|Day01 : Kathmandu Airport Arrival - (1,350m/4,428ft)
After your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in medieval and modernized Kathmandu, you will be warmly greeted by our office representative and transfered to the hotel. After check in and some refreshments, our senior sherpa guide will come to meet you and give you a brief orientation about Annapurna Sunrise Trek. You can then go for a stroll down the street to get familiar with the neighbourhood, have supper and go to bed. This is your first overnight in the valley of temples and cows, probably the most in the world. Overnight at hotel inclusive Breakfast.
|Day02 : Drive to Pokhara (823m/2,700ft) - 7-8 hrs drive
After breakfast, we leave our hotel early morning for a drive with scenic views along the road to Pokhara via Prithivi national highway. The drive could take roughly 7-8 hrs to reach Pokhara. We also have the option for a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara for 35 minutes. We then do an overnight at our hotel by the lake in the lovely ‘city of lakes’ on BB Plan.
|Day03 : Drive to Nayapul and then trek to Ulleri (2050m/6725 ft) - 6 hrs walk
We begin our day after breakfast with a drive up to Nayapool for an hour, and then trek to Ulleri. Then our real journey begins. After we reach Nayapool, we begin our hiking. The trail goes through sub-tropical forests. On the way, we have to cross Modi Khola (river) by hiking across an airy suspension bridge. We have to ascend the about 3000 steps to reach up to Ulleri, this is exciting & challenging. The hiking time from Naya pool-Ulleri is about 5-6 hours of trekking. Overnight at Ulleri inclusive BLD.
|Day04 : Trek to Ghorepani (2,750m/9,020 ft) - 5 hrs walk
From Ulleri, we move on along steep trails on well known tracks. Nature lays before us alien sights of majestic snow-capped mountain peaks, lush vegetation and fertile plant life that is so fantastic to behold. We climb further through rhododendron forest to Deorali [3100m] and reach a hamlet and cultivated fields. Continue walking for 3 hours and finally we find ourselves in Ghorepani. Ghorepani also has houses lodges that provide food and accommodation to travelers out on the trail. Next, it’s an overnight.
Overnight at Ghorepani inclusive BLD.
|Day05 : Trek to Ghandruk (1940m/6360 ft) - 8 hrs walk
As we quit Ghorepani, we hike along terraced fields below the wonderful panorama of awe-inspiring glaciated Himalayan mountain ranges. As the trail moves across a group of flatlands, forest, cultivated lands and a suspension bridge over Khumnu Khola, we arrive at the scenic & beautiful village of Ghandruk after hiking for 8 hours. A supreme vantage point in this pristine & serene village offers breathtaking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhare and Hiunchuli. Several hotels and teahouses at the village give us a warm welcome with sincere Nepalese hospitality while catering to the requirements of all trekkers’ who hit the trail through this village. Camping in its terraced fields give you the open wild feelings of adventure! Overnight at the lovely village of Ghandruk with all meals inclusive.
|Day06 : Trek to Nayapul and then dive back to Pokhara (823m/2,700ft) - 5 hrs walk
Today is the last day of this trek. After breakfast, we ascend to Nayapul about 5 hours walk, following the trial paved by stones; we walk through some beautiful villages and terrace framings. After crossing Modi khola, we reach Birethanti. And then half an hour walk from Birethanti, we enter Nayapool. From here, we can easily access any means of transportation to drive to Pokhara. In the evening, you are free to wander by the lakes of Pokhara. Overnight at hotel inclusive breakfast.
|Day07 : Drive back to Kathmandu
While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, we head up to Damauli, Dumre, Mugling and Kurintar where Nepal's first Cable car is operated to reach Manakamana Temple, this is a temple where most Nepalese come to have their wishes granted before leaving home or getting married. From Naubise we climb up to Thankot, the gateway to Kathmandu and finally reach our hotel & a lovely soft warm bed. Overnight in Kathmandu inclusive with breakfast.
|Day08 : Kathmandu Sightseeing Day
The capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu, being the historical and cultural heart of the country, is a popular destination for tourists, trekkers and other types of adventure seekers. The city is a marvelous amalgamation of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western cultures and influences. Patan and Bhaktapur are its two major neighboring cities. These two cities, like Kathmandu, have a rich historical, cultural and religious legacy which is reflected in the many temples, monuments and artifacts that they contain. You will be taken on a day guided tour of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur cities. In Kathmandu, you will be visiting Pashupatinath, the most famous and revered Hindu shrine in the country; Boudhanath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal, Soyambhunath, which contains both Buddhist and Hindu shrines and stands as testimony to the religious harmony that exists in the country; and the 15th-century 55-window palace in Bhaktapur.
|Day09 : Departure to your destination
After breakfast and our last day in Kathmandu, our vehicle and escorts will be on standby to drop you to the international airport three hours before our scheduled flight back home. At Glorious Himalaya, meeting you has been a great honor and we pray for your Safe journey home and will reflect on the wonderful times we spent together. Bon Voyage!!! We hope to see you again some day…