Upper Mustang Trek - 15 Days

Upper Mustang trek Highlight 

  • Upper Mustang Trek is a Combination of Nature beauty and culture
  •  Lo Manthang (city of lo)
  • Spectacular views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayas.
  • Explore the local culture of Mustang.
  • Landscape and heritage site.
  • Muktinath (one of the biggest Hindu temple)
  • Monastery of Trang, Lo-Manthan, Chooser, Ghar gumba

Upper Mustang, “The last Forbidden Kingdom” is arranged in north of the Himalayas and bulges out onto the Tibetan Plateau. Upper mustang trekking has opened after 1992. Upper mustang trekking required extraordinary trekking license through  Nepal trekking office. Only the selective trekkers can trek in the Mustang area.

About upper mustang 

Upper Mustang, also known as the Forbidden Kingdom is a restricted trekking trail in Nepal.  Upper Mustang Lo Manthang offers a beautiful scene, Himalayan ranges, Tibetian Thakali culture, and an old monastery.  Lo Manthang is a standout amongst the most fascination goal of this trekking.

Upper Mustang trek area shares all the aspects such as language, culture and tradition with Tibet than Nepal. Mustang holds its self-rule for its society. It is regulated by its King or Raja, the 25th successor of his family.

The route to Upper Mustang

Upper Mustang  (Lo Manthang) Trek beings from 10-30 minutes flight from Pokhara or at Jomsom following 25 minutes mountain departure from Pokhara. We Mission summit trekking arrange Upper Mustang Trek according to travelers’ wish. The occasion offers colt(male horse) trekking as alternatives in case of difficulties during the trekking.

Trekking starts with the mind-blowing valley of Kagbeni, Chele, Gelling and Tsarang. At last, we will reach  Lo Manthang which is the capital of the kingdom – Mustang. This city contains the most wonderful and long-lasting Buddhist Mandalas of the fifteenth century on the planet.

Travelers can view the beautiful city and the encompassing valley on horseback, the next day before you come back to the streaming Kaligandaki valley. For enjoying with Water Fall as well, the spring season is the best time for trekking in Mustang.

Trek to Upper mustnag  (Lo Manthan) gives an experience as a Himalayan journey. According to voyagers, it is the mastermind trek around the year. Least two- trekker members are required for  upper Mustang trek. We can do both tea house/outdoors trekking in a suitable area. Least two weeks occasion required for horse Upper Mustnag Trek.

Upper Mustang Trek is one of the moderate treks but it is not a difficult one.

3800m is the highest point during the trek and conditions according to weather and time may not be favorable in all seasons.
During winter, the temperature of Mustang falls down. Weather remains windy and dusty throughout the year.
It is best to avoid trek in the winter season due to extreme climatic conditions.

Climate/Weather  of Upper Mustang 

MonthDay TemperatureNight Temperature
December, January, February0 to 5 degree Centigrade32 to 41 degrees Fahrenheit-25 to -20 degree Centigrade-13 to -4 degree Fahrenheit
March, April, May, June16 to 22 degree Centigrade61 to 72 degree Fahrenheit-6 to -2 degree Centigrade21 to 28 degree Fahrenheit
July, August, September20 to 33 degree Centigrade68 to 73 degree Fahrenheit-3 to 0 degree Centigrade27 to 32 degree Fahrenheit
October, November12 to 20 degree Centigrade54 to 68 degree Fahrenheit-8 to -4 degree Centigrade18 to 25 degree Fahrenheit

Read why Upper mustang Trek

Days  1 Arrival at Kathmandu 1,400 meters (4,600 feet), Meet at the airport and transfer to Hotel. O/n at Hotel,

Day 2 Sightseeing in Kathmandu, overnight at Hotel

Days 3  Drive to Pokhara 827 meters (2,713 feet)  6 hours by car/tourist, overnight at Hotel

Days 4 flight to Jomsom 2720m.(8924 ft.)  and start to trek to kagbeni 2810m. (9219 ft.)  Walking 4 hours, overnight at Tea house.

Day 5 Trek to Chele 3050m.(1007ft.) walking 5 hours, overnight at Tea house.

Days 6 Trek to Syanboche 3800m.(12467ft.) walking 6 hours, overnight at Tea house.

Day 7 Trek to Ghami 3520m.(11548ft) walking 5 hours, overnight at Tea house.

Day 8 Trek to Tsarang 3560m.(11680ft.) walking 5 hours, overnight at teahouse.

Days 9 trek to lo-Manthan 3810m.(12500ft)  walking 5 hours, overnight at Tea house.

Day 10 sightseeing  (visit lo-Manthang Choser) walking  5 hours, overnight at Tea house.

Day 11 Trek to Yara 3350m.(10990ft.) walking 5 hours, overnight at Tea house.

Days 12 trek to Tannge 3340m.(10958ft.) walking 6 hours, overnight at Tea house.

Days13 trek to Chhuksang   2980m.(9777 ft.) walking 8 hours, overnight at Tea house.

Days 14 Trek to Muktinath 3760m.(12336ft.) walking 6 hours, overnight at Tea house.

Days 15 Trek to Jomsom 2720m.(8924 ft) walking 5 hours, overnight at Tea house.

Days 16 flight back to Pokhara 25 min 827 meters (2,713 feet). sightseeing in

Pokhara if possible, overnight at Hotel.

Days 17 back to Kathmandu 1,400 meters (4,600 feet), driving 6 hours, overnight at  Hotel.

Day s 18 Final departures to an international airport.

Price Includes:

  • Airport pick and drop both domestic and international airport by Private car/Jeep/Bus.
  • *** Hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara with B/B Plan.(as per itinerary )
  • transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus.
  • All the necessary permit for upper mustang trek.
  • Internal flight from Pokkhara to Jomsom and Jomsom to Pokhara.
  • Full broad meal during trek (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner)
  • Well Experience Guide who hold government licence and porter (2 Trekker :1 porter)
  • staff insurance food and salary.
  • Horse Riding (only for interested Clint not compulsory)
  • Monastery fee during trip (lo-manthan, Jong cave,Tarang & Ghar Ghumba monastery fee)
  • Company t-shirt ,Sleeping bag (only for trip when finish company took back it)
  • Filling water bottle and water purification tablet.

Price doesn't Include:

  • Your Nepal entry visa fee
  • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation expenses
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu and extra baggage charges in domestic and international flight
  • ­­­­­­­­­­­­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 and Pokhara
  • All personal expenses (including the gears and clothing taken on hire by the participant, phone calls, battery charge, shower, etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters

Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Upper Mustang trekking is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Upper Mustang trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 3900 m. This is the elevation of Upper Mustang Trek.

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Upper Mustang Trek
Price From USD 2,250 USD $ 2,150/person
Group Discount Available
Group Discount Guide
Cost Per Adult Traveler:
$ 2150 USD
Total $ 2,150 USD

Trip Facts

  • Private Car/Flight/Tourist bus
  • 3810 meter
  • Trekking
  • *** Hotel & Tea House

  • 2-12
  • Moderate
  • spring, summer & autumn
  • 7-8 Hours
  • 15
  • 68

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