Churen Himal Trek

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration19 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • Max. Altitude 5, 400m
  • Trip Type Trekking
  • Accommodation Tea House
  • Transport Drive in - Drive Out
  • Opportunity to get spectacular views of Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Annapurna, Mount Gurja Himal and many others
  • Trek into Dhorpatan hills located at approximately 3,000meters to 4,300meters
  • Perfect trek to view nature’s beauty and trek to the Dhaulagiri base camp

Churen Himal Trek Group Joining with Fixed Departure Dates

Churen Himal belongs to the northwestern part from Beni and it remains completely separated from beaten paths. Hence, the trek is perfect for nature lovers and other individuals want to trek across the wild valleys and thereby, enjoy spectacular views of the mount Dhaulagiri.  Mount Churen belongs to the seventh series of mountain in the entire Dhaulagiri range. It consists of three different pinnacles, which are Churen west, Churen north and Churen central, among them central mountain constitutes the chief one.  

Thus, Churen Himal Trekking will take individuals from the beaten track within a region, where only a few foreigners travel to reach to the Churen Himal base camp i.e. a peak that belongs to the western Dhaulagiri mountain range. During our trek journey, we will even cross many enticing Magar villages nearby the hunting reserve named Dhorpatan.  Besides the beauty of the Mother Nature and spectacular views of the Mount Dhaulagiri, you will get the views of various other mountains named Gurja Himal, Annapurna, Churen Himal and a large number of wild valleys.

Trek gives you a plenty of opportunity to identify many areas, which remain one of the individual lifestyles. In the Churen Himal region, you may experience a trek into Dhorpatan hills located at approximately 3,000meters to 4,300meters. The entire area contains fast glacial streams and rivers, along with a large number of animals and forests.

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                                        Cost Details
                                        Cost Includes
                                        • All the ground transportation by private tourist vehicles.
                                        • Ground transportation
                                        • Full board meal 3 times a day during the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
                                        • Tented accommodation and equipment during the camping trek. (We will provide two man tents, dinning tents, kitchen gear, dining table, chairs, toilet tents, shower tent.)
                                        • Deluxe hotel in Kathmandu - (The Address Kathmandu Hotel or Gaju suite) accommodation as per the itinerary with breakfast
                                        • Comfortable private vehicle as per itinerary
                                        • Professional tour guide on day trip in Kathmandu.
                                        • Monuments entrance fees in Kathmandu city tour
                                        • Government licensed English speaking Guide and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter Between 2 Person basis), their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, and medicine.
                                        • Special Trekking Permit
                                        • All necessary paper work Permit & TIMS card (Trekker's information management system)
                                        • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
                                        • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
                                        • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
                                        Cost Excludes
                                        • International Flight, Airport tax and Nepal Visa fee
                                        • Major meals in Cities (Kathmandu)
                                        • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, tea / coffee, snacks, shower, battery re-charge laundry charge etc.
                                        • Personal clothing and gears, sleeping bag and Down jacket for trek
                                        • Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)
                                        • Cost raised by flight cancelation, emergency rescue charges, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under our control
                                        Departure Dates
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                                        Date PriceStatus 
                                        Start DateSaturdaySep 23, 2023End DateWednesdayOct 11, 2023PricePriceUS$2200StatusStatusAvailable
                                        Start DateMondaySep 25, 2023End DateFridayOct 13, 2023PricePriceUS$2200StatusStatusAvailable
                                        Start DateWednesdaySep 27, 2023End DateSundayOct 15, 2023PricePriceUS$2200StatusStatusAvailable
                                        Start DateFridaySep 29, 2023End DateTuesdayOct 17, 2023PricePriceUS$2200StatusStatusAvailable
                                        Essential Information

                                        Best seasons to do 19 days Churen Himal trekking

                                        Trekking is possible throughout the year. But the best seasons to do trekking is spring and autumn. Spring lasts from March to May while autumn falls from September to November in Nepal. During the spring seasons, the weather is generally mild and stable. The days are longer, allowing for more trekking hours. The trail comes alive with colorful rhododendron blooms and other wild flowers, adding beauty to the landscapes. The temperature are moderate, making it comfortable for trekking and the visibility id generally good, offering clear views of surrounding mountains.

                                        Likewise, autumn is another excellent seasons for 19 days Churen Himal trekking. The weather is generally dry and stable during this time, with clear skies and excellent visibility. The temperatures are mild, making trekking comfortable during the day, while the nights can be chilly at higher altitudes.

