Acme Treks and Expedition

This is a long trek in one of the most remote and beautiful areas of Nepal which area is abundant in wildlife. Habitation consists of only a few scattered villages. There are musk deer, blue sheep and for the believer, the Yeti. Magnificent views of Everest, Makalu and Kahchenjunga massif will make the trip worth while.

Trekking Information
Day 01:Meet upon arrival at Kathmandu airport by Acme Treks & Expedition, Kathmandu representative and transfer to hotel. After getting refreshed, and having lunch, proceed for walking tour to Kathmandu Durbar square visiting, ancient palace, living goddess temple Kumari temple, Hanuman Dhoka and Kastamandap temple. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02:Proceed on sight seeing tour to Swoyambhunath stupa also known as the Monkey Temple, Patan city known as the City of Fine Arts, Pashupatinath temple the hosliest shrine of the Hindu people and Boudhnath stupa. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03:Kathmandu to Hille: (1850m):
Take a 45 min flight to Biratnagar, an indusTrail city in the lowlands of eastern Nepal, and drive to Hille, a Tibetan settlement at 1700m, where we pitch our first camp.
Day 04:Hille to Shidua: (2020m):
Trek along a ridge to Buranse Danda towards the Tamur River. At the top of this ridge we arrive at Shidua where we camp for the night.
Day 05:Shidua to Door Pani: (2890m):
Trek through a forest to Chitre observing wildlife along the way. The views of Mt. Makalu and Chamlang are the main highlights of the trek. We continue through rhododendron forests to the hamlet of Door Pani for an overnight camp.
Day 06:Door Pani to Gupha Pokhara: (3000m):
Climb gently through more rhododendron forests to a mountain ridge then descend to the village of Tongise Phedi. Continue to Chanki, an area used for summer pasture. Soon the Kanchenjunga range appears as we reach the Mongol Bharai pass lined with Mani stones. We descend to Lake Gupa Pokhari for our overnight camp.
Day 07:Gupha Pokhara to Nesum: (2600m):
Cross a pass at 9922ft and descend through dense forest towards Gurja Gaon, then continue to descend to Nesum with Mt. Jannu and Mt. Kanchenjunga to views the rear. We camp overnight in Nesum.
Day 08:Nesum to Taplejung: (1824m)
Descend to Doban through paddy fields and start the trek up the Tamur River to Taplejung.
Day 09:Taplejung to Chirwa:
Continue up the Tamur River in a valley populated by the Limbu people, the descendants of the Kirati warriors who ruled Nepal at the dawn of Nepalese history. We camp overnight near Chirwa, a pleasant bazaar with a few tea houses and shops.
Day 10:Chirwa to Sokathum:
Continue up the Tamur past Tapethok and cross the Simbuwa khola, a river formed by the Yalung Glacier. Climb over another ridge to join the Ghunsa khola valley and camp by the banks of the river at Sokathum.
Day 11:Sokathum to Amjilasha:
Follow a steep and narrow trail up-river. From the high points there are wonderful views of the Ghunsa Khola below. The path descends steeply and arrives at the mountain-side village of Amjilasha for an overnight stay.
Day 12:Amjilassa to Kyapra:
Follow a steep climb to Kyapar, which is perched in the middle of terraced hills about 1000ft above the Ghunsa River.
Day 13:Kyapra to Ghunsa:
Descend from Kyapra and climb easily up the right bank of the Ghunsa River. After the village of Phere we pass through rhododendron forests and climb a gentle hill before descending once more to the Ghunsa River, then cross a wooden bridge to the village of Ghunsa.
Day 14:Ghunsa to Khambachen:
We glimpse the Jannu Glacier. Later we obtain a view of Mt. Jannu before descending the mountain-side to our camp at Khambachan.
Day 15:Khambachen (Rest Day):
Having climbed over the last 4 days a rest day is deserved to collect our thoughts on how wild and wonderful everything has been so far.
Day 16:Khambachen to Lhonak:
We start a stint of real climbing by trekking to the edge of Kanchenjunga glacier and crossing over to the Lhonak glacier before arriving at our campsite at Lhonak, from there we can see Mera peak.
Day 17:Day trip to Pangpema:
There are excellent views of the towering peak of Kanchenjunga from Pangpema.
Day 18:Khambachen to The Passes: (6903m):
We can decide to cross either of the 2 passes today depending on the weather conditions: Lapsang La, the higher pass, or Mirgin La, the lower pass.
Day 19:High Camp (Rest Day):
Day 20:High Camp to Ramche: (5425m):
We descend to the Simbuwa valley and camp at Ramche.
Day 21:Ramche to Tseram:
Take a day trip to the Yalung glacier for a magnificent view of the Kanchenjunga south face from a chorten.We descend later to Tseram for the night.
Day 22:Tseram to Torontan:
Descend steadily through forests of rhododendron to Torontan.
Day 23:Torontan to Yamphudin: (1670m):
Descend to Yamphudin, a hamlet with a mixed community of Sherpas, Limbus, Rais and Gurungs. It is the first real ethnic village after Ghunsa.
Day 24:Yamphudin to Ponphe Dhara:
Descend from Yamphudin to the Kabel River and climb to Ponphe for an overnight camp.
Day 25:Ponphe Dhara to Pha Khola:
From Ponphe climb to a ridge then descend through a series of side valleys past Phudin village to Kesawa. The trail continues to ascend to a Gurung settlement at Bhanjyang. From here the trail traverses a ridge and descends to the Limbu village of Khunjari, where we camp on the banks of Pha Khola.
Day 26:Pha Khola to Taplejung:
Descend to the airport for a flight to Taplejung or an overnight stay.
Day 27:Taplejung to Kathmandu:
Fly to Kathmandu via Biratnagar.
Day 28:AM: Drive to Bhaktapur also known as the City of Devotees for sight seeing tour. Lunch in Bhaktapur and later drive back to Kathmandu.PM: Free for last moment's shopping. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 29:Free till departure and later transfer to the International Airport to connect the flight to onward destination.

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