Mustang has been one of the popular holiday destinations for both national and international tourists. Mustang lies in Dhawalagiri Zone of Nepal. Mustang is a less populated and remote district. It is said that Mustang was an ancient forbidden kingdom. The main occupations of the villagers in Mustang are animal husbandry and agriculture. Nowadays tourism has also been one of the occupations of the villagers in Mustang. Foods are a bit expensive in Mustang because of the geographical difficulty. Many schools and colleges have a trend to visit their students to Mustang as a tour.
Lower Mustang trek is well known popular trek in Nepal. we will start this trek from Pokhara to Jomsom valley. You can also see the famous Muktinath temple in Mustang which is an exotic pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhist and one of the highlights of this trip. The region is full of ancient Buddhist Monasteries. In this trek, you can explore the preserved Tibetan culture of Mustang and the native lifestyles of the villagers. You will see the exotic view of the mountains. You will also visit the apple garden of Marpha. The route to Lower Mustang is very relaxing because of its views.
You can have a mesmerizing view of the flight. You can also have a short visit to Pokhara and visit the lakeside in the evening. The local dishes in mustang are mostly made of potatoes and apples. The houses are old and traditional which you might not have seen yet. Trek to lower Mustang will be one of the best memories to mark in your trekking diary. Mostly, people visit Mustang at the beginning of the winter season. The trek to Mustang is not in high altitudes. In this trip, you will be flying over the deepest gorge in the world that is Kali Gandaki.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 03: Flight from Pokhara to Jomsom (2720m)
Day 04: Trek from Jomsom to Kagbeni (2900m)
Day 05: Trek from Kagbeni to Jharkot and visit the red Gompa (3519m)
Day 06: Trek to Jharkot via Muktinath (3710m)
Day 07: Trek to Jomsom via Lupra (2790)
Day 08: Flight from Jomsom to Kathmandu via Pokhara
Day 09: Explore Kathmandu
Day 10: Departure from Kathmandu
- Trek to Muktinath the holy temple.
- Visit the apple garden of Marpha.
- Panoramic view of mountains on the way.
- Experience various cultures and lifestyles of native.
- Flattering view of Mt Annapurna and Dhaulagiri.
- The route passing through Kali Gandaki River.
- View the landscape of Mustang.
- A short visit to Pokhara.