Upper Mustang Trekking
Lodge & tent camp
Jomsom (2,743 m.), a dry landscape, is also known as a new port. From Jomsom, Nilgiri (7,061 m) and Dhaulagiri (8,167 m) are visible. Despite the number of fights being scheduled to Jomsom, going there largely depends on the weather conditions. Accommodation is not a problem in Jomsom as there are many hotels and lodges.
‘Thakalis’ are the locals of Jomsom. They are believed to be hard working. From the very beginning, locals of Jomsom were and are engaged in trade. Jomsom is also popular for its apple production. Kagbeni is a 4hr trek away from Jomsom. It is a gateway to Upper Mustang. Kagbeni is a remote village in the Himalayan region. Tourism and agriculture are major wellsprings for Kagbeni.
Lo Manthang is the capital of Mustang. Hiking, photography, sightseeing, trekking are major excitements about visiting Lo Manthang. The path to Lo Manthang is combination of steep rocks and desert-like places. Namgyal Gompa (3910m.) and Tinggar Gumba (4025m.) are major attractions of Lo Manthang. During clear weather, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Khumbila, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Kusum Kangaru, Mt. Tashi Lhaptsa, Mt. Nangbala are visible from Syanboche.
After two weeks in the Himalayan region, trekkers will descend down to Tatopani. Tatopani, literally meaning “hot water” in Nepali is a hot water spring. Locals here believe that a bath in the spring will help to cure bone and skin diseases.
Travel towards the lake city of Pokhara through luxurious bus bypassing the different markets and villages settled along the side of Highway. The route traverses along the bank of beautiful Trishuli River.
Stay overnight at Lodge.
Take an early mountain flight towards Jomsom in the Mustang district of Nepal. If the sky is clear, the stunning views of the high massifs of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges will take your heart away. After lunch in Jomsom, start walking through hilly landscapes towards Kagbeni.
Overnight at guesthouse.
The trail goes towards the Kaligandaki River first then traverses through several ridges to reach Tangbe Village. With amazing views of Nilgiri Peak above us the trail leads us to Chhusang village.
Overnight at Tea House.
Walking through the treeless and waterless terrain, alongside of awesome steep canyon passing a rock cairn at an elevation of 3,540 meters is undefinable. Then we traverse through the high pass and follow a ridge and descend down to Syangboche.
Overnight at a guesthouse.
Earlier, we wil gently climb to cross a pass at 3,770 meters and descend gradually for 3 hours to reach Ghemi Village.
Overnight at a guesthouse.
Climb gently to cross another interesting pass of Nyi La and walk downhill towards Tangmar Chu River. Walk through the longest Mani wall in Mustang and climb for another hour to reach another pass at 3,600 meters. Explore the Buddhists’ art and cultures at Tsarang village upon arrival.
Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Ascend steeply for an hour to reach Lo-Gekar Gompa, the oldest Gompa of the region. Then continue walking towards Upper Mustang to reach Lo – Manthang Village. Cross a stream and make a climb to the plateau of Lo – Manthang.
Overnight at a Tea House.
You can hike around the Lo Manthang village and explore the Monasteries, interact with local inhabitant and watch the beautiful scenery of high massifs seen from the village.
Hike for 2 hours to reach Namgyal Gompa situated on a hilltop and explore the monastery and local community. After spending awesome time around Namgyal Gompa start walking towards Tingkhar Gompa. Explore the Gompa located at the last village of Lo-Manthang region. Then return to Lo-Manthang for the overnight stay.
Descend back through the same trai towards Ghemi Village crossing passes and villages through the barren land.
Overnight stay at Tea House.
Descend through the hilly landscape passing the stone walls and terrain field of Drakmar village. Then descend towards Chhung Kah, pass Tama Gaon (3,710 meters) and down to Syangboche.
Overnight at a guest house.
Follow the stream to go downhill to Chhusang Village.
Overnight at aguest house.
Climb steep ascent for a while then traverse through the pass and cross suspension bridge after descending from the pass to reach holy temple of Muktinath (3,880 meters).
Muktinath Temple is combined holy place for Budhhists and Hinduism. Explore the temple area then descend through the village and pass ekle bhatti to arrive at Jomsom.
Drive through thrilling road towards Tatopani from Jomsom. It will take 5 hours to reach the village. You can enjoy the natural hot spring bath at Tatopani.
Climb through the forested landscapes towards Ghorepani Village for 7 hours. Walking through the Rhododendron and pine forests will be the good experience of your life.
Early morning hiking to Poon Hill offers you stunning sunrise view arising beyond the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. The moments you spend at Poon Hill will be precious one for lifetime. Hike around Poon Hill then descend later towards Ulleri Village.
Continue trekking through the forested landscapes ascending and descending to reach the beautiful Gurung village of Ghandruk. It takes 5 hours to reach the village. You can explore the surrounding of village if you could manage the time.
Early morning walk gently for an hour then catch a jeep to travel towards Pokhara.
We will arrange you a luxurious tourist bus towards Kathmandu Valley. The driving through beautiful highway is exciting and awesome. Stay overnight at hotel.
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