Upper Mustang Trek
“Mustang is one of the few places in the Himalayan region that has been able to retain its traditional Tibetan culture unmolested…authentic Tibetan culture now survives only in exile and a few places like Mustang, which have had long historical and cultural ties with Tibet.” -The Dalai Lama
Why Upper Mustang is Restricted?
>>Tibet, the border to the north.
>>Many special management zones due to globally threatened flora and fauna.
>>Unique culture and heritage.
>>Forbidden Kingdom until 1991.
>>Unique mode of settlement with several old monasteries, ancient walled city and reserved caves.