Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to hotel
You will be welcomed by our representatives there at the Airport upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. You will then be transferred to the Hotel where you will be briefed about the travel itinerary. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
On the second day of the itinerary package, you will be engaged in the sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu Valley. After finishing breakfast at the Hotel in the
morning, you will begin the sightseeing tour visiting the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur and enjoying the ancient art and architecture of the monuments. Likewise, the tourists can also visit the Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Temple and also the Bouddhanath Stupa which are important destinations for both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. You will return back to the Hotel in the
Day 3: Drive (6hrs) or Fly (30 min) to Pokhara
On the third day, you will either be driving to Pokhara (around 200km) via Prithivi Highway or take a thirty minute flight from Kathmandu and land at the Pokhara Airport. If you drive to Pokhara, you will have the chance to witness the natural beauty of the river and also the hills on the way. Overnight stay at hotel, inclusive of full board meals
Day 4: Drive to Nayapul by taxi, trek to Ghandruk (4hrs) (1940m)
After breakfast in the morning on the fourth day, you will take a drive to Naya Pul (42km) via car/taxi. Naya Pul is the starting point of the Annapurna Ghandruk Trekking. From Nayapul, you will begin the day’s trekking as you will walk for around four hours, enjoying natural beauty of the region and reach the wonderful Gurung village of Ghandruk. Ghandruk is also a VDC of Kaski district and is mostly popular for its Gurung culture and the panoramic views of the mountains including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhre, among others. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Ghandruk.
Day 5- Trek to Pothana (6hrs) (1900m)
On the fifth day, you will ascend for a short while and make your way towards the village of Pothana which is the last village before you head back to Pokhara. The village of Pothana is wonderful and also a beautiful village where the trekkers can enjoy the natural beauty of the region. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day6 -Trek to Phedi (3 hrs) and drive to Pokhara by taxi
On the ninth day of the itinerary, you will walk until Phedi from the village of Pothana which should take around a couple of hours. From Phedi, you will drive to Pokhara in a taxi. After reaching Pokhara, you will be transferred to the Hotel where you will spend the rest of the night.
Day 7 –Drive or fly back to Kathmandu
On this day, you will have breakfast in the morning at the Hotel and
then either drive back to Kathmandu along the Prithvi Highway or take a flight from Pokhara to the Capital city of Kathmandu. If you go by drive, it will take around six hours while if you opt for a flight then you will reach there in 30 minutes. After reaching the Capital, you will be transferred to the Hotel.
Day 8- Free day in Kathmandu
A day before your departure, you will have a free day in Kathmandu. On this day, you can either have a full day of rest at the Hotel or else you can stroll on the streets of Thamel and Basantapur area and buy souvenirs and gifts to your loved ones back home. You can even have the pleasure of rickshaw ride in the Capital. You will return to the Hotel in the
Day 9- Departure from Kathmandu
On the final day of the itinerary, you will be transferred to the International Airport in Kathmandu from where you will catch a flight back to your home country.