Perfect new destination located in the eastern part of Nepal.
Eyecatching view of majestic mountains like Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse and many more.
The dense forest of rhododendron, oak, bamboos, and other diverse vegetation.
Authentic experience culture walks through Rai, Limbu, and Kirati settlements.
Best dusk and dawn viewpoints from the high ridges.
About The Trip
Mundum Trek is a newly explored trial in the eastern part of Nepal. This trial is opened for the visitors at the starting of January 2018 for the trekkers. Mundum Trekking trail is a new cultural walking trail that goes through the beautiful landscapes in the eastern part of Nepal. This is an excellent and combined trekking as you will get to experience the panoramic Himalayas, landscapes of mid-hills, ponds, meadows, rivers, and streams.
This trek first came to fame in January 2018 to the trekkers. The trip takes you through the Diktel, Dhotre, Rawadhap, Silchung Hill, Hanspokhari, Bhojpur, and then finally to Kathmandu. During the trek, you will be blessed with mesmerizing nature, exotic landscapes, and glittering mountains. The trial commands the panoramic easter Himalayas with major 8000-meter peaks including Mt Everest (8,848.86m) Lhotse (8,516m) Lhotse Shar (8,382m) Makalu (8,463m), Cho Oyu (8,188m), and Kanchenjunga (8,586m). On a clear day, you will see an unbelievable chain of mountains peeking far from the hills.
Besides beautiful views, Mundum also deep dive you into the best-unchanged culture, its rituals, belief system, and way of life. Mundum Trek has a good bond with the true cultural practice of Kirati people living in this region. There are no other ways to experience the Mundum cultural belief system of these people than walking to eastern Nepal and let the spirits take over. The word “Mundum” is the religious scripture of Kirati people who live in this region and their holy book guides their social and cultural life. During the Trek, you will see hospitable people od Rai, Limbu, Sunuwar and Kulung. Trek to Mundum has acquired the names of highlight the cultural experience of the region to wonders of landscapes and vegetation.
The memories of the innocent local peoples, majestic mountains, high-altitude lakes, and varying landscapes make this trek worth going. High Vision Adventure Treks is planned for around 14 days which gives you enough time to discover eastern Nepal. In addition to this trip, you can change other amazing alternative wilderness routes who are seeking adventure. Some of the short treks are Tamang Heritage Trail, Mardi Himal Trek, and many more.
Best Season for Mundum Trek
There are two best seasons when you visit Mundum Trek, i.e, Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November). There will be different color palettes as the seasons change during this trek. Spring is famous for the beautiful flower-decorated forest and autumn is loved for this fine vies and snowfall in higher altitudes.
Mundum Trek is Spring
The beauty of Mundum in Spring lies in enjoying the blossoming rhododendrons, especially in April. In this season the forest on the way to the Mundum trail comes alive with varied flowers and greenery.
The varieties of rhododendron decorated the forest, which forms the green hills into different colors. The trek adds magical touch as the golden sun touches the glittering mountains and forms magical views.
Mundum Trek in Autumn
Autumn season is best for the greener hills with the dark, mossy forest under the brilliant blue sky. The rain-washed environment with vibrant colors is inching towards deep greens, reds, and browns. The views will be excellent and show the true color of nature and landscape when you step out of the sunshade. During the clear night, you will be able to enjoy the sharp stars shining in the sky.
Mundum Trek Difficulty
The view will be subjective and everyone has a diverse answer depending upon their fitness level or prior trekking experience. Personally, we do not think this trek was too hard so we can rate it as a medium trek. As a whole, it has a great mixture of both easy and moderate trails.
The trial of moderate difficulty takes you to the highest point of 4,165m. As the path is off the beaten track so you need to do camping during the trek. Getting to the details, this 14 days trek climbs from 1300 m to 4165 m. this is almost an altitude gain of 28000 m. You will have to walk normally 5 to 6 hours a day.
Mundum Trek Cost
Mundum Trek cost depends upon the number of days, group size, best time, and trial you choose. But the main confusion during the trek will be, “How much does Mundum Trek cost?”
Whether you are budget dependent or bot, it is important to know how it takes for the trip. The baseline cost of the Mundum Trek will depend on the number of variables. The trip cost of Mundum change based on how comprehensive you want your trip to be.
On average Mundum Trek will generally take 11 to 16 days and cost os around USD 900 to USD 1200. If you are going into the package, then transportation, meals, trekking teams, accommodation, and others are included. The cost of Mundum Trek mainly depends upon traveling as groups or private.
