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Lower Mustang Trek - 13 days

Duration
13 days
Max. Elevation
3800m
Group size
Min. 2 Pax
Level
EASY
Transportation
Car, Bus and Flight
Best Season
February-may August-November
Accomodation
  • 3* Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Basic tea house Lodge during the trek.
Meals
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • All meals included during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Starts at
Pokhara
Ends at
Jomsom
Trip Route
Nayapul-Ghorepani poon Hill-jomsom-muktinath-jomsom-pokhara

Highlights

    • Explore the historical and cultural city of Kathmandu valley. 
    • Enjoy a scenic drive to Pokhara via green hills and local settlements. 
    • Explore the amazing Gurung village of Ghandruk. 
    • Collect the stunning sunrise view from Poon Hill.
    • Enjoy the mesmerizing views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. 
    • Taste the fresh apples and apple products at Marpha. 
    • Visit Muktinath temple- a pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists. 
    • Experience the exciting flight from Jomsom to Pokhara.
    • Create a lifetime experience with AoneTrek.
Lower Mustang Trek is one of the best trekking around the Annapurna region. lower Mustang trek around the lower belt of the famous Mustang region is 11 days trekking from Kathmandu. Lower Mustang Trekking is normal as others. but upper mustang trekking is restricted. In a Lower Mustang Trek, there is a very popular temple as Muktinath. so, it is known as a Muktinath Trek also. The outstanding trip starts with the exploration of Kathmandu valley. In Kathmandu, touring four places of UNESCO world heritage sites is a beautiful historical place. After a scenic drive, it goes to Pokhara to explore the wonderful city of lakes and mountains. 
From Pokhara, the Mustang Trek goes to Nayapul and then Ghandruk village through Modi Khola. Ghandruk is the best Gurung village in Nepal and has preserved the Gurung cultures and traditions exceptionally well. After visiting Ghandruk, the route then directs towards Ghorepani and Poon Hill via Tadapani village. Poon Hill is one of the exciting mountain viewpoints in Annapurna. It offers a stunning sunrise view in the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. 
After collecting the spectacular views of the Annapurna Himalaya range was directed to Tatopani. The literal meaning of the Tataponi is hot spring as the place has a natural hot spring to take the relaxing bathing. Up from Tatopani, the trek gradually goes to Marpha- the apple village. At Marpha, many different kinds of apple products produce alcohol. Further from Marpha, following the Kagbeni village, the route leads to the Muktinath temple. Muktinath is a temple having a great belief in Hindu and Buddhist religions. Muktinath temple Situated at an elevation of 3780 meters, the Muktinath temple offers views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. 
Finally, the trip ends with enjoying the scenic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. Like other Trekking in Annapurna, Lower Mustang Trek is also seasonal trekking. The best time for the Mustang trek is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). Mustang trekking is in the months of winter (December to February)  will be good. Now, it is available to Drive from mustang to Pokhara in a short time.
In Kathmandu, a Tour around four UNESCO world heritage sites is much more beautiful. Then after a scenic drive, it goes to Pokhara to explore the wonderful city of lakes and mountains. 
From Pokhara, the Mustang trek goes to Nayapul and then to Ghandruk village via Modi Khola. Ghandruk is a famous Gurung village in Nepal. This village has preserved the Gurung cultures and traditions exceptionally well. After exploration in Ghandruk, the route then directs towards Ghorepani and Poon Hill via Tadapani village. Poon Hill is one of the exciting mountain viewpoints in Annapurna. It offers a stunning sunrise view in the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. 
Upon collecting the spectacular views of the Annapurna Himalaya ranges from lower mustang Trekking, the Walking path was then headed down to Tatopani. The literal meaning of the Tataponi is hot spring as the place has a natural hot spring to take the relaxing bathing. Up from Tatopani, the trek gradually goes to Marpha- the apple village. At Marpha, there are many different types of tasty apples available. Further from Marpha, following up to the Kagbeni village, the route leads to the Muktinath temple. Muktinath temple has a great belief in Hindu and Buddhist religions. Muktinath temple lies at an elevation of 3780 meters. Muktinath temple also offers beautiful views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. 
Finally, the lower Mustang trek ends with enjoying the scenic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. Like other Trekking in Annapurna, Lower Mustang Trek is also seasonal for the trekkers. The best time for the Mustang trek is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). Muktinath trek is better for the month of winter (December to February) will be fine. Now it is available to Drive. You can make a shorter plan to go to Muktinath Trek.

Important Note

As per the Itinerary can customize as your need and the primary piece of gear for day hiking is about 15/20 Liter. you can keep your personal belongings in this bag.

Trip Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu international airport, you will be welcomed by our representative. You will be then transferred to the hotel. Later, you can take a good rest or can walk around the local market in your free time. 

  • Food: Not Included.
  • Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.

After the early breakfast, you will be taking a scenic drive to Pokhara. The route to Pokhara includes some small to larger settlements, green hills, the Trishuli river plus occasional views of the mountains. There will be several breaks for the food/drinks and the toilet. After checking into the hotel; you can go for an evening walk around Phewa Lake. The sunset view from the lakeside looks stunning. For the food and drinks, you can find so many good options in Lakeside. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included.
  • Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.

