Damodar Kunda Trekking

Muktinath and Damodar Kunda Trek

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Best Time: Sep - Nov, Mar - May
  • Activity: Tour and Trekking

Damodar Kunda and Muktinath tour is a religious as well as adventure trek for both Hindu and Buddhist religions. 14 days Damodar Kunda and Muktinath trek starts from Jomsom and ends at Jomsom. From Kathmandu to Jomsom we prefer by flight or you can take a jeep as per your interest of travel mode. Damodar Kunda is around 70 Km far from the Muktinath temple and it is near Tibet and Nepal border. Damodar Kunda lies in a restricted area of Nepal called Upper Mustang and you need a special permit for this trip cost USD 500 per person.

Damodar Kunda and Muktinath Trek is great for those who wish to visit both Kunda and the temple in one single trip. It is adventurous and you need to stay at a camp total of three days for this trip. We at Yolo Hike arrange all necessary permits, flights, stay, camps, guides, horses, and porters so you do not need to take any hassle during the trek.

Religious Importance:

Muktinath Temple:

  • Muktinath Temple is the temple of God Vishnu a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists.
  • Muktinath Temple is located at the Muktinath Valley base camp of Thorong La Pass in the Mustang region of Nepal.
  • Muktinath temple is the world's Highest temple lying at 3800m.
  • Muktinath temple is one of the 108 Divya Desams. which is the only one outside of India.
  • Kali Gandaki near Muktinath is the only source of Saligram.
  • The Buddhist name of Muktinath is Chumig Gyasta which means “Hundreds of Water”
  • The road distance is 55 minutes and 23.3 km from Jomsom to Muktinath Temple
  • Muktinath Temple is one of 108 shakthipeeth called Mahadevi

Damodar Kunda

  • Damodar Kunda Lies at 4890 meters famous for the Hindu Religion
  • According to Barah Puran, Lord Krishna said that those who take a dip bath in the Damodar Kunda they will be freed from all the sins in their life.
  • It is believed that the two sons of Kubera took bath after they suffered from sins they are freed from their sins after taking bath at Kunda.
  • Saligram Shila is only found at Kalagandagi River whose main source is Damodar Kunda.

Customize Damodar Kunda and Muktinath Trek

We can customize this trek with Lomangthang which is around 20-23 days. If you need any customization on the trip please email us at [email protected]