Day 01: Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and drive to Illam, overnight in Ilam tea gardern at hotel.
Day 02: Ilam to Shukhetar 2420m, 5 hours drive, overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Sukhetar to Lalikharka 2265m, 5 ... read more
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu On the first day upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu our team representative staff will already show his presence to greet you. From the airport you will transfer to the hotel. You will take some rest and then will be familiar with the detail itineraries. All volunteers in the group will be placed in the same hotel as far as possible so that there will be an opportunity to know each other better. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Spending a night at Kathmandu you will wake up early in dawn so that you will cover maximum places of Kathmandu and if you are favored with time then will move to Bhaktapur and Patan as well. Our first priority is to show the Kathmandu Valley whose monuments are listed in World Heritage Sites just like Swyambhunath (Monkey temple), holy Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Patan Durbar square. Completing the sightseeing you will move to hotel and prepare for the next day. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj Flight It takes an hour of flight to take us to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu. Nepalgunj is an important economic hub in Nepal which is bordered to Indian town of Rupediya. Itinerary can be customized to visit nearby Bardia National Park. We can also visit Bageshwori temple in Nepalgunj. Stay overnight in a hotel in Nepalgunj.
Day 04: Nepalgunj to Juphal flight (2475m), Trek to Dunai (2140m) 2hrs We will take early morning Nepalgunj to Juphal flight. The pleasant flight above snow capped mountains continues for 35minutes. Juphal Airport is not so well developed. You can feel the change in geography from hot city in the plains to the cold mountain village. Great Himalaya Trail Trek (Lower Dolpa Section) begins from Juphal. 2hrs of trek from Juphal will take us to Dunai (2140m).
Day 05: Dunai to Chunuwar/Amchi Hospital (3130 m) 6 hrs 6hrs of trek from Dunai will take us to Chunuwar / Amchi Hospital (3130m). We will begin our trek early in the morning and take lunch somewhere near to Chunuwar / Amchi Hospital. We need to cross through few dispersed settlements and Pine forest to reach Chunuwar where we will stay overnight in a tented camp.
Day 06: Chunuwar to Ringmo / Phoksundo Lake (3733m) 2 hrs Ringmo is an ancient village located near to famous Phoksundo Lake (3608m) which is the jewel of Lower Dolpo. We will visit the ancient Buddhist monastery in Ringmo and witness the traditional Himalayan lifestyle. Stay overnight in Ringmo.
Day 07: Phoksundo Lake to Sangta (2470m) 2 hrs Early in the morning, we will trek all the way to Phoksundo Lake. Phoksundo Lake does not support aquatic life but the interesting feature of this lake is the shift in color of water. The lake is secured by sharp cliffs and snowcapped mountains. Leaving Phoksundo Lake, we will pass through the narrow path and proceed to tiny Sangta village where we will stay overnight.
Day 08: Sangta to Kageni (2228 m) 6-7 hrs We will leave Sangta early in the morning after breakfast and proceed through the pine and oak forest and few dispersed tea houses to Kageni in about 6-7 hours. The walk through highland area is pleasant with views of beautiful landscapes that are colored with several species of blooming flowers. We will stay overnight in a tented camp in Kageni.
Day 09: Kageni to Juphal (2475 m) 4-5 hrs Our Great Himalaya Trail Trek is coming to an end. We will leave Kageni and walk through the forested area. The path swirls up and down, passing through few highland villages for about 4-5hrs before taking us to Juphal. We will return to Nepalgunj on the next day. So we will stay overnight in Juphal.
Day 10: Flight from Juphal to Nepalgunj We will take an early morning flight from Juphal to Nepalgunj. The pleasant flight above snow capped mountains continues for 35minutes. We will land at Nepalgunj Airport. You are on your own. Spend the day as you like. Either explore Nepalgunj market or take rest in hotel.
Day 11: Flight from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu On 11th day, we will return back to Kathmandu. It takes an hour of flight to get transferred from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu Airport. You will be taken to the hotel in Kathmandu where you can spend the day by arranging photo albums or taking journal and thus savoring your memories so that they may last forever.
Day 12: Departure Officially getting done with the tour package it’s time to say good bye. So taking the breakfast you will be transferred into the Tribhvan International Airport, Kathmandu by our team representative in a private van. We hope we are able to make your holidays as memorable as you have vision. Have a safe journey.