Upper Mustang Trek - 17 Days

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Duration: 17 Days

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane

Accommodation: Lodge to lodge

Trek Style:

Group Size: 2 to 20

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Trip Highlights:

  • the land between Tibet border of China
  •  historical, cultural and natural attractions for tourists to cherish
  • The clustered houses of Tibetan Nepalese origin people

  • Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri Mountain’s and The Kaligandaki River

Nepal is the mystery land. The land of extreme diversification offers terai belt,hilly belt and Himalayan belt. In an hour of flight duration the three geographical setting can be experienced. If you wish to witness the preserved Himalayan culture and also wish to get up close with the lofty Himalayas then Upper Mustang Trek is highly recommended. Backpacker team has organized more than 100 expeditions in upper mustang region. Join us for the guided trek to this mystic and land beyond Himalaya. Make best use of your holiday in Nepal. 

The upper Mustang of Nepal is the land between Tibet border of China and Kagbeni of Nepal. The barren land is full of historical, cultural and natural attractions for tourists to cherish. Government restricted the visitors in this region however the special pass could be gained in order to witness this majestic landscape. The clustered houses of Tibetan Nepalese origin people, the mystic holes on the hills which have been featured as the most mysterious place on earth in National Geographic channel also could be the major attractions. The village behind mountains “Himal Paariko Gau” which is often called amaze you as you have to look south for the view of mountains. Normally the views of mountains are in the northern part but upper mustang offers southern view of the mountain. The Kaligandaki River which symbolizes the civilization of Nepalese northern belt in Annapurna region originated from the upper mustang area. The Dhaulagiri and Neelgiri Mountain’s glacial source originated the Kaligandaki River. The ultimate destination of this trekking is Lomanthang Pass. This is the exit point of Nepal towards China. The southern view and northern view could be seen from the mountains in this trekking extravaganza.  The ultimate mystic land gives you the worth of the every penny spent for the trekking in Nepal. The trekking takes you to the majestic Jomsom, Kagbeni and Muktinath.

Come join the experienced team of Backpacker for the ultimate trek of the mysterious land up in the Himalaya. Pack your bags; Backpacker is here for all trekkers.

Cost Details

Cost Include

  • All surface transfers as per itinerary
  • Round trip flight Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara including departure taxes
  •  Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Special Permit fee for restricted area 
  • Food, lodging,salary,insurance and other expenses of staffs
  • All necessary paperwork
  • Guided sightseeing tour including all entry fees
  • Travel and rescue arrangements for our staffs
  • All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, Porter(also a personal Sherpa on request)
  • Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available]
  • Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep record of tourist [This is for your safety]
  • Duffle bag for trekking
  • Backpacker Treks T - shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Exclude

  • Visa :- ( Nepal entry visa fee)
  • Airfare :-( International air fee).
  • Meals :-( Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu are excluded. Except welcome and farewell dinner)
  • Drinks:-
    1. All cold drink any beverage are not included in your trip price.
    2. Drinking Water also not included in trip cost.
  • Insurance:
    (Note: - You have to make your travel and rescue insurance by yourself before leave for travel.
  • Optional Excursion: We provide such service with extra charge.
    (Note:- Our option excursion are culture trip, Festival trip, monastery meditation with Lama and Monks, Bird watching, Farming trip other things as per client's interest).
  • Trekking Equipment:
    (Note: - Clients them self-have to arrange personal trekking equipment such as- trekking pole).
  • Tipping:
    (Note: - Tips for driver, guide and porters are not included in the cost of your package).
  • Others:
    1. Personal expenses such as phone calls, Internet, Laundry, Bar Bill and extra porters.
    2. During your trek hot shower is not included.
    3.Cost arising out of land slide, Road Blocked, Rescue of any form, Cancellation of flight or Reasons beyond our control.
    4. Any other Expenses which are not mentioned on price include section.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.Upon arrival at Kathmandu, Backpacker Expedition Treks Pvt. Ltd will be your trustworthy travel companion until you depart for your home country. We will accommodate our valued customers in the three-star hotel in Kathmandu. We take care of the room and breakfast of our valued customers during their stay in Kathmandu Valley.

