• Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu

    Nepal Adventure Team’s staff and guide receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to the respective hotels in Thamel, tourist hub of Kathmandu. After refreshment, our guide / leader brief you regarding hotels, Nepali cultures, tours and Annapurna Base Camp Trekking along with welcome dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant assisted by a folk cultural program.

    • Meals: Dinner
  • Day 2 Preparation Day in Kathmandu

    Briefing about the entire trekking schedule and associated team members would be carried out. The Nepal Adventure Team will help to sort the required documents and tricks for the trek. You can utilize this day to take rest from long flight or for the sightseeing of Kathmandu valley which include the UNESCO’s World Heritage sites.

    • Day 3 Drive to Jagat 1,290 m via Beshishar 800 m - 08 hrs

      We have long scenic drive towards mid west of Nepal. The drive is made up to Jagat for the day. Upto Beshisahar we have smooth pitched road then, the off road adventure begins passing the villages as Khudi, Bhulbhule and Ngadi. Beside the road Marsyangdi River continuously accompany us. As we reach to Syange, we slowly climb up for our night stay at Jagat leaving Marsyangdi river behind.

      • Day 4 Trek to Dharapani 1,920 m - 05 hours

        From Jagat village, our actual trek begins through winding path passing Chamje and eastern bank of Marsyangdi. We land at forest area, with superb views of Annapurna and Manaslu mountain ranges. Tal Besi is our lunch. Likewise, 2-3 hours walk leads to Dharapani village for overnight stop which is a junction of Annapurna circuit and Manaslu trekking trail.

        • Day 5 Trek to Chame 2,670 m - 05 hours

          The trail along rhododendron and pine forest, Bagachap and Danque village from Dharapani leads to Timang village. More Buddhist culture enriched village with grand view of Mt. Manaslu is observed. Without being diverted by the trail’s beauty, we reach Chame for the night stay by passing Koto village. Chame is large and major town of Manang area as being the head quarter of Manang district.

          • Day 6 Trek to Pisang 3, 230 m - 05 hours

            Through enchanting alpine forests of rhododendron and pine trees, following the Marshyangdi River upstream with short ups and down hills we drop to Bhratang village. From Bhratang village walk follows uphill by alpine woodland to Dhukure Pokhari. Dhukure Pokhari is a small place with few teahouses and lodge overlooking Chulu’s and Pisang peak. With a lunch break here, walk descends to lower Pisang village for overnight stop.

            • Day 7 Trek to Manang Village 3,450 m - 05 hours

              Pisang village offers great scenery of mountains and surrounding landscapes. From here, altitude gains as a short uphill climb begins with super views of staggering Annapurna II and III, Gangapurna, Chulu’s and Pisang peak. As you reach flat valley of Hongde village, tree lines disappear, barren and arid landscapes with cold, dry arctic climate is experienced. We visit old Braga monastery with old Buddhist relics, ancient wall painting and stunning views of Annapurna Himalaya. Manang village is accomplished after an hour walk where we have warm night stay.

              • Day 8 Rest day at Manang for local hike and acclimatization

                A day is separated for the acclimatization before heading higher elevation of Thorang –la pass. You have optional short hike for exploring Manang village. Manang is a large village situated on windswept valley at the bank of Marsyangdi River beneath Annapurna and Gangapurna mountain range. Nearby walk gives the views of Gangapurna Glacier and the Manang emerald Lake.

                • Day 9 Trek to Yak Kharka 4,110 m - 04 hours

                  With a day rest, we head to Ghunsang village on the uphill path to Yak Kharka. On this day, we trek on high altitude with super views of snowcapped mountains. Across a small stream river Yak Kharka is situated where we spent our night. Yak Kharka is a small settlement with tremendous views of Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Chulu Peaks.

                  • Day 10 Trek to Thorong High Camp 4,600 m - 04 hours

                    The trek takes it peak as we head to Thorong-La Base. By crossing a bridge and climbing along the river bank of Jarjung leads to Thorong Phedi. Now, depending upon the physical conditions of the clients we step forward to Thorong High Camp for overnight stop. 

