Mustang Trekking (Upper Mustang Tea house Trekking) is a very popular Restricted area trekking region in Nepal and has been described as the desert in the mountain The trek to Mustang Trekking is a very rewarding one for those who want to experience the hospitality of the people living in this remote region. Department of Immigration issued only a small number of the special Restricted permit since 1991. This is a perfect destination where ample scope is offered for visiting Buddhists monasteries.
Mustang Trekking semi-autonomous and heavily Tibetan influenced region was described by Til man as fascinatingly ugly country, the more fascinating for being so little known indeed, the trek to Lo Manthang is through an almost tree-less barren landscape, a steep rocky trail up and down hill, panoramic view of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and several others peaks make your trek memorable. A liaison officer is needed for this trek. This trek begins from Jomsom – accessible by air, Pokhara- accessible by road or Besisahar – accessible by road (If starting from Besisahar includes Annapurna circuit too).Upper Mustang is also known as The last forbidden kingdom of Nepal.
Equipment for Mustang Trekking
Recheck your Equipment after planning to Mustang Trekking, Make sure you have enough gear to be warm and comfortable but without overloading. Usually, you will experience warm days and cold nights depending on altitude and the time of year, For footwear, best walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof, warm socks, Gaiters for the winter season, loose casual trousers, Thermal Leggings, a Long skirt for women, trousers, and Waterproof trousers. For body Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton, Thermal shirt, warm shirt, possibly Fleece, Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper. Windproof, waterproof outer higher altitudes, Down jacket Down Sleeping Bag (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired in Kathmandu cheaply) and for head and hand, Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking, Sunglasses or goggles, Warm gloves, sun cream. for more info please contact us
Respect privacy when taking photographs during the Mustang Trekking, Respect local traditions, customs, and values, holy places. Monastery, temples, Refrain from giving money to children as it encourages begging, Let the Himalayas change you – Do not change them, Protect the natural environment, use dustbin for dry paper or burn and packets in a safe place, Keep local water clean and avoid using pollutants.