Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m)
Depending on your arrival time, our representative will be at the airport to receive you and transfer you to your booked hotel.
Evening dinner at the Hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek Preparation
Today after the breakfast we’ll be touring around the Kathmandu valley. The Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath Stupa are the major sight-seeing areas around the Kathmandu valley. These all are listed in a world heritage sites. The Durbar square shows us the regal life of ancient periods. Pashupatinath temple is one of the most scared Hindu pilgrimages. Swoyambhunath temple and Boudhanath stupa is the Buddhist temple which is very popular around the globe. Swoyambhunath is also known as money temple stands on the hilltop west of the Kathmandu valley. It can also be known as the view point of Kathmandu valley. Boudhanath temple is the biggest Chorten ever made around the world. Later on, after the sight-seeing we will introduce to our fellow participants and discuss our trip preparations.
Day 3: Fly to Pokhara
Today we will fly to Pokhara a short scenic 25 minutes flight. On arrival at Pokhara airport we are transferred to Hotel. Remaining afternoon at leisure or stroll around Lakeside.
Day 4: Fly to Jomsom(2720m) & Trek to Kagbeni(2800m). Approx. 3.5 hrs walk
Early morning we will fly to Jomsom which takes approx. 20 minutes having close views of Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri and others. Upon landing at the airport, we will meet with our crew members and head out for Kagbeni. It takes about 3.5 hrs walk to reach Kagbeni from Jomsom. On reaching the Kagbeni Village, we will complete our paperwork at police check post before entering this long forbidden region of Nepal.
Day 5: Trek to Chuksang (2980m). Approx. 5 hrs walk
Today we will head out for Chuksang. The trail passes through the mix of high trail and riverbank with the endless stretch of sand to the village of Tangbe. The village is a labyrinth of narrow alleys, fields of buckwheat and barley and apple orchards with the view of Nilgiri Peak on the back. After 2 hrs hike, we will reach Chuksang village which lies at the confluence of the Narshing Khola (River) and Kali Gandaki River.
Day 6: Trek to Samar (3620m). Approx. 4-5 hrs walk
Today we will hike to Samar passing through a small settlement known as Chele village. During the walk, you can find a distinct change in topography, culture, lifestyle, and people. From Chele, we will climb a steep spur to Taklam La (3624m) and Dajong La (3660m). After crossing these two passes, you will descend on a pleasant trail to Samar.
Day 7: Trek to Geling (3570m). Approx. 5 hrs walk
From Samar, we climbto a ridge and then descend into a large gorge past a Chorten. We then pass through the Ranchug cave, one of the holiest places in Mustang. We then cross a stream, climb a pass and then descend along a ridge to Shyangmochen. From there the trail climbs gently to Geling.
Day 8: Trek to Drakmar (3820m). Approx. 5-6hrs walk
From Geling, we head west, climbing gently through fields to Tama Gaun. Then we head north to reach Nyi La (4020m). We then descend down from the pass and after 30 minutes’ walk, we come to a trail junction from where we head straight to Dakmar Village.
Day 9: Trek to Lo Manthang (3840m) via Lo Gekar (3825m). Approx. 7-8hrs walk
After early breakfast, we head out for a long day walk to Lo Manthang. We will pass through Lo Gekar and Ghar Gumba (Monastery) which is one of the major attraction of the day.
Day 10: Acclimatization day in Lo Manthang
Explore the fascinating city of Lo Manthang. Today we will visit the four major temples Namgyal Gompa (situated on the hilltop and also used as a local court), Champa Lakhang (God House), Thugchen Gompa and Chyodi Gompa.
Other attraction is the king's palace an imposing building in the center of the city and is occupied by the current King and Queen.
Day 11: Trek to Yara (3390 m). Approx. 6-7 hrs walk
We begin our return journey from Lo Manthang,to Yara passing by Sungden Chorten.The trail then gently climbs on the ridge viewing the scenic landscapes. After an hour steep descend we again come to a wide highland and descend rocky gully and knee crunching trail until reaching Dhi village. We cross by a suspension bridge over the Kaligandaki River and make a short steep climb following PuyungKho lato Yara village.
Day 12: Day visit to Luri Gompa and back to Yara village
Today is the rest day at Yara village to explore the surroundings. We take a day trip to Luri Gompa (Monastery) which is considered as one of the mighty holistic place.
Day 13: Trek to Tangye (3240m). Approx. 6-7 hrs walk
We set out early for a long day walk to Tangye village. The trail first goes through short but steep ascend and becomes long flat way before stepping down to Dechhyang Khola. Afterwards the trail goes up and down and then we are on a huge plateau crossing it to reach Tangya village.
Day 14: Trek to Chuksang (2920m)
Today will along descend to Chuksang which takes approx. 8 hrs walk. We start off early leaving the village and crossing a suspension bridge, following a short river route. We then cross the river and steeply climb up passing small passes along the way we reach the hill top. Further, descend down until reaching the village of Chuksang.
Day 15: Trek to Muktinath (3760 m). Approx. 6-7 hrs walk
Today we descend down to Muktinath which takes approx. 6 hrs walk. We descend down through the Tetang village. After a steep climb, we come to a view point from where we can have a panoramic view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Tukuche Himalayan range. Then we descend down crossing a small stream by a suspension bridge to the village of Chhyongar. We then follow the level trail until reaching Muktinath.
Day 16: Trek to Jomsom [2710m]
Today we leave Muktinath and descend down to Jharkot village where we visit the ancient Sakyamuni Buddhist Monastery and Traditional Medical Center and then to Ekalbhatte and to Jomsom.
Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu via Pokhara
We take an early morning spectacular flight from Jomsom to Pokhara and catch a connecting flight back to Kathmandu.
Day 18: In Kathmandu
Day at leisure.
Day 19: Final departure
Depending on your flight time you will be transferred to the airport. The airport checks in is 3 hours prior to the departure time and the hotel checkout time is 12 PM. In case our flight is late evening please let us know if you require half day use of the hotel.
Our representative will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to the airport.