Mustang Jeep Tour
10 Nights – 11 Days
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Meeting at airport on arrival by our staff and transfer to the hotel. Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, lies in a broad valley at the edge of the Himalayan Range. Its art and architecture are an interesting blend of Hindu and Buddhist influences.
Day 02: In Kathmandu
Proceed for the sightseeing to Kathmandu Durbar Square & Swayambhunath. Tour of Kathmandu city and temples will include visits to the Temple of the Living Goddess, Durbar Square (central square of the city), National Museum and Swayambhunath, a 2000 year-old Buddhist shrine overlooking the city.
Then it is off to Patan, which is the oldest of the three major cities in the Kathmandu Valley. It is called the City of the Arts, and is justly famous for its intricately carved wooden temples and skilled craftsmen.
Day 03: Kathmandu / Pokhara ( 210 kms – 6 hours drive) via rafting on Trishuli river
Drive to raft-in point on the way enjoy with the view of green Mountains. Have fun doing rafting at Trishuli River which is very famous.
Continue to Pokhara town (2,352 feet) the 25,000+ peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges rise a scant 20 miles away with no intervening ridges to spoil the view. The mountains are reflected in Phewa Lake, where you can rent a boat to visit its small island temples. Pokhara offers the best mountain scenery in Nepal without undertaking a trek.
Day 04: Pokhara / Tatopani by 4WD ( 117 kms – 5 hours drive)
We start the day with an early breakfast and drive to Beni upon arrival short – tea break and continue scenic drive to Tatopani. In Nepali TATOPANI meaning (hot spring) there is natural hot spring. You can visit and deep your feet or take bath.
Day 05: Tatopani / Kagbeni by 4WD (66 kms – 5 hours drive)
Kagbeni is a village in Upper Mustang, located in the valley of the Kali Gandaki River. It lies on the trail from Jomsom to the royal capital Lo Manthang, near the junction with the trail to Muktinath.
Day 06: Kagbeni / Muktinath – 12 kms & Muktinath / Marpha – approx. 3 hours drive
Muktinath is a sacred place both for Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Valley at an altitude of 3,710 meters at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass (part of the Himalayas), Mustang district. The Hindus call the sacred place Mukti Kshetra, which literally means the \\\\\\\”place of salvation\\\\\\\”.
We continue drive to Marpha Village. Marpha is situated in the inner Himalayan region of Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri ranges. It is one of the most famous village in this region & famous APPLE orchars and Apple products.
Day 07: Marpha / Titi Lake – approximately 1.5 – 2 hours hike & back to Kalopani by jeep
Morning head towards to TITI lake, this lake is famous for migrated birds specially Syberian ducks. After spending some time at the lake, we shall proceed to Kalopani by jeep where we will spend a night.
Day 08: Kalopani / Pokhara
Drive back to Pokhara via Beni & transfer to hotel. Rest of the day at leisure for relaxation.
Day 09: Pokhara / Kathmandu by flight – approximately 30 minutes
Transfer to airport to board the flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel.
Day 10: In Kathmandu
In the morning we will visit the holiest shrine of the Hindu culture in Nepal, Pashupatinath. This is the place where holy saddhus pray and cremations on the Bagmati River are carried out. While you are not allowed into the temple if you are not a Hindu, the grounds surrounding the temple usually have a fascinating crowd of the faithful.
We then continue to the holiest shrine for the Buddhist culture in Nepal, Bouddhanath, with its large stupa, this is the place where all devout Buddhists come for a pilgrimage. It is not unusual to see very old devotees circumnavigate the shrine hundreds of times falling to their knees and rising again for a few steps only to go back down again to their knees.
Afternoon visit Bhaktapur, perhaps the least changed of all the cities in the Kathmandu Valley, with a distinct medieval feel. Pottery and weaving are still traditional industries here. Architectural wonders abound, including the Palace of Fifty Five Windows, Golden Gate and the magnificent five storied pagoda-style Nyatapola Temple.
Day 11: Depart Kathmandu
Transfer to airport to board the flight for onward journey.