Annapurna Everest trekking is the most famous trek trails in the Himalaya of Nepal. There are few places on earth that offer such stunning mountain vistas and incredible trekking scenery on Annapurna Everest Trekking. This is carefully designed itinerary that offers the first time trekker a wonderful introduction to Nepal highest and finest mountain ranges - Annapurna and Everest. This trekking holiday commence with the delights of the Kathmandu Valley and the largest concentration of world heritage sites in any one city of the world before our spectacular mountain flight whisks us off to Pokhara. We walk through the Annapurna foothills, experience picturesque villages, rhododendron forests on our way to our high point, the world famous Poon Hill (3190m), the outstanding views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri are incredible. Our next trekking adventure takes us to the Khumbu region, home to Mount Everest. Now we well acclimatized from our Annapurna trek, we ascend the Dudh Koshi Valley to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar and spend a day at Syangboche, with fine views of Everest and the picturesque villages of Khumjung and Khunde. This unforgettable journey showcases the contrasts of the best known regions of the Nepal Himalaya.
This is an easy to medium level of trekking. A good heath condition and good trekking equipment is recommended for Annapurna Everest Trekking. We stay at tea house accommodation and eat there choosing from menu, a variety of meals. The best time for this trekking is autumn and spring. Below is the Annapurna Everest Trekking Itinerary and for the best deal to Annapurna Everest trekking package, write to the best trekking operator run by team of trekking guide and helper.
Day 1: Arrive in Nepal (1330m).
You will be met by us at Kathmandu airport on your arrival and transferred to hotel. We will be waiting you at arrival exit door with your name so that we could know each other easily. Rest of the day is at leisure on your own. A pre-trek briefing will be given in the afternoon at around 5pm, meeting your guide and helper, buy final trekking gear and medicine that have left to bring.
Day 2: Kathmandu to Syauli bazaar (1340 meters)
This morning we take a flight to Pokhara, the second largest town (820m) in Nepal. On arrival at Pokhara airport, get private vehicle and drive to Nayapul takes around two hours. Our trek today is short as we wind uphill through terraced fields and mixed oak and rhododendron forest to our first camp at Syauli Bazaar.
Day 3: Trek to Ghandruk (1940m, 5-6 hrs)
Our trek destination today is to the attractive Gurung village of Ghandruk. Trek up the staircase through terraced fields and villages, enjoying the beauty of the Himalaya at a relatively close range and observe the glaciers flowing from them to form the river below us. It really is a magnificent location and a photographer delight. Ghandruk is the second largest Gurung settlement in Nepal and provides a further insight into the lifestyles of villages that have traditionally provided the backbone of the famous Gurkha regiments. The afternoon can be spent at leisure, or take a tour of the old village.
Day 4: Trek to Tadapani (2650m, 4-5 hrs).
Trek uphill through fields and into the forest of rhododendron and magnolia. We pass by waterfalls that cascade down narrow gullies that provide the perfect home for many small ferns and delicate plants. Tadapani is a clearing overnight halt place in the forest where we can see pretty close up view of Annapurna south and Mt. Fishtail.
Day 5: Trek to Ghorapani (2850m, 6-7hrs)
Today we join the old Tibet-Nepal trade route. The walk this morning offers excellent views of the Dhaulagiri range as the trail zigzags until we reach Ghorepani. This is a sizeable town and you may wish to wander through the bazaar this afternoon.
Day 6: Trek to Tikhedhunga, climb up Poonhill.
A pre dawn 45 minutes climb from Ghorepani brings us to the summit of Poon Hill (3200m). The view of the Himalaya are tremendous, with forested foot hills as a fore ground and some of the world greatest mountain ranges surrounding us .The glow of the rising sun catches Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and Annapurna, making the early morning rise more than worth the effort. Trek descends to camp for breakfast and during the morning we descend further through first and small settlements to enter a deep ravine where multiple waterfalls follow our trail. We pass through Ulleri village and at a point we will have an over view of our trek route, as well as views of the Annapurna at the head of the valley. We continue on the main trail descending through small villages towards Tikhedhunga.
Day 7: Trek to Nayapul (1000m, 5 hrs), and drive to Pokhara.
Trek down Modi Khola valley along a secluded village trail that is often followed by other trekking groups. After lunch at Birethanti, we complete a short easy trek to the bustling bazaar of Nayapul. Here we are picked up and transferred back to Pokhara.
Day 8: Pokhara to Kathmandu, afternoon at leisure
Either drive or fly to Kathmandu. In the afternoon, there are many things to see in Kathmandu like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa are some of the worthwhile options. We can arrange a guide or transport to there on your request.
Day 9: Everest Trek: Kathmandu to Monjo (2850m, 5-6 hrs)
Get 45 minutes flight to Lukla. It is a memorable flight, with marvelous views of the Eastern Himalaya. Trek on the broad and well-marked trail meanders around fields of potatoes and buck-wheat and passes through small villages, as we pass rows of tree dahlia to make our way to Monjo following Dudh Koshi River. On the way we see Nupla (5885 m), Kongde RI (6093 m), Thamserku (6808 m) and many Mani stone with the inscription Om Mani Padme Hum, which means Hail to the jewel in the lotus and is mantra (chant) venerated by Buddhists and Brahmans alike.
Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m, 4-5 hrs)
Trek 4/5 hours following the river course to the confluence of the Dudh Koshi and the Bhote Koshi and cross a spectacular high bridge before commencing our steep ascent to the village of Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital of Nepal. It is a tough climb as the trail passes through forest of pine to a vantage point that provides our first view of Mt Everest. After lunch you may wish to peruse the Tibetan trader stalls or the Sherpa shops in search of a bargain.
Day 11: Day hike: Explore Everest view hotel and Khumjung village.
Start and ascends a comfortable day walk to Everest view hotel and Kumjung village. Nearby on a hilltop, with views of the mountains, is the Everest View Hotel, a joint Nepali - Japanese project, where you can stop for refreshments before passing through the yak breeding farm and descending to Namche
As we near the villages we pass through terraced fields that are home to a brightly colored pheasant, the Danphe Pheasant, the national bird of Nepal. Khumjung is where Sir Edmund Hillary built his School in the Clouds. We return to Namche for overnight.
Day 12: Trek to Ghat (2530m, 5-6 hrs)
Trek down on same way we have trekked up through the forest to the valley floor to follow the Dudh Koshi and out of the national park to small settlement of Ghat.
Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2800m, 2-3 hrs)
Trek along the valley passing through a variety of settlements and forests before a gentle climb to Lukla. We savor our final mountain sunsets of the trek as we complete this exhilarating journey.
Day 14: Lukla to Kathmandu by air (1330m)
This morning we fly to Kathmandu, a thrilling flight over forests, fields and villages, with the Himalaya in the background. On arrival, we transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 15: Kathmandu airport
After breakfast your trek holidays is finished unless further arrangements have been made. Those people travelling to home or further destinations will be transferred to the airport.