YOUR INCLUDED MEAL GUIDE
B= BREAKFAST, L= LUNCH, D=DINNER
DAY 1-ARRIVAL TO POKHARA
We will pick you up from Pokhara Airport or Pokhara Tourist Bus park and Overnight at Pokhara Hotel. Enjoy your beautiful dinner on the lakeside unique restaurants by overlooking Phewa Lake.
DAY 2- POKHARA TO GALESHWAR (1170M) & TREK TO BANSKHARKA: L/D
On the first day of Trek, we will drive from beautiful Pokhara city to Galeshwar which is situated at an altitude of 1170 meters from the sea level and the drive will continue along the white pristine Kali Gandaki River for 3 and half hours. After lunch at Galeshwar, our Trekking starts for another 3 hours and we will reach Banskharka village (1525 M). On the way, you can see the Mt. Nilgiri (7061 M) over the north and you will pass the suspension bridge over the world deepest Kali Gandaki Gorge. We will stay overnight at community homestay which was run by the local villagers.
DAY 3- BANSKHARKA TO NANGI- B/L/D
The early morning view from the Banskharka is stunning and we will be headed to Nangi village after the Breakfast. It will be an approximate 5-6 hours walk to reach Nangi Village which is situated at 2300 M from the sea level. This village is also itself very famous because of fellow social Entrepreneurs Mr. Mahabir Pun who had developed his village through the ‘Wireless internet technology and (Awarded as a Magsaysay award considered as a Nobel Peace Prize of Asia) other social income-generating projects. We will have lunch at Danda Kateri and during the Trek, you will encounter beautiful Annapurna range, local ethnic Magars culture, community-funded schools, organic farms, Papermaking projects from local plants, Medicinal Nursery, and other various income-generating projects. we will stay at community echo lodges this overnight as well.
DAY 4- NANGI TO MOHARE DANDA : B/L/D
Mohare Danda peak is the highest elevation to this Trek which is situated at 3313 m. It will take around 5-6 hours to reach Mohare Danda from Nangi and this journey is full of beautiful sceneries of Annapurna Ranges such as Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), South Annapurna, Tukuche, Dhaulagiri and so on and which goes through the Oak and Rhododendrons forests. This is truly off beaten trail where very few trekkers go and enjoy this beauty while meeting smiling villagers who treat and welcome you kindly. The stunning sunset over the Mohare Danda is a great experience to view. We will stay at community echo lodges this night with organic food.
DAY 5-MOHARE DANDA TO SWANTA VILLAGE: B/L/D
Early sunrise experience from the Mohare Danda is things to do on the list where the Himalayan ranges outspread over a greater landscape horizon. The beauty of this landscape is beyond the imagination. After some uphill walk, we will reach Ghorepani another famous destination in the Annapurna region which is famous for Annapurna Himalayan views and ethnic Gurung Village. This is also the route of the main Annapurna circuit and gateway to Jomsom where lots of mules carrying essential daily needs of people can be spotted around the region. After 2 hours of downhill walk from Ghorepani, we will reach to Swanta village for an overnight stop.
DAY 6 -TREK FROM SWANTA TO UPPER CHISTIBANG: B/L/D
This day we will do uphill walk from Swanta to Chistibang for 4-5 hrs. we stay overnight at Chistibang before we resume our trek towards the Khopra Danda which is steeper. We stay here overnight and explore the surrounding village. We will also visit community schools supported by the local income from trekkers by running community homestay by the villagers.
DAY 7 -TREK FROM UPPER CHISTIBUNG TO KHOPRA DANDA: B/L/D
This day we have to do more steeper climb to Khopra Danda and may enjoy the wildlife tour if we are lucky. This route is more famous to see Himalayan Thar and Danfe bird so be excited about this adventurous part. After some hours of walk, you will be welcomed by the stunning Himalayan view from Khopra Danda. Across the depths of the Kali Gandaki Valley, the Dhaulagiri Himal dominates the entire western skyline. We will stay overnight at Khopra Community Lodge.
DAY 8 -TREK FROM KHOPRA TO DOBATO-UPPER ROUTE: B/L/D
After the sunrise from Khopra Danda, we will follow the downhill route to Bayeli village. This day is a comparatively easier day walk and has the chance to encounter Danphe the national bird of Nepal. The walking trail is beautiful with the view of remote villages and Mt Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri on the background. After Lunch at Bayeli Kharkha, we will start trek to Dobato which is more 2 hours approx. Dobato used to be a temporary settlement for nomads who come here to graze domestic animals. It has a magnificent view of Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Annapurna South, Mt. Himchuli, etc.
DAY 9 -SUNRISE FROM MULDAI PEAK- TADAPANI: B/L/D
Spend this morning to see the great sunrise view from Muldai View Point, we will have breakfast at Dobato. From Muldai the mountain view is panoramic. We will again head downward walk through beautiful Rhododendron forests and a magnificent view of the snow-capped mountain range of Machhapuchhre and Annapurna views up to Tadapani.
DAY 10-TADAPANI TO TREK TILL GHANDRUK VILLAGE & DRIVE TO POKHARA: L/D
The last day of this trip is walking downward along with the dense forests and beautiful waterfall on the way to the famous Ghandruk Village where most of the ethnic Gurung People live and you will see the beautiful culture and lifestyle of Gurung people. After lunch at Ghandruk village, we will drive back to Pokhara.
DAY 11- POKHARA TO KATHMANDU: B
We will drop you off from Pokhara Hotel to Either Pokhara Airport or the Pokhara Tourist Bus Park