Barpak Trek

   11 Days    Trip Id (001-A-131)

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It’s the experience of unparalleled beauty, where your eyes can feast on the enthralling beauty of nature, it’s the experience of adventure, where every step encourages another step to move forward without looking back, it’s the experience of a peaceful life away from the usual skyscrapers. Moreover, this time it’s also an experience of hardship, where your eyes can witness the post earthquake life of people in the remote village of Gorkha: Barpak, Laprak and Gumda. The beauty, culture and the hospitality of these villages in the Gorkha district of Nepal have never failed to attract tourists in the past. However, the destructive earthquake on 25th April 2015 has very badly shattered the settlement making almost everyone homeless, jobless and hopeless.

Therefore, this trek by Amigo Treks and Expedition is designed to attract your attention towards these areas to help these people get back to normalcy, while helping you fulfill the dreams of trekking the trails of Nepal. Despite the destruction,the remote track, the Himalayan panorama, diverse scenery and the unique culture are very much welcoming and the people here are still ready to serve their guests with the best they can offer.

Starting Kathmandu, this 11 day Barpak Trek itinerary will take you to the three main beautiful Gorkha villages: Barpak, Laprak and Gumda, where along with the beauty of nature you can also enjoy the culture, tradition, settlement and the hospitality of Gurung people. The Kathmandu city tour is also included in the same package. Since, the lodges were destroyed by the earthquake; this trek is a home stay trek with local food and accommodation with very basic amenities. However, full board is ensured during the trek. Local transportation is available up till Baluwa (starting point of the trek) and from Arughat (ending point of the trek). Private jeep can be arranged on request, but requires extra cost.

This trek is perfect for anyone looking to do a little volunteer work, while on their way to making a memorable holiday. Come with a group and get special discount. You can also customize the itinerary as per your requirements and we guarantee 100% departure on each customized package. This trip can be planned any time of the year. Moreover, people who are looking for a purely adventurous trek, we offer some of the best deals on Everest, Annapurna, Langtang and Manaslu trekking packages. Enjoy!

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival day

Day 02: Trip Preparation and city tour

Day 03: Drive to Baluwa (6:30 hrs) and Hike to Barpak (4:30 hrs)

 Day 04: Explore Barpak

Day 05: Hike to Laprak (2:30 hrs)

Day 06: Hike to Gumda (3:30 hrs walk)

Day 07: Hike to Machhakhola (5hrs)

Day 08: Hike to Arkhet Bazaar (5hrs)

Day 09: Hike to Arughat

Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu

Day 11: Departure day


Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day

Welcome to Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), you will be greeted by one of the company representatives, who will also transfer you from the airport to the hotel booked for you in Kathmandu (in a private vehicle). If time permits, a meeting will be conducted at our office for the briefing regarding the trek, in which you will also be introduced to the team member (especially guides). Same day in the evening, we will host a welcome dinner at one of the finest local restaurants, where you will also be introduced to ethnic dance, cultural music and the Nepali cuisine. However, if your flight arrives late, the meeting and the dinner will be postponed for the following day. The night will be spent in a hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals included: Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Introduction to Nepali cuisine, cultural music and ethnic dances.)

Day 02: Trip Preparation and city tour

Historical sites are one of the greatest attractions of this beautiful valley. Thus, after breakfast at the hotel, we will set out on a tour of some of the major attractions: Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudha and the Kathmandu Durbar Square, in the valley. A few hours will be spent observing the attractions of these sites and we will get back to our office for the final preparation of the trip. The night will be spent at a hotel in Kathmandu. 

Meals included: Breakfast

(Highlights of the day: Architectural wonders and interesting history exhibited by the Kathmandu Durbar Square; the Temple of Pashupatinath, which is one of the biggest pilgrimage sites for Hindus; Boudhanath and Swayambhunath, which is a shrine dedicated to Lord Buddha. All of these sites are listed as the World Heritage Site.

