Mundum Trekking Trail is a new cultural walking trail that goes through peaceful mountains in eastern part of Nepal. The adventure on this new trekking trail explores cultural riches of the ethnic Kirati people, the inhabitants of the eastern hills and mountains. This trail opened up only since January 2018 for the trekkers.
What’s in the name Mundum Trekking Trail?
The name of this trek has a strong bond with the cultural practice of Kirat people living in the region. Mundhum is the religious scripture of Kirati people who live in the region and this holy book guides their social and cultural life. As the trail meanders through the settlements where the ethnic Kirati people have been dwelling 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 nature and the mountains
Day 01: Ngimalaya Adventure Itinerary Start with your Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
On your arrival at Kathmandu Airport, Ngimalaya adventure 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 free day in 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
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 Ngimalaya AdventureTrail 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 Ngimalaya adventure 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 Ngimalaya adventure 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 Ngimalaya adventure. 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 Ngimalaya adventure, 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 Ngimalaya adventure. 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 Ngimalaya adventure.This is the best time to share your suggestions to the team of Trekking Trail Nepal about our Trek Crew and Mundum Ngimalaya adventure, since you can recommend and share your experience online too.
Day 14: End of Mundum Trekking Trail, Departure
Every good trips and holidays need to end. Day 14 of Mundum Trekking Trail is the last day with Trekking Trail Nepal. Our team will transfer you to airport 3-4 hours earlier then your flight time.
Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
Teahouse accommodation during the trek
All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
Welcome or farewell dinners
All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Bhojpur-Kathmandu)
An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek Guide and assistant trek Guide (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, Local Municipality Permit, TIMS)
Medical kit (carried by your trek Guide)
All government and local taxes
Nepalese visa fee
Excess baggage charge(s)
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu if early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Travel and rescue insurance
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge,wifi, extra porters, mineral or boiled water, hot shower, etc.)
Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)