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“A great way to learn about your country is to leave it.” -Henry Rollins

UPPER MUSTANG

DAYS
Trekking

16

Region
Mustang
Group Size
Min 2 - Max 10
Max Altitude
3840 meters
Difficulty
Moderate

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OVERVIEW

The Upper Mustang-a former Kingdom of Lo is a fabulous arena of monumental beauty where Tibetan Buddhism stills remain intact.

 

Upper Mustang is mystique valley steeped in undisturbed Tibetan Buddhist culture with imposing treasury residing on Mustang's rocky highlands. The ancient monasteries, traditional villages, cave dwellings, barren lands, orchard & degraded shrublands there's something unique about Mustang. Lying in the trans-Himalayan region amid two 8000m peaks: Annapurna & Dhaulagiri cuts through the deepest valley in the world: Kali Gandaki River.

 

Trekking to Upper Mustang- a semi-independent Tibetan kingdom offers trekking through staggering landscapes, red cliffs, Chortens, deep ravines, buckwheat fields & snow-capped peaks.

 

The amusing tales of history, Hospitable peoples, small village settlements & the wide silence: only the wind, makes mustang a perfect wonderland of Nepal.

PHYSICAL FITNESS

 

Mustang  trail is achievable for anyone who is at a normal fitness level. It's a moderate trek which involves some steep uphill & downhill portions that are challenging but your gradual steps could make it work. Expect to cover about 5-6 hours trekking per day.

 

MAJOR HIGHLIGHTS

 

  • Kaligandaki River Gorge-the deepest canyon in the word.

 

  • Lo-Manthang- the capital of Upper Mustang

 

  • Muktinath Temple- a Holy spot for Hindu and Buddhist.

 

  • Kagbeni village- one of the beautiful village Luri Gompa-is ancient monastery filled with artifacts

 

  • Spot the views of Annapurna Massif & Dhaulagiri range

BEST TIME TO GO

Spring : March - May Fall : September - November

At these times, the weather is at its best, being hot but not uncomfortably so, and there’s usually minimal or no rain.

 

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