About Upper Mustang Jeep Tour
Upper Mustang Jeep tour is a special jeep tour package to Upper Mustang, the restricted area of Nepal, designed as an alternative to trekking to include all kinds of travellers who are looking for short holidays in this isolated pristine land of Mustang. Upper Mustang is a mysterious valley in the north of Annapurna area at an altitude of 4000m in Dhaulagiri zone close to the Tibetan border.
The Upper Mustang is recently open to trekking and tour and was isolated till 1992. The trekking to the wilderness of Upper Mustang normally takes 2 weeks whereas Lapha holidays has Upper Mustang Jeep tour package which lasts for 6 days. This tour starts from Pokhara and takes you to mystic lands of Nepal includes Jomsom, Lo Mangthang, Muktinath and Kagbeni almost close to the border of Tibet. The landscapes and culture of the area are similar to Tibetan plateau and being close to the Tibetan border Upper Mustang is highly influenced by the Tibetan culture which gives to feel of Tibet autonomous region of China. The roads to Upper Mustang are challenging and bumpy but still rewarding.
The Upper Mustang Jeep tour helps you explore restricted kingdom ‘Lo Mangthang’, and numerous Buddhist monasteries and gompas, caves, barren hills with shades of pink, grey and brown colours and untouched century-old socio-cultural practices of Upper mustang. The tour provides beautiful Himalayas views of the whole Annapurna region including Dhaulagiri. The jeep tour also takes you to Muktinath, a sacred Hindu and Buddhist temple, where you can offer your prayers.