Arrival at Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
Upon arrival at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be greeted by your guide and transferred to your hotel. Take some time to rest and recover from your journey. Explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu, visit local markets, or sample traditional Nepalese cuisine.
Transfer to Charikot and Prepare for Trek
After breakfast, you will drive from Kathmandu to Charikot, which is approximately a 6-7 hour scenic drive. Upon reaching Charikot, settle into your accommodation and prepare for the trek ahead. Check your trekking gear, pack your backpack, and make any necessary last-minute purchases.
Drive to Chet Chet and Trek to Simi Gaun
Begin the day with a drive from Charikot to Chet Chet, the starting point of your trek. From Chet Chet, start your trek toward Simi Gaun. The trek to Simi Gaun usually takes around 5-6 hours, passing through beautiful landscapes, forests, and traditional villages. Set up camp or stay in a teahouse in Simi Gaun for the night.
Trek to Dodang (6-7 hours trek)
Depart from Simi Gaun and continue your trek toward Dodang.
The trek to Dodang is typically a 6-7 hour journey. Enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding mountains and landscapes along the way. Settle in at Dodang, either camping or staying in a teahouse for the night.
Trek from Dodang to Beding (5-6 hours trek)
Leave Dodang and trek towards Beding, a village situated at an altitude of around 3,690 meters. The trek from Dodang to Beding usually takes about 5-6 hours. Pass through rhododendron forests, cross suspension bridges, and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the area.
Overnight stay in Beding, either in a teahouse or camping.
Trek from Beding to Na-Gaun (4-5 hours trek) and Rest
Continue your trek from Beding to Na-Gaun, which typically takes around 4-5 hours. Na-Gaun is a small village where you will have a rest day to acclimatize to the altitude. Utilize the rest day to explore the village, interact with the locals, and enjoy the serene surroundings. Overnight stay in Na-Gaun.
Hike to Tsho Rola Glacial Lake and Back to Na-Gaun
Embark on a day hike to Tsho Rola Glacial Lake from Na-Gaun.
Enjoy the scenic beauty of the glacial lake and the surrounding mountains.
After spending some time at the lake, hike back to Na-Gaun for the night.
Hike to Dudh Kunda and Back to Na Gaun
Start the day with a hike to Dudh Kunda (Milk Lake) from Na-Gaun.
Experience the breathtaking views of the sacred lake and the snow-capped peaks in the distance. After visiting Dudh Kunda, trek back to Na-Gaun for the night.
Trek from Na Gaun to Dodang (6-7 hours trek)
Begin your return journey as you trek from Na-Gaun back to Dodang.
The trek takes approximately 6-7 hours. Enjoy the familiar trails and landscapes along the way. Overnight stay in Dodang.
Trek from Dodan to Simi Gaun (5-6 hours trek)
Continue descending as you trek from Dodang to Simi Gaun.
The trek takes around 5-6 hours. Appreciate the changing scenery as you make your way back to Simi Gaun. Overnight stay in Simi Gaun.
Descend back to Chet Chet (1-2 hours trek) and Drive to Charikot
Descend from Simi Gaun to Chet Chet, which usually takes around 1-2 hours. From Chet Chet, drive back to Charikot. Upon reaching Charikot, relax and enjoy the evening. Overnight stay in Charikot.
Transfer from Charikot to Kathmandu
After breakfast, drive from Charikot back to Kathmandu, completing your trek. Once you arrive in Kathmandu, you can either explore the city further or rest at your hotel. Take the opportunity to celebrate the completion of your trek and reflect on the incredible experiences you've had.