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Chitlang Village Tour

Chitlang Village Tour

Nepal is blessed with lots of Himalayas, rivers, beautiful lakes, and many famous religious places. Chitlang is a VDC (Village Development Committee) that is located in Makwanpur District of Narayani Zone. Chitlanag lies about 27 km far away from Kathmandu. Chitlang, which is an ancient Newar habitant, and the inscriptions dating back to the Lichhavi era. This Chitlang village tour lies in the southwest direction from Kathmandu.

Chitlang Village Tour is a new destination for tourists, for sure. However, it is a hidden gem of Nepal. And most importantly, it reflects the real beauty of nature. There are other many visiting places such as “Majhagau” for Newari people and culture. Besides these, another temple such as SwachhandVairav Temple, Satdhaea, and Argenacik resort. It offers an amazing as well as thrilling experience. The real combination of natural beauty and cultural heritage is all that you get there mostly. The gateway of the motor cars lying on the back of the people is another highlight of this trip.

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You can also explore the mountains for people who possess mixed cultures and races. Not only have these, but you will also get the chance to get insights into the lifestyles of this beautiful place. It is advisable to walk on foot to explore most of the trip and get close to nature. You can walk at a slow pace to meet the local people and enjoy the delicious food they offer. The best part is they will take care of you as their family member. Chitlang Village Tour is also the short and easy doable trip that every visitor could accomplish.

It is close to Kathmandu city

In the Chitlang village tour, you will be offered an opportunity for village homestay. Therefore, In the 1-day, you will gate a chance to interact with local people and get insights into the rural life of Nepal. Chitlang hills will give you a chance for day hiking/trekking around the vibrant city Kathmandu. Chang will boost the variety of bird species and bird watching is very famous here. Bird watching is a fantastic source of enjoyment you can find here. There are around 160 bird species and also many more other species. Other than this, camping and cycling are other recreational activities for visitors. Thus provides you an opportunity to get closer to an un-disrupted ecology in the surrounding.

Chitlang Organic Village Resort:

In the Chitlang organic village resort, people live in an organic style. Before, there was no high way to link India, and Kathmandu and Chitlang were the only choices to get to India. There are lots of evidence, which shows that there was a civilized society in ancient centuries. You can see many old temples there, with fantastic wood and stone carving. Besides these, you can also see artistic rest houses, stone taps, and many inscriptions of centuries are lying there.

These things are proofs of that civilized society.
Chitlangorganic village resort is surrounded by beautiful lush green forests. This forest comprises more than 160 species of flora and fauna. The chirping sound of birds is soothing to hear. The large green fields add more beauties to this place. The place is filled with a big apple garden that consists of more than 1000 apple trees. Seeing those will be pleasurable and enjoying task to do. Not only this can few cottages also be found there. Those are of recently constructed. Most of the tourists can have an exciting stay at those cottages.

The most amazing part of this is, Kulekhani, which is also known as the Indrasarovar is at a near distance from Chitlang village. You can reach Kulekhani in about a walk of 40 minutes from the Chitlang village. Kulekhani is also recognized as the largest human-made Lake in Nepal.

Chitlang Nepal

Chitlang Nepal is marked as one of the first resorts of Chitlang. It was started in 2010, and the founder of this resort is Mr. Debendra, Nepal. This is why he is known as the Father of Chitlang Tourism, because of the contribution he has made for commencing tourism. He came back to his home town after his graduate study in Tourism Management. He then started to struggle, for establishing one of the model Tourism destinations. Therefore, Chitlang has to gain lots of popularity and becoming a famous tourist destination for domestic as well as international tourist.

Another specialty of this Chitlang village tour is you can have the authentic and delicious Nepali cuisine. Most importantly,  In Chitlang village tour, you will be offered with quality services and a calm environment for your stay. There will include a room with comfortable bedding and a pleasurable environment. Outstanding hospitality provided by the local members of the village is another perk of this fantastic trip. You can fully enjoy nature, along with the sophisticated amenities of hotels.
Chitlang located in about 22 lm far from the southwest of Kathmandu, is free from noise and dust. It lies in the mid-hills of the Mahabharat range. ChitlangNepal is indeed the hiker’s paradise

 Trip Facts of the Chitlang Village Tour:

Destination: Nepal
Level of Difficulty: Easy
Final Destination: Chitlang
Starts/ Ends: Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel
No. of Days: 2 days (1 night/1 day)
Preferred Season: All four seasons

 

Brief Itinerary or Chitlang village tour.

Day 1: Drive to Chitlang
In the early morning, meet with your guide at the center place of Kathmandu, Sundhara. Afterward, Drive to Thankot. It will take at around 30 mins drive from Ratnapark, Kathmandu. From Panikhat, Thankot it takes around 4-5 hours to reach Chitlang. Therefore  On the way along your trip, you can enjoy the scenic drive to Thankot. After reaching there, get some refreshments and visit the Homestay village in the evening. You will be greeted and welcomed in Chitlang organic village resort. You can also have a leisurely walk around the resort area and capture the environment in your camera film. At night, enjoy the campfire with music and a simple barbecue.
Have a delicious dinner at night.

Day 2: (Drive back to Kathmandu)
This is the second day of your chilling tour. Start your morning with hot coffee in the resort. Get started for visiting the local cheese factory, various shrines, and also famous temples in that area. Not only this, you can also visit fishery for fishing in some freshwater trouts. After lunch, trek downhill to Kulekhani Lake. This is the short trek of about 2/3 hours. Boating and sightseeing will be the types of recreational activities to do on this day. Afterward, you are recommendable to get on board. And then drive back to Kathmandu.

Chitlang 1 night, 1-day packages include the following services:

Inclusions:

  • Transportation
  • Experienced trip guide
  • One time Dinner, Lunch and Breakfast
  • Short Hiking
  • Comfortable homestay, Room on sharing basis.
  • Minibus(capacity max. 28 people), or also 14-seater HIACE (for driving Kathmandu to Thankot) and (Kulekhani to Kathmandu)
  • Campfire, Dance, and Music
  • Recreational activities:
    Boating, Fishing, Sightseeing

Exclusions:

Personal natural expenses

Mineral water

Extra meals and any beverages

travel Insurance.

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 Conclusion:

You can view the mind-blowing view of Surrounding landscapes, and serene environment. All in all, your entire Chitlang tour would be excellent. In addition to this, the morning view of the Kathmandu valley, amazing Himalayan range, the lush green forest will attract you the most. You can also capture the picturesque view of this amazing nature on your camera or mobile phone.

Ancient Civilization, Beautiful Newari village, Pear Garden, Cheese factory, Natural beauty, and Temples are the primary reasons for opting for Chitlang Village Tour. Chitlang Tour Packages are also the short tour packages that start from Kathmandu and end in Kathmandu.

For price and details about the trip, please contact us:

Above The Himalaya Trekking (P) Ltd.

GPO Box No: 23223

Yoyesworu Marg, Khusibun,
Nayabazar, Kathmandu, Nepal

Phone: +977-1- 4387109

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Muktinath Tour – Major Attraction of Muktinath Temple

Muktinath Tour

Muktinath Tour is one of the most visited tourist destinations. It is located at an altitude of 3710 meters from the sea level and also known as the highest temple in the world. Muktinath is also known as the third holiest place. Heaven is a myth, Nepal is real. You can experience the true feelings of this statement by visiting Nepal. Every year more than thousands of International visitors visit Nepal to explore its natural beauty and lie on the lap of the giant mountains.

Muktinath is a beautiful temple with a picturesque view of mount Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. The main festival celebrating in Muktinath is ‘Janaipurnima,’ and the place is most crowd during this festival. There are 108 water taps behind the temple; the ice-water coming from the tap is considering as the holy water. There is an eternally burning flame burning in the temple.
Muktinath is the temple of Lord Vishnu, it believes lord Vishnu got salvation from the curse of Brinda here. The temple of Muktinath has a Pagoda style which is the dedication to ‘lord of salvation’ Vishnu.

Jomsom muktinath trek

It is the temple of Hindu Lord Vishnu

Muktinath is the temple of Lord Vishnu, according to Hindu. We believe that lord Vishnu got salvation from the curse of Brinda here. According to Buddhists culture, Muktinath is also the founder of Tibetan reliance ‘Guru Rinpoche,’ who was there and devoted himself to meditation there. Gurung and Sherpa are the native people living around the Muktinath area. There is a Dharmasala ‘Rani Pauwa, ’ which is also called ‘Queens resting place’ near the temple of Muktinath. Muktinath Tour is undoubtedly one of the exciting and pleasurable tours you can have in Nepal.

Muktinath tour is the sacred and secretive place; it was unfamiliar to the outer world, are, but since 2006, many developmental activities are being done in the Muktinath area. Now the site is famous inside and outside the country. Nowadays you can visit the temple in just 20 minutes flight from Jomsom. Mustang is situated between the Himalayan and Tibet in the Annapurna region. Muktinath Tour is also known as the treasure hunt of Nepal. Mustang is one of the very remote places in Nepal where not any modernization has occurred. Thus, this place is far from noise and dust.

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Muktinath Yatra:

This place holds Hindus and Buddhists’ ethnic and spiritual importance. Muktinath is located at the valley in the mustang district. In Hindu, Muktinath is also called Mukti-Chhetra, which means it is the place of deliverance. It is the oldest temple in Nepal.

The cost of the Muktinath tour package also depends upon the trip duration and from where the tour starts. The Muktinath yatra includes driving from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu and a flight from Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara. Those people who have enough time and want to explore nature deeply can opt for the choice mentioned above. Not only this, but they can also take the adventure of a mountain roadway.

Muktinath Yatra is all possible by any medium of transportation. According to their choice, people can choose between domestic flight, adventure road trip, or anyone can also opt for helicopter tours as well. All these medium of transportation depends upon the total period of each individual, the total budget of the Muktinath Tour.
Above the Himalaya will provide all the necessary things to their clients at a reasonable price. We can provide all the services ranging from giving deluxe to budget services as per their requirements.

jomsom muktinath trek

You can reach easily from Kathmandu to Pokhara by an easy scenic drive of 5/6 hrs. Meanwhile, you can visit and explore the second largest country, Pokhara. A private jeep or any tourist bus would be easy to reach to Pokhara. For your kind information, there is a daily bus service operation from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

Major Attraction of Muktinath Tour Package:

Muktinath temple, the temple of Lord Vishnu, has lots of spiritual and religious importance. Besides, there are various Kunda, Dhara, saligram, etc. around Muktinath temple, which is considered as the major attraction of this area.

Mukti Kunda:

Mukti Kunda is the two holy water ponds, which is also known as “Laxmi Saraswati Kunda.” This Kunda is located in front of the temple. It is believed that, if you take a plunge in that Kunda, you all sin will be rinsed away.
Mukti Dhara:
Mukti Dhara is another major attraction of this temple. You can see 108 bull-headed shape waterspouts in the backside of this temple. In those 108 waterspouts, holy water from Gandaki river flows.

Jwala Mai Temple:
Julia Mai Temple consists of a continuously burning holy flame. This flame is generated from a rock that is located inside of the Dhola Mebar Gompa. This place is just situated five minutes far from the walking distance and situated in the southern part of the temple side.

Pharma Lha Khang Gompa:

Monastery, located in the north region of the temple, is dedicated to Guru Rimpoche, which is also known as Padmasambhava.
Swaminarayan: Swaminarayan is called as the Satguru of Sabij Yoga.
Shaligram:
Another main attraction of this temple is Shaligram. Shaligram is the Jurassic Park of the ages. These Fossils are found on the edge of the Kali Gandaki river. The stone’s color is black, and it symbolizes Lord Vishnu. These are usually kept in the prayer room in the home.

