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  • Kathmandu, Nepal
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Mountain Mate

Mundum Trek -Kirat rai Cultural Trekking Trail

Duration
14 Days
Altitude
Group
2-12
Accomodation
Tea house/ Camping
Grade
Moderate

Overview

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Mundum Trekking Trail is a recently open for those travelers to trekking / camping with beautiful nature to explore in eastern part of Nepal. We will have well experiences about localities as well as wide ranges of Himalayan views of Mt. Everest to Mt. Kanchenjunga long stretches range. We equally discover off-the-beaten trail with natural beauty, rich bio-diversity, Kirati-Rai civilization, culture, lifestyles, and wide-range of Panoramic views of mid- Himalayan and Terai regions.

The area is largely inhabited by Kirati- Rai communities for centuries, adjoining are Brahman, Chhetri, Newars, Magars and Dalit settlements. According to an expert, Mundum is a verbal scripture of Kirati people that expound rituals, lifestyles and traditions. Since ancient time these hills (Temke, Mehrung, Maiyung, Salpa Pokhari) were pilgrimage pathways used by Mundumi (Kirati guru) to reach the sacred Silichung hill.Mundum Trail is culturally peaceful and an adventure trekking destination opened up only since January 2018 for the trekkers.

Explore the Kirat Rai Cultural (Mundum) Trekking Trail:

The name of this trek has a strong bond with the cultural diversity of Kirat peoples living in the region. Mundhum is the religious scripture of Kirati people who live in the region and this holy guide books their social and cultural life. As the trail meanders through the settlements where the ethnic Kirati people have been abode for ages, you will get to know their unique culture and lifestyle closely. This trip has acquired the name to highlight the cultural experience of the region in addition to the wonders of localities.

The Mundum Trek route passes through several indigenous ethnic villages. This adventure takes you through the settlements of Kirati people. This Kirat Rai Cultural Trail goes up to the elevation of 4,200 meters from sea level to the viewpoint of Silchung Peak. The new and unaffected-by- modernism route starts from Diktel Bazar 


Included in the Cost

  • All Airport Arrival and Departure Transfer.
  •  Twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu .
  • Best Suited Local Teahouse Accommodation during trekking.
  • A Experience Leader Guide(English speaking, First Aid and eco trained) , sherpa Porter(one porter  for two  trekkers) and Assistant as per group size .
  •  Breakfast,  Dinner,  Lunch with seasonal fruits and cups of tea.
  • All Expense of Nepalese Crew Members including salary, insurance, food, accommodation, equipments and transfers.
  • Roundtrip transportation and Domestic Flight  with airport taxes
  • All necessary National Park Permit and Paperworks
  • All necessary trekking transfers in private vehicle
  • Seasonal Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket (return after use)
  • Our Duffel Bag, Trip Map and Adventure Certificate 
  • Farewell Nepalese Cultural Dinner
  • Comprehensive First Aid Medical Kit
  • All applicable fees, local and government taxes.
  •  Trekking route map (As a souvenir)
  • Adventure certificate (after completion the trek)
  • First Aid service (Basic)
  • Oximeter - To determine your oxygen level

Not Included In the Cost

  •  Nepal Visa Fee (USD30 for 15 days and USD50 for 30 days in Cash)  and International Airfare
  • Meals  in Kathmandu Valley.
  • Personal Trekking Gears and Equipments
  • Trekking Expenses like Drinking Water, Soft & Hard Drinks, Juice, Phone Calls, Internet Use, Battery Charging, Laundry, Hot Shower, Donation.
  • Extra porter if you required (it cost USD25 per day)
  • Monument entrance fees while on a tour in Kathmandu (aprox USD26 per person
  • Any Kinds of Health or Travel Insurance (It is mandatory to reduce the possible expense in case of emergency evacuation)
  • Cost arises due to obstruction and delays in the program itinerary due to weather problems,
  • Any Kinds of Tipping to Crew Members (Expected)
  • Any other expenses or activities " Besides Service Provided.”

ITINERARY

Day 01:  Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel.  On your arrival at Kathmandu Airport, Trekking Trail Nepal team member will welcome you and escort you to our Hotel in the Tourist Hub of Thamel. You can use your time around the Thamel or any personal interest in Nepal, We will help with our information.

Day 02: Trek preparation of Mundum Trek/ sight seeing  Kathmandu.Today is the day of preparation for our Mumdum Trek. After breakfast in our hotel you will meet all our team member for Trip of Cultural Trek. Total discussion and detail briefing as will as all requirements of Trekking. Today you will meet, Trekking Guide for Mundum Trek as will cook. Today is the best last day to re-check your gear list and make sure of your all question regarding Mundum Trekking.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Diktel Bazar 1,650 m.Mundum Trek Itinerary of day 3 might be the long drive. But surely this day gives the more vast experience of Nepalese life style from the window of Coach as well as highway of Nepal. Days start with early breakfast and short car/van drive to Bus Terminal and we will drive about 9 Hours and few extra stops for rest as well lunch and brunch. We will meet our other support crew in Diktel Bazar and we enjoy local market and sleep in local hotel with traditional dinner.

