Arun Valley Trekking

Trip Highlights

“full of thrills and excitement throughout this trip, on the classic trail to Everest Base Camp on the least visited area, visiting remote rural village from Arun Valley towards upper Khumbu, through green hills, pristine forest, amazing landscapes and high mountains, standing at the base of world’s highest Mt. Everest at 8,848 m, visiting both areas of Arun and Solu Khumbu villages and monasteries enrich with old culture, customs are the main attraction and highlights of this trek and the warm hospitality of the highlanders The Sherpa of Himalaya”

Overview

Arun Valley Trekking is tranquil off the beaten trekking route of Nepal which is located around Barun and Sagarmatha National Park. The trek offer you great view purpose of Mt. Everest and Mt. Makalu and in excess of hundreds mountains. The land is occupied by Sherpa, Rai,Linbu and so on. The trekking starts from Tumlingtar after flight and end at Lukla. The trek offers you unfathomable decent variety of characteristic excellence and culture. Arun Valley Trekking plunges to the profound crevasse of the excellent Arun Valley region.

The Arun Valley Trekking is lavish, green desert garden, rich in winged animal life and these initial couple of days give an intriguing complexity to high mountain landscape as we approach Mera. The perspectives along this area are great. Towards the east the Kanchenjunga and Jannu trekkers move forward. Toward the north, the perspectives of Hunku and Hongu rule. The trail of Arun Valley Trek proceeds to Thangnag (4366m) from here we move to Khare (5108m) where we build up the base camp.leading to Mera La (5415m). Trekkers will further stroll south, down to the Hunku Drangka and head swinging west to cross the Zattrawa La Pass to the mountain airstrip which is world’s most extreme airport The Tenzing Hillary Airport of Lukla. From here we will fly back to Kathmandu the next day to a terrific end.

The trekking voyage upwards to northern side along the Arun Khola up to Sedua trekkers will have to cross the Barun La Pass of 4110 m altitude. It takes trekkers to the valley of Barun Khola on the outskirts of Mt. Makalu. You can assemble a considerably more out of control trek by intersection Sherpani col and west col into the upper Hongu valley. Salpa Bhanjyang is third most astounding trekking goal and furthermore you can visit Hindu sacred call Lake Salpa blessed Lake (3414m). Book the Arun Valley Trekking and experience the different unseen hidden jewels of Nepal’s spectacular natural wonders.

Outline Itinerary


  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

  • Day 02: Kathmandu.

  • Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar (320m) and trekking to Chyawabesi (280m).

  • Day 04: Trek to Gothy Bazaar(750m).

  • Day 05: Trek to SalpaPhedi (1680m).

  • Day 06: SalpaPhedi to Sanam (2,850m) via Guranse (2880m).

  • Day 07: Sanam to Bung (1,900m).

  • Day 08: Bung to GaiKharka (2,300m).

  • Day 09: GaiKharka to Puiyan (2,230m).

  • Day 10: Puiyan to Phakding. (2,830m).

  • Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,445m).

  • Day 12: Namche Bazar acclimitization day.

  • Day 13: Trekking from Namche Bazaar to Phortse village (3890m).

  • Day 14: Trekking from Phortse to Dingboche (4,365m).

  • Day 15: Dingboche to Lobuche (4,910m).

  • Day 16: Trekking from Lobuche toGorakshep (5180m).

  • Day 17: Hike to Kalapathar(5550m) Trek down to Pheriche(4275m).

  • Day 18: Trek down to Namche.

  • Day 19: Namche Bazaar trek down to Lukla(2830m).

  • Day 20: Early morning fly back to Katmandu.

  • Day 21: Final Departure.

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Detail Itinerary


  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

    Our representative will come to the airport for transfer to the Hotel. After some refreshment in the hotel, Our Tour leader will make pre departure meeting in the Hotel or at our office. The meetings will cover trip related information & collect your Documents (passport copy, 2 passport size photos, Travel insurance). Meals included: Dinner

  • Day 02: Kathmandu.

