Glacier Nepal Treks & Expedition Pvt. Ltd.
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Duration

17 days

Maximun Altitude

3810 metres

Accomodation

 

  • 3-star hotel at Kathmandu 
  • Teahouse twin based sharing room

Meals

  • 11 Dinners
  • 10 Lunches
  • 12 Breakfasts
Price from
$2100 USD

Overview

Trip highlights

The breathtaking landscapes, ancient caves and majestic views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nigiri, and several other mountains are what makeup Upper Mustang Trek. The cultural and historical richness of Upper Mustang adds value to its natural offerings to any trekker from around the world.
The trek is of moderate level leading to a maximum elevation of 3840m at Lo-Manthang and requiring 5-6 hours of a daily walk. This region was opened to the trekkers only after 1990. While the limited number of trekkers explored this region until a few years back, the number is increasing significantly in recent times. The unique offerings of Upper Mustang make it one of the most rewarding treks on earth. Since Upper Mustang is a restricted region the foreign trekkers need to pay to the Department of Immigration at Kathmandu $500 for a 10-days trip and $50 per day for an extended trip for next 3 days.
The trekkers need to travel to Pokhara from Kathmandu and then to Jomsom before starting the trek. They have option of taking flights or road trip to Pokhara and Jomsom respectively. The trek starts from Jomsom along the mountain valley anchored by the great Kali Gandaki River and ends at the historic Lo-Manthang, the ancient capital of the kingdom of Lo.

Itinerary

You arrive at Tribhuwan International Airpot. Glacier Nepal treks representative welcome you at the airport and take you to the hotel by privet vehicle. After a short rest, You will meet the guide at our office. you may have some questions about the trekking he will give you answer the question. Overnight at the hotel.

After having breakfast in the morning we drive to Pokhara by tourist bus. It takes around 6- 7 hours to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu. You can also take the flight which takes about 30 minutes and in the remaining time, take your time to explore the Pokhara city and Lakeside. We stay overnight at Pokhara

After having breakfast we leave from the hotel and we have early fly to Jomsom from here we trek to the north side to pass through Ekle Bhatti's strong wind places and landscape before reaching Kagbeni.Kagbeni is the oldest village in this region there is more than five hundred years old Monastery. We can see the view of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri North, Tukuche peak from Kagbeni.  Overnight stay at the guest house.

After having breakfast we get checked our permit then our trek will start alongside Kali Gandaki River. We walk through the strong wind then ascending up to apple garden descending to on a hill to reach Tangbe from here we can see apple orchards, barley and buckwheat fields. We continue to walk pass another village Chuksang and cross the Kali Gandaki River then we climb to reach Chele. Overnight at Chele.

After having breakfast today is a more difficult day than the first day because of today we to cross two passes one is Taklam Pass 3624m and another pass is Dajori la pass from Chele. we need to ascend to small pass then descend to reach Samar the village then again ascend up to first pass Taklam pass and Dajori la pass we continue descending to reach Syangbochen. Overnight at Syangbochen.

After having breakfast first, we need to ascend  for a while and cross the Yamada la pass 3850 easy flat to reach Tama Gaon then we have to steep climb up to Nyi pass at 4010m from where we can see the views of Nilgiri North, Tilicho Peak. We continue descending to reach Ghami. Ghami is the biggest village in this region. The village surrounded by a terrace field. Overnight at Ghami.

After having breakfast we have to descend and cross the bridge over the Ghami Khola and start ascending through the longest Mani walls along the trail, this is the longest Mani walls in Mustang region and we cross the Tsrang la pass at 3870 and continue to descend to reach Tsarang village this village has a very old Monastery and Royal place we can explore in the afternoon. Overnight at Tsrang 

After having breakfast Our the trek starts by descending to cross a river and gradually up to the top Lola pass at 3950m from the top, we can see the views of Tibet border, Lo-Manthang village, Chooser village, Nilgiri North, Tilicho Peak, and Bhrikuti Peak. Overnight at Lo-Manthang.

