Upper Mustang trek is the off the beaten trek taking into the barren, deserted Himalayan former Buddhist Kingdom of Nepal. Lomanthang, the old and walled capital town of Lo Kingdom is the central highlight of Upper Mustang trek. This trek messing you in the hidden world of the old Buddhist kingdom of Mustang, caters the Sculpted canyons and fantastic rock formations, medieval villages, ruined fortresses, royal places, unexplored caves, Bon and Tibetan Buddhist monasteries.
Trek in Upper Mustang is rare opportunity to explore the former Hidden Himalayan Buddhist Kingdom. Simmering in between Tibetan Plateau and Dhaulagiri massif Mustang was restricted until 1992. Upper Mustang trek is not technically and practically difficult. The trek into windy valley Upper Mustang starting from Kagbeni to Kagbeni. Situated at the rain shadows of Tibetan plateau and Dhaulagiri massif has arid climate and no more rain at all, as a result Upper Mustang trek can be done entire year.
The trail follows along the Kaligandaki gorges, the deepest gorges of the world, and the ancient trading route used by Mustang people for bartering of grain and salt with lowland. Conquering the Lo la pass 3950m rewards the medieval walled capital town Lomanthang, wide and flat foothill barren landscape of Tibetan plateau at distant.
Entering into walled town Lomanthang through the town gate makes you a feeling of entering into a different world. Prayers flag winds on the houses of the town, narrow alleys ways, long Mani walls and Chortens, beautiful prayers wheels and herds domestic animals sauntering in the evening rewards your holiday.