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Lower Mustang Trek

Lower Mustang Trek

Lower Mustang trek is the holiest trek for the Hindus along the trails of terrace farming and barren landscapes. Muktinath represent as a part of the Lord Vishnu (great Hindu god) situated in the Mustang region about an altitude of 3710m. It is the holiest Hindu pilgrimage trek.

Lower mustang trekking is one of the most popular treks in Annapurna region. The diverse landscapes and cultures found along this trekking route give the perfect insight into the rural life of the Nepalese people. During this trek, one can enjoy with diverse culture of various communities such as Brahman, Chhetri, Thakali, Magar and Gurungs. The main feature of this trek is walking through the gorge carved by the River Kali Gandaki, which carries the water from Tibetan Plateau to eventually join the Ganges in India.

Jomsom Muktinath trek is also famous for both Hindus and Buddhist Pilgrimage trekkers. The trails in this trek takes you through the barren landscapes, steepest rocks offering you the best scenic views of immense Himalayas like Nilgiri, Annapurna etc. This trek offers to explore the ancient monasteries of the area, caves, culture of the locals and marvelous beauty of different landscapes.

 

Trip Summary

  • Trekking Duration: 13 days
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Trekking Season: March to May, September to November
  • Accommodation Type: Lodge / Tea Houses
  • Maximum Elevation: 4130m

 

Highlights

  • Explore the beautiful city of Kathmandu and immerse yourself in the Nepali culture
  • Sightseeing of the pleasant city Pokhara exploring colorful lakes, mysterious caves etc.
  • Trek to the magar village ulleri Gurung village ghorepani 
  • Get stunning views of Machhapuchhare, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli and Gangapurna along the way
  • Exploring ancient monasteries, thousand years old caves, culture of the locals and beautiful landscapes within the trekking route.
  • Explore the wonderful environment of Jomsom and the barren landscapes.

 

 

Itinerary

Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu, hotel transfer and trip briefing

Day 02 - Drive to pokhara by private car 

Day 03 - Drive to Nayapool by private car and trek to Ulleri (1,950m) 

Day 04 - Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2850m) 

Day 05 - Trek from Ghorepani to Tatopani (1190m) 

Day 06 - Trek from Tatopani to Ghasa (2110) 

Day 07 - Trek from Ghasa to Marpha (2680m) 

Day 08 - Trek from Marpha to Kagbeni (2810m) 

Day 09 - Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3710m) 

Day 10 - Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2710m) 

Day 11 - Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara

Day 12 - Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by private car

Day 13 - Drop for international flight 

 

Price and Cost Details

$1,255/- per person
Minimum 2 person in the group

Cost Inclusions:

  • Airport pickup and drop off
  • 2 night 2-3 star hotel in Kathmandu based on bed and breakfast 
  • 2 night 2-3 star hotel in Pokhara based on bed and breakfast
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara and return by private car
  • Pokhara to Nayapool by private car
  • Flight from Jomson to Pokhara 
  • Conservation/national park fees and all government taxes
  • All required trekking permits (Trekkers' Information Management System card)
  • All meals during trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner) Menu available 
  • All accommodations during the trek (twin sharing basis with common toilet)
  • Government-licensed and experienced English-speaking trekking guide
  • Salary of staff (guide and porter)
  • Porters to carry luggage on 1:2 ratio (max. of 20 kg) minimal 2 person in the group 
  • Insurance for staff during trekking period (porter and guide) 

Cost Exclusions:

  • International airfare and travel taxes
  • Nepal entry visa fee (tourist visas are issued upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Fee is 40 USD for 30 days stay)
  • Medical/personal travel insurance (must cover emergency evacuation cost)
  • Medical first aid kit
  • Personal trekking gear
  • All meals and beverages in Kathmandu/ Pokhara
  • All beverages during trek (mineral water, tea, coffee, soft drinks, etc.)
  • Personal expenses such as hot shower, telephone calls, laundry, wifi and battery charging
  • Tips for guide and porter (expected by staff)
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu by flight 

 

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Trip Map

Trip Map

Lower Mustang Trek  Map