Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350 m).
With beautiful views of hills, rivers, and dense forests, you will land on Tribhuvan International Airport. At the terminal gate, one of the members from our company will wait for you to welcome. He will take you to the hotel. Rest for the left of the day, and in the evening, join welcome dinner organized by the company.
Day 2 Drive to Besisahar (760 m).
After having breakfast, you will drive to Besisahar on a winding road along the Trishuli River. The drive will present you scenic views. Upon reaching Besisahar, you will head to the lodge where you will stay overnight.
Day 3 Drive Besisahar to Chame (2,630 m); 6 hrs.
From Besisahar, you will head towards Chame. Crossing a suspension bridge, you will ascend through the dense forest of oak and fir. Further, you will pass by small villages and reach Chame.
Day 4 Trek from Chame to Lower Pisang (3,200 m), 6 hrs.
Trekking on a steep narrow river valley, you will head to Lower Pisang. The path will be winding and goes through dense forests. Upon reaching Lower Pisang, you will get to see superb views of Pisang Peak and Mt. Annapurna II.
Day 5 Lower Pisang to Braga (3,450 m), 7.5 hrs or Manang (3,540 m); 8 hrs.
To reach Braga or Manang there are two routes, however, you will follow the route that takes you to Upper Pisang via Geru. The trail will offer you excellent views of Annapurna range and Pisang. Similarly, you will get accompanied by the gorgeous scenery. You will reach Braga where you will visit the largest monastery of Manang district, Braga monastery. From here, a short walk will take you to Manang village.
Day 6 Acclimatization day.
Today is your acclimatization day in Manang. You will explore around the village and go on a short hike to either Bhojo Gumba or Gangapurna Lake. You can also visit the Himalayan Rescue Association to get some idea on Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS).
Day 7 Trek to Thorung Phedi (4,420 m).
Leaving Manang behind, you will cross a stream and ascend to Tenki village. From here, you will climb out of Marshyangdi Valley, and trek in the northwest to reach Jarsang Khola Valley. Further, passing by pastures and juniper trees, you will gradually ascend to the small village of Ghunsa. The trail then goes through meadows and lead you to Thorong Phedi.
Day 8 Trek to Muktinath (3,710 m) via the Thorong La (4,420 m).
Today, you will wake up early in the morning and continue trekking to Muktinath. Before reaching Muktinath temple, you will cross challenging Thorong La Pass. After having a quick breakfast, you will climb upward on along rocky ridges that will take you to the top of the pass from where a fantastic view of surrounding can be seen.
From here, the trail descends to steeply to Muktinath Temple, an important holy site of Hindus.
Day 9 Trek Muktinath (3,710 m) to Jomsom (2,720 m).
You will wake up early and visit Muktinath Temple. After that, you will have a warm breakfast and begin driving towards Jomsom.
Day 10 Trek end: Drive Jomsom (2,720 m) to Pokhara (827m).
Today, early in the morning, you will fly back to Pokhara. You will have the whole day to rest and explore Pokhara. If you want, we can also arrange a guided tour.
Day 11 Drive Pokhara (827 m) to Kathmandu (1,375 m).
Leaving Pokhara behind, you will drive back to Kathmandu. You will follow the same route and reach Kathmandu. Also, there is an option for flying back to Kathmandu as well. You can do the shopping and look around. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner organized by the company.
Day 12 Departure.
With a heavy heart and lots of memories, you will fly back to your home today.