Salpa Pass Trekking Nepal

Trip Overview

Salpa Pass Trekking trail is an interesting to walk into the Khumbu (Everest) region following the unique ecology of the Arun Valley. This trekking trail is known as an ancient trade route used by local people to transport agricultural products to Lukla and Namche Bazaar to Tibet across via the Nangpa la pass. This trek begins from Tumlingtar and follows the Arun River until we turn into the Irkhu Khola valley, which is also renowned for its natural paper products. While we are on the way to Salpa Pass Trekking we can see the holy lake Salpa Pokhari, beautiful waterfalls and many Sherpa villages. Sapla Pass Trekking begins from Tumlingtar and follows the Arun River until we turn into the Irkhu Khola valley. The highest trekking point in Salpa Pass Trekking route is Salpa Banjang at 3800m high and the highest camp site is at Salpa Kharka at 3600m. Salpa Pass Trekkking is almost easy which offers you superb views of Mera Peak, Everest, Makalu, Amadablam and Pumari. This is called as the gate way to Makalu-Barun National Park.

Salpa Pass Trekking Conscious Holiday

You can meet with friendly and naive villagers with beautiful waterfalls takes us to the second pass of the Salpa Pass Trekking. The main habitat of Salpa Pass Region are Rai and Sherpa peoples. They settled in this wonderland of isolated since a long time back. Salpa Pass area is renowned for its Tungba (Local wine) – a Sherpa local made alcoholic drink. Salpa pass is located between the Sagarmatha National Park and Makalu Barun National Park. Chirping birds, gentle noise of stream, and fragrance of pine trees, spectacular views of rhododendron forest, shrubs and bushes on the Salpa Arun trail provides you a different experience than that of trekking in a busy routes where the number of tourist is more than local people. A very few tourists discover the fascinating Salpa pass Arun valley trek route, home to Kulung and Sherpa ethnic people with traditional customs.


Day: Itinerary

1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350M/4425FT)
2: Trip Final Preparation
3: Fly Tumlingtar, Trek to Chyawabesi (280M/918FT)
4: Kothe
5: Salpa Phedi (1680M/5507FT)
6: Exploration
7: Sanam (2850M/9342FT) via Guranse (2880M/9440FT)
8: Bung. (1900M/6228FT)
9: Gai kharka (2300M/7539FT)
10: Puiyan (2230M/7310FT)
(Note: reach a day trek to Lukla)
11: Nunthala (2,440m) 5 hrs
12: Junbensi (2,675m) 6 hrs
13: Sete (2,645 m) 6 hrs
14: Bhandar (2,200m) 5 hrs
15: Drive to Kathmandu via Jiri 10 hrs
Note: Salpa Pass Trekking and Arun Valley are the same program

Guide & Logistics

Price Includes:

  • Guide: Nepalholiday guide shows you Himalayan mountainous route as per the itinerary. Your guide also provide information of the Himalayan mountains, Himalayan ecology and Himalayan culture from conscious holiday perspectives.
  • Logistics: Following logistics are included in offered price as per itinerary:– Accommodations
    – Food and water
    – Trekking permit/s
    – Equipment
    – Local transfers and transport


Price NOT Included:

– City logistics
– Except all than “Price Includes” above

Note: Let us widely discuss to be clear on above logistic arrangements. Nepalholiday team is also welcome to talk on below given issues, which are really significant
to accomplish trekking in Himalayan mountains.

– Skills and safety
– Clothing
– Relevant other issue


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Trip facts

  • 15 Days
  • Grade: D
  • Holiday Type: Trekking
  • Minimum Group Size: 4 Persons
  • Lodging: Lodge Bed, &/or Tent
  • Departure Date: Pls. ontact us
  • Best Months: Sept.-Nov., March-May
  • Price: USD 1700/each


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Very good value for money spent. We all arranged and generally well managed.


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