Upper Mustang Jeep Tour - 11 Days

Upper Mustang Jeep Tour
At a Glance
  • Duration11 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max Altitude 3700 M
  • Group Size Up to 10 Pax
  • Starts Kathmandu Airport
  • Ends Kathmandu Airport

Upper Mustang Jeep Tour to The forbidden kingdom standing on the verge of the Tibetan plateau, Upper Mustang, is a heaven for adventure seekers, letting you experience the pristine and untouched cultural mysteries, archaeological sites, landscape, monasteries, ancient caves, and lifestyles of the Himalayan people. Grab this opportunity to explore the Upper Mustang and Lo Manthang, the barricaded capital of the Mustang region, on the 4WD Jeep tour within a short time period.

The Upper Mustang Jeep Tour journey, filled with fun and adventure, begins in the capital city of Kathmandu and takes you to the beautiful tourist hub city of Pokhara. Onwards, the adorable jeep journey inaugurates as you reach the Jomsom, kicking the dust through the off-road that goes along the desolate canyons, elegant cliffs, moraine valleys, and barren ridges. Enjoy the scenic, adventurous ride through the Kali Gandaki River, the world's deepest gorge, with the incredible sights of snowcapped pinnacles such as Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and many more waves back at you every time along the journey. Finally, the jeep drops at Lo Manthang, the isolated valley located in the lap of the Himalayas, which contributed to highly preserving Tibetan cultures, traditions, and beliefs. The fluttering colorful Buddhist prayer flags welcome you to explore the famous destination of centuries-old caves, ancient monasteries, old stupas, charming valleys, archaeological sites, stone fossils, and glimmering views of the Himalayas. Get a complete insight into the Tibetan-influenced cultures, traditions, and daily lives of locals in the Himalayan region.  Seeing the beautiful landscape with the dotted traditional houses provides you with a unique experience to be remembered for a lifetime. Admire the mesmerizing Himalayan views, along with many others that the tour has to offer, and capture the pictures to send to your family and friends.

Escape all the hassles of trekking and enjoy this Jeep tour to Upper Mustang with us. Himalayan Recreation is focused on satisfying our customers by providing great experiences and the best quality services they deserve.


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    One of our representatives will be at the airport to pick you up upon your arrival. Then, you will be transferred to the hotel and the short briefing will be there in the evening. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel

      Take a scenic ride to Pokhara early in the morning through the Prithivi highway passing the tranquil flowing Trishuli River, green hills and a glimpse of the Himalayas. Pokhara, popularly known as the city of Lakes most of the tourists visit to explore the natural wonders as you will be welcomed with the great views of the Annapurna ranges.  Upon reaching, you will be transferred to the hotel to take a rest after a long drive. In the evening roam around the lakeside and the streets of Pokhara. Overnight at Pokhara Hotel

        Leave the beautiful city of Pokhara behind and starts the amazing journey to Upper Mustang in the exciting jeep drive. The trail to the Beni is almost good which follows the Kali Gandaki River and passes through the settlements of the Kusma and Baglung. Then after enjoying the drive off-road and admiring the beautiful views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. Upon reaching Tatopani; relax your body, mind and soul in natural hot spring water. Overnight in Tatopani.

          Today, you will be heading to the beautiful town called Kagbeni on the bank of the Kali Gandaki River (the world's deepest gorge). Start the day by driving through the charming villages of Kalopani, Ghasa, Dana, Leta, and then to the Marpha. Explore the Marpha village, famous for its apple and wines made of apples. Move further passing through Jomsom, a village with several local markets where you can explore and then head to the Kagbeni. There, visit the Muktinath temple dedicated to the Lord Vishnu sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists. Also, you will get to visit Jal Devi and Buddhist monasteries to explore. Overnight in Kagbeni

            Explore the Kagbeni village in the morning visiting the Buddhist monasteries and the school. Before heading to the awaited destination check in your special permits then enjoy the day following the dirt and rough road along the Kali Gandaki River until you reach Chuksang. Cross several villages like Chele, Samar, Syanboche, Bhina and Ghilling you will reach the Ghami village and observe the beautiful landscape with the views of Himalayan ranges. As this is a private trip, so don't hesitate to stop the jeep anywhere you want and capture pictures of the mesmerizing rugged mountains and yak pasture also enjoy it for a while. Overnight in Ghame.

              An exciting day to reach the ultimate destination of Upper Mustang, the capital Lo Manthang passing through several Mani walls and the Charang village along with the astonishing views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Tukuche, Mt. Tilicho, Dhampus above it scanty its beautiful landscape. Along the way explore the Ghar Gompa, an important and the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery with mystic painting and unique sculptures which is rarely seen elsewhere. Observe the domestic yaks and oxen cavalcade with the glittering mountain scenery. As you reached check in the lodges and stay overnight.

                The main day comes today as you will start your day exploring with a visit to Namgyal Gompa, Chossar monastery, Jhong cave, NYFU monastery, Chonuup village, Khangchuling cave, Nymagel village where you can experience the cultures, traditions and lifestyles of the local peoples.  Also, you can visit another attraction of four stories of the king's palace, where some of the royal families still live in the palace. Acquire knowledge about the history and the cultures influenced by Tibet. Overnight in Lo Mangthang.

                  Today, you will be heading back to Jomsom retracing the same trail crossing several village settlements, Buddhist stupas, monasteries and the Kali Gandaki River. Enjoy the amazing views all the way to Jomsom. In the evening stroll around the marketplaces and the villages to know more about their daily living. Overnight in Jomsom.

                    Early morning take a scenic drive back to Pokhara with a glimpse of the Annapurna ranges. Upon reaching the check-in hotel take a rest and relax your body. In your leisure time walk around the lakeside and explore the marketplaces on your own. Overnight in Pokhara.

                      Bidding goodbye to the mighty Himalayas until the next visit gets on the bus to Kathmandu. See the views of green hills, tranquil rivers and the highway shops on the way back. After Kathmandu's arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. End up your day strolling down the streets of Thamel and buy souvenirs that you can take back home if you want to. Overnight in Kathmandu.

                        With enough memories and spending a good time here in Nepal, today the trip comes to an end as you will be transferred to the airport for the flight back to your country. Safe travels to you! 

                        Cost Details

                        Cost Includes
                        • All ground transport in a private vehicle, including airport transfers
                        • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
                        • Teahouse accommodation during the Jeep to tour Mustang
                        • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the Tour
                        • Welcome and farewell dinners
                        • Private 4WD Jeep
                        • Upper Mustang Special Permit (US $500)
                        • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
                        • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader
                        • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
                        • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
                        • Himalayan Recreation’s trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt
                        • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
                        • Medical kit (carried by your Tour leader)
                        • All government and local taxes
                        Cost Excludes
                        • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
                        • Travel insurance
                        • Tips for staffs
                        • Drinks (hot/soft/cold) and liquors
                        • Personal shopping and laundry, Personal trekking equipments, Gifts and souvenirs
                        • All items not listed in the Cost included a section
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