Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to the hotel
Our office representative will receive you from International Airport and transfer you to the hotel. In the evening we will arrange your meeting with your trekking guide so that you can have your queries solved if you have any.
Day 02: Kathmandu: UNESCO World Heritage sites Tour and Trek preparation
We explore the UNESCO World Heritage sites of exotic Kathmandu. We climb many steps to Swayambhunath (at 1420 m). Also known as the monkey temple, Swayambhunath with its whitewashed stupas sits on a hilltop that also gives commanding views of Kathmandu. Its unique synthesis of Buddhism and Hinduism is noticeable. Way back, we visit Durbar Square, one of the old place complexes of the Kathmandu valley, is a blend of Hindu and Buddhist temples, ancient architecture, and statues, and is often the site of festivals, and ceremonials. Teeming with images of gods and goddesses, crowded with temples and shrines, the city streets and country roads are like a museum without walls. Your guide will explain the religious puja (chanting), and its significance as part of everyday life in Kathmandu Valley. We next visit Boudhanath Stupa, the two overlooking eyes of whose attract pilgrims of Buddhist realm. In the midst of traditional gompas, and hung with long strings of multi-colored prayer flags, Boudhanath attracts Sherpas, Tibetans and tourists alike for daily circumambulations (koras) of the stupa. We also visit Pashupatinath, a most celebrated and scared Hindu temple complex on the bank of the holy Bagmati river where trident-bearing saddhus draped in burnt-orange and saffron sit serenely meditating and the nearby forest resident, monkeys run up and down the steps of the burning ghats. Accommodation: City Hotel. Included Meal: Breakfast.
Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Hugdi
After having our early meal,we drive to Hugdi, which is 80 km away from Kathmandu on the western side. Hugdi is situated at about 310 meters from Sea leave and we stay in a house managed by the local family. In the evening you can stroll around the area and experience the village life. You might get a chance to see the farmers milking their buffalo and getting involved in other household activities. Overnight at Local home stay. Included Meal
Day 4: Trek to Hatti bang
Today we trek for approximately 5 hours and our as the altitude suggested we will be gradually going up from Hugdi. We stop at local Magars community and then continue walking for an hour before lunch. After having our lunch in another couple of hours we are at Hatti bang which offers a scenic view of the Annapurna range and peaks during clear weather. In the evening, we interact with the local host regarding their daily life. Our trekking guide will interpret as many of them don’t speak English at all. Overnight at Local home stay. Included Meal
Day 5: Trek to Jyandala
We will trek for nearly 5 to 6 hours before arriving at Jyandala. The village is known for stunning panoramic views of western side Himalayan ranges if Nepal. Besides the hospitality of the home stay in Nepal, it is a unique place in terms of view as you can see some of the highest peaks in the worlds such as Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Annapurna and the flat lands which are less than 100 meters from sea level. Evening nice meal from the host. You can try your hand in cooking traditional Nepali food Overnight at Local home stay. Included Meal
Day 6: Trek to Upper gadi
Today is very interesting day of the trek as we go up and down time and again and the dense forest with more than 300 species of birds makes it more interesting. Besides the large number of birds different species of wild animals are also seen in this area but during day time encounter with the wild animals is very rare. By the end of the day you will have walked almost 6 hours and start feeling tired. Overnight at Local home stay. Included Meal
Day 7: Trek to Shaktikhor
In the last day of our Chepang hill Home Stay Trekking, we will walk down to about 300 meters and the walk is about 5 and a half hours. After we reach Shaktikhor we will visit the Chepang Museum, waterfalls and caves. You can also visit the camp of the Maoist guerrillas. In the evening we will organize a Chepang cultural program for you. Overnight at Local home stay. Included Meal
Day 8: Drive to Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu from Shaktikhor or you can extend your trip to Chitwan national park for an added experience.
Day 9: Final Departure
Transfer to airport by our representative for your onward destination.