We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lo Manthang Upper Mustang and Top Caves of Nepal

Select Date and Travellers
From
USD 2,565.00
Date
2 travellers
What to Expect
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Stop At: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), meet our office tour representative who will meet, assist, greet and drop you to the airport. Enjoy welcome drinks during arrival of the guests.

Later enjoy sightseeing tour of Kathmandu durbar square on its stone paved lanes. Visit includes Kumari Trmple, Kastamandap, Taleju Temple, Kal Bhairaba and many other temples doted inside durbar square area. Later, visit Swoyambhunath Stupa located at the hilltop of Kathmandu Valley from where you can have a clear aerial view of Kathmandu valley.

Evening is free to stroll around Thamel market.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Drive to Bandipur via Siddha Cave

Stop At: Siddha Gufa (Cave) Bimal Nagar, Bimal Nagar, Prithvi Hwy, Bandipur, Nepal
Early morning after breakfast, drive to Bandipur which is Nearly 150 Kms. At 437m deep and 50m high, Siddha Gufa is said to be the largest cave in Nepal. Its cathedral-like interior is full of stalactites and stalagmites, not to mention hundreds of bats, which whistle overhead.

Later drive to Bandipur, one of the ancient Newari culture Village.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Home Stay

Day 3: Drive to Pokhara, Visit to the Caves

Stop At: Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
After breakfast, drive to Pokhara. A city on Phewa Lake, in central Nepal. It’s known as a gateway to the Annapurna Circuit, a popular trail in the Himalayas. Upon arrival, check in to hotel. Later enjoy sightseeing tour of Gupteshwor Cave & Davis Falls.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mahendra Cave, Pokhara Nepal
Mahendra Gufa (Cave) Visit
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Bat Cave, Pokhara Nepal
Chamero (Bat) Cave visit
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: 3-star hotel

Day 4: Drive to Kagbeni (10 Hrs Adventurous Drive)

Stop At: Kagbeni Temple, Kagbeni 33100, Nepal
Early morning, drive to Kagbeni. This trails takes you through the adventurous off road ride for aprox. 100 Kms. On the way visit to the world deepest Gorge (Dana) Located at Myadgi and Hot Spring Water.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Local Lodge

Day 5: Drive to Lo Manthang(Upper Mustang)

Stop At: Lo Manthang Village, Lo Manthang 33100, Nepal
Enjoy your breakfast early in the morning and drive towards Upper Mustang. Upper Mustang was opened to non-Nepali trekkers only some fifteen years ago and even today, access is still highly restricted. Here you will experience the way of life of true mountain people, who were not much in touch with the rest of Nepal for hundreds of years, and even until recent times had an officially recognized king.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Local Lodge

Day 6: Explore the Sky Caves - Chhoser

Stop At: Lo Manthang Village, Lo Manthang 33100, Nepal
After breakfast, explore Sky Cave. There are more than 10,000 caves built by humans present here. Their stories encompass more than 20,000 years of Mustang’s history. The tales of these caves first being used as burial chambers, around 1000 BC. Still here the sky burial is practices. Around the 10th century, due to the flourishing salt trade and Mustang’s favorable location on the trade routes, looting and attacks became rampant, making it very unsafe to live in the region. That’s when the locals created these elaborate mountain colonies, which not only became a safe place to live, but also helped them keep warm during the harsh and unforgiving Himalayan winters.

These mountain villages were multi-level with many passages connecting rooms on each of the levels, some of these levels accommodating up to 15 rooms. These rooms were used as sleeping spaces, kitchens and granaries.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Local Lodge

Day 7: Drive back to Jomsom

Pass By: Jomsom Bazaar, Beni Jomsom Sadak, Jomsom 33100, Nepal
After breakfast, drive back to Jomsom. A unique village to the mountains. The layout of the villages and the design of the houses are unique to this area. The houses are designed to protect the inhabitants from the strong winds that blow up the valley every day from the late morning onwards.

Upon arrival, transfer to hotel.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Local Lodge

Day 8: Fly back to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu

Pass By: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
After breakfast, fly back to Pokhara and connect your flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Kathmandu, meet our representative and transfer to hotel. Evening enjoy farewell dinner at Local cultural restaurant.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: 3-star hotel

Day 9: Departure

Pass By: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
After breakfast, free till final departure. Later timely transfer to Kathmandu international to catch your outbound flight.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
Show More
Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We provide airport transfers and hotel pickups.
Duration
9 days
Inclusions
  • 8x Breakfast
  • 8x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • 2 Nights’ accommodation at Hotel in Kathmandu
  • 1 Night accommodation at Homestay in Bandipur
  • 1 Night accommodation at Hotel in Pokhara
  • 1 Night accommodation at Local lodge in Kagbeni
  • 2 Nights’ accommodation at Local lodge in Chosser/Lomanthan
  • 1 Night accommodation at Hotel in Jomsom
  • Traditional welcome by Khada/ Garland
  • Private transfer from/to Airport
  • All tours and transfers as per the above tour itinerary on private vehicle
  • Hike to Siddha cave and in around to Lomangthan
  • Local Caves guide
  • Guided sightseeing tour
  • Monuments Entrance fees
  • All necessary permits for Lomangthan area
  • Daily breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at Hotel
  • Government taxes as applicable
  • Entry/Admission - Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Entry/Admission - Siddha Gufa (Cave) Bimal Nagar
  • Entry/Admission - Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave
  • Entry/Admission - Mahendra Cave
  • Entry/Admission - Bat Cave
  • Entry/Admission - Kagbeni Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Lo Manthang Village
Exclusions
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal nature of Expenses
  • Any extra cost occurred due to natural or political issues
  • Other than mentioned into cost includes section
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Be the first to write a review
Updating list...
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lo Manthang Upper Mustang and Top Caves of Nepal staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Key Details
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall:
Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking...
119 Reviews
from USD 50.00*
Private Tour: 4-Day Golden Triangle...
41 Reviews
from USD 438.00*
Special Offer
14 Day Everest Base camp trek in...
34 Reviews
from USD 1,529.10*
USD 1,699.00
Special Offer
Private Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour...
23 Reviews
from USD 27.00*
USD 30.00
Nagarkot Sunrise View and Day Hiking...
119 Reviews
from USD 50.00*
Special Offer
14 Day Everest Base camp trek in...
34 Reviews
from USD 1,529.10*
USD 1,699.00
Special Offer
Private Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour...
23 Reviews
from USD 27.00*
USD 30.00
Kathmandu - Pokhara Tour
18 Reviews
from USD 590.00*