About Upper Mustang Trek
Upper Mustang Trekking an amazing and spectacular adventure towards Nepal Far Western Himalaya where monsoon rains hardly reach within dry and arid country of Upper Mustang, located with an extension of Far South West plateau of Tibet.
Upper Mustang Trekking also an ancient and present Trans Himalaya Salt and Caravan route to Tibet from Nepal through Mustang area and beyond that leads to the border over high pass of Karo-La that separates the two countries.
A great walk around Upper Mustang although a dry-landscapes with windswept terrain but very scenic and picturesque country to experience where walk takes you into high canyon and cliffs walls of varied colors that makes the place much interesting against white snow capped peaks of Mustang Himal and Dhaulagiri range.
The culture and traditional farm life of locals are equally interesting where walk leads through many nice and villages festooned with prayer symbols and monuments of both Buddhism and ancient Bon sect a pre-Buddhism religion that still exists within western part of Tibet and around Mustang region.
Truly a fascinating adventure to explore around Upper Mustang enclosed within dramatic scenery which makes an outstanding picture to capture in your camera, Upper Mustang trek takes you inside once and former walled kingdom of Lo-Manthang where one can explore a medvial period village that takes you back to past centuries.
Upper Mustang Trekking begins from Jomsom after taking a smooth short flight from beautiful city at Pokhara blessed with mountains and lakes, as small aircraft lands at Jomsom after a scenic flight of 22 minutes, where walk begins from the headquarter town of Mustang district in Jomsom and the hub for Thakali people the tribe of Kaligandaki River Valley.
Walking into dry and wide river valley heading past Kagbeni village door to Upper Mustang and beyond towards Tibet, adventure leads over several passes with ever present views of beautiful scenery of high mountains and valley dotted with farm villages.
After days of scenic and interesting reaching into walled village of Lo-Manthang where one can enjoy and explore the inner part of the village of great interest and as well tour of its famous old monasteries with late king of Mustang fort palace.
Spending few days at inner and high areas of Upper Mustang where return journey leads you back at Jomsom for panoramic flight to reach beautiful and scenic Pokhara and then towards Kathmandu to complete our mesmerizing and wonderful adventure on Upper Mustang Trekking.