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Numbur Cheese Circuit Trek

16 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Fully camping trekking
  • Less crowded Off the beaten trekking trail
  • Close up views of Himalayas
  • Visit the Nepal’s first Yak Cheese factory

The Numbur Cheese Circuit trek takes you to Ramechhap, about 190 km east of the capital Kathmandu. The trek takes between 14- to 16- days to complete by circling two striking river valleys; Khimti and Likhu and Rolwaling region in the lap of Everest. The trek is named after the unexplored peak Numbur Chuli (6,959m) and Nepal’s first yak cheese factory. Numbur Cheese circuit trek.(This factory was established in 1957).

This trekking route offers extraordinary and magnificent views of majestic mountain peaks including Everest, Numburchuli, Gaurishankar, Jugal and Langtang mountain which are still unexplored and have vibrant Sherpa cultural attractions. Numburchuili (6,959m), Sarmoche (5,255m), Ramdung (5,930m), Chukima Go (6,259m), Perchamo (6,273m), Bigfera Go Nup (6,666m), Panino Tippa (6,696m). meters) and water. (6,549 meters). It is also home to stunning glaciers and debris such as Likhu Noop Glacier, Bigfera Go Glacier, Sarmoche Glacier, Likhu Glacier and various other smaller glaciers. The Numbur cheese circuit trek also offers ample opportunity to observe the rich biodiversity of the Khimti and Likhu river valleys, ranging from temperate to alpine vegetation. Visitors can also enjoy flourishing rhododendrons, folded alpine forests, sprawling bamboo patches and colorful grasslands that provide habitat to beautiful and endangered species, such as red pandas, musk deer, exotic birds, Himalayan Thar and the occasional, with special, a lot of luck, you may catch a glimpse of the elusive snow leopard too. However; This camping trekking also offers pure Sherpa culture and traditional lifestyle in Khare. One can experience the Nepali culture and lifestyle in Lhachhewar, Kyama, Gumdel and Serding as well as Lapchane and those villages.

Therefore, AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions has designed 16-days adventure of Numbur Cheese Circuit Trek in an excellent way. Even if the trail is new our team of experts has planned the itinerary in such a way that your trekking in Eastern Nepal would be hassle free. It is an easy to moderate camping trek suitable for anyone.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu Airport [1,350m/4,430ft] and transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Shivalaya [1830m/6002ft], 7-8 hours
Day 3: Trek from Shivalaya to Khare [2175m/7135ft], 4-5 hours
Day 4: Trek from Khare to Panipakha. [3105m/10334ft], 5-6 hours
Day 5: Trek from Panipakha to Manedanda [3940m/12926ft], 4-5 hours
Day 6: Trek from Manedanda to Panchpokhari [4515m/14812ft], 4-5 hours
Day 7: Trek from Panchpokhari to Tare Kharka [4140m/13582ft], 7-8 hours hours
Day 8: Rest day, explore around [4140m/13582ft]
Day 9: Trek from Tare Kharka to Ngeju [4325m/14189ft] via Gyjo-La Pass [4,880m/16,010ft], 8-9 hours
Day 10: Trek from Ngeju to Lahaksewar [2665m/8743ft], 5-6 hours
Day 11: Trek from Lahaksewar to Gumdel [2255m/7398ft], 5-6 hours
Day 12: Trek from Gumdel to Serding [3360m/11023ft], 4-5 hours
Day 13: Trek from Serding to Lapchane [3150m/10334ft], 6-7 hours
Day 14: Trek from Lapchane to Those [1755m/5757ft], 4-5 hours
Day 15: Drive from Those to Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft], 6-7 hours
Day 16: International Departure

Special Note:
If this itinerary does not suit your needs or you want to customize it, Tell us about your trip requirement. At your request, we offer you. We’ll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.

Price Details For Trip

  • The cost of this trek depends on the group size.
  • The can be different numbers of Guide and Porters.
  • The cost depends on request category hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • The cost depends on Mode of transportation (Private jeep or Public bus)
  • Please contact us for up to Date, Cost and the Duration.

Cost Inclusion

  • Kathmandu Airport Pickup/drop on Arrival/departure
  • Twin-sharing accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • All ground transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Guide and camping staff - Cook and kitchen staff.
  • Freshly prepared meals (B, L, D) with boiled water, tea, coffee etc.
  • Twin sharing tent for accommodation during the trek.
  • An experienced, expert, helpful and friendly Guide.
  • 1:4 assistant guide to client ratio during trekking.
  • Full support camping crew with 1 porter for every 2 trekkers.
  • All camping logistical arrangements for your comfort.
  • All required permits for Numbur Cheese circuit trek.
  • Staff wages, equipment, insurance and allowances
  • Trekking map of this route for groups.
  • All government, local taxes, and official expenses.
  • Comprehensive first aid kit with high-altitude medicine
  • Arranging rescue operations in case of complicated health conditions (funded by travel insurance)
  • Farewell dinner before departure.

Cost Exclusion

  • International Airfare and Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (“Except farewell dinner" in Kathmandu)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu or on the trek for any reason (Early arrival or delay, Early arrival from trek due to any reason).
  • Personal expenses (shopping and snacks, alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee, extra porters, etc
  • Personal clothing and trekking gear.
  • Travel insurance has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation along with medical coverage.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs for involved trekking staff.
  • Additional costs due to delays caused by circumstances outside company control like landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes, etc.
  • All the costs and expenses, which are not listed in "What is included" above will be counted as excludes.

Equipment checklist for the trek

The gears listed below is recommended for the trek. We encourage you to get all the equipment listed below for the trip and please make sure you check out and try each equipment. You can also buy or rent in Kathmandu as there are many trekking shops that have gear ranging from branded to local.

Clothing and footwear:
— Long-sleeved shirts
— Trekking Shirts
— Trekking Trousers
— Warm Jackets/Sweater/Pullover
— Waterproof jackets and trousers
— Thermal
— Inner wears
— Undergarments
— Warm socks
— Cap/Hat to protect from the sun during the trek
— Woollen Hat, Warm gloves, Balaclava sand Bandana/Scarf
— Extra clothes to wear in Kathmandu when you come back from the trek.
— Trekking shoes (Preferably Goretex and full to support your ankle)
— Slippers/Flip flops to wear at camp
— Daypack 30-35 litres (To carry your sunblock, water, camera, waterproof jacket and others that you may require while trekking)

— Passport with visa and validity of 6 months after your trip completion
— 4 copies of passport size photos for permits and Visa
— Travel Insurance covering medication evacuation
— Flight tickets
— Credit cards for emergencies
— Driving ID or any other ID in case of loss of your passport.
(Please carry the photocopy of all the documents along with you and leave a copy to next of kin)

— Headlamps with extra batteries
— Sunglasses with UV protection
— Camera with charger or spare batteries
— A pair of trekking poles
— Water bottles (1) litre
— Laundry bag to keep the dirty clothes
— Large plastic bags to keep the clothes dry
— Padlock
— Binoculars
— Reading materials, notebooks and pens

Toiletries and hygiene:
— Quick-drying towel
— Small face towel
— Toothbrush &Toothpaste
— Deodorants, Soap and Shampoo (Smaller bottle)
— Face and body moisturizer, Sunscreen and lip balm
— Hand sanitizer/Antiseptic wipes
— Hygiene products
— Basic first aid kit

— Down Jacket
— Sleeping bag with liner
— Duffel/Kit Bag

Trip Map

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Numbur Cheese Circuit Trek

Trip Facts

  • 16 Days
  • Challenging
  • 4515m/14812ft.
  • Spring & Autumn
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Fully Camping
  • 2 Person

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