Damodar Kunda Horse Riding

Damodar Kunda Horse Riding

Mustang, situated in the northern central part of Nepal, and at the top of the Kaligandaki River where the languages, culture and traditions are alike to those of the Tibetan people. This area is consider as one of the most interesting and picturesque places in Nepal. The whole area has an isolated and mystical feel to it, enchanting and inspiring visitors to this region. Mustang is a very popular destination for horse riding holidays.

The Damodar Lakes are situated three days walk north east of the main Mustang trekking route & very close to the border with Tibet. Damodar Kunda located on restricted upper mustang between Kagbeni and Muktinath which is famous for Hindu religion, it is situated rain shadow are of High Himalayas north of Annapurna range. The maximum altitude of the Damodar Kund is just 4890meters and it is cold and windy place. We aslol recommend to you visit during the full moon of August every year, because every year there is a big festival up there many pilgrimages Hindu and Buddhist visit full moon of August. Usually, you can visit April to September every year. Festival time is great for visiting Damodar Kund. From Damodar Kund, the views are excellent. From some viewpoints a bit higher than the lakes, (just a short climb up some of the hills) you can see the Tibetan plateau & Damodar Himal to the north and the Annapurna Himalayan massive to the south.

Damodar Kunda Horse Riding – itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport, transfer to the selected hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Excursion day in Kathmandu    
Day 03: Drive or fly from Kathmandu t pokhara. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: 35 minutes flight from pokhara to Jomsom then horse ride trek to Kagbeni (2800m, 2750m/3-hrs. Overnight at guesthouse.
 Day 05: Kagbeni horse rides to Chele 3050m/5-hrs.
Day 06: Chele horse rides to Geling 3510m/6-hrs. Visit two Gompa.
Day 07: Geling horse rides to Tsarang 3620m/5-hrs.         
Day 08: Tsarang horse ride to Lo-Manthang 3730m/4-hrs and visit Mustang King Palace red Thugchen and Chyodi Gompa.
Day 09: Explore around Lo-Manthang.                
Day 10: Lo-Mangthang horse rides to Yara 4200m//5-hrs. Visit Luri Gompa.
Day 11: Yara horse ride to Bas Khola, 4500m/6-hrs.       
Day 12: Bas Khola horse rides to Damodar Kunda 4890m/5-hrs. Festival observes full moon of August for pilgrimages Hindu and Buddhist.
Day 13: Damodar Kunda horse rides to Ghechung Khola 4000m/5-hrs.    
Day 14: Ghechung Khola horse rides to Tange 3240m/6-hrs.       
Day 15: Tange horse rides to Tetang 2900m/7-hrs.           
Day 16: Tetang horse rides to Muktinath 3760m/ 6-hrs. Visit pilgrimage site for Buddhists and Hindus.
Day 17: Muktinath horse rides back to Jomsom 2750m/5-hrs.       
Day 18: Jomsom 25 minutes flight to Pokhara 820m. Overnight at hotel.  
Day 19: Pokhara drive to Kathmandu 1317m. Overnight at hotel.
Day 20: Excursion day in Kathmandu, evening dinner with cultural show.
Day 21: Transfer to airport, fly back home.

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Note: The above information is just a guide and standard pattern of what we provide. The trip can be tailored at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. On adventure trips of this type, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are needed the person in charge will make a decision what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does arise, we do everything we can to reduce its effect, but we cannot be liable for the results of changes or delays.

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