Starts from $2025 USD
Trip Destination:Mustang Valley & Lo-Mangthang.
Max Altitude:3950 Meters
Trekking region:Annapurna region
Trip Route:Kathmandu-Pokara-Jomsom-Kagbeni-Samar-Tsarang-Lo-Mangthang-Ghar Gompa-Ghiling-Tsele-Muktinat-Jomsom-Pokhara-Ktm.
Trip Style:Lodge to Lodge TrekkingShow All
Upper Mustang Trek
Day 01:Arrive at Tribhuvan International airport (1345Meters). Overnight at Hotel. (A)
Day 02:Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at Hotel. (A,B)
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (820 Meters) about 6 hours. Overnight at Hotel. (A,B)
Day 04: Fly to Jomsom (2720 Meters) and trek to Kagbeni (2810 Meters). About 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D).
Day 05: Trek to Tsele (3050 Meters). About 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D).
Day 06: Trek to Shyangbochen (3820 Meters). About 7 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D).
Day 07:Trek to Tsarang (3540 Meters). About 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D)
Day 08: Trek to Lo-Mangthang (3710 Meters). About 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D).
Day 09: Exploration and observation at Lomanthang. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D).
Day 10: Visit to chhoser cave
Day 11: Trek back to Dhakmar (3820 Meters) via Ghar Gompa (Loghekar Monastery) (3800 Meters). About 8 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D).
Day 12: Trek back to shyangbochen
Day 13: Trek back to Chhusang (2980meters). About 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse
Day 14:Trek to Muktinath (3710 Meters). About 8 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D).
Day 15: Trek to Jomsom
Day 16: Early morning flight back to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel. (A,B)
Day 17:Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. (can fly back if required) (A,B,D)
Day 18:Transfer to the international airport for your onward destination. (B)
Day 01Arrive at Tribhuvan International airport (1345Meters). Overnight at Hotel. (A)Our airport representative will warmly welcome you at Tribhuwan International Airport on your arrival. You can find us by looking at Massif Holidays’ board or your Name card out of your arrival gate. He or she will shortly brief you about the next day program and transfer to your hotel with private transportation. (Accommodation is provided).
Day 02Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at Hotel. (A,B)We arrange pre-trip meeting at our office or in the lobby of your hotel after breakfast. We will introduce with your tour and trekking guide before starting your sightseeing. Please feel free to ask any question regarding your trek or tour in the meeting and bring four passport size photos, passport and your insurance policy paper in the meeting. Your tours of UNESCO Heritage sites will start after completing some formalities in meeting with tour guide and private transportation. You will visit four popular places in Kathmandu Valley during the tour including Monkey Temple (the most popular local Buddhist and Hindu shrines in Kathmandu), Kathmandu Durbar Square (Palaces and fortresses of medieval Kings), Boudhanath (the largest Buddhist shrines in the world) and Pasupatinath ( holiest Hindu temple and popular cremation site in the world). Our tour guide will explain in brief about the cultural and historical importance of those places. The vibrant culture, ancient art and architecture, different religious shrines, holy sadhus and local tradition and culture will be the major highlights of the sightseeing. Your tour ends about 5:00 PM. You will be transferred to your hotel after the sightseeing. (Accommodation & Breakfast is provided).
Day 03 Drive to Pokhara (820 Meters) about 6 hours. Overnight at Hotel. (A,B) Our guide will take you to bus station from your hotel to drive Pokhara. The pleasant drive through the bank of trisuli River – a popular destination for rafting in Nepal will provide the scenic view of gorgeous hills and beautiful villages on the popular highway of Nepal. The fascinating beauty of Pokhara valley with its calm Phewa Lake, Massif Annapurna and other mountains will take your breath away. You will have a memorable night in the city of paradise before starting your journey in the Himalayas. (Accommodation & Breakfast is provided).
Day 04 Fly to Jomsom (2720 Meters) and trek to Kagbeni (2810 Meters). About 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D). Early morning flight to Jomsom is the starting of the day today. We reach Jomsom after about 20 min flight through the world's deepest Kali Gandaki Gorge with the glorious view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif. We meet our supporting crew there and prepare for the trek. The trek starts from here to another beautiful village Kagbeni. We reach Kagbeni village after a short and easy trek of 3 hours. Kagbeni is the beautiful village located in the valley of the Kali Gandaki River – a river to find fossil stones known as Saligram that dates back to 80 million old flowing from Tibetan Plateau. We spend the night at the basic lodge or tea house. (Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner is provided).
