|Group Size||Min 02 pax|
|Best Season||March, April, May, September, October, November|
|Program Type||Guided Village Tour|
|Geography||Countryside, Forests, Mid hills, Rivers, Towns,villages|
|Min. Altitude||850 m.|
Chepang Hill Trek is another new open and unique experience trek that can be completed within 9 days. Being located in an off the beaten path trail, trekkers can enjoy their trekking adventure in a non-crowded trek trail which is mostly missed out by trekkers. Striking landscapes, a unique experience of Chepang Peoples and their culture, tourist-friendly local people and the homemade local dishes make traveling in this isolated region a very remarkable experience for many trekkers.
Beginning with a guided sightseeing city tour, we are going to take a detour around all the popular touristic attractions of the Kathmandu valley which include the conspicuous UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Among them, the ancient Swoyambhunath Stupa (The Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath Temple and the enriching Kathmandu Durbar Square are the noteworthy sites.
As we finish relishing the utter joy of visiting these sites, we shall take a drive from Kathmandu to Hugdikhola village which is the starting point of our trek. This peculiar village is just 310 meters above sea level and has an abundant amount of village life to explore and trek up to Jayapura Village. Here onward, trekkers have a chance to witness the local ways of milking the buffaloes. Moving onward, we head to our next destination called Hatti Bang (Elephant Stone in Chepang language). To reach Hatti Bang, we are required to hike up from Jayapuri village that can take us about 4-5 hours. After arriving at Hatti Bang, travelers can observe the Annapurna ranges if the clouds don’t cover up the skyline. As scheduled, we move towards Jyangdala village by following a humid terrain full of forested hill areas which create a pleasing atmosphere for trekkers walking through them. Additionally, foreign trekkers can taste the hand cooked Nepalese cuisines which are the iconic highlight of this entire trek. Sights of Himalayan mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Manaslu and even the magnificent Annapurna range can be observed from here. Lastly, we now are in our final phase of the trek hence we make a beeline towards Upper Dhangadi and Shaktikhor. And ultimately end our trek by taking a drive back to Kathmandu from Shaktikhor.
Altitude is not going to be a major issue for trekkers who decide to travel in these off the beaten path trails as there are no high places en-route. Generally, trekkers are recommended the spring and autumn seasons as the best season to for Chepang Hill Trek. Contact, Himalayan Holyland Treks and Expedition today to join this amazing trek in the hilly areas of southern Nepal with our expert trekking staffs.
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Me and my friend Jimi did Chepang Hill Trek with Himalayan Holyland Treks and Expedition. Mr. Prakash Aryal was our guide for Chepang Hill Trek, Pokhara Tour and Kathmandu Valley Tour. I am highly recommend to make Chepang Hill Trek trip with Himalayan Holyland Treks and guide with Prakash because his origin place is Jogimara and near by Chepang Hill and Chepang village. He know everything in details about Chepang peoples very closly and other local culture, local marginalized peoples, their festivals and ceremonies. He did master degree in Sociology and Anthropology also practical thesis paper about Chepang. So he has lots of knowledge about Chepang Peoples and Chepang Hill Trek. So i highly recommend to make Chepang Hill Trek with Prakash.
- Mr. Edward from Malaysia.