Churen Himal Trek 26 days
Churen Himal trek lies on western Nepal & is a part of Jaljala trek. This trekking is completely apart from the beaten paths, this trekking is for the person who love the beauty of nature and the wild valleys of course spectacular view of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Gurja himal and churen Himal and the wild valleys. The trek offer an opportunity to discover areas which remain practically an Individual lifestyle. In Churen Himal you will have a chance to trek into the mass of the Dhorpatan hills at about 3000-4300m. This area is full of rivers and fast glacial streams, lots of forest and animals. Our route crosses very nice magar villages, especially Gurja gaun is very good majority of mager people. Drive from pokhara to Beni we will lead you to the foot of Churen himal.
Trip Facts:
  • Trekking Region : Churen Himal
  • Culture: Majority of Magars, Chhetri and Brahman
  • Trek Starts from: Beni
  • Trek Ends at: Beni
  • Total duration: 26 days
  • Trekking grade: Easy +
  • Highest Access: Rupa-La 3500 m
  • Best Season: October, November and April - May
  • Type of trekking: Camping Only
  • Himalayan sights: Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Gurja Himal, and Churen Himal
  • Most Attraction : We will pass lots of Local Village, Rodhodenron and pine forest

PROPOSED ITINERARY:

Day 01: Pick up from the Int'L Airport, transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara - Beni and stay in a camp.

Day 04: Begin trekking, the first day is to Babichaur.

Day 05: Trekking to Dharapani through Darbang, a historic bazaar town.

Day 06: Passing through beautiful fields and traditional villages with mountain views of Dhaulagiri, we stay at Lumsum.

Day 07: We trek towards the pass, camping wherever there is water.

Day 08: Deurali is our first pass, of 3,280m then we descend to camp.

Day 09: Short walking to the isolated village of Gurja where we rest for the afternoon.

Day 10: Visit Gurja Himal West Base Camp - Day Trip.

Day 11: Trekking to Darsing Khola.

Day 12: Climbing steadily and spectacularly to the alpine 4,500m Budzunge Barra pass then descend to the Budzunge Kharka - we are camping at altitude now, around 4,000m.

Day 13: Camp at Churen Himal Base Camp, 4,200m. (B.L.D)

Day 14: Day trip up beside the Kaphe Glacier on a small but good trail to the spectacular Churen Sanctuary.

Day 15: A half day for exploring - there is a 5,000m view point to climb - then trek back to Budzunge Kharka.

Day 16: Fit and acclimatized, we put in a longer day back to Gurja village.

Day 17: Trek to the pass.

Day 18: Trekking descend through beautiful forest along the Simudar Khola to near Gurjakot where we lunch then we trek in beautiful forest towards the Jaljala, perhaps even camping near the top of it.

Day 19: At the crest of the 3400m Jaljala there are some small hills to climb for a spectacular Dhaulagiri-Annapurna view.

Day 20: Descending to Muna.

Day 21: Back on familiar trails though the scenic villages to Dharapani.

Day 22: Trek to Tatopani.

Day 23: Trek to Beni.

Day 24: Drive to Pokhara and rest or excursion to Pokhara.

Day 25: Drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 26: Transfer to International Airport and fly home. (B)