- Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Beshisahar.
- Exploration of low and high altitude like tropical to arctic.
- Visit the most sacred temple of Muktinath.
- Himalayan Sunrise view from Poonhill.
- Stunning View of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Fishtail, Pisang Peak and Lamjung Himal.
- Gurung villages and forests of oak and rhododendron.
Nepal is a land of remote mountain villages, whose people survive by growing their own food on the thousands of hill terraces that scale even the steepest slopes. Mechanized farming is unheard of here; the fields are ploughed by water-buffalo, the corn harvested and threshed by hand and ground by water mills. If you stay in a trekking lodge, your bread will likely as not be made from flour ground that day, your vegetables freshly harvested from the fields.
Few places in the worlds have such a splendid variety of natural beauty as the Annapurna region. It is a rare combination of long arrays of snow capped peaks, crystal clear lakes, turbulent rivers with deep gorges, Tibetan monasteries, hot-springs, and picturesque villages inhabited by simple and friendly local people.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, meet & transfer to hotel.
You'll be greeted at the airport by our representative from the company, so look out for our company sign written on a placard after you come out of the exit gate. From there you will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu
You will be escorted by a city tour guide to Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar.
Drive from Kathmandu to Beshishar, a small beautiful town the district head quarter of Lamgung district, set on the banks of the Marshyangdi River. It is smaller and much less hectic than Kathmandu and is the perfect starting point for our trek.
Day 04: Trek from Besisahar to Bahundanda
We walk through the deep river gorge, rice fields, sub-tropical forest and small hamlets to the Gurung village of Khudi. From here, the trail continues along the riverside past a majestic waterfall to Bahundanda, watched over by the towering peaks of Himal Chuli and Manaslu.
Day 05: Bahundanda to Chamje
A steep and slippery trail runs up and down along the valley side through paddy fields, dips to cross the river and then snakes steeply up the cliffs on the other side. Passing through tiny Tibetan villages, the trail ascends through the rhododendron forest to Chamje, a small settlement at 1430m.
Day 06: Chamje to Bagarchhap
The path climbs beside the river through bamboo groves, before a dramatic waterfall heralds our arrival at Tal, a large village on a suddenly-emerging open plateau. We cross barley and potato fields to reach Dharapani and begin to climb to Bagarchhap (2160m,) site of our first Tibetan Monastery and with views of Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal.
Day 07: Bagarchhap - Chame
The trail climbs along the mule track through pine and fir forest and then follows the river for a time amongst the higher oak and maple trees. We pass through scattered small villages before arriving at Chame (2630m.)
Day 08: Chame - Pisang
The trail undulates through the river valley, ascending through deep forest to Pisang (3190m) with good views along the way of Pisang peak and the high Annapurna II.
Day 09: Pisang – Manang
Tibetan culture begins in earnest as we start to climb towards Manang (3535m) through fields of grazing yak and a wide variety of crops. This large Tibetan settlement commands good views of Annapurna II, IV and Tarke Kang. It is no problem to trek here in the summer as rainfall is low.
Day 10: Acclimatization day in Manang
This is a rest day to acclimatize to the higher altitude. Time to visit Monasteries, take advice from the Himalayan Rescue Association and observe the spectacular views of the Himalaya. We will have side walk on this day for acclimatize.
Day 11: Trek from Manang to Laddar
The trail climbs to Latdar along the riverside and as the altitude increases, we move through alpine pastures to scrubby forests of juniper and rose. We camp at an elevation of 4250m.
Day 12: Laddar to Thorung Phedi
The trail undulates near the river, before climbing a steep scree slope North West of the tributary valley of the Jargeng Khola. It is sometimes possible to see herds of blue mountain sheep along the dramatic cliffs that surround the camping meadow at Thorung Phedi (4420m.)
Day 13: Thorung Phedi to Muktinath
We ascend steeply to a 4590m, then along an undulating trail to the flat top of Thorung La (5416m.) From here there are views of the Annapurna range to the south and Mukut Himal bordering Dolpo to the West. The trail descends steeply over glacial moraine, which gives way to grassy meadows before we reach Muktinath. This is one of the most important pilgrimage sights for Hindus. Holy water flows from the 108 carved spouts surrounding the Vishnu temple in a grove of poplars. Muktinath is also home to many ethnic Tibetans and holy Buddhists, who come here for the temple in which fire miraculously burns in a stream of water inside a small but very holy temple.
