The itinerary of the Upper Mustang Trek starts with your arrival at Kathmandu in Tribhuwan International Airport, welcomed by the representative of Trekking Trail Nepal. Then we will transfer you to the hotel by private transportation. On the way or at the hotel, we will brief you on the details of the program. It's a humble request you pay the due balance for the trip. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Kathmandu is a land of temples and stupas. Also, the UNESCO World Heritage sites are included in the itinerary. Boudhanath, Syawambhunath, Pashupatinath, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, etc. We will prepare the gears and types of equipment for the trekking during the spare time. Overnight stay at the hotel.
An incredible early morning drive by tourist bus or private transportation or a flight to Pokhara. The purpose would be about 6 – 7 hours by tourist bus, about 5 hours by car and about 25 – 30 minutes by flight. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.
We will again take an early morning flight from Pokhara to Jomson. The tremendous scenic flight to Jomson offers a fascinating view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. After arriving at Jomsom, Real Trekking of Upper Mustang will start. Today we will head towards Kagbeni, the gateway to the Upper Mustang Region. A Trekking Guide will accompany you. Overnight at the Tented Camp.
Today, we head towards the Chele following the trail of the Kali Gandaki river. Finally, we arrive at the Tangbe village, heading towards the north. We will pass through the alleys, fields of barley, wheat, buckwheat and the apple orchards. Finally, we will reach Chhusang village from Tangbe village after walking for about 30 – 40 minutes.
There is a substantial red Conglomerate rock that forms a tunnel following the Kali Gandaki river. We can feel the cultural transition from the Manage culture to the Tibetan culture of Lo. Day 5 of the Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary is the first day in the Restrict Part of the Upper Mustang.
We will start our trek from Chele walking through the deserted and rocky path to Samar village then to Gheling village. On the trail, we pass the Chungi Cave too. The trek will gradually descend to some colorful gorgeous Chortens and then further descend to Samar village. Further climb down will lead to the large gorge then crossing a stream and climbing up at a height of 3800m, we will reach Shyang motion. After walking down, we will reach Gheling village.
We will climb up slowly to the excellent pass NYI LA pass viewpoint from Geling village. Next, we will cross the steel bridge of the Tangmar Chu river and arrive at the longest and the most fascinating Mani wall in Nepal. We will then climb at another pass at a height of 3600m and climb down slowly to Charang village.
The other attractions are the enormous five-story white Dzong and red Gompa. Also we can see the stunning collections of the statues, the paintings and the Thankas of Buddha.
On this day, we will visit the amazing hamlets of Lo-Gekar and L-Manthang. First, there are the ancient Gompas. The Lo-Gekar Gompa of Nepal is older than the Samye Gompa in Tibet. Then, after continuing the trail from Lo-Gekar village, we will slowly head towards the Lo-Manthang where we will stay overnight at the tented camp. Finally, we will cross a stream before climbing the highlands of Lo-Manthang.
From Lo-Manthang, we will walk for about 2 hours to reach Namgyal Gompa, a significant Buddhist monastery serving as a local court. We will continue our walk to Tingkhar village, the last main village to the northwest of the Lo-Manthang. After spending some time, we will return to Lo-Manthang where we will spend another night at the tea house.
We will be trekking today to reach Dhakmar village where we will spend the night. From Lo-Manthang, we will walk straight till we get the Marang or Ghar Gumba and slowly turn towards the west side of the valley Dhakmar.
From Dhakmar village, we will start our trek to reach the Ghiling village bypassing, Ghami, Ghami La Pass of 3765 m, Nyi La Pass, and viewpoint of 4010. After crossing the river, we will climb up to the height of 3850m and then descend to Tangbe village at 3370m. Ghiling is a small hamlet of about 12 houses built very close to each other and the rooftops are made by the dry woods, which is a sign of the prosperity of the people here.
The trail will lead to Chungsi Cave followed by Samar Village, a small village between 2 hills of the Chuksang immediately entering the Mustang valley from Kagbeni.
Today is the last day of the Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary. We will pass through the beautiful village of Tyngbe. Gureungs and Thakali with the fantastic views of colorful chortens of Red, Black, and White.
After reaching the entry point of Kagbeni, the same we made an entry on day 5 as Itinerary of Trekking Trail Nepal. Today we will go to Jomsom, with amazing views of the wide Kali Gandaki valley bypassing the small town of Ekle Bhatti. Stay overnight at Jomsom.
Spare day at Pokhara. We will take a mountain flight from Jomson to Pokhara for about 20 minutes then transfer you to the hotel there. So we can roam around the attractive Pokhara valley. Overnight stay at the hotel.
We have an option for the Tourist bus journey or the scenic flight. Depending upon your choice, we will head back to Kathmandu. Dinner is provided as a farewell by the Trekking Trail Nepal. Overnight stay at the hotel.
The final day of Upper Mustang Trek – Departure to your home from the marvelous land, Nepal. The representative of Trekking Trail Nepal will escort you to the Tribhuwan International Airport at least 3 hours before the scheduled flight. Thus the Itinerary of Upper Mustang Trek Concludes with Trekking Trail Nepal.
Wish you a nice flight, Hope to see you again in Nepal with Trekking Trail Nepal!