Chun Valley Trekking
The Numbur Cheese Circuit offers visitors a superb, breathtaking view of majestic Himalayan peaks including Langtang, Jugal Himal, Gaurishankar and Numburchuli and many more. Walk through deep river gorges, glacial lakes, terraced rice fields, subtropical forests and Sherpa villages to the Likhu Khola glacier, watched over by the towering peaks of Bigphera Go Nup (Pathibarra) and Numburchuli. One can also visit one of Nepal’s first cheese factories, established in 1957 and the famous Thodung Monastery on the way.
Numbur cheese circuit trek is a virgin circuit trek primarily based on the natural landscape wisely blended with the Sherpa culture and traditions. In April and May, rhododendrons bloom in profusion. You may also see eagles and musk deer as well as Himalayan tahr, a species of goat antelope. If lucky, you can catch a glimpse of the elusive snow leopard. “Leave only footprints behind you, take only memories when you leave”: this concept of sustainable tourism is based on the premise that destinations should remain unspoiled for future generations. When planning this trekking product, great care was taken to ensure that the northern portion remained a wilderness and that lodges were not constructed: only eco-friendly campsites and trail improvements have been incorporated. The identity of Number cheese Circuit Trek is firstly with the highest peak in the area, Numburchuli at 6,959m and secondly with local ‘slow food’ products such as Yak cheese, high altitude orthodox tea, local potato and other. ‘Slow food’ products are artisanal food produced by local farmers and entrepreneurs, and where consumers take the role of co-producers. Likewise rainbow trout and plum are other potential new slow foods on offer.
Following are major attraction of Numbur Cheese Crcuit Trek.
Highest access of the trek
Most Attraction of the trek
Minimum Group Size
Per day Walking
: Sole Bazaar (town) after riding 5 hours bus from Kathmandu
: Paire Bensi
: Singla Pass (4100 meters)
: Sherpa / Tamang
: Ganesh Himal, annapurna, manaslu, fishtail, langtang, gosainkunda
: Sarmoche peak, Ramdung peak, Chukyima Go, Bigphrea Go Nup
: February, March, April, May, October, November
: breakfast, lunch, & Dinner)
: By Bus
: Teahouse / Tent
: 2-10 Pax
: 5 to 7 hours
: Fixed / Customized
- Details Itinerary
- Price - Service Include & Exclude
- Useful Info
- Trek & Altitude Map
- Photo & Video
Day 01: Arrival and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu Upon arrival in Kathmandu.
Our airport representative will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few metres from the exit door. Please check your name at play card. He will bring you to hotel in kathmandu. The drive from the airport to the hotel is around 20 minutes
Day 2: Kathmandu (1360m)In the morning we explore Kathmandu on an organised sightseeing tour. We visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa. We also visit Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here we see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. The rest of our time in Kathmandu is free for further sightseeing and exploration. In the late afternoon you will be issued with your Trek Pack and departure information for the next morning.Meals included: 1 breakfast.
Day 03: Kathmandu. to Trisuli BazarIt takes about 4hours drive from Kathmandu. to Trisuli bazaar . in afternoon visit a Nuwakot palace which was built by Prithivi Narayan Shah who reunified Nepal by 1786.
Day 04: Trisuli bazaar to Deurali Bhanjyang(1700m)Soon after leaving the Trisuli bazaar cross the suspension bridge of samari khola . trek along the river through rice paddies, passing the small villages along the way you will reach to Deurali village. Which occupied by mixture tribes.along the route one can have a good view of Trisuli valley .
Day 05: Deurali to Bhaisi Kharka(2300m)Move on from the Deurali towards to Salme village.trail continue uphill through forest to reach Bhaisi Kharka. The camp site is very beautiful ground.
Day 06: Bhaisi Kharka to Kharani odar(2800m)Trail continues gradually uphill through bamboo, pine and rhododendron forest to reach to Kharani odar. Many different kinds of birds and wildlife can be seen.
