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Upper Mustang Jeep Tour
Upper Mustang Jeep Tour

Upper Mustang Jeep Tour

Upper Mustang 4WD Jeep Tour is a famous trip to the forbidden kingdom of the Mustang region, situated behind the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Mountain. It's a tranquil outings package for those travel enthusiasts who really desire to discover Nepal Himalayas with thrilling cross-country experiences and fascinating landscapes alongside ancient rich archeological sites in the Trekking region. It is specially designed for luxurious vehicle trips into the trans-Himalayas area and has been an alternative journey to Upper Mustang Trek. This 4WD Jeep trip also very popular among tourists contains explores diverse topography and traditional culture in the short time of one of the forbidden land in Nepal. Therefore, it is being famous Jeep Tour destination and has been combined with a road trip.

Trip Highlight

  1. The vehicle drives through the most secluded, rugged, and mesmerizing primeval Himalayan Kingdom.
  2. This fascinating luxurious safari trip experiences the isolated Upper Mustang and visits the capital town of Lo manthang through historic sites and traditions.
  3. The anterior empire of Lo in Upper Mustang is significantly concentrated on traditional Tibetan Buddhist philosophy that represents one of the purest contours of  Tibetan Buddhism on the earth.
  4. High experienced and friendly Himalayan Tour leaders who loves their professions.
  5. Upper Mustang accommodation in a friendly local guesthouse along with comfy luxury lodges as well throughout the journey.
  6. Upper Mustang Jeep Tour, the most magnificent and multi-colored gorges of corroded mountains with gloriously Himalayan vistas through rich traditional colorful villages.
  7. To observe the “KORALA Border” which is one of the oldest trade routes between Nepal and Tibet was traditionally used for the salt trade.
  8. The Upper Mustang region situated the behind of Himalayas along with rain shadows was a campsite shelter for “KHAMPA GUERILLAS” against China's injustice of occupied over Tibet.

The journey of the Upper Mustang Jeep Tour commences from the dazzling city of Kathmandu is known as the city of temples with rich culture and heritage sites as well. Your luxurious jeep tour continues to a destination via Pokhara- a heart of hiking and trekking in the Annapurna region have remarkable massive peaks stands like the world’s famous Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Machhapuchre (Fishtail), and a large number of mountains, the height is more than 6000m. The Upper Mustang Jeep Tour while driving around terrified hillocks of calcium rock, ash-white hills, and large limestone that highlights off-road adventure voyage of Mustang with prayer flags decorated chortens (small stupa) and outmoded houses where travelers passage abyssal into the area. The thrilling Jeep Tour finally takes you to Lo Manthang through passing winding and dust roads. You will get plenty of time to discover the several culture and countryside of Upper Mustang. The tour will be back through the same route.

The Upper Mustang Jeep Tour offers you numerous Cave, Gompas, and monasteries that have different myths and histories of the region. It signifies local people’s culture, rituals, and customs which have been followed deeply and preserved astonishing traditions. Visit around the mysterious olden cave that consists of clearly mesmerizing artistic rock creations positioned in the desert. Wander to monasteries where you can perceive ancient shamanistic rituals that were practiced and accomplished at that time. It is fully thrilling with an enjoyable adventure jeep tour that performs marvelous landscape, moraine gorges, deep valleys, windswept cliffs, fertile edges, world’s deepest George of KaliGandaki and Rivers. The Upper Mustang Jeep Tour is one of the filled packages for all adventure lovers that truly amazing and comfortable. It makes a journey so attractive and presents marvelous features of the region in the best way potential.

Therefore, come and join us on this delightful adventure trip to one of the most religiously eye-catching areas of the country and experience mini Tibet with the inner tranquility of Mustang.

Best Season to Travel

The best exodus time to travel the Upper Mustang region is from March to November. Although we can be taken this trip in the winter season, the temperature is strongly cold and might not be suitable for all travelers.


We have tried to short describe the weather, temperature, and climate of the Upper Mustang which is very important before visiting here.

