Chepang Hill Trekking

Trip Duration 8
Max Altitude 1945M
Group Size 2-20
Best Time for Visit Feb-May,Sep-Nov

Trip Overview


The Chepang Hill Trekking is an off-the-beaten-path adventure in Nepal that offers a unique opportunity to explore the culture and lifestyle of the indigenous Chepang people while enjoying breathtaking landscapes and serene natural beauty. Located in the Chitwan and Makwanpur districts of Nepal, within the Mahabharat Range. The trek typically lasts from 3 to 7 days and  considers as a moderate level trek, making it suitable for trekkers with a reasonable level of fitness. During the trek, you'll be immersed in the local Chepang culture, getting to interact with friendly villagers and experiencing their traditional customs and practices. The Chepang people have a rich heritage, and the trek allows you to witness their unique way of life. The highlight of the Chepang Hill Trek is the stunning views of the surrounding hills, lush forests, and distant snow-capped mountains. The route takes you through picturesque landscapes, and you'll find yourself away from the hustle and bustle of more popular trekking destinations. Accommodations along the trek are usually in basic teahouses or homestays run by local families, providing a chance to experience the warmth of Nepalese hospitality firsthand. The best time to embark on this trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is pleasant, offering clear skies and favorable trekking conditions. While it's possible to do the trek independently, it's advisable to hire a local guide or join a guided trek with an experienced agency. Guides can provide valuable insights into the culture, assist with navigation, and ensure a safer and more enjoyable experience. To make the most of the trek, ensure you're preparing with proper gear, clothing, and essentials. Respect the local culture and environment during your journey, and prioritize safety at all times.

Conclusion and Summary

The Chepang Hill Trek offers an exceptional opportunity to discover an authentic and less-explored side of Nepal, away from the crowds, where nature and culture intertwine to create an unforgettable trekking experience.

 Trip Highlight

  • Visit the newly opened trekking trails in the Chitwan district.
  • Experience a brief and easy adventure for the oppressed ethnic groups.
  • Witness the untamed hillsides of Chitwan at moderate heights of Mahabharat.
  • Get a chance to walk to high hills and gradually diminishing rivers.
  • Observe the Chepang indigenous people throughout our trek.
  • Study at a micro-level in a special culture and tradition of Chepang people
  • Witness the series of Himalayan peaks such as Rolwaling, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishankar, Ganesh Himal, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Soon.
  • Enjoy Accomodation Facility at Homestays and learn their Culture and Lifestyle.
  • Stunning Sunrise and Sunsets view from Sirachuli
  • Go on jeep, boat, and walking safari in Chitwan National park
  • Diverse scenery with distinctive wild animals and birds
  • A visual treat to discern the lush green forest with flowers bloomed all over


Once you land at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), our airport representatives will kindly receive you and take you to your hotel, in a private car or a high-end tourist bus. Our representatives will brief you about the trek. After checking in, you can either explore this vibrant and exciting city on your own, or, take a cozy rest at your hotel.

From capital city, we will drive to Hugdi Bazaar, a small town at height of 306m. After the few hours long drive,we will trek to Hattiban for five hours through the tad muddy and rocky trail. The village is dominated by Chepangs, Magars and Giri Puris. We will spend the night in this small village. Overnight in Homestay.

Early morning we will trek from Hattibang to reach Jyandala. We will trek through the main trail for around 5 hours to reach this small settlement of Chepangs. On reaching Jyandala, we can explore this beautiful village to know more about the Chepang people and their culture on a micro level. Overnight in a home stay.

After a wholesome breakdast we will trek downhill from Jyandala to Siraichuli. The fresh wind blowing from the woods will keep us refreshed throughout the trek. From there, we will reach Gadi via Chisapanitar. From Siraichuli, we can have very beautiful views of the silver western peaks. And, at Chisapanitar, we can observe exotic birds in the forests. Overnight in homestay at Gadi. The trek will be 6 hours long.

After hiking downhill for at least 6 hours, we will reach Shaktikhor. On reaching here, we can visit the Chepang museum, tourist information center. There are also mysterious caves and waterfalls nearby, where we can visit.

Two hours’ drive from Shaktikhor, we will reach the famous city of Chitwan. We will visit the Chitwan National Park, which is also a world heritage site marked by UNESCO. The time at national park will be memorable for us. We will go jungle safari on elephant ride. We can see many exotic animals and birds, including one horned rhino and royal Bengal tiger. Later we can be part of Tharu cultural program.

