Start and end in Kathmandu With the hiking & trekking tour UPPER MUSTANG TREK, you have a 15-day tour package taking you through Kathmandu, Nepal and 10 other destinations in Nepal. UPPER MUSTANG TREK is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, transport and more.
This itinerary is a guideline only and we will follow the itinerary as far as possible but due to weather conditions, health conditions, natural disasters and other unfavorable phenomenon your guide might decide to amend or cancel the itinerary for your own safety. Your guide will help you at any time with providing information regarding conditions and safety during the treks.
Welcome! to Kathmandu Nepal. Asian Heritage Treks & Travel Representative welcome you at the Airport with your nameplate. After Arrival at Nepal airport transfer you to the hotel. On the way Airport to Hotel, you will pass by the Open cremation Place (Pashupatinath temple), Royal Palace Museum i.e Narayanhity, Garden Of Dream and reach the Thamel. Your hotel will be in downtown of Touristic Hub. Our representative will facilitate you and discuss your travel itinerary. There will be enough time to stroll through the street of Thamel. Overnight accommodation in the Hotel .
Our tour guide will come to pick you up along with the private vehicle. Firstly you will be visiting the UNESCO world heritage site Kathmandu Durbar Square where you can observe the typical wood carved temples and buildings reflecting the ancient Kathmandu city and then you will be heading towards Swyambhunath- the monkey temple where you can observe the religious harmony and tolerance between the Buddhist religion and Hindu religion along with that enjoy the panoramic view of Kathmandu city and the Himalaya ranges from here. After that, you will be visiting the Pashupatinath Temple, one of the biggest pilgrimage site for the Hindu religion people in south-east Asia, explore the surroundings and you can observe the ritual body cremating ceremony process of the Hindu people at the bank of holy Bagmati river and explore the surroundings. Then you will go to visit the another UNESCO world heritage site Boudhanath Stupa. It was built in 600A.D. and is the only one of a kind of stupa reflecting Buddhism in the world. Explore the surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa and after completing your sight seen get back to the hotel and rest. Overnight in a hotel.
Driving duration: 5-6 hours. Our trekking guide will come to pick you up from your hotel in a private vehicle and drive you to Pokhara. On the way, you will enjoy the beautiful landscapes and mountains.you can visit lakeside Pokhara and stroll through the streets of Pokhara.Overnight in a hotel.
In the morning, you will start your day with a 25 minutes flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. The early part of the flight to Jomsom is extremely breathtaking. Under clear weather conditions, one can witness the Annapurna (8091m), the Dhaulagiri (8167m) and many more radiant peaks peeking out from the clouds. After landing in Jomsom you can have your Breakfast and begin your trek, heading to Kagbeni following the Kali Gandaki River, the trail is rough and barren but is mostly flat. You will enjoy lovely views of mountains such as Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna’s. A medieval looking town, Kagbeni, which lies at the bank of two rivers, is an interesting windswept village which is situated on the main age-old Trans Himalayan salt trade route to Tibet via Upper Mustang area. The Mustang district has the oldest monastery which houses secrets which have still yet to be unveiled. Overnight in a local lodge.
.Today you will commence your trek from Kagbeni. After walking for some time you will see the caves on the west hand side and the Gompa Kang. You will have a good climb to Tangebe (3060m), a labyrinth of narrow alleyways; here you will find the typical Mustang chortens painted in black, white and red colors. Now, Chele is just two hours walking from here. Overnight in a local lodge.
.With the dream of reaching to the extremely new world near Nepal - Tibet border, you will start trekking from Chele for the beautiful Place Syangbochen. You will pass through summer pass on the way. Now you will find two walking paths, the upper path leads to Syangbochen via Vena and the lower pass leads to Milarepa cave. The more adventurous path will be the lower one as you will find the herds of the Himalayan transportation i.e. ponies, horses and donkeys carrying heavy loads on their back which are supported by ropes on their body. You will reach Syangbochen walking for the whole day. Syangbochen is a tiny Tibetan style village with some small shops and houses.Overnight in a local lodge.
In the early morning, you can have a beautiful view of Dhaulagiri (8167m) standing with other surrounding mountains from Syangbochen. After having Breakfast, you will start walking for Dhakmar to the beautiful village i.e. Ghami passing Syangmochen Pass of 3850 m altitude. From Ghami you continue walking to Tsarang. The place is surrounded by red muddy rocks all around with the Buddhists Prayer flags fluttering due to the gushing wind. Overnight in a local lodge.
Your trekking resumes for Lo-Manthang as you walk through Dhakmar pass. The pass is really magnificent as there are natural rocks which look like the frozen ice and the architectures as made by human beings. From the pass, you will reach the Ghar Monastery having a red color, which stands with the 1200 years old historical importance. Continuing your trekking to Lo-Manthang. Lo Manthang was formerly a walled capital of the Lo Kingdom. Lo is culturally and linguistically Tibetan northern two-thirds of Mustang District. The homeland of Thakali people who speak a different language and have a synthesis of Tibetan and Nepalese culture. The village is noted for its tall whitewashed mud-brick walls, gompas and the King's Palace, nine-cornered, five-story structures built around 1400. There are four major temples: Jampa Lhakhang or Jampa Gompa, the oldest, built in the early 15th century and also known as the "God house"; Thubchen Gompa, a huge, red assembly hall and gompa built in the late 15th century and located just southwest of Jampa Gompa; Chodey Gompa, now the main city gompa; and the Choprang Gompa, which is popularly known as the "New Gompa". The presence of the architectures in the almost treeless barren landscape which together presents a colorful mosaic made up principally of earthen reds, yellows, and brown color mosaic has increased the value of this destination. Overnight in a local lodge.
