Luxury Upper Mustang tour

Luxury Upper Mustang tour 12 Days US$2420

About Upper Mustang tour

Upper Mustang tour by jeep is a journey to explore the Last Forbidden Kingdom of Lo, its culture, traditions, history, and mystical land. It is a popular tour of Nepal that takes you to the isolated area of Upper Mustang. Mustang tour offers unique cultural experience and a chance to explore the hidden beauty of the Himalayas.

Upper Mustang Luxury tour is an excellent way to explore the rugged terrain and rich cultural heritage of Mustang comfortably. So, if you’re looking for an adventure that combines luxury with cultural exploration and breathtaking scenery, pack your bags and embark on this unforgettable expedition to mystical Mustang Nepal.

Upper Mustang is a historic region located in the northern part of Nepal. It is one of the few places in the world that has preserved its traditional Tibetan culture and lifestyle. Luxury Upper Mustang tour is not just sightseeing, it’s a unique cultural journey into the moonscape where you Interact with local their traditional way of life and gain a deep understanding about their unique customs and beliefs.

Upper Mustang tour is flexible journey for those seeking an off the beaten path adventure in Himalayas. Explorer may stop the vehicle as per requirements to take picture, short break etc. Medieval wall city Lo Manthang is the Crown Jewel of this journey. Book Luxury Upper Mustang Tour Nepal to embark on the best overland adventure Nepal.

Trip Fact


Mustang, Nepal


12 Days


Easy and comfortable

Group Size

Min 2 Persons

Max altitude

Kora la 4660 Meters

Best time

March to November


Jeep safari tours & sightseeing


Tea houses / Lodges / Hotels


3 Meals a day (BLD)


Flight, Drive & Trekking

Start from

Kathmandu - Pokhara - Jomsom

End at

Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu

Upper mustang tour overview

The last forbidden kingdom “Mustang” and its capital city Lo Manthang linked by the road since few years. It helps the travelers to visit Upper Mustang in comfortable and convenient way. Luxury Upper Mustang tour takes you to show untouched Tibetan culture, history, way of life, ancient caves, ancient monasteries, archaeological sites, natural beauty and geographical diversity of Himalayas. Escorted tours to Mustang start after arrival in Kathmandu airport. From here, the Jeep embarks on a thrilling journey, carving its way through the dramatic landscape.

Mustang tours typically range from 10 to 12 days by driving at your own pace. Stop the car as per your preferences to explore mystical land, the living museum of Tibetan culture. Luxury Upper Mustang jeep tour is led by experienced guides offers a glimpse into a timeless world and feeds your soul and senses.Upper mustang overland tour

Upper mustang luxury tours by jeep continue to Lo Manthang and again back to Kathmandu via Jomsom, Beni and Pokhara. Available alternative option is by flight (Pokhara to Jomsom) Overland journey is the secure and best way to explore the panoramic vistas, landscapes, deep canyon, arid deserts, high cliffs in Kali Gandaki valley.

We do provide comfortable Land Cruiser, 4WD HiLux or Scorpio jeep transportation to go and back from upper mustang Nepal. Luxury Upper Mustang tour package quite expensive compare to trekking and standard tours but worth to discover the magic of hidden paradise.

Is Luxury Upper Mustang tour for you?

Upper Mustang tour packages suitable for almost everyone because the travel is done by vehicle rather than on foot. Jeep transportation and comfortable accommodations make mustang trip more manageable for family with kids, seniors and group of friends. You will get luxury accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara city. On the way to upper mustang tours you will get available best accommodation with attach bathroom facility. Most of the tea house offers verity of western food on your choice. Private Upper Mustang 4wd jeep adventure provides you unique and lifetime travel experience.Photo of upper mustang tour package

Main goal of Upper Mustang tour is to reach medieval wall city Lo Manthang and glimpse into Tibetan culture. During the journey guide brief, you about program every day, including Tibetan culture, history, tradition, art and mountains of Upper Mustang area. Off road trip pass through high desert in this way guide takes you slowly to minimize the risk of altitude sickness. Ask the driver or guide to stop the jeep wherever you like to take a picture, fell the peace of nature.

