Few trekking destinations of Nepal are not just trekked for adventure. They are done to get ultimate satisfaction of nature beholding its beauty in eyes forever. And, Upper Mustang is one of this types of trekking.
The destination is popular for its unique culture and traditions. Being close to Tibet, the site follows old Tibetan Buddhism also known as Bon Po. Almost all people living in this area follow Tibetan Buddhism. Tiki is the main festival of Mustangi people. The place is a perfect example of polyandry where all brothers of a family marry a girl.
The desert starting from the south of Kagbeni to Tibetan border is known as Upper Mustang. Upper Mustang is also considered as the mysterious place. The site seems like wind-swept valley where you will see ruins of monasteries and caves those are reported to be more than the 1000-year-old. Many archaeologists and explorer visit here to conduct a study on various dimensions of sociology and origin of human being.
Annapurna Conservation Area protects Upper Mustang. The conservation area covers more than 7000 square kilometres. You will arrive at the deepest gorge of the world—Dana—while experiencing this trekking. It is located in between Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. The beauty of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Nilgiri is appealing for trekkers.