Numbur Cheese Circuit Trek

Numbur Cheese Circuit Trek

17 Night| 18 Days|Price: USD 1530- 2340 per person

The Numbur Cheese Circiut Trek  offers visitors a superb breathtaking view of majestic Himalayan peaks including Langtang, Gaurishankar and Numburchuili and many more. Walk through deep river gorges, glacial lakes, terraced rice fields, subtropical forests and Sherpa villages to the the Lhiku Khola glacier, watched over by the towering peaks of Pathibarra and Numburchuili. One can also visit one of Nepal’s first cheese factories, established in 1957 and the famous Thodung Monastery on the way.

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Pricing

City Per Adult / Single Room Per Adult / Double / Triple Room Child Without Bed Child With Bed
Kathmandu USD USD $ 30 USD USD $ 30 USD USD $ 65 USD USD $ 75

Itinerary

Day01

Arrival in Kathmandu .Overnight in Hotel

Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel; here you will be formally introduced to your Guide and the activities to be enjoyed over the next few days. We will also ask for your passport photographs and any other details required for your trek permits, at this stag

Day02

Free Day in Kathmandu (Permit preparation) .Overnight in Hotel

After breakfast, you start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. We will arrange a guide of your chosen language to give you a tour and introduction to our rich culture amongst our ancient and fascinating history and religion. In our sightseeing tour you go to Monkey temple Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar square. Durbar Square: -This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. There is an intriguing 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar square, protected as an UNESCO world Heritage site, is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. There are also museums inside the palace building. There is an entrance fee of Rs.250 for foreign visitors. Your ticket to the Square entitles you to visit all the museums. Swayambhunath, situated on a hillock 6.5 kilometres west of Kathmandu, this 2000 years old Stupa is the world’s most glorious Buddhist shrine and is surrounded by several small pagodas. The main temple is capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt and is painted on the four sides with all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. Pashupatinath, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is the holiest and most famous Nepalese temple. Situated 5 kilometres northeast of Kathmandu on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, it is an impressive pagoda style structure with gilt roof and richly carved silver doors. It has bathing and cremation ghats, which are of absorbing interest to the tourist, particularly in the mornings and on festival days.

Day03

From Kathmandu to Shivalaya (1790m)

It takes 6-8 hours to drive from Kathmandu to Shivalaya. The road is well paved with fine mountain views. Shivalaya is gateway for the Numbur Cheese Circuit. It is located on the picturesque Khimti River.

Day04

From Shivalaya to Khahare (2175m

The trail from Shivalay to Khahare runs up and down along the valley side through terraced fields, dips to cross the river and then winds steeply up the cliff on the other side. Khahare is a small villages which is inhabited only during winters by the house owners. During the summer they move to cattle pastures bordering Tibet tending to their yaks and Chauris.

Day05

From Khahare to Panipakha (3105m)

Panipakakha is the first campsite on the trail route. It has a relatively flat camping area carved into the hillside with a basic two room hut. There is space sufficient only to house 5-10 tents.

Day06

From Panipakha to Manedanda (3940m)

In the course, the trail crosses a tiny Sherpa village of Phokte. The trail ascends through the rhododendron forest to the summer pasture of Maanedanda . The campsite at Maanedanda is equipped with a basic cooking shelter and area for tents. It offers good views in clear days.

Day07

From Manedanda to PanchPokhari (4515m)

Along the riverside, the trail climbs to Jata Pokhari. With the increasing altitude we move through alpine pastures to scrubby forest of sunpati --a rare mountain herb. As we reach before a dramatic waterfall we get the signal of our arrival to Jata Pokhari. Lake Jata Pokhari lies in the lap of Mt. Numburchuli. The lake is a popular pilgrimage in Ramechhap where thousands of pilgrims gather to celebrate holy festival Janaipurnima during the month of July. The trail continues and after a short walk you reach to Panch Pokhari. There are five small lakes, known as Panch Pokhari. The view of Annapurna South dominates the Western horizon of Panchpokhari.

Day08

From Panch Pokhari to Tare(4140m)

Today we will the cross pass (4600m) and descend to Thare.

Day09

From Tare to Ngeju (3690m)

The only suitable term to call Likhu Khola valley is complete wilderness. Your trek continues with the marvelous mountain views that extends north into Tibet. Following the trail, traditionally used by local Sherpas,to bring yaks across the mountain, we cross Thulo Lapcha pass at 4838m and make a steady walk along the Likhu Khola valley to reach pastures of Ngeju. Ngeju is nested at the foot of iceall tumbling from the sacred summit of Numbur. Kau Gumba, an ancient Buddhist Shrine is enclosed by a great sweep of high rock and snow peaks above tree line of the valley. Dudhkunda –the Milky Lake rests in the heart of the basin. The lake is surrounded by tumbling glaciers and large moraines.

Day10

From Ngeju to Lhachhewar (2665m)

Lahaksewar is simply known as Sewar which is the most beautiful Sherpa villages in the upper Ramechhap region. The village welcomes you with its amazing landscapes, culture and hospitality. Sewar people has still maintained their traditional lifestyle.

Day11

From Lhachhewar to Kyama (2380m)

The trail from Lahksewar to Kyama descends through deep forest of Kyama with eye catching view of Pathibhara and Numberchuli.

Day12

From Kyama to Gumdel (2255m)

Gumdel is a tiny Sherpa village around a large Buddhist Stupa with the gleaming Number Chuli as the backdrop

Day13

From Gumdel to Serding

Wilderness walk passing through beautiful pastures, dense forest and it takes 3 and half hrs.

Day14

From Serding to Thodung to Lapchane (3105m)

This day it wil take 5 hrs. You will walk through Thudung Monastery, Newari Home-stay, Panorama.

Day15

From Lapchane to Those (1755m)

Today we walked through forest and it take walking through the forest.

Day16

Those to Kathmandu (1350m) Overnight in Hotel

This day after breakfast , drive to Kathmandu and it takes approximately 9 hrs

Day17

Free Day in Kathmandu Overnight in Hotel

Enjoy a day exploring some of the quieter streets of Kathmandu, stocking up on souvenirs and presents for those back home. This evening you have a farewell dinner, you will be picked up in good time.

Day18

Departure

You will be met at your hotel and taken to the airport in good time to meet your flight home

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