Annapurna & Dhaulagiri

 

01Day

DAY 1 - ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU (1340 mt)

Getting to Kathmandu is exciting and memorable experience, the panoramic view of the snowy peaks of the Himalayas you will present to your sight. Nepal's capital is situated in a wide valley at 1,340 meters above sea level. At the airport there will be 'our staff waiting for you. It will follow 'a brief informational meeting and then we will make the final payment procedures. You will also have time to walk to Thamel, the tourist district of Kathmandu and mountaineering.

Overnight: Standard Hotel.

02Day

DAY 2 - CULTURAL TOUR OF KATHMANDU

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day tour of Kathmandu historical and cultural. Visit the Buddhist monastery of Boudhanath, the stupa 'largest in the Nepal and the Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, place of ceremony Hindu, and then conclude with a visit to the Monkey Temple, a mix of Hinduism and Buddhism, which offers a beautiful view of Kathmandu. Visit the city of Patan, located a few kilometers from the capital. In the Durbar Square are some spectacular times, dating back to the ancient imperial city, including the king's palace and the temple dedicated to the Hindu God, Krishna Mandir, built entirely of stone with inside rare sculptures.Briefing with the guide who will accompany you in the trek.

Overnight in Standard hotel or similar.

03Day

DAY 3 - KATHMANDU - POKHARA

Breakfast and transfer by van / private bus to Pokhara, a beautiful town nestled on the banks of Phewa Tal. Free lunch along the way. Arrival at the hotel. Afternoon free to visit the lake and various local shops in the center. Free dinner.

Overnight at Hotel Lake Front or similar.

04Day

DAY 4 - Nayapul - Ulleri (6 HOURS / 2000 m)

In private van transfer to Nayapul and trek about 5 to 6 hours until Ulleri (2000 mt). Medium intensity Day.

Overnight in lodge

05Day

DAY 5 - Ulleri - GHOREPANI (6 HOURS / 2800 MT)

Full board. Trek about 4-5 hours to Ghorepani (2810 m). From this village the views begin to be really interesting. We have before us the Annapurna (8091 m), the Dhaulagiri (8,167 meters) and other peaks over 7000 meters.

Overnight at the lodge.

06Day

DAY 6 - GHOREPANI - POON HILL - SWANTA (3 HOURS / 2000 MT)

Wake up at 4:30 in the morning and 1 hour hike to the viewpoint of Poon Hill (3210 m) .From here the view and 'unbelievable. Before us the chains of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himal. Return and breakfast in the lodge. Immediately after the meal, starting for the Khopra remote area. From Ghorepani we descend towards Chhitre abandon the main path and then taking a detour on the right which leads us, descending through cultivated terraces, to the village of Swanta

Overnight at the lodge community.

07Day

DAY 7 - SWANTA - CHISTIBUNG (3 HOURS / 2700 MT)

Today relatively easy day. Only 3 hours walk up to Chistibung, where there 's just a lodge community (and another' under construction) run by a friendly local family. Here, our journey takes on an interesting dimension, since this region and 'very little touched by mass tourism, and this makes it very special. For the next four days we will stay in the lodge managed by local communities.

Overnight at the lodge.

08Day

DAY 8 - CHISTIBUNG - KHOPRA RIDGE (4 HOURS / 3670 MT)

From Chistibung we continue along the side of a hill to climb and reach the crest of the mountain. We are at Khopra, one of the most beautiful places in the Annapurna. This area is known for wildlife and have a good chance to closely observe the 'Himalayan tahr and Danfe pheasant. At the shelter of Kopra we are greeted by a spectacular view. This extraordinary panorama includes Annapurna South, Varasihar and Nilgiri in the foreground to the north, and through the depths of Kali Gandakhi Valley, Dhaulagiri Himal dominate the entire horizon on the west side.

