Highlights

  • Great Himal Trail
  • Youngest Himal range in Nepal, 
  • Makalu Kanchenjungha trekking area,
  • Best trekking with unique culture about ethnic 
  • Third highest mountain 

About Great Himalaya Trail 28 Days (First step)

Himalayan Ecological Trekking offers 1st shift Kanchenjung Makalu 28-day-long trek starting from the east of Nepal. The trail is the first phase of the Great Himalayan Trail of Nepal. Trekking through this route is comparatively hard therefore physical fitness as well as mental well-being is very necessary. Trekking in Nepal is an exuberant feeling because not only you will get to explore the Himalayas of Nepal, but you will also learn about the historical background of Nepal, the geography of Nepal, the culture of Nepal, and the vibrant daily life of the Nepalese people.  

The trekking journey is full of ups and down with an amazing view of mountains in the backdrop. The main highlight of this shift is Mt Kanchenjunga which is the third highest mountain in the world and Mt. Makalu which is the fifth highest mountain in the world. This 1st of the Great Himalaya Trail is fascinating as you will make your way through two great mountains which belong in the top 5 highest mountains in the world.

Likewise, the GHT trek is all about meeting new faces and making great memories with them. Both the route of Kanchenjunga and Makalu is a remote area trekking trail in Nepal. Kanchenjunga Base Camp and Makalu Base Camp are among the anticipated trekking trails of Nepal.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Pick up from airport transfer to the Hotel

  • Accommodation3 Star category hotel
  • Mealsup to you choose
  • PlaceKathmandu
  • Max. Altitude1375 m
  • Accommodation3 Star category hotel
  • Mealsup to you choose
  • PlaceKathmandu
  • Max. Altitude1375 m

After breakfast drive to the Domestic airport flight to Bhadrapur flight time will be 40 mi, it is close to India Border, get the vehicle to drive to Taplejung, Taplejung is a famous headquarter of Sankhuwasabha district in Nepal about Rai Limbu ethnic group. On the way will stop at the Kanyam hillside-like viewpoint with a tea farm drive through the tea farm stay overnight guest house. 4-hour drive.

  • Accommodationguest house
  • Mealsmenu
  • PlaceTaplejung
  • Max. Altitude1820 m

After breakfast drive to Lelep and here has the KCAP checkpoint we will entry our permit and we enter the Kanchanjungha conservation area Project.  we will have hot lunch and start to trek till Sekhathum through the Ghunsa river, it will take 2 and half hours. overnight at tea house 

  • Accommodationtea house
  • Mealsmenu
  • PlaceSekhathum
  • Max. Altitude1600 m

After breakfast heading to Amjilosa follow the Ghunsa Khola. Today we will get one really nice house tropical Nepali style base of Ghayabari. Ghayabari is the classical route but now make the short cut way, we will not get any lunch place on the way should be lunch and camp at Amjilosa. From today we will able to see Tibetan settlement, Walking hours 4 to 5.  

  • Accommodationtea house
  • Mealsmenu
  • PlaceAmjilosa
  • Max. Altitude2395 m

We are walking to Gyabla to follow the edge of the Ghunsa Khola through the Jungle. This area Jungle has bamboo, rhododendron, and oaks with many bushes. We are going be closer to the mountain able to see some part Kanchenjunga range. When you are close to the Gyabla have to climb up steeply. Gyabla itself is a very nice village where has to gust house there is only two guest house. When we will climb 200 meters up from Gyabla able to see a very nice view and big settlement. Walking hour 4 to 4 ½. 

  • Accommodationtea house
  • Mealsmenu
  • PlaceGyabla
  • Max. Altitude2730 m

Compare to yesterday today we have to walk long. We will continue along the Ghunsa Khola riverbank with the jungle part. After four and a half hours walking will get the  Phole village. It is the first Tibetan refugee settlement after Walunchung Gola. We will have lunch here very good local Dhal Bhat. We can get here very old statues Thankas and wooden Gomba many Chorten Tibetan prayer flags. After lunch walk to them along the jungle between there has one memory which is Heli crash Sept 23/ 2006. When we cross the Ghunsa Khola will be a big settlement with a nice guest house. We should present here our permit. Walking hours 6 to 7.

  • Accommodationtea house
  • Mealsmenu
  • PlaceGhunsa
  • Max. Altitude3427 m

This day we prepare our body for the increase in altitude. We are hiking to 4 to 5 hours for acclimatizing we will able to see a nice view with a big meadow. We will take a packed lunch evening visit around the village area. We can visit the gumba and local people's activities.   

