Annapurna Circuit to Upper Mustang Trek - 27 Days

Annapurna Circuit and Upper Mustang Trek is one of the most stunningly beautiful, life-changing experiences you can have on your travels. Since the trail opened in 1977, most trekkers have followed an Annapurna Circuit+Upper Mustang itinerary. The trek begins in Chame over the Thorong-La pass to Muktinath, Lo Manthang & Jomsom valley.

For scenery and cultural diversity, this has long been considered the best trek in Nepal and one of the world’s classic walks. It follows the Marsyangdi valley to the north of the main Himalayan range. Crosses a 5416m pass to descend into the dramatic desert-like, Tibetan-style scenery of the upper Kali Gandaki Valley.

If you’re expecting to stay at the Shangri-La, you’ll be disappointed. If you apply a little common sense and realise the Annapurna circuit + Upper mustang trek is pretty remote. You’ll be satisfied with the basic accommodation options available. Guest houses and teahouses are dotted along the whole trek.

The Round Annapurna to Upper Mustang Trek is once in a lifetime experience and is worth every penny you pay for. Annapurna +Mustang attracts more and more trekkers each year because of its untouched natural beauty and cultural lifestyle. We Adventure Connexion therefore highly recommend that you visit Mustang+Annapurna and be a part of the journey you’ve never experienced before. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Annapurna + Upper Mustang Trek Highlights

  • Descend into one of the deepest gorge’s in the world – the Kali Gandhaki
  • Reach 5,400 m over Thorung La, the highest point of the trek
  • Experiencing both Nepalese and Tibetan cultures and Hindu and Buddhist religions
  • Pilgrimage town of Muktinath
  • Stay at quaint villages and towns of ethic people
  • You will have spiritual feel walking through many Gompas, chortens, flapping prayer flags, caves, rock paintings, and century-old monasteries.
  • Amazing Landscapes and the Himalayas.
  • Ancient Tibetan Buddhism, Chortens.
  • You will walk back to the history of Lo Manthang after exploring the palace of king Lo.
  • Walk to rain shadow area of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
Day 1
Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 2
4WD Drive from Kathmandu to Synge/Jagat (1100m) Duration: 8 hours

Day 3
Trek Jagat to Dharapani (1960m) Duration: 6 hours

Day 4
Trek Dharapani to Chame (2630m) Duration: 5 hours

Day 5
Trek Chame to Pisang (3300m) Duration: 5 hours

Day 6
Trek Pisang to Manang (3570m) Duration: 4 hours

Day 7
Manang - Acclimatization day

Day 8
Manang to Yak Kharka (4,110m) Duration: 3 - 4 hours

Day 9
Trek Yak kharka to Thorong Phedi (4,600m) Duration: 3 - 4 hours

Day 10
Thorong Phedi to Muktinath (3800m) crossing over Thorong La Pass (5416m) Duration: 7/8 hours

Day 11
Trek from Muktinath to Kagbeni (2895 m.) : 4 Hours

Day 12
Trek from Kagbeni to Chuksang (2900m.): 5 hours

Day 13
Trek from Chuksang to Syangbochen (3800 m): 7-8 hrs

Day 14
Trek Syangbochen to Ghami (3490 m.) via Ghami La (3520m.) Pass: 5 Hours

Day 15
Trek Ghami to Tsarang (3560 m): 5 hrs

Day 16
Trek Tsarang (3560 m) to Lo Manthang (3800 m): 4-5 hrs

Day 17
Lo Manthang (3800 m). Rest day and explore heritage sites.

Day 18
Day hike to Nyiphu and Garphu monasteries/caves and villages

Day 19
Trek Lo Manthang (3800 m) to Dhakmar (3820 m) via Ghar Gumba (Loghekar Monastery) 6 hrs

Day 20
Trek Dhakmar (3820 m) to Ghiling (3570 m): 6 hrs

Day 21
Trek Ghiling (3570 m) to Samar (3550 m) 6 hrs

Day 22
Trek Samar (3550 m) - Kagbeni (2810 m) 6-7 hrs

Day 23
Trek Kagbeni (2810 m) to Jomsom (2750 m) 3 hrs

Day 24
Flight Jomsom - Pokhara

Day 25
Rest Day in Pokhara

Day 26
Fly Pokhara to Kathmandu. Explore Kathmandu

Day 27
Final Departure

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast basis.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara with bed and breakfast basis.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing by Private guide and private transportation
  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  • Special Trekking Permit US$ 500 per person for 10 days
  • Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara - Kathmandu flight fare.
  • Kathmandu to Chame by 4WD Vehicle.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area fees and Tims card
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses
  • An experienced Government licensed guide and porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Fare well dinner with typical Nepali restaurant
  • All government taxes.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Annapurna Circuit to Upper Mustang Trek
From $3,050
per Adult

Trip Facts

  • Drive In / Fly Out
  • 4 to 20 person
  • 5,416m (Thorung La Pass)
  • Lodge based trek
  • Feb-May, Sept-Dec