Upper Mustang Drive Tour

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    Duration 11 Days
  • Trip Difficulty EASY
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    AccommodationHotel + Tea House
  • TransportationCar + Coach + Jeep
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    Trip StyleOff Road Jeep Drive Tour
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  • Meals: Lunch + Dinner + Breakfast
  • Group Size: Minimum 2
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Upper Mustang Drive Tours of Trekking Trail Nepal takes you to the north of Kagbeni in the restriction area of Demilitarized Zone DMZ through the newly constructed driving trail. Although this zone comes under the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), due to the restricted tourism, you must pay USD 500 per person for 10 days permits.

Lo Manthang - Final Destination of Upper Mustang Drive Tour

Lo Manthang is a beautiful high alpine desert with about 1200 citizens within the medieval walled village of Lo. You will spend one day extra in the Lo Manthang to explore culture, traditions, royal palace, and historical monasteries.

Kingdom of Lo or Upper Mustang is the final destination of the Upper Mustang Drive Tour, also known as Lo Mangthang. Upper Mustang is the restriction for foreigners under the title of demilitarized till the end of 1992. It is believed that Upper Mustang is the living natural museum for the original Tibetan culture and arts with the Buddhist religion derived from Tibet. The fortes, Monastery, Arts, Culture and Traditions, festivals, stupas, and caves are living example. Above all more people and the community of the secret kingdom of Upper Mustang speaks Tibetan Languages (The oldest Language of Asia), and they teach the culture and this Language to the coming generation for preservation.

Why the Upper Mustang Drive Tour?

After the construction of the motor-able track in the valley of Upper Mustang, Drive Tours, and Motor Biking Tours are taking over the Trekking Trail. But The Adventure, Experience, closeness of culture and original Buddhist religion, Donze and forts, and Caves and Rocks tunnel, make Upper Mustang Trekking a top choice over other packages.

In short Upper Mustang Drive Tour is the best suit for lazy people, while Upper Mustang Motor Biking Trip is best for passionate bike riders.

The Road of Upper Mustang Driving Tour

The Motorable track from Pokhara to Upper Mustang passing Beni, Tatopani, Jomsom, Kagbeni, Chuksung till the Korola, China-Nepal border makes this Upper Mustang Driving Tour possible. Here Trekking Trail Nepal offers the best drive tour to the secret kingdom of upper Mustang including the natural hot spring of Tatopani while driving back to Pokhara.
This 11-day Luxury Upper Mustang Drive Tour starts from Kathmandu and follows Pokhara, Jomsom, Ghimi, Lomanthang, Kagbeni, Tatopani, and back to Kathmandu via Pokhara. As Itinerary of the Upper Mustang Driving Tour, you will complete the whole tour of this forbidden kingdom and fly back to your home on days 11 as original Itinerary.

The actual off-road drive tour starts from Galeshower on day 4, and ready to enter to the Restrict Valley of Upper Mustang on day 5 from Kagbeni and reach the Kingdom of Lo by following the itinerary of Upper Mustang Drive Tour.

Why Upper Mustang Drive Tour is the Best Drive Tour in Nepal

  •     The easiest way to enjoy the Upper Mustang Valley
  •     Adeline adventure of off-road drive in the Himalayas
  •     Experience the highest suspension bridge and deepest gorges of the world
  •     Splendid views of Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 m and Annapurna 8,091 m with many others
  •     Hidden Valley experience with the oldest culture, religion, and traditions
  •     Highland jeep drive and explore the rain shadow of the Himalayas
  •     One of the most visited restricted trekking zones of Nepal
  •     Combines Kathmandu and the Natural beautiful city of Pokhara

Upper Mustang Drive Tour from Pokhara

This Upper Mustang Drive Tour starts and ends in Kathmandu. Trekking Trail Nepal will provide extra accommodation and services as needed with an extra cost for ease and convinces for our guests. Furthermore, we also offer the Upper Mustang Drive Tour from Pokhara, which also ends in Pokhara. This Upper Mustang jeep drive tour itinerary comes in 9 Days.

Upper Mustang Drive Tour Itinerary - From Pokhara

Day 1 Arrive in Pokhara, Issue Permits, free day for you.
Day 2 Drive to Jomsom via Tatopani
Day 3 Drive to Ghimi
Day 4 Drive to Lomanthang
Day 5 Lomanthang Exploration day
Day 6 Drive to Kagbeni
Day 7 Drive to Tatopani
Day 8 Drive to Pokhara
Day 9 End of Upper Mustang Drive Tour

The above itinerary of the Upper Mustang Drive Tour from Pokhara can be customized as your need and interests. Contact Us for a customized Itinerary of Upper Mustang 4wd Drive Tour from Pokhara.

Visit Upper Mustang Before it's Too Late!

Years of experiences Here Trekking Trail Nepal can say that the Real Upper Mustang the old untouched Upper Mustang will vanish in coming years. If this exploit without preserving the important historical, religious, and old Tibetan culture of Upper Mustang. These are the best years to visit Upper Mustang, now you can experience the old Nature, culture, Religions, and early stages of development.

