The Hidden world of the ancient kingdom of Nepal, Upper Mustang is also known as the “Grand Canyon” of trans-Himalayas. Lies on the western part of Nepal, Upper Mustang representative vivid Buddhist cultural and natural beauty of Nepal. Planning for a trip to Upper Mustang always comes first with the perfect Itinerary as this is also one of the most expensive treks in terms of the permit. First things to know every hiker must know very well about Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary. In this post, I will craft down everything you should know about Upper Mustang Trek.
The minimum 10 days in the restricted area and 4 days to alert travelling to the trek starting point from Kathmandu is ultimately necessary. The first step to the every traveller to Nepal is Kathmandu and from Kathmandu, you are required to travel the second largest tourist town Pokhara. From Pokhara, you are required to fly to Jomsom that’s where the trek begins.
As I already mentation, Upper Mustang trek cost is one of the most expensive trekking permit cost in Nepal as this is currently priced USD 500+20 for the ACAP. This permit must be obedient through the authorised trekking agency, no independent trekkers are allowed in this region. If you plan for an Upper Mustang trek you must fill out the basic rule of the government.
Guide and Porter
Hikers are required to hire at least one trekking member through authorised trekking agency. At the price of USD 22-30, you can hire a trekking guide through the local agency. if you are not good enough to handle your own load you should probably also thinking of hiring a porter. The Porter cost would be roughly USD 18-25 per day. If you want to make the cost lower you can also hire Porter/ Guide the cost would be roughly USD 22-25 per day.
Upper Mustang trek is under the rainshadow of Nepal makes the evergreen trek in Nepal. There is not particularly trekking season, However, the trail is relatively busy during October, November and December andMarch-Aprill and May makes much busier. There are also a large number of people Trekking in Upper Mustang during the month of May to see the Tiji Festival.