Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by a company representative, who will drop you off at our hotel. After checking in, take a rest or visit Amazing Nepal's office. You may also stroll in the streets of Thamel, a tourist hub in Kathmandu for some souvenir shopping. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Amazing Nepal Trek & Expedition. For dinner, you will be served excellent Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the country's authentic food culture. If your flight arrives late, both the meeting and dinner can be scheduled for the following day. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Sightseeing Kathmandu Valley and Preparation for Trekking (1,300m/4,264ft)
After breakfast, you will set out for sightseeing of the culturally and architecturally rich heritage sites of the Valley. Places such as the Pashupatinath, the world-famous temple precinct of the Hindus, the Boudhnath and Swaymbhunath, the world-famous Buddhist stupa precinct, and Kathmandu Durbar Square will open up completely a new cultural world of Nepali art and architecture to you. You will also be taken to the Kumari Ghar, where resides the Virgin Goddess. We will also discuss the trip and you will be introduced to your fellow trekkers and our crews.
Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal and Trek to Chisapani (2300/7544) 5-6hrs
Today is the first day of our trek. Soon after breakfast, we will head towards Sundarijal which will take almost an hour. Upon reaching Sundarijal we will start to walk towards Chisapani. We will walk past a small hydroelectric plant. After some time we will enter the area of Shivapuri National Park. After clearing the formalities there we will continue to walk passing the first settlement of the area Mulkharka inhabited by the Tamangs. Crossing this village and walking on the trails that passé through Oak and Rhododendron forest we will reach Chisapani, our destination for today. We will stay overnight at Chisapani.
Day 04: Trek to Kutumsang (2,446m/8022ft) 6-7hrs
We will be walking towards Kutumsang today. We will first descend crossing a meadow and fields. On our way, we can enjoy the breathtaking view of Langtang Himal. From here we will walk Pathi Bhanjyang and then to Gul Bhanjyang. From Gul Bhanjyang we will follow the trail that climbs up to the ridge. From here we will have to walk downhill for some time to reach Kutumsang. We will stay overnight at Kutumsang.
Day 05: Trek to Thadepati (3650m/11,972ft) 5-6hrs
Our destination for today is set for Thadepati so after breakfast, we will trace the trail that leads to Thadepati. First, we follow the trail that is steep and takes us to the point where no settlements are seen. But this place offers an amazing view of the mountains and low land. We walk passing by the oak and rhododendron forest to reach this point. From here we continue to walk to Yurin Danda. We will witness the magnificent view of the majestic Himalayas from this point. After spending some quality time here we will walk to reach Thadepati for the overnight stay.
Day 06: Trek to Tharkeghyang (2560m/8397ft) 5-6hrs
Today we will walk towards Tharkeghyang. The trail will first drop until we cross Melamchi river then we will gradually ascend passing the Sherpa settlements. En route, we can witness the visually appealing Himalayas. We can also witness the beautiful monasteries of this region. Finally, we will reach Tharkeghyang also known as 'Helambu'. This is a beautiful Sherpa village popular for the natural beauty that it offers. This place is also famous for apples. We can explore the place in the evening. We will stay overnight at Tharkeghyang.
Day 07: Trek to Sermathang (2610m/8563ft) 4-5hrs
Our destination for today is set for Sermathang. We won’t be climbing to another altitude today, so it is going to be an easy walk compared to other days. Today we will walk passing the forest, streams and breathtaking waterfalls. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Prachin and the Sherpa village called Gangyul. After walking for some time from Gangyul we will reach Sermathang. Rest of the time can be spent exploring the village. This is a beautiful Sherpa village with many monasteries. It also offers an alluring view of the Himalayas as well as the lowlands. We will stay overnight at Sermathang.
Day 08: Trek to Melamchi Bazar (870m/2855ft) 3-4hrs and drive to Kathmandu 2-3hrs
Today is the last day of our trek. We will be walking to Melamchi Bazaar. Melamchi bazaar is inhabited mostly by the Sherpas but we can also see people of different ethnic communities. Upon reaching Melamchi bazaar we will be taking a local couch that takes us to Kathmandu. It takes two to three hours to reach Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will be escorted to the hotel. You can freshen up and go shopping in the evening at Thamel which is famous for useful tourist’s products. Since today is your last day in Kathmandu, we host a farewell dinner where you can give your feedback regarding the services that we provided during the trip. We will stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 09: Final Departure
Transfer to the international airport and fly to the onward destination.
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