Arun Valley to Everest View Trek 19 days

Arun Valley to Everest View Trek 19 days

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Group size: Min 2-10 Max People

Max-Altitude: 3860 m/ 12664 ft

Destination: Nepal

Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal

No. of Days: 19 days

Activity: Trekking & Sightseeing

Travel by: Private vehicle & flight

Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate

Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu & lodge in trek

Meal: Breakfast in Kathmandu & all meal in trek

TRIP GALLERY

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

1.Beautiful views of typical Nepali and Everest traditional villages
2.Accompanied by the warm hospitality of local community people
3.Common view of mountain peaks including Mt. Everest [8848 M]
4.Beautiful views of endangered animals and birds in Sagarmatha National Park
5.Crossing the rivers with high suspension bridges including famous Hillary bridge
6.Stunning view of mountain peaks from Everest View point 

TRIP INTRODUCTION

The Arun Valley to Everest View trek is the most popular and classic trek among many expedition lovers. The trek route is designed while taking consideration of people who have enough time to explore the beauty of Everest/Himalaya regions. The route we take on this trek will give you the clear view of mountains like Mt Everest [8848 M] to Mt. Makalu ranges. Arun Valley is situated within the two famous places such as Sagarmatha National Park and Makalu Barun National Park. These parks actively work for the conservation and protection of endangered birds, animals and vegetation available in Everest region.

While taking the routes of Arun Valley, we will explore the stunning beauty of snowcapped mountains. We will be taking the routes going through the popular villages in Everest region such as Chettri, Brahmin, Rai and Sherpa communities. The sights of traditional agricultural farm, warm and typical Himalayan settlements, ancient Buddhist monasteries will be common throughout this path. Arun Valley Trek gives you the opportunity to explore the Himalayan beauty along with challenges which gives the experience of your lifetime. We will be following the trails of Dudh Koshi river and will be crossing it through famous Hillary bridge. The path leads you to the beautiful village named as Namche Bazaar, the main trading center present in Himalaya/ Everest region and also considered as the gateway to Everest region. The paths are filled with stunning view of beautiful mountains, Rhododendron and pine trees, endangered animals, flora and fauna etc. Breathtaking views of mountains peaks including highest peak of world Mt.Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Kwangde, and Mt.Tawache etc will be common in this Trek period.

As we make our way back to Lukla, we will be following the same path as we took at the very first and second day of our trek. While taking the routes of conservation area the view of endangered animals like musk deer, mountain goats, colorful pheasants, rare Red Pandas and even Snow Leopards will be common. Arun Valley Trekking is one of the best destination in Nepal for bird lovers.

Trip Summary: Kathmandu- Timlingtar- Salphaphedi- Kiraunle Gompa-Phakding-Namache Bazar- Khumjung-Lukla-kathamndu

Best Month: September- December and March to May

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arriving day in Kathmandu

Day 02: A free day to explore city and trek preparation

Day 03: Flight to Tumlingtar and then trek to Kartiki Ghat (315 mt./1,033ft)

Day 04: Kartiki Ghat to Goethe Bazaar (685 mt./2,246ft)

Day 05: Goethe Bazaar to Salpa Phedi (1,520 mt./4985ft)

Day 06: Salpa Phedi to Guranse (Chayaksila) (3,000 mt./9,840ft)

Day 07: Guranse to Sanam (2,840 mt./9,315ft)

Day 08: Sanam to Gudel (1,965 mt./6445ft)

Day 09: Gudel to Kiraunle Gompa (2,540 mt./8,331ft)

Day 10: Kiraunle Gompa to Sibuje

Day 11: Sibuje to Pangum (2,850 mt./9,348ft)

Day 12: Pangum to Painya (2,730 mt./8,954ft)

Day 13: Painya to Surkhe (2,290 mt./7, 511ft)

Day 14: Surkhe to Phakding (2,610 mt./8,561ft)

Day 15: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 mt./11,283ft)

Day 16: Visit Everest view point and Khumjung Village

Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2,850 mt. / 9,350FT)

Day 18: Flight back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

Day 19: Departure or extend your trip

Important Note:

The flight between Kathmandu and Lukla where the trek starts is generally reliable but if the weather is bad all flights will be delayed or canceled for the day. In the event the flight is cancelled we will attempt to get you on a chartered helicopter but you are responsible for the extra costs in this event which can range from $200 to $600 or more depending on the number of people on the flight.

