About Upper Mustang Trek

Witness out the incredible place - Upper Mustang which is regarded as one of the beautiful hidden valleys of Nepal in between the Himalayan range of Nepal, Upper Mustang Trek offers with a wide range of pleasure in traditionally set up way. Upper Mustang is a unique valley lies in the northern-central part of Nepal bordering with Tibet. This will be an interesting journey toward Upper Mustang as stepping on dry, culturally and traditional important place will let freely to create the outstanding experience in Upper Mustang.
……..  land containing rare scenery and exotic landscape with an amazing lifestyle of people, get the real privilege to explore this stunning place.   


Upper Mustang is the adorable trekking route by most of the outsiders that are gaining its popularity from its opened date (1992). Upper Mustang – the Kingdom of Lo, is an isolated and remote valley that holds the ancient culture and tradition, so one who wants to observe the lifestyle following back to centuries this place will be the perfect place. As a result, the culture and tradition of the Upper Mustang is not influenced by modernization. Because of holding tightly of its features from a period of time, Upper Mustang is increasingly well-known among outsiders and also kindly offering with better features to lure numbers of visitors.

Upper Mustang Trek passes through stunning places

Upper Mustang trek begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara and from Pokhara a memorable scenic flight to Jomsom. After then entering in the restricted region of Upper Mustang crossing through several villages like (Tsele, Syangboche, and Tsarang), these are the villages that offer with different lifestyle and an adorable view of nature, reach the walled city of Lo-Manthang where the king is still present. This is the interesting place to explore as Lo-Manthang in Upper Mustang has got opulent features which help to make the trip incredible. The trail takes to the fascinating place where local monasteries are present, visit Chhoser cave and entering in a culturally famous place – Muktinath. After having the memorable time at Muktinath, the trekking route follows all the way to Jomsom which is the end point of Upper Mustang Trek. 

Why Upper Mustang Trek? 

Trekking to such naturally gifted place offers with extraordinary contents that will deliver far beyond expectation. The enchant features of Upper Mustang can’t be express within words. The beautiful valley – Upper Mustang is always ready to pour with its beauty to its visitors. This trek will be favorable for those who want to explore the place touched with Himalayan range with centuries back traditional lifestyle of people. Along with that, Upper Mustang offers with unique landscape, red-rock cliffs, deep river gorges, deep canyons, sacred caves, and other many natural gems. Trekking to Upper Mustang requires a special permit. 

Duration of Upper Mustang Trek 

Trekking within Mustang Region is the marvelous adventurous activities that provide with the incredible view of opulent nature of Nepal that is all the box up package of 18 days and as per one's interest and time frame, the trek can be customized. 

Best Season to participate in Upper Mustang Trek

This amazing and awe-inspiring trek – Upper Mustang Trek is mostly favorable to participate in June and July which is regarded as the best time to witness the charming features of Mustang Region. The trek as per one's interest can be done throughout the year under the proper guidelines of Massif Holidays team members. 

This trek is fully supported guesthouse trek where the team of Massif Holidays is always available to make the trip wonderful. Get involved in this popular trek, interesting and tranquil trekking route of Nepal, the team of Massif Holidays will be provided with the detail information and help you to explore Upper Mustang with best outcomes.


  • Trip Duration Trip Duration 18 Days
  • Trip Cost Price from US$ 1815
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Style Trip Style Fully Supported Guest House Trek
  • Transportation Transportation Based on Itinerary
  • food Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accomodation Accomodation Guest House
  • Group Sizes Group Size 2-15 pax
  • Max Elevation: 3820m/ 12533ft


  • Trek to the Annapurna and Mustang Himalayas.
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site tour in Kathmandu - Swyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. 
  • Experiencing the lifestyle of different ethnic groups.
  • Walking through the amazing landscape full of natural treasures.
  • Warm up a cultural tour of Kathmandu valley.
  • Observation of the Tibetan Buddhist Culture & community.
  • Exploration of Kingdom within Kingdom- Mustang.
  • Visit of popular Buddhist and Hindu Pilgrimage site- Muktinath.
  • Scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu-Jomsom-Kathmandu. 
  • 15 Breakfast, 10 Lunch & 11 Dinner.

