Upper Mustang Trek Map

Upper Mustang Trek Map

The Upper Mustang trek map is a crucial navigation tool for trekkers, providing necessary information on the route. The route map to the Upper Mustang trek offers trekkers essential trail information, landmarks, and elevation information of Lo-Mangthang (3840 Meters)

The map of Upper Mustang indicates the significant landmarks, including the villages, monasteries, suspension bridges, and passes. By going through the route map, trekkers can recognize the main hiking trail, secondary trail, and driving paths.

The Upper Mustang route map effectively illustrates the elements using symbols and colors. The Legend of the Map plays a significant role in making trekkers easily understand the symbols used in maps.

Summarized Trip Details of Upper Mustang Trek map

The itinerary highlight of the map provides information on the day-to-day itinerary to the trekkers. Per the itinerary on the Upper Mustang trek map, your day one is in Kathmandu (1400m), which you can utilize to visit the nearby areas. Day 2 involves preparation day for trekking.

As shown on the itinerary highlight, trekkers start their journey for the Upper Mustang trek from day 3 with getting to Pokhara. As the map illustrates, you can reach Pokhara (820m) by ground transportation or airway. Day 4 takes you to the Mustang area. Trekkers must first get Jomsom to continue their journey towards the Upper Mustang. You can go by a jeep drive or airplane flight to get to Jomsom. After getting to Jomsom (2650m), you’ll trek to Kagbeni (2810m).

The fifth day on the Upper Mustang trek takes you to Chele (3065m), passing through the village of Chhuksang (2980m) and one suspension bridge. As illustrated on the map, from Chhuksang, there are two routes, one taking to Muktinath and another to Upper Mustang. However, you’ll follow the main hiking route to the Upper Mustang.

Day six takes trekkers to Syangboche( 3475m). Between Chele and Syangboche, there is a symbol of the national flag of Nepal, which symbolizes the Pass. Thus, you need to cross passes while trekking to Syangboche from Chele. The Pass includes Taklam La and Dajori La. Moreover, you can visit the monastery in the Syangboche village, as shown on the map.

The seventh day takes you to Ghaymi (3520m), where you walk through Ghiling village and pass a suspension bridge. Eight days take you to Tsarang (3560m). However, as the map depicts, you must walk through several suspension bridges and cross a pass to reach there.

The ninth day on the Upper Mustang trek is the important one, as on that day, you’ll get to Lo Manthang (3730m), the journey’s final destination. Day tenth is acclimatization and exploration day on “The Walled City.”

From the eleventh day, you’ll start descending, returning to the journey. The nightstay point on the eleventh day is Drakmar (3810m); likewise, you’ll descend to Ghiling (3805m) on the twelfth day. The thirteenth day takes you to Chhuksang and fourteen days to Jomsom.
By flight or drive, you’ll return to Pokhara on the fifteenth day and to Kathmandu on the Sixteenth.

Scenery along the way to Mustang.

The Upper Mustang trek takes trekkers through the hidden beauty of the valley with mesmerizing scenery. From views of mountain peaks to monasteries, chortens, and ancient caves, every step of the trek provides a trekker’s eye appeal.

Trekkers can engage in the charm of snow-capped peaks, including Nilgiri North, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Macchapuchhre, Nilgiri South, and Annapurna range during their journey.

During acclimatization day on Lo Manthang, trekkers can visit the area’s oldest and most historical monastery and unique cave. The Royal palace and narrow paths provide beautiful scenery while visiting Lo Mnathang. Not only in Lo Manthang, trekkers can see monasteries decorated with prayer flags throughout their journey, making the scenery perfect.