Festival date:May 06, 07, 08
Arrival Date in Kathmandu: Apr 28, 2017
Final Departure: May 16, 2017
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to the Hotel. Evening: Briefing about the trip in Hotel.
Day 02: After breakfast: Full day sightseeing tour in Kathamandy valley. Overnight at Hotel
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara: Drive by tourist bus or by flight. Overnight at hotel in Lakeside.
Day 04: Fly to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni: Go ahead to Kagbeni via Chhanche Lhumba better known as Ekle Bhatti in English " Lonely Hotel" which follows the river to Kagbeni, a green oasis at the junction of Jhong Khola and Kaligandaki.(2810m.)Overnight at Lodge/Camp
Day 05: Kagbeni to Chele: Ascend to Tanbe village and have a look at Nilgiri Peak dominating the northern skyline at Kagbeni. Walk further and discover the origin of Kaligandaki River.Now the trail leaves the Kaligandaki valley and climbs steeply up to Chele. (3030m.)Overnight at Camp.
Day 06: Chele to Geling: Ascend through some treeless dry terrain and some Chhortens to Samar. Go up and down to a large gorge and enter another valley. Go ahead and descend to Shyangmochen; Go up to a pass and down to Geling for a rest. (3440m.) Highest elevation in this day is 3800m.Overnight at Camp.
Day 07: Geling to Charang: Climb gently to the interesting NYI LA pass(3950m.) and descend to the valley and the Tangmar Chu (river), the climb the longest and most spectacular and main wall in Nepal. Climb over another passes and descend to Charang. (3490m.) Overnight at Camp.
Day 08: Charang to Lo Manthang: Go down and cross the Charang Chu 9 river and climb up.There the walled city of Lo is seen. Descend and cross a stream and up into the plateau of Lo Manthang. (3730m.) Overnight at Camp.
Day 09: May 15, 2017: Lo Manthang. Tiji festival day start: There are four major temples within the city wall of Lo Manthang. Each of these buildings is locked. The villager feel it necessary to control access to the temples: the caretaker and the key are available only at certain times, and usually only after a bit negotiation you may be able to enter in side of the Gompas.Overnight at Camp.
Day 10: May 16, 2017: Lo Manthang. Tiji festival day: There are lot to do in Lo Manthang beside visiting the Gompas. Consider renting a horse to visit some of the other village in the area.Overnight at Camp.
Day 11 : May 17, 2017: Lo Manthang.Tiji festival day: This day is either free day or explore further to north of Lo Manthang depending weather and physical condition.Overnight at Camp.
Day 12: Lo Manthang to Ghami: Ascend to a pass offering a last glimpse of Lo Manthang. Descend through two more valleys, meadows and streams. Descend again to Gekar. Lo Gekar Gompa is older then Samye Gompas in Tibet and one of the oldest Gompas in Nepal. Then cross a ridge way down to Ghami. (3460m.)Overnight at Camp.
Day 13: Ghami to Samar: Climb to NYI LA and descend to Samar through the same route.Overnight at Camp.
Day 14: Samar to Kagbeni. Overnight at Lodge/Camp.
Day 15: Kagbeni to Muktinath: Muktinath is one of the most important Pilgrimage sights to both Hindus and Buddhists. Muktinath is also a home to many ethnic Tibetans and holy Buddhists. Miraculously a fire burns in water by the temple. Overnight at Lodge/Camp.
Day 16: Muktinath to Jomsom.It is around 5 hours trekking and you will arrive Jomsom at Lunch hour.Overnight at Lodge/Camp
Day 17: Jomsom to Pokhara by flight and tranfer to the hotel at lakeside: Afternoon free for own sightseeing in lakeside or rest in Hotel.
Day 18: Pokhara to Kathmandu: By flight or drive back to Kathmandu. Evening: Cultural Dinner Program. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 19: Final Departure.
02-04 persons: USD 2200 (Euro 1870) Per person
05-08 persons: USD 2125 (Euro 1805) Per person
Above 08 persons: USD 1995 (Euro 1695) Per person
Cost included :
- Airport Transfers.
- Twin sharing Accommodation in Kathmandu and pokhara Hotel on BB plan
- Guided city sightseeing on Private vehicle and Entrace fees.
- Special trekking permit and ACAP entrace fee.
- Domestic flights and Deluxe tourist bus as per the tour plan.
- Acommodation in Tent, Food (Breakfast, lunch, Dinner), Drink (Tea, Coffee & hot Chocolate) during trek.
- Guide,Sherpa,Cook, Porters and their Insurance
- All Camping and Kitchen gears during trek
- Cultural Dinner Program.
- First Aid medical kit.
Cost not included :
- Bar Bills and extra drinks
- Travel,Health and Rescue Insurance
- Personal Expences which are not mentioned above
- Tips for staff.