Annapurna Dhaulagiri community trail trek | Khopra rural village trek

Annapurna Dhaulagiri Community Trail Trek

Annapurna Dhaulagiri Community trail trekis the newly open community base trekking trail in Nepal.

  • Trip Fact - 10 days
  • Trip Code: HST-AT-06
  • Trek Start from: Nayapul
  • Trek End at : Beni
  • Grade: Easy / Moderate
  • Trek start Elevation: 1050 m.
  • Highest Elevation: 3650 m.
  • Group Size : Minimum 2 person
  • Best time: October, November, December, February, March, April
  • Mode of Trek : Teahouse / Tent
  • rek Duration: 14 days
Annapurna Ghorepani poon hill trekking

Annapurna Dhaulagiri Community trail trek is the newly open community base trekking trail in Nepal. The Dhaulagiri community now is establishment of five community lodges and a home stay programme in this trekking route. This off the beaten track  tea house trekking trekker,s can observe Mount Dhaulagiri 8167m, Annapurna I 8091m, Fishtail / Machhapuchhre 6998m, Nilgiri 7041m, Annapurna south 7219m, Annapurna II 7939m, Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Lamjung Himal 6988m etc.

Annapurna Dhaulagiri Community trail trek through the Gurung and Magar village around Poon hill, and fairly lies right on the Great Himalaya Lower Trail (Cultural Route). The Himalayan Smile Treks & adventure recommend to do this trekking because the tea house is running by community where the benefits from your visit reach the whole community. That profit use education and health.

Annapurna Dhaulagiri Community trail trek offers great views from Kopra, the highest point of the  this trek (3,650 m) are far better than from highly visited Poon hill. From Kopra the trekkers’ enjoy spectacular view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. In Kopra ridge the Yak are grazing in grassy meadow backdrop in Annapurna south (7219m). The trail all the way descend to the Beni and the trek is end at Beni and scenic drive to Pokhara or Kathmandu.

Annapurna Dhaulagiri Community Trail Trek Highlight

  1. Seven hour scenic drive to Pokhara
  2. Walk around Phewa Lake
  3. Stay community lodges, a home stay programme and encounters with the friendly villagers
  4. Enchanting panoramic view from Kopra(3650m)
  5. Incredible view of Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt Annapurna range
  6. Walk through rhododendron forest
  7. Visit pleasant Ghandrung Gurung village and Gurung museum
  8. Beautiful terraces with rice field and farm house.

Annapurna Dhaulagiri Community Trail Trek Itinerary

After arrival in Kathmandu International airport, you will be welcomed by our officer. He will assist you to transfer the hotel. At hotel he gives you orientation of the overall trip. Meet your trekking guide. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu

Wake up early in the morning. Have a breakfast at the hotel. Walk to Tourist bus station with your trekking guide. Tourist bus departs for Pokhara at 7 o’clock. Enjoy seven our scenic drive. The bus stops half an hour nearby highway restaurants on the way for lunch. You will be reached at Pokhara around 2 o’clock. Check in at Pokhara hotel. The rest of the day is free. O/n at hotel in Pokhara

After breakfast, take one hour drive to Nayapul. After you reach Nayapul, you will start your trekking slowly. After 20-minutes walking along the Modi stream, you will reach at Birethanti – a beautiful village that has plenty of tea shops and guest houses. Then follow the left route through the village. Your trek continue heading to Ulleri following the bank of the Burungdi stream. You will climb slightly up to the valley of Hile (1495 meters) and Tikhedhunga (1525 meters). The trail leads steep up to Ulleri (2073 meters), a large beautiful Magar village. Ulleri is stopping point for today. O/ n at mountain lodge

After breakfast you start your walking. Today the trail leads you to the Ghorepani, one of the popular destinations of Annapurna region situated at an altitude of 2856 meters. You should gently ascend up to Banthanti (2250 meters) through Oak and rhododendron forest. Then continue trek towards Ghorepani through Nangeythanti (2460 meters). Today you will walk approximately 5 hours. O/ n at mountain lodge

Early in the morning climb up to Poon Hill (3210 meters) to see the panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himalayan ranges as well as exciting sunrise view over the Himalayas. After experiencing the great views of Himalayan panorama from Poon Hill, you descend to Ghorepani. After breakfast, continue downhill trek to Tadapani (2625meter). The trail goes a long the ridges of rhododendron and pine forest till the Tadapani. O/ n at mountain lodge

