Trip Overview

This trek package around the Annapurna region has spectacular views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. You will ascend through hamlets and pristine forests to the alpine height of Khobra Ridge.

There lay magnificent Dhaulagiri Mountain plunging to the deepest gorge in the world, Kali Gandaki. We will trek to Khobra Ridge beneath the incredible Annapurna South (7219m, 23684ft) and Bharha Shikha (Annapurna Fang, 7647 meters, 25,089 feet), and where ancient pilgrim trails lead to the sacred waters of Khaire Lake.

We will advance covering cultural and traditional aspects of Magar, Gurung and Chettri communities and stay in community lodge.

 

  • Start From Kathmandu
  • End At Pokhara
  • Country Nepal
  • Duration 12 days
  • Best Season Sept-Dec, Feb-May

Activities

  • Trekking
  • Culture
  • Photography

Activity Level

  • Easy
  • Medium
  • Hard

Duration

12 days

Budget

Per Person
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Itinerary

Our journey is maintained focusing Total Days of trip, distance, geography, and individual capable efforts. We will hike 4-8 hours per day. Each day hike is balanced with scheduled breakfast, launch, and dinner in pre destined hotel, Guest House, camp and locality.

Days Location Duration Altitude Overnight
Day 01Arrive at KathmanduAltitude 1350mAt hotel
Day 02Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara6-7 hoursAltitude 820mAt hotel
Day 03Drive to Nayapool and then trek to Ghandruk5-6 hourAltitude 1940mAt guest house
Day 04Trek to Tadapani4 hoursAltitude 2630mAt guest house
Day 05Trek to Dobato5-6 hoursAltitude 3460mAt guest house
Day 06Trek to Chistibang4 hoursAltitude 3100mAt guest house
Day 07Trek to Kobra Ridge3-4 hoursAltitude 3620mAt guest house
Day 08Trek to Khyaer lake and trek back to Kobra Ridge 7-8 hoursAltitude 3650mAt guest house
Day 09Trek to Swata5 hoursAltitude 1900mAt guest house
Day 10Trek to Ghorepani4 hoursGhorepani, altitude 2800mAt guest house
Day 11Morning sunrise view at Poon hill and then trek back to Hille 6-7 hourPoon hill, altitude 3210m At guest house
Day 12Trek from Hille to Nayapool and then drive to Pokhara4 hoursAt hotel
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Trip Inclusions

Nature's Explore trips, tours are organized in an eco-friendly environment with hygienic foods and healthy environment. The regions which our package includes are maintained by public, institutions, and government of stabilizing its beauty, significance and its natural protection. We provide a seasonal fresh food after dinner to our guests and clients. We are also providing you with a government license holder experienced guide, one porter for two persons as per the requirement, Nature Explore T-shirt and insurance for staff.

  • Meal

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Hot Drinks (during trekking)

