Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu and Transfer to hotel.
You will be warmly welcomed at the airport by our office representative and then you will transfered to hotel.
- Airport pick up and hotel transfer
- Rest of the day is free at leisure
- Overnight stay at your hotel in Kathmandu
Day 2: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Sightseeing.
Our staff will give brief explanation about the program and you will visit cultural heritages, which includes some of the famous world heritages sites like, Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, etc.
- Hotel breakfast
- Pick up by our team and head to our office for your trek briefing and preparation
- Afternoon sightseeing in Kathmandu
- Kathmandu Durbar Square
- Swayambunath Monkey Temple
- Drop of at your hotel
- Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara by Tourist Bus, Car or flight.
Pokhara is located about 200 km west from Kathmandu and the tourist coach takes about 7 hours to get there. The drive mostly fallows along Trishuli River side enjoying the view of landscapes. At the Evening you may take short sightseeing around Pokhara city and Stay overnight.
Day 4: The drive takes 1.5 hours to Nayapul(42km) by car.
After breakfast drive to Nayapul where walking starts from. Then trails leads up through the beautiful rice, maze and millet farms of locals. Fallowing the main trail of Birethanti passed small waterfall. The trail reaches Sudami where you have Lunch. After lunch climb steadily side of valley you reach at Hile and after half an hour you reach at Tikhedhunga for overnight stay or you will walk futher until Ulleri for that you need to climbs 3000 stones steps from Tikadhunga
Day 5: Tikhedhunga - Ghorepani (2850m).
The trail goes steep up for 1.5 hours through stone steps where the trail leads through cultivated fields Rest of trails goes through inside blooming rhododendron and Oak forest. Ghorepani at 2850m. Arrive at the top of the Ghorepani pass and camp there. All together it take 6 hours.
Day 6: Ghorepani - Poon hill - Tatopani (2540 m).
Early morning wake up and start your journey climb to Poon Hill (3210m) around 1 hr. to provides best majestic scenery and sunrise over the high mountains. Lot of white mountain can be seen from poon Hill. After sunrise come down to Ghorepani to have breakfast and trek to Tatopani for 5-6 hours. On the way to Tatopani, we descend steeply to Sikha, a large village & further descend to Ghar Khola Village. After crossing suspension bridge it climbs up at Tatopani. Tatopani, meaning Hot Water in Nepali derives its name from the hot springs there. The hot springs are popular among the trekker to sooth their tired leg muscles.
Day 7: Tatopani to Ghasa [2,110m/6,922ft]: 5-6 hrs.
The trail now follows the Kali Gandaki river flows under the deep gorge by 2200m in between two 8000m mountaintops are only 38km apart. Continuing along to Dana, Rupse Chahara meaning beautiful waterfall and Kopchepani, the trail further ascends to the Thakali village Ghasa. Ghasa is a paradise for the bird watchers.
Day 8: Ghasa to Marpha [2,680m/8,792ft]: 4-5hrs.
A steep climb through forest takes you to Lete Khola then reach to Lete. It further continues to the east side of the Kaligandaki reach you Larjung Village. From Larjung, we cross trail via Tukche at 2590m and apple farm projects which produces apple and vegetable for the whole region until you get to Marpha Village.
Day 9: Marpha to Kagbeni [2,810/9,218ft]: 4-5 hrs.
The trail continues along the valley side, rising gradually before crossing over a low ridge to Jomsom Village. Cross the Panga Khola to reach Ekle Bhatti meaning lonely pub. From Jomsom onwards it is very windy in the afternoon and the trek continues on the gradual path on the Kali Gandaki river bed for about 3 hrs and finally reaching at Ekley-bhatti village. After a good stop here an hour of easy walk takes us to Kagbeni, which lies at the bank of two rivers. Kagbeni is an interesting windswept villages situated on the main age old Trans himalayan salt trade route to Tibet via Upper Mustang area.
Day 10: Kagbeni to Muktinath [3,710m/12,170ft]: 5-6 hrs.
Our journey starts with a special permit check up and onwards to the riverbank of Kaligandaki up stream. During the walk we will have scenic picturesque places to stop by. From Kagbeni the path climbs steeply to re-join the direct trail leading to Khingar at 3200m. The trail climbs through a desert landscape till Jarkot Village. A further climb reaches us to Muktinath.
Day 11: Muktinath to Jomsom [2,715m/8,910ft]: 5-6 hrs.
Muktinath is one of most important destination for Hindus pilgrimage. It also hold an important place for the Buddhists. In the morning, we visit the Muktinath Temple of the Lord Vishnu. For the Hindus, the region is a "Muktikhsetra"or the region of liberation or salvation. There are water spouts channeled for the stream running above the temple. There is also a Buddhist Monastery nearby. Also enjoy the magnificent views of Dhaulagiri peak from Muktinath. Muktinath itself demonstrates the religions harmony in Nepal. From Muktinath, we continue back to Jomsom.
Day 12: Jomsom to Pokhara by flight 30 min.
After morning breakfast we check in the airport to fly back to Pokhara, a 30-min dramatic flight to Pokhara between gorge of the two huge mountains, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. On arrival at Pokhara airport, guide will transfer to the lakeside hotel. We make use of the rest afternoon for discovering the beautiful Pokhara valley leisurely. While we walk along the bank of Fewa Lake, a second biggest lake of Nepal, we cannot stop admiring the state of Fish Tail Mountain reflecting in the lake. We can also take a boat around the Fewa Lake or just can take an hour's walk to the World Peace Pagoda. Evening time, we spend exploring around the lakeside. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus/Car/Flight.
Drive back to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus/Car/Flight.
Day 14: Final departure to international airport.
- You are saying good bye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today!
- We hope you enjoyed the tour with us, and are sure you`ll be back in your trip somewhere in the Himalaya again.
- Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Touch The Himalayan will transfer you to the airport.
- On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.