Tour Schedule
Upper Mustang, Nepal




Lama's Horn Section with Little Boy



Friday, May 8 - Sunday, 24, 2020

 

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Tour Schedule

Below is our tentative schedule and itinerary. While we make every effort to stick to the plan, things happen. As well, you, as both a group and as individuals, may ask to vary our activities and site visits.

Please confer with us BEFORE making your flight reservations!
Arrive at least one day early in the event your travel encounters un-forseen changes.

Exciting NOTE: On the journey to Lo we will visit a monastery that has never been opened to foreigners!

 

DAY 1 – Friday, May 8

Afternoon or early evening, May 8, 2020.

Meet at our hotel in Kathmandu (4593 ft)) to make certain we are all present and ready for the Tour! We will have dinner (not included in tour price) together.

 

 

DAY 2 – May 9

 

Breakfast (included)

Visit Boudhanath Stupa

Lunch (included) near Boudhanath

Late Afternoon Photo Walk

Dinner (included)

Evening free

 

 

DAY 3 – May 10

 

Breakfast (included)

Visit Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple)

Lunch (included)

Visit Pashupatinath (Cremation grounds) or Thimi traditional village

Dinner (included)

Evening free

 

 

DAY 4 – May 11

 

Breakfast (included)

EARLY morning flight - Kathmandu to Pokhara (1400 m/4600 ft)

Lunch (included)

Walk Pokhara

Dinner (included)

Evening free

 

 

DAY 5 – May 12

 

Breakfast (included)

Early morning flight - Pokhara to Jomsom (2743 m / 9000 ft)

Drive to Kagbeni via Kutsab Ternga monastery

Lunch (included)

Check into Teahouse in Kagbeni (9199 feet)

Dinner (included)

Evening free

 

 

DAY 6 – May 13

 

Breakfast (included)

Jeep to Muktinath (3710 m/12172 ft)

Explore Muktinath & Jarkhot

Teahouse in Kagbeni (9200 feet)

Dinner (included)

Evening free

 

 

DAY 7 – May 14

 

Breakfast (included)

Enter Restricted Area by jeep to Tsele via Chuksang (3600 m/9777 ft), visit 13th C. Mentse Lhakhang

Side trip to Tetang Village

Lunch (included) in new Tetang Village

Teahouse in Tsele

Dinner (included)

Evening free

 

 

DAY 8 – May 15

 

Breakfast (included)

Jeep to Ghemi (via Padmasambhava's Chungshi Rangjong cave / 3842 m/12467 ft)

Teahouse in Ghemi (3000 meters)

Dinner (included)

 

 

DAY 9 – May 16

 

Breakfast (included)

Tsarang (3560 m/11680 ft) via Dhakmar (red cliffs 4170 m/13681 ft)

Lunch (included)

Visit 8th C. Lo Gekar Monastery (4230 m/13878 ft)

Dinner (included)

Evening free

 

 

DAY 10 – May 17

 

Breakfast (included)

Jeep to Ghara Village, Luri Monastery (12-13th C. paintings)

Lunch (included)

Dinner (included)

Evening free

 

 

DAY 11 – May 18

 

Breakfast (included)

Jeep to Lo Manthang (3849 meters)

Lunch (included)

Jeep north to Choser Village 5-story caves

Dinner (included)

Evening free

 

 

DAY 12 – May 19

 

Breakfast (included)

Explore Lo Manthang

Lunch (included)

Tiji Festival Day 1 (from Palace roof)

Dinner (included)

Evening free

 

 

DAY 13 – May 20

 

Breakfast (included)

Visit/tour with Lo Monastery head Lama

Lunch (included)

Tiji Festival Day 2 (from Palace roof)

Dinner (included)

Evening free

 

 

DAY 14 – May 21

 

Breakfast (included)

Visit Trenkar summer palace or Ketcher Dzong Fortress

Lunch (included)

Tiji Festival Day 3 (the Big Bang conclusion!)

Dinner (included)

Evening free

 

 

DAY 15 – May 22

 

Breakfast (included)

Long day's jeep ride to Jomson ($4K Option: chopper to Pokhara)

Teahouse/Explore Jomsom

Dinner (included)

Evening free

 

 

DAY 16 – May 23

 

Breakfast (included)

Early morning flight Jomson - Pokhara

Connecting flight to Kathmandu

Check into lodgings

Dinner (not included)

 

 

DAY 17 – Sunday, May 24

 

Breakfast (included)

Transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport

Flight Home!

 


 

Trip Extensions

There are many additional activities and places one can go in Nepal.
One possibility is a trip south to visit the bodhi tree where the Buddha gained enlightenment.
There are also game parks for wildlife viewing.
Ask about these opportunities if you wish to extend your stay at either the beginning or end of the Tour.

 

 


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