Optional site: Another World Heritage Site ‘Patan Durbar Square’ along with other historical masterpieces like Mahaboudha Temple, Krishna Temple and Kumbeshwor Temple.)

Day 03: Drive to Baluwa (6:30 hrs) and Hike to Barpak (4:30 hrs)

Today, after breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the bus station, to catch a bus to Baluwa. Without wasting time, the bus heads west, leaving Kathmandu. After leaving the valley, the bus continues on the Prithvi Highway till Aanbu Khaireni. The road to Baluwa branches off from the highway. Leaving the highway, we continue towards 12 Kilo, a junction that is at the distance of 12 Kilometers from Aanbu Khaireni and the headquarter of Gorkha-the Gorkha Bazaar. From 12 Kilo, leaving the road to Gorkha Bazaar, we continue towards Baluwa on a difficult graveled road, whose difficulty is overshadowed by the beauty of the surrounding. After reaching Baluwa, we have our lunch and hike to Barpak. After about four and a half hour of steep uphill climb, we reach the beautiful village of Barpak, where we will be welcomed by the local female members of the host family. This night’s dinner and accommodation are arranged in home stay in the village of Barpak.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Prithvi Highway accompanied by the incessant Trisuli River, green hills, terrace farms with seasonal crops, small hamlets, waterfalls, busy hotels, motels and restaurants; an experience of blacktopped to the uneven graveled, yet a very adventurous road; a warm welcome and the hospitality of the host family in Barpak and typical Nepali homemade food.)

Day 04: Explore Barpak

Barpak is one of the most beautiful villages and a tourist attraction located on the hilltop about 1,900m above sea level, in the Gorkha district of Nepal. Therefore, after breakfast, we set out to explore the village. The beautiful and clean settlement of mainly Gurung, Ghale, Sunwar and Pariyar people surrounded by green hills, distant view of mountains, and the pollution-free air will make you want to come back to this place again and again. After exploring the settlement and the lifestyle of people, we will also visit the care camps that are set up in the village. Tonight’s both dinner and accommodation will be arranged in home stay.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: A beautiful clustered settlement of Gurung, Ghale, Sunwar, Pariyar and other people on a sloppy hill and their lifestyle in Barpak; rich, warm and friendly culture; breathtaking view of green hills and distant Himalayas; cool and pollution-free air; an insight on services provide in the care camps and local Nepali food prepared by the host family.)

Day 05: Hike to Laprak (2:30 hrs)

Bidding farewell to the beautiful people and village of Barpak, we set out towards another wonderfully exciting remote village of the Gorkha district ‘Laprak’, after breakfast. The trail is mostly downhill through alpine green forest with rhododendron and other evergreen shrubs. After about two-and-a-half-hour walk, we reach the beautiful village of Laprak, which is mostly inhabited by Gurung and Bisokarma. On reaching the village, we have our lunch, rest for some time and set out to explore the settlement of people in Laprak. Dinner and accommodation is arranged in the Home stay.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Beautiful trail accompanied by green forest of rhododendron and terrace farm; lifestyle, culture and the hospitality of the locals; views of beautiful mountains and fresh and tasty local food.)

Day 06: Hike to Gumda (3:30 hrs walk)

Having spent some joyous moments in the village of Laprak, we now head towards our next destination- a remote village of Gumda, after breakfast. Today’s walk is quite tiresome, as the trail leads up and down hill. During the hike we are accompanied by green forest, the shades of which provide us the encouragement to reach the next destination. After about three and a half hour of up and down hill walk, we reach the village of Gumda. We have our lunch and then set out to visit the settlement and the lifestyle of people and the effects of earthquakes on their lifestyle. Dinner and accommodation today is arranged in a very basic family home.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Up and down hill walk through the beautiful forest of rhododendron, lifestyle of people in Gumda, especially post earthquake lifestyle, the settlement of people, their culture, hospitality and food.)

