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Dolpo trek is a trek in remote Dolpo region in northwestern Nepal bordering on Tibet. It is one of the highest occupied lands in Nepal. Mt. Dhaulagiri, the sixth highest mountain in the world locates in the region. The population of this region is only around five thousand people. The primary income in Dolpo region is agriculture, animal husbandry, and trade. Dolpo region divides into two parts which are the Lower Dolpo and Upper Dolpo. Like trekking in Dolpo also can be done on a two parts Lowe Dolpo trek & Upper Dolpo trek.
In this Dolpo region treks, you will be able to explore the lifestyle of the local which remains untouched. The locals follow the pre-Buddhist Bon religion. They preserve the Tibetan culture and making it attractive to the Western. Most of the monasteries in Dolpo are either Bon or Kagyupa. You will be trekking through an endless variety of landscapes, admiring the beauty and charming nature. It is a perfect place to return for a second-time adventure.
The Phoksundo National park covers a large part of the Dolpo region. The park is considered as a national park since 1984 and is the most significant national park in the country. You will get to see Musk Deer, Himalayan Blue Sheep and the legendary Snow Leopard in the park.
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Everest trek is also known as the trek in Everest/Khumbu Region. Everest region is in the eastern part of Nepal. It is the most popular trekking region in Nepal. It is the surrounding of Mt Everest, the world highest mountain. The best time to do Everest trek will be in Spring (March – mid-May) or Autumn (September – November). If you want to see hedgerows and trees blooming, it is an excellent time to look around April and early May. You will be able to meet friendly Sherpa villagers who are the primary inhabitants of the regions. You may have the opportunity to interact with them and get to know their culture.
If you would like to see some wildlife, you are most likely to spot some rare species in the Sagarmatha National Park. It is a home for snow leopard, musk deer, mouse hare, different species of birds, etc. The park was listed as a World Heritage Site in 1979 by UNESCO. There are lots of treks option for you to choose on Everest trek, for example, Everest view trek, Everest base camp trek, Three high pass trek, Gokyo lake trek, etc. But if you are not very ambitious about trekking too, there is another destination to go such as Namche Bazaar, Sherpa culture in Khumjung village, etc. For travelers who prefer a more relaxed route will be able to take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Those who are more adventurous they can start trekking from Jiri or Phaplu.
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Far West Trek
Far West Trek, also called the Doti region treks is the western Nepal end of the country with headquarters at Dipayal, Silghadhi. It comprised of two zones Mahakali and Seti. This region is the newest tourist destination in Nepal. It remains untouched and unexplored.
The language that is spoken in Far West Nepal is Dotiyali and Kumauni. The most significant festival in the area is Gaura or Gamara. The Raute tribe in the Far West still lives by hunting, and they move places from places. You will be able to experience the unique Tharu, Hindu and Tibetan culture during this far west trek.
The Khaptad National Park in the region is also the home of Swami. There are hundred species of plants in the park. If you are interested in wildlife, Suklaphanta Wildlife Reserve and Bardia National Park are the favourite destinations for wildlife. You will get to see wildlife like Gharial Crocodile, four-horned antelope, famous swamp deer, striped hyena and the Gangetic Dolphins.
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Ganesh Himal Trek
Ganesh Himal trek lies in the central eastern region of Nepal. It is close to Kathmandu. Ever wonder how Ganesh Himal region get its name? The place is named after the elephant-headed god of good fortune. There’s another interesting fact is that Ganesh Himal is called “Ruby Valley Trekking”. It got the name because of the presence of the precious Ruby stone and crystal stone in the region.
Ganesh Himal trek region has a vibrant culture and tradition of the Tamang ethnic group. Besides Tamang, the other native people in the area will be Mangers, Gurungs, and Brahmin. You will have a great experience of their rich culture and traditions, religion, customs and their way of living. You would be able to explore Buddhist monuments like Chorten, Stupa and Monastery. Besides experiencing the culture, Ganesh Himal is a region that consists of untouched nature as well as flora and fauna in the thick forests.
Ganesh Himal has two lakes which are the Black and White Lake — not forgetting about the twin waterfall Ganga and Jamuna.
If you are seeking for a quiet trek and wouldn’t want to be disturbed by other tourists, you may want to consider this trek. The main accommodation in the region will be homestays.
