Mudi Village Trek

TRIP CODE : 5581DMM

duration
9 Days
difficulty
Moderate
accomodation
Community Homestay
max altitude
2175m
transportation
Private Vehicle
meals included
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  • Mudi  is gifted with geographical diversity & breathtaking scenery with people still living with nature and untouched by technology. One of the most popular Himalayan Range “Dhaulagiri” extends from Kaligandaki River west to Bheri.The Trek aims to develop and improve tourism industry in the community focusing mainly on women empowerment. This short trek offers the trekkers to indulge in Typical Nepali Village lifestyle in the ‘Magar’ community along with a panoramic view of mountains. The community is fully dependent on Natural Resource; Solar Energy with a population of only around 3000.

    You might like to try your hand on planting rice, corn, and millet in the muddy fields, or just explore the diverse culture and real Nepali lifestyle within this small community with your host family. 

    Trek Highlights

    • Interact with local people and their homestay hospitality
    • Trek through lush green fields, jungle, River, Waterfalls with our experienced female trekking guide
    • Encounter with wild boar, deers, monkeys & various other species of birds
    • Explore Honey Hunting Sites and honey hunting by the villagers 
    • Taste ‘Magar’ Community food and experience their culture & tradition
    • Close up Mountain view of Dhaulagiri
    • Numbers of suspension bridge including the highest one
    • Observe extracting Silajit

     

    • Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu

      Our sister will be waiting to receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. From our private vehicle, with around 15-20 minutes drive, you will reach our SASANE Sisterhood Homestay (Sister concern of SASANE Trekking & Travel, operated under Sisterhood of Survivor program & Run by our sisters). Our friendly SASANE Sisters welcome you in their home, where they will share their story with you. Our experienced guides will introduce you to our tour and share further information about homestay, tour and trek. After delicious Nepali food you may relax at the homestay or roam around the marketplace, depending upon the time of arrival.

      Meals included
      All
    • Day 2 : Kathmandu city tour

      After breakfast we have a city tour to Pashupati Temple, Boudhanath, Kathmandu old market and Kathmandu Durbar Square. After the trip we will drive towards SASANE for lunch. After lunch,we have a cooking class.

      Meals included
      All
    • Day 3 : Drive towards Pokhara

      We will be driving towards Pokhara which is 6-7 hours drive by our private vehicle. In between we will stop at Kurintar and visit the Manakamana temple, which lies at a hilltop, including a 15-minute cable car ride that passes the river and goes up two ridges. Manakamana is a sacred place of the Hindu goddess Bhagwati. The name Manakamana originates from two words, “mana” meaning heart and “kamana” meaning wish. So people believe it to be a wish fulfilling temple. You will see the Magar settlement in this area and also have authentic Nepali lunch. Continuing the drive we reach Pokhara, where we will be welcomed by SASANE sisters in a traditional way. Overnight in SASANE Homestay, Pokhara.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      6-7 hours drive
    • Day 4 : Pokhara - Beni – Mudi village

      After breakfast, we will drive towards Mudi via Kusma (headquarter of Parbat district) enjoying the sights. This region is special for the number of bridges, along with the highest suspension bridge of Nepal, (length: 156m and height: 347m) joining Baglung and Parbat district. This region is also being developed for adventurous tourism like Bungee Jumping. Then we will move towards Beni (Headquarter of Myagdi district) and have lunch there. During our lunch stop, we will explore some of the major attractions of the place such as Hot spring, suspension bridges, and Bungee jump activities. Again, we will start our trek for half an hour to reach the Mudi village.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      5-6 hr drive
    • Day 5 : Mudi - Thaldhara

