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Duration : 33 Nights / 34 Days

Destination Covered : Yasang, Cheram, Ramche, Tortong, Sele la, Ghunsa, Olangchung gola, Molun pokhari, Thudam, Hongon, Langmale kharka, Makalu base camp, Yangri kharka, Num, Seduwa, Tumlingtar

Tour Activities : Adventure, Camping, Road Trip, Trekking, Hiking

Tour Themes : Adventure Tours, Religious & Pilgrimage, Culture & Heritage, Family & Group Tours, Affordable & Budget Tours, Women Friendly Tours

USD 3800

Per Person


* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.

Yasang, Cheram and Ramche Tour Overview

Trip Highlights
Trek through the Himalayas on a 1700 Km trail from Kanchenjunga to Simikot
Ascend an altitude of 6150m at Sherpeni Col
A very rare trek that has been done by very few people
Immerse yourself in the rich Nepalese culture unchanged by the time.
See all the mountains scaling more than 8000m including Everest, Kanchenjunga, and Makalu.
Discover the mystic environment of the Himalayas
High chances to see very rare wild animals like Red Panda and Clouded Leopard
Trek with the expert local guides with more safety and comfort
Experience a full camping trek with 3 meals a day


The Great Himalayan Trail Trek is the most adventurous camping trek offering stunning views of mountains, landscapes, flora, fauna, and culture unchanged by the modern world. GHT is a 1700 km long trekking tail passing east to west through the Himalayas. It takes 90 to 150 days to complete this trial. Along the trail, you will see all the mountains scaling more than 8000m. The mountains seen include Everest 8848m, Lhotse 8516m, Kanchenjunga 8586m, Makalu 8485m, Cho Oyu 8150m, Manaslu 8156m, Dhaulagiri 8167m, Annapurna I 8051m, and thousands of snow-capped peaks. Apart from the world’s highest mountains the trail also offers a rare privilege to discover the ancient Nepalese tradition and culture unchanged by the modern time. The trek is considered very difficult and is recommended for those who want to push up to the limits of physical endurance. The trails pass through the following national parks, Makalu, Sagarmatha, Gaurishankar, Langtang, Manaslu, and Annapurna giving the trekkers the most rewarding trekking trip on the planet.

The trail is accompanied by beautiful villages, farms, forests, streams, falls, glaciers, and magnificent landscapes. The highest altitude on the trails is at Sherpani Col 6150m. The trail is divided into nine sections they are Kanchenhjuna – Makalu, Everest – Rolwaling, Langtang – Helambu, Ganesh Himal – Manaslu, Annapurna -Mustang, Dolpa, Rara – Jumla – Mugu, Humla and the Far West. The eastern section of the GHT offers sights of the highest mountains while the western section offers timeless land of valleys, barren hills, and very less populated villages. There are high chances to spot rare animals like Red Panda and Snow Leopard on the GHT trek. Great Himalayan trail trek Trekkers can observe a wide range of forests including conifers, broadleaf deciduous forests, rare alpine shrubs, and medicinal plants. The GHT trek can be considered an exploratory trek. The trek gives memory to cherish for a lifetime. If you are looking for the next beautiful and daring adventure holiday, then GHT is the trek to do.

