Pokhara to Upper Mustang tour

Pokhara to Upper Mustang tour 11 Days US$2050

About Upper Mustang tour from Pokhara

Pokhara to Upper Mustang tour package by Jeep ride is beautifully designed which is an attraction and dream for many at the same time. Come savour the ultimate feel of excitement and adventure in one of the remote mustang regions of Nepal.

Pokhara to Upper Mustang tour is an adventure of a lifetime. The journey takes you through rugged terrain, stunning landscapes, and remote villages, giving you a glimpse into a world that has remained unchanged for centuries. The region’s unique culture, ancient history, and natural beauty make it a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Nepal. If you’re planning a trip to Nepal, be sure to include the Pokhara to Upper Mustang tour in your itinerary.

Trip Fact


Mustang, Nepal


11 Days


Easy and comfortable

Group Size

Min 2 to Max 16 Persons

Max altitude

Lo Manthang 3840 Meters

Best time

March to November


Tours & Sightseeing


Tea houses / Lodges / Hotels


3 Meals a day (BLD)


Flight, Drive & Sightseeing

Start from

Kathmandu - Pokhara - Jomsom

End at

Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu

Pokhara to Mustang tour overview

The Pokhara to Upper Mustang tour package leads you to most amazing views of valleys and mountains which leave you speechless by its beauty. Local people, lifestyles and culture are more cherry on a cake, it is just that marvelous.Upper mustang road trip

Dramatic upper mustang trip gives you exclusive feeling including peace of mind, sul and spiritual happiness. This trip is suitable for those travelers who are unable to discover upper mustang by walking and have limited time. Upper region was once a part of the ancient Kingdom of Lo, and its people still practice the Tibetan Buddhism that was introduced to the region centuries ago.

Tibetan culture, nature & mountain lovers can do Mustang Jeep safari tour in controlled area of Nepal to get special experience. Upper Mustang tour package schedule go throw exploring Pokhara, Beni, Tatopani, Marpha, Jomsom, Kagbeni, Tangbe, Chhusang, Chaile, Samar, Ghiling, Ghami, Tsarang to Lo manthang. You can go to Kora la (Nepal Tibet border) explore Chhoser area and Lo Manthang city of Nepal also.

We try to show you as many as tourist attraction of upper mustang that we can. Upper Mustang tour package by Jeep journey starts either from Kathmandu or Pokhara. Exploration of oldest monasteries at every village and visit historical caves at Lo-Manthang are the most memorial.

Is Pokhara to Upper Mustang tour for you?

Upper Mustang Jeep Safari suitable for group of friend and family with kids, senior citizen as well. Budget and luxury package available as per traveler’s preferences. Jeep safari trip to mustang from Pokhara carry two different options all the way by drive, or flight to Jomsom then drive to Lo Manthang. Among of these all the drive to Mustang from Pokhara is the best to see the sights. Rough road to Upper Mustang connecting from Pokhara is with incredible views of Himalayas and scenic plateau. It is a memorable journey filled with adventure and fun.

Pokhara to upper mustang tour package cost quite expensive then trekking in mustang area by foot. Mustang overland tour takes you to upper mustang by jeep drive and provides great off road overland tour experience in the Himalayas. Please, do contact us in case of any doubts and information required. We are ever ready to assist you with genuine and generous information on Upper Mustang tour package from pokhara.

Pokhara to Mustang tour highlights

  • Drive through the barren and arid landscapes of mustang area, which is often compared to the Tibetan plateau.
  • Visit around wall city Lo Manthang, capital of the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal.
  • Cross many high passes that offer scenic views of restricted area and trans-Himalaya region of Nepal.
  • Breathtaking mountain views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Nilgiri, Tilocho, Thorang peak and many other peaks.
  • Discover pure Tibetan culture, people and lifestyle of Lowa in barren lands of Nepal.
  • Know about historical, natural, cultural & heritage sites of mustang district Nepal.
  • Pokhara to mustang tour an unforgettable journey to most beautiful and culturally rich regions of Nepal.
  • Explore manmade sky caves date back thousands of years to know about ancient cave civilization of upper mustang area of Nepal.

Pokhara to Mustang tour itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

Upon arrival in Pokhara Nepal, our representative will welcome you and transfer to hotel by private vehicle. At hotel he/ she will give short briefing about upcoming program, agreement and day to day plan. Check into hotel, use free time to take rest, relax and explore around Lakeside.

After breakfast, full day sightseeing journey in Pokhara city start with private vehicle and professional guide. There are many sights to see in Pokhara Nepal. Among of them guide takes you to the selected destination like Devis Fall, Seti River, Museums, Bindyabasini Temple, old bazar, Phewa Lake, Mahendra Cave, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, shanti stupa, Tibetan Refugee Camp, monasteries and Sarangkot etc as per agreement.  Pokhara sightseeing trip covers all major highlights of the city. After pokhara city tours, we will drive back to hotel and conduct pre-trip meeting. You spent rest of the day for gear shopping, packaging, exploring around and sample local food.