  1. Spring season (March/April/May): This is one of the best seasons to trek in all of Nepal with the Upper Mustang. The temperature of days is approximately 15 to 21 °C. The temperature is neither too cold nor too hot for a hike. During the night temperature can drop from -7 to -1 °C. The spring season experiences you with a unique Tibetan culture, miraculous landscape, and archeology alongside the topography of Mustang.
  2. Summer season (June/July/August): Generally the months of summer are warm. The days and nights are warmer than due to the year. The temperature of the day is about from 18 to 28 °C and during the nighttime, it has gone from -2 to 0 °C. This season is wet all over Nepal but Upper Mustang is quite different where travelers experience no rainfall and an arid landscape. The land is positioned in the rain-shadow area of the Annapurna region. You can travel to Upper Mustang this season.
  3. Autumn season (September/October/November): The season is also best for trekking and tours in Nepal Himalaya. The month of autumn provides you with incredible sights of the Upper Mustang from everywhere. This season's temperature of the day starts from 12 to 20 °C and during the nights colder temperatures can down to -7 to -2 °C. Thus, make sure that you have good windproof equipment for these months.
  4. Winter season (December/January/February): Days temperature is around 0 to 5 °C and it goes down to -25 to -20 °C during the night in Upper Mustang. These months experience too much snowfall and local people descent to lower regions. During these months, Trekking and any trip to Upper Mustang can be challenging to start for trekkers. If you are adventure lovers and want to travel in the winter season experience freezing weather, occasional snowfall, fewer crowds, and majestic views of the Mustang. Please put on some warm and windproof clothing to keep your body warm before sunrise and after sunset in the mountain.

Finally: Given the above information will help you to prepare before departing for Upper Mustang. You must know about the average temperature, weather, and climate of Nepal Himalaya including Mustang.

Permits and Fees 

The Upper Mustang is a restricted region of Nepal where foreign travelers should obtain a special entry permit to visit here. The department of immigration issues permits for foreign tourists. Single permits are not allowed, issued only to a group which means you have at least two visitors in a group. If you are sole tourists, let us know, and we will arrange permits by joining you with the next visitor's group.

We need your four passport-size photographs and original with a valid passport to obtain the restricted region permits. Upper Mustang permit costs US $500 per tourist for 10 days. It is one and only one for 10 days, not night. An additional day will be charged US $50 per day. The journey begins and ends from Kagbeni where your permits will be checked by ACAP and police.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Your arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)

Day 02:Trip preparation and Kathmandu valley exploration tour

Day 03:Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight (815m)

Day 04:Drive to Tatopani (2600m) via Beni bazaar by 4WD Jeep

Day 05:Drive Tatopani to Kagbeni (2900m) by 4WD Jeep

Day 06:Drive to Ghami Village (3530m)

Day 07:Drive to Lo- Manthang (3840m)

Day 08:Full day sightseeing in Lo-Manthang

Day 09:Drive back to Chhuksang Village

Day 10:Drive from Chhuksang village to Kalopani

Day 11:Drive Kalopani to Pokhara

Day 12:Fly/ drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 13:Final departure

