Day 1: Kathmandu To Pokhara, 7 hours
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu we will pick you up from Tribhuwan International Airport and transfer you to your hotel but our package only starts from the second day of your arrival. Our representative will come to your hotel in Kathmandu to pick up and start the trip to Pokhara.
The trip starts at nearly about 6.30 am with a drive of around 6 to 7 hours through lush green forests, meandering road through the hills and gracefully flowing riverside. You will also come across lively markets and clusters of villages on the way. Buffet lunch will be taken in one of the road side restaurants.
Today, after we reach Pokhara, we will see good scenery of the majestic city. You can go boating in Fewa Lake (if we have enough time, as boating facility gets closed early in the evening). The lake overlooks the Annapurna Himalayan Range and is a sight to behold.
In the evening, we prepare for the trek with information from your guide.
Day 2: Drive to Phedi & Trek to Tolkha. 1,700 m, 4 hours
We drive to Phedi from Pokhara.
From Phedi we begin our trek to Dhampus. Dhumpus is a pleasant Gurung village which offers splendid views of Himchuli, Annapurna South and Mt Fishtail (Machhapuchchre).
Then our path moves up all the way through Pothana village with the scenic views of Mt. Annapurna South, Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Dhaulagiri. Then our track moves down to Bhise Kharka through thick rainforest then go on ascending up to Tolkha. From Tolkha we can observe wonderful views of the mountain range.
Day 3: Trek to Chhomrong 2,170m, 5 hours
Today, our trail goes down to Landrung through oak forest, terraced fields, pleasant village. Landrung is charming village of Gurung, Magar and Brahmins.
Once more our path moves down to Jhinudanda where we get a chance to relax at hot spring of Modi River. After the refreshing bath, our trail ascends up to Chhomrong with huge views of Annapurna South, Himchuli & Fishtail.
Day 4: Trek to Dovan 2,600 m, 5 hours
From Chhomrung, we come across the bridge then go up to Sinuwa Danda. The trail comes transversely to thick rhododendron forest taking to Khuldighar. After that, we move down a lengthy and vertical stone steps into bamboo and rhododendron jungles through which we arrive at Doban.
Day 5: Trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp 3,720m, 6 hours
A gradual ascent following the banks of the river Madi brings us through a sacred valley. No meat or fish is allowed in this area to comply with Buddhist and Hindu beliefs. We continue to pass bamboo trees, and if we are lucky, we may see Lophophorus bird, the national bird of Nepal.
We continue the ascent to Machhapuchhre Base Camp and our teahouse for the night.
Day 6: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp 4,130m, 2-3 hours
After we leave Machhapuchhre Base Camp, we leave all vegetation and trees behind, we enter a desert wilderness known as the Annapurna Sanctuary, an area of pristine natural beauty, surrounded by the glorious Annapurna Himalayas and glistening Annapurna glacier.
Overnight in teahouse.
Day 7: Trek to Bamboo 2310 m, 6 hours
We give you an early wake up call today so you can enjoy the wondrous sunrise views of the Annapurna Sanctuary.
We then we begin our descent, following the Modi Khola River to Bamboo hut.
Day 8: Trek to Jhinu hot spring 1780m, 6 hours
We start the day with an uphill trek to Sinewa and then descend to meet the Chomrong Khola River.
Another ascent to Chomrong before the final descent of the day to Jhinu. Here, you can visit the natural hot springs to bathe in the relaxing warm waters.
Day 9: Trek to Nayapul, drive to Pokhara 5 hours
Our last day of trekking, an easy descent to the banks of the Modi Khola River and on to Nayapul.
We then take a private car for a one and a half hour drive back to Pokhara send you to your hotel.
After getting you transferred to your hotel the trip ends.