Mustang : A prominent touristic destination


Pradip kumar Giri
Mustang is known as district beyond mountain on rest of others district of Nepal you can see mountains on the northern side of the landscape nevertheless on these two district Manang and mustang the Himalayas are on the southern side of your vision This district are one of the prominent district on the aspect of tourism and Agriculture apart from it this district had its importance on religious value as well this district has famous temple Muktinath and Monasteries. The famous temple of Lord Muktinath situated at base of Khatang Kang( Thorang Peak) in Baraha Gaun (lit. Twelve village) in the district of Mustang in the north central part of Nepal,and it is about 20 kms northeast of Jomsom at an altitude of about 3800 meters from the sea level. If you like to travel mustang you have three alternatives Airways, roadways and on foot trekking .

adventure tourism horse riding

The route for roadways is night bus starts between 2 to 3 pm. Bus fare is 1,600 Nepali rupees if you buy it direct from service provider.During this period of travel you can have sight view of Pokhara Hemja, Lumle,Kusma parbat Beni,Magdi Beni and Magdi district itself and you can view Tukuche marpha lete and finally Jomsom. Daily local bus service from Pokhara to Jomsom is in operation.

What you can see and feel

The adventure itself is associated with inflow and outflow of the whole trip himalayas and Apple brandy Marpha and Apple orchards are welcoming you along with sight view of Mountain Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Upper mustang is mostly popular for adventurous trekking and lower mustang is famous for natural scenery. Upper part has a trans Himalayan climate which is cool and semi-arid. It is in the rain shadow of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.

kaligandaki Mustang

Mustang has a surface of a few thousands square kilometers, 80 km long and 45 km at the widest point, in a barren landscape.

The Buddhist Mustang (“fertile plain” in Tibetan) or Kingdom of Lo is now part of the of Nepal and one of its districts, in the north-east of Nepal, bordering the China.

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