A representative from Bharal Adventure will pick up the guests at the airport and escort them to their hotel. They will be explained about the program for their journey, however, no activities are planned for the day. Nevertheless, an evening stroll could be arranged if the guests show an interest.
Soon after breakfast, the group will set off on a long scenic drive to Pokhara, the second largest city of Nepal. Two stops will be made on the way for snacks and lunch. After checking in to the hotel and taking rest, leisure boating on the picturesque Fewa Lake will be arranged for making the evening pleasant.
After a quick breakfast, we will take a 42km drive to Naya Pul via Lumle village from where a walk of about 20 minutes will proceed up to Birethanti. From here, the trail traversing through bamboo forests, large waterfall and swimming hole takes us to Ramghai where lunch will be served. After the relaxing lunch, a gradual climb along the trail up on the side of the valley is followed which takes us to Tikhe Dhunga.
Crossing a stream on a suspension bridge near the camp site, we walk from Tikhe Dhunga ascending a steep stone staircase of about 3300 steps to a large Magar village of Ulleri at 2,080m. Above the village, the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields taking us to a camp site for rest and water stop after an hour’s walk. The trail crosses two sparkling streams before making a short final climb to Nangethati where we will be stopping for lunch. Thanti is a Nepali word for “rest house”. From here, we will climb to Ghorepani at 2,850m where we will be welcomed by the picturesque sight of Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Tukuche Nilgiri (6,940m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Hiunchuli (6,441m) and Tarke Kang (7,193m).
We will hike to Poonhill early in the morning to catch the captivating view of sunrise radiant over the Annapurna Himalayan Range. After enjoying the sunrise, we will descend to Ghorepani for a hot breakfast before carrying on our trek to Tadapani.
Tadapani to ghandruk is a descending down along the green forest .Its the easy part of the day .We will spend some time in Ghandruk visiting the local villages and we will have a lunch at this beautiful village .After the lunch we will make our way towards Landruk.The way isn't that difficult before we will be in landruk we have to ascend for a while.Landruk is one of the most popular village to spend a night.
With the breakfast in Landruk we will make our day start towards Forest Camp.It is the ascending part for today.we will have a good time in forest camp in silence and enjoying the nature as there are very few lodges.
Forest camp to low camp is not the hardest part as we start trekking throughout the green forest full of rhododendron trees.We will witness the wide range of Annapurna,Mardi & Dhaulagiri on this day.So this will make you more energetic for the next day.
Leaving the Low camp and Badal Danda behind today we step our step forward towards high camp.The tree line will go on declining with the increasing altitude and the bushes can be seen.We may even be able to see the colourful bird “Danphe” which is also the national bird of Nepal.You may stop at several places as today you will have the most mesmerizing view of the Mt. Mardi and Mt.Fishtail.Hiking through the mardi ridge will definitely feel like you are in heaven with the amazing view of surroundings.Later in the evening you can witness the sunset with a cup of coffee in a hand.
After an early morning breakfast we start to hike up to Mardi Base Camp :;our final destination of the trek.We will be at the Mardi Base Camp after 4 to 5 hours of the hike.We will spend some time to capture the memories at the Mardi Base Camp and enjoy the surroundings.If you have carries your flags that would be more better as you can wave your national flag in the Mardi Base Camp.However,we shouldn’t forget the other half of the day.From basecamp to Sidding is a way steep down so you have to careful with that.But you will feel different being in Sidding as you have two options whether to spend a night in local teahouse or spend a night in local homes.Homestay can be the other choice here which you can experience in the warm welcome of the locals along with some local musics and dances in the late evening.You can be the part of this wonderful celebration.
Our goal on this day will be in pokhara and enjoy a short walk on the late evening along the lakeside.It will take you like 2 to 3 hours depending upon road and weather conditions.Missing the mountains and with the strong determination to be back in the mountains we start our way towards Pokhara.You can visit the restaurant of yours choice in Pokhara and spend a relaxful nights after several days of treks.
Depending upon road and weather conditions and the pressure of traffics on the way it will roughly takes you 6 to 7 hours to be in Kathmandu
We will drop you to the airport for your flight towards your onward destination.After the boarding pass with the good memories and happy face you will leave Nepal with a determination to be back in this beautiful land.