Mustang trip is specially designed to those travelers who don’t have enough time to explore the spectacularly vast, arid valleys in the Himalayas where the Tibetan culture continues to survive. Ancient caves, historic monasteries and archaeological sites in the Upper Mustang situated northwest frontier bordering Tibet is being ranked on Top tourist destination in the world. The Upper Mustang region was once a base for Khampa guerrillas shelter against China exaction of full control over Tibet.
The favorite destination for all tourists visiting Nepal and the native travelers visit Mustang as it is one of the must place to go.
Muktinath is a sacred place both for Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Valley at an altitude of 3,710 meters at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass (part of the Himalayas), Mustang district, Nepal. Muktinath temple is the temple which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu is one of the famous temples in Nepal. Muktinath means “The god of Nirvana”. People will get relieved from their sorrows and miseries after visiting this temple. Buddhists of Tibet called this temple as Chumig Gyatsa which means a hundred waters. They also called this temple is a place of Dakinis which means goddesses that known as sky dancers. For Buddhists, this place is one of 24 tantric places. Hindu believe that Lord Vishnu lives at Muktinath temple in the form of ammonites which means Shilas, they also called it Salagrama-Shilas.
Lower Mustang begins from Beni and goes till Kagbeni and Muktinath. It is also inside of Annapurna conservation area. For Nepali, there is no any entrance fees applied. You can reach by private vehicle driving, local transpiration or taking a flight to Jomsom from Pokhara and get local transpiration. Or get entirely trekking activities. But do not miss famous natural hot spring Tatopani, Unique village Marpha, Kagbeni and Muktinath Temple.