Itinerary

Welcome to Nepal! We will receive you the airport and transport you to hotel.
Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu
Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel


The day beings with a meeting and introducing with your trek and tour leader. After breakfast, we organize a short meeting at the hotel lobby. The meeting finalizes the preparation of the trek. In the meeting, you need to bring three copies of passport copy size photos, and travel insurance copy. Soon, the day tour will starts and on the tour visit most highlighted places of Kathmandu.

PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE
Pashupatinath Temple Sightseeing with Apex Asia Holidays in Nepal

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most visited and sacred places of Hindu. According to Hindu mythology, Pashupatinath is one of four Dham. It is not only a religious place also the cremation place. The dead body is burning with firewood in the bank of holy river Bagmati.

BOUDDHA STUPA
Bouddha Stupa in Nepal. Let's have a tour with Apex Asia Holidays

Bouddha Stupa

Bouddhanath Stupa is one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world. While touring in Buddha you can meet the monks, learn Buddhism, gather the information about Thankas, and its significants.

BHAKTAPUR DURBAR SQUARE
Bhaktapur Durbar Square sightseein in Kathmandu with Apex Asia Holidays

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a royal palace built in centuries ago when Nepal had 22 and 24 state kingdom. The palace is famous with the name of fifty-five windows durbar, Nyatapol Mandir the tallest temple in Nepal. The Lion Gate, Golden Gates, The statue of King BhupatindraMalla and the pottery where the potter makes are the main attractions of Bhaktapur.

After finished the tour, the evening time is to review the luggage for the trek. If you interested you can walk around Thamel, choose the restaurant for dinner.

Accommodation: Hotel


After breakfast, you will be picked up by your trekking crew and head off for 7hrs drive to Besi Sahar. Driving along Prithvi Highway up to Dumre goes along Trishuli river until you cross Mugling, then following Marshyangdi River up to Dumre. The picturesque farmland on the banks of rivers are outstanding.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 175Km (Approx. drive 7hrs)Highest Point: 1338m (Kathmandu)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 1338m (Kathmandu) to Besisahar (830m)

Trekking begins from Manang Chautra, Besi Sahar, and follows the valley of Marshyangdi, crossing Khudi and Bulbule to reach Nadi for lunch. After lunch, the trail climbs to Bahundaanda (1,310m) with spectacular and lush landscape surrounding you.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 24.8Km (Approx. 5hrs)Highest Point: 1310m (Bahundada)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 830m (Besisahar) to 1310m (Bahundada)

From Bahundanda, the trail descends to Syange at 1070m where you see a large waterfall and then you will cross a suspension bridge over Marshyandi River. Afterwards, you will reach the cobbled village of Jagat. Just before reaching Chamje (1400m) you can see more waterfalls.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 19.5Km (5hrs)Highest Point: 1400m (Chamje)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 1310m (Bahundada) to 1400m (Chamje)

The rocky trail follows the Marshyandi River and climbs to Tal (1,675m). The trail continues gradually up to Dharapani, where the stone Chorten gives the flavor of Tibetan. Dharapani is another permit checkpoint, and it is also the junction where you can meet people coming from Larkey La Pass of Manaslu trek. At Bagarchhap, you can see the village surrounded by apple orchards and maize fields.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 15.1Km (Approx. 5hrs)Highest Point: 2160m (Bagarchhap)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 1400m (Chamje) to 2160m (Bagarchhap)

The trip begins to climb till Temang through a jungle, and then reaches Chame via Thanchowk and Koto. Temang village is located at the bottom of Lamjung Himal and Thanchowk is the lunch place where you can enjoy a lunch with awesome views of Mt. Manaslu. Chame is the headquarter of Manang district and sports rewarding view of Mt. Annapurna II.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 13.5Km (Approx. 5hrs)Highest Point: 2630m (Chame)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 2160m (Bagarchhap) to 2630 (Chame)

We leave Chame and head off to Pisang, following narrow valleys and over the treeline of Annapurna Himalayan range. Before you cross the second bridge of Marshyandi, you can see apple gardens. Ascending trails of Pisang go through blue pine forests via Dhikur Pokhari, where you will have your delicious lunch, and walk an additional 1.5 hrs to get to Lower Pisang. Late afternoon we hike up to Upper Pisang to explore the monastery and also for acclimation.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 13.2 Km (Approx. 5hrs)Highest Point: Pisang (3200m)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 2630 (Chame) to Pisang (3200m)

Today is a day for resting and acclimatizing in high altitude, because the following day we head off to the Base camp. Hike up to Upper Pisang, visit monastery and old village. Back to the guesthouse and prepare for the climb in the coming days.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


