This trek through the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges will take you through villages, rice paddies and moss-covered Rhododendron forests, to Kopra Ridge with glorious views of Dhaulagiri and Kali Gandaki, the world's deepest gorge.  From here ancient pilgrim trails lead to the sacred Khayer Lake, high up in the mountains.  This trek takes you away from the crowds on little-hiked trails.
This trek through the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges will take you through villages, rice paddies and moss-covered Rhododendron forests, to Kopra Ridge with glorious views of Dhaulagiri and Kali Gandaki, the world's deepest gorge.  From here ancient pilgrim trails lead to the sacred Khayer Lake, high up in the mountains.  This trek takes you away from the crowds on little-hiked trails.
Nepal

Trails of the Annapurna Dhaulagiri Ranges

Small Group Holiday

16

CA$

days from

2980

This trek through the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges will take you through villages, rice paddies and moss-covered Rhododendron forests, to Kopra Ridge with glorious views of Dhaulagiri and Kali Gandaki, the world's deepest gorge. From here ancient pilgrim trails lead to the sacred Khayer Lake, high up in the mountains. This trek takes you away from the crowds on little-hiked trails.

Activity / Theme

Country

Hiking

Nepal

Comfort Level

Physical Rating

Basic - Moderate

Moderate

Transportation

On foot, private vehicle, flights

Accommodation

Tenting in exclusive camps with standing-height tents with beds with mattresses and pillows, a heated dining room and sit-down composting toilets. Hotel in Kathmandu.

Months of Operation

January, February, March, April, October, November, December

Adventure Coordinators Insider Tip:

I did this beautiful trek in late October, a very good time.  There was some snow and cold weather to content with on the higher altitudes while in the valleys the rice harvest was in full swing.  

Itinerary

DAY 1 Start in Kathmandu
DAY 2 Kathmandu
DAY 3 Fly Pokhara, start trek (3 hrs)
DAY 4 Trek to Landruk (1640m, 5 hrs)
DAY 5 Hike to Ghandruk (2050m, 4 hrs)
DAY 6 Walk to Tadapani (2650m, 4 hrs)
DAY 7 Hike to Bhaisi Kharka (3420m, 6-7 hrs)
DAY 8 Up to Kopra Ridge (3660m, 7-8 hrs)
DAY 9 Day hike to Khayer Lake (4600m, 9-10 hrs)
DAY 10 Downhill to Swantha (2400m, 6-7 hrs)
DAY 11 To Upper Phulbari (3210m), via Ghorepani & Poon Hill (5-6 hrs)
DAY 12 To Les Par (2600m, 6-7 hrs)
DAY 13 Hike to Ghibrang (2000m, 4-5 hrs)
DAY 14 To Nayapul (1340m, 3-4 hrs), to Pokhara
DAY 15 Fly Kathmandu
DAY 16 End Kathmandu

Inclusions

15 breakfasts, 12 lunches and 12 dinners
Airport transfers
Flight Kathmandu/Pokhara return
Bilingual guide
Medical kit
Hotel in Kathmandu
Use of trek pack which includes a quality sleeping bag, down or fibre fill jacket and insulated mat
Souvenir kit bag
Private transportation
All park entrance fees and trekking permits
Porters to carry all personal and group equipment
Porter's insurance
Accommodation in a combination of our comfortable eco lodges and private eco campsites with off the ground camp beds, mattresses and pillows

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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