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Upper Mustang - Damodar Kunda Trek

Trip Code: MDK

23 Days

Damodar Kund

For those seeking the outer remote edges of Nepal, the Mustang region is an ultimate destination. This is an ancient Himalayan Kingdom which lies in the northern central part of Nepal and at the top of the Kaligandaki River. This area is considered one of the most interesting and picturesque destinations in the country. 

The whole area is isolated, quite remote and mystical to the visitors. Damodar Kunda, the most fascinating high altitude lake (4890m), lies in Upper Mustang and eastern south of Lo-Manthang. It is a new trekking route opened in 2002 for Hindu & Buddhist Pilgrimage groups & international tourists. One who does this trek will feel heavenly pleasure of being near Damodar Kunda Lake at the foot of Annapurna Range. 

This trek is highly recommended for those Pilgrims who want to make the trip during the full moon of August to celebrate a big festival. To visit in Festival time gives an immense experience, the views are great, and there is an opportunity to climb up some of the hills while on the trek. You can see the Tibetan plateau & Damodar, Himal to the north and the Annapurna Himalayan massive to the south.

Trip Highlights

Walk through High passes & feel remoteness of the region, View snowy peaks & sweeping vistas, Ancient and isolated villages,Well- preserved trans -Himalayan culture, tradition & Buddhist monasteries.

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MDK811 Mon ,Mar 19, 2018 Tue ,Apr 10, 2018 USD 3450 Available Book Now
MDK815 Mon ,Apr 09, 2018 Tue ,May 01, 2018 USD 3450 Available Book Now
MDK816 Mon ,Apr 16, 2018 Tue ,May 08, 2018 USD 3450 Available Book Now
MDK817 Mon ,Apr 23, 2018 Tue ,May 15, 2018 USD 3450 Available Book Now
  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel
  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and trek preparation
  • Day 03: Drive to Pokhara hotel
  • Day 04: Fly to Jomsom & trek to Kagbeni 
  • Day 05: Trek to Chuksang (2900m.) 
  • Day 06: Trek to Samar (3150m.) 
  • Day 07: Trek to Geling (3510 m.)
  • Day 08: Trek to Ghami (3490m) via Ghami La (3520m.)
  • Day 09: Trek to Tsarang (3620m.) 
  • Day 10: Trek to Lo-Manthang (Mustang) (3730m.)
  • Day 11:  Rest day and explore around Lo Manthang 
  • Day 12: Trek to Dri/Yara 
  • Day 13: Trek to Bas Khola 
  • Day 14: Acclimatization day 
  • Day 15: Trek to Damodar Kund (lake) (4890m) 
  • Day 16: Trek to Ghechung Khola. 
  • Day 17: Trek to Tange (3370m)
  • Day 18: Trek to Tetang/ Chusang
  • Day 19: Trek to Muktinath (3800m) 
  • Day 20: Trek to Jomsom & overnight at Hotel 
  • Day 21: Fly Pokhara and sightseeing in Pokhara Hotel
  • Day 22: Drive/Fly to Kathmandu Hotel
  • Day 23: Transfer to Airport for your onward destination
  • International arrival/departure transfers
  • Kathmandu half day sightseeing escorted by City Guide ( any foreign language accordingly )
  • 3 Nights standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis
  • 2 Nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara on BB basis
  • Flight Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara
  • Domestic Airport Arrival/Departure Transfer
  • Domestic Airport Tax
  • Land transportation Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit fee
  • Mustang Special Trekking Permit Fee
  • TIMS card
  • Full Board Camping with meals (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) on trek
  • Necessary camping equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, kitchen equipment etc.)
  • Supporting staff (a professional trekking guide and porter(s), cook & kitchen boy(s) as well as their necessary wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Clients allowed taking only 20 kg. personal luggage  on trek
  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • Monuments entry fee in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Single supplement for hotel accommodation
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single tent on camping trek
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Personal Trekking Equipment
  • Excess baggage will be charged if exceeds 20 kg
  • Donation & tips etc
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes’
  • Trekking Region: Mustang, Nepal
  • Trip Duration: 23 Days
  • Total Trekking days: 18 Days
  • Camping Trek: Full board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu : 03Nights
  • Hotel Accommodation in Pokhara: 02 Nights
  • Trips Starts / Ends: Kathmandu
  • Activities: Camping Trek + Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Mode of Transportation: Domestic Flights &  Comfortable Vehicles as per group size
  • Best Season: Mid Feb – May &  Mid Sept - Dec
  • Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara, camp on trek
  • Type of Trip: Private & Fixed Departure
  • Service available: Standard/Camping
  • Trek grade:  Medium – hard
  • No .of Pax : 2 & above
  • Meals during trip:  Included, except lunch & dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Maximum elevation: 4890 m
  • Walking hours: 5 – 6 hrs a day
  • Support Staff: Guide 1:10 pax, Leader 1:11 pax above, Assistant Guide 2:10 pax, 3:12 pax, 4:16 pax. Porter 2: 1 pax (20kg each) (Each porter carries only 30 kg. x 2 porters = 60 kg,- 20 kg. clients baggage + 40 kg. camping equipment/food) as per IPPG guideline
  • Kitchen Staff: 1 cook, 1 asst. cook (depending on the group size)

Upper Mustang - Damodar Kunda Trek Location Map

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