Brief Itinerary for Muktinath Tour Package

Muktinath tour is a pilgrimage tour. It takes seven to eight days to complete this tour. People trek Muktinath for salvation. Muktinath is essential for people following Hinduism and Buddhism. You will also get to see the beautiful landscape, dense forests, and the fantastic Himalayas along to your visit to Muktinath Temple.

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu
You will first have to reach Kathmandu for this trek. Our office representative will greet you and picked up at the Hotel. Have some welcome drink and check-in at the hotel. After getting some refreshments there, you can take a short walk inside Kathmandu Valley. For the rest of the day, you can visit and roam around Kathmandu. After sightseeing Kathmandu, you will have a group discussion with the team above the Himalayan about the trip.

Kathmandu Pokhara Chitwan tour

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Drive to Pokhara
Next morning of Muktinath tour,  you will be visiting the temple of Pashupatinath in Kathmandu valley, the most magnificent temple of Lord Shiva. This temple is in the world heritage site by UNESCO. After having lunch, you then head towards Swayambunath stupa by driving 1 hr from there. At midday, you will be driving to Pokhara(200km), by the beautiful 6 hrs scenic drive. We can also visit Manakamana Temple through the Cable car. You can buy the ticket at the station or also in advance. Get the breathtaking views of the magical Himalayas, Hills, farming land, etc.
If you are in sort of time, then you can also take Everest mountain flight.
Overnight in Pokhara


Day 03: Fly to Jomsom & drive to Muktinath Temple

Distance: Jomsom 2700 m, Muktinath (3800 m)
The third day of the Muktinath tour will be a little exciting. We will take you to the airport and catch a flight to Jomsom. This will take you exactly 25 mins to reach there. After the arrival of Jomsom, you will directly walk to the hotel there, which is nearly 5 mins from Airport. After a short break, walk to the jeep stand, and your journey to Muktinath begins from there. Muktinath is approximately 20 km from Jomsom and takes an easy 2/3 hrs. Along the way, you can also see the beautiful natural scene, the gorge of Gandaki river, Various monastery, and Kagbeni.

You will then reach to Ranipauwa (3710 m) and have a short 40 min walk towards Muktinath Temple. There you will have 40 mins holly bath on 108 waterspouts. These waterspouts are also call as “MuktiDhara.” And there is also 2 Kunda n front of the temple called as Mukti Kunda.Overnight in Jomsom. After visiting and receiving blessings from the temple, walk to Jwalamai Temple. This temple is a continuously burning flame, and from there, walk to Ranipauwa. Drive back to Jomsom by Jeep and go to the hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Jomsom.

Kathmandu Pokhara Chitwan tour

Day 04: Fly back to Pokhara/ Pokhara Sightseeing

End day of our Muktinath tour, in the early morning, You will go to  Jomsom airport. Then catch a short flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. This day you will have a full day sightseeing in Pokhara.
Pokhara offers tons of adventure activities for entertaining you. Pokhara is the city full of lakes and temples, such as Phewa Lake, Rupa Lake, Begnas Lake, Gude Lake, Neutani Lake, and Maidi Lake, Barahi Temple, Bindyabasini temple and many others. You can also have Sarankot day hiking, visit World peace pagoda, David falls, Barahi Temple, Fewa Lake, Gupteshwor cave, Seti Gorge river, etc.
Overnight in Pokhara

Day 05: Drive back to Kathmandu
In the early morning, you can have a spectacular sunrise view above the skyline of the majestic Himalayan ranges. Seeing the stunning views of the Mt. Fishtail, Mt Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Mt Annapurna would surely melt your heart.
Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 06: Final Departure
This is the last of your stay in Nepal. You will be drop off to the international airport by our office member 2 hours before your flight. This concludes your end of the Muktinath Tour Package.

Conclusion:

Muktinath temple lying in the height of about 3710 meters, and standing on the foot of the Himalayan region has huge importance in today’s society. It lies in the Mustang Valley region and passes along the Thorong La pass in Nepal. The sacred place Muktinath is especially for both Buddhists and Hindus Pilgrimage. The site is famous for Mukti Kshetra and includes Moksha or the location of Liberation.
A large number of domestic as well as international tourist influxes there, considering the importance of the temple. You can choose any package tour based on your budget and time. Muktinath tour that resides on the laps of the snowcapped mountains is beyond the expectation.

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Thus, visit Nepal 2020 campaign has been pushing and motivation every adventurous lover to visit Nepal and explore it once in a lifetime. While visiting Nepal, you can visit the Moksha related Muktinath Temple. Along with this, you can also visit another famous temple in Nepal, such as Pashupatinath, Halesi Mahadev, Bouddhanath, etc. Sightseeing and field visits are the main activities we can do during this trip.

You can contact Above the Himalaya team for the Muktinath tour. for having a safe and comfortable package. In addition to this, we will offer you a customized itinerary based on your choice.

Best Time to Visit Gosaikunda

Best time to visit Gosaikunda

Nepal is blessed with natural resources and also the climatic condition. Most of the parts of Nepal are feasible, and anyone could trek throughout the year. However, trekking in each season has its benefits. As per the previous travelers and experts, Spring and Autumn are considered the best seasons for trekking in Gosaikunda trek, like all other treks. Traveling to a beautiful country, Nepal is a dream for everyone. However, the best time to visit Gosaikunda trek is the essential things that every trekker should know about.

To list out the Best time to visit Gosaikunda Trek, this article describes the best part and peculiar characteristics of each season. You can choose according to your comfort. The trekkers trek to Langtang area from Late February to early June. This falls under spring seasons. Likewise, trekkers also travel in the months of autumn, namely between early September to Late December. Both months are considered best because, during this time, the skies remain crystal clear, and the weather is moderate.  Not only this, you can see the alpine forests and green pastures everywhere at this time. Most importantly, the views of the Himalayan peaks are worth watching.

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Overview of the Best time to visit Gosaikunda Trek

A magical country Nepal is full of natural resources. It is the richest country in terms of mountains, rivers, temples, lakes, etc. There are lots of things to explore in Nepal. The world’s tallest mountain, Mt. Everest lies in Nepal. And also the other 8 out of 10 world’s tallest mountains lie here. Exploring the mountain region and seeing the giant mountain is the dream of every people all around the world. The saying Heaven is a myth, Nepal is real is true that you can have a heavenly feeling after visiting here.

Langtang gosaikunda trek

Talking about the famous places to visit in Nepal, Gosaikunda Trek cannot be ignored. Gosaikunda Trek lies to the north of Kathmandu, at an elevation of 4,380 meters. It lies in the Langtang region, and the Lake is called the headwater of the Trishuli River. The best part of this lake is, this lake remains frozen all around the year, especially from October to June. Well, you can enjoy most of your trip, if you wisely choose a trek in Best time to visit Gosaikunda Trek.

Gosaikunda Trek starts from Dhunche and ends at SundariJal Kathmandu. Exploring Langtang National Park and visiting the dense forest, all filled with flora and fauna, are the significant activities to do during the trek. Additionally, you will get to view the stunning views of the giant peaks such as LangtangLirung (7,246), DorjeLakpa (6966 m), Ganesh Himal, and many more.

Frozen lake is easy to reach from Kathmandu.

Gosaikunda can be easily reachable from Kathmandu and lies in the diverse and natural-rich Langtang National Park. This trek provides you the spectacular views of the major giant Himalayan peaks. The name of the trek is derived from Holy Lake. During the trek, you will have to experience all the ups and downs; despite this, the trail will be super enjoyable and exciting. The difficulty level of this trek is easy to moderate that anyone with average physical fitness can easily accomplish this journey. And, the trek to this place is recommendable to all year round. However, the best time to visit Gosaikunda is from October to December and March to May.

Gosaikunda Lake has been recognized as the holy lake of that area. Most of the people visit there during the pilgrimage festival of there, on a full moon day of July/ August.

The views of the mountains are extra-ordinary, and luckily, the trekking area would be crowd-free as compared to Everest and Annapurna. This trek has also been marked as the short trekking route in the Langtang region of Nepal.

The moderate trek, Gosaikunda, offers tea house accommodation throughout your trip.

gosaikunda trek

Trip Facts

  • Total Duration:11 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Grade: Easy-Moderate
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation: 3 star hotels + Tea house Lodge
  • Activities: Tour, Trekking/Sightseeing
  • Max. Altitude: 4610m/15120 ft.
  • Walking Hours: 5/7 hrs per day
  • Best Season for Gosaikunda Trek: (Spring/Autumn, Oct, Nov, Dec, Mar, Apr, May)

 

Gosaikunda Trek Highlights

  • Exploring the Langtang National Park.
  • The dense forest will offer you various flora and fauna.
  • Walking to the top altitude of 4315 m is exciting.
  • You can have an incredible panoramic view of the high peaks such as Langtang Lirung(7,246), Ganesh Himal (7422 m), DorjeLakpa (6966 m) and others.
  • You will get the chance to gain insights into the culture and tradition of Tamang People.
  • We will find 108 small/medium freshwater lakes. Mong them, the popular ones are BhairavKunda.
  • Lush forest of Pine, Maple, and Rhododendron will portray an extraordinary scenic environment.
  • Bright sunrise and sunset against the skyline are marvelous.
  • Exploring more than dozens of lakes that also includes sacred lake Gosaikunda.
  • Visit Cross Laurebina Pass (4654 m)
  • You can meet Buddhist people and know about the Tibetan influenced culture.
  • Visit various monasteries such as Singh Gompa and many more.
  • Spot the rare species such as Musk deer and Red Panda.

 

Want to Trek around Gosaikunda Lake and did not know which are the Best seasons for Gosaikunda Lake? Well, you need not have to worry, this article will help you to find the Best time to visit Gosaikunda Trek. We have discussed the Gosaikunda trek in each season.

Gosaikunda Trek in Autumn Season is the best time to visit

Autumn seasons fall between early September to late November.  As autumn seasons are considered best for trekking, we can see the clear sky. These months also offer stable weather and feasible temperatures. So that anyone could accomplish this journey with great comfort. Plus, the scenic landscapes will amaze you. Saying this does not mean the trek would be difficult in other seasons, a trek to the sacred Lake of Gosaikunda is feasible and doable throughout the year. It all depends upon your choice and comfort. Depending upon your option and what you expect from the Gosaikunda trek, you can opt for the seasons you like to trek.

gosaikunda trek

In this season, Gosaikunda trek is a moderate level and offers lots of tea house accommodation throughout your trek. Carrying advanced trekking gears, other accommodation materials, and foods is not needed. We can see lots of Hindu devotees from Nepal and India in this sacred Lake, in the full moon during August. Managing accommodations would be a little challenging task during this time.

The average high temperatures in Autumn will range between 20-28 degrees in Gosaikunda. Additionally, the average low temperatures range between 6-10 degrees. Due to its moderate temperature, this season is considered as the

Best season for Gosaikunda Trek.

The best seasons especially favors for Langtang trekkers. The pretty clear weather, sunny environment, and sparkling sunlight would be the best to capture the stunning views of the Himalayan peak. Langtang Lirung, HimalChuli, Ganesh Himal, Alpine forests and grasslands, etc. are the mountains you can see here. Besides these, walking through the valleys, mountains, highlands, ridges, pasturelands, forests, and grasslands, etc. are other highlights of this trek during autumn.

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Gosaikunda Trek in spring is the best time to visit


Gosaikunda trek, like all other treks, could be super flexible in spring seasons too. This season is marked as the best season for heading towards Gosaikunda trekking. The entire blooming forests, with rhododendron, are the major eye-catching things you will be offered in this season. The walk through the lush forest, where all the vibrant flowers are greeting you would be best to observe. You can enjoy your whole trekking journey, and you know what these vibrant creatures would motivate you throughout the journey. You can also capture the photos of this creature for later remembrance. This season is also marked as the second-best time to visit Gosaikunda trek.