We in some itinerary schedule one extra day into the trek already as a buffer day in case of delays and in some Itineraries do not have extra day after trek but as flights can at times be delayed for several days we suggest you add a couple of extra days at the end of your trip in case of any delays. Extra days should always be scheduled at the end of the trip and not the start.

Important Notes and Safety Concerns

Trekking is simply not just walking. Some of our trips are extremely adventurous and needs serious efforts to complete them successfully. We kindly request all our valuable guests to come well prepared before doing any of these extreme treks. Buying proper and reliable insurance coverage with Helicopter Evacuation on emergency is the most important thing before starting the adventures. Sometimes, our treks are done in extremely remote places where you will have no access to outer world. On serious injuries or sickness Helicopter can be the only mean to evacuate you. In other hand bad weather conditions can also ruin the whole adventures. So, we say

"Get prepared first and enjoy the adventure without worrying"

Itinerary Details (Day to Day Itinerary)

Day 01: Arriving day in Kathmandu ( 1300M) 

Today you will arrive in Kathmandu airport where our representative will be waiting for you to pick up. Then you will be transferred to your respective hotel by our private vehicle. In the evening we will be offering you our traditional Nepali dinner in typical Nepali restaurant and along with cultural dance performances.

Day 02: A free day to explore city and trek preparation

After arriving in Kathmandu, you will have the full day to explore the cultures, traditions, temples, and monuments available in Kathmandu. If you consult with your guide, they will accompany you to explore the 4 major world heritage sites situated in Kathmandu Valley - Swayambhunath temple, Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar square. At the end of the day, every team members and leaders will sit and share required knowledge for the upcoming trek

Day 03: Flight to Tumlingtar and then trek to Kartiki Ghat (315 mt./1,033ft)

We will start our destination to Tumlingtar by taking an air flight of around 45 minutes. Tumlingtar offers you the view of mountains of al Langtang area and Mt. Everest, Makalu and Mt. Kanchenjunga. The Tumlingtar is situated on a shelf right above Arun river. From there the real trekking starts filled with adventurous opportunities.

Then after resting for a while in Tumlingtar, we will make our way towards Kartiki Ghat. we will be following the trails of Arun river and crossing it with the help of high suspension bridge. We will finally reach Kartiki Ghat and spend our night there.

Day 04: Kartiki Ghat to Goethe Bazaar (685 mt./2,246ft)

After having our breakfast in the morning we will head towards Goethe Bazaar. We will be taking the route leading to the subtropical forest around Baluwa Besi, crossing Brahman, Chettri and Rai’s villages. After completing the trail we will finally reach to Goethe Bazaar. We will make our overnight stay. The place is famous for Rudraksha (Holy Hindu beads).

Day 05: Goethe Bazaar to Salpa Phedi (1,520 mt./4985ft)

The route to Salpa Phedi is full of terraced land where you will see rice paddies, Citrus fruits, Banana groves etc. The place is filled with the community of Rai and Sherpa people. The path is full of beautiful green forest and bamboo bridges to cross the river. Then after a long tiring trek, we will reach the base of Salpa pass known as Phedi.

Day 06: Salpa Phedi to Guranse (Chayaksila) (3,000 mt./9,840ft)

After having our breakfast in the morning we will then move towards Guranse. The path is filled with bamboo forest, rhododendron trees and follows the trails of Arun river and then to the Salpa Bhanjyang pass.The path is beautiful and fills with many natural scenes and easy to trek. We will make our overnight stay at Guranse.

Day 07: Guranse to Sanam (2,840 mt./9,315ft)

After having breakfast in the morning we will make our way to the Sanam. The path in the middle of is slow in the knolls, following the backwoods way passing a few Sheppard's shades, at that point coming to at Sanam for the overnight stop in the middle of rhododendron forest.

Day 08: Sanam to Gudel (1,965 mt./6445ft)

Morning walk prompts a short tough to the highest point of the go at Salpa top at 3,349m where a substantial chorten marks the pass and the start of Sherpa impact. This is a long plunge to the Hongu Khola, through hemlock and fir woods that overflows with feathered bird and animal life including Himalayan bear, woofing deer, and lesser panda. From the best the trail slides and keeps achieving the base at Sonam town from here an additional couple of hours treks to the vast Rai town of Gudel for the overnight stop.


