Mustang Trek is one of the fascinating adventure treks among the national and international trekkers due to its desert region and traditional Nepali settlements. Upper Mustang region is incorporated by wonderful Dhaulagiri Massif along with its 35 other Himalayan ranges. The major attraction of upper mustang is the walled city of Lo-Manthang which is also consider most interesting and picturesque place in Nepal. This Upper Mustang region is the place of isolated and unspoiled, where people are still living and following traditional cultural practices along with their ancient religion of Bon-Po which is older than Buddhism. Mustang people still celebrate the ancient Tilji festival which is very famous among the people. It is one of the cultural trek having stunning treeless barren landscapes with yellow and grey rolling hills. Upper Mustang is a place of remote trans- Himalayan mountain region of Nepal, which offers privileged opportunity to experience the true life of the “highlanders” or the mountain people. Upper Mustang, having a geography and culture resembling Tibet is definitely surprising and an exciting trekking region to trek on, and also give similar feelings of trekking in Tibet. The whole isolated area of upper Mustang gives a mystical feel to it and enchanting and inspiring visitors to this region.
Amaka La is one of the beautiful places in the world which offers us a magnificent view of the beautiful low village of Mustang including stunning Mustang Himal, Dolpa Himal, Dhaulagiri Himal, and Nilgiri Himal. It is one of the astonishing trails to witness and explore this ancient mud Chudzong Gumba and 5 storied Cave and Monasteries in the Garphu. This amazing trekking trail takes us to the Nyi La, a splendid place where you will feel as you are in the real paradise. The Red Clips of Mustang and it’s surrounded by the Mt. Chulu West, Nilgiri, and other stunning mountains peaks is really amazing. Next place, Gyagar Pass is also a famous place to have splendid views of the Himalayas such as; Mt. Nilgiri Himal, Annapurna, Muktinath Himal along with Kaligandaki River. All these natural beauties of Upper Mustang make this trail worth visiting.
The upper Mustang Trek begins from the Jomsom village throughout the beautiful Kali Gandaki River in Kagbeni. Then trekkers will enjoy the capital of ancient Mustang city called Lo- Manthang and traditional villages of Upper Mustang. The trekkers from Jomsom, either take air-flight or vehicle ride to Kathmandu city or Pokhara city it depends on the trekker’s interest.