Day 07: Hike to Machhakhola (5hrs)

After breakfast at Gumda, without any delay, we continue our journey towards Machhakhola, which lies in the main trekking route to Larkey La Pass and the Tsum Valley. About 5 hrs of a hike on a difficult up and downhill trail that offers exciting view will finally take us to Machhakhola. At Machhakhola, after lunch, you can either choose to relax your tired muscle by taking a dip in a hot spring or take a stroll around the settlement of Machhakhola. Tonight’s dinner and accommodation are arranged in a guest house at Machhakhola.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Thrilling experience on an adventurous trail that is accompanied by forest, hills, view of mountains and terrace farms; relaxing hot spring dip; interesting settlement and lifestyle of people in Machhakhola and local food.)

Day 08: Hike to Arkhet Bazaar (5hrs)

After breakfast, leaving the settlement of Machhakhola, we continue towards the destination set for the day, that is, Arkhet Bazaar. Initially the trail ascends to Khanibesi, which offers a beautiful view of the waterfalls.  From here, the trail along the Budhi Gandaki River descends to Lapubesi, a beautiful Gurung settlement. Leaving Lapubesi, the trail passes through a few rice terraces, two tropical waterfalls, a few ups and downs, rocky trail and the forest of Sal until we reach the bridge across the Soti River. The trail from Soti River ascends to Keurenipani. Finally a steep descent from Keurenipani on a difficult trail will take us to Arkhet Bazaar. Overnight in a guest house.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Experience of different trails that include, rocky trail, rugged Cliffside, gravel bar and sandy river bed; enthralling view tropical waterfalls;  white wild rapids on the Budhi Gandaki River; forest of Sal, Chilaune and other local vegetations; wild monkeys if you are very lucky; terrace fields of rice, millet and maize around the settlement of Gurung and Magar people.)

Day 09: Hike to Arughat

Our today’s destination is Arughat, which is the largest village in the area. After breakfast, we will continue on a trail heading south through the Shanti Bazaar and Mangaltar. The trail is fairly easy and offers you the view of beautiful millet and rice field. We further continue towards the last bridge across the Budhi Gandaki River, following the west bank of the river. We finally reach Arughat, a town of Newari ethnic group; after a tiring downhill walk. The remaining time can either be spent exploring Arughat or just relaxing. Dinner and accommodation is arranged in a very basic lodge.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Fairly easy trail accompanied by the beautiful view of millet and rice fields, the Budhi Gandaki River and green hills; settlement of the Newari ethnic group, their lifestyle.)

Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu

Kathmandu is about 7-8 hours drive from Arughat. Therefore, after breakfast, leaving Arughat we first head towards Dhading Besi on a bumpy road. We stop at Dhading Besi for lunch and without any delay, we head towards the capital crossing the Trisuli River. Soon we will be enjoying a smooth highway accompanied by hills, settlement of people, terrace farms, highway hotels and restaurants and the very beautiful Trisuli River. Once we reach Kathmandu, we will be transferred to the hotel in Kathmandu in a private vehicle. The night will be spent in a cozy hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

(Highlights of the day:  An experience of windy black topped highway followed by bumpy road; the company of beauty offered by nature: waterfalls, rivers, jungles, green hills; terrace farms with seasonal crops, hamlets, and amazing people running hotels, motels and restaurants along the highway; a cozy hotel room in Kathmandu.)

Day 11: Departure day

Today is the last day of your trip in Nepal with Amigo Treks and Expedition. Therefore, if your flight is scheduled early morning, you will be transferred to the airport as per your flight departure time.  However, if the flight is scheduled later in the evening, you can go shopping and hang around shopping areas in Kathmandu. However, if you are planning to spend some extra days in Nepal, Amigo Treks and Expedition can also make the arrangements for some other top one-day adventurous activities that you can attend, while you are in Nepal.

Meals included: Breakfast

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