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Lower Mustang Trek - 13 Days

Lower Mustang Trek
Lower Mustang Trek

Mustang, “The Forbidden Kingdom” is situated north of the Himalayas and juts out onto the Tibetan Plateau. The region of Mustang has more in common culturally and geographically with Tibet than it does with the rest of Nepal . A journey into Mustang is like traveling back in time for a glimpse of what Tibet might have been before the Chinese occupation. Mustang retains much of its cultural autonomy and is administered by its own King or Raja, the 25th successor of his lineage. It is no wonder why it was opened for western visitors only after 1992.This magical journey in time begins.

At present Mustang is a very popular trekking region in Nepal . The Home Ministry of Nepal announced the Opening of the restricted areas in October 1991. There is also strict control in obtaining a special permit from the Department of Immigration to protect their tradition from outside influence as well as to protect their environment. According to government rule, liaison officers should always accompany with the trekking groups. The region of the Tibetan influence, Kaligandaki, from the Tibetan border south to Kagbeni is generally referred to as “Upper Mustang”. The trek to Lo Manthang is through an almost tree-less barren landscape, a steep rocky trail up and down hill and panoramic views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and several other peaks make your trek memorable.

Itinerary can be scheduled as per the your time availability.

Day 1
Arrive to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day 2
Kathmandu City Tour – Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath, Swayambunath (Monkey Temple), Patan Durbar Square

Day 3
Drive or Fly Pokhara – Boat Trip Phewa Lake

Day 4
Drive to Nayapul, Trek to Tikedhunga via Birethanti

Day 5
Trek to Ghorapani

Day 6
Sunrise Poon Hill, Trek Tatopani – Hot Springs

Day 7
Trek to Ghasa in Mustang District

Day 8
Trek to Tukuche

Day 9
Trek via Marpha & Jomson to Kagbeni

Day 10
Trek via Jharkot to Muktinath. Visit Temple & Eternal Flame

Day 11
Trek back to Jomsom

Day 12
Fly to Pokhara. Tour Pokhara – sarangkot tour, David water Falls, Shiva Cave, Seti Gorge

Day 13
Drive / Fly to Kathmandu

Day 14
Final Departure

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