Village trek and tea plantations of Eastern Nepal.

Located in the Far East of Nepal, a few kilometers from Darjeeling (India), this easy and original trek, between tea fields and villages, encounters the Limbus in a region where no tourist ever goes. This trek has been prepared by our guide who was born in the region and knows perfectly villages and inhabitants, ensuring the success of this beautiful hike amid the rhododendrons in bloom.

HIGHLIGHTS

- Cold season trek, accessible to all
- Visit to tea plantations
- Little explored region, warm welcome in homestay accommodation
- View of Kanchenjunga and Kumbhakarna

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Itinerary

  • Level of Trek: Moderate
  • Best Period: March - April & October - November
  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Number of walking days: 7
  • Flights: Kathmandu - Bhadrapur / Biratnagar - Kathmandu
  • Accomodation: Hotel in Kathmandu & Lodge/Homestay during trek

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Day

Arrival in Kathmandu and check-in at hotel. Rest and visit.

- Accomodation : Hotel

Flight to Bhadrapur in Terai. Transportation by jeep or local bus to Phikal. We are in Ilam - the Nepali capital of tea. Darjeeling is on the other side of the border. Walk in the middle of tea plantations.

- Accommodation : Lodge

Transfer to Phidim. Small walk in the village before we continue to the village of Jorsale by vehicle.

- Accommodation : Homestay

Trek in tropical area on the banks of the Tamor River that we cross before a quite steep ascent to Chuhandanda.

- Ascent : + 500m
- Descent : - 400m
- Accommodation : Homestay

Walk through many typical Nepali villages inhabited mostly by the Limbus but also by other ethnic groups. Trek to Musegaira.

- Ascent : + 200m
- Descent : - 200m
- Accommodation : Homestay

A day dedicated to local school visits, meeting with students and teacher. Lunch with teachers in a school.

- Ascent : + 200m
- Descent : - 200m
- Accommodation : Homestay

Walk to Khamlalung via Sakranti Bazaar, the most important village in the region. We start to gain height on the hills where we enjoy a breathtaking view of the eastern Himalayas (Kumbhakarna, ...). Trek on the green ridges before arriving at Khamlalung.

- Ascent : + 700m
- Accommodation : Homestay

By a wild path, we enter a rhododendron forest before reaching Gufa Pokhari, the highest point of our trek at 3 000m.

- Ascent : + 500m
- Accommodation: Homestay

Last day of our trek. Once again, we see the villages and faces of the different ethnic groups in the heart of the most authentic Nepal.

- Descent : - 500m
- Accommodation: Homestay

Transfer by jeep or local bus to Biratnagar through spectacular scenery. Flight to Kathmandu. Transfer to the hotel and late afternoon free.

- Accommodation : Hotel in Kathmandu on a BB basis

Guided tour to Bhaktapur and Boudhanath with an english speaking cultural guide in a private vehicle.

- Accomodation: Same hotel

Free morning in Kathmandu. In the afternoon, transfer to airport. Arrival at destination the following day.

What's included

- All the transfers in private vehicle according to program
- 3 Nights in hotel Holy Himalaya or Similar in Kathmandu on BB Basis
- Trek in Full Board in Lodges and Homestay according to program
- English Speaking Trekking Guide entire Trek
- Porter for 2 pax and Trekking Assistant from 4 Pax
- carry 13 Kg per person during trek
- 1 day visit in Kathmandu with cultural Guide and vehicle
- Domestic Airport Tax
- Flight Kathmandu - Bhadrapur & Biratnagar - Kathmandu (339 US$)

What's not included

- Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
- Extra Cargo more than 13 kg/person
- Visa on Arrival (25 US$ + Photos)
- Entrance fees during visit the sites in Kathmandu
- International flight
- Insurance Detail needed
- Tips, personal expences, drinks, Sleeping Bag etc....
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