Sailung trek is one of the best off-the-beat trekking routes that offer us to see indigenous people taste the local food and culture with great local hospitality. The meaning of Sailung is to have a land of 100 hillocks, which lies between the border of two districts i.e Dolakha & Rammechhap.
Similarly, The highest point of this trek is Thulo Sailung which is at an elevation of 3,200 m (10,500 ft). In addition, one can get a panoramic view of the boundless Himalayas ranging from Makalu to Dhaulagiri. Moreover, We can have a picture of 70 percent of the Himalayan Range of Nepal from the point.
The trek is one of the major trekking routes once everyone knows about it. So, let’s travel around this place before it gets known to everyone. Till now it is not much developed so, here you can experience a raw local lifestyle & nature first hand.
It is a relatively low elevation from 3146m to 533 m. The trail is bounded by the Sun Koshi River flowing along the south, the rapidly flowing Tama Koshi in the east, and the Thulo Sailung hill in the north. The fantastic sceneries and the breathtaking views along the trail offer a great experience to visitors.
A natural blend of culture, language, and ethnic diversity along with spectacular Himalayan panoramas, stretching from Numbur Peak and Kanchenjunga, the world’s third-highest peak in the east, to Dhaulagiri and Annapurna in the west will be the importance to the visitors. Along with the magnificent Himalayan backdrop, visitors gain invaluable insights into the culture and lifestyle of several local indigenous Yolmo and Majhi. Proper harmony and peace among the two major religions, Hinduism and Buddhism, can be observed where a variety of gods and goddesses, and traditional attire.
The route is accessible throughout the year, although the best months are October, November & December in winter. From March to April, visitors can observe magnificent sites where various species of rhododendrons are found blooming.
The trek is suitable for repeat visitors, adults and children(soft trekkers), mediators, researchers, university and college students, backpackers, and short-duration vacationers.
The place exhibits the panoramic Himalayas, mid-hills and rivers confluences, culture and cultural performances, home-stay, soft trekking, monastery visits, meditation, temple visits, mountain biking, bird watching, forest walks, fishing, pig and fish BBQ, Janai Purnima(Hindu festival observed in summer)and agro-tourism activities(potato, rice and millet cultivation-production and harvesting).
Along with the magnificent Himalayan backdrop, visitors gain invaluable insights into the culture and lifestyle of several local indigenous Yolmo and Majhi. Proper harmony and peace among the two major religions, Hinduism and Buddhism, can be observed where a variety of gods and goddesses, and traditional attire.
01: Arrival in Kathmandu, meet & greet at the airport and transfer to Hotel.
02: Drive to Dhunge from Kathmandu and trek to Sailung (Khola Kharka) 2500m.
03: Explore to Rajveer & Thulo Sailung.
04: Trek to Surkey (1840m), 5 hours.
05: Trek to Doramba (2055m), 4 hours.
06: Trek to Khandadevi (2000m), 5 hours.
07: Trek to Hiledevi/Dongme (1980m), 4 hours.
08: Trek to Lubughat (820m), 4 hours.
09: Drive to Kathmandu via Dhulikhel.
10: Departure to onward flights.
Arrival in Kathmandu, meet & greet at the airport and transfer to Hotel.
Early Morning breakfast, Drive to Dhunge from Kathmandu and trek to Sailung (Khola Kharka) 2500m.
Morning Breakfast, Explore Rajveer & Thulo Sailung in the daytime.
Early Morning breakfast and Trek to Surkey (1840m), 5 hours
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