Day 02Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m) The six hours drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara in the selected luxurious vehicle gives you the trailers of things to come in our journey. As we set our journey from the Valley i.e. Kathmandu down along the Trishuli and Marshyangdi river amidst green forests to the Lake city on the lap of Himalayas. The Pokhara City excites you with the ultra urban atmosphere to the natural setting.

Day 03From Pokhara fly to Jomsom (2700m) & Trekking to Kagbeni (2800m)Ahead of schedule in morning, we will fly between the snow secured tops of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri to Jomsom. The sights of towering massifs ascending to more than 8,000 meters, and the waterway with the most profound crevasse on the planet are simply awe-inspiring. At Jomsom we will begin our Upper Mustang trek to Kagbeni. This is the primary entryway to Upper Mustang, arranged at an elevation of (2,800m), Kagbeni town dates from around the fourteenth century when it was a check post for brokers from Nepal. There is still a checkpoint to control the gatherings leaving for Muktinath and Mustang.

Day 04 Trek Kagbeni to Chele (3110m) Duration The trail takes us toward the east bank of the Kaligandaki stream. We navigate a few edges to Tangbe town. This town is a maze of tight back roads amongst white washed houses, fields of buckwheat, grain, wheat and apple plantations. We can take in the perspective of the Nilgiri top which commands the southern horizon of Kagbeni. Past Tangbe we will achieve Chhusang town after around 1-½-hrs strolling. We cross the waterway and keep moving to a tremendous red lump of aggregate that has tumbled from the precipices above, framing a passage through which the Kaligandaki streams. We leave the Kali Gandaki valley and climb steeply up a rough gorge to Chele

Day 05trek Chele to Geling (3500m) Today we will rise the treeless, waterless territory, at the edge of an astounding steep gulch to a pass a stone cairn at 3540m. The trail then makes a long progressive drop to Samar town. The Annapurna, still ruled by Nilgiri, is obvious far toward the south. We'll scale above Samar to an edge and slide into an expansive canyon. The trail proceeds through another valley field, crosses a stream and ascensions up to an edge at 3800m. The course navigates another pass, takes after an edge and slides to Shyangmochen. From here, we delicately move to a go at 3770m and plunge into Geling Village

Day 06Trek Geling to Charang (3620m) From Geling, the trail climbs delicately up to the fascinating go of NYI La and dives underneath the blue, dim and red bluffs. We traverse the steel scaffold of the Tangmar Chu (stream) and touch base at the longest Mani divider in Mustang. We move over another go at 3,600 m and begin the long tender plummet to Charang town. The vast five-story white Dzong and red Gompa are noteworthy attractions here. We can likewise watch the accumulations of statues, Thankas and other huge artistic creations of the situated Buddha.

Day 07Trek Charang to Lo - Manthang (3840m) Our trail rises relentlessly until Lo-Gekar. Lo-Gekar Gompa is more established than Samye Gompa in Tibet. It is actually one of the most established Gompas the locale. In the wake of going to Lo-Gekar, we proceed with our Mustang Tour to Lomanthang. The trail to Lo-Manthang is very much characterized with some minor climbing. We will pass the walled city of Lo along the trial, then make a short drop, cross a stream and move to the level of Lo-Manthang.

Day 08visit of Namgyal Gompa and Tingkhar and returnwe will hike for 2 hours to Namgyal Gompa. this is located on a hilltop and here is an crucial monastery for the local community. It also helps a nearby court docket. After our go to to Namgyal Gompa, we hold our excursion to Tingkhar. that is the last village to the northwest of Lomanthang with around forty homes. After visiting both locations we are able to return to Lomanthang

Day 09Trek back Lo-Manthang to Drakmar (3820m) today our trail ascends regularly and offers a final glimpse of Lo Manthang earlier than mountaineering a ridge at 4070m and persevering with to the Chogo la. (4210m/13810ft).that is the highest point on our upper Mustang Trek. The trail then advances to a brief, steep descent and crosses the Charang River. we are able to climb to Lo Geker and arrive at Ghar Gompa, a small monastery. We then climb the ridge, cross a valley and alpine meadows, after which drop down a steep eroded course to Drakmar.

