Upper Mustang Trek

Days

16

Type

Start Destination

End Destination

Main Destination

Theme

Kathmandu

Kathmandu

Nepal

Trekking and walking

Starting from

USD 0

Venture into the isolates reaches of Upper Mustang and explore the ancient forbidden Kingdom of Lo

Red Carpet’s Upper Mustang trekking offers wonderful barren beauty, autonomous Tibetan cultural values and the rural lifestyle. It is the rare privilege that you get a chance to explore Annapurna region as well as Upper Mustang. Upper Mustang is not so visited, yet has immense natural beauty. Not much sophisticated but has a lot of attractions and the rural settlement and the lifestyle of people is unique. Fluttering prayer flags and the windy weather make an amazing experience in this region will give you amazing sense of excitement. The remote settlement but rich in natural and cultural beauty, this place offers the finest rural trekking experience in Nepal. The Mustang region is dry and windy making the surroundings unique and fascinating. The natural carvings in the mountains are exciting and wonderful. You will be interacting with the locals more because of the shared kitchen. Eating and sleeping like local make this trip more exciting and you will get to know about the lifestyle of people of mountainous regions.visit what to pack while trekking in Nepal

Is this trip right for me?

Travel theme: Trekking and Hiking

Red Carpet’s Trekking and Hiking trips offer low-cost, action-packed, community-based activities and experiences. Learn more about our trekking and hiking trips.

Service: Standard, Upgraded

This trip offers Standard and Upgraded levels of service and cost options. Learn more about our service standards here.

Trip type: Private, fixed departure

This trip offers both Private and fixed departure bookings. Learn more about trip types.

Physical rating: Level 5

Level 5 physical rating means trips with distinguished physical activities which includes extreme trek and hike more than 3-4 hours and may include other activities like cycling / rafting etc. Learn more about physical levels.

Trip Highlights

  • Visit Kagbeni village and learn about the local culture and traditions prevalent in this region.
  • See the world’s deepest Kaligandaki river gorge.
  • Experience the rural and distinct lifestyle of upper Mustang
  • Wonderful Himalayan panoramic Views
  • Explore the beauty of incredible Jomsom
  • Experience the Wonderful landscapes, sceneries and barren beauty of Upper Mustang.

Trip Itinerary

Dates & Rates

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Trip Date Trip End Date Trip Rate Availibility Total Person
25/06/2018 25/06/2018 USD 1720 12/12
30/06/2018 30/06/2018 USD 1720 12/12
05/07/2018 05/07/2018 USD 1720 12/12
01/08/2018 01/08/2018 USD 1720 12/12
25/08/2018 25/08/2018 USD 1720 12/12
20/09/2018 20/09/2018 USD 1720 12/12

Whats included?

3-star or similar hotel accommodation at Kathmandu and Pokhara Basic lodge / tea-house accommodation during the trek
Daily breakfast (4) at Kathmandu and Pokhara Daily meals (breakfast - 11, lunch - 11, dinner - 11) during the trek
Private vehicle for airport / hotel / airport and other transfers Public tourist bus for intercity travel (eg: Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu) Flight from Pokhara to Jomsom, and from Jomsom to Pokhara
All required permits and passes (TIMS card, ACAP fee, Upper Mustang restricted area permit) A Red Carpet Trip Leader for 15 days, who will guide you during your travels and trek A 24/7 available trip manager in Kathmandu, just a phone call away A First aid kit

Private Trips

If you are not into joining a group of people you have never met on a multi-day journey, or you want that bit of privacy with your family and friends, ourprivate trips are just for you.

Start booking your private trip NOW

Step 1: Please select the level of service

Standard is the lowest price option to privately book this trip. This option includes only the basic necessities to complete your trip while covering all mentioned activities, experiences and attractions.

Whats included?

3-star or similar hotel accommodation at Kathmandu and Pokhara Basic lodge / tea-house accommodation during the trek
Daily breakfast (4) at Kathmandu and Pokhara Daily meals (breakfast - 11, lunch - 11, dinner - 11) during the trek
Private vehicle for airport / hotel / airport and other transfers Public tourist bus for intercity travel (eg: Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu) Flight from Pokhara to Jomsom, and from Jomsom to Pokhara
All required permits and passes (TIMS card, ACAP fee, Upper Mustang restricted area permit) A Red Carpet Trip Leader for 15 days, who will guide you during your travels and trek A 24/7 available tour manager in Kathmandu, just a phone call away A First aid kit

Upgraded is the middle option, from a price standpoint, to privately book this trip. It includes more compared to the Standard option and puts slightly more focus on creature comforts compared to experiences and activities.

