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Dhaulagiri Circuit was so fantastic, and I can’t wait to go again to Nepal next year
Jeff Foreman (Canada) | Dhaulagiri Circuit, Nepal

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  • Marsyangdi valley on Annapurna Circuit
  • Annapurna Circuit trail near Jagat
  • Prayer wheels near Koto
  • Our Mountain Hardwear Trango 3.1 tents at camp near Koto
  • Annapurna range
  • Bridge over Naar Phu khola
  • Valley with Naar Phu khola
  • Nethang gompa below Naar village
  • Entry gate also known as a Kani for Naar village
  • Naar village
  • Lapse Khola valley heading towards Teri La
  • Lapse Khola valley heading towards Teri La
  • Lapse Khola valley heading towards Teri La
  • Lapse Khola valley heading towards Teri La
  • Group ascending Teri La (credit: Adrian Summers)
  • On summit of Teri La (credit: Adrian Summers)
  • Group descending Teri La (credit: Adrian Summers)
  • Chorten in Upper Mustang
  • Lo Manthang
  • Locals from Upper Mustang
  • Near Lo Manthang

Naar to Upper Mustang GHT trek

This is an adventurous trek from Naar village through a very remote region following the Great Himalaya Trail to the semi-independent Kingdom of Upper Mustang near the Tibet border.

After leaving the Annapurna Circuit at Chame we walk to the isolated village of Nar then from there crossing the rarely travelled Teri La pass (5,595m) to enter Upper Mustang.  

The valleys of Naar and Upper Mustang are arid and dry with colourful rock formations containing many cave dwellings high up in the cliffs. The first trekking parties were allowed into Upper Mustang in 1992 and there are still few people visiting Upper Mustang as a result it is one of the few places left where one can see undisturbed Tibetan culture.

One of our leaders Adrian Summers has posted his superb photos in a slideshow online on Adobe Spark at Back Road to Mustang


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Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Holiday Type: Walking & Trekking
  • Duration: 25 days from Kathmandu
  • Leadership: Western-Led
  • Minimum Group Size: 5 people
  • Cost: 2018- £3,395 (US$4,395 or €3,795) 2019- £3,395 (US$4,395 or €3,795)
    What does this include?
What does this include

Price includes:

  • Upper Mustang Restricted Area Permit (US$500)
  • Internal flight from Jomsom to Pokhara and onto Kathmandu
  • All transfers including airport collections
  • One day sightseeing in Kathmandu with Nepalese cultural guide and private vehicle
  • Twin share room at Hotel Tibet, Hotel Manaslu and Hotel Ambassador in Kathmandu.
  • Breakfast only in Kathmandu, all meals included while on trek
  • Twin share tents while on trek using our Western branded tents. These are three person domed tents with plenty of space for two people sharing plus gear
  • All trekking arrangements including permits and fees, tents, Western and Sherpa guides, porters and cook
  • Bespoke weather forecasts for Annapurna and Mustang regions from throughout the duration of this trek
  • Thuraya satellite phone for organising logistics and medical evacuations, it can also be also used for personal calls at extra cost
  • SPOT gps tracker with daily check ins published on SPOT Adventures map website
  • Complimentary Naar to Mustang trekking map
  • Full financial protection for all monies paid to us through our membership of Association of Bonded Travel Operators Trust (our ABTOT membership number is 5365) and having an Air Travel Organiser’s Licence (our ATOL number is 10921)
  • Pre departure support and advice from The Mountain Company by email, phone and face to face meetings in London. After booking with us we will send you our comprehensive "Nepal Pre Trip Information" notes 

Price excludes:

  • International flight to/from Kathmandu
  • Travel & trekking insurance)
  • Nepal visa for 30 days at US$40 (approx £25)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Personal clothing & equipment
  • Tips
  • Other items not listed in "What is included"


Trip Grade Strenuous

Trip Grade Strenuous

Suitability: a good choice for regular long distance hill walkers, very high level of fitness required. These trips may involve mountaineering and glacial travel.

1) Walking times: average 7 to 8 hours walking per day (with several longer days up to 12 hours) for up to 28 days with some rest days included.

2) Altitude: up to 5,500m.

3) Terrain: for some of the time following well-travelled trails although also likely to encounter rough and rocky conditions possibly with exposed sections. May involve steep ascent and descent over mountain passes that could be snow covered.

4) Remoteness: usually in more remote areas and likely to be a long distance from nearest road and facilities available in a city.

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Trip Dates

  • October 4th to 28th 2018
  • October 3rd to 27th 2019
  • October 1st to 25th 2020

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Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive in Kathmandu 
  • Day 2Briefing and preparations in Kathmandu 
  • Day 3Drive to Ngadi (930m) 
  • Day 4Trek to Jagat (1,300m) 
  • Day 5Trek to Dharapani (1,940m) 
  • Day 6Trek to Koto (2,700m) 
  • Day 7Trek to Methang (3,500m) 
  • Day 8Trek to monastery near Naar Phedi (3,600m) 
  • Day 9Trek to Naar village (4,100m) 
  • Day 10Acclimatisation day at Naar village 
  • Day 11Trek to Lapse Khola Camp (4,500m) 
  • Day 12Trek to Lungre(4,600m) 
  • Day 13Trek to Teri La High Camp (4,900m) 
  • Day 14Cross Teri La (5,595m) and descend to Pasphu Khola camp (4,750m) 
  • Day 15Trek to Yakpa (4,300m) 
  • Day 16Trek to Tangga (3,300m) 
  • Day 17Trek to Yara Gaon (3,600m) 
  • Day 18Trek to Lo Manthang (3,770m) 
  • Day 19Trek to Ghemi (3,500m) 
  • Day 20Trek to Samar (3,600m) 
  • Day 21Trek to Kagbeni (2,800m) 
  • Day 22Trek to Jomsom (2,670m) 
  • Day 23Fly to Pokhara & Kathmandu 
  • Day 24Sightseeing in Kathmandu 
  • Day 25Fly back home 
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