Day 10 Trek back Drakmar to Shyangmochen (3800m)The path now descends, passing the stone partitions and fields of Drakmar earlier than hiking to a ridge. It similarly descends to the lower part of Ghami after which to Jaite (3820m), losing again to Chhung-Kah. We maintain to Tama Gaon (3710m) and all the way down to Shyangmochen.

Day 11shyangbochen to Chhusang (2980m)Our lengthy hike now follows a circulate all the way down to Chhusang. We can also take an alternative route to Samar travelling Ranchung Cave. The alternative route is just 30-minutes longer.

Day 12Trek Chusang to Muktinath (3800m) today we can comply with the flow, skip Chhusang village and make a quick steep ascent onto the valley floor. We keep ascending until we attain a small skip from wherein we are able to see Muktinath and the pink painted Buddhist Monasteries. After traversing the skip, we drop all the way down to the move and go thru a suspension bridge. We ascend for a while and stroll thru the villages to Muktinath. This route may be very popular for the Fossil stone “Saligrams” that is specially found among Tetang and Gyu l. a. skip (4077m). It additionally offers a incredible a hundred and forty degree view of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Tukuche Himalayan range

Day 13Muktinath to Jomsom (2700m Muktinath is considered one of most vital locations for Hindu pilgrims and it's also a crucial region for Buddhists. inside the morning, we are able to go to Muktinath Temple. we will experience the mind-blowing perspectives of Dhaulagiri peak from here. There are water spouts which channel into the stream going for walks above the temple. there is also a Buddhist Monastery nearby.

Our path descends thru the village of Jharkot in which we will explore the Jharkot monastery; this is both a Tibetan herbal scientific center and a vintage citadel. We hold our trek back to Jomsom. The views of the Kaligandaki valley and Kagbeni village alongside the way are in reality overwhelming. We skip through Ekle Bhatti and subsequently arrive at Jomsom wherein we are able to celebrate the completion of the trek with all the trekking group of workers.

Day 14Jomsom to Pokhara Early in the morning, we will take the return flight to Pokhara. The afternoon can be spent exploring this picturesque lakeside city as your fancy takes you. in a single day at a lodge - breakfast included.

Day 15Drive back Pokhara to Kathmandu. Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu in the selected luxurious vehicle gives you the trailers of things to come in our journey. As we set our journey from the Pokhara along the Trishuli and Marshyangdi river amidst green forests.

Day 16sightseeing day Half day is sight seen around Kathmandu valley and after lunch free time for shopping and dinner at typical Nepali restaurant with cultural program.

Day 17Departure to final Destination (Farewell) We always feel very sad at this very juncture that our companion of trekking for the moment ends here and in the meantime we also feel relaxed that we were able to serve you with the best trekking experience that you ever get in your lifetime while trekking. We would leave no stone unturned to make your customers feel important and happy. We always take suggestions and encourage our valued customers to promote Nepal and Trekking in Nepal.


Upon Arrival 

Welcome to Nepal!!! Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Backpacker’s Airport Representatives will pick you up. The travelling plans and agenda’s will be discussed.


Backpacker believes in providing home away from home experience for our valued guests. The accommodation in Kathmandu would be of your choice and level. However, the usual accommodation provided by the company is three star or similar upscale Hotel in downtown. The lodging in trekking would be clearly mentioned in itinerary.

Meals and drinking Water

The meal in Kathmandu would just be a Breakfast as the lodging in Kathmandu is of B&B (Bed and Breakfast) type. While trekking we provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to our guest. The quantity of the food would be unlimited and will be assisted by our guides for the selection of food. The varieties in food would depend on season and availability. However Soup, Noodles, Rice and Seasonal Veggies are common in the trekking area. For breakfast we provide bread, eggs and cereals. We provide necessary assistance while purchasing the water, biscuits, and tender beverages at shops in the location. There are some safe drinking public taps in the trekking area where our guides will escort you.You could purchase bottled mineral water or ask to fill your bottle with boiled water on the accommodation.

Visa requirement 

 You may attain a Nepal access visa effortlessly upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan international airport itself. A multiple entry tourist visa for 30 days may be obtained via paying USD 40. Similarly, ninety days multiple entry traveler visas can be obtained for USD 100. Keep in mind to bring 2 passport size pictures with you.

