Upper Mustang Trek
Start your trip to the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal untouched by 21st century modernization. Centuries old rituals and cultural practices make the area an important place for cultural excursion. Upper Mustang Trekking is also termed as the journey beyond mountains. Info Trekking Nepal has knitted best itinerary to explore walled city of Lomanthang and to walk through world’s deepest gorge the Kaligandaki gorge. The trip will not only confine trekkers on socio-cultural attractions rather it renders prototypical Himalayan traditions so close to Tibetan culture. If your trekking holiday falls within the Tiji Festival then it would be even more blissful. The festival is considered as the biggest celebration of area.
The place which is dry and barren due to very less rainfall is exotic in its own peculiarity. Himalayan desert landscape is also the home of mysterious caves on hills. It is believed that people used to spend night on these caves to get rid of invasive forces. The trip starts from Pokhara with flight to Jomsom which is the windiest town of Nepal. Trail follows the Kaligandaki River and crosses the deepest gorge of Kaligandaki before reaching the capital city of Upper Mustang i.e. Lomanthang (city surrounded by walls). Upper Mustang Trekking can be compared to spiritual and natural jewel. Chortens, Gompas and Monastery present on trail make this place equally spiritual and serene. The scenery of Mustang is beguiled and picturesque like a beautiful portrait having walls of mountains and barren hills. Mysterious caves and unique cremation rituals of Upper Mustang could be added attractions for outsiders to understand. Visit monasteries and get blessings too. Trekking destination placed under restricted zone requires special permit. Info Trekking Nepal would prepare all necessary documents for your hassle free trek in Upper Mustang.
Join the bandwagon of Trans Himalayan journey in the form of Upper Mustang Trekking. Meet the Annapurna Circuit Trek route and Jomsom Muktinath Trek route as well during this trip. Our travel planners highly recommend you to visit this place during Tiji Festival. Therefore, check dates of Tiji and book the trip with highly reliable team of Info Trekking Nepal.