About Arun Valley Trekking
An enthralling valley located between the Sagarmatha and Makalu-Barun National Parks,Arun Valley trekking is a non-touristic trekking trail in Nepal. Arun valley trekking of course will offer you magnificent Himalayan vistas including the Mount Everest, Mt.Makalu, Mt.Baruntse, Mt.Lhotse, Mt.Nuptse ,Mt. Amadablam, Mt.Thamserku an many more but also abundant flora and faunas in Himalayan region. The valley is really astonishing.
Presence of more than 650 species of birds and over 8oo unique species of butterflies, abode of rare and endangered species of plants and animals including endangered Panda make Arun Valley trekking distinctive from other trekking. The residents are different indigenous group of Nepal like Sherpa, the climbers, Rai and Limbu who are rich in culture and traditions. Their age-long culture makes you marvel in this trip. Swirling prayer flags, different deep flowering and non-flowering plants are the prominent attraction of the Arun valley region.
A truly blessed and incredible valley enriched with culture and nature probably might a dreamland and an ultimate destination for the trekkers those who come to visit Nepal and especially the Himalaya. Trekking north up the Arun river to Sedua and Num, then crossing Barun La 4110m. Into the upper Barun khola valley for a close and magnificent glance at Makalu. You can put together even wilder trek by crossing Sherpani col and west col into the upper Hongu valley. The highest point of this trek is Salpa Bhanjyang and also we can visit Hindu holy called Salpa Pokhari(3414m.). The visit to this lake offers some superb mountain views.
The trip to Arun valley commences with a short scenic flight of around 35 minutes to Tumlingtar from Kathmandu. Then the trekking starts to the East of Everest. In the starting of the trekking, for the few days, you will trek along off the beaten trail Solukhumbu district and the trail connects the main Everest trail to Kala Pattar for tremendous close up view of Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse along with many other giants in Khumbu region before your journey back to Lukla and a flight to Kathmandu