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Old Trans Himalaya route

Upper Mustang Trekking, an ideal journey for travelers interested to venture into hidden and remote isolated areas of Nepal Far North Western Himalaya, which leads you away from main-stream trekking trails for some days in the country of
ancient Bon sect of Buddhism as well with present Tibetan Buddhist religion.
Upper Mustang Trekking one of the scenic and wild countries located further higher terrain from Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range of mountains which lies on the old Trans Himalayan Salt and Caravan route of Nepal and Tibet.
Where adventure takes you to visit its fascinating culture of age-old heritage where villages adorned with long series of prayer walls and spinning religious bells that makes Upper Mustang worth a visit to experience its hidden treasures of beautiful landscapes and high mountains with villages of amazing traditional farm life of medvial time era.
Walk starts from main town of Jomsom which is administrative and headquarter of Mustang district dominated by Thakali people the tribe of Kaligandaki valley been on trade with Tibet since ancient times and still exists as this nice town and villages falls within Old Trans Himalaya route.
From Jomsom reach the high country of Upper Mustang and within old walled and former kingdom at Lo-Mantahng with exciting and interesting tour of its famous old monasteries visiting Namgyal Gompa, Champa Lakhang (God House), Red Thubchen Gompa, Chyodi Gompa and its Great Entrance Hall, and then with time and special permission visit Mustang king’s palace.
After a glorious and impressive visit around Upper Mustang then heading back on the same trail past Tsarang-Ghami-Tsuang and Charang to reach at Kagbeni village which falls at the end of Upper Mustang area, where nice pleasant walk brings you at Jomsom for sweeping flight back at Pokhara.