Sky caves discovery upper mustang trek the last nomads of Lo

Sky Caves discovery Upper Mustang trek the Last Nomads of Lo Manthang

Sky Caves discovery Upper Mustang trek

Sky Caves discovery Upper Mustang trek is for study & research about cave civilization in Himalayas. Sky caves are unique and exciting as they are located at high altitudes, carved into the cliff walls, and hold a lot of cultural and historical significance. Mustang, most often celebrated as the Last Forbidden Kingdom, epitomizes the diverse topographical spread of Nepal. It host sandy lands, sky caves, vast expanse of rocks and rugged formations elevating above the series of small farming terraces with gigantic mountainous panorama in the backdrop.Mysterious Jhong cave at Chhoser in Upper Mustang Nepal

Situated on the northern central part of Nepal lifted above the Kaligandaki River, Mustang is among the places which boast the natural and cultural elegance in most unmolested state. Huge portions of formation resembling to Tibet, Mustang encapsulates thousand years of monasteries. Isolated villages and hospitable people which you will find are essentially influenced by Tibetan culture. The cultural enthusiasts will be profoundly pleasured with the grand celebration of Tiji festival.

This Trans-Himalayan region was subject to restriction until the year of 1991 when the region was officially opened for visitors. The visitors are bestowed with pleasing ecological miscellany, striking mountain views, ancient fortress and palaces, Buddhist monasteries, and bizarre rock formations that will amazingly delight the endeavor to this region.

Sky caves discovery trek provides significant understanding about history and culture of Mustang. The caves are believed to have been built between the 6th and 12th centuries by the Loba people who were part of ancient Tibetan empire. They built these caves as a means of protection and practice their religion. Since then the caves have been used by various groups of people, including monks and pilgrims, as a place of worship, retreat and sky burials.

During the sky caves discovery upper mustang trek travelers get an opportunity to visit many ancient man-made caves of mustang. Lo-Manthang, the walled town of Mustang, is an ultimate reserve of this trek. After exploring Lo Manthang, Chhoser you fell refreshed & get a chance to stay close to nature. Classic Upper mustang trek and sky caves discovery trek route is same.

We add extra days to explore the caves on the way to Lo Manthang Nepal. Nepal sky caves discovery upper mustang trek is suitable for research students, professors and archeologist. The trail being moderately strenuous will basically require you to be physically fit.

Sky Caves discovery Upper Mustang trek itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara by drive / flight

Day 04: Drive / flight to Jomsom then trek to Kagbeni 2800 meters /9186 feet

Day 05: Trek to Chele 3100 meters /10170 feet

Day 06: Trek to Syangboche 3800 meters / 12467 feet

Day 07: Trek to Dhakmar 3820 meters / 12532 feet

Day 08: Discover ancient caves on cliff nearby Dhakmar and Ghami

Day 09: Trek to Lo Manthang 3840 meters / 12598 feet

Day 10: Explore sky caves of Chhoser area 3897 meters / 12785 feet

Day 11: Discover Lo-Manthang then trek to Charang 3560 meters / 11679 feet

Day 12: Trek to Yaragaon 3607 meters / 11833 feet

Day 13: Hiking to observe the Luri Gumba explore Gharagaon & Tashi kabum caves

Day 14: Trek to Tangge 3240 meters / 10629 feet

Day 15: Trek to Chhusang 2980 meters /9976 feet

Day 16: Trek to Kagbeni village in Mustang

Day 17: Trek to Jomsom 2720 meters / 8923 feet

Day 18: Drive / flight to Pokhara

Day 19: Drive of flight to Kathmandu

Day 20: Airport transfer by private vehicle to depart Nepal

Sky Caves discovery Upper Mustang trek cost in US$:

Services included

# 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 Sky Caves trek 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)

Upper mustang sky cave discovery trek provides a glimpse into the history and culture of those people who lived in sky caves. They are a testament to human spirit of survival and perseverance in isolated region of Nepal. It is a unique trip for adventurer or history enthusiast. We operate sky caves discovery Upper Mustang trek from March to December with our professional guides made available at your service. Put aside all the hesitation and feel free to make inquiry in case of any doubts on the matter. We are here, heartily open, to answer your queries.

Ancient sky caves of magnificent mustang Nepal

Holiday Trip Fact

Price: $
Grade: Moderate to fairly challenging
Season: March to November (Best time to visit Mustang on May for Tiji festival, June, July & August for best experience)
Duration: 20 Days
Operation: Tea houses / lodges / hotels
Activities: Trekking tours and sightseeing
Group Size: Min 2 to max 10
Highest access: Chhoser area 3897 meters / 12785 feet
Start From: Kathmandu - Pokhara - Jomsom
Ending at: Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu