The Lumba Sumba La trek is one of the newly discovered trekking destinations in the eastern part of Nepal. The Lumba Sumba Pass lies between the two famous areas of Nepal, the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, and Makalu Barun National Park. The highest altitude, which the trekkers must reach while undertaking this trek is the Lumba Sumba Pass at an altitude of 5,177 meters above sea level. From most places throughout the trip, you can experience the biological diversities with the locality of different ethnic groups like the Tamangs, Gurungs, Rais, Limbus, Magars, and Newars following their indigenous cultures and traditions along with the Monasteries, Chortens, Temples and Prayer Wheels. You will also get to see the spectacular mountain views along with the majestic Lumba Sumba peak and Mountain lakes decorated with the mountainous landscape. Lumba Sumba trek area bears various kinds of wild floras and faunas including the endangered Snow Leopard and Red Panda.
The trek starts with a flight from Kathmandu to Suketar, via Nepalgunj. From there you will start trekking to reach Phunling, Mithlung, Chiruwa, Lelep, Ella Danda, SelepKharka, OlangchungGola, SanjungKharka camp, Pass Camp, ChauriKharka, Thudam, Kharka, Chyamtang, Hatiya, Gola, HedangnaGadhi and Num. Form Num you will drive to Khandari and fly back from Tumlingtar airport to Kathmandu.
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.
Have your breakfast and get ready to start your hike from Ella Danda. The trail leads through a forest of Ulnus and Rhododendron for about an hour to reach a suspension bridge. After crossing the suspension bridge, the trek passes through dense bamboo groves. The place is popular among trekkers as it is the habitat of the Red Panda. If you're lucky, then you might catch a sight of the red panda from the trail. After a continuous walk of three and a half hours from Ella Danda, you will reach Maguwa, where you will have a short break for your lunch. After finishing your lunch, you will continue your hike; the trail passes through maple and Ulnus forest. After walking for almost half an hour, you will reach SelepKharka. Check-in to the lodge and have some rest.
Accommodation: Overnight will be in a best available local Lodge.
|All land transportation by private vehicle.|
|3-night accommodation in 4* hotel at Kathmandu included breakfast.|
|17-nights accommodation throughout the trek on room only basis in the best available hotels, lodge or camp.|
|Flight ticket from Kathmandu - Bhadrapur- Suketar & Tumlingtar - Kathmandu.|
|An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trekking guide.|
|Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).|
|Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.|
|Trekking permit and TIMS card.|
|Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).|
|Food and Drinks/ Beverage bills.|
|Tipping (Tips for guide, drivers and supporters).|
|Personal Hiking gears.|
|Emergency Rescue evacuation Insurance of any kind.|
|What’s not included in Includes.|
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