Mustang is known for its trekking tours and mountain sightseeing. Elevated at an altitude of 3840 kilometres, this city is divided into two parts: Lower and Upper Mustang. Even though it is relatively unexplored, this city is a great destination for those who want to immerse in Tibetan culture as well as in Nepalese lifestyle as it is located near the Tibetan Plateau.
Lower Mustang is well-known for natural scenery while upper Mustang is famous for its trekking and hiking trails, monasteries, caves and local tribes. This destination is rich in vegetation with a range of rhododendron plantations, apple fields and is strong with Buddhist culture. Visitors get to see the lifestyle of the mountain people, their day-to-day routines and their customs. Visitors can take a look at a number of Tibetan shrines, monasteries, caves and villages in order to learn about the “Mini Tibet in Nepal”. All in all, this North-West part of Nepal has a rugged and mystical reputation and is a great destination for backpackers, trekkers or those who want a vacation away from the commercial life and want to spend some time in the Himalayas.
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