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, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The early morning scenic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom allows for stunning views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalaya. Once when you arrived in Jomsom you will meet the rest of trekking staff like porters. We have breakfast in Jomsom, admiring the beautiful rugged and arid landscapes of Mustang. Head off to Kagbeni.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The trail begins with the dirt road on the banks of Kaligandaki, the gradually ascending trail takes you to Chhuksang via Tangbe village. Along the road, you will see buckwheat fields, barley, and apple orchards.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The first part of the trail requires walking up to Samar Village, after which we head down to the river bed and on undulating trails and a final climb we reach Vena La Pass. The trail descends to Syangbochen.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


After breakfast you are off to Ghami. The trail leads to Syangebochen-La pass and descent to a river called Ghiling Khola and climbs up to Niya-La Pass and again descends below the blue, gray and red cliffs at Ghami.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Morning walk to Tangmar Chu and after crossing a steel bridge of the Tangmar Chu (river) you will arrive at a mani wall, which is a wall with religious inscriptions, perhaps the longest and most spectacular mani wall in Nepal. Climbing over another pass at 3600m, the route makes a long gentle descent to Charang village. The huge five-story white Dzong and red Gompa are the main attractions to visit and observe collections of statues and Thankas as well as many large paintings, of seated Buddhas.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The trail climbs steadily until Lo-Gekar, which is older than Samye Gompa in Tibet and one of the oldest Gompas of Nepal. After visiting Lo-Gekar continue to trek to Lo Manthang, which is a walled city in the middle of the Mustang’s desert. Technically a large town, Lo Manthang looks quite impressive situated amidst surreal landscape and mountains surrounding it.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Today you will explore Lo Manthang village, including the Namgyal Gompa, Tingkhar, Chhoser Goemba. The Namgyal Goemba is located on the hilltop, which is an important monastery of the Upper Mustang and Tingkhar village is the main village of Lo Manthang, where you can see traditional activities adopted from Tibetan culture.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The trail begins with light walking and climbs to a crest and descends to Ghar Goemba, where you can see the monasteries that were built in the 8th century. After having short sightseeing in Ghar Gomba we climb to another hill then descend to Dakmar and continue on descending trails to Ghami.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


We trek the same way back to Syangbochen via Niya-La Pass from Ghami. The path takes you to Niya-La Pass and descends to Syangbochen.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


After breakfast, the trail heads off to Vena-la pass and descends to Samar village and continues descending to cross the Kaligandaki River via Chaile and on to Chhuksang.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The trail leads you to Jomsom via Tangbe. All the way the trail undulates until you get Jomsom. Along the road, you will see white fields and apple orchards.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


A short 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.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


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, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


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

Meals included: Breakfast