Lower Mustang Trekking - 14 days

Explore Ghorepani, Poonhill and lower parts of Mustang including Jomsom & Muktinath

Trip Facts

Max-Altitude 3,795m/12,447ft at Muktinath Transportation Private Vehicle & Flight
Grade Easy and scenic Accommodation Tea House
Meals Hotel/Resort in Kathmandu & Pokhara, Tea Houses during the entire trek Best Season Specially Autumn and Spring, best for throughout the year except monsoon
Communication Phone and Internet Access available Group Size Minimum 02 for private trip/ any size for group joining

Trip Highlights:

  • Short and easy trekking in the Annapurna region combined with Ghorepani Poonhill Trek and Jomsom Muktinath trail.
  • Up to Poonhill view point at 3,210 meters for best views of more than 20 snow-capped peaks in around Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif.
  • Explore unique cultural of hospitable locals with their way of living.
  • Visit of the holy temple Muktinath, the apple garden of Marpha and walk along world’s deepest gorge of Kali Gandaki river valley.

Trip Introduction:

The short and scenic route of Lower Mustang Trekking is a perfect combination of natural and cultural experience in Annapurna & Mustang region of Nepal. All of the parts are surrounded by worlds popular Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges. The trek can be considered as an easy and scenic is suitable for beginner to experienced trekkers. Highlights of the Lower Mustang Trekking includes comprises of Ghorepani, Poonhill as well as Jomsom, Muktinath where we explore cultural tradition & lifestyle of indigenous peoples; Gurung, Magar, Thakali, charming villages, landscapes, flora & fauna, ascend to Poonhill viewpoint for tantalizing  sunrise view over Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif, explore world’s deepest Kali Gandaki gorge (Valley), holy religious temple Muktinath and many more.

Officially regulated day to day itinerary of 14 days Lower Mustang Trekking package trip with Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing Pvt. Ltd begins after spending a day in capital city Kathmandu with a day guided sightseeing tour around world heritage sites of UNESCO. Our journey starts from the beautiful Lake city Pokhara which is second largest city in Nepal after Kathmandu. Journey continuously goes with ascend and descend trekking trails by crossing the farm terraces, several remote villages of indigenous cast peoples in Nepal, dense forests and the trail also follows several hilly areas before reaching at Ghorepani Village. From Ghorepani we will make an early morning hike to Poonhill (3,210m) from where we can have great views of Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna South and many other snow-capped peaks. Then we continue the trek through Kali Gandaki Valley towards Tatopani, Ghasa, Marpha, Kagbeni and finally at Muktinath temple.  After having a quality time over there, our journey returns to Jomsom and fly back to Pokhara to conclude memorable Lower Mustang Trekking with AMN Trekking and Climbing Team.

Outline Itinerary: 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.
Accommodation:
Hotel or Resort as per your request.
Meal includes:
Breakfast. In general we prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02: Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu
Accommodation:
Hotel/Resort
Meal includes:
Breakfast

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/2,689ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs drive)
Accommodation:
Hotel/Resort
Meal includes:
Breakfast

 Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul [1 & half Hr drive) &Trek to Tikhedhunga (1,577m/5,172ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,855m/9,364ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Early morning hike to Poonhill (3,210m/10,528ft altitude) & trek to Tatopani (1,190m/3,903ft altitude) (6-7 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek from Tatopani to Ghasa (2,010m/6592ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Trek from Ghasa to Marpha (2,670m/8,757ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: Trek from Marpha to Kagbeni (2,800m/9,184ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3,795m/12,447ft altitude) (4-5 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 11: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2,730m/8,954ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 12: Fly to Pokhara. Sightseeing, boating or free for any other personal activities
Accommodation:
Hotel/Resort
Meal includes:
BB Plan

Day 13: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Accommodation:
Hotel/Resort
Meal includes:
Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 14: Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport.
Meal includes:
Breakfast

