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Damodar Kund Helicopter Tour

Damodar Kund Helicopter Tour Packages
Country: Nepal
City: Pokhara
Duration: 7 Day(s) - 6 Night(s)
Tour Category: Helicopter Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

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Damodar Kund Helicopter Tour offers you highly religious, cultural, historical and scenic tour within one trip in the mountainous region. To be benefited by such activities Package like Damodar Kund Helicopter Tour designed by Aaradhana/Explore Tourism is one of the best options available in such area of land in Nepal.

Damodar kunda lies on the north east of Mustang District and is at the altitude of 5400 meters. Barah Puran has narrated the damodar kund's religious significance. While describing domodar Kund, River Kaligandaki can't be left untouched. River Kaligandaki has its source in Damodar Kund and throughout its flow to south right up to Indian border carries a manifestation of lying lord Vishnu with Damodar kund jeweled as his auspicious head and with Muktinath as the mouth, Shaligram Chakra as chest Ru Ru Kshetra of Palpa district as the waist, Devaghatam as the Knee and lastly the auspicious feet of lord Vishnu goes to the credit of Gajendra Moksha devadham, Nawal Parasi. Such a beautiful elaboration of the lord, one may find starting from the auspicious lakes of Damodar Kund.


Country:                     Nepal

Duration:                    7 days

Area:                          Upper Mustang Region

Activities:                   Nepal Tour

Difficulty:                   Moderate

Max. Altitude:            5,000 M.

Seasons:                    Late Mar-Early June

No of pax:                  6 pax in a group


Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel:

Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1350 meters). There you will be met by our Airport Representative and transferred to hotel by private tourist vehicle. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Fly to Pokhara (900 meters) 35 minutes and then fly then to Jomsom (2713meters.) 30 minutes:

Pokhara is the third big city of Nepal which is also known as the lake city and the city in the lap of mountains. It is one of the commercial city and very well-known city for sightseeing around where we will do that when we are here from jomsom. Jomsom is a large, bustling settlement and it’s the administrative centre to the region that contains the airport, army camp, hotels, shops, banks and government offices. We cross the river to the eastern bank; then walk towards Ekle Bhatti at 2730 meters. From here we take a direct route to Muktinath that ascends the hill behind the village, however we follow the trail along the river to Kagbeni at 2810meters which is situated at the junction of the Jhong Khola & the Kali Gandaki which is the northern most village that can be visited without a permit to continue on to Mustang. This village is fascinating with its rich Tibetan cultures and their unique hospitality which influences us greatly. Overnight at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with hot drinks.

Day 03:  Trek to Muktinath (3802 meters) 5 hours:

We make a steep climb up the Jhong Khola valley leaving Kagbeni; we then join the direct trail to Muktinath just below Khingar at 3200 meters. From here trail continues high above the Jhong Khola to the imposing village of Jharkot at 3500 meters, well worth exploring. We take a break here for lunch before continuing on to Muktinath. As we leave Jharkot, the trail climbs up to our ultimate destination of Muktinath at 3802 meters. We initially visit Ranipauwa; there are many teahouses and shops. Our overnight stay will be here. Further 10 minutes’ walks up the hill, we will be rewarded with the actual religious site of Muktinath & this area is kept free of hotels and camping sites. Muktinath is a pilgrimage center for Buddhists and Hindus. There we can see Tibetan traders as well as sadhus from the far south of India. There are shrines in a grove of trees including a Buddhists gompa & the Vishnu temple of Jwalamai. An old temple nearby shelters a spring and natural gas jets that provide Muktinath famous eternal flame. It’s the earth-water- fire combination that accounts for Muktinath great religious significance. Overnight at guesthouse breakfast, lunch and dinner included with hot drinks.

Day 04: Trek back to Jomsom (2713 meters) 5 hours:

Today we follow the same trail nearby Kagbeni and then the new trek takes you down to the Eklebhatti, then again follow same trail to Jomsom. Overnight at Guest house with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with hot drinks

Day 05: Visit Damodhar Kund by Helicopter, have Darshan /worship and return to pOKHARA:

Damodarkunda lies on the north east of Mustang District and is at the altitude of 5400 meters. It is in the Mustang district at the restricted trekking Zone and it is necessary to buy special permit to go there. It has great religious value. We will be staying at Jomsom Pokhara today.

Day 06: Pokhara fly back to Kathmandu:

After breakfast at hotel, you will fly back to Kathmandu with domestic flight. Transfer to hotel. Relax in hotel. Evening dinner at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 07: Departure transport to Int'l airport for your onward journey:

Thank you for joining this trip with us.

What to wear: 

1 Warm clothes, a pair of hiking shoes, sun-tan cream, sunglass, nuts biscuits, huts, Chocolate, of choice, Personal towel, woolen socks etc. Torch and Cameras tele or still with enough batteries.

Food and Drink: 

1. We offer vegetarian food, Morning, evening tea/coffee along with snacks, while you would be in trekking. 

2. Alcoholic drinks beverages should not be consumed.

Month to visit Damodar Kund: 

By Helicopter visit in the month of April and September is suitable. For the treks on foot / Pony May, June is preferable. Helicopter Services will be conducted from Jomsom/Pokhara.

Others Requirement: 

Indians are required to carry authorized identity card, preferably passport, Indians and others SAARC nationals will have to pay ACAP fee of Rs. 200 and others nationals will be paying Rs. 2000.

Means & Equipment: 

A group of highly competent and professional staffing who care for your needs. We are linked with world on our website and have other communication mode. We maintain a sophisticated range of equipment and a fleet of luxury cars and buses. We have a well stocked store with the equipment required for trekking and expedition.

PRICE: the above price is based on six person basis



  • 2 night hotel in Kathmandu
  • 1 night hotel in Pokhara
  • 3 night in tea house "Normal guest house"


  • Airport pick up with private vehicle
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara with flight
  • Pokhara to Jomsom with flight
  • Muktinath to Damodar Kunda with helicopter
  • Damodar Kunda to Pokhara with helicopter
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu with flight
  • Airport pick up & drop in Pokhara


  • Accommodation in teahouses 
  • Sleeping bag 
  • Down jackets 
  • ACAP entry permits 
  • TIMS ( Travelers Information manual system) 
  • English speaking guide 
  • Porter 
  • All necessaries for Nepalese staff (all meals, accommodation in tea houses, equipments, salary, insurance etc) 


  • Helicopter permission charge
  • ACAP permit, 
  • All domestic airport tax


  • 4 LUNCH
  • 6 DINNER


  • International airfare
  • Nepal visa fees ( US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Applicable & airport tax international
  • Lunch & dinner as per itinerary
  • Medical evacuationa in case of emergency
  • All kind of drinks " Alcholic, hot & Cold drinks"
  • Personal travel & medical insurance
  • Personal gears & clothing "available on hire"
  • ANy kind of personal expenses, laundry, 
  • Tips for nepali staff
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, lanslide, strikes, political unrest etc, in such case extra will be charges as per actual.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on our service include section.


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