The average high temperatures in these months would be between 18 degrees to 30 degrees while the average low temperatures would be between 6-18 degrees. You can also opt for Gosaikunda trekking in early June, as at this time, the weather would be super cold. There remains the dry weather until mid-June.

Gosaikunda Trek in Winter: (December- January-February)

Winter season marks the coldest season compared to all other seasons. However, the Gosaikunda trek is still possible this season. Challenge takers and enthusiastic travelers might love this season. The most significant advantages of traveling in this season are, fewer crowds make the trail clear and you can enjoy the nature closely from your heart. And also, there would be multiple options for accommodation and flight/drive. So you need not have to worry about the accommodation, in fact, you would be offered an off0season discount on your package. this is not the best time to visit Gosaikunda.

The average high temperatures in this season remain between 18 degrees to 22 degrees. Contrastly, the average low temperatures range from 2 degrees to 6 degrees. Late December is the indication of cold months. However, with the right gear, this trek can be done easily in the Winter season too. Bringing warm clothes and drinking lots of hot water is advisable in this season. Gosaikunda receives heavy rainfall in late December that makes weather chilled. But the views of the Himalayan peaks would be worth watching. Despite the snowfall, the Gosaikunda trek is still feasible. Gosaikunda. Sometimes, the heavy snow might block the Lauribina Pass. The lake most of the time remains frozen in the winter and continues for a few months.

langtang gosaikunda trek

Gosainkunda Trek in Monsoon: (June-July-August)

The monsoon season usually falls from Mid-June to Late August. The average high temperatures in this season range from 30 degrees to 22 degrees. While theIn Gosaikunda, the average high temperature ranges between 30 degrees 22 degrees in the Monsoon Season. Likewise, the average low temperature ranges between 17 degrees to 21 degrees. In this season, the lush green grasslands and rhododendron forests make the surrounding beautiful to watch. However, the heavy rainfall sometimes drives away from various trekkers.

Sometimes the continuous rainfall may halt the trekking, and trekkers have to wait for 2/3 days to get the clear weather. And also sometimes, the clouds and rains may hindrances the views. The trails are wet and slippery. This is not the best time to visit Gosaikunda.

August month (during the full moon day) is marked as the spiritual trekking to Gosaikunda. Many people visit this spiritual place in the “JanaiPurnima” festival. Mostly, Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage visit this sacred place. People take a bath in the ice-cold water of Gosaikunda and receive blessings from Lord Shiva. People believe that one can wash away all their wrong deeds by taking a bath in a holy pond. You must behave a weather alert during these months, so becoming aware of the rain may be your first task. Otherwise, you will encounter the wet trails, muddy, and slippery. Despite this, the whole of your trekking journey would be memorable and pleasurable. The atmosphere would be entertaining.


Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01-7: Kathmandu (Arrival & Transfer to Hotel). Full-Day sightseeing of famous places of Kathmandu (Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath&Patan city). Drive to Dunche (through Comfortable Jeep/land cruiser)
Trek to Sing Gompa and  Gosainkunda Crossing Lauribinayak Pass (4609m) and trek to Ghopte (3430m).Day 07-11: Trek to Tharepati and also to GulBhanjyang. Trekking down to Chisopani, Afterward Sundarijal (1463M), and drive back to Kathmandu.

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Conclusion:

Many Hindu devotees from Nepal and also from India visit this sacred place, during August.
Gosaikunda Trek is undoubtedly the best short trek than one can opt for. You can get a glimpse of the diverse landscapes, dynamic culture along with the nature of Nepal. Above the Himalaya is always more than happy to help the clients and provide the services to choose the Best time to visit Gosaikunda frozen lake.

 

Annapurna range – When to trek in Annapurna mountain

Annapurna range

Annapurna range is one of the most stunning and most traveled treks of Nepal. It lies at the north-center of with an altitude of about 8000 meters from the sea level. The trek is also a highly rated trekking place in Nepal. It is mainly famous for the spectacular view of high snow peak mountains like Annapurna I (8091 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), Machhapuchhre (6993 m) and Hiunchuli (6441 m), glacier dome, Gangapurna(7454) as well as fang(1647m) which is not climbed by anyone yet. There were many small unknown mountains all over the route.

You can observe the local lifestyle of the Gurung and Magar people. People mostly follow Tibetan culture. The house is also hand craving in Tibetan style and there are flags all over the route to the circuit in which Buddhist encrypt are written. It is about 15-18 days trip. In 1983 a conservation center called Annapurna conservation area was established.

It is the largest conservation area of Nepal which covers many towns like Manang, Mustang, Kaski, Myagdi, and Lamjung with an area of approximately 7,629. Although there are many options to Annapurna range the route from Besisahar is mostly used because the famous Thorong la pass is also in this route. And also the world’s deepest gorge Kali Gandaki is also on the route. The beautiful Manang valley also falls on the Annapurna region.

Get the stunning views from Manang in Annapurna range

Manang valley also provides you with a stunning view of beautiful mountain peaks, landscape, the forest full of Rhododendron and pine. Many important herbs like Yarchagumba and Panch a male can be found there. Annapurna range provides you with picturesque landscape, terraced fertile lands, racing rivers and rivulets, lush forests, greenish alpine grasslands, chilly weather and Thorong La pass(5,416m); highest elevation of the region.

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Annapurna is made up of two words of Sanskrit ‘Anna’ which means food and ‘prunes’ which means fullest. Surely Annapurna is fullest of the natural. Annapurna range is a paradise for the photographer and adventure geeks. You will get to view one of them, Nepal’s biggest city, Pokhara. You can see the small gumbos throughout the journey. Even being one of the remote places of Nepal you can still find hotels, lodges and tea houses everywhere.

The distance of the road varies between 160–230 km (100-145 mi), depending on where the motor of the transportation. The paths taking Annapurna circuit change from subtropical forest meadows to leafy pine forests. Every single little thing about the Annapurna range is full of cultural and natural diversity.

Annapurna range was opened since 1977 BS for trekking and very few people lived in that region. Compare to earlier the trek has been much easier and faster. The upper side of Annapurna is formed of the limestone of Everest and Dhaulagiri that’s why the Annapurna Mountain is formed on the ocean floor and gradually pushed by the tectonic forces. Annapurna trek is also been voted as the best long-distance trek as it is the combination of both cultural and natural beauty.

When to  Trek Annapurna Range:

 Annapurna range is a difficult trek so you should have proper physical fitness. Trekking Annapurna range will certainly make your body physically and mentally relax. You will gain elevation slowly without even knowing. The best time to visit the Annapurna range is considered autumn (September to November) in which many Nepali festivals fall and the weather is not so cool. Spring (March to May) Melting snow from the previous season.

In these seasons you will have a clear view of the mountain. Forests are filled with the blooming red rhododendron. You will get to watch the spectacular view of sunshine just behind the mountains. December to March is not the good time trek Annapurna circuit as it is the coldest period of the year. The day time of these months is colder and at night time, the temperature falls to minus. The famous pass Thorong la pass is blocked can be blocked with snow. The trekkers in these moths are very less. Because of the fog and snow, you may have a clear view of the mountains.

June to September is also a good season to trek the Annapurna trail. Though this is the time of monsoon in Nepal. The southern part of the Annapurna circuit gets a lot of rainfall whereas the northern parts get very less amount .this is a good time to trek Annapurna circuit if you want to avoid circuits.

Manang village

 Some of the famous places of the Annapurna region

Manang village

Manang village is located at the altitude of 3519 meters above sea level which falls on the Annapurna region. Therefore, This place is famous for its local lifestyle and culture. You will get to watch the panoramic view of Gangapurna, Tilicho, Kangaru, Pisang, and Chulu rang and Thorong peak. You will get to observe the local lifestyle of people there. Yaks are still in use at Manang for transportation. You will have typical Nepali food in Nepali style. Manang valley is a fun and refreshing place to visit. People of Manang are very welcoming and openhearted. You will find many tea houses and lodges in Manang.

Thorong La Pass
Thorong la pass the beautiful place of the Annapurna range is Thorong la pass. It is a dessert-like barren plateaued. Khatanga Kang and Yukawa Kang are the mountains that form Thorong la. You will be seeing many Budditists monasteries through the pass. Mainly people of Gurung and Sherpa community lived in Thorong la pass region. When you will reach Yak Kharka you will see the magnificent view of Chulu west and Thorong Pedi. The route to Thorong la passes goes through the beautiful paddy field, landscape several waterfalls and huge rock face overhangs.

Tilicho Lake

The world’s highest lake in Nepal is Tilicho Lake. It is lies at an altitude of 4919 from the sea level. Undoubtedly, it is the most visiting destination along the way to Annapurna Circuit. It has great religious importance. As a matter of fact, this lake is in the sacred books of Hindus. Majestic mountains and all the blooming rhododendron. We can see the best flowers from here. Not only this, you can see more other colorful flowers and vegetation. You can also see the rare wildlife animals such as white-capped river chat, white-breasted Kingfisher, brown dipper, butterflies, Barking Deer, etc. They can find in the dense forest of Tilicho. The starting point of the Tiicho Lake trekking is from Breshisahar that lies along the Marshyandi River and Thorong Peak.

tilicho lake trek

 

Muktinath

Muktinath is the third holiest place of Hindu lies in the Annapurna region It is a lovely place lies between Tibet and Himalayan. It is also the treasure hunt of Nepal. Mustang is a village with a barren landscape. The view of the Annapurna range including Dhaulagiri from mustang is amazing. It is mostly influenced by Tibetan culture and tradition. It is the dry place so vegetation is not possible. The famous Muktinath temple lies on the mustang. Mustang is one of the remote districts of Nepal in which any modernization has not to reach. People still use yaks for transportation.

Highlights of the  When to trek in Annapurna Range.

Experience the beauty of Annapurna range with glorious views of Annapurna range over the skyline. As well as, Observe the magnificent mountains in like Annapurna and Dhaulagiri from all sides. visit the scenery and the cultural diversity of
good accommodation like tea homes and homestay with a variety of menus. You can also enjoy one of Nepal’s easier treks with your close ones at the cheapest price. Getting insights into the local culture and their lifestyle very closely, inhabited mainly by Gurung and Brahman people. Spending a day at the capital city and Pokhara. Afterward, Sunrise from poon hill. Get the taste of rural Nepal and their culture of Manang and mustang. The beautiful and amazing Tilicho and ice lake. Moving along the marshlands and seeing the world’s deepest gorge Kali Gandaki.

Cost Include

  • Airport picks up and drops by car or van (by private vehicles)
    two nights’ accommodation and breakfast at Kathmandu and Pokhara.
    Best available room for accommodation at the best hotels.
  • Two-way ticket from Ktm-Pokhara-Ktm
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast and also lunch according to the itinerary (Deluxe 3 star hotel)
  • Accommodation in Pokhara inclusive of breakfast, dinner according to an itinerary.
  • Arrangement of the beautiful and clean accommodation in pristine surroundings at guest houses/lodges during the trek.
  • Availability of Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry permits, as well as the Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS), permits.
  • A good arrangement of complementary welcome and farewell dinner in a typical Nepali culture.
  • All medical kit.
  • Well experienced guide and porter to carry your bags.
  • Annapurna national park fee

Cost Exclude

  • Tips to guide and porter
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal trekking equipment: bar drinks, beverages and such as coke Fanta and mineral water.
  • Laundry, phone calls, internet, heater, the charger will be not provided.
    Tourist visa to Nepal

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Final say

Trekking Annapurna base camp is one of the best decisions that you will take ever. Enjoying the beautiful trek journey, with the clear views of the mountains is what Annapurna Range trek offers. However, warm clothes, extra down jackets, and warm sleeping bags are a must in this trekking. On the bright side, you have the trails practically to yourselves, no problems with accommodation. You might think of extreme coldness, accommodation, safety, which is the reason to drive away you from trekking to Annapurna Range trek.

