19 Days » Expedition to the Lost Tibetan Kingdom, Upper Mustang, Nepal
19 days / 18 nights
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Saturday, May 22, 2021
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19 Days of Travel - 11 Days of Trekking - 04 Flights Within Nepal
This is a journey/expedition through the ancient kingdom of Upper Mustang, a sum of settlements on the border between Nepal and Tibet, one of the last winds of preservation of Tibetan ancestral culture in the world.
To visit this kingdom, at almost 4 thousand meters of altitude in the Himalayan mountain range, is like entering an ancient book of mythical tales and legends, to talk with its characters.
The region is considered by scholars and religious leaders, Buddhists and Hindus, as the most sacred of Nepal. A valley that enchants not only by the peculiarities and beauty of its landscapes, but also by the cultural and social learning it provides. The villages of Mustang still follow, faithfully, traditions such as the marriage of a woman with several men.
In medicine, the belief that illnesses are related to the influences of evil spirits is preserved. Transiting through this culture brings the possibility of relativizing the truth, our beliefs and the way we face life.
This is a journey for all those who are interested in a journey that allows not only the discovery of a new landscape, but the emergence of a new look.
The itinerary thrills!
A long 11-day trekking circuit, surrounded by mountains of all kinds of colors and formations, which includes: passing through barley fields, Buddhist chortens adorned with prayer flags, passing through rivers, bridges, glaciers, the oldest Buddhist monasteries of the Himalayas, until reaching the capital of the kingdom, 'the walled city of lo'.
Observing and taking care of your own body, which is indispensable in any walk, becomes even more relevant when it comes to a long trekking of 11 days through this immense, arid and wonderful area of the Himalayan mountain range.
Naturally, the moments of silence extend, opening space for listening to oneself, and for possible 'insights'. At the same time, the sensation of effort, concentration, balance and rhythm of the steps, guided by breath and heartbeat, make this journey a meditation in itself.
A journey surrounded by mountains of over 7 thousand meters, with all the safety and lightness of being in a group produced, operated and accompanied by the trip to grow, which brings the necessary support in this journey internally solitary.
Around the capital Lo Manthang, a wall of more than 6 meters high was built, as protection of the kingdom. Nowadays, the wall symbolically protects a millenary culture from the influence of the modern world.
Despite being located in Nepalese lands, Mustang became a refuge for Tibetans who escaped the Chinese invasion in 1950.
All expeditions to the region must be authorized in advance by the Nepalese government. casual tourists do not enter the kingdom.
Natural & Holistic Therapies
Day 01: Reception at Katmandu airport, transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Free day in Katmandu for rest, tours, collection of trekking licenses and purchases of the last equipment for the expedition, welcome dinner with instructions of the trip.
Day 03 : Transfer to the airport and Katmandu > Pokhara . Transfer to the hotel and free afternoon/night to visit the city.
Day 04: Transfer to the airport, Pokhara flight > Jomsom and Kagbeni trekking (2800m) > 3 hours - easy level .
Day 05: Kagbeni trekking > Chele (3100m) via Tsug Gompa Kang and visit to Tangbe Gompa> 6 hours - easy level .
Day 06: Trekking Chele > Giling (3500m) and visit to Shamar and Tamangaon Gompa> 5/6 hours - easy level .
Day 07: Trekking Giling > Charang (3550m) with visit to Tsarang La Dhakmar Gompa and Big Chorten > 6 hours - easy level .
Day 08: Trekking Charang > Lo Manthang with visit to Ghar Gompa and Chogo La (3800m) > 6/7 hours - medium level .
Day 09: Lo Manthang (3800m) - day of rest and free visit to the kingdom.
Day 10: Lo Manthang (3800m) - guided tour of the kingdom.
Day 11: Trekking Lo Manthang > Dhi Gompa (3400m) > 5 hours - easy level .
Day 12: Trekking Dhi Gompa > Luri Gompa (3700m) > 5 hours easy level.
Day 13: Trekking Luri Gompa > Tangya (3500m) > 5 hours easy level .
Day 14: Tangya trekking > Tetang (3040m) > 5 hours easy level .
Day 15: Tetang trekking to Muktinath (3802m) > 5 hours easy level .
Day 16: Muktinath trekking to Jomsom (2710m) > 6 hours easy level or 2 hours jeep.
Day 17: Transfer to the airport and Jomsom flight > Pokhara . Transfer to the hotel and free afternoon/night in Pokhara.
Day 18: Transfer to the airport and flight Pokhara > Katmandu . transfer to the hotel and transfer to the end of the day farewell dinner.
Day 19: After breakfast transfer to the international airport in Katmandu.
03 Nights with Breakfast in Katmandu > Hotel 05 *
13 Nights with Full Board During Trekking > Lodges / Guesthouse
02 Nights with Breakfast in Pokhara > Hotel 05 *
Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Food Types Supported
Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian, Regular (Meat, Poultry, Fish)
What is included
- Arrival and Departure Privative In Kathmandu;
- Flights Katmandu - Pokhara - Katmandu;
- Pokhara flights - Jomsom - Pokhara;
- Arrival and Departure Privative in Jomsom and Pokhara.
- Welcome dinner with travel information;
- Trekking permits to the Annapurna Sanctuary; and to Upper Mustang Restricted Area;
- Guides and chargers during the trekking;
- Travel consulting Viajar para Crescer Team before and during the trip.
What is not included
- International flights
- Bottled beverages; alcoholic beverages and mineral water
- All extra personal expenses
- Tips necessary for the team (guides and chargers)
- Personal Travel Insurance (Required) and Emergency Medical Expenses
- Lunch and dinner during the days in Katmandu and Pokhara
- Visa for Nepal - USD 40 taken from own Katmandu Airport
- Personal equipment needed for the trip
Know before you go
The values will be converted into tourism dollars on the day of payment;
Payment Method: 50% of the entry fee to reserve and guarantee the vacancy;
50% In USD No Check In;
This is a trip designed for groups, so you need a minimum of 7 participants;
Confirmation of departure will be made at the maximum until Feb 04, 2021;
If the departure is not confirmed, the amount paid for the reservation will be returned in full;
Airfare Reference Value - Destination Katmandu, Nepal (Ktm) >> Usd 1700,00;
The proposed itinerary contemplates a trip of 19 days, 11 of which are trekking, within the Upper Mustang restricted area // the itinerary may be changed depending on weather conditions and/or for reasons beyond our control;
- Our program is available for any person in good physical condition;
- The participant should check the Program Specifications to determine if it is suitable for himself/herself or not;
- It is the responsibility of each person to inform at the time of enrollment of any pre-existing medical problems;
- We will send you in advance a list of all necessary equipment and we will be available for further Information;
- We reserve the right to photograph and film, in any circuit, for promotional purposes.
How to get there
- Tribhuvan International Airport Departure Point
The rest of the payment should be made on arrival
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Posted onNos vemos pronto, em alguma montanha por aí… ‘’‘’ Gente, passando pra dizer que esses dias nepaleses seguem reverberando em mim e acredito que reverberará para sempre…
Como o mundo é grande, complexo e lindo.
Caminhar cercado pelas maiores montanhas do mundo, sem pressa e aprendendo a respeitar meu ritmo, mostrou como somos pequenos e grandes ao mesmo tempo…. ficou mais fácil respirar, depois da viagem…
Muito grata pela atenção de vocês, de maneira tão natural, em cada passo - da ansiedade e organização na pré viagem, até a despedida no aeroporto… om mani padme hum :)"