Upper Mustang Jeep Tour Permit Cost - Itinerary 2023

Upper Mustang Jeep Tour Permit Cost - Itinerary 2023

Since the roads have been built all the way from Jomsom to Lo-Manthang, the Upper Mustang Jeep tour is getting popular day by day among the adventurers. Upper Mustang Jeep tour is specially designed for those adventure lovers who have a limited time to explore the region in long durations and also want to skip the walking holiday in the dusty roads. Upper Mustang Jeep tour is famous for its features like; caves, monasteries, archeological sites and the beauty of hidden treasures. The landscape and culture of the area are similar to Tibetan plateau which might fulfill your great desire to explore the Tibet autonomous region of China.

13 day Upper Mustang Jeep tour starts from Kathmandu on 4WD drive and takes you to the remote area of Nepal and almost to the border of Tibet. The road condition is not in good condition when you cross Beni but you can still enjoy the bumpy ride as the Mustang region offers you magnificent Himalayan Views, Buddhist culture and a lot to explore around the ancient caves and monasteries. This is a unique trip for those people who are seeking a different place to enjoy their holiday and but better destination if you love to explore the old heritage and historical place.

Upper Mustang: The Last Forbidden Kingdom


  • Detailed Itinerary
  • Dates & Cost
  • FAQ
  • Gallery
  • Trip Info
  • Check List

Detailed Itinerary

Trip Itinerary

Day Highlights
Day 1 Arrive at Kathmandu (1340m) and transfer to hotel.
Day 2 Free day in Kathmandu to obtain permit and alternatively you can explore the city on your own. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (7 hours) and transfer to hotel.
Day 4 Drive Pokhara - Beni - Tatopani (2600m) by 4WD Jeep. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 5 Drive Tatopani to Kagbeni 2900m by 4WD Jeep. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 6 Drive Kagbeni to Ghami (3510m) by 4WD Jeep. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 7 Drive Ghami to Lo Manthang (3840m) by 4WD Jeep. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 8 Explore Lo Manthang (3840m). Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 9 Drive Lo Manthang - Chhuksang (2980m) by 4WD Jeep. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 10 Drive back Chhuksang (2980m) to Jomsom (2800m). Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 11 Fly back to Pokhara (840m). Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 Drive back to Kathmandu (1340m). Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 Final departure transfer to airport.

Note: If above itinerary couldn’t meet your needs, we can design a tailor-made itinerary to suit your needs. It is also possible to combine with some other activities such as Jungle safari in Chitwan National park and Everest Flight.

Departure Dates & Cost

Trip Dates & Price

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
20 Auguest 2023 02 September 2023 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
30 Auguest 2023 12 September 2023 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
10 September 2023 22 September 2023 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
20 September 2023 01 October 2023 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
30 September 2023 12 October 2023 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
05 October 2023 17 October 2023 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
10 October 2023 22 October 2023 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
20 October 2023 01 November 2023 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
05 November 2023 17 November 2023 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
15 November 2023 27 November 2023 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
25 November 2023 07 December 2023 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
10 December 2023 22 December 2023 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
20 December 2023 01 Jan 2024 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
10 Jan 2024 22 Jan 2024 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
10 Feb 2024 22 Feb 2024 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
05 March 2024 17 March 2024 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
20 March 2024 01 April 2024 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
10 April 2024 22 April 2024 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now
20 April 2024 02 May 2024 US$ 1650/- Available Book Now


Cost Includes

  • International & domestic airport transfers as per the itinerary.
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis on BB plan.
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara on twin sharing basis on BB plan.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing by professional English speaking tour guide.
  • Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu ground transportation by private vehicle.
  • 4WD Jeep Pokhara to Lo-Mangthang to Jomsom by 4WD Land Cruiser/Mahindra Scorpio.
  • 3 meals a day during the trip (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as mention in itinerary.
  • Accommodation while Mustang in twin sharing basis in guesthouses.
  • Annapurna conservation area permit and TIMS card.
  • Upper Mustang Restricted area permit fee.
  • Professional government license holder English speaking trekking guide and supporting staffs.
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and driver.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag during the trek. (Refundable after finish the trip)
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government and local taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • International air fare to/ from Nepal.
  • Entry Visa fees - at present $25 for 15 day, US$ 40 for 30 day, and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry into Nepal.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, etc.
  • Beverages, alcoholic drinks, mineral water, boiled water during the trekking.
  • Hot shower during the trip.
  • All food and beverages other than on the itinerary.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Personal gear and expenses.
  • Tips and gratitude provided to staff.

