Towering rock cliffs, hidden walled cities, ancient monasteries, royal palaces, chortens and what not. Basically, the Manang Mustang tour package is a whole bunch of adventure and exploration of stunning places. It’s as exciting as it gets with far-flung beauty spots and dramatic countryside views.
Exquisite mud houses, lush-green terrains, and deep valleys make the trip quite enthralling for travellers. The package will give visitors a tour of the most amazing places in Manang Mustang, including Tatopani and Ghami.
During their stop at Muktinath, travellers will visit the sacred temple and even participate in the rituals. They’ll also get to witness the sublimity of Dhaulagiri from the foot of Thorong La Pass. It even allows them to explore sky caves in Chhusang, Tsampa Gompa and ruins of ancient fortresses.
The beautiful terrains and diverse landscapes make Manang Mustang look astonishing. The town also comes with many incredible spots to visit, including the Buddhist kingdom, Gyakar village, and Kali Gandaki riverbed.
Highlights of Manang Mustang Tour Package
- Postcard view of glistening mountains including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Nilgiri
- Visit Muktinath Temple and participate in the rituals
- Glimpses of colourful high cliffs, skylines, and dramatic landscapes
- A short trip of ancient royal palaces with charming mud-houses and caves
- Incredible sights of beautiful valleys, wild and dry hills with peaceful walled cities
- Stunning plateaus, primordial Tibetan monasteries, and sky caves
Manang Mustang Tour Itinerary
Day 01: Jeep drive from Kathmandu to Beni to Tatopani
Maximum Altitude: 3,210 meters
Drive Distance: 113.9 km
Drive Duration: 3-4 hrs
On the first day of the Manang Mustang tour package, we’ll take a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Beni via Prithvi Highway. The excursion will last for 10 to 12 hours, during which we’ll navigate a rugged path. On the way to Beni, you’ll get to watch a splendid view of rolling hills, sweeping rivers, and terrace farms.
We’ll also find a lot of villages and hotels in Beni to rest and have lunch before continuing a journey to Tatopani. Depending on the pace, it’ll take us 2-3 hours more to arrive at Tatopani where the trip ends for the day. Overnight at local tea house
Day 02: Jeep drives Tatopani to Muktinath and back to Kagbeni
Maximum Altitude: 3,800 meters
Drive Distance: 16 hrs
Drive Duration: 483.3 km
Early in the morning, we’ll head to Muktinath on our jeep. We’ll be exploring Marpha and Kagbeni on the way to the holy temple. After arriving at Muktinath, we’ll take a tour of the sacred Hindu temple and even offer prayers. During the stop, we’ll steal glimpses of Dhaulagiri and Tukuche.
From there, we’ll drive back to Kagbeni, which has a fabulous view. We can catch a sight of the amazing Kali Gandaki gorge, ancient Buddhist monasteries, and old villages with mud houses during the trip. We’ll stay in a tea house at Kagbeni for the night.
Day 03: Jeep drive from Kagbeni to Ghami
Maximum Altitude: 3,475 meters
Drive Distance: 26.5 km
Drive Duration: 2-3 hrs
We’ll spend another beautiful morning at Manang Mustang by driving to Ghami from Kagbeni. Soon after having breakfast, we’ll be on a journey to the beautiful village of Ghami through the bank of Kali Gandaki River and proceed up to an elevation of 11,400 ft via Nya La Pass. Upon arriving at Ghami, we’ll get to see the stunning mud houses, high cliffs, rock walls, and Chortens. Overnight at a teahouse.
Day 04: Jeep drive Ghami to Lo Manthang
Maximum Altitude: 3,840 meters
Drive Distance: 16.1 km
Drive Duration: 3-4 hrs
On the next day, we’ll ride to Lo Manthang, which is relatively more exciting than other tours. During the expedition, there are plenty of things to discover that includes the mesmerizing view of Nilgiri, Tilicho, and Annapurna peak. The drive from Ghami to Lo Manthang is simply relaxing as it merely lasts 3-4 hrs, covering a distance of 16.1 km.
