Annapurna Adventure of a Lifetime

Annapurna adventure trek is one of the most beautiful treks that encompass easy walking through the villages inhabited by diverse ethnic groups and dense forest with a variety of wildlife and vegetati...

Annapurna Adventure of a Lifetime

Highlights

  •   Incredible beauty of kayaking and rafting in one of the deepest gorges in the world
  •   See monkeys playing along the riverside cliffs and gorges and along the sandy beaches
  •   Superb views of the sunrise and panoramic views of the Himalayas Mt. Dhaulagiri, whole Annapurna region north and South, Fishtail mountain which is Machpuchare in Nepali
  •   Natural hot springs
  •   Mountain biking with surroundings of the Himalayan foothills
  •   World heritage and culture site in Kathmandu valley including Patan Durbar Square, and the Patan Museum

Trip Overview

Annapurna adventure trek is one of the most beautiful treks that encompass easy walking through the villages inhabited by diverse ethnic groups and dense forest with a variety of wildlife and vegetation situated beneath the lap of regal Himalayas.

This is the easiest of our adventures and may involve walking for up to 5 hours per day. You are likely to cover between six to fifteen kilometers per day, over hilly terrain, on well-defined trails. Altitudes may exceed 3000 meters. This trek involves multiday walking for up to two weeks. A good level of fitness is required.

 

Fixed Departure: 22nd September to 5th October 2019 

Cost Includes

  • Permits and all the entry fee
  • Food and Accommodation (while trekking, biking and rafting)
  • Trekking Guide and Porters while you on the trek
  • Mattress, Dry bag, Tent, Paddle and Gear boats
  • All the cooking and kitchen equipment
  • Satellite phone
  • Comprehensive wilderness first aid kit
  • 3 Nights accommodation in hotel in Kathmandu (we can organize extra nights if people require)
  • 2 Nights hotel in Pokhara
  • Biking equipment and specialist guides.
  • Professional standard river guides and safety kayaker
  • Twin share room basis accommodation
  • Domestic flight tickets from from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
  • All the camping gear while you doing river journey
  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Private bus to start of trekking

Cost Excludes

  • Nepalese visa (this costs US 65$ for 30 days and you need two passport photos) this can be issued on arrival in Kathmandu international airport.
  • Extra snacks while doing activities and meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Extra Beverages for on the trip i.e.) alcohol and soft drinks.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any optional tours or activities during the free time
  • Airport tax’s
  • International flight to Nepal
  • We recommend tipping the local guides at the end of the trip please as it’s an expectation
  • Meals not listed on day to day itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

  • Sept, 22nd, Arrive in Kathmandu

    Be met by your Adventure Hub  Nepal, (AHN) guide and transfer to hotel. Relax and recover from jetlag and then have dinner in a local restaurant nearby the hotel in the Thamel area of Kathmandu. Stay overnight in hotel.

    Not Included: Lunch and Dinner

  • Sept 23rd, Explore Kathmandu and do sightseeing with professional tour guide.

    Visit Pashupatinath, Patan Durbar Square, and the Patan Museum. Between 4-
    6 pm pre departure meeting for the trip at the hotel. Get any last minute
    personalized items or gear for the trip. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
    Not Included: Lunch and Dinner

  • Sept 24th, Kathmandu to Pokhara and trip preparation.

    Get up early and then transfer to the airport. Fly to Pokhara and spend the rest of
    the day getting prepared for the trek. Stay overnight in Pokhara.
    Not included: Lunch and Dinner

  • Sept 25th, Have breakfast and then drive one hour to Nayapul. Trek from Nayapul to Ulleri. (2070m)

    After driving approximately 1 hour from Pokhara, we begin our trek at Nayapul.
    After 30 minutes short walk along the banks of the beautiful Modi Khola River,
    we reach Birethanti (1065m) a large village that little shops & teahouses. From
    there, the trail continues through the village and follows the north bank of the
    Bhurungdi Khola River.

    We then climb steadily up the side of the valley to Hile at
    1495m. After enjoying the breathtaking views, we continue up to Tikhedhunga
    and have lunch. In the afternoon, we continue our climb to Ulleri where we will
    stay for the night in a guest house. Ulleri is a large Magar village at 2070m.

    Included: Breakfast, Lunch  and  Dinner

  • Sept 26th, Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2775 m)

    The trail continues to ascend more gently, through fine forests of oak &
    rhododendron towards Banthanti at 2250m. Then hike towards Nangethanti at
    2460m. After an hour or so of walking, we will arrive at picturesque Ghorepani.
    Enjoy a well earned rest and take in the breathtaking views of the Annapurna
    Mountains. Overnight at guest house in Ghorepani.

    Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and  Dinner

  • Sept 27th, Trek up Poonhill (3210 m) for the spectacular sunrise and then on to Tatopani (1190m).

