Sailung Trek


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Sailung trekking

Sailung Trek Summary

    1. Trek Duration: 8 Days
    2. Trek Difficulty: Easy to moderate hikes
    3. Sailung High Altitude: 4,100 meters/13,452 feet
    4. Trek Hour: 6 Hours daily
    5. Group-Size: 1 – 15 People
    6. Best Time: March, April, May, October, November and December
    7. Trip Mode: Tent Trekking
    8. Foods: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    9. Transportation: Car/bus/Jeep


The Sailung trek is considered one of the easier and short camping treks in the Himalayas. Hiking in the wilderness part of Sailung village, tourists can see the culture and the history of locals along with the panoramic view of the mountains.

The variety of the individual’s culture, and conventions alongside fluctuating dialects have made Nepal an extraordinary travel destination.

Furthermore, from the beginning of development, Nepal has been the settlement for individuals with different native ethnic communities who communicate in their own language. In this little nation, there are 75 ethnic groups of individuals communicating in 125 unique dialects.

Located in the Eastern part of Nepal, the Sailung trek is named after hundred smaller hills. There are one hundred smaller hills, surrounding Sailung. Therefore, the name is given Sailung in Nepali word Sai means hundred Lung means windy hill. Sailung is situated at an elevation of 3200 meters above the sea.

The hiking trail takes you to the indigenous settlements of a portion of the native gatherings of Nepal. You will encounter the Tamang, Newari, Lama, Sherpa, Yolmo, Thami, and Majhi people groups and learn their way of living. Likewise, Thami and Majhi are the individuals, who are just found in this piece of the nation. One can pick indigenous Sailung trekking to feel this sort of life experience.

Besides that, Sailung hiking begins at Dolkha after 7 hour drive from Kathmandu. The hike ascends passing through the beautiful villages and finally reaching the Godavari. Hike Sailung trail is not difficult, so you can trek at any time throughout the year.

How much does Sailung Trek Package Cost/Price?

The cost of the Sailung trek package with a Gokyo Treks local agency ranges between US$ 880 to US$ 1275. And obviously, the trip price will vary according to the group size you are traveling to and the service you choose. However, the given package price includes transportation, a guide, porters, hotels and food accommodation and hiking permits, facilities.

Additionally, we have also seasonal discount deals for camping trips. However, we often arrange private trips in order to avoid group tours with strangers. A private tour gives you a better experience on your hikes. If you value personalization, flexibility, and in-depth experiences, a private trip customized to your personal needs will be the best option.

It’s a standard trip package price for 8 days hike in Sailung route. If you are 2 campers Sailung trek cost US$ 999 for 8 days trek according to the given trekking plan. We can modify the trek route and the prices according to your wishes also. Here is the price list for the Sailung treks.

Price Per Person for 8 days Sailung Trek.

Number of TouristPrice Per Person
1 PersonUS$ 1275
2 PersonUS$ 999
3 PersonUS$ 995
4 to 6 personUS$ 975
7 to 9 PersonUS$ 925
10 and more than 10 PersonUS$ 880

If you’re wondering to know about what is included and what is excluded from this trip price, kindly check on the cost given on a tab button.


Sailung trek itinerary details

Hiking at Sailung village is a classical camping trek itinerary that visits fewer tourists every year. The particular route is designed for the world explorer who wishes to trek in a tent camping style taking enough rest days en route.

1 DayArrival at Kathmandu valley. World Heritage sites of Kathmandu Sightseeing, 4/5 hours.

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, we pick you up and drop you at your hotel in Thamel. Refresh and start our day trip visiting world heritage sites located in Kathmandu. The day tour includes Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath temple where the cremation takes place by the sacred river Bagmati. Later on, we visit Kathmandu Durbar Square to see glorious temples and the divine Kumari Temple. After the sightseeing, we will have enough time to prepare our hiking gear. Meanwhile, tourists can buy or rent hiking gear in Thamel stores. In the evening, the Gokyo Treks travel agent will brief you on Sailung trail hiking information in the evening.

