Arrival, pickup by bus to hotel
After your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be warmly greeted by our office representative and transferred to the hotel.
Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara - 7 hours.
After we have breakfast, we will leave our hotel early morning for a drive with scenic views to Pokhara through Prithivi national highway. The drive may take about 7-8 hours. We also have the option for a short flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu. We tour some beautiful places in Pokhara that includes Davids fall and the Phewa Lake. Overnight stay at our hotel by the lakeside.
Drive to Kande and trek to Deurali(2232m)
In the morning, after breakfast, we will go for a drive about 40 mints to Kande on PokharaBaglung highway. We will be climbing the trail for about 1 ½ hrs to the ridge at 2,060 m. The cleared ground in the forest with lodge settlement facility is known as ‘Australian camp’. The place is picturesque with stunning panoramic view of Annapurna range and Pokhara valley. The trail now further winds through the dense mesmerizing rhododendron forest to the mountain pass called ‘Deurali’. Deurali is overlooking region into the ModiKhola valley wedged between eye-catching Annapurna South and iconic Mardi Himal / Mt Fishtail
Trek to Forest Camp (2600m)
We start off to the main Annapurna trekking trail after spending beautiful morning in the ridge top village of Deurali. Then we will follow the forested ridge to Forest camp. Since this is newly opened trekking destination, there are no teahouses along the way. We will need to carry packed lunch and sufficient water for the day. The walk through the rhododendron forest is splendid with gradual uphill the trail.
Trek to Low Camp (2950m)
The trail climbs gradually through the soothing rhododendron forest following the dramatic ridge. We can find couple of tea houses in Low camp in the clearing of the forest. Mt Fishtail and Mardi Himal now appears much closer to us, this iconic scene will swipe your feet away. Closer and closer to clear blue sky with awe-inspiring views of layers of Himalayan foothills and flawless valley, we head towards south. You can also trek one more hour to BadalDanda (Cloud Hill) above the tree line with consent of guide for more better view
Trek to High Camp(3580m)
The trail now further climbs along the dramatic ridge towards Mardi Himal and Mt Fishtail. From BadalDanda, we will leave the tree line and soon arrive in shrubby alpine zone. Snowcapped peaks of majestic Annapurna South, Huinchuli and Fishtail looms from a distance above deep stunning valley on the either side of the trail. High camp is a small pasture region. Here you will find yourself above the clouds and closer to breathtaking snowcapped peaks, a heavenly experience of your lifetime.
Explore Mardi Himal Camp
Today’s trip is much more difficult than other days of the trek. With the steep climbing and longer walk, the trail becomes more vertiginous at some points with uneven and steep rocky steps. The first steep climb of about 2 hours to the ridge top is marked as Mardi Himal Base Camp. But the real base camp will take another 2 hours along the dramatic ridge. Walking along the ridge with stunning peaks of Mardi Himal and Mt Fishtail right above us along with distant view of eye catching Annapurna I, Gangapurna and Annapurna III is one hell of an unforgettable journey to the destination.
Trek back to Forest Camp
Although the scenery is bit a stationary, refreshing season and glazing sunlight makes it indifferent and much more interesting. We will spend another splendor morning watching the dramatic change that the sunrays bring into the natures breathtaking gala. After that, we will start walking down to forest camp after having breakfast.
Trek to Lwang Ghalel Village(1500m)
The trail now again climbs down steeply through dense rhododendron and Maple forest to the permanent settlements which is closer to valley basin. Lwang is a self sufficientGurung village full of rich culture and happy content people. The village is one of the best place to explore unique Nepalese countryside lifestyle and enjoy the delicious organic food. The village farmers grow organic tea in 50 hectors of land which is one of a kind. Farmers also offer homestay accommodation. The waterfall in the outskirt of the village gives us one of the most exciting and thrilling canyoning adventures
Trek back to Pokhara
Down to the Mardi River basin, we will drive back to Pokhara. It will take about 1-2 hours to get to Pokhara. The first 1 hour drive to Pokhara is on the dirt road.
Drive back to Kathmandu
You may take a fight or a drive to Kathmandu. In the evening you will have your last night in Nepal enjoying the Nepalese unique cultural dinner show and taking some beautiful memories with you.
Fly back to Home
Our guide will transfer you to airport then fly back home.