Yasang, Cheram and Ramche Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
You will be met by a representative of Mount Adventure Holidays and transferred to the hotel. The remainder of the afternoon at leisure. A pre-trek briefing will be given around 4.30-5 pm. Today you have a full day to explore Kathmandu’s bustling streets and significant landmarks. You may wish to start by exploring the city’s two most important World Heritage Listed spiritual sites: Pashupatinath, Nepal’s most sacred Hindu temple and an important cremation site; and Boudhanath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal and the most sacred Tibetan Buddhist shrine outside of Tibet. Alternatively you could wander through the markets and shops of the busy Thamel precinct or explore some more of the city’s significant sites such as Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) or the World Heritage Listed plazas of Patan, Bhaktapur or Durbar Square.
Day 2
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
Early in the morning we take our flight to Bhadrapur from Kathmandu with the scenic view of the Eastern region. After 45 minutes of flight we reach the Bhardrapur airport then we will take a car/jeep from Bhadrapur for Illam/Taplejunga which will take Approx 8 hours of drive. We will stop in the beautiful tea garden of Illam also known as the garden of Nepal for our lunch. After our Lunch, we will decent upward from Illam for our overnight stay in Taplejung
Day 3
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
Today we will head towards the Mitlung/Sinuwa by crossing the small river over the suspension bridge. Then our trail descends down to Tamor Riverwalk through villages and terraced fields. Some irregular villages give us an opportunity to meet local people. Upon arriving at Tamor River, we follow some narrow trails close to the river. Then a gradual uphill trail through the terraced fields and few houses take to the village of Hellok.
Day 4
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
Today we will trek to Mamasik from Hellok our third day and we will decent upward slope with beautiful and friendly local people. Small tea breaks give us plenty of opportunities to encounter with local people and have a look over beautiful houses and local domestic animals. We will walk along the Simbuwa Khola in our way to Mamasik and we spend our overnight in Mamasik.
Day 5
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
Today we march gradually ascending and following the Sibuwa river and cross the river again to our left side. A short steep uphill walk takes us to a bit high and keeps the distance with Sibuwa River. We walk through the rhododendron and bamboo bushes and thick forest to reach Tortong and we can enjoy with the wild animals like Red Panda, Wild Boar, Bear, Musk Deer, wild birds, and other different wild animals in our way and we will stay in Tortong for the overnight.
Day 6
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
Today we will trek through the trail of the dense forest of beautiful bamboo and rhododendron which is accompanied by the river. After that we will walk along the Simbuwa Khola gradually uphill then after some time we will reach Cheram for the overnight stay.
Day 7
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
From Ramche, we walk further up the valley. We then follow a stream before climbing on the moraine top until confronted by Kanchenjunga’s southern face. We walk further ahead for a glimpse of the Jannu Himal. We continue our trek further towards the Oktang Monastery. From here, we climb further up and reach the Yalung Base Camp. The views from the base camp are extraordinary. Kumbakarna (Jannu), Nyukla Lachung, and other Himalayan peaks are close by. We descend and spend the night at Cheram.
Day 8
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
We begin our trek after breakfast. We cross four passes today beginning with Sinelapche Bhanjyang. After crossing the pass we continue to Mirgin La pass. We continue trekking and reach the Sinon La pass which is not very far. From here, we ascend to Sele La pass. There are prayer flags strung across one of the steeper sections of the trail which is very near to the Sele La pass. We cross the pass. Overnight in Sele La.
Day 9
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
We begin our trek after breakfast. We walk towards the north with Tangbgharma Danda nearby. We reach a chorten marked by prayer flags which marks the start of a steep trail. We descend through rhododendron, birch and pine forests before reaching Ghunsa. It is a beautiful village of houses with Day.
Day 10
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
Ghunsa is a beautiful settlement of Sherpa people with their beautiful culture and lifestyle, so we will take a day off for the rest in Ghunsa and explore the beautiful Ghunsa. We will visit the Monastery, Juniper and incense factory with antique shops of handmade carpets. Ghunsa is the gateway of North and the South Base camp of Kanchenjunga.