Cost Details

Cost Includes
    • All airport transfers by private vehicle as per the trip itinerary.
    • Twin sharing hotel accommodation- three nights in Kathmandu and two night in Pokhara on BB plan.
    • Sightseeing of Kathmandu by professional with government license holder English speaking tour guide.
    • All entry fees of Kathmandu valley (heritage site, museums, monument sites, and old palace)
    • Kathmandu-Pokhara- Kathmandu by airplane (two-way tickets fees).
    • Pokhara sightseeing tour as per the itinerary.
    • 4WD Jeep Pokhara to Upper Mustang to Pokhara by 4WD Mahindra Scorpio or Land Cruiser.
    • Upper Mustang controlled area permits fees.
    • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) permits and TIMS fees.
    • Twin sharing accommodation in local guesthouses with three meals (Dinner, Breakfast & Lunch) a day throughout the trip in Mustang.
    • Professional trekking/tour guide and assistant staffs.
    • Accommodation, salary, insurance, transportation, foods, and drinks for all staffs.
    • Duffel bag and sleeping bag during the trip. (Refundable after completed the trip)
    • First aid kit bag (Medical Kit Bag).
    • All necessary government and local taxes.
    •  All official expenses.
Cost Excludes
    • Your international airplane fees to/from Kathmandu Nepal
    • Nepal entry visa fees (You can obtain upon arrival at Tribuwan International Airport, $25 for 15 days, $40 for 30 days and $100 for three months)
    • Travel Insurance (You must bring it) which covers lost, medical, rescue, emergency evacuation and more.
    • Lunch and dinner while staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara hotel.
    • Hot shower throughout the trip.
    • Alcoholic drinks, Telephone calls, boiled water, Beverages, mineral waters during the tour.
    • Any food and beverages which one not mentioned above “Includes” section.
    • Tipping (It is a sign of gratitude)
    • Personal trek equipment and expenditures.
    • Any additional accommodation in Kathmandu than the scheduled trip itinerary because of sometime early back from the mountain, early arrival, late departure, and more reason.
    • Expenditures incurred as an effect of delay outside our control in case of natural calamities, weather and flight cancellation.
    • Any extra goods which are not mentioned.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Your arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)Your arrival at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu. Our company’s (Nepal Glacier Treks & Expedition) airport representative meet you who is displaying your/s name on the board. Your welcome and transfer to the hotel by our private vehicle. At evening time, our tours/ Treks experts will brief about your program. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. Accommodation: Private vehicle, hotel on Bed and Breakfast

Day 02Trip preparation and Kathmandu valley exploration tourPre-trip meeting with tours/ treks experts at the hotel and begins sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. Especially visit UNESCO world heritage sites are very famous for culture, history, and arts. Experience Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath, Patan Durbar square with private vehicle and professional guide. Overnight at the same hotel in Kathmandu. Accommodation: Private vehicle, hotel on Bed and Breakfast

Day 03Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight (815m)You will fly to Pokhara from Kathmandu. It takes around 35 minutes and gets the chance to see stunning Ariel mountain views throughout the flight. After landing Pokhara airport, you transfer to the hotel and sightseeing program. Sightseeing highlights: visit Mahendra and Bat Cave, International Mountain Museum, boating at Fewa Lake, Devi’s Fall and Peace Pagoda Stupa. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara. Accommodation: Private vehicle, hotel on Bed and Breakfast

Day 04Drive to Tatopani (2600m) via Beni bazaar by 4WD JeepDrive from Pokhara to Tatopani via Beni bazaar is headquarter of Myagdi district. Driving will be 5 to 6 hours, passes snaking roads of high hills through a small market, village, rivers and rice fields on the way. The off-road trip stars from Beni through a bank of Kaligandaki River. Accommodation: 4WD Land Cruiser and BLD on the guesthouse

Day 05Drive Tatopani to Kagbeni (2900m) by 4WD JeepThe journey starts to Kagbeni through a bank of Kaligandaki River and Kaligandaki canyon (world deepest gorge). Driving would be 5/ 6 hours, passes Jomsom local town then you will heads to a popular holy temple of Muktinath area where you can see the 108 spout water taps, Buddhist monastery, natural fire (lighting itself), stunning Himalaya’s views of Tukuche peak, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Tibetan traditional activities. Accommodation: 4WD Land Cruiser and guesthouse on BLD

Day 06Drive to Ghami Village (3530m)Drive: 6 hours Before departing to Ghami Village, document procedures of special entrance permit to Upper Mustang. After exploring Buddhist school and monastery of Kagbeni, you will drive through ancient Buddhist Stupas, the old stunning village of Chuksung, Chella, Samar, Syangboche, Bhina, and Ghiling. The day will more exciting to see local traditional houses with Yak caravan, splendid Landscape, Tibetan Buddhist culture, and local daily lifestyles. Accommodation: 4WD Land Cruiser and BLD on the guesthouse

