Lower Mustang Trek for 7 days


Kagbeni village

Lower Mustang Trek is in the rain shadow of the Himalayas of Nepal. It’s also known as Jomsom Muktinath Trek. Jomsom is the gateway of the Lower Mustnag that is connecting by Road and Air from Pokhara.

It is short circuit hiking through some of Nepal’s most spectacular scenery. It is dry and wind-swept region of Nepal that lies in some part of the classic Annapurna Circuit as well. This is an excellent option for short hiking in the Annapurna for the monsoon season (July to August) as Lower mustang is in the rain shadow.

You can witness the Buddhist, Hindu and Bon Culture in the Lower Mustang. There is Buddhist ancient monasteries and Hindu Temples in Muktinath that is a sacred site for both Buddhists and Hindus.

Kagbeni, Tiri, Jhong, Muktinath, Jharkot, Purang, Lubra and Thini Gaon are villages to visit and interesting to see the daily life of locals. There is majority of Thakali and Gurung ethnic groups.

There celebrate Yartung festival (horse racing competition, singing and dancing) in Muktinath in the full moon of August.

  • Trekking Facts
  • Itinerary
  • Cost
  • Enquiry
  • Trekking Gears
  • Trek Departure

Lower Mustang Trek:
Duration : 6 nights/7 days.
Trek start/end : Jomsom.
Grade : Moderate.
Trek style : Lodge.
Trek season : Four season.
Activities: Walking/Trekking.
Highest elevation : Muktinath 3800m.
Ethnic group : Majority of Thakali, Gurung and Chhetri etc.
Culture : Buddhist, Hindu and Bon.
Villages : Kabeni, Tiri, Jhong, Purang, Muktinath, Jarkot, Lubra and Thini Gaon etc.
Himalayan Scenery : Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Tilicho Peak and Thorong Peak etc.

Itinerary of Lower Mustang Trek :
Day 1: International Airport pick up in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Trek briefing, preparation and visit Sawayambunath (Money Temple) in the afternoon.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus 6hrs.
Day 4: Fly to Jomsom in the morning and trek to Kagbeni 2800m/3hrs and visit Kabeni monastery and also Tiri village in the afternoon.
Day 5: To Jhong 3600m/5hrs (visit Jhong village in the afternoon).
Day 6: To Muktinath 3800m/2hrs and visit monasteries and Temples in the afternoon.
Day 7: To Jomsom 2740m/7hrs via Lubra village (after visited to Jarkot village) and monastery (Lubra is Bon village where the pre-Buddhist religion is followed).
Day 8: Fly out to Pokhara in the morning and visit Pokhara in the afternoon.
Day 9: To Kathmandu by Tourist bus 6hrs
Day 10: International Airport Departure.

We offer package to make hassle free Lower Mustang trip. Please inquiry for cost.
Cost includes :
1) Airport pick up and departure.
2) Two nights accommodation (Standard double or twin bed room with breakfast) at 2* Hotel at Thamel (Tourist center)/Kathmandu. Note:- The accommodation in Kathmandu can arrange/book according to client choice Hotel type. The clients have to pay differences if needed.
3) Annapurna Conservation trekking entry fees.
4) Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card (Trekking permit).
5) Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus.
6) Pokhara to Jomsom to Pokhara by flight.
7) Teahouse meals for client: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea or coffee during the trekking days. Meals can be selected from Menu and will have enough while on trekking.
8) Accommodation during the trekking days.
9) Nepali Staffs: An experience trek guide and necessary porter.
10) Three times meals and daily salary for guide and porter.
11) Two nights accommodation in Pokhara.
12) Insurance of guide and porter.
Cost does not include :
1) Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
2) Personal trekking equipment of clients.
3) Snack, Juice, Coca, Fanta, Sprite, Beer, Whisky, Boil and Mineral water during the trekking days.
4) Personal Insurance of clients such as medical, emergency evacuation (helicopter rescue USD6000-8000), flight and trek cancellation etc.
5) Expenses for personal nature: Hot showers, laundry, donations, museum entry fee, movie/film watching, postage, telephone calls and email/Internet etc.
6) Attach bath room during the trekking days. If the clients want attach bathroom where is possible, there have to pay differences between common and attach bathroom.
7) Tips for guide and porter.
8) Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan etc. (City tour guide and transportation can arrange on request of clients).

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Trekking gears packing list for Lower Mustang Trek:
1) Hiking boot and three pairs socks. Sandals.
2) Two pairs trousers, a fleece or down jacket, two T-shirts, two drip-dry T-shirts, long underwear, fleece hat, glove, windproof jacket and trouser, sun glass, lip balm, Sun scream (50+), Sun hat, a light scarf, soap/shampoo and trekking towels etc.
3) A strong and warm sleeping bag (0 degree centigrade).
4) Water purified tablets, 1L water bottle, hiking poles, medical kit and torch light with spare batteries etc.
5) One interesting book and pack of cards.
6) Plastic bag for waste and toilet paper.
7) A duffel bag or rucksack large enough (45 to 60L) size.
Note: If you do not have any idea for trekking medicine, we will be sent some information upon trip booking.

We have trekking equipment renting felicities without fixed deposit for our clients.

Upcoming Trip Departure for Lower Mustang Trek:
Trip Departure Date: Every day.
Trip Booking Available: Book this trip now as spaces are available.