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Silichong Peak & Mahakulung Trip

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Silichong peak (4156m.) and Mahakulung trekking can be organized from an attractive sub-urban place called Phaplu which starts after 35 minutes’ wonderful flight from Kathmandu. This trekking trail is kwon as the best and less-touristy area among the trekking destinations in Nepal. Mahakulung trekking trail is geographically occupied by hilly region and gergous terraced slops, rhododendron forest are major highlights of this trekking. Exploring different indigenous people cultures, customs and traditions make this trek more megnifiecent.

Walking through attractive villages  Pawai, Sotang and finally get to the Mahakulung "Greater Kululung". Mahakulung is combined with three beautiful places Gudel ,Chheskam and Bung. The Kulung is the main inhabitant of this area and  agriculture is the major occupation of this place besides some kulung people also do the small business too. Major attraction of this trekking is Silichong peak (4156m.) and also Kulung culture,traditions. Silichong peak is located at the mid point of Solukhumbu, Sangkhuwasava and Bhojpur. Mind-blowing and enchanting panoramic khumbu mountain range are can be clearly seen from the top of the Silicho peak. Roof of the world,Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt.Baruntse, Mt.Lhotse, Mt.Nuptse ,Mt. Amadablam, Mt.Thamserku and more than 22 popular peaks can be clearly seen from Silichong peak. This peak is also known as historical famous pilgrim place where many local people go for worshiping every year. They believe that, they will have sufficient wealth, education and child after worshiping there on the top of silichong . So that, Every Local people try to get there for lifetime success and happiness.

Below the Silichong peak ,famous and megnificent Kirant historical pilgrim Pokhari (Lake) called Salpa Pokhari is located. People believe that Salpa pokhari is one of the peaceful places in this area where the god is believed to be staying for forever. Finally, Trekking ends at Lukla which is the known as gate way of the Khumbu/ Everest region, Optionally the trekking can be ended at Tumlingtar. It would be our pleasure to arrange camping (tents camp) trekking on this trails. This trekking is possible to operate in any seasons but Spring and summer can be the best season for this trekking.

OUTLINE ITINERARY 
Day 01st : Arrival Kathmandu
Day 02nd : Kathmandu for official procedures and necessary arrangements
Day03rd :Kathmandu , sightseeing
Day 04th :Kathmandu to phaplu flight and trek to Ghumne pani(over night camp)
Day 5th : Trek to Sotang Over night camp
Day 6th : Trek to Gudel O/N camp
Day 7th : Acclimatization day
Day 8th : Trek to Sanam O/N camp
Day 8th : Trek to Salpa O/N camp
Day 9th : climbing Siluchho peak and get back to Sanam O/N camp
Day 10th: Trek to Gudel O/N camp
Day 11th : Trek to khiraule O/N camp
Day 12th : Trek to Pangoma O/N camp
Day 13th : Trek to paiyan O/N camp
Day 14th: Trek to Lukla O/N camp
Day 15th: Fly back to Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel
Day 16th : Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 17th :Transfer to Kathmandu international airport to return home

Note: Above Itinerary can be made short as well as long according to your holiday duration and wish.And other hand Mahakulung trekking area has very besic Trekkers lodge (Teahouse) facilities and tented camping trip also can be organized accordingly.
 


What to Bring ?
The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.

  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer Hiking boots Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L. Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel Daypack,25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*

 

Medical

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc.
  • Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  •  Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.

Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.

 

OUTLINE ITINERARY 
Day 01st : Arrival Kathmandu
Day 02nd : Kathmandu for official procedures and necessary arrangements
Day03rd :Kathmandu , sightseeing
Day 04th :Kathmandu to phaplu flight and trek to Ghumne pani(over night camp)
Day 5th : Trek to Sotang Over night camp
Day 6th : Trek to Gudel O/N camp
Day 7th : Acclimatization day
Day 8th : Trek to Sanam O/N camp
Day 8th : Trek to Salpa O/N camp
Day 9th : climbing Siluchho peak and get back to Sanam O/N camp
Day 10th: Trek to Gudel O/N camp
Day 11th : Trek to khiraule O/N camp
Day 12th : Trek to Pangoma O/N camp
Day 13th : Trek to paiyan O/N camp
Day 14th: Trek to Lukla O/N camp
Day 15th: Fly back to Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel
Day 16th : Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 17th :Transfer to Kathmandu international airport to return home

 

 

Included in the Cost

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Himalayan Wild Treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

Not Included in the Cost

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • 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
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Cold Drinks and Alcohol
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s

 

What to Bring ?

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.

  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer Hiking boots Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L. Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel Daypack,25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*

 

Medical

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc.
  • Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  •  Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.

Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.

 

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 17 Days
Accomodation: Tenting -Guest house
Seasons : Spring and Autumn
Type: Easy
Activities : Hiking/ Trekking/ Sightseeing
No. of Pax : 01-15 people
Maximum Access : 4156m. Silicong peak
Starts From : Phaplu
Ends at : Lukla/Tumlingtar

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