Indigenous People Trail Trek

Duration: 8 Days
Price: US $585 View dates & Prices
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • ActivityTeahouse Trekking
  • TransportationPrivate Vehicle / Bus
  • AccomodationLodge to lodge
  • Max Person12
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130 kilo meter drive to Ramechhap from Kathmandu valley takes you to the newly discovered and off the beaten track“Indigenous Peoples Trail” which is located in Mahabharat mountain range offer the visitor with its unique, living, exposure to one of the most culturally diverse areas of Nepal. The ‘Indigenous Peoples Trail’ offers scenic trekking at comparatively low altitude, below 3126 meter. Bound by Thulo Sailung peak in the North, the golden Sun Koshi flowing along the South and the Tama Koshi in the East, the ‘Indigenous Peoples Trail’ presents an incomparable and natural blend of cultural, linguistic and ethnic diversity coupled with breathtaking panoramic view of 400km Himalayan and Mid Hills including Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himala, Langtang, Jugal Rowling, Numbur Peak, Dhaulagiri, Everest and kanchunja Ranges.

The highlights of Indigenous people trail trekking is the cultural diversity of different ethnic groups living in that region like, Newars, Tamang Sherpa, Thamis, and Majhis etc. You can experience different tradition, culture and lifestyles of people can be closely. People following Hinduism and Buddhism with the variety of gods and goddess, temples, stupas and monasteries are also found in the Indigenous People trail trek. Far from city area, this trail rewards home stay in the local houses of local people and enjoy their traditional way of living. You will enjoy folk dances and songs performed by local people wearing their traditional colorful dresses. You will get engaged with the activities of local people like cooking, attending traditional marriage ceremony etc. Indigenous people trail trek offers you to learn different countryside tradition and get involved in these traditions of Nepal.

Wilderness Excursion’s carefully designed 11 days Indigenous people trail trekking package, number of days can be customized according to your convenience. We will provide you an experienced guide who will take you to the countryside far from Kathmandu city to make you experience the real and undiscovered Nepal and Nepalese people, their tradition, their culture. You will observe the urban area and people in Nepal so closely and Incredible Himalayan Sherpa adventure offers you Indigenous people trail trekking trips package in a very good price.
This trek is perfect for everyone and more suitable for those people who want to know the culture and tradition of Indigenous people of Nepal.

Trip Highlights of Indigenous People Trail Trek

  • Fantastic trip to the remote indigenous people area.
  • Expereince the different ethnic group, homestay in local houses.
  • Unique cultural, involve in working cooking, interact with with locals.
  • Involve in socail activities like marriage, birth ceremony, rituals etc,
  • Enjoye off the beaten track away from modernity,
  • Observe the breathtaking panoramic view of Himalayan giant.

