Lower Mustang trek in mustang valley Nepal
The Lower Mustang trek is a part of world famous Annapurna circuit and upper mustang trek. It is not necessary to issue special permit to explore lower part of mustang area. Major attractions of lower mustang trek are Marpha, Jomsom, Kagbeni, Tiri, Jharkot Muktinath and Lupra villages, Buddhist culture, lifestyle and beautiful landscapes. Marpha is a beautiful Thakali village decorated with the green terraced farmland. Muktinath temple is the famous pilgrimage of Hindu and Buddhist for salvation.
It is suitable for all level of travelers like family with kids and seniors, individual and group of friends. Tukuche, Marpha, Lupra and Tiri village are the best places to discover Tibetan Buddhist culture and tradition.
Stunning Lower Mustang trek is not only famous for unique wild, dry and barren landscape; but also greenery, bio diversity, spiritual junction and its distinctive culture too. There are some alternative routes to start lower mustang trek. Direct flight from Pokhara to Jomsom then trek around lower mustang or drive from Pokhara to Tatopani, enjoy natural hot spring, visit deepest George of the world and enter Mustang Nepal via Ghasa.
Second option is the best one to enter Himalayan rain shadow area along Kali gandaki river. It is suitable to explore all lower part of mustang including deepest gorge to Muktinath temple. After complete the lower mustang trek you can fly or drive back to Pokhara. We organize private Jomsom to Muktinath trek according to your interest, let us to know your requirements.
Lower Mustang trek Itinerary
Day 01: Drive or flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 02: Drive to Nayapul then trek to Ulleri
Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani via Banthanti and Nangethanti
Day 04: Hiking to Poon hill then trek to Sikha
Day 05: Trek from Sikha to Tatopani (enjoy natural hot spring)
Day 06: Trek to Kalopani after exploring deepest gorge in the world
Day 07: Trek to Marpha a beautiful Thakali village of mustang
Day 08: Trek to Kagbeni, visit Tiri village, old monasteries
Day 09: Trek to Ranipauwa, visit Muktinath Temple
Day 10: Trek to Jomsom via Lupra village
Day 11: Flight or drive back to Pokhara
Day 12: Drive or flight back to Kathmandu
Annapurna area Mustang trek cost US$:
# Airports pick up on your arrival day by private vehicle
# Round trip drive / flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara
# Pokhara to Nayapul by private vehicle (trek start point)
# All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) 3 cups of hot drink each day on choice
# Best accommodation at tea houses during mustang trek period
# Professional English speaking guide service trained by government of Nepal
# Experience trekking staffs (2 guest =1 porter basic) to carry your backpack
#All necessary paperwork, trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS) and local taxes
# Jomsom to Pokhara by drive / flight on choice / situation
#Hotel accommodation in Pokhara for 2 nights before and after trek
# Travel and rescue arrangements if require
* Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu
* Hotel, Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
* Personal expenses phone calls, mineral water, bar bills, hot shower, battery recharge, extra porters & gears etc
* Tips for guides, porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
Jomsom to Muktinath walking trail of Mustang leads through Modi khola to Kali Gandaki River, Nature beauty and hospitality of the people living in this area makes travelers mesmerized.