Day 05 Trek to Tsele (3050 Meters). About 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D). We start our journey after the breakfast at tea house. The restricted region of Upper Mustang starts from today. We will be walking along the Kaligandaki River by crossing several ridge. We will have our lunch at Tangbe village. It is the beautiful green village surrounded by barren and widen valley is just miracle. Moving slowly away from Kaligandaki river and crossing the another village Chhusang takes us at Tsele. Tsele is a small ancient Tibetan settlement offers the picturesque view of the valley. We spend the night at the basic lodge or tea house. (Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner is provided).
Day 06 Trek to Shyangbochen (3820 Meters). About 7 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D). As usual, our trek starts after breakfast at tea house. The starting of the journey is steep walk through the hill. The remarkable canyons, sky caves that dates back more than 3000 years, burial chambers are the major attractions of the trail. We cross Samar village and walk about one and half hour to reach Bhena- a popular stop for luch and Jeep station for locals. We climb the pass before dropping down to Syangbochen village - originally a seasonal kharka, named after the a girl, Shyangbo (che means place in Tibetan). Shyangboche has three basic lodges; we'll stop in one of them. (Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner is provided).
Day 07Trek to Tsarang (3540 Meters). About 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D) We cross two major villages Ghami and Ghiling today. Starting of the day hike with gentle climb to pass 3800 Meters for the view of the mountains and deep valleys. The southern part of the trail is still dominated with the towering peak of Nilgiri, Tilicho Peak and Annapurna. After easy and some short climb we reach at Ghami for lunch. The village has monastery, chortens, mani walls and Lungta (praying-flag). After lunch, we continue our hike about 3 more hours. The trail is important as it is related to the history of Guru Padmasambhava, the founder of Tibetan Buddhisim and also popular for creating a fusion of Buddhism and Bon religion of Tibet. Tsarang is the biggest settlement after Lomanthang in Upper Mustang. We spend our night at the few available guesthouses there. (Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner is provided).
Day 08 Trek to Lo-Mangthang (3710 Meters). About 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D). Finally we reach at Lo-Manthang, the capital city of Mustang after crossing ancient chorten in the middle of the road and historical ruined forts on the high hills. We hike about 4 hours in the gradually up and down trail. There are comparatively better guesthouses at Lomanthang. We have more option here. We will rest at one of these guesthouses. (Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner is provided).
Day 09 Exploration and observation at Lomanthang. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D). We spend today exploring around the village of Lo-Manthang. We have reached the fabled walled city of Lo, with a single entrance through which only the King, Queen and Kempo (Abbot) are allowed to ride. All others must walk, to pay their respects to Chenrizig, the Buddha of Compassion. King Jigme Palbar Bista, called 'Lo Gyelbu' by the Mustangis, still resides at his four-storied palace inside the city walls; that is, when he’s not in Kathmandu. These days, the king plays a somewhat ceremonial role although he is well loved and respected throughout Mustang. The present king is the 25th descendent of Ame Pal. There are four major temples within the medieval walls of Lo, the 14th century, brick-red Jampa Lhakhang (the oldest gompa, built in 1387, with the striking 50 foot 'Jampa' (Future) Buddha, , 15th century Thubchen Gompa (Great Assembly hall, pillars 30 feet high, the second oldest gompa with fantastic murals in the Dukhang), Chhoede Gompa (where the Kempo lives, with a monastic school) and Choprang Gompa. There is also the Raja's Palace, home to the present King Raja Jigme and Queen 'Rani Sahib' (who is from an aristocratic Lhasa family) and an interesting maze of a village to explore. There are approximately 1100 Lobas and 180 houses within the walls of the city although many lower caste Lobas live outside the walls. Many of the Lobas still practice polyandry. In the 1380’s, King Ame Pal established his reign in Lo, with the walled city of Lo Manthang as the capital and its inhabitants called Lobas. Within the walls of Lo Manthang are about 150 houses built among narrow streets, and some of the largest and finest Tibetan Buddhist gompas in Nepal. The city is quite prosperous due primarily to its past salt and wool trade along the Kali Gandaki with Tibet, and the Lobas themselves are still very Tibetan, living in Tibetan-style dwellings which we'll have a chance to visit. There are even yeti (known here as mehti) prints rumored to be found. (Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner is provided).