After breakfast, we set out from Pokhara to Tatopani by jeep via Nayapul, Kusma, Beni, Tatopani and Ghasa villages to reach Kalopani in lower mustang. This journey takes us through natural hot spring spot, deepest gorge in the world, Rupse waterfall, along Kali Gandaki river of Nepal.
It takes about 7 to 8 hours to reach Lete / Kalapani by jeep. The road condition from Pokhara to Beni is fine. As soon as we cross Beni need to drive in bumpy gravel road until Ghasa. There is fine road from Ghasa to Kalopani again and offers really amazing view of Himalayan mountains, charming villages, terraced farmlands and greenery around.
Kalopani is a beautiful village located in a valley surrounded by mountains. It is one of the best place to take a rest, relax and enjoy the natural diversity of Himalayas. The warm hospitality of local people, their rich cultural traditions add a unique charm on mustang trip. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Thakali dinner at a local restaurant of Kalapani Nepal.

This morning we take a jeep from Kalapani to go to Kagbeni village. Driving track till Marpha is fine black toped then after need to drive in off road. The main tourist attractions of the day are Thakali villages, Jomsom, Thinigaon, Dhumba lake, monastery and the Kaligandaki river valley in 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 stop at Jomsom to explore around. We drive to Dumba lake, a small lake located in a valley surrounded by mountains. At the same time visit the old monastery and traditional Thini gaon of mustang.
Dhumba lake and monastery area is a nice place to see the stunning views of Marpha village, Jomsom valley, Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and many other peaks of Himalayas.
Kalopani 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 Ghiling crossing Kagbeni, Tangbe, Chhusang, Chele samar and Syangboche villages. Kagbeni to Ghilingoverland 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.

Ghiling 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, passes, farm land, apple orchard, whitewashed villages along the river spotting unique rock formation, high cliff and sky caves of Nepal. After crossing Kali Gandaki river drive uphill to reach Ghiling village of Mustang  Nepal.

Kagbeni to Ghiling off road tour is a breathtaking adventure through the enchanting landscapes where you immerse oneself with 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 Ghiling 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. Ghiling to Tsarang driving journey is one of the best off road adventure in barren remote area of Nepal.
Ghiling to Tsarang tour that takes through 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.
Ghiling to Tsarang tour is an opportunity to learn about the unique culture and traditions of the mustang people. Where nature enthusiasts immerse one selves in the raw beauty and local ambiance of mustang Nepal.

Today is the most exciting day of the trip, as we finally reach Lo Manthang, the ancient walled city of mustang. The city is home to many age-old monasteries, historic palace, Mani wall, prayer flags, prayer wheels and stupas. The capital city of former kingdom of lo is one of the fascinating place to discover its history, culture, architecture, ancient tradition and lifestyle of the dwellers.
Tsarang to Lo Manthang distance offer stunning view of Mount Dhaulagiri, Annapurna massif and many other surrounding peaks. On the way to Lo Manthang we cross Sungda Chorten, sky caves, prayer flags and incredible moonscape etc.
Lo la 3960 meters is the highest point of the day. From the lo la pass explorer gets the first glimpse of medieval wall city of lo and wide barren land of mustang valley. Famous wall city known for their traditional mud-brick houses, narrow alleys and colorful prayer flags waving in the wind.
The city is unlike anything we had seen before; isolation of the region helps to preserve its exclusivity which makes lo a captivating destination. At the Lo Manthang city you feel pure Tibetan culture, rich history, interact with Lowa people that provides lifetime experience.

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 set out on the return journey from Lo Manthang to Syangboche village exploring incredible landscape, snow covered mountains and traditional villages settled in between barren desert of Mustang Nepal. It takes about 4 to 5 hours to cross Lo Manthang to Syangboche road distance by jeep with stop at view points for sightseeing. After leaving wall city of Lo Manthang trail ascent to cross lo la pass 3960 meters then descent towards Charang, Ghami and Ghiling villages progressively.
During this journey we cross lo la 3960m, Tsarang la 3870m, Ghami la 3765m, nyi la 4025 m pass to reach Syangboche. As soon as we reach Syangboche guide manage the room for rest and relax. The stunning views of mountains, rich culture, history and traditional way of life of upper mustang make this trip memorable forever.

