Mustang Trekking

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Mustang  falls in the west area of Nepal and mainly the source of Tibet. Remaining out of sight at the backside of gigantic peaks Dhaulagiri and Annapurna, Mustang region is a restricted region where a special permit for trip is compulsory provided by a registered trekking agency and we, Nepal Planet Treks and Expedition arrange it all for you.


Mustang trekking path embraces treeless desolate scenery, upright rocky path uphill and descending hilly ways and arresting views of Annapurna, Nilgiri, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tilicho peak, Mustang Himal, Tukuche peak as well as many other massive peaks. Mustang was off the beaten track or totally restricted region for the trekkers until the year 1991. Today, it has been referred as an ideal target for tourists.


The inhabitants in Mustang region are recognized as Lo and they stay towards the end of Kaligandaki. Mustang is also an aged Himalayan Kingdom with quite a few biggest Tibetan Buddhist monasteries.  As soon as we reach Jomsom the entrance to Mustang trekking begin. We will walk crossing few outstanding villages and arresting high passes, view the standard of livelihood of the settlers; see the deepest ravine in the world en-route. The fascinating peaks and often changing vista, white rinsed walls of Lo Mangthang are all that adds charisma to Mustang trekking.


We, Nepal Planet Treks and Expedition have arranged Mustang Trekking for those trekkers who desire to experience the isolated Himalayan lifestyle and come across the unaffected and typical traditions of the people there. Trekking to this region was completely camp trekking in the past days. However, the trek today is well-liked for tea house trekking.

