Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu [1,330 m]: Representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will be waiting outside the airport according to your fight time who will transfer you to the hotel. A short briefing will be done after you have settled down. If you have any queries please do let us know. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara [970 m] - (B): Early in the morning, we drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, Nepal's lake city. Our bus follows a winding road over the valley rim and descends onto the Trisuli River. The journey is slow and steady as the road winds through villages and passing terrace fields before reaching our destination.
Pokhara is best known for its tranquil atmosphere and the beauty of the surrounding countryside. Normally, we arrive by mid afternoon so you have time to explore or relax as you prepare for the journey ahead. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Ghandruk [1,945 m], Trek to Tadapani [2,450 m] - (B,L,D): After breakfast we start our driving around 03-04 hour to Ghandruk, a beautiful village mostly inhabited by the Gurung community. We will have a lunch in Ghandruk. After lunch if time permits, we visit the Gurung museum. After lunch we start our trekking to Tadapani by gradually ascending. The trail today offers magnificent view of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli followed by a walk inside Rhododendron and Oak forests and a small river joining us during the trek but flowing in the opposite direction. The trail today doesn’t have any human settlements except few Teahouses at Bhaisi Kharka. The views of Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna South (7,237m), Machhapuchhare (6993m) and Lamjung Himal (6931m) is just awe-inspiring from Tadapani which also offers glorious sunrise views. Overnight in Tea house. (Walking hour 3-4 hours).
Day 04: Trek to Dobato [3,420 m] - (B): From Tadapani we leave the trail towards Ghorepani and trek inside the Rhododendron forest which takes us to local water buffalo pastures. The trail from Today is comparatively less crowded which offers great trekking experience. We continue trekking higher eventually above the tree line with Annapurna Himalayan range standing tall in front of us. After Lunch near a small stream, we continue towards a small pass and descend through rhododendron forests and reach Dobato. Overnight in Tea house. (Walking hour 5-6 hours).
Day 05: Trek to Upper Chistibung [2,950 m] - (B,L,D): The initial trail today is a descend through open ground and forests to arrive at the pastures of Lower Chistibung, our lunch stop for today. We slowly continu climbing uphill passing many buffalo grazing pastures to reach Upper Chistibung where we will be spending the night. Overnight in Tea house. (Walking hour 5-6 hours).
Day 06: Trek Kopra Ridge [3,600 m] - (B,L,D): After breakfast we resume our trek towards Khayer Lake. On this day we trek above tree line while watching out for Himalayan Thar and Danphe Pheasant. The trail today is mostly uphill so we trek without any hustle with breaks to observe the natural beauty of this region. When we reach Khopra Ridge Annapurna South and Nilgiri welcome us with exceptional panoramic view. Overnight in Tea house. (Walking hour 3-4 hours).
Day 07: Trek to Swanta [2,200 m] - (B,L,D): After your breakfast we start our way back towards Pokhara via Poonhill. The trail today is steep downhill. We unwaveringly descend to Chistibung from where we turn towards Poonhill. We stop at the village of Swanta for overnight stay. Overnight in Teahouse. (Walking hour 5-6 hours).
Day 08: Trek to Ghorepani [2,810 m] - (B,L,D): From Swanta we descend through the village fields to a small river and take a quick look at the local water mill. From here we cross the suspension bridge and head upwards to the village of Chittre. Here we join the main trekking trail and it is a further ascent to reach the village of Ghorepani where there are great views of the Dhaulagiri massif. Overnight in Tea house. (Walking hour 4-5 hours).
Day 09: Sunrise trip to Poonhill then trek to Trikhedhunga [1,540m] - (B,L,D): You guide will check the sunrise time and will inform you during the dinner in previous day. We start early morning towards Poonhill, one of the best place to view sunrise from where we witness magical sunrise over Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Hiunchuli and many other peaks. After spending sometime at the view point we descend back to Ghorepani for breakfast. After breakfast trek to Trikhedhuga. The trail passes through settlemts at Nangethanti, Ulleri, Banthanti before finally reaching Trikhedhunga. Overnight in Tea house. (Walking hour 4-5 hours )
Day 10: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara [980 m] - (B,L): Today is the last day of the trek. We start our trek after breakfast towards Nayapul, which translates New Bridge in Nepali. We trek along the Burungdi River crossing few suspension bridges during today’s trek. After reaching Nayapul, we drive to Pokhara. Overnight in Hotel. (Walking time 03-04 Hrs and drive 1.30 hrs).
Day 11: Mountain Flight to Kathmandu [1,338m] - (B): After breakfast in Pokhara, we have a mountain flight to Kathmandu; it is a thrilling exciting flight over forests, fields and villages with the Himalayas at the background. On arrival, we transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. O/n in Hotel. (22-25 m flight).
Day 12: Fly back home - (B): A representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will drop you to the airport according to your flight time. Trip ends. “NAMASTE!”.