Annapurna circuit trek

 

One can have a clear view of the high snow peak mountain. You can visit many famous places in Nepal like Manang, mustang, Tilicho Lake, Marshyangdi River, Thorong La pass and also Poon hill. You will be so much energy and refresh after this trek. The journey is indifferently troublesome you may have altitude sickness but seeing the amazing view you will forget all the troubles.
Above the Himalaya, Team is always ready to help you and provide the best service based on your choice and comfort.

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Thorong la pass La Pass-Trek to the most beautiful Thorung la pass of Annapurna.

Thorong la pass

 Thorong La Pass is a mountain pass with an altitude of 5,416m (17,769 ft) from sea level. It lies on the northern side of the Annapurna region. Thorung La Pass Trek is one of the exciting and enjoyable treks in Nepal

Thorong La Pass Trek passes through the path which joins Manang and Manang village. It is one of the best trekking places for trekkers in Nepal. Khatung Kang and Yakawa Kang are the mountains that form Thorong la pass. Throng La pass is also considered as one of the world’s highest pass.

You will be thrilled to see the beauty of the Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna IV, Dhaulagiri. Also Fishtail, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Tilicho peak as well as Tukuche Peak, and many other mountains. This trek starts from low elevation and slowly gains the height. The trail is at the distance of at least 200m from Manang valley. While going through the Thorong La pass, you will see Buddhist monasteries, Chame, Pisang, and Manang.

Annapurna circuit trek

Thorong la pass Trekking touches the edge of the Tibetan plateau. Therefore  The length of the Thorong la pass is 160-230 km (100-145 mi). Thorong la pass trip starts from Beshisahar to Thorong valley. You will observe the stunning view of the beautiful mountains and landscape.

When you will reach Yak Kharka, you will see the magnificent view of chulu west and throng phedi. You should be highly prepared for this trek frequent change in weather with high winds can occur. The range high viewpoint camp is located in between moraine slopes and Yakwakang. However, the route to the thrang high viewpoint camp can steep and rugged. You will get to visit and observe the village around the throng la pass area.

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Mostly Gurung people are live in Thorung la pass region

Mostly Gurung and Sherpa people live there. The lifestyle of the people there is so simple. You will find most of the people are involved in agriculture and yak farming in Thorung la pass. As Thorung is near to Tibet, people use yak for importing salt. The best months to trek to Thorong la pass is May to March and September to November. The route to Thorong la pass goes through the beautiful paddy field, landscape several waterfalls, and huge rock face overhangs. You will also see the subtropical forest along the trail. The Tibetan valley was so beautiful with their hand-carved houses. The Tibetan flag is all over the trekking route.

They write in script on the flags. You will be enjoying the desert-like plateau throughout the way. The subtropical forests are full of medicinal herbs like Panchamle and pathways. Form in recent years, many constructional activities are being done along the trail. So you will not face many problems while trekking and you can enjoy this trip to the fullest.
The Thorong La Pass Trek includes beautiful views of high mountains such as Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Mt. Annapurna 1st (8091 m), Mt. Manaslu (8163 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041m), Mt. Fishtail or Mt. Machhapuchhre (6998 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6441 m), and also  Mt. LamjungHimal (6986 m), etc.

Hiking Annapurna circuitBrief Itinerary of Thorong la pass

Here is the brief itinerary of your trip to Thorong La Pass Trek. This trip will probably be one of the best treks you have done in your entire life. Here is the list of things that you will be doing on your trip.

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu

As your trip starts from Kathmandu, you will have to reach Kathmandu first. You will be staying at the hotel in Kathmandu. After taking some rest, you can roam around the famous streets of Kathmandu, such as Thamel, IndraChowk. As this city is rich in ancient culture, you may want to go to some cultural places too. Visiting Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath will be the best option if you have an additional day.

Have a typical Nepali dinner at night and overnight in a deluxe hotel.

Day 2: Kathmandu to Besi Sahar
Total Distance: 200KM,
Trekking Duration: 4-5 hours by tourist bus
Besi Sahar is located at the altitude of 1422m above the sea level and a distance of 15km away from Kathmandu. It takes at least 4 hours to reach Besisahar from Kathmandu. You will find the checkpoint at Besisahar, where you have to show the permit. Afterward walking 2km from Besisahar, you will reach Bulbule at Ghermu. There is  also a small beautiful village. The village is full of greenery with the mesmerizing view of the mountain, terrace farming, and the view of breathtaking waterfalls.
Enjoy the day and overnight at Lodges at Ghermu.

Day 3: Trek from Ghermu to Tal

The next day of the Thorong la pass starts from Ghermu to Tal, which is situated at the altitude of 1633m. After walking for 6 hours, you will reach Tal. You will have a fantastic hike on the beautiful landscape through the Jagat village. From the Tal, you will walk to the trail along DudhKholariver. After having some ascends, you will reach to Tal, which is also called the first village of Manang. The scenery of the mountains on the way to Tal is bizarre formation supported by the river at the bottom.

Day 4: Trip from Tal to Bagarchhap
The destination point of the fourth day is to reach Bagarchhap from Tal. After crossing Marysangdi River, you will find the stairway. At the distance of 1800m from Tal, you will find a small and beautiful village. The village so very much influenced by Tibetan culture. People of that village are so homely and welcoming. Bagarchhap is situated at an altitude of 2160m. After a while of walking, you will reach Bagarchhap; it is the typical flat-roofed.

Annapurna round trek

Day 5: Trek to Chame

Day five of our trip begins toward the Chame this day. The trial is filled with uneven rocky climbs to Tyanja at 2360m. Chame is the headquarter of the Manang district, so all the facilities would be there. You might take a short break to enjoy the magnificent view of Annapurna II and LamjumgHimal. The Marshyangdi River will be flowing right along with you. There is a beautiful forest full of flora and fauna near the river to Kopar.
Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3115m)
Duration: 4-5 hours
Have an early morning breakfast. Your journey will start from Chame, and after walking for at least an hour, uphill, You will reach DhukuriPokhari at an altitude of 3060m. It is beautiful around there. Crossing the right side of the river and passing through the dense alpine forest, you will reach a small village. After resting there for a while, you will move toward the upper Pisang, which is surrounded by Annapurna and Pisang peak. The best part is walking will be a lot easier this day.

Day 7: Trek from Pisang to Manang

As usual, you will be continuing your Thorong la pass journey. We will be heading towards the beautiful valley of Manang. Manang is 22km far from upper Pisang. There will be an option for you to choose the route from Pisangthat is either from North or South. The northern way passes from Ghyaru with more climbing, but you can enjoy the magnificent view of the snow Peak Mountains. Whereas the southern routes pass from beautiful houses with less climbing than the northern way. Both the ways meet at Mungji. Enjoying the gorgeous view of the mountain peaks and landscape. You can finally reach to Manang valley through Bryanga.

Day 8: Acclimation day at Manang
Today will be one of the exciting days of your Thorong la pass journey. You will be exploring the Manang valley. Manang is also known as the hidden treasure of Nepal. It has a splendid view of mountains like Gangapurna, Tilicho, Kangaru, Pisang, Chulu range, and Thorong peak. There is a place called “Tengi,” which is recognized as the old Manang Locality. Ice Lake and Tilicho are other destinations of people after visiting Manang valley. Manang valley is situated at the altitude of 3500m above the sea level. Manang museum is another major attraction and must visitable to place in Manang valley.

Manang village

Day 9: Trek from Manang valley to Yak Kharka

Total Distance: 4350m
Duration: 3.5 hrs
The long journey continues of our  Thorong La pass and this day, your trek would be from Manang valley to Yak Kharka. Climbing up to the ladder along the north of Marshyandi valley passes you to Yak pastures, farming lands, and beautiful villages. Observe the Tibetan Plateau there. After passing the two small settlements called TankiManang and Ghunsa, you will finally reach Yak Kharka. Have lunch at Yak Kharka, and after that, you on the hilltop for acclimatization.
Overnight at Lodge.


Day 10: Yak Kharka trek to Thorong Phedi

Distance: 4450m
Total Duration: 4.30 hours
The trekking trail of  Thorong La Pass from Yak Kharka would lead you to Letder that brings you to a few tea houses or guest houses. You can have some tea/coffee there while enjoying the pristine landscapes.
After then, a few hour’s walks would take you to Phedi crossing the ThorongKhola. 1-hour step from Phedi, you can go to High camp.
Overnight tea house

Day 11: Trekking to Muktinath

This day counts as the hardest day to cross the Thorong La pass. It takes approximately 4 to 5 hrs to reach the mountain. Being there makes you feel like walking on the top of the hill. You can see many Buddhist flags and a small board at Thorong Top. The trails then go gradually down. You must carry a trekking pole to avoid the problem of knee hurting. Finally, after 3-5 hrs walk would take you to Muktinath side base camp. Visit Muktinath there. The actual meaning of Muktinath is the name of the Hindu God.
Overnight at Lodge.

Lower mustang trek

Day 12: Trekking to Jomsom (2730m)
Duration: 5 hours trekking
This day of Thorong la pass will be heading along the little steep trail, from Muktinath till Kagbeni. The dry climate and desert resembling landscapes are fascinating to look at. You can see the paths full of ancient caves. Traveling to the descending trails, from Jarkot gives you two options: one from Jomsom and another from Kagbeni. Kagbeni is a beautiful village with decorated houses, narrow valleys, and the green areas lying between the high mountains.

Overnight at Hotel

Day 13: Jomsom to Pokhara

The very next day, catch a bus or Jeep for a long 8-10 hours’ drive to reach to Pokhara. Along the way, you can see the Kaligandakiriver in Beni Bazar. After this, you will be crossing Marpha, Kalopani, Ghasa, Tatopani while having a 5-7 hrs drive and reach to Beni Bazar and then Pokhara.
Our guide would transfer you to the hotel in Pokhara. In the evening, stroll around the Lakeside Phokara, World Peace Stupa there.

Day 14: Travel to Kathmandu

This is the last day of the Thorung La pass trekking, you catch the Tourist bus, and a scenic drive of 6 hrs would take you to Kathmandu. You can buy some gifts in Kathmandu for your relatives.
Then you would be taken to the International airport for your final Departure.

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Conclusion:

All in all, the weather and temperatures at the passes and small peaks are more extreme than the other regions of the trek. The Thorong La Pass Trek includes wonderful views of high mountains such as Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Mt. Annapurna 1st (8091 m), Mt. Manaslu (8163 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041m), Mt. Fishtail or Mt. Machhapuchhre (6998 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6441 m), and also Mt. LamjungHimal (6986 m), etc.

 

Best Everest Base Camp Trek Companies

Best Everest Base Camp Trek Companies

Nepal is the country of mountains, rivers, ancient cities, jungles, and spiritual sites and many more factors. Every year hundreds of thousands of tourists visit Nepal to explore the hidden gem of Nepal. Not only is this Nepal recognized as the country full of temples. Thus Nepal has great historical and religious places to visit around. Not only this, you can have the friendliest people here serving with the best quality services and providing you a warm environment. We discuss here for Best Everest Base Camp Trek Companies.

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the popular trekking destinations in Nepal that every trekker dream to accomplish and lying in the Lap of the giant mountain is a real pleasure. Choosing the best company for Everest Base Camp Trek is a tough and challenging task. Mount Everest (8848m), Mount Nuptse(7855m), Mount Changtse(7550m), Mount Lhotse(8516m), Mount Kantega(6685m), Labuche Peak(6145m) and many other mountain peaks are the mar attraction of the Everest region.

