Day 01: Arrival in Nepal [1,330 m]: After you land in Kathmandu airport you will meet a representative from Adventure Treks Nepal who will assist you with hotel procedure. A short briefing will be done once you have settled down. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 02: Cultural Tour in Kathmandu [1,330 m] - (B): Today we will explore the Kathmandu Valley. We will visit the World heritage sites located in Kathmandu Valley. After your breakfast we will drive towards Swyambhunath also known as the monkey temple because of hundreds of monkeys living around the stupa. It is one of the world’s most glorious Buddhist Stupa and believed to be more than 2,000 years old. We will then drive to the ancient palace of Kathmandu Valley, the Kathmandu Durbar Square. This premises was the palace of ancient Kathmandu with many other attractions like temple of living goddess Kumari, the Jagannath temple and the Kastamandap temple inside the Durbar Square Area. We will also visit the Pashupatinath Temple and BouddhaStupa on the same day. Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most scared Hindu Temple in the world whereas BouddhaStupa is the oldest and the biggest Stupa of Nepal. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Arughat [600m] - (B/L/D): After a hearty breakfast we begin our journey to western Nepal. We drive approximately for 5 hours to reach Arughat, situated at Gorkha district, from where we begin our trek (In monsoon, Gorkha-Arughat road might not be suitable for drive so trek might start from Gorkha). Arughat is a local market clustered on both sides of the Budi Gandakiriver connected by a suspension bridge. Overnight in Tea House.Drive- 6/7 hours.
Day 04: Trek to SotiKhola [710 m] - (B/L/D): We finally begin our trek. We follow a gentle trail that leads us to rice fields and finally into a village inhabited by Gurung People. We then head towards Shanti Bazaar from where we see the first glimpse of ShringiHimal. We cross a suspension bridge over BudhiGhandakiriver and head down to SotiKhola. In SotiKhola we will meet the “honey hunters” of Nepal who are famous for their ancient expedition to the cliff to collect honey of the ApisLaborisa, world’s largest honey bee. Overnight in Tea House. Average trekking time is 05-06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to MacchaKhola [900 m] - (B/L/D): The trail today sometimes cuts into the steep valleys which isdensely forested. We pass many waterfalls and paddy fields to reach Lapubesi. From here our path descends to the wide, sandy riverbed which follows a trail meandering below the steep, craggy valley side. We finally ascend for one last time to reach MachaKhola where we will be spending the night. Overnight in Tea House. Average trekking time is 05-06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Jagat [1,350 m] - (B/L/D): We continue our trek after breakfast. The trail today takes us to other villages with the vegetation changing slowly. We then cross a bridge followed by an ascend to Kholabesi from where we head towards Hot spring. The trail then climbs over another ridge to cross the BudhiGandaki River on a suspension bridge. After ascending on staircase path to Dobhan we cross another suspension bridge over YaruKhola followed by a descend to the river. The trail then again goes uphill towards TharoBharyang. Finally after the last uphill climb of the day we walk along the river to reach the village of Jagat where we will be spending the night. Overnight in Tea House. Average trekking time is 07-08 hrs.
Day 07: Jagat - Lokpa [2,240m] - (B/L/D): The early part of trek moves gently uphill and then follows a flat leveled path. You cross a suspension bridge over BudhiGandaki before you enter Philim. Philim is a big village mainly inhabited by the Gurungs. From Philim, you climb a gradual uphill where we stop for lunch at EkleBhatti. Lokpa is the first village as you enter the Tsum valley. Overnight in Tea House. Average Trekking time is 06-07hours.
Day 08: Lokpa trek to Chumling [2,600m] - (B/L/D): We begin our day with an uphill climb towardsChumling. Chumling is a village situated at the south face of ShingriHimal. We will also visit the Gombas of Chumling on this day. The trail today is completely uphill so this might be a tiring day. Overnight in Tea house. Average trekking time is 04-05 hours.
Day 09: Chumling to Chokhangparo [3,010 m] - (B/L/D): Begin our day by crossing a suspension bridge and continue on the opposite bank of the river with superb views of Ganesh Himal. We arrive at Gho village after crossing another suspension bridge over SerpuKhola. From Gho, it is further 2 hours climb to reach Chokhangparo from where we can observe extraordinary view of Himalchuli and GanehHimal. Overnight in Tea House. Average trekking time is 04-05 hours.
Day 10: Chokhangparo to Nile [3,010 m] - (B/L/D): The trail today ascends in the direction of Lama Gaun passing through monasteries and Gompa. We climb onto the Milarepa’s Cave, a Buddhist meditation centers. We reach Nile via Phurbe and Pang where we will be staying two nights. Overnight in Tea house. Average trekking time is 04-05 hours.
Day 11: Exploration Mu Gompa and back to Nile [3,010 m] - (B/L/D): After breakfast we will explore around Mu Gompa region. Mu Gompa is said to be the largest monastery of this region and is located at the highest and remote part of Tsum Valley. After spending sometime around Mu Gompa we return back to Nile for overnight stay. Overnight in Tea House. Average hiking time is 03-04 hours.
Day 12: Nile trek to Chumling [2,386 m] - (B/L/D): We now begin our descend towards ChhokangParo. The trail today is mostly downhill and similar to what we used earlier. We finally reach Chumling after descending to Gho and crossing a suspension bridge over SarphuKhola. Overnight in Tea house. Average trekking time is 05-06 hours.
Day 13: Chumling trek to Philim [1570 m] - (B/L/D): From Chumling, we continue to Lokpa and then move ahead on a flat trail ahead overlooking the gorgeous Samba Falls. Overnight in Tea House. Average trekking time is 05-06 hours.
Day 14: Philim trek to KhorlaBensi [970 m] - (B/L/D): From Philim, we head towards Jagat and Tatopani to reach Khorlabeshi. We trek downhill to Sirdibas again and arrive at Jagat. From Jagat, we continue trekking through Tatopani. Overnight in Tea house. Average trekking time is 05-06 hours.
Day 15: KhorlaBensi trek to SotiKhola [700 m] - (B/L/D): On this day we cross the Tharokhola flowing in a rocky ravine. Further ahead, descend down to the river and traverse to MachhaKhola village. We reach the Gurung village of Labubeshi trekking alongn the BudhiGandaki River and finally reach SotiKhola where we stay overnight.Overnight in Tea house. Average trekking time is 06-07 hours.
Day 16: SotiKhola to Arughat to Kathmandu [600 m] - (B/L): After breakfast we start our trekking to Arughat. First we climb up the ridge of Kyorpani and then descend down to the cascading waterfall. Passing through the Sante Bazaar, we arrivearughat bazaar where we will have a Lunch then we drive back to Kathmandu.Overnight in Hotel. Average trekking time is 04-05 hours. Drive for 06-07 hours.
Day 17: Free day in Kathmandu [1,330 m] - (B): This day is at leisure. You will have time to explore Kathmandu if you wish to or you can walk down the streets of Thamel for any last minute souvenir shopping. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 18: Fly back home - (B): According to your flight time a representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will drop you to the airport. Return back with memories that last lifetime.
Note: If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.