Upper Mustang Trekking - 18 Days

Kathmandu, Nepal (PressExposure) June 09, 2014 -- Introduction: A fascinating, wonderful journey in the Far North Western at Upper Mustang with Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions, this trip begins with a drive or flight to scenic Pokhara, and then a short flight to Nepal's North West at Jomsom 2,716m Jomsom, a large town and a head-quarter of the Mustang region with a small airstrip just above by the river Kaligandaki, from here heading towards Lomanthang the old kingdom of Mustang.

Mustang has an average elevation of 3,000 meter, situated to the north between World's 7th and 10th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m and Mt.Annapurna 8,091 m and is the main Himalayan range and geographically an extension of Tibetan Plateau, this high land wind swept valley is barren with eroded canyons, colorful rock formations.

Fascinating old Tibetan culture, traditions and religions still exists, with a tinge of Shangri-la, and the old walled city of Lho-Manthang where the kingdom lies within its large desert like territory close to the border of Western Tibet.

Well known, intrepid explorers such as Professor David Snellgrove and the Italian scholar Guiseppi Tucci visited Mustang in the 1950's and it has largely been their tales of a Tibetan like arid region that has placed interest in this once forbidden kingdom area.

After a wonderful time at Upper Mustang return to Jomsom by an alternative route offering you the best of this beautiful country, Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions to Upper Mustang concludes with a memorable journey at Jomsom with a flight or drive back to Kathmandu via Pokhara.

Trip Outline
Day 01: Reach Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with half day sightseeing Tour.
Day 03: Fly or drive to Pokhara and transfer to respective Hotels.
Day 04: Fly to Jomsom 2,713 m and trek to Kagbeni 2,810 m 4 hrs walks.
Day 05: Trek to Chussang 2,920m, 6 hrs walk.
Day 06: Trek to Samar 3,290 m, 6 hrs walk.
Day 07: Trek to Ghiling 3,600m. 6 hrs walk.
Day 08: Trek to Tsarang 3,520m 5-6 hrs walk.
Day 09: Trek to Lo-Manthang 3,780m 4-5 hrs walk.
Day 10: Rest day for local hike of Lo-Manthang.
Day 11: Trek to Ghami 3,440m 6 hrs.
Day 12: Trek back to Samar 4-5 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Yak Kharka 3,845m, 5-6 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Muktinath 3,710 m 4-5 hrs walk.
Day 15: Trek to Jomsom 3-4 hrs.
Day 16: Fly to Kathmandu via Pokhara.
Day 17: In Kathmandu.
Day18: Transfer to airport for International departure.

The Great Adventure Treks And Expedition (P.) Ltd.
GPO 14230, Thamel, kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: +977-1-4267654, +977-1-4218661
Cell: +977-9851029614, 9851029611
Email: info@greatadventuretreks.com, greatventure@wlink.com.np

About Great Adventure Treks & Expedition

The Great Adventure Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd is one of the pioneer government licensed trekking and touring agency in Nepal.

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Press Release Submitted On: June 09, 2014 at 4:39 am
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