Lower Mustang Trek

Lower Mustang Trek - 13 days

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Duration
13 days
Max. Elevation
3800m
Group size
Min. 2 Pax
Level
EASY
Transportation
Car, Bus and Flight
Best Season
February-may August-November
Accomodation
  • 3* Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Basic tea house Lodge during the trek.
Meals
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • All meals included during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Starts at
Pokhara
Ends at
Jomsom
Trip Route
Nayapul-Ghorepani poon Hill-jomsom-muktinath-jomsom-pokhara

Highlights

    • Explore the historical and cultural city of Kathmandu valley. 
    • Enjoy a scenic drive to Pokhara via green hills and local settlements. 
    • Explore the amazing Gurung village of Ghandruk. 
    • Collect the stunning sunrise view from Poon Hill.
    • Enjoy the mesmerizing views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. 
    • Taste the fresh apples and apple products at Marpha. 
    • Visit Muktinath temple- a pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists. 
    • Experience the exciting flight from Jomsom to Pokhara.
    • Create a lifetime experience with AoneTrek.

Lower Mustang Trek

Lower Mustang trek is a region located in Nepal's Annapurna. It is located in the remote and isolated northern part of the country, bordering Tibet. The region is known for its stunning landscape, which is characterized by deep gorges and High Mountain peaks.

The Annapurna region is home to some of the World’s most spectacular trekking and mountaineering routes. Mustang Trek is one of the most popular treks in the region, and it takes travelers through the picturesque villages of Lo-manthang and Chooser, as well as the ancient walled city of Lo-manthang.

Annapurna region is also home to a rich cultural heritage, with a variety of ethnic groups, including the Manangi, Thakali, and Loba peoples. The culture of Lower Mustang is strongly influenced by Tibetan Buddhism, with many monasteries and temples sprinkled throughout the area. 

Lower Mustang is also well-known for its unique geography and climate. The region is characterized by deep canyons and arid plains, with temperatures ranging from -25°C in winter to 30°C in summer. The region is also known for its strong winds, making it a challenging yet rewarding place to explore.

Lower Mustang is a beautiful and fascinating area, offering travelers a memorable experience. From its stunning landscape to its diverse culture and fascinating history, Lower Mustang is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to explore the beauty of Nepal.
Lower Mustang Trek is an exquisite trekking journey to the remote and pristine Mustang district of Nepal. It is a great way to explore the ancient trails, rich culture, and picturesque landscapes of this region.

The Annapurna trek takes you to the Kali Gandaki River's deep canyons and the Mustang's high-altitude desert. You will get to explore this area's old trading routes and villages in a unique way. The trek is filled with challenging passes, traditional settlements, and stunning views of the snow-capped peaks. 

You will get the chance to explore the ancient villages and monasteries, visit the most popular destinations of the region and witness the unique culture and lifestyle of the locals. This trek is suitable for all fitness levels and ages. 
The Lower Mustang Trek is a great way to experience the serenity and beauty of the Mustang region. With its breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks and its cultural experiences, this trek is an amazing way to explore Nepal’s remote and untouched regions. 
The trek is an ideal way to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and explore the untouched beauty of nature. Along the way, you will be able to explore the various cultures and traditions of the area, making it a truly unforgettable experience. 
If you’re looking for an unforgettable and unique trekking experience, then the Lower Mustang Trek is the perfect choice for you. This trek offers an amazing combination of challenging and rewarding trekking routes, stunning views of the Himalayas, and a chance to explore and immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of the Mustang region.
 

Route for Lower Mustang Trek 

The trek begins in the town of Jomsom, located at an altitude of 2700m. From here, the route winds its way through a variety of landscapes and villages, taking in the unique cultures of the region. Highlights of the trek include lush forests and terraced fields, deep river gorges, and of course, the majestic snow-capped peaks of the Annapurna Massif.
The route then continues towards the Tibetan border, passing through the walled city of Lo Manthang. This ancient city is the last settlement in the Mustang region and provides a unique insight into the culture and traditions of the people who inhabit this area. After exploring this city, the trek heads back towards Jomsom, passing through many of the same villages and landscapes as the initial route.

The Lower Mustang Trek Route is a challenging route that requires some basic mountain trekking skills and experience. However, with the help of a professional guide and the right equipment, it is a safe and enjoyable trek that will provide lasting memories.
 