At Lo Manthang, you get to witness remote settlements, hidden cities, and Tibetan stupas. Visitors come to notice the famous Kali Gandaki River while heading to the village, which is kind of exciting. Tonight they’ll stay in a teahouse at Ghami.
Day 05: Explore Lo Manthang, Overnight at the local teahouse
Unlike usual, we’ll spend most of our time at Lo Manthang this day. Therefore, after having breakfast, we’ll go on a little sightseeing of the walled city and the ancient villages. Starting with the tour of the town, we’ll then visit the famous Jampa Gompa and Thubhchen Gompa. Visitors can also check out Chodey Gompa in the southeast, which has stone statues and idols.
The royal palace of Lo Manthang is a popular destination among tourists as it takes them back to the medieval period. The towering cliffs, old chortens, and secret caves also show the travellers visiting Lo Manthang. Once the exploration is done, we’ll get to our tea house and call it off a day.
Day 06: Drive back to Chhusang, Overnight at local teahouse
Maximum Altitude: 2,980 meters
Drive Distance: 32.4 km
Drive Duration: 2-3 hrs
Chhusang village is our next spot for the Manang Mustang Tour Package. The trip is as exciting as it can be with picturesque sceneries of steep-sided valleys, gushing rivers, and steep cliffs. Thus, after breakfast, we’ll head to Chhusang through Korala Pass, which takes about 2-3 hours.
The trip provides a breathtaking view of the Narshing river and Kali Gandaki on the way. We can witness towering hills and mountains alongside arid lands, which looks amazing. By noon, we’ll arrive at Chhusang, crossing several bridges, gigantic cliffs, and cave dwellings.
Chhusang is a beautiful village nestled in Upper Mustang between Chele and Tangbe. It lies at an elevation of 2,980 meters above sea level. The village is beatific with breathtaking landscapes and cave dwellings that stuns visitors. Overnight in a local teahouse.
Day 07: Drive back to Kalopani
Maximum Altitude: 2,530 meters
Drive Distance: 36.6 km
Drive Duration: 10-11 hrs
After a full rest at Chhusang, we’ll drive to Kalopani via Marpha at the crack of dawn to finish the trip on time. We’ll leave the village right after having breakfast and then sail the rugged trail, which fortunately offers an impressive view.
With the drive lasting almost 11 hours, the day is more wearing as compared to the previous. But thanks to the spectacular scenery en route that keeps the travellers occupied and won’t let them get bored.
On the way to Lete, we can see gorgeous mountain ranges, green terrains and small settlements. After arriving at the village, you can take a glance at the charming villages, glistening mountains, and rolling hills. We’ll stay in a tea house at Kalopani tonight.
Day 08: Drive back to Pokhara, Overnight at hotel
Maximum Altitude: 822 meters
Drive Distance: 121.5 km
Drive Duration: 4-5 hrs
Waking up in the morning refreshed, we’ll have a delicious breakfast along with the majestic view. Shortly afterwards, we’ll be driving to the marvellous city of Pokhara, which has the most fabulous vista. It takes merely 4 hours or just a little more to arrive at Pokhara from Kalopani, so you won’t be exhausted.
Upon reaching the city, you can take a tour of some famous places at Pokhara. Most of the visitors often take a walk on the lakeside or take a boat ride to Tal Barahi temple. There are a bunch of activities to do for those who like adventures, including ziplining, bungee jumping, and mountain biking.
Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude: 1,400 meters
Drive Distance: 200.8 km
Drive Duration: 5-6 hours
As the tour comes down to an end, we’ll take a drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara. After having the scrumptious breakfast, we’ll leave for the city. The expedition will take us 5-6 hours through Prithvi Highway, which offers a delightful vista. After entering the valley, we’ll transfer you to a hotel where you can get some rest.