Upper Mustang Heli Trek
Day 01 - Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
You may arrive at the airport at any time. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by one of Visit View Nepal Trek’s representatives who will help you get transferred to your hotel. You may check into your hotel and relax. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 - Fly to Pokhara and Transfer to hotel
A 30 minutes picturesque trip to Pokhara. Upon our appearance in Pokhara, we will be compensated with eminent perspectives on the Himalayas including Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, the five pinnacles of Annapurna and numerous others. The drive to Pokhara additionally offers many astounding sights of the scenes like pasturelands and patio ranches and streams. At Pokhara after appearance, we will look into the inn and at night, you can likewise appreciate an unblemished pontoon ride on the Phewa Lake and walk around the city's interesting lanes. Overnight remain at an inn in Pokhara.
Day 03 - Fly to Jomsom (2713m/8898ft) and trek to Kagbeni (2810m/9216ft), Duration: 3-4 hours trek
Today, we will take an early morning trip to Jomsom-a town celebrated for its apples, solid breezes and its astounding scene. We will start our journey from Jomsom on an open path close by a lovely valley. Going through the Eklebhatti town before coming to Kagbeni, we can appreciate the astonishing territories and respect the numerous common highlights of the scene. Kagbeni is obviously situated at the bank of two streams and the town is wonderful with level roofed houses. It additionally has vestiges of an old stronghold. Overnight remain at a guesthouse in Kagbeni, breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 04 - Kagbeni to Chhuksang (2900m/9512ft), Duration: 4-5 hours
The journeying trail starts close by the east bank of the Kali Gandaki Valley. Strolling on both high valley trails, we will follow the way that run close by the Kali Gandaki River. Next, the way opens up on a wide land where various donkeys can be seen conveying merchandise. The valley will in general thin down as we stroll through old caverns towards Tangbe Village. As we proceed towards Chuksang, we can respect the very much kept thin back streets, the whitewashed houses, buck wheat and grain fields and apple plantations of the lovely Tangbe Village. Chuksang is just around 2 hours stroll from Tangbe. Overnight remain in a guesthouse at Chuksang, breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 05 - Chhuksang to Samar (3150m/10332ft), Duration: 3-4 hours
Intersection an engineered overpass, we will follow the path that comes the banks of the Kali Gandaki River and climb on a lofty path to the Chele Village. In transit, we can get great perspectives on the Nilgiri and the Tilicho tops. From Chele, we will get on a precarious way and keep rising close by a lofty gulch towards the Darori La Pass, which lies at 3735 meters. From the top, it is a slow plummet right to the little and pleasant town of Samar. The town is wonderful with old poplar trees encompassing it. Overnight remain in a guesthouse at Samar, Breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 06 - Samar to Geling (3510m/11513ft), Duration: 5-6 hours
Getting on an edge over the town, we will dive into a huge gorge following the traveling trail today. We will stroll on a path loaded up with juniper trees before intersection a stream. The path at that point rises steeply towards the Bhena La Pass at 3838 meters. Plunging from the go for some time before rising again towards the Yamda La Pass at 3860 meters, we get our first perspective on Upper Mustang from the head of the Pass. We will at that point plunge from the pass and keep strolling towards a major stupa, passing cairns before sliding to the town of Geling-a wonderful town with sweeping fields of grain. Overnight remain in a guesthouse at Geling, Breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 07 - Geling to Ghami (3490m/11447ft), Duration: 5-6 hours
We will climb tenderly through grain fields and pass the Tama Gaon (town) and a chorten while in transit to our next area. Hopping on a precarious path towards the Nyi La Pass at 4,010 meters, we can get brilliant perspectives on the Annapurna go from the head of the Pass. We will at that point slide and stroll on a path that drives us to Ghami. The town is a huge specking of whitewashed houses and desolate fields protected by overhanging bluffs. Overnight remain at a guesthouse at Ghami, Breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 08 - Ghami to Tsarang (3620m/11873ft), Duration: 5-6 hours Trek
Our journey today starts with a drop through an unpleasant and dangerous path. Traverse the Ghami Khola, we will start rising down towards Tsarang. The pathway is wonderful with Mani dividers along the path. Next, we will cross the Tsarang La Pass at 3870 meters and arrive at the Tsarang town. The town lies on the Charang Chu gulch with a colossal stronghold and a red gompa towards its east. Overnight remain in a guesthouse at Tsarang, Breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 09 - Tsarang to Lo-Manthang (3730m/12234ft), Duration: 3-4 hours
We will visit the red gompa and a stronghold in the first part of the prior day starting our journey towards Lo-Manthang. Our path drops down to the Tsarang Khola and we will traverse the waterway. Next, we will ascend towards the Lo La go at 3950 meters. From the head of the pass, we can get great perspectives on northern Mustang and of Lo-Manthang. Plummeting to Lo Manthang-which is an old walled capital of Mustang, we can appreciate the rough hills that dab the scene. The town has just one passage so we should circumambulate the divider to the entryway on the north east corner. Overnight remain in a guesthouse at Lo Manthang, Breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 10 - Explore Lo Manthang
Lo Manthang is a walled town of the distant Upper Mustang area of Nepal. We will go through the day visiting three significant Gompas of the town-the Jhampa, the Thupchen and the Chhoeda. These Gompas have gone through master reclamation in the course of the most recent twenty years. Overnight remain at a guesthouse in Lo Manthang, Breakfast, lunch and supper notwithstanding.
