The Mustang Trek is a popular trekking destination in Nepal that takes hikers through the Mustang region, which is located in the northern central part of Nepal. The trek typically takes 8-12 days to complete, depending on the pace of the group and the itinerary. The trek starts and ends in the town of Jomsom, and the route passes through the Mustang district, which is a part of the Himalayas.
The trek takes hikers through a variety of landscapes, including high-altitude deserts, and glacial valleys. Along the way, hikers will have the opportunity to experience the local culture and way of life of the Mustang people. The trek passes through many small villages and stops at local teahouses for accommodation and meals.
One of the highlights of the trek is the visit to the ancient city of Lo Manthang, the capital of Mustang, which offers a glimpse into the culture and way of life of the Mustang people. The trek also includes a visit to the traditional villages and monasteries, and a chance to see the beautiful landscapes, and the views of the peaks such as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Nilgiri.
It is important to have a proper physical and acclimatization preparation before the trek, also hiring a guide or a porter and checking the weather conditions are highly recommended to make the trek safe and enjoyable. Additionally, special permits are required to enter the Mustang region, which can be obtained in Kathmandu.