Mundum Trekking trail is newly discovered in Nepal's far eastern region. This is an excellent trekking route recently created with help of MTSSTPC, (SWISS PROJECT} Tamke Maiyum Rural municipality and the province no one government of Nepal promoted as an off-beaten track where travelers may enjoy the hike newly created gorgeous trail where they can learn about Kirat Rai ethnic culture. This Trail passes through significant sites associated with the Rai, Limbu, Sunuwar, and Kulung ethnic groups of the eastern Nepali Himalayas, and their shamanic, animistic, and Shiva-worshipping way of life.
Two of the major locations in Mundum culture are Shalpa Pokhari and Shilichung Peak, which the Rai and Limbu people travel for pilgrimage. Salpa Pokhari is said to be the home of the creator goddess, according to legends. Sumnima and Paruhang, the Sky God of Kirat mythology.
On the border of the districts of Khotang, Bhojpur, Shankhuwasabha, and Solukhumbu stand Shalpa Pokhari (3,75 m), a sacred place to the Kirat people.
Mundum Trail, also known as "a ridge trail, "This trail is a newly started trail that is off– the– beaten– path. Trekkers can enjoy the hike by leaving their footprints through grasslands, wilderness, and pastures, with heart-warming sunrises in the mornings and sunsets in the evenings. Along with the sights, the journey offers a comprehensive look at Mundum culture, including its rituals, beliefs, and way of life. The Kirati community locality speaks ten different languages, In addition, there are a few Tamang and Sherpa communities, each with its unique culture and language. The highest peak on the Mundum Trail, Shilichung Peak (4,165 m), is a sacred destination Kirat people believe that their gurus reside in.
Views of most of the major eight-thousanders, including Mt. Everest (8,848.86m), Lhotse (8,516m), Lhotse Shar (8,382m), Makalu (8,463m), Ch Oyu (8,188m), and Kangchenjunga, are available from the trail.Karyolung, Number, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kangtega, Chamlang, Baruntse closer and Jannu, and even Gauri Shankar and Langtang, which are far away on the western horizon, are also visible.
The second-highest mountain in the Maiyung Range, Mattim Danda (3,100m), offers views of Makalu (8,463m) in the distance. The second-highest hill in the Maiyung Range, Mattim Danda (3,100m), offers views of Makalu (8,463m) in the distance.
This is the best great cultural viewpoint, eco-friendly walking trail, serene and peaceful atmosphere, open an eye chanting yak paster an easy ridge-walk, which passes along numerous viewpoints such as Tamke danda, Chakhewa, and others. The trail is medium difficulty 4,165-meter is the highest point, and Tawabhanjyang 1500 meters is the trekking starting point of Khotang. camping is best required due to recently created trekking trails almost all trekking routes are in the jungle and pastureland. Only some places Shalpa Pokhari Bhijpur and Khotang and Chakheba have some basic lodges and amenities trekkers are encouraged to bring tents.Due to the abundant rainfall, it also boasts a rich eco-biological diversity, with animals, birds, and plants all present in large numbers in its green slopes, watershed, and wetlands. Red pandas, Ghoral, pheasants, deer, leopards, Himalayan black bears, and strands of rhododendron, bamboo, and conifer can all be found in the forests.
Halesi Temple is a common pilgrimage center of Hindus, Buddhists, and Kiratis.
Unerupted view from Tamke danda, Mattim Danda, and Sillichung Peak.
Almost all walks from Ridge, wide range of view both sides.
Totally wilderness trail for peace and tranquillity.
Holy lake Salpa Pokhari.
Tourist-friendly and eco-friendly trail.
Meeting point of Bhojpur, Solukhumbu, Terathum and Taplang District.
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu 1337 meter When you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representative at the Airport will be carrying a signboard with our company’s name and sometimes your name. Welcome by our representative at the Airport, then you will be transferred to the hotel and checked in. For a while, take time to refresh, A trip briefing will follow later today, and the time will be notified to you by our representative who picks you up from the Airport. He will let you know about your tour and travel orientation. If you are tired from a long journey, take a rest if not. Then, please be ready to explore and relax a bit in the surrounding important tourist hub Thamel for your convenience tell you to know about some good restaurants, ATMs, money changers, supermarkets, and necessary gear shops for your trip. If you arrive out of our office time, we rescheduled for tomorrow morning or evening for the trip orientation.
