Barpak Village Trek - 10 Days      (Product Id : 141)

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Barpak Village Trek Overview

Price:- $ 890 Pay $178 Now & $712 On arrival
Difficulty:- Easy
Trip Length:- 10 Days
Group Size : 1-10 Pax

Activities : Trekking, Sightseeing

Best Month : September to May

Transportation : Public Bus & Private Car

Accommodation : Hotel & Lodge

Style : Tea House

Max Elevation : 4570m

Meal : Breakfast in Kathmandu and Full board meals during the trek

Trip Route : Kathmandu-Arkhet-Machhakhola-Gumda-Laprak-Barpak-Baluwa-Kathmandu


Barpak, Laprak and Gumda, the three most beautiful, yet are the most earthquake-affected villages in the Gorkha district of Nepal. Despite the destruction, these villages still preserve their unparalleled beauty, culture, tradition and unique settlement.

This Barpak Trek is specially designed to help you witness the post-earthquake lifestyle of people living in these beautiful villages. Starting Arkhet, the trail will take you to the villages like Soti Khola, Machhakhola, Gumda, Laprak and the most amazing Barpak. The trail allows you to enjoy the amazing landscape, green hills, mountain views, waterfalls, rivers, forest and the settlement of people belonging to different ethnic groups. This trek allows you to relish the enthralling views of Mother Nature, witness the post earthquake life of people and present the opportunity to volunteer to rebuild these villages. Arkhet is the starting point of this trek and a hike down to Baluwa ends the trek.               

This trek is a 10 day package. It also includes a few hour city tour of Kathmandu. This package allows you to enjoy bed and breakfast in a tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu. However, during the trek, the accommodation is either in a very basic lodges or home stays. Full board meal will be served during the trek but the meals will be very basic made using local ingredients. Local bus is the transportation used during the trek. Private jeep can also be arranged on request; however, extra charges will be applicable. You will also be provided with an English speaking guide.

Moreover, the itinerary provided by the company is a fully customizable itinerary. Therefore, you can ask us to customize the itinerary as per your budget, requirements and the days you are planning to stay in Nepal.  This trek can be planned any time of the year. This trip is best for travelers looking to combine volunteerism with adventure trekking. We guarantee 100% departure on all customized packages. For special discount, come with a group.

Nevertheless, if you are looking for a pure adventure trekking, we offer other packages like the Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna base Camp Trek as well as Langtang and Manaslu Trek- some of the best packages offered by Adventure Mountain Explore Treks and Expedition. 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Day

Day 02: Kathmandu City sightseeing tour and trek preparation

Day 03: Drive to Arkhet & Hike to Soti Khola (6hrs drive) (1 and 1/2 hour trek)

Day 04: Trek to MachhaKhola (7 hours walk)

Day 05: Trek to Gumda (7 hour)

Day 06: Trek to Laprak (4 hours)

Day 07: Trek to Barpak (4hours)

Day 08: Explore Barpak

Day 09: Hike to Baluwa and drive to Kathmandu

Day 10: Departure Day

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Day

Welcome to Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, just outside the baggage hall, a company representative will be awaiting your arrival with your name written on a piece of paper. The same person will greet you and transfer you to the hotel booked for you in Kathmandu, in a private vehicle. If your flight arrives on time, a meeting will be scheduled at our office to brief you regarding the trek. At the same meeting, you will also be introduced to your team leader and support team. Once the meeting is over, you will be taken to one of the finest, traditional and local restaurants for welcome dinner. You can enjoy local Nepali cuisine along with traditional music and ethnic dance. Overnight in a tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu City sightseeing tour and trek preparation

In Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, you can feast your eyes on an array of natural, cultural and historical site. After breakfast, you will, therefore, be taken on a city tour of Kathmandu. The temple of Pashupatinath, the stupa of Swayambhunath and Boudhanath and the Kathmandu Durbar Square will be visited. A few hours will be spent relishing the cultural, architectural,and historical beauty of these sites. After the tour, a small meeting will be conducted at the office to finalize the clothing and trekking gears required during the trek. Overnight in a tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive to Arkhet & Hike to Soti Khola (6hrs drive) (1 and 1/2 hour trek)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the bus park to catch a bus to Arkhet. Leaving Kathmandu, the bus heads west  on the Prithvi Highway, along the Trisuli River. For about 70 kilometers, the bus continues on the Prithvi Highway, which then leaves the highway, crossing the Trisuli River and continues towards Dhading Besi. Lunch will be served here. After lunch, the bus will head towards Arkhet past Arughat (a town of Newari ethnic group) on a bumpy road. On reaching Arkhet, crossing the bridge over the Arkhet River, we first climb up hill towards Keurenipani and then descend to Soti Khola. While walking you can enjoy the sight of terrace fields flaunting rice, millet and maize plants, beautiful waterfall, forest of Sal and Chilaune and the settlement of Magar and Gurung people. From Arkhet, it will take about 1 and a half hour walk to reach Soti Khola, where we stay for overnight. The night will either be spent in a tented camp or a very basic tea house.

Day 04: Trek to MachhaKhola (7 hours walk)

After breakfast, without any delay, we continue to walk towards the destination of the day, that is, MachhaKhola Gaon. Crossing the bridge over Soti River, the walk continues through the forest of  Sal, on a rocky trail. After a number of  ups and downs, traverse two beautiful tropical waterfalls, the trail leads us down towards the rice terraces and a beautiful settlement of Gurung people at Lapubesi. Leaving Lapubesi, we hike all the way up till Khanibesi, following the bank of the Budhi Gandaki River. Enjoying the beautiful view of the waterfall from Khanibesi, we will now walk down to Machhakhola Gaon. After reaching Machhakhola Gaon, you can take a relaxing dip in the hot spring and relax your tired muscles. The night will be spent in a very basic lodge in Machhakhola Gaon. 

