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Upper Mustang trekking is located at north of Annapurna, which begains from Kakbeni. We approach Lo-Manthang on the west side of the Kali Gandaki and descend on the less visited east side of this valley. The valleys are arid and dry with colourful rock formations containing many cave dwellings high up in the cliffs. The first parties were there allowed into Upper Mustang in 1992 and there are still very few trekkers visiting Upper mustang as a result it one of the few palces left where one can see undisturbed Tibetan culture.
Mustang is a remote semi- independent Tibetan Kingdom with a walled capital Lo-Manthang. Upper mustang was once part of Tibet and was used by the salt caravans crossing the Himalaya into Nepal. In 1960's Mustang was a strong hold for Tibetan Khamba guerrillas fighting the occupying Chinese forces. CIA supported these fighters and secretly trainned some of them in USA.
Make an adventure starting from world's deepest gorge Kaligandaki region into world's highest region of Lo-Manthang valley that passes through an almost downhill and Panaromic view of Annapurna, Nilgirim Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre and other peaks. Great Vision provides upper mustag itinerary and Mustang route.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
When you land Kathmandu in Tribhuvan Internation aiport, you will be welcomed by a representative from Great Vision Trek. First we complete your Visa and other custom formalities; you will be transferred to the hotel organized by Great Vision along with your luggage. You then check in and take rest or you can visit our office and hang around as per your interest. You stay overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 2: City tour and trek preparation
Today, we tour to heritage sites at Kathmandu. We start a guide tour from your hotel to four heritage site in Kathmandu which is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. First we visit to Pashupatinath Temple situated in Gausala and banks of Bagmati River where Aryaghat, famous funeral site for Hindus lies. After sightseeing, we visit to Boudhanatha, the Buddhists shrine which is one of the largest stupa in the world. Boudhhanath is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimages that include over 50 Tibetan Gompas or monasteries and popular tourist destination. Tour leads to Kathmandu Durbar Square also known as Basantapur holds the medieval king’s palaces who had ruled over Kathmandu Kingdom once. Our last tour will be Swayambhu (the self-existent) which is one of the famous touristic areas where we find large number of monkey population. After sightseeing, we go back to you hotel and you can take rest and prepare for trekking.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus and transfer to the hotel
Next morning, we prepare for ride to Pokhara in a tourist bus. You can also take flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara as per you want. Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara is about 30 minutes. You can view outstanding views of snowy peaks during the flight. We stay overnight in Pokhara nearby Phewa lake in a hotel.
Day 4: Pokhara to Jomsom by flight and trek to Kakbeni (2858m/9375ft) 3-4 hours
From Pokhara, we take a flight to Jomsom which is about 20 minutes from Pokhara experience the beautiful Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Jomsom is a large town and headquarter of Mustang region. This region links age old trans-Himalayan salt trade route to Tibet. From Jomsom, our trekking begins towards the Kali Gandaki river bed and reach Ekley- bhatti village. We take a rest here for a while and continue the trail to Kagbeni lying at the bank of two rivers. Kagbeni is an amazing windswept village located on the main age old Trans Himalayan salt trade route to Tibet through Upper Mustanf area.
Day 5: Kakbeni to Chele (3050m/10004ft) 5-6 hours
We will have a special permit check and then head towards riverbank of Kaligandaki up stream. During the trail, we come across sandy and windy trails following up and down the hill. We reach Tangbe village which has narrow alleys amongst fields of buckwheat, white washed houses, and wheat, barley and apple orchids. Following the trail towards Chhusang, crossing the river head we, we reach at Chele Village.
Day 6: Chele to Syanbochen (3475m/11398ft) 6-7 hours
Walking further Eklo Bhatti, we climb up to Taklam La Pass (3624m) through plateaus with the views of Damodar Danda, Tilicho peak and Yakawa Kang. Descending further, we come across the Samar village and another 3 hours walk leads us to Syanbochen (3475m).
Day 7: Syanbochen to Ghami/Ghemi (3520m/11546ft) 5-6 hours
From Syanbochen, we walk up hill to Yamda La (3850m) that pass through few tea houses, local villages and chorten. The houses are similar to Tibetan style house with open Varanda. Crossing the mountain pass, Barley field and avenue of popular tree, we climb to Nyi Pass (4010m). Walking further will lead us to the third largest village of Lo region, Ghami/Ghemi which is surrounded by large fields most are Barren.
Day 8: Ghami to Charang (3500m/11480ft) 4-5 hours
We will have a pheasant walk today. The trail climbs to plateau and passes crossing Ghyami Khola beside long Mani wall which is a sacred stone wall is made by Buddhism followers. Charang village lies to the east of the end wall.
Day 9: Charang to Lo-Manthang (3700m/12136ft) 5-6 hours
The trail descends to Charang Chu Canyon and climb steeply crossing the river. The trail heads further to windy pass of Lo where we can view Lo-Mangthang village. During the trail, we will have an outstanding view of Tilicho, Bhrikuti peak, Nilgiri and Annapurna I.
Day 10: Lo-Manthang (Exploration day)
We will have a day to explore Lo-Manthang.We will visit Tingkhar and Namgyal situated on hill top which is the important monastery of local community while Tingkhar is the last main village to northwest. We can also visit Tall Champa Lakhang, God house, the red Thugchen Gompa, Chyodi Gompa. Other main attraction of this place is four storey Raja’s palaces surrounded by beautiful mountains.
Day 11: Lo-Manthang to Drakmar (3810m/12500ft) 6-7 hours
While arriving from Lo-Mangthan, we have a tendency to take a distinct route than that we come by. Trek to Drakmar via Gyakar with over 1200 years recent Ghar Gompa with Guru Rinpoche as the primary figure. The Gompa is additionally renowned for its rock paintings. Consistent with the legend, anyone who makes one would like at the Ghar Gompa, there would like is consummated.
Day 12: Drakmar to Ghilling (3806m/12484ft) 5-6 hours
We will get back to Ghilling which takes about 5 to 6 hours of walk. We will explore the place and sty overnight.
Day 13: Ghilling to Chhuksang (3050m/10004ft) 5-6 hours
From Ghilling we head to Chhuksang which is about 5 to 6 hours of walk. During the trail, we will view wonderful Scenery of Himalayas.
Day 14: Chhuksang to Jomsom (2700m/8856ft) 6-7 hours
We trek from kagbeni to upper Mustang trail joining the normal Annapurna circuit trek. After having lunch and taking rest, we head on to Jomsom.
Day 15: Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus and transfer to the hotel
In the morning which is the day to departure, we have our breakfast in the hotel and drive back in tourist deluxe bus to Kathmandu which takes about 6 to 7 hours. After we arrive to Kathmandu, you will be taken to the hotel where you can relax and stay overnight.
Day 16: Final departure
This is your last day in Kathmandu so you can enjoy your meal, go shopping before flight. Our representative with driver will take you to the airport for departu
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|Difficulty||Normal||Trip Lenght||16 days||Group Size||1 to 30 People|
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|Style||Tea house trekking||Max Elevation||3900||Meal||Included|