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Great Himalaya Trail Trek

Great Himalaya trail trek
Overview
Trips Details

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Activity : Trekking, tour
trip length
Total Days : 11 dyas
trip days
Trekking Days : 10 Dyas

The Great Himalaya Trail trek is a web of existing trails which together form one of the longest and highest walking trails in the world winding 4500 km through the tallest mountain ranges and most isolated communities from Tibet to Pakistan. Himalayan Treks and Expedition invites travelers interested in one of the world’s most remote and beautiful challenges to join us as we operate each of the seven stages of independent trekking stages.The Great Himalaya Trail is more than a line on a map. Indeed, it is a way to enjoy the beauty of the Himalaya while helping the people who live there.

Several people have traveled the arc of the Himalaya before and Richard and Adrian Crane, cousins of television presenter Nicholas Crane, actually ran the Great Himalaya Trail Trek in 1983. The idea of a clear and designated route for trekkers is more recent. The trail begins near Kanchenjunga on the eastern border and heads towards the west crossing the domains of eight of the world’s 8000 m peaks including the beautiful Makalu to the famous Everest.The route offers an incredible diversity in terms of landscapes, flora & fauna, people, and culture. During the trail, you can see leopards, red pandas, from the sub-tropical jungle and fragile high-altitude Eco-systems, Sherpas, Shamanism and ancient Bön Buddhist culture of Humla.If you’ve been on a trek to a remote wilderness, you’ll likely appreciate the people and cultures you encounter along the way. Everybody will not have the time to attempt the whole route but it is possible to walk sections or do short treks in the areas the GHT passes.

Himalayan Treks and Expedition is proud to offer Great Himalaya Trail Trek in the beginning of February each year. You will be delighted to visit this trekking trail and can be the one and best opportunity in your whole lifetime. 

Itinerary Detail

Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport,
Kathmandu As soon as guests arrive in Kathmandu, they are welcomed with generosity by our representatives at the Airport. After making them comfortable, they are then transferred to the hotel. Then, you will be explained briefly about the program upon your arrival and will take a trekking permit. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu    
Kathmandu valley includes several Hindu temples including of Pashupatinath, listed by UNESCO in World Heritage Sites and the largest Buddhist Stupa in Boudhanath. You can also visit the Monkey Temple Swyambhunath, built some 2000 years old and visit Patan, city of fine arts. In the evening you will be meeting with your trekking guide, checking the equipment and further discussion. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 03: Flight to Nepalgunj
You will take a flight to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu on the third day. The flight duration is about an hour and within an hour, you will reach Nepalgunj, a hub city of the western Nepal. The rest of the time you will sightsee around Nepalgunj and the neighboring Indian town of Rupediya. You can even visit Bardia National Park if you can manage time. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 04: Flight to Juphal (2475m), Trek to Dunai (2140m) 2hrs
It just takes 35 minutes of flight from Nepalgunj to reach Juphal (2475m), over steep mountain ridges with beautiful views of snowcapped mountains. Juphal Airport is just a gravel airstrip amidst the mountains, which guarantees a spectacular landing. Stepping out of the plane, you enter in a completely different world. From a hot city in the plains, you arrive in a small mountain village, situated in the midst of the Himalaya, known as Dunai (2140m) within 2 hours of hiking. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 05: Trek to Chunuwar/Amchi Hospital (3130m) 6 hrs
On the 5th day, you will move to Chunuwar / Amchi Hospital (3130m). The trek from Dunai to Chunuwar / Amchi Hospital takes 6 hours to reach. You will head towards it after having your breakfast and will take your lunch somewhere near to Chunuwar / Amchi Hospital. You will walk through attractive landscapes crossing Pine forests and rivers. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Day 06: Trek to Ringmo/Phoksundo Lake (3608 m) 3 hrs
Ringmo is situated at the coast of the sacred Phoksundo Lake (3608m), a lake which has a dazzling beauty. It has a charming bottomless blue color and seems bright green close to the shore. The water is like a crystal clear where you do not find any aquatic life in it. The lake is enclosed with sharp cliffs and snowcapped mountains. An interesting thing is you can see the change in colors in the day. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Day 07: Trek to Sangta (2470m) 2 hrs

On the 7th day of an itinerary, you will arrive at Sangta (2470m) from Phoksundo Lake to Chunuwar and again from Chunuwar to Sangta. Here, the trail is not an easy one you have to walk through a difficult and narrow trail. But it is good to know that Sangta, further leads to Kageni. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Day 08: Trek or Kageni (2228 m) 6-7 hrs
On the 8th day, you will arrive at Kageni (2228m) after hiking 6-7 hours from Sangta. You will hike in the alpine land which offers the beautiful landscapes along with different Flora and Fauna. Overall this trek will definitely provide an experience in the same package. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Day 09: Trek to Juphal (2475 m) 4-5 hrs
Juphal is a gravel landing field situated in the midst of the mountains, which promise amazing views. Stepping out you will feel as if you are in a different world. From there you arrive in a small mountain village, situated in the middle of the Himalaya after hiking 4-5 hours. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 10: Flight to Nepalgunj
From Juphal you will arrive at Nepalgunj from where you will take a flight to Kathmandu. Before taking a flight, you can explore different places and temples that are present in Nepalgunj. You will take your lunch at Nepalgunj and will book a flight to Kathmandu. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 11: Flight back to Kathmandu
On the 11th day of an itinerary, you will return to Kathmandu and will return to your own home country from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

Reviews
Heavenly Himalayas and Everest base camp Trek
Trip Date: 04/10/2016

That was my dream to be there once in my life. Everest base camp trek was my dream. But.. last month I was there. it was an unforgettable experience and beautiful achievement of my life. Amazing views of a mountain just in front of my eyes, beautiful views of Khumbu icefall, glacier and glacial lake. Wow ! Heaven on earth.
While I reached in Kalapatthar 5,555 m, I thought I was in the top of the world. I found myself surrounding the beautiful Himalayas such as Mt. Everest, Pumori, Nuptse, Lhotse and so on. By the stunning views of the Himalayas and Himalayan range, I felt nervous and neither I am able to speak nor express my happiness.
Everest base camp trek is adventurous. there is a lot of difficulties. it is also one of the dangerous trekking in the world. I want to recommend all of you to choose good trekking partner. Your smart choice will make your travel successful. I found #Himalayan Recreation is a good one and that was my perfect choice.
I can't forget one kind, helpful and smart person in my lifetime. He is Bharat, my friend, my guide. He made my trekking more beautiful than my expectation.

Thank you so much, Bharat and Team Himalayan recreation.

Great company, Wonderful Everest base camp
Trip Date: 01/01/2016

Our Everest Base camp trekking was organized by Himalayan Recreation Treks. The Trekking is an unforgettable trip in my life ever by breathtaking views of mountains. we found Himalayan Recreation treks is one of best trekking agency and there guide and porter are very friendly and experience. I never had felt I am in Nepal because of them family environment. So I highly recommendation for Nepal visitors to go trek HR treks. thank you so much for your great trek, you all family. Mike

One of best trip organizer Himalayan Recreation Treks
Trip Date: 01/12/2015

Just couple of week ago i was in Nepal for Adventure Himalayas trekking with Himalayan Recreation. They suggest me for Ghorepani Poon hill trek in this time, i really enjoyed, i got everything as thy said before. i have specially thanks to Himalayan Recreation & Guide Uttam for such a Unforgettable Nepal trip. highly recommended Himalayan Recreation for your next trip 

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