7 Reasons to do Upper Mustang trek in Nepalby Simon Morris I am a freelance writer.
Upper Mustang trekking in Nepal is the third worldwide famous trekking destination of Nepal after Everest base camp & Annapurna base camp. Recognized as the last forbidden kingdom in Nepal, it listed on one of the best treks in Nepal. There are so many reasons to do Upper Mustang trek in Nepal. Here I am going to mention strong seven reasons to do this trek.
1. Lo Manthang
One of the strong reasons to choose Upper Mustang Trek is to enjoy the fantastic views of Lo Manthang, known popularly as the last forbidden kingdom of the country. Lo Manthan is the capital of Upper Mustang. It has its own unique culture, traditions, and daily livelihood.
2. Oldest Pagodas & Monasteries of Nepal
The trek to Upper Mustang Region allows you to visit a large number of monasteries. Even you can explore more than thousands of years old monasteries of Nepal. Thubchen and Jampa Monasteries are two major famous Monasteries of Upper Mustang.
Other than just walking and following trekking trail, the Upper Mustang Trek allows you to see and get to know about famous Buddhist pagodas built in ancient times.
3. Hidden Caves
The former Kingdom of Mustang is a home of more than 10,000 human-built caves in the central and northern region of Nepal located nearby the famous Kali Gandaki River within the entire Himalayan mountain areas.
4. The lifestyle of Tibetan People
Since Upper Mustang is more close to Tibet and the Nepal border, trekking to Upper Mustang gives an excellent chance to be familiar with the lifestyle followed by people of Tibet.
5. Ancient Shrines & Buddhist Community
Besides Buddhist monasteries, the trek lets travelers witness a large number of heavenly tree less barred landscapes. Explore ancient shrines, Chhortens, Kaanis, Tibetan community during this upper mustang trek. Prayer flags & walls we will see during the trek, many people following Tibet lifestyle to make the trip memorable for your lifetime.
6. Stunning Views of Famous Mountains
While trekking in Mustang, travelers will get chances to admire uniqueness present in many rocky trails, landscapes and simultaneously, enjoy the stunning views possessed by famous mountains named Mount Nilgiri, Mount Annapurna, Mount Dhaulagiri, and various others.
7. Tiji Festival
Those who loved to experience new culture & enjoy they will plan a trip to upper mustang during Tiji festival. To enjoy this festival, you have to visit Nepal in May. Tiji is three days an annual and a charming festival that consists of many Tibet rituals celebrating the myth of a son responsible for saving the entire Mustang kingdom from any destruction.
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