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Mustang Horse Riding Adventure, Kathmandu, Nepal

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added on the 17th of February, 2011
The upper Mustang is dominated by an endless expanse of yellow and grey rolling hills made smooth by the wind. We traverse this lonely landscape on horseback via several passes (The highest being the Nyi-La at 3990m), camping in villages nestled in their green irrigated oasis until we reach the spectacular walled town of Lo-Monthang. Visually, this is an extraordinary place and home of the Mustang Raja (King) as well as some beautiful temples and monasteries. The people of Upper Mustang are always curious about new arrivals and we can expect children, with scary wind blown hair and apple red cheeks, will gather to confront the spectacle of foreign visitors. The abrasive lifestyle required to survive is easily evident here.

Our trip will initiate in Kathmandu, the colourful capital of Nepal. On the next day we fly or drive to the picturesque town of Pokhara. After an evening discovering the pleasures of Pokhara we fly to the high village of Jomsom beneath the 8000m massifs of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. From here we trek to the Lo-Manthang.

We leave the tourist route here and foot trek or ride on horseback through lower Mustang where spectacularly fluted cliffs of red hues overlook the Kali Gandaki River. The Kali Gandarki flows from the high plains of Tibet through Mustang into Nepal before flowing into India. After taking time to explore the area and interact with its small population we return to Jomsom and fly again to Pokhara and Kathmandu.
DAY 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1317m) Welcomed you by our representative then transfer to hotel
DAY 02: Excursion day in Kathmandu and necessary preparation
DAY 03: Kathmandu drive to Pokhara (820m) 6-hrs
DAY 04: Pokhara fly to Jomsom (2710m) then horse ride to Kagbeni (2750m)3-hrs
DAY 05: Kagbeni horse ride to Chele (3050m) 5-hrs
DAY 06: Chele horse ride to Syangbochen (3790m) 5-hrs
DAY 07: Syangbochen horse ride to Tsarang (3565m) 6-hrs
DAY 08: Tsarang horse ride to Lo-Manthang (3730m)5-hrs
DAY 09: Explore around Lo-Manthang
DAY 10: Explore around Lo-Manthang
DAY 11: Lomanthang horse back ride to Ghami (3440m) 4-hrs
DAY 12: Ghami horse ride to Samar (3640m) 5-hrs
DAY 13: Samar horse ride to Chhuksang (2985m) 3-hrs
DAY 14: Chhuksang horse ride to Muktinath (3760m) 6-hrs
DAY 15: Muktinath horse ride back to Jomsom (2710m)5-hrs
DAY 16: Jomsom fly to Kathmandu (1317m) via Pokhara (820m)
DAY 17: Departure day

B.B. Bhandari
G.P.O. Box: 19988, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Telephone: 00977-1-4258476

G.P.O. Box: 19988, Thamel

Opening Hours:
9:00 am to 7:00 pm

How to get there:
By Air: There are some direct flights to Nepal from your home country. The major international airlines operating scheduled services to Nepal are Thai Airways, Gulf Air, Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Korean Air, Etihad Air, Silk Air, Air Arabia, Druk Air, Jet lite, Dragon Air, Air China carry most of the foreign travelers to Kathmandu. Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu is the only interenational airport in Nepal which is located in the heart of Kathmandu City.

By Road: There are several entry points by land route mainly from Indian borders; Kakadvita, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalganj, Dhangadhi and Mahendranagar. Scheduled public buses run to and from Kathmandu.

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On the web:

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Trip-Advisor wrote on Dec 24, 2011 21:07:
Greeting from the land of Mt. Everest, Nepal!!
On the auspicious occasion of “MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012” Nepal Adventure Point extends its warmest regards and best wishes of happiness, progress and prosperity to you and your family.

Best Regards,
BB Bhandari
Nepal Adventure Point’s Team
G.P.O. Box: 19988, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Telephone: +977-1-4258476, Cell +9779851050327
Website:, http://www.nepaladventurepoint.comReply
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