Upper Mustang trek is an uncommon privilege where you will encounter the lifestyle of genuine mountain individuals, who were very little in contact with all of Nepal for a very long time. From numerous points of view, a trek to Upper Mustang is like trekking in Tibet. Upper Mustang is closely tied to Tibet in culture, language, and geography. There is a Buddhist kingdom in the upper mustang called Lo. Lo used to be part of the Tibetan empire, therefore, they are exactly close to the Tibetian culture, and villages were also built in Tibetan style (whitewashed houses). Mustang lies in the rain shadow of the Dhaulagiri and its land surrounded by rocks.
The Upper Mustang Trekking initiates from Beni (a 5/6 hour drive from Pokhara). From Beni, we follow the Kali Gandaki River upstream to Kaagbeni. it's quite hard to find stores above Kaagbeni so, trekkers need to be completely independent. The rough leave landscape of the Upper Mustang is complimented by sprinkles of green vegetation. The course, for the most part, takes after the Kali Gandaki valley and at times moves high over the valley dividers. Lo Manthang, the old capital, can be reached within four days and no less than one additional day ought to be spent here to get the sights and sound of this interesting walled settlement. Horses are accessible for you to quench your thirst for entertainment. The rerouting trail can either take a similar course while entering or, as an option course; the eastern bank of the Kali Gandaki might be taken after.
Facts: known as an independent kingdom, though faithfully tied by the dialectal very influenced by Tibetan culture and tradition. Mythical shows 15th to the 17th century, its calculated location decided the Mustang is control over the trade between the Himalayas and India. At the end of the kingdom, it was seized by Nepal and became a reliance on the kingdom of Nepal since 1795 Ad. The Kingdom of Lo-Manthang supported Tibet and the Qing Territory during the Sino- Nepalese war. Therefore still documented by many Mustang inhabitants, the monarchy stopped existing on October 7, 2008, by order of the Nepal Government.
monsoon months (June-August) are the best season for a trek to Mustang. Upper Mustang is restricted till 1992 and it was forbidden for foreigners. Nowadays it's totally different. They welcome the foreigner and they charged US$ 500 which is valid for 10 days(arranged by the trekking agency).
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