Annapurna region/Annapurna Conservation is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal. There are many different routes for trekking in Annapurna region. Annapurna Circuit, Ghorepani-Poonhill Trek, Annapurna Base Camp, Mardi Himal Trek, Khopra Ridge Trek etc are the most popular trekking routes. Also Lower Mustang lies in Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP). Trekking Experts offers you Lower Mustang Trek which allows you to trek in lower altitude yet you’ll discover the great views of mountains, culture, people and nature.
Lower Mustang Trek offers the opportunity to explore the Tibetan culture as Mustang is considered for its long historical and cultural relationship with Tibet. In addition, the Gurung and Magar based communities, scenic views of great eight thousand meter mountains like Dhaulagiri and the entire Annapurna massif. Lower Mustang Trek with Trekking Experts starts with a six hours drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, then two hours drive further to Nayapul from where the trekking starts. The route heads towards Ghandruk (1950m) – a Gurung community-based village popular for its cultural and traditional significance. Walking through dense rhododendron filled forests the trail reaches Ghorepani (2874m). An early morning hike from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3210m) is a must for breathtaking scenic views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massif. The trip further leads through Tatopani, Ghasa towards the apple garden of Marpha (2670m). The trail is followed through the deepest gorge in the world – Kali Gandaki gorge. The route then heads towards Muktinath (3795m) – a sacred temple and ends at the capital of Mustang-Jomosm.
Explore the well-preserved Tibetan culture of Lower Mustang
Visit Muktinath, one of the holiest Hindu pilgrimage sites in Nepal
Views of the north face of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri
Fly over the deepest gorge in the world, the Kali Gandaki
Visit the pre-Buddhist Bon village of Lupra
Enjoy Hot spring at Tatopani