This area offers the cultural diversity of Rai, Limbu, Chhetri & Brahmin villagers, with the higher regions inhabited by a people of Tibeto-Mongoloid ancestry. This trek provides exploration of extreme eastern part Nepal & should be taken is for experienced trekkers who seek complete escape into the wildest, richest part of the Himalayas.
Milke Danda is located in the far east of Nepal. This is long and high forest ridge that divides the Arun and Tamur valley in the eastern Nepal. We start trek from Basantapur and make a trek of several days up this ridge that offers views of Makalu to the west and Kanchenjunga to the east. Westerners less frequent Milke Danda area, the region are densely vegetated with rare alpine flora and the beautiful rhododendron forest. It is renowned for having the highest diversity of Nepalese Rhododendron species (29 out of 32 species reported from Nepal), With trek follows through small isolated farm villages after the major village town of Tumlingtar and Khandbari, the trail gradually continues towards higher hills, offering impressive view of the mountains all the way to Milke Danda area. Especially Milke Danda is more popular area for different kind of flowers including the Nepal’s national flower rhododendron.
Tour Duration: 14 – 20 day(s)
Group Size: 1 – 20 people
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking Camping
Season: March – December