Upper Mustang Jeep Tour gives you the complete trip extension to explore the rough roads bypassing land
beyond the Himalayans. So, explore the rugged routes beyond the Himalayans on the edge of Tibetan Plateau.
This 4W/D or Jeep tour will allow you to experience the various ups and downs of trans Himalayan regions. Upper Mustang Jeep tour will allow you to explore multiple untouched architectures, crafts, gigantic landscapes, ancient cultures, and traditions.
Upper Mustang Jeep Tour especially favors for those who want to experience the high Tibetan plateaus without trekking. Join us to explore the isolated-pristine landscape of upper Mustang on Jeep tour. This tour package is relatively easy, short, and explorative as compared to hefty trekking, hiking in the Himalayan regions.
The fun of Himalayas starts with a glimpse of heritage sites in Kathmandu initially and kickoffs with the gateway to Mustang i.e., Pokhara. Then, with the road trip through the palindromic scenarios of Pokhara valley, you will be heading towards Beni. Now, from Beni, the actual rough routes kick off towards the trans-Himalayan topology of upper Mustang.
The dusty and windy offroad track through Beni will give you the great glimpse of Kaligandaki George, Annapurna & Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges, along with absolute majestic natural settings.
So, during this adventurous jeep tour on the way to upper mustang, you will be transiting through Lo Manthan. Here you will experience absolute dynamic Himalayan topologies along with the significant Tibetan influences.
During your adventurous Jeep tour to Upper Mustang, you will be exploring trains of Marpha, Jomsom, Kaligandaki, Lo Manthan, etc. Here you will see great Tibetan heritage on people and their cultural activities. So, you will be exploring centuries-old monasteries, ancient caves, barren landscapes, historical Tibetan architectures, and many more.
Upper Mustang gives you the complete view of Himalayas from its backyard, so it is called the lost world.
In Jomson, you will get a great chance to taste the Himalayan apples, apple pie, and local apple wines (Marpha). The refined version of these apple wines shipped to many parts of the world.
Also, on the jeep tour to upper Mustang, you will be exploring the famous pilgrim of Muktinath. The Muktinath temple is sacred for both Hindus and Buddhists.
Similarly, before you kick off towards Kaligandaki, you can explore some of the beautiful scenarios in Pokhara such as Devi’s fall, Caves, and Lakes.
Tourism in Upper Mustang areas is accessible and regular among local travelers. But these areas were allowed to foreigners since 1992, as you have to make a special permit to explore Upper Mustang. So, the Upper Mustang permit costs you around 50 USD per day, according to Nepal Government Law.
After crossing Lo Manthang, there will be some wind and snow in the winters, which can make it quite challenging. But, every challenge offers a new opportunity to explore the vast Tibetan Plateau from its backyard. We will be there for your safety and security, so you don’t have to worry about that matter.
Day 1: Arrival
Our representative will meet and transfers you towards the hotel in a private vehicle. We will be giving you some ideas about the trip facts and description in the evening session.
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing tour and Trip preparation
After having some breakfast, you will be heading towards the heritage areas in Kathmandu. Specially, you will be exploring Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Swoyambhunath. So, with sightseeing of these heritage sites, you will be transferred to the hotel.
Hence, you will get an orientation about the track routes and tour details this day.
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara by a Private Car
So, with some initial breakfast in the morning, you will be heading towards the paradise valley Pokhara. It will take you around 6 hours of drive to reach Pokhara. So, in the route, you will experience typical Nepali village life, farms, rivers, mountains, and hills.
Now, after entering Pokhara, you will have some relaxation at the hotel for sightseeing in the evening. Here you can explore high mountain ranges of Dhaulagiri, Annapurnas, Machapuchres while boating and during the excursion. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pokhara.
Day 4: Drive Pokhara to Beni to Tatopani (2600m Elevation)
Breakfast in the morning and drive towards Beni to Tatopani on 4 W/D Jeep. You will be kicking off your off-road route from Beni, as you will be on a jeep trip for about 6-7 hours.
During your jeep drive, you will see the high flow of the Kaligandaki river along the way. The Kaligandaki river is the worlds deepest George in between Himalayan ranges of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri.
After reaching Tatopani, you will have the option for exploring the local market and hot natural waters. Overnight at Tatopani.
