A relaxed trek in the shadow of the Annapurna

This is an excellent introduction to trekking in Nepal. This easy but exciting short trek takes you to the most exciting picturesque part of Nepal via established tracks. En-route, tucked against the terraced hills, you will encounter beautiful Gurung and Magar villages that afford inspiring views of the Annapurna and Dhaulkagiri ranges as well as the beautiful pinnacle of Machapuchre (Fishtail).trekking through the largest rhododendron forest and a short excursion up to Poon Hill (3450m) will make for an unforgettable experience.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing

Day 03: Kathmandu - syange

Day 04: Trek to chamche

Day 05: Trek to Danakyu

Day 06: Trek to koto

Day 07: Trek to Dharmasala

Day 08: Trek to Meta

Day 09: Trek to kyang

Day 10: Trek to Phu

Day 11: Rest day in Phu

Day 12: Trek to Mahendra Pul

Day 13: Trek to Nar Gaun

Day 14: Trek to kangla Phedi

Day 15: Kangla pass and trek to nagwal

Day 16: Trek to manang

Day 17: Manang

Day 18: Yak Kharka

Day 19: Thorang Phedi

Day 20: Thorang cross and muktinath

Day 21: Trek to Jomsom

Day 22: Fly to Pokhara

Day 23: Pokhara - kathmandu

Day 24: International Departure

Trip Profile

Day Trip:14

Type: Tea House

Style: Escape

When to Visit: Oct to May

Altitude Max: 3,193m/10, 500ft ( Poon Hill)

Grade: B/ MODERATE

Involves trekking of up to 4-6 hours a day at slow but steady pace

Highlights

  • Seenic drive to Besisahar and to Kathmandu through deep river valleys
  • Incredible geographic and cultural diversity
  • Trek through sub-tropical forests, rice-fields and banana groves to ridges and moraines
  • Superb view views of the Annapurna south and Hiunchuli from lower villages
  • Panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagir ranges from Poon Hill: Sun Rise and Sunset here over the mountain ranges are spectacular
  • Gurungn and Magar villages
  • Beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara
  • Spectacular short flight to Kathmandu that offers incredible mountain views on the clear days

Cost Detail

Inclusions:

  • All meals except main meals in Kathmandu
  • All ground transport, including airport transfers, and flight as mentioned
  • All accommodations;
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • All applicable permits and entrance fees
  • Full trek staff arrangements including a Trek
  • All trekking permits

Exclusions:

  • Personal expences
  • Tips and Donation
  • Any Drinks
  • Air fair

Comments

  • Has some good teahouses on the route
  • Good introduction to trekkin
  • Excellent add-ons
  • Excellent for mature trekkers
  • This trek could be linked with Annapurna Santuary trek or with other adventures as extensions

 Duration : 24 Days

Options : Deluxe and standard

Price starts:  from US$

Remarks : condition apply