MAP OF LO- MANTHANG -- The last Forbidden Kingdom --

Map of Lo Manthang
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Months
Min./ Max.
 
Day & Night Temperatures in Lo- Monthang
Day 
Night 
Celsius 
Fahrenheit 
Celsius 
Fahrenheit 
Mar-Apr-May-Jun 
16°/ 22° 
61°/ 72° 
-6°/ -2° 
21°/ 28° 
July - Aug - Sept 
20°/ 23° 
68°/ 73° 
-3°/ -0° 
27°/ 32° 
Oct-Nov 
12°/ 20° 
54°/ 68° 
-8°/ -4° 
18°/ 25° 
Dec-Jan-Feb 
0°/ 5° 
32°/ 41° 
-25°/ -20° 
-13°/ -4° 
   



Trekking Itinerary, Altitudes and Time required

From

Kathmandu to Jomosom
To

Altitude
in meters

Altitude
in feet
Trekking
Time
Remarks
Comments
Kathmandu (1317 m)
Pokhara
Pokhara
Jomosom
820
2,720
2,690
8,924
30 min flight
20 min flight
(8 hrs. drive)
(5 days trek)
Jomosom to Ghemi
Jomosom
EkloBhatti
Kagbeni (Check Post)
Tangbe
Chhusang
Chele
Taklam La
Dajori La
Samar
Rangchyung Cave
Syangboche
Syangboche La
Ghiling (Geling)
Nyi(Nya)La
Ghemi La
Eklo Bhatti
Kagbeni (Check Post)
Tangbe
Chhusang
Chele
Taklam La
Dajori La
Samar
Rangchyung Cave
Syangboche
Syangboche La
Ghiling (Geling)
Nyi (Nya) La
Ghemi La
Ghemi (Ghami) (Checkpost)
2,740
2,810
3,060
2,980
3,050
3,624
3,560
3,660
3,842
3,800
3,850
3,570
4,010
3,520
3,520
8,989
9,219
10,039
9,777
10,006
11,890
11,679
12,008
12,605
12,467
12,631
11,712
13,156
11,548
11,548
1.5 hrs
1 hrs
2.5 hrs
1.5 hrs
2 hrs
1 hrs 15 min

45 min
1 hrs
2 hrs
3 hrs
15 min
2.5 hrs
2 hrs
1 hrs 15 min
45 min
4 hotels
12 hotels
35 houses
3 villages
17 houses

12 houses

3 houses

Ghemi to Lo-Monthang via Tsarang
Ghemi (Ghami) (Checkpost)
Mendong-Old Chorten
Tsarang (Chingel, Choya) La
Charang (Tsarang)
Mendong-Old Chorten
Tsarang (Chingel, Choya) La
Charang (Tsarang)
Lo-Manthang
.
3,870
3,560
3,809
.
12,697
11,680
12,497

1 hrs
1 hrs
2 hrs
5 hrs


Ghemi to Lo-Monthang via Marang
Ghemi (Ghami) (Checkpost)
Dhakmar
Dhakmar
Mui La
3,820
4,170
12,533
13,681
2 hrs
1.5 hrs
 
Mui La
Lo-Gekar (Saukre)
Marang (Chogo) La
Lo-Gekar (Saukre)
Marang (Chogo) La
Lo-ManthanG
-
4,230
3,809
-
13,878
12,497
1 hr
2 hrs 15 min
4.5 hrs
Trips around Lo-Monthang
Lo-Manthang
Lo-Manthang
Lo-Manthang
Lo-Manthang
Lo-Manthang
Lo-Manthang
Lo-Manthang
Lo-Manthang
Lo-Manthang
Kora La (Chinese Border)
Phungphungla Pass
Nyamdo
Thinggar
Kimaling
Namgyal
To (Day) La
Thukchen
Damodar Kund Lakes
4,660
4,697
-
-
-
-
3950
-
-
15,289
15,410
-
-
-
-
12,959
-
-
6 hrs
6.5 hrs
1 hrs
2 hrs
2.5 hrs
3 hrs
1 hrs
3 hrs
2.5 days
 
Lo- Monthane to Muktinath via Yamda La
Lo-Manthang
Lo(Day)La
Charang (Tsarang)
Tsarang (Chingel, Choya) La
Ghemi (Ghami) (Checkpost)
Ghemi La
Tamagaon
Syangboche
Yamda La (Soi Pass)
Bhena
Samar
Chele
Chhusang
Tetang
Gyu La (Gnyu La)
Lo (Day) La
Charang (Tsarang)
Tsarang (Chingel, Choya) La
Ghemi (Ghami) (Checkpost)
Ghemi La
Tamagaon
Syangboche
Yamda La (Soi Pass)
Bhena
Samar
Chele
Chhusang
Tetang
Gyu La (Gnyu La)
Muktinath
3,950
3,560
3,870
3,520
3,520
3,710
3,800
3,860
3,860
3,660
3,050
2,980
2,940
4,077
3,760
12,959
11,680
12,697
11,548
11,548
12,172
12,467
12,664
12,664
12,008
10,006
9,777
9,646
13,353
12,336
1 hrs
4 hrs
2 hrs
2 hrs
1 hr 15 min
2.5 hrs
1 hrs
0.5 hrs
2 hrs
2 hrs
2.5 hrs
1 hrs
0.5 hrs
5 hrs
1 hrs

Lo-Monthang to Muktinath via Cha Cho La
Lo-Manthang
Dhi Gaon
LuriGompa
Tangge
Paha
Cha Cho La
Tetang
Dhi Gaon
Luri Gompa
Tangge
Paha
Cha Cho La
Tetang
Muktinath
-
-
3,240
4,060
4,060
2,940
3,760
-
-
10,630
13,320
13,320
9,646
12,336
5 hrs
3 hrs
7 hrs
4 hrs
2 hrs
6 hrs
6 hrs
Muktinath to Jomosom
Muktinath
Jharkot
Khingar
Kagbeni (Check Post)
Eklo Bhatti
Jharkot
Khingar
Kagbeni (Check Post)
Eklo Bhatti
Jomosom
3,550
3,270
2,810
2,740
2,720
11,647
10,728
9,219
8,989
8,924
45 min
45 min
1 hrs
45 min
1.5 hrs
 

Mustang Altitude

Relative Oxygen Rate at different altitudes
From the Top of Mt. Everest to Sea Level
Altitude
in mtrs.
Altitude
in feet.
Oxygen
Rate
8,848
8,000
7,000
6,000
5,500
5,200
5,000
4,500
4,000
3,500
3,000
2,500
1,000
29,028
26,247
22,966
19,865
18,045
17,061
16,404
14,764
13,123
11,483
9,843
8,202
3,281
33%
36%
41%
47%
50%
52%
53%
57%
60%
64%
68%
73%
88%

Sea level       100%      

It is possible to go to Lo-Manthang on horseback
in 1.5 days from Kagbeni via the Mustang Khola.
This is the traditional winter path (October to April).

Map of Mustang
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