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Trip Starting From: Kathmandu

Trip Location: Kathmandu

About the Activity:

  • Embark on this 17 days 16 night remote trek that was once categorized under restricted area of Nepal. Mustang trek has been officially open for trekkers just a couple of decades before
  • Get picked up from the airport in a private vehicle and transfer to the hotel.
  • Delight in this moderate level of trek that provides you with enables you to enjoy varied landscapes comprising of mountain desert and natural caves.
  • Trek in some of the difficult paths such as Chele, Chhusang village,Gandaki,Syangbochen,Gheling and Charang.
  • You will also trek through Lo Manthang ,Tingkhar,Dhamka and then continue your return trek from Dhamka. 
  • Located in the rain shadow, enjoy scenic views of accompanying peaks, picturesque villages and old monasteries with this delightful trek.
  • Conclude your tour after getting dropped back to the airport and depart for home.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)

    Land at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) and get transferred in a private car or a high-end tourist bus to your hotel.

    Get briefed by the representatives about the trek.

    After checking in, you can either explore this vibrant and exciting city on your own.

    Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 2 -

    Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and trip meeting

    Your sightseeing of this ancient city begins at around 8:30 am, after breakfast.

    A specialized tour guide and a comfy private vehicle will be available for your assistance.

    Visit the biggest Hindu temple of Nepal, Pashupati Nath, which predates to Lichhavi period.

    Then, to Boudha Nath, and Swayambhu Nath, shrines of lord Buddha, uniquely built in Shikhara style.

    Spent the evening at Kathmandu Durbar Square, testimonial of middle age architecture.

    Get briefed about the journey that starts the nest day.

    You can do some last minute shopping for Upper Mustang Trekking in Thamel or New Road.

  • Day 3 -

    Drive to Pokhara (900m)

    After an early morning after breakfast, travel to Pokhara via Prithvi Highway.

    The scenic bus ride will be around 6-7 hours long.

    Enjoy the western Himalayans,ass you ride to the beautiful valley of Pokhara, it is our gateway to the mounts.

    Explore around this beautiful lake city in the night or go for boating in the grand Phewa Lake.

    Spend the night at the local Hotel.

  • Day 4 -

    Fly to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni (2,800m)

    Take a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom, headquarter of Mustang.

    It will take around 20 minutes to reach the beautiful town of Jomsom.

    Fly North-West from Pokhara towards great portal between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri.

    You can enjoy beautiful views of the lofty hills and mountains during your flight.

    From Jomsom, trek uphill for 3 hours alongside Kali Gandaki to reach Kagbeni, the gateway to Upper Mustang.

    Spend the night in a guesthouse.

  • Day 5 -

    Trek to Chele (3,050m)

    Continue the trek towards the east bank of the Kali Gandaki climbing through numerous ridges and reach north to the Tangbe village.

    Enjoy the picturesque town is a labyrinth of narrow alleys amid white-washed mud and stone houses, buckwheat fields, and apple trees.

    The majestic Nilgiri domintates the southern sky of Kagbeni.

    From there hike to Chhusang village for 2 hours and then cross the dwindling Kali Gandaki.

    Climb up to huge red mass of Conlomerate that had fallen from the cliff above, forming a tunnel through which Kali Gandaki flows. Crossing the Kali Gandaki Valley, we will climb uphill to tiche Chele.

    You will witness the slow transition in culture, from Manangi culture to Tibetan.

    Spend the night in a guesthouse.

  • Day 6 -

    Trek to Syangbochen (3,800m).

    The trek goes along a steep barren land, alongside the copper red canyon.

    Take a gradual descent to some Chortens on a ridge, and after hiking downhill for some more time reach the beautiful village of Samar.

    From there hike through a ridge and descend into a giant gorge.

    Continue your trek through another valley, fields, cross a stream and climb up a ridge which lies at 3,800m.

    Climb yet another pass, go through another ridge and trek downhill to Syangbochen.

    Overnight stay at Guesthouse.

  • Day 7 -

    Trek to Ghami (3,520m)

    Start trekking from Syangbochen, gently hike uphill to a pass at 3,770 and trek downhill to reach the village of Geling.

    From Gheling, you will hike uphill passing through fields to the center of the valley.

    Then climb a tough terrain across the head of the valley to the Nyi La pass (3,840m).

    From there you climb, downhill for half an hour to reach a trail junction,the right trail is a route to Charang while the left one will take us to Ghami.

    Pass the village of clustered white washed mud and stone houses canopied by an overhanging cliff.

    Overnight stay at guesthouse.

  • Day 8 -

    Trek to Charang (3,560m)

    Trek to the driest part of Mustang today. The trek will be a tiring trek in this rough terrain.

    Reach your destination and enjoy the splendid views of the remote countryside, and Rocky Mountains in all directions.

    On reaching Charang, a large village at the top of theCharang Chu Canyon spend some leisure time.

    On the east of the village, there’s a big fort from the medieval times and a red Gompas which house a spectacular collection of statues and thangkas.

    Overnight stay at guesthouse.

