Upper Mustang Jeep Tour

  • Trip Price: $2820 pp$2900
  • Trip Price: $2820 pp
  • Total Duration:10 Days
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Max Elevation:3840 M
  • Max Group Size:1 - 20 Person
  • Best Time:March - May & Sep - Dec
  • Trip Mode:Tea House/ Lodge
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So, are you wondering about the highlights of the Upper Mustang Jeep Tour? Well, it has many, but some of the major highlights are: 

  • Witness the fantastic landscapes of Annapurna and Upper Mustang region of Nepal
  • Pokhara – a beautiful city in the lap of the Himalayas with beautiful lakes
  • Scenic flight to/from Jomsom
  • Enjoy great hospitality of local people in Jomsom
  • Drive to Muktinath – a famous pilgrimage site for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims
  • Outstanding views of mountains like Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Macchapucchre, and many other peaks.
  • The ancient kingdom of Lo- Manthang
  • Visit ancient palaces, fortresses, gompas, and monasteries.
  • Experience the wilderness of Lo Manthang with the fantastic mix of Buddhism religion.
  • Airport transfers – pick up and drop
  • All ground transportation during the tour
  • Flight to/ from Jomsom
  • Your accommodation in a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast plan
  • Your accommodation in the best guesthouses available (on twin sharing basis) during the tour with breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the overland tour. 
  • All paper works 
  • National park and heritage sites entry tickets
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) and necessary restricted area permits
  • A licensed, English speaking, experienced and professional guide along with a porter (1 for two clients)
  • All the costs of guide and porter including accidental insurance
  • Duffel bag, sleeping bags (to be returned to us after the trek)
  • Heaven Himalaya T-shirts, route map and a travel completion certificate
  • All applicable government taxes and service charges. 
  • First aid kit
  • Meals (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • International airfare
  • Visa costs
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal refreshment items like cold drinks, snacks, etc.
  • Personal utility items like laundry, telephone expenses, electricity charges, etc.
  • Personal trekking gears.
  • Tips and rewards for guides and porters

Overview

Upper Mustang Jeep Tour is a rewarding journey that obliges you to experience the best of the Upper Mustang region in Nepal. The mountains, the ancient kingdom of Mustang, and its original culture leave you spellbound. You enjoy the jeep safari along with the amazing landscapes and visit the religious sites. Likewise, you explore the ancient caves and historic monasteries with a Jeep safari in the Upper Mustang. With a classic blend of nature and civilization, the overland tour to Upper Mustang is worth it. The jeep ride takes you to the great walled city of Lo Manthang and allows you to understand its initial and true mysteries.

Why Upper Mustang Jeep Tour?

Upper Mustang Jeep Tour is a luxurious overland drive to some remote sections of Nepal. It allows you to explore the natural and cultural divineness of the region. For those who don’t feel like exhilarating themselves with long and tiring walks, an overland tour can be the best option. You can explore various places just in a limited period, that also luxuriously. Upper Mustang Jeep Tour takes you to the Upper Mustang region of Nepal. It is a place that showcases some fascinating landscapes with a rich and deep-rooted culture. Here, you can discover human civilization. Lo Manthang, the tremendous walled ancient kingdom of Lo, takes you back in time. The old fortress, palaces, caves, monasteries, and gumbas in the city is a preserved treasure that it beholds. The driving tour to Mustang is an alternate to Upper Mustang Trek. If you love walking, then you can opt-out of trekking to the same region.

A blend of cultural and natural beauty on Mustang Jeep Tour

The Upper Mustang Jeep Tour starts with a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. From Jomsom, we take a jeep ride that will drive us to Lo Manthang. Before heading to Lo Manthang, we visit Muktinath. Muktinath is a popular pilgrimage site that offers some captivating views of mountains in the Annapurna range. It is a temple of Lord Vishnu in a dramatic location with 108 waterspouts. Also, there is a monastery near the shrine. Each year, the place receives many numbers of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims.

From Muktinath, Upper Mustang Jeep Tour proceeds with a drive towards Upper Mustang, i.e., towards Lo Manthang. Our luxury ride passes through some Barron gorge, dry landscapes, beautiful cliffs, and different high passes on the way to Lo Manthang. Then, the route follows famous places like Kagbeni, Kaligandaki gorge, Chele, Ghami, and Tsarang on the road. You will also see stunning views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massif in the backdrop.

Lo Manthang- an Ancient City in Upper Mustang

At last, the Jeep Safari to Upper Mustang takes us to the ancient city of Lo Manthang, the capital of the Upper Mustang region of Nepal. Also regarded as the capital of the Forbidden Kingdom, it is a city full of ancient history, culture, and traditions. Even today, the town has a four-story palace with the king and queen living in it. The capital has a long walled fortress and many ancient gumbas that date back centuries. If your visit time falls during June or May, you might also want to take part in the 3 days long TiJi festival. You can add a few extra days to your mustang jeep trip to take enjoy the native festival. However, we have a different tour package of Mustang Tiji Festival Trek, in case you want a different package for the Tiji Festival.

