Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 1 & 2: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,300ft).
Relax, finalise arrangements and explore the infamous Thamel district of Kathmandu. It is a bustling hub of outdoor shops, souvenir shops, restaurants and cafes to suit your every need!
Trek to Chame
Day 03: Drive to Basisahar (820m) 6/10 hours.
Day 04: Trek to Tal (1700m) 5/6 hours.
Day 05: Trek to Bagarchapp (2160m) 4-5 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Chame (2670m). 4-5 hours.
Trek to Manang
Day 07: Trek to Dhukurpokari (3240m). 3/4 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Humde (3330m). 4 hours.
Day 09: Trek to Manang (3,519 m/11,545 ft). 2 hours.
Day 10: Rest Day
Trek Over Throng-La Pass
Day 11: Thorung Phedi (4450m). 3/4 hours.
Day 12: Trek to Muktinath (3798m) crossing the Thorung-La (5416m). 7-8 hours.
Fly to Pokhara
Day 13: Trek to Jomsom (2800m). 5/6 hours.
Day 14: Fly to Pokhara(1400m). 45 min flight.
Day 15: A day to explore Pokhara, a vibrant metropolis, with something for everyone. You can soak up the lake’s calm in a beach bar or paraglide off a soaring hill overlooking the beach bar! The perfect place to relax after your hike!
Day 16: Drive to Kathmandu. 5/6 hours.
Day 17: Leave with great memories!
THE NITTY GRITTY.
Solo members are very welcome. Get ready to meet a bunch of friendly, like-minded people who share a passion for adventure and travel. By the very nature of these expeditions, friendships are made quickly and are cemented by the life changing experiences they provide.
You do need to have a fairly decent level of fitness for this trip as we will be doing a fair bit of hiking. We will stop for plenty of breaks but you need to be comfortable hiking for a full day (6+ hours) for multiple days. Prior to joining our expedition, please seek medical advice as well as medications for travel to Nepal. Read more…
Don’t panic if you don’t have all the equipment yet. We can help you buy or hire trekking gear, clothing and boots at affordable prices in Kathmandu. See our comprehensive equipment list for more details on what you need. Life in the mountains is without clutter; every piece of equipment has a role, every object has a place and thoughts have purpose. You don’t need to bring the kitchen sink!
The Himalayas is a wild place and the weather can rapidly change. At lower elevations, the temperatures can vary from around 27°c to -7°c . At higher elevations, the temperature can drop below -23°c . The wind is the most chilling factor and can be quite variable. Therefore, it’s important to be prepared for all possible weather conditions.
Travelling in wild or isolated areas carries inherent risks which can lead to injury or possibly death. Some of the trails can have steep sided drops, loose gravel and areas of slippery rock. For this expedition you will be required to obtain sufficient and appropriate insurance. Read more…