Mustang Lo Manthang trekking
Mustang Lo Manthang trekking is restricted treks in Nepal. Mustang Lo manthang trek follow through upper mustang trekking trails discover the beautiful landscape, Himalayan views , Tibetian Thakali culture, ancient monasteries as well as mustangi king. Mustang Lo Manthang hiking discover the traditional Tibetan style villages and best mountains vistas of Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt. Annapurna 8091m , Nilgiri 6041m and other trekking peaks of Annapurna trekking trails. Mustang trekking route open after 1991 for the travellers . Nepal Mustang Lo Manthang trek required special trekking permit through government registered Nepal trekking agency. Only limit trekkers can trekking in Mustang region. Mustang, "The last Forbidden Kingdom" is situated north of the Himalayas and juts out onto the Tibetan Plateau.
Nepal Mustang Lo Manthang trekking trails is the exemplary place to observe Tibetan plateau, culture thus ,reaching upper Mustang is like visit in Tibet.Mustang trekking region has more in common culturally and geographically with Tibet than it does with the rest of Nepal. Mustang retains much of its cultural autonomy and is administered by its own King or Raja, the 25th successor of his lineage. Lo Manthang is one of the most attraction destination of this trekking.Autumn, spring and monsoon season is best time trekking in Mustang lo Manthang but we Himalaya journey Trekking arrange around the year as per travelers . HJT generate Mustang Lo Manthang trekking itinerary as below mentioned but personalized trekking service arrange as per trekkers wish and desire.
Mustang Lo Manthang trek begins at Nayapul after 1 :30 minutes drive from Pokhara or at Jomsom after 25 minutes mountain flight from Pokhara. we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange Upper Mustang trek as per travelers wish and holiday frame as below mentioned mustang trekking options. Himalaya Journey trekking guide led through the beautiful valley of Kagbeni Chele Geling Tsarang & finally reach at Lo Manthang. The capital of the kingdom of Mustang, this city contains the richest surviving collection of 15th century Buddhist Mandalas in the world. Minimum two person participant required for Mustang trekking and both tea house / camping trekking can do in relevant areas. Minimum two weeks holiday required for mustang lo manthang trekking. Mustang Lo Manthang trek permit cost USD 500 per person and issue through the Nepal trekking agencies.
Mustang Lo Manthang trekking Major Highlights
* Mustang Lo manthang trekking is a fascinating treks in Mustang region with exploration of breathtaking landscape, Mustang king palace, old monasteries and nomad lands.
* Trekking in Mustang Lo Manthang trip discover the traditional Tibetan style villages and best mountains vistas of Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt. Annapurna 8091m , Nilgiri 6041m and other trekking peaks of Annapurna trekking trails.
* Upper Mustang trekking trails is the exemplary place to observe Tibetan plateau, culture thus ,reaching upper Mustang is like visit in Tibet.
* Explore the Kali gandaki valley, Muktnath temple and encounter the Annapurna circuit trekking trails with Nepal best apple garden Marpha.
Related trip information about Mustang Lo Manthang trekking
How difficult is Mustang trek ?
Mustang Lo Manthang trek is exciting trekking in Mustang region. Good physical is required for the trip. Upper Mustang trek gradually ascend from low level elevation from Jomsom 2467m so trekkers continuation doable this trip without any difficulties.
When is the best time to do the Mustang Lomanthang trek ?
Autumn (From mid-September to November and Spring (March to May) are the best time to do Mustang Lo manthang trek but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year as per your holiday frame .. June to August (monsoon) is the rainy months and Himalayan views may not clear and trekking trails are slippery . Winter season (December – February) is may cold How many hours need to walk each day?
Minimum 5-6 hours need to walk each day but it is depend on the your speed but HJT team always suggest walk slow but continuation that make sense to reach the Upper mustang treks destination . Mustang trek map has also clear vision one to next destination.
How to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for Nepal Mustang Lo Manthang trekking ?
It is hard to find the best and reliable Nepal trekking companies for trekking in Mustang Lo Manthang if you just surfing via google or internet so trekkers should know Nepal trekking company legal documents, service, reputation, either recommended in international travel guide book such as Lonely planet travel guide book, Rough guide travel book etc sometime free lance trekking guide, operator or illegal Nepal trekking agency also show up their website and sale the trekking it means beware from illegal operation that make your holiday hazards.
Mustang Lo Manthang trekking itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu 1334m, Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s representative will transfer to hotel , Upper Mustang trekking / Mustang Lo Manthang trekking briefing with officially arrangements. overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 02: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley and prepare for the Mustang trekking because this day is required to make Mustang special trekking permit with original passport. Overnight at kathmandu .