Everest base camp trek in June

The incredible natural beauty seen here is not less than Heaven. One can never get tired of exploring natural beauty. Besides, this place can be a core place for avid trekkers and enthusiastic people. Despite its small physical structure, there are lots of things to explore in different places of Nepal. You cannot get enough of the beauty that it provides. I think the prominent reason Nepal is recognized in another country is its natural beauty. Mount Everest (8848 m) being the tallest mountain in the world is the dream of every people. Besides this, 8 out of 10 tallest mountain listed in world record lies in Nepal. make your holiday with Best Everest Base Camp Trek Companies.

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Trip Facts of Everest Base Camp Trek:

Duration Days: 10 days
Max Elevation: 5,643 m / 18513 ft (Kala Patthar)
Starting/ending Point: Lukla/Lukla
Level of Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging

Accommodation: Hotel/ Teahouse/ Lodges

Activity: sightseeing, city tour, trekking

Trip Snippets: 10 days, 9 days lodges

Transportation: Flight/Drive, Tourist Bus/Jeep

Things to Consider before choosing the Best Everest Base Camp Trek Companies

Do you want to visit this beautiful land? Then you are heartily welcome to the Land of Mountains. To make you clear, planning a trip well ensure your journey beautifully and memorable. Thus, choosing the right trekking agency is what you need to do. There are many travel and trekking company we can find in Kathmandu. The challenge is to find the best one among them.

You know what, right selection of trekking agency is a tough job. The whole trekking experience depends upon the travel agency through which you are planning to. The management and the guide the agency provides are what must be prioritized.
This article will give you some tips on choosing the best trekking agencies in Nepal. Here is the list of things, you must consider before choosing the Best Everest Base Camp Trek Companies

Everest base camp trek in April

Figure out what you want and expect

The very first things you must take into consideration is your like and what facilities you want. After figuring out what kind of services you want, you can go hunt for the best travel agencies. The estimated budget, the level of comfort, hotels and its services for stay, are the major things that make your Nepal visit journey a beautiful and memorable one. Besides these, physical fitness level, the language of the guides, and the number of the days you plan for are another factor to be chosen wisely.
I suggest, first, decide what you want, and the things you avoid in your trek then go hunting for the company based on your choice. Tally and inquiry whether they are providing the facilities you want or not. Then it would be pretty easy to make the right choice.

Registration, Licenses, and Associations of the Company

The other most important factor that any travelers should know before choosing the right trekking agency is checking whether the trekking agency is registered, licensed or not. You must be well-known whether your trekking agency is authorized with licenses and registrations or not.
In Nepal, every trekking agencies need registration with the Nepal Government, as well as the Nepal Tourism Board. And also Trekking Agencies of Nepal (TAAN) to conduct their services. The trekking agencies that offer climbing services, should be registered in Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). get the name here for Best Everest Base Camp Trek Companies.

For your king information, you can visit TAAN’s website to check for the registered trekking agencies in Nepal. That might be of great help to choose the trusted trekking agency. Not only this, but you might also check the association of that company with the recognized organizations.

Client Reviews and testimonials matter for Best Everest Base Camp Trek Companies

Sometimes client reviews and testimonials can be the best option for choosing the trusted agency. The testimonials written on the website might be of great help as it provides the basic idea about the business and their association. Not only this, but some of the testimonials also include the client’s email address. From that, you can get more information about the agency’s services. Other than that, there are various websites such as Lonely Planet and Trip Advisor where you can find great reviews of the client related to various agencies.

everest base camp trekking

Cost and facilities

Cost and facilities always come on the top list while agreeing with the agencies. You can find the trekking route, reviews of the trek similar to many companies. The things that make them best depends upon the reliable services they provide. More agencies vary from one to another based on their costs and services. you can get a good service from Best Everest Base Camp Trek Companies.

Saying that does not mean, you should go for the cheapest cost for your journey. The cheapest trip may always not be the best one. At least, search for the company that best value for money. You should get the right amount of services from the heavy amount you pay. And it is always necessary to find your need with the facilities the company provides, at a reasonable cost. If they agree with the reasonable cost and facilities you want, what you are even waiting for, go for that company. Every agency provides pick-up and drop-off services, and also the accommodation throughout the journey.

Years of Experience the company possess

The company can treat its clients in the very best way depending upon the years of experience it possesses. How long the company has been giving the services might be of great help to determine its quality and its services. You can have better services from those companies that worked for a longer period on a trekker’s service. Growing with the time, the experienced company can provide you the reliable services according to the scenario. You can check on the company websites, and also the agency’s reviews to know about their service quality.
However, there might be some new trekking agencies which are opened by the experiences guides can also be the best option to choose from.

Know the Safety standards of the Agency

You know trekking in the Himalayan region is excited as well as challenging. Trekking in such areas can be strenuous, so the safety comes to the prior region to choose in such areas. Considering necessary precautions on time might be helpful to drive away your risk and prevent danger.
Thus, make sure the travel agencies you are choosing to provide you the right safety in case of emergencies.
Checking the safety standards and good safety records are what wise trekkers seek in the company they choose. Some of the companies also provide helicopter evacuations during emergencies. only Best Everest Base Camp Trek Companies can do this.

everest base camp helicopter trek

Agencies and their Trek/Tour Guides

Guides can be a great catalyst for making your trek wonderful. Before selection of the trekking agency, you must choose the best guide who has the valid certificates. Know that, your guide’s training experience, and expertise.
You can also check whether your guides have insurance and proper gears or not. This is because you need it while going for trekking in the remote places.

Some trekking agencies also have guides that know multiple languages other than English. You can choose them for your benefit.
You can also arrange an interview with the guides for knowing them better.
Doing the show will help you to know the communication skills of the guides. Also his/her guiding experience. You can also talk to them to be comfortable with them in your journey.

Female trekkers can also opt for female guides.

About Above the Himalaya Best Everest Base Camp Trek Companies

Considering all the above factors, Above the Himalaya is one of the tops and best trekking agencies in Nepal. It is Nepal’s local trekking company and is one of the leading trekking companies in Nepal. Especially it organizes a trek to Everest Base Camp and other wide range of adventure trek and tour. It is Best Everest Base Camp Trek Companies in Nepal.

It has accumulated 13 years of working experience in the field of trekking, as it was established in 2007. The company has been recognized all over Nepal for its continued contribution and dedication to the tourism industry.
The company possesses the group of young, experienced and energetic manpower for imparting the services. This company has been approved by the Government of Nepal, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Ministry of Culture. Also, it is an active member of TAAN, NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association), KEEP (Kathmandu Environment Education Project) and NTB (Nepal Tourism Board).

With the motto of client satisfaction is our aim, this company runs eco-friendly trekking, short hiking, jungle safari, mountaineering, historical tours, helicopter rescue, family adventures and group holiday, etc.

We ensure that your journey is the most memorable journey of the lifetime. Your all needs and services will be fully filled by the joint effort by our dedicated team on a reasonable budget. We are exploring our services to many places in Nepal, India, Bhutan, and Tibet. We take you to the beautiful and adventurous lands and aid to make your journey the most remarkable one.

stray dog in mt everest base camp

Customize your trip with your choice

You can have a customized trip according to your choice, where to go, what to see etc. So hurry up to get connected with the most trusted trekking agency, Above the Himalaya and schedule your journey based on your comfort. The best services that we are stuck on are Best Working Team, Client Satisfaction, Quick Response, Owner Operated and lastly fair and fixed price. You can have multiple options on each of the sectors such as Nepal Trekking, Private trekking, Heli trek, Group trek, Tour, etc.

To know more about the services and facilities that we also provide you can always visit our website at https://abovethehimalaya.com/.

Or you can directly contact our Founder and Managing Director of “Above the Himalaya Trekking (p) Ltd, Mr. Puru Timalsena. He has got vast knowledge and broad enthusiasm in the Tourism Field.

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Conclusion:

All in all, Nepal has vast resources and possess a great possibility of Tourism Industry. There are lots of places to explore in Nepal and its natural beauty is tempting lots of tourists to visit here. Comparing to past scenarios, there has been great improvement in the tourism field. And also the number of travel and trekking agencies is growing rapidly.

Everest Base Camp Trek in 14 days, Mardi Himal Trekking, Annapurna base camp trek, Gokyo lake trek and also Everest Base Camp Easy Trek, etc. are the major article that you must read to get more information about Best Everest Base Camp Trek Companies.

Mount Everest Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu

Mount Everest Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu

Mount Everest Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu is one of the most thrilling and exciting experiences ever. It takes at least 10 -12 days to trek to Mount Everest. But helicopter tour of Mount Everest is the fastest way to reach there. You can visit Everest Base Camp Trek in just 3-4 hours through a Helicopter tour. You will be thrilled to fly parallel to the world’s highest mountain. The view of the Everest base camp form up in the air is stunning and mesmerizing. You can watch the fantastic mountain from 3600 with the comfort of the helicopter. Trekking Mount Everest is a dream of every trek lover. Therefore The green landscapes, villages, and the hills are the specialties of EBC Trek. 

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Mount Everest Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu covers beautiful overview landscapes and provides you the closest view of the mountains. Everest base camp is also a lovely place filled with Khumbu’s best natural, cultural, and Himalayan facets. Woodlands and rhododendron groves, winding along steep ridgelines, planes, and river gorges add beauty to the area. Aerial view of such stunning landscapes and mountains is incredible. Everest base camp covers most mountains and provides you to view the hill from the closest. As well as, You can visit many other mountain peaks like Kwangde, Tawache, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku, and Amadablam along with MT Everest. Kathmandu an ancient place for tradition. During this flight, you can also visit beautiful places of Kathmandu like Pashupatinath, Swyambhunath, and may another small monastery on the way to Everest.

Enjoy the dramatic views on Everest heli tour

On this Everest helicopter tour, you will be enjoying glorious views of dramatic landscapes, verdant valley-green rolling hills dotted with farm villages within the backdrop of tall Himalayan Mountain. It is the most luxurious and exciting way to visit Everest. You will also see the Everest region and fly over ever test base camp. When you reach Everest base camp (8000m from sea level), your eyes will be so pleased to watch the frozen Khumbu’s Glacier and Icefall.

Nepal heli trek

The flight from Kathmandu valley toward the Khumbu region. Apart from Everest, one can also get beautiful views of other snow Peak Mountains like Lhotse, Pumori, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu during this helicopter ride.

You can observe the first glimpse of Sherpa culture and the traditional way of life intact with Buddhism religion when the flight land and swirl around the Lukla for a moment. In Lukla, the refueling will be done to prevent any hazardous situations that might occur in the extreme vertical height. At least five people could adjust in the helicopter at a time. Among different options for the Everest helicopter tour, the most preferred one is Kathmandu to Everest.

Highlights of the Mount Everest helicopter tour

  • The eye-catching view of the snow-covered mountain against the skyline.
  • I am visiting and observing the local Sherpa, their culture, and colorful clothes.
  • An aerial view of the world’s highest mountain in all directions.
  • Helicopter stops at Kala Patthar, facing toward Mount Everest.
  • Many other snow cap mountains like Kwangde, Tawache, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku, and Amadablam.
  • You are flying above the beautiful valley and the landscape.
  • The outstanding Himalayan range glacier from Khumbu.
  • Smooth landing around Everest base camp (4000m from sea level).
  • Panoramic view of and Mount Everest
  • Natural Hot springs (Tatopani)
  • The viewpoint for sunset and sunrise
  • picturesque area for photographs
  • Traditional and cultural villages
  • Exotic flora and fauna
  • Rare and endangered animals

Best time for helicopter tour in Everest

Helicopter tours in Mount Everest can sites in any months during spring and autumn. Spring is considered the best time to tour Mount Everest as his weather is warm and pleasant. You will be pleased to watch the magnificent view of the forests filled with rhododendron on the backdrop of the chain of Himalayas. Whereas, in autumn offers blue and clear sky. The best thing about the helicopter tour in autumn is that the main festival of the Nepalese Dashain and Tihar falls this month. During this month the whole village will be lightened, and it looks beautiful. You can have a spectacular view of the Machhapuchhre and Himchuli mountains.

