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Walangchung Gola Trek-23 Days

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Walangchung Gola Trek– 23 Days offers the antique village Walangchung Gola in Taplejung in Nepal that shares the border with Tibet and Sikkim. The trekking gives the best insight of the Walung people’s unique culture and lifestyle in addition to the towering majestic peaks and stunning mountain views in the proximity. The trekking cost differs agency to agency. Some local and international companies have margin falling between USD $2530 and USD $2800whereas,  Himalayan Wild Treks, reputed as a reliable trekking agency for quality service has limited it to USD $2500. Himalayan Wild Treks, popular for its quality service at reasonable price has the most reasonable price, latest updated google map and client-friendly flexible itinerary for Olangchung Gola Trek-23 Days, which usually operates from March to May and October to September.

Oloangchung Gola is a antique suburb filled with stone-walled and stone-roofed houses in Taplejung district. Locally known as the Walung Holang- Northwest of Taplejung that borders Tibet. Known as one of the remotest trekking destination in Nepal,Walangchung Gola is surrounded by Sikkim to the East and in the North lies Tibet. Therefore the lifestyle here is discernibly influenced by Tibetan culture and religion.  In the local language “gola” stands for ‘market’ , which means this has long been a Nepal-Tibet trade point. Being one of the most far- flung trekking destination of Nepal, it demands physical fitness  and prior hiking experience in the alpine highlands. What makes the village houses exceptionally spectacular is that all of the houses here have stone walls and stone roofs and the infrastructure here is most basic – that contributes to the uniqueness and antiqueness of the settlement.  There are other villages that surround Walangchung Gola : Yangma, Ghunsa, Khangbache, Lunthung and Lelep. Reputed for its off the beaten trail it offers stunning view of Mount Kanchenjunga and Mount Manaslu.

Technically stating, the trekking starts with a brief sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu (1400m) before driving to Dharan (428m) continuing to Dhankuta (1158m)– Hile(1822m)– Basantapur (1913m)– Chauki (2400m)– Gupha Pokhari (2398m)– Gurja Gaon (2100m)– Chirwa (1635m)– Forest Camp (2600m)– Walangchung Gola(3050m). Then  we trace ahead to Na Gola(4500m)– Na Gola Phedi (1802m)– Ghunsa (3468m)– Miring La (4500m)– Tseram(3725m)– Chitre (2250m)– Yamphudin (2090m)– Memankhe(1650m)– Tellok(960m)– Tharpu (990m)– Gopetar (2050m)– Phidim (1264m)– Ilam (1229m)– Birtamod (85m) from where driving back to Kathmandu brings the trekking to an end.

Himalayan Wild Treks Pvt. Ltd  is one of the most trusted and reliable trekking agency in Nepal that you can count on for any trekking, tour or expedition in the Himalayas since the company is strongly teamed up with legally endorsed professionals and experts. Please, feel  free to contact us for Walangchung Gola Trek -23 Days.

Outline Itinerary for Walangchung Gola Trekking
01 : Kathmandu– Dharan (428m.) Travel by bus.
Day 02 : Dharan- Dhankuta (1158m.)- Hille(1822m.)-Basantpur
Day 03 : Rest Day at Basantapur For Getting Prepared For the Trek
Day 04 : Trek Basantpur– Chauki(2400m)
Day 05 : Trek Chauki– Gupha Pokhari (2940m.)Gurja Gaon (2145m.)
Day 06 : Trek Gurja Gaon- Mitlung (1160m)
Day 07 : Trek Mitlung – Chirwa (1171m.)
Day 08 : Trek Chirwa-Sekathum (1635m.)
Day 09 : Trek Sekathum –Forest Camp Before Torton (2600m)
Day 10 : Trek Torton – Walangchun Gola (3050m)
Day 11 : Stay at Walangchun Gola and Explore the area.
Day 12 : Another Free Day For exploring the area
Day 13 : Trek Walanchun Gola –Nango la (4500m)
Day 14 : Trek Nango La Phedi – nanglo la Phedi (4802m)- ghunsa (3468)
Day 15 : Trek Ghunsa – Mirgin La (4583m)
Day 16 : Trek Mirgin La – Tseram (3725m)
Day 17 : Trek Tseram - chittre (2250m)
Day 18 : Trek Chittre_Yamphudin(2090m)-memankhe(1650m)
Day 19 : Trek Meamkhe - Tellok(960m)-Tharpu (990m)
Day 20 : Trek Tharpu – Gopetar (2050m)
Day 21 : Drive Gopetar - Phidim (1264m)IIam(1229m.)
Day 22 : Drive IIam – Birtamod(85m)
Day 23 : Drive from Birtamod to Kathmandu By or Fly Bhadrapur to Kathmandu


Highlights of Walangchungola Trekking
The scenic drive to Dharan from Kathmandu after a brief sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu unveils the dramatic landscape of Eastern Nepal’s beauty . The biodiversity of Tanplejung and unique Tibetan culture in addition to their peculiar lifestyle is bizarrely captivating. It is regarded as technically adventurous trekking.  Meandering through rustic villages with basic level of infrastructure and vast range of flora and fauna, one finds peace and tranquility in the wilderness here.  Traversing into fantastic alpine valley imbibing the panoramic view of the stunning mountains and peaks and Kanchenjunga glacier is phenomenal. The trekking gives a great insight to the natural beauty of Neastern Nepal that includes Taplejung.


 

Outline Itinerary
01 : Kathmandu – Dharan (428m.) Travel by bus.
Day 02 : Dharan - Dhankuta (1158m.)- Hille(1822m.)-Basantpur
Day 03 : Rest Day at Basantapur For Getting Prepared For the Trek
Day 04 : Trek Basantpur – Chauki(2400m)
Day 05 : Trek Chauki – Gupha Pokhari (2940m.)Gurja Gaon (2145m.)
Day 06 : Trek Gurja Gaon –Mitlung (1160m)
Day 07 : Trek Mitlung – Chirwa (1171m.)
Day 08 : Trek Chirwa-Sekathum (1635m.)
Day 09 : Trek Sekathum –Forest Camp Before Torton (2600m)
Day 10 : Trek Torton – Walangchun Gola (3050m)
Day 11 : Stay at Walangchun Gola and Explore the area.
Day 12 : Another Free Day For exploring the area
Day 13 : Trek Walanchun Gola –Nango la (4500m)
Day 14 : Trek Nango La Phedi – nanglo la Phedi (4802m)- ghunsa (3468)
Day 15 : Trek Ghunsa – Mirgin La (4583m)
Day 16 : Trek Mirgin La – Tseram (3725m)
Day 17 : Trek Tseram - chittre (2250m)
Day 18 : Trek Chittre_Yamphudin(2090m)-memankhe(1650m)
Day 19 : Trek Meamkhe - Tellok(960m)-Tharpu (990m)
Day 20 : Trek Tharpu – Gopetar (2050m)
Day 21 : Drive Gopetar - Phidim (1264m)IIam(1229m.)
Day 22 : Drive IIam – Birtamod(85m)
Day 23 : Drive from Birtamod to Kathmandu By or Fly Bhadrapur to Kathmandu

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
✅All Camping gears during the trekking 
✅All round domestic flighs 
Welcome and farewell dinners
All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
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 drivers

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.

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Trip's Quick Facts

Cost Amount: USD$2200
Duration: 23 Days
Seasons : Spring and Autumn
Type: Medium hard
Activities : Trekking/ sightseeing
No. of Pax : 4-12
Maximum Access : Mirgin-la 4583m
Starts From : Dharan
Ends at : Ilam

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