Absolutely Fabulous Thamel

Hiking Kathmandu, Nepal

Prepare for the outrageous as you explore absolutely fabulous Thamel. Welcome to the back-packing and tourist hotspot of Kathmandu. Unleash the twin dogs of Chaos and Havoc as everyone seems to be moving on the narrow streets of Thamel. Negotiate with cycles, rickshaws, cars, and taxis as you explore this wonderful district filled with, hotels, restaurants, back-packers, pubs, clubs, grocery stores, and trekking suppliers.

Location by Trekking Trail Nepal

Packages at this location

Everest Base Camp Trek Hiking

Follow in the footsteps of Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay as you “knock the bastard off”. Climb to the base camp of this iconic mountain, and join a group of elite mountaineers and trekkers. Enjoy marvellous alpine flora and fauna including rhododendron, spruce, magnolia, juniper, and orchids. Get groovy with gigantic glaciers. Sample the traditions and cultures of the Nepalese peoples. All this plus unmatched panoramic vistas, great food, and cosy accommodations.

  • Necessary documentation, all government taxes, and agency service charge

  • Trekkers Information Management System [TIMS] registration card System

  • Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park Entry Permit fee

  • Assistant guide for the group of over 8 people with his meal, accommodation, salary, and insurance.

  • Assisted by Porters with their lodging, food, and their salary and the insurance for all staff.

  • Experienced English speaking, helpful, friendly and most importantly Government Certified Trekking Guide

  • Best available twin sharing room for accommodation during the trek.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, and 1 Dinner during Everest Base Camp Trek 

  • Everest Base Camp Trek flight (Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu).

  • Tourist Standard Accommodation in Kathmandu valley as per the itinerary with Breakfast

  • Airport pickup and drop services in a private transportation before and after the trek.

Sleep comfortably in carefully selected hotels and tea-houses

Day 01: Arrival at the Airport and Transfer to the Hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla Airport and trek down to Phakding 2,652 m Duration: 3-4 hours
Day 03: Phakding 8699ft to Namche Bazaar 3443, Trekking duration is about 7 hours
Day 04: Rest day at Namche Bazaar. Hiking Around Namche Bazaar, Everest View Hotel
Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche, 3860 m.
Day 06: Tengboche Monastery 12660ft to Dingboche Valley 4410 m.
Day 07: Acclimatization hike to Nangkartseng Hill 4900 m and back to Dingboche 14464ft.
Day 08: Dingboche valley to Lobuche 4910 m crossing Thukla Pass.
Day 09: Exploring Everest Base Camp and back to Gorekshep 5181 m.
Day 10: Sunrise hike to Kala Pathar 5545 m/18188ft and trek down to Pheriche.
Day 11: Trek down to Namche Bazar from Pheriche
Day 12: Namche to Lukla 9184ft, trekking down following same trekking trail.
Day 13: Early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, End of Everest Base Camp Trek with Trekking Trail Nepal.
Day 14: End of Everest Base Camp Trek. Departure or extend your trip with Trekking Trail Nepal.
Day 15: End of Everest Base Camp Trek. Departure or extend your trip with Trekking Trail Nepal.

All year round

We recommend that you have the following equipment and clothing:
• Head: - Sun hat or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection
• Lower Body: - Inner wears, Hiking shorts, Cotton Long pants, lightweight preferable, waterproof pants
• Feet: - Lightweight warm, thick, woollen socks, Hiking boots, Gaiters for hiking. camp shoes (sandals or sneakers)
• Upper Body: - Thermal tops, Pullovers, Fleece jackets, Wind-stopper jackets, Waterproof jackets, Down-jackets,
• Hands: - Light or Heavyweight gloves or Mittens, waterproof outer
• Personal Hygiene: - Anti-bacterial hand soap or liquids, Wet tissues, Toilet paper, Fore


The price quoted does not include the following:

• Meals in Kathmandu before and after Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary.
• International airfare, Nepal visa fee payable at the airport on arrival.
• Personal trekking and adventure gear, clothing and accessories.
• Extra supporting staff, laundry, battery charge, and communication expenses.
• Personal expenses like bar bill, drinking water, and beverage, snacks, hot shower, etc.
• Travel and medical insurance, emergency evacuation/natural disaster or personal reasons.
• Costs of natural calamities, mishaps or anything beyond our control.
• Tips and gratuities for the members of the trekking or the tour.