Day 07Drive to Lo- Manthang (3840m)Drive: 3 to 4 hours The journey onward with incredible sightseeing and local activities. The inordinate chance to explore amazing panoramas of nature throughout the drive on the way. During the trip, you can enjoy visiting ancient old Monastery and the local town of Mustang. Highlight: Visit Lo Gager Ghar Gompa, Charang monastery, Thubchen Gompa- pretty huge with red assembly hall is built in the late 15th century, Lo-mang thang town, Chodey Gompa- it is a very famous for Monastic Museum and the main attraction Gompa of town, Jampa Gompa- also popular as the God house and the oldest monastery which is built in the early 15th century. Also explore Buddhist teaching school, old King Palace, local domestic Yaks, mules, horses and cattle caravans, landscape and mountain vistas from the edges. Accommodation: 4WD Land Cruiser/ Guesthouse on BLD Plan

Day 08Full day sightseeing in Lo-Manthang Excursion day in Lo-Manthang where you will observe the exclusive village and monastery through the trip. Sightseeing to Namgyal monastery, Chhosar monastery, NYFU monastery, Khangchuling cave, Jhong cave, Tingkat and Namgyal village is known as cave monastery and life. The Tibetan Buddhist culture experience, interact with local people and activities. Accommodation: 4WD Land Cruiser/ Guesthouse on BLD Plan

Day 09Drive back to Chhuksang VillageDrive: 6 hours You will drive back to Chuksung village passing Tibetan Buddhist monastery on the way, crossing Kaligandaki River and local activities during the journey. Accommodation: 4WD Land Cruiser/ Guesthouse on BLD Plan

Day 10Drive from Chhuksang village to KalopaniDrive: 4/ 5 hours
Sightseeing: experience local traditional Tibetan culture, small Kagbeni village, Jomsom bazaar, visit Thini village, snow leopard cave, Dhumba Lake, local activities and Kaligandaki River.
Accommodation: 4WD Land Cruiser/ Guesthouse on BLD plan

Day 11Drive Kalopani to PokharaDrive: 5/ 6 hours
Drive back to Pokhara from Kalopani via Kaligandaki River and Kaligandaki George, Beni bazaar, small village through winding off-road of high hills. You can see the small market, village, lush forests and rivers on the way.
Accommodation: Hotel on BB Plan/ 4WD Land Cruiser

Day 12Fly/ drive from Pokhara to KathmanduPokhara to Kathmandu flight 35 minutes with stunning mountain flight. Driving will be 6 hours through the Prithvi highway by private transport. The remaining time for shopping, rest at the hotel depends on you.
Accommodation: Hotel on BB Plan/ Private transport

Day 13Final departureThis is a sign of the end your trip of Upper Mustang. Our Nepal Glacier Treks and Expedition airport’s representative will drop you at Tribhuvan International airport by private vehicle.

Important Note

We have a group discount, more group more discount as per the company policy. Group joining facilities available, if you are solo and want to join the trip of Upper Mustang. You can book the trip with us easily and cancel as you wish. Free Travel Information about Nepal Himalaya for any kind of trip, it is our pleasure to help you.

Before travel to Nepal ensure that your passport, budget, health condition, and most important is your travel insurance which is highly needed to do any type of activities in Nepal Himalaya. The insurance covers your rescue and any kind of natural disaster. Without travel insurance, we cannot take your booking of Upper Mustang.

You must inform and consult at home before travel. Leave your cell number, email id and agent’s name, contact number with email id of Nepal. We are always serious about clients and their journeys in the mountain. And we want our clients to feel like home when they are with us in Nepal. Our motto is the safety and satisfaction of valuable clients.  

Sometime the trip and flight may cancel due to the natural disaster, political situation, strike, landslide, and bad weather in the mountain but you do not worry about the trip. We can manage as well as the next same trip for your satisfaction and safety. Our all staff are well skilled who can solve any problem in the mountain. First Aid trained guide.

It is a luxury 4WD Jeep Tour package and instead of trekking to Mustang is Jeep Tour in Himalaya. It is a customized trip package of Mustang, travelers might change the itineraries and design as your desire. If you want to change accommodation in Kathmandu and mountain as per your budget (if requested from you). This is our best quality service package from which all client is satisfaction yet. You may join us any time, welcome to Nepal Himalaya for adventure experience. 

Trip Fact

Starting Price 2199(per person)
  • Trip Duration 13 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Max Altitude 3840m
  • Trip Grade
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