Lower Mustang Trek

Duration: 15 Days   |   Based on 1 Review

The Lower Mustang trek is an epitome of a comfortable and easy-breezy trek in the Mustang region. Learn and immerse yourself in the uniquely authentic culture and the stunning monumental landscape, including some holy religious sites including Muktinath, Kagbeni and other monasteries along the way.

The Lower Mustang trek takes you through the world’s deepest river gorge, the Kali Gandaki River. As you move along the trail along the banks of the Kali Gandaki River, encounter the number of mules carrying loads on their back. This river is highly famous for Saligram, which is regarded to be a form of the Hindu God, Vishnu. Hence, the world’s deepest river gorge has significant importance for its sacredness.

The Lower Mustang trekking takes you across the ancient villages of Marpha, Jomsom, and Kagbeni, the trail eventually takes you to the highly sacred temple of Muktinath. The Muktinath temple bears a great significance for Hindu and Buddhist followers. The entire trek is guaranteed to be a wonderful experience. Especially as you trek from Muktinath to Kagbeni village, passing through white mud painted houses will give you an experience of exploring the untouched culture of the Musthagi People. As you make your way towards Jomsom, the point where the trip starts getting a bit windy and sandy but the stunning view of Nilgiri is rewarding and equally worth the journey.

This trek also gives you an opportunity to explore and experience the traditional lifestyle of Nepalese living high in the mountain shelters. The Lower Mustang trekking is an easy adventure full of opportunities to explore and traverse to the fullest. It does not require any prior trekking or hiking experience to walk on this trail, but you should be fit, healthy accompanied with a sense of zeal and enthusiasm. 


  • Embark on a short and easy trip to Lower Mustang and learn and immerse yourself in the unique and authentic culture and landscapes 
  • Observe the world’s deepest river gorge, the Kali Gandaki River valley
  • Explore the trails that go to Muktinath, the sacred site with Hindu temple as well Buddhist monastery for Hindu and Buddhist followers
  • Visit the charming Kagbeni village passing through white mud painted houses and monasteries experiencing the untouched culture of the Mustangi People
  • Watch the stunning view of Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri  

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrive at Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02Sightseeing of Kathmandu.
  • Day 03Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
  • Day 04Trek from Nayapul to Ulleri.
  • Day 05Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani.
  • Day 06Trek from Ghorepani to Tatopani.
  • Day 07Trek from Tatopani to Gasa.
  • Day 08Trek from Gasa to Tukche.
  • Day 09Trek from Tukche to Jomsom.
  • Day 10Trek from Jomsom to Muktinath.
  • Day 11Trek from Muktinath to Kagbeni.
  • Day 12Trek from Kagbeni to Jomsom.
  • Day 13Fly to Pokhara.
  • Day 14Fly or drive to Kathmandu.
  • Day 15Final transfer to international Airport.
Detail Itinerary


  • All the necessary airport pick up and drops.
  • Standard hotel in Kathmandu, and Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Sightseeing tour as per above program.
  • Necessary flights from KTM to Pokhara, Jomsom to Pokhara.
  • Tims (trekking information management system card) and Annapurna conservation fee.
  •  All meals (B/L/D) during the trekking period.
  • Accommodation (Teahouse) during the trekking period.
  • English speaking guide and highly experienced staffs.
  • Staffs food, clothing, salary and their insurance.
  • All necessary grounded transportation.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Fare well dinner in Kathmandu.
  •  Our service charges with VAT and Local / Government Taxes.
  • Personal nature expenses.
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.


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Useful Information

A Packing List for Lower Mustang Trekking

  • Large day pack: - This is for the majority of your gear that a porter will carry for you.
  • Day pack: - Bring a comfortable pack to carry your personal items such as water bottles, Water purifier, camera, snacks, hat, and a change of clothes.
  • Money belt or pouch: - Always carry your valuables, including plane tickets and passport, on your person.
  • Water bottle: - we recommend bringing 1 one-liter bottle to carry your water.
  • Shoes: - A pair of good hiking shoes.
  • Socks: - Bring a couple of pairs of cotton and woolen socks.
  • Trekking pants: - Bring a pair of loose-fitting, lightweight, moisture-wicking pants. Shorts are optional, but baring your legs is not recommended.
  • T-shirts/Long sleeve shirt:-Lightweight, quick-drying, moisture-wicking shirts are recommended.
  • Polar fleece, Warm sweater: - Bring a lightweight pullover to help keep you warm.
  • Jackets: - Wind and rain jackets are recommended, try bringing one that meets both needs. 
  • Other: Sunglasses, sunscreen and lip balm. 

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