Upper Mustang trekking monsoon itinerary

March 1, 2022 nepalguide
Upper Mustang trekking monsoon itinerary
Upper Mustang (12-16 days) – the former Kingdom of Lo that has a culture very similar to Tibet, has amazing Trans-Himalayan scenery although it is a difficult trek because of high altitude, exposed terrain and continual strong winds. This trek, which is accessible via a flight to Jomsom from Pokhara, requires a restricted area permit of USD500 per 10 days, making it less favorable for budget travelers.
The season for trekking is May to October. The monsoon winds are less active in Upper Mustang nepal guide info organized monsoon trek 2022/2023 June, July and August , so that a monsoon trek in June July or August is possible, as it lies in a rain shadow. Trekking at this time you will see the fields around the villages vivid with their one annual crop in verdant green shoots against the sun-bleached earth.

Upper Mustang Monsoon trekking Itinerary

DAY 1 – Arrival in Kathmandu
DAY 2 – Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
DAY 3 – Drive to Pokhara
DAY 4 – Fly to Jomsom, trek to Kagbeni (elev. 2858 m)
DAY 5 – Trek to Chele (elev. 3050 m)
DAY 6 – Trek to Syangboche (elev. 3475 m)
DAY 7 – Trek to Ghyami (elev. 3520 m)
DAY 8 – Trek to Charang (elev. 3500 m)
DAY 9 – Trek to Lo-Manthang (3700 m)
DAY 10 – Explore the capital city of Lo-Manthang
DAY 11 – Trek to Drakmar (elev. 3810 m)
DAY 12 – Trek to Ghiling (elev. 3806 m)
DAY 13 – Trek to Chhuksang (elev. 3050 m)
DAY 14 – Trek to Jomsom (elev. 2700m)
DAY 15 – Fly to Pokhara
DAY 16 – Drive to Kathmandu
DAY 17 – Departure
Whats Include
All ground transportation
Accommodation in Kathmandu and in Pokhara, with breakfast
Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara with entrance fees
Required flight ticket and airport taxes
Pokhara-Jomsom flight ticket and airport taxes
All meals during the trek
accommodation during the trek
English-speaking licensed trekking guide (Sherpa)
Required number of porter to carry tents, utensils, equipment and your luggage
All required permits Upper Mustang Special permit and Annapurna Conservation permit 
Down Jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag to use during the trek and T-shirt Nepal Planet Treks (yours to keep)
Travel and rescue arrangements
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
All government taxes and official expenses
What’s Not Included
Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, tips, etc.
Beverages like mineral water, juice, Coke, Fanta, Sprite as well as alcoholic drinks
Travel insurance (essential)
Personal trekking equipment except stated above
Any loss arising due to unforeseen circumstances that is beyond our control
Any additional expenses

Permits & Regulations

All trekkers heading into Upper Mustang (north of Kagbeni) are required to purchase a $500 per person permit, which is valid for  only 10 days. You can stay longer, but every day after that will cost $50 Per day. At Kagbeni, you’ll be required to show your permit both on the way and the way out. In addition to the restricted permit, you’ll also need to purchase an Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP), which is $30 USD per person.

Accommodation & Meals

As with other treks in Nepal, tea houses are available along the entire trek in Upper Mustang. Tea houses are simple houses, often the home of the family that runs them, and offer basic meals in a communal eating hall along with bedrooms, usually with two single beds during a Upper Mustang trek .