We take you for a day tour of cultural heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley after breakfast. The tour will give you a mixed insight into the history, culture, art, architecture, and spirituality of Kathmandu valley. The sites include; Swoyambhunath aka Monkey Temple: The oldest of all sites in Kathmandu valley, Swoyambhunath is an important Buddhist spiritual site having a history of over two thousand years old. This site has gained a popular name as a monkey temple as this small forested hill is a good habitat for hundreds of monkeys. The visit there will heighten your spiritual and cultural experience. Patan City including Patan Durbar Square: A tour of the medieval city of Patan gives you a great insight into the ethnic Newari culture, Buddhist spirituality, religious harmony, art, and architecture while you stroll around the charismatic alleys taking you to magnificent local community squares known as Bahal and eventually leading you to an incredible medieval palace square. The monuments and skill of the local artisans displayed on those monuments in the square will stun you with their unbelievable charm. Boudhanath Stupa: The largest of its kind in the world, this magnificent stupa is a very important center of faith for the people following Tibetan Buddhism. This place is a nice Circular Square with a stunning stupa in the middle of it which spreads a lot of spiritual vibrations around the atmosphere. Overnight hotel in KTM B/B.
Today is a long driveway we start early in the morning we took a 12-hour drive from Kathmandu via the mid-hill road between Sindhuli and Khurkot. On the way, we stopped by the Halesi Temple, a popular Hindu, Buddhist, and Kirati pilgrimage site. The devotees were engaged in devotion and meditation. We arrived at Diktel Bazaar, the Khotang district's administrative headquarters, after an hour and a half of driving. We spent 1.5 hours ascending the peak of Rupakot the following morning (2526m). From the mountaintop, we could see a large number of snow-covered mountains, including Dudhkunda, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and other mountains from a hilltop. Overnight at Khotang Bazar headquarter of Khotang district B/L/D
Today in the morning we ascended for 1.5 hours in the early morning to reach the top of Rupakot's hill 2526m. From the top, we could see a large number of snow-covered mountains, including Dudhkunda, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and others. a well-liked location for gatherings and worship during special occasions. Infrastructure improvements and promotional efforts are needed to fully achieve this hilltop's tourism potential. After lunch, we drove 42 km east along the mid-hill roadway to Chakhewa Pass, 2300 m. The Mundum Trek begins at the boundary between the districts of Bhojpur and Khotang. Although there are local lodges in Chakhewa, we choose to stay at the Gothesing homestay a few KM further down Chakheba overnight at Gothesing Homestay. B/L/D.
Today early morning we set off on our hike to Temple Hill. The hill is famous for its religious importance and is also a popular tourist destination among the local people. During our hike up to Temke, we were greeted by the dazzling sunrise. The gradual ascending hike of two and half hours towards the south of Chakhewa is rewarding. It is a steady uphill hike through the lush rhododendron forest. Temke Hilltop is situated at 3005 m from the sea level and is commonly shared by Bhojpur and Khotang districts. At the hilltop, we were astounded by witnessing a panoramic view of the Himalayas view. such a wide Himalayan range The hilltop provides an excellent panoramic 180 0 view of Himalayan ranges from Manaslu, Dorje Lakpa, Number, Karyalung, Gaurishankar, Kwangde, Choyu, Kusum Kangaroo, Thamserku, Khangtega, Kysar, Mera Peak, Nuptse, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Chamlang (Dhurbe Hatti Himal), Makalu to Kanchenjunga in the east. There are Mahadev Temple and Jogi Cave nearby and its surrounding is a breathtaking place to stroll around. It's a wonderful hilltop. Overnight at Gothesing homestay. B/L/D.
Today after breakfast, the trail leads at the same elevation, going through grazing land of sub-tropical, temperate, and sub-alpine forests. The route is kept fascinating by continuous gradual up ridge walks, stunning Himalayan mountain ranges throughout the trek along the forested terrain, as well as far views of the mid-hill sceneries. Haans Pokhari is accessible by a 4-5 hour easy climb (Duck Pond, 2962m). A viewpoint worth ascending is Maiyung Danda (3333m), which is located to the northeast and stands tall at a few-hour ascent. overnight at Hans Pokhari. B/L/D.
Today after breakfast we start our trek via In dense forests, you can find rhododendron, oak, orchid, chinquapin, juniper, and other types of flora, as well as medicinal herbs. Walking along open ridges under a sky filled with nothing but blue was a once-in-a-lifetime journey. The setting is tranquil, serene, and simply a wonderful trip in a harsh environment. The small Rai hamlet is only a few hours below the ridges, and the top area is covered with grassland and woods, which are home to a variety of wild animals and birds, including red pandas, wild boars, Himalayan Thar, barking deer, and partridges. There are numerous resting spots built by Kirati ancestors every couple of hours of walking. After a few ups and downs, the trail heads north to Saatdobate 3122 meters. Saatdobate and Hyakule are nearby, and both have plenty of water sources. While hiking up the ridges, one will come across shepherds' cottages every few hours. Overnight at Satdobate B/L/D.
