Itinerary

Upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Freedom Adventures’ representative will greet you. You will be dropped  off at the hotel, and after checking in, you could walk around Thamel, a popular tourist hub in Kathmandu. Observing the market and some souvenir shopping will freshen your mind. Dinner at an excellent restaurant will give you a taste of Nepali cuisine. Your trek guide will brief you about the trip. Overnight at Kathmandu.

After a lovely breakfast in the morning, we start guided sightseeing tour to some most historical and spiritual attraction in Kathmandu. We will be visiting some landmarks which are considered as World Heritage Sites. This Sightseeing will be fully informative and historical. We start our day from Pashupatinath Temple, one of the holiest Hindu temples, followed by Bouddanath, the ancient Buddhist Stupa is one of the largest in the world. Following our day to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, is the plaza in front of the royal place of old Bhaktapur. In the afternoon we visit Kathmandu Durbar Square and explore the old royal place complex which was built on the 14th century. After we finish sightseeing we follow the local market called Ason, crossing the busy local area we reach our hotel at Thamel. Overnight at Kathmandu.

On a 7-hour scenic drive early in the morning to the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara. You can see amazing Himalayan ranges on the right side from the plane. With many other amazing places to visit, Pokhara is a peaceful as well as a thrilling place to be. We will have enough time to soak in the amazing ambiance and spend a lovely evening by the lake while making  final preparations for the trek tomorrow. Overnight at Pokhara.

We drive to Bijayapur will take only 45 minutes. After arriving at Bijayapur Khola, we start our trek. The trail takes us through rice fields and we reach the Rakhigaon. Climbing along a ridge, we pass through a few villages of Brahmin and Chettri cultures. After a while we finally arrive at Kalikasthan. Overnight in Kalikasthan.

After a good night’s sleep we continue our journey. Passing through local village and rice terraces up to Mardi Khola is beautiful. Overnight in Yangjakot.

With good view of the surroundings we cross Bhaise and Nawaldanda. After a walking few hours we arrive at Tangting, a beautiful small village surrounded by green hills. We find a cozy tea house and call it a night. Overnight in Tangting.rnrn

After our breakfast we get back on the trails, today we go through little villages ,aiming to cross mardi khola. Our main challenge will be going down a steep trail to mardi khola and back up again, it will make us sweat but the blowing winds will soothe us at during rests.rnrnAscending up through terrace farmlands with blowing paddy fields, gives some great photo moments, you also have the snow capped mountains in the back drop so keep that camera close. It should take us around 2 hours from the modi river. Overnight in Sikles.

Today we will explore the village and get to know the local life and culture. We hike downhill to Sikles. Sikles is the large village of Gurung people. We will have enough time to explore the unique Gurung culture and heritages. We will be entertained by a local cultural program at evening at our camp. Overnight in Sikles.

Passing through the forests of rhododendron will gradually leads us uphill to Tara Hilltop. We will be greeted with the breathtaking view of Mount Annapurna and Manaslu Himal at Tara Hilltop.rnrnAfter having the lovely lunch with panoramic view of  the mountains, we start our walk down to Ghalekharka, a village with predominant Ghale culture and lifestyle. Overnight in Ghalekharka.

We will have our breakfast in Ghalekharka and walk further down to Bhurjumg Khola. After arriving at the Bhurjumg Khola we drive to Pokhara which will take one hour.  Overnight at Pokhara.

On a seven-hour drive on a tourist bus, we reach Kathmandu. You can spend some leisure time reflecting on the trek and doing last-minute shopping in Thamel. We meet up for dinner in the evening and celebrate successful completion of our trek. Overnight in Kathmandu.

An amazing trip to the Himalayas concludes on this day. Freedom Adventures’ staff will drop you off at the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. Have a safe flight back!