                    • Day 11 Cross Thorong-La 5,416 m and to Muktinath 3,800 m - 07 hours

                      11th Day of our trek is much essential as we pass the most difficult pass, Thorang –La. By grouping up our energy with breakfast, we climb up on a steep terrain and winding path to Thorong La Pass at 5,416 m. The highest altitude of this adventure certainly requires a high spirit and physical strength to accomplish Thorong La pass. Undoubtedly, the top offers superb vista of amazing landscapes and bright snowcapped peaks. Then, descend long way to Muktinath at 3,800 m which is a holy place for both Hindus and Buddhists (Muktinath means ‘the place for Nirvana or Liberation’).

                      • Day 12 Trek to Marpha 2, 670 via Jomsom 2, 715 m - 06 hours

                        After sound stay at Muktinath, rest of the journey requires with moderate walks which is much easier. Now, we aim to drop at 1,200m downhill in Kaligandaki river valley. Jomsom is encountered; headquarter of Mustang district and small airstrip above Kaligandaki River. Further, beautiful Marpha village of Thakali community encriched with culture and apple farm take away the tiredness. Here, celebrate with very famous local apple products like cider, brandy and juice. 

                        • Day 13 Trek to Lete 2,480m – 06 hours

                          From Marpha onward, walk is much easier on the bank of Kaligandaki river across Tukuche village, beneath tall bright towering Tukuche peak and Dhaulagiri. Similarly, from Larjung village crossing a broad river bed get back into tree line of pines, oaks and rhododendron. The path meanders away from the river for an hour then coming back to the river bed we reach Kalapani village. The fresh peaceful environment won’t let you get tired so we march to Lete for overnight stop.

                          • Day 14 Trek to Tatopani 1,190m - 06 hours

                            Lete brings a dramatic change in vegetation and landscapes from dry desert to pine and conifer forests. The first two hours of trek passes through the village of Ghasa with constant view of the snow capped peaks in between the cool forest. This pleasant walk continues amidst the high hills all the way to the village of Tatopani through the high and beautiful waterfalls of Rupsi. Tatopani (Hot Spring) is another nice village with large hot spring pools just by the bank of the River Kaligandaki. During summer and spring season, you view numerous high waterfalls throughout the trek.

                            • Day 15 Trek to Ghorepani 2,750 m - 06 hours

                              After a wonderful time at Tatopani, winding trail continues for an hour, then cross a suspension bridge over the Kaligandaki river to arrive at the junction of two trails. Our route diverts from here to dense alpine forest reaching at Chitre. Ghorepani-Deurali is an hour away from Chitre. Ghorepani is famous for the viewpoint Poon-Hill and its culure. It offers the magnificent scene of mountain range whose beauty is enhanced by the golden sunrise and sunset. 

                              • Day 16 Trek to Tirkhedhunga 1,500m -05 hrs

                                At dawn, hike begins and an hour walk lands to Poon-Hill at 3,210m. Poonhill offers fantastic sunrise views over array of mountains from Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Manaslu to Annapurna to as Ganesh Himal in the far eastern horizon including the majestic Mt. Machhapuchhre. After heart pleasing moment, we continue trek through aromatic rhododendron forest. The whole area could be a paradise for naturalist and botanical people when the flowers are in full bloom. A long descend from Ulleri village on the stone paved steps drop to Tikhedhunga for last overnight stop.

                                • Day 17 Trek to Nayapul 1,100m and drive to Pokhara 860m

                                  We descend to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara. Pokhara has much to offer from mountain view, lake view to night life. The rest of the day can be celebrated with drinks and foods along with generous Nepal Adventure Team's staffs.

                                  • Day 18 Drive back to Kathmandu

                                    Early in the morning following the same route, you'll be driven back to Kathmandu within few hours where you can relax and browse around the market rest of the day. You can ask your guide to take you to explore around if you feel like doing so. Farewell dinner is also served.

                                    • Day 19 International departure

                                      With the big heart after visiting Annapurna Base Camp, as per your schedule, Nepal Adventure Team drops you to Tribhuvan International Airport. Nepal Adventure Team is open to your feedback and reviews as well as bid you goodbyes with the hope to meet you soon in your next trip in Nepal