2 Day Overland drive from Kathmandu to Mude Bazaar (2,500m/8,203 feet), 5 hours.

In the wake of taking breakfast in the lodging, you will look from the inn and afterward initiate heading to Mude Bazaar; journeying beginning spot for Sailung. The view from the vehicle will be extremely delightful where you can observe its surrounding towns, neighborhood people groups, their living styles, terraced homesteads, wildernesses, and streams. When you arrive at Mude, you will register in the cabin and rest and unwind at the hotel.

3 Day Mude Bazaar to Khola Kharka trekking (3,146m/10,322 feet), 6 hours.

It’s an easy hike today best for all age travelers. The hiking trail ascends through the typical villages, forest, and the bank of the streams, and we reach Khola Kharka.

4 Day Khola Kharka to Dhormba Gompa (2,100m/6,890 feet), 4 hours.

After breakfast, take a short climb to Sailung hill station which takes about thirty minutes. As you are on the Sailung hilltop, You can see an exceptional perspective of the encompassing slopes and the snowy peaks. Likewise, Tourists can visit Buddhist monasteries. Subsequent to appreciating the chilling air at the highest point of the slope and getting a charge out of the immaculate landscape from the view tower. Hike further for another 3 hours to reach Doramba Gumba. The rest of the time, you can walk around the encompassing and appreciate the excellent climate of Doramba alongside the way of life of nearby native individuals. You will see their way of life from close.

5 DayDhormba Gompa to Gurase Bhanjyang (2,300m/7,546 feet), 5 hours.

Get a morning scenes of the environmental factors. Subsequent to eating, you will begin charming trekking. The initial segment of the journey is absolutely downhill until arriving at the lower part of the hill. From here, you should climb the precipice and should reach the hilltop of Gurase Bhanjyang.

6 Day Gurase Bhanjyang to Kattike Deurali, 6 hours .

Comparing the other days, hike today is also tough and the distance is a little bit longer. You should trek for 6 hours to arrive at Kattike detail where the camping crew will set up a campsite to stay overnight.

7 Day kattike Deurali to Palanchok Temple (1,563m/5,128 feet), 6 hours.

Tourists should trek for the entire day to arrive at the journeying finishing place at Palanchok Temple. Palanchok is the well-known Bhagwati sanctuary where countless Hindu explorers show up here to revere the goddess.

8 DayPalanchowk to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,429 feet), 5 hours .

Travellers can visit the Palanchok Bhagwati sanctuary and the encompassing spots. Subsequent to going through certain hours, you will begin driving back to Kathmandu.

Subsequent to getting done with touring, you will return back to your hotel in Thamel. The rest of the time, you can rent a Rickshaw transport to see Thamel downtown and Kathmandu durbar square territory. Dropped the trekking gear you rented before sailung trip departure. In the evening, join Gokyo treks Nepal for a Nepali typical dinner. And our trip ends. Wish you a wonderful journey.

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How much does the Sailung trek package price?

It’s a 8 Days Classic Sailung Trek price start at US$ 880 and might reach up to US$ 1275 per person on double occupancy basis. Taking flights to and from Pokhara saves your time and riding the bus minimize the tour expenses. Gokyo Treks and Expedition agency notify this express Sailung Trek Package price for 2024 and 2025 based on group size you are travelling with.

For the deluxe and super deluxe tour trekking plan, we add a 3-5 star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu with breakfast. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZING YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS.

Hike Sailung trek package price includes:-

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicle on arrival.
  • Single double bedroom tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast plan.
  • Guided sightseeing by a Tour Guide in Kathmandu valley with private vehicles.
  • 7 Breakfast served with a cup of Tea/Coffee, 7 lunch, and 7 Dinner during the trek
  • 6 nights twin sharing accommodation while you are on sailung trekking tours.
  • Required National Park entrance permits and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permit fee.
  • Local bus transportation (Kathmandu to Mude Bazaar and Dhulikhel to Kathmandu) as per the above itinerary.
  • Professional – license holder mountain trekking guide.
  • Professional cook and other kitchen helpers according to the group size.
  • Experienced porters (2 guests: 1 porter basis) because each porter carries a maximum of 24 kilograms.
  • Salary, food, accommodation, and travel insurance for all Nepali guides, porters, and cooks.
  • Seasonal fruits like apples and pomegranates as a dessert after dinner for Sailung trekking.
  • Agency’s duffel bag (50 liters capacity), and trek poles if Necessary – return after the trek.
  • First aid medical kit including Oximeter to check your Oxygen level, Pulse rate to monitor every day to prepare for high altitude risk.
  • In a worst case, help with all Helicopter Rescue and evacuation arrangements (but not the rescue bills).
  • Trek certificate and updated Sailung trek map – keep them as a souvenir.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge.