Day 11
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
We start the trek early morning From Ghunsa we descend the main trail alongside the Ghunsa Kola until we meet a junction in the trail, from here we ascend to a series of summer grazing pastures (Khaka) where we will camp for the night.
Day 12
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
An early start this morning will give us the best opportunity for clear views during our crossing of the Nango La. Once over the pass, we descend to a bowl-shaped valley. We stay on the northern side of the river and enter the thick forest to Yangma Kola and our camp for the night. Olangchung Gola is one of the most important centers for trade between Nepal and Tibet in this region. Most commonly exports to Tibet include grain, sugar, cigarettes, and cotton thread which are exchanged for Tibetan salt, carpets, and wool. 
Day 13
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
The trek from today onwards will pass through complete wilderness. The trek passes through pine and rhododendron forests. After a walk of two and a half hours, we reach a place called Jadak (3630m) for lunch. Then we walk of another valley towards Lumba Samba three hours on rhododendron and mixed forests take us to our camping site at Upper Lang male.
Day 14
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
The trek can be interesting today as snow leopards have been sighted numerous times from this trek. The trek runs along the small riverside lies dense rhododendron forest. After a walk of about three hours, we reach Tangchetar (4200m) for lunch.
Day 15
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
This would be the most difficult yet most memorable day of this trek. Today the trek will pass through the Lumba Sumba Pass (5200m). It is better to start early as it will be difficult to cross the passing afternoon. After a walk of about four and a half hours from Pass Camp, we reach the Lumba Sumba Pass which offers panoramic Himalayan views of eastern Nepal including Kanchenjunga, Jannu Himal and Makalu ranges.
Day 16
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
The trek is downhill from Yakkharka as we arrive at civilization after a tiring walk for three days. A walk of about 6 hours takes us to Thudam for the village. Thudam is a small isolated village with around 30 houses of Sherpa people.
Day 17
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
Today the trek runs along the bank of Chujung Khola. The trail offers a panoramic view of peaks in the Makalu range. On the way, you will see a lot of small bushes and bamboo groves – the best habitat for the red panda. After walking through many ups and downs we reach to Kharka for the camp tonight.
Day 18
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
The trail passes through dense rhododendron forest. As there are no villages on the way and also there are numerous side trails. After a walk of about three hours from Kharka, we reach a place called Chaurikharka for lunch. From Chaurikharka, we can clearly see Chyamtang, Arun River. After lunch, the trail heads downhill for about three hours until we reach Arun River. After crossing the suspension bridge over the Arun, the trek is uphill for about an hour until Chyamthang.
Day 19
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
We are very much back in warmer climes today and the forest is alive with bird song as we traverse around above the north bank of the Arun River. We pass through several small villages of the Chepuwa district and these have a mix of Rai and Bhotia inhabitants. We also cross several tributary rivers on suspension bridges and in one or two places we get views of Makalu away to the north-west. At our lunch stop in the village of Gimber we have more spectacular views of the Makalu range. The afternoon’s walk is relatively short and easy along a good trail to the Bhotia village of Hongon (2100m).
Day 20
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
A short but challenging day with some steep ridge climbs and a minor pass crossing (2710m). In the beginning, climb to Chhurpi pass and bit gentle up and down arrived another hill, and starts to climb down to Dhugge Kharka via Tip Pokhari. Still, we will walk through a bamboo forest to gentle down an hour and gentle climb up to and bit down to Saldin Kharka.
Day 21
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
Today is all the way climb up to Molun Pokhari, at the beginning walk throw jungle and later we arrived alpine zone. Molun Pokhari is a beautiful place that is very close to the China border with a panoramic landscape view.
Day 22
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
