1 Day: Arrival in Kathmandu
Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft - Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal! Our airport representative will welcome you and give shortly brief further details of the trip program. Overnight stay in hotel
2 Day: Preparation for Trek and Kathmandu Valley sightseeing tour
After breakfast visit World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu Valley which includes Swayambhunath Stupa / Monkey Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple. Overnight stay in Hotel breakfast included
3 Day: Drive/Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara (200 km)
Around 6 hours of drive or 25 minutes if flight. Both the transportation offers scenic views. Overnight stay in Hotel breakfast, lunch included.
4 Day: Drive to Nayapul from Pokhara (1.5 hrs) and trek to Thikedunga (4 hrs) 1500 m
About 1.5 hrs drive head to Nayapul. This is the confluence of Modi river draining Annapurna base camp and Burungdi river. We follow upstream Burungdi river climbing gradually for about 4 hrs to Thikedunga. Thikedunga is a small charming village full of lodges where we will spend the night. Overnight at a guesthouse - breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee included.
5 Day: Trek to Ghorepani (6 hrs / 2,800 m)
After breakfast, we will start our days walk with steep climb to Ulleri village. There are about 3,000 stone steps to Ulleri village which will take about 2 hrs to climb. From Ulleri the trail climbs gradually through the forest for another 4 hrs to Ghorepani at 2,800 m. Overnight at a guesthouse - breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee included.
6 Day: Hike up to Pun Hill (50 mints / 3,210 m) | Trek to Tadapani 2670 m
Pun Hill is the most beautiful view point in the Annapurna region. We will hike for about 1 hours to Pun Hill at 3,200 m for sunrise view over the Himalayan peaks. One can see about 15 different peaks including Dhaulagiri I (8,167m / 7th highest), Annapurna I (8,091m / 10th highest) and Manaslu (8,156 m / 8th highest). After breakfast, we will head for our next destination of Tadapani. The trail passes through the rhododendron forest with few ups and downs of 400 m . Overnight at a guesthouse - breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee included.
7 Day: Trek to Chhomroong (5 hrs / 2,100 m)
We will see beautiful view of Annapurna south and Fishtail mountain. From here we will climb down steeply about 900 m to the valley basin at Ghurjung river. Climb gradually along the mountain side to Chhomrong perched high up on the mountain ridge. Chhomrong is a large Gurung village at the corridore of Annapurna Sanctuary. Overnight at a guesthouse - breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee included.
8 Day: Trek to Dovan (2,400 m / 6 hrs)
Trek down to Chhomrong khola (river) and climb up to Sinwa in 3 hrs. From here we enter into steep valley towards Annapurna sanctuary at the buttresses of Annapurna South and Fishtail. From Sinwa we will climb down to Modi River at the little hemlet of 'Bamboo' in 2 hrs and then climb gradually for another hour to Dovan (2,400m). Overnight at a guesthouse - breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee included.
9 Day: Trek to Deurali (5 hrs / 3,300 m)
So with slow pace we gradually climb to another hamlet of Himalaya in 2 hrs. Himalaya has got two lodges. After Himalaya (2,900m), we enter into sparsely vegetated rocky terrain and climb steeply. Overnight at a guesthouse - breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee included.
10 Day: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (5 hrs / 4,200m)
It will take about 3 hrs to get to Fishtail base camp at 3,700 m. At Fishtail base camp valley opens up wide and bright with beautiful snow peaks. The trail to Annapruna base camp climbs gradually to the snowfield and the the edge of glacier. At base camp we are at the base of world's highest mountains surrounding us in 360 degree. Overnight at a guesthouse - breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee included.
11 Day: Trek down to Bamboo (6 hrs)
After a beautiful sunrise view over the Annapurnas, we will head down slowly to Bamboo. First part of the trail might be steep and slippery. Bamboo is a clean settlement before we climb to Sinwa. Overnight at a guesthouse - breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee included.
12 Day: Trek back to Jhinu Danda (5 hrs / 1,600 m)| Bathe in natural hot spring
We follow the same trail that we took to climb up till Chhomrong. Climb down steely on the stone steps down to the village of Jhinu. We settle into our lodge and then head down half and hour to natural hot spring pool in the shore of Modi river. Enjoy the natural hot spring . Overnight at a guesthouse - breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee included.
13 Day: Trek to Pothana (2010 m)
Walking maximum around 7 hrs and enjoying the nature along the way we arrive Pothana.Overnight at a guesthouse - breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea or coffee included.
14 Day: Dhampus Phedi to Pokhara
View the last panoramic Himalayas views and trek to Dhampus Phedi (920m) walking (4 hrs) drive back to Pokhara by private vehicle do half day Pokhara sightseeing including Davis Fall, Gupteswori Cave, Tibetan Refugee Camp, if you have a time boating in the Fewa Lake and stay in a Pokhara hotel.Overnight at Hotel - breakfast, lunch with tea or coffee Pokhara tour entrance fee included.
15 Day: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Enjoy beautiful riverside view on the way overland tour to Kathmandu relax and take a rest do some shopping and in the evening join cultural show dinner program, Overnight stay in Hotel breakfast, lunch, Dinner included
16 Day: Departure & Farewell
We transfer you to the airport for your international departure or Join you can next Program for another adventure.