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