                                        However, b it’s important to note that weather conditions in the Himalayas can be unpredictable and it’s always advisable to check the local weather forecasts and condition before embarking on your trek.

                                        Packing tools for 19 days churen Himal trekking

                                        • A few pairs of Thermal tops
                                        • Fleece jacket/pullover
                                        • Windcheater - waterproof shell jacket one pair
                                        • Down jacket
                                        • Comfortable Fleece/wool trousers
                                        • Trekking pants- at least 2 pairs
                                        • Mittens/woolen gloves
                                        • Warm Hiking socks
                                        • Hiking Cotton trousers/t-shirts
                                        • Sun hat/scarf
                                        • Sunglasses
                                        • Sleeping bag
                                        • Trekking poles
                                        • Day bag above 40 L
                                        • Basic personal first aid kit
                                        • Water bottles, water purification tablets
                                        • Wash towel

                                        Accommodation during 19 days churen Himal trekking

                                        It’s important to note that due to the remoteness of the area, the availability of accommodations can be limited, especially during the off-seasons. During this trek, you can expect to stay in simple tea house lodges that provide basic amenities such as bed, blankets and shared bathroom. It is advisable to carry your own sleeping bag for extra comfort and warmth.

                                        Foods during 19 days churen Himal trekking

                                        The tea houses in this area serve a variety of Nepali and Tibetan dishes. But they mostly serve dal bhat .this is the staple food of Nepal and consists of lentil soup (dal) rice (bhat), vegetable curry, pickles, and sometimes a small portion of meat or lentils. Some other common food options are momo, thukpa, chapatti/roti etc. also, it’s good to carry some energy bars, snacks, and water purification tablets with you to supplement your meals and stay hydrated.

                                        19 days churen Himal trekking difficulty

                                        Churen Himal trekking is considered as a challenging trek in Nepal. It is less frequently visited compared to popular treks like Everest base camp or Annapurna circuit and the trail conditions can be more rugged and less developed. The difficulty of the trek depends on several factors, including your physical fitness, previous trekking experience and the route you choose to take. The standard route for 19 days churen Himal trekking starts from Beni and passes through several remote villages and high altitude areas. The trail involves steep ascents and descents, crossing high mountains passes, and navigating through diverse terrain. Due to the high elevation and challenging terrain, altitude sickness can be concern during this trek.

                                        Guides and porters during 19 days churen Himal trekking

                                        While it is not mandatory to have guides and porters for 19 days churen Himal trekking but it is highly recommended, especially for those who are inexperienced or unfamiliar with the region. Having guides and porters offers several benefits that can greatly enhance your trekking experience. Guides are experienced in navigating these routes, reducing the risk of getting lost or taking incorrect paths. Their expertise ensures you stay on track, saving time and preventing potential hazards. They are also familiar with emergency protocols and can provide immediate help in case of injuries and emergencies.

                                        Permits for 19 days churen Himal trekking

                                        You will need to obtain the Annapurna conservation area permits (ACAP) and restricted area permit while doing 19 days churen Himal trekking. Also, it is important to carry these permits with you all the times during this trek as they may be checked by authorities along the routes.

                                        Travel insurance for 19 days churen Himal trekking

                                        Yes it is highly recommended to have travel insurance when embarking on a trekking expedition in the churen Himal region or any trekking destination in Nepal. Travel insurance provides coverage for various potential risks and uncertainties that can arise during your trek. Trekking in remote and challenging terrains involves inherent risks, and having comprehensive travel insurance provides peace of mind and financial protection in case of any unforeseen circumstances or emergencies.

                                        Why to do 19 days churen Himal trekking?

                                        19 days churen Himal trekking offers a unique and rewarding experience for those seeking adventure and natural beauty. Churen Himal is located in the western region of Nepal, offering breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, alpine meadows, lush forests and pristine landscapes. This region provides chance to escape into nature and experience a more authentic and secluded adventure. Trekking through these areas allows you to witness their unique traditions, lifestyle and warm hospitality. You can also visit the locals, and gain insights into their rich cultural heritage. During this trek, you may encounter rare wildlife species such as the snow leopard, Himalayan tahr, musk deer, and a variety of bird species. This region is also home to lush forests, rhododendron groves and cascading waterfalls, adding to its natural beauties. Overall, 19 days churen Himal trekking offers a blend of adventure, natural beauty, cultural experiences and a chance to challenge yourself amidst the inspiring landscape of the Himalayans.

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