(Introductory, Total 13 days trip, 3 nights Hotel, 2 nights Jungle Lodge and 7 nights camping)
Annapurna Nepal Trek is an interesting trek in the western part of Nepal. Within a short period, this trek gives a great chance to see and learn about Nepal. This Trek is designed for those who have a short time to visit Nepal. We will see a marvelous view of the Annapurna Mountain Range, beautiful rhododendron forests and the daily life of the localpeople.On this trek we willvisit a beautiful Gurung village.
The Gurung people are very famous for the Gorkha Army. Most of the Annapurna Treks start from Pokhara. Pokhara is another popular city for tourists and local people. We will drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. It is a very scenic drive and takes about 7 to 8 hours. We will see beautiful countryside villages, stopping at a few places to take a break and have lunch.
Day 1. Arrival in KTM (1300m): Today you will our local leader at Kathmandu airport, pick you up from airport and transferred to hotel. There would not be much activities today. You will have a good rest at the hotel. Depending on your arrival time you may explore the There are many restaurants in Thamel for dinner. If you fell tired you may eat in the hotel, take good rest catch up with the jetlag.
Day 2. KTM Sightseeing: Today we will start our tour around 9 or 9.30 am. Our tour guide and driver will be waiting at the hotel lobby to pick up for tour. Today we will tour the famous Buddhist stupa the Bauddhanath that is called little Tibet as well. After that we will tour the famous Hindu temple the Pashupatinath. After completing this two places we will drive about 15 minute to Shyambunath (Monkey Temple). After Monkey temple we will drive for 10 minute to Thamel for lunch. After lunch we will walk for 10 minute to Kathandu Darwar Square. Our tour will be completed here for today. After the tour you may walk back to Thamel or drive back to hotel by a cab. If you are not interested in this tour you may do your own thing and prepare for your next day departure. (Brekfast only)
Day 3. Drive to Pokhara trek to Australian camp. (940m): We will take a nice bus ride to Pokhara. It will take about 7 hours to get by bus. The total road distance is only 200 km (about 165 miles). The drive is very beautiful. We will drive through Nepali countryside along famous white water rafting river Trishuli. We will pass the Pokhara and drive up to Kande where our trek begins. We will trek about 1 and half hours to Australian camp. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 4. Trek to Landruk ( 5 to 6 hours) 1600m: Our day will start early morning today. Today we will drive about 40 minute to Kande and start our trek from Kande. Our trail goes through small village, which is right off from the road. Than we go up slowly to Australian Camp. From here our trail goes gradual flat to Pothana. We will stop for lunch at one of these places. We will be walking through rain forest with a beautiful view of Fish Tail Mountain and others. Our trail goes through the beautiful forests gradual flats to Deurali. After Durali we will descent down to Bheri Kharka and then gradual flat to Tolkha. We will have our lunch at Tolkha and walk about 1 and half hour to Landrk. We will spend our night here in Landruk. You will have a good view of countryside and Mountain Annapurna shouth and Himchuli. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 5. Trek to Gandruk (1940m): Today we will trek to Gandruk, which is a small Gurung town. Guring is a name of ethnicity. It is famous stop place for trekkers. You will see the good view of Gandruk from Landruk. You will have a very fantastic view Gandruk during the night. Our trail descends down to the river and we will cross a small bridge than continue to go up to Gandruk. We will walk very slowly. We will trek only half day today and spend the rest of the afternoon at Gandruk village. You will have a fantastic view of Annapurna South and Himchuli Mt. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 6. Trek to Tadapani (2590m): Tadapani is small place where few lodges are available. We will gradually climb up through a beautiful forest. The forest is mixture of Rhododendron, Magnolia, and Oak etc. You may see some wild life today on the way like monkeys, barking deer etc. After walking about 2 to 3 hours we will have lunch at Bhaisi Kharkha. After lunch it will take about 1 and half hour to Tadapani. . (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 7. Trek to Gorepani (3194m): Gorepani is a very beautiful place. This is the highest elevation on this trek. You will see a really good view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, lower Mustang and upper mustang which is border between Nepal and Tibet. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 8. Trek to Trikhedunga (1540m): Today we will get up early in the morning and climb to Poon Hill to achieve the beautiful view. From Poon Hill we will achieve beautiful panoramic Mountain View. We will spend few hours here and then will go down to Gorepani and continue for half-day trek to Trikhedung or Helae. Our trail mostly goes down hill today. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 9. Trek to Nayapul and Drive to Pokhara, (940m): This is our last day of trekking (Hiking). We will walk about 3 hours to Nayapul and catch a bus or cab to Pokhara. We will arrive in Pokhara by lunch time. Afternoon is free time. . (Breakfast & Lunch)
Day 10. A leisure day in Pokhara: Today is a full free day in Pokhara. You can do paragliding, Ultra light flight or boating on the lake and walk up to the Buddhist Stupa. These are all optional program. We will arrange it as a group program among interested people. Later afternoon prepare for next day early departure to Chitwan. (Breakfast only)
Day 11. Drive to Chitwan: Today we will drive to Chitwan by standard tourist bus. It will take about 6 hours to get to Chitwan. You may take a private card to Chitwan as well. If you go by car you will get there by lunch time. If you go by bus we will stop for lunch on the way. After your arrival you be joining in one are tow activities. (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner)
Day 12. Explore in Chitwa: You will have a full day activities. Elephant ride, jungle walk or bird watching, canoe ride, slide show or local Tharu culture dance.(Breakfast Lunch & Dinner)
Day 13. Drive back to Kathmandu: Today after breakfast we will depart from Chitwan to Kathmandu. It will be about 6 hours journey by bus. You may take flight from Chitwan to Kahtmandu. The flight duration will be only 25 minute. After your arrival you can explore Thamel and take an easy afternoon. (Breakfast &Lunch)
Day 14. Tour in Bhaktapur & Patan: If you are interested you may take the Everest Scenic flight for an hour. This is an optional program, which is not included in the package trip. If you take the mountain fligh, after mountain flight we will do tour. (Breakfast only)
Day 15. Tour Ends & transferred to airport: Tour ends today after breakfast. We will transfer to airport as per your departure time or you can join for other tour and extend your stay in Kathmandu. (Breakfast only)