  • Day 9 -

    Trek to Lo-Manthang (3,840m)

    Today, you will trek to one of the major attraction center of this Trek. Lo Manthang was a principality up until 1950s.

    This part consists of around 150 households and residences for lama gurus.

    Trek through Lo-Gekar the oldest Gompa in Nepal and older than the Samye Gompa of the Tibet.

    It will be a moderate trek.

    Visit the ancient temples and monasteries of the region and the periphery of the king’s impressive palace, where still the king and queen of Lo- Manthang reside.

    He still serves as a king on all purpose in this isolated kingdom.

    You can take horses on lease and visit the beautiful valley.

    Overnight stay at the guesthouse.

  • Day 10 -

    Exploration of Lo-Manthang

    Explore this mystical town of Lo-Manthang because only a day is not enough.

    Visit the Namgyal Gompa which will take around 2 hours. This beautiful Gompa is situated on a hilltop, which is of high social, religious as well as legal importance as it serves as a local courthouse.

    After that visit the village of Tingkhar, northwest of Lomanthang which consist of around 40 households.

    Also visit Champa Lhakang which consists of a large Buddha statue and intricate Mandalas painted on the walls.

    Spend the night in Lo-Manthang.

    Overnight stay at the guest house.

  • Day 11 -

    Trek to Dhamkar (3,820m)

    Exit the Lo-Manthang taking the upper highland trail while enjoying the splendid views of Lo-Manthang and Charang Valley, with snowy mounts in the background.

    Cross the Dhi Pass at 4,100m and reach Dhamkar.

    Spend the night at guesthouse.

  • Day 12 -

    Trek down to Syangbochen

    With Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri among other mounts standing tall in the background,hike down to Syangbochen. Via Rachen Gompa.

    Rachen Gompa is a mystical Gompa which grew by itself at the lap of a rocky cave.

    Spend the night at Syangbochen at guesthouse.

  • Day 13 -

    Trek to Chhusang (2,980m)

    Continue your trail through steep ridges and hills alongside the pleasing sceneries of mountains and hills.

    Trek to Tetang, the upper village of Chuksang which lies between two hills.

    It is a safe escapade from the fierce wind that hits the Kali Gandaki valley frequently.

    Spend the night in Guesthouse.

  • Day 14 -

    Trek to Jomsom (2,720m)

    Today is the last day of the memorable trek.

    Trek through the trail of Jharkot village and visit the Jharkot Monastery, Tibetan Herbal Medicine Center, and the ancient fortress of Jharkot which once was a palace.

    During descend towards Jomsom relish the view of Kali Gandaki Valley and Kagbeni Village.

    This is the gateway to Mustang.

    Celebrate your last day of the trek in Jomsom with all the trekking staffs.

    Spend the night at the guesthouse.

  • Day 15 -

    Fly to Pokhara and sightseeing tour

    After boarding a 20 minute long to Pokhara, spend the rest of the day in this beautiful lake city.

    Enjoy boating in exotic Phewa, Rupa and Begnas Lake.

    Vsit the beautiful hilltop monastery, or go exploring in mystical caves.

    If the weather is clear, you can indulge in Paragliding, Zip Flying.

    You can also spend some time shopping for souvenirs and enjoy the night life in the vivacious city.

    Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 16 -

    Drive back to Kathmandu

    Enjoy a delicious breakfast and travel to capital via Prithvi Highway.

    The scenic bus ride will keep you refreshed throughout the journey.

    On reaching Kathmandu, you can once roam around this vibrant city and buy gifts and souvenirs to take back home.

    Overnight stay at hotel.

  • Day 17 -

    Final departure

    Get transference to Kathmandu airport for your final flight departure to your onward destination.

    End of tour.

Stay

    7
  • Hotel/Trekking lodge

Meal

    7
  • All Meals Included

Activity

    7
  • Camping
  • 7
  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

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  • Three night stay at standards Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 7
  • Three meals a days (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • 7
  • Fresh fruit after the dinner every night.
  • 7
  • Trekking lodge (Tea house) accommodations during the trek.
  • 7
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry permit & special Upper Mustang permit.
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  • Tourist bus to Pokhara and again tourist bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
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  • Flight ticket (Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara) with airport pickup and drop and airport tax included.
  • 7
  • A highly experienced, English speaking,Government License holder mountain guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
  • 7
  • A Strong, helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people).
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  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • 7
  • Sleeping bags, Down Jacket, Duffel bag and Walking Poles (if you needed, to be returned after the trip)
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  • Government taxes, service change and official expenses.
  • 7
  • Two night’s stay at standard hotel in Pokhara with breakfast.
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  • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing tour with private vehicle.
  • 7
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily.
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  • Assistant guide group size above 4+ person.

Transport

    7
  • Private Vehicle
  • 7
  • Pick up and drop in a car or bus

Things To Carry

    7
  • Comfortable Footwear
  • 7
  • Rucksack
  • 7
  • Torch with extra batteries
  • 7
  • Extra clothing

Advisory

    7
  • For Nepal entry you may easily issue visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport.
  • 7
  • $40 USD for 30 days Visa.

Tour Type

    7
  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

    7
  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

    7
  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • 7
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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