Upper mustang tour from Pokhara
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Pokhara To Upper Mustang Tour

location_iconPokhara, Tatopani, Jomsom, Kagbeni, Muktinath, Samar, Giling, Ghami, Tsrang, Lo-manthang

Country

Nepal

Duration

6 Days
altitude

Max. Altitude

12,467 ft./ 3,800 m

Accommodation

Guesthouse

Grade

Easy and Luxurious

Best Season

Mar to Dec

Group Size

Any Private Group

Type of Jeep

4WD Mahindra Scorpio
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Overview

Starting from lofty valley of Pokhara which is a gateway to most popular treks, our jeep tour will take you to “the forbidden kingdom” of Lo that is located behind the mountains which is a dry valley that boarders with a Tibetan plateau. Being on this tour you will definitely have experience of a life time. A person could experience Tibetan culture with blend of lifestyle of citizens living there.

 

From winding roads to the bumpy patch followed by river crossing with a grace of Himalayas in the backdrop and the diverse culture and topography till upper mustang lomanthan gives us a feeling of being in a whole new world.

 

This trip is mostly focused on those travelers who are visiting Pokhara and want to have a short luxury holiday in Himalaya by 4 WD jeeps.

 

Highlights of trip:

  • Talking about highlights each day is going to be filled with a different activity and views.
  • The elegance of Rupse Jharana.
  • Natural hot water spring.
  • Driving into deepest gorges of kaligandagi.
  • Marpha (a village and traditional alcohol name).
  • Jomsom and the holy temple of muktinath.
  • Various monasteries.
  • Tibetan architecture.
  • Tibetan food & culture.
  • Shinja gong cave dating back over 3000 years.
  • Many more

Best season go to:

Throughout the year all seasons are best time to visit Mustang. Although to see the better views and explore around the towns locally between March to May and September to November are best months for Mustang. Due to rain shadow area of Himalayas, Mustang is also a great place to visit during the monsoon season.

 

Safety:

We use strong built quality vehicles with no compromise on safety as well as comfort. We designed our   itinerary which ensures proper acclimation process and all of our vehicles are well equipped with oxygen canes. We also provide you with well experienced guide who knows how to handle the situation either it’s an altitude sickness or some injury.

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Itinerary

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Day
1
Drive to Kalopani by jeep.
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Altitude

2480 m.
accomodation_icon Accomodation: Lodge with attach bathroom.
meals_icon Meals: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner
transport_icon Transport: Private Jeep - 123 KM (6 Hours)

After breakfast at Hotel, we will pick up and start your journey to Mustang. First we drive to Sarangkot to see the majestic view of mountain then west to the town of Beni with the paved road. After Beni you will drive both off road and paved road to Kalopani. On the way you will stop for a lunch and explore Rupche water fall which is interesting during the journey. Day Highlights The Majestic view of Sarangkot. Driving to the world deepest Kaligandaki gorge. Natural hot spring in Tatopani. The graceful waterfall of Rupche. The local farming and lifestyle of locals.

Day
2
Drive to Muktinath (3800 M Elevation) and stay Overnight at Kagbeni.
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Altitude

3800 m.
accomodation_icon Accomodation: Lodge with attach bathroom.
meals_icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
transport_icon Transport: Private Jeep - 63 KM (5 Hours).

Early morning after breakfast you will drive to Marpha Village. You will explore the apple garden and local farming of Marpha. Then you drive to Muktinath via Jomsom. You will explore Muktinath Temple and local areas then drive back to Kagbeni for Overnight. Day Highlights The local farming of Marpha. Witness the beautiful mountain view of Nilgiri and other mountain ranges. Visit Muktinath, one of the highest situated temple and a holy sacred place for both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. It is at an elevation of 3,800 m. Witness Jal Devi where you can see a fire burning itself. (Natural gas) Explore Kagbeni village. Explore the old Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Jharkot. The beautiful landscape view of Mustang with smiling mountains.

Day
3
Drive to Lo-manthang.
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Altitude

3800 m.
accomodation_icon Accomodation: Lodge with attach bathroom.
meals_icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
transport_icon Transport: Private Jeep - 45 Km (5/6 Hours).

