Package Name: Jugal Himal Trekking
Highest altitude: 3600 meters
Activities: Walking and sightseeing
Accommodation: Hotel, lodge and camping
Duration: 14 days
Jugal Himal Trekking is through Langtang Valley to Jugal Himal towards the north east of Kathmandu. Trekking in this region is full of different opportunities of exploring Tamang culture, rare wildlife, landscapes and impressive views of mountains and peaks. Trekkers frequently do not visit this area therefore the trail is not so busy though it is one of the nearest Himal from Kathmandu. Trekking in Jugal Himal region is adventurous with the panoramic views of Dorje Lakpa, Madiya, Phurbi Chhyachu, Langtang Himal and Jugal Himal itself.
Jugal Himal trekking trail leads through Melamchi to Langtang Valley which is unique experience of Tamang Heritage exploration. Visiting Panch Pokhari, Bhairav Kunda Lake and other natural springs are very pleasant experiences. Trekking in this region is not well facilitated due to the lack of hotels and lodges. Trekking begins after 5 hours drive from Kathmandu to Melamchi Pul. The trail is peaceful and tranquil but some camping trekkers can be found somewhere on the way. Jugal Himal is wonderfully attractive trekking trail for the visitors who want to get chance of experiencing peace from the hustle and bustle of the crowded city life. The views of forests, green valleys and meadows, orchids of apples and crystal clear waterfalls and rivers are so impressive during the trek you can experience!
Trekking in Jugal Himal is camping based trekking because only Helambu area has facilitated hotels and lodges. Home stay can be one of the best options to experience Tamang culture who are the descendents of Tibetan Horse traders. Trekking in this region gives real taste of organic products like Helambu apple, Bhotang’s potatoes, fresh Yak milk products and homemade wine/beer. Hospitality of Tamang, Sherpa and other ethnic community is world famous you can experience during the trek.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing day
Day 03: Drive Chautara (1418m.) and trek Syaule (1550m.)
Day 04: Trek Kamikharka Danda (2270m.)
Day 05: Trek Chyocho Danda (3465m.)
Day 06: Trek Hile Bhanjayang (3600m.)
Day 07: Trek Panch Pokhari (3600m.)
Day 08: Free day
Day 09: Trek to Hotangbrang (1850m.)
Day 10: Trek Laghang Gompa (2800m.)
Day 11: Trek Tarke Ghyang (2740m.)
Day 12: Trek Sermathang (2590m.)
Day 13: Trek Melamchi bazaar (870m.) and back to Kathmandu
Day 14: Final departure