Sailung trek is one of the best trekking routes which is still to be explored. It is among the newest trekking trail that has been introduced in for the tourism development in Nepal. So, not many know about this trekking route. This is the less crowded area that is still hidden among the other remote trekking trails of Nepal.
Sailung is located between the border of two districts i.e Dolakha & Rammechhap. Sailung is also known as a land of 100 hillocks. The highest point of this trek is Thulo Sailung which is at an elevation of 3,200 m (10,500 ft). From here one can get the panoramic view of the boundless Himalaya range from Makalu to Dhaulagiri. About 70 percent of the Himalayan Range of Nepal can be seen from here.
Sailung trek will surely become one of the major trekking routes once everyone gonna know about it. So, let’s travel around this place before it gets known by everyone. Till now it is not much developed so, here you can experience a raw local lifestyle & nature first hand.
The trail is relatively low elevations 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 amazing sceneries and the breathtaking views along the trail offer a great experience to visitors.
The trail presents 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. 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, traditional attire.
The trail 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 trail is suitable for the repeated visitors, adults and children(soft trekkers), mediators, researchers, university and college students, backpackers and short-duration vacationers.
The trial exhibits the panoramic Himalayas, mid-hills and rivers confluences, culture and cultural performances, home-stay, soft trekking, monastery visits, and meditation, temple visits, mountain biking, bird watching, forest walk, 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, traditional attire.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, meet & greet at the airport and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Dhunge from Kathmandu and trek to Sailung (Khola Kharka) 2500m.
Day 03: Explore to Rajveer & Thulo Sailung.
Day 04: Trek to Surkey (1840m), 5 hours.
Day 05: Trek to Doramba (2055m), 4 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Khandadevi (2000m), 5 hours.
Day 07: Trek to Hiledevi/Dongme (1980m), 4 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Lubughat (820m), 4 hours.
Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu via Dhulikhel. Day 10: Departure to onward flights.
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