Arun Valley Trekking is one of the remote treks in the eastern part of the country located in between giant Mount Makalu (8463m) and Kanchenjunga (8586m). Arun Valley — situated at (m) above sea level — is the deepest hidden valley of Nepal which is not very familiar with adventure lovers but for culture hunters as the route is decorated with both diverse natural and cultural riches.
Arun River is largest trans-Himalayan rivers originated from Tibet (at an elevation of 3500m) and contribute nearly thirty-seven percent to Sapta Koshi River. Arun valley is one of the non-touristic trekking destination offering superb mountain views, mixed forest types and endangered species of floras & faunas.
Arun Valley Trek is specially designed for those travelers who wanted to explore the typical lifestyle of general people living on Makalu region along with its diverse landscapes and Himalayas sight. It is one of the cultural trekking route supplying awesome insights about the social-economic aspects of the remote lifestyle of people.
Being low elevation trek with less technical difficulties, one can trek to Arun Valley with basic or no experience. We make a small circuit around the valley exploring its divergent biodiversity and wonderful 8000’s high mountains.
Trekking to Arun Valley starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar followed by walk passing small authentic villages where people welcome you a bright smile in their face and allows you to enjoy their hospitality. The trek continues through varied vegetation and walks through beautiful villages, mountain passes to join the route of Everest Base Camp Trekking on the way to our ending point of Phaplu airport. Our journey to Arun Valley ends with a flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu.
Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel Drive: 30-45 min | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Dinner
Day 2Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Preparation Day for TrekkingDrive: 3-4 hrs | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Breakfast
Day 3Flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar (860m) and trek to Chewabesi (260m / 853 ft)Flight: 1 hour | Walk: 3-4 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 4Trek from Chewabesi to Ghothey Bazaar (750m / 2460 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 5Trek from Gothey Bazaar to Salpha Phedi (1680m / 5511 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 6Trek from Salpha Phedi to Guranse Bhanjyang (2920m/ 9580 ft)Walk: 4 - 5 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 7Cross Salpha Bhanjyang and trek to Sanam (2850m / 9350 ft)Walk: 6 - 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 8Trek from Sanam to Bung (1677m / 5501 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 9Trek from Bung to Najingdingma (2650m / 8694 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 10Trek from Najingdingma to Panggom (2850m / 9350 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 11Trek from Panggom to Nunthala (2194m / 7198 ft)Trek from Panggom to Nunthala (2194m / 7198 ft)
Day 12Cross Taksindo La (3870m) and trek to Phaplu (2469m / 8100 ft) Walk: 7 - 8 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 13Flight from Phaplu to Kathmandu Flight: 20 minutes | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Breakfast
Day 14Final Departure | Rest Day at Kathmandu Valley | Other Travel Plan
Your safety is our top concern while organizing outdoor and adventure plans. Our leaders and crew members are experienced professionals who will make sure that trip is safely coursed. We truly understand the essentiality of information flow and risk management to provide the best experience. Our trekking arrangement includes the proper clothing, supplies of equipment and gears, high altitude prevention measures and remedies to provide the carefree adventure in the Himalayas.
Room to Customize
Standard itinerary and route plans are typically designed considering the average level of fitness of travelers and level of altitude gain on the trek (and multiple other factors) which can be modified as per the interest, time and budget plan of travelers.
There is always a room for customization of the given standard itinerary if it does not meet your way of interest and then please pass your opinion. You may want to stay in Kathmandu by yourself or maybe do sightseeing around by yourself; we will give you more information to do it by yourself if you ask us.
We always like to hear what you have to say. We are always happy to assist your valuable travel holidays in your manner with the best information that suits your way of traveling. It is your travel plan; you can choose what you want to do, of course with a lot of information first. Feel free to submit and share your travel ideas and we shall get back to you with more thoughts in no time.
We, ourselves feel that the group size of maximum 12 pax is an ideal size to run the trip. However, we have also arranged the plan for large students groups, employee groups and able to organize such trip for groups upon request. All of our trekking plans are accompanied by specialized local leaders, guides, porters and assistant guides (as required) who will always ensure your safety and comfort at every part of the journey.