9 Days Day/s
Min 2pax-Max 16pax
When you arrived at Tribhuwan International Airport a representative from Open Trail Trek will be there holding your group name or leader’s name. He will drop you at your hotel. After checking in, you can take a rest or visit Open Trail’s office in Thamel or go for some souvenir shopping in Thamel. In the evening, we will have a welcome dinner hosted by Open Trail Treks, where you will be served with authentic Nepalese cuisine. This will be a great introduction to Nepalese food culture for you.
We will begin our second day with breakfast before heading for our guided tour to some of the historical and religious sites. We will visit the places that are listed in the world heritage site. We will visit Kathmandu Durbar square, Buddhist Stupa (Buddha Nath), Hindus secret temple Pashupatinath. We will end our tour by visiting the Swayambhunath; “The Monkey Temple”. In the middle of the tour, we will take you to a special local restaurant for lunch.
After we finish our tour, we will meet our trekking guide and leader for discussion and preparation of our following days' trip.
In the evening, we will go to a different local restaurant for the dinner.
Our trekking began after an hour of drive to Sundarijal(1345m). From Sundarijal our trekking starts. We walk stone uphill and pass the village of Sundarijal along the side of the river. Then our trail ascends uphill through the forest. In today’s trek we enter Shivapuri National Park and after trekking in the forest reach the inhabited of Tamang settlement in Mulkharka. The trail keeps ascending uphill passing a small forest of Oak and Rhododendron. After we pass the forest and the descend for about 20 minutes we reach Chisapani.
Overnight at Chisapani.
Drive: 1 hour
Total Trekking Time: 4 hours
Chisapani is a great place for the view of the sunrise in the beautiful mountain range. We start the second day of trek descending to the meadow and crossing the rice and millet terraces. After a small uphill, we arrive at Pathibhanjy. From here we can enjoy the majestic view of Langtang Mountain Range. With some steady uphill, we will arrive at Gulbhanjyang and from here the trail ascends steep uphill crossing another pass. After crossing the passes and further descending down we reach Kutumsang.
Overnight at Kutumsang.
Total Trekking Time: 7 hours
Our third day of trekking starts with the trekkers’ breakfast at the hotel. We climb the steep uphill mostly through the Fir and Rhododendron Forest. There is no permanent settlement around here. The trail passes the Yurin Danda and continues with the beautiful scenery of the mountain to Tharepati. Here we will spend our night at a local tea house.
Overnight at Thadepati.
Total Trekking Time: 6 hours
We start our treks descending down to Melamchi Khola. We cross the Melamchi Khola and then start to head uphill. Passing through some Sherpa settlement, we arrive at Tarkeghyang. It offers a magnificent view of the Himalayas. We walk through some very old villages. One of the most popular villages in Helambu. This is the place where the biggest monastery in the town is located. The monasteries, prayer flags will give us opportunities to feel the spirituality of people.
Total Trekking Time: 6 hours
We begin our day trekking by forest passing through some high waterfall. The trail keeps continuing through the wide valley. We pass some settlement of inhabitant Sherpa people at parachin and the Gangyul. From Gangyul, we trek to Sermathang, where we spent the night. We can do some sight seen around the town, this can give you an opportunity to observe the life of locals. We can also visit the monastery, which is located at the top of the village.
Total Trekking Time: 3/4 hours
This is our last day of trekking, we walk down from Sermathang to the inhabited Sherpa settlement in Melamchi Bazaar. From Melamchi, we will catch the bus and then come back to Kathmandu. After you get back to Kathmandu you can rest, or go for some souvenir shopping or you can also be sightseeing at Kathmandu. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner at a local authentic restaurant with their unique food.
Total Trekking Time: 2 hours
Today is the last day of your adventure. If you want we can have the last breakfast together. After breakfast, if you have spare time you can roam around or go sightseeing as well. If you want to do some sightseeing then make us aware of your interest a day earlier so that we can provide you a car.
In the end, a representative from Open Trail Treks will drop you at the airport 3 hours before your flight.