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Kanchenjunga is one of the world highest mountains with an elevation of 8586m/28,169ft. Kanchenjunga lies on the far eastern side of Nepal, near the Sikkim(India) border, a tiny Himalayan state in the north-eastern part of India. It ranks in the third world’s highest mountain, and also Kanchenjunga is the second highest mountain in Nepal. You will need Special restricted area permit to trek in Kanchenjunga region. However, Solo hiking is not allowed here; You must hire a local guide and plan your trip with a local trekking company in Nepal to obtain permits.
Mt Kanchenjunga has another named called Five Treasures of Snows derived from the Tibetan word as it contains five high peaks. The locals believe that the five treasures are Gold, Silver, Precious Stones, Grain, and Holy Scriptures, referring to the five individual peaks of the Kangchendzonga Himal range. Furthermore, If you are in love with nature, you will fall in love with Kanchenjunga trek.
As Kanchenjunga is quite remote, it will be an adventurous trek that will keep you out from crowded areas, meet just a few other trekkers on the way. We only cover trekking in Nepal on during this trek. The good news is, You can now trek to Kanchenjunga on a tea-house basis by staying at local accommodations. The trek around Kanchenjunga can be done entirely as a basic lodge/tea-house trek in September-October-November and March-April-May.
In the Kanchenjunga trek, You will be able to trek deep into remote mountain area, passing through jungles and villages. On the way, you can meet the locals like Limbu and Rai peoples. You can enjoy their culture and their festivals. On the way, you will be able to see various types of plants like orchid, lilies. If you are looking forward to seeing some wildlife, you may have the chance to see the snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, musk deer, and red panda. The area is rich in wildlife with iconic species such as the snow leopard, Tibetan wolf and red panda at large on the high mountain slopes, pine forests and bamboo jungle. You can trek in the spring season to enjoy the visual feast of over 40 species of rhododendron in bloom, including Nepal’s national flower, the scarlet Lali Gurans.
You can choose from the Kanchenjunga South trek, the Kanchenjunga North trek, the Kanchenjunga circuit. Kanchenjunga circuit trek visits both the north and south base camps. Or we can tailor-make an itinerary for you. On all treks, you will meet local Tibetan refugees, who welcome you with hospitality and smiling faces as you walk through rippled farmland, meadows and forests of pink barked rhododendrons. Do not forget to try the warm mildly alcoholic Tongba from the dark wood, and brass ringed pots. Or try a cardamon tea made from the pods of the many plants growing throughout the lower jungles. With very few other trekkers and climbers on the trails, you’ve assured an extraordinary experience in these beautiful, wild borderlands.
Kanchenjunga Trekking Route Itinerary
|Day 01||Fly from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur||920 m||1 hr|
|Day 02||Drive to Taplejung||1,840 m||6 hrs|
|Day 03||Taplejung to Chhirwa||1,270 m||7 hrs|
|Day 04||Chhirwa to Lelep||1,860 m||7 hrs|
|Day 05||Lelep to Amjilosa||2,400 m||9 hrs|
|Day 06||Amjilosa to Gyabla||2,700 m||4 hrs|
|Day 07||Gyabla to Gunsa||3,420 m||4 hrs|
|Day 08||Acclimatization day at Ghunsa||3,430 m||2 hrs|
|Day 09||Ghunsa to Kambachen||4,050 m||4 hrs|
|Day 10||Kambachen to Lhonak||4,750 m||4 hrs|
|Day 11||Day Trip to Kanchenjunga North Base Camp(5,140m) and back to Lhonak||4,750 m||11 hrs|
|Day 12||Lhonak to Ghunsa||3,595 m||6 hrs|
|Day 13||Ghunsa to Sele Le||4,290 m||4 hrs|
|Day 14||Sele Le to Cheram||3,870 m||9 hrs|
|Day 15||Trek to Ramche, Trip to Kanchenjunga South Base Camp||4,580 m||7 hrs|
|Day 16||Ramche to Torongding||3,005 m||7 hrs|
|Day 17||Torongding to Yamphuding||2,080 m||8 hrs|
|Day 18||Yamphuding to Khebang||1,910 m||6 hrs|
|Day 19||Khebang to Khamdime||1,510 m||6 hrs|
|Day 20||Drive to Bhadrapur||920 m||6 hrs|
|Day 21||Fly back to Kathmandu||1,400 m||1 hr|
Kanchenjunga Trek Difficulty
Kanchenjunga trek is not Difficult. Trekkers should be physically fit enough to walk for at least 6 hours a day. Acute mountain sickness due to high altitude and the weather is the main problems during the trek. From the past couple of years, this trail is trekked by many trekkers from around the world. Nowadays, Rescue via helicopter is also possible. But it’s not okay to end up the trek in the middle. If you plan your trip with us, it will help you to complete this trek with no issue — trekking with our expert, well-equipped (with equipment like Pulse Oximeter and many more) guides who will monitor your health at least two times a day, You can complete the trek efficiently.