Day 09: Gudel to Kiraunle Gompa (2,540 mt./8,331ft)

The walk today is shorter than the earlier day; the walk leads past the Guidel town achieving the scaffold over the deluge Hinku River, crossing the extension to reach Bung town, this rice developing region is a standout amongst the most prolific areas of Nepal possessed by Rai tribes, with some Sherpa towns at higher rises. From Bung one more hour of good progressive compasses at Kiraunle disregarding the two towns of Guidel and Bung down underneath.

Day 10: Kiraunle Gompa to Sibuje

After a superb time at Kiraunle, the walk prompts tough climb far from the towns going through the cool shade of the woods of Rhododendron, pines, oaks and hemlock coming to at Surki-la or Ghai-Kharka pass a little restricted spot, from here a long dive prompts the overnight camp at Sibuje a little homestay for climbers.

Day 11: Sibuje to Pangum (2,850 mt./9,348ft)

After breakfast, the trail proceeds over the Hinku Khola towards the Dudh Kosi, in the wake of intersection the scaffold the walk prompts a lofty climb driving north to Kharte a little town possessed by Sherpa tribe. From here the walk leads on the steady great winding way the distance to the expansive town of Pangum.

Day 12: Pangum to Painya (2,730 mt./8,954ft)

From here onwards the air gets substantially cooler making a beeline for Khumbu territory, walk prompts a little get on the wide wandering way through a blended timberland of oak, rhododendron and the part Daphne bhoula; the Nepalese paper plant, winged creature life, including bird, is plenteous along this area of the trail. Walk keep crossing the flank of the Kharte Dande high over the waterway to a score in the edge, the Kharte La 3,880m, travel proceeds through a little town at Painya.

Day 13: Painya to Surkhe (2,290 mt./7, 511ft)

After spending the night at Painya, we will move our way towards Surkhe. The path gets much cooler as we move to Khumbu region. Walk keeps passing the flank of Kharte Dande over the stream to an indent in the edge, after Kharte La 3,880m, trekking proceeds to a town at Puiyan 2,800m, a pleasant spot amidst the woods. After Puiyan the walk is delicate for a couple of hours on the long winding way ascending on the flank of Sebuk Danda to Chotok La 2,945m. From this edge high above towards North West, one can see Lukla town with airstrip and Surkhe town down beneath, at that point plummeting to Surkhe town by the stream which is a sit still spot for the overnight stop. Surkhe arranged just underneath the slopes of Lukla, where one can see the plane flying overhead.

Day 14: Surkhe to Phakding (2,610 mt./8,561ft)

From Surkhet course drives North West to join the main trail originating from Lukla, walk prompts a jump on the winding way, going to a town at Muse and Ghaikharka following two hours of good walk, a delicate climb brings Choplung where the street from Lukla meets. The stroll from here is on the steady way almost the whole way, with few ups in the middle of, from Tarhe Khola, with great perspective of Kusum-Kangaru 6,369 m subsequent to intersection a short suspension connect, and a climb conveys to the Ghat town, one more hour of wonderful walk comes to at Phakding town for the overnight stop close to the bank of the Dudh-Kosi stream.

Day 15: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 mt./11,283ft)

Today we will start our journey to beautiful Namche Bazaar. We will be following the trails of Dudh Koshi river and Thado Khola. We will need to cross the river taking the famous Hillary bridge - high suspension bridges. After we pass Monjo, we will be right in front of the entrance of UNESCO’s world heritage site Sagarmatha National Park. On the way, you will have your first vision of world’s highest sight Mt. Everest. Namche Bazaar is the main trading center in Everest region and filled with modern facilities. From Namche Bazaar you can have the view of mountains like Mt. Everest. Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam etc.

Day 16: Visit Everest view point and Khumjung Village

After a night at beautiful Namche Bazaar, we will have our breakfast in the morning then make our way towards Everest viewpoint hotel. Everest viewpoint hotel is the famous place to have the sights of silver mountains. Once we get to the top we will have the clear view of mountains like Mt. Everest, Kwande peak, Kusum Kanguru with Nuptse wall, Lhotse and the closer view of Taweche peak can be seen all the way to up. After enjoying our moment at the top of Everest view point we will then move toward Khumjung village. We will have our overnight stay at Khumjung village.

Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2,850 mt. / 9,350FT)

Today will be last day in mountain regions. You will be waving your last farewell to the view of mountains and beautiful forests. Upon the arrival in Lukla, Your guide will make the arrangements for your stay and air ticket back to Kathmandu.

Day 18: Flight back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

We will catch an early flight to Kathmandu after having our breakfast in the lodge. The flight experience will be same as you experienced before. After arriving in Kathmandu you will be transferred back to your respective hotel. If you have time you can explore the city and go for some last minute shopping.

Day 19: Departure or extend your trip

Today you will be departing back to your own place with beautiful memories and souvenirs from the expedition.

US$ ...../ per person

Cost Includes 

Pickup from an airport by our representative and transfer to the Hotel room by private vehicle before and after the trek.
The accommodations in Kathmandu with breakfast will be complimentary.
Flight fare of Kathmandu to Tumling Tar and Lukla to Kathmandu Flight
Flight for guide
Includes all the domestic airfare taxes.
Trekking permits and documents necessary ( TIMS and National park entry permit)
Full day meal plan consisting of 3 meals and 3 cups of hot drinks per day.
Fruits available as per the season will be provided after night meal.
Well trained guide for trekking along with their salary and transportation costs, foods, accommodations, and insurance.
For groups over 6 people - assistant guide (includes salary, accommodation, meal, and insurance)
Porters throughout the trek (1 porter will carry 2 trekkers baggage), includes salary, food, accommodation, and transportation.
Basic equipment for trekking such as down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag and Ambition Himalaya t-shirt which must be returned after completing the trek.
First aid kit with the expert hand.
Expeditions taxes, paper works, and company service charges for the trek.
A traditional welcome dinner in typical Nepali restaurant at the time of arrival.
Certificate of achievement can be prepared along with the signature of company director and your local guide (only if requested).

Cost Excludes

Excludes overseas airfares such as visa fees ($ 25 for 15 days, $ 40 for 30 days and $ 100 for 90 days ),
Travel, emergency rescue charge and insurance.
Besides 3 meals and 3 cups of hot drinks per day extra cost of food, hot and cold drinking and beverages, telephone bills, laundry charges, shower fees are excluded.
Wifi Charger, Battery charging bill during the trek are off the package.
Activities not mentioned in itinerary and extra porter charge also.
Meals costs for the stay in Kathmandu even if the early return from the trek.
Extra costs caused by natural disaster, flight delay, early arrival etc.
Extra incentives such as tips, gifts, gratuities for the guides or porters.
Any benefits not mentioned in Service Includes Section unless indicated on booking of the trekking.

Regarding personal equipment all trekkers need to bring with you a pair of well broken trek Boot, sleeping bag, down Jacket, pullovers, neck scarf, etc. for Evening/night/morning use, Sun Hat, casual warm clothing for day use, some pairs of good quality socks Apart from above please bring slippers, suntan lotions and personal medication.

One microfiber towel [most guesthouses on the trek do not give towels; quick-dry], Sleeping bag rated to zero degree centigrade,* DSLR / Digital camera with spare battries, Headlamp [e.g. Petzl Zoom] with spare bulbs and batteries, Trekking bag with rain cover / Duffel bag,* Comfortable daypack, Trekking Poles, Water bottle / came bags, Ear Plug [rooms are divided by thin woods so better to avoid noise from other rooms]

Toiletries:

Multipurpose soap [preferably biodegradable], Deodorants, Nail clippers, Sun block / face and body moisturizer, Tooth brush / toothpaste [preferably biodegradable], Feminine hygiene products, Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:

Wet wipes [baby wipes], Tissue / toilet rolls, Anti-bacterial hands wash, Water purifier [Better than using mineral water to keep the mountain clean]

Extras / Luxuries:

Adaptors [Nepal two prong, 220 volt plug; or just an international, universal adaptor], Multi tool [Swiss Army Knife, Leatherman tool], Personal snacks [candy bars & cookies can also be bought in Kathmandu, Pokhara or at every guesthouse], Sewing Kit [Sometime it’s very useful], Superglue, Books for reading on free time, Cell / mobile phone, Trail Map / Guide book,* Ipod / Walkman / Mp3 Player / Mp4 Player, Pens / Pencils and small notebooks, Games i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards

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