Numbur Cheese Circuit Trek in mid Nepal is camping trekking into “Off the beaten trail”. It is the best trekking option to get away from the congestion of commercialized trekking trails and hustle bustle life of cities. The trekking trail offers great views of mountain, local culture of remote area of Nepal and Nepal’s first yak cheese factory visit.
Highlights of Numbur Cheese Circuit Trek
- Fully camping trekking
- Less crowded Off the beaten trekking trail
- Close up views of Himalayas
- Visit the Nepal’s first Yak Cheese factory
- Explore the Khimti and Likhu valley
Numbur Cheese Circuit trekking takes you to the Ramechhap, about 190km east of capital city Kathmandu. The trek completes between 14 to 16-days by circuit the two striking river valleys; Khimti and Likhu on the lap of Everest and Rolwaling region. The trekking is named in respect of the unexplored peak Numbur Chuli(6959m) and one of the Nepal’s first Yak Cheese factories. The Numbur cheese factory was established in 1957.
This Nepal trekking route offers exceptional and great view of majestic Himalayan peaks including Everest range, Numburchuli, Gaurishanker, Jugal and Langtang Himal range combined with the still unexplored and lively Sherpa cultural attractions. The Himalayan peaks seen during the trek are: Numburchuli(6959m), Sarmoche(5255m), Ramdung(5930m), Chukyima Go(6259m), Parchamo(6273m), Bigphrea Go Nup(6666m), Paniyo Tippa(6696m) and Paniyo Shar(6549m). It is also home to stunning glacier and rubble such as Linkhu Nup Glacier, Bigphere Go Glacier, Surmoche Glacier, Likhu Glacier and other different tiny glaciers . The circuit also provides the ample opportunity to observe the rich bio – diversity along the Khimti and Likhu river valleys, ranging from temperate to alpine vegetation. Visitors can also enjoy the flourishing rhododendrons, folded alpine forests , dispersed bamboo patches and colorful meadows that provide a habitat to beautiful and endangered species, such as the red panda, musk deer, exotic birds, Himalayan Thar and sometimes the exclusive snow leopard.
This camping trekking also offers pure Sherpa culture and traditional lifestyle at Khahare. Khachhewar, kyama, Gumdel and Serding Furthermore, Nepali culture and lifestyle can be experienced at Lapchane and Those villages.
Numbur Cheese Circuit trekking welcomes both domestic and international visitors. The trek encompasses a variety of terrain- deep river gorges, glacial lakes, and terraced rice fields, temperate to alpine vegetation, and Sherpa villages to the towering peaks of Bigphera Go Nup (Pathibara) and Numburchuli. One can also see the Yak Cheese factories and the renowned Thodung Monastery on the way. In March and April, rhododendrons bloom in excess and eagles, musk deer and Himalayan Tare are a regular sighting! And with a lot of luck, you can have a glimpse of the intangible snow leopard.
|1||Arrival to TIA airport. Pick up from there then check in to hotel in Kathmandu Upon arrival in Kathmandu.||1440m|
|2||Kathmandu to Shivalaya|
|3||Shivalaya to Khahare|
|4||Khahare to Panipakha|
|5||Panipakha to Maanedanda|
|6||Maanedanda to Jantapokhari to Panchpokhari||4200m|
|7||Panchpokhari to Tare||4600m|
|8||Tare to gyazo la pass to Ngeju||3690m|
|9||Ngeju to Lahaksewar|
|10||Lahaksewar to Kyama|
|11||Kyama to Gumdel|
|12||Gumdel to Serding||3360m|
|13||Serding to Lapchane|
|14||Lapchane to Thosey||1755m|
|15||Thosey to Kathmandu||1440m|