Trekking in Nepal - Lomangthang Upper Mustang Trek

Trekking in Nepal - Lomangthang Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang is a culturally and Geo-politically sensitive area and wasn’t open for trekking until 1992. The culture and landscape of the region is close to that of Tibet.  Due to the isolation from the world, the region is able to retain its centuries old culture and Landscape.

The 16th century Buddhist monasteries and  the caves carved into sheer cliff walls in mustang draws many trekkers to the region. Mustang has a striking terrain of a semi-arid desert with deep ravines and rock shelves, fringed with snowy peaks. Hidden behind the majestic Himalayan ranges, Mustang is a hidden paradise in Nepal. This is a must trek for the one yearning to explore the fascinating landscape and the rich Tibetan culture.

Highlights
  • 14 days – 3,000 trekkers/year
  • The Mustang area’s capital city – Lo Manthang
  • Treeless and barren landscapes
  • A journey full of cultural inputs and Tibetan traditions
Trek Information

Trekking Difficulty: Level 3,4 – Medium-Hard
Remoteness: Very Remote
Pricing:/ High (#USD spent/day)
Best Season: March-May and October-November
Accommodation type: Guesthouses & Lodges
Restricted Permits: Yes. You have to be minimum 2 trekkers and accompanied by a Nepali Guide or Porter.
Max elevation: 3,810 m, Dhakmar
Accessible during Winter (Dec-Jan): Yes.