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Nepal Annapurna Sacred Mountain Trek

Tailor Made Itinerary

10 Days From £2,630

Overview

Providing a chance to enjoy a short adventure amongst the towering mountain landscapes of the Annapurna Range, this 7-day trek takes you deep into the villages and forests of the Modi River Valley. A moderate to strenuous hike, you will be accommodated in comfortable lodges along the way, enjoying traditional Nepalese hospitality as you trek through one of the most visually stunning landscapes on earth. The journey begins in Kathmandu, where you will have an opportunity to take an optional scenic ...
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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • A stunning seven day hike through beautiful Himalayan mountain scenery and villages
  • Enjoy sunrises over the spectacular Annapurna mountain ranges
  • Discover Nepalese Gurung customs and traditions, as you trek through the local villages
  • Walk through sub-tropical forests of tree orchids and rhododendrons
  • Stay in comfortable mountain lodges in remote locations throughout the trek

ITINERARY

This is a suggested itinerary. Our experts have all travelled widely in the region and will be happy to tailor any of our itineraries to suit your tastes, or build a trip from scratch.

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DAY 1: ARRIVE KATHMANDU

DAY 1: ARRIVE KATHMANDU

Arriving in Kathmandu you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel.

Hotel Traditional Comfort

DAY 2: KATHMANDU - POKHARA (1150M) - SANCTUARY LODGE BIRETHANTI (1060M)

DAY 2: KATHMANDU - POKHARA (1150M) - SANCTUARY LODGE BIRETHANTI (1060M)

After a chance to enjoy an optional early morning flight over the Everest ranges you will fly on to Pokhara later, to be driven on to the start of the trek. Following the trail through the lower foothills of the Annapurnas, you'll bask in some stunning views across the Pokhara and Modi Valleys, enjoying a picnic lunch en route, before arriving at the lodge later this afternoon. On arrival you can relax and enjoy some magnificent views of the sacred "Fishtail" Mountain of Machhapuchhre.

Sanctuary Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: SANCTUARY LODGE BIRETHANTI - HIMALAYAN LODGE GHANDRUK (2012M)

DAY 3: SANCTUARY LODGE BIRETHANTI - HIMALAYAN LODGE GHANDRUK (2012M)

Leaving the lodge after breakfast, your journey takes you past the outlying farms this morning and along the course of the Modi River Valley. Leaving the valley behind you'll then climb towards the high mountain peaks, following a trail that takes you through small hamlets and past terraced rice fields and lush forests, before depositing you at your next lodge in Ghandruk some five hours later. From here the views of the surrounding mountains are truly a sight to behold.

Himalaya Lodge Ghandruk
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: GHANDRUK (2012M)

DAY 4: GHANDRUK (2012M)

Awaking to the sunrise lighting up the majestic Annapurna peaks, you might like to enjoy tea and coffee in the garden this morning, before joining your guide after breakfast on an exploratory walk through the village and the surrounding countryside. Ghandruk was once a major recruitment centre for the famous Gurkha regiment and today the village women still maintain a tradition for weaving beautifully made Nepalese rugs.

Himalaya Lodge Ghandruk
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5: HIMALAYAN LODGE GHANDRUK (2012M) - LA BEE LODGE LHANDRUK (1565M)

DAY 5: HIMALAYAN LODGE GHANDRUK (2012M) - LA BEE LODGE LHANDRUK (1565M)

After a relaxing breakfast you'll set off for Lhandruk this morning, following a trail that initially descends steeply towards the Modi River. The base of these cliffs is where Nepal's famed honey hunters climb up to collect the honey. Crossing the river by suspension bridge, you'll then head up a series of switchbacks towards the village of Lhandruk. Arriving in time for lunch you can enjoy the glorious views, before joining your guide on a walk around the village later. Trek time around four hours.

La Bee Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6: LA BEE LODGE LHANDRUK (1565M) - GURUNG LODGE MAJGAON (1400M)

DAY 6: LA BEE LODGE LHANDRUK (1565M) - GURUNG LODGE MAJGAON (1400M)

The journey today follows the contours of the hill, negotiating an undulating trail that passes through a rural setting of villages and farmland. Leaving after breakfast, the trekking time on to the next lodge is around four hours, arriving in time for you to enjoy lunch before perhaps taking an optional hike later around the surrounding villages.

Gurung Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7: GURUNG LODGE MAJGAON (1400M) - BASANTA LODGE DHAMPUS (1525M)

DAY 7: GURUNG LODGE MAJGAON (1400M) - BASANTA LODGE DHAMPUS (1525M)

Beginning with the unspoiled village of Patlekhet, today's trek takes you through a sub-tropical landscape of tree orchids, magnolias and rhododendron forests. A stop at the village of Pothana provides a chance to see where many of the Tibetan traders live and sell their wares, before completing the journey on to the Basanta Lodge. From up here there are sweeping views across the entire Annapurna Range and after lunch you will be able to take a walk to the old village of Dhampus.

Basanta Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8: BASANTA LODGE DHAMPUS (1525M) - POKHARA (1000M)

DAY 8: BASANTA LODGE DHAMPUS (1525M) - POKHARA (1000M)

After an early breakfast you will set off along the ridge, before descending the wooded hillside towards the terraced farmland and the valley floor below. A short walk of around one and a half hours to the end of the trek, you will then be driven back to Pokhara by road. Should you wish to, you can make a stop at the Tibetan refugee camp on the way back, to spend a little time exploring the temple complex.

Tiger Mountain Lodge
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9: POKHARA - KATHMANDU

DAY 9: POKHARA - KATHMANDU

Transfer to the airport for the short flight back to Kathmandu. The rest of the day is at leisure to rest or explore the city independently.

Dwarika's Hotel
Breakfast

DAY 10: DEPART KATHMANDU

DAY 10: DEPART KATHMANDU

You will be taken to the airport for your international flight home.

Breakfast

SUGGESTED ACCOMMODATION

Luxury

Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience

Superior

Premium

Excellent standards without the big price tag

Simple

No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Accommodation listed here is intended as a guide only, to give you a taste of what we can do. Our experts can tailor any aspect of this itinerary and accommodation to suit your budget and tastes.

GUIDELINE PRICE & WHAT’S INCLUDED

NEPAL ANNAPURNA SACRED MOUNTAIN TREK (10 DAYS) £2,630

MEALS

As specified in the itinerary, sampling some of the country's finest cuisine.

TRANSPORT

Private air-conditioned vehicles with experienced, dedicated drivers.

ENTRANCE FEES

Tours and admission fees, including tickets specified in the itinerary.

EXPERT TEAM

Licensed English-speaking guides and a support team available 24/7.

ACCOMMODATION

As specified in the itinerary, using some of our favourite local properties.

ACCOMMODATION

Ultra - The best of the best, the ultimate indulgence
Luxury - Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium - Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior - Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple - No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

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This itinerary is aimed to give you an idea of what we can offer. The price shown above is based on two people travelling outside of peak periods. As this itinerary is only a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit your interests and budget, your final price may differ.

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