Upper Mustang is an ancient kingdom of Nepal suitable for trekking, mountain biking, motorbiking, and jeep tour.
The upper Mustang area is a rain shadow area of Nepal and direct touch with the Tibetan plateau. It is the hidden world of the old Buddhist kingdom. The lifestyle of the people, their language, and cultures are closely tied with Tibet, this is the region of Upper Mustang also called small Tibet in Nepal. Foreigners are only allowed from 1992 in this region, before this it was totally restricted to other than Nepalese. The area is still controlled and needs a special permit from the Nepal government. To trek or for any other activities in this area, it must be accompanied by registered Nepalese trekking companies. Upper Mustang is one of the regions of Nepal suitable for trekking during monsoon season (July and August). Other tourist seasonable months March to June and Sept to November are also suitable to trek Upper Mustang.
The gateway of Upper Mustang is Kagbeni village. It touches the lower Mustang and Annapurna region too. Tiny Jomsom Airport is the only airport in this area. Most of our trekking plan goes by flying to Jomsom airport from Pokhara first. The trekking route mostly follows the Kaligandaki River valley. After access to the rough roads, cycling tours, Motorbiking tours, and jeep tours nowadays in Upper Mustang are more famous. Nepal Highland Treks provide you very suitable group joining trekking in Upper Mustang or you can choose your own private tour with us. To run the trip, we need a minimum of two people's groups as per the rules from the government of Nepal.
Upper Mustang trekking is not particularly difficult. Trek only reaches up to 3,800 meter altitude Lo-Manthang. The highest point Lo-Manthang is a dream destination. More than 10 ancient Buddhist printings decorated caves dating to the thirteen century are in Lo-Manthang. Similarly, the panoramic Mountain View, oldest monasteries, and king's palace are memorial visits. Well-established local tea houses are in service of providing accommodation and food. Nepal Highland Treks arrange your trip to Upper Mustang with our professional team which is for sure making your trip enjoyable and memorable.