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Arun Valley Trekking - 20 Days

Arun Valley Trekking

Arun Valley lies between two highest mountains, Everest and Makalu. It is gifted with superb diversity of natural beauty and culture. Mt. Everest and Makalu which offers significant views among many other mountains. Sherpas, Rais, Tamang (Lama) and Limbus etc are the major ethnic group of this region. The highest point of Arun Valley Trekking is Salpa Bhanjyang and where we can visit Salpa holy lake in 3414 m.

As an alternative to Jiri or Lukla the Everest trek can be started or ended by trekking across to the Arun Valley in the eastern side of Nepal. The starting point can be Hille if travelling by road or Tumlingtar if a flight is preferred. Getting to or from Hille involves a lengthy bus journey from Kathmandu of around sixteen hours. If this route is taken an entry permit for Makalu Barun National Park is required.

If using the Arun valley as an alternative exit, the route leaves the main Everest trail at Kharte, the village above Kharte Khola. It generally travels South ease crossing the major rivers in the area, the Hinkhu Khola and the two high passes, the Pangkoma La (3173m) and the Salpa La (3350m) both of these passes give good views of the mountains to the north.

The scenery along the trail ranges from mixed farming land and scattered Sherpa and Rai village to stands of forest including rhododendron and Oak. After trekking for five days from Kharte the airstrip at tumlingtar is reached from where several flights a week connects with Kathmandu and Biratnagar, A further two days trek to the south is Hille from where daily buses operate to Kathmandu.

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel

Day 2
Day 02 : Kathmandu sightseeing or trip preparation day.

Day 3
Day 03 : Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar meets staff there.

Day 4
Day 04 : TumlingTar to Kartike

Day 5
Day 05 : Kartike to Gothey

Day 6
Day 06 : Gothey to Phedi

Day 7
Day 07 : Phedi to Gurase

Day 8
Day 08 : Gurase to Sanam

Day 9
Day 09 : Sanam to Bung

Day 10
Day 10 : Bung to Gaikharka

Day 11
Day 11 : Gaikharka to Vasme

Day 12
Day 12 : Vasme to Pangum

Day 13
Day 13 : Pagum to Painya.

Day 14
Day 14 : Painya to Phakding

Day 15
Day 15 : Phakding to namche

Day 16
Day 16 : Go to Khumjung and around for sight trip

Day 17
Day 17 : Namche to Phakding

Day 18
Day 18 : Phakding to Lukla

Day 19
Day 19 : Fly From lukla to Kathmandu

Day 20
Day 20 : Transfer to international Airport for next destination.

Cost Includes

  • Airport/Hotel/Airport picks up and drops by private car
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu (2 nights)
  • Neccessary Permit & National Park fees.
  • Land Transportation and Domestic flight tickets
  • All camping equipments food during the trek and required staffs.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, for the trekking staff
  • Transportation during sightseeing in Kathmandu

Cost Exclude(s)

  • Your travel insurance (compulsory)
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks and mineral water etc
  • Personal trekking equipments
  • Tips for trekking staffs and driver etc
  • All expenses which are not mention in price include section.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.

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  • Makalu Region
  • 4500 M
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