Nepal – The Best Annapurna Trek

  • 16 Days , 6 Cities
  • From $3,495
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The Annapurna region will enchant you with unparalleled mountain views that are complemented by heavenly forests of rhododendron and breathtaking natural landmarks as you walk on the trail that will take you in the shadow of the mountains. The mountains loom up north while you make your way into a fairytale land where people live in thatched stone houses surrounded by Buddhist prayer flags that spread the message of love and peace throughout the world.
Countries Visited Nepal
Places Visited Kathmandu, Pokhara, Ghode Pani, Ghandruk, Dovan
Suggested Duration 16 days
Travel Styles Cultural Tours, Adventure Tours, Hiking & Trekking Tours
  • DAY 1

    Welcome in Kathmandu, Nepal (1,300m/4,264 ft)

    Welcome to the Himalayan country of Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get refreshed, evening you'll meet and transfer for a welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurants in the heart of Kathmandu and briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.

    What's included?

    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 2

    Kathmandu - Sightseeing in UNESCO World Heritage site of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa

    You will first head to Pashupatinath temple which is the largest Hindu religious complex of Nepal dedicated to Lord Shiva and important not only from a spiritual but historic and artistic point of view. After lunch, you will drive to Patan Durbar square that seated the medieval royal palace of Patan until the mid-19th century. The place is flanked with artistic and majestic monuments that recount a plentitude of interesting, esoteric legends as well as fascinating historical facts. Finally, you will visit the stupa of Swayambhunath situated at a vantage point that caters to you a good view of the valley.

    You’ll get a scenic view of Kathmandu city from there.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 3

    Pokhara Valley - Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara Valley (823m/2,700ft)

    Early morning drive by tourist bus to Pokhara through the beautiful Nepalese countryside to reach the Pokhara lakeside and transfer to the hotel and rest of the time explore the surrounding lakeside areas and overnight at hotel.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 4

    Pokhara - Trekking to Birethanti and Climb gradually to reaching Hile

    Today after breakfast our trekking guide will take you for an hour's drive to Naya Pul and commence our trek to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town beside the Modi River. We head up the main trail to Sudami where we climb gradually up the side of the valley, reaching Hile (1495m) before pushing on to Tikhe Dhunga.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 5

    Trek to Ghorepani - (2,850m/9,350ft) 5-6 hours walk

    After breakfast, we prepare for the long uphill and start with steeply ascending on the long stone steps to Ulleri village with the amazing landscape and the Himalayan scenery. We spend a pleasant day trekking through rhododendron and oak forests. The scenery gives you the inner power to climb up these steps and immerse you to walk more. After a few hours of walking with several breaks in between reaching Ghorepani, we can enjoy the fantastic views of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan range.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 6

    Tadapani - Poon Hill hike and Trek to Tadapani (2540m/8332ft), 6-7 hrs walk

    An early morning start for 40 minutes hike up to Poon hill (3210m/10530ft), the route offers a glimpse of the pleasant rhododendron forest. This brilliant viewpoint provides us with an unobstructed sunrise over the high Himalayas and a wide range of panoramic scenery from the far western Himalayas of Dolpo, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna including Mt. Machhapuchre (Fish Tail) and all the way to Manasalu. After a great time return to Ghorepani for breakfast and continue trek to Tadapani for overnight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 7

    Trek to Chhomrong - (2,210 m/7,249 ft), 5-6 hours walk

    Dropping down from Tadapani to the Kimrong Khola offers good views of the upper Modi valley. After crossing the suspension bridge the trail follows up to the Gurung village for your lunch stop. The further trek leads uphill for half an hour we then arrive in the village of Chhomrong (2210m) which lies tucked at the very base of Himal Chuli.

