Alpine Explore Nepal
Himalayan of Nepal

Annapurna Dhaulagiri Panorama Mountain View trek:

Itinerary Details

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu meet and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. 

Day 02: Full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Transfer to the domestic airport of Kathmandu for the flight to Pokhara. At Pokhara airport, the trekking crew will welcome you. From here it is a 2 hours drive to Nayapul. Lunch by the river. The trek begins with a steep climb to Deoupur, a small village bazaar.

Day 04: Lespar (2100 m). One day climb through steep terraced fields, small villages and forests of Rhododendron and Oak. We camp high in open pastures. A 5 hours walk.

 Day 05: Phulbari (2800 m). A steady climb out of the village leads us to a ridge at 2300 m. The first views of the spectacular Dhaulagiri Himal (8167 m), stretching across the horizon. We lunch in full view of the mountains at Ramche, before gradually climbing into open pastures and our camp at Phulbari. A 5 hours walk.

Day 06: Saunta (2200 m). This morning we leave early to climb up to Poon Hill, above Ghorepani. A view of the complete Annapurna (8011 m), Dhaulagiri (8167 m) and Nilgiri Himal (7061 m). We lunch at Ghorepani before heading down the main trail to Chitre and our camping site. A 5 hours walk


Day 07: Chistibung (3000 m). Our goal today is the Kopra ridge to the north, but due to the steep and dangerous nature of the trail used only by hunters, we descend into the most beautiful forest to follow the low "animal" trail to Kopra for lunch. In the afternoon we slowly ascend through the buffalo grazing pastures of Chistibung. We camp below Kopra Ridge. A 6 hours walk

Day 08: Kopra Ridge. To reach the ridge, we face a steady climb. On the ridge, the views are fantastic! Annapurna south towering directly above us. There is no water on the ridge, so today we carry packed lunches. The afternoon walk leads us to our camp site on Kopra Ridge. A 5 hours walk.

Day 09: Kopra Ridge (3870 m). We have allowed a day for exploratory trips towards the Annapurna peaks. We can visit the holy lakes at Kaire.

Day 10: Dobaato (3420 m). After the descent the trail climbs gradually for the rest of the day heading for a small notch that leads to the watershed of the Modi Khola River. We camp at Dobaato. A 6 hours walk

Day 11: Ghandrung (1950 m). We have lunch in Tadapani at Gaikharka. After lunch we descend, to the largest village of the region, Ghandrung. This Gurung village is well known for the number of its menfolk who have served in the British Gurkha regiments. We camp on the outskirts of the village. A 6 hours walk

Day 12: Pothana (2050 m). From Ghandrung a broad stone stair winds 600 m down to the Modi River. We climb to Landrung village, our lunch site. After lunch a steady climb through forest brings us to the main village of Pothana and our camp site. A 6 hours walk.

Day 13: We take an alternative trail to Dhampus on ward to Australian camp and end up our trek at Kanday and drive back to Pokhara.

Day 14: Pokhara to Kathmandu (1360 m).

Day 15: Namaste flight from Kathmandu.

 The following information will allow you to better plan your budget for tours or treks. A range of costs is given. These costs are dependant on:
  • The mix of Touring and/or general Trekking,
  • The remoteness of the areas visited,
  • The number of guides or porters required,
  • The standard of accommodation required (if there is a choice), 
  • The type of ground transport used,
  • The length of your visit, and
  • The size of your group.

Depending on group size the costs of treks and tours range from:
1 to 3 pax     US$ 88 to 163  P/p per night.
4 to 8 pax     US$ 78 to 148  P/p per night
9 to 14 pax.  US$ 75 to 135 P/p per night.
15 to 20 and above US$ 60 to 110 P/p per night
Single supplement US$ 40 to 70 per night.

Note: The itinerary and cost for Peak climbing, Mountaineering, Tibet, Bhutan and India tours and trek are conditional apply.

Notwithstanding the costs shown above, we can tailor tours to suit almost any budget. Feel free to email us for more information.
 
Note: One tour leader will be free of cost for tours with 15 or more paying guests only. 

Children's bellow three years is free if sharing with their parents. And need to pay if they are participating on the trekking, and above three to nine year children half of the price.

Cost Includes: Accommodation in 3 to 4 star hotels in the cites as your choice, basic accommodation in a lodge or tea house or camping (depending on your itinerary and choice) during treks, guides and porters on treks, all land transfers by private vehicle, 3 meals a day on treks, all jungle safaris, all sightseeing tours as per itinerary and all necessary entry fees, permits and airport transfers.
 
Cost Excludes: Personal expenses, domestic air tickets, airport tax, drinks (soft drink, mineral water and alcoholic beverages and hot-shower on the trek), personal insurance, and extra cost due to natural calamities or accidents outside of our control.

Remarks: The cost of the trip determines with the services included during the trip so that it might be varies with the services, hotel and transfer of your wish.

Please note that our guides speak the following English languages and if required we will provide your language spiking guide on extra cost.

Note: Please contact exploretrek@wlink.com.np for more information and prices

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Alpine Explore Nepal
P.O. Box: 4546, Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 1 4700714 / 4700175 / 4701974
Fax: +977 -1 - 4700970
Email: alpinetravel@wlink.com.np
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SteveAnyon-Smith
18 April 2000

This was my third trek in Nepal, having visited the Annapurna Region in 1995 and with Bharat and Dave in the beautiful and wildlife-filled Langstang Valley in1998. Bharat's company "Explore Alpine Adventure"....
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