Arun Valley Trekking


Trip Overview

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

Arun Valley Trek is one of the most exciting and exploratory trekking tour Nepal has to offer. Arun valley trekking is really non touristy trekking trail in Nepal. Arun valley is located between the Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) and Makalu-Barun National Parks. This place is really gifted with a commendable variety of natural beauty and ancient culture of the Sherpa and Rai people. Arun valley trekking offers superb Himalayan scenery including the Mount Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt.Baruntse, Mt.Lhotse, Mt.Nuptse ,Mt. Amadablam, Mt.Thamserku etc , more than 650 species of birds and over 800 species of butterflies, shelter of the rare and endangered Panda. Trekking in Arun valley provides an alternative approach to the Khumbu region trekking.

The Arun valley is still a far-flung trekking trail, but there are lots of teahouses and it is hassle-free trekking route following to the beautifully dwindling Arun River. Commencing with a flight to Tumlingtar to the East of Everest, the first week is spent trekking through virgin territory into the Solu Khumbu region before a push up on the main Everest trail to Kala Pattar for tremendous close ups of Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse along with many others before a journey back to Lukla and a flight to Kathmandu or trekkers can back Kathmandu through Solukhumbu Jiri trekking route. Walking north up the Arun river to Sedua and Num, then crossing Barun La 4110m.into the upper Barun khola valley for a close look at Makalu. Arun valley trek straddles between two highest mountains, Everest and Makalu. You can see stunning views of Mt. Everest, Makalu and numerous other mountains. Arun valley trekking region is blessed with an incredible diversity of natural beauty and culture. Orchids and other flowers along a faint jungle trail, swirl prayer flags at Shipton La. walking through this picturesque Sherpa village are the attraction of the Arun valley region. You can walk up north of the Arun River to Sedua and Num, then cross Barun La pass on the upper Barun khola valley for a closer look at Makalu. It becomes even more adventurous if you decide to cross Sherpani col and west col passes into the upper Hongu valley. The highest point of the Arun Valley Trek is Salpa Bhanjyang and from there you can also visit holy lake called Salpa Lake (3414m.) Sherpa, Rai and Limbus are the main inhabitants of this region. It will simply be an outstanding experience to trek Arun Valley.

Basically, the Arun Valley is a typical trail is a wonderful trekking destination in the wilderness, suitable for people who really don't want the massive amassing of tourists on the path. Arun valley trek requires stamina and fitness to fully appreciate the beauty of the region which provides some outstanding mountain views. We have a team of highly experienced and friendly local trekking guides and porters who will accompany you every step of the way. So, contact Adventure Master Treks & Expedition now to experience once-in-a-lifetime trek to the land of majestic mounts.

Itinerary Overview

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu

Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation

Day 03 : Flight to Tumlingtar

Day 04 : Trek to Kartike

Day 05 : Trek to Gothey

Day 06 : Trek to Phedi

Day 07 : Trek to Gurase

Day 08 : Trek to Sanam

Day 09 : Trek to Bung

Day 10 : Trek to Gaikharka

Day 11 : Trek to Pangum

Day 12 : Trek to Puyan

Day 13 : Trek to Lukla

Day 14 : Flight to Kathmandu

Day 15 : Final Departure


Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu

Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, a representative of Adventure Master Treks & Expedition shall be waiting at the airport terminal to pick you up. After being greeted by our delegate you shall be transferred to your respective hotel room for your overnight stay. Later in the evening you can go out and take a stroll around the Thamel area. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation

Today we might investigate the old and noticeable legacies of Kathmandu which speak to it to the external world because of its phenomenal representation of Nepalese brilliant past. From the consecrated Buddhist journeys of Swayambhunath Stupa, otherwise called the Monkey Temple, which is one of the most established stupas in Nepal and Boudhanath Stupa, one of the greatest on the planet, we get profound understanding into the Buddhist lessons and culture. The sacred sanctuary of Pashupatinath, a standout amongst the most loved sanctuaries in Nepal by the Hindus, brags of its old design, various little sanctuaries and open incineration custom which makes a typical individual understand the logic of life. Kathmandu Durbar Square, the authentic illustrious complex with imperial castle, one of a kind sanctuaries, and multifaceted carvings is another exceptional legacy in Kathmandu other than numerous others. Investigating every one of these legacies recorded in UNESCO World Heritage Site List, we additionally have exchange on the experience which is to start the following day. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 03: Flight to Tumlingtar

This day starts with the early flight to the little slope town of Tumlingtar, situated toward the eastern bank of Arun River. The 35 minutes flight to Tumlingtar takes us along the chain of grandiose Himalayas including the mightiest Everest, Makalu and Kanchenjunga mountains and over the scope of slope slopes to the atmosphere that feels very tropical to the explorers. Stay overnight at Tumlingtar.

Day 04: Trek to Kartike

Wake up! Today is our first full day of trekking so after eating our breakfast we shall proceed further ahead with our adventurous trek. From Tumlingtar, we slip down passing fields and to reach Kumal Gaon, on the fringe of an expansive level. We stroll along the edge of the Arun River crossing scaffold to the town of Bheteni. We, then stroll for 60 minutes to Chyawabesi. We walk the distance through the sub tropical woodland, the way moves further toward the south along the bank of Arun by means of a chain of little Chettri, Rai and Brahman towns. From that point forward, we will achieve an energetic town Kartike where we set our camp to remain overnight. Stay overnight at Kartike.

