Arrive in Kathmandu International Airport.
Transfer to the hotel and stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
City sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley
You will be escorted by a city guide to the following places :
- Kathmandu Durbar Square
Stay overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Drive from Kathmandu to Koto by jeep 60 m.
Takes approximately seven hours.
You drive along the Kathmandu-Pokhara Highway to Dumre and then follow the narrow and paved road by the Marshyangdi River to Besi Sahar (823m.).
Beshishahar is the district headquarters of Lamjung district. All the local government offices are situated here. From here, you can see some of the mountain peaks, natural sceneries surrounding the valley and the daily activities of local people.
Continue driving to Koto.
Trek from Koto to Dharmasala takes about six hours.
This morning you head out early, as you have a long and somewhat difficult day before you. You cross the river leading to the Nar Phu valley and hike up through beautiful woods above the Phu Khola. The route takes you through some beautiful woods and past several small caves, and a pilgrims’ Dharmasala.
After you emerge out of a narrow canyon, the trail actually passes under a wide waterfall just before the Dharmasaler. Stay overnight at camp in Dharmasala.
Trek from Dharmasala to Kayang takes about six and half hours.
A steep climb up the valley along a small river brings you to high pastures on a 3,200m plateau. You pass by the scenic kharka of Meta, 3560m, a non-permanent winter settlement of Nar, where you are likely to share the trail with a few yaks! This morning is one of the loveliest walks in the Himalayas. . The mountains around you are clearly visible a An hour past Meta, Junam is the second semi-permanent settlement.u. The next settlement is Chako, formerly a Khampa settlement, where grass lies tied in bunches to dry on all the rooftops and prayer flags flutter in the breeze.
Stay overnight at camp in Kayang.
Trek from Kayang to Phu village.
The trail drops to the river, you trek for a while along the river bank and past the “submarine” rock, passing some small possible campsites long the way.. You have to walk carefully across a small glacial stream beforenother hour and a half of trekking through scenic canyon lands and gorges, the steep trail up to the Phu gate, called Pupigyal Kwe. You will set up camp on the lower reaches of Phu, formerly called Gomdzong, and head up to the famous Tashi Lhakhang Gompa on a neighboring hillside to pay your respect to Lama Karma Sonam.
Stay overnight at camp at Phu Village.
Rest day Phu valley
Trek from Phu valley to Junam.
You get back through Phu gate, descend to the river and retrace your steps back to Junam Kharka which is a lovely spot for camping. Stay overnight at camp in Junam.
Trek from Junam to Nar.
This day you trek down the old bridge spanning a deep, contoured and narrow gorge and all the way back up again. The scenery is stunning.
Below you sits Gyalbu Kumbu, built in 1650, and Satte Gompa both empty. You finally reach the Nar gates at the top of the hill and pass by yet another line of wonderfully painted, bamboo topped chortens and a large tiered chorten. Stay overnight at camp at Nar.
Explore Nar village. Nar is livelier than Phu.
Each family at Nar seems to have at least one son or daughter in a Gompa. Stay overnight at camp.
Trek from Nar village to Ngwal after crossing Kang La pass.
The Kang La is not a difficult pass, but it could be a long day if there is snow on the pass or the altitude is taking its toll. The Kang La, at 5240m, is an absolutely spectacular pass looking over Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Tilicho peak, the peaks surrounding Tilicho and the airport at Hongde. The trail down is steep and then more gradual as you reach the end.
Ngawal, on the upper Pisang route of the Annapurna circuit (off the main Annapurna circuit), can be reached in as little as two hours from the pass, but the walk down is very nice and easy with enchanting view Ngawal is a wonderful, old village of cobbled streets, prayer wheels and beautiful architecture, obviously a hub of religious activity in previous times. Stay overnight at camp in Ngwal.
Trek from Ngwal to Manang takes about three hours.
This day you walk through leveled path along the bank of the Marshyangdi River to reach Manang.
On the way you pass pine forests, villages such as Braga and farming terraces. You can enjoy the views of the Annapurna range, Tilicho Mountain and beautiful landscapes. Manang is a small town. Stay overnight at camp in Manang.
This is a day for rest in Manang.
You can explore Khangsur Village, Kecho Lake or Milarepa Cave. Stay overnight in camp.
Trek from Manang to Khangsar takes approximately five hours.
The path is a gradual descent and you cross a suspension bridge over Jharsing Khola (stream). The panoramic views of the Annapurna range completely mesmerize you. Khangsar is a Gurung village. There you find a small monastery, chorten, Mani walls and prayer flags. Stay overnight at camp in Khangsar.
Trek from Khangsar to Tilicho Lake takes about six hours.
This day you trek up and ascending trail until you reach your destination. The path is quite covered by small crystals and shrubs can be seen on both sides. Some places along the trail you cross a few streams. Tilicho Lake is situated at the highest altitude.
From here you can enjoy the closer and panoramic views of Tilicho Mountain and many others. Stay overnight at camp in Tilicho Lake.
Trek from Tilicho Lake to Mesokanto Pass (5315m.) takes about seven hours.
The path is full of ups and downs until you reach Mesokanto Pass. The trail is quite narrow and you trek over icy path. The panoramic views of the Annapurna range, Tilicho, Dhaulagiri along with ten other mountains completely mesmerize you. Stay overnight at camp in Mesokanto Pass.
Trek from Mesokanto Pass to Jomsom (2741 m.) via Thimi (2760m.) takes about six hours.
From Mesokanto Pass, the trail goes steeply down to Jomsom. This day you trek through pine f you cross Thimi inhabited by mostly Buddhists. We stay overnight at a camp This is your last day on these stunning mountains that have been home to you for quite some time.
Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara which takes about 25 minutes. Stay overnight at a hotel in Pokhara.
Free day in Pokhara.A day to relax or go for boating in the Phewa Lake/
Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Takes about 25 minutes.Time to do your last moment shopping. yo Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.hotel
Transfer to the Airport for final departure & connecting flights home.