Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Upon arriving in Kathmandu (Tribhuvan International Airport), a Cold Feet representative will meet you and help you transfer to your hotel by private bus. Enjoy a free evening to explore Kathmandu and recover from your jet-lag. Meet the Cold Feet staff during a short pre-tour briefing before dinner.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
A full-day guided tour around Kathmandu city's historical and cultural landmarks. Visit Bouddhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple, the most important sites of Buddhism and Hinduism in Nepal. Catch the playful antics of the monkeys and beautiful city views at Swayambhunath temple. Get lost in Kathmandu's old city bazaars, public squares, and former royal palaces at Durbar Square.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Beshishahar (850m/2790ft) 7-8 hours
Today, we will start early to make the bus journey around eight hours to Beshishahar from Kathmandu. Beshishahar is going to be the starting point of the trek. Passing through many small villages on the way, we will enjoy the beautiful snippets of daily lifestyle of the people living in these lowland villages. You will reach at Beshishahar in the evening where we will stay overnight.
Day 04: Trek from Beshishahar to Bahundanda (1310m/4298ft) 5-6 hours
Today, first day of your walk involves crossing a few suspension bridges, several ups and downs, waterfalls, paddy fields and subtropical forests. Then, we eventually ascend to Bahundanda for the overnight stay.
Day 05: Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje (1430m/4690ft) 5-6 hours
Today, after breakfast, we descend through amphitheater shaped rice terraces along a steep vertical cliff, green lush forests and some culturally intriguing villages. Then, we start gradually walking up after crossing suspension bridge in the Marshyangdi River and get Jagat where we will stop for a lunch. We will have one and half hours further rocky trail walk to reach Chamje. We will stay overnight at Chamje.
Day 06: Trek from Chamje to Dharapani (1950m/6396ft) 5-6 hours
Today, we will cross a suspension bridge in Marshyangdi River just right after we leave Chamje. And we will enter to Manang district after walking uphill before to reach Tal after passing corn, barley and potatoes fields, and then through the forests of bamboo and rhododendrons. After reaching at Tal, we will cross the river and continue walking through the cliffy way right above the river and reach Dharapani at the late morning. We will stay overnight at the lodge.
Day 07: Trek from Dharapani to Chame (2630m/8628ft) 5-6 hours
Today, we will negotiate a few steep forested landscapes along with several landslides on the route. Also, we will enjoy the sensational views of major Himalayan peaks. Then we will encounter some typical Tibetan villages en route before we reach at Chame which is the district headquarter of Manang. From hotel, we will be seeing the beautiful views of Mount Lamjung, and Annapurna II. We will stay overnight at lodge.
Day 08: Trek from Chame to Pisang (3700m/12136ft) 5-6 hours
A narrow steep path through a very dense pine forest will bring you to the dramatic curved rock face rising 1500m from the river. As the trail opens up, we will be surrounded by Himalayan peaks all the way to Pisang. You will have an extra half an hour climb towards a big hill to reach Upper Pisang. We will stay overnight at lodge.
Day 09: Rest and Acclimatization at Pisang
Today, we will have a rest day at Pisang. We will check and set up all the gears for climbing and climbing and acclimatized. We will enjoy the whole day with very nice magnificent views of all the Annapurnas, Gangapurna and Tilicho. We will stay overnight at lodge.
Day 10: Trek to Pisang Base Camp (4380m/14370ft) 3-4 hours
Today, we start walking up towards Base Camp after a-day-relax in Upper Pisang. From Upper Pisang, the path ascends through sparse wood and pasture to a Kharka which is considered the best place for setting up the base camp. It is in a flat alpine section along the well-worn trail. We will stay overnight at tent.
Day 11: Trek to Pisang High Camp (5400m/17712ft) 3-4 hours
Today, we will walk for approx. 4 hours and set up our camp at the height of 5400m after climbing to a shoulder on the south west ridge. And there will be snow at the high camp from the end of November to the end of March. We will stay overnight at Tent.
Day 12: Summit to the Peak and back to Base Camp (6091m/19980ft) 7-9 hours
Today is a day to fulfill your dream of being at the summit of Pisang Peak. From the High Camp, the well-defined ridge leads to the final snow slop which is quite steep and more technical to reach the summit. Our guide will fix the rope and lead you to the successful summit of the Pisang peak. After a successful summit, we will walk down to Base Camp and stay overnight at tent.
Day 13: Trek from Pisang Base Camp to Manang Valley (3450m/11316ft) 5-6 hours
Today, we will trek to Pisang Village and continue trek to Manang village walking across the riverside. Here, we will notice a contrast with the landscape and vegetation. The cold, dry climate creates a much harsher environment. Well, incredible views of the towering Himalayan Peaks will allure you all the way. In fact, Manang is a great Mountain valley which has a rich customs & tradition and gives you an opportunity to observe a traditional lifestyle of Manangi People. We will stay overnight at lodge.
