Short lower mustang trek details hidden valley tour in Nepal
Lower Mustang trek is one of the short and easy trek of Annapurna region of Himalayas. It covers famous Poon hill and incredible lower mustang area of Nepal. Mustang trek offers dramatic close-up views of eighth and tenth highest peaks Dhaulagiri, Annapurna the most beautiful mountains in the world. Poon hill is one of the best view point to see the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri and many other mountains. Lower mustang trekking area is a part of world famous hiking the Annapurna circuit Nepal.
Annapurna ranges embrace a wide range of peoples and terrain, from subtropical jungle to a high and dry landscape similar to the Tibet. Lower Mustang trek known as Jomsom Muktinath trek also. Lower mustang lies in rain shadow area of Himalayas. Walking trail provides a clear insight into the living style of the rural Nepalese people and their culture. Lower mustang trekking tour packages suitable trip for family and small groups.
Jomsom known as the gateway of the Nepal’s hidden forbidden kingdom Mustang (Lo Manthang). The tributary of Kali Gandaki River originates from Damodar kunda and Tibetan Plateau. From Jomsom, trekkers proceed to Kagbeni along the banks of the River Kali Gandaki. Trekkers enjoy scenery and visit to the ancient fortress on the Border of upper Mustang. Nayapul, which is one-hour drive from Pokhara, is the either starting or ending point of Jomsom Muktinath trek. The highest point of lower mustang trip is 3800 meters / 12467 feet only, in this way it is easy trek suitable for all level of travelers.
It is possible to visit lower mustang year round but the best time for Lower Mustang trek are the months of Spring and autumn season. Mustang trek via poon hill offers exclusive mountain views, world’s deepest gorge carved by the Kali Gandaki. On the way of Nayapul to Jomsom Muktinath journey one can discover lifestyles and traditions of Gurung, Magar, Thakali ethnic communities of Nepal. The trekking trail follows ancient salt trading and pilgrimage route to reach Jomsom and Muktinath in the trans-Himalayan region of Annapurna. Explore Muktinath, a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhist devotees.
Lower mustang trek itinerary
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri 1960m / 6430 feet
Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani 2860m / 9383 feet
Day 05: Hiking Pooh hill 3210m then trek to Tatopani 1190 m/ 3904 feet
Day 06: Trek to Kalopani 2530 m/ 8300 feet
Day 07: Trek to Marpha 2670 m/ 8760 feet
Day 08: Trek to Kagbeni via Dhumba Lake 2,804 m/ 9199 feet
Day 09: Trek to Muktinath 3,800 m/ 12467 feet
Day 10: Trek to Jomsom via Lupra 2,743 m/ 8999 feet
Day 11: Flight / Drive from Jomsom to Pokhaara
Day 12: Drive/flight back to Kathmandu
Services included on Lower mustang short trek package
#Kathmandu to Pokhara transfer by tourist bus/Car/flight
# Pokhara to Nayapu transfer by private vehicle trek start point
# All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & dinner) 3 cups of hot drink each day on choice
# Best accommodation in tea houses during trekking period
# Professional English speaking guide service trained by government of Nepal
# Jomsom to Pokhara transfer by flight /jeep or regular bus
# Experience trekking staffs (2 guest =1 porters basic) to carry your backpack
#Private transportation from Pokhara to Kathmandu after trek
#All necessary paperwork, trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS) and local taxes
# Travel and rescue arrangements if require
Service exclude on Lower mustang trek cost
* Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu
* Personal expenses phone calls, mineral water, bar bills, hot shower, battery recharge, extra porters & gears etc
* Tips for guides, porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
Multi day hiking trip to discover Lower Mustang begins with a scenic journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Another 1 hour driving from Pokhara to Nayapul you will reach the Lower Mustang trek start point. Lower Mustang trekking program is a journey that takes you to explore great Himalayan foot hills, Hindu and Buddhist culture, semi-arid landscape and the best views of Himalayan range.