Mustang Road Trip

Upper MustangUpper Mustang

Highlights:
# Upper Mustang vehicle drives through the most secluded, rugged and mesmerizing primeval Himalayan Kingdom.
# This fascinating luxurious jeep trip experience into the isolated Upper Mustang and visit the capital town of Lo manthang through historic sites and traditions.
# The anterior empire of Lo in Upper Mustang is significantly concentrated on traditional Tibetan Buddhist philosophy that represents one of the purest contours of Tibetan Buddhism on the earth.
# Upper Mustang Jeep Tour, the most magnificent and multi-colored gorges of corroded mountains with gloriously Himalayan vistas through rich traditional colorful villages.
# The Upper Mustang region, situated in the behind Himalayas along with rain shadow was a campsite shelter for “KHAMPA GUERILLAS” against China's injustice of occupied over Tibet.

Upper Mustang Driving Tour:
Upper mustang tour allows travelers to cover wide distance in hours which would otherwise take days of trekking and without missing the beautiful landscape, Himalayan scenery and the cultural experience. Experience the dramatic change in landscape from lush Himalayan foothills to windswept valleys in yellow, orange and brown. Traverse the Himalayas through the gorge wedged between two 8,000 m peaks of Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri and discover the lost Tibetan kingdom of Mustang. However the road is mostly unpaved although most sections are graveled and maintained. The road is winding and vertiginous at points. Driving tour of Upper Mustang is adventurous yet rewarding.

Accommodation & Food in Mustang:
Accommodation in Mustang is a basic lodge run by local families for most of the nights. There are a couple of decent hotels with attached bathrooms in Lo Manthang and Jomsom. Western commode toilets and 24 hrs hot showers are available throughout the trip even in the lodge with a common bathroom.

Best Travel Season to Mustang::
The best time to travel the Upper Mustang region is from March to November. The temperature of days, approximately 15 to 21 °C. Although we can be taken this trip in the winter season, the temperature is strongly cold and might not be suitable for all travelers.

Permits and Fees :
The Upper Mustang is a restricted region of Nepal where foreigner travelers should obtain a special entry permit to visit here. The department of immigration issues permits to foreigner tourists. Single permits are not allowed, issued only to a group that means you have at least two visitors in a group.

Documents Required:
We need your four passport size photograph and original with a valid passport to obtain the restricted region permits. Upper Mustang permit costs the US $500 per tourist for 10 days. It is one and only one for 10 days, not night. An additional day will be charged the US $50 per day.

Conservation Fee:
Upper and Lower Mustang located at Annapurna Himalaya range at north of Pokhara. All traveler must issue the Conservation permit after paying the Rs 2000/- from Dept of Tourism office at Kathmandu and Pokhara.

MAJOR FESTIVAL:
TIJI FESTIVAL / SAGA DAWA FESTIVAL

::OUTLINE ITINERARY::
# DAY 01: - Arrival Kathmandu. TRANSFER TO HOTEL - KTM.
# DAY 02: - SIGHTSEEING & ISSUE MUSTANG PERMIT & ACAP + TIMS CARD. HOTEL.
# DAY 03: - DRIVE TO POKHARA & TRANSFER TO POKHARA. - HOTEL
# DAY 04: - DRIVE FROM POKHARA TO JOMSOM (2850M) - HOTEL

::RESTRICTED AREA ENTRY::
# DAY 05: - DRIVE JOMSOM TO GHAMI VILLAGE (3530M) - LOCAL GUEST HOUSE
# DAY 06: - DRIVE TO LO MANTHAng village (3840m) - LODGE OR GUEST HOUSE
# DAY 07: - EXPLORE LO MANTHANG VILLAGE - LODGE OR GUEST HOUSE
# DAY 08: - DRIVE FROM LO MANTHANG TO CHHUKSANG VILLAGE - LOCAL GUEST HOUSE
# DAY 09: - DRIVE CHHUKSANG VILLAGE TO MUKTINATH - HOTEL OR GUEST HOUSE

::EXIT RESTRICTED AREA::
# DAY 10: - MUKTINATH PUJA & DARSHAN - DRIVE TO TATOPANI (HOT SPRING)- HOTEL
# DAY 11: - PROCESS DRIVE FROM TATOPANI TO POKHARA - HOTEL.
# DAY 12: - REST POKHARA + HALF DAY SIGHTSEEING - HOTEL.
# DAY 13: - DRIVE PROCESS TO KATHMANDU VIA MANAKAMANA TEMPLE - HOTEL
# DAY 14: - FULL DAY FREE AT KATHMANDUU. SHOPPING ETC - HOTEL
# DAY 15: - FINAL DEPARTURE - SERVICE END.

Inclusion:
# Twin sharing hotel accommodation - Kathmandu,Pokhara on BB plan.
# Sightseeing of Kathmandu by tour guide.
# All entry fees of Kathmandu valley (heritage site, museums, monument sites, and old palace)
# Pokhara Halfday sightseeing tour as per the itinerary.
# All necessary ground surface transportation by 4WD Jeep throughout trip from K& to Kathmandu.
# Upper Mustang controlled area special permits fees.
# ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) permits.
# Twin sharing accommodation in local guesthouses throughout the trip in Mustang on BB Plan.
# Professional tour guide and assistant staffs.
# Accommodation, salary, insurance, transportation, foods, and drinks for all staffs.
# First aid kit bag (Medical Kit Bag).
# All necessary government and local taxes.
# All official expenses.

Cost Excludes:
# Your international airplane fees to/from Kathmandu Nepal
# Nepal entry visa fees (You can obtain upon arrival at Tribuwan International Airport, $30 for 15 days, $50 for 30 days and $100 for three months)
# Travel Insurance (You must bring it) which covers, medical, rescue, emergency evacuation etc.
# Lunch and Dinner while staying in Kathmandu,Pokhara as well as entire Mustang entire trip .
# Hot shower throughout the trip.
# Alcoholic drinks, Telephone calls, boiled water, Beverages, mineral waters during the tour.
# Any food and beverages which one not mentioned above “Includes” section.
# Tipping (It is a sign of gratitude)
# Personal trek equipment and expenditures.
# Any additional accommodation in Kathmandu than the scheduled trip itinerary because of sometime early back from the mountain, early arrival, late departure, and more reason.
# Expenditures incurred effect of delay in case of natural calamities, weather and fligh.
# Any extra goods which are not mentioned.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION:
# KATHMANDU: BB PLAN
# POKHARA: BB PLAN
# EN ROUTE: JOMSOM | MUKTINATH | TATOPANI ON BB PLAN
# RESTRICTED AREA: UPPER MUSTANG: GHAMI VILLAGE | LO MANTHANG | CHHUKSANG. ON BB PLAN

TRANSPORTATION::
4WD JEEP THROUGHOUT TRIPS (MAX 4-6 PAX MAX PAX)

TOUR COST:
Ask for Rate | TOUR Cost Supply on through Mail Request Only. Thanks

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