 

After having breakfast we can go to visit Chhoser village includes two monasteries and two thousand five hundred years old Jhong Cave and back to Lo-Manthang at lunchtime. We can spend the visit Three Monasteries Jhampa, Thupchen, and Chhoeda all these Monasteries are very old in Lo-Manthang.
 

 

After having breakfast we use a different route when we return back from Lo-Manthang to Drakmar. We have to ascend up to the pass at 4200m and down to Gyakar village via Ghar Gompa (Monastery). Ghar Gompa is the oldest Monastery in the Mustang region is more than 1300 years old anyone who makes a wish at the Monastery will have it fulfilled. We visit the Monastery and ascend up to the then continue to descend to Drakmar. Overnight at Drakmar

 

After having breakfast we start our trek early in the morning because late afternoon strong windy descend to reach Ghami and ascend up to the top and continue down Ghiling. we trail through the dry plateau and Mani walls before reaching Ghiling.On the way still, we can see the views of mountains Nilgiri North, Tilicho Peak and Dhaulagiri.we can visit Monastery let afternoon. Overnight at Ghiling

 

After having breakfast we walk on the road for while then we have hours.e to walk the same trail as before going up to Lo-manthang and to reach Syangbochen after that we ascend up to the  top than most of the parts descending  and to cross the bridge over the Kali Gandaki River before reaching Chuksang. Overnight at Chuksang.

 

After having breakfast today is a long way but easy path up to Jomsom first we will be at Kagbeni checked our special Mustang permit and we end our Mustang trail and join another trail Annapurna circuit. We stop for lunch at Kagbeni and continue to reach Jomsom and finish our upper Mustang trek.  Overnight at kagbeni.

After breakfast, we take early to fly  Pokhara by plane we can enjoy views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail and Nilgiri North. Afternoon we can take a boat ride and visit Devis Falls evening visit around like side buying souvenirs.
 

 

After breakfast, we will leave the hotel at 7 am for the tourist bus park. we enjoy magnificent views of Annapurna South, fishtail and Himchuli.

 

This is your final day in Nepal. Glacier Nepal treks representative will drop you to Tribhuwan international airport by privet vehicle. Home sweet home.

Activities:
Grading:
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Moderate

Route Map

Route Map for Mustang  | Glacier Nepal

Includes & Excludes

  • All airport and hotel transfers with private transportation.
  • Two times Arrival/Departure.
  • Flight ticket Pokhara /Jomsom/Pokhara.
  • By tourist bus Kathmandu/Pokhara/Kathmandu.
  • Tea House/ Lodge accommodation including meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during trek.
  • Government License holder trekking guide.
  • Coverage of guides and porters meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation and
  • Other necessary equipment.
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee and national park fee.
  • Medical kit.
  • All Government and Local Taxes.
  • Minus 20 sleeping bag and duffle bag need to return after trekking.
  • Farewell Dinner after trekking.
    • International Flight.
    • Excess baggage charges.
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Trekking (because of any reason) prior to the plan scheduled itinerary.
    • Personal nature of expenses such as laundry, telephone call, battery recharge.
    • Shopping and hot shower during the trek.
    • Laundry, extra porters, beverages etc.
    • Personal clothing and gear.
    • Travel insurance.
    • Tips for guide and porters.
    • Additional costs or delays caused by management out of control like landscape, bad weather condition, in case of itinerary modification with a view to safety concern, illness,
    • Change of government policy, political instability raises strike, moment etc.
    • Bar beverage bills.

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We've been in Higher Mustang just 2 days ago and we are enthusiastic about this part of Nepal. The trek is 12 days long to go and come back,but we don 't have had so much time,so we have come back by jeep for half of the return. We have contact Chandra (the manager),and our POLAR STAR,2 mounths ago and we have explaned our need.He has managed all the little details about our staying in Nepal ,including hotels and transfer in Pokara and Jomson (Mustang),we have booked by ourself just the intercontinental flight. He is very professional and He also speack english very well. We have knowed him and Super Rabin three years ago in a trek from Gorepani to Poon hill, and they have been as professional and careful even that time. We hope we come back whith they as soon as possible.

Daniele

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