Upper Mustang- Trek to forbidden kingdom of Nepal

August 23, 2017 by treksinnepal

A consistently intriguing and supernatural excursion towards Nepal Far North West to Upper Mustang Trek a marvelous experience over the world most elevated and biggest territory which is really an expansion of tremendous
and dry Tibetan level offering mind boggling view of red precipices disintegrated slopes and ravine in the setting of high pinnacles of Dhaulagiri and Mustang Himal.

Upper Mustang Trek recorded as restricted locale because of its remoteness and close fringe with Tibet/China, situated on an old Trans-Himalayan Salt and Caravan Trade Route of Nepal and Tibet, as the exchange still exists today. Upper Mustang Trek as limited region, where Nepal Government permits guests with uncommon charges and permits to go inside once taboo kingdom of Lo-Manthang viewed as a walled city of the incredible fortress where
Raja (lord) of Mustang dwells.

Upper Mustang Trek begins with a short grand flight from beautiful and touristic spot Pokhara a position of incredible normal magnificence where Annapurna Himalaya thinks about its flawless pools of Phewa and Begnas. Amid 20 minutes flight where you can see wonderful mountain run the distance to Jomsom a headquarter town of Mustang locale, where our enterprise to Upper Mustang starts following Kali-Gandaki River Valley on old Trans-Himalayan Caravan course the distance to the once taboo nation of Lo-Manthang.

The walk leads past intriguing towns of Chele-Gelling and Tsarang enhanced with petition dividers and wheels incorporates perspectives of snow-capped crests amid the trek and following couple of days of fascinating walk achieving our goal at Lo-Manthang and its walled city/town.

After a paramount and noteworthy time around Lo-Manthang, going to its intriguing old cloisters, our arrival travel leads back to Jomsom for a short clearing flight back to Pokhara, where this Upper Mustang Trek finishes with an overland drive to Kathmandu.

Best Travel Time:

April, May, June, July, August, September and October are the best time, Upper Mustang is rain shadow region, Winters are famously chilly and with overwhelming snowfalls.


* Picturesque drive to Pokhara
* Dynamite Mountain flight Pokhara/Jomsom by means of
* Dhaulagiri and Annapurna run
* Investigate the concealed kingdom of Lo Manthang
* Interesting society and way of life of Managis
* Stroll through the Kaligandaki waterway


Upper Mustang Trek is a standout amongst the most costly trekking as far as the cost of trekking grant. Upper Mustang Trek requires two various types of allow, which are:
Mustang limited allow US$ 500 Per individual for the 10 days.
ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit) US$ 20 or NPR 2000

Difficulty Grade

Trekking starts out of your usual range of familiarity. Indeed, even the treks with a difficulty grade simple, are not happy as in urban areas. Upper Mustang, is a trek with a difficulty grade direct. Contingent upon a few variables trekking grades is characterized. There are no principles set for characterizing grade. Be that as it may, we had endeavored to characterize it in our own particular manner. Four distinct components are considered for characterizing Upper Mustang as a direct grade trek. On the off chance that you take after various ways out from Lo Manthang, at that point it may be strenuous grade too. These ways out are basically Lo Manthang to Upper Dolpo and Lo Manthang to Nar Phu. Additionally, a trek to Damodar Kunda inside Upper Mustang can’t be sorted as a direct grade.

On the premise of the expected level of difficulty, the grade is characterized. You can choose whether Upper Mustang is reasonable for you or not. This is appropriate for most walkers with no confinement or restriction. However, sensible level of wellness is required.

1. Strolling Time

For direct grade trip, strolling length every day, by and large, is between five to seven hours. Excursion term is around fifteen days. Some rest days are incorporated into the time allotment. Amid Upper Mustang your normal time term to walk is five to seven hours. Likewise trip is of fourteen days and investigation day is set in Lo Manthang.

2. Elevation

Max height for the direct grade trek is set 5000 m from ocean level. You won’t be notwithstanding surpassing 4500 m amid Upper Mustang Trek. Overnight stays will be underneath 3800 m every day. You will scale height of 4000 + m amid specific circumstances, few days as it were.

3. Landscape

For direct grade trek, it, for the most part, takes after the all around stamped trail. Additionally, day by day rising and plunge ought not out of the ordinary. The trail to Upper Mustang is trans Himalayas salt exchanging course from the past. It is very much checked and all around voyaged trails. Additionally, while maintaining a strategic distance from the engine street, we will be climbing and dropping through a few passes every day.

4. Remoteness

For direct grade trek, remoteness is not all that much. There ought to be a few offices for settlement and correspondence offices. Indeed, every day we are spending a night in a nearby town. There are sufficient tea houses and hotels, however, don’t advanced like in the urban communities. For correspondence, cell phones work flawlessly.

Mr. Hari Kumar Shrestha, the author and overseeing executive of ‘Icicles Adventure Treks and Tours’ Company. He adores nothing more than dealing with the outings around Himalayan nations and with his times of commitment, information, experience and administration abilities, it wouldn’t be right on the off chance that we called him a genuine tourism veteran business visionary of Nepal.