Overall, it’s a magical experience to be a part of a journey to Lo Manthang. After an insightful exploration around the major attractions of the region, we end our Upper Mustang Jeep Tour with a drive back to Jomsom from Lo Manthang.

Would you not prefer to investigate the off-beaten course to the Hidden Kingdom? You ought not to miss this opportunity of exploring the semi-deserted area of Upper Mustang using a Jeep. Book your Mustang Tour now.

Itinerary Expand all

Check out our 10 days Itinerary for Jeep visit to Upper Mustang. We furnish you with select four-wheel jeep with an experienced driver and guide.

A representative from our team will be waiting for you at the arrival terminal of Kathmandu airport. Make sure that you look after a person with your nameplate! The representative will welcome and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. As you check into the hotel, the representative will give you a short synopsis on our plans ahead. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu

Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu includes a guided tour around the artistic, historical and cultural monuments around Kathmandu city that have been listed under the UNESCO world heritage site charts. Today, after breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up for a city tour ahead. You will visit some of the places in Kathmandu like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, etc. In the evening time, you can walk along the streets of Kathmandu and talk to locals. Tonight, prepare for the mustang tour and spend quality time in your hotel at Kathmandu.

Today, we get set to leave the Kathmandu valley. After breakfast at the hotel, your guide will pick you up for an overland drive to Pokhara city. The vehicle follows a route along the Prithvi highway that is full of countryside views of Nepal. Most of the time, we will be driving along the Trishuli River with fascinating views of terraced farmland, traditional villages, and lush hills on sight. We even passed a rafting spot on the way to Pokhara. After around seven hours of drive, we reach the beautiful touristic hub of Nepal – Pokhara. We check in the hotel, freshen up and get ready for a relaxing exploration around the lakeside Pokhara. The pristine air, serene lake water, and mountains, lakeside Pokhara is a heavenly place to visit. In the evening, we return to our hotel. Spend your time at the hotel in Pokhara for the night.

Early in the morning, you will be transferred to Pokhara airport to catch a flight to Jomsom. In around half an hour, you will be in Jomsom. Jomsom is a beautiful village with several local markets, guesthouses, and lodges. From Jomsom, we catch a jeep that will drive us to Muktinath. Muktinath is a popular pilgrimage site in the Annapurna region. It's the temple of Lord Vishnu, and there is a monastery nearby. The temple is also an excellent location for admiring the panoramic views of mountains in Annapurna massif. One can admire the views of mountains like Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Macchapucchre, and many other peaks. After exploring the temple, we get into the jeep that will drive us to Tangbe. We pass beautiful forests of rhododendron, oak, etc. and few settlements on our way to Chele. On the way, we come across various monasteries like Kang Gompa and the beautiful village of Chukkung. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Chele.

After breakfast at the guesthouse, we jump into our jeep for a drive to Ghami. Initially, we crossed Tangbe village and made our way to Chhusang. From Chussang, we drive along a scenic route to Syangboche appreciating the views of Tilicho peak, Damodar Danda and Yakawa Kang on sight. On the way, we stop at different stunning locations to capture some beautiful photos. Further, we drive past Syangboche La and Nyi La to Ghami. The views of the region from the passes are amazing. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Ghami.

After enjoying a delicious breakfast at Ghami, we head towards the ancient kingdom to Lo – Manthang. We get into the jeep that will drive us to Tsarang via Lo Pass. We cross the Ghami River and head towards a plateau, passing various mani walls on the way to Tsarang. Further, we drive towards the capital city of upper mustang, i.e., Lo- Manthang. On the way, the upper mustang jeep tour rewards us with some outstanding views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Nilgiri, Tilicho peak, and Bhrikuti. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Lo Manthang.

The city of Lo Manthang is very mystical and magical. It is a restricted region of Upper Mustang that belonged to King Lo. Tibetan culture and lifestyle influence the city. Even today, you will find a king and queen residing in the palace in the kingdom of Lo. This section of Lo is highly isolated. Today, we spend our time exploring the city. First, we visit a four-story palace where some royal families reside even today. Then we drive to the Jmapa monastery. It is the oldest monastery in the region that dates back to the 15th century. Other places of attraction in the city area are Thubchen gompa, Chodey gompa, etc. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Lo Manthang.

After exploring Lo Manthang, we get set for a drive back to Jomsom. After breakfast in Lo Manthang, we drive along the same scenic route to Tsarang and then to Ghami. Further, we drive past the beautiful village of Kagbeni and Marpha to Jomsom. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Jomsom.