    After morning breakfast, free day for trek preparation. OR, you can do sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley visiting into fascinating heritage and cultural sites. There are few places that are worth to visit such as holy Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Durbar Squire ( One is in Kathmandu, in Patan and also in Bhaktapur), Museum,  monasteries, old historical Palaces and Gardens. Note:  this singhtseing tour is optional so you can visit with place of your interest & pay locally. Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar (320m) and trekking to Chyawabesi (280m).

    Tumlingtar is a small city in the eastern Nepal. In the morning we will board a plane to Tumlingtar from Kathmandu. Located between the twisting Arun and Sabha River in Koshi zone, it is also the biggest Tar and the deepest valley of Nepal. From there, we will trek uphill the villages and green meadows, and lofty hills and mountains will keep you revitalized throughout the trek. On reaching there, we will spend the night in a local guesthouse.

  • Day 04: Trek to Gothy Bazaar(750m).

    Today, we pass all the way through the fields and then walk among terraced rice meadows on the shore of the ArunKoshi, eventually we will swing into the petite village of BalawaBesi (320m). The track moves up into woods of Sal trees over the Nepali Danda and Bharta villages and then traverses the ridge. We will witness the first glance of the verdant Arun valley. The trail continues through rice terraces, the Rai village called Marduwa at 1500m. Then the moves along the north shore of the IrkhuwaKhola all the way through a steamy scenery of rice terraces and banana farms to Gothey Bazaar. Overnight at camp in Gothey.

  • Day 05: Trek to SalpaPhedi (1680m).

    Early in the morning we will trek to reach SaplaPhedi. We will enter the SoluKhumbu region by crossing the SaplaPhedi. It will take us around 7 hours to reach there. We can have a beautiful view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Makalu, and Mt. Everest among others from here. We will spend the night in a local guest house.

  • Day 06: SalpaPhedi to Sanam (2,850m) via Guranse (2880m).

    It is about three hours walk uphill from to reach the small town of Sanam, settlement of the Sherpa people. We will walk past beautiful rhododendron and pine forests to reach Sanam, a small Sherpa village. After around two hours you will pass the small settlement of Huaca and then we will reach our destination for tonight, Guranse.

  • Day 07: Sanam to Bung (1,900m).

    After breakfast, we will trek down to the beautiful valley of Bung. We will be relished by stunning views of Everest, Makalu and other mountains on our way down. We will spend the night in a local teahouse.

  • Day 08: Bung to GaiKharka (2,300m).

    After breakfast, we will trek to GaiKharka which is approximately 81kms from Dhankuta. It lies at the elevation of 2,300m and against the glorious Mt. Makalu. The Arun valley’s beautiful scenery can be seen from here. We will stay the night at a local guest house.

  • Day 09: GaiKharka to Puiyan (2,230m).

    The trek will relatively be short today. We will hike down a little distance to reach Puiyan. It will take us around 3-4 hours. On reaching Puiyan, we can go for an exploration of the region and enjoy the sunset pouring golden rays on eastern Himalayas.

     

  • Day 10: Puiyan to Phakding. (2,830m).

    After breakfast, we will begin our sturdy trek uphill to the village of Phakding. It is a small Sherpa settlement, settled against the tall mountains. You can explore the unique Sherpa culture and explore their beautiful village and lifestyle.

  • Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,445m).

    We will head to Namche bazaar, celebrated village of Khumbu region. On our way to Namche, we will cross the winding Dudhkoshi River several times on thrilling suspension bridges, covered with colorful Buddhist prayer flags. Then,
    we will continue our climb, which will bring you to Jorsale. From there, it’s a two and a half hour ascent to Namche, with two major viewpoints on your way. If you’re lucky, on a clear day, you can relish the hypnotic view of Mt.Everest. At Jorsale, you will enter SagarmathaNational Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site) where you’ll be required to verify your permits. After 5-6 hours of tough hiking, we’ll reach Namche Bazaar, the chief economic hub of the region, also, gateway to Everest.

  • Day 12: Namche Bazar acclimitization day.

    Adaptation to harsh geography and high altitude is vital before further continuing the ascent to avoid altitude sickness and other unwelcomed illness. You can also go for a short hike to Thame. After getting back at Everest view hotel, you can go to look at the giant skull of a so called mystical creature “Yeti”, in a monastery in the region. You can also savor at a bakery at world’s highest altitude. On a fairly clear day, you can view breathtaking view of peaks such as Everest, Lhotse, AmaDablam among others. The view of mountains from the Everest View Hotel, is also commendable.