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The trek begins in the town of Jomsom, located at an altitude of 2700m. From here, the route winds its way through a variety of landscapes and villages, taking in the unique cultures of the region. Highlights of the trek include lush forests and terraced fields, deep river gorges, and of course, the majestic snow-capped peaks of the Annapurna Massif.
The route then continues towards the Tibetan border, passing through the walled city of Lo Manthang. This ancient city is the last settlement in the Mustang region and provides a unique insight into the culture and traditions of the people who inhabit this area. After exploring this city, the trek heads back towards Jomsom, passing through many of the same villages and landscapes as the initial route.
The Lower Mustang Trek Route is a challenging route that requires some basic mountain trekking skills and experience. However, with the help of a professional guide and the right equipment, it is a safe and enjoyable trek that will provide lasting memories.
Trek Difficulty 
The Lower Mustang Trek is a moderately difficult trek that takes you through some of the most stunning landscapes in the world. The route is relatively easy with no technical climbing involved. The terrain is mostly gradual and rolling. You will be trekking across arid lands, canyons, and high plateaus. The highest point of the trek is 4,310 meters at Dhakmar, providing you with great views of the entire region.
The trek is done mainly on foot, but you will also encounter some steep ascents and descents. The total duration of the trek is around 11 to 12 days, depending on the trail you choose. You will be walking for about 5 to 7 hours a day, so it is important to be fit and have some trekking experience.

The trek is generally low in difficulty and is accessible for most trekkers. It is a great option for those who want to explore a remote and untouched region of Nepal. The journey offers spectacular views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks, deep gorges, and traditional villages. The route is also filled with Buddhist monasteries and ancient caves, providing a great cultural experience. 
Overall, the Lower Mustang Trek is a great adventure that is low in difficulty and offers a unique experience of exploring a remote and unspoiled region of Nepal.
 

Lower Mustang Food and Accommodation 

Located in the remote region of Mustang, this trek is an excellent way to experience the beauty and culture of the region. The trek takes you through a variety of terrains, from high passes to deep gorges, and leads you to the capital of the region, Lo-Manthang.
When it comes to accommodation, Lower Mustang trekking offers a variety of options to its trekkers. The traditional teahouses found in the villages of Mustang provide simple and basic accommodations for trekkers. The rooms are usually small but comfortable and are equipped with basic facilities like beds and blankets. Most teahouses also offer food and drinks, so trekkers don't have to worry about carrying supplies.
For those looking for a more luxurious experience, there are also a few lodges available in the region. These lodges offer comfortable rooms with attached bathrooms, hot showers, and electricity. They also offer delicious meals and snacks, so trekkers can enjoy a delicious meal after a long day of trekking.
No matter what kind of accommodation you are looking for, Lower Mustang trekking has something to offer every type of trekker. Whether you're looking for a basic teahouse or a luxurious lodge, you'll be sure to find something that suits your needs. So, if you're looking for an exciting trek in Nepal, Lower Mustang trekking is the perfect option for you.

Lower Mustang Trek Cost 

Are you looking for a budget-friendly trek in Nepal? Look no further than the Lower Mustang Trek! This trek is an amazing and affordable way to explore the remote eastern region of the Annapurna Conservation Area. 
The Lower Mustang Trek takes you to the ancient kingdom of Lo Manthang, an isolated region in the northern part of Nepal. During the trek, you will get to experience the unique culture and lifestyle of the locals and explore the stunning landscapes of the Himalayas. 
You will also get to visit the monasteries of the region, take in the spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains, and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the Mustang Valley. The cost of the Lower Mustang Trek is relatively low compared to other treks in Nepal. 
The trek usually lasts for 11 days and the average cost per person is approximately USD 1200. This includes accommodation, food, transport, a guide, and other necessary equipment. The cost may vary depending on the season and the type of trekking package you choose, but you can be sure that it will be within your budget. If you are looking for a cost-effective and exciting trek in Nepal, the Lower Mustang Trek is the perfect choice for you! With its stunning landscapes and interesting culture.
This trek is sure to be an experience you will never forget. So what are you waiting for? Book your Lower Mustang Trek today and get ready for an adventure that will last a lifetime! 

Why with us?

Lower Mustang Trek is ideal for nature and adventure lovers alike, with its spectacular views of the Annapurna mountain range and the opportunity to explore the ancient monasteries and villages of the region. Trekking with us will give you the opportunity to experience the hospitality of the local people, enjoy the delicious Nepalese cuisine and witness the vibrant culture of the area. We will provide you with all the necessary gear and equipment, and our experienced guides will ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable trek. We take great pride in providing excellent service to our customers and guarantee that you will have a memorable experience. We will take you to the best viewing points of the Annapurna range, and help you discover the hidden villages and monasteries of the region. So what are you waiting for? Join us on a Lower Mustang Trek and experience the best of the Annapurna region!

Important Note

As per the Itinerary can customize as your need and the primary piece of gear for day hiking is about 15/20 Liter. you can keep your personal belongings in this bag.

Trip Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu international airport, you will be welcomed by our representative. You will be then transferred to the hotel. Later, you can take a good rest or can walk around the local market in your free time. 

  • Food: Not Included.
  • Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.

After the early breakfast, you will be taking a scenic drive to Pokhara. The route to Pokhara includes some small to larger settlements, green hills, the Trishuli river plus occasional views of the mountains. There will be several breaks for the food/drinks and the toilet. After checking into the hotel; you can go for an evening walk around Phewa Lake. The sunset view from the lakeside looks stunning. For the food and drinks, you can find so many good options in Lakeside. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included.
  • Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.

