Upper Mustang is an ancient kingdom of Nepal suitable for trekking, mountain biking, motorbiking and jeep tour.
Upper Mustang area is a rain shadow area of Nepal and direct touch with Tibetan plateau. It is the hidden world of the old Buddhist kingdom. The lifestyle of the people, their language, cultures are closely tied with Tibet, this is the region Upper Mustang is also called small Tibet in Nepal. Foreigners are only allowing from 1992 in this region, before this it was totally restricted for other than Nepalese. The area is still controlling 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 is also suitable to trek Upper Mustang.
The gateway of Upper Mustang is Kagbeni village. It touches with the lower mustang and Annapurna region too. Tiny Jomsom airport is only one airport in this area. Most of our trekking plan goes by flying to Jomsom airport from Pokhara first. The trekking route mostly follows 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 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 miter 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, king palace are memorial visit. Well established local tea houses are in service of providing accommodation and foods. Nepal Highland Treks arrange your trip to Upper Mustang with our professional team which is for sure making your trip enjoyable and memorable.