Salpa pass trek
(Salpa Pass for young Age 18 to 45 years old)
This varied treks leads east from Lukla, over the Salpa Pass and into Tumlingtar. As you head eastward, you leave most of the tourists behind and roam through fascinating traditional villages. Sherpa tend livestock at higher altitudes about 2,000m. while Rais farm the fertile Valleys below. The lush forests abound in wildlife and birds species. From the Salpa Pass, there are sweeping Himalayan views. Over night at variety of charming local lodges which serve basic Sherpa and Rai food, and dip into local swimming hotels along sub-tropical riverbanks.
Day 01: Kathmandu – Lukla (2800m.) by flight then trek to Paiyan 2730m. 6hrs.
Day 02: Paiyan – Pangum 2850m. O/N. 5hrs.
Day 03: Pangum – Najing 2650m. (Splendid views of Mera Peak from pangum pass) 6hrs.
Day 04: Najing – Bung 1710m. 6hrs.
Day 05: Bung – Sanam 2750m. 6hrs.
Day 06: Sanam – Phedi 1676m. (Himalayan views from Sanam 3414m.) Apr. 6hrs.
Day 07: Phedi – Gothe Bazaar 1128m. 5hrs.
Day 08: Gothe Bazaar – Kattike Ghat 457m. 5hrs.
Day 09: Kattike Ghat – Tumlingtar. Several small hotels overlook the Airport. Situated on a plateau 487m.
Day 10: Tumlingtar – Kathmandu flight or continue trek to Hile Bazaar and drive to Kathmandu via Dharan – Dhankuta high way.