GHUNSA AND THUBTEN CHOLING GOMPA
This is a unique trek beginning in the lower Everest region, an area of exceptional scenic beauty, then taking us through villages untouched by tourism to cross the Everest trail.
This trek includes a visit to the Thubten Choling Gompa (monastery) with its 150 monks, exiled by Chinese repression, worshipping in their beautifully painted monastery building.
The trek will also include visits to a number of other Buddhist monasteries, a visit to a School and Health Post funded by CAN in a remote Nepali community and an opportunity for those with the energy to trek to a height of 13,604 ft on the Konglemu Danda (ridge) to experience spectacular views of surrounding mountains including Everest.
Important Note: Whilst we expect that the trek will run as per the itinerary, participants should accept that there is a possibility of changes being necessary subject to local conditions.
The Price Includes:
Transfers between Kathmandu and trail head.
Accommodation for 3 nights in Kathmandu in rooms with shower and WC and inclusive of breakfast.
Participation in the trek as per itinerary inclusive of full board, camping equipment (not sleeping bags)
Services of porters (15kg max per person), Sirdar (head guide) and kitchen staff
Nepalese visa - (please refer to our document “Preparing for your trek: Nepal” for latest prices)
Meals other than breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Items of a personal nature such as drinks, laundry, telephone calls and souvenirs (allow approximately £250 spending money.
GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS
CAT specialises in providing standard and bespoke treks for groups, typically couples, parties of families and friends, and school, college and Scout parties. We are also happy to provide trips for clients travelling alone.
DATES TO SUIT YOU
Simply select the dates that suit you within the trekking time windows indicated above.
LAND ONLY PRICES
The prices and dates in this list are all LAND ONLY. They do not include international flights. We recommend you search for flights yourself to get the best value. If you have any queries, please contact us.
Our standard trip prices shown above are based on a team of 4 trekkers. Treks can be booked for larger and smaller parties, or individual trekkers. Please contact us directly for more information.
SINGLE ROOM/TENT SUPPLEMENT
The single supplements shown above apply if you request a single tent or single hotel room for your trip. If you are applying for a place on these trips on your own and would like to join another trekking group, we can place you in a shared tent or room with another trekker of the same gender to waive this supplement.
TOTAL TRIP LENGTH
FROM £1390 PP
MAR - APR
OCT - NOV
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BOOKING FLIGHTS: The prices quoted on this page are for land-only travel. You will need to book your flights separately, however we can assist you with this. Please contact us with your requirements and we can quote you for the flights separately from the trek. Flights will need to be paid in full prior to us booking them.
MINIMUM NUMBERS: Before booking flights, please note that this trip requires a minimum of 4 trekkers before we can guarantee the departure at the advertised price. Please note that should you decide to book your own flights, it is essential that you check with the Community Action Treks office to ensure that the departure is guaranteed before committing financially to any flights or travel arrangements.