Damodar Kunda Helicopter Tour
0 Comments 6 Aug 2018 ADV
Upper Mustang consists of quirky holy place namely Damodar Kunda. Visitors across the world come for trekking as well as for Damodar Kunda helicopter tour to this. There is a myth that people who take bath in the Kunda will be free from misdeed. The synopsis around it is miraculous. The mountain ranges, small villages of Mustang region, forest areas and natural vegetation blow your mind. For this tour, your physical fitness is very crucial.
Saligram-the most sacred stone worshipped by Vaishanavas and is used for worshipping is obtained from this Kunda. It is also the source for Kaligandaki River which flow towards the South Indian Border. Helicopters are operated from Pokhara to Damodar Kunda. There is no direct flight from Kathmandu. So, you need to take flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara or go via vehicle. If you are planning to take vehicles, you may take night tickets because in the day time, you can take the flight. So, the time phrase depends upon you that are 2-3 hours if you are in Pokhara, 3-4 hours if you are in Kathmandu and a whole day if you wish to take vehicle.
Best Time of the Year
Winter is very cold in Damodar Kunda area. The temperature reaches minus degree and rainfall occurs occasionally. Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are the best months for Helicopter Tour to Damodar Kunda. Rainfall occurs during these months adding delicacy to the nature. Day temperature remains average whereas night temperature may reach to minus degree.
Things to Carry
- Carry warm clothes like thick Jackets and trousers. Also, carry Sunglasses and water.
- Carry alternate dress to wear after bathing in Kunda.
- Carry personal medical kit because you may face altitude sickness at any time.
- Besides these, you may carry camera and other instruments as per your desire.
Day 1: On the very first day, you take flight from Pokhara from Kathmandu Airport. Enjoy at Phewa and Begnas Lake and transfer to Hotel.
Day 2: Fly from Pokhara to Damodar Kunda (Upper Mustang Region)
Day 3: Visit to the sights around the Kunda.
Day 4: Return back to Pakhara. Take the hotel again.
Day 5: Take a flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Facts about Damodar Kunda
The water of the lake has properties of dissolving the bones.
The lake is 257 feet long, 50 feet broad and only 5 feet deep.
It is surrounded by a well-built Ghat.
This holy place is famous among Hindus. People from India visit this Kunda yearly. They believe that bathing in the Kunda would make them get rid of sin. You can contact us for Helicopter. Our company is always ready to answer your inquiries regarding time and pricing. We provide the tour in cheapest price than any other company.
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