Off the Beaten Upper Mustang: Visit the Forbidden Himalayan Kingdom
Visit the forbidden Himalayan Kingdom by joining in the off the beaten Upper Mustang Trek in Nepal. This trek lets you visit around the hidden sites which are also called as mini Tibet or deserted lands that lets you completely different experience compared to other Annapurna and Everest treks. These isolated Lo Manthang region welcomes comparatively less visitors annually as limited permits are distributed, and this region was completely hidden to outsiders before 1991.
Being close to Tibetan border at northern side of nation, Upper Mustang offers wonderful opportunities for all those travelers looking forward to get insights into Tibetan Buddhist cultural insights. Lo Manthang is definitely one of the major highlights of this trek surrounded by barren landscapes, rocky atmosphere, rough trails and also the scenic views of stunning Annapurna Himalayas. The Upper Mustang trek route connects from scenic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom or trek through Ghorepani, Poonhill and Kaligandaki valley. And to get there at Upper Mustang, special restricted area permit is required.
Being at Upper Mustang is actually an opportunity to be at one of the few sites in a globe that still follows the quite same lifestyle, way of living, culture and traditions that are being passed on from generation to generations. The isolation from outer world also helped this place to preserve their rawness. Literally, quite hidden behind the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayas, Upper Mustang lies at the rain shadow area, making it evergreen trekking destination. This place receives less rainfall annually even during the rainy season, anyone with fit physical stamina and passion towards exploring the less explored is always welcome.
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