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Drive to Dhunge from Kathmandu and trek to Sailung (Khola Kharka) 2950m.
  • Day 02: Explore to Thulo Sailung & Rajveer Environs.
  • Day 03: Trek to Surkey (1840m), 5 hours.
  • Day 04: Trek to Doramba (2055m), 4 hours.
  • Day 05: Trek to Khandadevi (2000m), 5 hours.
  • Day 06: Trek to Hiledevi/Dongme (1980m), 4 hours.
  • Day 07: Trek to Lubughat (820m), 4 hours.
  • Day 08: Drive to Kathmandu via Dhulikhel.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 :Drive to Dhunge from Kathmandu and trek to Sailung (Khola Kharka) 2950m. Drive from Kathmandu to Mudhe and then to Dhunge Village which takes about 5 hours of driving. From Dhunge, it is a short 90-minute climb to Sailung hilltop. Following the short trail down to the Sherpa village of Khola Kharka you will spend the night in the newly established Khola Kharka Community Lodge run by local Sherpa and Tamang people. Overnight at Homestay.
  • Day 02 :Explore to Thulo Sailung & Rajveer Environs. Morning after breakfast, you walk to Sailung at the altitude of 3,146 meters which offers resplendent views of the Annapurna, Manalsu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Dorje-Lhakpa, Rowaling, Everest and Kanchenjunga mountain ranges. The hillside village of Thulo Sailung is regarded by the Tamangs as home to their deity, Sailung Phoi Sibda Karpo, or “White Male Lord of the Earth.” Get an insight into their ancient ancestry and role as former border patrollers. Overnight at Homestay.
  • Day 03 :Trek to Surkey (1840m), 5 hours. Today’s tour descend Sailung Forest for Surkey Village where you will be invited to receive a blessing from the Lamas at Rajveer Monastery. Along the route you will pass through a Sherpa village and a Tamang village, each with their own Buddhist Gompas. Prayer flags, chortens and mani stones are scattered along the route. Native trees and birds will demand your attention. The trail continues to the spectacular 40-foot Thinghare Waterfall, then on to the beautifully terraced settlement of Surke. You will spend the night in one of five newly renovated Newari Homestays and visit the endangered Thami Community. A local Thami band will be on hand to entertain and visitors can sample the local Raksi, a traditional alcoholic drink. Overnight at Homestay.
  • Day 04 :Trek to Doramba (2055m), 4 hours. Experience the Thami cultural programme at Tinghare village before taking lunch at Deurali. You will trek through the Doramba Valley, where the trail traverses along forested hillsides to the terraced fields of Doramba. It is a leisurely hike that follows the contours of the valley, leading to the bustling Doramba Bazaar, where you can purchase cold drinks, snacks and music cassettes of a local Tamang singer, Shashi Moktan. Doramba is one of the largest Tamang settlements in Nepal and most of the Thangka painters found in Bhaktapur and Bouddha are originally from this remote village. Enjoy a superb evening of cultural performances before your overnight rest in a Tamang Home-stay. Overnight at Homestay.
  • Day 05 :Trek to Khandadevi (2000m), 5 hours. Leaving the Doramba valley, the route ascends to the sacred Hindu shrine of Agleshwari Danda, where you will be rewarded with stunning views of the Himalayas and the rolling Mahabharat hills below. Descend through a local slate mine, past pine forests and emerge at Galpa Bazaar. This bustling center is an ideal place to break for lunch. In the afternoon you will visit Khandadevi Temple, perched on top of a 1,985-meter (6,512-foot) peak and encircled by ancient stone walls. Dedicated to the Goddess Khada Devi, it was discovered in 1458 AD by a shepherd who saw milk oozing from a sacred stone, said to be an emanation of the Goddess. Overnight at Homestay.
  • Day 06 :Trek to Hiledevi/Dongme (1980m), 4 hours. Rise before dawn to catch the sunrise as you trek towards Hiledevi. The trail navigates through thick and hilly pine forest. You will encounter birds and mammals, as well as the enormous rock that is adorned with an image of Shiva, before emerging at Dhonghme, an ancient Yolmo settlement. In the evening, you will climb to the summit of Sunapati. Here, amongst the Buddhist Chortens, you will enjoy a spectacular sunset over the Himalayas, before returning to the monastery lodge for an evening of Yolmo culture. Overnight at Homestay.
  • Day 07 :Trek to Lubughat (820m), 4 hours. After another magnificent sunrise, descend to the village of Lubughat on the golden Koshi River. You will be walk along one of the newly renovated Eco trails to reach the Sunapati hilltop. In Lubughat you will meet the Majhi people, renowned for their fishing expertise. You will be invited to join them on a Majhi fishing adventure and barbecue, followed by a cultural demonstration. Overnight at Homestay.
  • Day 08 :Drive to Kathmandu via Dhulikhel. A 45-minute walk through the valley brings you to Nepalthowk where you will catch our private land cruiser for the return drive to Kathmandu which takes 5 hours and transfer to Hotel.

Cost Includes

  • All airport transfers by private car or van depending on group size.
  • 1 Well experienced, government registered, English speaking local guide.
  • 1 Assistant Sherpa guide to support group and help the potters as per group size.
  • Sharing porter (1 porter for 2 visitors) to carry your main pack (weight limit 25kg).
  • All meals: lunch, breakfast and dinner during the trek.
  • Tea, coffee, cookies and fresh fruits during the trekking.
  • Lodge and homestay accommodation on sharing basis.
  • Kathmandu – Dhunge – Laughat - Kathmandu by local transport.
  • Food, accommodation, salary and insurance of your guide and porters.
  • Group medical kit, water purifier and other necessities.
  • Necessary trekking permit & TIMS Card (Trekker's Information System).
  • All local government taxes.
  • Farewell dinner in one of the authentic Nepali restaurant with Live culture show.

Cost Excludes

  • Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu.
  • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu (we arrange on client's request)
  • Bar bills, beverages such as coke, fanta, mineral water.
  • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu (we can arrange in your request).
  • Hot shower and hot water, laundry and toiletries.
  • Personal travel insurance, internet, phone calls
  • Rescue operation charge in case of emergency.
  • Gratitude and tips for your guide, porter and driver.

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Dates & Prices

Wilderness Excursion (P) Ltd is a local tour operator so we guaranty small private groups departures any dates that suits your date and time.

Trip Dates Availability Person Left Price
Start: September 20, 2018
End: September 27, 2018
Available 12 Left US$ 675
Start: September 30, 2018
End: October 07, 2018
Available 12 Left US$ 675
Start: October 10, 2018
End: October 17, 2018
Available 12 Left US$ 675

Why Wilderness Excursions

Wilderness Excursion (P) Ltd is a government certified fully and licensed best adventure trekking agency based in Kathmandu Nepal and documented by the tourism authority of the government of Nepal to run tours, travel, trekking, mountaineering expeditions, and other travel related activities. Wilderness Excursion is proud member of TAAN (Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal) NTB (Nepal Tourism Board) NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project) HRA (Himalayan Rescue Association etc. Committed and dedicated. Wilderness Excursion is run by committed and dedicated professionals with decades long experience in trekking and climbing having passion to our work. Our guide and field support staff are highly experienced, helpful and friendly to take care of all your trekking holidays needs in the Himalaya that enhance for your memorable trip. We are specialized for effectively planned trekking tours to Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, India and Pakistan and beside this we arrange Cultural Tours, Village Excursion, Short Adventure Activities like; Bungee Jump, Paragliding, Ultra…

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