Nepal trek

Travel photos

Map and description of our trek in Nepal

[Nepal - map]

   [Day 1 Nepal][Day 2 Nepal]  Paris - Kathmandu
Departure from Paris to Kathmandu where we arrrive the morning after.
1st night in a guest house.

   [Day 3 Nepal]  Kathmandu
Visit of the town and its area, using VTT, local transports or on foot. Night in guest house.

   [Day 4 Nepal]  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).
   [Day 5 Nepal]  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.

   [Day 6 Nepal]  Piguti - Sarang Kola
Easy day in a forest, still following the river. a 6 h walk. Camp along the river.

   [Day 7 Nepal]  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.

   [Day 8 Nepal]  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.

   [Day 9 Nepal]  Dolangsa - Arigal Danda
Slight descent in the rhododendrons forest. a 5 h walk. Camp 100m above the village.
   [Day 10 Nepal]  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.

   [Day 11 Nepal]  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.

   [Day 12 Nepal]  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.

   [Day 13 Nepal]  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.

   [Day 14 Nepal]  Lele - Lapshi Bari
Visit of Bungamati and Khokana villages then climb to Lapshi Bari. Night in guest house.

   [Day 15 Nepal]  Lapshi Bari - Kathmandu
Back to Kathmandu (a 1 h VTT ride). free afternoon. Night in guest house.

   [Day 16 Nepal]  Kathmandu - Paris
Free morning. Flight to Paris

   [Day 17 Nepal]  Paris
Arrival in Paris.