  • Accommodationtea house
  • Mealsmenu
  • PlaceGhunsa
  • Max. Altitude3427 m

we are already closer by the mountain, when we are heading to trek trails makes the gradual climb up with the Juniper jungle area. Today we will walk around 5 hours we don’t have hot lunch on the way but so much beautiful landscape with Mountain View. When reaching the Khambachen it will be a panoramic view for Chulima Himal range north side and west side Mera peak Januu Himal, Ghabur peak, Nyukla Lachung, Chang Himal with many more. Khambachen village is a nice wide valley with Tibetan Settlement with Sherpa people. Overnight guest house.

  • Accommodationtea house
  • Mealsmenu
  • PlaceKhambachen
  • Max. Altitude4050 m

After breakfast starts to trek with a mountain view as a mirror. We should walk slowly to the up able to see yak and another wild animal all yak grassing area with some small busses after Rantang we will walk moraine part of Kanchenjungha also Lhonak too. Lhonak village is wide and often dry lakebed. Here is three tea house. Overnight guest house.   

  • Accommodationtea house
  • Mealsmenu
  • PlaceLonak
  • Max. Altitude4780 m

Early morning has breakfast and starts to walk for Kanchenjungha base camp ( Pang Pema 5146m) It will take 3 to 4 hours from here all the part moraine. Every year way will be change because of the landslide. After 30 mi going to appear in the world 3rd highest mountain Kanchenjungha and surround by many more white peaks. At Pang Pema has a lot of memories for the climbing guides.  

  • Accommodationtea house
  • Mealsmenu
  • PlaceLonak
  • Max. Altitude4780 m

As usual finish the morning thing and trek down to Ghunsa. It will trek a total of 8 hours will stop for tea at Khambachen then continues to the Ghunsa preparing the camping gear from tomorrow will have own cook bake food and tent too.   

  • Accommodationtea house
  • Mealsmenu
  • PlaceGhunsa
  • Max. Altitude3427 m

From Ghunsa heading to Phale Gaun and trek the right side way to Namgo-la. It will follow the Namgo river to the camp side climb up gradually to the camp.  

  • Accommodationtent camp
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlaceNango La camp
  • Max. Altitude4160 m
  • Accommodationtent camp
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlaceYagma Khola
  • Max. Altitude3734 m
  • Accommodationtent camp
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlaceOlangchung Gola
  • Max. Altitude3191 m
  • AccommodationTent camp
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlaceOlangchung Gola
  • Max. Altitude3191 m
  • AccommodationTent camp
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlaceUpper Lanmale
  • Max. Altitude3910 m
  • AccommodationTent camp
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlacePass Camp
  • Max. Altitude4453 m
  • AccommodationTent camp
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlaceYak Kharka
  • Max. Altitude4595 m
  • AccommodationTent camp
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlaceThudam
  • Max. Altitude3571 m
  • AccommodationTent camp
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlaceKharka
  • Max. Altitude2855 m
  • AccommodationTent camp
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlaceChyamtang
  • Max. Altitude2229 m
  • AccommodationTent camp
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlaceHatiya
  • Max. Altitude1585 m
  • AccommodationTent camp
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlaceGola
  • Max. Altitude1128 m
  • AccommodationTent camp
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlaceGadi
  • Max. Altitude1180 m
  • Accommodationtea house
  • Mealsown food in camping
  • PlaceTumlingtar
  • Max. Altitude285 m
  • Accommodation3 star category hotel
  • Mealsup to your choose
  • Placekathmandu
  • Max. Altitude1375 m

    What's Included

    •  Airport pick up and drop all with tour planning
    • 3-star category hotel with BB plan in the city
    • Flight as per itinerary
    • All transportation as per itinerary
    • Insurance and Equipment Nepali crew
    • Government license holder Trekking Guide and Porter (2 Trekker = I porter for Camping Necessary)
    • City Tour Guide with entrance fees and private vehicle
    • Medical Kit ( first add box)
    • All government and local taxes
    • Farewell Teahouse or homestay accommodation during the trek
    • During the trek all meals:- Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner
    • All Government paperwork with National park fees
    • Company Duffel bag
    • Domestic dinner tradition Nepali restaurant with culture program
    • Sat Phone set 

     

    • Nepali visa fee
    • International Flight
    • Personal expenses (like-: Battery charge, Chocolate candy, P.T, Wi-Fi more)
    • Rescue insurance
    • City meals ( Lunch Dinner) and extra night due to early arrival trekking, overstay compare to plan any reason.
    • Any bottle of drink and all kind of alcohol
    • Money wire charge
    • Tips for Guide, porter and driver ( all crew during the trek with driver)