Luxury Upper Mustang Jeep Tour (4WD)

Recommended by 99% of travelers
Duration12 Days
CountryNepal
Trip GradeModerate
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Maximum Altitude3840 m
Group SizeMin. 2 Pax
StartsKathmandu - Pokhara - Jomsom
EndsJomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu
Travel StyleOff road Jeep safari tours & sightseeing in Mustang
Best TimeMarch to November

The Upper Mustang Luxury Jeep Tour is an incredible way to explore the stunning and remote region of Upper Mustang in comfort and style. Located in the north of Nepal, in the rain shadow of the Himalayas, Upper Mustang is a unique and culturally rich region that has remained largely unchanged for centuries.

This journey will take you to old monasteries, temples, and palaces, as well as rural villages and meeting the lovely and welcoming people of Mustang. You will also have the opportunity to see the region's amazing natural beauties, such as the dramatic Mustang cliffs, undulating hills and valleys, and snow-capped Himalayan peaks.

The chance to journey in elegance and comfort in our luxury 4WD jeeps is one of the highlights of the Upper Mustang Luxury Jeep Tour. All the comforts you could possibly want for a comfortable trip are provided in these vehicles, including air conditioning, supportive seating, and on-board entertainment.

The tour includes first-rate lodging and meals at some of the greatest hotels and restaurants in the area in addition to the opulent jeeps. You can savor delectable regional and international food as well as the opportunity to unwind in chic and comfortable accommodations.

Your tour will be safe, enjoyable, and unforgettable thanks to our staff of knowledgeable guides and drivers. They are happy to answer any questions you may have along the route and are informed about the history and culture of Mustang.

Overall, the Upper Mustang Luxury Jeep Tour is the ideal way to enjoy this distinctive and spectacular region's beauty and culture in luxury and style. Don't wait to reserve your tour if you're prepared for the experience of a lifetime!

Highlights

  • Explore the ancient and culturally rich region of Upper Mustang
  • Visit ancient monasteries, temples, and palaces
  • Meet the friendly and welcoming people of Mustang and learn about their way of life
  • Witness the stunning natural beauty of the region, including the dramatic Mustang cliffs and the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas
  • Travel in style and comfort in our luxury 4WD jeeps
  • Enjoy top-quality accommodations and meals at some of the best hotels and restaurants in the region
  • Benefit from the expertise and knowledge of our experienced guides and drivers
  • Have a safe, enjoyable, and unforgettable adventure in Upper Mustang

Route, Location of Upper Mustang

Upper Mustang is located in the north of Nepal, in the rain shadow of the Himalayas. The region is bordered by Tibet to the north and is known for its unique and culturally rich history, as well as its stunning natural beauty.

To get to Upper Mustang, fly into Pokhara and then take a jeep or bus to Jomsom, the beginning point for most excursions of the region. From Jomsom, you will travel across the countryside on a tough and mountainous path, stopping at several points of interest along the way.

The ancient Kingdom of Lo, the Thubchen Gompa monastery, the palace of Lo Manthang, and the lovely nearby towns are just a few of the route's primary highlights. The stunning Mustang cliffs, the snow-capped Himalayan peaks, and the area's rolling hills and valleys may all be seen while you are there.

Overall, the location and route of the Upper Mustang Luxury Jeep Tour offer a unique and unforgettable adventure through one of the most beautiful and culturally rich regions of Nepal.

Pokhara to Upper Mustang Jeep Tour

The Pokhara to Upper Mustang Jeep Tour is a popular way to explore the stunning and remote region of Upper Mustang, located in the north of Nepal in the rain shadow of the Himalayas.

On this tour, you will start in the city of Pokhara, which is known for its stunning lakes and mountain views. From Pokhara, you will take a jeep or bus to Jomsom, which is the starting point for most tours of Upper Mustang.

You will travel around the area starting in Jomsom through a rough, mountainous terrain and make stops at numerous sites of interest. The historic Kingdom of Lo, the monastery at Thubchen Gompa, the palace at Lo Manthang, and the picturesque nearby towns are just a few of the route's primary highlights. The stunning Mustang cliffs, the snow-capped Himalayan peaks, and the area's rolling hills and valleys may all be seen in addition to the chance to travel across them.

You will be escorted on the entire journey by knowledgeable drivers and guides who are committed to making your experience safe, enjoyable, and unforgettable. They are informed about the history and culture of Mustang.

Overall, the Pokhara to Upper Mustang Jeep Tour is a fantastic way to explore this unique and beautiful region in comfort and style. If you are ready for an adventure of a lifetime, don't hesitate to book your tour today!

Lo Manthang

Lo Manthang is a small and ancient city located in the north of Nepal in the region of Upper Mustang. The city is known for its rich history and cultural significance, as well as its stunning natural beauty.

