Upper Mustang Heli Tour is a luxurious tour to explore, one of the ancient kingdom of Nepal also known as Lo-Manthang. Heli tour is one of the fabulous ways of touring in the Himalayan region of Nepal, as it is the quickest means to complete and explore the culture and vegetation of Nepal along with the mesmerizing Himalayas.
Experiencing Upper Mustang will lead us to varied elevation with magnificent views of the giant Himalayas which includes Mt Dhaulagiri (8,167m/26,795ft) the seventh highest mountain and Mt. Annapurna (8,091m/26,545) the tenth highest mountain above 8000 meters. A day tour to Upper Mustang has been designed for those travellers who are restricted with their time and physical condition but want to explore the Himalayas and its vegetation with family, friends, or solo travellers.
Discover Altitude feels a great privilege to introduce one of the most renowned, restricted, and forbidden tours in Nepal called Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour, this is also a renowned trekking trail in Nepal, it is known to the trekkers as a ‘The Forbidden Kingdom’ and ‘The Mystical Kingdom’. The history and culture of Mustang are as old as the history of Nepal, as it used to be a separate kingdom ruled by a separate king.
It is splendid trekking or touring destination and very adventurous, the beautiful sceneries, landscapes, culture, and religion are the beauties of this tour. The majority of the inhabitants are Tibetan Buddhist followers, so for travellers in every step the power of spirituality can be felt. People are friendly towards the visitors and their simplicity and hospitality will help us know about them.
The trail is mystic in itself, so we will be fascinated with the enchanting views of the Himalaya, culture, and customs of the native aboriginals. It is a restricted trail, so fewer trekkers can be seen around, as we need to take extra permits to trek in this region boarding Tibet. Lo Manthang, the cultural capital of Mustang is the oldest village of this region with beautiful scenic views and old clay houses of the people as this has been passed to them from generation to generation. They have maintained their age-old custom and tradition.
So, Lo Manthang is in the process of being listed in the UNESCO world heritage site due to its uniqueness. Throughout the trail different Buddhist monasteries and the Kaligandaki River flowing from the Himalayas will enchant us; the ceremonies inside the monastery can be observed where the monks reform the ritual prayers.
Above all, the trail itself is the oldest trade route to Tibet and it’s till to date, people travel to Tibet to sell and buy their products. Moreover, Upper Mustang is untouched by modernism. So, this trail will lead us towards our past to compare with our present where we live in.
We are flexible to revise and customized the itinerary according to the allocated time and interest as far as possible to make sure the need and interests of our valuable clients are accomplished. If you are interested in trekking in the Upper Mustang Region, please feel free to check our Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary.
Related Helicopter Tour in the Annapurna region of Nepal is Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour and Muktinath Helicopter Tour both are a day tour around the Himalayas of Nepal starting from Pokhara is a short span of time.