Arun Valley Shalpa pass Trek is one of the naturally beautiful and culturally diverse trekking destinations of Makalu Trekking Region in eastern part of Nepal.This trek is considered to be a non-tourist trekking trail of Nepal. Major highlights of this trek are the superb views of Mount Everest, Mount Makalu and the world's deepest valley, Arun Valley which is located between two highest mountains Everest and Makalu. Well, Arun Valley Trekking is famous for stunning views of mountains closer to your eyes including Mount Everest 8848m and Mount Makalu 8463m. There are many other attractions of this trek including Salpa Bhanjyang and Salpa Pokhari.
Being easy type of trek, you don't need to have any prior trekking or hiking experience during Arun Valley Shalpa pass Trek. And well, just normal walking experience is enough for this trekking package. During this marvellous trek, you can enjoy the incredible biodiversity. Actually, you can enjoy more than 650 species of birds and over 800 species of butterflies. Additionally, this valley is a home of endangered Panda.
Trekking Mode:Tea house/Home stay
Trip Duration:17 days
Highest Altitude:salpa pass 3720m.
Minimu Group Size:2
Arun Valley Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: After Breakfast, sightseeing in Swayambhunath (Monkey temple), Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar square, then prepare for the Arun valley trek.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Tumlingtar by flight.
Day 04: Trek to Gothe bazaar.
Day 05: Trek to Tala (Upper Phedi)
Day 06: Trek to Guranse
Day 07: Trek to Sonam/Gudel,via Shalpa bhanjyang.
Day 08: Trek to Bung (From here you can continue to Everest trek if you have time and you are interested.)
Day 09: Trek to Sotang.
Day 10: Trek to Nele Bazaar.
Day 11: Trek to Salleri/Phaplu.(From here you can drive or flight to Kathmandu.
Day 12: Trek to Lamajura.
Day 13: Trek to Bhandar.
Day 14: Trek to Jiri bazaar.
Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 16: After Breakfast,Sightseeing in Bhaktapur and Patan durbar Square.
Day 17: Fly back to your home country.
Arun Valley Trek Cost Cost: depending on group size and duration of days so please Contact-Us Included:
# 3 night hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast.
#Experience guide, porters and necessary staff with lodging, fooding, salary and insurance. (2 trekkers,1 porter)
#All meals during the trek. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), Tea and Coffee.
#Trekking permit and all needed documents for the trek.
#Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu with a tour guide all world heritage site & entrance fees.
#Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS)
#All government and local taxes.
#Air ticket, Kathmandu to Tumlingtar.
#All airport hotel and hotel airport by private vehicle.
# Makalu Trek Map
#Company T-shirt as gift. Exclude:
#Your Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, wifi, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
#Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from trekking than the scheduled itinerary)
#Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu, because of early arrival, late departure, Early return from trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
#Tips for guide and staff.
#Delay due to weather,
#Your trekking gear. (Sleeping bag,Down jacket and trekking pole are possible to rent and buy in Thamel Kathmandu, if you inform us, we will provide this) #Your travel insurance (necessary).