Day 01 : Arrives in Kathmandu (1350m/ 4429ft) and transfers to the hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by the representative from Rising Adventure at the arrival gate and transferred to the hotel.
Day 02 : Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation. Overnight in Kathmandu
This is your day for sightseeing. So, you are picked up by your tour guide from your hotel. Basically, Kathmandu Sightseeing involves the four UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. They are Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayabhunath Stupa, Boudhnath Stupa, and the Pashupatinath Temple. However, we also organize other sightseeing tours nearby Kathmandu in accordance with your desires like Patan and Bhaktapur Darbar Squares those too are enlisted in UNESCO.
At last, we involve in trekking preparation and introduce you to our trekking guide.
Day 03 : Drive to Pokhara (800m/ 2625ft), 210 km/ 7 hrs. Overnight in Pokhara
The Tourist Bus to Pokhara leaves at 7 am from Kathmandu. So, your trekking guide will pick up you at 6:30 am from the hotel. You will reach to Pokhara within around 6-hour traveling passing through the magnificent beauty of hills, rivers, and mountains. A beautiful valley set on the banks of the Phewa Lake, Pokhara is also popular for its panoramic views of Annapurna, Machchhapuchare (shape of fish tail) in the north, and Dhaulagiri in the west, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu in the east.
Day 04 : Drive to Nayapul (42 km/ 1.30 min) and Trek to Ulleri Village (5-6 hrs walk)
Your trek will embark on from the place called Nayapul just 1-hour drive on a private vehicle from Pokhara. It takes almost 20 minutes to reach Birethati(1,015m) which is a large village with shops and teahouses. You will continue your trek up until you won’t reach to Tikhedunga(1,570m) walking along the Bhurungdi River and have lunch. After lunch, you will ascend to Ulleri about (1960m/ 6430ft) above the sea level, covered with a larger number of ethnic groups especially Magar.
Day 05 : Trek to Ghorepani (5-6 hrs walk)
Today, you will trek almost 5 hours to reach Ghorepani. Your trek will move up towards Bhanthati(2,250m) and then Nangethanti(2,460m) via the majestic forest of oak and the national flower of Nepal called Rhododendron. Finally, you will be at Ghorepani(2,860m) after walking approximately 1:30 min.
Day 06 : Hike to Poon Hill (3210m/ 10531ft) and Trek to Tadapani (6-7 hrs walk)
Today, you will go for hiking of an hour to Poon Hill at 3,210m, a vantage point for looking at the scenic of sunrise over the ranges of high Himalayas. So, you will hike a very early in the morning, spend almost 1 hour and come back to Ghorepani for having a hot breakfast.
Then you will ascend to Deurali(2,960m). along ridges and through the beautiful forest of pine and rhododendron. After that, you will descend to Banthanti, then turning off to Tadapani.
Day 07 : Trek to Chhomrong (5-6 hrs walk)
The trekking of today is not very hard. You will descend through the forests and the Gurung village and arrive at Chhommrong at an elevation of (2170m/ 7119 ft).
Day 08 : Trek to Dovan (5-6 hrs walk)
Today, the trail goes down to the Chhomrong Khola and upper Modi Khola Valley. Then your trek will continue ascending to Sinuwa, a vantage point for looking Machhapuchchhre very clearly. After then you will reach to a place called Baboo through the forest of rhododendron. After trekking up almost one and half an hour, you will be at Dovan.
Day 09 : Trek to Deurali (4-5 hrs walk)
Today, you will have the shortest trek due to the high altitude and the risk of snow avalanches in the area that you will cross the next morning. You will ascend through the forest of bamboo and rhododendron to the Himalayan Hotel to Hinko cave and finally to Deurali which is considered as the gateway to the sanctuary.
Day 10 : Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (5-6 hrs walk)
Today, you are going to reach your final destination. So, your trail climbs on to the Machchhhapuchchhre Base Camp, which is fully surrounded by mountains and known as the Annapurna Sanctuary. From there, you need to go up almost 2 hours ahead to reach the Annapurna Base Camp. There, you will see the spectacular views of the mountain and enjoy the beauty of Himalayas.
Day 11 : Trek back to Bamboo (6-7 hrs walk)
You will follow the same route and reach to Bamboo for spending a night.
Day 12 : Trek to Jhinu Danda (5-6 hrs walk)
Today, you will follow the same route until Chhomrong and your trail will go down very steeply to the place called Jhinu. From there, you will have almost 40 minutes hike to Hot Spring where you can have a bath in natural hot springs.
Day 13 : Trek to Nayapul (6-7 hrs walk) and drive to Pokhara (42km/ 1:30 min)
From Jhinu hot springs you will go to Saulibazaar and to Birethati and then to Nayapul following the same route. After an hour's drive, you will be in Pokhara.
Day 14 : Drive to Kathmandu (7 hrs drive)
The leaving time of the Tourist Bus in Pokhara is at 7:30 am. So, your trekking guide will pick up you at Tourist Bus Park at 7:00 am. Then you will come back to Kathmandu following the same route and time.
Day 15 : Departure from Kathmandu OR Enroll in other activities
Today your trip in Nepal comes to an end and the representative from Rising Adventure will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.