HIGHLIGHTSHeritage sights of Kathmandu | Stunning views of the Himalayas
DURATION10 Days / 09 Nights
DEPATURESDaily on Private basis.
PRICE FROMAUD 2055 Per Person - Superior Category | (Private departure - based on 2 passengers) | Price valid for travel from Oct'16 to Sep'17
- Chauffeur driven medium car.
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
- English speaking local guides sightseeing of Kathmandu & Pokhra.
- Accompanying Trek guide with Porter during the trek.
- Entrance fees at monuments & places of visit.
- Annapurna Area conservation and trek permit
10 Days / 09 Nights
The Nepal Adventure region lies towards the north of Central Nepal. This area is the most popular and major trekking destination in Nepal. According to a recent survey by Modern Maturity (USA) this region has been recognized as one of the world’s best trekking trails. More than 40,000 tourists annually visit this area. The Annapurna trekking region consists of peaks Annapurna I, II, III, IV, those of Annapurna South peaks, Mt. Dhaulagiri and several other peaks. The trek’s major highlights are the ancient mid-western salt route settlement of Manang, Thorong –La pass between Nepal and Tibet, Muktinath Temple and the deepest gorge of world Kali Gandaki. Gateway to Annapurna trekking region is the famous city of Pokhara.
Day 1 : Kathmandu
On arrival at Kathmandu Airport you will be met with a floral welcome and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 : Kathmandu
This morning you will enjoy a city tour of Kathmandu and then visit Swayambhunath, one of the oldest Buddhist stupas overlooking the entire Kathmandu Valley. In the afternoon, you will visit Hindu Temples and other impressive sites in Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Bhadgaon. B
Day 3 : Kathmandu – Pokhra – 200 kms – 6 hrs drive
This morning drive to Pokhra. Free afternoon
Day 4 : Trek from Dhampus to Landrung – 1565M/5hrs
This morning transfer to trek start point Dhampus (1700m), on this trek you get to see magnificent views of the mountains from west to east of the Annapurna South (7,219m), Hiunchuli (6,441m), Mardi Himal (5,587 m) and Macchapucchare (6,993m) to the north. This afternoon, cross a small suspension bridge, then cross the hamlets of Tolka Naga and Tolka Medi Gara before again going down gently towards the village of Landrung on a trail where the forest gives way to vast expanses of terraced cultivation covering the surrounding hills.
Day 5 : Trek from Dhampus to Landrung – 1565M/5hrs
This morning trek towards, Modi Khola and cross the river. This afternoon is an uphill climb for about an hour a half till we reach a settlement called Kimrung Danda. We take a short rest here. From here Ghandrung is one hour away and the trail is more or less flat. This evening the local Gurung womenfolk will join the campers for a village get together to show their talents in singing and dancing.
Day 6 : Trek to Tadapani – 2630M/5hrs
This morning trek up to Tadapani – a small settlement consisting of about 5-6 Tea Houses with camping grounds set among rhododendron forests with chirping birds and a stream nearby. During the trek look out for some rare birds and pheasants as well as the Langur and Rhesus monkeys. Trek duration – 7 hours.
Day 7 : Trek to Ghorepani – Deurali – 2860/5hrs
This morning trek to Ghorepani. Initially the trail descends from this Village Square and shopping area and then ascends through forests and open landscape to arrive at a small village. This afternoon, continue through the forest. The trail is a gently undulating one having reached our highest point.
Day 8 : Excursion to Poon Hill & Trek to Tirkhe Dhunga – 1540/5hrs
Pre-dawn alert and it is time to do the one and half hour trek to Poon Hill (10,200 ft) to view a magnificent sunrise over the Annapurna Range. Later bid farewell to the villagers and the trek starts with a descent.
Day 9 : Trek to Nyapul & Drive to Pokhara – 915m/2hrs
This morning, descend gently down to the banks of the Bhurgundi River and follow the trail along the river to arrive at Birethanti. Later this afternoon bid farewell to the trekking staff and porters and board the waiting vehicles for the one and half hour drive back to Pokhara airport and fly back to Kathmandu.
Transfer to hotel in Kathamndu. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10 : Depart Kathmandu
This morning you will be transferred to the airport for your onward destination.
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