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara 915m. by tourist bus or by flight. overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.
Day 04: Pokhra to Jomsom 2720m,by flight and trek to Kagbeni 2810m.walk approximately 2-3 hours .
Day 05: Kagbeni trek to Chele 3050m.walk approximately 5-6 hours
Day 06: Chele trek to Geling 3500m.walk approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 07: Geling trek to Tsarang/Chharang 3620m.walk approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 08: Tsarang/Chharang trek to Lo Manthang 3840m .walk approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 09: Acclimataization or Rest day in Lo-Manthang. During this, you can make sightseeing or excursion tour around Mustang King palace and monasteries.
Day 10: Lo Manthang trek to Ghami 3545m. via Gekar.walk approximately 5-6 hours
Day 11: Ghami trek to Samar 3356m . Owalk approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 12: Samar trek to Kagbeni .walk approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 13: Kagbeni trek to Marpha (2567m) walk approximatley 5-6 hours
Day 14: Marpha trek to Ghasa (2013m) walk approximatley 5-6 hours
Day 15: Ghasa trek to Tatopani (1179m) / Natural hot spring where you will enjoy with natural hot spring. walk approximatley 5-6 hours
Day16: Tatopani trek to Ghorepani (2855m) walk approximatley 6-7 hours
Day 17: Early in the morning HJT trekking guide will take to you Poon Hill 3210m for superb Himalayan scenery including the Dhaulagiri 8167m, Nilgiri 7041m, Fishtail/Machhapuchhare 6998m, Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna II 7939m , Annapurna III7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna south 7219m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Lamjung Himal 6986m,Tukuche peak 6920m etc , breakfast at ghorepani and continue trek to Nayapul (867m) walk approximately 6-7 hours then by private vehicle drive to Pokhara (915m) drive approximatley 1 hour 30 minutes . ovenright at pokhara
Day 18: After breakfast, Pokhara to Kathmandu overland transportation by tourist bus . drive approximatley 5-6 hours , transfer to hotel and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese restaurant. overnight at Kathmandu
Day 19: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities ,Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward destination.
Mustang Lo Manthang trek Cost:
- Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
- Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
- An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking Guide.
- Kathmandu to pokhara overland transportation by tourist bus as mentioned in itinreary
- Tourist bus station to Pokhara hotel transfer by private vehicle as mentioed in itinerary
- Two night hotel accomodation in Pokhara on BB basis ( two star catagory hotel ) as mentioned in itinerary
- Pokhara hotel to domestic airport drop by private vehicle as mentioed in itinerary
- Pokhara jomsom flight ticket as metioed in itinerary
- Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking.(two person will get one trekking sherpa/ porter)
- Trekking accomodation in Tea house / Lodge entire the upper mustang trekking as mentined in itinerary
- Three time meal during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
- Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide
- Mustang Lo Manthang trekking permit
- Annapurna conservation area project permit (ACAP permit)
- Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS)
- Nayapul to Pokhara overland transportation by private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary
- Pokhara Kathmandu overland transportation by tourist bus as mentioned in itinerary
- guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley as mentioned in itinerary
- Kathmandu valey sightseeing tour with private vehilce as menioned in itinerary
- All program as mentioned in itinerary
- Overland transportation
- Trekking guide both way flight ticket
- Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide, and porters)
- Guide and porter fares and taxes.Government Tax and office service charge.
- Airport drop
- Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
- International flight ticket
- Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
- Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal - approx. US$ 24. al equipments
- High risk medical insurance
- Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
- Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
- Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
- Nepal Visa Fee
- Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
- Purely personal nature expenses
- Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).
Mustang Lo Manthang trekking Equipments
- Trekking Bag pack.
- Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
- Trekking shoes.
- Sports shoes or sandal.
- Trekking stick.
- Trekking Hat, cat
- Trekking woollen cap.
- Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
- Pullover or warm sweeter.
- 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
- Hand gloves.
- 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
- 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
- 3/4 pairs of Underwear
- Eye glass
- Water bottle.
- Sleeping bag.
- Flash or Torch light.
- Camera and batteries.
- Sun cream.
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Mustang Lo Manthang trekking offer beautiful landscape, Himalayan views , Tibetian Thakali culture , ancient monasteries as well as mustangi king. Upper mustang trekking open after 1992. Upper mustang trekking required special trekking permit through government registered Nepal trekking agency. Only limit trekkers can trekking in Mustang region.