A Trans - Himalayan state and the last Forbidden Kingdom of Nepal are two famous words to describe the Upper Mustang region of Nepal. The town of Upper Mustang used to be a Commercial transit point between Tibet and India. Until 90’s the area was under restricted region but nowadays special permits and immigration clearance will allow visitors to trek Upper Mustang.
Scenic Nepal Treks is highly pleased to present Upper Mustang Trek which is the land of the Tiji festival and once featured in international television the National Geographic Channel. Observe mysterious holes on hills to the deepest gorge of the world.
Lack of proper accessibility components and accommodation facilities touristic activities were very limited. After road accessibility and walking trail formation, the region has been attracting lots of visitors. Every year many trekkers and culture lovers visit this place. During the Tiji Festival, people from different parts of the world gather in Lo Manthang to witness the holy practices. Though the overall nation is declared as a Republic nation the charm of this place still holds the monarchical system. Understanding the topography of the Upper Mustang area is really challenging task. The deepest gorge of the Kaligandaki River is the most popular fact known to the outer world. There are still numerous mythical and mysterious places in Upper Mustang that require special attention. Nowadays the number of trekkers visiting this place has increased. River, as started from Damodar Kunda and fossils on the bank of Kaligandaki, is a new thing to observe during Upper Mustang Trek. Horse riding, special funeral techniques, and Tibetan clustered society really take you to different levels of thinking.
Our trekking begins from Jomsom and goes to Lo Manthang via Muktinath. Muktinath is a very secret place for Hindu devotees as well as the ending point of Annapurna Circuit Trek. Relish swashbuckling Himalayan desert environment along with the religious significance of the Muktinath area.
From archaeological to historical and natural to Himalayan wilderness Upper Mustang Trekking can become your favorite travel to date.
Require Physical Fitness and Experience:
Your safety is our main concern while doing trek with Scenic Nepal Treks. We are here to give you the correct information as well as recommend you suitable trip based on your Physical Conditions, fitness level, and available time of period. To this amazing hike of Upper Mustang, you do not need to have any Special training and hiking experience. However, you have to make sure that you are able to walk for 6 -7 hours each day. So, We suggest you do some hiking before you come to Nepal.
Why Upper Mustang Trek is Different than other Treks in Nepal?
- The Himalayan Forbidden Kingdom, Upper Mustang trekking trail used to be a commercial trail between Indian and Tibet for commercial purposes. Yaks and Donkeys carry loads of load to Tibet and from Tibet to Nepal side. So trail itself is very popular.
- We need Special Permits to enter the Upper Mustang Trekking regions.
- It has very wonderful Barren landscapes which you can't see any other trail such as Everest Base Camp Trek,Annapurna Base Camp Trek, etc.
- It is very recommended for those hikers who are more interested in Tibetian Cultures and Landscape