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Dhudpokhari Khaling Trek - 13 Days

Dhudpokhari Khaling TrekDudhpokhari is claimed to be at an altitude around 5,300 meters above sea level. Thurchu, which is the base camp of Dudhpokhari and Namun La Pass is the center point of Lamjung, Manang and Kaski Districts and is claimed to be around 4,500 meters above sea level.

People know very little about this place, but it is one of the most scenic destinations in the world where tourists have rarely trekked. Nature and culture are the specialties of this area with plenty of options for tourists. This can be a new route of trekking in the Annapurna Region of Nepal.

Khaling Rais are the dominant class of this area. They have their own language and are proactive both in joint and nuclear family ties. Chhan (locally fermented millet/rice wine) is an indispensable part of their food and culture; the Bhume Dance, the Chandi Dance and the Naghi Pooja are some of their major rituals. These highlanders (Khaling Rais) believe that it is essential to worship their ancestors and the earth deity in order to continue human existence. Despite belonging to the Kirant ethnic group, the Khaling Rais celebrate the Hindu and Buddhist festivals as well.

Maximum Elevation: 5390 mtrs.

Trek Duration: 13 Days

Mode of Operation: Camping

Season: Mar, Apr, May, Jun-Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec.

Trip Grade: Strenuous

Group size: Minimum; 2 people to Maximum: 12 peoples

Dhudpokhari Khaling Trek Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu; (1300m.) greet and meet at airport and transfer to hotel; over night at hotel.

Day 02: Morning sightseeing at different natural and cultural heritage sites; Afternoon free in Kathmandu; overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Phaplu (2469m) and trek to Salleri (2390m).

Day 04: Trek from Salleri Ringmo -and trek to Thaksindo (3,060m).

Day 05: Trek from Thaksindo to Shasrabeni (3835m)-Beni approximately 4000m)

Day 06: Trek from Beni to Dudhkund (4561m).

Day 07: Trek from Dudhkund to Thaksindo or Ringmo.

Day 08: Trek from Thaksindo to Numthala (2,194m) and walk up to Thulo Dhunga.

Day 09: Trek from Thulo Dhunga to Sombare.

Day 10: Rest day Sombare.

Day 11: Trek from Sombare to Changmiteng/Ratnange.

Day 12: Trek from Ratnange to Phaplu (2469m)

Day 13: Fly from Phaplu to Kathmandu.

(Note: This is full trip Itinerary, If anyone interested for the half trip after arrival in Nepal, we can arrange half trip itinerary also)

Trip Cost Includes

  • All airport/Hotel transfers
  • 3 star level Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • All lodging and fooding during the trek.
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees.
  • Domestic flights and Airport taxes.
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, Assistant trek guide and Porters to carry luggage (2 Trekkers:1 porter ) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper work and Trekking permits or National park permit, TIMS Card)
  • All government and local taxes if necessary.

Trip Cost Excludes

  • Nepal visa fee.
  • International Airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, Late departure, Early return from mountain (Due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Lunch and Evening meals in Kathmandu (And also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary).
  • Travel and Rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses (Phone Calls, Laundry, Bar bills during the trekking, Battery recharge, Extra porters, Bottle or Boiled water, Shower etc).
  • Tips for Guides and Porters.