Day 10 Visit to chhoser caveToday we visit to chhoser cave it about two hour from Lo-Mangtahang and evening we back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.(A,B,L,D).
Day 11 Trek back to Dhakmar (3820 Meters) via Ghar Gompa (Loghekar Monastery) (3800 Meters). About 8 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D).It takes around 6-7 hours trek from Lo Mathang to reach Dhakmar via Gar Gumpa. The trail goes south west up from Lo Mathang. The beautifull seen and great snow covered peaks and farm tracess some green Hills. The trails continues gradgually up to Pangta and goes heighest point of the Trip. After there, the trails cross the Charang River and and reach the Gar Gumpa. We visit the world's oldest Tibetan monastery Ghar
Day 12 Trek back to shyangbochenToday we need to walk about 4/5 hour.Overnight at Guesthouse.(A,B,L,D).
Day 13 Trek back to Chhusang (2980meters). About 3 hours. Overnight at GuesthouseIt takes about 8 hours walk to reach Muktinath. Muktinath is a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Valley at an altitude of 3,710 meters at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass (part of the Himalayas) in Mustang. The site is close to the village of Ranipauwa, which is sometimes mistakenly called Muktinath as well.You will have a great opportunity to see what you have missed on the way up in your journey. We exit from the restricted area of Mustang and stay overnight in Muktinath today. We will have packed lunch today. There are no places for lunch in this trail. (Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner is provided).
Day 14Trek to Muktinath (3710 Meters). About 8 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse. (A,B,L,D).It takes about 8 hours walk to reach Muktinath. Muktinath is a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Valley at an altitude of 3,710 meters at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass (part of the Himalayas) in Mustang. The site is close to the village of Ranipauwa, which is sometimes mistakenly called Muktinath as well.You will have a great opportunity to see what you have missed on the way up in your journey. We exit from the restricted area of Mustang and stay overnight in Muktinath today. We will have packed lunch today. There are no places for lunch in this trail. (Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner is provided).
Day 15 Trek to JomsomToday is the last day of your trekking. After easy trekking of about 5 hours, you will reach Jomsom. You will have free time after lunch. Today is the day to see off your supporting crew. You can offer dinner to them or have fun to celebrate your successful trip to Upper Mustang. Overnight at the guesthouses at Jomasom. (Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner is provided).
Day 16 Early morning flight back to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel. (A,B)We will have early morning flight to Pokhara today. The flight to and from Jomsom depends on weather so cross your fingers for it. After reaching at beautiful city of lake, you can spend your afternoon , evening and night as per your interest. You can walk around the lakeside or visit the city for shopping or take rest at your hotel. Overnight at hotel. (Accommodation & Breakfast is provided).
Day 17Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. (can fly back if required) (A,B,D) You will drive back to Kathmandu via tourist bus that leaves at 7 AM from tourist bus park. The scenic drive to Kathmandu crossing different villages, gushing river, terrace of rice field and landscape will be the pleasant drive on the Nepali Highway. One can get 30 min fly back to Kathmandu instead of the drive upon your request. Our staff will pick up you from he bus station and take you to the Hotel. You will be taken for a farewell dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with cultural show the evening. (Breakfast & Dinner is included) Please feel free to contact us if you are planning any other trips like Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park or in Bardia National Park, Lumbini Tour, White Water Rafting, Everest Region Trekking, Ultra Flight, Mountain Flight, Helicopter Tours, Day Tours and many other holiday activities in the land of Himalayas. Your journey in the Himalayas might not be repeated so explore as much as you can and make an interesting and inspirational story to your grandchildren. (Accommodation, Breakfast & Dinner is provided).
Day 18Transfer to the international airport for your onward destination. (B) Thanks for joining your trip with us. Massif Holidays Team will always love to welcome you for another adventure. We will provide the private transportation for your departure to TIA for onward destination. (Breakfast is provided).
