Don't just visit the roof of the world climb all over it. Take a ten-day trek through the remote and imposing mountains of the Annapurna Range. Begin and end the journey in Kathmandu with its colourful temples, city squares, and great shopping. With the support of a team of expert Sherpas, the challenging trails of Annapurna will reward you with a stunning combination of towering peaks and dramatic valleys. Rest and relax overnight in teahouses, where you'll reconnect with ancient ways long forgotten by the modern world.
Take in panoramic views and prayer flags in the Himalayas, explore rhododendron forests and tiny hamlets, meet local yak herders, experience teahouse lodges and high passes.
Bus, minibus, walking.
Simple hotels/guesthouses (4 nts), teahouses (10 nts).
Local guide and entrance fees for sightseeing in Kathmandu. Sisterhood of Survivors Project, Kathmandu. English-speaking guide and full support team of porters and assistants for the Annapurna Sanctuary trek. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
Day 1 Kathmandu
Arrive in Kathmandu at any time.
Day 2 Kathmandu (1L)
Guided tour of Durbar Square. Visit The Sisterhood of Survivors Project, a grassroots organization that trains survivors of human-trafficking to become certified paralegals.
Day 3 Kathmandu/Pokhara
Take a mountain drive to Pokhara.
Day 4 Pokhara/Tikhedhunga
Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga. Enjoy 10 days of trekking through alpine meadows, isolated villages, dramatic glaciers, and inspiring mountain vistas.
Day 5 Tikhedhunga/Ghorepani
Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani.
Day 6 Ghorepani/Tadapani
Enjoy a morning excursion to Poon Hill. Afterwards, trek to Tadapani.
Day 7 Tadapani/Chhomrong
Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong.
Day 8 Chhomrong/Himalaya Hotel
Trek from Chhomrong to Himalaya Hotel.
Day 9 Himalaya Hotel/Annapurna Base Camp
Trek from Himalaya Hotel to Annapurna Base Camp.
Day 10 Annapurna Base Camp/Bamboo
Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo.
Day 11 Bamboo/Jhinudanda
Trek from Bamboo to Jhinudanda (hot springs).
Day 12 Jhinudanda/Pothana
Trek from Jhinudanda to Pothana.
Day 13 Pothana/Pokhara
Trek to Phedi, where our trek ends. Drive back to Pokhara to celebrate the adventure we just completed.
Day 14 Pokhara/Kathmandu
Return to Kathmandu for a well-earned celebration.
Day 15 Kathmandu
Depart at any time.