Upper Mustang Trek / 20 Days

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Group Size

Min. 2 Pax

Trip Grade


Best Season

March-May, Sep-Nov



Max Elevation

4230 m Yamdo La


Full Board on Trek


Private Vehicle Jeep/Car/Flight

Trip Route: Jomsom - Gami - Lo Manthang - Choser - Luri Gumba - Tangge - Chhuksang - Muktinath - Jomsom

Trip Overview

  • Best trail for experiencing the Kingdom on the other side of the Himalayas, upper Mustang.
  • View of the majestic Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna mountain ranges throughout the trail.
  • Himalayan culture and tradition exploration in the western mountains of Nepal
  • learning opportunity of the lifestyle and art of the locals here, hearing their stories of struggle and legends different eras of the kingdom of Lho.
  • Exploring the cave complexes of Mustang region which holds scientific and natural wonders.
  • Witnessing Himalayan wildlife and vegetation from a close range
  • Visiting Monasteries, stupas and chortens throughout the trek which reflects the influence of Tibetan Buddhism in these areas.
  • Natural scenery, Landscape and the snow-capped range view uniquely delightful from any other part in Nepal
  • Yak and Chauri Delicacies with the taste of the local cuisine
  • Picturesque path and surrounding, a photographer’s paradise in the most amazing landscapes of the world.
  • Adventure packed destination with unique trekking experiences.

Upper Mustang Trek is a trek taking you to the depths in the capital region of the kingdom of Lho, providing you the opportunity to experience the unsullied rich culture and magical landscape of this great place.

The Upper Mustang Trek is unique once in a lifetime opportunity to make your adventure dream come alive over the next side of the Himalayas in Nepal. Starting from the capital Kathmandu, over the western hills and Himalayas, we will discover a new culture, tradition, and art of living in the upper half of Mustang. Reaching mustang is an adventure and each day of your trek opens a new chapter of your Travel diary.

Upper Mustang, either drive or trek is in the bucket list of most of the travelers around the world. The landform is just unreal, and the majestic view of the rocky terrain under the snow-capped mountains makes this adventure more pleasurable. The whole land was not open to the public until a few years ago so that one can expect an untouched and unrivaled Tibetan culture in Nepal. An area so famous on the Internet all over the world is hidden in the Himalayas; Mustang is the perfect vacation you can ask for to enjoy life. The same walking trail that is used by the local people and horsemen from a long time gives you an authentic feeling of trekking here. The cool breeze and prayer flags will rinse the environment, and a positive vibe will energize you from start to finish. Starting the sub-tropical forests, you will cross the alpine line and -make your way to the vast cold desert vegetation of upper Mustang. It is now the time to make it happen with the assistance of Himalayan Pic Du Midi.

Upper Mustang trail is pristine and full of hidden delights. You will love to stop at places and take pictures of the amazing surroundings. Passing the villages and local you will know yourself better than ever. This trek of upper Mustang can be done at any time of the year as each time there will be a different experience. March to mid-April and September to November are the times for maximum yield of your visit of upper Mustang. With all the abstraction from Himalayan Pic Du Midi Treks, you will have a perfect trekking experience in the magical Upper Mustang.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at TIA, Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Heritage tour
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu
Day 04: Fly to Jomsom (2720m) from Pokhara, Drive to Kagbeni (2810 m), Trek to Chhuksang (2980m)
Day 05: Chuksang to Samar (3660m)
Day 06: Samar to Gheiling (3570m)
Day 07: Gheiling to Dhakmar (3820m)
Day 08: Dhakmar -Chogo La (4280m) to Lo Manthang (3810m)
Day 09: Lo-Manthang exploration and Trek to Chhoser (3900m)
Day 10: Chhoser to Lo-Manthang (3810m)
Day 11: Lo-Manthang to Yara (3650m)
Day 12: visit of Luri Gumba - Back to Ghara - Yara (3650m)
Day 13: Yara to Tangge (3440m)
Day 14: Tangge to Chhuksang (2980m)
Day 15: Chhuksang to (3760m)
Day 16: Muktinath to Jomsom (2720m)
Day 17: Fly back to Pokhara (820m)
Day 18: Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 19: Cultural Tour of Bhaktapur City
Day 20: Departure

Day to Day Itinerary

What's Included/Excluded

  • Four nights hotel in Kathmandu and two Nights hotel in Pokhara with B/B basis
  • Teahouse Accommodation while on the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at Nepali Kitchen
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea/coffee) while on the trek
  • Airport pick-ups and drops in a private vehicle
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara Domestic Flight Ticket with Airport Tax
  • Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu/Entrance fee
  • All necessary paperwork and Special Mustang Restricted Area fee/Annapurna Conservation Area Project/TIMS
  • Professional & government licensed holder English Speaking Trekking Guide
  • Entrance fee of all Monastery & Museums in Mustang Region
  • Day tour around Lo - Manthang by Horse
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, Transportation and accommodation
  • Warm clothing and other required trekking gear for staff including porters woolen hat, gloves, shocks, shoes & sunglasses etc…
  • Trekking Map
  • Medicine Box for Guide/Porters
  • All government and local taxes
Not Included
  • International Airfare and Nepal Visa fee
  • Travel & Health Insurance
  • Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Water and deserts in Trek
  • Hot Shower, Battery Charges, International call, WIFI & internet on Trek
  • Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation
  • Tips for guides and porters