Today, after breakfast at the guesthouse, we took an early flight to Pokhara. From Pokhara, we catch a vehicle that will drive us back to Kathmandu. We follow the same scenic route along Prithvi Highway to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, we will transfer you to a hotel in Kathmandu. Tonight, spend your time at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Today, you will have two options, either you will fly home or continue your travel to some other destinations around the globe. We will drop you at the airport three hours before your scheduled flight. We hope you had a great time with us. Thank You, Have a safe journey home. Hope to see you again.

 

Kindly note that there is always an option to customize this itinerary as per your preference. Please let us know. Besides, if you want to explore Nepal further, you can also combine the driving tour with Ghorepani, Mardi Himal, or ABC Trek.

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When deciding what goes into your bag, it is important to check out the characteristics of the trek as well as the season/month in which you are coming to Nepal. If you are thinking about what to pack, then here’s our recommended packing list and equipment.   

In Kathmandu and Pokhara, there are a series of hotels available for all kinds of budgets. While you begin the tour from Kagbeni, you will find teahouses and guesthouses, locals operate that. The lodges are clean and with proper mattresses and blankets. There are single rooms and shared rooms for two people.

During peak seasons, the individual rooms may not be available. In that case, you will require sharing a place with your partner or colleagues.

Tour is to Upper Mustang is favorable in every season in Nepal. One can drive to the region during monsoon too. However, summer is the season of rain, and Upper Mustang receives a less amount of rainfall. It is a semi-deserted area. The place lies in the shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, which prevents Mustang from getting wet. Hence, Upper Mustang can be the best place to travel in Nepal during summer too.

Further, to minimize potential problems, autumn and spring season are recommended for international tourists. These are the most favorite seasons of every traveler that travels to Nepal. Weather and the climate of the Upper Mustang during autumn and spring are typical and offer obstructed mountain views.

Restricted Area Permit (RAP) Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management Systems)

This region was only opened for international tourists since 1992. Still, foreigners require a special permit (RAP) to enter the sector. People of Upper Mustang lives a typical mountain life and has a unique border rule for getting into the area. The department of immigration issues permits for Upper mustang to tourists. It does not grant single licenses; we need at least two people to get the permit. On the off chance that you are a solo traveler, please let us know. We will join you with other travelers' groups.

Your Jeep tour journey starts from Kagbeni, where police check your permits.

Reviews

Trip of a lifetime- Annapurna Circuit Trek

Heaven Himalaya Team offers a magnificently arranged trekking involvement in Nepal. Ramhari answered instantly to all my messages. They make a solid effort to make your vacation in Nepal an extraordinary one and genuinely went well beyond my desires.

I couldn't remember the name of the guide but my boy, you were more than amazing. I wish you good luck in the days to come.

Everything from pickup to trekking in the mountains was very professional with excellent service.

So, I strongly suggest everyone and will trek with Heaven Himalaya again in the future.

Glorious Experience in EBC Trek

We did an EBC trek with Ram and his team back in April 2019, and it was a glorious experience. Ram is a very knowledgeable, resourceful, and very helpful guide. 2 of us got unwell during the trek, and he was very prompt and took care of us in any way that was available.

We enjoyed our chat and his sense of humor along the trail and at the teahouses. He even got us a special breakfast and pickle salad at Namche Bazaar and always fulfilled the strange request with our dietary needs. EBC trek is amazing. With Ram, it is even more spectacular. Thanks for the amazing trip. Looking forward to island peak climb in the future.

Thein Thein,
Brisbane, Australia

Incredible Scenery and Service

I trekked up to Basecamp with Ram and his Heaven Himalaya team last year and had incredible Scenery and Service. The scenery is just awesome, and Ram took amazing care of everyone in our group. He kept us all entertained and motivated and most importantly, healthy. Can't recommend him highly enough!

Best Experience Ever, Thank You Ram

My wife and I spent our honeymoon in the mountains. We made the Three Passes Trek in the Everest region. I can certainly say that it was the ultimate outdoor experience we have ever had, simply astonishing. I'm also very sure that a great part of enjoying that experience the way we did was thanks to our guide (Ram). He's a highly expert in the mountains and more importantly a great person with a big heart and always a smile to offer.

Juan J. Jaume,
New York City, New York

Everest Base Camp Trekking

I did the Everest Base Camp Trek back in Nov’18 and it was an awesome experience. My guide, Ram was fantastic, very knowledgeable, and professional. He was very good in all the preparations that he made and was very attentive to my needs. He was very thorough explaining all parts of the trek and he took good care of me, especially I was exhausted on the last day of the trek, he pushed and helped me out to ensure I made it to EBC. I highly recommend going with Ram if you ever wanted to do any treks in Nepal.

Culture165163,
TripAdvisor Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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