Driving to the Upper Mustang Lomanthang, Jomsom and Muktinath- Everything You Need to Know

To quench the thirst of the epic jeep drive tour in Nepal, Jomsom Muktinath Upper Mustang Lomanthang Jeep Tour is no doubt an excellent trip in the Himalayas with a lifetime experience.

The hidden kingdom of Upper Mustang is culturally an outstanding destination in the desert Himalayan terrain. Taking a jeep drive tour from Kathmandu or Pokhara offers variations in attractions and experiences. It is a mixed tour of adventure along with soft drive on the plain desert terrain. It is a mixed tour in terms of attractions: the Himalayan vistas, green hills, waterfalls, arid terrain along with the cultural beauties of temple, monasteries and antique settlements in the Mustang region.  



Grabbing the perfect seasons of the year (Spring- March to May) (Autumn- September to December), the enthusiasm of the off-road and on road jeep tour takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the urban areas into the calm and serene areas in the Himalayas.




Mustang (Upper) is a home to surprisingly vibrant communities. The Tibetan Buddhist devotees, their deep spiritual faith, world recognized Hindu pilgrimage destination of Muktinath, Kagbeni, Jomsom and Lomanthang are the typical cultural sites and ancient communities in the Mustang region.




How do we organize this tour? Because we have been organizing this tour for a long time, we arrange the required process from Kathmandu. There are two parts: the lower Mustang only does not require a special restricted area permit, where as Lomanthang side is needed. The restricted entry itself is 500 USD per person and there must be two people in a tour.



What to expect?

Ancient Himalayan settlements of the Tibetan Buddhist devotees

The hidden kingdom of Upper Mustang- Lomanthang

The world recognized Hindu pilgrimage destination- Muktinath and feel blessed

Kagbeni- an ancient town at the juncture

Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range

Waterfalls on the way

Monasteries and ancient caves



I am free only in monsoon. What can I do?

Upper Mustang Lomanthang and Muktinath Jomsom Jeep tour is not limited only for the seasons mentioned above. This region is located in the Himalayan rain shadow area, so tours are available even in the monsoon. But, having an extra day will help you in case of the flooding in the lower section of the road.


Why should I do it?

To discover the mystery of the hidden landscape that remained a mysterious part of the country for a long time with live culture, festivals and habitations. To quench the epic jeep tour in Nepal and also to experience a unique wonder in Nepal, this is an excellent trip.





Getting there

From Kathmandu to Kathmandu, it takes 8 days without a huge rush.

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara- 6 hrs

Day 02: Drive from Pokhara to Jomsom – 8 hrs

Day 03: Drive from jomsom to Lomanthang- 7 hrs

Day 04: Explore around Lomanthang, drive to the Korola border.

Day 05: Drive from Lomanthang to Kagbeni. 6-7 hrs

Day 06: Drive to Muktinath and drive back to Lete. 7 hrs

Day 07: Drive back from Lete to Pokhara. 7 hrs

Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu.


Staying there

Accommodations are available along the route. Best lodges/hotels and guest houses with clean rooms, attached bathroom and shower. Most of them also have central heating

Eating there

Several restaurants on the way offer amazing meals, varying from typical Nepali, Indian, Chinese and continental dishes. Dinner will be served at the lodges or guest houses.

Note: we do not recommend non-veg meals, as meats in the mountain region may not be stored properly.

How to book? What is the booking procedure?

Well. It's an easy way. Just contact Nepal Kameleon Holidays, the best tour organizer in Nepal and we let you know all the details via:

WhatsApp: +977 9851159455

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]


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