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Mustang Damodar Kunda Trek - 13 Days

Mustang Damodar Kunda Trek

The Damodar Kunda (lake) is a religious lake famous for Hindu devotees. It lies at a height of 4890 meters and is located in high Himalayas at the north of Annapurna range. Therefore, the weather here is the cold and windy. It is a great place to visit during the festival season, especially during the full of moon of August, as many Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims visit this area at that time. You get to experience amazing views of Tibetan plateaus & Damodar Himal from the viewpoint around Damodar Kund.

Note:

Trekkers planning to travel to controlled areas in Nepal opened for group trekking need to get trekking permit issued by the Department of Immigration under the Home Ministry. The govern-ment has opened following previously restricted trekking areas for the group trekkers. Trekking permits will not be issued to individual trekkers in those trekking areas. Require minimum 2 Pax to do this trekking because it is a restricted area.

Day 1
Day 1

Arrival at Kathmandu (1300 m) and Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 2
Day 2

Kathmandu (1300 m) Sightseeing Tour and Trek Preparation.

Pashupatinath

Buddhanath

Jalnaran

Patan

Krishnamandir

Day 3
Day 3

Kathmandu (1300m) to Pokhara (900m) by land transport as per group size 6 hrs or by fly, 30 min.

Day 4
Day 4

Fly Pokhara to Jomsom (2720m), Drive to Muktinath Explore Temple and further drive towards Chhusanag/Kagbeni (2800m), 2-3 hours driving Overnight at Guest house

Day 5
Day 5

After your breakfast drive to Yara (3650m) 6-7 hrs you will have your lunch on the way. Overnight at Guest House.

Day 6
Day 6

Rest day in Yara for acclimatization. Look around Yara.

Day 7
Day 7

Trek Yara to Ghuma Thanti (4800m) 6-7 hrs overnight night at (Tent Camp)

Day 8
Day 8

Trek Ghuma Thanti to Damodar Kunda (4890m) 8-9 hrs Overnight night at (Tent Camp)

Day 9
Day 9

Exploring the high altitude Damodar Kunda/Lake (4890m) and return back to Ghuma Thanti (4800m) 4-5 hours Overnight night at (Tent Camp)

Day 10
Day 10

Trek Ghuma Thanti to Yara (3900m) 4-5 hrs Drive back to Jomsom for Overnight at Guest House

Day 11
Day 11

Fly Jomsom to Pokhara (960m), 20 min Overnight at Hotel-3*

Day 12
Day 12

Pokhara to Kathmandu fly 25 min. /drive 6-7 hrs Overnight at Hotel-3*

Day 13
Day 13

Farewell Friend (Final departure to your onward destination)

Cost Includes

  • 3 night's hotel accommodation at Kathmandu in deluxe hotel on BB basis.
  • Airport pick up drop service
  • One-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with license holder tour guide
  • All land transportation as per itinerary
  • Jomsom/Damodhar/Jomshom by private four-wheel Drive 3 * Scorpio Jeep (each jeep 6 Pax)
  • One-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with license holder tour guide
  • 2 night's hotel accommodation at Pokhara in tourist standard hotel on BB basis.
  • "Farewell dinner" before a day your departure from Nepal.
  • Guest house/tented accommodation according to given itinerary (sharing in 2 bed room) and 3 meals (Breakfast, lunch, Dinner) during the trek
  • Domestic air ticket; (Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara)
  • Domestic air fare Tax
  • An experienced English/Hindi speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging.
  • Down jacket, for seasonal sleeping bag, Mountain Guide treks & Expedition kit bag/duffel bag, Â trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS)
  • Upper Mustang Restricted permit (USD 500/-)
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • Entry fee while sightseeing in and around Kathmandu

Cost Excludes

  • Mountain Medical rescue in the event of emergency (Provided by your insurance company you can buy in your country)
  • Expenses of Personal Nature such as drinks and beverages, etc.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara

Personal Trekking Equipment List

  • Lightweight walking boots, spare laces
  • Sleeping bag (You can rent from here)
  • Down Jacket (You can rent from here)
  • A rainproof jacket with hood or a Punchoo
  • 2 pairs of loose-fitting long shorts/skirts
  • 2 cotton T-shirts
  • Sun hat
  • One pair of sandals
  • 2 pairs of thin and 2 pairs of thick woollen socks
  • Personal medical supplies (first aid kits)
  • Flashlight
  • Toiletries with towels
  • Sunglasses
  • Suntan cream
  • Water bottle
  • Iodine for the purification of drinking water
  • Daypack
  • Rucksack
  • Things of personal interest
  • Lip guard

Note: You can either bring your own sleeping bag and down jacket or rent them here. The temperate drops to around - 10-degree Celsius.

Trip Facts

  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Moderate
  • 5,850 m
  • Trekking
  • Tea House and Camp
  • Nepal
  • Western Region
  • Sep - Nov and Mar - Jun

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