Annapurna Discovery

with OneSeed Expeditions in Kathmandu , Nepal
Experience the famous Annapurna mountain range on this teahouse trek. Hike through pristine forest and soak in all that Nepal has to offer. -- 15% Discount: use promo code DIS2019
  • 1 to 10 People
  • 12 Days
$1,790.00 Per Person
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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
• Explore bustling Kathmandu and visit the famous "Monkey Temple"
• Hike to Poon Hill to see the towering Himalayas at dawn
• Visit Pokhara’s lakeside attractions, Buddhist stupas, and Hindu temples

GROUP DEPARTURES
Join as a solo traveler or with friends to experience these amazing destinations with fellow travelers from all over. We guarantee all group departure dates even if only one person is signed up. We recommend asking how many people are currently in your group before booking.

MINIMUM AGE
16 years old for group departures. If you have children under 16 years old, please inquire about a private trip departure.

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Single supplements are required for solo travelers.

DAY 1:
KATHMANDU
Arrive at your lodge and spend the evening exploring the neighborhoods of Patan, home to the spectacular Durbar Square. This area contains a beautiful collection of temples, statues, palaces, and opportunities to buy souvenirs and local crafts.

Peak Altitude: 4,593 ft (1400 m)

Inclusions: airport transportation and accommodations
DAY 2:
KATHMANDU
Spend the day exploring the Kathmandu Valley. Shake the jetlag with a visit to Swayambhunath, the “Monkey Temple”. Take in the views of the city from atop one of the most important Buddhist stupas in Nepal. Return around 1pm to spend the afternoon exploring the city on your own. In the evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.

Peak Altitude: 4,593 ft (1400 m)

Inclusions: breakfast; guided tour; welcome dinner; accommodations (vegetarian options are available for all meals)
DAY 3:
KATHMANDU TO BIRETHANTI
Travel by private van or jeep to Birethanti, the entrance point for the Annapurna region. Stay in Birethanti for the night.

Peak Altitude: 3,362 ft (1025 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 4:
BIRETHANTI TO ULLERI
Trek past stunning waterfalls as you pass through terraced rice fields. This first day is a tough one. From the trailhead of Birethanti, ascend gradually for 2-3 hrs, stop for lunch, then transverse steep switchbacks to get to the village of Ulleri.

Total Hiking: approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) / 5-7 hours trekking

Peak Altitude: 6,430 ft (1960 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 5:
ULLERI TO GHOREPANI
Continue your ascent climbing around 3,000ft. You’ll be exhausted but triumphant as you enter the hilltop village and get your first views of the magnificent Annapurna range.

Total Hiking: approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) / 5-6 hours trekking

Peak Altitude: 9,383 ft (2860 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 6:
REST DAY IN GHOREPANI
Spend a day in the beautiful village of Ghorepani. You can rest in the village itself or trek 1 hour to Poon Hill, one of the best vantage points for taking in the Himalayan dawn and enjoying the view of the mountains.

Total Hiking (optional): approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) / 1 hour trekking

Peak Altitude: 10,531 ft (3206 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 7:
GHOREPANI TO GHANDRUK
Begin your gradual descent from Ghorepani. Ascend for two hours, stop for tea at Deurali, then descend to Ghandruk enjoying the picturesque waterfalls along the way. Ghandruk is a one of the most famous Gurung villages in Nepal, renowned for its natural beauty and terraced fields that open up to views of the surrounding peaks.

Total Hiking: approximately 8.5 miles (13.6 km) / 7-8 hours trekking

Peak Altitude: 6,365 ft (1940 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 8:
GHANDRUK TO TOLKA
Walk through pristine forests and move into the alpine region where you reach the village of Tolka for the night.

Total Hiking: approximately 6.5 miles (10.4 km) / 5-6 hours trekking

Peak Altitude: 5,577 ft (1700 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 9:
TOLKA TO POKHARA
Continue south for your last day on the trail. Catch a ride back to Pokhara (1.5 hours) in the afternoon from the village of Kande. Enjoy dinner on your own in Pokhara as you celebrate the completion of your trek!

Total Hiking: approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) / 4 hours trekking

Peak Altitude: 5,577 ft (1700 m)

Inclusions: Breakfast, lunch (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), accommodations
DAY 10:
POKHARA
Spend a day in Pokhara exploring lakeside attractions, visiting stupas and temples, shopping for souvenirs, and taking out one of the colorful boats that line Phewa Lake.

Peak Altitude: 2,900 ft (884 m)

Inclusions: Breakfast; accommodations
DAY 11:
POKHARA TO KATHMANDU
Travel by private car back to Kathmandu for a farewell dinner with your guides and fellow travelers.

Peak Altitude: 4,593 ft (1400 m)

Inclusions: breakfast; lunch, farewell dinner; accommodations
DAY: 12
KATHMANDU
Time to say goodbye! A OneSeed representative will take you by private car to the airport for your flight departure.

Peak Altitude: 4,593 ft (1400 m)

Inclusions: breakfast; airport transfer
What's Included

• Medical/evacuation insurance for all participants confirmed 30 days or more prior to their expedition start date
• 3 nights accommodation in Kathmandu
• 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara
• All lodging during the trek (double occupancy w/ shared bathrooms)
• Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek
• Trekking permits and entry fees
• Welcome and farewell dinners in Kathmandu
• Guide and porter services
• Baggage transport (limited to 22lbs/10kg)
• All ground transport while in Nepal
• Guided excursions in Kathmandu
• Airport transfers on Day 1 and Day 12

What's Not Included

• Personal items
• Trip cancelation insurance (highly recommended)
• International airfare and meals during travel
• Snacks during trek
• Beverages outside of designated meals
• Alterations to standard itinerary

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