A special thanks to Amrit Ale for arranging the trek, Rishi for guiding us, and Dawa whose delicious food filled us with the energy to wander around at 17,000 feet. Meet them at Amrit’s company, Himalayan Quests.
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ITINERARY - Total distance about 175 miles
Day 1: Fly to Juphal, trek to Dunai.
Day 2: Trek to Chepka
Day 3: Trek to Amichi Gompa
Day 4: Trek to Ringmo
Day 5: Day at Ringmo
Day 6: Trek along Phoksundo Lake to forest camp
Day 7: Trek to high camp below Kang La
Day 8: Cross Kang La (5350 meters) to Shey Gompa
Day 9: Day at Shey Gompa. Visit Red Monastery
Day 10: Cross the Sela La (5095 meters) to Namgung
Day 11: Trek to Saldang
Day 12: Day at Saldang
Day 13: Trek to Yangster Gompa
Day 14: Trek to Khoma
Day 15: Trek to Nomad High Camp at Singthupra Dobhan.
Day 16. Cross Jyanta La (5220 meters) to Tokyu
Day 17:Trek to Dho Tarap
Day 18: Day at Dho Tarap
Day 19: Trek to Narapani
Day 20: Trek to Laisicap
Day 21: Trek to Tarakot
Day 22, Trek to Dunai
Day 23: Trek to Juphal
Day 24: Fly from Juphal to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj