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Upper Mustang Trekking conjure up images of barren ochre scenery and remote other-worldliness and trekking begins from Jomsom to Kagbeni, the entry point of upper Mustang area. The Mustang region was remote and forbidden to travellers until 1991. The trek to the kingdom of Mustang, lying behind the main mountain range is in the rain shadow area, out into the plateau, north of Jomsom and Pokhara of your Trekking in Nepal. Follow the banks of Kaligandaki upstream to get to Lo-Mangthang, the capital of the Mustang. Mustang area is also known as the Last Forbidden Kingdom, since the region was restricted for outsiders until Nepal Government announce the opening of the restricted areas in October 1991. It is a objective appreciated in the imaginations of expert travelers, who prefer to accept a trip with a difference into the kind of lands which cannot be encountered anywhere else in the world. There is also strict control in obtaining a special permit from the department of colonization to protect their tradition from external authority as well as to protect their environment of Nepal Trekking. In the capital of Lomanthang an old walled town, the local life goes on undisturbed and untouched as it has for centuries. The numerous gompas and prayers flags perform their eternal ritual. A trip into Mustang is bound to be one of self-realisation inspired by the all-encompassing teaching of Tibetan Buddhism. The Mustang is or the people of Mustang call themselves Lobas, and they have their own King or Tribe-leader, Jigme Palbar Bista. After Nepal was declared a republic in 2007, the Nepal Government took back the official identification of the Bista as the Mustangi King. Strong cold winds sweep through its narrow canyons and over its plains and attrition has left its mark in strange and magnificent rock formations. However, the people there still respect him as their King or tribe-leader. Bista also grant spectators the trekkers upon request.