Upper Mustang Trek - 18 Days

Upper Mustang trek is a trek in the desert of the Himalayas of Nepal. In this trek, you visit 55 caves, where you see the paintings of the life of Lord Buddha. The trekking itinerary of this trek includes the rain shadow area of Nepal, as well as, Jomsom, the windiest place of Nepal. It also includes the highest pass and the deepest gorge of the world, known as Kali-Gandaki.

Since Upper Mustang region lies in the rain shadow area of Nepal, you can trek in this region any time of the year. In addition to this, Upper Munstang region is made of colorful riffs, walled city, sandstone pillars, stalagmites caves, overhanging cliffs, eroded rocks, white washed villages, and barren land. All of these are impressive and beautiful and distingush themselves from other trekking regions of Nepal, such as Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, and Kanchenjunga. Because of the distinct landscapes, Upper Mustang trek is different. During Upper Mustang Trek, you spend nights in the tented camps, as well as in the middle of the breathtaking, amazing, and stunning landscapes, which are untouched, isolated, remote, and beautiful. Moreover, the landscapes are brown and yellow in colors and are moonscapes in shape.

Apart from these landscapes, monasteries are also the highlights of Upper Mustang trek, which you will visit, and these monasteries are more than 1000-years-old, and you will also visit the palace of Jigme Dorje Palbar Bista, the King of Upper Mustang. This palace has beautiful architectures, and it is situated in Lo Manthang. You will also follow the trekking trail that was once used extensively by the Tibetan businessmen that connected Tibet to India. The trail that you will follow also passes through Manangi region, craggy rocks, apple orchard, small houses, and rocky hills. The trail also passes through the longest and spectacular maniwall of Nepal. Some trekking trail are straight and takes you to Dhi Pass (4100 m) and Dhi village. Of all, Dhi is the best village in terms of prosperities and natural beauty,