  • Trip Itinerary
  • Day 01:  Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m)
  • Day 02:
  • Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara (910m) drive By bus or fly.
  • Day 04: Pokhara – Jomsom  fly (2743m) - Kagbeni(3000m)
  • Day 05: Kagbeni – Tsehile (3110m)
  • Day 06: Tsehile – Shyangmochen (3800m)
  • Day 07: Shyangmochen- Tsrang (3570m)
  • Day 08: Tsrang - Lomanthang (3530m)
  • Day 09: Explore Lomanthang (3760m)
  • Day 10: Lomanthang – Tsrang
  • Day 11: Tsrang – Shyangmochen
  • Day 12: Syamboche - Chuksang (3050m)
  • Day 13: Chuksang – Kagbeni
  • Day 14: Kagbeni - Jomsom (2743m)
  • Day 15: Jomsom – Pokhara fly.
  • Day 16: Pokhara – Kathmandu by bus or fly.
  • Day 17: Kathmandu
  • Day 18:  Departure
  • Detail Itinerary
  • Day 01:  Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m) When you enter in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Nepal Planet Treks and Expedition’s airport representative will meet you and finish the formalities (Visa, etc), you have to verify our agent with a exhibit board at the entry gate. You will then move to the hotel. In the late afternoon, you will have a welcome dinner at a traditional Nepalese restaurant and see a Nepalese cultural program and get pleasure from fine meal. Overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Today, you will be go around cultural word heritage places in Kathmandu valley which is well-off for its culture as well as temples; the most holy Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath Stupa (monkey temple), the world biggest Stupa, Boudhanath, and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square, and astonishing Kumari extensively known as Living Goddess in Basantapur , Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara (910m) After having breakfast, today we will head off from Kathmandu and drive for around 6 hours to reach Pokhara. You will be passing all the way through mesmerizing view of river and landscape. Then, you will have free afternoon to go around the major attraction, lakeside area or you choose for boating at Fewa Lake and overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
  • Day 04: Pokhara – Jomsom (2743m) - Kagbeni(3000m) Today, in the morning you take a picturesque flight to Jomsom from Pokhara which takes 25 minutes. After you get there in Jomsom you will walk to Kagbeni next to Kaligandaki, the deepest abyss in the world. After walking for around three and half hours, we will reach Kagbeni. Here you can observe the aged houses, a few monasteries, temples etc. Overnight in Kagbeni.
  • Day 05: Kagbeni – Tsehile (3110m) From Kagbeni, we go on walking toward Tsehile in the morning today. The path moves next to the bank of Kaligandaki. We move toward the villages of Tangbe and also Chunksang. And, prior to moving  at Tsehile we have to traverse a bridge over Kaligandaki and climb steeply up for approximately 35 minutes to get to Tsehile Village. Overnight at Tsehile.
  • Day 06: Tsehile – Shyangmochen (3800m) We go away from Tshehile, we will start our journey to Shyangmochen today. We come crossways through passes like- Taklam La (3240m), Yemdo pass (4000m) and Baga La, Dzong La (3550m). You will be passing by striking communities of Samar, Bhona as well as Yemdo villages. Then we get there at Shyangmochen. Overnight in Shyangmochen.
  • Day 07: Shyangmochen- Tsrang (3570m) On this day, we will get ahead of four passes Ghemila (3520m), Shyangmochen La, Nyi or Nya la (4050m) and Tsarang la (3920m). There is a big area in Ghami and going crossways through the community we willsee large chortens along the track and we also come crossways through the big chorten Gate prior to entering Tsarang, another big village in Upper Mustang. The Tsarang is an area containing approximately 50 families or houses. Overnight in Tsarang.
  • Day 08: Tsrang - Lomanthang (3530m) On this day, we depart from Tsarang to Lo-Mangthang, the capital area of Mustang. The wall we can see here which is 300m long and 150m broad has secluded against warriors, robbers and the cruel winds. The small region of Lo-Mangthang is occupied by more than a thousand population whose houses are associated by fine stone lanes. Overnight in Lomanthang.
  • Day 09: Explore Lomanthang (3760m) Today we will have a day rest in Lo-Manthang. We will walk around Lomanthang and visit king’s palace, low caste settlements, monasteries, herbal medical school and so forth. Overnight in Lomanthang.
  • Day 10: Lomanthang – Tsrang We go back over our steps from the magnificently walled city, Lomanthang. We will come down from Lomanthang which is actually trouble-free than climbing upward.
  • Day 11: Tsrang – Shyangmochen Today you will be walking through a large ravine and an extra valley packed with the trees of juniper. After that, you will come across the river near. Also, you will go by along the edge to Shyangmochen, a small inhabited with only some local facilities. On this day, we will go back over from Tsrang to reach Shyangmochen. Overnight in Syangboche.
  • Day 12: Syamboche - Chuksang (3050m) From Syamboche, our way down ranges from 290m to 1100m. We will trek for about 6 to 7 hours and make way back to Chuksang and constantly move trek down to arrive at Chuksang. There is a long drop on this day. Overnight at Chuksang.
  • Day 13: Chuksang – Kagbeni Today, moving ahead from Chuksang, our trail descends down the vale turning it to be swift. We discontinue at Kagbeni for lunch and stay for the night in Kagbeni.
  • Day 14: Kagbeni - Jomsom (2743m) After breakfast, we will have a moderately short walk to arrive at Jomsom (2700m). You can take pleasure in from flavorsome apple brandy, dried apple sweets, apple wine, etc. which are well-known items of Jomsom. Overnight in Jomsom.
  • Day 15: Jomsom – Pokhara The flights to Pokhara takes off in morning only as the strong wind blows in the day time which makes the flights difficult to operate, so we have to get ready early and arrange for trip to Pokhara. We can enjoy going around the major attractions of the Pokhara for the rest of the day.. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.
  • Day 16: Pokhara – Kathmandu We today we will take flight from Pokhara and fly over the arresting peak range flanked by the gorge of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains. Overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 17: Kathmandu Today is free day on your own in Kathmandu. We need have one extra day as reserve since there is a chance of flight cancel and delay. You can go around for sightseeing to major places in Kathmandu if any remaining. Overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 18:  Departure Our journey ends on the 18th day. Our representative will guide you to the airport and present farewell greetings.
Cost Includes
  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
  • 3 nights accommodation in 3 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the in trekking.
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • Annapurna Trekking Map
  • Kathmandu To Pokhara By Tourist Bus or By plan / Car both Ways. Depend on the Group.
  • Pokhara To Jomsom By Flight. nayapool To pokhara by Jeep or car.
  • All Ground Transport During The Trip to starting point and Ending Point.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porterGroup medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • If you need we will provide you sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and, if necessary etc. All necessary Government paper works and Annapurna Conservation entry permits and TIMS Card etc. Travel & Rescue arrangement. All government taxes and Vat.
Cost Excludes
  • Meals yourself Kathmandu (L+D).
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa ( You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
  • If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.
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