Best Time To Trek Kanchenjunga
Spring & Autumn seasons are the best seasons to trek in Nepal Himalayas. During spring seasons, it starts getting hot on the lower sections like Phidim, and Biratnagar, but temperatures are close to perfect on the upper elevations. The weather is perfect with little wind, Flowers are in full bloom, and entire hills covered with lush green growth. And Autumn season is the busiest month of the year, as the trail and teahouses feel more crowded in comparison to other seasons. Views of the sky, mountains, and nature are superb during Autumn. Therefore The best time for trekking in Kanchenjunga is the months of March to May and September to November.
Necessary Permits For Kanchenjunga Trek
To trek Kanchenjunga, you need separate permits. The first is Kanchenjunga restricted area entry permit, costs USD 10 per person per week. The second is a Kanchenjunga conservation area(KCA) entry permit, which requires NPR 2,000 per person. You don’t need a TIMS Card for Kanchenjunga trekking. TIMS card is not necessary when you hold the restricted area permit(RAP) in any trekking in Nepal.
Kanchenjunga Trek Cost
The entire Kanchenjunga trekking will cost around $1,850. Including all the necessary domestic transportation, permits, guide, porter as well as foods & accommodation during the trek.
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Langtang trek region, located north of the Kathmandu valley. This region is one of the famous mountain valleys bases at the central of Himalaya. In the Tibetan language, Lang means yak and tang means follow. The area got the name Langtang as it had believed that somebody found the trek when he was looking for his yak. There will be chances to experience the fantastic wildlife in Langtang National Park. The trails in Langtang region is challenging, as along the way, there are long, steep climbs and descents, often through thick forests or across glacial moraines.
Along the trail, there will be beautiful rice terraces and many monasteries. You will get to see the snow-capped mountains right in front of your eyes. The principal inhabitants living in the region are Tamang people. Having the chance to experience the lifestyle and culture of the inhabitants. There is a sacred lake called Gosainkunda in Langtang, where both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims visit here during the full moon in August. Some popular Langtang trek is Langtang Valley trek, Langtang Gosainkunda trek, Helambu Circuit trek Ganja La Pass trek, etc. The best time to trek in Langtang will be in spring and autumn. Flowers and bushes will be blooming during this period. Up To Himalaya will plan an unforgettable trip for you.
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Manaslu trek region is a unique and unspoiled trek which very few trekkers visit. Mt. Manaslu is the 8th highest mountain in the world. You will get to admire the incredible view of Mt. Manaslu in this trek. As most of the trekkers who succeed in climbing to the summit are Japanese, the Mt. Manaslu is also known as the Japanese mountain. Limited tourists can trek this region due to unfavorable of the weather condition. It is challenging and risky. The rescue operation is quite difficult in this region. The most significant challenge is to cross the snowbound Larkya La pass.
You can learn the culture and custom of the locals in this region and also their lifestyle. The primary inhabitant will be Nubri and Tsum. Wildlife you get to see will be the snow leopard, grey wolf, deer, blue sheep (goat blue). While on Manaslu trek, You will be walking pass paddy fields and going through fig tree and rhododendron forests.
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Rolwaling trek is one of the most remote parts of the Himalayas, and it is near to Tibet border. Icy peaks are surrounding every corner of this beautiful valley. It is considered the most challenging trekking routes in Nepal. Rolwaling Valley is sometimes called the Grave due to its location.
Trekkers can experience the traditional culture of the locals, and rewarded with enchanting views of mountain scenery of Mt.Gaurishanker, Rolwaling Himal and Chobabhamre.
The main attraction of Rolwaling trek is Tso Rolpa lake, Tashi laptsa Pass and Drolumbau Glacier. There is a lot of tales of yeti in this land, and some mountaineers arranged expeditions to hunt yetis in the past.
We will start the trek from Sigatte. As we hike up, we will go through a gorgeous rhododendron and bamboo forest. As we enter Beding, a lonely small village, there will be a Buddhist Monastery is located in the centre of the village. We will need to move towards Yalung La pass and other hard parts during the trek.