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Milke Dada trekking in Nepal is one of the least travelled trekking trails in Nepal’s Kanchenjunga Conservation Area. In fact, very few trekkers have walked this way up to the wild east of Nepal. Therefore, it’s an ideal route for those seeking silence and solitude. The breathtaking views of Kanchenjunga mountain and some other companions like Mt Everest and Mt Makalu will leave you stunned and give great opportunities for beautiful Himalaya pictures. Moreover, the region of this conservation area surprises you with lovely waterfalls and variety of vegetation. 250 species of plants and alone 25 species of Rhododendron have been recorded in this area. Especially the colorful forest with blooming Rhododendron is a real highlight of the Milke Dada trekking.

Further, Milke Dada and the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area lie in the eastern part of Nepal. This area is much more developed than the western part of Nepal but you will see the typical Nepali lifestyle with the vast cultural diversity. The more we climb up the more hidden and isolated parts we will explore. The warm hospitality of the Sherpa, Limbus, Rai and Lhomis communities will welcome us.

Itinerary Outline:

01  Arrival in Kathmandu

02 Flight to Biratnagar, drive to Bashantapur

03 Trek Bashantapur to Chauki (2700m) – approx. 5-6 hours walk

04 Trek Chauki to Ghopa Pokhari (2870m) – 5-6 hours walk

05 Trek from Ghopa Pokhari to Milke Dada (3662m)

06 Free day to explore around Milke Dada

07 Milke Dada to Bhalukhop (2830m)

08 Bhalikhop to Jaljale

09 Jaljale  to Chainpur (1600m)

10 Chainpur to Tumlingtar (937m)

11 Flight back to Kathmandu

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Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon arrival, our representative will meet and welcome you at the airport and transfer to the Hotel. Rest and overnight in Kathmandu.

Flight to Biratnaghar, drive to Bashantapur

After Breakfast, we drive you to the domestic airport for the flight to Biratnagar (around 40 Minutes flight).  After that we start our drive to Bashantapur via Jeep. The eight to nine hours drive takes us to Bashantapur, where we will be enjoying the eastern lifestyle and the lush vegetation. Overnight in the teahouse Lodge or home stay

Trek Bashantapur to Chauki (2700m)

After the breakfast, the day starts with our walk in small trail, the beautiful lust vegetation and the innocent smiley local face welcome every domestic and western traveler with the warmth. The beautiful colour full rhododendron flower around makes a nice impression and follows up to 2700m. On the way, we will enjoy the sight of the Tamur and Arun valleys. After a few hours walk we arrive at the main trekking route. After around 6 hours walk we arrive in Chauki, where we stay overnight in a teahouse lodge or home stay.

Walking time: 6 hours


Trek Chauki to Ghopa Pokhari (2870m)

This day we have good chances to see some of the native birds of this area while walking on the trail. Take some time to pause and enjoy their beautiful concert for a while. If you’re here in spring, you will see the colorful Rhododendrons in full bloom. We arrive in Ghopa Pokhari where we stay overnight.

Walking time: 5-6 hours


Ghopa Pokhari to Milke Dada

As Milke Dada also known as the capital of  Rhododendron, this place also very popular for scientific researchers. Today we will be walking through alpine forest. This is a remote area with a wide variety of blooming rhododendron forest, that bloom in spring. With some luck you will get chance to see some Pochards on this route. Arriving in Milke Dada, we made it to our final destination. Overnight in the teahouse lodge or home stay.

Walking time: 5-6 hours


Free day to explore around the Milke Dada (3662m)

This day you are free to explore around the village and Milke Dada. We get the chance to see the varieties of Rhododendron flower like pink, red, white, orange. Enjoy the picturesque views of Mt. Makalu and Mt. Kanchenjunga. Overnight in home stay or tea house lodge.

Milke Dada to Bhalukhop (2830m)

This day after breakfast we start to descent back but we follow the different route, as this gives us the chance to explore more in less time. Overnight in the homestay or teahouse lodge in Bhalukhop.

Bhalukhop to Jaljale

After the beautiful overnight stay in Bhalukhop, we leave for Jaljale. On the trail we get the chance to see the panoramic views of mountains and rivers. Excellent view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Makalu can be seen from a vantage point on the way of Jaljale Ridge.  Jaljale is also the lowest himal of the range.

Jaljale to Chainpur (1600m)

As we follow the route, we will encounter the clean rivers flowing with pure energy and some typical village on our way to Chainpur.

Walking time: 5-6 hours


Chainpur to Tumblingtar (937m)

Today will be the final day of our trek, a day walk from Chainpur brings us to Tumbingtar. Overnight we stay in the lodge.

Flight Back to Kathmandu

Early morning after breakfast, we will catch a flight back to Kathmandu. Take some last pictures before we leave and say goodbye to the mountains.

Milke Dada and the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area

Milke Danda Trekking is the pure Nepal experience: This trek is located in the eastern development region of Nepal. It is one of the easy treks in the Kanchenjunga region and has unique socio-cultural setting with a mixture of ethnic and indigenous communities who follow their own culture, religion and language. While walking along the trail we can enjoy the culture of major ethnic groups such as Rai, Limbus, Chhetri, Bhramin, Sherpas, Tamang, among others.

Some of the endangered animals that we can locate in the high regions are snow leopard, himalayan musk deer, clouded leopard and pangolin, among others. Pheasants are also globally threatened birds that can be seen in the Kanchenjunga region.

The rhododendron blooming time in spring and snowfall time in the winter is the most visited time here. Agriculture and animal husbandry is the main economy source in this region.

Milke Dada trek will be the true Nepal experience for the less experience adventure seekers. As this easy trek is on restricted area and it offers the view of the highest mountains in the world.

Package details:

JOIN GROUP 1 before departure from Kathmandu
Airport pick up and drop off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu.
Pre-trek/tour meeting with Tour Manager
All transportation: Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu, and from Pokhara to trekking starting point and from ending point to Pokhara
Twin sharing 2 nights 3 Stars hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast.
All necessary trekking permits: Annapurna Conservation Area and Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) fee.
Incase of emergency, 24/7 help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
Comprehensive first aid medical kit carried by the guide
Lodge trek with all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and accommodation in tea house lodge.
Services of English speaking trekking guide and porter (one porter for two people and the maximum weight carry by one porter is total 25kg), more than 7 person, one extra assistant guide
Accommodation, meals, insurance, equipment and allowance of guide and porter.
Sleeping bag and down jacket if necessary.
All organisational requirements, all applicable government taxes and service charges.
Any accommodation and meals in Kathmandu
Any sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
Any international and domestic airfare
Your personal travel insurance and medical.
Bottled drinks (mineral water, any cold drinks, and alcoholic drinks).
Expenses of personal nature such as tips for guide, porter, and driver, laundry, bar bill, telephone calls etc.
Liability for expenses against sickness, flight cancellation, road blockage, accidents, and other occurrence, beyond our control.
Nepal visa fee.
Any other optional services not mentioned above as included.
Tips for guide, porter, driver.


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