Mustang Lo Manthang trekking highlights
Lo Manthang trek map is to discover the last forbidden kingdom in Nepal similar to Tibetan Plateau. Lo Manthang trek start from Jomsom, move towards north following the Kali Gandaki River and ancient trading route to Tibet. During the trekking period travelers enjoy awe-inspiring views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and many other Himalayan peaks.
Exploration around the walled city Lo Manthang, royal palace, monasteries provides you spiritual feelings. Cold arid desert, earliest caves civilization, high cliffs, deep canyons, antique Tibetan culture and the lifestyle of Himalayan villages are main attraction of Lo Manthang trek map. April to October is the ideal time to go for Lo Manthang trek in Upper Mustang Nepal. Lo Manthang trek route is filled with ancient monasteries, caves, stunning landscapes, and unique Tibetan culture.
Lo Manthang trekking package designed covering all things to do and places to see in Upper Mustang area. It makes a small circuit following Chhusang, Chele, Sammar, Syangboche, Ghiling, Ghami, Tsarang, Lo Manthang, Yara and Tangge to Jomsom. Total duration of Lo Manthang trek is 15 days, every day walking duration 5 to 6 hrs; it depends on elevation of the place and your walking speed too.
Lo Manthang Trek Journey takes through the picturesque villages of Kagbeni, Chele, Syanbochen, Ghami and Tsarang before reaching Lo Manthang. Along the way, visitors get to experience the unique culture and hospitality of Mustang, which is influenced by Tibetan Buddhism.
Lo Manthang remained as a restricted place for foreigners till the year 1992. Now days’ explorer from around the world can go up to Upper Mustang. Lo Manthang trekking requires special permit and guide. Restricted area permit issue by the immigration office of Nepal throw the local travel agency. It cost US$ 500 for minimum 10 days, afterwards tourist have to pay US$ 50 each additional day. Lo Manthang trek map also useful to identify the altitude of place and route.
After 5 days regular walking from Jomsom, trekkers reach the Lo Manthang. It is possible to trek same way back or by jeep drive. It is better to change the route to come back to get the remarkable experience.
Mustang Lo Manthang trek itinerary
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu, Nepal
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara by drive / flight after noon
Day 03: Drive / flight to Jomsom then trek to Kagbeni 2800 meters / 9186 feet
Day 04: Trek to Chele 3100 meters / 10170 feet
Day 05: Trek to Ghiling 3570 meters / 11712 feet
Day 06: Trek to Ghami village 3520 meters /11548 feet.
Day 07: Trek to Charang village 3560 meters /11680 feet.
Day 08: Trek to Lo Manthang Nepal Elevation: 3810 meters /12500 feet.
Day 09: Day trip to Explore Lo Manthang & Chhoser
Day 10: Trek to Dhakmar 3820 meters /12533 feet.
Day 11: Trek to Ghiling village 3570 meters /11713 feet.
Day 12: Trek to Chhuksang village in Mustang 2980 meters /9777 feet.
Day 13: Trek to Jomsom 2820 meters / 9252 feet. Bazar
Day 14: Morning flight or drive back to Pokhara on choice.
Day 15: Drive of flight to Kathmandu
Day 16: Airport transfer by private vehicle to depart Nepal
Mustang area Lo Manthang trek cost for US$:
Services included on Mustang Lo Manthang trek trip cost
# Airports pick up on your arrival day by private vehicle
# Transportation Kathmandu – Pokhara by private vehicle / flight according to your preference
# Two nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara BB basic
# Round trip Flight from Pokhara to Jomsom to Pokhara
# All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & dinner) 4 cups of hot drink each day on choice
# Best accommodation at tea houses during mustang valley trek period
# Professional English speaking guide service trained by government of Nepal
# Experience trekking staffs (2 guest =1 porter basic) to carry your backpack
#All necessary paperwork, trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS) and local taxes
# Travel and rescue arrangements if require
Service exclude Mustang Lo Manthang trekking package
* Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu
* Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
* Personal expenses phone calls, mineral water, bar bills, hot shower, battery recharge, extra porters & gears etc
* Tips for guides, porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
Lo Manthang Trek is a unique and rewarding trekking experience that takes you to the forbidden kingdom of Mustang. It offers breathtaking landscapes, ancient monasteries, and a chance to experience the Tibetan culture and lifestyle. It is a trek that should be on every trekker’s bucket list.
We organize Lo Manthang trek to discover the Buddhist sky caves & kingdom of mustang. Always feel glad to tailor a separate trekking package as per your travel needs. So for booking and more information on upper mustang trek and Lo Manthang trek, please feel comfortable to mail us.