Churen Himal Expedition

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Trip Details

Start/End: Kathmandu - Kathmandu

Duration: 23 days

Difficulty: Challenging

Maximum Elevation: 7,371m (Summit of Churen Himal)

Best Time: March - May

Accommodation: Camping

Churen Himal lies in the north of Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve and to the west of Mt. Dhaulagiri, which is the unbeaten path of Nepal with the incredible beauty of nature like various orchids, flora, fauna, full of rivers and fast glacier streams, and valleys with isolated Chetri Magar and Chhantyal villages. This trek will take you inside a region where very few foreigners are traveling, reaching the Churen Himal base camp and a peak belonging to the western Dhaulagiri range. Churen Himal base camp Trek offers a spectacular view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna ranges, Gurja Himal, and Churen Himal.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathamndu

Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Day 03: By bus: Kathmandu to Beni 830m.

Day 04: Beni to Babiyachaur 950m.

Day 05: Babiyachaur to Darbang 1150m.

Day 06: Darbang to Sibang 1610m.

Day 07: Sibang to Jalja la Phedi or Moreni 2670m.

Day 08: Moreni to Jalja la pass 3650m. Trek to Gurjaghat 3070m.

Day 09: Gurjaghat to Rupachaur Kharka 3400m.

Day 10: Rupachaur Kharka to Gurja Gaon 2665m.

Day 11: Gurja Gaon to Darsinge Kharka 2945m.

Day 12: Darsinge Kharka to Budzunga Kharka 4300m.

Day 13: Budzunga Kharka to Churen Himal BC 4160m.

Day 14: Rest day

Day 15: Churen Himal Base Camp to Budzunga Kharka

Day 16: Budzunga Kharka to Gurja Gaon

Day 17: Gurja Gaon to Lumsung 2100m.

Day 18: Lumsung to Sibang.

Day 19: Sibang to Babiyachaur.

Day 20: Babiyachaur to Beni.

Day 21: By bus: Beni to Kathmandu.

Day 22: Free day in Kathmandu.

Day 23: final Departure.

Trip Info

Highlights of Churen Himal Expedition

  • Reach at an elevation of 7371 meters by summiting Churen Himal
  • Stunning snow-capped mountain views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range 
  • Abundant flora and fauna of Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve area
  • Fully guided trek with our highly experienced and professional Sherpa guides
  • The trip is a good test for psychological endurance and isolation

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