Map and description of our trek in Nepal
Paris - Kathmandu
Departure from Paris to Kathmandu where we arrrive the morning after.
1st night in a guest house.
Visit of the town and its area, using VTT, local transports or on foot. Night in guest house.
Kathmandu - Charikot
Early departure from Kathmandu to Charikot (1950 m) by bus (6h).
In the afternoon, start of the trek (an 1h walk) until Dolakha village. Camp with a gorgeous view of Gaurishankar (7145 m) and Melungise (7181 m).
Charikot - Piguti
Lunch near the river in Malephu. Then easy walk, following the river until Piguti.
a 4 h 30 walk. Camp close to the village.
Piguti - Sarang Kola
Easy day in a forest, still following the river. a 6 h walk. Camp along the river.
Sarang Kola - Bigu gompa
After we went through several Tamang, Thame and Sherpa villages, we'll reach Bigu Gompa : Bigu is a little Tibetan monastery. a 6 h walk. Camp near the monastery that we visit in the afternoon.
Bigu Gompa - Tingsang La - Dolangsa
Progressive climb to Tingsang La col. a 6 h walk. Camp in Dolangsa, 500 m lower than the col in a huge rhododendrons forest. Beautiful view of the Himalayan range.
Dolangsa - Arigal Danda
Slight descent in the rhododendrons forest. a 5 h walk. Camp 100m above the village.
Arigal Danda - Theamal Phedi
30 minutes walk to join Barabise. 30 minutes bus journey to Jirku. Raft on the Sun Kosi river until Theamal Phedi (4 h). Camp along the river.
Theamal Phedi - Panauti
2 hours bus journey to Dulikhel (1600 m), starting point of the VTT raid. After a long climb, descent to Panauti (5 h - 1485 m)
All day long, nice view of the Himalayan range. Camp near Panauti.
Panauti - Lakhure Bhanjyang
Visit of restaured site of Panauti than a superb 5h ride until Lakhuré Banjyang col (1800 m) from where we can see Kathmandu, Bagdapur and the himalayan range. Camp at Lakhure Bhanjyang mountain pass.
Lakhure Bhanjyang - Lele
600 m descent to Sinseri, then trail to Godavari then a 1 h30 steep climb to reach Kathu Bhanjyang then descent to Lele village.
Lele - Lapshi Bari
Visit of Bungamati and Khokana villages then climb to Lapshi Bari. Night in guest house.
Lapshi Bari - Kathmandu
Back to Kathmandu (a 1 h VTT ride). free afternoon. Night in guest house.
Kathmandu - Paris
Free morning. Flight to Paris
Arrival in Paris.
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