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Mustang Jeep Tour to Lo Manthang

Pokhara to fabled Lo Manthang by Jeep - Incredible Himalayan Road Trip - Dhaulagiri & Annapurna - Upper Mustang

The fabled walled city of Lo Manthang, capital of Mustang, has enticed intrepid adventurers since tourists were first allowed to enter the forbidden Kingdom of Mustang. An unforgiving, arid and high altitude mountain desert landscape alongwith the necessity for challenging trekking and costly special permits to enter Upper Mustang were still sufficient to deter most people. Now with the advent of a rough and ready jeep road that extends up through the spectacular  Kali Gandaki Valley, between Annapurna & Dhaulagiri, it is possible to travel between and beyond the Himalayas onto the Tibetan Plateau and reach Lo Manthang by 4WD vehicle. Some things haven't changed though. The ochre coloured, wind eroded, untamed wildness of Mustang remains the same, as does the need for a special permit. But, what has changed is that on this Mustang Jeep Tour you can now reach Lo Manthang and explore this once forbidden mountainscape without having to trek hard and long. Our Mustang Jeep Tour from Pokhara to Lo Manthang over land is very much an adventurous Nepal cultural tour. The landscape has not been tamed and the journey is on a bumpy dirt road, which remains at the mercy of the mountain gods and the climate. However, for those who dreamt of travelling into Mustang and were deterred by the need to trek arduously, a whole new possibility now exists.


PLEASE NOTE: Although this remains a challenging adventurous journey, we have elected to avoid the "cheap and cheerful" approach. Accommodation featured is the "best available" including the Comfort Lodges (proper beds and en-suite) in Thasang and Kagbeni and also Guest Houses in Upper Mustang that although simpler, can provide the "luxury" of proper beds and en-suite facilities. We also use the best available 4WD "Land Cruiser" vehicles from Pokhara, not the "rough and not so ready" smaller and less reliable jeeps usually found in Upper Mustang.


This EXAMPLE ITINERARY is exactly that, an EXAMPLE. You can of course add in "extra things" like add leisure time in Pokhara, more time at each location along the way and additional days in Kathmandu, or whatever else you would wish for

10 Days - Max altitude approx. 4200m - 6 days overland travel in 4WD "Land Cruiser Type" vehicle  - Hotels,Comfort Lodges & Mustang Guest Houses

(All nights with proper beds an ensuite facilities)


Day 1- Arrive Kathmandu


Day 2 - Fly to Pokhara & Drive to Thasang


Day 3 - Overland to Kagbeni


Day 4 - Into Upper Mustang to Charang


Day 5 - Acclimatisation in Charang


Day 6 - Drive to Lo Manthang


Day 7 - Drive to Chusang


Day 8- Final drive to Jomsom


Day 9 - Fly to Kathmandu via Pokhara


Day 10 - Depart Nepal


Don't forget this tour can be customised



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All meals 'on tour' included

Price Guide

£ GBP 2413

$ US 3135


Detailed Itinerary

 EUR 2768

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Example Itinerary Overview

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WARNING:High risk of Inspiration

Read a Snow Cat Travel client's own story of their Mustang Jeep Tour here



The price shown is for guideline purposes only. The price is inclusive of all accommodation described in the detailed itinerary, all airport and land transfers,  private overland travel, Internal flights as indicated in the itinerary, meals as indicated in the itinerary (most meals), permits & National Park Fee's. Upper Mustang Permit (circa $US 500) and a Snow Cat Travel Guide. Guides are professional, licensed and english-speaking

IMPORTANT INFO ABOUT OUR PRICE GUIDES Prices per person displayed are for guide line purposes only. Please contact us for a personal quotation. Factors such as the size of your party, seasonality, international exchange rates, tailor made options and final itinerary chosen etc will affect the price. For more info-see the “more information about prices” link below. About Customising Your Private Trip