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Mustang Trek
Mustang Trek
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Mustang Trekking

Activity: Trekking, hiking, walking
Starting from: Jomsom
Ending at: Jomsom
Grade: Moderate/Strenuous
Highest access of the trek: Lo-Manthang (3780m)
Himalayan sights: All western Himalayan ranges of Nepal
Mode of trekking: Camping trek, but this is special permitted trekking route.
Departures: March, April, May, September, October, November

Mustang is a Tibetan lost valley and stands as a hidden treasure of Nepal and geographic extension of Tibetan plateau and bleak beauty of it’s wild, bare terrain evokes the Tibetan highlands which was founded in the 15th century by a Tibetan Monarch who consolidated various small local chiefdoms in to the Kingdom of Lo. Eventually Mustang was incorporated Nepal but is has been remained isolated, open recently to trekkers in 1992. Full of myth and legend, crumbling ruins and practical kings are aspects of your Himalayan adventure, not to be missed. Mustang is the old kingdom of Lo, actually the capital of Mustang is Jomsom, but the real Tibetan district lies north of Kagbeni and is usually referred as the Upper Mustang. It gives you and opportunity to visit the main town Lo Manthang, and one or two of the villages beyond. Mustang is and independent itself as the regional king “Mustangee Raja” still rules the area.

 

Day

Program/Memo

01

Arrive Kathmandu, meet our representative and transfer to hotel.

02

Fly Kathmandu/Pokhara, meet our representative & transfer to hotel.

03

Fly Pokhara/Jomsom and begin trek to Kagbeni .

04

Trek to Chuksang (2920m)

05

Trek to Samar (3500m)

06

Trek to Ghiling (3501m)

07

Trek to Tsarang (3502m) via Ghami.

08

Trek to Lo Manthang (3770m).

09-11

At leisure or visit villages north of Lo Manthang.

12

Trek to Ghara Gompa (3880m).

13

Trek to Damagaon (3549m) via high land route

14

Trek to Samar via Holly Cave called Rangbyung (3500m).

15

Trek to Kagbeni (2896m).

16

Trek to Jomsom (2744m).

17

 

Fly Jomsom/Pokhara and connection flight to Kathmandu, meet our representative and transfer to hotel.

18

At leisure in Kathmandu.

19

Transfer to airport for international departure.

 

TRIP EXTENSION IDEAS
While in Nepal there are various interesting and exciting options to pursue either before or after your trek or tour.

Everest Mountain Flight-After trekking in the region why not take the opportunity for a close-up view of the world's highest and most famous mountain from the air! The flight lasts about an hour and takes you from the Kathmandu valley, over the Khumbu region and culminates with the unforgettable view of Everest herself.

Exciting option of Rafting & Chitwan National park–One of the oldest and popular National Park in Nepal and in whole Asia, one can find more than 43 species of mammals in the park. The park is especially renowned for the endangered one-horned Rhinoceros, the Royal Bengal Tiger and the fresh water Gharial Crocodile along with many other common species mammals, reptiles and over 450 species of birds. You can take an extension trip from 2 to 4 days.

Bungy Jumping-Imaging a bridge over a 160m from tropical gorge with the Bhote Koshi, one of the world’s wildest rivers raging below…Now Jump.

This may be the most spectacular Bungy Jump on the planet. This remarkable 500ft. (160m) drop into the Bhote Koshi River gorge on the Nepal / Tibet border is the longest free fall in the world.

A drive of 3 hours (100km) from Kathmandu to within 12 km of the Tibet border to reach the Ultimate Bungy Jump spot. The unlimited Bungy Jump takes place on a 166m wide steel suspension bridge over the Bhote Koshi River, altitude about 3600ft.

Nagarkot- The ridge (2174 m) offers possibly the best display of the Himalaya including if you are lucky, a glimpse of a dark shape in the back that is Everest - while remaining in the proximity of the valley. Sunrise view from here is truly magnificent.

Dhulikhel- The small quiet town, known for its traditional crafts, lies 30 km east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 1470 m. Climb a little to see the mountains, from Cho Oyu in the east to Himalchuli in the west. It is a small Newari town where ancient cultures are still religiously maintained. It’s easy access, stunning sunsets and the many side treks make it a popular destination.

Please Note: If you want to extend your stay in Nepal it is essential we are informed as soon as possible after your booking.