This is your first-day hiking starts from Nayapul. It will take one hour forty minutes to drive and four/five hours walking to reach Ullery.  the path leads through a small village and there will be a checkpoint for your permit. after checking that then the path leads through a road you can see some four-wheel-drive jeeps and some buses driving. it will be a sloping walk till Ramghai, the path leads higher up. you may stop somewhere to have lunch then hike straight up from Tikhedhunga it will be a bit off but the next day will be easy to reach Ghorepani.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.



Wake up with a good sunrise view at Annapurna south. Grab your delicious breakfast then tie your shoes for the day. The route to Ghorepani is mostly uphill and through the dense rhododendron forest. Rhododendron is a special flower as it is the national flower of Nepal. It would be a great walk if you are trekking in the months of the spring (March to May). Upon arriving, in Ghorepani, you can enjoy the panoramic views of mountains including Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, and more. Additionally, the sunset view of the Himalayas is an absolute stunner.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

Get up early morning and make the hike up to Poon Hill. Poon Hill is regarded as one of the best mountain viewpoints in the Annapurna range. The greatest views of Annapurna South 7219m, Machhapuchhre (Fish-Tail) 6997m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, Tukuche Peak 6920m, and more mountains can be seen. After collecting the wonderful sunrise view, you will then get back to Ghorepani for the breakfast. Then after you will be heading towards Tatopani. The route to Tatopani from Ghorepani is again through the dense rhododendron forest. Several waterfalls can be seen along the way too. Upon arriving at Tatopani, you can go to take the bathe in a natural hot spring. You will be spending the night at a local lodge.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

Following the Kali Gandaki river, you will be gradually trekking uphill on the dusty road. Along the way, the wonderful views of the waterfalls and mountains views can be collected. With further few pushes, you will be reaching Ghasa. Ghasa is a small village with few tea houses around. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

One of the exciting and easy trekking days. The trek goes through the dense forest of rhododendron and bamboo via the Lete river to get to Lete village, which is a small village. Lete onwards, you will be following the Kali Gandaki river till Larjung village. From Larjung, you will be making the final push to get to Marpha village. Marpha village is widely known as the apple village too. You can taste different apple products in this village. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

Following the east bank of the Kali Gandaki river, you will be first trekking to Ekla Bhatti. You will then continue your trekking towards Kagbeni for the night. Kagbeni is a wonderful village with greater views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range. You can enjoy the wonderful sunset view from Kagbeni in the evening. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

Taking the uphill route with the greater views of the mountains, you will be first getting to a village called Jharkot. Jharkot is a small village with wonderful people having unique cultures and traditions which is much influenced by Tibetan cultures. Then you will be making the further climb up to Muktinath for the night. Muktinath is a pilgrimage dedicated to Buddhist and Hindu religions. You can also offer good views of the snow-capped mountains from Muktinath. You will be staying overnight at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

Explore the temple in the morning. Then after you will be taking a downhill route to get back to Jomsom. Jomsom is the headquarter of the Mustang region. You can explore the local village in your free time. You will be spending the night at a local lodge. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation at: local lodge twin/double sharing basis.

With an early morning flight, you will be getting to Pokhara. In Pokhara, you can do half-day sightseeing to explore Phewa Lake, Devis Falls, and Gupteshwor cave. In the evening, you can collect a good sunset view from Phewa Lakeside. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Included.
  • Accommodation at: 3-star hotel twin/double sharing basis.

Collecting the great memories of the Ghorepani trek, you will be driving back to Kathmandu this day. In the evening, you can do some last-minute shopping around Thamel. Then you can prepare your luggage.

  • Food: Breakfast Included.
  • Accommodation at: 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.

After an amazing week in Nepal, you will be transferred to Kathmandu airport to catch your returning flight home. Our representative will be helping you to transfer to the airport, with a hope to see you again in Nepal.  “PHERI BHETAULA”. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included.
  • Accommodation at: not included.

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Includes

    • The airport picks up and drops off by a private vehicle.
    • 3-star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast on a twin/double sharing basis. 
    • Kathmandu sightseeing with private transportation and guide. 
    • Transportation (Kathmandu to Pokhara, Pokhara to Kathmandu) by tourist bus.
    • Jomsom to Pokhara flight 
    • Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit (ACAP) and Trekkers Information Management System Card (TIMS). 
    • Experienced trekking guide(s) and his/her expenses during the trekking. 
    • Porter(s) during the trek. 
    • Three meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) a day during the trek.
    • Tea house accommodation on a twin/double sharing basic During the Trek.

Doesn't Include

    • International airfare, Travel insurance, and Nepal visa fees. 
    • Food in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
    • Entrance fees during Kathmandu valley sightseeing. 
    • Beverages, laundries, and any other personal expenses during the trek. 
    • Tips for Guide and Porter

Complimentary

    • Trekking Map of Everest Region
    • Welcome and welfare Dinner in Nepali cultural dance shows the restaurant
    • A1trek company logo print T-shirt
    • Trekking Certificate of a1trekking company name with a stamp.  

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