Departure Dates and Cost Details of Upper Mustang Trekking:- We are specialized in operating the trip form big group to solo traveler and private trip to group joining departure. The departure dates as stated below are available for online booking to join the group. The date schedules are fixed and 100 percent guaranteed and confirmed for departure. All the starting dates given below are the dates of your arrival in Nepal (Day 01 as presented in the itinerary). If the published price and dates don’t address your requirements and time framing, please contact us for the private journey and customized trip to make a suitable trip as per your requirements. We also arrange the special trips like honeymoon trip, volunteer trip, wedding trip in the Himalayas, unique and complete cultural trip and so on. The detail of service includes and excludes are given in the overview section. Win a FREE TRIP for a group leader if you are more than 10 people. The given prices exclude any international flights. Here are the details of COST & FIXED DEPARTURE DATES.
S.N. Number of Pax Cost Per Person
01 01 PAX 2250 US$
02 02-05 PAX 2095 US$
03 06-10 PAX 2035 US$
04 Above 10 PAX 2025 US$ and (Free trip for group leader)
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You will find us at Tribhuwan International Airport with your name board or the board of Massif Holidays upon your arrival. We will transfer you at your repected hotel by car/jeep/van. If you are coming via Indian boarder, we will meet at some point in Kathmandu. We also provide pick up service from Indian boarder upon your request.
Normally we provide standard rooms with twin sharing accommodations at three star or similar category hotels in Kathmandu including breakfast. Accommodation in these cities can be upgraded as per your request. But some of our packages are sold without accommodation and some packages include 5 star accommodation in the major cities. Check cost include and exclude section to make sure the accommodation we provide on this budget. Please mention in the time of booking if you want to upgrade your accommodation to up-graded star category hotel. You can upgrade your hotels in citiesas per your interest.
Guesthouses/Tea Houses/Lodges provide twin sharing single and double rooms and occasionally a dormitory which is basically clean with a mattress and a quilt or blanket. Our company provides the sleeping bag if needed but we always recommend having your own sleeping equipment. You have to share the room with your group member or sometimes with unknown traveler. The toilet is always outside the room with basic facilities.
All your foods and water are served when it is hygienically prepared on lodges or tented camps. Our guides make sure that everything is okay before serving any food in tea houses which have simply trained but experienced cook. We always encourage drinking mineral water but boiled and purified water also doesn’t make any harm to your digestive system. Most of the foods are cooked in the kitchen of tea houses. They serve you with different varieties of delicious Nepali and continental dishes. The most popular Nepali food is daal bhat(rice and lentils) with some mixed vegetable curry. Garlic soup in popular as it helps you with acclimatization. The best way is to go vegetarian in the mountains. All hotels in cities and guesthouses in trekking serve the vegetarian food. You can find all common types of drinks like hot chocolates, coffee, tea, hot lemon with honey, ginger tea, soft drinks etc. you will have your breakfast and dinner at the lodges where you will be staying and lunch somewhere on the way to your next destination.
We will provide the private transportation for Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and drop and sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley. The twit-otters are the primary means of transportation to and from Lukla. The transportation varies depending on your requirements on the time of booking the trip.
Primarily the trekking season in Nepal is categorized under different four seasons as Autums (September to November), Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May) and Summer (June to August). Autums and Spring are the perfect time of the year for the breath taking views of King-Kong Himalayas and trekking around the world’s most dramatic landscape. Most popular trekking in Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, Mustang, Manaslu and many other trekking destinations including off-the beaten trails are woth visiting during Autums and Spring season. Besides this, Nepal has some rain shadow area where the monsoon is lighter. These areas are visit worthy during the Summer season (June, July & August). Upper Mustang and Upper Dolpo are the worth visiting places during these months. Besides this some short and few days trekking in Nepal can be done throughout the year as well.
Weather in the mountains is hard to predict. Days are generally warm if the sun is out and night is a bit cooler. Even there is snow in the months of December January & February but days are warm and beautiful if sun comes out in the sky. Always expect the unexpected weather in the mountains. The temperature could be as high as 20 deg C to -10 deg C low in the mountains. Nepal is the country of extremes. The low-land plains of the Terai can have tropical temperatures and also the mosquitoes. The Himalayas can get to sub-zero temperatures, but the sun blaze can bring some warmth during the day, even in the mountains. The temperature of Kathmandu goes below 1 Degree Celsius (34 Degree Fahrenheit) in winter and rises to an average of 25 Degree Celsius (77 Degree Fahrenheit) in summer.
