Millennium Trek

Millennium Trek It started in 2000 A.D. with the objective of promoting village tourism via homestay. This trek provides a unique opportunity to get a firsthand taste of the local..

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Grade

Easy

Geography

Hills/Mountains/Forests

Location

Tanahun/Syangja/Pokhara

Max altitude

1709 m

Religions

Buddhist/Hindu

Ethnic People

Gurung/Magar/Brahmin

Accommodation

Homestay/Guesthouse

Transportation

Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Minimum Pax

2pax

$655

Millennium Trek

It started in 2000 A.D. with the objective of promoting village tourism via homestay. This trek provides a unique opportunity to get a firsthand taste of the local culture and practice it themselves. Along with the cultural marvels of various ethnic communities, the Millennium Trek also ensures awe-inspiring views of the Himalayas in Annapurna ranges. From the prevalent cultural allure to trekking through lush green forests, the Millennium Trek is a trek that cannot be missed.

 

Millennium Trek Highlights

  • Explore the natural landmarks of the Pokhara Valley
  • Magnificent views of the mountains in Annapurna ranges
  • Visit the revered Hindu temple of Gahate Manakamana
  • Experience the culture of Gurung and Magar communities

 

Millennium Trek Overview

This 10-day long Millennium Trek commences from Kathmandu. Initially, you shall take a ride that leads you to Dhulegauda. This village inhabited mostly by the Chhetris, who shall gladly show you their culture. From here, we shall head to Rajsthal by walking along the Seti Gandaki River. As you observe the Tibetan refugee camp and lush forests, you reach Ghaderi. Take some time to explore sites like the Millennium cave and the historical forts. Learn the local myths and slowly head towards Kolma by trekking through the different forests.

Head to Pelkachaur to thoroughly understand the Gurung and Thakali culture. The walk to Majhkot filled with a scenic display of the green forested trails that will definitely make you jump with joy. Add a bit of religion in your trek by visiting the holy Manakamana Temple which is highly revered amongst the Hindus. From here, we make our way to Rambaccha. Spend a night at Rambaccha and, then, catch a bus that leads to Pokhara.

At Pokhara, marvel at the sight of the pristine Phewa Lake, Davis Falls, Mahendra Cave, and many more attractions. Take some time to stroll around the Lakeside area as well. Later, catch a bus that leads to Kathmandu which marks the end of the trek. The best seasons for this trek is from September to December and February to April due to the moderate temperature and clear weather.

We, at Nepal Treks, are concerned about your well-being and providing you with the best experience. Our highly qualified proficient guides and leaders have been doing this for years and will be there with you in every step of your travel to provide you the best experience.

