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ANNAPURNA ECO-COMMUNITY TREK- 4N 5D

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit to World’s Deepest ‘Kali Gandaki Gorge’
  • Panoramic view Nilgiri, Annapurna & Dhaulagiri Himalayan Ranges
  • Real experience of Nepal’s mountainous culture & lifestyles of Annapurna region
  • Hike through the Nepali ethnic Magars villages and stay in community Echo lodges

  • Nepali |English | Hindi
  • 3000 ft.
  • 1- 10 people

RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL

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  • Trekkers should Minimize the use of lead, plastic, Iron related materials, tins cans, non-bio degradable items and take the responsibility of managing rubbish properly
  • Minimize the noise pollution and help to avoid the disturbance to wildlife
  • Try to respect local culture and people
  • Carry sunglasses, torches, trekking shoes, sleeping bags, warm jackets, trekking poles, and Camera
  • Trek always with a Group and a Guide for your safety & to support Local Employment 

This is one of Nepal’s best community echo trekking route which falls under the world-famous Annapurna conservation area and fits under the Sustainable & Responsible Tourism model of Trekking route. Which­­­ is also called ‘Carbon Neutral trek’ which focused on waste management within the villages and to provide free and safe drinking water to all the villagers. During your Trek, you will be staying in community lodges (Homestays) operated by the local villagers of Parbat and Myagdi districts, a perfect combination to get in touch with local culture, rural lifestyle and interact with Nepal’s ethnic Magar people. The money spent on accommodation and fooding on these community homestays will not only goes to lodge owners but some part of the fund goes in helping to sustain and development of community schools and hospitals which falls under this area.

The main attraction of this trek is Mohare Danda (Hill) which is situated along the world’s deepest Gorge called ‘Kali Gandaki Gorge’ with an altitude of 3300m. This is a perfect place to see stunning sunrise and sunset view and also covers the great scenic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges while walking during the day. Those people who love to see the beautiful Nepali rural life, culture, wildlife and doesn’t want to encounter more Trekkers this is a best trail to go for the theme of Sustainable & responsible Tourism. This is also famous off beaten trek In Nepal and you will definitely enjoy the peace environment.    

MEAL GUIDE: 

YOUR INCLUDED MEAL GUIDE: B= BREAKFAST, L= LUNCH, D=DINNER
DAY 1- POKHARA TO GALESHWAR (1170M) & TREK TO BANSKHARKA (1525M): L/D 

On first day of Trek, we will drive from beautiful Pokhara city to Galeshwar which is situated at an altitude of 1170 metres from the sea level and the drive will continue along the white pristine Kali Gandaki River for 3 and half hours. After the lunch at Galeshwar our Trekking starts for another 3 hours and we will reach at 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 2- BANSKHARKA TO NANGI (2300M)- 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 Entrepreneur Mr. Mahabir Pun who had developed his village through the ‘Wirless 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 with beautiful Annapurna range, local ethnic Magars culture, community funded schools, organic farms, Paper making projects from local plants, Medicinal Nursery and other various income generating projects. we will stay at community echo lodges this overnight as well. 

DAY 3- NANGI TO MOHARE DANDA (3313 M): 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 treats 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 4-MOHARE DANDA TO TILKOT (2300 M)-B/L/D

Early morning sunrise experience from the Mohare Danda is also things to do on the list where, the Himalayan ranges outspread over greater landscape horizon. The beauty of this landscape is beyond the imagination.  After 6-7 hours of downhill walk you will be at beautiful stone thatched Magars village Tilkot situated at 2300 m.

DAY 5 -TILKOT TO TIPLYANG AND DRIVE TO POKHARA: L/D

Sunrise from Tilkot is also fantastic scene to view and colourful stone houses on the village are very attractive to see.  After 2 hours of downhill trek we will reach Tipling and we will have lunch at this Place. We coming back to Pokhara through the drive and overnight at Pokhara  

WHAT’S INCLUDED
  • ACAP Permit card and TIMS permit card
  • Fully Escorted hike with English Speaking Professional Local Guide
  • Community Echo Lodges / Homestay
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner as a standard menu
  • Ground Transportation Cost both way from Pokhara to Trekking Destination
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • All Government and Local taxes

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
  • Your international flight's Tickets
  • Nepal Visa fees & Airport Taxes
  • Potter hire charge will be an extra cost
  • Cold drinks, Beverages and your personal expenses along the trek
  • Personal Travel Insurance (Strongly Recommended)
  • Gear or equipment for your Trek
  • Anything else not mentioned in 'WHAT INCLUDED’
  • Tips for your Guide, Hotels & restaurants, etc.

WHAT DO YOU NEED BRING?
  • Sleeping Bags (winter season – (1st Sept – 30th Dec)
  • Raincoats (During the Rainy Season)
  • Wind blocker jacket
  • Ear pugs & Slippers
  • Hat or cap (To avoid the Sun)
  • Headlamp
  • Sun protection cream
  • Trekking poles
  • Warm jacket & Hiking shoes
  • Water Purification Tablet & Water bottle to avoid maximum use of plastic

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ECHO COMMUNITY TREK-(4N 5D)

  • Medium Trek with Rich in Cultural Heritage
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  • Categorised as Sustainable Tourism package
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  • Price is based on 2-person basis
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