Namaste and welcome to Nepal. A Nepal Hiking Trek representative will welcome you and transport you to your hotel.
Day 01 Kathmandu arrival.
Day 02 Kathmandu Sightseeing.
We take you to the city’s most popular cultural sites, including the Kathmandu valley, Pashupatinath Temple, Durbar Square, and Boudhanath. We offer an expert tour guide for this day tour. Overnight at the hotel. Hotel breakfast included.
Day 03 Fly/Drive to Pokhara.
In the morning, we drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, which takes about 6 hours. There’s also an option to fly at an additional cost. Reaching Pokhara, you can enjoy a boat ride or walk around the lake with your guide. Shopping opportunities are excellent in this backpackers’ paradise. Breakfast, lunch, dinner included.
Day 04 Fly to Jomsom, trek to Kagbeni.
Early in the morning, we take a short, scenic flight to Jomsom, and from there begin a two-hour trek to Kagbeni through the windy Kali Gandaki valley. Kagbeni is a typical Nepali town, with streets crowded with livestock, an ancient monastery and international trekkers starting or ending their journeys.
Day 05 Kagbeni to Chele.
After official inspection of our permits, we enter the Upper Mustang area through the Kali Gandaki bank. The trail is windy and sandy. We pass white-washed houses and fields of seasonal crops at Tangbe. We can see apple orchards, barley and buckwheat fields, along with red sandy rocks on either side of the dry river banks. Passing Chhusang, we gradually reach Chele.
Day 06 Chele to Syangbochen.
We begin today’s walk via Eklo Bhatti. We cross Taklam La and get beautiful panoramas of Damodar Kunda, Yakawa and Tilicho peaks. Then we trek down to Samar village and gradually follow the trail that leads us to the stream. Walking through the Juniper woods, we have a chance to see the Ramchung cave and reach Syangbochen.
Day 07 Syangbochen to Ghaymi.
We begin crossing Yamda La (3,850m) and pass small Tibetan settlements. Walking further, we cross the Nyi Pass (4,010m). The scenery is outstanding with multi-colored views of barley and buckwheat fields. Walking through the fields, we reach Ghyami for our overnight stay.
Day 08 Ghyami to Charang.
We gradually walk through the Ghyami Khola bank. Crossing the stream, we ascend to the top of the hill, passing a long range of sacred Mani walls. We can assume this region is a spiritual area of Tibetan Buddhism. We reach Charang for our overnight stay.
Day 09 Charang to Lo-Manthang.
We walk through Charang Chu canyon before descending to the river. Breathtaking views of Annapurna 1, Bhrikuti, Nilgiri and Tilicho peaks can be seen during our walk. We climb to the Lo-pass, offering a spectacular view of Lo-Manthang as we approach our destination.
Day 10 Explore Lo-Mangthang.
This is the cultural highlight of our trip as we explore the town’s ancient monasteries amid the colorfully painted stone walls and mountainous landscape. We see the Namgyal, Tingkhar, Thugchen and Chyodi gompas with their wonderful monasteries, allowing you to see the ancient civilization and lifestyle of Tibetan Buddhism. Various caves and flowery fields just outside the town add to the charm of Lo-Manthang.
Day 11 Lo-Manthang to Drakmar.
Retracing from Lo-Manthang, we move towards Drakmar. During the trek, we can get the attractions of Ghar Gompa that was built over 1200 years ago. It is popular as the wish-fulfilling monastery and Guru Rinpoche is worshipped as a major figure. The paintings on rocks and prayer flags are superb. Then we walk through the stunning landscape facing the dusty wind and reach Drakmar. Overnight at lodge
Day 12 Drakmar to Syangmochen.
Day 13 Syangmochen to Chhusang.
After some initial ups and downs, we descend steadily to Chhusang, stopping for lunch at Chele.
Day 14 Chhuksang to Jomsom.
It’s the last day of our trek. We have lunch at Kagbeni and then join the Annapurna Circuit Trail to finish our trek in Jomsom. If you want to visit the Muktinath temple, we recommend you add an extra day.
Day 15 Fly to Pokhara (half-day sightseeing)
We take an early-morning scenic flight to Pokhara, where you are free to either shop and dine on your own or see more sights with your guide.
Day 16 Drive/fly to Kathmandu. From Pokhara,
From Pokhara, we take a bus for about 6 hours to Kathmandu, or you can fly for an added cost. Arriving in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. We would like to celebrate your successful adventure with a farewell dinner.
Day 17 Final Departure.
After a memorable experience, we take you to the airport for your flight home. Thank you for your journey with us!