Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu [1,330 m] - (B): Upon your arrival, a representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will be waiting outside the airport gates to take you to the hotel. Depending on time of arrival, plans will be made for a briefing meeting once you have settled in. Please let us know if there is anything special you would like to do while in Kathmandu and we can help you arrange that. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 02: Cultural Tour in Kathmandu [1,330 m] - (B): After breakfast in the Hotel we have a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu vally which takes in the key attractions in and around Kathmandu. Including AM: Visit 2000 years old Buddhist shrine Swyambhunath, situated on the top of the hill west of the city the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the “Monkey Temple”. There are many small buildings and shrines down the hillside behind Swayambhunath. Explore the colorful Kathmandu Durbar Square - The Old Royal Palace of Kathmandu, Temple of living goddess Kumari, the Jagannath temple, 17th century temple known for colorfully painted erotic carvings, Kasthmandap temple a three story temple built from a single tree in 12th century.
PM: Visit Pashupatinath temple one of the most sacred Hindu shrine in the World. The holy river Bagmati and the burning ghats and also visit one of the oldest and biggest stupa of Boudhanath. Overnight stay at Hotel. (05-06 Hrs).
Day 03: Fly to Pokhara [970 m] - (B): After breakfast in Kathmandu we drive to domestic airport then we take flight to Pokhara (about 25 M), the beautiful lake city and catch great views of the Himalayas from the right side of our airplane. After landing in the Pokhara airport we drive to the Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul, trek to Banthanti [2,230 m] - (B,L,D): After breakfast we drive for one and half an hour to Nayapul and then begin walking towards Birethati. We then cross the river at Birethati and head left along the gentle slope to Tikhedhunga where we cross the Bhurungdi Khola river to start the long steep climb to Ulleri then walk further along to Banthanti where we spend the night. (Car+Trek). (Drive 01-01:30 Hours). Trek (05-06 Hrs). Overnight stay at Tea House.
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani [2,810 m] - (B,L,D): After breakfast we continue our trek along the trail. Occasional views of the peaks give way to a narrower valley, passing through Rhododendron forest then eventually reaching the village of Ghorepani where we spend a night. Trek (03-04 Hrs). Overnight stay at Tea House.
Day 06: Ghorepani to Tadapani [2,630 m] - (B,L,D): During the night, your guide will check for clear weather to make the one-hour climb up to the Poonhill viewpoint at 3,210m. It’s usually misty when you start off and arrive, then at sunrise the clouds part to reveal one of the most majestic sunrises in the world; Machapuchhre, Annapurna South, Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri Mountain are all viewable from here.
We then head back to Ghorepani for breakfast before trekking down to Tadapani.
Along the trail towards Tadapani, we make climb along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2,960 meters). After that we descend to the Banthanti, we then turn off to Tadapani. Overnight stay at Tea House. Trek (05-06 Hrs).
Day 07: Tadapani Ghandruk [1,945m] - (B,L,D): From Tadapani the trail descends through forests to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a village of Gurung people, one of the ethnic groups of Nepal; they have their own dialect, culture, costume, and life style. Ghandruk is also home to many Gurkha soldiers. It is a famous destination for trekkers as it is known for its beautiful mountain views and within easy reach from Pokhara and Kathmandu. We have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna conservation office, Museum and explore the village. Overnight stay at Tea House. Trek (03-04 Hrs).
Day 08: Ghandruk-Tolka [1,730 m] - (B,L,D): After breakfast, we will have a breath taking views of waterfalls, landscapes, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Fishtail and other mountains. We will continues our walk to step down till Modi Khola and then climb up steeply about an hour more then we reach to Landruk where we have a lunch.
After Lunch we leave Landruk almost flat trails about an hour then little steep for 20 minutes to reach Tolka. Overnight stay at Tea House. Trek (05-06 Hrs).
Day 09: Tolka - Dhampus [1,650 m] - (B,L,D): Early morning we can enjoy the view of Sunrise, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Machhapurchre & the countryside. After breakfast we leave Tolka, The trail follows through forest then starts again steep ascends about one & half hour to get Deurali, from where you can see valley of Pokhara. There tea shops are available between Tolka and Deurali. After Deurali trails leads you gradually descend to Dhampus via Pothana. Overnight stay at Tea House. Trek (04-05 Hrs).
Day 10: Dhampus - Pokhara [920 m] - (B,L): This morning will be one of the great morning with views of Annapurnas Himalayas & scenic settlement villages, walk down to Dhampus Phedi (approximately one and half hrs.) and then drive to Pokhara (about 30 minutes). Overnight stay at Hotel. (Trek+Car).
Day 11: Mountain Flight to Kathmandu [1,338m] - (B): After breakfast in Pokhara, we have a mountain flight to Kathmandu; it is a thrilling exciting flight over forests, fields and villages with the Himalayas at the background. On arrival, we transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel. (Car+Flight+Car).
Day 12: Kathmandu [1,338m] Departure - (B): Trip ends! Fly back home, taking with you the memory of a life time.
(B,L)= Breakfast and Lunch.
(B,L,D)= Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Note: If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.