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Day 8
11:59 pm
17h 9m
Estimate time
05:08 pm
12,350 km
Day 9

Travel Tips

Of course! A trip to Kathmandu, Mustang, and Manang is a journey through the diverse culture and severe beauty of nature. Here are some useful travel tips:

Best Time to Visit:
For Kathmandu, October and November are the best months to visit when the skies are clear, and the weather is pleasant. Mustang and Manang can be visited during the summer (March through June) as this region falls in the rain shadow area of Nepal, receiving very less rain even during monsoon.

Route and Accessibility:
You can Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara and then another flight from Pokhara to Jomsom for Mustang. Manang can be reached by road from Kathmandu and Pokhara via Besisahar.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
Kathmandu is relatively low in altitude. Mustang and Manang are at high altitudes. It is crucial to acclimatize at different stages to avoid altitude sickness. Do not rush, take it slow and hydrate yourself well.

Accommodation and Booking:
In Kathmandu, you can find various types of accommodations ranging from guesthouses to luxury hotels. In Mustang and Manang, there are guesthouses and teahouses. Booking your accommodations in advance is advised.

Clothing and Essentials:
Pack for cool to cold weather with layers, a warm jacket, and good shoes, especially if you plan to trek. Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, scarf, and lip balm are essential to protect from sun and wind at high altitudes.

Health and Safety:
Carry a first aid kit, any prescribed medications, and basic medicines. Altitude sickness is a common problem, so climb gradually, stay hydrated, and consider carrying altitude sickness medicine.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Respect local culture and tradition. Do not take pictures of people without their permission. Monasteries are sacred places, dress modestly and follow the norms while visiting.