Day 14: Muktinath to Jomsom
Descend gradually through fields and poplar groves, then into the Kali Gandaki river valley. Follow the valley southwards to Jomsom. The Kali Gandaki valley here is called the Thak Khola, from the ethnic group the Thakalis, the main inhabitants of this area.
Day 15: Jomsom -Kalopani
Descend to Marpha, a lovely village of whitewashed houses and fertile fields. Continue down the Kali Gandaki reaching the old Thakali trading centre of Tukuche. As the trail continues, the Himalayan rainshadow end and open spaces make way for coniferous forest and Kalopani (2560m.) From here there are spectacular 360 degree views of Dhaulagiri and the Annapurnas high above.
Day 16: Ghasa to Tatopani
A beautiful walk, with another transition into sub-tropical vegetation and the return of water buffalo, banyan trees and poinsettias. The trail follows the river through a narrow gorge, and descends to cross a bridge near a spectacular waterfall, before winding through the valley to Tatopani. The hot water springs that give the village its name provide the perfect opportunity for a good 'scrub.'
Day 17: Tatopani to Ghorepani
Steadily climbing all day, we eventually leave behind the terraced fields and walk through thick rhododendron forest to the village of Ghorepani. We camp at the pass for the best views of the sunset over the spectacular, snow-capped Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Range.
Day 18: Ghorepani to Tadapani
A short early-morning climb to the Deurali pass for a spectacular panorama over Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna, and all the way south to the plains of India. Trail descends steeply through dense moss-covered forest rich with birdlife to Tadapani (2540m) for beautiful sunset views of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare.
Day 19: Tadapani to Ghandruk
Trail descends steeply through dense damp forest, where you may see monkeys, and continues down over a series of rock-cut steps that follow a leaping stream. Arrive in Ghandrung (1940m) and explore the maze-like streets of this thriving Gurung settlement.
Day 20: Trek from Ghandruk to Landruk
After breakfast regular day hike will commence again- first you will be descend down to Modi Khola River and cross the bridge then the trail goes through hill terraced field climb up to Landruk village. At Landruk we will stop for the lunch and continue up to the final stop place for overnight stay.
Day 21: Trek Landruk/Tolka (1565m) to Dhampus
Today further of Tolka about 1:30 hours climb up to the Pothana Deurali and further up to beautiful Dampus village trail follows through dense mossy jungle along the ridge of hills. Dhampus village offers you spectacular views of entire Annapurna Himalayan range.
Day 22: Trek Dhampus (1650m) to Kande
All the way follows gradual descent to final point Kande. You will pass many cultural hamlets and their hill terraced traditional farmland. At ending place you will be picked up by transport and drive to Pokhara for overnight at hotel.
Day 23: Drive from Pokhara to coffee farm in Dhading.
After breakfast, drive from Pokhara to Dhading which is approx. 4 and half hours' drive to Country Paradise Resort.
Dhading, situated west of Kathmandu is close to the capital in terms of distance, but large parts of the district, especially in the north, are very remote due to lack of roads. The village is not situated very high, so it is nice and warm even throughout the winter, but still you have excellent views on the Annapurna range, Ganesh Himal, Mount Manaslu. You can see an impressive view and natural beauty which surrounds Nalang.
Here you will see organic coffee farm and will accommodate in a simple resort from where you can have good mountain views.
Day 24: In Dhading
Today you will enjoy your day at resort by exploring the coffee farm. Rest and enjoy the nature, you will see different panoramic views of the mountains from the resort
Day 25: Drive back to Kathmandu
After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu. Afternoon rest and free time for shopping.
Day 26: Final departure from Kathmandu
- Meeting & Assistance by Office Representative on Open arrival Kathmandu airport.
- Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara on double sharing basis with breakfast.
- Private land transport for entire tour as per itinerary.
- Driver allowances, Petrol/Gas cost, Toll Tax, Parking and Vehicle Insurance.
- English Speaking City Tour Guide for Sightseeing’s as per itinerary.
- Sightseeing as per package itinerary details.
- Entrances Fees in the sightseeing places in Kathmandu.
- An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trekking guide.
- Necessary porters.
- Insurance for Guide & Porters.
- All accommodation during the trek best available lodge/tea houses.
- Trekking as per itinerary with full board.
- All trekking permits, conservation/ national park fees.
- Accommodation at Country Paradise Resort on full board.
- All Applicable Taxes.
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara and other than those specified as per itinerary
- Expense of personal nature such as bar bills (alcoholic Drink), extra beverages, mineral water, laundry, postal Service, telephone, Tips etc.
- Personal insurance and equipment.
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