3*** hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Tea house/lodge during the trek
Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara
All meals during the trek
Namaste and welcome to Nepal. After your arrival, Kathmandu, Vertex Holiday’s airport representative will receive you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After getting refreshed, short briefing and orientation by our trekking leaders will be conducted. The evening is wonderful with dinner with the Nepali cultural program. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will set out for the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, which includes UNESCO listed world heritage sites. Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square in Kathmandu are among them. However, there are in total seven world heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley. Returning back from the sightseeing tour, you will get a short trip briefing. Overnight at the hotel.
Optional program:- Early morning you can take mountain flight to see Mt.Everest and other hundreds of nice peaks.
From Kathmandu, we drive to the touristic town of Pokhara. As an option of the driving, you can take a flight with additional cost to see the views of Langtang, Manaslu and Annapurna range of mountain peaks. If driving, tourist buses leave at 7 am and you have to check-in at 6.30 am. Through the winding road, we drive for 6 hours and reach Pokhara. Walking throughout the lakeside city is fabulous. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, we drive to Nayapul, from where our trek begins. The trek goes through the stone houses and terrace farm trail. A stream flows beside the trail. In autumn, the smell of the rice fields can be as astounding as the scenery. The first day of the trek ends at Tikhedhunga. Here we can visit the nearby waterfall and enjoy the serene nature. Overnight at lodge.
On the second day of the trek, we ascend through the stone stepped uphill trail for a couple of hours after crossing the suspension bridge. While ascending, we will meet many trekkers both ascending and descending. Then we reach a village of Ulleri and to Banthati for lunch. Then we walk through the rhododendron forest. Gradually, we walk to Ghorepani amidst the dense rhododendron forest . Overnight at lodge.
Getting up early, we hike up to Poon Hill to catch the glimpse of sunrise. The hiking trail is made of stone steps. Poon Hill is a famous viewpoint from where the panoramic Mt. Annapurna, Dhawalagiri, Fishtail, Himchuli, and the surrounding peaks can be viewed. You can take an abundant snaps. We then hike down to Ghorepani for breakfast breakfast and trek to Tadapani through the biggest Rhododendron forest in Nepal . The trail today is full of ups and down with view of mesmerizing mountain ranges .Overnight at lodge.
With the morning glimpse of sunrays hitting the Annapurna South peak , we begin our trek through the rhododendron forest . The second half of trail is relatively easy. The fabulous Annapurna South and Fishtail peak at the backdrop expose their beauty. Enjoy the local hospitality walk up to the village of Chhomrong for lunch. We trek down to the Chhomrung stream passing some lodges. Crossing the stream we gradually climb up and reach Sinuwa. Overnight at lodge.
After the breakfast our trek heads through the forest entering into the Modi Khola valley. The trekking trail today is mixed as we reach the Bamboo village. The tiny village start to appear as we approach higher. Our trek continues through the bamboo forest to reach to Dovan for lunch. Passing the Himalayan Hotel, we ascend to the Hinku cave. The trail is isolated and the pristine scenery will astound us. As we are heading through the high altitude, the symptoms of dizziness can be felt. Then we continue climbing to Deurali, enjoying the view magnificent Fishtail. Overnight at lodge.
We proceed to the Annapurna base camp via Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) base camp. Annapurna base camp is in the shape of natural amphitheater, surrounded by white mountains Annapurna I, II, Fishtail, Gangapurna, and others . Mostly, this part remains snow-covered. Overnight at a lodge at Annapurna base camp.
Sunrise view from the Annapurna base camp is outstanding. Exploring the white peaks, we take breakfast and begin to descend through the same trail via Machhapuchhre base camp. Passing Deurali, we climb down to Dovan, beautifully resided by the River. Overnight at lodge.
After breakfast, our trek retraces through the steep trail from Bamboo. Reaching Khuldi Ghar, we trek down further to the village of Chhomrong . Climbing down to Jhinu Danda, we hike down for about 20 minutes to enjoy the natural hot spring. It is taken as a natural cure for various skin diseases. Then back to Jhinu Danda. Overnight at lodge.
We begin to trek down from the Jhinu Danda to Naya Pul. It is a walk through the wide trail for about 6 hours via Syauli Bazaar. From Nayapul, it takes an hour to drive to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.
Today, we drive back to Kathmandu. It’s a scenic drive through the Prithvi Highway road. Or if you take a flight, it's half an hour flight. After your arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Optional program: If you are going for the jungle safari and village tour in Chitwan, you drive to Chitwan and enjoy the safari trip. We offer 2 Nights/3 Days package for your wonderful holidays in Nepal.
After a memorable trekking experience , a representative from Vertex Holiday will drop you at the airport for your departure.