Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
After your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by a representative from Rising Adventure at the arrival gate and transferred to the hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
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.
In the evening, Rising Adventure will discuss about your trip and introduce our trekking guide as well as other members.
Day 03: Drive to Besisahar (6 hrs) and Trek to Khudi (2 hrs)
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 Besisahar within around 8 hours travelling through the magnificent beauty of hills, rivers and mountains. So, roadway will be as same as for going towards Pokhara until Dumre and have U-turn to Besisahar. In order to reach Khudi from Besisahar, you have a choice either to go to by bus within half an hour or to have an hour hike.
Day 04: Trek to Sirung (4-5 hrs)
This is the first day of your trekking. On this day, you will trek through the suspension bridges, waterfalls, up and down hills across the rice, paddy and subtropical forest. On the way to Sirung, you will come across the village, called Taranche, full of ethnic groups especially Tamang. Finally, you will reach to the Sirung, a place where you can also enjoy the cultural program organized by the villagers for the visitors.
Day 05: Trek to Chamje (6-7 hrs)
Your trek will continue along the Marsyangdi River via the semi-circular-shaped rice terraces, cliff face to the stone village, etc to Syange at 1100m. From there, you will ascend steeply to Jagat(1300m) and continue ascending to the Chamje.
Day 06: Trek to Dharapani (6-7 hrs)
The trail goes through the fertile flat and the forest of bamboo and rhododendron. Then you will reach to the firsr village of Manang district. The trail will continue to Dharapani passing through Khotro and Karte.
Day 07: Trek to Chame (5-6 hrs)
Today you will trek almost 6 hours to reach to Chame. From Chame, you can see the scenic of the Himalayas such as Lamjung Himal, Annapurna II and Annapurna IV.
Day 08: Trek to Upper Pisang (5-6 hrs)
The trail will go through the deep forest and the narrow valley. On the way to Pisang, you will recross the brides again and again; and through the wonderful sites you will reach at Pisang. Then you will go through upper route and finally reach to Upper Pisang, where you will have the magnificent views of mountain peaks such as Annapurna, Pisang peak as well as many others.
Day 09: Acclimatization Day
The day of today is actually not for rest only, but for acclimatization too. So, you will spend the whole day enjoying with the scenic views of Himalayas.
Day 10: Trek to Pisang Base Camp (4 hrs)
Your trail will go up to Kharka at the altitude of almost 4380m. You will reach there at Kharka after walking almost 4 hours, which is a flat alpine place for setting up the Base Camp. Overnight stay at tent.
Day 11: Trek to Pisang Peak High Camp (3-4 hrs)
Today your trail will ascend to the Pisang Peak High Camp at 5400m. It takes approximately 4 hours to reach the High Camp.
Day 12: Summit to the Peak (6091 m)and back to the Pisang Peak Base Camp (9 hrs climbing )
Today you are going to meet your destination. So, you will climb to the peak of Pisang very early in the morning. Finally, you will be succeeded to summit the Pisang Peak. After visiting the stunning scenery from the peak, you will descend to the Base Camp following the previous route.
Day 13: Trek to Manang (5-6 hrs)
Your trail will go ahead to Manang Valley passing through the Pisang Village. En route, you will see the incredible views of the towering Himalayan Peaks. In Manang Village, you will have a chance to observe the traditional culture and custom of the local people, who are especially from the ethnic group.
Day 14: Trek to Yak Kharka (5-6 hrs)
Your trail will go up steadily from Manang to the Tengi village and Marsyangdi Valley; and continue along the Jarsang Khola. Then on the way you will find that the vegetation is being shorter as well as you will see the grazing horses and yaks on the meadow; and finally you will reach to Yak Kharka.
Day 15: Trek to Thorung Phedi (5-6 hrs)
Today you will cross the river at 4310m and reach to Thorong Phedi, a place at the bottom of pass. There is the small number of settlements in Thorong Phedi, but it is the busy area where most of the trekkers spend a night as the point of base camp.
Day 16: Trek to Muktinath (8-9 hrs)via Thorung La Pass (5416 m)
Today your trek will start early in the morning and ascend steeply almost 6 hours to reach to Thorong La Pass where you can see the stunning views of high Himalayas. From there, you will descend and reach to the important temple of Hindus and Buddhist, known as Muktinath Temple. You will spend a night there in Muktinath.
Day 17: Trek to Kagbeni (5-6 hrs)
Today in the morning, you will visit the Vishnu Temple and Gompa nearby Muktinath Temple. Then your trail will descend firstly to Jarkot Village, which still have the Tibetan culture. After then continuation of descending will take you to Kagbeni through the desert landscape.
Day 18: Trek to Jomsom (6 hrs)
Your trail will go to Jomsom along the Kali Gandaki River. Finally, you will reach to Jomsom, where most of the offices of Mustang districts are situated because of the full facilities.
Day 19: Early morning flight to Pokhara (20 min) and Pokhara Sightseeing
You will have a flight to Pokhara in early morning. But you will not have a flight in the day time because of the usual weather problem. It takes almost 20 minutes to reach to Pokhara and transfer to the hotel. Then you will do sightseeing there.
Day 20: Drive back to Kathmandu (7 hrs)
The leaving time of Tourist Bus in Pokhara is also at 7:30 am. So, your trekking guide will pick up you to Tourist Bus Park at 7:00 am as same as before. Then the roadway will be as different as before until Dumre but from there will follow the previous way to come back to Kathmandu.
Day 21: Departure
Today your trip in Nepal comes to an end and A representative from Rising Adventure will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.