  • Location
  • Grade
  • Days
    10
  • Nights
    9
  • Geography
    Hills/Mountains/Forests
  • Location
    Tanahun/Syangja/Pokhara
  • Max altitude
    1709 m
  • Religions
    Buddhist/Hindu
  • Ethnic People
    Gurung/Magar/Brahmin
  • Accommodation
    Homestay/Guesthouse
  • Transportation
    Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Minimum Pax
    2pax
Day 1
Kathmandu-Gachhaepani/Dhulegauda
The trip starts with a scenic drive towards Gachhaepani. The drive takes you through the twisting and turning Prithvi Highway, providing the views of the rushing Trishuli and Marshyangdi rivers. Along the route, you can also see lush green hills, beautiful mountains and small rural settlements. The destination of Dhulegauda is a market center in the Tanahun district. Overnight in Dhulegauda.
Day 2
Trek from Gachhaepani to Rajsthal|535m |4-5 Hrs
The trek for the day takes us to Rajsthal, and, in order to do so, we must cross the Seti Gandaki River. On this route, you can see the Dhulegauda Tibetan Refugee Camp along with the spectacular hilly landscape that surrounds you. Later, the trail takes you through the lush forests to reach Rajsthal. At Rajsthal, you can observe the ruins of ancient palaces and forts. Overnight in Rajsthal.
Day 3
Trek from Rajsthal to Ghaderi|980m |4-5 hrs
You wake up early in the morning and trek to Kolmakot to enjoy the magnificent sunrise above the mountains. After spending some time at the top, you head down for breakfast and walk towards Millennium Cave. This is a natural cave with underground waterfalls and historical forts. The trail beyond the cave leads you to Ghaderi which will be your final destination of the day. Overnight in Ghaderi.
Day 4
Trek from Ghaderi to Pokharaichhap (Kolma) |1440m |5-6 Hrs
Today, you trek to Pokharaichap (Kolma) which is a culturally rich village and well known for its hospitality. The trail is quiet easy and takes you through the forested where you can observe the variety of flora and fauna. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the Tamang and Gurung tribes that reside in Kolma. They will offer you with the local food, sing folk songs and entertain you with cultural shows. Overnight in Pokharaichhap.
Day 5
Trek from Kolma to Pelkachaur |1439m| via Rang bhang |6-7 hrs
Leaving Kolma behind, you move towards Pelkachaur. The trek continues along the hillside trails through numerous small settlements and reaches Pelkaachaur. This village consists of ethnic groups like Brahmins, Chettris, and Gurung. The food and culture vary with these ethnic groups too. You can interact with the locals and observe their cultural values. Overnight in Pelkachaur.
Day 6
Trek from Pelkachaur to Majhkot |1602m
It is another beautiful day of trekking through the green hills. The trail is mostly similar to what you have been experiencing thus far in the trek. You pass through many streams along with majestic views to reach Majhkot. At Majhkot, you can involve yourself interact with the villagers and engage in the village activities. Majhkot is a small settlement in the Syangja district. Overnight in Majhkot.
Day 7
Trek from Majhkot to Rambachha via Gahate Manakamana |5-6 hrs
This is the final day of trekking. You head towards your final destination Rambachha via Gahate Manakamana which is a prestigious Hindu temple. The trail is quite flat so, you will have no difficulty in moving ahead. On sacred occasions, the temple is flooded with people. You can still observe the cultural heritage and pray in the temple. Upon arrival at Rambachha, you can enjoy your dinner with cultural performances. Overnight in Rambachha.
Day 8
Drive from Rambachha to Pokhara |2-3 Hrs | Pokhara Sightseeing
From Rambachha, a vehicle will pick you and take you to Pokhara. At Pokhara, you visit the Tal Barahi temple which sits in the middle of the Phewa Lake. You can do some boating in the lake before heading to the World Peace Pagoda. Davis Falls, Mahendra Cave, and Bat Cave are some other attractions around the city. At night, you can enjoy the bustling nightlife in Lakeside. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 9
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu|7 Hrs
On the 9th day, you leave Pokhara and drive to Kathmandu. The drive covers a distance of 200 km and we shall go through small settlements like Muglin and Galchi. Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you can spend some time souvenir shopping and sightseeing in Thamel and Basantapur area. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 10
Departure
The 10 day trip comes to an end today .After a fulfilling breakfast at the hotel, our company representative will drive you back to the airport. We wish you all the best on your travel and hope to see you soon.


Included
  • Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle
  • 3 Nights hotel in Kathmandu at 3-star category hotel with breakfast in twin sharing basis
  • Kathmandu Valley sightseeing (Private vehicle and English-speaking guide)
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu transport by a tourist bus
  • 2 Nights hotel in Pokhara at 3-star category hotel with breakfast in twin sharing basis
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conversation Area Permit) and TIMS Cards
  • An experienced English-speaking guide and his all expenses including insurance during the trekking
  • Porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers and carries 15kgs to 20 kgs) and their all expenses including insurance
  • Preakfasts, lunches and ¬†Dinners (Full board basis during the trekking with 3 complimentary tea/coffee)
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trekking in twin sharing basis
  • Trekking route map
  • Complimentary sleeping bags and down jackets
  • First aid kit
  • All the government and company service charges
 
Not Included
  • International airfare
  • Travel Insurance
  • Nepal visa fee
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara except complimentary dinners
  • Personal expenses (WIFI, bar bills, laundries, electricity charges for the gadgets, hot shower, hot water etc.)
  • Tipping for guide(s), porter (s), driver(s)
  • Anything does not include in the inclusion list.
 
   
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    EQUIPMENT FOR TREKKING.
    • 1 pair strong hiking boots/ sports shoes
    • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
    • 1 small day pack
    • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
    • 1 inner sleeping sheet
    • 1 down jacket/all-weather Anorak
    • 1 fleece/warm sweater
    • 1 water and windproof jacket
    • 2 pair lightweight trousers
    • 1 pair shorts
    • 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
    • 2 T-shirts /1 medium sized towel
    • 1 water bottle-1 or 2 liter
    • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
    • 2 pairs light socks
    • 3 pairs heavy wool socks
    • Underwear (including thermals)
    • Cotton headscarf/bandana
    • Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
    • Sunglasses and Sunhat
    • Money Belt
    • Water purification tablets/solution
    • Sun block Cream(30-50)
    • Personal toiletries
    • Moleskin for blister
    • Toilet paper
    • Bio degradable soap/shampoo
    • Any personal medication
    • 3/4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)
    Note:¬†Due to the different seasons in Nepal, trekkers are requested to inquire before preparing equipment.  
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