Journey to discover one of the most rare animals in Nepal in its natural habitat. We’ll camp in the mountains as we track the Red Panda.
Five14's "Sherpa Guarantee"
We'll meet you at the airport in Kathmandu and be with you every step of the way. We are dedicated to making your trip to Nepal an unforgettable and safe experience. Through the trek, Kathmandu tours, and homestays, our staff and guides will show you the side of Nepal few get to truly experience.
Adventure Level: Moderately Strenuous
1188 meters (3898 ft.) - 3,343 meters (10,698 ft.)
We’ll start our trek traveling through villages and staying in homestays. Then we’ll join our local, World Wildlife Fund-certified guides to climb high into the mountains where the red pandas live. We’ll camp out and then wait for a sighting. Red panda sightings are not guaranteed, but likely.
An overview of the Red Panda Trek with airport to airport service
Day 1 - Arrive
Arrive into the Kathmandu International Airport and after picking up your bags and exiting the building you’ll be greeted by one of our Five14 staff, holding our signature sign for you to recognize. We’ll take you in our 6 seater jeep to our bed & breakfast. The bed & breakfast manager will welcome you, show you to your room, and share a brief orientation with you. Then just relax for the rest of the day or night while enjoying some amazing drinks from our cafe!
Day 2 - Orientation and Tour
Wake up and order a complimentary breakfast from our cafe. Afterwards, you’ll meet with your guide for some basic trek preparation. Your guide will inform you of the local customs, history of the village area, show you the mapped out trekking route, and go over a simple packing list. The rest of the day we'll take you on a tour of Kathmandu, where you'll learn about the culture, religion, and social issues the people of Nepal are tackling.
Day 12 - Rest and Debrief
After eating a complimentary flavorful breakfast back at our cafe, you’ll meet with one of our staff to share quick feedback on your experience. The rest of the day you’ll have time to participate in a nearby day long adventure of mountain biking, bungee jumping, or shopping for memorable souvenirs and gifts.
Day 13 - Depart
Whenever your scheduled departure flight is, our company driver will drop you off at the Kathmandu International Airport a few hours beforehand. You’ll be able to say your last goodbyes to our staff or the new friends you’ve made during your stay and we’ll make sure you have everything you need to leave well!
Click on this interactive map of the Red Panda Trek to discover the adventure waiting for you!
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What people are saying about our adventures
The trip was incredible! It gave us a chance to see and experience real Nepali culture away from the usual tourist traps as well as give back to the community through a building project. Working alongside the Nepali people was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.
Excellent! We have recommended Five14 to teams interested in Adventure Tours with a Purpose. Every team that we have referred to Five14 over the last 7 years have given us wonderful feedback about their first class experience. Thank you for your love and heart felt service to the people of Nepal through your quality Adventure Tours.
Amazing. On both occasions that I had the pleasure of partnering with Five14 I had a truly great experience. I would recommend Five14 to anyone who wants to explore with a purpose.