Mustang overland tour covers the Mysterious Himalayan Kingdom is one of the few areas where the original Tibetan culture been preserved. It has been long isolated from the outside world and is even today visited by a few tourists who need a special permit. Mustang belonging to the Cultural Identity of Nepal. The tour to Mustang by jeep from Pokhara to Jomsom, Ghami, Tsarang, and Lo-Mantahng circuit within 7 to 9 days via Muktinath Temple is one of a lifetime memory.
The Mustang region has a unique landscape between the Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Tibet border on the north-side. Impressive formations of Rocks, Castles, send desert and Buddhist Monasteries in front of snowy mountains valley. By driving on jeeps in this dramatic area you will cross many ethical colorful Tibetan architect monasteries in villages.
This overland journeys to Upper Mustang by 4WD drive is a wonderful adventure which is not mistaken holiday in Nepal for all. No matters, uou are active adventures or comfort seekers, this bustling and dusty adventure drive to Mustang capital lo-manthang you will enjoy a lot. Crossing the Kaligandaki river wooden bridge by jeep and some of the most famous windy hills and passes over 4000 meters you can capture the picturesque view.
The Lo-Manthang city and Tsarang village, Lho Gager and Ghar Gompa are the most oldest monastery in upper mustang, walking and drive-in through the longest Buddhist prayer wall from Ghami village and the colorful rocky mountain are more attraction of Mustang Tour. The unofficial kingdom of Lo-Manthang city itself surrounded by boundary. There are 4 different monasteries and Buddhist school and the king palace are very interesting and good way to learn local live-hood.
Day side trip to Tsoshar and Namgyal Gompa either drive to Tibet border is another option, from the Monastery you will see the whole Mustang city view. The Kagbeni village, Kaligandaki river, and Muktinath temple is more famous pilgrimage hub for Hindus and Buddhists where they can collect Fossil stone in riverside. Drive along the world deepest gorge between two 8000 meters mountains Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri is another highlight of jeep tour to Mustang. The tour begin and end in popular nestled tourist destination Pokhara.
- All ground transport by private 4WD Toyota/Scorpio or similar Jeep.
- Upper Mustang special trek permit, ACAP entry fees and needed permission.
- Guide, Driver and Fuel during the tour.
- Food for guide and driver, life saver insurance, equipment and daily wages.
- Local guest house accommodation, food (Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast) during the tour.
- Hotel in Pokhara.
- All kinds of personal drinks, beverages and bar bills during the mustang tour.
- Personal insurance, emergency evacuation, equipment and clothing, photography and videograph.
- Tips for Guide and Driver.
- Other which not indicated in Itinerary.
Drive to Kalopani village.
Early Morning with Mountain view from pokhara, drive to Kalopani village about 160km takes 6 to 7 hours. The drive to Beni 100km with blacktop road than along the Kaligandaki river via Tatopani and World Deepest Gorge Dana climb to Kalopani 2400m. A beautiful place to overnight with comfort hotel. You can feel alpine zone with green forest, nearby village the Mt. Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain are no more than 10km range.Evening sunset view of Annapurna Mountain.
Drive to Kagbeni via Kaligandaki.
After sunrise view of Mt. Dhaulagiri and Tukuche Peak, our Mustang journey begin along the flat and wide kaligandaki valley. Cross many Thakali ethnical groups villages Larjong, Kobang, Tukuche, Marpha and Jomsom. Jomsom is a Capital of Mustang region. Also a trading point for local mustange people. Short formalities of Special Permit entry our adventure drive heading to Kagbeni village. Kagbeni village is the border between Upper and lower Mustang. An ancient village with the old monastery and Hindus religious ghat river bank, great view of Mt. Nilgiri and Tilicho mountain with the dramatic view of Upper Mustang. The Goat and Ship caravan evening and morning passing the road and it their tradition. Kagbeni is most windy village of Nepal. Evening always strong winds blowing from south to north with full of dust. Stay in Comfort guest house.
Drive to Tsarang.
After breakfast and official formalities we officially enter special Upper Mustang area with Permit, drive along the most beautiful valley to Chuksung and Tsaile is called Gateway of Mustang. Continue with rest and beautiful view we cross many small passes and village Samar and La, Syangboche, Bhina and Ghiling, Ghami and La, Tsarang La, longest Buddhist prayer stone mane wall and reach to Tsarang with in 6 to 7 hours drive. Tsarang is one of most beautiful and famous village of Upper Mustang and before Lo Manthang city, It has many ethical and stories Monasteries, Stupas, caster and local farmer houses with Yaks and Horses caravan. Evening exploring the village and stay in Tsarang Guest House with Tibetan style accommodation.
Drive to Lo Manthang.
Morning visit the oldest Monastery of Mustang in Lo Gager Ghar Gompa than continue drive to our mission Lo Manthang city takes about 3 to 4 hours along the rail we passing small pass and many of domestic yaks and cattle caravans. Just before reaching the Lo Manthang city you can have best view of All city from the pass. Reach to Guest house and after lunch exploring Mustang village.
Explore around Lo Manthang - Mud City.
Full day to Mustang city, Visit the famous Monastery and Buddhist school, arts, villages, when possible visit the king palace and story about the kingdom of Mustang. Guest House.
A Side trip to Chhosar, Khangchuling Cave, Jhong Cave, NYFU Monastery, Chhonup Village, Nymagel Village and Tingkar Village a for cave monastery and life. Get near to Tibetan border, Namgyal Monastery and Summer Palace. Spare time with local. Guest house.
Drive to Yara - Ghara.
Today our Jeep safari to Mustang journey heading back, drive to Tsarang and visit the Yara / Ghara and Dhi village after crossing the Kaligandaki river. About 5 to 6 hours drive. Back to Tsarang village. Guest House.
Drive back to Chuksang village.
Drive back to Chuksang village via Ghami , Ghiling and Summer. Exploring around Tange village and cave monastery. About 4 to 5 hours drive. Guest house in Chusang village.
Drive to Muktianth.
Today we exit from Upper Mustang special zone, drive back to Kagbeni and drive to Muktianth village via Jhong villages. Great view of Kaligandaki valley, Dhaulagiri mountain range and Nilgiri stay in Muktinath. Visit the famous Hindus and Buddhist Temple afternoon sunset view. 3800m. About 5 to 6 hours drive. Guest House.
Drive back to Pokhara.
Drive back to Pokhara. A long jeep drive journey always drive down and down via Tatopani Hot spring Beni and Naudanda. about 8 to 9 hours drive. Evening back to Pokhara.