Duration: 15 Days
Starts In: Kathmandu
Ends In: Kathmandu
Maximum altitude: 3,730 m
Trek Type: Moderate
Best Season: March to May; June to Aug
Activity: Sightseeing and trekking/climbing
Transportation: Flights/ private car or tourist bus (as per itinerary)
Group Size: 12 pax Maximum
Known as the land of stone, earth and wind, Upper Mustang is a desert like landscape stretched in the Trans Himalayan highway. It is a rain shadow area with centuries-old heritage.
Starting the trail from world’s deepest canyon of Kaligandaki, Lo-Mangthang Valley that passes through a very desolate scene, a soak rough trail all over route and surrounding views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and a few different peaks. The trek passes through high crests, passes, snowcapped areas, and high valleys.
Observing the thousand years old monasteries, caverns, local tribes; you will have a delightful experience in this region.
This trail is relatively unscathed by the earthquake and is safe for trekking.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Rest/preparation
Day 03: Fly Pokhara (884m)
Day 04: Fly Jomsom (2713m); trek Kagbeni (2810m)
Day 05: Trek Chele (3100m)
Day 06: Trek Shyangmochen (3800m)
Day 07: Trek Tsarang (3575m)
Day 08: Trek Lo Manthang (3840m)
Day 09: Rest/explore
Day 10: Trek Ghami (3545m)
Day 11: Trek Samar (3620m)
Day 12: Trek Chhuksang (2980m)
Day 13: Trek Kagbeni; drive Jomsom
Day 14: Fly Pokhara-Kathmandu
Day 15: Depart Kathmandu
All visitors except the Indian nationals must hold a passport and valid visa in order to enter Nepal. Visas can be obtained at the Nepalese diplomatic missions and consulates abroad and also at entry points in Nepal. In order to obtain a visa at the airport or any of the land entry points, you are required to complete a visa form and provide a recent passport photograph and payment in cash.
Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourists of SAARC countries
Multiple entry 15 days – US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days – US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days – US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
If you wish to extend your visa, you can do this at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu
The visa extension fee for 15 days or less is USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency
The visa extension fee for more than 15 days is USD 2 per day
Tourist visas can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a single visa year (January to December)