Upper Mustang is known as a mystique valley and the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal. This region was restricted for outsiders until Nepal government announced the opening of the restricted areas in 1991.
Upper Mustang trek is a great adventure for those who wish to make a challenging trek along off beaten path, in the Trans Himalayan region. The high desert region of the Tibetan influence, Kaligandaki from the Tibetan border to Kagbeni is generally referred as Upper Mustang trek. . Lo Manthang is the capital of Mustang. Explore the thousands years of 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 region of Lo Manthang valley. That passes through an almost tree less barren landscapes, high peaks, glaciers, alpine valleys, a steep rocky trail up and down hill and panoramic views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and several other peaks.
The thousands years of isolation has kept the culture, life style and heritage remain unchanged for centuries to this time. The houses in Mustang are mostly made from stone and baked mud bricks and Mustang is very similar to Tibetan village. The city wall and four storey palaces in Lo Manthang are some of the beautiful architectures of Mustang region.