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Primate Trek to Melamchi Shivapuri- Melamchi
 
Day One  
 
Meet at the airport with garland. Drive 15 minutes to Park Village Resort, an eco-friendly hotel on the foothill of Shivapuri National Park.  
Welcome Drink.   Check-in to suite rooms with wide verandah.
Refresh and rest
1.00 pm
Lunch at hotel’s Earthwatch restaurant overlooking Shivapuri National Park. Stroll and watch birds in the hotel garden spread over 6 acres of jungle with lots of flowering plants, birds and butterflies.
6.00 pm Power point presentation: by Dr. Mukesh Chalise on the Primates of Nepal.
7.00 pm Open-air barbeque dinner and overnight at Park Village Hotel
   
Day Two  
7.00 am Breakfast
8.00 am
Proceed to Shivapuri National Park entrance gate. Lunch stop at Nagi Gumba. After lunch commence trek to Shivapuri Summit watching monkeys. Overnight in tents at Shivapuri Summit (2100m)
   
Day Three  
7.00am
Breakfast
8.00 am
Proceed to Chisapani that lies on the east of summit, walk downhill along the forest trail (four hours). Stop for lunch at Chisapani. Proceed downhill to Pati Bhanjyang (6500 feet) for overnight camping (one hour trek). Chances to see langur and Rhesus
   
Day Four  
 
Breakfast
Proceed uphill to Chipling (1770m) for lunch break (3 hours).
Commence uphill trek for four hours after lunch and overnight in Gylathum.
Highlights of the trek is walk through the terrace field, pasture, overlooking Likhu and Taramarang River valley.  This ridge is contiguous to Ganja La Pass, it joins Shivapuri with Langtang range. This ridge is also a bottle neck for faunal movement between the higher slopes of Langtang and Shivapuri Range.
   
Day Five  
7.00 am 
Walk on contour for about and hour to reach Gore Bhanjyang (1800m) for lunch. Proceed uphill for three hours to Kutumsang (2470m) for lunch. Walk on gentle slope to Ghopte Ghyang for two hours.
Overnight at Ghopte Ghyang
   
Day Six  
7.00 am
Breakfast
Visit Doring, a promising place for Assamese Monkey, Langur and Rhesus all three species at a same location.
Lunch
Descend to Ribarma via Melamchi Ghyang Overnight at Melamchi Ghyang.
   
Day Seven  
7.00 am Breakfast
8.00 am
Proceed to Timbu, Chanaute and drive to Kathmandu from Chanaute via Melamchi Bazar, Panchkhal and overnight at Maya Manor, a writer’s house and a boutique hotel at Naxal, Hattisar.
   
Day Eight  
  Breakfast
Leisure or join Medieval Heritage Walk (approximately 3 hours) if time permits
Departure
 


 
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