In the beginning, climb to Chhurpi pass and bit gentle up and down arrived another hill, and starts to climb down to Dhugge Kharka via Tip Pokhari. Still, we will walk through the bamboo forest to gentle down an hour and gentle climb up to and bit down to Saldin Kharka. Saldin Kharka is the place local people bring their cow in the summertime.
Day 23
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
Today is a bit hard day and a bit tricky. The trail, in the beginning, climb down, flowing the river and take a left and arrived Saldin Khola. After crossing SaldinKhola start climbing up to Nava Odar, till Nava Odar, we walk through the deep jungle after that start alpine area. There is a bit landslide rocky trail around Nava Odar. After Nava Odar starts the steep climb up to Batase Dada and bit strain to another campsite and start another pass. After this pass, the trail is up and down to Kalo Pokhari
Day 24
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
Today we will pass two passes; at beginning gently climb up till Afthero dada and climb steeply down to landslide area. This is a difficult area and starts the climb to ThuloSuntali. Getting ThuloSuntali, we steep climb down to Barun River, which is the holy river in Hindu culture. Flowing north bank of Barun River arrived at our campsite with a view of Mt. Makalu.
Day 25
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
We flow to the north bank of Barun River crossing Langmale and Todas. We will see Shiva Dhara holy cave and Amaphujung, too, on the way. From Langmale we have a view of Tutsi and Salding mountain range.
Day 26
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
Today is the day we make it to the Base Camp. From Langmale Kharka we make our way up to Shershong and eventually to Makalu Base Camp. The trail is flat with icy glaciers and snow-clad mountains accompanying us. Mount Makalu comes into view as we approach Shershong. As we make our way to the camp, we get to soak in the majestic Himalayan panorama surrounding us. Overnight at Makalu Base Camp.
Day 27
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
The Base Camp is a rocky barren place with the large Braun Glacier beyond it. From here we can see the magnificent south face of Makalu and the complete panorama of Everest and Lhotse. We can explore the surrounding lakes, glaciers and go for a short trek up where we may celebrate our accomplishment at the camp itself.
Day 28
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
We descend down from the base camp and take our last glimpse of Makalu before turning the corner and heading back. On our way down, we pass through Shershong, Langmale Kharka, Merek and descend down the valley finally stopping at Yangri Kharka.
Day 29
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
We will take a south bank of Barun River till Jyathhe Odar and start to climb up to Dobate. Throw the trail we can see mt. Makalu and other mountain and valley views. The path is a perfect stone step all the way. Yangri Kharka we descend through rock falls, green forests and valley, making our way towards Dobate. We follow the river banks of Barun as we descend down the trail.
Day 30
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
We will do two passes today. At the beginning, climb up to Keke-la 4185m pass and down to Thulo Pokhari and again climb up to Sheptem-la 4261m and all the way down to Khongma via ridge and with panoramic Kanchenjunga mountain view, Chamlang, Tutsemt. Mt. Makalu. South of beautiful landscape views down. We start the trek with a steep climb from Dobate to Mumbuk (Nambuk) and through a forest of firs and rhododendrons. We then cross the Keke La, Tutu La (Shipton’s Pass) and Kauma La en route. Next, we descend to Khongma Danda again. Overnight in Khongma Danda.
Day 31
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
Today is bit longer Days, at beginning steep down by stone step trail and walk through deep jungle to Tashi Gaun 1st village after Hunggon. The trail continues down to Seduwa crossing different communities one the way. You can see farming over here, including cardamom.
Day 32
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
We leave Seduwa and trek through lush forests towards Num. after num we drive to Khatbari Along the Tumlingtar approx 5 hour .overnight stay Tumlingtar.
Day 33
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
We fly back to Kathmandu after our long trek in the mountains. We can rest and relax throughout the day at our hotel or get in touch with our loved ones.
Day 34
Great Himalayan Trail Trek
It’s your last day in Nepal! Grab some breakfast, and then take in some last-minute shopping in Kathmandu. We’ll make sure you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport with plenty of time before your flight home. At this time, we’ll say our goodbyes and bid you farewell, armed with warm memories and gorgeous photos to show your loved ones.

