Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure
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Indigenous People Trail
Indigenous People Trail
Indigenous People Trail
Indigenous People Trail
Indigenous People Trail
Indigenous People Trail
Indigenous People Trail

Indigenous people trail Trek is one of our favourite treks and we’d be delighted to help you explore this impressive region in Nepal.

Indigenous people trail offer you a magnificent trek through scenic landscape with wide range of cultural diversity. As the route was newly lunched, it is less populated by tourists. The trekking route is appropriate for the trekkers who wants to trek on a relatively low elevation below 3000 meters [9,800ft.] and far from the commercial.

The unique trekking route of Indigenous People Trail which starts from west Ramechhap district, 130km from the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. The weeklong trekking starts by climbing the Sailung Peak [3146m] which is the highest point of the whole trek and ends down to the low elevation of [533m] at Lubughat by the Sunkoshi River. The journey passes through all the way from mid hill as the entire region lying on the Mahabarata range. During the trek, you will witness the panoramic view of great Himalayas like Dhauligiri and Annapurna, RolwalingLangtang Everest  in the West to Numburchuili, Gaurishanker and Kanchenjunga in the East. The pristine forests at Sailing, Rajveer, Augleshwori, Galba and Khandadevi are the unique habitat for a varieties of wildlife including pheasant, deer and languor monkey as well as a seasonal spring blaze of blooming rhododendron.

Unlike other trekking route in Nepal, you will experience different authentic cultural activities from different communities of Sherpa, Newar, Thami, Tamang, Yolmo and Majhis. The accommodations here are very simple, but the local people have managed that in a standard way. You will experience the unique life style of real Nepal from different communities in this Indigenous People Trek within a limited time period. We involve you in a different activities of inhabitants which is followed in their daily life and give you a wonderful experience of traditional method to execute the occupation.

The indigenous people trail is predominant by the Hindu and the Buddhist religions which can be witness through the temples and the monasteries on the route. You will observe the ritual activities done by different followers in their chapel and the beautiful paintings on the monastery wall depicting the life story of Buddha, the Buddhist doctrine of life cycle, other God and Goddess and the mythical animals.

Trekking through the rural and fertile land of the village and enjoying the spectacular view of the Himalayas peak to the north will provide you a life memorizing experience of Nepali culture and landscapes.

Highlights:

+ Scenic landscape and unity of various cultural diversity
+ Less Tourist route and enjoy spectacular views of peaks
+ Appreciate altitude
+ Experience various ethnic group cultural dances

Trip Facts

Duration: 10 days
Altitude: 3165m
Difficulty: Medium
Accommodation: Homestay
Season: Spring/Fall/Winter
Equipment: Basic trekking gear

Itinerary

Day 01:

Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m/4429 ft.)

 

Day 02:

Kathmandu SightSeeing Tour/Free day in Kathmandu and Prepartion for Trek

 

Day 03:

Scenic drive to Sailung (2800m/9186.351706 ft.),7hr walk

 

Day 04:

Sailung to Surkey (1842m/ 6043.3070866 ft.), 4-5hr walk

 

Day 05:

Surke to Doramba (2055/ 6742.1259843 ft.), 4-5hr walk

 

Day 06:

Doramba to Khandadevi (2000m/ 6561.67979 ft.), 4-5hr walk

 

Day 07:

Khandadevi to Dongme (1980m 6496.0629921 ft.), 4-5hr walk

 

Day 08:

Dongme to Lubughat (1982m/ 6502.6246719 ft.),4-5hr walk

 

Day 09:

Lubughat to Ktm(1350m/4429 ft.), 1hr walk+5-6hr drive

 

Day 10:

Departure from Kathmandu (1350m/4429ft.)

