Mustang, “The last Forbidden Kingdom”
Upper Mustang trek Highlight
- 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
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.
Mustang trekking 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
Mustang Lo Manthang trekking 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 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 Mustang trekking. We can do both tea house/outdoors trekking in a suitable area. Least two weeks occasion required for horse Lo Manthan trekking.
Mustang trek is one of the moderate treks but it is not a difficult one.
Climate/Weather of Mustang
|Month||Day Temperature||Night Temperature|
|December, January, February||0 to 5 degree Centigrade32 to 41 degrees Fahrenheit||-25 to -20 degree Centigrade-13 to -4 degree Fahrenheit|
|March, April, May, June||16 to 22 degree Centigrade61 to 72 degree Fahrenheit||-6 to -2 degree Centigrade21 to 28 degree Fahrenheit|
|July, August, September||20 to 33 degree Centigrade68 to 73 degree Fahrenheit||-3 to 0 degree Centigrade27 to 32 degree Fahrenheit|
|October, November||12 to 20 degree Centigrade54 to 68 degree Fahrenheit||-8 to -4 degree Centigrade18 to 25 degree Fahrenheit|
Read why 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.