From Chitwan, drive to the capital city of Kathmandu will take around 8 hours. The view of the green hills and snaky rivers, and the fresh wind blowing from the lush hills will keep us thoroughly refreshed throughout the journey. You can spend the evening further exploring this historic city. You can also go travel to the outskirts of the valley. Buy souvenirs at Thamel, Basantapur and old towns of Patan and Bhaktapur to take back home.

The day has come to leave this remarkable country. Our representatives will transfer you to the airport from where you’ll board a flight to your next destination. Bid farewell to this country of Himalayans with plans to visit next time. Because, once is never enough

Departures & Availability

The set departure dates listed are specially quoted and specified for group joining option. Let us know if the set departure dates are not suitable for you- another dates which are suitable for you can certainly be added by us.

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Start Date Price Availability

All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.

Price include

  • Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle.
  • Two nights standard Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • Fresh fruits every night after dinner.
  • Trekking lodge accommodations during the trek.
  • Necessary paper work and entry permit.
  • Bus Kathmandu-Hungdi- Saktikhor-Kathmandu.
  • English speaking experience Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
  • A Strong, helpful porter with with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, insurance and proper equipment (one porter for two people).
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Use of Sleeping bags, Down Jacket, Duffel bag and Walking Poles (If you don’t have your own, To be return after trip completed).
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) Which will ensure you trek is in the safest hands possible for all levels of trekker.
  • Assistant guide group size above 6+ person.

Price Excludes

  • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu .
  • Nepal entry visa fee on arrival $25 USD for 15 days visa.
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic cold and hot drinks on trek ( i.e. those you choose to purchase along the way and during evenings in the Tea Houses)
  • All desserts sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
  • Hot shower and battery charging on the tea houses.
  • Tips for the guide, porter and driver (Tipping is expected).

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Trip Information

Best Time for Chepang Hill Trek

Finding the best time to visit Chepang Hill is presumably a challenge for many trekkers. And that’s because the accomplishment of your trek somewhat relies on which time you visit the region.

Depending on which season you’re going to travel, the trek can be as momentous as you expect. Henceforth, if you’re wishing to make your Chepang Hill Trek imperishable then better make it happen during spring or autumn.

These are the two seasons that can make your 7-day long trip unforgettable for every good reason. As far as Autumn is concerned, there’s plenty to look over the valley including the surreal landscapes and endless forest.

The trails, all along the way to the hill are tucked with orange and yellow foliage, causing it to look astonishing. As above you climb, there are tremendous remote villages to seek out and relish the culture here.

Terrific as always, spring deserves widespread attention for its captivating beauty. The season is just perfect to flee the city chaos and enjoy the backdrop view of Chepang village.

Often the weather at Chepang remains placid in spring with bursting evergreen forest to relish. You get the best view at this time around with redden Rhododendron sprouting in and around the woodland.

The temperature also remains mild during the season with the sun casting light upon the village. Far-flung from the spring, it’s winter that succeeds bringing, somewhat considerably more trekkers than monsoon.

Although it’s bitterly cold at this time around, the views are still great with snow-covered villages. The visibility too, is quite strong with gleaming snow peaks smiling upon the valley.

Chepang Hill Trek Difficulty

Chepang Hill Trek is perhaps the least tedious trekking route than anywhere in the Himalayas. It’s revitalizing valleys alongside mystic forests and green terrains keep anyone traveling the region enlivening.

Walking the classic trail of Chepang is like stamping into the wildlands that offers nothing but scenic vista. Still, the vivid scenery can sometimes disappear into thin air with the season making the most contributions.

And for a season, we mean monsoon and winter which fails to provide strong visibility. Monsoon specifically brings a lot of rainstorms and cloudbursts with it on which the scenes hideaway.

The trails are also often drenched in rain, making it relatively unsafe to travel. As for the weather, it’s slightly difficult climbing uphill where the temperature gets low. Upon reaching the village, you may experience chilly weather but not as much as in Annapurna or Langtang.

Since the village lies at an altitude of 4029m, not many people suffer altitude sickness. And if any of the trekkers fall ill, it would just be mild and not much to worry about.

Chepang Hill Trek Cost

The cost of trekking to Chepang Hill won’t cost you a lot. Frankly, it’s not even half the price you pay for Annapurna Base Camp or Everest. So, how much will it actually cost you for Chepang Hill Trek? Although the cost for the trek highly depends on the itinerary.

Chepang Hill Trekking Route Map

Chepang Hill Trekking Map


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