Remember: This itinerary outline can be easily changed as per your duration of stay, purpose of holiday and your preference. Cost of the package also depends upon Deluxe, Standard, Budget and your group size. You can easily feel free to CONTACT US any time for any queries.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.
Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing’s airport arrival and departure representative will meet you at the airport as per your arrival schedule. He/she welcome you and drive to hotel. Check-in hotel and take a rest or relaxation time at Hotel. Then you can have a free excursion to know the surroundings and visit our office to get brief information of Lower Mustang Trekking, we also conduct an introduction program with trekking leader and official team.
Accommodation: Hotel or Resort as per your request.
Meal includes: Breakfast. In general we prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02: Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu
Breakfast at hotel. Our guide will pick you up from hotel for sightseeing of World Heritage Sites. Actually there are seven World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu and we arrange sightseeing spots according to your choice, you have to choose only 3/4 spots for a day since it is not possible to visit all places in a single day – at least 2/3 days requires to have sightseeing tour of all heritage sites in Kathmandu. World Heritage Sites of UNESCO in Kathmandu are; Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Temple, Pashuapatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and Changu Narayan Temple. In the evening we again can have pre trek discussion.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/2,689ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs drive)
Early breakfast at hotel. Drive/ Fly to Pokhara. While drive on a bus it take 5-6 hours via Prithivi Highway where you can see beautiful Trishui River, Dense green forests, many green hills and several village settlements on the way. And if you choose airway it only take 25 minutes. Check-in hotel with welcome drinks. In the evening rest at Hotel or know the surrounding around lake side Pokhara.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1 & half Hr drive) &Trek to Tikhedhunga (1,577m/5,172ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
Breakfast at the hotel. Then drive to Nayapul for approximately 1 and half hours. When we reach Nayapul we can take few minutes for refreshment hot/cold drinks before start the walk. Then we start trek to Tikhedhunga which take 3-4 hours walk. The trail ascends to Beritthati. Then we follow the east bank of Bhurungdi Khola to Tikhedhunge.  Overnight at teahouse (Local Lodge) where you can taste different Nepalese cuisine.
Accommodation:
Tea House available
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,855m/9,364ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
After having breakfast, we start trek to Ghorepani for 5-6 hours. The trail ascends to Ulleri Village through rhododendron forest. Then we follow ups and down to Ghorepani pass at first and then Ghorepani village. From Ghorepani village we can see majestic views of Himalayan range including Dhaulagri and Annapurna range.
Accommodation:
Tea House available|
Meal includes:
Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Early morning hike to Poonhill (3,210m/10,528ft altitude) & trek to Tatopani (1,190m/3,903ft altitude) (6-7 Hrs walk)
Today we start trek early in the morning to Poonhill view point for tantalizing sunrise views over the Himalayas which is located at west side of Ghoripani village. We climb up through rhododendron, oak and bamboo forest.  We can have splendid views of Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167m, Annapurna South 7,219m, Machhapuchre (Fishtail) 6,997m, Tukuche Peak 6,920m, Hiunchuli 6,441m and other snowcapped peaks. After taking precious picture of sunrise views over the snow-capped mountains, we return to Ghorepani via the same trail. Leaving Ghorepani, continue walk to Tatopani by following several ascend and descends trail through pleasant rhododendron forest, cross through terraced farmlands, charming villages and cascading waterfalls all the way to Tatopani. Along the route we can have chances to encounter with wild animals and birds as well as spectacular views of mountains. At the evening, enjoy and relax with natural hot spring bath at Tatopani, the temperature of the water is about 60 degrees.   Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek from Tatopani to Ghasa (2,010m/6592ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
After having breakfast, we follow the trail that goes through Kali Gandaki River and world’s deepest Kali Gandaki valley. Continue the walk via cascading Danam Rupse waterfall and Kopchepani village. Moving ahead following ascends trail to the Thakali village of Ghasa. Ghasa is famous for ethnic culture where you can explore and observe their unique culture, lifestyle, tradition and activities.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Trek from Ghasa to Marpha (2,670m/8,757ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
