- Trekking route : Dhunge to Doramba to Phulasi
- Duration : 09 night’s/ 10 days in total
- Grade : Leisurely
- Max. Elevation : 3100 meters at Sailung
- Trekking style : Home Stay basis or Camping
- Meal : Full board on trek, Breakfast in city
- Accommodation : Home stay on trek, deluxe hotel in city
- Transportation : private vehicle & local bus
- Best Months : Sept – Nov & Mar – May
The first of Volunteer Home stay its kind in Nepal, the ‘Indigenous Peoples Trail Sailung trekking’ offers unique, living, exposure to one of the most culturally diverse areas of Nepal. The ‘Indigenous People Trails’ offers scenic Trekking at relatively low elevations, below (3000m). Bound by ThuloSailung peak in the North, the golden Sun Koshi flowing along the South and the TamaKoshi in the East, the ‘Indigenous Peoples Trail’ presents an incomparable & natural blend of cultural, linguistic & ethnic diversity coupled with breathtaking Himalayan panoramas, stretching from Dhaulagiri & Annapurna in the West to Numbur chuili and Kanchenjunga in the East.
Against a brilliance Himalayan backdrop visitors gain invaluable insight to the culture & lifestyle of several local Indigenous peoples including Tamang, Yolmopa, Sherpa, Newars, Thamis, & Majhis. The two predominant religions, Hinduism & Buddhism, are ever present with the variety of gods & goddess, temples, stupas & monasteries.
The trail allows you to stay overnight private homes in traditional villages far from commercialized tourist trails. Rooms in local houses are renovated, but otherwise expect a few tourist-style comforts. Host families are trained to prepare meals hygienically. When staying with a Nepali family guests live the life as the local people do, and are treated like part of the family. The homes reflect the traditional and simple atmosphere of the people. Apart from the pleasure of being amidst peaceful and serene environment, tourists can also enjoy the traditional folk dances and music presented by the local men and women in their colorful traditional dress. The focus for the guests is on experiencing and learning from an authentic and enriched culture. Visitors are often involved in local activities that range from cooking classes through to attending a traditional wedding, watching a local cultural dance. The Home-stay allows visitors to discover the real Nepal and to enjoy the untouched countryside. Unlike highly commercialized routes, trekkers walk through uninhabited areas and meet few fellow travelers.