The following are short descriptions of the various treks and tours we offer

 

 

Annapurna Range

 

Mustang
(12/20)

The area was opened to trekkers only in 1992. Past Kagbeni is an almost barren tree-less expanse that leads to a steep rocky hill trail and which in turn end up in a place where one can have the best view of the Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna and other well-known summits. A special permit is required beforeEverest
embarking on this trek. A Nepalese liaison officer must also escort one's groups, a requirement that is in line with the government's efforts at assuring the protection of the existing environment and culture.

Manaslu
(21/35 days)

A relatively untouched region located along the spectacularly beautiful border area of mid-western Nepal and Tibet. It was opened to trekkers only 1991. Organized group treks allowed here are subject to strict monitoring by a Nepalese liaison officer/escort. Sturdy trekkers will be treated to breath-stopping mountain scenery, an immensely diverse eco-system and direct contact with ethnic cultures. The hike originates from Gorkha or Trishuli.

Lower/Upper Dolpa
(25/35 days)

This region also only recently opened to trekking. It encompasses he Shey-Phoksundo national Park (3,555 sq. km.), Nepal's biggest park and primal habitat of the elusive snow leopard and the blue sheep. Here one may see yellow-throated marten and the Himalayan black bear amidst luxuriant forests of the blue pine, spruce, cypress, fir and birch. Exhilarating adventures await the trekker as he trots though Beni, Dhorpatan, Dunai, Phoksundo, Bonpo, gumpa, Shey Gumpa and Dhou then back to Dunai and Juphal or via kagmara (5,190 m) and Mauria pass (3,800 m) and towards Jumla. A special trekking permit and the presence of Nepalese liaison officer is required for the upper Dolpa trek.

Jumla/Rara Lake
(12 days)

Jumla offers the best scenery on the north-western most side of Nepal. Within its confines lie the Rara national park, the smallest park in Nepal, where in turn the country's largest lake, the Rara Lake can be found (10.8 sq. km. At 2,990 meters). Considered one of the finest parks in the world, Rara National Park abounds in coniferous forest and is the ideal habitat for the musk deer, Himalayan black bear and other faunae. The Danfe (Impeyan Pheasant) the national bird of Nepal, flies above while a variety of fish, the snow trout, inhabit the Rara lake. Adding charm to the region are its generally open-hearted and friendly people. The trek can begin in Jumla (over an hours flight from Kathmandu) or from the nearer Nepalgunji.

Machupuchare

Kanchanjunga
(25/35 days)

It's peak is the third highest in the world. Surrounding areas are sanctuary to blue sheep, musk deer and many species of birds. To get there, one can either take a short flight or go by land from Kathmandu, before trek commences.

 

Makalu Base Camp
(18/25 days)

The world's fifth highest mountain. Formerly a restricted area, it spans five major ecological zones where can be found the lush, tropical Arun Valley, dense forests or rhododendron and fir and alpine meadows that lead to the might Barun glacier. From the base camp, any one can view the spectacular Mt. Makalau.

Everest Base Camp
(10/14/21/28 days)

The premier trekking destination - home to the earth's highest mountain peak, Sagarmatha, the Abode of the Gods. To at least reach this majestic mountain's base is many a trekker's once-in-a-life-time dream. Quaint sherpa villages, the Thangboche Monastery, Gokyo Lake, Kala Pattar, the Amalapcha and Chola passes are some of the famous land marks found along the way. One can either fly directly to Lukla from Kathmandu or drive to Jiri prior to the trek's commencement.Lotse from tent

Ganesh Himal
(10/14/25 days)

Major peaks, Ganesh Himal, Manasalu and Mimalchuli comprise this range. Greatly visible towards its northwest face are the magnificent Annapurna and Maccapuchre peaks. Enroute, two well known passes, the Singla (4,600 m) and pagsang (5,000 m) also enthrall the traveler. Ethnic settlements are likewise found in the area. The trek may begin from Gorka.

Helambu
(8 days)

Enchantingly paradise-like in its beauty, it is situated north of the Kathmandu Valley. An excellent place from which to glimpse at Mt. Langtang, Gauri Shankar and other breathtaking mountain peaks. The area is also known for ancient Buddhist monasteries, the Khukuri (Gurkha knives) and a generally friendly and honest local population.

Annapurna Base Camp/Annapurna Circuit
(8/14/28 days)

Located in the mid-west region of Nepal, it showcases another facet of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre ranges. The Dhaulagiri peak is likewise highly visible from here. Rhodendron forest also flourish in the area as do Gurung Magar and Thakali settlements. The trek may commence from picturesque Pokhara Valley, located 200 km west of Kathmandu. The Pokhara Valley is the most popular resort area outside the Kathmandu area. Here lies the lovely Phewa, Rupa and Begnas lakes all of which have been formed from melted Annapurna range snow. Found along the way are Muktinath, Jomsom, Ghorepani and Poon Hill. The trek may also start from Jomsom, after a short flight from Pokhara.

Thorung Pass

Please contact us for departure dates and for other treks:

Nagarkot-Panauti: (3 days)

Shivapuri-Nagarkot: (4 days)

Lele-Bhainse: (6 days)

Kakani-Shivapuri-Nagarkot: (5/6 days)

These shorter treks provide the traveler a chance to have panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges, with their snow-clad summits; to be in contact with indigenous peoples as well as flora and fauna.

 

 

 

 
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