More Details about Yasang, Cheram and Ramche Tour

Inclusions

  • AP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
  • Hotel
  • Flights
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers
  • Pickup-Drop
  • Private Cab
  • Private Guide
  • Entry Tickets/Passes
  • Sim Card
  • Welcome Drink
  • Accommodation
  • Mineral Water
  • Non Veg Meals
  • Veg Meals
  • Veg & Non Veg Meals
  • Government licensed, experienced English speaking guide
  • One porter per two people
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
  • All government taxes
  • One trekking map per person
  • Kanchenjunga And Makalu permit and conservation fee
  • Surface transportation
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets for the trek (should be refunded after the trek)
  • First aid kit
  • Domestic flight tickets KTM–BDR/Suketar and Tumlingtar to Kathmandu

Exclusions

  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Beverage bills, bar bills, telephone bills, and Personal expenses.
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 20 kg of luggage, a cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)

Payments Terms

  • * 20% Advance Percentage of total booking amount

Price & Rates

No of pax Age Limit Price per pax (Rs)
No of pax Adult Age Limit Above 12 years Price per pax (Rs) $ 3800 / Adult ( With Tax )

Terms & Conditions

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  • You will receive an official confirmation via email or a letter handed over to you by our representative at any of our offices once you confirm the bookings. Please check the letter carefully and report any information that might be incorrect or incomplete. Make sure to use your Passport names for the booking to avoid confusion. Refunds or discounts will not be entertained unless officially agreed upon beforehand.
  • Securing the booking
  • A 100% payment of the total cost of the trip per person should be made to secure the booking. Following conditions must be considered for the deposit:
  • Clients should read and accept the risks involved in the adventure activity chosen.
  • Pre-existing medical conditions should be informed.
  • Clients should have read and accepted all the Booking Conditions and General information pages.
  • The person making the booking should be of minimum 16 years of age and should have full authority to enter into a contract on the basis of these conditions
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  • If you are making the booking on behalf of other participants, we will need a warrant that you have obtained their consent. As their representative, you will be our contact person and will hence be responsible for full payments of the travel package and/or additional activities purchased. You will also be responsible for keeping your party informed about the trip.
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  • Any due amount with Mount Adventure Holidays must be cleared within 48 hours from the time of booking made. We reserve the right to treat your booking as canceled if the payment is not cleared within a specified period.
  • Booking changes
  • Booking changes are welcomed free of charge up to 60 days ahead of departure. The changes are however subject to the availability of the packages. Under reasonable conditions, in case you are unable to travel, the booking can be transferable to another person. But make sure to do it 60 days ahead of your departure. All costs or charges incurred must be cleared out before making the transfer. For flight inclusive bookings, the airline charges should be paid in accordance with the airline involved.
  • Booking cancellations
  • Cancellation before 45+ days of departure will be done free of charge.
  • Cancellations made between 30-44 days ahead of departure will be subject to a loss of 30% of the total trip price.
  • Cancellations made between 15-29 days ahead of departure will be subject to a loss of 60% of the total trip price.
  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations made 14 days ahead of departure
  • Medical information
  • Kindly disclose all relevant medical conditions to the Tour Operator that need to be considered while on the trip. For adventure activities, medical forms are to ensure your condition does not impact your ability to travel to remote areas or need constant medical assistance. It is for your own safety and the Tour Operator ensures compliance with the Privacy Policy to keep your information safe.
  • Pregnant women are advised to consult their doctors before taking up a trip. Please take the expert’s advice before applying. If there are any precautions to be taken during the trip, please inform the Tour Operator at the time of booking.
  • Make sure to take or carry any necessary medications before or during the trip, as advised by your doctor.
  • Any potential allergies to food or plants and dietary restrictions among others should be mentioned. In case of misinformation or lack of information, the Tour Operator will not liable.
  • Other requirements
  • If you have any special requirements please share them with the Tour Operator at the time of booking so responsible efforts can be carried out in order to accommodate your special requirements and requests as long as the locations and resources allow.
  • Age requirements
  • Anyone under the age of 16 will be considered a minor and should always be accompanied by an adult. One adult may accompany up to two minors. The minimum age for traveling for minors is 12 years.
  • Booking of minors is subject to review on the part of the Tour Operator. If consent on part of a parent or a guardian is required, then it should be provided as per the rules and regulations. The adult associated with the minor is fully responsible for the behavior, wellbeing, and supervision of the activities of the minor. The tour operator does not provide care services for minors.
  • Insurance requirements
  • Clients must process travel insurance with medical, evacuation, and repatriation coverage of about 200,000 US dollars. The insurance must cover injury and emergency medical needs and rescue operations for a trek that goes above 4000m. The Tour Operator will verify if you have sufficient insurance in place. Clients are also strongly recommended to extend the coverage to include curtailment, cancellation, delay, inconvenience, injury, and delay while traveling.
  • Insurance coverage is not included in the cost of any adventure activity and must be obtained separately.
  • Change of price & taxes
  • The published price of the Tour and services offered by the Tour Operator is subject to change anytime within 30 days before departure. The Tour operator reserves the right to impose extra service charges from the one mentioned in the booking details. If the increase in price is greater than 10% of the original price you can:
  • Choose to cancel the applicable booking without any penalty.
  • Accept the change of price.
  • Possible reduced pricing can be available on certain products or bookings. Bookings, where payment of the deposit has already been obtained, are not entitled to reduce pricing.
  • Airfare
  • Tour prices do not include the international and other airfares unless explicitly mentioned in the descriptions of the concerned tour. The Tour Operators act only as a sales agent in the air carrier.
  • Trip participation and client responsibility
  • You agree to accept the decisions made by the Tour Operator and you agree that all decisions made are on the part of your health, level of fitness, and conduct. Tour operators will bear no costs incurred as a result of the exclusion and no refund shall be provided for unused services. Please make sure to carry all appropriate documents along with you when taking part in the tour. It is mandatory that you carry a valid passport, all travel documents required by the relevant governmental authorities, visas, permits, certificates, and insurance policies. You have the full responsibility of obtaining these documents and the cost incurred as a result of the loss of these documents.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
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