After breakfast at teahouse we climb through forest to Lete Khola which eventually leads us to Lete village. After that we walk along with Kali Gandaki River to reach Larjung village. From here we pass Tukche village and apple farm project to reach capital of apple garden at Marpha village. One can taste local apple made brandy at Marpha.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: Trek from Marpha to Kagbeni (2,800m/9,184ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
we begin the walk of Kagbeni after having breakfast at tea house lodge at Marpha. We walk following ascends trail and cross low ridge of Jomsom valley. We pass Panga Khola to reach small settlements Ekle Bhatti. After noon it is very windy so we walk as fast as towards Kali Gandaki river bed to reach Eklee Bhatti village. We stop here for rest and have lunch then start trek towards Kagbeni. After few hours walk we reach Kagbeni which lies just bank of two rivers banks and also old Trans-Himalayan salt trade route of Tibet and Upper Mustang area.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3,795m/12,447ft altitude) (4-5 Hrs walk)
Have breakfast at teahouse then start trek towards permit check post. After permit procedure we walks towards Kali Gandaki river bank following ascends trail. We walk to the Khingar (3,200m) and then climb up through desert landscapes until Jharkot village. We again climb to reach holy place Muktinath. At evening, we explore around the temple surrounding to know massive history and cultural importance of holistic temple Muktinath.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 11: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2,730m/8,954ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
Breakfast at teahouse then we visit famous pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhists Muktinath temple, Vishnu temple and Gompa. After that we follow descends trail Jharkot. After there we follow continuous motor road all the way to Jomsom, thus it is also an option to have jeep drive from Muktinath to Jomsom. At evening explore around Jomsom Bazaar and enjoy the celebration on the occasion of complete Lower Mustang Trekking with AMN Trekking and Climbing Team.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 12: Fly to Pokhara. Sightseeing, boating or free for any other personal activities
We take a morning flight to Pokhara from Jomsom. Once we reach at the beautiful lake city Pokhara, full day feel free to have personal activities, know the surroundings, rest and relaxation, boating at Fewa Lake, etc.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 13: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Breakfast at hotel. Drive/fly to Kathmandu. Remaining time is to feel free for leisure and personal activities such as Shopping, markets explore, spa, massage, rest and relax can be an option. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner together with entire team of Adventure Mountain Nepal.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 14: Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport.
Our airport arrival and departure representative will drop you at Tribhuwan International Airport on your scheduled flight.
Meal includes: Breakfast

Cost Includes: 

  • All land transportation by private vehicle including Airport Pick up & Drop
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu & 2 Nights stay in Pokhara with BB Plan (3 star category Hotel/Resort)
  • A day guided sightseeing tour in world heritage sites of Kathmandu including private vehicle, experienced city tour guide, all entrance permits
  • Tea house (lodge) accommodation during the entire trekking as per mentioned in itinerary
  • Three meals per day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the entire trek as per mentioned in itinerary
  • A duffel bag, Trekking Map and trekking pole
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) fee
  • Jomsom – Pokhara flight
  • An experienced government certified Trekking Guide
  • Required numbers of experienced porters (2:1 ratio)
  • Staff’s foods, salary and insurance
  • General first Aid Kid
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu with entire Adventure Mountain Trekking Team
  • All government taxes and applicable paperwork

Cost Excludes:

  • International Airfare
  • Personal Travel Insurance (essential for high altitude trekking)
  • Lunch and Dinner in city as per itinerary
  • Personal expenses (bar, laundry, personal shopping, internet usages during the trek, hot shower during the trek, battery charge during the trek etc.)
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • TIPS for Staff
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A private departures on any day all around the year can be arranged for this trek/tour, for more details and dates E-mail info@adventuremountaintreks.com

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