Autumn (Sept – Nov):- Autumn season is considered as the best time for trekking in Nepal, which offers excellent weather and tantalizing mountain views. Moderate temperatures, clear sky with outstanding views, making it a great time to do any of our trek. Occasional short storms may dump snow at high altitudes. The average temperature during the this period is 15 degrees C with a maximum temp of 20 degrees C during sunny days and a minimum of -10 degrees C in the morning and at night, for areas above 4000 meters altitude.
Winter (Dec – Feb):- This season is noted for occasional snowfall at higher elevations in Himalayas. Though it gets colder in night, often it offers the clear day / blue sky and relatively less trekkers on the trail. However, we need to be selective in choosing the winter trekking as climbing and crossing high passes trip won’t be an ideal option. Trek like Everest base camp, Annapurna view trekking, Everest View Trekking, Poon Hill trekking, Langtang Valley trekking etc can be done even in winter. The average temperature during the winter is 15 degrees C with a maximum temp of 20 degrees C during sunny days and a minimum of -10 degrees C in the morning and at night, for areas above 4000 meters altitude.
Spring (March – May):- Different varieties of wild flowers, specially the rhododendrons make the hillside a haunting paradise during this spring season. It is mildly warm at lower elevations and at higher elevation the mountain views are excellent and temperature is quite moderate. During springtime, the average temperature is 17 degrees C with a maximum of 25 degrees C during sunny days and a minimum of -15 degrees C in the morning and at night for areas above 4000 meters.
Summer/Rain (Jun-Aug):- Summer time from June till mid September makes travel wet and warm. These times are blessed for the keen botanist as the higher valleys and meadows blossom with flowers and lush vegetation. Trekking in the rain-shadow areas north of the Himalaya like Upper Mustang and Dolpo could be an ideal trek selection in this season. The maximum temperature during the monsoon/summer season averages 25 degrees C during sunny days with a minimum -15 degrees C in the morning and night at areas above 4000 meters. The average temperature tends to hover around a comfortable 18 degrees C.
We provide the professional, well experienced and government license holder English speaking trekking guides for all our trekking trip. We can also provide French, Spanish, Japanese, German or Italian speaking tour guides as per your preference with extra payment but not guaranteed. All guides will be Nepali people who are carefully selected on the basis of their appropriate experience, leadership skills and personal skill. They are all trained, certified and approved by the Nepal government.
Most of the places in your tea houses in Everest, Annapurna, Mustang, Langtang region have charging facilities. You can charge your devices by paying some extra money. Its good if you brings TWO or THREE pin travel adapter. Some trekking trails such as Manaslu, Dolpo, Damodar Kunda, Dhaulagiri has less or sometimes no availability of charging facility. It is recommended to bring small solar panel that charges with sun light and transfer power to you gadgates
The trip will be confirmed only when we receive your passport copy and 20% advance deposit payment. You can pay the remaining due when you arrive in Kathmandu.
It’s very personal question as expenses depends on habit. Normally, in Kathmandu you can allocate about USD 10 to 15 per person per lunch or dinner. USD 10 to USD 15 per person per day will be sufficient to buy bottles of water, chocolates, pay for hot shower during the trekking. Other personal expenses will be your own calculation.
Being a part of society and environment, we have lots of social and environmental responsibilities. We are operating Everest Base Camp Trekking without making any harm to environment and social code and conduct. We jointly participate with Kathmandu Educational Environment Project (KEEP) for different clean up campaigns and social awareness programs. We have decided to contribute a certain amount of our profit for the developments and maintenance of different trekking trails in Everest Region every year. We believe on “joint hands can hold the Universe” and kindly appeal all our travelers to contribute something in our social and environmental project.
We operate the group joining trips, private group trips and individual trips for all trekking destinations in Nepal. Our trip departure is guaranteed even you are solo travelers except those trekking destinations that requires special trekking permit from Nepal Government. Special trekking permit requires minimum two number of travelers such as Upper Mustang, Upper Dolpo, Manaslu Circuit, Tsum Valley and Damodar Kunda.