Day 07: Kharani odar to Singla pass(4600m)Since the journey is long and gain about 1200m of elevation. It is wise to leave early in the morning . the path will enter a thickly forested area with many fir trees and rhododendron and ascends will become more serious. Passing many Kharkas and small peaks you will get on the ridgeline from where you will see very good views of Langtang himal and ganesh himal at very close distance
Day 08: Singla pass to Pongsang pass (3800m)It is the pleasant walk with view of Ganesh himal and Langtang Himal Day 09: Rest day Day 10: Pongsang pass to Somdang Phedi( 3300m)
From this pass facing the deep valley of the Mailung Khola. Descends all the way to reach Somdang Phedi. The campsite will be around the square infront of the miner’s housings.
Day 11: Somdang phedi to Gotlang (1800m)From somdang trail goes downhill towards to Yuri Kharka. After here, walking thorough in forest and small villages you will reach to Gotlang village
Day 12: Gotlang village to Syaprubesi (1400m)It is an beautiful walk from Gotlang to Syaprubesi through road and villages. Tamangs are major tribes along the way.
Day 13: Syaprubesi to Lama Hotel (2400m)Trail continues uphill through deep forest and Langtang Khola all the way to Lama Hotel.
Day 14: Lama hotel to Langtang valley (3307m)After Lama hotel you will climb through a Rhododendron forest . the ground covered by moss. Trees have ferns and epiphytic orchids on them. It looks like semi tropical jungle.
Day 15: Langtang to Khayanjing gompa(3800m)From Lngtang village climb up the road with stone walls and you will come to Chorten of Mani stones .you will see that Langtang Khola gets closer all the time and the valley becomes more open and wider.climb up the rocky moraine ahead and you will reach Khayanjing Gompa.
Day 16: Khayanjing Gompa rest dayKhayanjing Gompa is the last permanent settlement with a small Gompa and a cheese factory. Use it as a base for day hikes, exploring the upper valley try to climbing the small hill north of Khayanjing or Tsergori(5033m). which lies upvalley from Khayanjing. Upper valley is ringed by spectacular snow peaks including fluted peak Langtang Lirung and the Tibetan named Dorje Lakpa.
Day 17: Khayanjing Gompa to Lama hotel (2500m)After rest day Trail continues down hill till Lama hotel
Day 18: Lama hotel to Thulo Syabru (2200m)Path continues down hill till Langtang Khola. After lunch climb uphill for two hours to reach Syabru village.
Day 19: Thulo Syabru to Dhunche (1950m)Trail descends through forest till Barkhu village. After Barkhu walking in road for one hour to reach Dhunche.
Day 20: Dhunche to Kathmandu.Bus ride will take about 9 hours to reach Kathmandu.
Day 21: Free day in Kathmandu or self visit to bhaktapur city.
- Changu Narayan:
Day 22: Tour ends
For latest price and information please contact our parent orgazation Nepal Trekking in Himalayas Pvt. Ltd.
Note: We need :
Group Size 1 - 10 pax
Note: If someone who like to travel as a individual the trip will departure every day.
Note:- Special rates will be priveded for Tour Operater and Wholeseller.
- Airport Pickup and Drop by private Transport
- All the ground Transportation by tourist bus
- Hotel in Kathmandu at tourist standard hotel with bed and Breakfast (Centrally located, attach bathroom, hot and cold shower)
- Langtang national park permit and Tims card ( we need two photos each for permit).
- All the camping equipment such as sleeping tent, Dinning tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, sleeping mattress, Sleeping Bag and necessary Kitchen Equipment etc.)
- An experience trekking guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), trekking cook, kitchen helper, sherpa and necessary number of porter’s . their meal/accommodation/transportation/salary/insurance/equipments are included in price.
- Personal bar bill, travel insurance/International airfare/Domestic airfare.
- Items of personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, tips etc.
- Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- Available at Royal Nepalese Embassies and Royal Nepalese Consulates abroad or on arrival at TribhuvanInternational Airport in Kathmandu.
- Sight seeing tour and All the entrance fees of temple in Kathmandu and Pokhara valley.
- Lunch and Dinner while at Kathmandu and pokhara ( Allow Rs 1500.00 per person per day for your meals and drinks)
Treks GradesOur Treks have been graded Easy, Moderate and Strenuous depending on their difficulty. (More difficult treks are possible, but we would tend to categorise them as expeditions). We have listed a definition for each category.
We strongly advise against being too ambitious first time out – most trekkers return to Nepal again and again you can gradually increase your trek grade each time.
Easy:These trips can be enjoyed by anyone who leads a reasonably active life. The walking part of the trip is fairly easy, usually between 5 and 6 hours a day.
Note: Even on a easy grade trek there will be tough uphill sections on some days.
Moderate:You will be walking 5-7 hours a day and will encounter some steep uphill and down hill sections. Some days may be at altitude. You should be fit before considering taking moderate grade trek.
Strenuous:A combination of moderate of strenuous walks, with some very steep uphill and down hill sections, often at altitude. You will generally be walking 6-8 hours a day. You should be fit and should prepare physically before taking a strenuous trek.
Please not that the grading system is not a straight forward measure of how for you are walking.
Rather it is an overall indication ho how tough it will be and it takes into account the number of hours trekking, altitude gain/ loss and trail conditions (rough track, steep uphill etc.) and usual temperatures. So even though a trek is grade easy it does not mean you will never feel tired. Similarly inexperienced trekkers need not necessarily avoid treks graded Strenuous.
FinnessOn any trek, there are some steeps ascents and descents so you require a reasonable level of fitness. The more physically fit you are, the more easily your body will adapt to hiking in the Himalayas. All treks demand a good day’s walking and it goes without saying that you should be pretty certain that you will enjoy a walking holidays before you consider trekking in Nepal. However you don’t have to be young or super-ft and age in itself is no barrier. There is physical exertion, but it is sustainable. Most people in good health who have prepared physically will have no problem in enjoying themselves. Before making your choice, things to consider are the duration of your trip. Its grading, style of accommodation and maximum and average altitude.
Altitude and AcclimatizationIt is common in the Himalayas to trek above 4,500 and sometimes 5,500m. There is no need to worry unduly about altitude, but above 3,000 air becomes thinner and your performance may be affected. No one understands why some people are affected and others not.
Being young strong and fit is no guarantee of success. The only way to acclimatize is to ascend slowly. Our routes have been carefully designed based a year of experience managing possible altitude related difficulties. On this trek we do not ascend above 5,600.
Be aware that altitude sickness can be fatal, so if your leader advises you to stay at a certain altitude or descend, please do as instructed. He has the experience and is there to ensure your safety. If you do need to descend you will be accompanied by one of our team and a porter and will be well looked after. The descent may be just a short – term measure and does not necessarily mean you will be unable to complete your ascent. There is no shame in being affected or not reaching the highest point on a trek.
In addition we carry a Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) on all of your trekking trips in Nepal. If you are suffering form altitude sickness and conditions do not allow for an immediate descent your leader will arrange for you to use the PAC. The PAC works by increasing the pressure inside the chamber, using a foot pump. At high altitude, this increased pressure delivers a therapeutically significant amount of extra oxygen which simulates a descent.
Recommended Equipment ListEssential
- Towel (a small one)
- Walking boots with ankle support
- Day Pack
- Sleeping bag – from October to mid march you will need a minus 20 sleeping bag. At other times of the year a minus 5 bag is adequate. Note these can be hired locally.
- Down Jacket - this is advisable for treks form October to mid March. At other times a warm, windproof fleece jacket will be sufficient. Note that Down Jackets can be hired locally.