After breakfast left for base camp. It takes about 7hrs to get to the base camp. Accommodation and meals will be in tented camps from tonight until you back to the Pisang village.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Camping


This is a day for acclimatization and walk around the camp up to high camp, from where you see the view of Annapurna range, Chulu East, Chulu Far East, Nawal peak, Tilicho peak and many others unnamed mountains and peaks. After short trip back to base camp and ready for following days expedition of 6091m.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Camping


Today is the climb day. We wake up early in the morning and get ready to start the climb to Pisang Peak. First, the guide will check the weather conditions and starts the trip. From the summit of Pisang peak, you will see Annapurna range, Chulu East, Chulu Far East, Nawal peak, Tilicho peak, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, the Tibetan mountains, Kanguru Peak, Gyaji Kang peak, Tilje peak, Kuchubhro peak, and many more peaks. Carefully descend to base camp.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Camping


Spare day in the event of bad weather

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Camping


Today is the first day after summiting Pisang Peak. The trail descends towards Pisang village (3200m), which is about 5hrs. The view of Mt. Annapurna make your journey more enjoyable.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Today there are a couple of options to reach Manang. First is northern side of Marshayandi River and next is south of Marshyangdi river, both ends at Munji. The Southern way through Humde is easier than the other, whereas via Ghayru and Nawal is harder one but gives awesome views of Annapurna Range. From Munji it takes less than 2 hours to reach Manang (3,540m) via Bhraka (3,475m).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 17Km (Approx. 5hrs)Highest Point: 3540m (Manang)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 3200m (Pisang) to 3540m (Manang)

After breakfast, we start walking towards Yak Kharka from Manang. The trail gradually climbs up to Gunsang Manang via Tenki Manang along the Jarsang Khola Valley. Today is the best day for beautiful Himalayan peaks, you can see Mt. Annapurna II, III, IV, Mt. Gangapurna, Mt. Tilicho, Mt. Manaslu, Pisang Peak, Chulu Peak etc. and finally reach Yak Kharka (4,050m).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 9.4Km (Approx 5hrs)Highest Point: 4050m (Yak Kharka)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 3540m (Manang) to 4050m (Yak Kharka)

Slightly up the trail to Thorong Phedi, we get to see large herds of blue sheep and yaks on the barren fields. Just before the Phedi, you have to cross the landslide area which is about 10 minutes. And finally, reach Phedi where you have lunch and settle into rooms here. You can walk up to High Camp for acclimatization.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 9.6Km (Approx. 5hrs)Highest Point: 4450m (Thorong Phedi)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 4050, (Yak Kharka) to 4450m (Thorong Phedi)

The trek today begins before sunrise at around 4am to cross Thorong-La Pass (5416m). It is important to cross the pass by no later than 10am to dodge the winds and potentially inclement weather. We will be well over 5,000m, which is very high altitude, so it’s important to pace ourselves comfortably and drink plenty of water. The pass is marked with praying flags and gives picturesque views of Mustang valley and high mountains up ahead. After crossing the Pass again, we need to walk for another 4hrs to reach Muktinath (3800m).

Muktinath is an important Hindu heritage site for Hindus and Buddhists alike. Thousands of pilgrims visit the place and take the holy bath at 108 holy waterspouts in the temple premises. It is considered to be the place of Nirvana, where Lord Vishnu confessed his transgression. Lord Vishnu is the main god of this temple. Likewise, there is a temple called Jwala Mai which has a natural eternal flame fueled. We stoll about Muktinath for the remainder of the day, and celebrate our success of crossing Thorung La Pass.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 11Km (Approx. 8hrs)Highest Point: 5416m ( Thorong La Pass)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 4450m (Thorong Phedi) to Muktinath (3800m)

Today’s journey is much easier than previous days. You will heading off to Jomsom by crossing Jharkot town and then walking along Kali Gandaki valley, also called the Windy Valley, we see Jomsom in the horizon. It is the district capital of Mustang district and also famous for apple orchards. Local apple brandy is a special drink of Mustang.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Finally, this morning is last morning in Himalayas. After 20 minutes of scenic flight, you reach Pokhara. After checking into the hotel and resting for a bit, cit tour of Pokhara starts. The tour includes Fewa Lake, Devis Waterfall, a museum, a Tibetan refugee settlement, Gupteshwor Cave, and more.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel


We drive back to Kathmandu on a tourist bus. The drive takes about 7 hours on a scenic route. In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepali restaurant with folk music and dance performance.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


The trip concludes today. Your guide will drop you off at the international airport for your departure back home.

Meals included: Breakfast