Overview

Trekking to the south of the Tibetan border offering an opportunity to explore villages and monasteries, as well as visiting secret Lake of Gosaingkund and glacier passes. The trek starts with a 5 hrs drive to Melamchi Paul and finishes at Dhunche. The trek gives an excellent opportunity to experience Helambu and Langtang visiting glacial lakes and crossing some high passes.

The scenery and villages along the trail are really impressive. After exploring the Gosainkund lake the trail descends to Sing Gomba a beautiful village and then to Dhunche from where we drive to Kathmandu on a hair-raising mountain road.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport.

You'll be met at the airport by our representative and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Half day guided sightseeing tour. Afternoon, meet the guide/trip briefing and final preparation of the trek.

Day 03: A scenic drives via Dhulikhel and reach to Melamchi then trek uphill through the forest to Kakani 2000m. 2-3hrs.

Day 04: Kakani - Sermathang 2600m. 6-7hrs. trek.

The trail ascends through the beautiful villages, chorten, teashops and chair pine forest experiencing a lowland Tamang and Sherpa culture.

Day 05: Sermathang - Tarkeghyang 2490m. 5-6hrs. trek.

The trail ascends along the ridge visiting a Gomba in Chumik and soon starts descending through deep forests, crossing a number of streams en route to and further to Tarkeghyang a picturesque large village on a shelf high above the river.

Day 06: Tarkghyang - Melamchi Gaon 2530m. 6-7hrs. trek.

The trail descends through the colorful settlements and a short ascend through the forest to a sturdy suspension bridge across the Melamchi Khola then reach the Melamchi Gaon.

Day 07: Melamchi Gaon - Tharepati 3630m. 5-6hrs. trek.

Cross the suspension bridge, the trail climbs steeply up a ravine then vegetation changes to large fir, oaks, rhododendron, and pasture to reach the Tharepati.

Day 08: Tharepati – Gopte.

The trail descends through a grouping of small stone huts used in the summer month by herder then ascend entering a thick forest of Pine and rhododendrons to reach the Gopte.

Day 09: Gopte – Gosainkund.

The trail ascends, steeply at first but becoming more gradual, to the southeast on a rocky path and a climb to another ridge and cross the Laurebina Pass 4610m then descend to the shore of the Gosainkund lake.

Day 10: Gosainkund – Chandanbari.

Cross to the south side of the ridge becoming much narrow and rocky path then cross the pass and descend to Chandanbari through rhododendron forest.

Day 11: Chandanbari – Dhunche.

The trail goes along the ridge ascending a short steep slope into Shyabru then descend through Thulo Bharkhu village and further to Dhunche along the road way.

Day 12: Dhunche – Kathmandu.

Drive to Kaliksthan and further down to Tirshuli then to Kakani with views of Gheng, Langtang Lirung, and Ganesh Himal. From Kakani, it is about 3 hrs drive to get to the Kathmandu.

Day 13: Kathmandu.

A full day sightseeing tour in the Kathmandu Valley. Evening Join the farewell dinner with live Nepali cultural program hosted by the company.

Day 14: Departure.

If you have time and are interested for other adventure like white water rating, wild life safari or any other activities can extend your holiday or transfer to airport and fly back to sweet home.

Cost Details

  • Arrival/departure transfers.
  • 3 night 2-3 star category hotels with breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing tours by private vehicle with a tour guide, entrance fees.
  • Lodge accommodations and all meals during the trek, down jacket, sleeping bag.
  • Cost for a First Aid and Eco trained English speaking guide and Porter.
  • Emergency rescue arrangements, medical kit bag.
  • All necessary paper works and trekking /entry permits.
  • All government and local taxes where applicable.
  • Welcome or farewell dinner.
  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee.
  • Lunch/dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Emergency rescue and medical expenses.
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills personal porters.
  • Tips for the trekking crew.
  • Other optional trips/activities and sightseeing if required.

Map

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Departure Dates

No fixed departures.

Trip Review


Starting from$845

  • Trip Level
    Moderate
  • Destination
    Nepal
  • Max Altitude
    4460m
  • Duration
    14 Days

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