Sailung Trek


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Sailung trekking

Trip Summary

    1. Sailung Trek Duration: 13 Days
    2. Sailung 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: 2-12 People
    6. Best Time: March to December (except June/July/August)
    7. Trip Mode: Tent Trekking
    8. Foods: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    9. Transportation: Car/bus/Jeep

The Sailung trek is considered as 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 convention alongside fluctuated 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 mean hundred Lung mean windy hill. Sailung is situated at an elevation of 3200 meters above 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 hours drive from Kathmandu. The hike ascends passing through the beautiful villages and finally reach the Godavari. Hike Sailung trail is not difficult, so you can trek at any time throughout the year.


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 within a tent camping style taking enough rest days en route.

1 Day Arrival at Kathmandu valley. Transfer to hotel

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast plan. The Gokyo Treks travel agent will brief you Sailung trail hiking information in the evening.

2 Day World Heritage sites of Kathmandu Sightseeing, 6 hours.

In the morning after breakfast, we 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 your hiking gear. Meanwhile, tourists can buy or rent hiking gear in Thamel stores.

3 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 at 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 registration to the cabin and rest and unwind at the hotel.

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

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

5 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 on the encompassing slopes and the snowy peaks. Likewise, Tourists can visit Buddhist Monastery. 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.

6 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 to Gurase Bhanjyang.

7 Day Gurase Bhanjyang to Kattike deurali, 6 hours .

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

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

Tourist should trekking 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 for revering the goddess.

9 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 gears you rented before sailung trip departure. In the evening, join Gokyo treks Nepal for a Nepali typical dinner.

10 DayFinal departure day

Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.


How much does Sailung trek cost?

Tent basis Sailung trek cost US$ 999 per person is a standard twin sharing travel package. At this price, we offer you Tourist Standard accommodation in Thamel, Kathmandu, and of course, the trip price will vary according to group size. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add 3-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and with the attached bathroom while trekking on possible places. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discounts and attractive complimentary.

Hike Sailung trek cost includes:

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicle car / van / jeep / bus.
  • 2 night’s twin sharing tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast plan.
  • Guided sightseeing by Tour Guide in Kathmandu valley with private vehicles.
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, Dinner) each day serve with hot drinks during the trek
  • Tent camping accommodation while you are on trekking days
  • Required National Park entrance permits and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permit fees.
  • Local bus transportation (Kathmandu to Mude Bazaar and Dhulikhel to Kathmandu) as per above itinerary.
  • Professional English speaking license holder mountain trekking guide.
  • Professional and experienced cook and other kitchen helper according to the group size.
  • Experienced porters (2 guest : 1 porter basis) because each porter carry maximum 24 kilogram.
  • Salary, food, accommodation and their travel insurances for all Nepali crew.
  • A First Aid medical kit bag.
  • Latest updated Sailung trek map for each person, you keep this map as a soveneur.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.

Sailung trek cost exclude :

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the stay in Kathmandu valley
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls …etc.
  • Individual or personal hiking gears and clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses and bar bills.
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above
Group join

We can organize private Sailung trekking starting at 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 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 ! But if you can walk about 3 hours each day with a lightweight day pack would be easier.

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, 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 a hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.

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 the 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 20% 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 carry 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 on paying an extra cost.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?.

Answer: The distance you walk each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 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 trek.

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Sailung trek tour highlights

  • Visit the culture and cultivated fields, colorful forest, and 100 hills en route.
  • Experience the local villages, multi ethnic communities and thier way of living.

Sailung trek note:

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. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.

What makes Sailung trek special?

Opportunities for cultural hiking trails are scattered all over the world. 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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