Day 05: Trek to Gumda (7 hour)

Gumda (1800m) is a very beautiful, typical country hill village. From Machhakhola, the beautiful village of Gumda is up the ridges some 1000m above. Therefore, after breakfast,  we continue our journey towards Gumda. The trail is both up and downhill and difficult. However, the exciting view along the trail helps us forget the difficulty caused by the trail. Along the trail, apart from the beautiful view, you will also be able to enjoy the forest, hills and the terrace farms. After reaching the village, we set out to observe the settlement of people living in the village and the effects of earthquake on both village and the lifestyle. Dinner and accommodation will be very basic and will be arranged in one of the houses of in the village.

Day 06: Trek to Laprak (4 hours)

Laprak is one of the largest settlements of Gorkha district. After breakfast, we continue towards this beautiful village. The walk from Gumda to Laprak is mostly up and down hill. However, the trail is accompanied by beautiful green forest that provide shade and cool air during the walk. After about 4 hours of up and down hill walk, we end up at the pretty amazing village of Laprak. We have our lunch and set out to explore the village. Accommodation and dinner is arranged in home stays that offer basic amenities and basic Nepali food.

Day 07: Trek to Barpak (4hours)

Barpak, the epicenter of April 25,2015 earthquake, yet the most beautiful village of the Gorkha district is the destination of the day. From Laprak, the trail is mostly uphill through alpine green forest with rhododendron and other evergreen shrubs. It takes about 4 hours for us to reach Barpak from Laprak. Therefore, after breakfast, we continue uphill through the forest, enjoying the beautiful view along the trail. At Barpak, can experience a grand welcomed by the female member of the host family. They offer garland and tika (vermilion powder) to welcome their guest. After the welcome ceremony, we will have our lunch and set out to explore the settlement of Barpak. Overnight in home stays.

Day 08: Explore Barpak

Barpak is a beautiful clustered settlement of Ghale, Sunuwar, Pariyar and  other people on a sloppy hill in the Gorkha district of Nepal. It is one of the most beautiful villages and tourist attraction located at about 1900m above the sea level. The exploration can either start with a visit to places that offer the breathtaking mountain views or the settlement and lifestyle of people. The exploration also includes the visit of care camps that are set up in the village. After exploring Barpak and observing the after-earthquake-lifestyle and settlement of people , we get back to the home stay for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 09: Hike to Baluwa and drive to Kathmandu

After breakfast, officially bidding farewell to the beautiful village and the people of Barpak, we trek all the way down to Baluwa to catch a bus to Kathmandu. The road from Baluwa to 12 Kilo graveled and difficult. From 12 Kilo the bus continues on a black topped road till Aanbu Khaireni. From Aanbu Khaireni the bus continues on the Prithvi Highway, towards Kathmandu. The entire journey is accompanied by beautiful landscape, the view of which will amaze you throughout the drive. On reaching Kathmandu, the company representative will pick you at the bus stop and transfer you to the hotel in Kathmandu. In the evening, if you are not too tired, you can stroll around the famous markets in Kathmandu to collect some souvenir for your friends and family. The night will be spent in a tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Departure day

Today is the last day of your trip in Nepal . One of the company representatives will drop you to the airport, as per your flight time, if your flight is in the morning. However, if  your flight is in the afternoon/evening, you can hand around the shopping areas in Kathmandu and go shopping as well. Moreover, if you are planning to spend some extra days in Nepal, AME  Treks and Expedition can make the arrangement for the activities of your preference in Nepal.

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    Reasons to choose AME over any other trekking agencies in Nepal

  • Every 11th traveler is free on private departure: This means 11 people can travel for the cost of 10 people on every private departure.
  • Free Spa with Sauna: Any group with 5+ members in it will be eligible for a free one hour full body massage with unlimited  Sauna. This offer is valid for multi-day trips only.
  • Private departure: Any group with a minimum of 2 members in a group will also be eligible for private departure.
  • Customize trip: Any standard package offered by AME Treks and Expedition can be fully customized to meet you and your group’s requirements. (cost may increase or decrease depending upon your requirements)
  • Customize departure date: We guarantee 100% departure on your preferred departure date, which means, you can customize you trip departure date.
  • Camping trip possible upon request: Camping trip to any destination in Nepal will be arranged by the company upon request of customer (cost may vary from the one mentioned in website).

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  • Guaranteed Departure:  Adventure Mountain Explore Treks and Expedition guarantees 100% departure on both standard and customized packages, except in the case of unfavorable situations like bad weather or unforeseen natural disaster.
  • The best and the fair price: Adventure Mountain Explore Treks and Expedition offers the most competitive price in town. No other company can beat the price and the services provided within the prices mentioned/offered in the website. No hidden charges! Moreover, all our includes and excludes are clearly mentioned in our website, therefore you will get what you have paid for.
  • Experienced Guides/Sherpas/Team Leaders: Proper guidance is a must for any trekker to get to their destination safely and successfully. Therefore, we only employee guides with a minimum of 5 years of experience to guide and assist you during the trek. Our guides aren’t just experienced, but are licensed, knowledgeable and dedicated to providing professional service as well.
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