Day 5: Drive from Tatopani to Kagbeni and visit Muktinath Temple (3800 m. Elevation).
After breakfast, you will be heading towards Kagbeni from Tatopani, on 4WD Jeep. It will take you around 5-6 hours of off-road experience. So, here you will be exploring the local market of Marpha and Jomsom. After this, you will be heading towards the holy Muktinath Temple. Muktinath Temple is very sacred and popular among Hindus and Buddhist. During your Muktinath trip, you will see Jal Devi where you will see fire lighting naturally. Overnight at Muktinath.
Day 6: After special Permit drive towards Ghami Village via Syangboche Pass
In the morning session, you will be having breakfast; then you will be heading towards various Buddhist centers and Kagbeni Monastery. So, before you leave Kagbeni your guide will check all the entry permits and documents required to enter Upper Mustang.
Initially, you will be heading towards Chusang village on jeep following the great Kaligandaki river. So, by crossing many ancient towns and trains, you will be reaching Ghami Village.
Here you will see many Tibetan influences in locals cultures and traditions. Similarly, you can take pictures and explore the dynamic landscape. You will see many yaks, donkeys, etc. while bypassing Syanboche. Overnight at Syanboche Pass.
Day 7: Drive to Lo-Mangthang (3840 m. Elevation)
So, this day after having breakfast, you will be exploring various Buddhist monuments and monasteries. Some of the monasteries you will be studying in Mustang are Lo Gager Ghar Gompa, Chodey Gumpa and the Monastic Museum.
Along the way, you will be experiencing great Tibetan heritages, arts, cultures, and influences among locals. You will be exploring some Buddhist schools, museums, mountains, hills, yaks, etc. in Lo-Mangthang. Overnight at the guest house.
Day 8: Lo-Manthang and Chhosar
So, with breakfast at the guest house, you will be exploring various other museums which were missing on the previous day. You will be exploring Namgyal Gompa, which is sacred among Tibetan Buddhist. Similarly, you will be exploring some of the holy caves such as Sky caves of Chose, Shija Jhong cave.
These caves have ancient archeological and religious importance. Also, Buddhist monks do meditation in these caves since old ages. So, along the way towards the upper Mustang, you will see many caves, sacred landscapes, trains, and other hidden mysteries.
After complete sightseeing, you will be heading towards the guesthouse for overnight stay.
Day 9: Back to Jomsom
So, on this day you will be heading towards Jomsom after some beautiful breakfast. Along the way, you will see many traditional villages, monasteries, Buddhist monuments, and the evergreen Kaligandaki river.
Finally, in the evening session, you will be able to do some shopping in the local market of Jomsom. Overnight stay at Jomsom.
Day 10: Drive Back to Pokhara
So, this day you will be getting back to Pokhara from Jomsom after breakfast. Finally, in the evening session, you will be doing some sightseeing in gorgeous Pokhara city. Overnight at Pokhara.
Day 11: Back to Kathmandu
So, this tour package is at its concluding phase, as you will be having breakfast in Pokhara. Then you will be heading towards Kathmandu. Again, along the way, you will get the windy experience of nature, hills, mountains, peoples, villages, rivers while heading towards Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu with a farewell dinner.
Day 12: Departure
So, with breakfast in the morning, we will have some feedback session with you. Hence, we will be guiding you towards the airport for your onward destination.
- Pick up & drop by private vehicle.
- 3 Night accommodations in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with Breakfast.
- 2 Nights accommodation in Pokhara on twin sharing basis with BB Plan.
- Accommodation in Mustang on Twin sharing basis,
- Experienced Government Licenced tourist guide in Kathmandu Valley for sightseeing,
- All program, according to itineraries.
- 4 WD Land Cruiser Jeep (Pokhara to Lo-Mangthang to Jomsom and back to Pokhara).
- Upper Mustang Entry Permit.
Annapurna conservation area permit and TIMS card.
- Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and other facilities to staff during the tour,
- Teahouse-Lodge accommodation throughout the journey.
- Three meals daily whereas on the tour: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
- Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
- Experienced communicatory government-licensed mountain trekking guide.
- Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different facilities to employees throughout the tour,
- Rescue arrangements.
- Farewell dinner at typical Nepali Culture Cafe
- All types of local and government TAX/VAT etc.