Family Village Cultural Horse Riding Trek to Barpak and Laprak Village in Manaslu Camping Trek, 10 Days
“LAPRAK ’’ village is the most wonderful, heavenly and exciting, remote area of the Gorkha district. It’s a thick houses inhabited by Gurung’s .The Laprak village is 125 km northwest of Kathmandu and 65 km northwest of Gorkha headquarters. The Gurung village is situated in the hills at an altitude of 2,300 m above the sea level. The Laprak Gurung village is own their Gurung languages and culture, traditional and the houses is made by whole stone and the roof tops is covered by wood. The villagers are mainly source of independent with their agriculture and farming the land field. There are all locally produced many food items such as grain, vegetable, potato, milk, maize, barley, wheat, millet, bean others things also in this village. The social life is replete, completely with interesting risible of life cycle, birth wedding, death etc. There is to live inhabit and existence only Gurung peoples and Kamis in Laprak. They are celebrates many festival like Buddha Jayanti, Ghatu dance ,Lhosar, tihar, Dashain, Maghesakkranti, Chewarar, Ahaun, Rodhi etc as the whole Gurung castes are all Buddhist religious. The visitors to Lapraki Gurung village are welcomed and respectful with offering of garlands and Tika (Rice and Yogurt mixing with color) while music and dance are performed and traditional farewell songs for the guests. The people of Laprakies keep goats and sheep and use wool from these animals to make attractive products .The make cloths and bags from nettle fiber and scarf, towels and shawls from the wool of angora Rabbits and to make of different products from the bamboo. The Laprak Gurung village is major tourist area of the Manaslu Region. There is surrounding, satellite by green forest and National flower, blossom of a plant like rhododendron and other ever green shrub also…
An easy walk above the village is a view point at “Gurung Hill” pusudanda at 3000m this is the highest point south of he Gorkha .We can see many view and Panorama, magic, mysterious and spectacular, sunrise in the morning and many Himalayan range like as Manaslu (8163m), Bouddha Himal (6672m), Himalchuli (7893m), Rupina-la pass (4643m), Shringi Himal (7187m), Ganesh Himal (7429m) and Langtang Himalayan range, Lamjung Himal, Annapurna Himalayan range etc. And many visitors are to go from this Laprak village way around the Manaslu, high altitude Larkye La pass (5213m). So this is a must wonderful and majestic, exciting the picturesque hill town place of western part of Nepal. It’s a really Spiritualism dreamland and Snow land, heavenly of Laprak Gurung village and most important Rural Tourism Sector of this Manaslu Region.
We designed this Laprak culture trek for those peoples, which is not have enough time to go there in Himalaya Nepal, who have a certain time but wants to do a lots of things in that certain times, which is want to get to closely into the real Nepalese lifestyle and culture of ethnic groups of the Himalayas in the certain period and who want to exploration in the villages and alpine vegetation with flora & Fauna. Not frequented by many tourists and it situated in central Nepal, northwest of Kathmandu. The terraced hillsides seem to climb to sky. Many interesting ethnic groups a mixed of lifestyle offer you a glimpse into real Nepali life and this gives you an opportunity to observe the rich Nepalese cultural traditional from the closest quarter and intermingle with locals, hence giving you a sense of satisfaction.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu International Airport and meet with our airport representative at the airport and transfer to Hotel by private car. Welcome drink and refreshment, relax. Stay Overnight in Hotel.
Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Gorkha 1060m/5hours, stay overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 3: Trek from Gorkha to Arukul 570m/6hours, stay overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 4: Trek from Arukul to Kalibote 750m/6hours, stay overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 5: Trek from Kalibote to Barpak Village 1950m/6hours, stay overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 6: Trek from Barpak Village to Laprak Village 2100m/5hours, stay overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 7: Trek from Laprak Village to Khorlabesi 970m/7hours, stay overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 8: Trek from Khorlabesi to Sotikhola 700m/5hours, stay overnight at Tented Camp.
Day 9: Drive from Sotikhola to Kathmandu 7hours by Land cruiser and transfer to Hotel.
Day 10: After breakfast depending on your schedule transfer to International Airport.
25% Child Discount on Adult Cost.
Our Tour Package includes;
* Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private car/van.
* 2 nights accommodation in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at standard hotel in Kathmandu.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot water during the camping trek.
* Camping/Tented accommodation during the trek.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, 1 cook and 1 helper, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples), their
food & accommodation, salary, equipments & insurance.
* Trekking camping equipments (Tent, mattress, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, kitchen utensils etc.)
* All transportation by private vehicle.
* All necessary permits.
* First Aid Medical Kit box.
* Tourist service charge,
* Office Service charge
* All Government Tax.
Our Tour Package doesn't include;
* Any meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance (if you want us to arrange your travel insurance, we would greatly be happy to assist).
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fee.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipments like sleeping bags, jackets (can all be hired in KTM)
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, political disturbance, and
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
N.B: The package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your tastes. For more information please e- mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Note; In case of emergency during the trips, Helicopter will be arranged by SWISS FAMILY TREKS & EXPEDITION (P) LTD. The charge must be paid by client themselves.
Grade: (Moderate) [ Explain ]
|Start date||End date||Availability|
|Trip is available|
|Easy trekking by Himalayan standards is generally up to 2000m. There are plenty of ups and downs on well-maintained trails. This type of trip is best suited for those who lead a reasonably active life. The trek takes about 3 to 7 days, walking about 4 to 5 hours a day.|
|This involves longer treks (five to ten days) on maintained trails. This type of trek includes day excursions to higher elevations, for which it's advisable to have some previous hill- walking experience. On these treks, we generally achieve an altitude between 900m to 3000m.|
(Moderate to strenuous)
|A reasonably demanding trek at an altitude up to 4000m with side trips to higher elevations. The trails are sometimes uncharted and away from inhabited areas.|
|These treks must be fully supported. We climb to altitudes between 3500 and 5000m. & there are overnight stays at altitudes above 4000m. For this trek, trekkers should be fit & enthusiastic hill walkers prepared to tackle difficult terrain in remote areas.|
|This trek is best described as Alpine, and suitable is suitable for those in excellent health, capable of carrying a backpack, when required. The trek covers very remote areas, traveling over snow-covered passes at an altitudes of up to 6500m. You will need to axes and crampons. No strenuous trek should be undertaken without medical clearance.|
|Standard||Ideal for backpackers, students, travellers, very basic accomodation 1 * or none*, group travel in bus.|
|3 Star||Nice ** to*** star hotel ideal for the normal traveller family, couples, hotels are clean and monitored by our company, breakfast usually included. Travels are in van or 4 seater jeep.|
|4-5 Star||**** to ***** star Hotels with all possible international comfort, where available SAT TV. SPA etc. brekfast included for the traveller who wants to be spoiled , travelling in privat car, Jeep.|
There will be a cancellation fee of 25% for any cancellation three weeks prior to Tour departure date, 50% two weeks prior to Tour departure date and no refund thereafter. No refund for no shows & delay arrivals whatsoever reason.