Luxury Upper Mustang tour is an all-inclusive package that covers comfort accommodations, private transportation, and expert guides who will take you to some of the most beautiful and unique destination. During the tour, you can experience the stunning landscapes, countryside arid desert. ancient monasteries, caves, mountainous terrain and cultural sites of Mustang Nepal. if you would like to enjoy the fun filled adventure in the lap of Himalayas, go to mysterious upper mustang off road trip by jeep.

Upper Mustang tour is not only a vacation; but also a cultural immersion and an adventure into a timeless land. Main things to see in this trip are traditional Tibetan way of life, arts and architecture, Buddhist monuments, encounter with locals and unique landscape. The best time to visit is during the spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) months when the weather is pleasant, and the skies are crystal clear.

Book upper mustang trip as per your holiday duration and preferences which helps you to reconnect with nature, culture and yourself. Do not hesitate to write us to organize or customize the tour packages.

Upper mustang tour highlights

  • Luxury upper mustang tours offer a comfortable & tailored travel experience in Himalayas.
  • Endeavour into the most pristine regions to see the best-preserved form of Tibetan Buddhism
  • Discover the pre-historic culture at mysterious Buddhist monuments in Lo Manthang, Nepal
  • Experience cultural heritage and natural beauty of mustang including 7th & 10th highest peaks.
  • Explore Chhosar, mysterious Sky Caves, ancient monastery, traditional village in Kaligandaki valley
  • Interact with local to know their traditional Tibetan culture and way of their life in pure form.
  • Visit Lo Manthang city, which is known for its rich culture, unique nature, history & architecture.
  • Discover ancient Monasteries, sky caves that are carved into the cliffs in unique rock formations.
  • Upper mustang Luxury tours offers unique blend of culture, adventure & luxury tours in Nepal.

Upper mustang tour itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

Upon arrival at Nepal Airport in Kathmandu, you will be met by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. At hotel he/ she will give short briefing about program agreement and day to day plan. You spent rest of the day exploring vibrant streets of Thamel, shopping and enjoying delicious local cuisine.

Elevation: 1,400 meters / 4593 feet.

After breakfast, Kathmandu sightseeing begins to discover world heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley Nepal by car. Our guide takes you to the vibrant streets of city, cultural and historic landmarks like Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple, bouddhanath stupa, Patan and Kathmandu durbar square etc. Full day Kathmandu city tour covers most popular tourist attractions like artistic palaces, courtyards, ancient stupas, museum and temples. After sightseeing, we will be back to hotel and organize meeting about trip. You spent rest of the day for gear shopping, packaging and viait around to know the people, culture and lifestyle of local.

In the morning, you will take a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara Or you will drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara as per plan you deal. Along the way, we will pass through beautiful rural villages and enjoy stunning views of the Himalayas. It takes 25 minute to reach Pokhara by flight and about 6-7 ours by drive.

Early morning, Journey begin from Pokhara by private vehicle to reach Kalopani in Mustang. Pokhara to Kalopani is a route offers stunning views of the Himalayas and takes you through picturesque towns like Kusma, Beni and many other villages. The drive takes you through the Kali Gandaki River gorge, the deepest gorge of the world, waterfall, greenery and stunning landscape.

After breakfast, jeep tour continues towards Kagbeni, a charming village situated at the entrance of Upper Mustang. Along the way, you will enjoy breathtaking views of the Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri Mountains. Kagbeni is a traditional Tibetan-style village with narrow alleys, ancient monasteries and traditional houses made of stone, worth to see once in a lifetime. At the same time explorer visit naturally beautiful Dhumba Lake & culturalley rich Lupra village on the way to kagbeni.

