Mustang region lies in the western part of Nepal and is officially the name of the district having a Tibet like region. It is accessible by foot or by air. It is located along the banks of the Kali Gandaki river. It is divided into two parts namely the Upper Mustang and the Lower Mustang. Upper Mustang is largely inhabited by Manangi people and goes up to the ancient capital of Lo Manthang. Whereas Lower Mustang covers the part of lower valley along the Kali Gandaki river.
Mustang is the only district in Nepal with its own King. The people of Mustang call themselves Lobas. Their house and temple construction all over the region use stone but mostly mud bricks that are sun baked. Some beautiful architectures in this region are the city wall and the four storey palace in Lo Manthang.
Day 01: Kathmandu - Pokhara
Fly by Domestic Air Pokhara. Hotel Check In and evening sightseeing at Pokhara and Lakeside.
Day 02: Pokhara - Jomsom - Kagbeni 2810mtr. 4-5 Hrs
At 6.30 Fly to Jomsom and reach to Jomsom at 7.00 and trek to The trail ahead leads to Eklaibhatti, Kagbeni . Flights to jomsom operate only in the morning as it gets very windy in the afternoons.
Day 03: Kagbeni - Muktinath
We make a steep climb up the Jhong Khola valley leaving Kagbeni, we then join the direct trail to Muktinath just below Khingar at 3200m. From here trail continues high above the Jhong Khola to the imposing village of Jharkot at 3500m which is well worth exploring. We, therefore, take a break here for lunch before continuing on to Muktinath.
As we leave Jharkot, the trail climbs up to our ultimate destination of Muktinath at 3800m. We initially visit Ranipauwa, there are many teahouses and shops. Our overnight stay will be here. Further 10 minutes walks up the hill, we will be rewarded with the actual religious site of Muktinath & this area is kept free of hotels and camping sites. Muktinath is a pilgrimage center for Buddhists and Hindus. There we can see Tibetan traders as well as sadhus from the far south of India. There is shrines in a grove of trees including a Buddhists gompa & the Vishnu temple of Jwalamai. An old temple nearby shelters a spring and natural gas jets that provide Muktinath's famous eternal flame. It's the earth-water - fire combination that accounts for Muktinath's great religious significance. Trekking Time 4-5 Hrs
Day 04: Muktinath -Kagbeni-Eklaibhatti- Jomsom Over night.
Day 05: Early Morning Fly to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu .
Note: The above Itinerary can be customized according to your requirement, for the details you can ask our tour expert.
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