10 Nights / 11 Days Upper Mustang Trek
Maximum Altitude : 3840 meters / 12598 feet
Trip Duration : 11 Days
Starts at : Jomsom
Ends at : Jomsom
Trek Region : Annapurna
Trip Grade : Moderate
Transport : Flight / Drive
Accommodation : Tea Houses
Meals : All included
Upper Mustang trek takes you through some of the most preserved and isolated regions of Nepal.
This Upper Mustang trek – 11 days takes you to ‘Mini Tibet’ in Nepal. This region has similar topography, climate, and culture ro that of Tibet. You can clearly witness it in the socio-cultural lives of the locals.
The Upper Mustang Trek shows you a different trekking sight of Nepal. This region of Nepal has high altitude deserts, eroded sandstone pillars, red-rock cliffs, and caves.
You also pass through the deep river gorges of Kali Gandaki and get views of some of the highest mountain peaks of the world.
Highlights of Upper Mustang Trek
- Preserved Ancient Tibetan Culture and lifestyle
- Explore the kingdom and palace of King Lo or King of Mustang
- Spectacular view of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Mt. Nilgiri
- Chosar Caves and Monastery
- Kali Gandaki Gorge: the deepest gorge/canyon of the world
- Beautiful, quaint villages of Upper Mustang like Kagbeni, Jomsom, Tamagaon, Geling, Ghemi, Tsarang
Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary
The Upper Mustang Trek starts with a drive / flight to Jomsom from where you would trek to Kagbeni ( 2800 m ). Kagbeni is the entrance of the upper Mustang and the trek starts getting a little rough on you from there, but that’s what adventure is all about. You would be exploring caves, rocks, and painting on rocks, gompas, and other cultural heritages. The trek continues from Kagbeni to Chele, Ghiling, and Tsarang and finally to Lo manthang – The Forbidden Kingdom of the Himalayas. While in Lo Manthang you would be totally around Tibetan culture soaking you into its cultural greatness with the visit to Namgyal Gompa and Tingkhar – the two important places within the kingdom. After Lo Manthang, you would be trekking to Ghame, Syanboche, and finally back to Jomsom. After spending hours of hiking and exploring Upper Mustang for multiple days, the trek finally ends with a flight / drive back to Pokhara.
Day 01: Drive / flight to Jomsom then trek to Kagbeni 2800 meters / 9186 feet
Day 02: Trek to Chele 3100 meters / 10170 feet
Day 03: Trek to Ghiling 3570 meters / 11712 feet
Day 04: Trek to Tsarang 3560 meters / 11679 feet
Day 05: Trek to Lo Manthang 3840 meters / 12598 feet
Day 06: Explore Lo Manthang and Chhoser area (It is possible to drive back Pokhara via Muktinath)
Day 07: Trek to Ghami 3510 meters / 11515 feet
Day 08: Trek to Syangboche 3800 meters / 12467 feet
Day 09: Trek to Chhusang 2980 meters / 9776 feet
Day 10: Trek to Jomsom 2720 meters / 8923 feet
Day 11: Flight / drive back to Pokhara.