Early in the morning drive to Muktinath temple exploring Jharkot, Ranipauwa and surrounding scenery. Muktinath is a holy site for both Hindu and Buddhist people. It is scenic journey to feel spirituality in natural environment. After Muktinath road trip follow the kali gandaki corridor to reach picturesque samar village of upper mustang. The route decorated with stunning landscape, vibrant village with unique culture and tradition. Tangbe, Chuksang and Tsaile villages are known for its unique architecture, which features white-washed houses, narrow alleyways and friendly people. En route, you will pass through rugged terrain, steep cliffs, rocky gorges and beautiful villages like Chele, Ghyakar and Samar which are famous for their historic monasteries, Tibetan influences culture and ancient buildings. A jeep tour to Upper Mustang is a perfect way to explore the region’s stunning landscapes, ancient monasteries and traditional villages.

After breakfast, we will continue our jeep tour by driving to Lo Manthang, which is the capital of Upper Mustang. The drive will take us through some of the region’s most scenic landscapes, with stunning views of Himalayas in Kali Gandaki valley. Along the way, we will pass through the villages of Ghiling, Ghami, Dhakmar, Lo Gekar and Marang. Dhakmar village is known for its unique landscape of red cliffs and eroded hills. Ghar Gompa is a popular pilgrimage site in Upper Mustang built by Guru Padmasmbhava “Guru Rinpoche” in 8th century. The ancient walled city of Lo Manthang is the main highlight of this journey where you discover ancient monasteries, amchi school, royal palace, narrow streets, rich history, culture, unique architecture and breathtaking views of surrounding mountains. The beautiful town of Lo Manthang, known for its rich history, culture, and beautiful landscape. Visit the ancient monasteries, explore the narrow alleys of town, and interact with friendly locals.

The drive from Lo Manthang to chhoser takes you through several villages like Nenyul, Bharcha, Dhuk, Ghom, Gharphu and Chhoser etc. During the Chhoser excursion visitors get an opportunity to travel around Jhong cave, Niphu &, Garphu Monasteries, Chortens, mani walls and see the sight of surrounding hills and valleys. During this journey visitor get an opportunity to interact with locals to learn about their culture, tradition and way of life.

After breakfast at hotel, start driving from Lo Manthang to Yara, Ghara village of Upper Mustang. This journey provides an opportunity to visit famous Luri Gumba, Tashi kabum, Ancient monasteries, organic village and Tibetan influence culture and lifestyle of local. Along the way, you’ll pass through beautiful landscapes, including deep gorges, high cliff, valleys, and high passes. Charang is another tourist attraction of the day it is famous for ancient Palace, Red Gumba, Chortens and traditional houses.

After breakfast, group leave Tsarang and drive back to Marpha along Kali Gandaki River valley of Mustang. This route offers stunning views of the Himalayan mountains, including Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. Final day of jeep tour to Upper Mustang drive through most scenic landscapes, ancient monasteries, villages and old-style houses. It also allows you to experience the unique culture and traditions from upper to lower Mustang Nepal. Several teahouses and lodges along the route provide net and clean accommodation and fresh meals for visitors.

After breakfast meet the guide and jeep driver to start journey to Pokhara. Along the way, you’ll pass through beautiful landscapes, including apple orchards, small villages, and traditional houses. Drive from Marpha to Pokhara in rough terrain is a scenic and enjoyable journey for all level of travelers. Book a professional guide with us in advance who can navigate the route safely to make trip comfortable and memorble.

After having breakfast at the hotel, we will set off for Pokhara to Kathmandu journey by car, jeep, tourist bus or flight as per travel agreement. It is 25 minutes’ flight by plane. Pokhara Kathmandu road distance is 200 km / 124 miles; it takes 6-7 hours to reach by drive. 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 departure day, Company representative transfer you to airport for flight home or next destination. “Wishing you a safe journey! We look forward to our paths crossing again someday.”

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What are included in this package?

  • Airports pick up on your arrival day by private vehicle
  • All transportation Kathmandu to Kathmandu by luxurious jeep / flight
  • Two nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara BB basic
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & dinner) 4 cups of hot drink each day on choice
  • Best accommodation at tea houses during Mustang tour period
  • Professional English speaking guide trained by government of Nepal
  • All necessary paperwork, permits (ACAP, TIMS) and local taxes
  • Airport transfer by private vehicle to depart Kathmandu, Nepal


  • 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, drivers (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
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Why Upper Mustang Jeep Tour?

