Upper Mustang Trek

Nepal Nepal

Worth knowing

The Upper Mustang Trek runs for a length of 186 kilometers through Nepal.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as demanding and it usually takes 9 days to walk the Upper Mustang Trek.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail food supply is less of an issue. As a rule, you can either buy groceries every day or eat in a hut or restaurant.
Nevertheless, it is important to carry an appropriate supply with you.

You can stay overnight in homestays, on campsites and in guesthouses/hotels along the way.

Wild camping on the trail is a gray area As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Upper Mustang Trek

186 km
Elevation gain
8.500 m
Elevation loss
8.500 m
Highest Point
4.202 m
Lowest Point
Jomsom / 2.750 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
186 km
8.500 m
8.500 m
4.202 m
2.750 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Upper Mustang Trek
  • in homestays
  • on campsites
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
Solitude on the Upper Mustang Trek
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

The best time to hike the Upper Mustang Trek is:


Arrival to the Upper Mustang Trek

You will arrive via Tribhuvan International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Flugzeug. Duration approx. 2 hours.

Departure from the Upper Mustang Trek

Departure is via Tribhuvan International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Flugzeug. Takes about 2 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Upper Mustang Trek

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