This is your first-day hiking starts from Nayapul. It will take one hour forty minutes to drive and four/five hours walking to reach Ullery.  the path leads through a small village and there will be a checkpoint for your permit. after checking that then the path leads through a road you can see some four-wheel-drive jeeps and some buses driving. it will be a sloping walk till Ramghai, the path leads higher up. you may stop somewhere to have lunch then hike straight up from Tikhedhunga it will be a bit off but the next day will be easy to reach Ghorepani.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.



Wake up with a good sunrise view at Annapurna south. Grab your delicious breakfast then tie your shoes for the day. The route to Ghorepani is mostly uphill and through the dense rhododendron forest. Rhododendron is a special flower as it is the national flower of Nepal. It would be a great walk if you are trekking in the months of the spring (March to May). Upon arriving, in Ghorepani, you can enjoy the panoramic views of mountains including Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, and more. Additionally, the sunset view of the Himalayas is an absolute stunner.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

Get up early morning and make the hike up to Poon Hill. Poon Hill is regarded as one of the best mountain viewpoints in the Annapurna range. The greatest views of Annapurna South 7219m, Machhapuchhre (Fish-Tail) 6997m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, Tukuche Peak 6920m, and more mountains can be seen. After collecting the wonderful sunrise view, you will then get back to Ghorepani for the breakfast. Then after you will be heading towards Tatopani. The route to Tatopani from Ghorepani is again through the dense rhododendron forest. Several waterfalls can be seen along the way too. Upon arriving at Tatopani, you can go to take the bathe in a natural hot spring. You will be spending the night at a local lodge.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

Following the Kali Gandaki river, you will be gradually trekking uphill on the dusty road. Along the way, the wonderful views of the waterfalls and mountains views can be collected. With further few pushes, you will be reaching Ghasa. Ghasa is a small village with few tea houses around. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

One of the exciting and easy trekking days. The trek goes through the dense forest of rhododendron and bamboo via the Lete river to get to Lete village, which is a small village. Lete onwards, you will be following the Kali Gandaki river till Larjung village. From Larjung, you will be making the final push to get to Marpha village. Marpha village is widely known as the apple village too. You can taste different apple products in this village. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

Following the east bank of the Kali Gandaki river, you will be first trekking to Ekla Bhatti. You will then continue your trekking towards Kagbeni for the night. Kagbeni is a wonderful village with greater views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range. You can enjoy the wonderful sunset view from Kagbeni in the evening. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

Taking the uphill route with the greater views of the mountains, you will be first getting to a village called Jharkot. Jharkot is a small village with wonderful people having unique cultures and traditions which is much influenced by Tibetan cultures. Then you will be making the further climb up to Muktinath for the night. Muktinath is a pilgrimage dedicated to Buddhist and Hindu religions. You can also offer good views of the snow-capped mountains from Muktinath. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

Explore the temple in the morning. Then after you will be taking a downhill route to get back to Jomsom. Jomsom is the headquarter of the Mustang region. You can explore the local village in your free time. You will be spending the night at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

With an early morning flight, you will be getting to Pokhara. In Pokhara, you can do half-day sightseeing to explore Phewa Lake, Devis Falls, and Gupteshwor cave. In the evening, you can collect a good sunset view from Phewa Lakeside. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Included.
  • Accommodation at: 3-star hotel twin/double sharing basis.

Collecting the great memories of the Ghorepani trek, you will be driving back to Kathmandu this day. In the evening, you can do some last-minute shopping around Thamel. Then you can prepare your luggage.

  • Food: Breakfast Included.
  • Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.

After an amazing week in Nepal, you will be transferred to Kathmandu airport to catch your returning flight home. Our representative will be helping you to transfer to the airport, with a hope to see you again in Nepal.  “PHERI BHETAULA”. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included.
  • Accommodation at: not included.

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Includes

    • The airport picks up and drops off by a private vehicle.
    • 3-star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast on a twin/double sharing basis. 
    • Kathmandu sightseeing with private transportation and guide. 
    • Transportation (Kathmandu to Pokhara, Pokhara to Kathmandu) by tourist bus.
    • Jomsom to Pokhara flight 
    • Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit (ACAP) and Trekkers Information Management System Card (TIMS). 
    • Experienced trekking guide(s) and his/her expenses during the trekking. 
    • Porter(s) during the trek. 
    • Three meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) a day during the trek.
    • Tea house accommodation on a twin/double sharing basic During the Trek.

Doesn't Include

    • International airfare, Travel insurance, and Nepal visa fees. 
    • Food in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
    • Entrance fees during Kathmandu valley sightseeing. 
    • Beverages, laundries, and any other personal expenses during the trek. 
    • Tips for Guide and Porter

Complimentary

    • Trekking Map of Everest Region
    • Welcome and welfare Dinner in Nepali cultural dance shows the restaurant
    • A1trek company logo print T-shirt
    • Trekking Certificate of a1trekking company name with a stamp.  

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