Rating in Nepal
$ 1750

Upper Mustang Trek

Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking
min $ 1750
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Nepal
Guide language: German, English, Italian
Price: min $ 1750 — max $ 2400
Group size: min 2 — max 14
Duration: 16 days
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Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: KATHMANDU ARRIVAL

High above from the clouds and those gigantic peaks, landing in the congested valley yet colorful with diverse culture and tradition, the bittersweet feeling can't be expressed. You will find a Swotah representative eagerly waiting for the glance of you at the airport who will escort you to the hotel to take a good rest. In the evening we will be seeking your presence at the dinner table where the detail discussion of the tour will take place.

DAY 2: KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING  

The smell of the fresh soil and the feeling of waking up in a novel surrounding can't be expressed. To please your soul we will be arranging a city tour to the famous temples and monuments such as Bouddhanath, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and so on as per your preference and time.

DAY 3: DRIVE TO POKHARA

After the breakfast we will leave for Pokhara early in the day, so that enough time would be possible to explore the beautiful city of lakes; Pokhara.

DAY 4: FLY TO JOMSOM AND TREK TO KAGBENI (2800 METERS)

Fight to Jomsom is quite an experience in itself. We will fly northwest from Pokhara toward the great portal between the snow covered peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. You will enjoy the well-raised massifs of more than 8000 meters, and the deepest gorge on this planet. And soon after arriving at Jomsom, we will start our trek to Kagbeni, which is the entrance gate to the upper Mustang.

DAY 5: TREK TO TSELLE (3050 M)

We start out trek to Tselle after the breakfast; Tselle is a mystical village from where the culture changes from the Manangi culture found in Jomsom to the Tibetan culture of Lo during the trek we will pass through rough and steep trail, and waterless terrain. We pass through small village of Chukshang where you can taste world famous apples straight from the farm. After the gentle walk by crossing the river Kali Gandaki and climbing steeply up a rocky gully we reach Tselle.

DAY 6: TREK TO GELING (3500 METERS)

The climb continues along steep, treeless, waterless terrain, along the side of the spectacular steep canyon to a pass and cairn of rock. This trail is fascinating that has wonderful views of barren cliffs and wind path. After walking for few hours we reach to Samar village. After reaching the Samar Village trail descend into a large gorge, which the trail goes into another valley field, crosses a stream and climbs up to a ridge at 3800 meters. The route climbs over yet another pass, follows a ridge and then descends to Syangbochen. From there we gently climb to a pass at 3770meters and descend to Geling Village. Overnight at Geling.

DAY 7: TREK TO CHARANG (5 - 6 HOURS)

We will enjoy our breakfast in the lodge before start our journey to Charang. The trail Continues to dry trail we will reach Ghami where we will pass through one of the longest Buddhist Mani walls of Nepal surrounded by beautiful Himalayas at Ghami. Continuing further will take us to village of Charang for overnight stay

DAY 8: LO MANTHANG (3840M, 5 HRS TREK).

After the breakfast, we will visit the monastery in Charang village before we commence our journey to Lo Manthang. The trail is spectacular together with various Himalayan peaks including Annapurna I, Nilgiri, Tilicho Peak and Bhrikuti. Upon reaching the capital of Mustang, you will get nice lodges to spend the day.

DAY 9: EXPLORATION DAY AT LO MANTHANG

Lo Manthang is a spectacular village with beautiful monasteries and fascinating Tibetan culture. Take this day to explore the Lo Manthang the fullest. We will also visit the infamous cave of Chosar a little far from the capital.

DAY 10: TREK TO DHAKMAR

On the 10th day we say farewell to amazing Lo Manthang and head to Dhakmar, Trails pass through several climbs and descent before we reach the Ghar where we will have the opportunity to visit 1200 year old monastery. Continuing the trek further will take us to Dhakmar village for overnight.

DAY 11: TREK TO SYANBOCHE

After the breakfast we will continue our trekking to Syangbochen. Our trail will comprise of several caves on the way to Ghami from where we will have great views of the pass Furthermore, crossing two beautiful passes will take us to Syangbochen for overnight stay.

DAY 12: TREK TO TSELE

We leave the lovely village of Syangbochen and trek all the way back to Tselle. Overnight at Tselle.

DAY 13: TREK TO KAGBENI AND JEEP RIDE TO JOMSOM

We leave the village of Tselle behind and head to the Kagbeni from where we actually started the trek. After reaching to Kagbeni we will take a jeep to the Jomsom. It will be our final day before we depart for Pokhara.

DAY 14: FLIGHT TO POKHARA

Pokhara is beautiful city with lots of tranquil lakes and wonderful mountain views and adventure activities like; Paragliding, Bungee Jump, zip liner etc.

DAY 15: DRIVE TO KATHMANDU

After finding your inner self being lost in the nature for all those days, you will be back in the city with the new you and therefore this evening is the time for yourself, whether you want to shop the souvenirs, find a convenient spa or explore the more of the city. We will arrange the schedule as per your preference.

DAY 16: DEPARTURE                             

Farewells are the worst feeling but we are bound to be part our ways. To make the most of the day and for your contentment, we will be arranging a short coffee gathering or even may be a lunch as per your flight status. We will then see you off at the airport with souvenirs.

Detail Inclusions

  • Trekking permits
  • All applicable government tax
  • Available accommodation during trek
  • Airport transfers with an escort by Private Vehicle
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek
  • Equipment clothing for porters including their full insurance
  • Private transportation for round Kathmandu to Pokhara 
  • Two way Pokhara to Jomsom airfare with domestic airport departure tax
  • All necessary paperwork and Trekkers' Information Management System fees
  • Deluxe rooms in standard hotel in Kathmandu on twin/double sharing with breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu along with entrance fees from professional guide
  • Authorized English speaking guide for the trek and tour along with Porters (2:1) for trek
  • All expenses for staffs; meals, accommodation, salary, equipment, insurance, transportation

Complimentary

  • Souvenir from Swotah
  • Departure coffee session
  • Certificate of appreciation
  • Nepali sim card for a group
  • Hot bags for trekking/climbing
  • Free city walk tour around Thamel
  • Occasional hot shower during the trek
  • Trekking Massage (at the end of the trek)
  • Comprehensive guide map of trekking region
  • Arrangement of tea, coffee throughout the trekking days
  • Get-to-know (welcome dinner) and farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Exclusions

  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • International flights; Nepalese visa fee
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charge(s) for the domestic flight
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain due to any reason other than the scheduled itinerary
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Swotah Travel and Adventure
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