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Lower Mustang Trek

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Overview

Highlights of this trip include the Mt. Dhaulagiri icefall at Kalopani, visiting Muktinath Monastery, one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Hindu Vaishnavas and Tibetan Buddhists. In addition, soaking up the ancient windswept desert plains of Mustang together with traditional mud houses, prayer flags and shortens of Tibetans residing in Kagbeni in the Kali Gandaki River valley which the trek traverses along. Be amazed how the terrain makes an extreme contrasts and enjoy the constant views of the snow covered peaks of Annapurna and Daulagiri. Relax your tired muscles in the Tatopani hot springs…with your spirit cleansed and invigorated you will feel recharged and ready for your next adventure. *Pokhara offers a great many options for spending a free day. You can relax by Phewa Lake or take in more adrenaline pumping pursuits such as paragliding, zip-line, rafting, canoeing, mountain biking, day hikes…


Trip Fact

  • Price starts

    USD 1100

  • Moderate

    Difficulty

    Moderate

  • Duration

    11 Days 10 Nights

  • Trek Duration

    10 Days

  • Region

    Mustang

  • Activity

    Trekking

  • Max. Altitude

    3710m (Muktinath)

  • Season

    March to May, Sept - November

  • Accomodation

    Three star hotel, Teahouse

  • Destination

    Nepal

  • Trip Start

    Kathmandu

  • Trip End

    Kathmandu

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Difficulty level

Moderate

Moderate

Prior trekking experience is not necessary for taking part in an easy trek. Anyone who is fit and healthy enough to walk for 4-6 hours a day can manage moderate treks. These treks only involve lower altitude with daily ascents of around 300-600m on well-maintained paths and with easy access to local amenities.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel, welcome dinner, overnight Hotel.

Day 02

Drive to Pokhara (800m), overnight Hotel .

Day 03

Morning flight to Jomsom (2800m), trek to Kagbeni (2900m), 3.5 hours, overnight teahouse.

Day 04

Trek to Muktinath (3710m) via Jhong Village , 5-6 hours, overnight teahouse.

Day 05

Trek to Marpha (2670m), 6-7 hours, overnight teahouse.

Day 06

Trek to Kalopani (2560m), 6-7 hours, overnight teahouse.

Day 07

Trek to Tatopani Hot Springs (1190m), 6-7 hours, overnight teahouse.

Day 08

Drive to Pokhara (800m), overnight Hotel .

Day 09

Free Day in Pokhara*, overnight Hotel .

Day 10

Drive to Kathmandu, overnight Hotel Tibet, farewell dinner.

Day 11

International Departure

Package Details

Trip Inclusions

    Transport

  • Private vehicle transfers: International & Domestic airports – hotel.
  • Domestic flight: Pokhara - Jomsom
  • Tourist delux bus: kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu
  • Vehicle transport: Tatopani – Pokhara (Sharing Jeepp/Bus)
  • Accommodation

  • 2 nights staying at Kathmandu (three star) on a twin-share basis with breakfasts included.
  • 3 nights staying at Pokhara on a twin-share basis with breakfast included.
  • 5 nights staying at guesthouses on trek
  • Food / Drinks

  • Three delicious meals a day on trek
  • Hot drink provided with every meal.
  • Welcome and Farewell dinners with group.
  • *Meal inclusions: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch , D = Dinner
  • Trekking

  • English speaking guide, Sherpa (assistant guide) and porter service (1 Porter: 2 clients; Porter carries up to 15kg of personal trek gear for each client)
  • All required trekking permit (Annapurna conservation (ACAP) and TIMS card)
  • Staff Insurance included
  • Staff provided with protective footwear and clothing suitable for high mountains pass.
  • First aid medicine box carried at all times by staff
  • Other 

  • Complimentary four season sleeping bags with hot water bag, waterproof trek duffle bag hire for the duration of trek (to be used by porter to carry your trek gear)
  • Complimentary waterproof trek duffel bag (to store personal kitbag to be carried by porter), down sleeping bag and down jacket hire for the duration of the trek.
  • Complimentary trekking map, trek shirt and cap.
  • Opportunities to experience authentic local culture and sample traditional foods and drinks.
  • Trip price inclusive of all Nepalese government taxes (13% VAT)

Trip Exclusions

    Transport

  • International airfares to and from Kathmandu
  • Accommodation

  • Extra night/s of accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the schedule itinerary. (See terms and conditions for more details)
  • Food / Drinks

  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are not included and must be purchased separately by the client.
  • Drinking water on trek.
  • Some lunches and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary- see meal inclusions for more details)
  • Personal snacks
  • Other

  • Nepalese tourist visa (available on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport
  • 4 passport photos required for trekking permits
  • Private travel insurance (ensure cover extends to medical evacuation and trekking 3700m+)
  • Tips and gratuities for staff
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended

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