Day 01: Namaste Nepal [1,330 m]: Upon your arrival, a representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will be waiting outside the airport gates to take you to the hotel. Depending on time of arrival, plans will be made for a briefing meeting once you have settled in. Please let us know if there is anything special you would like to do while in Kathmandu and we can help you arrange that. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 02: Cultural Tour in Kathmandu [1,330 m] - (B): After breakfast in the Hotel we have a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu vally which takes in the key attractions in and around Kathmandu. Including AM: Visit 2000 years old Buddhist shrine Swyambhunath, situated on the top of the hill west of the city the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the “Monkey Temple”. There are many small buildings and shrines down the hillside behind Swayambhunath. Explore the colorful Kathmandu Durbar Square - The Old Royal Palace of Kathmandu, Temple of living goddess Kumari, the Jagannath temple, 17th century temple known for colorfully painted erotic carvings, Kasthmandap temple a three story temple built from a single tree in 12th century.
PM: Visit Pashupatinath temple one of the most sacred Hindu shrine in the World. The holy river Bagmati and the burning ghats and also visit one of the oldest and biggest stupa of Boudhanath. Overnight stay at Hotel. (Also issue Special permit so must be an official day).
Day 03: 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. Average driving time is 06 to 07 hours. (Option Rafting at Trisuli River 2-3 hours).
Note: If you like to take a flight to Pokhara instead of Car Please advise.
Day 04: Pokhara - Fly to Jomsom Trek to Kagbeni [2,810m] - (B,L,D): After breakfast we transfer you to the domestic airport to mountain flight to Jomsom (20-22 m). then we continue up the vast gravel riverbed of the Kali Gandaki, passing mule trains travelling down from Tibet. The medieval village of Kagbeni lies right on the border of Mustang and there is time to explore the intriguing alleys and courtyards of this timeless place. All around is the strange rocky landscape that is typical of mysterious Mustang. Overnight stay at Tea House. Average trekking time is 02 to 03 hours.
Day 05: Kagbeni Trek to Chele [3,030 m] - (B,L,D): From Kagbeni the trail climbs from one ridge to another and reaches to a plateau at 3040m, then again a short climb to Tangbe at 3060m. Near about one hour trek from Tangbe will reach us to Chhuksung, a Gurung settlement, which is at the confluence of The Narshing Khola and Kali Gandaki. On the way from Kali Gandaki Valley to Chele one gets to view the ancient caves standing high on the eastern bank of the river. Leaving the Kali Gandaki valley behind we climb steep rocky gully to Chele from Kagbeni. We make a stoppage at Chele. Overnight stay at Tea House. Average trekking time is 05 to 06 hours.
Day 06: Chele Trek to Gelling [3,570 m] - (B,L,D): After a night's rest and breakfast at Chele, we climb in and out of huge side valleys of the Kali Gandaki. From Chele, we climb up a steep spur to a cairn and then connect to another cairn marking the Chele La at 3,630m, from where the trail descents to Samar 3,620m. Climbing above Samar, the trail goes into another valley filled with trees, crosses a stream and climbs up to the Bhena La from here to Yamdo La and then descending to Shyanmochen, we finally reach our stoppage for the day to a marvelous village at an elevation of 3570m,Geling. Overnight stay at Tea House. Average trekking time is 07 to 08 hours.
Day 07: Gelling Trek to Charang [3,560m] - (B,L,D): From Geling to Charang, the trail Turning westward from Geling the trail climbs gently through fields, passing below Tama Gaon. Then we climb to Nyi La at 4020m from there we descend to Gheme at 3510m and then gets connects Choya La, beyond the mani wall. From Choya La we are pretty near to our overnight stay, a long descent from here will lead us to the fields of maze, Charang which is at an elevation of 3560m. Overnight stay at Tea House. Average trekking time is 05 to 06 hours.
Day 08: Charang Trek to Lo-Manthang [3,800 m] - (B,L,D): An early start from Chorang, the trail descends about 125m crossing the Charang Chu, climbing up steeply, a rocky trail entering the Tholung Valley. Then from here we forward our trail to Lo La. A short descent from Lo La will lead us to the plateau of Lo Manthang. This place will be our resting spot for the night. Overnight stay at Tea House. Average trekking time is 05 to 06 hours.
Day 09: Lo-Manthang [3,800 m] - (B,L,D): We spend one whole day exploring the Lo Manthang. There are four major temples at this place. Jampa Lhakhang a three storey temple, Thubchen Gompa, a huge assembly hall near the center of the city, Chodey Gompa, founded by the Mustang King in 1710, the main temple of the city and the Choprang Gompa, which is popularly known as the "New Gompa". Another interesting spot to visit will be the Raja's Palace and also the town with various coffee shops and restaurants will be delighting enough to roam around. Overnight b stay at Tea House.
Day10: Lo-Manthang - Trek to Ghami: Reluctantly we depart Lo Manthang and head South. We have a choice of trails today and are not forced to back-track on the same trail. Climbing the ridge, we get our last view of the walled city and descend the valley towards Ghami. Overnight stay at Tea House. Average trekking time is 08 to 09 hours.
Day 11: Ghami Trek to Samar: We continue down the valley and rejoin the trail that we used to enter Mustang. Overnight stay at Tea House. Average trekking time is 05 to 06 hours.
Day 12: Samar to Kagbeni [2,810m] - (B,L,D): Our last day in Mustang as we retrace our trail along the Kali Gandaki River to Kagbeni. Overnight stay at Tea House. Average trekking time is 07 to 08 hours.
Day 13: Kagbeni Trek to Muktinath [3,802m] - (B,L,D): If we are in Kagbeni why don't we go to Muktinath. Head up the wide riverbed about an hour and we’ll come to a lodge for refreshment before deciding on the high path of Muktinath or low path of Kagbeni. Both are interesting and meet halfway up the hill. As we turn east away from the Kali Gandaki river there are views to Muktinath and the Thorung Pass in the distance. Jarkot is much more real then the trekking village of Muktinath and it is possible to stay here and visit the temple the next morning without your heavy pack. Muktinath Temple is a point of Pilgrimage for Buddhist and Hindus where flame, water and air meet. Overnight stay at Tea House. Average trekking time is 05 to 06 hours.
Day 14: Muktinath Trek to Jomsom [2.720 m] - (B,L,D): It's an easy return trip to Jomsom today and the view down the stony plains of the Kali Gandaki to the vast white-topped wall of the Nilgiris, is simply stunning. We will spend the last night of the trek in Jomsom. Overnight stay at Tea House. Average trekking time is 05 to 06 hours.
Day 15: Fly To Pokhara [930 m] - (B,L,D): After early breakfast at your Tea House in Jomsom. We fly to Pokhara. It is 22 Minute exciting flight. Upon your arrival in Pokhara Airport we transfer to you to the Hotel. Rest of the day is Leisure. (20-25 M.).
Day 16: Fly to Kathmandu (Mid Day) [1,330 m] - (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. (22-25 m flight).
Day 17: Free day in Kathmandu [1,330 m] - (B): There are plenty of interesting sites to visit in the Kathmandu valley like the Old Palaces at Patan, Bhaktapur, Durbar square, Swayambhunath (the monkey temple or you may wonder down town Thamel to shop for souvenirs and sample the various restaurants of Kathmandu. We are happy to offer you some recommendations.
Day 18: Fly back home - (B): We will transfer you to the airport and assist with check-in procedures.