Top Manang Mustang Trek

Trip Duration

8 Days

Trip Grade

Moderate

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge/Tea house

Transportation

Private Vechicle/Public Bus

Group Size

2-15

Best Season

through out the year

Top Manang Mustang Trek Brief Insight

Among the numerous treks worldwide, the Top Manang Mustang Trek stands out as an exceptional adventure in Nepal. This trek offers stunning views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain regions, diverse landscapes, and rich cultural experiences.

The journey from Manang to Mustang is a captivating expedition through some of Nepal’s most beautiful and culturally vibrant areas. Here is a suggested 8-day itinerary, highlighting key locations along the route:

Important places

Besisahar: The starting point of the trek.
Chame: The gateway to the Upper Manang region.
Pisang: Offers a glimpse of Tibetan culture and stunning mountain scenery.
Manang: Stop key compatibility with rich cultural experiences.
Yak Khark: Upland grazing land.
Thorang Fedi: The base camp of Thorang La Pass.
Thorang La Pass: One of the highest trekking passes in the world.
Muktinath: Holy religious place.
Jomsom: The main town of Mustang region with a picturesque airport.

Tips for the trek

Acclimatization: Ensure proper acclimatization to avoid altitude sickness.
Permits: Make sure you have the necessary permits (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card).
Preparation: Carry suitable trekking gear and be prepared for different weather conditions.
Health: Stay hydrated and listen to your body to avoid altitude sickness.
This itinerary covers the highlights and ensures a memorable trekking experience through the diverse landscapes and cultures of the Manang and Mustang regions.

 

 

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Besishahr

Highest Altitude :

(760m)

Trek Duration :

Travel Time: About 6-7 hours by bus.

Significance: Bensishahr is the starting point of the Annapurna Circuit, a popular trekking route to Manang.

Day 2: Besishahr to Chame

Highest Altitude :

 (2,670m)

Trek Duration :

Trek/Drive: Drive to Chame, about 5-6 hours.

Significance: Chame is the administrative center of Manang district and offers a breathtaking view of Lamjung Himal and Annapurna 2.

Day 3: Chame to Pisang

Highest Altitude :

 (3,300m)

Trek Duration :

Trek Time: 5-6 hours.

Significance: Pisang is known for its beautiful landscape and Pisang peak. Upper Pisang offers a traditional Tibetan village experience.

Day 4: Pisang to Manang

Highest Altitude :

(3,540m)

Trek Duration :

Trek Time: 5-6 hours.

Significance: Manang is an important favorable location with beautiful views of the Annapurna range. The village has many monasteries and Gangapurna Lake.

Day 5: Manang to Yak Khark

Highest Altitude :

(4,020m)

Trek Duration :

Trek Time: 3-4 hours.

Significance: Yak Khark is a great place to see yak grazing and prepare for higher altitudes.

Day 6: Yak Khark to Thorang Phedi

Highest Altitude :

 (4,450m)

Trek Duration :

Trek Time: 3-4 hours.

Significance: Thorang Phedi is the base for climbing the Thorang La Pass, one of the highest trekking passes in the world.

Day 7: Thorong Phedi to Muktinath via Thorong La Pass

Highest Altitude :

(3,800 m) via Thorong La Pass (5,416 m).

Trek Duration :

Trek Time: 7-8 hours.

Significance: Thorong La Pass offers panoramic views of the Himalayas. Muktinath is a sacred pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists.

Day 8: Muktinath to Jomsom and flight/Drive to Pokhara

Highest Altitude :

(2,743 m)

Trek Duration :

Trek Time: 4/5 hours to Jomsom.

Significance: Jomsom is an important town in the Mustang region known for its apple orchards and strong winds. A flight to Pokhara offers stunning aerial views of the Annapurna range.

Day 9: Flight/Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Highest Altitude :

(830/1300m)

Trek Duration :

25m/8-9h

Significance: The natural lake site city Pokhara and the historical Capital city Kathmandu both are important tourist sites of Nepal.

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