An enjoyable way to spend Summer Vacation around Annapurna Himalaya with Adventure Mila Travel expert guides and staff leading you on this marvelous country walks and hikes.
An ideal holiday with exciting rafting the Himalayan Rivers at Trisuli River, as the raft leads downstream through bouncy waves a great thrill paddling over whitewater with rip curl rapids and pleasant float with enjoyable time for few hours rafting on Trisuli River fed from the source of glacier of central Himalaya.
After the thrill on rafting heading to picturesque Pokhara a famous touristic spot with fantastic views of Annapurna Himalaya and majestic Mt. Machhapuchare “Fish Tail” that dominates Pokhara valley with serene Phewa Lake.
Starting Summer Vacation around Annapurna Himalaya the country walks and hike with short drive from Pokhara, and then heading uphill around rural farm villages of interesting culture with medieval period old traditions of simple farm life in the harmony of natural surroundings.
Our hike leads into lovely Ghandruk village of Gurung mid hill tribe of ancient Bon culture and Buddhism with amazing views of Annapurna to Manaslu mountain range and staying overnights in cozy lodge with views.
After a wonderful time in the high hills with incredible sceneries of landscapes and mountains, enjoying walk through farm villages and finally concluding the hike at Pokhara with drive back to Kathmandu.
|Trip Code: AMT-113||Total Duration: 9 days|
|Destination: Nepal||Best Time: All year round|
|Trip Grade: Easy||Group Size: 10-12|
On arrival via respective airlines in Kathmandu international airport, where Adventure Mila Travel staff will receives you with warm welcome, and then transfer to your hotel around Thamel area in the hub of Kathmandu.
At the hotel after checking into rooms Mila Travel guide will meet and brief the group with details of the hotels and hike “Summer Vacation around Annapurna Himalaya”.
Morning Adventure Mila Travel city guide will meet and take you on sightseeing tour at places of interest. Kathmandu city and the surrounding valley steeped with history, culture. Kathmandu is full of World Heritage Sites with old Temples, Monasteries, Stupas, Royal Courtyard and Palaces, afternoon free at leisure preparation for the trip to Annapurna.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Pokhara on the interesting busy main Nepal highway through number of farm villages and towns with scenic landscapes and of snowcapped mountains along the drive and finally reaching at famous tourist place at Pokhara the gateway to many trekking destination around Annapurna, Dhaulagiri to Mustang area.
After a pleasant overnight stop in Pokhara with views of Annapurna and Machhapuchare peaks, morning 2 hrs drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, to start this wonderful walk by the Modi River leading past lovely Bhirethati village. From here walk through many farm villages after a moderate walk on leaving the river valley, uphill hike for few hours to Ghandruk village for overnight stop wonderful views of snow capped peaks.
Ghandruk, a large Gurung tribe village famous as Gorkha soldier enlisted in British, Indian army, Gurung are farmers and cattle herders also of Tibetan Buddhist religions with ancient Bon culture.
After overnight stop Ghandruk, morning at leisure and then continue journey with long downhill on nice paved stone steps to Modi River, where you see wild honey hives on high rock cliff hanging. From the base of Ghandruk crossing Modi River with short climb for an hour or less to reach another lovely Gurung village at Landruk.
After a short stop admiring the views of Annapurna South and Huichuli peaks, walk continues on winding trail with paddy fields and terraces, then into forest, where monkeys are seen sometimes around this area.
After a nice pleasant walk reaching at Tolka village for overnight stop with views of terraces landscapes and of Annapurna South, Huinchuli, at Tolka with time to explore the village surrounding.
From Tolka catching the views of mountains, morning walk with less an hour climb to Deurali ridge top at 2,100 m, this will be the highest spot of the trip.
This fine hill top at Deurali offers tremendous panorama of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains with fascinating landscapes.
After refreshing stop walk leads on gentle downhill into lovely serene forest to Pothana a msall village with fine lodges and views of towering Mt. Machhapuchare “Fish Tail”.
From Potana walk leads to last uphill climb of 40 minutes through woodlands and then reaching at Thulo- kharka also known as Australian Camp, this lovely spot offers panorama of Annapurna and Manaslu range of mountains with stunning sunrise and sunsets.
Overnight stop in this beautiful place surrounded with pristine forest and views.
After a peaceful stop and enjoying views of sunrise and mountains our last day walk of this trip leads downhill to Kande village.
Located on a roadside of Beni / Pokhara Highway, from here a short drive back Pokhara, on reaching Pokhara with ample time to enjoy other individual activities around Phewa lakeside.
After a wonderful time on high mountains and hills, depart Pokhara with morning overland journey back to Kathmandu, on reaching Kathmandu after 5-6 hours of nice interesting drive then transfer to your respective hotels, with afternoon free for shopping souvenirs and handicrafts.
Last day in Nepal, after an enjoyable and memorable holiday with awesome “Summer Vacation” hike experience with Adventure Mila Travels.
As per your international flight time, our staffs transfer you to airport for onward journey back home or to respective countries.