Upper Mustang / Lo â€'Manthang Trek
The rich and colorful strands of natural and cultural diversity combine to weave the unique tapestry that is Mustang â€' the destination with difference. Upper Mustang trek offers myriad attractions to visitors â€' be they trekkers, pilgrims or others. Its ecologically and biologically unique habitant harbors high- value species, both flora & fauna. Tibetan Buddhism as well as the ancient Bonpo religion also been preserved in Upper Mustang as part of a vibrant culture heritage. Indeed, Mustang can be compared to a living museum â€' a veritable repository of natural and culture riches waiting to be discovered.
â€¢ The Kathmandu valley is historical place; it has many pilgrims and historical monuments as world heritage sites recognized by UNESCO.
â€¢ Pokhara is natural beautiful and gateway city for Annapurna trekking
; provide magnificent views of Annapurna Himalaya range as well Pewa Lake.
â€¢ Jomsom is a small beautiful town situated behind the Annapurna Himalaya and gateway of upper Mustang and Annapurna circuit trekking.
â€¢ Lo-Manthang is an ancient and historical walled city. It is main attraction of trip. During the trek we can visit many Gomba & monastery on the trail
â€¢ Open grasslands are within the park. Many of the forest tracks throughout the park also present very good game viewing.
â€¢ More than 350 specie birds are available including storks, geese, jungle fowls, cormorants, egret, and rare species such as the Bengal florican, silver-eared mesia and the saurus crane.
Age range, type of group
This trek can complete from teenager to 65/70 yrs but s/he should be physically fit, family, group, couple is ok but not allowed for single and individual.
Sleeping and meals
Tea houses are available,
It depends on group size. normally $ 75 per day per person
this is restricted area, individual trekkers are allowed, required special permit and should go through the authorized trekking agency. At least should be two people to issue the permit.