Hassle free journey by jeep begin after breakfast at local tea house. The final day of our journey takes from Syangboche to Marpha by luxurious jeep. It takes around 6 to 7 hours to cross Syangboche to Marpha distance by driving. Trip covers vast topography from the barren high desert to the fertile land of lower Mustang Nepal.
Driving road from Tsarang to Marpha is wide graveled road best for adventure trip. The journey from Syangboche to Marpha is an exhilarating experience in Kali Gandaki valley and witness the beauty of mustang.
Mostly downhill driving offers some amazing views of surrounding landscape, towering cliffs, rugged terrain of mustang valley. Upper mustang, a restricted area known for its unique Tibetan-influenced culture and awe-inspiring landscapes. As we reach Marpha, conclude our wonderful journey, enjoy traditional dinner and warm hospitality in Thakali restaurant. Embark on this journey of a lifetime and its spell upon you.

Today is the day to say goodbye to Mustang, early in the morning, we will drive to Pokhara. jeep passes through a gorge between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, offers stunning view of snow-capped mountains and valleys below. Once you arrive in Pokhara, there are plenty of places to see and things to do. You can spend rest of the day in leisure or walk around the streets of lake city, souvenir shopping, boating in Phewa lake and experience nightlife in Pokhara etc.
The weather of Jomsom change in no time that affect Pokhara flight frequently. If the weather is not fine, we’ll arrange jeep to drive back to Pokhara. We request you to plan some buffer time for this possibility and be flexible to use alternative ways of transportation like jeep or helicopter.
Jomsom Pokhara travel by jeep is a great way to explore the beautiful scenery, countryside, waterfalls, people and culture of Nepal, the memories will remain forever.

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What are included in this package?

  • Airports pick up on your arrival in Pokhara by private vehicle
  • All transportation Pokhara to Pokhara by luxurious jeep
  • 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 service trained by government of Nepal
  • All necessary paperwork, special permits (ACAP, TIMS) and local taxes
  • Airport / Bus park transfer by private vehicle to depart Pokhara, 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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What is the Pokhara to upper mustang distance?

The road distance from Pokhara to upper mustang is 262 Kilometers / 163 miles. the journey to Upper Mustang is not just about distance but also the challenging terrain, altitude, and the need to navigate through remote areas. Road trip to Mustang is a great way to experience the beauty and culture of this unique region of Nepal.

How to go to upper mustang from Pokhara?

Upper Mustang is a restricted area, you need to have special permit and ACAP permit to enter. This area accessible by road, walking and flight, you can chose prefer method to go.

How far is it from Pokhara to upper mustang by road?

It takes 2 full days to reach upper mustang by road from Pokhara. Take the time to explore its unique Tibetan culture, ancient monasteries, stunning landscapes and the distinctive desert-like terrain.

Which route is the best for mustang for road trip?

Pokhara, Beni, Jomsom to upper mustang route is best and perfect choice to reach mustang Nepal. The road is mostly off-road and can be challenging, but the scenery is spectacular.

How much does it cost to go to upper mustang from Pokhara?

Total cost to go to Upper Mustang from Pokhara by road start from approximately $1500 to $2500 or more, depends on various factors. In fact, mode of transportation, number of days, level of comfort you want make trip cost very. Write us to get the exact trip cost as per your preferences.

Which month is best for Pokhara to upper mustang tour?

The best time for a Pokhara to Upper Mustang tour in Nepal is during the months of March to June and September to December. These periods are considered the optimal times to visit Upper Mustang due to the favorable weather and clear skies.

How many days requires for Pokhara to upper mustang tour?

The duration of Pokhara to Upper Mustang tour depends on itinerary and mode of transportation. Tour duration obviously shorter then trek. It takes 8 to 14 days for Pokhara to upper mustang tour in Nepal. The journey involves driving through stunning landscapes, visiting ancient monasteries, palaces and experience unique culture of Mustang.

How to issue special permit in Pokhara to visit upper mustang?

Book Pokhara to upper mustang tour package with agency, they arrange everything for your trip to mustang. Our representative or guide visit the office of Nepal immigration for (RAP) and National trust for Nature conservation (ACAP) to issue the permits for your trip to Upper Mustang. It is not possible to visit upper mustang without guide and agency.

What is the Pokhara to mustang jeep fare?

Pokhara to Mustang jeep fare depend on the time of year, type of jeep and how long you want to spend in this area. A general price for a 4WD jeep from Pokhara to Mustang start from 35,000 to Muktinath to go and back within 1 night and 2 days. You can share jeep cost with group of friend traveling together. Pokhara to Mustang mostly unpaved, takes about 8 to 10 hours by jeep. It is recommended to book jeep in advance, especially in peak season make small group 3 to 4 people to make better experience.

How to book travel package to upper mustang in Pokhara?

Choose a best travel agency, request a trip quote, compare services offered like transportation, accommodation, meals, permits, guide and services you are looking for. Book all-inclusive package and pay a deposit to secure your booking. Mustang is a remote region known for its stunning scenery, Muktinath temple, ancient Buddhist monasteries, and friendly people.

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