September to May is the next best season for the tour to Mount Everest by helicopter. This month has perfect beautiful weather as rainfall will be less. The average temperature between these months ranges from 14 to 20 degrees Celsius. Sometimes temperature may fall to minus during nights in this season.

Months like June, July and august are not counsel for Everest base camp helicopter tour as recurrent weather can be changed with heavy rainfall. The routes are not clear, and helicopter flight is not so possible.

The most apparent weather for Everest base camp helicopter trek is September to December though the days in these months will be short, the minimum temperature of the of -05 to -10 degree Celsius in the morning and night time with a maximum of 15-20 degrees.

Nepal heli trek

Lukla to Everest Base Camp Tour by helicopter

There are many options for the tour to Mount Everest by helicopter. But the most preferred one is from Kathmandu with landing in Lukla. First, you will be picked at Lukla airport from Kathmandu. And on the way to Everest base camp, you will be landing at Kala Patthar. You will have breakfast at the Everest view hotel.

Lukla is situated at an altitude of 2,820 m. Lukla is also considered as a door for different trekking like Everest base camp trekking, Dudh Kosi River gorge in between Kwangde and KusumKanguru with Thamserku peaks, and Namche bazar. You will be dipped in beautiful memories and fantastic scenery. During this trip, you will have the world’s best local tea and coffee. Flying above in the sky, seeing tall snow Peak Mountains, landscape, Sherpa village, forests, and hundreds of monastery made our trip more delighted. Everest base camp tour by helicopter is the lifetime experience. It is the best trip for the people who are busy but adventure lovers. You can visit the journey, which usually takes 12-20 days in just a couple of hours.

Brief Itinerary for Mount Everest base camp helicopter tour from Kathmandu

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu

On the first day of the trip stats from going to Kathmandu, you will enjoy your whole day there. Our guide will take you to your hotel. You may rest in the hotel for some time. After that, you can roam around the kit. We will be enjoying that day with our guide having proper Nepali food in a typical Nepali restaurant. And there will also be a small meeting during dinner about the trip and the necessary things that you need to know before this trip.

Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing and fly to Lukla airport by helicopter

You will have a great morning in Kathmandu with a beautiful sunrise view from your hotel room. Then you will have your breakfast, and our guide will take you to some culture and traditional places like Syambhunath, Pashupatinath, etc. After visiting some of the high places of Kathmandu. In the evening, you will transfer to Lukla from Kathmandu. You will be provided with a domestic air terminal for superb panoramic flight, comfortable seats with space for leg rooms, large glass window where you can marvel impressive scenery on the plane.

 Day 3: Helicopter tour to Everest base camp from Lukla

The most exciting day of our trip started with an early morning breakfast and began our journey toward Mount Everest. As a result, you will be catching views of Ganesh – Manaslu. Also the Langtang and Jugal Himal range of peaks with Gaurishanker and MelungTse peaks. The flight to Kala Patthar (17192 ft. /5242m) provided a mesmerizing view of high snow Peak Mountains and beautiful Tokyo Lakes.

Kala Patthar is well-recognized as the historic site. The name also given at that time was the “World’s Highest Cabinet Meeting,” which was organized by the Government of Nepal on 4th December 2009.

You will get the closest view of Mount Everest from Kala Patthar. One can be so lucky to watch the world’s highest mountain so close to you. Also, make rememberable by clicking some photos. You will be enjoying the mountain chain, including Mount Everest, from up the sky. Again you will land to Lukla for fueling the helicopter and for some refreshment. During this time, we observed Sherpa village and enjoyed their tradition and culture. After enjoying the local’s life in the town, you will fly towards the Everest view hotel at Syangboche.

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Day 4: Fly back to Kathmandu and final departure

This is the last day of your tour. You will be returning to Kathmandu after a short helicopter trek to EBC. When you reach Kathmandu, you can do some shopping with your relatives to Thamel. Then you will say your final goodbye to Nepal and return to your country.

Cost of Everest helicopter tour

Nepal heli trek

Everest base camp helicopter tour total costs are about USD 1000 per person. If you are sharing a helicopter with five people. Although, Some of the prices include for you to pick up and drop off from and at the airport. And added the cost of the hotel as well. You can share the helicopter with a maximum of five people. We will also arrange the applicable services for the flight. Helicopter fare as per flight duration. Other essential factors to know is the Comprehensive medical kit and the confirmation of the international flight tickets.

One professional English speaking tour guide during the trip. Full day Kathmandu heritage sightseeing tour with private vehicle. All necessary ground transportation by private car.

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 Conclusion

The Everest base camp helicopter tour is one of the best tours in the world. Mount Everest Helicopter tour is the best option to visit the world’s tallest peaks. Flying over with a view of famous colorful Namche Bazaar where busy Saturday Market takes place every week, Namche, the hub and principal Sherpa capital of the Khumbu region within Everest, added more fun to the tour. Exploring the beauty of Himalayas from helicopter surely adds the expenses but luxury and security to your body.

Many people feel sick while traveling the roads, but if you take a helicopter tour, it will be delighting and pleasing. Watching the snow peak mountain from the sky makes you feel like you are heaven. Nuptse-Lhotse-Lola peaks with Mt. Pumori, Khumbu Ice Falls, and glaciers, after a grand and mesmerizing moment head back to Kathmandu, are some of the stunning views after Everest in this trip.

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Mardi Himal Yoga Trek

Mardi Himal Yoga Trek

Mardi Himal yoga trek is one of the hidden gem located in the east of the Annapurna range. It is at the altitude of 5587 m, lies in the Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna Base Camp is one of the most visited and spectacular trekking destinations of Nepal. It is one of the most adventures and spiritual trekking destination.

Mardi Himal yoga trek is the mixture of adventures, yoga, and the amazing Himalayan. Doing yoga within Himalayan makes it more relaxing and refreshing. Yoga trek helps to connect your body to your mind. Every morning starts and ends with an hour-long yoga and traditional meditation session.

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Mardi Himal Yoga trek provides you the best view of Mt. Machapuchhre, which is sacred and not conquered by anyone. Though the trek is situated at the altitude of 4500m, you would not feel the gaining of height. You will see the stunning views of the high mountains like Annapurna (8091m/26545ft.), Himchuli (6441 m/21131 fits.), Dhaulagiri (8167m/26794 ft.), Macchapuchrey (6993m/22942 ft.).

Mardi Himal short trek

Enjoy your Mardi himal trek

Mardi Himal Trek is a growing trekking destination that many of the travelers are talking about. However, some of the people are unaware of this hidden gem. So, here is what you need to know about Mardi Himal Yoga Trek.

Since the trail goes through the dense forest, you will get to see blooming rhododendron with green landscape tranquil valleys. Not only this rocky mountain terrain and breathtaking high rising Himalayan Mountain peaks are equally beautiful. Wildlife like snow leopard, deer, and spotted deer, etc. are the rare species to spot there. There are also many famous treks in the Annapurna region like Ghorepani Poon Hill, Annapurna Base Camp, and GhandrukGhorepani.

Mardi Himal yoga trek is indeed the perfect and peaceful yoga trek in Nepal. Doing yoga outdoor in a quit and fantastic environment every day is the best part of this trip. Yoga is primarily done to make your body and mind calm. There are different types of yogas according to personal interests. The certified yoga teacher teaches yoga according to your desire and needs, but many people admire the spiritual relief concerning the surrounding of the great Himalayas trail.

Enjoy the yoga ashans in the top of the mountain

These days many people are living stressful and crowed life; for those people to get out of that stress and tension, the Mardi Himal trek will be very useful. You are doing Yoga in such a beautiful refresh your body and mind. When you start doing yoga, in no time, you will feel your body like a feather. Mardi Himal yoga trek also teaches us to have self-control and manage our anger. Therefore, it makes your mood happy always. You will get to stay at the lodges and guest house during your incredible trek journey. The surrounding is so relaxing with birds and animals enchanting. In this place, many saints did meditation for several years.

Asanas, Sun Salutation, Pranayama, and short relaxation are some of the yoga steps that you will learn. The trekking adventure in the remote steep-sided valleys, heavily wooded with bamboo and rhododendron, is fantastic.

Mardi himal base camp trek

 Reasons for having Mardi Himal Yoga Trek:

  • Experiencing most beautiful Hiking trails along the way
  • Observing tranquil forests and dynamic landscapes would be the real wonder to see.
  • Doing daily yoga outdoor in a tranquil environment is indeed the best part of this trip.
  • Stunning views of the Annapurna range.
  • The less-traveled route of Mardi Himal is always welcoming to the nature lover.
  • Get to feel the mixture of adventures, yoga, and the fantastic Himalayan.
  • Most beautiful hiking trails taking you through the serene forest and vast landscape.
  • Getting insights from the local villagers, observing the fantastic landscapes, is once in a blue moon.
  • Experience the short trek, along with peaceful yoga, is a great achievement.
  • Yoga and meditation are the beautiful part of this trek.
  • Opportunity to explore the unique culture and tradition of rural Nepal.
  • Mardi Himal base camp Trek is the venture of Machhapuchhre Base Camp.
  • You will get to see the sparkling views of the major peaks such as Annapurna South, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre, and many more.

 Detailed Itinerary for Mardi Himal yoga trek 

Day 1: Arrival in Pokhara

Distance: 900 m

Approx. Time : 5 hrs Drive/ 25 mins flight

Altitude: 2,713 ft.

You will take a fantastic road trip from Kathmandu to Pokhara. You will have a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. During the road trip, you will see the stunning views of the terraced rice field, beautiful landscape, Trisuli and Marsyangdi Rivers, and spectacular panoramic view of Ganesh Himal, LamjungHimal, Manaslu and most of Annapurna Himalayan. One can go for boating in Fewa Lake, explore the beautiful city.

Overnight at Pokhara

Day 2: Pokhara to Pothana

Distance: 1925m

Approx. time: 3-4 hours

Altitude: 6,464 ft.

Get ready for the real trek on your second day. The trek will start from a fantastic drive from Pokhara to Kande. After the ride, you will get on with your trekking journey to Pothana. After walking for 3-4 hours, you will reach Pothana. Pothana is a beautiful place with a spectacular view of Himalayan from view camp just above the camp. This is one of the thrilling and exciting parts of Mardi Himal Trek. Although it is a short walking day yet will have an incredible experience. Enjoy the walk through the lush forest, friendly villagers, and peaceful surroundings.

Overnight at Pothana

Accommodation: Tea House

Mardi himal base camp trek

Day 3: Trek from Pothana to Rest camp
Altitude: 2560m/8399ft
Walking hour: 5-6 hrs
The third day of your trip starts with early morning yoga practice. Doing yoga in such peaceful surroundings will clear all stress from your body and make you feel energetic. After yoga, you will move toward rest camp. You will have a great experience forest walk through Pritamdeurali. From here on, you will turn off the main trail for Annapurna circuit trek and continue on a new trail through a quite dense forest of rhododendron, maple, oak, and hemlock. After a final uphill walk from the forest camp, you will reach the rest camp. It is a beautiful place, and your ears will be so relaxed to listen to the birds and breeze while walking through the forest. When you reach, you will be doing yoga and meditation.
Accommodation: Teahouse

 

Day 4: Rest camp to BadalDanda

Altitude: 3250m/10,663ft
Walking hour: 4-5 hr.
As usual, you will start your morning with yoga practice with a stunning view of Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mardi Himal. It counts another short day walk through a beautiful green forest. You will be heading to Badaldanda today, which moves towards low camp. Just 3 hrs easy walk will take you to Badal Danda. After reaching there, you will feel high above the lush forest. More grassy pastures and bare hill will be the major things to observe there. Have quality time doing Yoga, breathing, meditating so that you can have enough time for acclimatization.
Spectacular views of the Mt. Fishtail, Mardi Himal are the major highlights of this day.
Accommodation: Teahouse

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Day 5: Trek to BadalDanda – High Camp

Altitude: 3250m/10,663ft
Walking hour: 4-5 hr.
Day 5 of the trek will offer you a refreshing day with a peaceful yoga session in the morning. Proceed for your morning breakfast after Yoga. This day, be ready to walk higher to go to High Camp. A 2 hrs walk will easily take you to High Camp. The trails pass through the grassy pastures, lush rhododendron, along with beautiful landscapes in the surrounding. Moreover, you will be exposed to stunning Himalayan peaks views.
Have a calming yoga and stress-free meditation class in the evening.