    This morning, we will get up early and go hiking up Poon Hill. From here you will
    see superb views of the sunrise and panoramic views of the Himalayas.
    Including, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail and Machpuchare. After
    submitting Poonhill, we will trek mostly downhill to Tatopani.
    You will have the opportunity to see some or all of these mountains today; Mt.
    Dhaulagiri (8167m), Tukuche Peak (6920m), Nilgiri (6940m), Varaha Shikhar
    (7847m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna III
    (7555m), Machhapuchhare (6993m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna II
    (7937m), Lamjung Himal (6932m), Manaslu and other numerous clad mountain
    peaks.
    Have breakfast at Ghorepani and then the trek descends all the way to Tatopani
    via Chitre, Shikha & Ghara villages. Tatopani takes its name from the hot springs
    near the river below the village. You can enjoy the hot spring at Tatopani as the
    word describes. It is popularly believed that taking a bath in the Hot Spring
    helps you to get rid of skin diseases and rheumatic problems. Of course, it gives
    you physical and mental refreshment as well.
    Overnight in Guesthouse at Tatopani.

    Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and  Dinner

  • Sept 28th, Mountain Biking from Tatopani to Beni.

    In Tatopani, we will meet our professional Mountain Biking guides. Pick up our
    bikes and get fitted out for cycling. Bike from Tatopani to Beni 3 or 4 hours.
    Ride on gently sloping terrain and a wide jeep track, back into the lush
    surroundings of the Himalayan foothills to the village of Beni.
    Overnight at the guesthouse at Beni. (899 m).
    Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Sept 29th, Bike from Beni to the White Water Rafting and Kayaking starting point on the spectacular Kali Gandaki River.

    We will ride mostly downhill on the road through villages and rolling hills.
    Cycling along the beautiful Kali Gandaki River we will see the thundering
    whitewater rapids. This will take 2 or 3 hours.
    In the evening meet the Whitewater Rafting crew staff and get fitted out with
    equipment for whitewater rafting. Camp on the riverbank.
    Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Sept 30th, Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking on the Kali Gandaki (class 3-4).

    The beautiful scenery on this remote river makes it a fantastic short multi day
    river trip. It passes through narrow gorges, alongside tumbling waterfalls and
    lush jungle. Whitewater rapids such as ‘Big Brother, Little Brother, Good
    Morning and Landslide just to name a few, will give you feelings of exhilaration
    and excitement. As we descend this stunning river, we will camp on the
    riverbank each night. 
    Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Oct 1st, Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking on Kali Gandaki continues.

    More amazing whitewater as we descend through one of the deepest gorges in the world.

  • Oct 2nd, Drive to Pokhara and enjoy group celebration dinner.

    In the afternoon on day 11, we take out at lunchtime and have lunch after the pickup. Drive approximately 4 hrs to Pokhara.
    Stay overnight in Pokhara and Group celebration dinner.

    Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Oct 3rd, Sightseeing around Pokhara.

    For those that are interested, you can try some more adventurous activities around the Pokhara region. For example; The World’s best and longest zip line or some Paragliding. These are an additional cost of around $120 USD per person for each activity. Adventure Hub Nepal is happy to organize that for you if you would like to book when you
    arrive in Nepal. Stay overnight in Pokhara.
    Not Included: Lunch and Dinner

  • Oct 4th Pokhara to Kathmandu.

    Drive back to Kathmandu which is around six hours, alternatively if people have
    time restraints or simply people don’t want to go by road there is the option to
    fly back to Kathmandu which takes around 45 minutes. This is an additional cost
    of around $130 USD per person which AHN staff can organize for you upon
    arrival in Nepal. If going by road, this is included in your trip cost and you will
    arrive in Kathmandu around 2 o’clock in the afternoon. Enjoy some last minute
    shopping.

    Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Oct 5th Fly home

    Have breakfast and transfer to airport, fly home.
    Included: Breakfast

About Adventure Hub Nepal

Adventure Hub  Nepal has been operating adventure holidays trips since 2007. Today we can help you discover whole Nepal and we can offer high-quality, excellent –value, small group adventure to your interested area of Nepal, Extend your holiday by booking some pre or post tour accommodation- ask Adventure Hub Nepal.

Other Information

This itinerary is intended as a guide only. Local conditions and weather may necessitate variations to the program and can affect the availability of views and panoramas described. Be aware that all times stated are approximate and may vary with individual and group fitness, weather, trekking route, river level  and road conditions.

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We care about the place and people that we meet on our journeys, and we try to ensure that we give something back, as well as taking away so many incredible memories, for more information on our commitment to people of Nepal and responsible tourism please visit.http://www.sharmilafoundation.org

USD 1720 per Person
  • Trip Code: AHN-2021
  • Duration: 14 Days
  • Challenge level: Moderate
  • Group size: 2 - 16 People
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*This itinerary is intended as a guide only. Local conditions and weather may necessitate variations to the program and can affect the availability of views and panoramas described. Be aware that all time stated are approximate and may vary with individual and group fitness, Weather , Trekking route , rivers level and road conditions.
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