Damodar Kunda

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    Longitude: 83°28’ 56’’-84°15’18’’ Latitude: 28°33’52’’-29°19’52’’

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    Maximum: 23.1°c Minimum: -2.7°c

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    323 mm

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    Temperate, Sub-Alpine & Alpine

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    Pokhara to Jomsom: 158 km by Bus & Jeep Plane

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Shaligram (Ammonite), the fossilized seashell stone which is considered as a non-anthropomorphic symbol of Lord Vishnu is believed to have come to its first presence in this area. The place is revered by Hindus as a sacred pilgrimage site.

Located at a height of 4,834 m, it is situated 150 km northeast of Jomsom. A crescent shape viewed at the center f the lake is believed to be a symbol of Lord Vishnu With rich vegetation of Vetivera zizanioides (Khus) around the months of August and September, this place is surrounded by many small lakes and this is where it derives its name Damodar.

This lake has a yellow-colored appearance while other lakes near the Damodar Kunda appear in red, blue, and white. The sight of colonies of rabbits is an amazing site In the valley where the lakes are situated.