Thamserku Trekking Pvt. ltd.

P.O. Box 3022, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: +977 1 4413842

Kangaru Himal Trek

Moderate

13 Days 12 Nights


Trip Facts

  • Duration:
    13 Days 12 Nights
  • Dificulty Level:
    Moderate
  • Activity:
    Featured Trips
  • Max. Altitude:
    4635m
  • Destination:
    Nepal

Difficulty

Moderate

Half- to full-day hikes (3-6 hours) over rolling countryside on most days, occasional steep trails. Many of our hotel-based walking tours are in this category, as are our snorkeling adventures.



Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Drive to Chyamje – 10 Hrs Drive
Day 03: Trek to Tal – 4/5 Hrs Trek
Day 04: Trek to Tilje (2300m) – 6/7 Hrs Trek
Day 05: Trek to Tachai (2340m) – 5 Hrs Trek
Day 06: Trek to Shongle (3360m) – 8 Hrs Trek
Day 07: Trek to Kuchumro Phedi (4217m) – 4/5 Hrs Trek
Day 08: Trek to Namakyu (4445m) Vai Kuchumro Pass and Yarcha Pass – 10 Hrs Trek
Day 09: Trek to Meta (4204m) via Meta Pass (4635m) – 8 Hrs Trek
Day 10: Trek to Koto (2600m) – 6/7 Hrs Trek
Day 11: Drive to Kathmandu via Besisahar – 10/12 Hrs Drive
Day 12: Free Day in Kathmandu
Day 13: International Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Depending on your arrival time, our representative will be at the airport to receive you and transfer you to your booked hotel.

Overnight in Hotel

Meals: B

Day 02: Drive to Chyamje – 10 Hrs Drive

Highlights of the day:

- Chyamje Waterfall
- Beautiful Gurung Village Tal
- Chahare Khola waterfall at Tal

An early morning breakfast and we drive to Besisahar. We drive early to avoid the through the paved road from Kathmandu until Besisahar. We stop over for a lunch at Besisahar where we change our vehicle and use the Jeep from here until Tal as the roads are off route. We stop over shortly at the checkpoint in Khudigoan. Crossing several iron bridges and a tunnel made by Chinese government building a 50MW hydropower.

We arrive at Chyamje where will stop enjoy the waterfall and spend our overnight here.

Overnight in Lodge

Meals: BLD

Day 03: Trek to Tal – 4/5 Hrs Trek

The trail today continues through the trekking trails countering the hill after crossing the small bridge all the while getting glimpse of jeep passing on the other end across the river. We continue the beautiful walk to arrive at Tal which is a beautiful village situated at the bank of Marshyangdi River. The Gurung village with around 300 people has comfortable lodges where we spend the overnight after the long drive from Kathmandu.

Overnight in Lodge

Meals: BLD

Day 04: Trek to Tilje (2300m) – 6/7 Hrs Trek

After breakfast, we start our walk through the village and continue by the side of the Marshyangdi River flowing through the valley. 2 hrs. of walking brings us to Khotro (2200m) from where we start uphill towards Nache (2200m) for around 2.5 hrs. Nache is a village situated on a top of hill with around only 40 households and few homestay. We have our lunch here in Nache and continue our trek with a short descend to a long suspension bridge of 130m long. One of highlights of the day is this suspension bridge from where village of Bagarchap, Dharapani and Timang along the Marshyangdi corridor is visible from the high suspension bridge. We continue our trek along the pine forest where we can visit a small Monastery and continue walking to meet a motor road and cross a small suspension bridge to arrive at Tilje. Tilje is another small village that is used for the Manasalu trek route for overnights.

Overnight in Lodge

Ascend: 1235m

Descend: 513m

Meals: BLD

Day 05: Trek to Tachai (2340m) – 5 Hrs Trek

Highlights of the day:

- View of Lamjung Range
- Hot spring water
- Big stretch of Marshyangdi valley and the villages of Bagarchap, Dharapani and Timang

We start our walk today through the village today and cross a small bailey bridge and continue walking for another 20 minutes. A shot detour brings us to a stalagmite cave. A small cave that is interesting to visit where lamas are believed to have meditated.
After the short detour we continue walking through the pine forest and corn fields to arrive at a suspension bridge. A short walk of 10 minutes brings us to a resting spot. We continue walking through the forest for another 1 hr to arrive at Tachai, a small Gurung village rested at a top of hill. The village has around 28 home stays where we will stay for the overnight. The village also has a hot spring water flowing 20 minutes’ walk from the village.

Overnight in Lodge

Ascend: 2340 m

Descend: 730m

Meals: BLD

Day 06: Trek to Shongle (3360m) – 8 Hrs Trek

We start our walk today with a beautiful view of surrounding villages of Ghelinchok and as we head up we look back to see the beautiful Tachai where we spent an overnight. Our walk today will be strenuous as we ascend uphill from the village itself for about two and half hours. We arrive at the saddle of Chonga Dada (3282m). Animal sightings such as Himalayan Griffon and Monkeys will be possible. After resting for some time, we descend through the pine forest to meet the Chonga River. We continue our path by the river upstream with gradual uphill and cross the river through a small wooden bridge. We continue our walk for about an hour and have our first lunch prepared by our kitchen staff by the side of the river.