Trekking Gear list
Suggested Trekking Gear List for
Mustang Trekking:
•    1 Sleeping Bag rated -15° -25°
•    1 Woolen warm hat
•    1 Good sun hat
•    Neck gaiter
•    Suns creams
•    Lips creams
•    1 pair of flee heavy wool mitts.
•    1 pair of fleece/ wind stopper glove
•    1 Fleece jacket
•    4 T-shirts
•    2 Cotton pants or trekking pants
•    1 Pile jacket
•    1 wind proof jacket (Goretex)
•    3-4 pieces of regular lightweight underwear.
•    2 Long underwear
•    2 Long-sleeved shirts
•    1 light Down Jacket
•    1 Light hiking good quality probably waterproof boots or trekking shoes
•    1 pair of sandle or Sport shoes or low top shoes.
•    3 pair of socks.
•    Some lightweight socks
•    1 pair of Ski or trekking poles (Optional)
•    Camera gear
•    1 Water bottle
•    Sun glasses
•    1 Daypack (34 liter)
•    Compressions stuff sacks
•    2 Trash Compactor bags
•    1 Headlamp with spare batteries and bulbs.
•    1 Swiss Army knife. Simple medium sized.
•    1 Large duffle bags with lock

Heath Consideration / Medicine
Though our Sherpa Guide/Leader will carry a comprehensive medical kit for purpose of using (especially for staffs)  during the
Mustang trekking period, you should carry your personal medication as prescribed by your doctor. Or a Personal Medical Kit as: Diamox 250mg, Antibiotics, anti-fungal skin application, Allergy Inflammation & Itch, Antiseptic, Disinfectant for water, Diarrheal, Antibiotic drops or ointment for eye and ear, Indigestion, Nausea and Vomitting,, Painkillers, Oral Rehydration Solution, Dressing and Would Cares.

At an Emergency
We are prepared for any emergency situation during your trip anywhere in Nepal. Our Trek guide / Sirdar is trained in first aid and can deal with most of the basic ailments that are associated with this trek, but when a serious emergency occurs, then outside help is needed and such rescues are expensive therefore every trek member should have his or her own insurance arranged before coming to Nepal through a reliable insurance company right from the home country covering against Search & Rescue evacuation, hospitalization, loss and theft of goods, life insurance etc…We ask each member’s Insurance policy reference before leaving for trek from Kathmandu. All our staffs, guides and porters are well insured.  

Immunization    
At least six weeks before the departure for
Mustang Trekking you will need to consult your doctor to work out an immunization schedules relevant to the Himalayas. You should normally be immunized against Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis A, Cholera, though you must also contact your doctor for necessary immunization details.

Dental Checks
It is most important that you have a through dental examination before commencing the
Mustang Trekking and have any necessary treatment carried out. Dental treatment on the mountain is likely to be drastic and traumatic!

More detailed information regarding Mustang Trekking gear list and other information will be provided upon confirmation of the trip.

HAVE A PLEASANT TREKKING IN THE HIMALAYAS!!!

Day 1:    Arrive Kathmandu, meet our representative and transfer to hotel.
Day 2:    Fly Kathmandu/Pokhara, meet our representative & transfer to hotel.
Day 3:    Fly Pokhara/Jomsom and begin trek to Kagbeni .
Day 4:    Trek to Chuksang (2920m)
Day 5:    Trek to Samar (3500m)
Day 6:    Trek to Ghiling (3501m)
Day 7:    Trek to Tsarang (3502m) via Ghami.
Day 8:    Trek to Lo Manthang (3770m).
Day 9-11:    At leisure or visit villages north of Lo Manthang.
Day 12:    Trek to Ghara Gompa (3880m).
Day 13:    Trek to Damagaon (3549m) via high land route
Day 15:    Trek to Samar via Holly Cave called Rangbyung (3500m).:Day 15:    Trek to Kagbeni (2896m).
Day 16:    Trek to Jomsom (2744m).
Day 17:    Fly Jomsom/Pokhara and connection flight to Kathmandu, meet our representative and transfer to hotel.
Day 18:    At leisure in Kathmandu.
Day 19:    Transfer to airport for international departure.

Cost Includes

•    Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing bed & breakfast basis,
•    Internal flight tickets,
•    Restricted are permit & all other necessary permits,
•    Professional Sherpa Guide (Sirdar) backed by full crew staffs & porters,
•    Daily wages, insurance, cloth, food, shelter of staffs and porters,
•    Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during entire trip,
•    Transport of all food supply & equipments from the trip starting point to the ending point as per itinerary,
•    Airport-hotel-airport transfers,
•    First Aid Medical Kit (only for staffs),
•    O2 or hyperbaric chamber for emergency use,
•    Emergency helicopter rescue evacuation arrangements,


Cost Excludes

•    Air travel to/from Nepal,
•    Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu,
•    Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature,
•    Personal clothing, insurance against accidental, medical and emergency rescue evacuations,
•    Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose.

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