Once the capital of the Lo Kingdom, Lo Manthang is home to many ancient monasteries, temples and palaces dating back centuries. His one of the city's main attractions is the former palace of Lohmanthang, former residence of the Mustang kings, now open to tourists. The palace is known for its stunning architecture and fine collection of Tibetan Buddhist arts and artifacts. 

Along with its cultural and historical features, Lo Manthang is surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, with the Himalayas' snow-capped peaks visible in the distance and the spectacular Mustang cliffs rising up from the surrounding environment. The city is also close to a variety of attractive local villages where you may interact with the hospitable locals and discover more about their culture.

In conclusion, Lo Manthang is a must-visit location for anybody curious about Nepal's history and culture as well as for those who wish to take in the breathtaking natural beauty of the area. Lo Manthang has plenty to offer everyone, whether they are interested in historic monasteries, quaint regional settlements, or the grandeur of the Himalayas.

Best Time, Season To visit Upper Mustang

The best time to visit Nepal's Upper Mustang depends on your interests and what you want to see and do during your trip. There are a few things to consider when deciding when to visit the area.

  • Weather: Upper Mustang has a unique climate due to its location in the rain shadow of the Himalayas. This means very little rainfall and dry, sunny weather throughout the year. However, winters are quite cold, with temperatures dropping to below freezing at night. The best times to visit Upper Mustang are March to May, when the weather is mild and pleasant, and September to November, when the weather is dry and sunny.
  • Cultural events: Upper Mustang hosts many important cultural events and festivals throughout the year. Major festivals include the Tizi Festival in May and He Losar Festival in January. If you want to experience the local culture and traditions of Upper Mustang, consider visiting one of these festivals.
  • Trekking and outdoor activities: Upper Mustang is a great place for trekking and outdoor activities, with many beautiful hiking trails and routes to explore. The best time for trekking and outdoor activities in the area is from March to May. 
Itinerary
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01Day

Upon arriving in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, you will be met at the airport by a representative from your tour company or your hotel. You will then be transferred to your hotel in a private vehicle. Depending on your arrival time, you may have the rest of the day to rest and acclimatize to the altitude or to explore the city on your own.

Kathmandu is a vibrant and bustling city with a rich cultural and historical heritage. It is home to numerous temples, palaces, and monasteries, as well as a variety of restaurants, shops, and markets. Some popular places to visit in Kathmandu include the Durbar Square, the Swayambhunath Temple, the Boudhanath Stupa, and the Pashupatinath Temple.

After checking in to your hotel, you can take some time to rest and relax, or you can explore the city and begin to get a feel for the local culture and way of life. Your tour operator or hotel staff can recommend activities and attractions based on your interests and preferences

Max. Altitude: 1400 mAccommodation: 3 star hotel
02Day

On the day after your arrival in Kathmandu, you will have a pre-trip meeting with the experts from your tour company at your hotel. During this meeting, you will be given an overview of the itinerary for your Upper Mustang Luxury Jeep Tour and have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

After the meeting, you will embark on a sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu valley, visiting some of the most famous cultural, historical, and artistic sites in the region. You will be accompanied by a professional guide and travel in a private vehicle.

Your tour will include visits to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath, and Patan Durbar Square. These sites are renowned for their cultural, historical, and artistic significance and offer a unique insight into the rich history and traditions of Nepal.

After your sightseeing tour, you will return to your hotel in Kathmandu, where you will stay overnight on a bed and breakfast basis. Your accommodation will include a private vehicle and a hotel room.

Max. Altitude: 1400 mMeals: breakfastAccommodation: 3 star hotel
03Day

After having breakfast at your hotel in Kathmandu, you will be picked up and driven to Pokhara, a popular tourist destination located in central Nepal. The drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara takes approximately 6-7 hours and offers beautiful views of the countryside, including rivers, villages, farms, and mountain ranges. Alternatively, you can opt to take a scenic 25-minute flight to reach Pokhara.

Upon arriving in Pokhara, you will have the opportunity to explore the city and its many attractions. Pokhara is known for its beautiful lakes, including Fewa Lake, which is the most accessible and popular of the city's lakes. You can spend the late afternoon exploring Fewa Lake and perhaps even enjoying a boat ride.

Pokhara also offers breathtaking views of the Annapurna range and other mountain peaks, including Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Machhapuchhare. You can relax and dine by the tranquil waters of Fewa Lake, enjoying the peaceful atmosphere and stunning mountain scenery.

At the end of the day, you will stay overnight in a comfortable hotel or guesthouse in Pokhara, where you can rest and relax after a long day of travel.