As we gain altitude, we continue our walk through the pine and rhododendron forest to arrive at an open space for Shongle Kharka where we spend our first overnight in tent.

Overnight Camping

Ascend: 1250 m

Descend: 54 m

Meals: BLD

Day 07: Trek to Kuchumro Phedi (4217m) – 4/5 Hrs Trek

A fresh morning with giant hills on both sides, we have our breakfast prepared by our kitchen crew and start our trek as our staff pack up the tents. 45 minutes of walk and we will meet a small shepherd hut. We continue our climb towards Kuchumro Phedi at an altitude of 4525m where we spend our camp for the big climb next day.

Overnight Camping

Ascend: 814m

Descend: 62m

Meals: BLD

Day 08: Trek to Namakyu (4445m) Vai Kuchumro Pass and Yarcha Pass – 10 Hrs Trek

We gear up a long walk today with mostly going uphill until we cross the Yarcha Pass. We start our day with view of Manasalu towards the east and Lamjung and Annapurna towards the west. A walk of about 2.5 kilometers brings us to the top with 3 hrs of walk. We are rewarded with amazing views of Manasalu and Lamjung range as we make a pass of Kuchumro. The snowy pass requires proper equipment like gaiters, crampons. Once we pass the Kuchumro pass (54900m), we walk down about 30 minutes to start uphill to cross the Yarcha pass (4860 m). As we cross Yarcha pass, we are rewarded by the views of Kangaru Himal (6941m) and Annapurna II. We continue walking downhill to arrive at Namakyu (4595m) where we spend our overnight after a long walk. We will camp by the river side directly facing the Lamjung Himal and view of Kangaru Himal.

Overnight in Camp

Ascend: 1144 m

Descend: 693 m

Meals: BLD

Day 09: Trek to Meta (4204m) via Meta Pass (4635m) – 8 Hrs Trek

Wake up early for the early morning views of Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II and Gangapurna towards the south west and Kangaru Himal facing top towards the north. The clear sky with the views of mountains makes it a perfect ambience to start your day. After breakfast, we walk for about 10 minutes uphill and then descend for another 15 minutes to cross a small glacial river. We cross the river for gradual uphill facing Annapurna II the whole time and keeping Kangaru Himal at the back. As we ascend for 2 hrs. we are greeted by the views of Pisang peak standing majestically above the Pisang monastery from where we take gradual walk all the time facing Pisang peak directly in front of us. We arrive at the Meta pass (4800m).

Pack lunch is recommended today as there is shortage of water before the pass. After lunch at Meta pass, we start to descend towards Meta. It’s a long downhill from Meta pass to Meta with almost 4 hrs. We arrive a river with a small bridge from where we start to ascend for another 1 hr to reach Meta – a small village with few houses.

Overnight in Camp

Ascend: 566m

Descend: 1450m

Meals: BLD

Day 10: Trek to Koto (2600m) – 6/7 Hrs Trek

Our final day on trek we start walking an hour into Singenge Dharmasala where there are possible tent sites for trekkers coming from Meta to Koto. We continue the trek to cross a steel bridge and take descend towards a waterfall that the trail passes through.

We continue further into the lush vegetation leaving the barren alpine views behind. Passing through several tea houses we continue the trail that passes through the pine forest. We approach the confluence of Soti Khola and Nar Khola. We continue further to cross the river through another metal bridge and continue towards Koto which is the main trails for the Annapurna circuit trek where we spend our overnight.

Overnight in Lodge

Meals: BLD

Day 11: Drive to Kathmandu via Besisahar – 10/12 Hrs Drive

Our private jeep will be ready for us after the breakfast for a long bumpy ride to Besisahar. As we drive to Besisahar, we will pass through the route which once was one once a popular trekking route. We will encounter some tourist walking up to trek the Manasalu region.

We will pass through small villages of Timang, Danakyu, Bagarchap, Jagat, Bahundada, Tal and Chyamje where we will have our lunch and continue driving to Besisahar where we stop for the overnight after a long bumpy ride.

We will leave the Jeep at Besisahar and hop into our bus as the road from Besisahar to Kathmandu is well black topped. The comfortable drive to Kathmandu takes around 5 to 6 hrs. depending on the traffic.

Overnight in Hotel

Meals: B

Day 12: Free Day in Kathmandu

A free day in Kathmandu can be used for shopping in Kathmandu or just relax in the hotel. An optional sightseeing to the popular sites can be provided upon request. In the evening we will drive to Le Sherpa – a fine dining restaurant for 3 course dinner.

Overnight in Hotel

Meals: BD

Day 13: International Departure

Depending on your flight time you will be transferred to the airport. The airport checks in is 3 hours prior to the departure time and the hotel checkout time is 12 P.M. In case our flight is late evening please let us know if you require half day use of the hotel.

Our representative will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to the airport.

Meals: B


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+977 9801249349
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    P.O. Box 3124, Naxal-5
    Kathmandu, Nepal
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    +977 1 4413842
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