Day 6: Trek from High Camp to Mardi Base Camp 4500 M (14,764 ft)

This day is the significant day, as the trekking destination of this day is the highlight of the trek.
Have an early start of the trek at around 4 in the morning. A few hour hiking wills leads towards the viewpoint. You can enjoy the spectacular sunrise against the skyline. The grassy trail will follow you along the path. During the daylight dawn, you will be exposed to the sparkling mountains. Panoramic and stunning close-up views of the mountains will be seen from the vantage point.
Look over the Annapurna gorge below while having the ridge walk towards the base camp.

Mardi himal base camp trek


Day 7: Trek From Mardi Base Camp – BadalDanda.

This day your trekking step will be retracing the way back to Badal Danda. During your way, you will find the short yoga as well and medication class. You can join the yoga class to reinvigorate your body and calm your soul. After descending few hr trails, you will reach to BadalDanda.

Day 8: Badal-Danda – Ghalel

Prepare well yourself by having the early morning yoga session. Then stick towards the downhill walk to Ghalel today. You will have to walk through the steep trail on the first half of the trek. Passing to the siding village, hike towards the Ghalel village. You can see the beautiful villages, small settlements, experience the local lifestyle. You will have an enjoyable homestay experience at Ghalel village, a beautiful ethnic village.
Experience mountain culture.

Day 9: Ghalel to Pokhara.
As usual, starts your fresh day with the morning yoga session. This day you will head towards the final trekking to Pokhara. The descending trail will take you to Lumre. Lumre is the place that lies in the bank of a tiny beautiful river. A few hours of easy walk will take you between beautiful waterfalls.

Grab a four-wheel jeep ride to go back to Pokhara. Hence conclude your Mardi Himal Yoga after returning to Pokhara. If you have an extra day, then you can explore the wonderful city Pokhara the very next day. Visiting lakeside Pokhara, viewing Sarangkot sunset, World Peace Stupa Day Hike, also the Dhampus village trekking, etc. are the major highlights of the Pokhara day Hiking.

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Conclusion

Mardi Himal Yoga Trek will also provide you the opportunity of observing the local lifestyle of Mardi villagers and get insights into their lifestyle.

Along the way, the trail passes through small and pleasant Gurung villages. The village is full of warm and welcoming people. Before reaching to Mardi Himal, the trail starts from Pokhara, one of the beautiful city of Nepal and the most visited city by tourists. The trekking adventure in the remote steep-sided valleys, heavily wooded with bamboo and rhododendron, is fantastic.
All in all, Mardi Himal Yoga trekking offers you a magnificent view of the Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Mt. Fishtail, Mardi Peak, as well as many other Annapurna ranges integrating with peaceful Yoga and Meditation classes.

 

Langtang Hike-Hiking itinerary and best time to visit

Langtang Hike

Langtang Hike will be always on the top of the bucket list when someone opts for a beautiful and easy hike. To the fact that it is less traveled by tourists as compared to another trekking area such as the Everest region as well as the Annapurna region. Saying that does not mean it is less beautiful. Langtang Hike is also one of the hidden treasures of Nepal and is the hike with the real heart. Being listed as one of the most beautiful places in Nepal, Langtang Hike has been able to sit in the eye of many avid travelers. Stunning landscapes and dynamic culture are the major highlights of the people Langtang trek.

Nepal is a rich country and it offers enormous possibilities to explore here. As a result, there are a plethora of mountains, rivers, temples, glaciers in Nepal, which attracts many tourists every year. Not only this, the hospitality environment provided by the people of Nepal is appraisable. And there always chances to explore multicultural and multiethnic people in different parts of Nepal. Nepal is a structurally small country yet is beautiful.

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Local people offer heartwarming hospitality in a delightful homestay. Besides this, Langtang valley trek lies in the easy reach of the major city Kathmandu. Thus it is far from the problem of transportation. The hike goes along with Langtang National Park and has a pristine countryside along the way. More than that, dynamic flora and fauna, yak pastures and home-based cheese factories are the rare things to spot here and are amazingly beautiful. This place is also the habitat of many rare animals such as Himalayan deer, Himalayan pheasants, Himalayan bears, monkeys and also the elusive red panda.

Langtang trekking

Short hiking to Langtang

Are you planning to go for a short and easy hike in Nepal? If yes then this article will be really helpful for you, as this article you reveal the hidden treasure of Nepal, Langtang Valley.

People of this region depends upon tourism for their living standard. Hiking through this beautiful valley ensures raising the income of the people through tourism. Not only is this, getting close insights to the people of that region and knowing about their culture what you will gain. It’s like exchanging the good stuff, the place gives you a beautiful scenic environment and in the return, you will also support the people of that place through tourism.

This helps to preserve their dignity, their culture, as well as uplifting the living standard of the local people. Hiking in Langtang is like a package of wilderness, you will be wowed by nature. The hike to the beautiful Langtang valley starts from the small town of Syabru Beshi. Along the trail, you will be exposed to magnificent forests, to the high alpine meadows as well as yak pastures.

These are found around Kyangjin Gompa (a Buddhist Monastery). A day hike to the top of Kyangjin Ri (peak) provides you the 360-degree views of the Himalayan mountains. The view seen from the top of the Kyanjin Ri is beyond your expectations.
Introduction to the Buddhist culture of Tamang and Sherpa people will be the first things you will encounter on this valley trekking. You will get to see the ancient monastery of Kyanjin Gompa. The monastery is situated near Tserko reveals traditional and cultural beauty. The doable hike will expose you to Dorje Lakpa(6990 m), Langtang Lirung(7245 m) and Langtang Ri(6370 m).
Facts of the trip

Duration: 7-10 days

Max. Elevation: 3800 m (Kyanjn Gompa)
Start/Finish: Syabru Beshi
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodges
Best Seasons: Mar-Jun, Sep-Nov
Meals: Breakfast/ all meals during the hike

Langtang valley trek

Highlights of the Langtang Hike

Hiking in Langtang valley passes through the stunning forests, yak pastures and high alpine meadows.
• During your hike, you can enjoy the panoramic views across vast open valleys.  Chance to explore the uncrowded trails and look upon the impressive peaks of the Himalayas.  Visit differing ecosystems. Get the best panoramic views from Tserko Ri and Kyanjin Ri.
• The Langtang national park included animals like Himalayan black bear, the goat-like Himalayan tahr, rhesus monkeys and red pandas.

• Enjoy the trails that lead you to the blooming rhododendron and lush green forests. Getting insights into the people of different tribes and support their livelihoods. Stunning views of the Langtang Himalayas, valley and across to Tibet from Kyanjin Ri.
Chances to explore various monasteries and small villages. Spectacular views of the snow-covered Langtang Valley.  Adventuring and Challenging off-beaten snowy trails and green lush forest are eye-catching. Have a wonderful view of the Langtang and other majestic peaks.  Trails decorated with prayer flags and wheels, mani stones are amazing to walk upon.

Day to Day Itinerary of Langtang Hike

Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival
Upon your arrival at the TIA (Tribhuvan international airport), you will be picked up by our office representative. Transfer you to the hotel in Kathmandu. Early arrival at Kathmandu, give you some option to explore the religious places of Kathmandu such as Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath, etc. A brief orientation of the hike and have a leisurely walk in the evening.

Day 2: Drive to Syabru Beshi
Distance: (1,460 m. / 4,790 ft.)
The real hiking starts when you get to Syabru Beshi. Have an early breakfast and leave Kathmandu for the 7-hour drive to the Langtang Valley. Having the scenic drive to the north is worthy. It provides you with the stunning views of the Annapurna Himalayas in the west, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and the major peaks of the Langtang. Drive along with the busy town of Trisuli before going towards Dunche. Langtang River will lead you to Syabru Beshi.

Day 3: Hike to Lama Hotel
Distance: (2,470 m. / 8,103 ft.)
This day is the full day hiking day. From Syabru beshi , the trail will lead towards the small villages, rhododendron forest, and alpine tree. After crossing the Bhote Koshi, flowing nearby Tibet, your hiking journey climbs through the sub-tropical forests. Afterward, you should climb the uninhabited oak and rhododendron forests. On the way to hike, you will encounter the Langur monkeys on the tree and after hiking continuous 6 hr hike, the trail will take to Lama Hotel.
Overnight at lodge in the small settlement.

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Day 4: Hike to Mundu

Distance: 3,550 m. / 11,646 ft
On the 4th day of the hike, your trail continues climbing against the forests that offer a spectacular glimpse of Langtang Lirung between the trees. You will have the emerging trail at Ghora Tabela(3000 m/ 9842 ft). Not only this, you will see the looming mountains on both sides of the valley. After some hours of your walk, the trails begin to widen and pass through small settlements and numerous yak. After a few hours of walk, you will reach Mundu. You can see plenty of old houses there, whereas most of the lodges and homes are built in the modern style.

Langtang valley trek

Day 5: Hike to Kyangjin Gompa
Distance: 3,800 m. / 12,467 ft
After enjoying the full day hiking to Langtang Valley. It is time to hike to the major attraction of this trip. No doubt you will encounter gradual ascents through lush forests this day. Reaching to Kyangin Gompa offers the entire day hiking to this place. This entire day hiking includes, hike through yak pastures, various small settlements of Mundu and Signum. This day provides you spectacular views of the Langtang range and various peaks such as Langtang Ri, Tshekori, Langtang, Gnagchempo and Dorje Lakpa. To the fact that there are a government-operated cheese factory and a small monastery. So you can halt there for afternoon snacks and lunch. If you have an additional day, then you can have a rest day at this place.

Day 8: Descend to Lama Hotel

Another full day trek starts descending from Kyangjin Gompa. Retracing your route would be your job now. While returning from the trail, the outside scenery would recall all your journey memorable. Go through the Langtang village Khola to Mundu village and then finally reach to Ghora Tabela. However, you will reach earlier to Lama Hotel as descending needs less time.

Day 9: Hike from Lama Hotel to Syabrubeshi
Your retracing route will continue as this day, you will hike from Lama Hotel to Syabru beshi. This day your full-day hike includes descending from Lama Hotel to Syabrubeshi. While descending you can enjoy the quiet forested hills. Physically fit person and challenge trekkers can also opt for the spectacular route from Rimche via Sherpa Gaon to Syabru Beshi. You will have a daring tour, however, this route takes much longer to reach the ultimate destination.

Day 10: Return to Kathmandu
After an early breakfast at one of the hotels, it is time to wave goodbye to Langtang Valley and heads towards Kathmandu. Have a valley tour in the evening to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Thamel, etc. The very next day it is time to give farewell to Nepal. Our representative will pick you up from the hotel and transfer to the International airport for your final departure.

