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The moderate trip is between the mediums and strenuous, the increasing altitude is the main harder part of this grade, altitude goes up to 4000meters, it requires the good physical fitness and health conditions.
Upper mustang trek is a Hidden Kingdom of Lo, which is located in the Trans-Himalayan range. It has opened for trek on March 1992. It is similar to Tibetan plateau, a huge high valley and dehydrated.
Upper Mustang trek is the trek of hidden Kingdom, it lies in the Trans-Himalayan range. It has opened for the trek on March 1992.
Upper Mustang trek is almost similar to Tibetan plateau. It is a high, dry and beautiful valley. The sensation of lands has decorated with eroded gorges, colorful formations of rocks. And also the cultures, architectures, and languages. Tiji festival is the popular festival of Mustang. It celebrates for three days of the spring season in Lo- Manthang.
It is the festival of chasing the demons and save the kingdom. In the story, the monks put masks and colorful costumes of Dorje Jono. Dorje had fought against the demon in order to save the Kingdom. And also, there is cultural music and dance as well on this festival.
Lo Manthang is also a homeland of former King Jigme Dorjee Palbar Bista, still, he highly considered, as a King even Nepal has become the Federal Democratic Republic.
Our Airports representative welcomes at Airport and transfer to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle.
Before commencing the city tour you will have short pre-meeting at your hotel lobby. Meeting organized by Apex the Asia Holidays to finish the trip by filling the participated form, clearing the due payment, collecting the photos, travel insurance and copy of passport. Once finish the meeting our tour guide takes you for the day sightseeing in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur. Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath Stupa are related with religious pilgrims, where millions of travelers visit in every year. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a located in Bhaktapur district, it was built in Malla dynasty in 1400 sera. The main magnetism of the square is 55 windows durbar, Golden Gate, and many attractive architectural designs. Concluding the tour drive back to Hotel and ready for the trip.
This is the quite exciting day for the trekkers because this morning gets up early, have breakfast and get ready for the trek. Trekking staffs will pick you up at 6:30 am and take to the bus station. At 7:00 AM bus leaves to Pokhara from the station. You stops in Gunadi around 11:30 AM for delicious lunch. And after a couple of hours, you will reach Pokhara. Pokhara, which is one of the best touristic city in Nepal lies on the bank of Fewa Lake, and north side sparks with Mt. Machhapurchhre( Fishtail) and Annapurna, Dhaulagiri in the west and, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu in the east. This is the town of the exact trek starting point.
The early morning scenic flight to Jomsom enables the stunning views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalaya. Once when you arrived in Jomsom you will meet your rest of team, have breakfast and heads off to Kagbeni.
The trail begins with the dirt road on the bank of Kaligandaki, the gradually up trail takes you Chhuksang via Tangbe village. Along the road, you will see the field of buckwheat, barley, and apple orchards.
From the beginning, the trail leads to uphill to get a Vena-la Pass via Samar village. After crossing the Kaligandaki River the trail begins to climb up to Samar village and descent to a gorge and climb to Vene-la (3800m). Once reach the Vene-la then descents to Syangbochen.
After breakfast you off to Ghami. The trail leads to Syangebochen-La pass and descent to a river called Ghiling Khola and climbs up to Niya-La Pass and again descends below the blue, gray and red cliffs at Ghami.
Morning walk to Tangmar Chu and after crossing a steel bridge of the Tangmar Chu (river) you will arrive at a MANI WALL perhaps the longest and most spectacular MANI wall in Nepal. Climbing over another pass at 3600meters, the route makes a long gentle descent to Charang village. The huge five-story white Dzong and red Gompa are the main attractions to visit and observe collections of statues and Thankas as well as many large paintings, of seated Buddhas.
The trail climbs steadily until Lo-Gekar, which is older than Samye Gompa in Tibet and one of the oldest Gompa of Nepal. After visiting Lo-Gekar continue to trek to Lomangthang. The trail is easy climbing and from the crest, you will see the LO valley, then light descent takes you Lo-Mangthang.
Today you will explore the Lo-Mangthang, including the Namgyal Gompa, Tingkhar, Chhoser Goemba. The Namgyal Goemba is located on the hilltop, which is the important monastery of the upper mustang and Tingkhar village is the main village of Lo-Mangthang, where you can see the traditional activities adopted from Tibetan.
The trail begins with light walking and climbs to a crest and descends to Ghar Goemba, where you can see the monasteries they were built in the 8th century. After having short sightseeing in Ghar Gomba and then again climb to another crest then descend to Dakmar and continue descending trail to Ghami.
The same way back to Syangbochen via Niya-La Pass from Ghami. The path takes you to Niya-La Pass and descends to Syangbochen.
After breakfast, the trail heads off to Vena-la pass and descends to Samar village and continues descending trail to cross the Kaligandaki River via Chaile and then trek to Chhuksang.
The trail leads you to Jomsom via Tangbe. All the way the trail is up and down until you get Jomsom. Along the road, you will see the white field, apple orchards.
A short flight to Pokhara that takes 30-minute from Jomsom. After landing in Pokhara airport and then drive to Hotel. In the afternoon you will have a sightseeing tour around Pokhara valley, which covers Fewa Lake, Devis water fall, Museums, and Gupteshowar cave, etc.
Finally, today you are going to Kathmandu by tourist bus. And in the evening you will get a farewell dinner in Nepali Restaurant with Nepali folk music and dance.
Your guide will take you the international airport in Kathmandu for your flight departure from Nepal.
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USD 250 extra per person if you wish to take a flight from Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu. (USD 125 one-way)
If you need extra accommodation in Kathmandu or Pokhara, including breakfast.The price is USD 60 per person per night for single room and USD 75 per night for double (twin sharing) room.
Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travellers rapidly up to the height of 3000m. Our itineraries are designed with rest days. Once when you arrived in high altitude, your acclimatization line will rise your body to start adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves the severe headache, vomiting etc.
The trained and expert guides will everyday advise you about your health conditions, requirements and altitude sickness while you are trekking, hiking and climbing. That’s why you should not be worry about the sickness. Also we would like to recommend you to meet your doctor, advisor before you start your travel.
Given some information helps you to get rid from the Acute Mountain Sickness.
There are three stages of altitude sickness and symptoms.
Minor AMS Symptoms
The trekkers when they entry on high Himalayan Valleys get mild AMS that your having symptoms. The symptoms to be altitude sickness at least you have given one indication.
What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?
Serious AMS Symptoms
The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately
Dangerous cases of AMS
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)
The brain swelling with the fluid is HACE. It involves disorientation, lethargy and nausea. Before attacking the HACE, patient will have the symptoms of fever, ataxia, photophobia, and rapid heartbeat. Unconsciousness and coma from HACE can be lead to death within 12-20hrs from the onsets of symptoms. In the initial phase of ataxia begin treatment with medication, oxygen and dexamethasone.
Normally, 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose, then 4mg every six hours, Diamox every 12 hours and 2-4 liters /minute oxygen. The patient must have to be descended.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
The condition, that buildup the fluid in the air sacs of lungs is HAPE. HAPE symptoms start progressively within 2-4 days in high altitude. Shortness of breath at rest, cough, weakness and chest tightness and at least two of; fast heart beat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be use to the lower altitude if a person is in the backcountry unable to descend immediately because of weather.
Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)
First Aid Kit
First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.
This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Upper Mustang. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Lower Body – Legs
Medicine and First Aid
Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.
Miscellaneous, but Important
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note: The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult