Mid Hill Rhododendron Trek
Mid Hill Rhododendron Trek is done in the area yet to be introduced as trekking route despite its unique features in one of the most remote destination big area of virgin rhododendron forest, home of many wild animals and birds, famous for panoramic views of the Mt. Everest including eastern and central Himalayan range. This trek is in the long and high forest ridge destination separates Arun and Tamur valley located in the eastern region of Nepal. On this trail you will encounter with real Himalayan hubs, special experience about indigenous people’s life style, diverse cultures, socio-economic situation as well as total sustainable Eco-trekking that gave a great view of Makalu and Kanchenjunga including other smaller peaks.
In this trek one will experience 29 out of 32 species of rhododendrons blooming during the springtime. With its own ecological variation ranging from Sal forest of the Tamur and river valleys to alpine vegetation in Arun valley it offer its own natural beauty. It starts with a drive to Dumja from Kathmandu and finishes at Sipali as we trek for 07 days in the ups and down valley of Mid Hill Rhododendron following the trail of Phurse Danda, to Jhugepani, Gode Chuli. We will also get the chance to explore local inhabitants, their lifestyle, culture, great Himalayan scenic including Mt. Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, blooming of different flowers.
If you want to experience something unique in the land of Himalayas then take your time out and visit this beautiful creation during spring time. If you want to make your own tailor made design for this trek, we can design as per your desire and duration of Holidays or contact us to know more about this region.
Arrival in Kathmandu,
Sightseeing in Kathmandu,
Drive Kathmandu to Dumja,
Trek Khani Danda to Phurse Danda,
Trek Phurse Danda to Jhugepani,
Hike to Gode Chuli and return to Jhugepani,
Trek Chaitepani to Bumechuli,
Trek Bumechuli to Sipali,
Drive Sipali to Kathmandu,
Free day in Kathmandu,
Departure for onward journey,
Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel and overnight stay in hotel.
Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel and overnight stay in hotel.
Drive Kathmandu to Dumja and trek to Khani Danda & overnight stay in tent.
Trek Khani Danda to Phurse Danda & overnight stay in tent.
Trek Phurse Danda to Jhugepani & overnight stay in tent.
Early morning hike to Gode Chuli (2,900 m) and return to Jhugepani. After breakfast; trek to Chaitepani and overnight stay in tent.
Trek Chaitepani to Bumechuli and overnight stay in tent.
Trek Bumechuli to Sipali and overnight stay in tent.
Drive Sipali to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel and overnight stay in hotel.
Free day in Kathmandu: Farewell dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Departure to Airport for onward journey.
- All ground transportation by Car, Van, Hi-Ace or tourist Bus & trekking pick up & drop).
- Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara at tourist standard Hotel on Bed & Breakfast basis (B&B)
- 3 Major meals; [B/L/D] by Lodge menu & accommodation at best available teahouse lodge during the trek. [B = Breakfast, L = Lunch & D = Dinner]
- Professional English speaking trekking guide, necessary Sherpa & Porters.
- Guided tour in Kathmandu
- Temple and Monument fees in Kathmandu
- Insurance coverage for all support crews, their foods, accommodation and daily wages
- Per member 15 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking.
- Trekking Permit, TIMS & National Park Entrance Fees
- Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
- All official taxes and service charge.
- Personal transportation except those mentioned in the above program.
- Airport transportation, visa fees, international and national flights, airport tax
- Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu & Pokhara
- Personal trekking gears as well as sleeping bag which must cover over minus -15 degree Celsius.
- Bottled drinks [Hard & Soft] like Coca-Cola, Beers etc.
- All drinks except tea and coffee.
- Your personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation & rerouting
- Costs incurred due to any unforeseen events.
- Personal medicines and First-Aid expenses
- Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods arriving to Nepal by air or road; Postage letter, Laundry service, Telephone calls and all other items of personal nature.
Equipment checklist for Teahouse/Lodge or Camping Trekking
- A kit bag (Carry luggage) in which porters can carry your belongings during the journey (Maximum 15kg/person)
- A day backpack (Rucksack 40-45 liters) for yourself Sleeping Bag ( – 15 degrees)
- Trekking Shoes type “GORE – TEX
- Water bottle, torch light with enough batteries, sunglasses, sun cream, chip stick sun hat, a woolen cap covering ears to protect from cold.
- Personal Medicines for fever, common cold, headaches etc.
- Shoe lace, Slipper/Sandal
- Raincoat, Trekking poles
- Warm and windproof jacket, pullover, T- shirts (not cotton), trousers, socks (min. three pairs), gloves etc.
- Water bottle, camera, Batteries and Memory Cards.
Equipments for Mountaineering
- Harness set
- (7,8), karabiner
- Insurance (helping) rope
- Hard mattress
- High altitude sleeping bag ( – 30 o)
- Head lamp
- Coffloch (Mountaineering shoes)
- Direction compass
- Woolen socks
- Warm under garments
- Gore-tex water-proof Jacket
- Gore-tex water-proof trousers
- Water-proof gloves
- First-aid kit
- Ruck-sack (40 – 45 liters)
- Pocket knife (optional)
- Lip balm
- Toilet paper and hand sanities
- Camp towel (quick-drying)
- Books, cards and so on.
1) Travel Insurance (Mandatory)
a) Have your travel insurance policy to cover theft, loss and medical
problems is an excellent idea for travel in Nepal. Check your
policies available carefully because some policies exclude
b) Choose a policy that covers medical and emergency repatriation,
including helicopter evacuation for trekkers and general medical
evacuation to hospital.
c) Do not forget to say your travel insurance company where you are
travelling (country) and about your activities like trekking, climbing
or expedition and their altitude too.
Note: Make copies of your Insurance policy and do not forget to
carry your travel insurance policy number with you.
2) Valid Passport and Visa
a) A valid passport and two passport size photos with a light
b) Normally, visa can be issued on your arrival at the Tribhuvan
International Airport (TIA) OR major surface entry points.
c) Make copies of your passport with including your visa pages with
you and take it with you during your expedition, trekking, tour
3) Cancellation Policy
We understand things happen and plans change and will refund your
deposit minus a $150 cancelation fee. Once we have booked your
flight between Kathmandu, Pokhara and Lukla your deposit is non-
refundable. If your travel dates change we can generally reschedule
you at no extra charge, but please provide at least 7 days advance
Note: After starting the tour, trekking in your destination: – No
4) Payment Method
a) Deposit should be 50% of total amount per person (to be agreed).
b) Confirmation: On receipt of deposit the Clients place on the
program will be confirmed.
c) Balance: Due no later than 60 days prior to trip departure.
Method: By bank transfer, credit card, cheques, or by cash.
d) Balance not received by the agreed date: We reserve the right to
cancel the booking and the deposit will be forfeited – unless The
Client specifies another date which The Company accepts.
1) Bank charges will be charged at cost and payment by cost
entails 4% extra.
2) Please provide us with your bank receipt, after transfer of
payment to our Account (A/c).