Mustang Region Treks

Mustang Region Treks
Mustang Region Treks

Mustang is a popular destination in Nepal for pilgrimage and trekking. Its allure has come from the century’s old history of Lo Kingdom, exotic Himalayan culture, ever-changing landscape, and magnificent views of gigantic mountains like Nilgiri ((7061m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), and Annapurna ranges. Mustang is known for two kinds namely Upper Mustang and Lower Mustang.

Mustang History

Upper Mustang was an isolated Kingdom founded by Ama Pal, the first king of Lo in 1380 AD. Its capital is Lo-Manthang where the king’s palace still lies there. The last King of Mustang, Jigme Palbar Bista who passed away on Friday (December 16th, 2016) at the age of 86. Since 2008 Lo King lost his royal title when Nepal became a republic country after the centuries-old monarchy. Still, the royal family members are still staying there. The current prince owned his resort called Ama-Pal Resort.

Mustang Economic

Before modernization, the economic sources of the region was the exchange of Tibetan salt and wool for Nepali grain and kerosene. Trekking in Mustang is getting more and more popular every year and many new hotels are operated by locals. Other economic sources of locals are farming in the summertime, clothes business during the winter season in the hilly region and in India.

Mustang Religion

Buddhism is the religion in this region. Among the four lineages, Sakya is the main which was introduced by expert Ngorvhen Kunga Sangpo during 1427-1447. Every Sakya Monasteries are painted with their religious structure in three colors of grey, white, and red. Each color resembles protection, compassion, and wisdom respectively. Despite Sakyapa, there is Nyingma lineage also can be seen.

Packages from Mustang Region Treks

Tiji Festival in Upper Mustang

Tiji Festival in Upper Mustang

This three-day Tiji ceremony is lit up with a colorful custom dress, dancing, music, and reenactments from the story of...


  • 19 days
  • From 2200.00 /per person
Upper Mustang Classic Trek

Upper Mustang Classic Trek

Upper Mustang, the place which reflects the pure Tibetan culture and tradition since 12th century, located at the...


  • 18 days
  • From 2100.00 /per person
Yartung - Horse Riding Festival of Mustang

Yartung - Horse Riding Festival of Mustang

Yartung is a Tibetan word which means (Yar=summer) and (Tung=let it). Mid of summer is considered the best season in...


  • 19 days
  • From 2000.00 /per person
Upper Mustang Overland Tour

Upper Mustang Overland Tour

This Jeep Tour to Upper Mustang is not a rigid itinerary where you can change according to your comfort and time...


  • 17 days
  • From 2500.00 /per person
Teri La Pass Trek in Mustang

Teri La Pass Trek in Mustang

Teri La Pass is one of the most challenging trekking destinations in Nepal. This trek needs a full camping trek where you...


  • 28 days
  • From 4500.00 /per person
Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Jomsom Muktinath Trek is a perfect trip for avid trekkers who have limited time to explore Mustang. This is a short and...


  • 7 days
  • From 800.00 /per person
Lower Mustang Trek

Lower Mustang Trek

Lower Mustang trek takes place in the Mustang district within the classical Annapurna circuit route. Lower mustang...


  • 18 days
  • From 1180.00 /per person
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