Day 1 — Kathmandu
Upon the arrival at the International Airport for your flight to Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, On arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, meet by our friendly representatives and transfer to hotel for overnight.
Day 2 – Kathmandu – Pokhara
After breakfast, transfer to Pokhara. The 6-hour journey passes through the most beautiful scenes of villages, streams, rivers and paddy fields. On arrival, free time at your own leisure and preparation for your next day’s trek. (B)
Day 3 – Pokhara – Ghandrung (1951m)
After breakfast, drive for 1 hour to Nayapooi. On arrival, start trekking towards Birethani for about an hour. Continue to trek towards the village of Ghandrung at 1951 meters and on arrival, you’ll see the Fishtail (Machhapuchhre), Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Gangapurna etc.
(6hr trek) (B/L/D)
Day 4 – Ghandrung – Tadapani (2590m)
After breakfast, start ascending to Tadapani. The trail follows the main street, goes through bamboo forest and past a large waterfall and swimming hole. As you trek further, enter a mixed forest and the trail drops to cross a stream, steepens until you reach the first ridgeline. Tadapani means ‘hot spring’ and if you’re early, do take a dip in the main spring by the river.
(5hr trek) (B/L/D)
Day 5 – Tadapani – Gorephani (2750m)
After breakfast, continue to trek through the rhododendron forest towards west of Tadapani before arriving at Gorephani.
(4hr trek) (B/L/D)
Day 6 – Gorephani – Poon Hill (3190m) – Tikhedungha (1540m)
Wake up early in the morning for your trek to Poon Hill. It takes about an hour to climb to the top. The sunrise views are literally breathtaking, a wide Himalayan panorama stretching from Dhaulagiri (8167m, the world’s seventh highest peak) to Manaslu (8156m, the world’s eighth highest) in the east, with the Annapurna range between them. Thereafter proceed back to Gorephani for breakfast before proceeding to descend down to Tikhedungha. As the trail reaches Sudami, climb steadily towards Hille (1495m) and continue on till you reach at Tikedungha where you’ll stop for overnight. (B/L/D)
Day 7 – Tikhedunga – Birethani (1025m) – Pokhara
After breakfast, proceed to descend towards Birethani. The trail descends gently and is easy to follow. Expect to cross two suspension bridges across the Bhurungdi Khola and passing through the settlements of Ramgai and Sudame. Towards the end of the trek, across a big suspension bridge, by the confluence of Bhurungdi Khola and Modi Khola lies the large bazaar village of Birethani. Take a short rest before continuing to the end of the road for your transfer back to Pokhara. (B/L)
Day 8 – Pokhara – Kathmandu
After breakfast, proceed for our journey back to Kathmandu by land. (B)
Day 9 – Kathmandu
After breakfast transfer to airport for your flights back to your own destination