Everest High Passes

...we shouldn't finish without mentioning admiration for the endlessly busy Mr Lama. He like all World Expeditions staff we met, was very charming and knowledgable, this characteristic seems to be a requirement for employment with the company

anon. | Kentucky, USA
 
 

GHT Rara Lake & Yari Valley

Trekking in far-west Nepal is like stepping back in time to when the first Europeans began exploring the Himalaya. Locals will first greet you with curiosity before their open-heartedness will engage and delight in every village. The region has an ancient history as the first Malla Empire, stele and architectural remains are tucked away in almost every valley. The trail from Dolpo is still a regular trading route for Nepalese and Tibetans and leads straight to the largest lake in Nepal, Rara. From here we cross the Great Himalaya Range following the Karnali river and crossing stunningly aromatic passes to Humla, the largest and most remote district of Nepal, and finally to the Tibet border and the western end of the Great Himalaya Trail.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Kathmandu
DAY 2 In Kathmandu
DAY 3 Fly Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
DAY 4 Fly to Jumla
DAY 5 Jumla
DAY 6 To Khaligoan
DAY 7 To Dab
DAY 8 To Rara
DAY 9 Rara
DAY 10 To Karnali River
DAY 11 To Bam
DAY 12 To Jogimara
DAY 13 To Piplan
DAYS 14/15 To Punkha Khola
DAYS 16/17 To Simikot
DAYS 18/21 To Yari
DAY 22 To the Tibetan border at Hilsa
DAYS 23/24 To Yalbang
DAYS 25/26 Return to Simikot
DAY 27 Fly Nepalgunj to Kathmandu
DAY 28 In Kathmandu, trip concludes

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Trip Code: GRY
Trip Grading: Challenging
Duration:  28 days
Activities:  Trekking
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Next Trip:  03 July 2014
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price: £2,890.00 GBP

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Meals valued at: $990 USD
Internal flights valued at: $580 USD
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