Numbur Cheese Circuit Trek

The Numbur Cheese Circuit is a trek route in the Ramechhap District of Nepal. Shivalaya is the gateway to the Numbur Cheese Circuit.  It is also the gateway to Everest Base Camp.

The trek through the Numbur Cheese Circuit is graded as a difficult one. Some trekking experience and good health condition is required for this trek. This trek passes through the remote villages.

The oldest cheese factory of Nepal also falls in this route.  Yak and Chauri husbandry is the major occupation of locals here.

 The snow-capped peaks viz. Lantang, Annapurna, Numbur Chuli, Gaurishankar and others are visible during this trek.

In addition to views of peak, the Sherpa villages, terraced farming, lakes and gorges are also enjoyable in this trek.

Shivalaya, Khahare, Panipakha, Mane Danda, Jata Pokhari, Thare, Ngesu and Kyama are some major places in the Numbur Cheese Circuit.


Day 01: Kathmandu – by reserved bus to Jiri 8-9hrs / 1955m. (Lodge)

Day 02: Jiri – Shivalaya 6hrs / 1780m. (Lodge)

Day 03: Shivalaya – Khahare 6hrs / 2175m. (Tent)

Day 04: Khahare – Mane Danda 5-6hrs / 3938m. (Tent)

Day 05: Mane Danda – Tare Kharka 8hrs / 4140m. (Tent)

Day 06: Tare Kharka – Ngesu Kharka 6hrs / 4324m. (Tent)

Day 07: Ngesu Kharka – Kyama 7-8hrs / 2255m. (Tent)

Day 08: Kyama – Bhandar 7hrs / 2190m. (Lodge)

Day 09: Bhandar – Sete 7hrs / 2850m. (Lodge)

Day 10: Sete – Junbensi 6hrs / 2700m. (Lodge)

Day 11: Junbensi – Nunthala 6hrs / 2330m. (Lodge)

Day 12: Nunthala – Khari Khola 6hrs / 2040m. (Lodge)

Day 13: Khari Khola – Paiya 6hrs 2730m. (Lodge)

Day 14: Paiya – Lukla 6hrs / 2840m. (Lodge)

Day 15: Lukla – fly back to Kathmandu 40mnts. / 1260m.


Day 16: Extra day


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