Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal

About Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang is a rain shadow area and popular trekking destination in the northern central part of Nepal at the top of the Kaligandaki River. It is also a hidden world of the old Buddhist Kingdom. Upper Mustang is opened for foreigners since 1992. Mustang offers a truly exceptional opportunity to explore Tibetan culture, tradition, and also ancient mythology. This area covers many ancient Buddhist monasteries, isolated villages, hundreds of ruined cave,s and scenic beauties of different landscapes. The goal of Upper Mustang Trekking is to reach the capital of Upper Mustang, Lo Mangthang.

After flying to Pokhara and Jomsom, start trekking for a day we reach the entry point of the upper Mustang which is at kagbeni. Upper Mustang Trekking you may have a chance to explore the thousand years of the old monastery, caves, local tribes and panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and other snowcapped peaks are spectacular. The trekking trail follows the salt caravan route of the old days of most of the Nepalese community.


  • Guided Tour in Kathmandu, Historical UNESCO world’s heritage sites
  • Flight from Pokhara to Jomsom and back
  • Walking through Rivers, suspension bridge, lakes
  • Exploring of typical local villages, peoples, ethnic groups and customs
  • Exploration of oldest Buddhist monasteries and historical monuments
  • Experience of Plateau landscape 
  • Scenic and panoramic view of Himalayas of Nepal and Tibet

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival Kathmandu and be meet by our representative at airport. Transfer to hotel. (1350m)
  • Day 2Guided Kathmandu Tour
  • Day 3Drive to Pokhara/ Evening sightseeing around Pokhara. (6 Hours – 827m)
  • Day 4Fly to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni (4 Hours - 2,800m)
  • Day 5Trek to Chele (7 Hours - 3,050m)
  • Day 6Trek to Eklo Bhatti (6 Hours - 3,820m)
  • Day 7Trek to Ghame (4 Hours - 3,520m)
  • Day 8Trek to Tsarang (4 Hours 3,500 m)
  • Day 9Trek to Lomanthang (5 Hours - 3,700 m)
  • Day 10Explore Lomanthang 5-6 hrs round trip
  • Day 11Second day of exploration Lomanthang 4/5 hours round trip
  • Day 12Trek back to Tsarang (6 Hours - 3,500 m)
  • Day 13Trek to Tangee (6 Hours - 3,240m)
  • Day 14Trek to Tetang (6/7 Hours - 2,940m)
  • Day 15Trek to Kagbeni (6 Hours - 2,810 m)
  • Day 16Trek to Jomsom (4 Hours )
  • Day 17Fly back to Pokhara
  • Day 18Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 19Final Departure
Day to day details itinerary

What's Included

  • Airport picks up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara on twin sharing basis with breakfast (on the arrival day and after the trekking)
  • Kathmandu valley guided tour with private car, tour guide, and entrance fees
  • Tourist bus from Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu
  • Flight Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara 
  • Breakfast in the entire trip
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the trek
  • Upper mustang restricted area permit (USD 500 for 10 days)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permit (ACAP)
  • Salary, Food, equipment, Accommodation, Transportation, and Insurance for the Guide and Porter
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • Emergency evacuation arrangement 
  • Travel & Medical insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks
  • Lunch and Dinner in entire trip
  • International airfare
  • Tips for the guide and porter

Useful Information

Nepal Visa

Nepal Visa is available at Kathmandu Airport on your arrival (Tribhuban International Airport). you need to bring the visa fee in cash and passport size of pictures. The Visa fee is USD 25 for 15 days, 40 for 1 month, and USD 100 for 90 days multiple visas.