Sailung trek package price excludes:-

  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu valley
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls …etc.
  • Individual or personal hiking gear and clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses and bar bills.
  • Travel Insurance which covers emergency rescue, evacuation, personal loss, or damage.
  • Any donation and monument entrance fees.
  • Gratuities for guide and porters [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly].

Group join

We can organize private Sailung trekking starting on any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.


Question: Is pick-up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?.

Answer: Yes sure! provide us with your flight details. Our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.

Question: Do I need the experience to do the Sailung lodge trek?.

Answer: No. The Sailung trek route is suitable for novice trekkers as well as for professional trekkers. If you can walk about 3 hours each day with a lightweight day pack would be easier.

Question: Can I store my luggage/stuff in Kathmandu?

Answer: Yes, you can leave your luggage at your hotel or at our office. Store your stuff in the Gokyo Treks agency office for free.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on the Sailung camping trek?.

Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and you will have Tent camping accommodation along the routes. But you need to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent them while you are in Kathmandu.

Question: What kind of food can I expect on this trek?

Answer: Our professional cook cooks a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, bread, soups, rice, and fresh vegetables. Additionally, we serve dinner, and breakfast at the same place you spend the night’s halt and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going.

Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with Sailung trek?.

Answer: As you are doing camping trekking, we provide you with a hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.

Question: Is Sailung trekking safe for a single women travelers?

Answer: Yes, this Sailung trek is widely regarded as safe for solo female trekkers. However, as with any trekking adventure, it’s crucial to take precautions and remain aware of your surroundings.

Our team consists of honest and friendly guides who treat every trekker like a family member. We have been organizing treks for solo woman travelers since our establishment, ensuring their safety and enjoyment throughout the journey.

Question: How do I get drinking water on express Sailung trekking?

Answer: In some places, you can buy bottled mineral water to drink but we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these plastics. Instead, we provide you Aqua tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available at the campsite or en route.

Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my Sailung treks?.

Answer: In Tented camping trekking there is very very little chance to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your own adapters!

Question: Are there any communication facilities on Sailung trekking?.

Answer: Yes! Sometimes you can get telephone services as well as the internet, so buy a local SIM card.

Question: Can I use credit cards in Sailung treks?.

Answer: No!. To maintain your daily expenses on a trek you need to have all in cash Nepali rupees. Because credit cards work only in bigger cities.

Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payment terms?

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last-minute bookings. And regarding the deposit, we prefer a 15% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.

Question: Who will carry my luggage on Sailung trekking?

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porters carries a maximum of 24 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis. If you wish to have a private porter, you might also get it at an extra price.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?

Answer: The distance you walk each day can vary greatly due to gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances for each day, however, you have to prepare for roughly 5 hours each day.

Question: Do I need walking poles?.

Answer: Better to hike with walking poles, no matter which type of hiking poles you are using. Learn how to use trekking poles for balance and stability, whether on the sidewalk or on trails. Trekking poles can help prevent slips and falls. They are just recommended but not compulsory.

Question: How much additional money do I need per day?

Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on your trek.

Sailung trek tour highlights

  • Visit the culture and cultivated fields, colorful forest, and 100 hills along the journey.
  • Experience the local villages, multi-ethnic communities, and their way of living.

Notes for Sailung trekkers!

Trek to sailung itinerary is subject to change due to a condition out of our control. This is a sample guideline showing tentative camp night stops. The physical, technical, and natural conditions may change the above itineraries.

What makes Sailung trek special?

The Sailung trek in Nepal is special because of its stunning natural beauty, including snow-capped mountains, lush valleys, and terraced farmlands. It offers a serene and tranquil experience with fewer trekkers. Additionally, it provides an opportunity to immerse oneself in the rich local culture by visiting traditional villages and interacting with friendly locals.

We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, trained, and licensed local guides who know the destination better.

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