Upper Mustang

Upper Mustang-As enlisted by Lonely Planet (2013), Upper Mustang area is the top-rated third best trekking destination in the world. This is the voyage you’ll never want to miss being an adventure enthusiast and character explorer. The Trans- Himalayan Mustang Region is also known as the Last Forbidden Kingdom. The path of the travel is by way of after the salt caravan path of the ancient days. The objective of the Upper Mustang trek is the capital of Upper Mustang, walled city Lo Manthang. Tiji Festival influenced and celebrated by Tibetan Buddhism is another major attraction of this area.

Join our Upper Mustang trek-17 day’s trek which offers a spectacular trekking into the remote Trans-Himalayan mountain area with Tibetan influence culture. The high desert region of the Tibetan influence, Kaligandaki, from the Tibetan border south to Kagbeni is generally referred to as Upper Mustang. Explore the thousand years of an old monastery, caves, local tribes and scenic beauties of the different landscapes. Make an adventure starting from world’s deepest gorge Kaligandaki Region into world’s highest regions of Lo-Mangthang Valley that pass through an almost tree-less barren landscape, a steep rocky trail up and down the hill and panoramic views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and several other peaks. The trek passes through high peaks, passes, glaciers, and alpine valleys.

Upper Mustang-The thousands of years of isolation has kept the culture, lifestyle and heritage remain unchanged for centuries and to this date. The houses in Mustang are mostly made from stone and sun-baked mud bricks. The city wall and the four-story palace in Lo-Manthang are some of the beautiful architectures of the Mustang region. Another attraction in the Mustang region is the Tiji Festival influenced by Tibetan Buddhism, which is timed to coincide with the end of the dry season (late winter/spring). Upper Mustang-The Mustangs people have their own way of family life, which is quite surprising for many outsiders. All the brothers in the family are married to a single girl, what you may call a practice of polyandry.

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