Damodar Kunda Yatra

Duration: 18 Days     
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Group Size: 01 - 10 pax

Damodar-Kund is situated at the lap of high Himalayas in Upper Mustang area of Nepal. In the column of Barah Puran; Lord Krishna has said that who pays a visit to this Kunda and takes a deep-bath, they will be freed from all the sin. It is also mentioned in Puran that two sons of Kubers were suffering from their wrongdoing & sin, which they did in their previous birth but lord Krishna suggested them to take bath in this Kunda and immediately after taking bath in this Kunda they were released from all their sin.

A common name for three lakes Brahma Kunda, Rudra Kunda and Ananta Kunda, Damodar kunda is located at the altitude of 22,000 ft. in the remote Himalayan district of Mustang in western Nepal. There is also a large meadow of kusha. As a motherland of shalagram, this shrine is of utmost importance for all Hindus on the earth; Gandaki River is believed to originate from this holy lake.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.) which takes about six hours.
  • Day 2Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom (2,700 m.) and it takes about 25 minutes and trek from Jomsom to Kagbeni (2,810 m.) which takes about four hours.
  • Day 3Trek from Kagbeni to Chele and it takes about six hours.
  • Day 4Trek from Chele to Geling which takes about four hours.
  • Day 5Trek from Geling to Ghami (3,490 m.) via Ghami La (3,520m.) and it takes about five hours.
  • Day 6Trek from Ghami to Tsarang (36,200 m.) which takes about five hours.
  • Day 7Trek from Tsarang to Lo-Manthang [Mustang](3,730 m.) and it takes about three hours.
  • Day 8Acclimatization and explore around Lo-manthang.
  • Day 9Trek from Lo-manthang to Yara.
  • Day 10Trek from Yara to Bas Khola.
  • Day 11Acclimatization at Bas Khola.
  • Day 12Trek from Bas Khola to Damodar kunda (Lake).
  • Day 13Trek from Damodar Kunda to Ghechung Khola.
  • Day 14Trek from Ghechung Khola to Tange.
  • Day 15Trek from Tange to Muktinath.
  • Day 16Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2,713 m.) and it takes about 5 hours.
  • Day 17Fly back from Jomsom to Pokhara which takes about 35 minutes.
  • Day 18Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist mini bus that takes about seven hours.

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