upper mustang heli tour


Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour





Sight Seeing, Helicopter Return


Mustang Region






3-star hotel in kathmandu / Lodge during the tour


Resort / Hotel


Private Car / Van / Hiace

Best Seasons

sept- May

Group Size




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Trip Highlights

  • 7 hours drive or flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • helicopter flight to Jomsom-Upper Mustang from Pokhara valley
  • a rain shadow area and no fear of monsoon showers
  • Views of apple orchid and lower parts of Mustang dry valley
  • Spiritual feelings and the Buddhist settlements
  • Gompas, chortens, flapping prayer flags, and sky caverns
  • Tea house accommodation and cultural taste of mountains
  • palace of Lo Manthang and a Tiji festival
  • The 3,800-meter-high Muktinath temple and 108 sacred water spouts to bathe
  • Hike through lush forest, waterfalls and stone stairs
  • Thorong La Pass (5416m)
  • Helicopter return from Jomsom to Pokhara- Kathmandu valley 

The whole area of Mustang has an isolated and mystical feel to it, enchanting and inspiring visitors to this region. Nesting on the Tibetan border, this region is dominated by giants Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, which are located in the northwestern part of Nepal. We organize your trip to the last Frontier which takes one and a half days. Departing from Kathmandu in the late afternoon, you will fly to Pokhara, Upper mustang helicopter tour is one of Nepal’s most picturesque areas known for stunning mountain views.



Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu (1300m).

Namaste & welcome to Mountain Guide Trek of Nepal. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by a representative from Mountain guide Treks (MGT). After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up your luggage and look for our representative with a Mountain Guide Treks and Expedition with the Group leader's name display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to Hotel. After check-in, if time allows, you will visit the MGT office to meet your trekking leader as well as other participants and for final preparation for the trip. It all depends upon your arrival time. (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation.

The day after breakfast we will start sightseeing tour with our professional tour guide to the several of most historical and spiritual Places in Kathmandu. Some of these landmarks are considered World Heritage historic Sites such as Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous 'Monkey Temple (Swayambunath) and the Buddhist shrine (Buddha Nath) which is one of the largest Stupas in the world. After coming back from the tour there will be a pre-trip discussion with our trek leader and other team members. Mountain Guide Trek will brief you regarding your trek as well as we may have an opportunity to discuss any difficulties regarding our upcoming adventure. The rest of the time you could use for travelling around the Thamel and shopping for needed equipment and other necessaries. (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)

Day 03: Kathmandu (1300m) to Pokhara (900m) by bus, 6 hrs or by fly, 30 min.

We start our day early in the morning to catch a tourist bus at 7 am, we then set off for Pokhara via the Nepalese countryside that offers green hills, rivers, farms etc. After a 200 km and around 6 hours drive, we reach Pokhara (a city of Lake, literally); or 30 min. fly to Pokhara as per departure time. A city that offers us a magnificent view of various mountains namely Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchre and other mountains of the Annapurna range. Do some last-minute shopping and self-exploration around the town (walk around a few lakes, boating etc). (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)

Day 04: Helicopter Tour to Upper Mustang.

This tours begins after a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom on the upper Kali Gandaki River between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, our trekking holiday to Mustang allows us to explore a weird and wonderful landscape of eroded conglomerate cliffs, coloured by natural earth pigments - reds, yellows, browns and blues. Trekking across passes of up to 4100m, we will also be walking through a succession of picturesque white-painted Mustang villages and Tibetan monasteries, set against a backdrop of the distant snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas. We have a day to explore our ultimate destination for an excursion in Lo Manthang, a fairy-tale walled city and the capital of Mustang which is quite unlike anything else in Nepal. This enlightening trekking adventure to Mustang in Nepal will surely appeal to those looking to explore a very special part of the Himalayas and finally by flight from Jomsom to Pokhara or continue trek to Ghorepani Poon hill and ending Himalayan adventure trip at Pokhara. (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)

Day 05: Early morning fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (960m), 20 min.

Early morning we fly to Pokhara with thrilling fantastic Mountain views including Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna south, Annapurna I and Machhapuchre during the flight. During the day Time if we have time we will meet at the places in Pokhara such as International Mountain Museum, Devis falls and Boating in Fewa Lake. (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis).

Day 06: Pokhara to Kathmandu, fly 25 min. drive 6-7 hrs.

In the morning we fly to Kathmandu, be sure to catch the left side of the aeroplane for the best views of the Himalayas. Or if by bus, we will arrange a ticket in tourist coach at river side seat and start your journey at 7:30 am from Pokhara. (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)

Day 07: Farewell Friend (Final departure to your onward destination).

Today is last day in Nepal for this trip, you are saying good bye to the mountains as journey in Nepal, comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but trade emails with travel companions and organize the photos. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight a representative from Mountain Guide Treks will take you to the airport.

Cost Details

  • Airport pick up drop service
  • All land transportation as per itinerary
  • One day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with license holder tour guide
  • 3 night's hotel accommodation at Kathmandu in deluxe hotel on BB basis
  • 2 night's hotel accommodation at Pokhara in tourist standard hotel on BB basis.
  • "Farewell dinner" before a day your departure from Nepal.
  • Guest house/tented accommodation according to given itinerary (sharing in 2 bed room) and 3 meals (Breakfast, lunch, Dinner) during the trek
  • Domestic air ticket (Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu, Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara)
  • Domestic air fare Tax
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging.
  • Down jacket, for a seasonal sleeping bag, Mountain Guide treks & Expedition kit bag/duffel bag, trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Nepal entry visa: you can get a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by Paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
  • International airfare
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu or Pokhara (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, water bottle, hot shower during the trekking etc.)
  • Personal trekking equipments & clothing
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fee
  • Tips for guides and porters

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