Upper Mustang trek is one of the best and amazing trekking journey, you can embark on, in Nepal. This 16 days long trek, takes you through beautiful landscapes. You will meet even more beautiful people. Their hospitality is sure to win our hearts. You also get to visit many old monasteries, which have centuries old story within them.
We start our upper Mustang trekking from the capital – Kathmandu. Travelling to Pokhara on the second day, we explore some interesting places there. We fly to Jomsom on the very next day, and begin our actual trek from there. We then, trek to Kagbeni on the same day, which takes about 2-3 hours of time. From Kagbeni we hike to Chele, then to Syangbochen. From there, we then trek to Ghami, with beautiful views of the mountains, always accompanying us, along the way. Trekking from Ghami to Tserang, Lo Manthang is just a day’s trek from there.
The next day, we trek to Lo Manthang, where we spend 2 days. 2nd day in Lo Manthang is spent in order to better acclimatize to the climatic condition of the region. From Lo Manthang, we trek to Dhakmar, then, trace our steps back to Syangboche. From Syangboche, we then trek to Chukksang, and on the next day, to Jomsom. We then travel to Pokhara, to enjoy the beauty it has to offer. Pokhra to Kathmandu will be our next, and final trip in our trek.
In the last 17 days, you will have enjoyed an amazing experience, with natural and cultural beauty, all around. This trek will have, some part of you touched, at its end. You will travel home with beautiful memories and an adventurous journey, to pass through generations.
Best Time for Upper Mustang Trek
Upper Mustang trek, can be best enjoyed during Spring season (March-May), and also during Autumn season (September to November). Being a rain shadow area, Mustang doesn’t receive any rainfall during Monsoon season (June to August). This provides us great opportunity to visit Mustang during this time.