The Annapurna region lies towards the north of Central Nepal. This area is the most popular and major trekking destination in Nepal. According to a recent survey by Modern Maturity (USA) Annapurna region has been recognized as one of the world’s best trekking trails. More than 40,000 tourists annually visit this area. The Annapurna trekking region consists of peaks Annapurna I, II, III, IV, those of Annapurna South peaks, Mt. Dhaulagiri and several other peaks. The trek’s major highlights are the ancient mid-western salt route settlement of Manang, Thorong –La pass between Nepal and Tibet, Muktinath Temple and the deepest gorge of world Kali Gandaki. Gateway to Annapurna trekking region is the famous city of Pokhara.
Dhaka – Kathmandu
Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Overnight accommodation in Kathmandu at three star rated hotel with complimentary breakfast.
Kathmandu – Pokhara (910m/2986ft.)
After Breakfast 6 hrs Drive to Pokhara about 200km by Tourist Bus through good scenery of River and countryside. Check in to the Hotel. Free afternoon on your own. Take a walk around Lakeside or you can do boating at Phewa lake. Overnight stay at Pokhara in 3-star rated hotel with complimentary breakfast.
Pokhara – Ulleri (1960m) – 5-6 hrs
After breakfast, there is a one hour drive to Nayapul. After reaching Nayapul you will start your trekking. After 30-minutes walking along the Modi stream, you will reach at Birethanti – a gorgeous village that has plenty of tea shops and guest houses. Then follow the left direction through the village. Your trek continues heading to Ulleri along the bank of the Burungdi stream. You will hike up to the valley of Hile (1495 meters) and Tikhedhunga (1525 meters). The trail leads steep up to Ulleri (2073 meters), a large stunning Magar village. Ulleri is stopping point for today. Overnight stay at lodge.
Ulleri – Ghorepani (2855m) – 5-6 hrs
Above Ulleri village where the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields, through rhododendron and oak forests then reach to Nangethanti. You can have lunch or short rest. Again Trek to Ghorepani through the forest. This day you will trek about 5-6 hrs. Overnight stay at guest House.
Morning excursion to Poon hill (3210 m.) and trek to Tadapani (2590 m.) – 6-7 hrs
Early morning, we will climb for one hour to Poon hill. It is one of the most popular trekking areas in Nepal. It is situated at an altitude of 3210 meters from where we can see the tremendous views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range. After appreciative views and taking a good pause, we trek down to Ghorepani village and have breakfast and proceed to Tadapani.
From Ghorepani the trail climbs south following a path through dense forests. It finally emerges on a grassy knoll which offers perfect mountain views, including sight of Machhapuchre and a panorama all the way south to the plains of India. The area is quite alike to that of Poon Hill. Keep climbing along the ridge all the way through pine and rhododendron forests to a ridge at 3030 m, and then descent to two bars, a second pass also known as Deurail at 2960m. The trail then descends sharply to a stream before the hiking resume, going through a forest to Tadapani. Overnight stay at the lodge.
Tadapani – Ghandrung (1940 m.) – 3 hrs
From Tadapani the trail descends through stunning forests to Ghandruk, which is a beautiful village of Gurung people, one of Nepal’s most popular ethnic groups, known for their distinctive language, culture, customs and life style. It is also home to many soldiers from the famous Gurkhali regiments. From here we can have stunning views of Annapurna South,Annapurna III, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna and Fishtail.
From Ghandruk it is about three hours walk toKimche. From there you can geta ride to Pokhara.
Ultra Light in early morning (15 Minutes) (optional).
ZIP Line (Asia’s Largest Zip line 1:98 KM) (Optional).
City Tour by walk /Cycle (optional).
Pokhara – Kathmandu
It takes about 4 – 5 hours to drive back to Kathmandu crossing over some mountain passes and rivers along the way.
Night stay at Kathmandu in 3-star rated hotel with complimentary breakfast.
Return to Dhaka.
BDT 39,500 per person on twin sharing basis.