Whats included?

4-star or similar hotel accommodation at Kathmandu and Pokhara Basic lodge / tea-house accommodation during the trek
Daily hotel breakfast (4) and hotel dinner (4) at Kathmandu and Pokhara Daily meals (breakfast - 11, lunch - 11, dinner - 11) during the trek
Private vehicle for all land transportations (transfers, intercity travel, sightseeing etc) Flights for Pokhara to Jomsom, and from Jomsom to Pokhara
All required permits and passes (TIMS card, ACAP fee, Upper Mustang restricted area permit) A Red Carpet Trip Leader for 15 days, who will guide you during your travels and trek Local porter (s) to help you carry your luggage during the trek A 24/7 available tour manager in Kathmandu, just a phone call away A First aid kit

Whats included?

Trip Notes

  • This trip starts from Kathmandu and all the Trekkers will gather in a hotel and the briefing session will be provided.
  • Good fitness level is required.
  • For the people below the age of 18, the consent of parents, and at least of one person more than 18 years is required along the trip.
  • Since the altitude varies up to 5000 meters above sea level, the trekkers should have some knowledge about altitude sickness.
  • The natural changes and calamities are beyond our control, in such cases company hold the full right to deviate the way, seek the alternative routes and prepare another plan worth the same.

More Information

1. Booking:

Fixed Departure:

Choose one of our group departure dates and book your seat. Be a part of a fun group led by one of our experienced trip leaders. This trip focuses on value for money and on the interactions with people from all over. If you value privacy above all other things, this trip is not for you.

Private Trip:

If one of our group departures do not suit your calendar, or if you value privacy above everything else, choose our private trip option. Though the trip may not provide value for money as the fixed departures do, this trip will be organized entirely for your or your own group, on the date of your choosing, with specialized care provided to your requests.

Please use our private trip calculator to know the costs.

2. Things to know:

Accommodation:

– On fixed departure (FD) trips, accommodations at Kathmandu and Pokhara will be organized at 3-star or similar hotels/resorts with all modern amenities.

– On private trips (PT), three accommodation options (standard, deluxe and premium) will be provided as choices. Accommodations will be arranged as per the chosen standard during booking. Read our accommodation standard article for more info.

Accommodations during the trek, on both fixed departure and private trip options, will be extremely basic, tea-houses and small lodges with sleeping and basic meal facilities. Modern amenities are usually absent, as is the hallmark of remote mountainous areas.

Sharing & Supplement:

– All accommodations will be arranged on double and triple sharing basis, depending on the group sizes. If you are booking solo, our team will arrange a room sharing for you with a fellow traveller of the same gender.

– A single room can also be availed on a supplementary basis. The single supplement option will be provided as an add-on during check-out.

Starting & Endpoints:

– Trips will start and end at the designated joining points in Kathmandu. The joining point will be an easily accessible hotel in the downtown areas within an hour’s drive from Tribhuvan International Airport. The specific names and address will be provided after booking. A trip orientation program and meeting, starting from 1900, will be conducted at the joining point on Day 1, which the participants are recommended to attend.

Arrival & departure transfers:

– All trips, both private and fixed departures, do not include airport pickup & drop facilities on the base option. However, these options can be selected as add-ons during check-out.

Fitness Level:

– Upper Mustang trek (12 days) has a 4-Star physical rating. Please click here to know more about the physical ratings of our trips.

This trip will lead you through difficult terrain in higher altitudes (above 2500 meters). Trekking continuously for up to 6 days, with an average of 6 hours trekking a day, through forests, and steep mountain trails are indicated by the 4-Star physical rating. Please ensure that you are physically fit to go on this trip before booking.

Clothes:

-it will be really hard to trek with heavy backpack .so, try to make it light as possible

-it is important to carry all the basic essentials so that you do not get stuck because of the unplanned packing.

-click here for things you need to consider bringing to this trek.

Health and Medicine:

-It is safe to carry basic medication for headaches, common cold, fever,  stomach aches, bandages and water purifier