Upper Mustang Tour

11 Days

Fixed Departure :- 17 October – 28 Oct. 2024

  • Jeep, Flight,
  • Standard Hotel in KTM, Lodge in mountain
  • All required permit
  • Sep,Oct, Nov Mar,April , May
  • 4000 m
  • Tour, Cultural, Pilgrimage, hikking
  • 2- 10
  • Kathmandu
  • Easy to Moderate
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Upper Mustang, also known as the Kingdom of Lo, is a remote and culturally significant region located in the north-central part of Nepal. This arid and desolate landscape lies at the northern edge of the Annapurna Conservation Area and shares its border with Tibet, China. Historically, Upper Mustang served as a vital trade route between Tibet and Nepal, resulting in a unique blend of Tibetan culture and Buddhism that persists to this day. One of the distinctive features of this region is its mesmerizing desert-like terrain, characterized by dramatic cliffs, ancient caves, and the iconic red and ochre colored canyons. The area is also home to several sacred monasteries, including the ancient Lo Manthang, the walled capital city of Upper Mustang. Due to its isolated location and stringent regulations, Upper Mustang has remained relatively untouched by modern development, making it an alluring destination for trekkers and adventurers seeking a genuine glimpse into an ancient and mystical world. Trekking through this extraordinary landscape offers not only breathtaking views of the Himalayas but also an opportunity to immerse oneself in the rich cultural heritage and traditions of Himalaya people.


Arrive in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal and transfer to Sherpa Home Hotel near Swayambhunath Stupa a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Take rest after a long flight or optional explore nearest site Swayambhunath Stupa a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The flight takes around 25-30 minutes, providing breathtaking aerial views of the majestic Himalayan peaks, including Annapurna and Langtang ranges overnight in Pokhara lake side

The road journey from Pokhara to Jomsom is approximately 161 kilometers (100 miles) and typically takes around 6-8 hours, depending on road conditions and the weather. The route follows the Kali Gandaki River valley, offering breathtaking views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. Travelers pass through picturesque villages, terraced fields, and diverse landscapes, providing an opportunity to experience the beauty and cultural diversity of the region.

Visit Guru Rinpoche Monastery in Thini village, one of the oldest and holy monastery.

Drive to Samar via Kagbeni village , the gateway to Upper Mustang. The trail offers stunning views of the Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri mountains, and you'll also get a glimpse of Tibetan-influenced culture and the colorful chortens and prayer flags, experiencing the unique blend of Buddhist and Tibetan culture.

Drive approx 3 hours Witness the stark beauty of the arid Mustang landscape and encounter ancient caves and monasteries along the way .on visit Chungsi Rangjyung Cave. Guru Rinpoche used the Chungsi Rangjyung Cave as a meditation retreat during his travels in the Himalayan region. He is said to have spent time meditating and engaging in spiritual practices in this cave, leaving behind his blessings and spiritual imprints.

Drive to Lo-Manthang, the ancient walled capital of Upper Mustang. Marvel at the well-preserved Tibetan culture and visit the historic royal palace, monasteries, and colorful markets. Take in the breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including the Nilgiri, Tilicho, and Annapurna peaks. on the way visit Lo Gekar Monastery it is one of the oldest monasteries in Nepal, with a history dating back over 1,200 years. It is believed to have been founded in the 8th century by Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava) and is associated with his disciple Yeshe Tsogyal, who was instrumental in establishing Buddhism in the region. Guru Rinpoche is a revered figure in Tibetan Buddhism, known for his contributions to the spread of Buddhism throughout the Himalayan region.

Spend days exploring the cultural and religious treasures of Lo-Manthang. Visit monasteries like Jampa Lhakhang and Thubchen Gompa, interact with the friendly locals, and gain insights into their way of life.

Day trip to Chhoser visit Cave complex, These ancient caves hold religious and historical significance, believed to have been used by Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava) during his time in the region. The caves are adorned with ancient murals and religious artifacts, attracting pilgrims and trekkers alike.

Scenic drive back to Chhuksang / Tsuksang , approx, 5-6 hours drive.

Around 7-8 hours drive to Pokhara city , enjoy the city and evening life of lake side city .

Drive approx. 6-7 hours or flight around 30 minutes arrive in Kathmandu

Cost Info


  • Restricted Area Permits and Entry Fees: The cost of the necessary permits and entry fees to enter the restricted Upper Mustang region.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP): The cost of the permit required for trekking within the Annapurna Conservation Area.
  • Experienced Sherpa Guide
  • Transportation: by private jeep
  • Accommodation: Hotel In Kathmandu and guesthouses or teahouses along the trekking route.
  • Meals: (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trekking days.

Cost Exclude

  • International Airfare: The cost of flights to and from Nepal (Kathmandu),
  • Travel Insurance: The cost of travel insurance, essential for trekking in remote areas like Upper Mustang.
  • Personal Expenses: Expenses such as souvenirs, snacks, and additional beverages not included in the package.
  • Tips and Gratuities: Tipping the guides,supporting staff
  • Visa Fees:

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Upper Mustang Tour