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek Hiking

A busy person, with a busy life? Accelerate into adventure, taking less time to enjoy the same fabulous thrills. Enjoy marvellous mountain flora and fauna. Soak away your worries in Himalayan hot-springs. Get groovy with gigantic glaciers. Sample the traditions and cultures of the Nepalese peoples. All this plus unmatched panoramic vistas, great food, and cosy accommodations. The short Annapurna Base Camp Trek condenses a 15-day trek into 10 days without compromising on the quality or the adventure. Reach a height of 4130 metres as you climb to the Annapurna Base Camp on the 10th highest peak in the world.

  • All ground transportations including Transfer to airports and trekking start endpoints.

  • Insurance for all trekking staff, with basic equipment.

  • 1 Complementary Farewell dinner in the city after Short ABC Trek.

  • Government certified English Speaking Trekking guide and supporting staff.

  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project permits TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System).

  • Tourist coach from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back.

  • Full board Meals; Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner and accommodation in Tea house during trekking

  • Twin sharing Accommodation with breakfast as per Itineraries.

  • 3-star accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Sleep comfortably in carefully selected hotels and tea-houses

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, Hotel
Day 02: Drive towards Birethanti via Pokhara, Overnight at the side of the Modi river.
Day 03: Trek to Jhinu, Natural Hot Spring
Day 04: Trek to Dovan.
Day 05: Trek to MBC passing Himalaya and Deaurali.
Day 06: Early Morning hike to Annapurna Base Camp and trek down to Dovan.
Day 07: Trek down Jhinu Danda 1730m again
Day 08: Trek down to Sewi and eep drive till Pokhara.
Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 10: End of Short ABC Trek of 10 Days

All year round

If you intend to complete this trek in January and February then you should be prepared for ice and snow.For this two month period, you might need Crampon and Ice axe to complete the trek.

The price quote does not include:
• Nepal visa fee.
• Personal trekking and adventure gears clothing and accessories.
• Extra supporting staff, Laundry, Battery charge, and communication expenses.
• Personal expenses like bar bill, Snacks, water, chocolate.
• Expenses incurred due to emergency evacuation / Natural disasters and personal reason.
• Tips and any gratuity for Trekking staffs and Tour Guide.

Guerrilla Trekking in Nepal Hiking

Prepare for action. Stride into the Himalayan wilderness, where true adventure and adrenaline pumping excitement await. Experience the elements of wind, ice and rock in the same way as the Maoist Guerrillas of Nepal's first civil war. Journey into the unexplored far western region of Nepal to discover routes, hideouts, and shelters used by the guerrillas during the domestic conflict. Immerse yourself in living history whilst enjoying dramatic landscapes of waterfalls, lakes, and Nepal's only hunting reserve in Dhorpatan.

  • Trekking map and t-shirt for each member.

  • First aid medical kit for group.

  • All ground transportations including transfer to airports / trekking starting–ending points.

  • All necessary permits, TIMS as government laws and regulations.

  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine and transportation for all trekking staff.

  • Required number of Government certified English-speaking trekking guide and supporting staff.

  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and accommodation in tea house/local lodge in trekking region.

  • 3 star Accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast as days mentioned in the itinerary.

