15 Days Hiking Tour To Mysterious Land Of Upper Mustang Via Jomsom & Kaligandaki - Pokhara

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Departure Time :
    Between 6:30 - 8:30 Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Kathmandu Suite Home or Office of Nepal Hiking
  • Return Details :
    Kathmandu Suite Home, Kathmandu

Overview

This 15 days Upper Mustang trek package offers a spectacular trekking on the remote area of Trans - Himalayan Mountains with an influence culture of Tibetan. Higher Kaligandaki valley is the desert region of the Tibetan plateau from which it borders Kagbeni in the south and generally referred to as Upper Mustang. Here you get the chance to explore thousand years of monastery, local tribes, caves, and scenic beauties of different landscapes. Kaligandaki region is the worlds deepest gorge and here you will make an adventure and you will also find the worlds highest region of Lo-Mangthang valley which passes through an almost barren landscape with colorful mountains which look like craftmanship work; just having shrubs and bushes around. Also, this trek offers panoramic views of Mount. Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and other peaks.

Know More about this tour

Upon arrival at Kathmandu Airport, you will be picked up and transferred to centrally located hotel in Kathmandu. Your accommodation will be at Kathmandu Suite Home or nearby hotel (breakfast included). Before check in the hotel, you will get a short trek briefing; and stay overnight comfortably at the hotel.

Next day in the morning after breakfast, you will be picked up by your guide and driver; then visit cultural heritage sites such as Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swoyambhu and Kathmandu Durbar Square.

On day 3rd you will drive to Pokhara (200 k.m, 6 hours drive) and spend overnight at a hotel nearby the Fewa Lake. And the next day early morning you will take a short but thrilling flight to Jomsom through the gorge of Kaligandaki river; then you will start your multi-days hiking to Upper Mustang; which is exciting and fun!

The major highlight of this tour is Lo-Manthang where you will spend 2 nights with day excursion to Chosar Cave, an impressive castle.

Duringthe tour, you will be accompanied by English speaking guide, strong support porter(s) and your accommodation and meals are included in guesthouses. All travel logistics including arrangement of surface transfer, flight booking, trek permit arrangement are included in the tour package.

Tour Highlights:

  • Visit ancient monasteries and forbidden kingdom
  • Experience warm hospitality of Thakalis and Gurung communities
  • Amazing flight experience to Jomsom through Kaligandaki river
  • Impressive hiking experience through the bank of Kaligandaki river
  • Visit impressive castle of Chosar Cave
  • Enjoy the view of barren land of Mustang
  • Explore heritage sites of Kathmandu whist you are in Kathmandu

Outlined Itinerary:

Day 01: Your arrivalat Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu (1300m)
Day 02: Day tour of Kathmandu Heritage sites. (B)
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (900m). (B)
Day 04: Flight Pokhara - Jomsom (2720m), and trek to Kagbeni (2810m, 20 minutes flight, 2 - 3 hours walking). (B, L, D)
Day 05: Trek to Samar (3660m, 6-7 hours walking). (B, L, D)
Day 06: Trek to Geling (3570m, 5 - 6 hours walking).(B, L, D)
Day 07: Trek to Tsarang (3560m, 6-7 hours walking).(B, L, D)
Day 08: Trek to Lo - Manthang (3809m, 4 hours walking).(B, L, D)
Day 09:Day excursion inLo - Manthang and visit to Chosar Cave.(B, L, D)
Day 10: Trek to Ghemi 3520m, 5 - 6 hours walking.(B, L, D)
Day 11: Trek to Samar (3660m, 6 - 7 hours).(B, L, D)
Day 12: Trek to Jomsom (6 - 7 hours walking).(B, L, D)
Day 13: Flight Jomsom - Pokhara.(B, L, D)
Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu on private vehicle. (B)
Day 15: Transfer to Airport for your onward journey.(B)

Abbreviation: B, L, D stands for breakfast, lunch and dinner respectively.

Inclusions

  • Accommodationin Kathmandu (Kathmandu Suite Home or similar in Kathmandu, Hotel Kantipur or similar in Pokhara and breakfast included)
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Professional trek guide and 1 shared porter (s)
  • Airportpickup and drop-off
  • Guided Kathmandu cultural heritage sites tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees in Kathmandu Heritage sites (US$ 20; subject to change)
  • Mustang trek permit and ACAP (US$ 520; subject to change)
  • Jomsom - Pokhara - Jomsom flight (US$ 230; subject to change)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Nepal visa (approx. US$ 25)
  • Trekking equipment including sleeping bag

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Minimum age is 8 years

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Not recommended for participants with back problems

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Not recommended for pregnant women

A moderate to strenuous amount of walking is involved