Upper Mustang Trek - 17 Days

Grab opportunity to get closer to the century old cultures, traditions, lifestyles and heritage of the people of this region.

Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal

  • Trip Grade: Moderate

  • Max Elevation: 4210 Meters

  • Total Duration: 17 Days

  • Best Time: March - Dec

  • Group Size: Min 2 Pax.

The Upper Mustang Trekking in Nepal is a rare and privileged experience for trekkers because this area was closed to foreigners until October 1991. Nonetheless, the little known Upper Mustang Trekking trail is one of the most captivating areas both naturally and culturally. The remote Upper Mustang Trekking trail presents tourists with a dynamic and electrifying variegation of the earth’s colors. You will find the colors red, yellow, brown, blue, among others on the Upper Mustang Trekking trail that is bequeathed with ecological variety, adorable views of snowy summits and brilliant villages as well as monasteries and antiquated palaces.

Nature and Cultural Diversity on the Trekking Upper mustang Nepal
The Upper Mustang Trekking trail provides visitors with the opportunity to genuinely connect with nature while experiencing cultural variety. On the Nepal Mustang Trekking trail, you will come into contact with real life experiences of the mountain people of Nepal. On the Upper Mustang Trekking trail, natural beauty and real happiness exists in abundance despite difficulty and nature and humanity blends in a rare but exciting manner. The Upper Mustang Trekking trail provides visitors with the opportunity to trek into the distant trans-Himalayan mountain area. This area on the Upper Mustang Trekking trail is generally dominated by the colossal Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain systems. On the upper mustang Trekking trail, you will have the opportunity to get closer to the century old cultures, traditions, lifestyles and heritage of the people of this region. Getting to trek on the Upper Mustang Trekking trail is a real privilege because this is quite a rare occurrence in this region.

Requirements for the Mustang Trekking
For Upper Mustang Trekking you need a special trekking permit because the Upper Mustang is controlled and restricted trekking region in Nepal. On the Mustang Trekking trail, you will also be required to walk for five to six hours on a daily basis and you should be ready for the trek by some jogging exercised three months prior to the trip. This is because on the Upper Mustang Trekking trail, you will be walking at high altitude. It helps to have a positive attitude and to be strong willed while you are on the Upper Mustang Trek . You do not need to have any prior hiking or camping experience or any technical experience for the Upper Mustang Trekking trail.

Inclusion and Exclusion

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks up & Drove

  • Kathmandu sightseeing

  • Hotel in Kathmandu

  • Local Transportation

  • Accommodation & Fooding (BLD)

  • Staff insurance

  • Licenses holder trekking guide/ porter

  • National Park permits

  • Domestic Air Ticket

  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Info management system)

  • First-aid treatment

  • Trekking equipments(Jacket/sleeping Bag)

Cost Exclusion

  • All kinds of drinks Nepal

  • Clients accident insurance Nepal

  • Personal expanses Nepal

  • Bar bills Nepal

  • Staff tips Nepal

  • International Air ticket Nepal


Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 02 : Full day Kathmandu sightseeing (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 03 : Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m)
Day 04 : Pokhara to kagbeni via jomsom flight (2,800m)
Day 05 : Kagbeni to Chele (3,050m)
Day 06 : Chele to Gheling (3,200m)
Day 07 : Gheling to Tsarang (3,620m)
Day 08 : Tsarang to Lo-manthang (3,720m)
Day 09 : Rest day & explore lo-manthang (3,720m)
Day 10 : Lo-manthang to Gheling (3,200m)
Day 11 : Gheling to Tetang (3,667m)
Day 12 : Tetang to Muktinath (3,800m)
Day 13 : Muktinath to Jomsom (2,720m)
Day 14 : Jomsom to Pokhara (820m)
Day 15 : Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,350m)
Day 16 : Rest day in Kathmandu (1,350m)
Day 17 : Final departure from Nepal

Trip Maps

Equipments & Packing List

Following are the list of items for 1 person that will help you to pack for your trip. Note that the some items can vary according to season and number of treaking days. Luggage will be carried by the porter and day-pack with valuable items or anything important will be carried by your self.

  • Valid passport, passport size photos, air tickets
  • Trekkers' Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card, which is mandatory for trekking.
  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash as these currency are easily exangable and can be used on paying in different places.
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds
  • A pair of DSLR camera with 3 extra batteries (charging is expensive on the mountain)
  • A pair of Point and shoot camera
  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
  • A pair of Video Camera, if you like
  • A pair of solar charger (charging is expensive, if you can charge yourself will save money)
  • A pair of Chargers with Belkin mini surge and adapter.
  • Some Extra batteries for headlamps
  • A pair of headlamp
  • A pair of watch with alarm
  • A Pair of pair sunglasses
  • Pairs of quick drying, long sleeved base layer shirts
  • Pairs of trekking shorts, short sleeve
  • Pairs of Thermal underwear – base layer
  • Pairs of liner socks
  • Pairs of pair woolen blend trekking socks
  • Pairs of trekking pants with zip off bottoms
  • Pairs of fleece sweaters – one lightweight, one heavy
  • A pair of wind proof overlayer- jacket and pants
  • A pair of down jacket
  • A pair of Rain Koot
  • A pair of Warm hat
  • A pair of lightweight thermal layer hat
  • A pair of peak hat
  • A pair of headband/dew rag
  • A pair of pair gloves
  • A pair of Pair trekking boot
  • A pair of Pair flip flops
  • A pair of down booties
  • A pair of Down Jacket(Will be provided by Simrik Real Nepal. No Need to buy)
  • A pair of sleeping bag(Will be provided by Simrik Real Nepal. No Need to buy)