      We will wake up early in the morning, and start our hike at 7 o’clock. We will walk for one and a half hours, up through narrow hills to a place called Thaldhara (2,200 m from sea level), specialized for telephone towers with amazing viewing points. There we will have our breakfast enjoying the view. The main reason for being at the tower is for the natural views of panoramic mountains such as the Churen Himal and Dhaulagiri mountain range, along with the villages Sibang, Dharapani, Taakam and Mudi Village itself. This region is famous for fauna rather than flora and river like the Myagdi river. At Thaldara, we will be joined by the local school teachers, local government (Mayor or Deputy Mayor) and police. You can interact with them on the issues of human trafficking and child marriage about Nepal and your country.We will return to the homestay, where we will have some fun, playing traditional Nepali games.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      3 hrs hike
    • Day 6 : Mudi village- Kokre Faat

      We will wake up early in the morning and have breakfast. Then, we will start our 3-4 hour trek through a route of sloped hills to Sibash, Kokrefaat. This place is famous for the nearest view of the Himalayas like Manapathi Himal, Churen Himal, Nilgiri, and Dhaulagiri Himal. There we will have our lunch prepared by locals and return back to the homestay. Once back, we will learn how to make a delicious Nepali dish called Sell Roti. Afterwards, we will watch and join in a religious healing practice/ dance called ‘Jhakri Naach.’ After a long night of dance and interaction with the locals, we will have dinner and take a rest.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      6 hrs trek
    • Day 7 : Mudi - Anabang/ Malika Chaur

      This morning we will have breakfast by 7am. Then, we will start our 4-5 hour trek to Aanabang/Malika Chaur, where we will watch and join in honey hunting and extract Shilajit. For those who would not like to join in the honey hunting, we have the option of an alternate activity to visit a local school and learn / get involved with the students or involve in the local day to day activities. We will then have lunch and return back to our homestay around 2pm. Then, we will have dinner and enjoy the cultural program organized by the ‘Ama Samuha’ (Mothers Group).

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      4- 5 hrs hike
    • Day 8 : Mudi- Pokhara

      We will wake up early in the morning and will have breakfast by 7am. We will trek for half an hour where a vehicle will be waiting for us. After about a 4 hour drive we will stop at Baglung Bazar for lunch. We will reach Pokhara in the late afternoon, where you will have free time to shop, visit lakeside, or just rest at the hotel. Opt to visit lake side for the sunset view. At night, share your experiences at the farewell party.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      6 hrs drive
    • Day 9 : Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu

      We will be leaving Pokhara by 7am, where a private vehicle will be taking us back to Kathmandu. You can Opt to extend your stay in Pokhara for as long as you’d like, just talk to your tour leader.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      6 hours
  • Trip cost includes

    • All accommodations and meals during the trek
    • Pickup and drop off at hotel in Kathmandu (or other location)
    • An experienced and licensed, English-speaking trekking guide
    • Sherpa porters to carry luggage 
    • All necessary paperwork and permits
    • A comprehensive first aid medical kit

    Trip cost excludes

    • Travel insurance
    • International airfare
    • Alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks and bottled water, soft drinks, etc.
    • Hot showers and internet during the trek
    • Personal trekking equipment
    • 13% VAT (Value added tax)
    • Tips for trekking guide, staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory.) 

     

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    • Good hiking shoes
    • Pair of trekking poles
    • Rucksack
    • Windbreaker
    • A warm jacket
    • Warm gloves (Winter gloves)
    • Flashlight
    • Pair of slippers (sleepers)
    • Water bottle and water purifying tablets
    • Sunscreen (SPF 50+), Sunglasses,Hat,Lip care,
    • Normal clothes, snacks , regular medicines, personal hygiene and first aid kits.

     

    SASANE Sisterhood Trekking and Travel is happy to answer further questions about the Mudi Village Trek. Please send us an email at info@sasanesisterhoodtrek.com and a member of our organization will respond to you shortly.

     

    If the proposed trip itinerary doesn’t suit you, SASANE also allows itineraries to be customized.

    SASANE is happy to coordinate if you are interested in participating in further programs-

    wildlife safari tour, whitewater rafting/ kayaking,paragliding,sightseeing or visiting tourist attractions.

