Everest High Passes

...we shouldn't finish without mentioning admiration for the endlessly busy Mr Lama. He like all World Expeditions staff we met, was very charming and knowledgable, this characteristic seems to be a requirement for employment with the company

anon. | Kentucky, USA

The Kingdom of Mustang

Situated on the border of Nepal and Tibet, north of the Annapurna range, Mustang is one of the finest Himalayan destinations for both its rugged mountain landscapes and rich cultural legacy. This outstanding trek, which includes some long trekking days and several passes around 4200m, follows established trails through substantial villages that once served a thriving trade route between Nepal and Tibet. These whitewashed settlements, set amid fields of barley and home to impressive chortens and simple monasteries, reflect the abiding Buddhist culture. The terrain is striking; a semi-arid desert with deep ravines and rock shelves, flanked by snowy peaks. A highlight is the visit to Lo Manthang, where the King of Mustang reigns over his tiny kingdom and surveys a world still culturally closer to the heartland of Tibet than to the markets and temples of Kathmandu. This is an outstanding journey to one of the true gems of the Himalaya.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Kathmandu
DAY 2 In Kathmandu, sightseeing Kathmandu Valley
DAY 3 Fly to Pokhara
DAY 4 Fly to Jomsom
DAYS 5/13 Explore Mustang, crossing small passes and visiting Buddhist villages, including two days to appreciate the cultural heritage of Lo Manthang - the ancient capital
DAY 14 Return to Jomsom
DAY 15 From Jomsom take a spectacular mountain flight to Pokhara, connect to Kathmandu
DAY 16 In Kathmandu, trip concludes

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MOST MEMORABLE PART: The return hike back to Jonsom.

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Trip Code: KOM
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  16 days
Activities:  Trekking
Next Trip:  29 September 2017
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price: £2,590.00 GBP

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Meals valued at: $500 USD
Internal flights valued at: $479 USD
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