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Max. Altitude: 815 mMeals: breakfastAccommodation: 3 star hotel
04Day

On this day of your trip, you will drive from your current location to Tatopani, a small town located in the Mustang District of Nepal. Tatopani is situated at an altitude of 2600 meters (8530 feet) and is known for its hot springs, which are believed to have therapeutic properties.

To reach Tatopani, you will travel by 4WD jeep, taking a route that passes through Beni Bazaar, a small town located in the Myagdi District of Nepal. The drive from your current location to Tatopani will take approximately 6-7 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions.

Along the way, you will pass through a number of small villages and towns, each with its own unique culture and traditions. The landscape on this route is diverse and varied, with towering peaks, deep gorges, and wide valleys. You will have plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the stunning scenery along the way.

Upon arriving in Tatopani, you will have the opportunity to explore the town and learn more about its rich history and culture. You can visit the local temples, monasteries, and palaces, and perhaps even take a dip in the hot springs, which are said to have therapeutic properties.

At the end of the day, you will stay overnight in a comfortable hotel or guesthouse in Tatopani, where you can rest and relax after a long day of travel.

Max. Altitude: 2600 mMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Local Lodge
05Day

On this day of your trip, you will begin your journey from your current location towards Kagbeni, a small village located in the Mustang District of Nepal. The drive to Kagbeni will take approximately 5-6 hours and will take you along the bank of the Kaligandaki River and through the Kaligandaki canyon, which is the deepest gorge in the world.

Along the way, you will pass through the local town of Jomsom and head towards the popular holy temple of Muktinath. Muktinath is an important place of pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists and is known for its 108 spout water taps, Buddhist monastery, and natural fire that lights itself. The area also offers stunning views of the Himalaya, including the Tukuche peak, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and other peaks.

You will have the opportunity to witness Tibetan traditional activities and learn more about the local culture and way of life. You will travel in a 4WD Land Cruiser and stay overnight in a guesthouse on a bed, breakfast, and dinner basis.

Max. Altitude: 2800 mMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Local Lodge
06Day

On this day of your trip, you will drive from Kagbeni to Ghami, a small village located in the Mustang District of Nepal. Ghami is situated at an altitude of 3510 meters (11515 feet) and is known for its ancient houses, narrow streets, and fields of wheat and barley.

To reach Ghami, you will travel by 4WD jeep and pass over the Syngboche Pass, which is located at an altitude of 4200 meters (13780 feet). The drive from Kagbeni to Ghami will take approximately 6-7 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions.

The landscape on this route is diverse and varied, with towering peaks, deep gorges, and wide valleys. You will pass through a number of small villages and towns, each with its own unique culture and traditions. You will have plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the stunning scenery along the way.

Upon arriving in Ghami, you will have the opportunity to explore the village and learn more about the local way of life. You can visit the local temples, monasteries, and palaces, and meet the friendly and hospitable people of Ghami.

At the end of the day, you will stay overnight in a comfortable hotel or guesthouse in Ghami, where you can rest and relax after a long day of travel.

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Max. Altitude: 3,510mMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Local Lodge
07Day

On Day 7 of your Upper Mustang Luxury Jeep Tour, you will drive from Ghami to Lo Manthang, the capital of the Mustang region. Lo Manthang is a small city located at an altitude of 3,600 meters (11,811 feet) in the upper Mustang region of Nepal. It is known for its ancient palaces, temples, and monasteries, as well as its rich cultural and historical heritage.

The drive from Ghami to Lo Manthang will take approximately 3-4 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions. You will travel in a luxury jeep, with plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the stunning scenery along the way.

The landscape on this route is diverse and varied, with towering peaks, deep gorges, and wide valleys. You will pass through a number of small villages and towns, each with its own unique culture and traditions.

Upon arriving in Lo Manthang, you will have the opportunity to explore the city and learn more about its rich history and culture. You can visit the local temples, monasteries, and palaces, and meet the friendly and hospitable people of Lo Manthang.

At the end of the day, you will stay overnight in a comfortable hotel or guesthouse in Lo Manthang, where you can rest and relax after a long day of travel.

Max. Altitude: 3,600mMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: Local Lodge
08Day

On Day 8 of your Upper Mustang Luxury Jeep Tour, you will have the opportunity to explore the ancient city of Lo Manthang in depth. Lo Manthang is a small city located at an altitude of 3,600 meters (11,811 feet) in the upper Mustang region of Nepal. It is known for its ancient palaces, temples, and monasteries, as well as its rich cultural and historical heritage.

There are a number of interesting sights and attractions to visit in Lo Manthang, including the Royal Palace, the Jampa Lhakhang Temple, and the Thubchen Gompa Monastery. You can also visit the local markets, where you can browse the stalls selling traditional handicrafts, textiles, and other souvenirs.