Almost all guesthouses/lodges in Everest and Annapurna trekking trails have telephones and internet services. They provide the WIFI service with some extra charge which helps to get updated with social Medias, friends or family. But other trekking trails like Langtang, Mustang, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri and other off-the beaten trails has very less or sometimes no facility of internet and phone calls. All our guides carry the local mobile phone. You can use his mobile phone to make any local or international call from trekking trails by paying him directly. You can even pass him number to be connected with your family or friends. We highly recommend taking local SIM card for call and internet services during trekking. Local SIM cards are easily available in many stores and in airport. You need to provide two copies of your photographs and your passport copy to get local SIM CARDS of NCELL & NTC (only these two companies provide telephone services in Nepal)
Most of the guesthouse provides hot shower with some extra cost. And in the rest of the places, bucket water will be provided for the shower. It will be less pleasant once you trek higher.
We are ready to operate your holidays as per your interest and requirements. You can spend extra days on your loving or favorable places or even can make it shorter. We will always do our best to manage your hotel bookings, flight booking and everything.
Massif Holidays provide sleeping bags, down jackets & duffle bags for the Lodge to Lodge or Tea House Trek. We also provide the required materials like tents, mattresses, kitchen equipment during the Camping Treks. However, trekking shoes, personal equipment and climbing equipment is up to you.
You need to have a travel-insurance policy to cover theft, loss, medical problem & emergency helicopter evacuation from high altitude places before coming Nepal. Choose a policy to cover your emergency high altitude helicopter evacuation with all medical insurances for trekking in high altitude in the Himalayas of Nepal. So you must have travel insurance for this trekking to be secure from any extra cost of emergency medication or evacuation.
You can carry maximum 15 kg per person on every domestic flight in Nepal for free and more with some extra payment.
15kgs per person is the maximum weight limit you can provide to the porters. We always recommend settling your things in light & soft duffle bag. Please store your hard luggage at the locker of your hotel for free if you have any. It’s always easy and comfortable as light as you travel.
Not at all!! There are many vegetarian restaurants in the cities of Nepal and the guesthouses/lodges serve the vegetarian meals. We always recommend to eat vegetarian meals to avoid the food poisoning, eating heavy meals and non- vegetarian meals at the high altitude is not really safe for the digestion.
Yes you can store all you non-trekking items at the hotel in Kathmandu for free. They will safely store your luggages.
Our porters will carry your luggage in trekking. They will pick up it from your teahouses every morning and meet you in next destination in the evening.
We are very flexible to design the itinerary as per your interest and requirement. You can consult with your team leader or guide to add extra days in trekking with additional fee to cover guides, porters, accommodation and food.
Yes we have insurance of all our field staff including guide and porters.
Tipping is very personal matter. It is normally expected and the way to show the level of your satisfaction and personal involvement with your guide and porters. We have seen from few dollars to thousands dollar so it is a way to thank those people who helped to make a successful trip in the Himalayas. Normally, we recommended to spend 10% of the total amount you have spend for the trip to tip for the entire local staffs. You can ask more about it in our pre trip meeting in Kathmandu.
No credit cards are not accepted in the guesthouses in the trekking so that we recommend to carry the enough cash in Nepali rupees.
We also arrange: - The above mentioned itinerary is just the guideline of your trip. We also provide the customized itineraries to address your specific requirements. Please contact our expert team to get the perfect Massif Holiday Packages as per your interest and requirement.
Better to know: - Different unexpected situations like political environment, weather condition, natural disasters which are out of our control can affect your trip. This may change or alter on your itineraries. In such cases, our guides or leaders will try to arrange the best alternative itineraries. We will try our best to minimize the effect, but not be responsible for any delayed, changes or inconvenience caused by it .
Flight delayed or cancelation:- Please note that the twin otters are the primary means of transportation from Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara if you are flying. Land transportation is also possible between these places but not highly recommended. These flights get delayed by few hours or even may be cancelled for one and more days because of poor visibility, bad weather or technical problems. There might be delay or cancelation of flights even in the good seasons. Always expect the unexpected weather in the mountains. We will always do our best to avoid such problem and try to arrange the next flight for you. If there is no possibility for next flights, the only alternative way is Helicopter flights. We always suggest you to come with some buffer days so that delayed days will be accompanied at the end of your trip. Massif Holidays team will offer you different optional day activities of your choice on your buffer days in Kathmandu even you can change your pre itinerary and trek to another part of Annapurna, Langtang or any other regions. Please note that you will not get any refund on such cases and we will provide you the guesthouse accommodations only before the starting of your trekking. You have to bear all your expenses if you have to stay at Pokhara or Jomsom because of cancelation of the flights at the end or starting of your trip.
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