Mustang trek takes you into the hidden kingdom of Mustang in the Trans Himalayan region of western part of Nepal bordering with Tibet. Mustang is also known as the Dry desert of Nepal as it is situated in the monsoon shadow region beyond the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range. In this region you see the unspoiled Tibetan villages. During the Mustang trek which is also known as the Upper Mustang, you get chance to explore the culture, lifestyle, religion of the Himalayan people which is similar to that of the Tibetan people. the awesome mountain vistas, rare medieval Buddhist arts, unique Himalayan desert, exotic culture of the inhabitants, artistic barren landscapes enchants every trekker who visit this region. The people of this trekking region follow the Tibetan Buddhism. In Mustang trek you enjoy the excellent panoramic view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri and many more. Another attraction of Mustang trek is the view of the deepest gorge of the world, Kali Gandaki gorge between the Annapurna and the Dhaulagiri.
The challenging mustang trek also known as upper mustang trek was opened for trekking purpose in 1992 AD. To trek in this region, trekkers required the special permit from the government of Nepal and organized with groups. Mustang trek begins with the scenic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom, the trading center of the lower mustang. Then you head to Kagbeni following the bank of the Kali Gandaki River. Kagbeni is famous for the Saligram. Saligram is the stone in which picture of lord Vishnu is inscribed. There you also meet the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims who are heading to Muktinath, the holy place of Hindu and Buddhist. Then you head to Lo Monthong, the walled Himalayan city. You visit the Lo Manthang village as well as centuries old Buddhist monasteries like Choser Monastery, Namgyal Monastery and Tiger Monastery. The best seasons to go for Mustang trek are autumn and the spring.
Upper Mustang Trekking is an adventure trekking in Mustang region up to the valley of Lo Mangthang in Tibetan Plateau. Trekking in this region provides the chance of exploring Upper Mustang culture which is very similar with Tibetan culture
Mustang trek takes you into the hidden kingdom of Mustang in the Trans Himalayan region of western part of Nepal bordering with Tibet. Mustang is also known as the Dry desert of Nepal as it is situated in the monsoon shadow region beyond
Damodar Kunda is situated in Upper Mustang region which is famous for artistically decorated natural landscapes, superb views of numerous beautiful snowy peaks, Tibetan Buddhist culture, festivals, tradition, customs, rituals and ceremonies,