Today is your sightseeing day in and around Lo-Manthang. The city contains about 150 houses, as well as residences for many lamas. You will start your day for Zhong cave and Tshosher Monastery (a 1000 years old Tibetan Monastery) by hiring either a Horse or by Jeep. After returning from these places to Lo-Manthang, you will start the local sightseeing which includes King's palace, Monastery, local surroundings, and the village. The king's palace is an imposing building in the center of the city and is occupied by the current King and Queen. Although his duties are largely ceremonial, the King is respected by the people. Throughout the kingdom, the villagers continue to seek his advice regarding many issues.Overnight in a local lodge.
From today, we will start our return journey from Lo-Manthang to modern civilization. On the way, you can see many natural scenes which increase the joy of traveling. Afterward, you will return to Ghami. Overnight in a local lodge.
In the morning, you will continue our way back to the village of Samar. It will take about 7 to 8 hours of trekking. Overnight in a local lodge.
In the morning, you will continue our journey to Muktinath. If Muktinath is not possible then Kagbeni will be your final destination for today. Overnight in a local lodge.
In the morning, you will have a sightseeing tour of the very famous Hindu temple Muktinath, where lots of pilgrims come to worship their god. From here you can experience one of a kind panorama view of the mountain so don’t forget your camera to capture the moments. You will start descending towards Jomsom to catch the flight to Pokhara, the next morning. Overnight in a local lodge.
We take early morning 20 min flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. Upon landing at Pokhara airport, you'll be transferred to your hotel. Today, you will have free time so we give you a chance for exploring the beautiful valley Pokhara with its natural and cultural beauty. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Today, you will be sightseeing the beautiful Pokhara. The enigmatic Davi’s Falls is a few minute’s drives away. The Pardi Khola is the outflow from Phewa Lake, and at Devi’s Fall, it disappears into a mysterious cavern in the ground, creating magnificent sprays. Another attraction is the Seti Gandaki river, which flows right through the heart of the town. The limestone in the soil gives the river its milky color. At certain spots, the Seti Gandaki runs completely underground. There are a number of Tibetan settlements around Pokhara which sell handicraft goods & Tibetan carpets. Today we will visit Davi's Waterfall, Ghupteswor Mahadev, International Mountain Museum, which is the major attraction for sightseeing in Pokhara. Overnight at the hotel.
Today, you will start off with an early drive to Sarangkot to capture the tranquil and magical view of the city before sunrise and also to view the first rays of sunlight hitting the mountains in the background. Sarangkot offers panoramic views of the Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and other mountains. Thereafter, we will go for boating at Fewa lake and we will hike towards Peace Stupa. Pokhara Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist pagoda-style monument on Anadu Hill of the former Pumdi Bhumdi Village Development Committee, in the district of Kaski. The boat trip crossing Phewa Lake from Pumdi Bhumdi bay to Phewa Ghat lasts up to half an hour, and it is a good opportunity to enjoy the sight of Himalayan peaks reflecting on the water. It is also a relaxing way to end a hiking day and a panoramic loop at the World Peace Pagoda. Overnight in hotel.
Today we drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. it will take 5-6 hours to reach Kathmandu.Overnight in hotel.
Today, our guide will receive you and then drive you to Patan. You’ll be driven to one of the ancient cities inside Kathmandu valley i.e. Patan Durbar Square for sightseeing. In Patan, you will be visiting another UNESCO World Heritage sites: Krishna Temple and Patan Durbar Square. Later on, visit the Patan Museum, where you can learn more about the history of Patan and the kings who reigned here. Later, visit the Golden Temple, a major attraction for the both Hindu and Buddhist people, and Banglamukhi Temple. Then after we will be visiting Bhaktapur, you will be amazed by the architecture, as until today the city has been able to be kept intact in its old form. You can observe the old wood carved buildings all around Bhaktapur. Explore the surroundings and afterward visit the Nyatapola Temple, one of the biggest temple in Nepal. Here, you can also take the pottery making class using the traditional methods. You will visit the Pottery Square. Here, you can also take the pottery making class using the traditional methods. You will be taught to design your own pot and once you have your basic shape hammered out, you can even choose to adorn your creation with beautiful patterns and inscriptions. Overnight accommodation at the hotel.
Your trip will come to an end today. You will be advised and assisted with your onward travel arrangements and transfer to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport by our private van around 3 hours before your flight schedule and flight back to your home/other travel destination. Have a safe journey onwards.
|All land transportation by private vehicle.|
|Accommodation at Hotel Batika/White Pearl or similar in Pokhara, 4* Yatri Suites & Spa in Kathmandu including breakfast.|
|Accommodation throughout the trek in local lodge or Camp including three meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner).|
|Domestic Flight Ticket from Kathmandu - Nepalgunj, Nepalgunj to Juphal and Jomsom-Pokhara|
|Restricted Area Permit for Upper Mustang, & other required permits.|
|All Camping equipment.|
|An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trekking guide.|
|All Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)|
|Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, and accommodation.|
|All government and local taxes.|
|First aid kit.|
|Drinks/ Beverage bills.|
|Entrance Fees for heritage sites.|
|Extra costs for upgrading rooms and services at hotels|
|donation in temples, schools, monasteries, etc.|
|Personal Hiking gear, personal kits.|
|Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind.|
To enhance your experience in Nepal, we give you the possibility to add one or more extra activities to this travel package. The step of adding these is available in the "Book now" process.
Do not hesitate to check each extra activity. They can be booked also separately.Kanchenjunga Basecamp Trek Bungee Jump in The Last Resort Canyoning Cooking Workshop in Kathmandu Golf Tour Everest Heli Tour Mountain Flight Paragliding in Pokhara Rafting/Kayaking in Trishuli Rickshaw ride at Kathmandu Skydiving Zipline at Pokhara Ultralight flight at Pokhara Heli tour in Nepal
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