Upper Mustang Trek is an extraordinary exploration of the forbidden kingdom of Nepal. Upper Mustang is also known as the alienated Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. Locating boastfully itself in the frontier of Tibet, Upper Mustang offers us a great deal of distinct insights of traveling including Tibetan trade and culture. Upper Mustang is the center point for witnessing all the northern mountain ranges of Nepal and Tibet too. The landscapes here are like a desert and the rugged terrain of Upper MustangTrekkingiss really thrilling. The rainfall seldom occurs here. Upper Mustangg, an ancient Himalayan kingdom is located at the top of the Kaligandaki River.
Fundamentally, the kingdom Upper Mustang trek includes two distinctive regions: the southern part and the north where the trekkers can experience the very alike culture and tradition to those of Tibetan people. To be here means the travelers feel some kind of mystical experience and the real thrill of an isolated world which has not been touched by the flame of modernization yet. The unique age-old civilization of the people of this region undoubtedly satisfies one. The entire area of Upper Mustang is really a picturesque, inspiring, infatuating and enchanting. Most significantly, the combination between arid landscapes and snow-fed mountain summits is stupendous which makes a lifetime memory.
The major attraction of the Upper Mustang trek is the fortified fabled city of Lo-Manthang. According to the history of Nepal, Upper Mustang was still a separate kingdom ruled by a king within Nepal until the Monarchy was overthrown. And, interestingly, even after the downfall of Monarchy, this small Tibetan settlement has the same respect to the kingship as for their King Jigme Paramal Bista.
The exploration of historical Lo-Manthang is considerably important achievement for the trekkers as they have to go through high altitude desert-like country climbing in and out of the spacious valley of the Kali Gandaki and the gorge which the Kali Gandaki River runs through is popular as the deepest in the world. Along with this, you will also go to explore some of Nepal’s oldest Buddhist Monasteries, ancient and isolated villages with quaint white washed houses and most strikingly, the vibrant Buddhist cultural intermingled with Tibetan tradition which is celebrated with their classical music.
Upper Mustang region seldom receives rain. So, it is always dry like a desert. You can travel to Upper Mustang at any time of the year you like. However, Autumn ( Sept-Nov) is the best weather to travel to Upper Mustang. Trekkers will get no trekking experience anywhere in the world like you celebrate in Upper Mustang Trek.