Lo Manthang, which is referred to as the “Last Forbidden Kingdom” is located in the upper part of Mustang district. Manthang connects hills with the Tibetan Plateau. Moreover, it is a combination of the aridest landscape in the world and one of the oldest civilisations. The place has magnificent landscapes, Himalayan vegetation, gompas and a mixture of Tibetan Buddhist culture. Hence, with so many attractions, Lo Manthang can be said to be the best Mustang tourist spots, especially for trekking.
Here are six things that you can do when trekking in Upper Mustang or Lo Manthang…
This one of the best attractions of Lo Manthang that you will get to explore when trekking upper Mustang in Nepal. This is a grand palace. It was built in the 15th century, and this structure is five stores tall and consists of nine corners. Also, you will get to see four gumbos adjacent to this palace.
Even if the place is arid, you will be astonished to see the way people living there have used the water resources for cultivating different types of crops for their livelihood.
This is also considered as one of the major attractions of Upper Mustang. When you go for upper mustang trek you will be able to see different types of dances, cultural shows and arts of Tibetan Buddhism You can explore Tibetan Buddhist culture as well as their music in Lomanthang.
This border is located at an elevation of 4660 metres above the sea level between Nepal and China, and it is also the lowest derivable path between the Himalayas and the Tibetan Plateau.
When doing upper mustang trekking from Lomanthag you can reach. In this area, there are approximately 10,000 human-made cave discovered, and those caves are more than 2500 years old. However, there still lies a mystery on who built it and why.
After exploring the attractions of upper Mustang, nothing can be better than having a bath at the nearby hot water spring, which is located within 15 minutes walking distance from Lo Manthang. You are definitely going to enjoy the experience as well as feel relaxed after the tiring trek by bathing in hot spring water.
Therefore, these are some of the best attractions you can visit when trekking. If you are going for trekking in Upper Mustang then you must visit the above-mentioned spots to make your trekking worth it. Moreover, you can opt for hiring a certified tour organiser who has the expertise in arranging great camps in Nepal, so that you can get the best trekking experience.
We at Nepal Base Camp Treks Pvt. Ltd provides the best camp packages at reasonable rates. We will offer you the best package that will cover all your requirements for the upper mustang trekking. So, if you are willing to trek in upper Mustang, then call us for bookings today.