About This Trek
Arun valley lies in the Makalu-Barun National Park, between Sagarmatha and Makalu. It is not only picturesque but a diverse region with stunning terraced landscape and prosperous in the wilderness. It is less touristy area and an exceptional route, which has been discovered by the trekkers who love to walk through the isolated valleys and hidden valleys.
The trek begins from Tumlingtar after an hour’s flight from Kathmandu and makes a half loop in the region ending the trek in Lukla. During the trek, you cross various ethnic settlements of Rai, Sherpa, and Limbu people. It offers amazing trekking experience and offers the beauty of natural paradise of eastern Nepal. Some incredible views of Mt. Everest, Thamserku, Makalu, Ama Dablam and the surrounding peaks offer deep magnetism to enliven your sharp imagination. The route of trekking in the Arun Valley is mysterious and extremely panoramic, with the natural jewel of lush hills and rhododendron forest. The fluttering prayer flags offer a feeling of mysticism and tranquility. From Paiyan, the trek joins with the usual route of the Everest region Trekking and concludes in Lukla.
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Day to Day Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu 1334m, Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s representative will transfer to hotel , Arun valley trekking briefing with officially arrangements. overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 02: After breakfast ,Kathmandu valley excursion with your own activities and preparation for Arun valley trekking.
Day 03: Katmandu by flight to Tumlingtar. fly approximatley 1 hours
Day 04: Tumlingtar trek to Chyawabesi (280m). walk approximatley 5-6 hours
Day 05: Chyawabesi trek to Kothe.walk approximatley 5-6 hours
Day 06: Kothe trek to Salpa Phedi (1680m).walk approximatley 5-6 hours
Day 07: Salpa Phedi trke to Sanam (2850m) via Guranse (2880m).walk approximatley 5-6 hours
Day 08: Sanam trke to Bung. (1900m)walk approximatley 5-6 hours
Day 09: Bung trek to Gai kharka (2300m).walk approximatley 5-6 hours
Day 10: Gai kharka trke to Puiyan (2230m).walk approximatley 5-6 hours
Day 11: Puiyan trek to Phakding (2830m).walk approximatley 5 hours
Day 12: Phakding trek to Namche Bazaar (3480m). walk approximatley 5-6 hours
Day 13: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.( During the day , you can hike to Thame for beautiful Himalayan views, wild animals and Tibetan Monastery or hike to Everest view hotel for superb views of Mt. Everest( 8848m) , Mt.Lhotse, (8516n) Mt. Nuptse, (7855m), Mt.Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6723m) , Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru ( 6367m) , Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak ( 6367 m) , Mt. Cholaste (6335m) ,island peak (6179m), Khumbila (God of Khumbu) 5761m etc , overnight at Namche Bazaar.
Day 14: Namche Bazaar trek to Phortse village (3890m)walk approximatley 5-6 hours
Day 15: Phortse village trek to Pheriche (4250m)walk approximatley 5 hours
Day 16: Pheriche trek to Lobuche (4910m)walk approximatley 5 hours
Day 17: Lobuche trek to Gorakshep (5180m) ,walk approximatley 2-3 hoursafter lunch continue to Everest base camp(5463m),walk approximatley 5-6 hours overnight at Gorakshep.
Day 18: Gorakshep early in the morning hike to kala pattar (5545m) for superb Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Nuptse 7855m, Mt. Pumori 7161m, Mt. Changaste 7550m, Mt.Lingterin 6679m, Mt. Amadablam 6856m, Mt. Thamserku 6723m, Mt. Kantega 6685m, Mt.Kusum Khagaru 6367m,Mt.Kongde 6011m,Mt. Khumbila 5761m(God of the Khumbu),Mt.Twache peak 6367m, Mt. Cholaste 6335m ,Island peak 6179m, Lobuche peak 6145m,Pokalde peak 5806m, Honku south peak 6119m and lunch at Lobuche and overnight at Dingboche (4345m)walk approximatley 5-6 hours
Day 19: Dingboche trek to Tyangboche (3890m)walk approximatley 5 hours
Day 20: Tyangboche trek to Namche Bazaar(3480m)
Day 21: Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla(2830m)walk approximatley 6-7 hours
Day 22: Lukla by flight Katmandu. fly approximately 35 minutes only
Day 23: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath : visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley etc and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel.
Day 24: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities , Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition's representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journeys or if you time and interested for another package trip , we will arrange accordingly such as Mt. Everest mountain flight tour, Chitwan jungle safari tour, sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley, River rafting etc.