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Upper Mustang Trekking where you will enjoy exciting walks and soak into tremendous scenery within a wild country walking to old and former kingdom of Lo-Manthang guarded by a high fort-wall known as Dzong in local languages of Tibetan origin.
Upper Mustang Trekking, lies on the ancient Trans Himalayan Salt Trade and Caravan trail to Tibet from beautiful Pokhara city towards Upper Mustang and ending at Karo-la pass the border between Nepal and Tibet.
Upper Mustang trekking where season to visit from April till October months includes monsoon rainy-wet months of July and August, as Mustang falls within rain shadow country, where heavy dark clouds and rains hardly touches this dry region of Upper Mustang, where monsoon blocked by high Himalayan mountains with Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range.
Upper Mustang starts with short panoramic flight from Pokhara to land at Jomsom, the headquarter town of Mustang area, where walk leads within dry and arid landscapes around Kaligandaki River valley to reach interesting villages of Kagbeni-Chele-Tsuang-Tsarang and enter walled Lo-Manthang a large village or a small town, where late Raja / King used to ruled Upper Mustang since hundreds of centuries till last past decades.
The main interesting part of the trip exploring its villages enriched with old Buddhist religion and culture, where on walk encountering many religious monuments of prayer walls and wheels includes old monasteries.
After a wonderful time within scenic Upper Mustang Trekking with fascinating experience, as adventure concludes at Jomsom for short scenic flight back to beautiful Pokhara by its serene Phewa lake with views of Annapurna Himalaya.