Day 05: Trek to Gothey

After waking up and having our breakfast, we shall today pass completely through the fields and afterward stroll among terraced rice glade on the shore of the Arun Koshi, in the long run we will swing into the petite town of Balawa Besi (320m). The track climbs into woods of Sal trees over the Nepali Danda and Bharta towns and after that crosses the edge. We will witness the main look of the verdant Arun valley. The trail proceeds through rice porches, the Rai town called Marduwa at 1500m. At that point onward we shall move along the north shore of the Irkhuwa Khola completely through a hot view of rice patios and banana ranches to Gothey Bazaar. Stay overnight at camp at Gothey. 

Day 06: Trek to Phedi

Today, we will stroll through the towns of Tendor and Tallo Phedi where we will watch slate-roofed houses and thick woods. The journey today is a scenic, full of greenery and a mix of diverse terrain and landscape. The way rises through patios with rice knolls. After that our way move further, after the base of the beneficial rice creating Irkhuwa valley, navigating the waterway on an insecure bamboo connect. Presently we take up the way moving over the Sanu Khola to Phedi. Stay overnight at Phedi.

Day 07: Trek to Gurase

Today in the wake of withdrawing from Phedi, we will rise additionally up to 100m from Jaubire, we move toward the town of Thulo Fokte lying at a rise of 2140m. Crossing calm stone way, we have a wonderful ascent completely through the woodland. At that point, we will move up again to the woodland of birch, oak, rhododendron and the sky is the limit from there. The trail now slides down to Bilbate (2800m). Subsequent to strolling for around 30 minutes, we will land at small stone town of Gurase. Stay overnight at Gurase.

Day 08: Trek to Sanam

Today, we will advance further from Gurase and go through rhododendron woodland spotted with stupas and Mani dividers. In the wake of strolling for roughly 2 hours we will touch base at Salpa Pokhari. The locale is encompassed by fir and hemlock woods and is thrived with flying creatures and wild lives. You can likewise watch the faraway pile of Solukhumbu. And after that moving to the open region you will see predominate rhododendrons above Salpa Bhanjyang and after that you will have vertical drop. You will then go over the slope and completely through the sodden woodland to Sanam. Stay overnight at Sanam.

Day 09: Trek to Bung

Leaving Sanam, we move down by means of the backwoods of rhododendron, oaks and pines. We can see a teahouse and an old Gompa in the group of Share in the wake of crossing a gigantic shake engraved with Buddhist mantras and strolling for around 2 hours from Share, you will achieve the forested valley promote on from Gudel (1900m). It is a striking Rai valley of whitewashed houses. Navigate the Hongu Khola through a steel suspension connect lying at around 1320m. The fundamental track drops passing the town of school completely through a muddle of rice, soybean and millet patios to achieve the town of Bung. Stay overnight at Bung.

Day 10: Trek to Gaikharka

Waking up in the gorgeous village of Bung, we shall now have our breakfast. In transit today, from Bung we will pass Najindingma town which lies at an elevation of 2650m. You will see the region of meadow, utilized for nibbling by individuals from adjacent valleys. After another ½ hour of plummets crosswise over sodden timberlands, we will touch base at Gaikharka. Here you'll have astounding perspectives of verdant patios and spotted farmhouses. Stay overnight at Gaikharka.

Day 11: Trek to Pangum

Strolling forward from Gaikharka we pass by means of a soaked, ferny wilderness and afterward the way moves over the Hinku Khola through a 62m-long, steel connect. You will take a gander at two dazzling waterfalls and the trail starts to rising vertically to the valley of Sibuje (2500m), additionally perceived as Vasme and Chatuk. We leave Vasme to achieve tough where you'll see stash estimated town Gompa. The track climbs for 60 minutes completely through the timberland of untidy rhododendrons. We will get to Pangum La pass, taking joy from the amazing perspectives of Mera Peak (6476m) and Khumbu Himalaya. At that point, we have a short move to Pangum Gompa where we camp for overnight. Stay overnight at Pangum.

Day 12: Trek to Puyan

From Pangum, today we shall continue ahead with our trek. After having our breakfast, we will start trekking down and after that walk up to Kari La which stands at the elevation of 3,145 meters above sea level. Our trail then moves down again to the Arun Valley way that joins the route from Jiri just before Puyan. Puyan really is a decent town ruling a little tributary of the Dudh Koshi. Stay overnight at Puyan.

Day 13: Trek to Lukla

As you wake up in the village of Painya, you shall have your breakfast at the usual time and further on you shall continue ahead with your trek to Lukla today. We will move up and down the track and reach to Lukla seeing distinctive Sherpa towns going over a suspension connect above Thado Koshi. After reaching Lukla, you shall check into a lodge and loosen up your body for the remaining day. Stay overnight at Lukla.

Day 14: Flight to Kathmandu

Our incredible adventure in the Arun Valley region shall come to an end as today we plan to head back to the medieval capital city of Kathmandu. From Lukla, we shall take on a short 30 minute flight to Kathmandu over eye-catching airborne backdrops in the midst of green and flourishing valleys, terraced farming fields, persistent rivers weaving all the way through the lands and the up-close vistas of the towering Himalayas standing solid in the region. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you shall be greeted by our delegate and be transferred back to your respective hotel rooms. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 15: Final Departure

This day marks the end of our adventurous 15 days Arun Valley Trek as you shall return back to your home country. A spokesperson of Adventure Master Treks & Expedition shall transfer you to the Tribhuvan International Airport 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight back home. We look forward to meeting you ahead in the future for another adventure in the mystic nation of Himalayas again with us. Lastly, we wish you a safe flight and goodbye!

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