Day 14: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (4110m/13480ft) 3-4 hours
Today, we start trek after breakfast and leave the trail off to Tilichoh lake on the left corner and continue a short walk up to Yak Kharka which is a small settlement at 4110m. We will have a gradual ascent towards a little hill and way goes more right behind the hill and reach Yak Kharka. We will stay overnight at Yak Kharka.
Day 15: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (4600m/15092ft) 3-4 hours
Today, we make our way to the foot of the pass, Thorong Phedi which is a small place but busy settlement catering to the needs of trekkers and climbers. It is situated at the bottom of the Thorong La and the trail continually steps up to Thorong La afterwards. We will stay overnight at Thorong Phedi.
Day 16: Cross Thorong La in the morning and back to Muktinath (5416m/17765ft) 8-10 hours
An early start is most important to begin a long day trek over the pass. Crossing this fabulous Thorong La pass (5416m) will be an unforgettable experience for us. However the problem may arise due to the altitude and snow. The views from the trail and from the pass itself are outstanding high Himalayan scenes. Then, we will start trekking towards Muktinath. Overnight, we will stay at Muktinath.
Day 17: Trek down to Kagbeni (3-4 hours)
Today, we will have easy walking day down to Kagbeni. After 30 minute walk from Muktinath, we will arrive at Jharkot which is a rich village which still have similar culture and tradition like Tibet. Jharkot is probably a best village to overview the landscapes and combination of dry hills with green field. We trek further down to Kagbeni and spend Overnight at Lodge.
Day 18: Trek from Kagbeni to Jomsom (2800m/9184ft) 3-4 hours
Today, we will have pleasant walking through the sand bar of Kali Gandaki river. We can give an hour enroute to look for fossils on riverside while walking because finding a natural fossil from the Kaligandaki River brings good luck in our life. Actually, we will make this walk before the wind start blowing in Kaligandaki valley. And Jomsom is the head quarter of Mustang and it is inhabitant of Thakali people with rich culture and tradition. We can rush your afternoon to visit Ecological museum of the Jomsom which gives us more information of the old traditional culture, tradition, flora and fauna of the valley. We will stay overnight at Jomsom.
Day 19: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara
We pack our bags at early morning and get ready for the Trans Himalayan flight to Pokhara. Well, the flight transit through between two high peaks Annapurna and Dhaulagiri and give us a wonderful opportunity to enjoy with best views of surrounding Himalayas. We will stay overnight at Pokhara.
Day 20: Pokhara City Tour
Today will be the best day for having tour in Pokhara city. Late morning, we will start our sightseeing of Devi’s Falls, Gupteswor Cave, International Mountain Museum, Seti Gorge, and boating in the Fewa Lake.
Day 21: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Today, after having breakfast, we will drive towards Kathmandu from Pokhara. It will take around 7-8 hours for us to reach Kathmandu. In the evening, we will enjoy the farewell dinner with the trek crew.
Day 22: Final Departure from Kathmandu
A Cold Feet representative will accompany you to the airport to catch your returning flight. We hope to see you again soon!
Airport Pickup on arrival and Drop
A Full day Guided Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour (Soyambhu nath ,Patan Durbar Squire,Pashupati and Bauddhanath Stupa)
All Temples Entry Fee
English speaking qualify Guide
Assistant Guide for Group from 4 above
Porter one for two people
Food Breakfast-Lunch and Dinner
All accommodation during the trek
Transport by private vehicle to trek departure
All necessary Tims and Sagarmatha National Park Fee
3 Night Accommodation in Kathmandu in *** Star Hotel on B&B Bases
Internal Air fare Ktm/Lukla/Ktm Return
Meals in Kathmandu
TREKKING SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT
(up to 5600./18372ft.)
# Sleeping bag (Comfortable to -20)
# 1 Pair strong Mountain/Hiking boots
# 1 Dawn Jacket/All Weather Anorak
# Medium/Large Rucksack/ Backpack
# Light Water & Windproof jacket
# Or 2, 1 Liter Water bottle (s)
# 1 Pair Waterproof Gaiters / Over Trousers
# 1 Torch/ Flashlight & Spare Batteries
# 2 Long Sleeve Cotton (or Polypro) Shirts
# 1 Medium Size Towel
# 1 Pair Sport Shoes
# 1 Pair Slipper
# 2 Pair Light weight Trousers
# 1 Pair Shorts
# 1 Fleece/Warm Sweater
# 1 Sweat Shirt/Light Sweat
# 2 T-shirt
# 2 Pair Light Socks
# 3 Pair Heavy Woolen Socks (4 Plastic bags to wrapping clothes)
# Small Day pack
# Cotton Headscarf/ Bandanna
# Sun Glasses and Sun Hat
# 1 Washing Kit, Including Personal Toiletries
# Talcum Powder
# Moleskin Blisters Tape
# Toilet Paper
# Biodegradable Shop-Shampoo
# Any Personal Medication
# Money Belts
# Warm Hat/Gloves Waterproof
# One Swimming Costume/Bathing Suits
# One Swiss Army Type of Knife
# One Inner Sleeping sheet