Arrival in Kathmandu.
Arriving in Kathmandu and meet with our representative at the airport and transfer to Hotel. Welcome dinner with guide. Hotel B/B plan.
Kathmandu city sightseeing.
Short guided sightseeing trip in Kathmandu city, prepare for trek. stay overnight at Hotel with B/B plan.
Drive to Beni.
Morning drive from Kathmandu to Beni by private car or local bus which takes about 9 hours and stay overnight at local guest house. B/L/D
Trek Beni to Takam.
Trek from Beni to Takam 1665m/6hours – Morning from the Myagdi district headquarters drive 20km gravel road to Darbang by local jeep/bus and start walking. To Takam three hour walk away with Gurjal Himal towering overhead. Stay overnight at Lodge. B/L/D
Trek from Takam to Lamsung.
Trek from Takam to Lamsung 2250m/6 hours – This day local scenery starts getting even more dramatic. This is what Nepal used to be like before the trekkers got here. Locals are not used to foreigners and have a lot of stories to tell about the war. Stay overnight at Lodge. B/L/D
Trek from Lamsung to Gurjaghat.
Trek from Lamsung to Gurjaghat 3020m/7 hours – Climb through dense pine forests, with musk deer darting in the undergrowth. The ridge offer 180 degree views of Dhaulagiri the entire range up to Churen Himal in the west. Stay overnight at local Lodge. B/L/D
Trek from Gurjaghat to Dhorpatan.
Trek from Gurjaghat to Dhorpatan 2860m/5 hours – You cross over from Myagdi to Baglung and into the former Tibetan refugee camp which was serviced by an airfield built by the Swiss in the 1950s. This is also the entrance to Dhorpatan, a Hunting Reserve, where you can spot mountain goats and blue sheep (Gharal). Stay overnight at local Lodge. B/L/D
Trek from Dhorpatan to Nisi Dhor.
Trek from Dhorpatan to Nisi Dhor 5 hours – This is a paradise for birds. Watch danphes pheasants, and other migratory species that you have seen only in bird guides. Hard to imagine that people fought a war here. There are cow sheds in the monsoon, but in the winter these high pastures are deserted. Stay overnight at local Lodge. B/L/D
Trek from Nisi Dhor to Tallo Sera.
Trek from Nisi Dhor to Tallo Sera 7 hours – Cross over from Baglung to Rukum into Magar country and enter the former Maoist base area. There are dense forests all the way, so it must have been easy to hide here from the helicopter patrols. The villages are picturesque and there is always some kind of Magar festival going on. Stay overnight at local Lodge. B/L/D
Trek from Tallo Sera to Rujhikhola.
Trek from Tallo Sera to Rujhikhola 6 hours – Walk to Lukum in Rukum, a village populated only by Magars and Dalits (low cast ethnic group). This is about as medieval as it gets in Nepal now a days. Stay overnight at local Lodge. B/L/D
Trek from Rujhikhola to Thabang.
Trek from Rujhikhola to Thabang 5 hours – Thabang is the cradle of the Maoist revolution. It was damaged in army attacks and parts of the town were flattened by ‘tora bora’ mortar shells dropped from helicopters. There has been some development of infrastructure after the war ended, and the people are eager and friendly. Stay overnight at local Lodge. B/L/D
Trek from Thabang to Jaljale.
Trek from Thabang to Jaljale 5 hours – The highest point in Jaljale is Dharampani (3900m) and there is a great view from Api and Saipal in the west to Dhaulagiri in the east. Stay overnight at local Lodge. B/L/D
Trek from Jajala to Jelbang.
Trek from Jajala to Jelbang 6 hours – Today we moving down from the high mountains and the villages are ethnically mixed. Stay overnight at local Lodge. B/L/D
Trek from Jelbang to Suliochaur.
Trek from Jelbang to Suliochaur 6 hours – Today we finally get to Rolpa and the road head. Rolpa was also a rebel base area and for many of the ten years of war under total Maoist control. You can eat at one of the many commune restaurants run by Maoist cooperative, where staffs are relatives of those who were killed in the fighting. Stay overnight at local Lodge. B/L/D
Drive from Sulichaur to Kathmandu.
Drive from Sulichaur to Kathmandu by local Jeep or private car which almost takes 9 to 10 hours and transfer to Hotel. B/L/D
After breakfast transfer to international airport as per your flight schedule.