Indigenous People Trek Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive at Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu:
In accordance with your flight schedule, we will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu to extend a warm welcome to you in our beautiful country for the beautiful trip. After exchanging warm welcome greetings at the arrival section, we will lead you to our vehicle to drop you off in our trip hotel. It’s a day at complete leisure, you will be on your own and you can do whatever you want to do for refreshment. But we will be happy to guide you around the city.
Day 2: Sightseeing Around Kathmandu:
On the second day of arrival, we will be interacting with each other. After early breakfast, every guest needs to arrive at the Company to review their trip so that you can buy and manage the required stuff for their trips. After talking about the trip, we will be taking our guest for a cultural sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. The destination for sightseeing include Swoyambhunath - the oldest monument in Kathmandu valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square – to see the temple of Living Goddess and other medieval architectural wonders, Pashupatinath – to immerse into Hindu death rites on the bank of a holy river, and Boudhanath – a massive Buddhist shrine considered as the biggest in the world.
Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Khola Kharka:
In the morning we will prepare our stuff and have our breakfast in the hotel. We will then get into the vehicle, we will drive from Kathmandu to Dhunge. Along the way, we will get to see the terraced landscape used for traditional farming in Nepal. Once we reach Dhunge, we will start trekking towards to Khola Kharka (2948 meter) which will take about 3 hours. While trekking through the local village and along the off beaten trail we will experience the Stunning and glorious views of Mount Gauri Shankar (7, 134 meters). We will stay at Khola Kharka for the overnight.
Day 4: Exploration day at Khola Kharka and short Hike to Thulo Sailung:
Today we will explore the Khola Kharka. We will look deep into the local lifestyle of people living here. But before that, we will take a short hike to Thulo Sailung early morning to see the beautiful sunrise from over the Mountains. Then we will go around exploring the caves, rocks, gompa, and chortens. Once we finish exploring around the Sailung we will then hike back to Khola Kharka where we will be able to understand the local culture and tradition. We will stay at Khola Kharka for the overnight.
Day 5: Trek from Khola Kharka to Surke:
After we finish up with our breakfast we will then continue our journey towards Surke. We will first ascend toward Sailung. From Sailung we will descend downhill passing through the forest. Forest here has a wide variety of native tree, shrubs and different species of bird. Observing the native trees and listening to the shivering sound of trees due to fresh air really excites you. After hiking for about for four Hours we will reach Surke.
Day 6: Trek from Surke to Doramba:
As we will be making a stop at Tinghare, we will wake up early. After we are done with our breakfast we will head out for the trekking. As we hike through the forest, after some time we will reach a colorful Thami village at Tinghare where we will make a short stop. Here, we will enjoy the Thami cultural program. We will then descend downhill towards Doramba where we will be staying overnight. The trail is wonderful and if you are traveling in Spring and Autumn season you will be able to enjoy the forest full of Rhododendron.
Day 7: Trek from Doramba to Khand Devi:
Today we will be trekking to Khand Devi through Galba. After we finish our breakfast, we will hike on the off-beaten trail through the terraced landscape and forest of pine and rhododendron. We will make a short stop at Galba, here we will have our lunch and after resting for a bit we will hike to Khand Devi. Once we arrive at Khand Devi we will take a short hike to a temple in Khan Devi from where you can get the lovely view of Sunset. We will stay at Khand Devi for the Overnight.
Day 8: Trek from Khand Devi to Hiledevi/Dangme:
Waking early with the sunrise, we will have our breakfast and prepare for our Hiking. Today we will be trekking to Hiledevi. The trail to Hiledevi is adventurous and more interesting as it navigates through the thick forest of pine and other native trees. Other than that, you will notice an enormous rock where you will see a paint of Hindu deities Lord Shiva. We will make stops at an ancient settlement of Yolmo. We will explore around here and then continue towards the Dangme where we will be staying for the overnight. Here you can enjoy the views of mountain peaks and explore the chortens and locale.
Day 9: Trek from Hiledevi to Lubughat:
Today we will be waking up early than the sun. So, that we can see the stunning view of the rising sun with the panoramic view of the Mountains. After we are done with our breakfast we will continue our hike. Today we will be hiking to Lubughat. We will be hiking through the newly opened trail, descending towards the golden Sun Koshi river. Lubughat is inhabited by people of the Majhi community. These communities are renowned for their fishing expertise. Here, you can explore more about their culture, tradition and their daily lifestyle. We will enjoy fishing adventure and barbecue, followed by a cultural demonstration.
Day 10: Trek from Lubughat to Nepalthok and drive to Kathmandu:
Today we will be making a return trip to Kathmandu. After finishing up with our breakfast we will continue towards the Nepalthok. After hiking for about 45 minutes we will arrive at a bus station. Starting here, we will take a bus to drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 11: See You Again:
Today you will be returning to your home, some may be staying. But those who are returning need to get to International Airport to catch a flight back to their home town. We will like to thank you for traveling with us. Himalayan Scenery Treks Pvt. Ltd., will be happy to offer you the best service with the best price allowing you to make precious memories about your adventure travel in Nepal.