Upper Mustang is one of the famous trekking area of Nepal’s Mustang District situated in the other hidden side of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan ranges, has been described as “Mountain Desert". This area is used to be a Kingdom of Thakali community until Nepal is declared a newest secular and Republican Country in 2008. Lo Manthang was the capital of Mustang. Mustang is divided into two parts Upper Mustang and Lower Mustang.
The lower part of mustang is open to everyone for normal tour and trekking to Annapurna circuit Jomsom and Muktinath,. However, Upper Mustang is known as restrict area of trekking. To get a permit to trek Upper Mustang you need to apply for a special permit with the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Home, Immigration department paying minimum of US$ 500.00 per person for 10 days and 2 persons group size.
The area is restricted because the historical and religious monuments and the natural and geographical diversity are supposed to be protected as their importance is more essential for the nation. Snowy Horizon had organized several Teahouses and camping trekking in the Upper Mustang Area which lies in the North West part of Western Region in Nepal beginning from Pokhara-Jomsom flight.
Upper Mustang trekking can be organized both of Tea house and Camping trek. On a camping trek, Snowy Horizon arranges you to sleep in tents. G.K.Adventure staff includes a guide, cook, Sherpa and sufficient porters/mules to carry all your trekking gear. Even if you have never camped before, there is no need to worry that you won't enjoy the experience. The tents we provide are roomy, the sleeping pads/mattresses are comfortable and international style food of a high standard freshly prepared and served in the camp. On all of our camping treks, Snowy Horizon manages a bathroom tent as well as a dining tent with tables and camp stools, providing a cozy, comfortable atmosphere to eat and chat with fellow trekkers during each evening.
G.K.Adventure Treks (Pvt.Ltd) designs 16 days trek to Upper Mustang Trek which is a very enjoyable experience, particularly for those who hunt to be happy with the kindheartedness of the people. In spite of of the hardships, the inhabitants here appear to be content with their lives here.You can’t forget this moment in your life.