Upper Mustang trekking

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Upper mustang is most remote former Himalayan Kingdom area of Nepal. Because of which it creates suitability in trekking. We will be offered with very unique tradition and culture of local people. Very vast undistributed geographical situation can also be explored with local tradition & culture. The area is very dry. Mustang district is given the name desert of Nepal. Every year very less amount of rainfall occurs. Rocky Mountains with snow capped sky touching mountains are main theme of our trek. It will be a memorable trek to walk on the dry land of Mustang District.

Our real trekking starts after a mountain flight over to Jomsom. We will be so much pleased in the time of flight with spectacular view of Annapurna mountain ranges. Our trekking leads us to near to them. Then we will move ahead to our destination. We need to settle our self in many villages like Chele, Syangboche, Ghaymi, Charang and so on. Beautiful valley Lo Manthan with arid land is our main attraction. Our most of the walk will be on Mustang district. Rounding all part of upper mustang we will be in Jomsom and back to Kathmandu by mountain flight to end our trek.

Upper mustang Valley Trekking is challenging, rough & a bit long trekking. We need to have good training before trekking. Do not worry about special kind of permit of wilderness area. It’s all managed by our team. Month of March, April, May, October, November and December will have best season to trek. We the team of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will arrange you Upper Mustang Trekking with professional guides. Trekking days are made according to the choice of trekkers. In any day it can be made. Any program with the team of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will be full of fun.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (7 to 8 hours)

Day 04: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom (2700m) and trek to Kagbeni (2858m) – 4 Hours

Day 05: Kagbeni to Chele (3050m) – 6 Hours

Day 06: Chele to Syangboche (3475m) –7 Hours

Day 07: Syangboche to Ghaymi (3520m) – 6 Hours

Day 08: Ghaymi to Charang (3500m) — 5 Hours

Day 09: Charang to Lo-Manthang (3700m) – 6 Hours

Day 10: Acclimatization at Lo-Manthang

Day 11: Lo-Manthang to Drakmar (3810m) –7 Hours

Day 12: Drakmar to Ghiling (3806m) – 6 Hours

Day 13: Ghiling to Chhuksang (3050m) – 6 Hours

Day 14: Chhuksang to Jomsom (2700m) – 7 Hours

Day 15: Fly back to Pokhara

Day 16: Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 17: Farewell

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu.

After landing flight at TIA, representative of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will warmly receive you. We will shift you towards your hotel. We will enjoy delicious dinner at night. After dinner is finished we will give brief description of the Upper Mustang Trekking program which is our destination.

Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek.

Today is the rest day and preparation day for our whole trek. Beside this we will spend our remaining day by sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley. Firstly we will visit Pashupatinath one of the holiest temple of Lord Shiva, Bauddhanath Little Tibet and to Swayambhunath Monkey Temple. Then from here we will drive to Basantpur Durbar Square at hanuman dhokha. Spending some time we will return hotel and prepare our trek for tomorrow.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (7 to 8 hours)

Early morning after having breakfast, we will take a drive to Pokhara. It takes about 7 to 8 hours. During our drive the spectacular view of the roadside houses with forest will be so much enjoyable. After reaching Pokhara we will visit spectacular places around the valley. Lastly we will return back to our hotel for our night.

Day 04: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom (2700m) and trek to Kagbeni (2858m) – 4 Hours

We will take early morning mountain flight toward Jomsom. Magnificent view of mountain ranges with snow cap can be seen from our flight. On reaching Jomsom we will take our luggage and start our walking trek. We will trek toward Kagbeni. By following the main trial it will take us about 3 to 4 hours to reach Kagbeni.

Day 05: Kagbeni to Chele (3050m) – 6 Hours

Early morning after having breakfast we trek toward Chele. Our today’s walk goes for about 5 to 6 hours. We need to check our special permit to continue. In this way we will enter the part of upper mustang. Without stopping our journey we will be at Chele for our night.

