TREKKING ANNAPURNA & DHAULAGIRI
Trek off the beaten track and be rewarded with stunning views of the Annapurnas
ANNAPURNA & DHAULAGIRI
KATHMANDU, POHKARA, POON HILL, ANNAPURNA, KOPRA RIDGE, KALI GHANDAKI VALLEY
14 Days SEP - MAY

One of the best treks in Nepal. Trek off the beaten track away from crowded trekking trails and be rewarded with stunning close up views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains.

Tour Highlights
  • OFF THE BEATEN TRACK TREKKING EXPERIENCE
  • STAY IN COMMUNITY LODGES
  • GREAT HIMALAYAN VIEWS FROM KOPRA RIDGE
  • THE WORLD’S DEEPEST VALLEY, THE KALI GHANDAKI
  • BEAUTIFUL LAKESIDE POKHARA
  • TIME TO EXPLORE COLOURFUL KATHMANDU
  • STAY IN COMMUNITY LODGES
  • Tour Information
    • Where
      :

      Nepal

    • When
      :

      MID SEP – MID MAY

    • What
      :

      Nature, Hiking, Culture

    THE ANNAPURNAS

    The Annapurnas offer jaw dropping views of valleys and the Himalayas. Whether you’re a hard core trekker or simply looking to experience local life in rural Nepal, the Annapurna region will leave you wanting more. Walk through villages hundreds of years old, see farmers work the land and how the locals live in this extreme climate.

    POON HILL

    Known for the best sunrise view in the Annapurna’s, the pre-dawn walk is about an hour’s ‘gentlish’ climb from Ghorepani and affords views of six peaks over 7,500m.

    Itinerary

    Met upon arrival in Kathmandu
    and transfer to your hotel.

    Enjoy a tour of the city. Get  acquainted with the banks of the sacred Bagmati River and Boudhnath Stupa: the biggest Buddhist monument in Nepal and home to many Tibetans in the valley. (B)

    You fly to Pokhara with views of the Manaslu and Annapurna ranges to the north and then drive to Kymchi where you begin your trek. The trekking route passes through the picturesque village of Ghandruk and then through beautiful rhododendron forest to Tadapani where there are magnificent views of the Annapurna range and the ‘fishtail peak’ Machhapuchhare. The major highlight of this trek is that the route branches off the main trail and heads through forest and open alpine terrain to Bayeli and onto Kopra Ridge.
    Kopra is the highlight of the trek. It is a spectacular location where there are perhaps some of the best mountain views in Nepal. The peaks of Nilgiri, Annapurna 1, Fang, Annapurna South and the Dhaulagiri ranges tower above and in contrast far below is the Kali Ghandaki Valley. Lying between the peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri and beyond towards Tibet, forming the worlds deepest gorge. From the ridge we descend through bamboo, rhodendron and oak forest to the village of Swanta. From here we join the ancient trading route that heads through Ghorepani back towards Pokhara. In Ghorepani, take the pre sunrise detour to the top of Poon Hill for one of the best vistas in Nepal.

    Our last night on the trail is at the village of Ulleri and then we trek to the roadhead at Naya Phul and drive back to Pokhara for a further day to explore the lakeside town.

    Fly back to Kathmandu.(B)

    Trip ends after breakfast. (B)

    Pricing and Inclusions
    Prices
      PRICES FROM
      2 PAX< 3 PAX 4 PAX
      A$1,970 A$1,830 A$1,760

      Prices for independent trips are per person, based on
      two, three or four people travelling together and sharing
      accommodation. For group trips prices are per person and
      depart with a minimum of six people.

      Prices are valid to September 2018.
      Prices shown are ‘from’ prices and are subject to availability and seasonal price increases.

      Most of our itineraries are private journeys, just for you. They are flexible, so we can tweak them for you, maybe
      add extra days, combine trips or upgrade hotels.
      We know Nepal well and will happily make suggestions based on your interests.

    INCLUSIONS

      All journeys include:

      • Arrival and departure transfers with English speaking
      driver/guides in each location
      • All land transportation, from your arrival transfer on day
      one, through to departure transfer on the final day
      • Flights within Nepal to fit with the tours.
      • 24 hour assistance on the ground
      • Good quality, well located accommodation, with private
      facilities and meals as indicated in each itinerary. (BLD)
      • Sightseeing tours, led by English speaking guides
      • Trek permits, entrance fees and National Parks fees.

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