Outline Itinerary

Detail Itinerary  
  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuvan International airport (1345Meters). Overnight at Hotel. (A)
  • Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight stay at Hotel. 
  • Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (820 Meters) about 6 hours. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 04: Fly to Jomsom (2720 Meters) and trek to Kagbeni (2810 Meters). About 3 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house. 
  • Day 05: Trek to Tsele (3050 Meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house. 
  • Day 06: Trek to Shyangbochen (3780 Meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house. 
  • Day 07: Trek to Tsarang (3540 Meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 08: Trek to Lo-Manthang (3710 Meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house. 
  • Day 09: Exploration and observation at Lo-Manthang. Overnight stay at Guest house. 
  • Day 10: Visit Chhoser Cave. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 11: Trek back to Dhakmar (3820 Meters) via Ghar Gompa (Loghekar Monastery) (3800 Meters). About 8 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house. 
  • Day 12: Trek back to Shyangbochen. About 4-5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house. 
  • Day 13: Trek back to Chhusang (2980meters). About 3 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 14: Trek to Muktinath (3710 Meters). About 8 hours. Overnight stay at Guest house. 
  • Day 15: Trek to Jomsom. Overnight stay at Guest house.
  • Day 16: Early morning flight back to Pokhara. Overnight stay at Hotel. 
  • Day 17: Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight stay at the hotel. (Can fly back if required).
  • Day 18: Transfer to the international airport for your onward destination.
  • What’s Included

    • Airport/ Hotel pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
    • Three nights’ (twin sharing basis accommodation) at tourist category hotels in Kathmandu including Breakfast.
    • Basic guesthouse and tea house accommodation during Upper Mustang Trek.
    • Guided valley tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle. (by well-experienced license holder Tour Guide)
    • Professional license holder English speaking Trekking Guide (if required with other nation’s dialect for Upper Mustang Trek).
    • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (one porter for every two guests).
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
    • All meals including breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.
    • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and Special permit for Upper Mustang trekking.
    • Duffle bag and hiking T-shirt by Massif Holidays. (after trekking, Token  of Love by the team of Massif Holidays)
    • Airfare from Pokhara – Jomsom - Pokhara including fare of private transport (in Kathmandu).
    • Drive from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by tourist coach.
    • Farewell dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant before the day of departure.
    • Including all government taxes, vat & service charges.
  • What’s Excluded

    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu valley.
    • Any kinds of beverages & bar bills (coffee, beer, soft drinks, etc.) and along with dry foods.
    • Entrance fee at all monuments during the tours.
    • Emergency Rescue and Evacuation cost or any types of travel insurance.
    • Nepal entry visa fee, which can be issued on your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and also in the case for extending visa during the stay in Nepal.
    • Personal trekking Types of equipment.
    • International airfare
    • Tips for trekking, tour staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Cost Includes' section.
  • Optional

    • Scenic Flight From (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara-Kathmandu).
    • Extra additional Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner throughout the travel package.
    • Additional sightseeing in the historical and cultural sites. 
    • The inclusion of Adventurous Activities.
    • The group is joining the trip or personal group trip (trek/tour).
    • Small or Large group of travelers.
    • Extra day hike during the trip.
    • Expand or different itinerary of travel packages.
    • Luxury accommodation (4/5 star category hotels).
    • The family trip along with children under the secure and favorable suggestion of the Massif Holiday's expertise.
    • Pony Trek.


    The listed optional facilities for the trekking within Nepal are not included in the travel cost. As per guest choice and demand for extra facilities or services some amount will be added on the trekking package cost. You can include the other extra facilities and services in your trekking package consulting with the crew member of Massif Holidays.

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Other extra arrangements from the team of Massif Holidays: Customized Itinerary as per the specific requirements. For this, please contact with the expert team of Massif Holidays as per interest.

Better to get informed about: 

  • Natural calamities
  • Weather condition, etc. that are beyond our control can hamper your planned trip. During these kinds of issues, we will be getting through the possible solution that can help you to get back in your trip but we are not responsible for any delay and changes.

Flight cancellation or delay:
Due to poor visibility, bad weather or any technical problems twin otters may get delayed for some hours or for some days (also can be happened in good season). During this period, teams of Massif Holidays help to manage other various days activities, pre-itinerary with any trekking routes, etc. One needs to bear all expenses if need to stay at Jomsom because of cancellation of the flights at the end of the trip.

Note: No any refund on such cases and the team of Massif Holidays provide the guesthouse accommodations only before the starting of the trek.