Day 06: Chele to Syangboche (3475m) – 7 Hours

We will continue our journey toward Syangboche 3475m. Our starting point will be Ekle Bhatti. We will walk steadily uphill to cross Taklam La pass (3624 m). During our walk we will be so much impressed with the magnificent view of beautiful mountain ranges. On reaching Syangboche we will explore around the places and lastly we will return back for our night.

Day 07: Syangboche to Ghaymi (3520m) – 6 Hours

From Syangboche our next destination is Ghaymi. We will walk through uphill to Yamda La (3850 m). Local villages, teahouses with Tibetan culture & tradition will be interesting in exploring.  Unknowingly the beautiful track leads us to Ghaymi where we will rest and spend our cool night.

Day 08: Ghaymi to Charang (3500m) — 5 Hours

Early morning after having breakfast we will continue our journey toward Charang. It will take us about 6 to 7 hours. We can explore about very long Mani wall (a sacred stone wall made by followers of Buddhism) situated beside plate. Lastly we will be at reach Charang (village famous for fields of maize) for night.

Day 09: Charang to Lo-Manthang (3700m) – 6 Hours

After having breakfast we will continue our walk to Lo-Manthang. On main trial today we need to walk. In our way magnificent views of Annapurna I, Nilgiri, Tilicho and Bhrikuti Peak will be full of joy. Finally we will reach Lo & observe spectacular view of Lo-Mangthang valley to stay cool night.

Day 10: Acclimatization at Lo-Manthang

Today is our rest taking day at Lo Manthang. We will accumulate ourself with the climetic condition of this area by visiting several places around the beautiful places over Lo Manthag. In this way we can have knowledge of tradition and culture of local people living over here. After finishing exploring we will come back to our place for our night.

Day 11: Lo-Manthang to Drakmar (3810m) – 7 Hours

Accumulating our self at Lo Manthang we will continue our journey toward Drakmar. At the beginning our walk goes through Gyakar with Ghar Gompa (more than 1200 years old). Spending some time we will continue our walk. In the end of the day we will be at Drakmar for cool night.

Day 12: Drakmar to Ghiling (3806m) – 6 Hours

This is our returning journey. And our today’s destination is Ghiling. We just need to trek downward to reach Ghiling. It makes our journey easier. We will follow our main trial. We will reach Ghiling in mid day. We can spend some time exploring the area. It’s more likely to get dusty wind at afternoon. So we will not walk in the evening time.

Day 13: Ghiling to Chhuksang (3050m) – 6 Hours

Spending a memorable night at Ghiling our next destination is Chhuksang. Main road trial will be our main walking path. Beautiful scenery of the surrounding will mesmerize us in returning journey. Walking slowly on humpty dumpty trial we lastly reach at Chhuksang to spend our night.

Day 14: Chhuksang to Jomsom (2700m) – 7 Hours

From Chhuksang, we will walk toward the Jomsom ending point of our climb. We will be full of joy viewing beautiful glimpse of giant mountain ranges. It will be an easy walk as we need to walk on the flat and downhill trial. On reaching Jomsom we will make confirmation for tomorrow’s flight.

Day 15: Fly back to Pokhara

We will catch the early morning flight over to Pokhara. Magnificent view of mountain ranges with snow cap can be seen from our flight. After reaching Pokhara we will be fresh and spend our some of the extra time in visiting the area of Lakeside. Then we will return back to our place for night.

Day 16: Pokhara back to kathmandu

Early morning after having breakfast we will take a drive to Kathmandu. It takes about 6 to 7 hours. During our drive the spectacular view of the roadside houses with forest will be so much enjoyable. After reaching Kathmandu we will visit spectacular places around the valley. Lastly we will return back to our hotel for our night.

Day 17: Farewell

After having a night rest at Kathmandu, we will pack our luggage to return back to our home land. We need to reach at airport 3 hours before the flight. Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. We will attend a small farewell program for you. We hope, while returning back to home country you will think for a re visit to Nepal. We hope for your better journey.