This active journey in Nepal offers you a 13-days trek in the Himalayas (Langtang area), and some picturesque villages surrounded by green hills.
The Langtang Helambu trek takes place in the National Park North of Kathmandu. You will get to know the local Tamang people. The great view on the Langtang Himalayan Range (with peaks until 7800m) wil surely impress you. The highlights of this trek are crossing the Laurebina Pass (4610m) and the beautiful holy lakes of Gosainkunda. The last part of the trek brings you through forests and apple yards, and along typical Sherpa-villages beside the Melamchi river.
Accommodation during the trek is in trekkers lodges with minimum comfort. A good basic fitness is required.
Cities and crowdy places are avoided during this Nepal tour. But who wants, can choose to visit the capiltal Kathmandu on his/her free day.
Villages as Dadhikot and Balthali (homestay) will show you the real local life. By making this trip you will get impressive viewpoints at the Himalayas, some culture and above all lots of nature.
The Chitwan Jungle trip (optional extension) is a 3-days trip towards the South of Nepal. In this nature park at the border of India, animals like the threatened Bengal tiger, rhino's, crocodiles, bears, snakes, deer and an uncountable amount of bird species, are protected. You will discover the natural beauty from the back of an elephant, from a wooden canoe and while walking in the jungle. Accommodation is in a jungle lodge in a remote village (Meghauli) at the bufferzone of Chitwan Nationaal Park.
|4 Nov||Your arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the guesthouse in Dadhikot (at the countryside) – free day||guesthouse|
|5 Nov||free day in Dadhikot - day trips/ activities possible (city visit Kathmandu, hiking, cooking workshop, renting a mountainbike, ...)||guesthouse|
|6 Nov||Departure on trekking: transfer to the busstation for the local bus to Syabru Besi (1450m)||trekkers lodge|
|7 Nov||first hiking day from Syabru Besi to Lama Hotel (2380m)||trekkers lodge|
|8 Nov||from Lama Hotel to Langtang (3433m)||trekkers lodge|
|9 Nov||from Langtang to Kyangin (3750m)||trekkers lodge|
|10 Nov||Kyangin to Lama Hotel (2380m)||trekkers lodge|
|11 Nov||Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru (2210m – ong. 6 uur)||trekkers lodge|
|12 Nov||Thulo Syabru to Sin Gompa (3254m – ong. 5 uur)||trekkers lodge|
|13 Nov||from Sin Gompa to Gosainkunda “the holy lakes” (4350m – ong. 6 uur)||trekkers lodge|
|14 Nov||from Gosainkunda over the Laurebina Pass (4610m) and downwards to Phedi (3630m – ong. 7 uur)||trekkers lodge|
|15 Nov||Phedi to Melamchi Goan (2530m)||trekkers lodge|
|16 Nov||Melamchi Goan to Tarke Ghyang (2560m)||trekkers lodge|
|17 Nov||Tarke Ghyang to Sermathang||trekkers lodge|
|18 Nov||last hike from Sermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar and transfer to Dhulikhel - end of your trek||hotel|
|19 Nov||free day in Dhulikhel, a small Newari town at the Eastside of Kathmandu Valley and surrounded by green hills.||hotel|
|20 Nov||Transportation to Khopasi with a short stop-over and visit to the ancient city of Panauti. From Khopasi we walk about half an hour till Balthali. Lunch and free time to discover this beautiful, traditional village and the surrounding hills/ forests/ villages.||homestay|
|21 Nov||A hike (2 to 3 hours) through quiet forest and grassland until the Buddhist monastery Namobuddha. Visit Namobuddha. After lunch transfer to Dadhikot.||guesthouse|
|22 Nov||Free day. Transfer to the airport for your departure, or transportation to Chitwan if you choose for the extensioned trip.|
|22 Nov||Transportation to Chitwan (tourist bus) and transfer to the remote village Meghauli||jungle lodge|
|23 Nov||exploration of the jungle in Chitwan Nationaal Park||jungle lodge|
|24 Nov||exploration of the jungle in Chitwan Nationaal Park||jungle lodge|
|25 Nov||Last jungle activity and transportation to Dadhikot (touristbus and car).||guesthouse|
|26 Nov||Hike towards and visit of the King's city Bhaktapur with guide. Back to Dadhikot by car.||guesthouse|
|27 Nov||Free day. Transfer to the airport for your departure|
* Price per person when booking for 2 people ; single supplement is €102 ; price only valid for the group tour from 4th until 22nd Nov 2018.
Price for a porter for your luggage while on trekking is €234 and he carries max. 12kg.
Price for the group tour with extension (Chitwan) is €1261 per person.
Departure guaranteed from 2 participants on!
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