 

Trek Duration:

Standard itinerary – 10 days. Can be shortened or extended depending on time and fitness

Included Services

+ All airport transfers. We’ll pick you up personally

+ Accommodation in a quality 3* hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu as per the itinerary [upgrade possible]

+ Private trek with an English speaking government licensed and ministry of tourism trained trekking guide with meals, accommodation, salary and insurance

+ 1 porter (between two clients) to carry your luggage during the trek (max 20 kg; i.e. 10kg pP)

+ Sightseeing in Kathmandu by private vehicle and professional English speaking guide

+ Overland transportation on sharing basis

+ Full board meals (Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner/main course) during the trek

+ Accommodation during the trek in carefully selected teahouses/homestay as per the itinerary

+ Trekkers Information Management System [TIMS] registration card

+ Duffel bag and trekking map (Duffel to be returned after trip completion)

+ First aid medical kit carried by the guide

+ Necessary paper works, all government and local taxes

+ Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu with host family

 

Excluded Services

- International Airfare to and from your country

- Nepal Visa fee for on arrival entry visa (US$ 25 or equivalent for 15 days, US$ 40 for 30 days & US$ 100 for 90 days. You also require 2 passport sized photos)

- Travel & Health Insurance [needs to cover Emergency Helicopter Rescue at altitude]

- Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu

- Any alcoholic beverages, cold drinks and boiled water as well as snacks, deserts etc. during the trek

- Tips for Guide & Porter

- Hot shower, battery charges (available at extra cost in lodges, sometimes free)

- Unforeseen expenses not under our control such as flight cancellations or delays, weather related issues, illness during the trek, rescue costs etc.

- Any other costs not specifically included. Please feel free to ask if in doubt.

Equipment

Equipment for trip

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Useful Information

Nepal Visas

You need visa for Nepal, which can be obtained in advance or on entry. If you wish to apply before departure the current visa cost is £20 for a 15 day visa and £35 for a 30 day visa for UK passport holders. The current cost of a visa on arrival is US$25 for 15 days, US$40 for 30 days or if extending your stay $100 for 90 days. All are multiple entry. The visa on arrival fee can be paid for in cash in US Dollars, Pounds Sterling or Euros. You will also need a passport photo. Application forms are available in the immigration hall (or for electronic passports there are visa registration machines which, after inserting your passport, automatically fill out a form for you). You must firstly join the queue to pay the visa fee, and then go to the relevant immigration desk to obtain your 15, 30 or 90 day visa stamp. There can be long queues for visas on arrival.

 

Travelers Insurance

While you do trips through Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure, you will submit copy of your insurance certificate. Your insurance policy must coverage accidents, medical expenses and emergency evacuation including helicopter rescue and then personal liability. At the time of you do Insurance you should read the policy carefully whether your requirements are included or not. Incredible Himalayan Sherpa also advocated your Insurance policy coverage cancellation curtailment, loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have must proof of the Insurance receipt, you will do initiative otherwise you can’t get any compensation.

 

Helicopter Evacuation

Sometimes, Helicopter rescue situations can come due to unexpected accident, bad weather, road obstruction/blocked or other reasons. Anywhere you options for a helicopter trip in order to back to home early due to health issue and due to an emergency that may arise during the trip. In any cases, the expense of any helicopter flight is the only responsibility of you or your policy should be coverage in this cases.

 

Money and Tipping

Money and Tipping; It is best to bring a mixture of cash and traveler’s checks in a major currency [some currencies are not convertible to NPR]. USD, GBP, CAD, EUR, and AUD are generally fine. Ensure you have also small denominations. As a guideline for baseline spending money we suggest USD 8 - 10 per meal in Kathmandu / Pokhara and USD 30 – 35 per day whilst trekking in the Annapurna region (if you drink or smoke or plan some major shopping this could be higher). You should exchange enough money into Nepalese Rupees to last the entire time of your trek BEFORE leaving Kathmandu. There are no exchange facilities in the villages along the trail but plenty of money changers in KTM.

Tipping is, Since the 1960s when trekking in Nepal was developed, there has been a tradition for groups and independent visitors to tip their crews at the end of a trek but tips are not included in the trip price. If you are happy with the performance of the trekking staff, we suggest the following as a minimum: USD 7 per day of the wages or around one day’s wage for each week on trek. As a rule, and through tradition, the head cook should get a little more than the porters and ‘Sherpa’ and kitchen crews. The Sirdar and Leader/guide should get a little more again.

Start from: USD430
Duration
10 days
Season
Spring/Fall/winter
Region
Other Region
Grade
Medium
Altitude
3165m
Walking
5hr
Accommodation
Homestay
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