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Lo-Manthang, Lori Gumpa and Muktinath
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Lo-Manthang, Lori Gumpa and Muktinath Trekking

An unique and forbidden trail with panoramic views.

Upper Mustang TrekkingLo-Manthang's (Upper Mustang) culture is deep rooted in the religious sentiments of its people. The township abounds with many chhortens, mani-walls and monasteries. Prayer flags flutter above all the houses-conveying mantras to all corners of the world. The Lobas are exclusively Buddhists and conform to the Sakya-pa sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Bon prevailed before Buddhism, which was later replaced by Ningma Pa Sect (Dhakar-Kayu subsect) and subsequently by Sakya Pa Sect (Sakyapa, Ngorpa subsects) of Buddhism. Of the three Gompas in Lo-Manthang, the Jhampa Gompa is the oldest. It was built in 1387 AD during the reign of the famous king Anguin Sangbo and is believed to be a replica of Ghangtse Jhampa Gompa of Tibet, which still exists in Ghangtse is near by Khasa (Zhangmu).

 

Chele Mustang-TrekkingMustang region lies in the western part of Nepal and is officially the name of the district having a Tibet like region. It is accessible by foot trail or by air. It is located along the banks of the Kali Gandaki River. It is divided into two parts namely the Upper Mustang and the Lower Mustang. Upper Mustang is largely inhabited by Manangi people and goes up to the ancient capital of Lo- Manthang. Whereas Lower Mustang covers the part of lower valley along the Kali Gandaki river.

 

Trekking Itinerary:

  • Hotels/Teahouse/Camping
  • 16 Days Trek
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Food: Included except main meals in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Accommodation: 3 Nights KTM, 2 night in Pokhara & 15 Nights Lodges/Camping
  • Season: Winter, Spring & Autumn
  • Minimum group size: 2 Person
  • Maximum group size: No limit. 

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu – Pokhara by tourist Bus then transfer to Hotel.
Day 03: Pokhara – Jomsom by flight then trek to Kagbeni (2810m.)

Enter Restricted Area:
Day 04: Kagbeni – Chele (Tshele).
Day 05: Chele – Geling (3,500m.)
Day 06: Geling – Ghami (3500m.)
Day 07: Ghame – Lo-Gheker (3520m.) (Monastery) (3900m.) Pass.
Day 08: Lo-Gheker – Tsarang (3500m.)
Day 09: Tsarang – Lo-Manthang (3700m.)

Day 10: Exploration north eastern valleys, Nyphu, Gharphu (Monasteries).
Day 11: Exploration western valley, Namgyal, Tingkar
Day 12: Lomanthang – Surkhang, Yara Gang Village.
Day 13: Surkhang – Lori Gumba (Monastery) –Yara Gang
Day 14: Tsarang – Tange (3240m.)
Day 15: Tange – Tetang (2940m.)
Day 16: Tetang – Muktinath (3800m.) – Rani Pouwa.

Exit Restricted Area:
Day 17: Muktinath – Jomsom and transfer to Hotel.
Day 18: Jomsom – Pokhara by flight then transfer to Hotel
Day 19: Pokhara – Kathmandu by tourist Bus then transfer to Hotel.
Day 20: Kathmandu free.
Day 21: Last minute, transfer to Airport for onward journey.

 

Tea-house Lodge/Camping  Trek Cost:
USD        Per Person.

 

Tea-house Lodge/Camping Trek Cost Includes:

  • All land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace or tourist Bus. (Airport/Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  • 3 Night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, 2 night in Pokhara at Bed & Breakfast basis
  • All 3 major meals Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (provide continental food) and accommodation in /tea-house Lodge and tented camp during the trek en-route. (twin sharing North Face tent or, normal trekking tent, dining tent, toilet tent, Kitchen tent, staff tent and Kitchen utensil etc.).
  • One professional English speaking trekking guide, 1 Cook, Kitchen boys and necessary Porters. 
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
  • Per member 15 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking.
  • Special Trekking Permit and Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) permit.
  • Air Ticket: Pokhara/Jomsom/Pokhara with domestic airport tax.
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
  • All official taxes and service charge.

 

The Cost Doesn’t Include:

  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Domestic air ticket: Kathmandu/Pokhara/Kathmandu with airport tax.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Personal trekking gears as well as sleeping bags.
  • Personal Nature expenses.
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Airfare: To & from your country.
  • Nepal entry visa fees & airport departure taxes.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for trekking crews.

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