1698 Canary Dr, Sunnyvale
Tel: (+1) 562 472 1580 (USA)
Trekking duration: 10 days
Starting from: Nayapul (Drive from Pokhara 1 hour)
Ending at:Suikhet (By Bus/Car/ Jeep to Pokhara)
Highest access of the trek:3,050m. (Poon hill)
Culture:Different Community with majority of Gurungs & Magars influences.
Mode of trekking tour:Lodge Trek - Recommended one or camping trek.
Himalayan Sights: Mount Lamjung Himal, Annapurna (I,II,III,IV) Mt. Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri range, Tilicho, Thapa peak etc.
Most Attraction of theAnnapurna Panorama trek: Different Community with majority of Gurungs & Magars and Great Himalayan scenery etc.
This trek is for those who wish to do a one week trek in Nepal in easy trail and enjoy the finest mountain sceneries. The trek starts after one hour of drive from Pokhara and ascends through the hill villages after crossing the suspension bridge at Modi Khola River. We then walk crossing several waterfalls, streams and dense forests before reaching Ghorepani.
Next morning we climb the famous Pun hill to watch the first grand Himalayan panorama. We further trek to Tatopani, after that we reach in the mid of a beautiful forest ridge and reach the Gurung village Ghandruk. In the last s ending of the trek we pass through Landruk and Pothana finally end the trek at Phedi.
The trek is easy and moderate trek that can be done all through the year even in summer. Average walking is 4 to 6 hours a day, and the highest point is only 3200m, since there is no risk of altitude sickness. Even those traveling with children or the elderly trekkers also can enjoy this trip. You sleep and eat at mountain lodges called "tea houses" and your loads are carried by the porters. Every spring this trek offers grand spectacle of blooming rhododendron flowers.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel
Day 02: Prepare trekking permit TIMS
Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara by tourist bus/ car /mini bus: The journey may not be many kilometers but takes around 6-7 hrs. You pass through interesting countryside. Late afternoon you will arrive at your camping site/hotel in Pokhara nearby Phewa Lake
Day 04: Pokhara – Tirkhedunga: after having breakfast, in the morning, a bus will take us from Pokhara to Nayapull (near Birethati) where you will begin your adventure days of trekking. By the northern side of the Bhierungdi Khola (river), the trail leads to the Hille village and camp will be in the Tirkhedunga at the height of 1577m.
Day 05: Tikrkhedunga - Ghorepani: From Tirkhedunga, the trail climbs very steeply to Ulleri, a large Magars village at the elevation of 2073m. It continues to ascend gradually through the fine forests of Oaks, Rhododendron, arriving Banthati 2250m. we can have tea and biscuits here, then we head for Nayathati 2470m At last we will reach the Magar village, Ghorepani at the altitude of 2850m.
Day 06: Ghorepani – Tadapani: This morning we climb up Poonhill, one of the best viewpoints for the adventurers. From where the Travellers can see Dhaulagiri range, Putali Himal, Tuckche peak,Thapa peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna south, Barah Shikhar, Annapurna 1,2,3,4. Machhapuchhre(fish tail), Mardi Himal and Lamjung Himal. The scenery of the mountain is breathtaking.
From Ghorepani to Poonhill, the journey takes an hour. Ghorepani to Deurali, about one and half hour. There are few tea-shops welcoming us. After steep descending for one and half hour, we arrive at Bhanthati. Our delicious lunch is ready here. After the lunch, walking through the green forest of Rhododendron and tiny bamboo's we reach Tadapani (literally water is far way) is surrounded by the green forest of Rhododendron, from where the crystal clear mountains as Fish tail, Annapurna South & Himchuli are seen very close .
Day 07: Tadapani – Landrung village: After walking from Tadapani, we arrive at Ghandruk, one of the finest villages of mountains. The village of Ghandruk(1920m.) is inhabited by Gurung, one of the dominant ethnic groups of Nepal. It is, in fact, an excellent farming land and also the generations of Gorkha men who have served in the British army and Indian army. The Annapurna range and Fish tail denominates the mountain view through the glimpses further East to Lamjung Himal and the Manaslu range can be viewed as well. After the lunch, we descend down to the Modi Khola (River) & cross it. Then we climb up to Landrung village for the overnight camping Landrung is a small village with good views of Mt. Annapurna south, Fish tail & Himchuli.
Day 08: Landrung to Dhampus: Today is an easy day, which is about only four and half hours from Landrung to Dhampus. From Landrung to Tolkha, the trail is straight and little uphill, with nice view of Modi river valley and farmland; we gradually go up and enter the forest which has tea shops in every corner of the turning. After that we reach Pothana, the place for lunch with good view of Pokhara valley. We walk almost straight to Dhampus from where mountain views are superb.This is our last day of trekking. We descend down for about one and half hour to Suikhet valley to get a bus to Pokhara. It takes about 45 minutes drive by bus. If one is interested to visit Tibetan camp which is on the way to Pokhara.
Day 09: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu: Then, on the 8th day we proceed to Kathmandu from Pokhara by tourist bus/car/mini coach. During the same day you can go rafting on Trisuli River.
Day 10: Transfer to airport for final departure
02 Persons, per person USD 700
03-05 Person, per person USD 650
06-09 Persons, per person USD 600
10-13 Persons, per person USD 575
14-16 Persons, per person USD 550
17 Persons/more, Per Person USD 550