HELAMBU SHERPA VILLAGE TREKKING

HELAMBU SHERPA VILLAGE TREKKING

overview

itinerary

  • Day 01

    MEET AT KATHMANDU AIRPORT:

    We will meet you at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. When you have had time to patch up in and freshen up after your long flight.

    During this visit we will help you check your equipment and assist the processing of other necessary items such as National Park Permits etc.

  • Day 02

    KATHMANDU DRIVE TO SUNDARIJAL (1350M) TREKKING TO CHISOPANI (2140M).

    Drive about 1 hour from Kathmandu takes you to trek start point Sundarijal. From Sundarijal the trail ascends up besides the water pipes which supplies Kathmandu drinking water, the trail will go through through the Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. The trail continues uphill through the forest to convene the Mulkharka Villages with the inhabitants of Tamanag people.

     

    The trail continues with climbing on the forest of rhododendron and oaks after pass the BorlangBhanjyang trail goes downhill to Chisopani (2140m), The mountain views are excellent from here can see the the views of Annapurna to Everest, overnight at lodge

  • Day 03

    CHISOPANI TREKKING TO GUL BHANJYANG (2140 M):

    The trails runs out of the villages and continues level among pine plantation before arrive PatiBhanjyang a lovely small village. From here the trail goes through small chortens,fields and forest mostly up and down hill before arriving Gul Bhanjyang ( 2140m), overnight in lodge.

  • Day 04

    GULBHANJYANG TREKKING TO THAREPATI (3597M):

    Today to trail steady climb through prickly leaved oak forest with excellent views of the mountains and the Helambu valley, Following a ridge line, the trail continues via lightly populated forest to Magen Goth from where the view of Langtang and Gosaikund peak is stunning, Above Magin Goth the trails climbs steeply through dense pine forest passing severealchortens and ruined huts. when we arrived at Tharepati Rise early for excellent close up views of Gosainkunda and surrounding high mountains. Overnight at lodge.

  • Day 05

    THAREPATI TREKKING TO MELAMCHI GAON (2640M):

    A short, steep descent through mixed fir and rhododendron forest rich with bird life. Crashing waterfalls sound from the rocky gullies below as you approach MelamchiGaon. Overnight in lodge

  • Day 06

    MELAMCHI GAON TREKKING TO TARKEGHYANG (2560M):

    The trail descends steeply to the valley floor, where you can have a well earned dip in the crystal- clear river before completing the short and mild ascent up the other side of the valley. Tarkeghyang boasts an 18th century Gompa with huge brass prayer wheel. Overnight in lodge

  • Day 07

    TARKEGYANG TREKKING TO SERMATHANG (2621M):

    A flat pleasant walk through the beautiful forest takes you to Shermathang This is a an entering Sherpa village and they will be happy to introduce themselves that they are different from the Sherpa of Khumbu(Everest region) In the clear day the villages provide good views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gosainkunda and Rolwaling even Everest too in a distance. Overnight at lodge

  • Day 08

    SHERMATHANG TREKKING TO MELAMCHI BAZAAR (828M) AND DRIVE TO KATHMANDU:

    Today the trail gradually descends all the way to MelamchiPul Bazaar through meadows and cultivated fields. On the way, you come across several old villages. With the spectacular Mountain View, you will get to interact with local and friendly people. Drive back to Kathmandu by bus or private vehicle; join Nepali cultural dinner in the evening overnight in Kathmandu hotel.

  • Day 09

    FINAL DEPARTURE:

    We will take you to the Kathmandu Airport for departure.

prices

Per Person on Twin Sharing in US$ Suppliment
1 2-3 4-6 7-9 10-14 15 & ABOVE Single Room Half Board Full Board

include/exclude

cost include
  • Meet / Greet with flower on arrival terminal of Kathmandu international airport.
  • Transfer from International airport to hotel (vehicle will be provided as per group size). Luggage van extra depending on the group size.
  • A cell phone is provided on arrival to communicate between the group & agency.
  • Welcome drinks on arrival at Hotel.
  • 3 Star decent Heritage Hotel on twin sharing basis for 03 nights with bed and breakfast.
  • Ground transfers according to the tour itinerary.
  • Day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley covering major UNESCO listed sites.
  • Three course of delicious meals (tea/coffee, breakfast, lunch & dinner) each day as per the best availability during trekking. (Veg. & Non Veg.) Depending on the types of Trekking.
  • Twin sharing camping/lodge accommodation in the trekking route.
  • Travel crews including local Guide, Sherpa, Cook, Kitchen boy, Porter. The total no of crews are fixed as per the group size & route.
  • Trekking equipments including Two Men Tent, Kitchen Tent, Dining Tent, Toilet Tent, Shower Tent, Shower Bag, Table and Chair, Sleeping Bag, Mattresses and Pillows Etc.
  • All meals, lodging, trek allowances, gears, transfers, insurance and other expenses of travel crews.
  • Annapurna Conservation fees & TIMS permit.
  • First aid kit box / Gamow Bag / and other supplement equipments for high altitude treks such as; Upper Dolpa, Nar-Fu, AmphuLapcha, TashiLapcha, Manaslu round, Upper Kanchenjunga, Makalu high pass, Round Dhaulagiri, etc.
  • Emergency rescue services by helicopter from any parts of the country. (But not included in tour cost)
  • Trek memorial souvenir.
  • Farewell dinner (Typical Nepali Food with cultural show in ancient Nepali restaurant) including transfers.
  • Departure transfer from the hotel to Kathmandu international airport
  • All government taxes including 13% VAT. (Subject to change)
  • One Trekking Map for each Member.
cost exclude
  • Nepal entry & re-entry visa fees.
  • Extra flight & Airport Taxes (Domestic & International).
  • Entry fees for the sightseeing places in Kathmandu.
  • Personal equipments and clothing.
  • Expenses of personal nature like; shopping, alcoholic drinks etc.
  • Travel insurance, rescue expenses and medical expenses.
  • Donations, Tips & Gratuities.
  • Extra porters if asked by the group.
  • Other expenses beyond our control i.e. landslides, natural calamities, road blockade, political disturbance, flight cancellation etc
  • Extra services not mentioned in trek itinerary.

Fixed Departure Dates

Scenic Nepal Tour (06 D/05 N)- KTM-Chitwan Park / Pokhara

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

VEHICLE ALLOCATION

Pax Travelling Vehicle Type
2 – 3 ADULTS Toyota / Ford Figo / Tata Indica / Nissan Car
4 – 10 ADULTS Toyota Hi–Ace 13 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
11–14 ADULTS Toyota Or Nissan Jumbo Hi–Ace 16 Seated With Roof For Baggage.
15–21 ADULTS Japanese Costar Bus -24 Seated
22–30 ADULTS Deluxe Tata Mini Bus -35 Seated
31–35 ADULTS Deluxe Coach -40 Seater

HOTELS WE USE

Properties Kathmandu
Luxury Hyatt  Regency / Dwarikas Village
5 Star Deluxe SoalteeCrawn Plaza /Yak & Yeti / Annapurna / Radission
5 Star Everest / Shangri – La / Hotel Malla
4 Star Airport Hotel / Grand / Vaishali / Royal Singi
3 Star Manaslu  / Manang / Samsara Resort
Standard Hotel Thamel / Moonlight / Hotel Harati

Note

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