Damodar Kunda Trek 23 days

5 - Excellent
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Best Season
April To September
  • Visit the Palace of Jigme parwal Biste (former king) in Lo-Manthang and the walled city (the lost forbidden kingdom of Tibet)
  • Explore 13th century Luri Gumpa
  • Amazing view of Upper Mustang valley, Nilgiri, Annapurna I, Annaurna South, Dhaulagiri
  • Tibetan culture and tradition, historical caves
  • Visit Damodar Kunda (the holy lake) and cultural wonders.
  • See the longest Mani wall in Nepal
  • Worlds deepest gorge Kaligandaki valley and the beauty of Annapurna Himalayan range.

Damodar Kunda Trek Overview

Damodar Kunda Trek, a journey of adventure, culture, and spirituality that promises an unforgettable lifetime experience. Renowned for its cultural significance and natural beauty, this trek attracts both trekkers and pilgrims alike. Traverse through arid valleys, ancient villages, and high mountain passes, while being treated to breathtaking views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. The highlight awaits at Damodar Kunda, a sacred pilgrimage site believed by Hindus and Buddhists to be created by Lord Krishna. Here, pilgrims perform rituals, seek blessings, and cleanse their sins with a holy dip. Despite its challenges, this trek rewards with opportunities to immerse in Upper Mustang's unique culture, witness stunning Himalayan vistas, and experience profound spirituality at the sacred lakes.

Damodar Kunda trek and Upper Mustang

Discover Lo Manthang, a medieval walled city shrouded in mystery and charm. Enclosed by towering walls and ancient monasteries, its labyrinthine streets boast whitewashed houses adorned with intricate woodcarvings against the backdrop of the rugged Himalayas. Home to a former royal palace, monasteries, and traditional festivals, Lo Manthang offers a glimpse into a bygone era. History, spirituality, and breathtaking landscapes converge in this destination, captivating visitors from around the globe.

Best season to Damodar Kunda Trek:

The Damodar Kunda trek is a trans-Himalayan adventure situated at an altitude of over 4,800 meters. The ideal trekking season for this area is from May to September when weather conditions are relatively stable. Winter brings cold temperatures and the potential closure of some passes, so it's best avoided during this time. However, we provide weather forecasts and trail conditions before your trek, as weather patterns can be unpredictable. It's advisable to come prepared for cold temperatures and occasional rain showers to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey.

Meal and accommodation:
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided by the local guesthouse, offering a standard menu of delicious options prepared by skilled cooks. Meals will be served at the same lodge where you'll be accommodated. Each guest will have their own room (twin sharing), with shared bathroom facilities that are safe and well-maintained, ensuring a comfortable and pleasant stay throughout your trek.

Trekking equipment:
Trekking equipment requirements vary depending on the season. It's essential to come prepared with appropriate clothing, including rain gear, to ensure a comfortable and safe trek. For detailed information on the necessary equipment, you can refer to our website. If you need further assistance or additional details, please feel free to reach out to us via email, and our trekking manager will be happy to provide you with the information you need.

Our Hotel in Kathmandu; Green Eco Resort

Day to Day Itinerary

Whats Included?

  • 3 Nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis
  • 2 Nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara on BB basis
  • Full Board Camping with meals (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) while on trek in camping
  • Arrival and departure transfers from International airport, Kathmandu.
  • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing by car/ van
  • Domestic Flight from Pokhara to Jomsom to Pokhara
  • Land transportation Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu by Tourist coach
  • Mustang Special Trekking Permit Fee for 15 days
  • Annapurna Conservation Area ( ACAP) Permit fee and TIMS and monastery entrance while in Lo-Manthang
  • Necessary camping equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent etc.)
  • Supporting staff (a professional trekking guide and porter(s), cook, kitchen boy (s)
  • Kitchen and utensils
  • Wages, insurance, meals, transportation and allowances of the crew
  • Clients allowed taking only 15 kg. Personal luggage while on trekking.
  • Local telephone SIM Card with minimum balance, battery charger
  • Alpine Asian Treks service charge and government tax.

Whats not Included?

Not Included
  • International airfare and Nepal visa
  • Monuments entry fee in Kathmandu and Pokhara while on sightseeing.
  • Personal trekking equipment( Note: Additional cost applies for single tent on camping trek)
  • Lunch and dinner while in the city ( Kathmandu and 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
  • Excess baggage will be charged if exceeds 20 kg
  • Tipping and donation (5-10% is normal)
  • Single supplement for hotel accommodation
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • Internet date package, Hot shower, battery charging.
  • Any other services which is not specified in the 'Cost includes'

Trip Reviews

5 - Excellent Based on 2 Review

recommend company in Nepal

We were recommend this company from our friend. Best Tour operator in Nepal Thanks a lot for Alpine Asian Treks, we feel much adventure trekking tour through this company, Our guide was friendly and very helpful. We recommend this company to this trekking.

Germany, 2023

Exceptional and Truly Exciting and Fulfilling

“Exceptional and Truly Exciting and Fulfilling”

The Pilgrimage trek to Damodar Kunda and Lo-manthang in Upper Mustang in Nepal has been exceptional and truly exciting and fulfilling. The trip was made comfortable and enjoyable by the excellent services rendered by the staff of Alpine Asian Treks & Exp (P) Ltd who took special care of each one of us to make it a life time experience for all of us.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The northern upper part from classic Annapurna circuit (Northers part from jomsom to Muktinath)to the Tibetan border is declared as a controlled area or require a special trekking permit. Only a government licensed company can apply a trekking permit. The permit fee is US$500 for 10 days and after US$50/ additional day.

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