A tiny piece of land in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, Upper Mustang is itself a heaven within the planet. Trekking to Upper Mustang is not only an opportunity to peep into rich Tibetan culture, it also offers the best views of Tibetan landscapes. Rarely trodden trekking trial in Western Nepal is a tranquil destination where every expectation during a trekking holiday in Nepal gets fulfilled.
The major hydrographic feature of the region, Kali Gandaki River bisects Mustang forming some of the world’s deepest gorges in the River Valley of Southern Mustang
Upper Mustang, which lies in the rain shadow of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna was once upon a time, a major stopover point in the salt trading route between India and Tibet because of its strategic location
The walled city- Lo Manthang built by King Ame Pal in 1380 AD has surprisingly changed its appearance however, this isolated Himalayan town has lot to offer in its palace and gompas to the visitors
Trekking to Upper Mustang- the forbidden kingdom requires a special permit which costs 50o US Dollars for ten days to all foreigners and additional charge for additional number of days costs 50 US Dollars per day
Tiji Festival which lasts for three days is one the major highlights of Upper Mustang Trek during the end of May 2014
This trip was satisfying. The meeting and handling was excellent. I am very happy with guide Bharat. The itinerary was very good, not too exerting and I enjoyed it. Great arrangement! Looking forward to make many more trips to Nepal through Explore Himalaya
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