Upper Mustang is located at northern part of Nepal, it’s a formal Himalayan forbidden kingdom of Mustang, this is truly an amazing area of Nepal which is unique and best trekking destination for any trekker who wishes to discover the culture of Tibetan people and rituals at century-old ancient monasteries. This area is remote and isolated to the Himalaya region. The trek leads us to fabulous journey, an adventure of lifetime experience around formerly forbidden areas of the upper valley. Upper Mustang was once an independent kingdom while trekking in this area the best way to experience the Tibetan culture and landscape as well as the great festival which is well known as Tiji festival the biggest celebration on the Himalaya in Tibetan community. Lo-Manthang is another famous spot for Mustang trek for tourists seeking to beautiful experience and native culture.
Upper Mustang trek starts from Jomsom after a scenic flight from Pokhara. The trail follows the Kaligandaki River valley with fascinating views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Bhirkuti, Damodar, and Mustang Himal including views of Annapurna range. This trip provides a golden opportunity you to explore the vast diversity of Himalaya, on an extension of the world and highest Tibetan plateau with amazing scenery of landscapes. Trekking continually goes towards next few days up to the valley passing some wonderful villages along the way while as we exploring these interesting Buddhist monasteries, Tibetan culture, inhabited Tibetan people and beautiful villages around in this valley with Alpine Ramble team than our journey return to Jomsom with significant mountain views on the way back. the ending point of our delightful journey is Jomsom and next morning we take a scenic flight back to Pokhara and Kathmandu.
We Alpine Ramble offer special trip packages in Upper Mustang valley according to your time and budget. Let us know your interest in us, please inquiry us to get detailed information on Mustang Trek, like special permit and festival.
Above the information is for a guide and standard pattern of what basically, we provide. the trip can be customized at your request and interests to accommodate your specific requirements. Thank you!
Personal Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is compulsory for all the Clients undertaking any activities. It will be provided adequate protection tour to cover personal injury, death, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter rescue, and any kind of illness will be cover in the insurance package. Alpine Ramble strongly recommends you to buy an insurance package through a reliable insurance company in your city or country.
Health and Fitness requirement
Upper Mustang trek is moderate trekking destination for every trekker who loves to enjoy and explore the beautiful landscape on this planet. This trek basically starts from low land to high land as you are hiking in these areas than you have to fit yourself. We mainly concern your physical fitness to complete the journey. The everyday trek prefers 4/5 hours in daylight. As you hiking up to the high altitude than you have to prepared by physically and mentality to be succeeding the trip, our provision is making your trip reliable and remarkable without any problems in every step to steps with your wealth health. Our first priority is safety for your entire trip. you Should convenience yourself to take some pre-training course of the trek which could be a great help you, considering some physical exercise like jogging, running, climb stair-case, cycling, swimming and hitting gym etc.
Accommodation during the Trek
Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying in best hotel basically on 3 stars, in twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking is simple and comfortable beds room with sharing two persons sometime if you are single you get single bedroom as well with hygienic food, Every trekking routes have fixed menu and hotel system by local management community at in area
Passport and Visa
Every client must have a veiled passport from return date with at 6-month prior validity in Nepalese consulate in your country or immigration office Tribhuvan airport in Kathmandu.
Meals and Drinking Water
In popular trekking areas like Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, and Manaslu have the menu system with different ethnic cuisines foods as well as western meals you can see on the Menu, you could pick up any kinds of the meal as you like to eat from the Menu. But some places provide you typical Nepali meals which are different types of international meals. These are prepared by the local supplement. Every tourist Lodge has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates; a variety of pieces of bread, variety of drinks, and every lodge have safe drinking water or minerals bottles of water you could buy there. If you buy water purification tablet from Kathmandu you can take water from the tap and purify by yourself this will be cheaper and controlled by plastic pollution as well.
What you should carry before your departure on your trip.
a. Daypack up to 40 liters, Down Jacket, Seasons sleeping bag
b. Sun head or Gulf cap, Sunglasses, Headlamp or torchlight
c. Ear-muffs, Sun Lotions /Sun cream.
d. 1Pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic.
e. 2Cotton t-shirts, 1Synthetic t-shirt.
f. 2Long sleeve polyester or synthetic lightweight for sunny days.
g. Zipper provides addition venting options which are good for changing temperatures.
h. 1Soft shell jacket water & wind resist.
i. 1Women swimming dress bathing in Hot spring.
g. Inner cloths as you need
a. 1Pair nylon hiking short paints, 1Pair cotton paints.
b. 1Pair soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable.
a. 2Pair of loner socks, synthetic, 1Pairs woolen socks wearing on the evening and 1Pair light sports shoe.
b. Imodium or Pepto Bismo capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
c. Diamox for altitude sickness. The guide will help you to take it.
d. 1Small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, bands, Anti-infection ointments, etc. First Aid Kits.
e. Alpine Ramble will provide you more medical for the trip.
The Upper Mustang trek embraces the entire Annapurna conservation areas of Nepal. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. This area provides you blooming spectacular view the trails along the lower valleys usually weave through fields. And reaching the upper valley seeing wild animals and excellent Mountain View,
Best season is in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best time for this trip. The weather will be sunny and warm with outstanding scenery view. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during in winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best options.
Hotels in Kathmandu
Alpine Ramble will provide you standard level hotel with breakfast. We also book the hotel according to your choice. Please let us know if you have any plans as per your choice. 5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and any kind of hotels.
Trip Start Dates and Cost
Alpine Ramble pvt.ldt, would like to customize your trip itinerary according to your time and budget. Please contact us for your customized departure date. For more detail please email us firstname.lastname@example.org
Responsible for Tourism
Our experience field staffs/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role following below.
a. please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
b. please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community.
c. please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
d. please help the local community to encourage positive sides of tourism as long as possible.