- Sunglasses ( glare is a severe problem)
- Torch (a head torch is particularly useful)
- Spare batteries
- Any first aid equipment (eg knee support bandages) that you think you may neeed.
- Good quality warm gloves
- Lodine water purification solution
- Toilet Paper
- Two pairs of trousers (One for trekking in and One to wear in the evening
- Three pairs of good quality trekking socks (Two pairs to wear during the trek and one pair to war in the evenings.) If you wear inner and outer socks, you should bring three pairs of each.
- Three or four T-shirts (We suggest you bring T-Shirts made out of a wicking Material)
- One long sleeved top for extra warmth
- One pair of thermals (both for your legs and your upper body)
- Woolly / Fleece hat
- Cap / Sunhat
- One or two fleeces depending on their quality and warmth.
- Waterproof / windproof jacket
- Waterproof trousers
- Insect repellent (for lower altitudes)
- Spare boot laces
- Second pair of shoes (either traners sneaker or sandals)
- Energy food (Such as muesli bars, boiled sweets or nuts – note that the teahouses stock must chocolate bars).
- Wet wipes / waterless soap
- Ski Poles (these are definitely not essential but some people find them useful)
- Inflatable travel pillow
- Money belt or pouch
- Water bottle, with strap
- Torch and batterie
Especially on camping tours, tours involving felucca cruises, travel to remote areas and tours with homestays.
- Plastic bags
These are always useful for keeping camera and films dust free and for your dirty laundry.
- Personal washing / shaving kit
- Laundray detergent
- Camera and film
Take an ample supply of your favorite film & spare camera batteries.
- BinocularsTravel Plug / International
- Pocket knife
- Sewing kit
- Travel Alarm
- Walkman & cassettes / discs
- Playing cards / travel games
- Moist ‘hand/ wet wipes’
- Anti bacterial hand cleaner
- Writing materials
- Universal bath plug
- Sun hat
- Head scarf / sarong
- Lightweight wind / waterproof jacket
Medicines, Lotions etc.
- Insect repellent
- Suntan lotion & sunblock
- Lip balm
- Moinsturiser / After sun lotion
- Personal medical supplies
(Aspirin, paracetamol, plasters, bandage, safety pins, antiseptic cream, diarrhea a tablets, tampons, condoms etc.) Our Tour leaders carry comprehensive first aid kits but these are for emergency use only.
- Calamine Lotion / Insect bit cream
- Rehydration Solution
- Ongoing medication
If you are taking any medication or have a condition that needs specific medicines (e.gAstma you must take all necessary medicines with you.) You must also inform your Tour Leader of your condition at the start of your tour.
- Contact lens solution
- Spare pair of glasses & Safety cord
If you wear contact lenses, dust can be a big problem. If you are on a long trip you should also take the prescription for your glasses.
Our tour prices do not include insurance however it is a condition of joining our tours that travelers are fully insured for any medical expenses they might incur while traveling. At the start of your tour the Tour Leader will ask to see your insurance document and will note down the policy number and emergency contact number.
We recommended a comprehensive travel insurance policy that covers repatriation and evacuation in case of a medical emergency, cancellation and curtailment as well as baggage and valuables, If your tour involves certain adventurous activates (I.e. trekking, white water rafting or scuba diving etc) You will need to make sure your policy specifically covers these activates. You may also need specific cover for expensive camera equipment.
It is your responsibility to ensure that you obtain any vaccinations, Precautionary or preventative Medicines for the countries you are visiting – or any which may be required by your home country upon your return. To find out which, if any, Vaccinations are mandatory or recommended for your destination Contact your local doctor, Immunization Centre or Medical Centre for up-to-date information.If you need to arrange vaccinations or a supply of preventative medicine (e.g. Malaria tablets), you should Contact your doctor at least two Months before you depart. Some Inoculations require more than one Visit and can take several weeks to Administer.
Carry your Certificate
You should be issued with an International Certificate of Vaccination for each vaccination. Always carry these with you on your travels; they could provide essential information for doctors in the event that you fall ill whilst traveling.
