upper mustang trek |trekking in nepal
Team Himalaya welcomes you to a fabulous journey which leads to Upper Mustang Trek in
the high windswept terrain, an extension of vast South West Tibet Plateau, the country of Upper
Mustang still retains its life style and culture as it was for many centuries back which is similar
to Tibetan traditions, religions and culture.
Mustang the “Forbidden Kingdom” layed hidden from outside world, till its door was open for
trekkers and visitors from early 1990’s and thus every visitor are required with special permit to
visit this fabulous country side ,which treasures old artifacts and ancient historical sites with
interesting monasteries and villages which still stands with past culture and traditions and way of
Mustang the Forbidden Kingdom although is in Nepal, for many centuries and still at present
parts of this country side is controlled by an unofficial Mustang Raja (state king of Mustang),
recognized as only a state king of Nepal. This fact adds up to this journey with another
highlight.The main destination of Upper Mustang region is Lo-Manthang the walled city. The
city is standing for past 100 hundred years with Tibetan cultures and the lifestyle of mountain
people living in remote North West Nepal.
Upper Mustang Trek, famous for its interesting colorful ‘Tiji Festival’ which takes places in
the 5th month of Tibetan Buddhist Lunar calendar around May as per Christian calendar.
We start this mystical and fabulous trip with a short scenic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom town
at lower Mustang and headquarter of all Mustang districts.From here we head higher towards
windswept country and weather beaten villages visiting several interesting, impressive villages
and monasteries, eventually at Lho-Manthang the high light of this awesome journey. After a
wonderful and memorable time the journey reaches back to Jomsom ,then by flight back to
Pokhara and to Kathmandu after a most memorable experience of a life time with your very own team himalaya.