19 Days Trekking tour itinerary for nepal: Gorge On Nature's Beauty On This Mountain Trek
Nepal's classic trek - the Annapurna Circuit encompasses a variety of landscapes, alpine forests, semi deserts and iconic passes. While on the wonderful walk, meet the Buddhist and Hindu locals and get to know their religious practices and unique traditions.
Arrival in Kathmandu-Transfer to Hotel
Meet our representative at the Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu.
Rest at the hotel and get briefed about the trip.
Overnight accommodation is set as per BB Plan.
Know the Kathmandu Valley
Go for a half day city tour in and around Kathmandu Valley to visit the monuments, temples and monasteries such as Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath or Swoyambhunath etc.
Leisure time for rest and preparation for next trip to Annapurna Circuit Trek. Evening briefing at your hotel or at the office.
Your overnight accommodation is set in BB Plan at same Hotel.
Drive to Bhulbhule via Dumre and Besisahar
The day begins with drive to Besisahar - Bhulbhule, about 5-6 hrs from Kathmandu along the Prithwi highway.
We divert off the highway at the bustling town of Dumre and continue for a further one and a half hour to Besisahar.
After lunch, we take a short drive to the road ahead at Bhulbhule (846 meters) in the Marysandi Valley.
Overnight at lodge/tea house with dinner.
Commence trek, Bhulbhule to Shange (1136m)
Trek to Shange begins after having breakfast.
Walk for about 5-6 hrs to get a taste of things to come - the climb up to Bahun Danda, a picturesque village at the top of this formidable ridge.
Then descend across terraces and over small streams, before rejoining the Marsyangdi and following it upstream for several kms to our overnight camp with teahouse / lodge with full board near the village of Shange.
Trek from Shange to Tal (1710m)
From Tal, we head across the river and ascend steeply to finally reach the ridge top.
We cross another suspension bridge before a continued ascent up a narrow and beautiful valley where, after rain, many spectacular waterfalls will flow.
Just before camp at Tal, the first village in Manang, we come over a small rise and enter a wide, flat valley with a long, silvery waterfall to the right.
Terk from Tal to Bagarchhap (2160m)
We make a trail crossing a wide, flat valley. The trail then climbs a stone stairway to 1860 m till another stairway. The journey continues making up and down to Dharapani at 1890 m. There, we find a stone entrance, Chorten, typical of the Tibetan influence.
Then, we visit the Bagarchhap at 2160bm that offers a view of flat roofed stone houses of local Tibetans.
Bagarchhap to Chame (2630m)
Often rough and rocky, the trail climbs to Tyanja at 2360 m, and then continues through the forest but near the river at 2590 m.
As we reach Chame, the headquarters of the Manang district, we are rewarded by the fine views of Annapurna II and two small hot springs by the town.
Trek from Chame to Pisang (3300m)
The trek starts with a trail through a deep forest in a steep and narrow valley, crosses a river on a long bridge at 2910 m.
We will cross another bridge at 3040 m, from there the soaring Paungda Danda rock face begins to appear.
From there, the trail joins the climb to Pisang, which sprawls between 3200 m and 3300 m.
Trek from Pisang to Manang (3500m)
Today, we continue to the drier upper part of the Manang district, cut off from the full effect of the monsoon by the Annapurna Range. People of this region herd yaks and raise crops for most part of the year.
Leaving Pisang, we have alternate trails north and south of the Marsyangdi River which meet up again at Mungji. The southern route by Hongde, with its airstrip, at 3325 m involves less climbing than the northern route via Ghyaru, though there are better views on the trail that follows the northern bank of the river.
From Mungji, the trail continues past the picturesque but partially hidden village of Bryanga at 3475 m and Manang at 3500m.
Acclimatization day at Manang
Today, we spend a day acclimatizing in Manang. Go for some day walks and and see magnificent views around the village.
At the end of the day, we return to our accommodation.
Trek from Manang to Ledar (4250m)
Today, we leave Manang, and the trail makes an ascent of nearly 2000 m to the Thorong La pass. We make the climb steadily through Tenki, leaving the Marshyangdi Valley.
Continuing along the Jarsang Khola Valley, we reach Ledar at 4250 m, where we see the vegetation getting more sparse.
Trek from Ledar to Phedi or High camp (4600m)
The trail descends to cross the river at 4310 m. We then climb up to Phedi at 4420m.
At high camp on the elevation of 4600 m, overnight stay will be at a guesthouse.
Trek from Phedi or High Camp to Muktinath (3710m)
The journey from Phedi “foot of the hill” begins today.
There is a 4 hour climb up to the pass marked by Chortens (a Buddhist shrine) and prayer flags.
When you reach, you are rewarded by a magnificent view from the top.
Trek from Muktinath to Tatopani (2600m)
From Muktinath,we begin the downward trek.
Walk along the Kaligandaki river beach with a trail of motorable road.
Ride a bus or jeep up to Tatopani (you have to pay the rent).
Overnight in hotel.
Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2850)
Go for a hard trek to Ghorepani with about 50-60 degree slope via Ghara, Shikha and Chitre, the Braman and Magar Indigenous habitant.
Lunch on the way and overnight at teahouse/lodge at Ghorepani.
Explore Poonhill and Trek to Tikhedhunga (1495m)
go for trip to Poonhill (3232 m) early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak Nilgiri, Varaha Shikhar, Mt. Annapurna I, Lamjung Himal and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
After breakfast, trek to Tikhedhunga for 4 - 5 hours where the overnight accommodation with dinner is scheduled.
Trek from Tikhedhunga to Nayapul and Drive to Pokhara
This morning, after having breakfast, the trek of about 4 hours starts in Tikhedhunga toward Nayapul.
Lunch on the way.
From here you are taken to Pokhara by a private vehicle.
Stay in the hotel.
Tourist Bus Journey from Pokhara to Kathmandu
After having breakfast your trip starts with a drive from Pokhara to Katmandu by tourist coach.
after bout 6 hours driving, overnight is arranged in Kathmandu.
Kathmandu to Your Port of Destination
With a farewell gift like Pashmina or Snowy Horizon T-Shirt, our representative will drop you to the International Airport (TIA) to assist you for your final departure to your home or alternatively the next destination.
BB service in star hotel in Kathmandu.
Morning Tea / Welcome Tea.
Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner.
All room charges during the trek.
Best season: Autumn (Sep to Dec) & Spring (Feb to May)
Transportation: By tourist Vehicles (Bus, Car, Van)
Accommodation: Tea house / Camping
Grade: Strenuous Trek
Highest access: 5416 m
Group Size: Min 1 to Max 10
Culture: Gurung, Magar, Thakali
Himalayan sights: Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Fishtail
Attraction: Close Mountain View, Villages
Annapurna, Bagarchhap, Besisahar, Chame, Dhaulagiri, Ghorepani, Kathmandu, Muktinath, Pisang, Pokhara, Tatopani
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