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The Forbidden Kingdom of Nepal

5.0 (3)
days 18 days nights 17 nights
Weight limit
85 kg / 187 lb

Explore the hidden kingdom of Lo, the people of Mustang, through horseback riding. Known as "The Forbidden Kingdom of Nepal", Mustang is located in the mid-Himalayas and boasts a barren landscape that preserves traditional Tibetan Buddhist cultural practices. Despite being in Nepal, Mustang has its own autonomy and the locals have maintained their traditional lifestyle for centuries. To protect the region from being ruined by tourism, it has been declared a restricted area with limited tourist entry each year. We offer approved access to Mustang and will lead a small group to the capital, Lo Manthang, to experience the unique and raw culture of this small kingdom.

from US$ 2 900
per tourist for 18 days
Tour starts
Kathmandu, Lazimpat Road
Date of Travel
Number of tourists
up to 16 tourists over 16 years old
Only in the Horse Tours Club
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Photo Kedar N.
Kedar N. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English
I am the Founder and Managing Director of my travel company which was founded in March 2010. I worked as manager in different trekking companies before establishing mine. I was born and grown up nearly to the Tibet boarder called “Sindhupalchok” northern from Kathmandu valley. I got my Master Degree in Business Studies including Travel and Tourism Management at the Tribhuvan University in 2013. In 2012 I founded a social organization Himalayan Social Foundation (HSF) for helping people in need during trekking trails. I also founded Lions Club of Nepal Himalaya with 44 members. I am an active member of Bird Conservation Nepal (BCN).

The tour guides you'll probably meet as well

Photo  Basudev
I live in Sindhupalchwok and have been guiding mountain trekking tours since 18. I've got about 15 years of experience as a trekking guide and mountaineering guide with different large companies in Nepal.

Tour highlights

Meet the King and His Family
You'll visit the Forbidden Kingdom of Nepal. Don't forget your presents for the royalty!
Stunning Vies and Yaks
A special place with its unique nature
Himalayan Adventure
11 days of riding, overnight in tents and meeting the friendly locals

Route details

Day 1
Arrival at Kathmandu

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, the friendly Sherpa crew greets the group. You will be accommodated in a Lazimpat hotel, which is conveniently located near numerous Thamel shops and restaurants.

Day 2
Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 3
Pokhara to Jomsom
Day 4
Kagbeni to Muktinath
Day 5
Kagbeni to Chele
Day 6
Chele to Syangboche
Day 7
Syangboche to Ghemi
Day 8
Ghemi to Dhakmar (3,820m)
Day 9
Dhakmar to Charang
Day 10
Charang to Lo Monthang
Day 11
Lo Manthang
Day 12
Lo Monthang to Ghemi
Day 13
Lo Manthang to Samar
Day 14
Samar to Chhusang
Day 15
Chhusang to Jomsom
Day 16
Flight to Pokhara
Day 17
Spare Day
Day 18
Tour provider's comments

11 riding days with instruction



4 nights
14 nights

Private single room or twin room are available for an additional fee.

3 nights
Hotel in Kathmandu

A standard twin sharing room in a 3* hotel.

1 night
Hotel in Pokhara
14 nights

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
Kathmandu, Lazimpat Road
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Tour conditions


  • transfer to and from the airport by a private car;
  • accommodation in tents;
  • accommodation in hotels and breakfasts there;
  • all meals;
  • camping cook and kitchen team;
  • farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with a cultural dance show;
  • English speaking guide;
  • porters and mules for luggage;
  • bus transfer between Kathmandu and Pokhara;
  • flights between Pokhara and Jomsom;
  • Kathmandu city tour, a private car;
  • all necessary permits;
  • entrance fees in Kathmandu and Pokhara;
  • all taxes.


  • insurance;
  • international flights;
  • lunches and dinners during Kathmandu and Pokhara stays;
  • alcoholic and cold drinks;
  • personal trekking equipment;
  • tips (tipping is expected);
  • personal expenses.

Group size

up to 16 tourists


18 days
17 nights

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Please bring a mask, long pants and a helmet.

Cancellation of booking

Tour reviews

Based on 3 reviews
  • A
    26 Nov, 2023
    about provider
    Chandra proved to be an excellent guide and companion on our journey, looking after the entire group during the trek. The trip was a great success thanks to his efforts.
    26 Nov, 2023
  • K
    15 Nov, 2023
    about provider
    The agency did a great job coordinating our trek. The guides were very interactive and Chandra took exceptional care of us. We felt like we were part of a family :)
    15 Nov, 2023
  • JM
    jose manuel
    10 Nov, 2023
    about provider
    Hello, we had a wonderful time. We spent three weeks trekking, enjoying the stunning landscape. The highlight of our trip was our guide "Jun", who was not only a skilled professional but also a fantastic person to be around.
    10 Nov, 2023

Dates and Prices

  • Any dates on request during the season
    1 Jan – 31 Dec
  • from US$ 2 900
    10 – 27 May 18 days 17 nights
  • from US$ 2 900
    10 – 27 Jun 18 days 17 nights
  • from US$ 2 900
    10 – 27 Jul 18 days 17 nights
  • from US$ 2 900
    10 – 27 Aug 18 days 17 nights
  • from US$ 2 900
    10 – 27 Sep 18 days 17 nights
  • from US$ 2 900
    10 – 27 Oct 18 days 17 nights

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