Learning by Experience

Kangaru Himal Trek

This journey isn't for the faint-hearted and is idealized for those who need to challenge themselves, step off the well-trodden way and inundate themselves in nature.


12 Days


Moderate/ Strenuous


4,900 M


Kangaru base camp trek is the recently opened trekking course and few trekkers walk on this path. Within the Kangaru base camp journey, you may investigate flora/fauna, a shocking see of the Himalayas, and neighborhood people highly affected by Tibetan culture and convention. There's transport to get to the beginning point and finishing point. so we are able to make shorter the trekking.



March - May

September - November

We also do custom private trips according to your time and availability.

Trip Overview

Kangaru Himal trek is the 12 days Kangaru Himal journey and a less touristy range journey and this path pass near from circular Annapurna and Narphu path. Kangaru base camp journey is the recently opened trekking course and few trekkers walk on this path. In Kangaru base camp journey you'll investigate flora/fauna, shock see of Himalayas, and neighborhood individuals profoundly impacted by Tibetan culture and convention. There's transport access to the beginning point and finishing point. so we will make shorter the trekking. You may journey till 4900 meters at Kuchumro pass. Typically the longest day of the journey amid pass. The journey will turn circular from Meta and journey back to koto. From Koto's drive back to Kathmandu.

  • Day 1: Arrival in Nepal.
  • Day 2: Trek briefing and preparation.
  • DAY 3: Drive to Chyamje, approx. 10 hrs drive
  • DAY 4: Trek Chyamje to Tal, (1,700m), approx. 4 hrs
  • DAY 5: Trek Tal to Tilje (2,300m), approx. 6-7 hrs
  • DAY 6: Trek Tilje to Tachai (2,340m), approx. 5 hrs
  • DAY 7: Trek Tachai to Shongle(3,360m), approx. 8 hrs
  • DAY 8: Trek Shongle to Kuchumro Phedi (4,525m), approx. 4-5 hrs
  • DAY 9: Trek Kuchumro Phedi to Namakyu (4,445m) via Kuchumro Phedi (4,900m) and Yarcha pass (4,860m), approx. 10 hrs
  • DAY 10: Trek Namakyu to Meta (4,204m) via Meta pass (4,635m), approx. 8 hrs
  • DAY 11: Trek Meta to Koto (2,600m), approx. 6-7 hrs
  • DAY 12: Drive back to Kathmandu via Besisahar, approx. 10-12hrs
  • Note:
    * The trek itinerary is a guide only and may be subject to change at short notice.

Initiative Outdoor uses a layering system where different pieces of clothing are worn together or separately to achieve optimum body temperature control. The upper body garments listed here are either synthetic or merino wool garments that retain their insulating properties when wet, or nylon or Gore-Tex layers which help prevent heat loss by cutting wind, rain, and snow.

Equipment Quantity Comments
T-Shirts – walking 2 We recommend merino wool, Capilene or other synthetic fabric as they wick away the moisture and dry quickly. No cotton.
T-shirt – sleeping 1 This can be cotton
Base layers (ie thermal top) 1 Lightweight or mid-weight long-sleeved t-shirt of merino wool, polyester, Capilene, or Polartec power dry
Top insulating Layers 1 Mid-weight fleece that can be worn over other layers
Fleece Vest 1
Rain jacket 1
Down Jacket 1
Equipment Quantity Comments
Underwear Sufficient for the trek (remember you can wash them)
T-shirt – sleepingThermal long johns/long underwear 1
Trekking Trousers 2 Lightweight quick-dry trousers (no cotton). Zip offs are good
Evening/sleeping trousers 1(optional) 1 pair of lightweight tracksuit bottoms (sweat pants) or yoga style trousers for evening wear and sleeping in. No jeans.
Hiking Shorts 1 If no zip-off trousers. Below the knee for ladies
Rain Pants 1
Equipment Quantity Comments
Day pack 1 Approx. 35ltrs. We will provide you with a duffle bag for your trekking gear
Sleeping bag with compression sack 1 Minimum 3 season
Sleeping bag liner 1 Optional
Equipment Quantity Comments
Hiking boots 1 Must be well worn and comfortable with ankle support
Socks 3
Flip flops/Camp shoes 1 Lightweight for evening use
Equipment Quantity Comments
Water bottles 2 One liter each, Nalgene or Sig style or a bladder if preferred
Water purification drops 1 Cheap and easy to buy in Kathmandu (Piyus)
Lip Balm 1 With SPF factor
Sunscreen 1 We recommend SPF 30 or greater
Mosquito repellent 1
Personal first aid kit 1 To include any prescribed medications
Sunglasses 1
Bandana/Buff 1 Useful for a variety of purposes.
Flashlight /head torch 1 Head torch is best as it leaves your hands free + extra batteries
Travel towel 1 Lightweight and compact
Wash kit Travel size items for the trek & eco friendly if possible
Instant Hand Sanitizer 1 Alcohol-based for keeping hands clean
Sun hat 1
Warm hat 1
Gloves 1
Trekking poles (Optional)
Trekking snacks Good selection available in KTM
Camera With charger &/or extra batteries
Toilet paper & rubbish bag
Pack of cards/travel game 1 For evening entertainment
Passport photos Always useful and a must-have if you want a local sim card
Photocopies of all your important documents
A great sense of humor & a positive attitude Essential – don’t come without it!! J
This is a guideline only

Your trek cost includes:

  • Pre-trip advice and detailed information
  • Expert trip leadership and motivated staff for the duration of the trek
  • Airport transfers in Nepal (where applicable)
  • 2 nights accommodation pre-trek & 1-night post-trek in Kathmandu
  • 1-night accommodation pre or post-trek in Pokhara (where applicable)
  • Transportation to and from trek start and finish for you and your trekking team (different budget options available)
  • Basic teahouse/lodge/camping accommodation during the trek on a twin sharing basis
  • During the trek all meals on a full board basis (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) to include tea/coffee during the meals, but excluding any drinks outside of the meal times
  • All permits, conservation area, and restricted area fees
  • Porters
  • Insurance and equipment for Nepali staff
  • Rescue assistance
  • Group medical kit

Your trek cost does NOT include:

  • International flights to and from Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Visa for Nepal
  • Travel insurance (insurance to include evacuation is mandatory. Please make sure you are covered to the correct altitude)
  • Personal expenses such as fizzy drinks, chocolate, gifts, snacks, hot showers during the trek, etc.
  • Meals unless specified
  • Sightseeing
  • Gratuities
  • Excess baggage on internal flights
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond the control of Initiative Outdoors

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