Short upper mustang trek 10 days overview
Short upper mustang trek is easy to fairly moderate hiking in the Himalayas. It is a joyful experience to stay close to nature during short upper Mustang trek 10 days trip in Himalayas. The Upper Mustang trek normally takes 15 to 17 days including two days at Kathmandu. But the trek can be shortened.
Short Upper Mustang Trek is one such adventure that promises an incredible experience in the heart of the Himalayas. Located in the northwestern part of Nepal, Upper Mustang is a remote region that was once an independent kingdom. It is often called the “hidden paradise” because of its unspoiled natural beauty and unique cultural heritage.
The trek is moderately difficult, and you need to have a reasonable level of fitness to undertake it. The trail passes through rocky terrain, narrow gorges, and steep ascents and descents. The altitude can also be a challenge, as the trek reaches a maximum altitude of 3,840 meters at Lo Manthang. However, the spectacular views of the Himalayan range and the unique cultural experience make it all worth it.
This is possible because you can return from Lo Manthang to Pokhara by jeep as there are off-road trails for driving back. drive from Lo Manthang to Pokhara is very scenic and along the banks of the Kali Gandaki.
It is still not so crowded as the other trek routes mainly due to the restriction in the number of people allowed. Nepal government has placed the permit fees very high to prevent too much crowd.
Many tourist wants to visit mustang Nepal to feed their curiosity to know the age-old Tibetan culture and tradition which is maintained at Lo Manthang Nepal. It still remains untouched by outside influence. The early Buddhist and Tibetan traditions are still maintained.
Upper Mustang is one of the regions in Nepal that is suitable for trekking even in the rainy season. During the monsoons, only occasional rainfall is experienced in the upper Kali Gandaki valley. So, it remains quite dry and suitable & enough to go for Upper Mustang short trek 10 days.
Short upper mustang trek 10 days itinerary
Day 01: Drive / flight to Jomsom then trek to Kagbeni 2800 meters / 9186 feet
Day 02: Trek to Chele 3100 meters / 10170 feet
Day 03: Trek to Ghiling 3570 meters / 11712 feet
Day 04: Trek to Tsarang 3560 meters / 11679 feet
Day 05: Trek to Lo Manthang 3840 meters / 12598 feet
Day 06: Explore Lo Manthang and Chhoser area (It is possible to drive back Pokhara via Muktinath)
Day 07: Trek to Ghami 3510 meters / 11515 feet
Day 08: Trek to Syangboche 3800 meters / 12467 feet
Day 09: Trek to Chhusang 2980 meters / 9776 feet
Day 10: Trek to Jomsom 2720 meters / 8923 feet
Day 11: Flight / drive back to Pokhara
10 days upper mustang trek cost in US$:
Services included on upper mustang 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 trekking 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, special permits (ACAP, TIMS) and local taxes
# Travel and rescue arrangements if require
Service exclude on upper mustang short 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)
10 days Upper Mustang Trek is an incredible adventure that takes you through the remote villages, ancient monasteries, and breathtaking landscapes of Upper Mustang. It offers a unique cultural experience that is hard to find anywhere else in the world. The trek is a perfect combination of adventure and cultural exploration, making it an ideal choice for anyone looking for an unforgettable Himalayan experience.
Attractive short upper Mustang trek has fascinated trekkers from all over the world for many years. You can visit some of the oldest Buddhist monasteries still maintaining the old traditions and customs. If you would like to do this email us to get the trip cost and itinerary detail. Do not miss the chance to explore last forbidden kingdom of Himalayas.