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Nepal - Hidden Gem of Helambu - Ama Yangri Peak (7 Days)

Nepal has many hidden gems and AmaYangri peak is one of the gems. Located in the Helambu region of Sindhupalchowk district, it is one of the isolated and less popular but an amazing hiking destination in the Helambu region. AmaYangri peak lies at the altitude of 3771 and is considered to be one of the highest peaks around Kathmandu Valley.

According to the myth, AmaYangri is considered to be a deity that has turned into the protector of the Helambu region. The AmaYangri peak can be compared to the Poon hill of the Annapurna region in terms of views of the mountains. The route is filled with diverse forests, birds and little beautiful villages. This trek is beautiful to experience both in the natural and cultural ways. 

This itinerary is a guideline only and we will follow the itinerary as far as possible but due to weather conditions, health conditions, natural disasters and other unfavorable phenomenon your guide might decide to amend or cancel the itinerary for your own safety. Your guide will help you at any time with providing information regarding conditions and safety during the treks.

Welcome to Kathmandu. On arrival, the Asian Heritage representative will be waiting outside the arrival terminal to welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. Check in to your luxury room at 4* Yatri Suites & Spa. Our representative will facilitate you and discuss your travel itinerary. Afterwards, you can rest and have enough time to stroll through the street of Thamel.

Accommodation: Overnight in Yatri Suites & Spa or similar.

Our tour guide will come to pick you up along with the private vehicle. Firstly you will be visiting the UNESCO world heritage site Kathmandu Durbar Square where you can observe the typical wood-carved temples and buildings reflecting the ancient Kathmandu city and then you will be heading towards Swayambhunath- the monkey the temple where you can observe the religious harmony and tolerance between the Buddhist religion and Hindu religion along with that enjoy the panoramic view of Kathmandu city and the Himalaya ranges from here.

After that, you will be visiting the Pashupatinath Temple, one of the biggest pilgrimage site for the Hindu religion people in South Asia, explore the surroundings and you can observe the ritual body cremating ceremony process of the Hindu people at the bank of holy Bagmati river and then visit another pilgrimage site nearby to the Pashupatinath Temple known as Guweyswori Temple, explore the surroundings and then you will go to visit the another UNESCO world heritage site BoudhanathStupa. It was built in 600A.D. and is the only one of a kind of stupa reflecting Buddhism in the world. Explore the surroundings of BoudhanathStupa and after completing your sight seen get back to the hotel and rest.

Accommodation: Overnight in Yatri Suites & Spa or similar.

Today our guide will pick up and drive you to Bhaktapur and visit UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Explore the surroundings and afterwards visit the Nyatapola Temple, one of the biggest temples in Nepal. Explore the surroundings and afterwards visit the Nyatapola Temple, one of the biggest temples in Nepal. Here, you can also take the pottery making class using the traditional methods. You will visit the Pottery Square. Here, you can also take the pottery making class using the traditional methods. You will be taught to design your pot and once you have your basic shape hammered out, you can even choose to adorn your creation with beautiful patterns and inscriptions.

Afterwards, you'll be driven to one of the ancient cities inside Kathmandu valley i.e. Patan Durbar Square for sightseeing. In Patan, you will be visiting other UNESCO World Heritage sites: Krishna Temple and Patan Durbar Square. Later on, visit the Patan Museum, where you can learn more about the history of Patan and the kings who reigned here. Later, visit the Golden Temple, a major attraction for both Hindu and Buddhist people, and Banglamukhi Temple.  Thereafter, you will visit Kirtipur is a historical town of the Newar community which is famous for preserving its architecture and culture including the beauty of nature. In Kirtipur, you’ll do a quick visit to sightseeing sites such as Bagh Bhairav temple, Chilancho Stupa, Uma Maheshwar, etc. Also, you'll do a traditional cuisine taste of the Newar community. You can also taste the traditional liquor made from rice.

Accommodation: Overnight in Yatri Suites & Spa or similar.

In the morning, our guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to Timbu. It is a 4-hour drive from Kathmandu. Upon reaching Timbu, we will start our hiking to Tarke Ghyang. The trails lead us through the dense forest, where you can sight many birds, and villages. TarkeGhyang is located just at the foothill of TarkeGhyang.

Accommodation: Overnight in best available local lodge.

Ama Yangri, also considered as a hidden gem in Helambu, is a worth to visit the Yangri Peak, locally known as AmaJyomoYangri, and is believed to be Holy Mountain. In ancient times, it is believed that many Buddhist deities meditated inside the cave. Also, many ancient monasteries and sacred caves are found here.

Accommodation: Overnight in best available local lodge.

Today, you'll retrace your way back to Timbu via the same route. From here, our private vehicle will drive you back to Kathmandu and drop you to your hotel. 

Accommodation: Overnight in Yatri Suites & Spa or similar.

Your trip will come to an end today. You will be advised and assisted with your onward travel arrangements and transfer to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport by our private van around 3 hours before your flight schedule and flight back to your home/other travel destination.

Have a safe journey onwards.


 Note: At least two people needed for the package

All land transportation by private vehicle with driver.
4-night accommodation in 4*Yatri Suites & Spa or similar in Kathmandu including breakfast.
Accommodation throughout the trek in a local lodge in room only basis.
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, food, and accommodation.
One experienced and government licensed guide.
All necessary paperwork and permits.
Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).


Drinks/ Beverage bills
Entrance Fees for Heritage sites.
Tipping (Tips).
Travel Insurance.
International Flights.
Extras cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels.
Donation in temples, schools, monasteries, etc.
Personal Hiking gear, personal kits.
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind.
What’s not in included in Includes.

To enhance your experience in Nepal, we give you the possibility to add one or more extra activities to this travel package. The step of adding these is available in the "Book now" process.

Do not hesitate to check each extra activity. They can be booked also separately.

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