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Thakali village
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Thakali Village tour (social/anthropological tour)
Length :
16 Days
Trip Level :
3 [level description]
Accommodation Grade :
Tea House [grade description]
Special Feature :
Exotic Himalayan views, rich Thakali culture
Best Times :
Late September to December and March to June

Description
Inhabited in Thak Khola along KaliGandaki River valley right between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges Thakali are the civilized people so called noble caste. Their caste is named by the Thak Khola (a stream ). Mostly involved in hotel business, trade and foreign job, they are nice, cooperative and energetic people. Culturally they more like the Buddhists. Mapha, Tukuche, Syang, Larjung, Thini and Jomsom are the popular villages of Thakali people which lie in Annapurna Circuit trek.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu (1310m)
Day 02 : Fly or drive to Pokhara
Day 03 : Fly to Jomsom (2700m) and stay there.

Day 04 : Hike up to Thini village to explore the ancient Thakali culture and the Buddhism, it can be extended to Phalayak and Kagbeni villages.

Day 05-06 : Hike up to Muktinath to know more about Thakali history and explore the area

Day 07 : Hike back to Jomsom and head to Marpha. This is the popular village for sweet apples and pizza.

Day 08 : Hike to Tukuche, Larjung and Kobang to explore the Thakali culture in more detail.
Day 09 : Hike back to Marpha

Day 10 : Hike back to Jomsom

Day 11-13 : Fly back Pokhara and explore the beautiful Pokhara valley in and around.

Day 14 : Fly or drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 15 : Sightseeing and shopping in Kathmandu.

Day 16 : Fly back home.

 
Cost per person (in Us dollars) : range $650 to $1150 [ Include and Exclude ]
Earth's Paradise Treks & Expeditions (P) Ltd.
P.O.Box No. 15142 KPC 853, Kathmandu, Nepal

Contact: Mr. Bhim Chand | Tel/fax : 977-1-435-7614
E-Mail : contact@earth-paradise.com / b123chand@yahoo.com  
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