Itinerary

Welcome to Nepal! We will receive you the airport and transport you to hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel


An Apex  Asia Holidays representative will organize a small pre-trip meeting at the hotel lobby before commencing the day trip. Please bring a copy of your passport, travel insurance document and three passport-size photos.

Then we head off for sightseeing of the Kathmandu Valley. You will visit three main places: Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most revered temples for Hindus. Every year thousands of pilgrims visit the temple from different countries. Bouddhanath is located in the outskirts of Kathmandu city and is a holy Buddhist monument. Meeting monks, learning about Buddhism and stupa dome is the main attractions of Bouddhanath. Finally, Bhaktapur Durbar Square large premises of ancient house and temples is a settlement of local ethnicity called Newars. Fifty-five-window Palace, golden temple, pottery house are definitely worth a visit in the tour.

After the tour, we head back to Thamel, where our guide will help you with checking gears required for the trek. There are plenty of trekking shops in Thamel, so you can rent or purchase if you’ve missed anything to bring.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel


This is a quite an exciting day for trekkers because after breakfast, we reach the bus station for a drive to the scenic lakeside city of Pokhara. The drive is about 7 hours and goes through scenic countryside of central Nepal. We stop for lunch at Gunadi at around 11:30am, and reach Pokhara in another 2 hours. Pokhara is a holiday city, and looking at the lakes, hills and mountains, it is no wonder why it is so well known. Wide panorama of Annapurna range is clearly visible from the city, most notably Machhapuchare (Fishtail mountain) that prominently overlooks Pokhara. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu also tower above.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel


After 1.5 hour drive from Pokhara, you reach Nayapul then short trek through the bank of the river of Modi Khola to get to Birethanti, a large village with teahouses and shops. When you reach Ramghai, we stop for lunch. After lunch, the trails continue to the north along the banks of Bhurungdi Khola. Then steadily up the trails we head to the north to reach Tikhehdunga, at an altitude of 1570m. We stop here for the day and check into a guesthouse.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 44Km drive and 8Km Walk.Highest Point: 1570m (Tikhedhunga)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 900m (Pokhara) to 1570m (Tikhedhunga) (approx. 3.5hrs)

After a steep climb to Ulleri at the start of the day, the most difficult part of the trek will be behind us. Ulleri is a large village of Magar ethnic group that lies at an altitude of 2070m. Now the walking path gradually ascends from the point to Banthanti through the oaks and rhododendrons forest. Banthati is a place for lunch where you reach in 3.5 hrs from Tikhedhunga. Trail heads up to Ghorepani (2840m) via Nangethanti (2460).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 19KmHighest Point: 2840m (Ghorepani)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 1570m (Tikhedhunga) to Ghorepani (2840m). Approx. 7hrs.

Get up early in the wee hours of the morning to hike up to Poon Hill (3210m). The stunning sunrise view over the mountains is really worth all the effort and waking up early. After spending about an hour on the hill, we head down to Tatopani. We stop for lunch at Sikha. Hot springs at Tatopani will be perfect to dip into in the evening with a drink or two.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 19.7KmHighest Point: 3210m (Poon Hill)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 2840m (Ghorepani) to Tatopani (1190m) (approx. 7hrs)

The trail goes through the world’s deepest gorge in Kali Gandaki valley that lies in between two of the world’s highest mountains: Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. Continuing the trail, we gradulaly climb up to Dana and past Rupse Chhahara, a magnificent waterfall, cross Kopchepani suspension bridge to reach Ghasa (2010m).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 15.2 KmHighest Point: 2010m (Ghasa)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 1190m(Tatopani) To 2010m (Ghasa) Approx. 5hrs

We continue on the trail head to Tukuche today, entering the windy valley. We cross several rives get to Larjung (2560m) and continue to Kobang village on narrow alleyways and then reach Thakali village of Tukche. Along the trail, you can see many apple orchards this region is well known for.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 30KmHighest Point: 2586m (Tukuche)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 2010m Ghasa to 2586m Tukuche (Approx. 7hrs)

We start walking into more arid landscape now on gradual uphill along the Kali Gandaki river. We reach the pristine village of Marpha which is made up of traditional houses, monasteries, largest apple orchard in the region, and apple brandy distillery among other attractions. The trail goes on to climb to Jomsom, the largest town in Mustang, and then along the riverbanks we make our way to Kagbeni on fairly flat trails.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Today the trail climbs along the Jong Khola and then joins the trail to Muktinath via Jharkot (3500m). Jharkot is perfect to visit and worthwhile, where you will have your lunch. After lunch trail heads to Muktinath (3802m), a holy town in the region where thousands of pilgrims especially Hindus and Buddhists visit every year; September is a prime month to visit. Literally, Muktinath means a place of Nirvana, home of Muktinath Temple and monasteries. Lord Vishnu is the main god the Temple, the attractions of the temple are 108 waterspouts and Jwala Mai Temple. Jwala Mai is a temple which has a natural eternal flame.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 10.6KmHighest Point: 3800m (Muktinath)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 2810m Kagbeni to 3800m Muktinath (Approx. 5hrs)

The trail from Muktinath to Jomsom descends onto Eklebhatti and follows the Kali Gandaki River. Jomsom is the largest town and district capital of Mustang. It is the final point of this trek and the following morning you will fly out to Pokhara from Jomsom Airport.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 21.9kmHighest Point: 3800m (Muktinath)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 3800m (Muktinath) to 2713m Jomsom (approx. 5.5hrs)

A short 25-min flight from Jomsom takes us to the lakeside city of Pokhara. In the afternoon you will have a sightseeing tour around Pokhara valley, which covers Fewa Lake, Devis Waterfall, Museums, and Gupteshwor cave, etc.

Extend your holidays in the Himalayas. It'll be amazing!! Options include: Chitwan National Park,

Bardiya National Park and Paragliding in Pokhara.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


Highest Point: 2713m (Jomsom)Start to Finish Elevation Change: 2713m (Jomsom) to 900 m (Pokhara)

We drive back to Kathmandu on a tourist bus. The drive takes about 7 hours on a scenic route. In the evening, there will be farewell dinner in a traditional Nepali restaurant with folk music and dance performance.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


The trip concludes today. Your guide will drop you off at the international airport for your departure back home.

Meals included: Breakfast