Road construction to upper mustang made easy for all level travelers, no need to walk to explore its natural and cultural heritage. Upper mustang tour by jeep is the best choice to explore last forbidden kingdom comfortably within limited time. While traveling with private vehicle, driver and guide you will have more space to relax, flexibility to stop whenever you want and get more time enjoy the scenery of mustang. It is an alternative of trekking in mustang Nepal. Jeep tour takes through the beautiful landscapes and offer stunning views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Nilgiri ranges of Himalayas.

How Long Does It Take to Complete Upper Mustang Tour?

The upper mustang tour duration depends on various factors, such as travel itinerary, route, mode of transportation and activities included in trip. Typically, standard mustang tour takes 8 to 11 days to complete from Kathmandu or Pokhara. It can be shorter or longer as per your preferences to experience all that upper mustang has to offer. Off road journey follow Kali Gandaki river valley to reach Lo Manthang exploring countryside of Nepal.

How Much Does It Cost for Upper Mustang Tour?

Exact upper mustang tour cost depends on various factors including the duration of tour, quality of service (luxury or budget), accommodation style, mode of transportation, time of the year to travel, food, permits, agency service charge and tax etc. In general, rough estimate of upper mustang tour cost range from $1,800 budget package to $4,500 luxury trip per person for 12 days. There is no fixed price, different company offer varied cost as per services quality that they offer. you will get cheap and best service / all-Inclusive package with local operators.

Can We Go to Upper Mustang On Car / Bus?

No, it is not possible to reach upper mustang by car because the road is not paved. It is off road drive ground clearance of car is not enough in bumpy road.

We can go to upper mustang by jeep and bus. It takes 6 to 8 hours to reach the gateway of upper mustang by bus/jeep from Pokhara / Kathmandu. The bus journey from Pokhara to mustang is scenic to see the beautiful mountains and valleys of Nepal.

However, the bus trip is not very comfortable. If you are looking for comfortable journey, hire a jeep or a private vehicle to visit mustang district Nepal. Before embarking on a car journey to Upper Mustang, it’s recommended to consult with experienced local tour operators to get latest information.

What is the distance from Kathmandu to Upper Mustang Overland Tour?

Kathmandu to Upper Mustang distance 462 kilometers / 287 miles (Lo Manthang) and another 20 kilometers / 13 Miles to reach Korala border of Nepal and Tibet of China. The distance from Kathmandu to Upper Mustang can vary depending on the specific route taken and the mode of transportation used. This journey by bus or private vehicle, takes time very; depend on road conditions and traffic.

Can I Go Alone Upper Mustang by Jeep?

Nepalese can go to upper mustang solo but foreigners can’t, it is not allowed to visit upper mustang alone. Travelers have to have at least a friend (minimum 2 people in a group) to get the permit of upper mustang Nepal. If you are planning self-drive to upper mustang by jeep or car, need to be well-prepared and experienced to drive in challenging road. The road conditions from lower to Upper Mustang can vary greatly depends on the time of year and recent weather conditions. Must check the current situation of road and weather before go.

Why is Upper Mustang Road Trip Expensive?

The Upper Mustang Road Trip is expensive than other trips in Himalayas because of luxury vehicle, best food, accommodation, experience guide and expensive permits too. All-inclusive Upper Mustang Road trip quite expensive, it offers a unique and culturally rich experience in a remote but beautiful part of the world.

What Kind of Vehicle Use for Upper Mustang Luxury Tour?

Generally during the luxury upper mustang tour, we use sturdy, comfortable vehicles that equipped to handle the rugged terrain of Mustang. High-end 4×4 vehicles, such as Scorpio, Land Cruisers jeeps are often used for luxury tours to Upper Mustang. We do provide Pokhara Jomsom flight and helicopter tour to upper mustang as well but Pokhara to Jomsom flight is not recommended. Private vehicle provides comfortable travel experience, breathtaking views of the Himalayan landscape.

What is the Physical Requirement for Upper Mustang Jeep Safari?