Day 01:Arriving at Kathmandu International airport and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02:preparation for Mundum Trekking
Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu to Diktel Altitude: 1650 meters Driving Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Day 04:Diktel to Chakhewa Highest Altitude: 2300 meters Trek Duration: 5/6 hours
Day 05:Chakhewa to Dhotre Highest Altitude: 2752 meters Trek Duration: 5/6 hours
Day 06:Dhotre to Maiyung Highest Altitude: 3122 meters Trek Duration: 6/7 hours
Day 07:Maiyung to Rawadhap Highest Altitude: 3426 meters Trekking Duration: 6/7 hours
Day 08:Rawadhap to Salpa Bhanjyang/ Salpa Pokhari Highest Altitude: 3348 meters Trekking Duration: 7/8 hours
Day 10:Salpa Bhanjyang to Hyakule Highest Altitude: 2972 meters Trekking Duration: 6/7 hours
Day 11:Hyakule to Hanspokhari Highest Altitude: 2962 meters Trekking Duration: 6/7 hours
Day 12:Hanspokhari to Bhojpur Highest Altitude: 1600 meters Trekking Duration: 6/7hours
Day 13:Flight from Bhojpur to Kathmandu
Day 14:Transfer to International airport for finale departures
THINGS TO KNOW
Before commencing the trekking we should know that what we should carry with us for trekking. This is the most important thing to know, it makes our trekking or traveling massively better. Travel is joining with life however life joins with safety. Every step must be safe that's why safety first then action. some of the checking lists are mentioned below.
Travel / Trekking documents
Nepal Visa form (taken at Kathmandu Airport)
Valid passport (minimum 6-month validity)
Copy of passport (2 pcs, the first page only)
Passport size of photos (4pcs)
Hotel booking confirmation
Trekking itinerary (if applicable)
Trekking permit (if applicable)
Climbing permit (if applicable)
Travel/ Trekking Equipment
One pair of poles
Duffle bag(minimum 70ltr)
Headlight or light(with extra batteries)
First Aid kit bag
Travel plug adapter
Warm and Comfortable wool/synthetic socks
waterproof/Windproof jacket with Hood
Warm and Comfortable Gloves
Hat(woolen must be best)
Bars of Chocolate
Light and High-calorie food
Normal drinking Water
► Airport/Hotel pick-up and drop off service by private vehicle
► Deluxe hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on a breakfast basis
► Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
► All standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
► Guest accommodation on a twin-sharing basis during the trek
► An experienced government registered climbing and trekking guide
► Food, transportation, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staffs
► All the required permits: all the necessary documents.
►All the ground transportation for staff
► All the governmental, local, and official taxes
► Sleeping Bag (on rent )
► Top-notch tents and kitchen utensils for camping trek.
► An experienced high altitude cook and helper
► Medical kit (carried by your guide)
► Welcome and farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance
► domestic Air ticket.
► Nepal Entry Visa
► International Flights
► Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
► Travel Insurance and emergency evacuation
► Personal nature expenses – alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone bills, internet, hot shower (at high altitude), etc.
► Extra baggage charges
► Oxygen cylinder
► Personal climbing guide
► Optional or side trips
► personal climbing Gear
► Tips for guides and porters
The mundum trek is located estren part of kathmandu (capital of Nepal) priveance No-1.
September to November and March to May is the Best season for the Mundum trek.
Highvisionadventure trek, suggest 12 years old people for the mundum trek.
Yes, Basic previous trekking experience is necessary for the Mundum trek.
4,200m is the Highest altitude during the Mundum trek.
it's takes a total 14 days to complete the Mundum trek.
This trekking trail is newly opened, that's why it is better to trek with the guide.
if you lose your way or if some happen during the trekking period.
Mundum trekking trail is a cultural and natural trekking trail, it belongs to the Kirant culture, this trail is very important for those who can't go to the high Himalayas for trekking they can trek Mundum trek. you can get an opportunity to learn Kirant culture, history, language spend time with local people. it has breathtaking views of beautiful landscape with Rhododendron forest that makes you feel relaxed.
During this trek, approximately 100mtr to 600mtr will be daily gain.
Mundum trail is a newly opend trekking trail. During the Mundum trail, you can all kinds of food mainly you can get local food like (DHINDO), DAL BHAT, etc.
Above 8 years children can do Mundum trek.
If you get ill during firstly you can tell your guide about your sickness they will help what you should do.
If you can hike up and downhill then you are fit enough for the Mundum trekking.
You can bring the medicine that you are using. The company provides you with just basic medicine if you have knowledge about the medicine you can bring with you.
The Mundum trek is preferred for beginners trekkers. Anyone can do this trekking