Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our team representative picks you up and transfers you to the hotel by private vehicle. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Full Day Guided Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley by private van
Today our experienced guide takes you around Kathmandu valley for a sightseeing tour in a private van. The tour includes a visit to some of the UNESCO enlisted world’s heritage sites in Kathmandu. Starting with Swayambhunath Temple, you go on to visit Pashupatinath Temple, from where you proceed towards Boudhanath Stupa. You can try local delicacies taking the recommendation from the local guide. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara 820m/25minutes and drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga 1540m (3/4 hours).
Leaving Kathmandu, we fly to Pokhara early in the morning enjoying the scenic mountain views. Upon landing, we drive to Nayapul by private jeep. We begin our trek from Nayapul to Tikhedunga passing through several villages like Birethanti, Lamdawali, Sudame, and Hile on our way. We also trek through the forested trail stumbling across small waterfalls. Overnight at lodge.
Day 4: Trek from Tikhedunga to Ghorepani 2750m (5/6 hours).
Today we head towards Ghorepani village, inhabited by Gurung and Magar people. From Tikhedunga, we ascend to Ulleri village through stone steps. The trail then steeply ascends until Banthanti which offers a beautiful view of Hiunchuli (6441m), Annapurna South (7219m), and Machhapuchhre (6997m). From there, we gradually ascend through the forested path to finally reach Ghorepani. Overnight at lodge.
Day 5: Trek from Ghorepani to Mohare Hill 3320m/3 hours
Today we follow the trail of Poon Hill for about 45 minutes, enjoying the great views of Dhaulagiri Range and Annapurna massif in the background. We then take a left turn and enter the forested path filled with rhododendron bushes. The trail follows small ups and down on steep, grassy paths along the ridge until reaching Mohare Hill (3320m). Mohare Hill offers a splendid panorama of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massifs along with a stunning sunrise and sunset view over the mountains. Overnight at home-stay.
Day 6: Trek from Mohare Danda to Nangi 2320m/4 hours
Today we wake up early in the morning to enjoy the view of the sunrise over the Himalayas. We then head towards Nangi descending on grassy land followed by a forested trail with small ups and downs. We again trek in the grassy land until we reach Hampal Pass (3098m). We then descend through steep zigzag trail and enter the dense forest that leads us to the Magar village of Nangi. The village still gives us a beautiful view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Overnight at home-stay.
Day 7: Trek from Nangi to Banskharka 1526m/4 hours
Leaving Nangi, we continue our trek on an off-road trail that heads through villages. The trail steeply descends on the stone staircase followed by a steep ascent to the top a hill which gives a faraway glimpse of Banskharka village. Enjoying the view of Dhaulagiri range in the background, we continue to trek downhill until we reach the village of Banskharka. The village is popular for their orange farming and homestay. Overnight at home-stay.
Day 8: Trek from Banskharka to Galeshwor and drive to Pokhara
For our last day of trekking, we head towards Galeshwor descending on a narrow trail through the terraced farms. The trail then steeply descends to Kaligandaki River where we cross the suspension bridge. We then continue to walk on a dirt road that leads us to Galeshwor, where a famous Hindu temple is situated. We make a quick visit to the temple and drive back to Pokhara enjoying the scenic countryside view. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Pokhara.
Day 9: Morning Hike to World Peace Stupa and afternoon fly back to Kathmandu,
Today we go for an early morning short hike to World Peace Stupa, which offers a panoramic view of the mountains like Machhapuchhre (6997m), Annapurna massif, and Dhaulagiri massif along with a bird's eye view of Pokhara valley and Phewa Lake. After spending some time at the Stupa, we walk down to Phewa Lake through the forested path and take a boat ride to cross the lake. In the afternoon, we catch a flight back to Kathmandu and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 10: Final Departure from Kathmandu
Our team representative transfers you to Tribhuvan International Airport in our private van approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight back to your home country.
Note: Depending on the ages of children, they get discount in trek cost and domestic flight ticket cost accordingly. Also Horse renting in Annapurna Region is USD 75 per day per horse including horse man, his food, accommodation, salary and insurance.
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Important: In case of emergency during the trip, a helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.