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Mustang-Lo Manthang Trek

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Upper Mustang trekking is restricted trekking trail in Nepal. Nepal Upper Mustang trekking is known as Mustang Lo Manthang trekking. Upper Mustang lo mangthang offer beautiful landscape, Himalayan views , Tibetian Thakali culture , ancient monasteries as well as mustangi king. Upper mustang trekking open after 1992. Upper mustang trekking required special trekking permit through government registered Nepal trekking agency. Only limit trekkers can trekking in Mustang region. Mustang, "The last Forbidden Kingdom" is situated north of the Himalayas and juts out onto the Tibetan Plateau. Mustang trekking region has more in common culturally and geographically with Tibet than it does with the rest of Nepal. Mustang retains much of its cultural autonomy and is administered by its own King or Raja, the 25th successor of his lineage. Lo Manthang is one of the most attraction destination of this trekking.

Mustang Lo Manthang trekking trekking begins at Nayapul after 1 :30 minutes drive from Pokhara or at Jomsom after 25 minutes mountain flight from Pokhara. we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange Upper Mustang trek as per travelers wish and holiday frame as below mentioned mustang trekking options. Himalaya Journey trekking guide led through the beautiful valley of Kagbeni Chele Geling Tsarang & finally reach at Lo Manthang. The capital of the kingdom of Mustang, this city contains the richest surviving collection of 15th century Buddhist Mandalas in the world. The city and the surrounding valley can be explored on horseback the following day before you turn back to the flowing Kaligandaki valley. Autumn, spring and monsoon season is best time trekking in Mustang lo Manthang but we Himalaya journey Trekking arrange around the year as per travelers. Minimum two person participant required for Mustang trekking and both tea house / camping trekking can do in relevant areas. Minimum two weeks holiday required for mustang lo manthang trekking

Outline  Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m/4411ft] & transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara [820m/2689ft] [5 hrs Drive]

Day 04: Morning flight to Jomsom [2713m/8898ft] & Trek to Kagbeni [2810m/9216ft] [3-4 Hrs Trek]

Day 05: Trek from Kagbeni to Chuksang [2900m/9512ft] [4-5 hrs Trek]

Day 06: Trek from Chuksang to Samar [3150m/10332ft] [3-4 hrs Trek]

Day 07: Trek from Samar to Geling [3510m/11513ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

Day 08: Trek from Giling to Ghami [3490m/11447ft] via Ghami La [3520m/11546ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

Day 09: Trek from Ghami to Tsarang [3620m/11873ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

Day 10: Trek from Tsarang to Lo-Manthang [3730m/12234ft] [3-4 hrs Trek]

Day 11: Free Exploration day at Upper Mustang – Lo Manthang

Day 12: Trek from Lo-Manthang to Ghami [3490m/11447ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

Day 13: Trek from Ghami to Chuksang [2900m/9512ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

Day 14: Trek from Chuksang to Muktinath [3,800/12,467ft] [6-7 hrs Trek]

Day 15: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom [5-6 hrs Trek]

Day 16: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara [25 min fly] –full day leisure activity in Pokhara

Day 17: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 18: International Departure as per flight schedule.

Outline  Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m/4411ft] & transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara [820m/2689ft] [5 hrs Drive]

Day 04: Morning flight to Jomsom [2713m/8898ft] & Trek to Kagbeni [2810m/9216ft] [3-4 Hrs Trek]

Day 05: Trek from Kagbeni to Chuksang [2900m/9512ft] [4-5 hrs Trek]

Day 06: Trek from Chuksang to Samar [3150m/10332ft] [3-4 hrs Trek]

Day 07: Trek from Samar to Geling [3510m/11513ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

Day 08: Trek from Giling to Ghami [3490m/11447ft] via Ghami La [3520m/11546ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

Day 09: Trek from Ghami to Tsarang [3620m/11873ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

Day 10: Trek from Tsarang to Lo-Manthang [3730m/12234ft] [3-4 hrs Trek]

Day 11: Free Exploration day at Upper Mustang – Lo Manthang

Day 12: Trek from Lo-Manthang to Ghami [3490m/11447ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

Day 13: Trek from Ghami to Chuksang [2900m/9512ft] [5-6 hrs Trek]

Day 14: Trek from Chuksang to Muktinath [3,800/12,467ft] [6-7 hrs Trek]

Day 15: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom [5-6 hrs Trek]

Day 16: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara [25 min fly] –full day leisure activity in Pokhara

Day 17: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 18: International Departure as per flight schedule.

Included in the Cost

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights all round trip Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara 
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Himalayan Wild Treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

Not Included in the Cost

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Cold Drinks and Alcohol
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and drivers

 

What to Bring ?

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.

  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer Hiking boots Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L. Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel Daypack,25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*

 

Medical

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc.
  • Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  •  Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.

Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.

 

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 18 Days
Accomodation: Tenting -Guest house
Seasons : June/ July / August/ September
Type: Moderate to hard
Activities : Hiking/ Trekking/ Sightseeing
No. of Pax : 06-15
Starts From : Pokahara
Ends at : Pokhara

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