Upper Mustang Jeep Tour

8D - 7N
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  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Tour
  • Transport: Private Vehicle
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges
  • Group Size: 02 or more


  • Drive through the bumpy terrains of Jomsom, Lo Manthang, Kagbeni and Marpa
  • Witness magnificent barren landscapes, ancient caves, century old monasteries and archeological sites
  • Test the renowned local apple pie, apple wine in Jomsom and Marpha
  • Explore Lo-Mangthang ; forbidden kingdom of Mustang
  • Panorama view of world’s 7th highest peak Mt. Dhaulagiri including Gangapurna, Tukuche, Manaslu and Thorang
  • Visit Muktinath-the sacred pilgrimage site of both Hindu and Buddhist

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.


After early morning breakfast, depending upon the interest of the guest we can either take a 25 minutes domestic flight to Pokhara or take a private vehicle or tourist bus to Pokhara which normally take 5-6 hours. Pokhara is a magnificent city and offers splendid views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapurchhre and Annapurana mountain range. In the evening, you can go for boating on the calm green water of Phewa Lake and visit Bindavasini Temple in the centre of the Lake and enjoy the lush forest hill surrounding the lake.

Today after early breakfast, we drive all the way to Jomson in very comfortable Jeep. En route, we will pass several local villages and Buddhist Stupas and beautiful monasteries. Jomsom is the district headquarters of Mustang and is marked by barren flat trail with craggy rocks and sand. Jomsom is also known as a windy village and it’s very windy in the afternoon. The spectacular view of Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, and Tukuche peak above Jomsom is breathtaking.

After breakfast, we drive to Ghemi. On the way, we visit Kagbeni, a renowned religious village of Nepal located at the bank of Kali Gandaki river famous for Shaligram stone. Before leaving Kagbeni, your guide will check in your special Upper Mustang permit and being our journey to Upper Mustang. Passing through beautiful villages such as Chella village, Samar village, Syangboche village, and Ghiling village we finally arrive at Ghemi village. 

After breakfast, we proceed to Lo-Manthang at a slow pace exploring the local areas, cultural artefacts and majestic landscapes. On the way to Lo-Mangthang, we visit Ghar Gompa one of the Oldest Monastery of the area representing the history, culture and ancient architecture of Mustang region. We will also visit Charang Monastery, Jampa Gompa, Thubchen Gompa, and Chodey Gompa which beholds the history of the late 15th century. 

Today we spend our day experiencing authentic culture, tradition and lifestyle of this community and exploring ancient monuments, monuments, palace and cultural artifacts of this beautiful ancient city Lo Mangthang. The city is surrounded with white wall and only the north-east gate of wall is open for the entrance. We also drive towards China Border and visit Namgyal Gompa and Chhosar cave and observing the en-route sites. We return to Lo-Manthang for stay.

Nepal Tour Packege

Nepal Tour and Travel Package

Cost Detail

  • Accommodation in Pokhara and Jomsom at hotels
  • Accommodation in the teahouse in Ghami, Lo Manthang and Muktinath
  • Required Meal available throughout the tour (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Kathmandu -Muktinath -Kathmandu by private vehicles
  • Service of tour guides
  • First Aid Kit
  • Road Taxes
  • Extra drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • Personal expenses as phone bill, chocolate, snacks, battery charge, laundry and extra porter
  • Extra accommodation and meals beside the schedule
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips to guide
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