Upper Mustang Jeep Tour Map 

Upper Mustang Jeep tour Map

Boundless Adventure presented the latest high-quality tour map of Upper Mustang. The above Upper Mustang Jeep Tour map provides accurate information about the route during the journey. The map is online accessible, has zoom-in and zoom-out features, and is easily understandable. However, it involves several color codes, icons, and route options. So, to guide travelers, we have this route map description page.

Legend of Tour Map 

On the left side of the map, there is a Legend at the top. The Legend of the Tour Map to the Upper Mustang Jeep Tour is crucial in letting travelers understand the map. The route map includes the various features and landmarks using multiple signs and symbols. The Legend is there to make those signs and symbols easily understandable. Going through the Legend, travelers can quickly identify the color coding, signs, and symbols used for driving routes, plane paths, monasteries, mountains, lakes, caves, checkposts, jeeps, and glaciers. Also, the Legend includes the grade for the trip’s difficulty.

Itinerary Highlight of Upper Mustang Jeep tour map

Just below the Legend, an itinerary highlight provides a daily plan for the journey to the Upper Mustang jeep tour. The highlight includes summarized details of the itinerary.

As shown on the itinerary highlight, day one is in Kathmandu, which means it is for your arrival in Kathmandu from your home country. Day two takes you to Pokhara. As seen on the bottom side of the map, a yellow and red dotted line indicates that Pokhara is accessible by both road and air. Day three takes you to Samar. To get to Samar, travelers fly to Jomsom, take a jeep drive, and pass through Kagbeni and Chhusang.

On the fourth day, you drive through Geling, Ghami, and Ghar Gumpa to Tsaarang. Day five takes you to your final destination, Lo Manthang. The sixth day is your exploration day at Lo Manthang. As shown on the top right side of the map, you’ll go to Choser cave on day six.

From the seventh day, you’ll begin to drive back. On the seventh day, you’ll drive back to Ghami, eight days to Jomsom, and on the ninth day, by flight, to Pokhara. You’ll conclude your journey by flying back to Kathmandu on the tenth day; day eleven is the final departure journey that takes you to your home country.

Mountain Peaks and Monastries 

The route map of Upper Mustang clearly shows the symbols used to indicate the mountains and monasteries. Travelers can quickly identify the symbols used for mountains and monasteries. Throughout the journey to Upper Mustang, travelers can see the mountain peaks shown on the map. The snow-capped peaks travelers get to see during their trip to Upper Mustang include Tukuche Peak (6920m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Thorong Ri (6884m), Tilicho (7138m), Mustang (6187m), and Thakla (3638m). Also, travelers can enjoy the view of the Annapurna ranges.

Furthermore, Mustang is rich in Buddhist culture and home to numerous Buddhist monasteries. Visitors can visit various Buddhist monasteries and learn about the area’s unique culture throughout the journey to Upper Mustang. There are more than 18 monasteries in Upper Mustang, among which Ghar Gumpa and several ancient monasteries at Lo Manthnag are famous.

Elevation figure 

The map includes the elevation of each area so that it will be easy for travelers to know the elevation they are traveling through. On the journey to Uper Mustang, visitors gain and lose elevation at a specific point.

The starting point of the trek is Pokhara, which you’ll reach by flight or road drive from Kathmandu. Pokhara lies at 900m, and Kathmandu is at 1350m; thus, travelers lose elevation between those points. From Pokhara to the final destination, visitors gain and lose elevation.

The journey goes to Samar at 3660m from Pokhara; on the points, travelers will gain 2760m elevation within a day. From Samar, the journey goes to Tsarang at 3585m; visitors lose 75m elevation between the points. From Tsarang, the expedition gets to the highest elevation on Lo Manthang at 3880m. While moving from Tsarang to Lo Manthang, travelers gain 85m elevation.

From Lo Manthang, visitors start to return by driving back through Ghami at 3765m and Jomsom at 2720m. After Jomsom, you’ll fly back to Pokhara and end the journey by returning to Kathmandu. However, All activities are under the Annapurna Conservation Area Project.