  • Day 13: Trekking from Namche Bazaar to Phortse village (3890m).

    On the thirteenth day, we will hike up to our destination Phortse. It is a small village set against the lofty mountains. Here, you can be able to experience the lifestyle and tradition of the local Sherpa people. We will spend the night in a local teahouse.

  • Day 14: Trekking from Phortse to Dingboche (4,365m).

    Early morning, after breakfast we will move on to Dinboche (4410m). The air starts to become thinner significantly from here. It’s approximately a 5.5 hour long trek uphill. We cross the Imja valley and several Sherpa villages. We will spend the night here in Dingboche.

  • Day 15: Dingboche to Lobuche (4,910m).

    After a well-deserved rest at Dingboche, we will set on our way up to Lobuche early in the morning, after a healthy breakfast, of course. Here, on our way, we can see largest memorials in the Everest region, for the fallen heroes. By the time we reach Lobuche, it will be late afternoon. We can either relax for tomorrow’s hike or explore the beautiful land.

  • Day 16: Trekking from Lobuche toGorakshep (5180m).

    After lunch continue to Everest base camp (5360m) and overnight at Gorakshep. This challenging trek will take around 8 hours. From here altitude morning sickness may get severe so we have to be extra careful. The trekking distance will be around 15kms. After a wholesome breakfast, we will head to Base camp, trekking through the rocky terrain alongside the Khumbu Glacier. Upon reaching there, you will have some time to enjoy the heavenly environment and take photographs. If you are trekking somewhere between March and May, you might get the chance to see all the commercial expeditions trying to reach the summit. After lunch, we will trek downhill to Gorakshep, and spend the night at a local guest house there.

  • Day 17: Hike to Kalapathar(5550m) Trek down to Pheriche(4275m).

    Early in the morning hike up to Kalapathar (5545m) for superb Himalayan views.For many, this is the highlight of the whole trip. Optimistically, the day starts with a cloudless sky. We will hike early morning to KalaPathar, from where you will undoubtedly get the best view of Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Pumori 7161m, Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega. Live the moment and take plenty of photographs to take back home. We will then trek down to Pheriche.

  • Day 18: Trek down to Namche.

    We will continue our trek down the Sherpa villages of Khumjung, leaving the mountains in the backdrop. We will walk down to the village of Namche bazaar, the epitome of Sherpa culture. We will stay the night at a guest house in Namche.

  • Day 19: Namche Bazaar trek down to Lukla(2830m).

    It is around a 7 hour long walk downhill from Namche to Lukla. On this day, our time at the exotic Sagarmatha National Park will come to an end. Following day, we will board a plane to Kathmandu. You will bid goodbye to this trek with a memorable walk down to Lukla.

  • Day 20: Early morning fly back to Katmandu.

    Early morning air trip from Lukla to Kathmandu, back to your hotel. (Day 12) Early morning, we will catch a plane from Lukla to Kathmandu. Don’t forget to pick a seat on the right side, to see the insatiable mountains again. On reaching Kathmandu, you will be escorted back to your hotel. A farewell dinner will be hosted the same night, on your honor.

  • Day 21: Final Departure.

    The day has come to leave this remarkable country. Our representatives will transfer you to the airport from where you’ll board a flight to your next destination. Bid farewell to this country of Himalayas with plans to visit next time. Because, once is never enough!

What Is Included?


  • Airport Pick up and drop transfer.
  • Transportation as per above itinerary.
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar.
  • All accommodations.
  • Meals.
  • An experience guide and required number of porters (one porter in between two pax), their food, accommodation, transportation, salary, insurance, equipment and so on.
  • Warm sleeping bag, warm down jacket and walking stick, if necessary.
  • Trek bag.
  • All Government Taxes are included.

What Is Not Included?


  • Tips to staff or any donations.
  • Your travel insurance, Medical and emergency costs (Just in case).
  • All type of drinks (mineral water, any cold drinks, and alcoholic drinks).
  • Any personal expenses which is not mention into the price inclusion.

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