    Chhomrong is the biggest Gurung settlement in this valley.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 8

    Trek to Dovan - (2,600m/8,528 ft), 5-6 hours walk

    After breakfast, our trail descent to the Chhomrong Khola, and then the trail leads us to a small place of Sinuwa hill. After that, the trek enters the upper Modi Khola valley. After lunch, we continue our trek going down to Bamboo through an uninhabited forest area to Dovan for an overnight stay.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 9

    Trek to Machhapuchre Base Camp - (MBC- 3,700m/12,139ft), 4-5 hours walk

    After your breakfast, our day start with the route climbs to Himalaya Hotel (2840m). On the way, we can explore the Hinku cave, where the trail crosses a ravine and major avalanche track just further till Deurali (3,000m/9,840 ft) for lunch. After lunch, the trail continues into the Machhapuchre Base Camp for an overnight stay with the closest view of the Machhapuchre along with Annapurna I and Gangapurna Day.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 10

    Trek to Annapurna Base Camp - (ABC- 4130m/13550ft) 3 hrs walk

    After breakfast, this day leads you to the heart of the Sanctuary at the Annapurna Base Camp for an overnight stay. The trail follows uphill for a few hours passing a few roofless shepherd's huts along the side of a moraine and this area is windy and often snowbound. This is superb scenery of the Himalayas and can be seen rarely this amazing panoramic view of snow-capped mountains surrounding you. Full day you have time to explore and relax at the base camp as per your interest.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 11

    Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo - (2,300m/7,544 ft), 5 hours walk

    Today wake up with the glimpse of sunrise over Mt Annapurna I and after a great time retrace the journey back to Bamboo for the overnight. As you know that here as well few guest house settled for tourism service. You can rest and relax in the evening with a good memorable view of the many snow-capped peaks and enjoy dinner.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 12

    Trek to Jhinu Danda - (1,780m/5,859 ft), 5-6 hours walk

    After breakfast, our trail leads to the Khuldi Ghar and retracts to Sinuwa hill continuous trek up to the Chhomrong. After lunch, the trek steeply descends towards the Jhinu for an overnight stay. You may have a chance to visit a natural hot spring down to the stream and enjoy the hot bath.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 13

    Trek to Pokhara - (823m/2,700ft), 6-7 hours walk & 1 hour drive

    This will be a long day walk following the river Modi most of the way reaching Landruk village from here the route follows the downhill path leading back to Syauli Bazaar. The walk is pleasant most of the way following the Modi River until Birethanthi and an easy trek to Nayapul. Our adventure ends here and we drive back to Pokhara for the overnight. To celebrate the completion of the trek you will relax in the luxury natural resort of Rupakot where you can relax and enjoy.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 14

    Pokhara - Free day

    During your free time, you can choose a lot of activities in Pokhara like paragliding, zipline, ultralight, wellness, cycling canoeing, etc. or you can just walk and relax by the lake.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
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  • DAY 15

    Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu - (1,300m/4,264 ft), 5-6 hours drive

    Early morning drive to Kathmandu through the beautiful Nepalese countryside to reach Kathmandu. On arrival, the guide will transfer to the hotel. The rest of the time relax or explore the surrounding areas and overnight at the hotel.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 16

    Kathmandu - Departure

    Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. You'll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Transfer Transfer
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Starting from $3,495 per person

Price per person minimum 2 guests.
The rate is based on 4-star accommodation
Price excluding international and domestic flights
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What’s Included?

  • Private  Airport / Hotel roundtrip transfer by private vehicle
  • Boutique 5 hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara with Breakfast
  • All Accommodation in Mountain lodges/teahouse during the trekking
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking
  • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permit
  • Transportation by private vehicle throughout the trip
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit
  • An experienced Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people)
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation, and Insurance for the Guide and Porter
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available) 
  • All government taxes

Sightseeing Highlights Included

  • Spectacular view of snow-white mountains throughout the trekking route
  • Observation of Gurung culture and tradition  
  • Spectacular views of a number of summits including Annapurna south, Machapuchre, Lamjung Himal, Hiuchuli, and Dhaulagiri
  • Explore the local markets of Kathmandu Valley and our secret exploration and visit ancient medieval temples and monasteries which are part of UNESCO world heritage site
  • Taste the authentic Nepali cuisine with cultural dance from different ethnicities of Nepal
  • Explore the countryside of Nepal during the scenic drive
  • Visit Pokhara, the beautiful city of lakes on the foothill of Annapurna and Machapuchre peaks

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