Upper Mustang Jeep Ride Tour is one of the travel gems in Nepal which displays ancient cultural heritage. Likewise, this surreal travel destination also offers mesmerizing views of the Dhaulagiri ranges. As such, the Upper Mustang Jeep Tour explores this region and reveals its grand natural and cultural wonders. Lo Manthang is one of the major tourist destinations in Upper Mustang and is famous for the unique culture and lifestyle of the locals. In addition, the tour also includes short visits to local monasteries and religious shrines.
Your arrival in Kathmandu marks the beginning of your trip to Nepal. Firstly, you will tour the Kathmandu Valley to a few of the popular world heritage sites. Next, you head west and drive to Pokhara. Further, you continue west and drive to Tatopani via Beni. The next drive takes you across the Kali Gandaki Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world. As you reach Kagbeni, you officially enter the Upper Mustang region. At Kagbeni, you also visit the famous Muktinath Temple located at the foot of the Thorung La Pass (5416m). As you drive north, you head to Ghami village crossing Syanboche Pass on the way.
The next day, you drive to Lo Manthang which is also known as the Walled City. Here, you explore the local monasteries including the Chhoser Cave Monastery. In addition, you can also visit Dragkar, Jampa, and Thupchen Gompa which are three big monasteries in Lo Manthang. Here, you can also enjoy the local culture, traditions, and lifestyle. Finally, you begin the return trip and drive back to Jomsom.
Again, you drive to Pokhara and explore the attractions around the valley. A short flight over diverse Nepalese landscapes brings you back to Kathmandu. Upper Mustang Jeep Ride Tour lifetime experience tour in Upper Mustang Nepal. Also, the spring and autumn seasons are the best time to enjoy the trip. In addition, you can also take the tour during the monsoon season since it is located in the rain-shadow of Dhaulagiri Himalayas.
We offer a complete 20 days (Arrival to Departure) original version of Upper Mustang Trek. The longer version trek provides the best opportunity to look at their culture, involve with local hospitality, and learn pure their lifestyle. Also, the longer version of Upper Mustang Trek gives you the best opportunity to explore monasteries, stupas, and local villages. As Mustang is rich in Buddhist Historical and Culture that you can see and experience only in Upper Mustang. Anywhere in the world, you will never get and experience such a type of culture.
Another attraction is the Tiji Festival, Tiji Festival is celebrated every year month of May in Upper Mustang. Beautiful Buddhist festival Tiji is a historical Buddhist festival, Tiji Festival is celebrated only in Upper Mustang in Nepal. Also, you may like to look at our upper Mustang trek videos here.
Upper Mustang Jeep ride tour itinerary,
Day 01 Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (Kathmandu).
Day 02 Kathmandu sightseeing tour and trip preparation day.
Day 03 Drive to Pokhara by Jeep 6 hours by private vehicle -200 KM
Day 04 Drive Pokhara to Beni to Tatopani (2600 m Elevation). Driving hours: 6/7 hours by 4WD Jeep - 110 KM approx.
Day 05 Drive from Tatopani to Kagbeni (2900m. Elevation) and visit Muktinath Temple (3800 m. Elevation). Driving hours: 5/6 hours by 4WD Jeep - 95 KM approx.
Day 06 Drive to Ghami Village (3520 m. Elevation) Via Syangboche Pass (4200 m). Driving hours: 6 hours by 4WD Jeep - 32 KM approx.
Day 07 Drive to Lo-Mangthang (3840 m. Elevation). Driving hours: 3 hours by 4WD Jeep - 17 KM approx.
Day 08 Exploration day in Lo-Manthang and Chhosar.
Day 09 Drive back to Jomsom (2743 m. Elevation). Driving hours: 6/7 hours by 4WD Jeep - 50 KM approx.
Day 10 Morning fly back to Pokhara and afternoon Pokhara sightseeing. Flight duration: 20 minutes.
Day 11 Drive/ Fly back to Kathmandu. The rest of the day is free for shopping.
(if Driving: 6 hrs by private transport / Pokhara-Kathmandu flight: 25 minutes).
Day 12 Final departure day.
Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu as per your flight schedule. After clearing your entry procedures at the immigration office, you will find our staff waiting to welcome you warmly. Then, our staff will take you to the hotel.
After breakfast sightseeing in Kathmandu, world heritage sites like Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Pasupatinath temple and Patan Durbar squire. Afternoon Tour preparation.
After an early breakfast, we drive to Pokhara by Jeep along the prithivi high way, Along the ride, you can enjoy the hilly terrain and amazing views of the Trishuli River. Reaching in Pokhara, check in Hotel and evening visit around Fewa Lake stay overnight at Pokhara.
After breakfast, drive to Beni, and continue to Tatopani. From here onwards, the road will be off-beaten and narrow. We pass through various villages and farmlands. We also get to see the Kaligandaki River as the road snakes through its bank. stay overnight at Tatopani.
After breakfast, you hit the road and continue to drive along the banks of Kaligandaki. En route, you come across the Kaligandaki Gorge, which is said to be the deepest Gorge in the world. After passing the gorge, we drive through village of Ghasa, Kalopani, Tukuche, Marpha, Jomsom toward to famous Muktinath Temple. In Muktinath temple it has 108 taps and is frequented by both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. Explore the temple and its surrounding area and then hit the road again. Enjoy the ride and the amazing landscape toward too Kagbeni for the overnight stay.
Today, We will visit the famous Ghami village. We will drive through the Chhusang, Tange, Tsaile, Summar village toward to Ghami village. Along the way we will see many many old Stupas here. You get to see ancient architecture and houses with yak caravan.
Today’s destination is Lo Mangthang. You drive across the alluring landscape and reach the ancient village. You get to experience the lifestyle of the locals and get a deeper understanding of the history of Upper Mustang. There are various monasteries and places that you can explore around the area. Overnight stay at a lodge.
This day is separated for you to enjoy and explore Lo Manthang and Chhosar. After breakfast, you visit Chhosar Monastery cave and Gar Pau monastery. Continually explore Tibet boarder also known by Korola Pass, from Korola Pass beautiful Mustang valley view can be observe. Evening stay Lo-Manthang.
After breakfast,Drive back to Jomsom following the same road we drove earlier on our way up. En route, you get to see the amazing landscape for which the Upper Mustang is famous.
We fly to Pokhara check in Hotel, You refresh and join your guide for sightseeing. You will do boating at Phewa Lake, visit the Tal Barahi Temple, and from the west bank of the lake, you will hike to Peace Pagoda. After soaking in the views from the Pagoda, walk down to lake and cross the lake stay overnight at Pokhara.
Today, you return to Kathmandu taking flight from Pokhara which will takes about 25 minutes. Once you reach Kathmandu, you refresh and enjoy your free time however you like. You can go to buy souvenirs, relax at a café or explore the streets. Evening join with us for cultural dinner.
Today, you departure back to your home. As per your scheduled flight, our staff will drop you off at the airport.
Start Dates are your arrival date in Nepal and End Dates are the returning date from Nepal.
The set departure dates listed are specially quoted and specified for group joining option. Let us know if the set departure dates are not suitable for you- another dates which are suitable for you can certainly be added by us.
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