Upper mustang was known as most isolated area of Nepal bordering to Tibet. The only way to explore the place was trekking for long days. When Nepal government allow tourist to enter Upper Mustang, the time was only few tourist trek and with all the arrangement of cam+ping bringing all the goods from Kathmandu or from Pokhara. Now time has changes and Upper Mustang is touched with road access. The capital of Upper Mustang Lo-manthang and Kora La border is touch with highway from Beni via Jomsom Kagbeni and Ghami. Later local peoples started their house as a local tea houses for tourist to welcome for accommodation and local foods. After these facilities, tourist flow began to increase year by year. Now the places are facilities with tourist standard hotels and resorts professionally. Some of the places provide super luxury hotels offering for luxury seekers. Those hotels are offering a super luxury rooms, foods and sauna. Rate of these hotels are more than a luxury 5 star hotel in the cities.
Royal Mustang resort in Lo-manthang
This resort is in once forbidden kingdom of Lo-manthang of Upper Mustang. This is a super luxury resort in end of the world. Resort building unique architecture made by stone and woods. It is designed as local styles. Upper mustang and its capital city Lo-manthang is a fluent with culture and heritage with ancient palaces, monasteries, sacred caves that dates all the way back to 14th century. This hotel have preserve the same style of the place with luxury way. Resort offers standard rooms, Deluxe and suit rooms. Each of the rooms managing majestic snow-capped mountains and the picturesque walled city. The cost of the resort have different offers during local Tiji Festival and Yartung vestival. Cost of the room start from US Dollar 220 in twin occupancy and it goes till US Dollar 625.
Hotel Moksha in Jomsom
Jomsom is the gate way of Mustang. Overnight stay in Moksha can be at the beginning of the trip for acclimatization or at the end of the trip for relax. This property is a remote escape for intrepid guests looking for adventure. It is also the place to retreat at the end of the day exploring some of the most unforgettable place. This property also offers spa, steam room, sauna and hot spring pool. All 29 rooms are offers showcase view of Mount Nilgiri (7061m). Around the hotel, they have built apple orchard of more over 2000 trees and five green houses where the organic vegetables are grown. The place is at the top hill of Jomsom so that the view of Airport, villages and surroundings are beautiful. It can be a small hiking spot, spot of horse riding, rock climbing and Yoga. Cost of the hotel is about US Dollar 375 in double occupancy with breakfast.
A short video about Hotel Moksha in Jomsom
Hotel in rest of the places
There are few deluxe hotels on the way of Mustang. Kagbeni village, Muktinath, Kalopani and Tatopani are the places where deluxe accommodation can expect but it is not the same categories as mentioned hotels above. Ghami Samar Chuksang is offering local tea houses. We are sure there will be luxury hotels and resort even rest of the places in Mustang in near future. After road facilities to the places, Jeep tour, Motor biking tour are operating more than trekking. A helicopter tour also can be operated for Upper Mustang. Cycling to Upper Mustangand same way back is also another optional adventure trip.
Since Upper Mustang is restricted area, individual tourists are not allowed to enter as FITs. Every tourist other than Nepali citizen is compulsory to operate trek and tours with registered trekking companies. Tourist must have government license guide with them in every checking points. Nepal highland treks is authorized company to operate Upper Mustang tour and trek. We provide individual customizing trip and small group joining trip too. There should be minimum two people to obtain Upper Mustang restricted area permit. The best season to travel this place is in autumn and spring. Summer season of Nepal is also the better season for Upper Mustang. This is one of the rain shadow area of Nepal in the Trans Himalayan region. There will be very less raining in the summer season. After few raining drops, region is beautiful with busy plants and different flowers.