Upper Mustang trek offers a spectacular trekking experience in the remote trans-Himalayan mountain region of Nepal. The 17-day trip begins in Kathmandu with tours of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Then we drive to Pokhara and fly to Jomsom the next day and begin trekking. Tourists were allowed to enter the Upper Mustang region Upper Mustang which is also known as the Last Forbidden Kingdom because it wasn’t until 1990. Ghorepani Poonhill Trek.
While trekking in the Upper Mustang region of Nepal, we can admire the uniqueness of tree-less landscape, rocky trails, and views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and the other Himalayas. Upper Mustang Trek is a moderate trek suitable for passionate walkers who have the ability to walk at least five hours a day with a light rucksack. On some days we might even need to walk for long hours. We can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well as the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.) during our trek. Upper Mustang trekking in Nepal officially opened in 1992. Limited numbers of trekkers are allowed each year. Thus to protect and conserve the local Tibetan tradition and the fragile environment. Everest View Trek
Mustang trek unfolds the fabled forbidden kingdom’s vast and arid valleys, eroded canyons, yak caravans. Furthermore the colorful–painted mud-brick houses next to a majestic mountain of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri ranges. Breakfast and dinner will be served from the tea house or from a lodge menu where we spend the night. Whereas lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. Three times meals will be provided during trekking while only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners for guests. Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
After landing at the Tribhuwan International Airport. After breakfast, we leave our hotel early morning for a drive with scenic views along the road to Pokhara via Prithivi national highway. The drive could take roughly 6-7 hrs to reach Pokhara. We also have the option for a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara for 35 minutes. You have choice to relax in Pokhara or have a sightseeing or walk around beautiful Phewa Lake. Overnight in Pokhara.
A short morning flight to Jomsom, the district headquarters of Mustang,
through the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki Gorge with the glorious view of
Annapurna and Dhaulagiri is exceptional. Jomsom is where your actual trek of
foot begins. After checking out from the airport, you will start your 3 hours
trek. You will trek uphill alongside Kali Gandaki River to reach Kagbeni.
You will get our permits checked then begin our trek on a trail alongside
the Kali Gandaki River. Today you will pass by villages Tangbe and Chusang.
Made with mud and white painted narrow alleys, you will pass through apple
garden and colorful buckwheat field. You traverse several ridges to Tangbe
village. This village is a labyrinth of narrow alleys amongst white washed
houses, fields of buckwheat, barley, wheat and apple orchards.
Today’s walk is more into undulating trails with couple of steep climb and
descents. Despite 6 hour walk the tremendous canyons with its unusual colour
that opens out is extraordinary. In this bizarre the farming fields with rich
red buckwheat and brilliant green and the south view offering you a panorama of
Nilgiri, Annapurna, Tilicho Peak, and YakawaKang adds up to its magnificence.
We ascend to the Yamda La pass at 3,850m. On the way, we pass by a few
teahouses, chortens and beautiful villages. We trek through poplar forests and
barley fields and reach Nyi Pass at 4,010m. From here, we descend to Ghami
which is one of the biggest villages in the Lo region. The village is beautiful
with fields surrounding the entire village. Overnight in Ghami.
This day is the continuation of gaining high altitude through constant
changing up and down. We have one other high passes to conquer ahead of us call
Yamda La pass at 3,850m. We will pass by several villages which brings a tone
of Tibetian lifestyle. After the two high passes, this region gives more
Tibetian vibes, while below Syngbouche it is more of a Gurung and Thakali
culture influence from lower Mustang and Manang area (District next to Mustang)
Lo Manthang the capital city of Mustang contains about 150 houses and has
some of the largest and finest Tibetan Buddhism gompas in Nepal. The city
itself is absolutely fascinating place with four major ancient Monasteries
which are impressive and an enormous 14th century palace imposing 4-storey
building in the centre of the city.
Nepal Trekking Equipment List
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The following equipment list is required for Nepal Trekking and climbing and a list, you have to have suggested equipment just have with you, however, that you just might have your own personal first choice equipment which can be equally as appropriate
Recommended Mountaineering Kit
In addition to the items mentioned above for trekking, the following is a list of the additional specialist items which are required for the trekking peaks.
Plastic or leather mountaineering boots, with gaiters and crampons that have been tested for a good fit.
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