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Arun Valley Trek

22 days
Arun Valley Trek

Trip Facts

Trip duration: 22 Days

Grade: Moderate Grade Trek

Starts/ Ends in: Kathmandu

Trek type: Tea House

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge (tea house)

Transportation: private car or tourist bus

Maximum Altitude: 5545m

Arun Valley Trek - Overview

Arun Valley trek is less crowded camping trekking in the eastern part of Nepal. Arun valley lies between the Sagarmatha National Park and Makalu Barun National park. The valley is considered as the deepest valley in the world.

Arun valley is the home of many endangered birds, butterflies and animals. More than 650 species of birds and over 800 species of butterflies are found in this valley. Orchids and other flowers along a quiet jungle trail, swirl prayer flags at Shipton La. Besides these, it provides the shelter for the rare and endangered Panda. The flora and fauna in this valley is unique and important one.

The Arun valley trekking offers an incredible opportunity to explore the village life with typical folk dance and songs. Mind blowing music and age old culture of Nepalese hilly region are the highlights for travelers. Likewise, the trekking routes offers dramatic views of landscape and beautiful scenery of mighty Himalayan peaks. One can enjoy the views of Mount Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt.Baruntse, Mt.Lhotse, Mt.Nuptse , Mt. Amadablam, Mt.Thamserku etc in their walking journey.  Arun valley trek requires patience and vigor to fully realize the beauty of the Arun valley region. It is compulsory to hike toward the north along the Arun River to Sedua and Num, then cross the Barun La 4110m. into the upper Barun khola valley for a close look at Mount Makalu.

Arun valley trek is an alternative route to reach the Everest area. Walking from the lowland to the height at 5545m.,Kalapathar is really a exciting trekking tour. If you want to revisit the Everest Base Camp from different route, then this Arun valley trekking is the best one.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (TIA), transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu city and prepare for the Arun valley trek.

Day 03: Morning flight from Katmandu (1400m) to Tumlingtar (518m).

Day 04: Trek from Tumlingtar to Chyawabesi (280m). 6 hrs

Day 05: Trek from Chyawabesi to Kothe. 6/7hrs

Day 06: Trek from Kothe to Salpa Phedi (1680m). 5/6hrs

Day 07: Trek from  Salpa Phedi to Sanam (2850m) via Guranse (2880m). 5/6hrs

Day 08: Trek from Sanam to Bung. (1900m). 5/6 hrs

Day 09: Trek from Bung to Gaikharka (2300m). 5/6 hrs

Day 10: Trek from Gaikharka to Puiyan (2230m). 6/7 hrs

Day 11: Trek from Puiyan to Phakding (2830m). 5/6hrs

Day 12: Trek from  Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3480m). 5/6hrs

Day 13: Rest day for acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

Day 14:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phortse village (3890m)

Day 15:Trek from Phortse village to Pheriche (4250m)

Day 16:Trek from Pheriche to Lobuche (4910m)

Day 17:Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180m) ,after lunch continue to Everest base camp

(5500m) and overnight at Gorakshep.

Day 18: Trek from  Gorakshep early in the morning hike to Kalapathar (5545m) for superb Himalayan views then back to Pheriche.

Day 19: Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche (3890m)

Day 20: Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar

Day 21: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2830m)

Day 22: Early morning flight to Kathmandu.

Day 23: Our representative will drop you to the International Airport (TIA) to assist you for your final departure to your destination or alternatively the next destination.

Please Note:

The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements

Cost Info

Lodge basis

  • All ground transportation as per itinerary
  • 3 night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B plan.
  • ½ day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with English Speaking Cultural guide
  • Both way domestic Air fare (KTM-Tumlingtar) and (LUK-KTM) with airport tax
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management system)
  • Makalu Barun National Park and Everest National Park Entry fee
  • Food for the member during the trek( 3 meals a day as per lodge open menu)
  • Lodge accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • Medical supplies(First aid Kit will be available)
  • All required Nepalese staffs (salary, food, clothing, accommodation)
  • All Nepalese staffs insurance as per Nepalese government rules
  • Company service charge and government taxes etc.

Camping basis

  • All ground transportation as per itinerary
  • 3 night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B plan.
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Tumlingtar with B.B plan
  • ½ day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with English Speaking Cultural guide
  • Both way domestic Air fare (KTM-Tumlingtar) and (LUK-KTM) with airport tax
  • Cargo charges
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management system)
  • Makalu Barun National Park and Everest National Park Entry fee
  • Food for the members on camping basis
  • All camping equipment and camping charges
  • Medical supplies(First aid Kit will be available)
  • All required Nepalese staffs (salary, food, clothing, accommodation)
  • All Nepalese staffs insurance as per Nepalese government rules
  • Company service charge and government taxes etc.
  • Related Packages

Cost not include

  • Food during stay in Kathmandu
  • All personal equipment and personal expenses
  • Photography Charges, Monument charges and Monument entry fees
  • Personal Medical and travel insurance(must cover helicopter rescue evacuation cost)
  • Personal Medicine
  • Telephone and internet charges
  • Laundry charges
  • Alcoholic beverage, bottled drinks and cold drinks during the trip
  • Rescue evacuation charges if required
  • Staff and porters Tips

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Arun Valley Trek

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