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.
Exploring the Kirat Rai Cultural Trail
The Mundum Trek route passes through several indigenous ethnic villages. This adventure takes you through the settlements of Kirati people. This Kirat Rai Cultural Trail goes up to the elevation of 4,200 meters from sea level to the viewpoint of Silchung Peak. The new and unaffected-by- modernism route starts from Diktel Bazar goes through the small and beautiful settlements of ChaKhewa, Dhotre - Maiyung - RawaDhap - Salpa Bhanjyang - Silchung - Hakule - Hanspokhari and ends at Bhojpur.
Things you can see in Mundum Trekking Trail
As a matter of fact, Nepal is famous for the beautiful mountains. In addition to the mountains come the people, their culture and lifestyle guided by religious and spiritual belief systems. Mundum Trek also offers the magnificent Himalayan views, green valleys and lush forest along the trail. You will also trek through beautiful villages that come along the trail. Cultural wonder of Kirat Rai and Limbu people is one of the highlights of the adventure. You can also enjoy the view of 5 of the 8,000-meter peaks of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Shishapangma, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. Other mountain peaks in the Himalayan range also add to the charm of the Mundum Trek.
Meals and Accommodation on Mundum Trekking Trail.
Basically, Mundum Trekking Trail is the Camping Trek. But Trekking Trail Nepal use the mix of Accommodation as Hotel, Basic Tea House, and Camping. All Breakfast, Lunch is included in Mundum Trekking expect in Kathmandu. Hotels in Kathmandu offers good serving complimentary Breakfast. You will get Tea House accommodation in Diktel and Normal Hotel in Bhojpur and Salpa Pokhari. While all your accommodation will be at Tented Camp. Everyday Kitchen staffs from Trekking Trail Nepal prepare good quality, standard fresh food for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Maximum Altitude of Mundum Trekking Trail.
Mundum Trekking Trail is Easy to Moderate Level of New trekking in Nepal. The maximum elevation that you will reach is 4,200 meters / 13,780 feet above sea level. There is no risk of any altitude sickness that you have to worried about. But for safety precaution Trekking Trail Nepal suggest you follow healthy routine on Mundum Trekking.
Drinking Water on Mundum Trekking Trail
You know Nepal is the second country in the source of Water resources after Brazil. The Mighty Himalayas and Green dense forest create the vast amount of water. Water is available in most of the trail. This available drinking water is not easy to digest for you as Nepalese people since it contains more harsh minerals.
For Drinking purpose, we suggest you, use Stair Pen, AquaTab or any water purification elements. We use Ionized filter water for cleaning food items and cooking. If you need hot water to drink your can request our kitchen and fill in your bottle only at Kitchen Time.
Mundum Trek Best Season - Best Month for Mundum Trekking Trail
Do You think Mundum Trek is the best for your trekking needs in the Himalayas of Nepal? Then you must know the best time to start your Trekking for Mundum Trail. As much other trekking in Nepal based in Nepalese season, Spring and Autumn is the best season for Mundum Trekking Trail
Spring season of March, April and May are highly recommended if you love to walk in hot weather without sleeping bags with new green leaves of forest and flowers. While the autumn season, the month of September, October, November, and December is another best time for Mundum Trekking Trail. In these months you have a high chance of little snow. September to December is best for you if you love to hike on the ridge trail of Mundum with snow and chilly cold.
Physical Fitness Level for Mundum Trekking Trail
In short normal Physical fitness is enough for Mundum Trekking. The Trekking Trail of Mundum reach only 4,200 meters above sea level as maximum elevation and can complete normal incline, you do not need any pro level of fitness.
As Easy to the Moderate level of Trek Basic physical fitness, stamina to walk about 6-8 hours every day is enough to complete Mundum trek. In addition, there is no risk of High Altitude Sickness.
Communication Electricity and Internet on Mundum Trekking Trail
Since Mundum Trekking Trail is recently lunch trekking routes. There are no any such types of facilities as you can find in EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK or ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREK.
Cellular reception of Nepal Telecommunication ( Namaste ) is available in some parts of trekking trails of Mundum But the data is even weak. Electricity is not available in most of our camping places, after Day 3 to day 11 as our itinerary of Mundum Trekking Trail. So we request you pack a small solar charger with your Trekkking Gear Packing for your personal gadget. In short, There is no any internet services on Mundum Trekking Trail.
If you have more questions or needs any Information about Mundum Trekking Trail, you can CONTACT US to Mundum trekking leader
This trip is surely a worthwhile adventure to go for a peaceful cultural trekking.