Day 11 - Helicopter ride over Lo Manthang/ Mustang to Pokhara
Having investigated the lovely area of Upper Mustang, we will appreciate a helicopter visit on our arrival excursion to Pokhara. The helicopter visit, which starts from Lo Manthang, is one of the significant attractions of this whole outing. From the helicopter, we can get momentous perspectives on the extraordinary scene of Upper Mustang. As we get close Pokhara, we can likewise observe sights of the powerful Himalayas and peaceful lakes that the city comprises of. We can spend the remainder of the day drifting in the peaceful waters of the Phewa Lake, resting and finding the curious lanes of Pokhara. Overnight remain in an inn in Pokhara.
Day 12 - Fly to Kathmandu
After breakfast, we will say goodbye to the beautiful northern skyline of Pokhara and fly to Pokhara. After reaching Kathmandu, we can take rest or do some souvenir shopping. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 13 - Farewell
Approximately three hours before your flight, you will be dropped off at the airport by one of Visit View Nepal Trek’s representatives, from where you will depart.
- All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport pickup and drop off.
- Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 5-star hotel in Kathmandu.
- Two night accommodation with breakfast at a 5-star hotel in Pokhara.
- Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek
- Round trip airfare from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu.
- Airfare from Pokhara to Jomsom.
- Private Charger Helicopter Ride from Lo - Manthang to Pokhara.
- Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
- A comprehensive medical kit
- All government and local taxes
- An experienced English-speaking (trekking guide), porter to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
- Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, Visit View Nepal Trek duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
- All necessary paper work and permits (ACAP, Special trekking permit), please bring 3 passport size photos for permit
What's not included
- Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
- Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
- Travel insurance
- International airfare
- Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers
- Cold drinks, water, snacks and other personal expenses
- Hot shower during the trek
- Personal trekking equipment’s
The Upper Mustang Heli Tour is an agreeable mix of traveling and a helicopter ride occurring in one of the most separated locales of Nepal-Upper Mustang. One of the keep going spots on Earth that despite everything has the act of Tibetan Buddhism in its most pure structures, Upper Mustang is a position of many shrouded treasures. Introducing one of the most recognized traveling objections in the entirety of Nepal, Upper Mustang presents consumed slopes and astonishing stone arrangements in the amethyst scene instead of the verdant journeying areas that different locales are popular for. Lying at the downpour shadow zone of the Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Mountain extends, the earthy colored of the scene makes a wonderful differentiation to the white sparkling edges of the Himalayas while journeying. The Upper Mustang Heli Trek presents an intriguing blend of journeying and a helicopter ride that presents a totally different viewpoint of the locale as observed from an airborne view.
The numerous religious communities of the district are treasuries of numerous old antiques and the act of the Tibetan Buddhist religion by the individuals there is an incredible method to encounter something that is truly caught in a period wrap. Journeying in Upper Mustang resembles returning in time as a result of how little to change has happened in the act of the religion that began many years back. Start the journey with a drive to the lakeside city of Pokhara from Kathmandu and afterward follow the traveling trail that experiences numerous ethnic towns of Upper Mustang like Kagbeni, Chuksang, Samar, Geling, Ghami, Tsarang and Lo Manthang. The nearness of numerous cloisters, chortens and gumbas en route give an exceptionally strict subtlety to the entire district and the towns are overflowing with the introduction of the individuals’ interesting and outlandish culture. Upper Mustang Heli Trek gives truly outstanding and most open to traveling ventures in the nation that joins both the journeying part of the excursion with an exciting helicopter ride over the oxidized red bluffs of Mustang’s landscape.
The petition signals, the gumbas and the sanctuaries that line the journeying trail at different spots will be your consistent friends while traveling and the individuals approaching their day at the far off disengaged locale in their conventional clothing makes certain to be one of the most astonishing encounters of a lifetime. Lying near the Tibetan level, Upper Mustang is an incredible spot to encounter the antiquated Tibetan culture directly in Nepal without visiting Tibet as a result of how comparable the way of life of the two spots are. The entrancing earthy colored scene of Mustang that takes after the more profound precipices of the Grand Canyon presents one of the most interesting territories on the planet, the stone developments of the spot is something that seems as though it is from another planet. Besides, the precipices likewise contain puzzling caverns that were uncovered a huge number of years prior and contained many overlooked Buddhist antiquities of past occasions. The rich social nearness of the district is something that really catches Nepal’s multicultural angle as there isn’t wherever in Earth that is very similar to Mustang. The Upper Mustang Heli Trek is a splendid excursion that presents the best parts of the district with the additional rush of a delightful and ravishing helicopter ride over the sandy ridges and rough bluffs of Mustang.