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Nepal :Mustang Trek with Tije Festival

Trek into remote and ancient lands

18 days

from £2,750pp (excluding flights)

Highlights of this trip

  • Trek in the shadows of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna along the Kali Ghandaki River enroute to Mustang
  • Pass through white-washed mountain villages, alongside colourful Buddhist shrines and temples
  • Following 5 days of trekking, reach Lo Manthang, the fabled walled city of Mustang
  • Spend 3 days in Lo Manthang at the Tije Festival – a vibrant Buddhist celebration with dancing and traditional music

The Kingdom of Mustang is perched on the border with Tibet and for many years was closed to foreign visitors. However, the Nepalese Government re-opened the region in 1992 - for strictly limited numbers of organized trekking groups. The trek to Mustang is a spectacular walk through Himalayan terrain that contrasts wildly with the lush fertile hills and valleys located to the south of the main Himalayan chain. Mustang is a barren landscape with only a few small green fields dotting a lunar landscape, but boasts a remarkable spiritual heritage. 

This trip combines trekking through Mustang’s fascinating villages, alongside Buddhist shrines and temples and in the shadows of the Himalayas most iconic mountains, before arriving at the fabled walled city of Lo Manthang for 3 days of dancing at the Tije Festival. The terrain is rough and the altitude can be hard going but you will be in the safe hands of Himalayan expert Mick Chapman and his team of sherpas. Expect mainly camping (fully supported) with a few lodges and hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara for good measure.

For a more detailed itinerary with great ideas on what to do and where to stay, please get in touch with our experts.

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what is included

  • All accommodation
  • Internal flights
  • International flights as detailed
  • Sightseeing with private guide as per the itinerary
  • Transfers as detailed

what is excluded

  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas

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"We asked for a rather particular kind of Indian holiday. You delivered it in full. Highlights? Honestly, each day was a highlight in itself. "

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For a more detailed itinerary with great ideas on what to do and where to stay, please get in touch with our experts.

  • 18 days

    from £2,750pp (excluding flights)
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