Day 04: Trek to Chakhewa Village 2,300 m. Our team will offer the special bed drink early morning. Kitchen Team will prepare the breakfast for you while Mundum Trekking Guide will show you around the Diktel Market. Diktel Bazar is one of the trade center of easter Nepal. The Local market and its tradition is effected by the Tribe of Rai and Kirat. You can see the different mixed traditional and mordern effects in home as well life style. After breakfast, We will start our Mundum Trek of day 1 to wards Chakewa. This is about 24 Kms easy grade hiking. Today we will cross beautiful village of Dorap Chiuri Danda and Dobela. This part of Mundum Trek will give you the true rural experience above then expectations. Overnight at Chakewa Tented Camp of Local Home Stay Note: On your interest, we can drive to Chakewa Village and visit the Tamke Danda of 3,010 m. This Hike to Tamke Hill will take 3-4 Hours, which is only possible with drive to Chekewa from Diktel Bazar. Trekking Trail Nepal will manage this extra Hike in This Mundum Trekking Trail Itinerary with Extra Cost.

Day 05: Trek to Dhotre 2,752 m. Woke up, Enjoy the morning views of Chakewa Village. You can have a very short excrussion of Village to get in touch to culture of Rai and Kirat people. Our Mundum Trek Guide will help to make your dream true. Enjoy the breakfast and start the upstair hiking. Day 5 Mundum Trek Itinerary will end at Dhotre Village by crossing Maluwa, Dalsinga Pass with Ridge of Merung Danda.  

Day 06: Trek to Maiyung 3,122 m. Day 6 Itinerary of Mundum Trekking Trail is short and easy as well full of views. Today as other day we will start to hike after our breakfast. You will pass more attraction then settlement. You will cross Chhimalung Pass, beautiful Mani wall of Phokte, hill point of Chautara, Mattim Danda, and religious temple of Baspani Devisthan and reach our camp of Mailung or Hans Pokhari.

Day 07: Trek to Rawadhap 3,426 m.Today we will get touch to the local Tribe of Mundum Trek. You will get connected with Rai and Kirat people more closely. The hanging cultivated fields, working people and their traditional will add more excitement to Mundum Trek Itinerary. We will left behind the Kirat Rai Villages like Satdobato, Hyakule, Lauri Bina and reach our camp of Rawa Dhap. Rawa Dhap is beautiful base of Laure Hill where we spend our 7th night as Mundum Trekking Trail Itinerary.

Day 08: Trek to Salpa Bhanjyang 3,348 m. Today's hike distance is short but time consuming. Don’t worry it is not because of steep up hill but because of Interest as well side excursion. As our experience lots of trekkers of Mundum Trek will slow because of local attraction and interesting traditions, culture and life style of Kirat People as well Rai People. You will cross the places like Mani Wall of Nikasa, Mani of Handi Lake and Mani wall of Salpa Pass. Salpa pass is also known as Kulu Pankha Bhanjyang. Over Night at Salpa Pass or Salpa Pokhari.

Day 09: Explore around Silchung Hill 4,200 m.Today is the most important day in the Mundum Trekking Trail Itinerary. We request you to hike early morning towards the view point of Silichung Peak also know as Salpa Peak. This view Point lies at the height of 4,153 meter above sea level. The views from this point is spectacular. Not only to the Himalayas, the deep valleys, green nature and white Himalayas make this a best and peaceful viewpoint. From this Silichung Hill you will sea the 5 tallest peak of the world and many many more snow caped ones. Mt. Everest, Kanchanjunga, Cho Oyu, Lhotse and Makalu all are 8000 meter above peaks. Thamserku, Kangtega, Amadablam, Dorje Lakpa, Kusum Khungurung, Numbur are few other peaks to mention here. We will back to our camp at Salpa Bhanjyang to enjoy our lunch and explore more on Rai village of Sanam and Kirat Village of Guranse and end the day.

Day 10: Trek to Hyakule 2,972 m. Itinerary of day 10, we will hike down to Hyakule by following the same trail we used few day earlier. Enjoy the missing attraction and interesting places and things. Over night at Kyakule.

Day 11: Trek to Hanspokhari 2,962 m. Today also we hike back to same trail till the end of day. Day 11 is the shortest and sweetest day hike in whole Itinerary of Mundum Trekking Trail. As your interest you can extend this to next village of Base of Maiyung Peak or Ekrate.

Day 12: Trek to Bhojpur 1,600 m.The last day itinerary of Mundum Trekking Trail, Trek to Bhojpur Bazar is the longest one. You will hike about 21 Kms but in low altitude and relatively downhill will make this easy job. We will clear the villages like Ekrate, Kakhuwa Pass, Hill of Barse Danda, village of orange Suntale, Dhap Kharka, Sampang Junction. After we reach Bhojpur, officially end the Mundum Trekking Trail. To night we will enjoy our stay in local lodge with grand party with Mundum Trek Crew in grand way. Local supporter team will see you off till the Day 12 as the Itinerary of Mundum Trek.

Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu. With early breakfast we will start our long drive day back to Kathmandu. Guide will assist you to all your needs and queries on the way back to Kathmandu on the same highway. Transfer to our hotel in Thamel, Enjoy the complementary cultural dinner program with Mundum Trekking Trail guide. This is the best time to share your suggestions to the team of MountainMate Trek and Tour about our Trek Crew and Mundum Trekking Trail, since you can recommend and share your experience online too.

Day 14:  Departure/farewell. Every good trips and holidays need to end. Day 14 of Mundum Trekking Trail is the last day with MountainMate Trek. Our team will transfer you to airport 3-4 hours earlier then your flight time. Or Extend your day in Nepal.Read more 

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