Upper Mustang Trek and Back through Helicopter - 12 days

A trek to an ancient preserved city of Upper Mustang and experience Helicopter flight to back over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.

Trip Facts

Max-Altitude 3,820m at DHakmar Transportation Private Vehicle and Flight
Grade Scenic/ Easy to Adventurous Accommodation Hotel/Resort at Kathmandu & Pokhara, Tea Houses During Trekking
Meals Breakfast in Kathmandu, Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner During Trekking Best Season Spring (March, April, May) & Autumn (September, October & November)
Communication Available phone access and Internet access except some places Group Size Minimum 04 for private trip/ any size for group joining

Trip Overview:

Upper Mustang Trek and Back through Helicopter Flight would allow individuals to experience trekking in remote frontiers of Nepal and by reaching the most interesting feature of the trek i.e. Lo Manthang, they would move back to Kathmandu via helicopter flight. Mustang constitutes the forbidden kingdom of Annapurna region’s northern part that commences from Kagbeni.

Mustang landscape has very much similarity with the plateau of Tibet because of its close proximity towards the border of Tibet and lifestyles followed by individuals of Mustang resemble with the styles of Tibetan people. Lo Manthang constitutes the Mustang’s capital city, which surrounds with high walls and its inner portion contains various famous monasteries of old age.

The tour commences while you transfer from the capital city of Kathmandu in Nepal towards Pokhara by either flight or drive. Later on, taking a flight you would reach at the starting point of your trek i.e. Jomsom and then by passing from rivers, old villages and dry lands, you would be able to move in the walled city named Lo Manthang.

Here, you would be able to explore the city for an additional day and on the next day; you would be able to get back to the city of Kathmandu on helicopter flight. While en-routing your flight, you would get opportunity to view spectacular panoramas of Himalayan mountains named Mount Annapurna, Mount Dhaulagiri and various other snow covered mountain peaks.

Trek Highlights:

  • Hike with panoramic views of Himalayan region over the backdrop, which include Annapurna, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri and various other snow covered mountain peaks.
  • Discovery of Pokhara region, recognized as the nature’s wonder in Nepal with various superb views of mountains
  • Discover traditions and culture of ethnic individuals, which possess similarity with those belonging to Tibet region
  • Scenic flight via helicopter over Jomsom, Lo Manthang and Pokhara regions
  • View of Lo-Manthang, recognized as the Upper Mustang Kingdom and an ancient walled city of Nepal

 

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 & Welcome Dinner. 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: Morning flight to Jomsom (2,730m/8,954ft altitude) & Trek to Kagbeni (2,810m/9,216ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Trek from Kagbeni to Chaile (3,080m/10,102ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek from Chaile to Geling (3,510m/11,513ft altitude) (6-7 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek from Giling to Dhakmar (3,820m/12,529ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Trek from Dhakmar to Lo-Manthang (3,730m/12,234ft altitude) (6-7 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: A day free exploration at Lo Manthang
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: By Helicopter flight back to Pokhara & overnight at Lake Side Pokhara.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 12: 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
After you reach at the Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport, our representative would pick you at the airport’s entry gate and thereby, transfer you to the nearby hotel. In case of persisting time, you may visit the Kathmandu city or rest in your 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)
Once you explore the historical valley of Kathmandu, you will get opportunity of boarding a tourist bus, which would allow moving to a popular tourist destination named Pokhara. During your journey via bus, you would be able to view Trishuli River across your way and during early afternoon hour, you would be able to visit Pokhara.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 04: Morning flight to Jomsom (2,730m/8,954ft altitude) & Trek to Kagbeni (2,810m/9,216ft altitude) (3-4 Hrs walk)
Trekkers should wake up as early as possible to take a flight of about 35 minutes to reach at Jomsom. During this time, you will be able to view few of the amazing naturistic views from the window of your airplane. Once you land in Jomsom, you will move ahead for your trek towards Kagbeni. By walking for about 3 to 4 hours, you will be able to reach at Kagbeni before sunset. In this way, you would end up with ample time for strolling across the entire village.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Trek from Kagbeni to Chele (3,080m/10,102ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
By passing from few rivers on a series comprised of various small ridges, trekkers would be able to move ahead towards Chele. During the complete trip, individuals will get the opportunity to find many white, red and black Chortens recognized as hallmarks of the popular upper Mustang region.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek from Chele to Geling (3,510m/11,513ft altitude) (6-7 Hrs walk)
Trekking from Chele towards Geling would continue during the morning time by hiking on various undulated mountain trails. Finally, on this day, you will be able to visit a small village of the district, where you find painted buildings in red color, which symbolizes the region’s famous monasteries.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek from Geling to Dhakmar (3,820m/12,529ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
On this day, while trekking towards Dhakmar, you will be able to pass from large numbers of red Gompas and white dzongs.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Trek from Dhakmar to Lo-Manthang (3,730m/12,234ft altitude) (6-7 hrs walk)
This day will give you tons of excitements, as you would get the opportunity of hiking towards walled city named Lo Manthang once you cross Marang and simultaneously, get excellent views of the respective area. Both of these places have remained popular since thousands of years because of various old monasteries, arts, caves and local tribes’ architecture.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: A day free exploration at Lo Manthang
Now, you would have your reserved day to enjoy sightseeing activities and explore the beauties of the entire Lo-Manthang region. On this day, you would have the opportunity of visiting ancient palaces, Gompas and various historical monuments. Moreover, you would also be able to visit cave temples and few famous caves, combination of which would typify the popular upper Mustang region.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: By Helicopter flight back to Pokhara & overnight at Lake Side Pokhara
During the early morning, we would arrange for a chartered helicopter that would take you back to Nepal’s capital city of Kathmandu by passing from Jomsom and later on to the Kathmandu’s airport. Again, you would be able to witness few of the spectacular panoramic views of famous mountains named Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Annapurna and various other snow-capped mountain peaks.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
After you arrive in Kathmandu, you may opt to transfer to your booked hotel and remains free for rest of the day for exploration across the entire city or have some rest there.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 12: Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport
Based on your scheduled flights, our representatives would transfer you to the Tribhuwan International Airport, which is about three hours prior to the schedule of your flight staring from your checked in hotel of Kathmandu.
Meal includes: Breakfast

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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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Your Program Duration = 12 days Days
All the Prices are in USD ($) Per Person.
Price starts from2250 USD

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