Langtang trek in December

 

Best Seasons to visit Langtang valley

Langtang Hike is a spectacular hike that lies in between Gosaikunda Lake hike and Tamang Heritage Cultures Hike. This short Langtang Hike is remarkable and equally exciting. Himalayas scenery, hospitality environment of the Tamang indigenous ethnic group, typical villages are the major attraction of this place. The 10 days Langtang hike is a more leisurely hike and pleasurable as well. This hike is even suitable for all age groups of people.

Climbing through the rocky farmlands, visiting dense subtropical forest, spectacular views of the snow-covered mountains are always on the top list of avid travelers.
Talking about the favorable time to hike Langtang Valley, many people prefer hiking in spring and autumn seasons. However, you can have the real pleasure of trekking at the beginning of the winter. The advantage of hiking in winter is, the trail is quite free. You will have multiple options for accommodation and flight.

The best time is Spring and Autumn season

All in all, due to the well-supported climate and temperatures in Spring and Autumn season, Langtang hiking is crowded in these seasons. However, you are a challenge trekkers and explore nature by opting daring route and obstacles you can go for winter and monsoon seasons also. You know what, hiking Langtang in these seasons is more fun and enjoyable for solo trekkers. Walking along with the quieter frozen surrounding and the pristine landscapes will be added benefits the view of the Langtang valley. Wearing the blankets of the dense snow in winter seasons is phenomenal. But sometimes, you have to wait long for the sky to be clear until the sunrise. However, viewing the mesmerizing giant peaks is worthy to wait. You can have pleasant weather throughout the day.

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Final Say,

To reiterate, Langtang Hike is like the full package of wilderness, awesomeness, and definition of the real beauty of nature. And also, you will be wowed by the scenic landscapes and amazing nature. Langtang Hike can be the perfect choice with the right gear and clothing.

Above the Himalaya, Team is always ready to help you and provide the bests of best service based on your choice and comfort. We assure you to make your trip the best trip of your lifetime.

Happy Hiking!!!!!

Upper Mustang Trek Cost- When to trek , permit and best time to go

Upper Mustang Trek Cost

Upper Mustang trek lies in the Himalayan rain shadow, and this trek starts from Jomsom. You will have a scenic flight from Pokhara. Upper Mustang trek destination is suitable even in the monsoons. You will find the Upper Kali Gandaki quite dry during this time. To the fact that Upper Mustang trek cost  is not particularly challenging.  You can experience different landscapes and cultures during this trek. Fortunately, this is the place that is still untouched by modernization and considered one of the least traveled areas of Nepal.

In Upper Mustang Trek, the highest point that you can reach is 3800 meters. Therefore Mustang is extremely cold during the time of winter. The climate and weather conditions of this trek in winter is mostly windy and dusty. The harsh weather is the major hindrances of this trek. The Wonderful Upper Mustang trek starts from Jomsom and leads you to the hidden Shangri-La of the ancient Buddhist Kingdom of Mustang. This hidden kingdom is also called as Lo. It also used to be part of the Tibetan empire and is clean sely connected to Tibet. In Mustang, Tibet, Buddhism is being practiced, and most of the villages are of the Tibetan style. The houses are decorated with whitewashed houses made of the firewood tucked on the roofs.

 

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The trek opens in 1992.

Generally, you can reach Upper Mustang with a full organized trek where you can stay in the local guest house, or you can do jeep tour also.Upper mustang trek cost  can be achieved through hard work and overcoming the hardships. It is like a rare privilege. It offers you a great opportunity to experience a real way of life of mountain people.  You will see the true mountain people there who are very welcoming and warm-hearted. Moreover, you will get to know their living style of life and a good culture. You can see small guesthouses that are opened by some villages there.

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As per the previous records, Upper Mustang Trekking was declared officially visit able in 1992. However, limited numbers of trekkers were allowed each year. It is due to protect and conserve the local Tibetan tradition.

What is more surprising is that mustang trek reveals the forbidden Kingdom and arid valleys as well as eroded canyons and yak caravans.

Enjoy the best view of Nilgiri, Annapurna as well as  Dhaulagiri

Furthermore, you will get to see the colorfully painted houses made from mud and brick. This elegant, colorful homes are situated next to the majestic mountain of Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna.

What might surprise you is this Upper Mustang Trekking is one of the best treks that is doable in Monsoon seasons also. It is because of its geographical location. It lies in the rain shadow area, which is north of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. That is why this trekking is completely sheltered from the monsoon. The most significant perks of having this cultural trek in Monsoon seasons is you will get to see the local people who are busy in their everyday works. You can see the amazing contrast of the whole region with the wind-eroded hills, snow-capped mountains, red cliffs, etc. Hence, it is no doubt that Upper Mustang trek is once in a lifetime trek one must visit. Exploring the fascinating medieval Kingdom of Lo Manthang is lovely and gives you a heavenly pleasure.

Some of the major highlights of the Upper Mustang Trek cost 

  • Upper Mustang trekking is equally doable and exciting even in Monsoon seasons. As the trekking region lies in the rain shadow area, worrying about the rain is avoidable.
  • Walking through many Gompas, Flapping prayer flags, Chortens, caves, rock paintings, and century-old monasteries you give you the spiritual feeling.
  • Catching the live glimpse of Tibetan influence, their culture and tradition is a wonderful feeling.
  • Visit Kali Gandaki Valley and its George, which is the deepest gorge in the world.
  • Have an enticing view of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and other chains of mountains.
  • Visit one of the beautiful villages of Nepal, Classic Tibetan Kagbeni.
  • Explore the Lo-Manthang, which is the walled city and centuries-old Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries.
  • You can explore the elegant features of Mustang, such as Jomsom, Kagbeni, Tamara on, Ghemi, Gelling, and Tsarang.
  • Visit 1200 years old Ghar Gompa, and Khanpa caves in Chooser valley
  • There is various trekking package to choose from. Each of these trekking has extraordinarily different kinds of trekking traits. The beautiful Upper Mustang trek leads to the border of Nepal-Tibet of the Mustang region.

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Outline of 12- Days Upper Mustang Trek cost Itinerary

Day 01- Drive to Pokhara

Distance: 900m

The first day of your trek starts with the exciting scenic drive to Pokhara. You will enjoy the fabulous scenery along with the joy. We assure you that the 6 hours’ drive is much enjoyable and provides you a breathtaking view of the outside surrounding. After you enter the Pokhara you will have unique feeling and excitement.

 

Day 02- Fly to Jomsom and then trekking towards Kagbeni

Distance: Jomsom (2725m), Kagbeni (2,800m)

The second day of the trip will leads you to the short morning flight to Jomsom. Jomsom is the district headquarters of Mustang. You will reach there, going along the way to the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki. The glorious view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri is extraordinarily beautiful. On this, you are suggested to take 20 mins stunning flight to the charming village Jomsom. After having a short morning tea walk, you will head towards Kagbeni, which is the Gateway to Upper Mustang.

Day 03- Trek to Chele

Distance: 3,050m

This day you will enter the restricted upper Mustang Area. Before this, you must complete all the paper formalities to get permission to enter there. From Kagbeni, you must walk to the extended trail with the view of Dazzling Nilgiri Mountain View.

 Day 04- Trek to Syangboche (3,800m

Today your walk is a bit challenging, as you have to walk 6 hours in the steep trails. However, the green farming fields, along with much dynamic vegetation, will drive away your tiredness. South view of Syangboche will offer you the incredible view of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Tilicho Peak, etc.

Day 05- Trek to Ghami (3,520m)
From Syanboche, a decent climb to a small pass will lead you to the lap of the mountains. Deep valleys, stunning mountain views are what you are offered to. Besides this, endless colorful gullies are equally beautiful.

Day 06- Trek to Lo-Manthang (3,840m)
Distance: 3800 m/1246ft
On this day, after 4-5 hrs of walking, you will reach the Plateau of Lo Manthang. Therefre this is the capital city of Mustang. You will have a spectacular view of Lo Manthang, If you have the extra day, you can have one extra exploration day at Lo Manthang. Exploring the fascinating place that consists of four major ancient Monasteries is very impressive. You can also have the easy afternoon walk around Thinker summer palace if you are exhausted.

Day 07- Trek to Dhakmar

Distance: 3,820m
Trekking Duration: 7-8 hrs
The seventh day of the trek will lead you to different west terrain. Walking into the western terrain offers you the views of the incredibly Panoramic mountains. Few steep downhill trails could be the matter of challenge of this day. However, the views of Landscapes and the mountain in the southern part is awesome. The day concludes, leading you to the land of a red cliff called Dhakmar. Overnight at lodge in Dhakmar.

Day 8- Trek down to Syangboche
Now it’s time to retrograde your trekking journey by tracing to Syangboche. You will have ample time to recall your adventure and capture your digital device as well as the heart.

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Day 09- Trek to Chhusang

Distance: 2,980m
Trekking Duration: 5-6 hrs
Getting your trail backs towards the south encounters the Chungsi Cave Monastery (most attractive cave). This cave is also built on the side of the vertical canyon wall, the place where Padmasambhava meditated. You can have a delicious lunch at the small and pretty village of Samar. Afterward descending to trails with a great view of Nilgiri, kali Gandaki is worth the arduous walk.

Day 10- Trek to Jomsom (2,720m)
On day 10 of the trek, trace back towards south directly reaching to Kagbeni. At this time, you will exit from the restricted area of Mustang of Chhusang. Trekking to Jomsom by having a beautiful easy walk along the beautiful trail is pleasurable. Enjoy your night by having fun activities such as dancing, eating, tipping, etc.
Overnight at Jomsom.

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Day 11- Fly to Pokhara

Take an early morning flight after having a delicious breakfast at the hotel in Jomsom. Flying from Jomsom to Pokhara is a wonderful way of revising the trekking journey. The flight passes through the Kali Gandaki Gorge that lies between the beautiful Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. In the evening, stroll around the beautiful city Pokhara and visit Lakeside Pokhara. View the sparkling sunset there.
Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara


Day 12- Drive back to Kathmandu

It is the time to conclude 12 days long Upper Mustang trek. This day, enjoy the scenic drive to Kathmandu. This trip takes around 6 hrs to reach Kathmandu. If you are in sort of time or don’t want to go through the drive you can also opt for the short flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, you can explore the famous Pashupatinath, Boudhanath stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar square. The very next day, our representative will drop you off to the International airport(TIA) for your final departure.

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Upper Mustang permit fees

Upper Mustang was declared as the restricted area and was also forbidden to visit until 1992, for the foreigners. However, the restriction has been broken nowadays. But you will need to buy a permit of around US $ 500 per person. The permit needs to take by the registered trekking agency and is valid only for 10 days. After that, each additional day will cost the US $50. Besides this, you should also have ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) permit that cost around USD 30 per person.

If we are talking about the transportation cost for the Upper Mustang Trek. It varies on the mode of transportation you take and several people you head for trekking. You should get the restricted permit at the main immigration office, located in Kathmandu, Nepal. You can opt for various traveling options to reach Mustang, such as local buses, tourist buses, flights, and private vehicles.

It cost around USD 8 to USD 30 per person for one way travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Other than that, the cost varies if you take additional services such as food, beverage, air-condition, wifi, etc. All in all, it costs around USD 1800 for the full package Upper Mustang Trekking cost.

Way Mode of TransportationTotal cost (per person)
Kathmandu-PokharaFlightUSD 123
Pokhara- JomsomFlightUSD 115
Pokhara-Jomsom-KagbeniDrive/Bus/jeep USD 30-40

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The following is the total cost of the Upper Mustang trek cost and permit as per the rule of the Nepal Government:

  • The Restricted Permit cost is USD 500 per person for 10 days
  • Per day $50 is extra for an additional day
  • ACAP(Annapurna Conservation Area Permit )Permit:$30 per person.
  • TIMS(Trekking Information’s Management System) card fees are NPR 1000 for group trekkers and NPR 2000 for Free Individual Trekker.

 

 


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