Today after breakfast we are on wards to Salpa Bhanjyhang, the trail meets the Arun Valley trek, following in the footsteps of the first Everest explorers. Few travel guides mention HW Tillman's 1950 walk from Hile to Lukla thru the Arun Valley. It leads you through into the lush green terrain of the mid-hill zone, with steep climbs and strenuous trails, especially when you reach Siluchung hill. The steep climb from Lauri Danda to Rawa Dhap (3426m), where there aren't many cowsheds, takes two to three hours. We had a lot of help setting up camp because the herders quite often built their tents near water sources. The following day was a leisurely 5- to 6-hour hike. We came across Choutara, prayer flags, and a Chorten. Salpa Bhanjyang 3348m is a pass.A pass close to the Arun Valley route will be achieved. Salpa Pokhari 3500 meters, a sacred pond, is just 500 meters north of the pass where hordes of worshippers people gather to pay homage and ask for their wishes to be granted. Overnight at SalpaBhanjyang.B/L/D.
Today is the hard day of trekking. early in the morning, heading onward to Shilichung peak the highest point in the Bhojpur district is also a common pilgrimage centre for Buddhists, Hindus and Kirati. It shares a common border with Solukhumbu, Bhojpur, Khotang, and Sankhuwasabha. It takes about 3-4 hours of a steep climb to reach the top of Salpa Bhanjyang. It provides excellent sunrise and sunset views.The hilltop offers close-up stunning views of Dorje Lakpa, Numbur, Karyalung, Gaurishankar, Shishapangma , Kwangde, Choyu, Kusum Kangaroo, Thamsekrku, Khangtega, Kyasar, Mera Peak, Nuptse, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Chamlang (Dhurbe hatti himal), Makalu to Kanchenjunga in the east. The ridge has great religious importance for the Kirati people. It is the final summit where Mundumi receives the final blessing from their gurus. Overnight at Salpa Bhanjyang. B/L/D.
After breakfast we are returning the same route from Salpa Bhanjyang to Rawadhap and Hyakule. Overnight Hykule. B/L/D.
Today the route returns in the same way from Hyakule, Saatdobate, and Maiyung before down to Pakhuwa Bhanjyang and continuing on to Suntale to reach Bhojpur Bazaar. The Arun Valley walk path can also be used. The trail can be completed in 11 to 14 days. trekkers from all over the world would enjoy the distinct culture, hospitality, and natural beauty of eastern Nepal. He also stated his desire to travel there as soon as possible for both studies and hiking. The route then returns in the same direction to Rawadhap, Hyakule, Saatdobate, and Maiyung before dropping to Salpa Bhanjyang. overnight at Bhojpur.B/L/D.
Today we explore Bhojpur bazar, Taksar to see the some temple, old trade walking route as well as quine made place log time before overnight at Bhojpur. B/L/D.
Today early morning fly back to Kathmandu from Bhojpur and free and easy day for relax or shopping Overnight at kTM. B.
13: Today is the final Departure of your destination.
Airport picks up and transfers to hotel.
Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu 3-star category with breakfast.
Day sightseeing in old heritage sites with a tourist guide.
All of the ground transportation is mentioned in the Itinerary.
Sagarmatha National park entry permit and TIMS card.
An experienced and first aid trained license holder trekking guide.
Strong trekking porter (one porter for 2 persons) one porter carries 15 KG.
Meals, accommodation, transportation, equipment insurance, and salary for trekking crews.
Tent or simple Accommodation during the trek twin or multi-sharing basis.
Applicable government taxes (13% VAT and 10% tourism service charges)
Nepali culture show with farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
Flight fare from Bhojpur to Kathmandu you and guide.
Nepal entry visa and Travel/Medical insurance.
Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu, snacks, drinks, and toiletries during the trekking.
Hot shower and Battery Charges while on trek (if need to pay)
Single supplements in hotels except for solo trekking service.
Optional trips which are not specified in the itinerary.
Necessary sightseeing entrance fee for the heritage site.
Personal trekking equipment and Donations to the local organization.
Helicopter evacuation/rescue in case of emergency.
Gratitude to guide and porter.
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