Today the trail descends south of Ghandruk village. At the bottom of Ghandruk you can see traditional grindstone in small stream. The trail forks end of village take left hand down trail with paved stone staircases. The trail steep descend to Modi Khola through the small settlement terrace field rice paddy. Cross the iron bridge over the Modi Khola which is flowing from Annapurna Base camp. After crossing the bridge the trail steep ascend with stone staircase. After half an hour hard walking you reach to Landrung Village (1664m). Landrung is a big Gurung Village from here you see the view of Mt. Annapurna South and Mt. Himchuli. O/n at mountain lodge

Wake up with sunrise in massive Annapurna south (7219m) and Himchili (6444m). One hour contour the valley. You will pass the large settlement and terraced fields and typical thatch houses. You will cross the Tigu Khola on a suspension bridge below the Tolkha. The trail 15m steep ascends to Tolkha village. The trail gradually ups and to the Beri Kharka. From Beri Kharka 50m ascends to Deurali(2100m). If clear day you can see Pokhara valley from here. Have a lunch here. From here two hours panoramic views walking to the Dhampus (1830m). O/n at mountain lodge

Morning splendid view of Ananpurna range and Mansalu himal with sunrise. Enjoy the last day of walking. First half an hour easy and scenic walking overlooking the Pokhara valley and Phewa Lake. From the top the trail steep descends stone staircase through the rhododendron and pine forest through the small settlement with terraces field of rice paddy. The trail steep descends bending trail through the tropical forest to Phedi (1180m). From Phedi drive half an hour to Pokhara. Check in hotel at the Pokhara. Have a rest at the hotel. O/n at hotel in Pokhara

After breakfast walk to tourist bus station with trekking guide. Then set for Kathmandu. After reach in Kathmandu, you will be taken to your hotel at Kathmandu. Have a rest. In evening you can stroll around Thamel, the major tourist destination of Kathmandu. You can do some last minute shopping of souvenirs for your family and relatives. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu

Today is your the last day in Nepal. Our officer will come to meet you at the hotel to escort you to Kathmandu International Airport for your flight to home.

Annapurna Dhaulagiri Community Trail Trek Price

Silver Price - US$ 750 Per Person (Twin sharing)

The Package cost includes:

  • Airport to hotel pick and drop by private vehicle
  • Two night accommodation in Kathmandu at three star hotel with breakfast (Hotel Marshyangdi or Samsara Resort or Hotel Harati)
  • Two night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast (Base camp Resort or Hotel Kantipur or Trek o Tel Pokhara)
  • Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during trek
  • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking
  • One highly experienced mountain Guide and porters (1 porter for 2 people),
  • Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and porters
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • All necessary paper works and Annapurna conservation area entry permit
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
  • All additional government tax
  •  Kathmandu/ Pokhara / Kathmandu tourist bus ticket.
  • Other ground transportation

The Package cost excludes:

  • Nepal entry visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days from date of issue)(You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)
  • International air fare
  • Travelers insurance
  • All kind of drinks (Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara (Approx 10-12 USD)
  • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
  • Tips to guide and porter
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. personal illness, strike etc.
  • Helicopter evacuation charge in case of emergency whilst trekking

Gold Price - US$ 1090 Per Person (Twin sharing)

The Package cost includes:

  • Airport  to hotel pick and drop by private vehicle
  • Two night accommodation in Kathmandu at three star hotel with breakfast (Hotel Marshyangdi or Samsara Resort or Hotel Harati)
  • Two night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast (Base camp Resort or Hotel Kantipur or Trek o Tel Pokhara)
  • One highly experienced mountain Guide and porters (1 porter for 2 people),
  • Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and porters
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • All necessary paper works and Annapurna conservation area entry permit
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
  • Kathmandu/ Pokhara / Kathmandu tourist bus ticket.
  • All additional government tax
  • Other ground transportation

The Package cost excludes:

  • Nepal entry visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days from date of issue)(You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)
  • International air fare
  • Travelers insurance
  • All Meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking
  • Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during trekking
  • All kind of drinks (Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara (Approx 10-12 USD)
  • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
  • Tips to guide and porter
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. personal illness, strike etc.
  • Helicopter evacuation charge in case of emergency whilst trekking

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