  • Transport

    Car/Bus, Bike, Taxi, Land Cruiser

  • Accommodation

    Hotel, Tea House

FAQ

Nepal is renowned for consisting world’s climate. Himalayas, mountains and low land Terai lets you experience different climates with different altitudes. Nepal is rich is cultures, traditions, arts and architectures. Nepal is multi culture, multi religion, and multi language and multi ethnic country. Nepal offers century’s old monuments, palaces, buildings, statues and much other. To be true, Nepal is living legendry museum. Gigantic Himalayas, mountains, glaciers, appealing forestry, flowers, divine lakes, more than hundred local languages and cultural, divine lake and temple are few to mention, significance of Nepal.
We are a group of art compiled together. Our team is systematically organized. Our team has required knowledge, experience, and familiarity with the Himalayan Mountains, Nepal climates, cultures, and vegetations. Each member of the team is assigned to their specific responsibility. We prioritize every visitor as a team. We believe our success is in your gratification.
One must pay US $ 25 for 15 days single/multiple entry, US $40 for 30 days single/multiple entry, US $ 100 for 90 days single/multiple entry. Those individual passport holders from the member of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) do not need to pay visa fee for 30 days.
We will provide you manual, training and assist in the trekking. It is possible to travel. Our obligation is to ascertain the fine trek that suits your physical and mental capability, ambition and experiences.
During autumn (mid-September-November), Nepal’s weather gets highly pleasant and the mountains, hills, Himalaya’s beauty captivates any visitors. Spring season (march-may) is also a good time to visit Nepal. The temperature gets mildly warm in the lowlands and moderates in higher altitudes. On this very season, we can have abundance opportunity to view the dominant and brilliance attributes of mountains, blossom flowers like Nepal national flower Rhododendron that decorates the whole hills and forests with its pink, white and crimson affections. On winter (January-February) one can tour, have safari to lowland altitudes below 4000m. And on summer (June- August) one can experience rains shadows and light monsoon. You can choose any seasons to visit Nepal.
Yes, we assist in all domestic flights, international flights, hotel bookings and other services. However, we recommend you to arrange international flights from your native country.
You cannot get insurance in Nepal. The insurance conditions for joining any of our tours includes protection against comprehensive investments that are likely to occur such as medical issues or accident that can include air ambulance and treatment costs. We do not arrange or sell insurance. Travel insurance assures your trip relaxation. Sickness, injury, emergency treatment and evacuation are important subject and matter in expeditions. Therefore, we highly recommend having travel insurance especially when you sign for the Himalayan glacier. Also, be careful when choosing insurance policy as some are special exceptions for adventure. Before taking insurance be sure that company has good knowledge of High Gran Tourism' (HGT) adventure itinerary you are going to carry out and is to your liking to cover all activities being undertaken in the tour. For like to cover emergency air ambulance rescue including medical costs if you are planning expedition in the Himalayas. You have to send your insurance certificate to us or you can carry with you when you come on the tour.
Indeed foods and water are hygienic in the lodges, camp, and hotels. We provide only hygienic foods prepared on lodges. Our team has a cook to assist you fresh and hygienic food on the trek and hike. Further, to assure ourselves we check goods and ingredients before preparing in the kitchen. Most of the local teahouse has simply trained but experienced cook. However, if you prefer well trained and 5-star class cook then we can arrange accordingly with additional cost. You will be provided boiled water or sealed water bottles in the lodges. You can also purify the water with tablets. On HGT’s camp, we will have technically and practically well trained and experienced guides, cook, kitchen staffs and porters. Varieties of food will be prepared which are hygienic and full of ingredients.
You can have both warm and light clothes of comfortable and casual styles as Nepal has a wide range of climates. Warm woolen clothes are required in mountain areas and cotton cloths in lower altitudes. You can even buy clothes in Nepal and we will assist you in what types of clothes to purchase.
Yes, we have ATM facilities mainly in cities like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Dharan and Butwal and other major as well in developed cities and community. In Nepal VISA, MASTERCARD and American Express are popularly accepted cards, both Debit and Credit cards are accepted.
Yes, we have tourist police situated near the Nepal Tourism Development Board’s Office. There are also compliant counters at the airport and Basantapur. For any travel related assistance you can call at 4-247041, 4-4268969 in between 11 am to 5 p.m.
One has many other things in Nepal besides trekking and hiking in Nepal. At some least part of the country, people celebrate festivals. Nepal is also known as land of festivals. Nepal’s festivals are full of joyous. Kathmandu valley rich in Newari heritages and cultures celebrates festivals almost every day in a year. Other parts of the country also have their own fanfare. One can check Nepali Calendar for major festivals details and accord tour and visits accordingly. Nepal is a complete garden of multi-culture, multi-language and vibrant multi-festive. As surrounded by geographical unique and appealing features, Nepal is as well encircled with vibrant and multi-religious festivals and celebrations.
It will a plus point if you the native folks language. But in case you do not know the language, we will assist you by translating native language into your language with absolute meaning.
The domestic flight has normal limit of 15 kg. We therefore request you not to overload yourself.