International flight accessibility to Nepal

Tribhuvan international Airport is the only global airport in Nepal situated in Kathmandu, Nepal. High-quality connecting flight from Europe to Kathmandu are Silk Air through Singapore, Etihad from Abu Dhabi, Qatar airways via Doha, Thai airways through Bangkok and Dragon Air through Hongkong. In addition, from America, we've North West or Cathay Pacific to Hongkong and connect with Nepal airlines (RA) to Kathmandu. From Australia, we've Silk Air and Dragon Air that connects at once to Kathmandu or fly with the aid of Quantas to Bangkok and hook up with Thai airlines to Kathmandu. Airport tax: Airport tax is not relevant for both domestic and international flight.

Customs Formalities 

Your luggage should be declared and cleared via the customs of the port of access. Personal results are approved unfastened access. The duty on articles delivered through the traveler varies according to the extent and price of the products. A traveler can also bring dutiable items like tobacco and liquors, in the prescribed restrict free of responsibility. Wearing narcotic, hands, ammunition are strictly prohibited. Tourists are required to refill disembarkation and embarkation cards upon their arrival and departure.

Inexperienced Channel

The passengers who arrive at the Tribhuvan international Airport (TIA) with none dutiable items can access via the green Channel for short clearance without a bags test. If you are wearing any dutiable articles, you'll have to bypass thru the crimson Channel for exact customs clearance.


tPassengers are allowed to deliver some objects to Nepal free of duty too. You could bring cigarettes (2 hundred)/cigars (50), distilled liquor (one 1.15 liter bottle), and movie (15 rolls). You may additionally bring the subsequent articles free of duty on a condition that you take them out with you while you leave: binoculars, movie or video camera, still digital camera, pc, and transportable track gadget.


Tourists are strictly prohibited to export items over a hundred year’s vintage (sacred photographs, paintings, manuscripts). They're valued for subculture and non secular reasons.  So, do not buy such objects. They are Nepal's cultural history and belong here. The branch of Archaeology at Ram shah path close to Singha Durbar has to certify all steel statues, sacred artwork and comparable items before they are allowed to be sent or achieved.

Currency and Foreign Exchange

 At the airport, there are foreign exchange counters in which you can exchange your currency. We propose you to trade the currency best via banks and licensed forex centre. Day by day overseas charges is determined via Nepal Rastra financial institution. The trade fees are posted on every day newspaper or the bank’s official website www.Nrb.Org.Np. The unit of the Nepalese currency is Rupee.  1 Rupee = 100 paisa. Nepal rupee notes come in Rs. Five, 10, 20, 50, 500, a thousand.

Journey insurance

We strongly suggest you have journey insurance while traveling to Nepal. You ought to depart with a replica of your coverage whilst you are away on tour.

High Altitude sickness

You might be afflicted by mild to extreme symptoms of high altitude sickness but our team of expert guides will assist you in avoiding the sickness. So, we endorse you to take good enough time acclimatizing inside the mountain surroundings. Consumption of plenty of water and liquid in ordinary basis is very critical to limit High Altitude Sickness.While you trek inside the Himalayas, we advocate you to halt the trek relaxation at the guesthouse. If the signs are serious, it becomes essential to descend to the lower altitude. In the case of emergency, you will be right away airlifted to Kathmandu city for further remedy.


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Booking method

To confirm your booking, you need to fill up a booking form and put up a copy of a cutting-edge passport. Similarly, we also require a 20% deposit to assure your booking; this permits us to make astute preparations on your behalf. Deposits can be made via bank transfer or by means of credit card. The last 80% of the reserving costs may be paid upon your arrival in Kathmandu.  We're government registered and the member of TAAN, NMA, and NTB. We assure that your trek and cash is secure with us. If you need further information regarding your journey please be in touch with us our representatives are ready 24/7 to serve you. See more at: http://www.backpackertreks.com 


Trip Note

If above itinerary doesn't address your plan,please feel free to enquire further. Our team of Package developer would develop the package as per your wish. Happy Journey and Welcome to the land of Himalayas.

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