Trip FAQ

Trip FAQ

Normally there are common toilet facilities in teahouses and lodges, which are usually neat and clean. Nowadays, some small number of teahouses and lodges offer attached restroom. We will provide you the best option as far as possible in this regard.

Normally there are hot water shower services in various tea houses and lodges. In the absence of such facility, the tea house/lodges will provide you hot water bucket. The payment for the shower has to be made by yourself and the cost varies with the places.

Most of teahouses cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian fare Pasta, Tuna Bakes, Noodles, Potatoes, Eggs, Dal-bhat, Bread, Soups, Fresh Vegetable ( variety depends on the season) and even some desserts like Apple Pies, Pancakes and some interesting attempts at Custard. You will find a lot of garlic items on the menu, eat some every day because it assists with acclimatization. In many larger villages you may find some meat on the menu. You can always get hot chocolate, tea, coffee, hot lemon as well as soft drinks. Each day dinner and breakfast are used to take in the same lodge you spend the night. Lunch will be taken on the way to destination.

Weather in the mountains is notoriously difficult to predict. Generally, nights are chillingly cold, whereas, the days are warmer. Winter (January and February) will be a bit colder but the days can be quite beautiful and warm if the sun is out. There will be a bit of snow during the month of January, February and December. The temperature inside the tea houses/lodges are fairly maintained. You can always sit beside a fire to keep yourself warmer. The temperature could be as high as 20 degree c to 15 degree c low during the day time.

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Trip Info

The 4x4 jeep adventure journey starts from Kathmandu or Pokhara. Pokhara is Nepalese most chilled out city in the lap of Annapurna and Fish Tail Mountain. The safari tour to Mustang no doubt offers one of the fascinating driving tour experience into the Himalayas in short time to explore the diverse culture and topography of Upper Mustang. Once you reach the Upper Mustang the drive-back is the same way through Jomsom to Pokhara and then Kathmandu or you can take a15-minute flight from Jomsom to Pokhara, and to Kathmandu. The whole journey is fun filled and at the same time full of adventure. The ultimate destination is Lo-Manthang, the capital of Mustang region. The route entails traveling across desert like landscape, barren ridges, deep canyons, eroded cliffs and moraine valleys.

Experience Required:
For our Upper Mustang Jeep Tour and safari, the only thing you will be requiring is good health and good sense of adventure for a fun filled trip. No need any previous trekking or hiking experience.

Pre-Trip Meeting:
A briefing event will be held in day first and second before we leave for the trip which is termed are Pre-Trip Meeting.

A typical day:
A usual day starts with a simple yet energizing cup of warm tea or coffee along with other facilities of breakfast which is then followed by some hours of drive in the road towards a new stay through exploration and some resting time in the lunch spot. We take care of time and drive in a way that we reach in the accommodation before sunset where we will reside for the night and have dinner.

During the Upper Mustang Jeep Tour, accommodation may not be in the top level luxurious form, so you will need to remain ready for some little compromises in things such as private bathroom and shower facilities since they will be shared.

The booking terms and conditions for being a part of Upper Mustang Jeep Tour requires an individual to take care of his/her medical, evacuation and trip cancellation insurance.

Altitude Sickness:
We will have some medicine with us as well as we will acclimatize as the day progresses to fight with the risk of altitude sickness.

In the Upper Mustang Jeep Tour, you will generally have access to three forms of meals in three different times of the day like the breakfast, lunch and dinner with the support of tea or coffee.

Check List

A packing list for Upper Mustang Jeep Tour:

The list for equipment checking is given below:
Note: Keep the weight under 25 kg

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -
Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-
As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags:-
Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit:-
Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash
Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

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