Trip Difficulty: luxurious
Trip Style: Hiking & Trekking
Transport: As per Itinerary
Food: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner(BLD)
Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge &Tent
Group Size: min. 2pax
- Scenic flight to Jomsom
- Trek through picturesque villages and dense forests
- Adventurous and rugged trail
- Cross several passes
- Explore Lo Manthang
- Visit ancient Jhampa, Thupchen, and Chhoeda gompas
- Visit a century-old Ghar Gompa
- Experience rich culture and tradition of locals influenced of Tibetans
- Get to see the stunning scenery and snow-capped Himalaya mountain views
About Upper Mustang Trek
Upper Mustang Trek is an adventurous journey that leads to the last forbidden kingdom, Lo Manthang. Trekking to Upper Mustang was closed until 1990 for foreigners. Upper Mustang Trekking lets you traverse the Buddhist kingdom closely tied with Tibetan culture, language, and practices. As Upper Mustang is one of the remotest parts of Nepal, the culture and nature here is well preserved. The region is not developed and still practices the ancient way of living.
Upper Mustang Trek 18 Days allows you to see the prettiest barren landscape, unique rocks, and snow-capped Himalaya mountains like Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Tilicho Peak (7,134 m), Bhrikuti Peak (6,364 m), etc. Likewise, you get to experience the lifestyle of the locals. The trail is extremely adventurous and involves passes and dense forests. To know about the Upper Mustang Trek cost or any other information, please contact us anytime.
What to expect during Upper Mustang Trek?
Upper Mustang Trek 18 Days is a challenging journey during which you have to traverse the remote Upper Mustang region. The trail includes numerous ascends and descends through forested, rocky, and steep trails. You will be trekking in one of the least developed regions of Nepal, which can be pretty challenging. The previous trekking is not mandatory but will help you a lot along the trail if you have. Likewise, you have to be in good health and shape to go on Upper Mustang Trekking.
Why trek to Upper Mustang with us?
We offer a comprehensive Upper Mustang Trek package and high-quality service. During the journey, you will be guided by active trekkers/climbers who have mapped the trail many times. Likewise, we will make sure you are not having trouble while traveling with us. Our numerous years of expertise makes us one of the best travel partners in Nepal. Please go through our reviews to know what our guest has to say about us.
Upper Mustang Trek map
Upper Mustang Trek map presents the visual representation of the trail that you will be following while trekking with us. As the map is designed following our Upper Mustang Trek route, you can see all the night stops and main highlights marked on the map.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention
Acute Mountain Sickness or the altitude sickness usually happens because of a high altitude journey when your body faces drastic changes in elevation. Therefore, it is very important to have a well-planned itinerary and ample rest days to avoid it. We have to make sure to add adequate rest days in our Upper Mustang Trek itinerary to smoothly operate the journey.
Symptoms of altitude sickness
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Dizziness or light-headedness
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shortness of breath with exertion
- Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Do not drink alcoholic beverages
- Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
- Try to spend the night in lower altitude
- Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
- Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
- Do not push yourself
Best time to go to Upper Mustang Trek
Spring (March to April) and Autumn (October to November) is the best time of the year to go on Upper Mustang Trek. These two seasons have the most stable weather and pleasant climate, which is ideal for a smooth journey. You can see a range of flora on the trail in spring, whereas autumn celebrates numerous festivals all around Nepal.
Accommodation during Upper Mustang Trek
During Upper Mustang Trekking, you stay overnight in the teahouse. The teahouse offers basic facilities with a small twin-sharing room and shared washroom. You might get hot shower service at some places. A single room is usually not available and even if you get one, you may have to be double the price. We highly recommend you carry a good quality sleeping bag with yourself as it can get quite cold during the night.
Food & Water on Upper Mustang Trek
The meals will be served as per the menu of the teahouse. You get three meals a day. Nepali, Indian, and Tibetan dishes are usually available in this part of Nepal. Among all the dishes, we highly suggest you incorporate dal bhat in one meal at least, as it is the most affordable, delicious, and nutritious meal. You can also carry snacks and bars to munch while trekking. Likewise, you can also find boiled water for drinking in every village.
We also offer the tailor-made option for Upper Mustang Trek 18 Days that lets you custom design Upper Mustang Trek itinerary. You can change the routes and make a perfect Upper Mustang Trek package as per your needs and requirements. For more information, feel free to contact us.
Our trips are well-planned and organized incorporating eco-friendly tourism. Over the years, we have tried and adopted a range of measures to make sure our adventurous journeys in the Himalayas do not hamper its fragile environment. While traveling with us, you will be exploring wisely. We even encourage our guests to carry all the waste while returning from the trip.