Millennium Homestay Trek

Millennium Trek is specially designed combining both village and trekking experience in the western parts of Nepal. This newly opened trail offers diverse landscapes with amazing views of Himalayan ranges from Kanjiroba to Ganesh Himal, mesmerizing sunset and sunrise view,30 plus colorful villages to pass through, cultural aspects of diverse ethnic groups of Nepal, homestay experience, ancient temples, monasteries, unique flora and fauna and many more!

Most importantly, this trekking route is not as strenuous as the other major trekking trails of Nepal. However, the route is untouched and still unknown to the foreigners and even to the domestic visitors. Note: Swotah offers 5% of the total cost of the trip to support the annual lunch program of a particular remote school in Syangja district which we encounter during this trek.
Trip Code: MHT81
Starts: Kathmandu
Finishes: Kathmandu
Duration: 13 Days
Difficulty: Easy
Group Size: 1 - 7
Age: Minimum 12
Seasons: Mar-May,Sep-Nov
Elevation: 1709m/ 5607ft
Trip Views: 302
Activities: Trekking
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Travel Style: Budget Comfortablecheck Luxury


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Breakfast: 12
Lunch: 7
Dinner: 8
Private Vehicle
jeep & 4WD
Deluxe coach
Hotel: 6 Night(s)
Home Stay: 6 Night(s)
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Trip Facts

  • Millennium Trek began from the beginning of this century in 2000.
  • The starting altitude for the trek is 420m above the sea level and the highest point is 1,709m.
  • It covers more than 30 colorful traditional villages of Tanahun and Syangja districts.
  • Explore the beautiful views of Himalayan ranges from Kanjirowa to Ganesh Himal.

Why this Trip

  • Off the beaten path; Unexplored, Untried & Untouched Trail; Millennium Cave; 30 plus colorful villages; Authentic Homestay experience; Authentic Nepali local cuisines; Explore more than 10 ethnic groups of Nepal in such small area of the trail; Direct interaction with the village community and Homestay family hosts

speaker_notes Trip Notes

  • •We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
  • • What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible

Location

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FAQS

  • 1. Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon arrival ?
    Yes, our representative will be there to greet you at the airport. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a private car/jeep.
  • 2.Is there an Orientation program ?
    Yes, there is going to be a small orientation/briefing program before we embark on our adventure by the tour manager, leader/guide.
  • 3. What is the overnight accommodation like ?
    For nights in cities, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the trek we use lodges/tea houses/guesthouses/home stay for our clients, and whatever is available and accessible. We also arrange sleeping bags for our clients, on their request.
  • 4.How big are the groups ?
    We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the trek hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their need and suitability. We do not incorporate more than 14 People in a group, unless we get special requests from our clients.
  • 5.Can I do solo trek ?
    Nepal is a safe country for anyone who wants to explore on their own although professional guidance is highly recommended by our team for the safety in remote mountainous lands.
  • 6. Is Travelling in Millennium Trek safe for women ?
    Yes, Nepal can boast as one of the safest country in South Asia for women, you will find people very friendly and respectful towards foreigners especially towards women. Millennium Trek is one of the off beaten village trek and home stay areas where you can find people with respectful and helpful nature with welcoming hospitality towards the trekkers.
  • 7.What about security during trekking ?
    We make sure to take security measures during trek to make your trip delightful. We hire experienced and license holding guides to safeguard your life in mountains. We suggest you to follow the guide’s instruction carefully and take responsibility for personal belongings. Always keep your valued belongings near you and lock the door from inside during the night.
  • 8.What sort of food can I expect in trekking ?
    Millennium Trek is off beaten village trek where most of the night; we spend on guesthouse/ teahouse/ lodges. They provide wide range of delicious western meals like Pasta, noodles, pizzas, bread, soup etc. Dal Bhat (Rice, Lentils and Vegetables) are great way to gain energy for the strenuous trek. As you trek higher, you should avoid meat for health purpose as it is not good to eat meat in higher altitude and also the meat is not very fresh.
  • 9.Is the drinking water safe in trekking region ?
    There are plenty of water stations on each stop on the route. You can easily fill up the bottle from the open taps. We recommend that you bring water purifier tablets with you or at least get it from Kathmandu before you depart for trekking. You can also buy mineral waters but we usually recommend tap water which is pure and it helps us not promoting plastic bottled water.
  • 10.What mode of transportation do you use ?
    We use private car/jeep/van depending on the size of the group for sightseeing inside the Kathmandu Valley and transfer to Pokhara on private transportation and back.
  • 11. What is the best season for Millennium Trek ?
    The best seasons for Millennium Trek are February, March, April, September, October, November and December.
  • 12. Will I be taken care of during emergency ?
    Before coming to Nepal, make sure that you are covered by insurance for about 5500 meters. In case of emergency like altitude sickness, dehydration or any medical condition ask your tour leader to contact us ASAP so that we can manage the rescue team. You then will be transferred to hospital for the treatment.
  • 13. What is appropriate dress for trekking ?
    Trekking is a tiresome activity that requires a lot of physical movement so pack your active wears and trekking pants for at lower altitudes. Weather at high altitude is unpredictable so carry a light weight waterproof jacket along with thick down jacket, pant and thermal innerwear t to escape severe cold. Needless to say that, good shoes are very important for trekking in rough and snowy terrain, so invest on good quality shoes or rent it from us in a minimum price. As you are trekking in remote village, try to wear modest clothes to quickly gel up with the local people without hesitation.

Optional Activities

Paragliding

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Flying up above the sky is the dream of most of us. Paragliding, one of the most exciting and mind blowing activity that takes you towards the height and make you feel like a bird. Paragliding in Pokhara presents the splendid views of the nature from up above. It is also known as a free-flying and foot-launched aircraft in which Pilot sits in a harness suspended below a fabric wing, whose shape is formed by the pressure of air entering vents in the front of the wing. 

Mountain Flight

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Taking a mountain flight is one of the most exhilarating things you can do in Nepal. You can experience the beauty of those gigantic Himalayas within a minute through a mountain fight. Nepal is famous for the presence of enormous number of mountain ranges and many visitors come to Nepal to conquer those vast mountains.

Bungee Jumping

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Bungee jumping, one of the most amazing and breathtaking adventurous activity, carried out on the suspension bridge over the Bhoti Koshi River in Nepal-Tibet border. A three-four hour ride from Kathmandu takes us to experience one of the longest free-falls in the world. This Bungee Jump is done as 500ft (160m) drop into the Bhote Koshi River Gorge. Diving right into the nature, Bungee Jumping is really one of the spectacular adventures of Nepal.

Helicopter tour

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Helicopter tour is one of the most pleasurable and thrilling journey to explore the beauty of all those gigantic mountains. You can take a glance of green valleys, snow peaks, and landscapes through the heli tour. The helicopter journey is an opportunity to travel the destination with comfort and make it an unforgettable travel experience.

Ultra-light

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Nepal is not only the trekker’s destination but also a destination for an adventure lover. Ultra-light flight is one of the best things you can do in Nepal. Where you can take a peek of magnificent snow caped Himalayas, Kathmandu and Pokhara city. The choice of Pokhara Valley for ultra-light aircraft is appropriate because Pokhara is known for its extensive beauty. Without a trip to Pokhara, your Nepal tour is incomplete because the beautiful nature, green forest, and lakes are worth to take a glance of.  

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