Arrival in Kathmandu (elevation 1.350 m)
HappyHari staff will be waiting for you at the airport with our company’s logo printed
on the t-shirt and holding a sign with your name. Once you meet the leader you will be
warmly welcomed and transferred to your accommodation in Kathmandu which will
require approx. half an hour’s drive. After check-in at the hotel and refreshing you will
be briefed regarding your tour programme. No further programme planned today.
Drive to Dhap(2932m). 8/9hrs drive
After early breakfast we will drive to the northeast of Nepal into the direction of Tibet.
During the eight hour drive you will be able to enjoy a beautiful scenery of the
Himalayan mountains. We will spend the night in a basic teahouse lodge in Bhandar.
Trek to Jhapre(2820m). 3/4hrs
On our today’s trek to Namkheli we will pass beautiful villages, farmland and jungle. It
will be a gentle walk with some uphill and downhill part involved. On the seven hour
trek you will also get some great mountain views. Our accommodation will be a
Trek to Pikey Base Camp(3640m). 6/7hrs.
Be prepared for a lot of uphill (1.050m) today. We will cross some nice villages and
farmland and certainly meet some friendly locals. After seven hours we will reach
Ngaur where we stay in a teahouse lodge for the night.
Trek to Jasmane Bhanjang (3549m). 4/5hrs.
Today we will reach the highest place of our trek. We will reach the Jiri Pikey
Basecamp after approx. four hours walk uphill. If you still feel fit enough there is an
optional hike to Jiri Pikey peak (4.067m) where you will get a magnificent view to most
of the 8000m mountains including Mt Everest and stay for the sunset. Our
accommodation will be a teahouse.
Trek to Jungbesi (2700m). 5/6hrs.
We will wake up early today to climb to Jiri Pikey peak again for sunrise. After that we
will return to our teahouse to have breakfast before continuing on to Jasmane
Bhanjang The six hour walk will lead us through small villages and rhododendron
forests. You will get the opportunity to learn more about Sherpa culture. We will spend
another night in a teahouse lodge.
Explore to Jungbesi (2700m).
Be prepared for lots of downhill today. After seven hours walk through farmland,
forests and nice villages we will arrive to our teahouse lodge in Jungbesi.
Trek to Phaplu (2469m). 3/4hrs.
Today is our final trekking day and we are heading for Salleri – a little town where
village people usually come for shopping. We will reach our teahouse lodge after six
Drive to Harkapur (elevation 800 m)
After breakfast we will rent a local jeep and go on a four hour drive to Harkapur. Here
we will meet our rafting crew and camp by the river side. Our river guide will tell us
about the river and the crew will cook very good food for us.
Rafting to Rasuwa Ghat (elevation 650 m)
Nepal’s Sunkoshi River is considered among the ten best rivers in the world during the
voluminous flow. It is also called the river of gold. After early breakfast your rafting
guide will give you a safety briefing. We will then board our rafts and get some
adrenaline kick on grade 3 – 5 rapids. We will spend the night in a tented camp in
Rasuwa Ghat. (B, L, D)
Rafting to Rani Ghat (elevation 570 m)
We continue rafting (grade 4 – 5) after breakfast and will get the chance to see a nice
waterfall along to way where you can have a shower. In Rani Ghat we will stay in a
tented camp. (B, L, D)
Raft to Tribeni Ghat (elevation 400 m)
Today we raft on grade 3 – 4 rapids until Tribeni Ghat. This will be our last night in a
tented camp by the riverside. (B, L, D)
Final day of Rafting and driving back to Kathmandu
Today is our final rafting day. After about two hours rafting we reach Baraha Kshetra
Temple a holy place for Nepali. We have time for a visit before we continue rafting to
Chatara (elevation 300 m) and finally catch a local bus back to Kathmandu. It will be
a long drive back (12 hours). We offer an option to fly back from Biratnagar which will
only take 45 mins. Plan an extra of about $150 per person if you wish to choose this
alternative. In Kathmandu we will invite you to our farewell dinner. (B, L, D)
Departure / End of the tour
You’ll be transferred to the Airport according to your flight schedule.