09Day

DAY 9 - KHOPRA RIDGE - DOBATO (5 HOURS / 3300 MT)

Wake up at 6, and walk in fee of about 1 hour to watch the sunrise from this amazing vantage point. Return to the lodge, breakfast and trek 4-5 hours to Dobato. We have lunch near a small stream and, in the afternoon, gradually go up the valley until you reach a small pass where our path descends through rhododendron forests. Finally, having stepped from Baeli Kharka, we reach a small cluster of 2-3 lodge with wonderful view, Dobato. From the hut we can see, under optimal weather conditions, the entire Himalayan range that goes from 'Annapurna South to Langtang Himal. Spectacular !!

10Day

DAY 10 - DOBATO SUNRISE - Tadapani (5 HOURS / 2700 MT)

Today, after observing the 'Himalayas to' Dawn from 'amazing view point of Dobato, we continue to descend into the valley, the day is definitely easier. It falls in a forest of oaks and rhododendrons. This is an area particularly beautiful, and this walk in the forest is often accompanied by the sounds of birds and the sound of small waterfalls, especially in spring and autumn. Along the way breathtaking views from Dalaughiri Manaslu, Annapurna through the ... Ben three 8000 meters will accompany us along the path. We get to Tadapani, far more known tourist place and the previous ones, being located in the classic Delcampo based Annapurna circuit. From here the view and 'really beautiful !!

Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

11Day

DAY 1 1 - Tadapani - JEENO HOT SPRINGS (5 HOURS / 1900 MT

After breakfast trek of about 6 hours. We reach Jeeno danda, great place to relax having regard to its boiling water baths. After putting our physical to soak for a few hours, return to the lodge, dinner and overnight.

12Day

DAY 1 2 - JEENO DANDA - - FOREST CAMP (6-7 HOURS / 2250 MT)

Today 'a pretty tiring day, as from the valley Base camp, we move into the next valley, that of the remote Mardi Himal.

13Day

DAY 13 - FOREST CAMP HIGH CAMP 5-6 HRS (3900 mt)

After breakfast, we depart for the High Camp, located at 3900 meters, a major share. The day is more challenging than usual, but still within reach of those who practice hiking regularly. We reach the advanced field in the afternoon and we settle in the lodge. From here we again views of rare beauty.

14Day

DAY 14 - EXPLORATION AT MARDI HIMAL BASE CAMP - LOW CAMP

Day for acclimatization and exploration. Who is in good shape, can groped, together with our guides, to reach the Mardi Himal base camp, located at 4500 meters above sea level. From here we can observe the beautifully of 'Annapurna range in all its majesty. Return to Low Camp in the afternoon, overnight at the lodge.

15Day

DAY 15 - LOW CAMP - SIDDING - POKHARA

We begin the descent towards Pokhara. Following the Mardi Khola bed, between forests and snowy peaks, we arrive in the afternoon to the Gurung village of Siding, where we take a jeep that in 1 hour takes us to Pokhara. Arrival at the Hotel Lake front or similar and the rest of the day free. In the evening, like d 'habit, we will organize dinner to greet our fantastic staff.

16Day

DAY 16 - Pokhara-Kathmandu

After breakfast, depart by private van to Kathmandu. Afternoon arrival in Thame and the rest of the day to the last shopping. Accommodation at Hotel Manang or similar.

17Day

DAY 17 - RETURN TO HOME

Transfer to the airport three hours before an international flight. Scheduled flight

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Trip Facts

  • Duration17 Days
  • Tour GradeModerate
  • Trip CostAsk
  • Trip Discount No
  • Max Elevation3900 MT
  • Best Month:Mar-May, Oct-Dec
  • Trip start/End:Kathmandu/Kathmandu

Trip Maps

  • HOTEL - KTM - 3 NIGHTS - BED AND BREAKFAST

  • PKR - 2 NIGHTS - BED AND BREAKFAST

  • TREK ACCOMMODATION - 11 NIGHTS
  • GUIDE + PORTER
  • SIGHTSEEING IN KATHMANDU VALLEY WITH TOUR GUIDE
  • PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION (KTM - PKR - KTM)
  • MEALS IN CITIES (KATHMANDU AND POKHARA)
  • BEVERAGES
  • TIPS FOR GUIDE AND PORTER