Mustang region opened to foreigners in 1992, is by far Nepal’s most controlled trekking area. Mustang is an ancient Himalayan Kingdom which lies in the northern central part of Nepal and at the top of the Kaligandaki River and is a part of the Tibetan plateau, the Languages, culture and traditions are also similar to Tibetans. This area is consider as one of the most interesting and picturesque places in Nepal. This was a part of Tibetan Kingdom of Gungthang until 1830′s. The medieval wall city of Lo Monthang, unofficial capital of Mustang still remains a kingdom. The history of Lo Monthang is based on myth and legend rather than the recorded detail. Mustang maintained its status as a separate principality until 1951. The king of Lo Monthang still retains his title and he has been given the honorary rank of Colonel in the Nepalese Army. The trek to Lo- Manthang is through high altitude desert country climbing in and out of the huge Kali Gandaki valley, the Kali Gandaki River runs through is the deepest in the world. This region is full of some of Nepal’s oldest Buddhist Monasteries, ancient and isolated villages with quaint white washed houses.
Day 01: Arrival KTM andtransfer to hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing KTM with local guide & Mustang-permit arrangement.
Day 03: Bus drive to Pokhara.
Day 04: Flight to Jomosom; trekking to Kagbeni (2840 m, 5 hours).
Day 05: Trekking: Kagbeni – Chele (3050 m).
Day 06: Trekking: Chele – Gilling (3510 m).
Day 07: Trekking: Gilling – Tsarang (3620 m).
Day 08: Trekking: Tsarang – Lo Manthang (3730 m).
Day 09: Sightseeing in and around Lo Manthang.
Day 10: Excursions around Lo Manthang (Namgyal & Garphu Gompa).
Day 11: Trekking: Lo Manthang – Yara (3550 m).
Day 12: Trekking: Yara – Luri gompa (ca. 4100 m).
Day 13: Trekking: Luri – Tange (3240 m).
Day 14: Trekking: Tange – Khrarka – Narshing La = Cha Cho La 4060 m) – Pee (3800 m).
Day 15: Trekking: Pee – Tetang (2940 m).
Day 16: Trekking: Tetang – Gnyu La (3990 m) – Muktinath (3760 m).
Day 17: Trekking: Muktinath – Jomosom.
Day 18: Flight back Jomosom – Pokhara – KTM.
Day 19: KTM free day
Day 20: Departure