Upon our arrival in Nepal the capital city Kathmandu, which is one of the historical places where you will find lots of cultural heritage which also comes under the world heritage site. Our Freedom Adventures’ staff will receive you from the airport to drop you by hotel. After some rest and fresh up enjoy Thamel Street at night which is the best tourist hub in the town with the view of live music bars, local market and reputed restaurants. There will be briefing in the evening about our trip by Freedom Adventures and also acknowledgement of any question we ask regarding our upcoming adventure. Overnight at Kathmandu.
At around 8am, we host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your trek leader/guide. Please seek this opportunity to ask questions about your trek. This includes a final briefing and preparations for the trip. For the meeting, please make sure you bring passport, three copies of passport-size photos, and a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. During this meeting, please clear the due balance, if any, and sign the legally binding trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimer. Please inform us in advance if you will be arriving late and therefore are unable to attend the pre-trip meeting.nn nnAfter the pre-trip meeting and a hearty breakfast, your sightseeing trip will start at around 9:45am. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide at your disposal. We visit Boudhanath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks praying in the monasteries surrounding the stupa. After Boudhanath Stupa we visit Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here we see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. We will also visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which is a collection of pagoda and shikhara – style temples grouped around a fifty-five-window palace of brick and wood. The attraction of the Bhaktapur Durbar Square is The Lion gate, The Golden gate, The Palace of fifty five windows, Art Galleries, The Statue of King Bhupatindra Malla.nn nnThe rest of our time in Kathmandu is free for further exploration and some last-minute shopping in Thamel area near by your hotel. Later, you will be supplied with our Trek Pack and departure information for the next day. Overnight at Kathmandu.
A short . After our arrival at Pokhara, depending on our time, we can explore the town. You can walk by the street and observe the shops or visit the lake. Overnight at Pokhara.
We start our journey early in the morning today and start driving to stop at village of Hyenja. We will find a rope bridge to cross the Mardi Khola. We now follow the Seti River through terraced farm to the Gyachok village. We stay at Gyachok for the night with the enjoyable view of Mountains Machhapuchre and Mardi Himal. Overnight at Ghachowk.
Today after the breakfast we start our walk and pass through the village which consists beautifully built houses and dry stonewalls. Villagers are too friendly that you will make lots of friend while passing. After climbing for a while we will see another beautiful village. We follow the good looking trails along with the hillside and reach the Dhiprang. We pass through more villages and finish trek of the day after climbing till Sano Koban where we stay for the night. Overnight in Tented Camp at Sano Koban.
Today our trail continues steeply and through the forest. Passing through the forest will take approximately one and half hour. We then climb for a long time through the dense forest. After crossing the very steep ridge we now reach the small lake Pipa. Overnight in Tented Camp at Pipa.
We had a very hard and long day yesterday so we deserve well to have rest day. We enjoy the day chilling around and also can be done some washing and bathing in a beautiful stream which is 20 meters away from our campsite. Overnight in Tented Camp at Pipa.
After the wonderful rest day we continue our trek up ridge line, we can see the perfect view stretching from the Manaslu range in the east across the Annapurna to Dhaulagiri in the far west. With some walk full of fun we reach the beautiful grazing area Thulo Kharka. Overnight in Tented Camp at Thulo Kharka.nn
It is a short day for us today. We walk for 2 hours and reach the Base Camp. Overnight in tented Camp at Mardi Himal Base Camp.
We have another rest day here to take an enough rest.
Today we climb to the high camp which is our take off point for the summit. We climb straight up for 200m then traverse around the south-east ridge. This shelter is considered as a good location.
Today we have to make a very early start and start climbing. The base of Couloir is at 4,950m where we put our crampons. It is a very long snow climb. It will take about 4 hours to reach the Col where it is mostly windy. From here it is only an hour to reach at the top. After reaching at the top you would like to take some picture and food and stay for a while. We now descend down to the high camp and retrace the route to the Base Camp. Overnight in Tented Camp at Mardi Himal Base Camp.
There are different trails available to get back to Pokhara. So we take a different trail to enjoy the more views. We traverse the south ridge to reach a Col at 4,280m where we stay for the night and enjoy the beautiful views. Overnight in Tented Camp at Korchon.
Today our ridge line continues to Odne Hill. After walking for some time we reach the below Odne hill which is good view point. We then follow the ridge line south. We meet the Riban and enjoy the night. Overnight at Riban.
We walk through the Riban to the Lachock. We again cross the Mardi Khola with the help of Bridge. We can find the best lunch point here. A short walk to Hyenja and drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at Pokhara.
We fly early in the morning from beautiful city Pokhara to Kathmandu the capital city of Nepal. Last minute shopping at Thamel and we will enjoy the last dinner, Overnight at Kathmandu.
Today is the end of our journey to country of Himalayas Nepal. Freedom Adventures’ staff will drop you off at airport approximately before 3 hours of your scheduled flight. On your way back home, you will have plenty of time to think about your next adventure in beautiful country Nepal.