Mustang region to the upper part northwest from Pokhara lies in the rain shadow of the Himalayas which offers beautiful unique landscape rich in cultural heritages. Mustang is largely dry and arid with annual precipitation due to the rain shadow of the Annapurna massif and the Dhaulagiri Range towards the south. The desert like geography of the Mustang is similar to the Tibetan plateau as the land is less fertile and almost all the part of the Mustang is barren and treeless. The lifestyle of people mostly depends on tourism, animal husbandry and trade around Tibet.
Mustang Region lies on the remote part of the Himalayan region so sometime Mustang is known as the land beyond the Himalayas. The Mustang trekking offers the taste of the enclave of pristine Tibetan culture and religion with distinct culture, language and tradition. Upper part of the Mustang is the mysterious land for the trekkers. Thousands of visitors join for the Upper Mustang Trekking every year. Lower part of Mustang region is easy accessible and no special permit is required but Upper Mustang trekking compulsory needs the Special Permit for entry. Mustang trekking is not difficult as the trekking elevation gradually raises from 2800 meters to 3800 meters above the sea level.
Mustang Region Trekking starts with flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. On the way to Mustang we can explore wonderful landscape with cliffs, picturesque of wonderful village, various beautiful Tibetan monasteries and many beautiful snowcapped mountains. During the Mustang trekking one can enjoy the beautiful views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri and other several mountain peaks. Spring, Summer and early winter are the best season for Mustang Region Trek.
Upper Mustang trek also popular as Lo Manthang trek is one of the most mysterious trekking in Nepal. Mustang region situated along the banks of the Kali Gandaki River is divided into two regions, Upper and Lower Mustang. Upper Mustang is mostly settled with Manangi people and the trail passes up to Lo-Manthang, the capital city of ancient Mustang.
Mustang Tiji Festival Trek is the religious and cultural tour in Upper Mustang situated in far western region of Nepal. Mustang region is listed as the restricted area of Nepal which requires special permit through any government registered organization.
We have designed a special trekking tour package to visit Upper Mustang in short period. This tour package is based on Jeep drive in the Mustang region. If you want to visit Mustang but restricted by time and physical condition, then your dream will come true by joining this amazing trip to the hidden kingdom, Mustang.