In addition to visiting the cultural and historical sites of Lo Manthang, you can also take some time to simply wander the streets and alleys of the city, soaking up the atmosphere and getting a feel for the local way of life. You can interact with the friendly and hospitable people of Lo Manthang, and perhaps even try some of the local food and drink.

At the end of the day, you will stay overnight in a comfortable hotel or guesthouse in Lo Manthang, where you can rest and relax after a full day of sightseeing and exploration.

Max. Altitude: 3600 mMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: local lodge
09Day

On Day 9 of your Upper Mustang Luxury Jeep Tour, you will begin your journey back to Jomsom, the administrative center of the Mustang District. Jomsom is a small town located at an altitude of 2,743 meters (8,999 feet) in the Mustang region of Nepal. It is known for its pleasant climate, beautiful scenery, and rich cultural and historical heritage.

The drive from Lo Manthang to Jomsom will take approximately 6-7 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions. You will travel in a luxury jeep, with plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the stunning scenery along the way.

The landscape on this route is diverse and varied, with towering peaks, deep gorges, and wide valleys. You will pass through a number of small villages and towns, each with its own unique culture and traditions.

Upon arriving in Jomsom, you will have the opportunity to explore the town and learn more about its rich history and culture. You can visit the local temples, monasteries, and palaces, and meet the friendly and hospitable people of Jomsom.

At the end of the day, you will stay overnight in a comfortable hotel or guesthouse in Jomsom, where you can rest and relax after a long day of travel.

Max. Altitude: 2743 mMeals: Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerAccommodation: 3 star Hotel
10Day

On Day 10 of your Upper Mustang Luxury Jeep Tour, you will drive from Jomsom to Pokhara, a popular tourist destination located in central Nepal. Pokhara is a picturesque city known for its beautiful lakes, stunning mountain views, and rich cultural and natural heritage.

The drive from Jomsom to Pokhara will take approximately 6-7 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions. You will travel in a luxury jeep, with plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the stunning scenery along the way.

The landscape on this route is diverse and varied, with towering peaks, deep gorges, and wide valleys. You will pass through a number of small villages and towns, each with its own unique culture and traditions.

Upon arriving in Pokhara, you will have the opportunity to explore the city and learn more about its rich history and culture. You can visit the local temples, monasteries, and palaces, and meet the friendly and hospitable people of Pokhara.

At the end of the day, you will stay overnight in a comfortable hotel or guesthouse in Pokhara, where you can rest and relax after a long day of travel.

Max. Altitude: 800 mAccommodation: 3 star hotel
11Day

On the final day of your Upper Mustang Luxury Jeep Tour, you will either drive or fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu. The flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu takes approximately 35 minutes and offers stunning views of the mountains, including the Annapurna range.

Upon arriving in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel in a private vehicle. The drive from the airport to your hotel will take approximately 1 hour, depending on traffic and road conditions.

You will have the remainder of the day to rest, relax, and do any last-minute shopping or sightseeing in Kathmandu. You can visit some of the city's many temples, palaces, and monasteries, or simply wander the streets and alleys, soaking up the atmosphere and getting a feel for the local way of life.

At the end of the day, you will stay overnight in a comfortable hotel in Kathmandu, where you can rest and relax after a long and exciting journey through the Mustang region of Nepal.

Max. Altitude: 1400 mMeals: BreakfastAccommodation: 3 star hotel
12Day

Our Regulus Nepal's airport representative will drop to the international airport by private tourist vehicle.

Cost Details
Included
  • irport arrival and departure transfers by a private car/Jeep/Bus.
  • 3-Night accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 2 Night accommodation Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara full private jeep transportation with experienced Guide.
  • Three meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and overnights at guest houses during the tour.
  • Private Jeep with a permit, petrol, driver's expenses, and all parking charges.
  • An english speaking guide with his food, salary, insurance, equipment, etc.
  • All the necessary permits including special Upper Mustang permits, Tims, and AcAP Permit.
  • Our Service charges and government taxes and surcharges.
  • Emergency First aid kit box.
Excluded
  • Visa fees / international airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, mineral water, bar bills, hot shower, battery recharge, extra porters & gears etc
  • Tips for guides, drivers (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
  • Travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  • Additional costs- extra days stay, incase of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal trekking gear for the trek.
What our Clients Say?
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21 Jul, 2016
Upper Mustang - Mesmerizing Land, Beautiful People

It’s been more than two months since I went to Upper Mustang but the memory of the place is as fresh today. My trip was arranged for by Regulus Treks. Mr. Madan Bhandari, the owner, was exceptionally patient to answer all my queries and clear all my doubts. One nice...

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