Sleep comfortably in carefully selected hotels, tea-houses and home-stays.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu - Beni 830m.
Day 03: Beni-Takam: About 6-7hrs of walking.
Day 04: Takam-Lamsung: About 6-7hrs of walking.
Day 05: Lamsung-Gurjaghat: About 7hrs of walking.
Day 06: Gurjaghat-Dhorpatan: About 5-hrs of walking.
Day 07: Dhorpatan-Nisi-Dhor: About 5-6hrs of walking.
Day 08: Nisi-Dhor-Tallo Sera: About 6-7hrs of walking.
Day09: Tallo Sera-Rujhikhola: About 6-7hrs of walking.
Day 10: Rujhikhola-Thabang: About 5-6hrs of walking.
Day 11: Thabang-Jaljale: About 5-6hrs walking.
Day 12: Jajala to Jelbang: About 6-7hrs walking.
Day 13: Jelbang-Suliochaur: About 6-7hrs of walking.
Day 14: Sulichaur to Kathmandu (13 hours by bus).
Day 15: Day free in Kathmandu.
Day 16: Departure to the international airport.

All year round

Trekking Trail Nepal does not support any political parties nor ideology. Trekking Trail Nepal promotes this Guerrilla Trekking for the social and economic development of remote and civil war affected areas of Myagdi, Rukum, and Rolpa.

The price quoted does not include:
• Nepal visa fee, payable at the airport on arrival.
• Lunch and dinner in the cities (while not in trekking trail).
• Personal trekking and adventure gear, clothing and accessories.
• Extra supporting staff, laundry, battery charge, and communication expenses (such as internet charges).
• Personal expenses like bar bill, snacks, water, chocolate.
• Emergency, evacuation, natural disasters, or for personal reasons.
• Tips, Bonus, or any gratuities for Trekking Trail Nepal staffs and guide.

About the location

Accommodation

Choose from a number of excellent accommodation options in Thamel and the wider city of Kathmandu, this is a city that has tourism as its beating heart. Multi-day packages include accommodation that has been carefully selected by Trekking Trail Nepal, please see your itinerary for details.

Location

Hop, skip or jump the short distance from Thamel into the wonders of Nepal and the Himalayas. Thamel a neighbourhood within the Nepali capital of Kathmandu is the ultimate launch point for adventure. With everything for the intrepid explorer and the discerning epicure. Enjoy great food, wonderful sights and fantastic accommodation options. Take time to explore the backstreets of Kathmandu, filled with wonders, excitement, history and culture. Explore temples and artisan workshops while breathing the aromas of marigolds and chiles. Feel the spirit of Tibetan Buddhism with a stroll through the stupas and monasteries, or be inspired by Medieval city squares. Leave Kathmandu to step into the heavenly Himalayas. Find the perfect paradise of inspiring mountains, magic temples, cosy lodges and warm food. Increase the thrill factor with rafting, bungee jumping, climbing, or paragliding. You can reach Nepal and Kathmandu by flying to Tribhuvan International Airport be warned this is a busy and aging airport. Expect a little chaos.

Food

Enjoy the sensation of good hearty meals after a day trekking in the fresh mountain air. Warm food and good company are a fabulous way to wind down at the end of the day. Multi-day packages include main meals. In Kathmandu find a fantastic array of cuisine – with options for nearly every country and ethnic group imaginable. Whilst in Nepal try a local Newari restaurant with both vegetarian and carnivorous options. Favourites include: alu tama kho jhol a wonderful bamboo shoot stew, alu tareko potato fried with cumin and turmeric, and chicken sekuwa grilled smoky chicken a real taste sensation. You will also enjoy a cultural show with dancers and musicians whilst you eat.

Activities

Short and Easy Hiking Trips to explore the Himalayas. High Alpine Trekking In The Himalayas. Yoga and trekking combinations. Tours to various parts of Nepal. Guided city sightseeing. Religious Tours. Rafting, Bungee Jumping.

Amenities

  • Videographer

  • Guides

  • Airport Transfers

  • 24/7 staff

Available activities

  • Yoga

  • Hiking

  • Excursions

  • Daytrips

  • Climbing

  • Canyoning