     

  • Overview

    Mudi  is gifted with geographical diversity & breathtaking scenery with people still living with nature and untouched by technology. One of the most popular Himalayan Range “Dhaulagiri” extends from Kaligandaki River west to Bheri.The Trek aims to develop and improve tourism industry in the community focusing mainly on women empowerment. This short trek offers the trekkers to indulge in Typical Nepali Village lifestyle in the ‘Magar’ community along with a panoramic view of mountains. The community is fully dependent on Natural Resource; Solar Energy with a population of only around 3000.

    You might like to try your hand on planting rice, corn, and millet in the muddy fields, or just explore the diverse culture and real Nepali lifestyle within this small community with your host family. 

    Trek Highlights

    • Interact with local people and their homestay hospitality
    • Trek through lush green fields, jungle, River, Waterfalls with our experienced female trekking guide
    • Encounter with wild boar, deers, monkeys & various other species of birds
    • Explore Honey Hunting Sites and honey hunting by the villagers 
    • Taste ‘Magar’ Community food and experience their culture & tradition
    • Close up Mountain view of Dhaulagiri
    • Numbers of suspension bridge including the highest one
    • Observe extracting Silajit

     

  • Itinerary
    • Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu

      Our sister will be waiting to receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. From our private vehicle, with around 15-20 minutes drive, you will reach our SASANE Sisterhood Homestay (Sister concern of SASANE Trekking & Travel, operated under Sisterhood of Survivor program & Run by our sisters). Our friendly SASANE Sisters welcome you in their home, where they will share their story with you. Our experienced guides will introduce you to our tour and share further information about homestay, tour and trek. After delicious Nepali food you may relax at the homestay or roam around the marketplace, depending upon the time of arrival.

      Meals included
      All
    • Day 2 : Kathmandu city tour

      After breakfast we have a city tour to Pashupati Temple, Boudhanath, Kathmandu old market and Kathmandu Durbar Square. After the trip we will drive towards SASANE for lunch. After lunch,we have a cooking class.

      Meals included
      All
    • Day 3 : Drive towards Pokhara

      We will be driving towards Pokhara which is 6-7 hours drive by our private vehicle. In between we will stop at Kurintar and visit the Manakamana temple, which lies at a hilltop, including a 15-minute cable car ride that passes the river and goes up two ridges. Manakamana is a sacred place of the Hindu goddess Bhagwati. The name Manakamana originates from two words, “mana” meaning heart and “kamana” meaning wish. So people believe it to be a wish fulfilling temple. You will see the Magar settlement in this area and also have authentic Nepali lunch. Continuing the drive we reach Pokhara, where we will be welcomed by SASANE sisters in a traditional way. Overnight in SASANE Homestay, Pokhara.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      6-7 hours drive
    • Day 4 : Pokhara - Beni – Mudi village

      After breakfast, we will drive towards Mudi via Kusma (headquarter of Parbat district) enjoying the sights. This region is special for the number of bridges, along with the highest suspension bridge of Nepal, (length: 156m and height: 347m) joining Baglung and Parbat district. This region is also being developed for adventurous tourism like Bungee Jumping. Then we will move towards Beni (Headquarter of Myagdi district) and have lunch there. During our lunch stop, we will explore some of the major attractions of the place such as Hot spring, suspension bridges, and Bungee jump activities. Again, we will start our trek for half an hour to reach the Mudi village.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      5-6 hr drive
    • Day 5 : Mudi - Thaldhara

      We will wake up early in the morning, and start our hike at 7 o’clock. We will walk for one and a half hours, up through narrow hills to a place called Thaldhara (2,200 m from sea level), specialized for telephone towers with amazing viewing points. There we will have our breakfast enjoying the view. The main reason for being at the tower is for the natural views of panoramic mountains such as the Churen Himal and Dhaulagiri mountain range, along with the villages Sibang, Dharapani, Taakam and Mudi Village itself. This region is famous for fauna rather than flora and river like the Myagdi river. At Thaldara, we will be joined by the local school teachers, local government (Mayor or Deputy Mayor) and police. You can interact with them on the issues of human trafficking and child marriage about Nepal and your country.We will return to the homestay, where we will have some fun, playing traditional Nepali games.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      3 hrs hike
    • Day 6 : Mudi village- Kokre Faat

      We will wake up early in the morning and have breakfast. Then, we will start our 3-4 hour trek through a route of sloped hills to Sibash, Kokrefaat. This place is famous for the nearest view of the Himalayas like Manapathi Himal, Churen Himal, Nilgiri, and Dhaulagiri Himal. There we will have our lunch prepared by locals and return back to the homestay. Once back, we will learn how to make a delicious Nepali dish called Sell Roti. Afterwards, we will watch and join in a religious healing practice/ dance called ‘Jhakri Naach.’ After a long night of dance and interaction with the locals, we will have dinner and take a rest.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      6 hrs trek
    • Day 7 : Mudi - Anabang/ Malika Chaur

      This morning we will have breakfast by 7am. Then, we will start our 4-5 hour trek to Aanabang/Malika Chaur, where we will watch and join in honey hunting and extract Shilajit. For those who would not like to join in the honey hunting, we have the option of an alternate activity to visit a local school and learn / get involved with the students or involve in the local day to day activities. We will then have lunch and return back to our homestay around 2pm. Then, we will have dinner and enjoy the cultural program organized by the ‘Ama Samuha’ (Mothers Group).

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      4- 5 hrs hike
    • Day 8 : Mudi- Pokhara

      We will wake up early in the morning and will have breakfast by 7am. We will trek for half an hour where a vehicle will be waiting for us. After about a 4 hour drive we will stop at Baglung Bazar for lunch. We will reach Pokhara in the late afternoon, where you will have free time to shop, visit lakeside, or just rest at the hotel. Opt to visit lake side for the sunset view. At night, share your experiences at the farewell party.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      6 hrs drive
    • Day 9 : Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu

      We will be leaving Pokhara by 7am, where a private vehicle will be taking us back to Kathmandu. You can Opt to extend your stay in Pokhara for as long as you’d like, just talk to your tour leader.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      6 hours
  • Services

    Trip cost includes

    • All accommodations and meals during the trek
    • Pickup and drop off at hotel in Kathmandu (or other location)
    • An experienced and licensed, English-speaking trekking guide
    • Sherpa porters to carry luggage 
    • All necessary paperwork and permits
    • A comprehensive first aid medical kit

    Trip cost excludes

    • Travel insurance
    • International airfare
    • Alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks and bottled water, soft drinks, etc.
    • Hot showers and internet during the trek
    • Personal trekking equipment
    • 13% VAT (Value added tax)
    • Tips for trekking guide, staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory.) 

     

  • Date & Price

    Start Date

    End Date

    price

    status

    Thur,Feb 20, 2020

    Feb 20

    $260

    Departed

    Feb 20

    Feb 20

    $260

    Departed

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  • Important Info
    • Good hiking shoes
    • Pair of trekking poles
    • Rucksack
    • Windbreaker
    • A warm jacket
    • Warm gloves (Winter gloves)
    • Flashlight
    • Pair of slippers (sleepers)
    • Water bottle and water purifying tablets
    • Sunscreen (SPF 50+), Sunglasses,Hat,Lip care,
    • Normal clothes, snacks , regular medicines, personal hygiene and first aid kits.

     

    SASANE Sisterhood Trekking and Travel is happy to answer further questions about the Mudi Village Trek. Please send us an email at info@sasanesisterhoodtrek.com and a member of our organization will respond to you shortly.

     

    If the proposed trip itinerary doesn’t suit you, SASANE also allows itineraries to be customized.

    SASANE is happy to coordinate if you are interested in participating in further programs-

    wildlife safari tour, whitewater rafting/ kayaking,paragliding,sightseeing or visiting tourist attractions.

     

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