At Kagbeni, we will check our special permit and then explore the monasteries and Buddhist school of Kagbeni. After that, we will head towards Lo-manthang. You will cross the Kali Gandaki River, pass Chuksang, Chella, Samar, Syangboche, Bhina, Ghiling, Ghami, Tsrang Village and then reach Lo-manthang. You will stop your jeep in several places to see the beautiful landscape of Mustang and make the amazing pictures for your memories. Day Highlights Explore the monasteries, Gumba and Buddhist school of Kagbeni village. Witness the Tibetan plateaus and desert like landscape. Witness the Mani walls on the way. Pass various beautiful Tibetan Witness various sky caves and red cliffs on the way. Visit the Nepal’s oldest Monastery the Lo Gyagar Ghar Gumba. Admire the view of Lomanthang, the forbidden kingdom from the view point.

Day
4
Exploration Day in Lo-Manthang and Chhosar.
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Altitude

3800 m.
accomodation_icon Accomodation: Lodge with attach bathroom.
meals_icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
transport_icon Transport: Private Jeep

Today after breakfast you will explore the major 3 monasteries of Lo-manthang and after lunch you will drive to caves of Chhoser and explore SHIJA JHONG cave of Mustang dating back to over 3,000 years have been subject of excavation for archaeologists from around the world. There are other several caves near Chhoser have been used for burial, meditation and also for living. Also till now SKY BURIAL is used in Upper Mustang which is in Chhoser and nearby villages. After finished the sightseeing of local areas you will drive back to guesthouse by jeep. Day highlights Explore the 3 Major monasteries of Lomanthang, Thupchen Monastery, Chode Gompa and Jampa Monastery as well a Buddhist Museum. Explore the sky caves of Chhoser “SHIJA JHONG CAVE” The colorful monastery of Choser The local marking, farming and lifestyle of Lo-manthang town.

Day
5
Drive back to Jomsom.
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Altitude

2743 m.
accomodation_icon Accomodation: Lodge with attach bathroom.
meals_icon Meals: BLD
transport_icon Transport: Private Jeep - 55 Km (6 Hours).

Highlights: Today you will drive all the way to Jomsom Crossing several local village, Kaligandaki river, Buddhist stupas and monasteries on the way. Evening you will have time to explore local market of Jomsom. If you come early to Jomsom we will drive until Kalopani for Overnight stay.

Day
6
Drive back to Pokhara.
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Altitude

820m.
meals_icon Meals: Breakfast and Lunch.
transport_icon Transport: Private jeep

You will drive all the way down to Beni and continuous drive to Pokhara and drop you to your hotel.

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Inclusions

  • 4WD Jeep Pokhara to Lo-Mangthang to Pokhara by Mahendra Scorpio.
  • 3 meals a day during the trip (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as mention in itinerary.
  • Accommodation while trekking in twin sharing basis in guesthouses with attach rooms.
  • Annapurna conservation area permit and TIMS card.
  • Upper Mustang Restricated area permit fee. 
  • Professional government lisence holder English speaking trekking guide.
  • Insurance for the Guide and driver.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government and local taxes.
Excludes
  • International air fare to/ from Nepal and visa fees
  • Accommodation, foods, transport in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, etc.
  • Beverages, alcoholic drinks, mineral water, boiled water during the trekking.
  • All food and beverages other than on the itinerary. 
  • Local monastery entrance fees.
  • Personal gear and expenses.
  • Tips and gratitude provided to staff.

Foods

There are plenty of option available for foods. From local to continental, Asian and others. Nevertheless the taste might or might not be the same as they are available in cities as food are prepared by locally available ingredients and local people. The taste of Nepali and other dishes are good in taste. However, we assure you we provide you with alpine dishes that meet the needs of human body and provides nutrients and energy in order to reach the destination safely. 

Accommodation

Our accommodation package includes a bed and breakfast (BB) plan. Room selection is customizable to suit your group's size. For families traveling with us, we assure that our rooms are family-friendly. Your choice of accommodation is influenced by your tour budget, but we guarantee you'll receive top-notch options within your budget range.

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