Experience the thrill of driving a 4×4 off road jeep to Upper Mustang is a newly design itinerary of Global Holidays Adventure. With the help of an expert guide you will enjoy the Catalan countryside like few people ever see it. Narrow wooded paths, slopes and cliffs are all waiting for you. Remote villages, nature, local cuisine, beautiful landscape and adrenaline! Some of the ancient Tibetan influence villages in Mustang are remarkably well preserved.
4 WD Toyota land Cruiser driving to Upper Mustang was first time designed and operated by Global Holidays Adventure. Trekking in Upper Mustang is a great experience but our 4wd Jeep tour is designed for those adventure lovers who are unable to do trekking by physical condition or for those who have very limited time but want to visit Upper Mustang. It is a very easy option to explore the Upper Mustang landscape, culture, life style, ancient caves, monasteries and etc.
What is Accommodation and foods during the Upper Mustang Jeep Tour? During our Jeep tour to Upper Mustang we will stay in a local guesthouses/lodges where you will get normal rooms for overnight sleep. Some places there also attach bathroom rooms are available but it is not possible all the guesthouses in Mustang. All the places hot water is possible for shower. While staying at the guesthouse during the Upper Mustang you will have an early breakfast around 7:30 to 8:30. Normally in breakfast toast omelet, boiled eggs, Porridge Tibetan bread, and tea coffee are available in the menu.
Normally 1:00 Pm to 2:00Pm you will have your lunch. The lunch place will be decided by your guide during the trip. The selection of the meals is starting from simple snacks in the form of Tibetan bread with jam right through to various soups, steaks, sandwiches, Momo, macaroni dishes and pizzas. Depending on the guesthouses they offer various items of local foods as well. One of the best high altitude food is garlic soups which helps to prevent the altitude sickness.
Dinner is usually eaten in the trekking lodge where you are staying overnight which you will usually reach on a normal trekking day some time from 18:00 – 20:00, depending on the route plan.
What about the 4WD Jeep during Upper Mustang jeep tour?
We used Toyota Land Curser for our Upper mustang jeep tour. Regarding the drivers they are very experience for off road driving. Until now they have 100% safety records. Drivers are friendly and helpful all the time.
How much is the permit fees?
Upper Mustang restricted area permit fee is US $ 500 per person for 10 days. If you stay more than 10 days the extra charge will be Us $ 50 per day. Along this permit you need Annapurna conservation area permit which is US $ 20 per person.
Visit Tiji Festival by Jeep
Upper Mustang is influnced by Buddhist culture and festival. Every year according to Tibetan Calender Tiji festival is celebrated in Lo-manthan. Tiji tells the story of a deity named Dorje Jono who must battle against his demon father to save the Kingdom of Mustang from destruction. The demon father wreaks havoc on Mustang by creating a water shortage which, in this extremely arid land, is the most precious life-sustaining resource.
Every year we are organizing 4WD jeep tour for Tiji Festival tour. Our tour start from kathmandu with a 25 flight to Pokhara and from pokhara with 16 minute flight to Jomsom. From Jomsom we take our Jeeps and ahead to Lo-manthang. Along the way you will visit Muktinath Temple, world deepest Kaligandaki gorge, Kagbeni village, Chele, Giling, Ghami, Charang and many ancient cave and monasteries.