Mustang: Hiking to the "Sky Caves" of an Ancient Kingdom

And a Tibetan Buddhist Festival with Devendra Basnet or Mani Rai

Repertory Trip: Next Offered May 10-25, 2023 & April 29-May 14, 2024

Departures & Leaders

This is one of our special Repertory Trips offered only every two to five years. This journey will not be offered again for several years. Now is the Time to Go!

May 10-25, 2023  Devendra Basnet, Mani Rai
Apr 29-May 14, 2024  Devendra Basnet, Mani Rai

Trip Cost

Prices are per person, valid through 2023
$7895 (10-12 members)
$8495 (6-9 members)
Single supplement: $1195
Internal airfare: $575 (subject to change)

Information on pricing policy

Extension Costs

Scenic Everest Flight: from $295
Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge Extension: from $1395
Bangkok Extension: from $995

Trip Cost Includes

  • Expert leadership of an experienced Trip Leader
  • Services of trail staff on hikes
  • Private cooking staff while staying in the lodges in Mustang
  • All meals included except 1 lunch and 1 dinner as indicated in the Detailed Itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Sleeping bags, sleeping pads, and liners for use at the lodges
  • Accommodations in first-class hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara, and in basic but best-available lodges in Mustang 
  • Land transportation, airport transfers as noted
  • Nepal permits and fees as applicable

Trip Cost Does Not Include

International airfare; internal airfare, airport departure taxes; any meals not specified after each itinerary day; optional tipping or gratuities to leaders or staff; any additional hotel nights that may be needed due to your international travel schedule; pre-trip expenses of medical immunizations (if any), visa fees, travel insurance; and other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.). In the event of non-availability of internal flights, our Wilderness Travel representative will try to arrange alternative transport (at extra cost to you).

Trip Payment Schedule*

At time of reservation: $600
150 days prior to departure: 25% of trip cost
90 days prior to departure: Balance

*Please note that this differs from our standard policy.

Cancellation and Transfer Fee Schedule

Up to 91 days prior to departure: No charge!
61-90 days prior to departure: 25% of trip cost
46-60 days prior to departure: 50% of trip cost
45 days or less: 100% of trip cost

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