About cheap mustang tour in best price
Budget upper mustang package is not just a journey through time and space; it is also an opportunity to connect with the local people and their way of life. Upper Mustang is a hidden paradise that was restricted to foreigners until 1992. it is still not as popular as other travel destinations in Nepal. It requires a special permit to visit, but for those who make the journey, it offers an unforgettable experience filled with breathtaking scenery, ancient culture, and unique traditions.
The best time to go on the Upper Mustang trek is during the spring, autumn and monsoon seasons. During these months, the weather is pleasant, and skies are clear, which offers breathtaking views of stars, moonscape and Himalayan mountains. Cheap and best trip to upper mustang provides an unforgettable travel experience for all in short time frame.
Easy to fairly moderate
Min 2 to Max 16 Persons
Lo Manthang 3840 Meters
March to November
Tours & Sightseeing
Tea houses / Lodges / Hotels
3 Meals a day (BLD)
Flight, Drive & Tours
Kathmandu - Pokhara - Jomsom
Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu
The best Upper Mustang tour by jeep is a popular off road journey through rolling hills, lush forests, terraced fields and enter rugged terrain of Himalayas. Now, upper mustang road condition is much better than before. it is still unpaved but wide enough to drive without scary sense. Drive through striking valleys, barren landscapes, high passes, eroded rock formations, traditional villages to witness its natural and cultural wonders.
Budget Upper Mustang tour package by jeep begins with jeep safari from Pokhara following Kali Gandaki River Valley. Jeep takes you through high mountain passes, deep canyons, and narrow gorges, small villages, ancient monasteries. jeep stop in between as per your need to observe great landscape and view point to enjoy the scenery. As likewise we discover major highlights of mustang including ancient city of Lo Manthang, which was the capital of Kingdom of Mustang.
Upper Mustang is a high-altitude desert that is known for its deep gorges, turquoise rivers, high mountains like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, prayer flags, chortens, monasteries and sandstone cliffs etc. Mustang is also known for its distinctive culture, architecture, which is a mix of Tibetan and Nepalese styles. One of the highlights of budget Upper Mustang tour is the opportunity to visit ancient walled city of Lo.
Upper mustang located in the rain shadow of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, which means that the landscape is dry, barren and surreal. Budget upper mustang tour is one of the best option to explore mustang in short time frame. Budget Upper Mustang tour offers an unforgettable experience that’s well worth the investment.
After arrival in Kathmandu Airport (TIA) Nepal, our representative will welcome you and transfer to hotel by private vehicle. At hotel he/ she will give short briefing about program agreement and day to day plan. Check into hotel, use free time to take rest, relax and explore around Thamel.
City tours, gear shopping and permit preparation is the main task of this day. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is known for its rich cultural heritage, ancient temples, and beautiful landscapes. Our guide takes you to the Swayambhunath & Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Square for sightseeing. Kathmandu sightseeing trip covers major historical, and cultural monuments that beautifully crafted with various wood, metal, and stonework. After city tours, we will drive back to hotel and conduct Pre-trip meeting. You spent rest of the time at hotel or explore around Thamel.
Today we will travel from Katmandu to Pokhara are by bus, private car as per itinerary, budget, interest and booking deal. It takes 6 to 7 hours to cross 200 kilometers distance of Prithivi Highway in between Kathmandu and Pokhara. Journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara is incredibly scenic, with breathtaking views of Himalayan mountains, waterfalls, picturesque scenery, Trishuli & Marshyangdi River. Along the way, you will pass through small towns and villages that give you a glimpse into the rural life of Nepal.
Once you reach Pokhara, you’ll be greeted with stunning views of Annapurna range, serene Phewa Lake and beautiful Pokhara city. After checking into hotel you can take a rest or go to explore lakeside area, boating and walk around watching the reflection of mountain and sky in beautiful Phewa Lake. Journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara end but memories last forever.
After breakfast, escape from Pokhara to Kagbeni by jeep via Nayapul, Kusma, Beni, Tatopani, Ghasa, kalopani, marpha and jomsom city to reach Kagbeni the gateway to upper mustang. This journey takes us through natural hot spring spot, deepest gorge in the world, Rupse waterfall, along Kali Gandaki river valley of Nepal.
The road condition from Pokhara to Kagbeni is paved and gravel, need to pass through black toped and bumpy gravel road to reach kagbeni. The main tourist attractions of the day are Thakali villages, Jomsom, Thinigaon, Dhumba lake, monastery and Kaligandaki river of Himalayan wonderland.
We drive through unique landscape exploring breathtaking scenery, apple orchard, interacting with friendly local and testing delicious local foods. On the way to Kagbeni we visit Marpha, Jomsom and Dumba lake, a small lake located in a valley surrounded by mountains. Pokhara to Kagbeni tour is an unparalleled opportunity to witness the beauty of lower mustang and immerse oneself in the rich natural & cultural heritage of Nepal.
Today we take short trip to Muktinath temple, a sacred site for Hindus and Buddhists then drive Samar crossing Kagbeni, Tangbe, Chhusang and Chele villages. Kagbeni to Samar overland trip is a great way to experience the Tibetan influences culture and desert type landscape of mustang. During this journey you get the great glimpse of Annapurna, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri and Tukuche peak of Nepal.
Samar itself is a fascinating destination, with a rich history, ancient monasteries, Chortens, traditional architecture and traditional way of life untouched by the modernity.
We traverse several ridges, farm land, apple orchard, picturesque villages along the river spotting unique rock formation, high cliff and sky caves of Nepal. After crossing Kali Gandaki river drive uphill to reach Samar village of mustang.
