Jaljala Trek (12 Days)

Jaljala Trek (12 Days)

Overview And Highlights

Trip Facts

Trip Type

Camp / lodge

Grade

Moderate

Altitude

3,160 m

Transportation

Land

Group Size

1+

Best Season

Spring and Autumn

Jaljala trek, located in Rolpa district, the cradle of Maoist revolution, is one of the newly opened trekking areas in Nepal. A visit to Jaljala in the spring time transports you to a magical land with a colorful carpet of wild blossoms, green meadows and Rhododendron forests. The presence of more than a hundred of species of birds and wild life such as leopard, bear, musk deer and wild boar is another attraction of Jaljala Trek.

Jaljala trek offers sweeping views of Mt. Sisne, Mt. Putha, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna and other mountains. Mainly populated by Magar, one of the indigenous peoples of Nepal, it is a wonderful experience to have a close look at their way of life and culture. Jaljala (3193m) is also the main pilgrimage site of whole Rapti Zone and consists of three important temples: Kailu Baraha, Baju Baraha and Sahadey Barah. 

Itinerary Expand All Close All

Food
Welcome dinner at Kathmandu.
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1400

Drive from Kathmandu to Bhalubang takes eight hours. Bhalubang is situated on the banks of the Rapti River. Stay overnight at lodge in Bhalabang.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
800

Drive from Bhalubang to Sulichur (800m) takes five hours. You travel along the length of the Mali and Lungri streams. Sulichur is a small bazaar where you halt for the night. Stay overnight at lodge in Sulichur.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
1655

Trek from Sulichur to Jelbang (1655m) takes eight hours. The trail takes on some ascents and descents to reach Jelbang. During the spring season one can find people searching for gold in the Phagam stream. On the way you will observe the Magar community engaged in their daily chores in the fields and homes. Stay overnight at lodge / homestay.

Trek from Jelbang to Bagtare takes five hours. You follow an ascending trail up to Bagtare. Some gold and iron mines are located in this region. Stay overnight at lodge / homestay.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3160

Trek from Bagtare to Jaljala (3160m) takes five hours. It is an ascending trail that brings you to Jaljala. Stay overnight at lodge / homestay.

This day you can explore the various sights and sounds of Jaljala. In the spring time you will be mesmerized by the full blossoming of wild flowers and Rhodendron, green meadows and the excellent views of various mountains such as Mt. Sisne, Mt. Putha, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Mt. Annapurna. Pilgrims offer prayers at the temples Kailu Baraha, Sahadev Baraha and Bajyu Baraha. Visit to the Bhama cave also makes for an interesting trip. This cave is twenty-five to thirty meters long. Stay overnight at lodge / homestay.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2000

Trek from Jaljala to Thabang (2000m) takes four hours. The trekking trail now passes through a descending path to arrive at Thabang. Thabang is the origin of the Maoist movement in Nepal. Stay overnight at lodge / homestay.

This day you can enjoy the cultural programs that exhibit the various forms of Magar dances such as Dhikure, Bhumya, etc. Both young and old join together to participate in the yearly festival known as "Bhumya festival" to appease the nature god and pray for the blessings to save their fields and homes from the might of the natural calamities. Stay overnight at lodge / homestay.

Trek from Thabang to Uwa takes six to seven hours. This day you follow through some ascents and descents before you halt at Uwa for the night. Stay overnight at lodge / homestay.

Trek from Uwa to Phuliban for three hours. From Phuliban drive to Sulichur that takes one and half hours. You can have a glimpse of the Sunchhahari cascade on the way. You can also sight people searching intently for gold in the stream of Lungri during the spring season. Stay overnight at lodge in Sulichur.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Lodge

Drive from Sulichur to Bhalubang takes five hours. Stay overnight at lodge in Bhalubang.

Food
BLD
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1400

Drive from Bhalubang to Kathmandu takes eight hours.

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services by private vehicle
  • Trekking guide 
  • One porter for every 2 trekking participants (1 porter carries 25 kilograms of luggage)
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner) 
  • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges)/ home stay during the trek
  • Trekking equipments: Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffle bags, trekking poles, etc. 
  • Entry permit for National Park 
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Local government entrance fee 
  • Land transportation from Kathmandu to Sulichaur and Sulichaur to Kathmandu
  • Insurance and equipments for the guides and porters
  • First aid kit
  • Tax, VAT and our service charge
  • Rescue assistance (In case of emergency, we will organize prompt and professional rescue services. To arrange timely evacuation/rescue by helicopter, you must be well insured from a reliable travel insurance company that covers both helicopter evacuation and medical treatment cost.)
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
  • Souvenirs (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.)

What Is Excluded?

  • Personal nature expenses (Telephone calls, internet, toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, soft drinks, beers and any alcoholic beverages)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for involved staffs 
  • Meals and hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (even in case of early arrival or late departure, early return from trekking due to any personal reason than the scheduled itinerary) 

Jaljala Trek (12 Days) Altitude Profile

Additional Information

Below is a list of equipment and clothing required for trekking. The necessity of these items depends on the type, altitude, timing and destination of trekking. Appropriate trekking gears are not only required for the comfort/pleasure of your trek but also to improve safety factor.  Please have a look over these items in order to fully prepare and thoroughly enjoy the trekking. 

General Items:
Daypack, Rucksack, Sleeping bag, Duffel bag, Walking Poles, walking boots, sandals, Toiletries (Soaps, Toilet papers, Sanitizers, toothpaste, tooth brush, etc.)

Clothing Items:
Thermal underwear, Down jacket, Shorts, Trekking trousers, Towels, Woolen gloves, Gaiters, Fleece jacket or Pullover, Wind/water proof jacket, Raincoat, Warm socks, buff   

Sun-worn Items:
Sun hat, Sunglasses, Snow goggles, Sunscreen, Lip balm

Gadgets:
Headlamp, Flash light, Binoculars, Cameras (chargers and batteries),  

Liquid/Snacks:
Water bottle/bladder, Water purification Iodine tablets, Energy bars and snacks

Medical Essentials:
First Aid Kit 

Optional:
Altimeter, Compass, Binoculars, Books/magazines, GPS, Pocket knife, Candles (for lodges), Notebook with pencil/pen, etc 

Additional items for camping trek:
Tent, Stove and fuel, Utensils for cooking, eating and drinking, sleeping mattresses

Note: We can also provide sleeping bag, down jacket, duffel bag, walking poles, and First Aid Kit in case if you don’t have one. These items are inclusive of total package price. 

Client Reviews

Jo Gerloch

United Kingdom

30th Jun, 2022

Great experience at times by going beyond the call of duty   Navaraj I have just returned to the UK after my month's holiday and would like to take the opportunity to thank Nepal Environmental Trekking for an unforgettable trek.  


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