Welcome to Nepal! Upon your arrival in Kathmandu Regulus Treks & Expedition receives you at Tribhunvan International Airport and drive you to hotel. If your arrival is at appropriate time then you can enjoy leisurely walk in the streets of Thamel. It is a prime destination for foreigners. It is said that Kathmandu visit is incomplete without strolling in this part of the city. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
Day 2 Kathmandu sightseeing
From the second day of your arrival starts our trip mission. Today you visit Kathmandu, also known as city of temples with our guide. Basically there are four major touring sites in Kathmandu. They are: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath Stupa and and Bouddhanath Stupa. And the main part is these all four sites are listed in World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will be introduced to your guide by Regulus. You can have good conversation with him regarding the upcoming trip. You can enjoy the night life of Thamel which completely depends on your wish. Overnight in Thamel.
Day 3 Drive to Besishahar (823m)
A six hour drive from Kathmandu will take you to besisahar. You will either go in a private vehicle or a tourist bus. Besisahar is the preliminary point of Annapurna Circuit Trekking. On your way the glorious view of Trishuli River, waterfalls, green hills and exciting road way will mesmerize you.Overnight in Besisahar.
Day 4 Besishahar to Bahundanda (1,430m)
Keeping an eye on the route of Marshyangdi River we reach Bahundada. The meaning of Bahundada is Brahmin Hill. The route attracts you throughout your journey. Overnight in Bahundada.
Day 5 Bahundanda to Chamje (1,560m)
To reach Chamje from Bahundada we need to go through a suspension bridge. As you move further to Chamje you can see the variation in culture, religion of people as well as the sculptures of their houses. Overnight in Chamje.
Day 6 Chamje to Bagarchhap
Now we enter into Manang district. It is also known as the dry district of Nepal. Bagarchhap lies in this district. The English meaning of Bagarchhap means butcher’s place. Flat roofed houses are found in this area. Overnight in Bagarchhap.
Day 7 Bagarchap to Chame (2,725m)
The path to reach Chame from Bagarchhap is slightly tough. We need to pass through a graveled and steep route. We come across a forest and river to Tyanja. We can observe a striking view of Annapurna II from Chame. Overnight in Chame.
Day 8 Chame to Pisang (3,100m)
We enter to Pisang through a narrow valley. Even though the walk is difficult but it is not that problematic. Now as we move further we can see the surface of Paungda-dada. Overnight in Pisang.
Day 9 Pisang to Manang (3,500m)
The route we follow today is to Manang district. The tower of Annapurna range blocks monsoon here. So, this region observes a very least rainfall. Most of the people indulge themselves in trading here. From pisang the instant destination is Mungji. From mungji the route goes further to Bryanga. It is also known as a hidden village to some extent. Passing through this village we reach Manang which lies at 3,500 m from sea level.
Day 10 Manang - Acclimatization day
Today is a day to have a rest. We can sightsee some beautiful lakes, caves, monasteries and also have a good conversation with the local people.
Day 11 Manang to Ledar
Leaving Manang back we go further to Thorang La Pass. We move through a hill followed by Jarsang Khola to reach Ledar. We can see a Snow Leopard which is listed as an endangered species of world. Ledar is a place where we will end our day for today.
Day 12 Ledar to Phedi (4,420m) or High camp
In the beginning it is a simple trace but after few minutes we need to climb a hill to reach Phedi. Newly built lodging houses are found in high camp. Unless you have an altitude problem the distance between Phedi and High Camp is not that long. Overnight either in Phedi or High Camp.
Day 13 Phedi or High Camp to Muktinath (3,800m/12,467ft)
From Phedi we go directly to Muktinath. It lies at a height of 5,416 m from sea level. We visit muktinath temple and also observe the culture of both Hindu and Buddhist people. Muktinath is regarded as holy shrine for both hindu and Buddhist. People mostly from Nepal and India come to worship here. We spend our night at Ranipauwa which is just at a distance of 15 minutes from Muktinath.
Day 14 Muktinath to Jomson
Concluding the visit of Muktinath now we get back to Jomsom. The trail of returning will leave you over-whelming. You will cherish the moment of trekking forever.
Day 15 Jomson to Kalopani (2,530 m/8,300 ft) via Marpha (2,670m/8,760ft)
The immediate destination from Jomsom while getting back is Marpha. You can taste a local apple juice which is known as marpha juice here. Small and beautiful houses are built here. Following the route of Kali Gandaki we arrive at Tukuche. Thakali people take this place as center of their trading. After walking for a while we reach at Kalopani to spend our night. The view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri are beautifully captured.
Day 16 Trek to Tatopani (1,200m/3,937ft)
Tatopani is famous for waterfall. The English meaning of tatopani is hot water. We reach to tatopani by crossing a bridge.
Day 17 Rest day at Tatopani
Today is a day of rest. You can explore the local area and be familiar with local people and their culture. You can enjoy the hot spring to get relaxed.
Day 18 Trek to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350ft)
After having a good rest a day before, today we climb for a whole day. Moving through the beautiful forest accompanied by red rhododendron (national flower of Nepal) we arrive at Ghorepani. This place is best for sunset view. We spend a night here.
Day 19 Hiking to Poon hill, Trek to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft)
Today we go for a hiking to Poon Hill. For this you need to get up early in the morning. Poon Hill is a hill station which is renowned worldwide for its sunrise/sunset view. The sunrise view will forever stick to your eyes and heart. It looks magnificent. After spending a couple of hours in Poon Hill we get back to Ghorepani. Here we will have a breakfast and continue our trail to Tadapani.
Day 20 Trek to Ghandruk (1,940m/6,360 ft)
Ghandruk is a place where majority of Gurung people resides. Gurung people are mostly known as army man. You can visit Gurung museum here and know briefly about the history, culture and lifestyle of Gurung people. While moving towards Ghandruk you encounter some beautiful rhododendron and Orchid forests. You will enjoy the electrifying view of Annapurna and a short snap of Lamjung Himal and Manaslu.
Day 21 Ghandruk to Nayapul / Drive to Pokhara (850m/2,789ft)
Now you follow an easy route to Nayapul from Ghandruk. You can reach Nayapul within 5 hours from Ghandruk. Then we will get back to pokhara on a vehicle. Today you can roam around Pokhara. You can walk through lakeside, visit different caves and other different sites. Pokhara is such a place where you want to come time and again. It is center of attraction for every tourist. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 22 Drive back to Kathmandu
After having a breakfast, leaving all the beautiful memories behind, now we get back to Kathmandu on a motor. The staff of Regulus will accompany you in the evening and offer you a farewell dinner for positively undertaking the trip.
Day 23 Back to your destination
Your Jomsom Trekking final bids a goodbye here. A representative of Regulus will drop you to the airport three hours before your arranged flight to help you reach your destination. See you again!