Mustang is an ancient himalayan kingdom with a long, rich and complex history which makes it one of the most interesting and picturesque places in Nepal. The name Mustang refers to the arid land or Tibet like region known as Lo to its inhabitants. Upper Mustang lies to the North of Kagbeni, the northern end of Kali Gandaki river. Lo Manthang the heart of Mustang is the only walled city offering some of the largest Buddhist Gompas in Nepal. Mustang is secluded from the modern civilization and thus provides the unique and distinctive culture and tradition. The trip to this area is regarded as cultural and traditional trip in Nepal. The treeless barren landscape of Mustang is spectacular consisting of eroded sandstones and colorful mosaic of earthen red, yellow and brown.