, the restricted region of Upper Mustang commences. We will visit the famous pilgrim site of Muktinath before moving north to Upper Mustang. From Kagbeni moving further in the north direction, we will reach Lo Mangthang, a Tibetan kingdom with a walled capital. Also, we will take an unusual way via Dhakmar, going across 2 passes at an elevation of approximately 4,200 m. Near to Dhakmar, you will find the ancient Tibetan monastery, the Lo Gekar Monastery constructed in the 8th century.

This Adventure in the Great Himalayan arranges 18 days in moderate tea houses or camping in the Upper Mustang. Trekking requires a special trekking permit to enter the area. Experience the worthwhile aspects of the incredible landscape, architecture and way of life of this unique place. The maximum altitude you will be reaching during the trek is 4210 m. The best season to trek the Upper Mustang is March to November.

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