May 22 - Jun 2, 2019 | Change

Upper Mustang trek (12 days)
Annapurna Region, Nepal

Highlights: Kagbeni, Chusang (Chuksang), Geling, Charang (Tsarang), Lo Manthang, Nyphu Gompa, Jhong Cave, Chogo La (Marang La), and Dhakmar

Difficulty: moderate
Upper Mustang
Starting at $1,827 usd
For 1 person -Guide & Permits
Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees
$31.03 /day per person for guide
+ $30 per person for guide's insurance
+ $123 per person for guide's transport
+ $15 per person for restricted area permit processing
+ $636 per person for permits
+ $650 for single surcharge for Restricted Area

( Purchase of at least 2 permits required. If someone else joins your trek this fee will be refunded.)

Teahouse lodging, food, & transportation paid separately.

Sherpana prices are based on group size. We refund you the difference if more people join your trek.
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Included Services
  • Permits Upper Mustang Restricted Area Permit and ACAP
  • Guide Guide's wages, food, lodging, and insurance
  • Guide's Transport
  • Restricted Area Permit Processing
Optional Services (Porter)
  • Porter Each porter may carry no more than 20 kg (44 lb). One porter is usually enough for 2 people's gear. Government required insurance covers the porter in case of an accident while on the trip.
    $20 per day per porter

    + $35 per porter for porter's return transport
    + $30 per porter for porter's insurance

Would you like to request a specific guide?

If you do not specify a guide, a request will be sent to all available guides (once a payment is made and the trek is confirmed). Once confirmed, you can choose from the guides who indicated that they would like to lead your trek, or ask us to recommend a guide.

Follow the ancient trade route once dominated by the Kingdom of Lo. Few regions offer this spectacular mix of cultural and geographic treasures. The spectacular eroded canyons of the trans-Himalayan landscape are a kaleidoscope of colors set beneath the distant snow-clad peaks of the Annapurna Range. Throughout this arid colorful landscape are the shrines, monasteries, caves and villages built by the devout Buddhist population. The highlight of the region are the monasteries and caves around the fortified walled city of Lo Manthang.

Weather Conditions in May

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May is the end of the ‘Spring Season’ when temperatures are more moderate and the pre-monsoon moisture increases the chance of precipitation as the month progresses. It can be hot and humid in the valleys at low elevations, so make sure you carry enough water. Like the rest of the spring, clear mornings typically give way to cloudy afternoons. At high altitudes, the precipitation can turn to snow, although at trekking elevations the accumulation does not usually get too deep. May is also the season when many 8000 m peaks are climbed so base camps of these mountains will be busy with activity.

At a glance
On average there are 12 days with precipitation in May. The highest point on the trek is Chogo La (Marang La) at 4320 m. During May, expect high temperatures of around 11.5°C (53°F) and lows down to -1.5°C (29°F) at Chogo La (Marang La).

Upper Mustang Trek
(Elevation Profile)

Extra rest days and overnights can be added once the itinerary is created. However any side trips must be added in this step before the itinerary is created.

Wed May 22 (day 1)

Pokhara (827 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 32.4°C (90°F) and lows of about 19.4°C (67°F) in May.

Pokhara
Flight from Pokhara to Jomsom (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $130.00
Travel time: 30 minutes

Jomsom (2760 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 20.8°C (69°F) and lows of about 7.8°C (46°F) in May.

Jomsom

Kagbeni (2840 m)

About 3 hours from Jomsom
Expect typical high termperatures of about 20.4°C (69°F) and lows of about 7.4°C (45°F) in May.

Kagbeni
Thu May 23 (day 2)

Tangbe (3020 m)

About 3-4 hours from Kagbeni
Expect typical high termperatures of about 19.3°C (67°F) and lows of about 6.3°C (43°F) in May.

Chusang (Chuksang) (3040 m)

About 1-2 hours from Tangbe
Expect typical high termperatures of about 19.2°C (67°F) and lows of about 6.2°C (43°F) in May.

Chele (3070 m)

About 6-7 hours from Kagbeni or about 1 hour from Chusang
Expect typical high termperatures of about 19.0°C (66°F) and lows of about 6.0°C (43°F) in May.

Fri May 24 (day 3)

Dajori La (Chele La) (3630 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 15.6°C (60°F) and lows of about 2.6°C (37°F) in May.

Samar (3650 m)

About 3 hours from Chele
Expect typical high termperatures of about 15.5°C (60°F) and lows of about 2.5°C (37°F) in May.

Syangmochen (3700 m)

About 6 hours from Chele or 3 hours from Samar
Expect typical high termperatures of about 15.2°C (59°F) and lows of about 2.2°C (36°F) in May.

Sat May 25 (day 4)

Geling (3550 m)

About 1-2 hours from Syangmochen
Expect typical high termperatures of about 16.1°C (61°F) and lows of about 3.1°C (38°F) in May.

Ghemi (Ghami) (3560 m)

About 4 hours from Syangmochen or about 3 hours from Geling
Expect typical high termperatures of about 16.0°C (61°F) and lows of about 3.0°C (37°F) in May.

Charang (Tsarang) (3630 m)

About 5-6 hours from Ghami
Expect typical high termperatures of about 15.6°C (60°F) and lows of about 2.6°C (37°F) in May.

Sun May 26 (day 5)

Lo Manthang (3840 m)

Explore around Lo Manthang
Expect typical high termperatures of about 14.4°C (58°F) and lows of about 1.4°C (35°F) in May.

Mon May 27 (day 6)

Lo Manthang (3840 m)

Tue May 28 (day 7)

Nyphu Gompa (3930 m)

Day trek to north of Lo Manthang
Expect typical high termperatures of about 13.8°C (57°F) and lows of about 0.8°C (33°F) in May.

Jhong Cave (3970 m)

Day trek north of Lo Manthang
Expect typical high termperatures of about 13.6°C (56°F) and lows of about 0.6°C (33°F) in May.

Lo Manthang (3840 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 14.4°C (58°F) and lows of about 1.4°C (35°F) in May.

Wed May 29 (day 8)

Chogo La (Marang La) (4320 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 11.5°C (53°F) and lows of about -1.5°C (29°F) in May.

Lo Gekar (Ghar Gompa) (3930 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 13.8°C (57°F) and lows of about 0.8°C (33°F) in May.

Dhakmar (3700 m)

About 6-7 hours from Lo Manthang
Expect typical high termperatures of about 15.2°C (59°F) and lows of about 2.2°C (36°F) in May.

Thu May 30 (day 9)

Geling (3550 m)

About 5-6 hours from Dhakmar
Expect typical high termperatures of about 16.1°C (61°F) and lows of about 3.1°C (38°F) in May.

Fri May 31 (day 10)

Chusang (Chuksang) (3040 m)

About 5-6 hours from Geling
Expect typical high termperatures of about 19.2°C (67°F) and lows of about 6.2°C (43°F) in May.

Sat Jun 1 (day 11)

Jomsom (2760 m)

About 6-7 hours from Chusang
Expect typical high termperatures of about 20.8°C (69°F) and lows of about 10.8°C (51°F) in June.

Jomsom
Sun Jun 2 (day 12)
Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $130.00
Travel time: 30 minutes

Pokhara (827 m)

Expect typical high termperatures of about 32.4°C (90°F) and lows of about 22.4°C (72°F) in June.

Pokhara
you can add extra rest days after the itinerary is created