In last few years Upper Mustang is linked with the road network of Nepal. As the result charm and demand of Upper Mustang Trek is getting low. While package like Upper Mustang Drive Tour, Mustang Driving Tour, Road to Mustang, Motor Biking Upper Mustang Tour is getting popular.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 02: Drive to Pokhara, Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 03: Drive to Tatopani via High Bridge of Kusma.
  • Day 04: Drive to Kagbeni via Jomsom and crossing Kaligandaki.
  • Day 05: Kagbeni to Ghimi passing Samar.
  • Day 06: Ghimi to Lo Manthang.
  • Day 07: Lo-Manthang Excursion.
  • Day 08: Lo Manthang to Jomsom.
  • Day 09: Jomsom to Pokhara.
  • Day 10: Tourist coach drive back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 11: End of Upper Mustang Drive Tour with Trekking Trail Nepal.

Cost Includes:

  • 4 night 3-star accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast on twin sharing.
  • English speaking, knowledgeable local Upper Mustang Drive Tour Guide.
  • Experience and helpful private 4 wheel driver.
  • ACAP Permits and Upper Mustang Restrict Permit
  • Lunch, Dinner, and Breakfast from Pokhara to Pokhara
  • 3 cups of drinks per person per day.
  • Best available twin sharing accommodation.

Few Names of Upper Mustang Drive Tour, Trek and Trips

Upper Mustang Trek, Hidden Valley of Mustang Trek, Lo Manthang Trek, Upper Mustang Tour and Upper Mustang Drive Tour are other popular names in use for Upper Mustang Packages. This trekking trail lies very close to the Tibetan border which gives you an insight into the Tibetan Buddhism culture that prevails in this region.

Geography of Upper Mustang

Since the valley of Mustang and Upper Mustang lies in the rain shadow of Mighty Himalayas make perfect trekking and tours destination even in monsoon and throughout the year.

Upper Mustang is known as the lost forbidden kingdom. In many ways, the valley of Upper Mustang is similar to Tibet. Upper mustang is also known as Himalayan Desert. Most windy and least rainfall place of Nepal makes its land and totally barren and treeless as the Tibetan plateau. Although you can enjoy the colorful combination of landscape eroded of sandstone hills and valleys along the many small-small rivers.

Traditional culture, Religious Heritage, Ancients lifestyle of Upper Mustang are still in practices since the Kingdom of Upper Mustang remains untouched and out of reach to modern civilization for centuries.

Upper Mustang Tour is a rare and privileged opportunity, you experience the true life of real Himalayan people within Nepal. But the development of road you can fulfill your dream of Upper Mustang on Drive Tour.

Group Size for Upper Mustang Drive Tour

Minimum required Pax 2, to issue the restriction area permits of Upper Mustang. To issue the restriction area permits of Upper Mustang Drive Tour, we need your, Passport size photograph, original passport along with fees in USD. This process might take 4-6 hours Monday through Friday, expect public and local holidays.

Payment for Upper Mustang Drive Tour

Trekking Trial Nepal team meet up must be in Kathmandu for the payment procedures, Introduction with the guide. Our team will meet you over tea and coffee in our office or somewhere else as your convinces.

Restrict Permit for Upper Mustang Drive Tour

Upper Mustang Trek, Tour, Drive, Motorbike, or mountain bikes requires to restrict permits. The cost for Upper Mustang Permit is US $500 per person for the first 10 days and the US $ 50 per person per day thereafter.

The permit is issued only for groups minimum two people and to organize trekking permits you must organize your trek with a Government register agent who have insurance, US dollor account, Tax Clerance. Do not worry Trekking Trail Nepal Pvt. Ltd is will do for your driving tour to Upper Mustang. We are adventure trekking professionals, who have so far led several trekking groups, large and small, special interest to research to an educational trip to Upper Mustang on drive tour or in trekking.

Although not all attractions are created equal and Lo Manthang is the primary attraction of this trek, this trip also includes several other attractions that reflect the religion, culture and ancient history of this region, including the Un-spoilt villages and Historical rock caves of Upper Mustang Valley - a lost forbidden Tibetan kingdom.

Best Price and Group Discount for Upper Mustang Drive Tour

2 Pax - USD 1487 Per Person
3 Pax - USD 1387 Per Person
4 Pax - USD 1257 Per Person

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A trekking trip is a journey on foot for pleasure usually along the trekking trails along mountains. It is a multi-day, adventurous trip as a vacation who likes to enjoy the nature, scenery, wildlife, etc. Such trips allow you to enjoy and experience the aesthetic nature and the purity of the local traditions and customs. Trekking will exhaust you as it’s a physical enduring or challenging activity and requires a very high level of energy and fitness with technical skills. Guides and porters arr being hired so that your huge rucksack is carried by them and you can simply enjoy the trek.

Group Joining 2024/25

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