Upper Mustang trekking is restricted for the preservation of historical and religious monuments, and the geographical diversity. Upper Mustang area lies in the North West part of the western region, after taking Pokhara – Jomsom flight or overland journey by jeep.
Upper Mustang is revered as one of the best off the beaten trails trekking areas of Nepal. It is situated in Mustang District, hidden in between Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna ranges. Mustang is divided into two parts called Upper Mustang and Lower Mustang with Lo Manthang as the capital of Upper Mustang Kingdom. The lower Mustang region is open to everyone for normal tour and trekking, including Muktinath, Jomsom, and the Annapurna Circuit. Upper Mustang is known as a restrict trekking area. To get there, permits from the Government of Nepal requires a minimum of two people per group, and a special trekking permit must be made prior to trekking in this region.
Upper Mustang trekking can be organized by both tea houses and camping, however, nowadays there are many tea houses available to cater to trekkers visiting Nepal. If you want to do a camping trek then Day Tours Nepal will arrange all necessary camping gear, including sleeping tents, sleeping bags, mattress, pillow, toilet tents, shower tents, dinner tents with tables and camp stools, trekking guide, cook, Sherpa, and porters or mules to carry all your trekking gears. To make your journey simple and cheaper, there are fixed departure dates for Upper Mustang trek.
Mustang trekking permit cost $500.00 USD per person for 10 days.
Yes it’s compulsory
Join group departure trips or let us know your travel date we will arrange Mustang trek permit.
Upper Mustang Trekking Trip Facts
Trek Duration: 17 days. Grade: Moderate. Best Season: September-May (all around the year)
Group size: Minimum 2 people. Max Attitude: 3810m. Accommodation: Lodge/camp
Transportation: Flight/ Car, Bus. Starts in/Ends in: Pokhara/ Jomsom, Pokhara