Upper Mustang trek

Upper Mustang trekking takes you to the arid and starkly beautiful area of Nepal. The high desert region of the Tibetan influence, kaligandaki valley, from the Tibetan border south to Kagbeni is generally referred to as upper mustang. The landscape of mustang is dry, sandstone ups and down with discontinuous moraine terraces but it was a major route of salt trade with Tibet in past. This route have very much diversity in geography it start from world’s highest region of Lo-Mangthang Valley that passes through almost tree-less barren landscape. We can have a view of mountain giants like Nilgiri, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. The culture, lifestyle and heritage are centuries old because of thousand years of isolation from modern world. So, there is strict control on obtaining a special permit from the department of immigration to protect the culture from outside influence.

The Trekking in to upper mustang begins with flight from Pokhara to Jomsom above upper kaligandaki river between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. We trek along Kaligandaki River upwards to Kagbeni a wonderful village then to Lo-Mangthang our final destination, the capital of Upper Mustang trekking region. We can extend our route as you wish to Annapurna circuit and many others on return. Trekking into upper Mustang is privileged to have an experience the life style of people, who live there even though it has very harsh environment. Dawn in Nepal Adventure Pvt. Ltd. arranges numerous trekking and recreation activities in upper mustang region. We serve our best to make your visit unforgettable life time experience. Welcome to be around Himalayas.

Upper Mustang trek Itinerary

Day 01 : Welcome to Nepal. upon your arrival at Nepal our representative welcome you and assists to transfer in your hotel. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu (1,350m).
Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley city tours and preparation for upcoming trek.
Day 03 : Drive / fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
Day 04 : Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom, trek to Kagbeni (2,858m).
Day 05 : Trek from Kagbeni to Chele (3050m).
Day 06 : Trek from Chele to Syanbochen (3475m).
Day 07 : Trek from Syanbochen to Ghaymi (3520m).
Day 08 : Trek from Ghaymi to Charang (3500m).
Day 09 : Trek from Charang to Lo-Mangthang (3700m).
Day 10 : Explore Lo-Mangthang.
Day 11 : Trek from Lo-Mangthang to Drakmar (3810 m).
Day 12 : Trek from Dhakmar to Ghiling (3806m).
Day 13 : Trek from  Ghiling to Chhuksang (3050m).
Day 14 : Trek from Chhuksang to Jomsom (2700).
Day 15 : Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara.
Day 16 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Day 17 : Free day in kathmandu you can contiunue little sightseeing around kathmandu valley.
Day 18 : After this amazing trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we can organize as your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.

Upper Mustang trek Serivce Include

Four nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on B/B basis;
3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek and climbing period.
Full board Accommodation of Lodges, Guesthouses in Twin Sharing Bases during the trek and tent will be available during the climbing period All camping equipment in Base camp;
Domestic airfare and hotel/airport transfer.
An experienced English speaking guide trained by government of Nepal.
Highly experienced staffs.
Staffs food, clothing, salary,insurance,equipment,flight etc.
All necessary grounded transportation by comfortable vehicles.
All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes.
Travel and Rescue arrangements.
Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.
Google trekking Nepal T-shirt.
Welcome & farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant.

Upper Mustang trek Serivce Exclude

Visa fee/ Airfare to and from your home city
Meal in Kathmandu (Lunch & Dinner)
Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot shower.
Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue if required.
Wake talkies &Filming permit.
Meal in Kathmandu (Lunch & Dinner)
Travel and Rescue insurance
Personal trekking/ climbing equipments
Personal expenses (Phone calls, Laundry, Bar bill, Extra porters cost, Dessert, Chocolates, Camera battery charges).
Tips for Guides & Porters.
Optional extra trips cost (Jungle safari, Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Paragliding ).

Upper Mustang trek note

All the conditions are stated in the itinerary for the travelers who prefer full package program. Clients safety and Security is vital concern even as traveling with Dawn in Nepal Adventure and we informed that your travel leader / guide has the authority to modify or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is necessary due to the Weather conditions, health conditions, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The travel leader will try to make sure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Upper Mustang trek Addition Information

We hope our website information's is appropriate for your Travel plan / trip. However, if you wish to discuss any aspect of this trip please  contact by email or If you want to talk with us directly feel free to call us at:  00977-9849158297


Holiday Trip Fact

Price: contact us
Grade: Moderate
Season: February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November are the best seasons. However, July & August are okay and trekking can be done but not so clear visibility due to rain.
Duration: 18 days.
Operation: Trekking+sightseeing
Activities: Tour + Trekking
Group Size: Min. 1 to 12 pax.
Highest access: 4320m
Start From: Pokhara
Ending at: Pokhara

Highlight of Tour

Scenic flight to and from Jomsom, Discover the hidden Himalayan kingdom, Explore the Kali Gandaki River Valley, Witness amazing landscape, Forbidden kingdom of Mustang, Spectacular views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, & Nilgiri Himal ranges. Buddhist monasteries, Plentiful cultural encounters with the ethnic people of Tibetan descent.

Fixed Departure