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12 Day Tumlingtar Lukla Trek .

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12 Day Tumlingtar Lukla Trek .

Tumlingtar Lukla Trek  is  one of the easiest trek among Makalu Arun Valley Trekking routes.  

The route offers broad vistas of Mt. Makalu (8,463-meter summit) and the breathtaking 8,848-meter Everest peak. Two of Nepal’s most stunning landscapes, Sagarmatha and Makalu Barun National Parks, are passed by on this route.

With the convenience of teahouses scattered along the trekking path, engaging in a tea house trek has become increasingly convenient. Assisted by local porter guides, your journey not only becomes manageable but also ensures a delightful experience.

Please join us for an insightful and societally helpful walk along the Tumlingtar Lukla route.  Get in touch with us for further details. 

Outline of the Trek Details.

  • Total Program Days: 11 Days
  • Total trekking Days: 12 Days
  • Trekking Grade :Medium
  • Maximum Altitude :Salpa Pass (3350m)
  • Accommodation: Tea House/ Home Stays.
  • Best Trekking Time: March, April, May,September ,October, November and December.
  • Permits: TIMS card MBNP Entrance Fees
  • Transportation: Reserved Jeep, Regular Jeep, Flight
  • Activity: Trekking , Volunteering, Sight seeing.
  • Total Trekking Hours Per Day : 4-6 hours.
  • Start: Tumlingtar
  • End: Lukla

Major Highlights of the Trek

  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar, providing fantastic views of the Himalayas
  • Trekking thru various landscapes, along with lush forests, picturesque valleys.
  • Views of iconic peaks which includes Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse, Makalu (8463m) , and Chamlang (7319m).
  • Cultural encounters with Sherpa and Rai groups, providing insights into their traditions and way of lifestyles.
  • Exploration of the Makalu Barun National Park, famend for its wealthy biodiversity and particular ecosystems

Trekking Cost Include

  • Vegetarian three meal a day (Nepali food Dal Bhat ) at the tea houses.
  • One (1) porter guide daily salary including his food and accommodation for 12 days.
  • One (1) Porter guide insurance cost .
  • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card cost for 1 person
  • Makalu Barun National Park Entrance Fee for 1 guests.
  • One night Tumlintar Hotel room booking cost for 1 people.
  • Support for Social MAST community Projects
  • Total Company service charge cost including government Tax, VAT as well as miscellaneous cost

Trekking Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa fees are USD 30 for 15 days and USD 50 for 30 days
  • Kathmandu hotel room charge including breakfast, lunch dinner.
  • Kathmandu -Tumlingtar -Kathmandu Airfare cost
  • Tumlingtar Hotel breakfast, Lunch, Dinner charge.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Personal expenses include laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages, bar bills, and camera battery charging
  • Personal trekking gear and equipment cost like a robust sleeping bag, trekking pole, headlight, eyeglasses, medical kits etc
  • Tips for a porter guide.
  • Travel and medical insurance for the guest.
  • Emergency rescue for the guest.
  • Other personal expenditure like laundry, alcoholic cold drinks, hot showers, etc.
  • Other unforeseeable expenses incurred due to accidents, strikes, natural calamities, political unrest, etc.
Tumlingtar Lukla Trek Itinerary (12 Days)

FAQs About Tumlingtar Lukla Trek

Day 1Tumlingtar (457m)

Buddha Air offers daily 30-minute flights from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar airport. Welcome at the airport by MAST personnel. Take an auto rickshaw to the Tumlingtar hotel that we have reserved in advance.Meet and be introduced with your porter guide. Overnight stay at the hotel there.

Day 2: Trek from Tumlingtar to Katike Pul

After breakfast at around 8 am, begin your trek for the day. Follow the trail along the side of the Arun River, passing through Chewa Besi and crossing a suspension bridge over the Arun River at Katike (300m). Overnight Stay at a Teahouse there.

Day 3:Trek from Katike Pul Gothe Bazaar (775m).

We will then continue walking and make our way through Baluwa Besi (320m) and Majuwa Besi before reaching Gothe Bazar (775m), where we will spend the night at a teahouse there.

Day 4:Trek from Gothe Bazar to Phedi (1680)

Tooday the trekking trail goes through villages and rice. After you cross a long suspension bridge over Irkhuwa Khola you will get Phedi. Your overnight is at a teahouse at Phedi.

Day 5:Trek from Phedi to Sanam (2880)

After having your morning meal, start your trek for the day. Walk and pass Jaubari, Thulo Phokte (2140m), Bilbate (2800m, Gurase (2600m), Sapla Pokhari, Salpa Pass (3350m) and Get Sanam (2850m) for your overnight stay a teahouse there.

Day 6:Trek from Sanam to Bung (2750m)

After having your breakfast at around 8 am, begin your trek for the day. Pass through the village of Tiu (2470m) and continue on to Share, Gudel, and get Bung. Your overnight stay at a teahouse there. At the National Park Site office pay the MBNP entrance fee of Rs. 3000

Day 7:Trek from Bung to Najingdingma (2650m)

After your breakfast begin your trek for the day. Walk and Pass through Khiraula, Charakot, and continue until you reach Surke La (3085m), where you trek up and make our way to Najingdingma for overnight stay there.

Day 8:Trek Najing to Pangum (2850m)

After enjoying your breakfast at around 8 am,begin your trek, pass through Gai Kharka (2300m) and Gompa, before making your way up to Kharka and eventually Pangam La (3173m) for your overnight stay there

Day 9:Trek from Pangum to Paiya (2850m).

After breakfast at around 8 am, start your trek for the day continue walking pass pass through Kharte and make our way up to Khari La (3145m), before continuing on until you reach Paiya for your overnight stay at a teahouse there.

Day 10:Trek from Puiya to Lukla (2730m)

After enjoying your breakfast at around 8 am, commence your trek up to Lukla. You make your way through the final stretch of the trail, taking in the beautiful scenery as you walk.

Day 11Lukla (2730m)

This day is a well-deserved rest day for you at Lukla. Take this opportunity to rest and recharge after your trek, and to enjoy some of the sights and sounds of this beautiful place. Also say goodbye to your porter guide.

Day 12Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

It’s time to prepare for your flight back to Kathmandu. We hope you had a wonderful time on your trek and enjoyed the beautiful scenery and culture of Nepal. We wish you a safe and comfortable journey home and hope that you will carry with you memories that will last a lifetime. Thank you for choosing us as your guide and we hope to see you again in the future.

Which currency is most widely accepted on this tour?

You can choose to pay in US dollars or Nepali rupees for the services rendered by our firm. On the other hand, you would have to provide local service providers Nepali rupees when trekking. It is wise to have some change on hand since there can be situations in which it is difficult to obtain change.

Should I book pre/post tour accommodation?

Since the hiking path is not very frequented, reservations for tea houses or homestay accommodations along it are not required. On the day of arrival, however, your porter guide will notify the tea house ahead of time.

What is cancellation policy?

Please visit our terms and conditions page to learn more about our cancelation policy. Important details regarding our company’s rules and conditions are provided on this page.

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