Malaria is common in many parts of Africa, Asia and South America. Protection is in the form of tablets, taken either daily or weekly, or both. The course of tablets should normally begin 1-2 weeks before you depart, Continue throughout your travels and for 4 weeks after your return. Although you can obtain tablets from most pharmacies without prescription,
you must check that they are Appropriate for the area you are Visiting. There are many different Strains of malaria and a large number of them are drug-resistant. It may be Necessary for you to take a Combination of tablets for the region you are visiting.
No malaria tablets guarantee complete protection. The most Effective protection against malaria is to avoid being bitten. Mosquitoes Mostly bite at dusk and dawn so one of the best ways to minimize the Chance of being bitten is to wear long Trousers, long sleeves and socks at these times. You should take a good insect repellent and apply it liberally. Repellents with a high concentration of DEET (at least 35%) are generally considered the most effective.
Sampling the local food and drink is often one of the highlights of traveling. In most cases the food is Freshly prepared for you and is completely safe to eat, however it will probably contain ingredients that you are not familiar with or may be Prepared in a different way. This change in diet is one of the most common causes of travelers diarrhea. You can reduce the likelihood of suffering diarrhea if you treat food and drink with caution – at least in the early stages of your travels. In almost every country it is possible to buy bottled water. This is usually very cheap and a lot more convenient than trying to purify or filter tap water. Beware of ice in drinks and make sure you wash your hands frequenty.
In general we do not recommend the use of anti-diarrhea pills as in most Cases they do not cure the problem, they merely put it on hold. However, there are of course situations where ‘Blocking up’ may be desirable, for Instance if you are embarking on a long bus ride. Diarrhoea which lasts for longer than 48-72 hours, shows signs of blood or Mucus or which is concurrent with other symptoms, such as a headache or high temperature, should always be taken seriously. Seek medical advice
(your Tour Leader can assist you with this).
DehydrationIn deserts, in the tropics and at high Altitude, your body can lose a lot of water. Dehydration also occurs when you are suffering from diarrhoea. The best way to avoid dehydration is to drink plenty of fluids. In most countries you can obtain “rehydration salts” or “electrolyte Solution”. Although these do not taste great, they restore the salts lost by your body. You can also make your own rehydration mixture by adding 4 tablespoons of sugar and ½ teaspoon of salt to one liter of clean water.
Emergency & RescueTrekkers should be aware that there is very little in the way of rescue organization for handling trekker's emergencies in Nepal. If you are trekking with a reputable trekking agency then their staff will be trained to handle most contingencies. if you are traveling independently then you will have to rely on your own initiative to handle any problems. This is why trekking alone is foolhardy in the extreme.
At all times try to be aware of the location of possible sources of help, medical clinics, police or army posts etc. Try to find out where there are working telephones or radios as you pass along the trails.
At all times try to be aware of the location of possible sources of help, medical clinics, police or army posts etc. Try to find out where there are working telephones or radios as you pass along the trails. All trekkers should make sure that they are covered by a suitable travel insurance policy. This, at least, must cover the cost of a helicopter rescue, which is the only practical way of evacuating a seriously ill or injured patient from most of the trekking areas. It is essential to leave details of this policy with a responsible agency in Kathmandu. Either your trekking agency or your embassies are the obvious choices. Registering your details and intended plans with your embassy in Kathmandu is an extremely sensible step to take.
In the event that you do have a problem, and that problem cannot be solved with the resources at hand, then communications facilities must be located. Telephones or radios can be hard to find and may be a day or more away from the incident site. If it is possible to send a reliable person for help make sure that a note is sent detailing the location of the patient, the problem being experienced, specifying what help is needed. List what actions you are going to take in the interim. Fortunately, these days, helicopters are readily available, at a price, from Kathmandu and Pokhara. If a message can be sent then it is likely that a rescue can be mounted reasonably quickly.
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