The road condition from Kagbeni to Samar is well-maintained but off road. Kagbeni to Samar tour is a breathtaking adventure tour through the enchanting landscapes. It is not only a feast for the eyes but also an opportunity to immerse oneself in the natural and cultural wonders of mustang Nepal.
After an early breakfast, we start our overland trip towards Tsarang village via Ghiling, Ghami, Dhakmar and Ghar Gumba. It takes 6 7 hours to cross samar to Tsarang distance exploring all highlights of the day. Along the way we visit a number of ancient monasteries, including Ghar Gumba built in 8th century by Guru Rinpoche on his way to Tibet.
Lo Gekhar monastery is the most important hidden treasures of mustang’s ancient culture and traditions. Samar to Tsarang driving journey is one of the best off road adventure in barren remote area of Nepal.
Samar to Tsarang tour that takes through high passes, serene atmosphere, awe-inspiring landscapes, antique monasteries, and traditional Tibetan style villages. Whitewashed houses with narrow alleyways, ancient Chortens, Mani walls, Mani stones, prayer flags fluttering in the wind attract the attention of explorer.
Today is the day to discover the secret of Lo Manthang Nepal that you’ve been waiting for. After breakfast trip starts with either horse riding, walking or jeep safari towards chhoser, garphu & kora la border. Chhosar village offers a unique glimpse into the traditional way of life, daily activities that the practice in upper mustang.
Ancient monasteries like Garphu and Niphu monastery, surrounding colorful rock formations and centuries old caves in rock cliff are really impressive to see in Chhoser area. Niphu monastery is an ancient cave monastery carved into the cliffs. Travelers impressed to visiting Jhong cave, Konchok ling cave & Ritseling cave in Chhoser valley Nepal.
After of before Chhoser we heading to kora la, a high mountain pass located in mustang district of Nepal. It is a part of ancient salt trading route between Nepal and Tibet autonomous region of china. Kora la is known for its stunning mountain views and rugged terrain.
Afternoon we will be back to Lo Manthang and spent rest of the day visiting the city’s ancient monasteries, palace, narrow alleys, stupas and the architecture of earthen wall city. The long walls of the prayer wheels and flags provide a colorful appearance of the place. Royal palace, three ancient monasteries, Amchi school and the local way of life are the highlights of Lo Manthang exploration.
Lo Manthang is a small town surrounded by towering mountains and arid landscapes. It is a fascinating place to explore, rich in history, culture, and natural beauty which make an epic journey into the Himalayas.
Today we are hiking to explore the Luri Gompa a cave monastery of upper mustang built into a towering cliff face. Luri Gompa is a sacred Buddhist site located near Ghara village. Famous for its unique cave paintings, sculptures, culture and history. You feel deep sense of spiritual connection while visiting Luri cave monastery, stupa and surrounding nature.
Luri monastery is perched on a cliff face, and we had to climb up a steep staircase to reach it. The climb was worth it, though, as the views from the top were simply stunning. We spent some time exploring the monastery and chatting with the monks, who were incredibly welcoming and friendly.
There are 2 chambers inside cave monastery. Wall and ceiling of monastery decorated with many paintings in the 14th century or even earlier. Mysterious Luri monastery is one of the best place to achieved siddhi by meditation.
Chorten inside Luri cave monastery decorated with eight auspicious symbols and four guardian deities. The Dom contains paintings of Namgyal, Khadcheri, Vajrasattva and Lokesvara in 4 directions east, west, north and south respectively. There are many paintings of lama, eight siddhas and mandala also inside the monastery.
700-year-old “Luri Gumba” is one of the most stunning attractions, rich cultural and spiritual heritage of upper mustang a remote and rugged terrain in Nepal. Visit once in a life time to collect the lifetime memory.
This day will be remarkable because we are driving from upper to lower mustang exploring diverse topography and vegetation. It is quite long drive in off road but the views of rugged terrain, the snow-capped mountains, lush forests were awe-inspiring.
We drive through several hamlets, passes of upper mustang and cross Kaligandaki river near Chhusang. Then after drive along the Kali Gandaki river “Kali Gandaki Corridor” to reach Tatopani. Tatopani, known for its natural hot springs where we take a bath in warm and mineral-rich water to sooth muscles to revive its spirits.
Ghami to Tatopani section stands out for its unique landscapes, cultural encounters, and diverse terrain. During this journey we cross vibrant Thakali villages and the deepest gorge of the world as well.
After having breakfast at the hotel, we will set off for tatopani to Kathmandu journey by car, jeep, tourist bus as per travel agreement. Pokhara Kathmandu road distance is 200 km / 124 miles; it takes 6-7 hours to reach. Road follow Marshyangdi river and Trishuli river exploring countryside and beautiful scenery of the foothills of Himalayas. Upon arrival in Kathmandu city you will check into hotel, rest, relax and explore the street of Thamel for souvenir shopping. Enjoy typical Nepali dinner party with culture show to celebrate successful journey.
Today is the final day of Nepal trip! Our representative will drop you to airport 3hrs before schedule flight. “Wishing you a safe journey! We look forward to our paths crossing again someday.”
Upper Mustang trek & tours organize verity of trip in Himalayas. Departure dates are 100% guaranteed until and unless there is no political unrest, natural disasters or epidemics in the destination. Start dates are your arrival date in Kathmandu and end dates are the returning date from Nepal. Listed departure dates & price quoted on group joining basic. if given dates are not suits you, or travelling with friend let us to know to book private trip as per your requirements.