Upper Mustang Jeep Safari is a popular adventure activity in Mustang region of Nepal. It is not required any physical fitness for tour like trekking. Anyone (kids to sinner citizens) can go to visit mustang by jeep. Upper mustang well known for its stunning landscapes, unique culture, and ancient monasteries. Visit once to explore its natural and cultural diversity. First and final day, need to drive longer but rest of the days are short drive and more exploration.

Which is the Best Time for Luxury Upper Mustang Tour?

The best time to visit Upper Mustang is in spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November). These times offer clear skies, pleasant temperatures, and favorable travel conditions. Nature lover tour to upper mustang during monsoon season also due to its mild temperatures, blooming flowers, and clear skies.

What Kinds of Permit do i need for Upper Mustang 4wd Jeep Tour?

Permit requirements for Upper Mustang tour are restricted area permit (RAP) and Annapurna area conservation area permit (ACAP) only for all visitors. Beside that you have to pay entrance fee in different monastery, Chhoser area and sky caves if you enter. All necessary permits issue in Kathmandu or Pokhara through registered trekking agency or tour operator of Nepal.

How to Plan the Perfect Upper Mustang Tour?

Gather all information about Upper Mustang including geography, culture, history, attractions and best time to go. Then consult reputed local agency or destination expert to organize this trip safely with the support of professional guide. This information helps you to plan perfect Upper Mustang tour, enjoy your holidays in Nepal.

Why is the Road to Upper Mustang Tour So Popular?

The road to Upper Mustang tour going popular between explorers because of its easy accessibility by jeep. Many travelers unable to reach this destination by walking, when road constructed any one can come to visit this incredible world. In this way tourist also increasing in upper mustang to know about pure Tibetan culture, lifestyle, history, ancient monasteries, sky caves, traditional villages, rugged terrain, deep canyons, barren cliffs, and stunning views of the Himalayas. Tourism to Upper Mustang contributes to the local economy, help to sustain the livelihoods of residents.

How to Get to Upper Mustang

Explorers get to upper Mustang by air, by road, and on foot. Flight delay frequently because of unstable weather of mountains, trekking suitable for physically fit person only but by road any one can go to explore the amazing upper mustang Nepal. Jeep tour to upper mustang is an easy, comfortable and sure option to get there. In this way among of these three options road trip to upper mustang going popular between traveler’s day by day. Upper Mustang is a remote and stunning region located in the northwestern part of Nepal, near the Tibetan border.

What is the Closest Airport to Upper Mustang?

The closest airport to Upper Mustang is Jomsom Airport located at the height of 2,743 meters/ 8,999 feet above sea level. Jomsom known as the gateway to the Upper Mustang as well. From Jomsom, trekkers and travelers often continue their journey to explore stunning landscapes, ancient monasteries, unique nature and culture of Upper Mustang in the Himalayas.

What to Expect from the Upper Mustang Tour Package Nepal?

Upper Mustang tour is a unique and captivating experience for travelers to explore isolated region, its cultural and natural wonders. One can expect to witness unique landscapes, ancient architecture, red cliffs, vibrant culture, daily lives, ancient caves and cultural practices local throughout your journey.

Is the Luxury Upper Mustang Tour Worth It?

Luxury Upper Mustang tour is truly inspiring and unique experience in the last forbidden kingdom of Himalayas. Visiting remote and restricted area often comes high range of cost for permits, transportation, accommodations, meals and guide etc. Luxury tour is worthy for nature and culture lover, truly enriching and unique experience. Luxury tours tend is more expensive compare to budget options, it worth also depend on personal feeling during the journey.

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Stephen Williams

May 20, 2023

An Epic Journey in Mystical Upper Mustang

I recently conquer upper mustang by jeep with Mr. Raj a professional local guide. We got grand opportunity to know about culture, tradition, architecture and their daily lives influences by Tibetan Buddhism.

I must commend this tour operator for their commitment to sustainability and responsible travel. Our luxury tour of Upper Mustang was an unforgettable odyssey that left an indelible mark on my soul. Landscapes, culture and people create a mesmerizing experience that surpassed my wildest dreams. I wholeheartedly recommend this company to anyone seeking a unique and extraordinary adventure to feel the magic of Himalayas.

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