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Asiana Treks and Tours presents a leisurely 13-day trekking experience in the Annapurna region, specially tailored for senior citizens seeking comfort and tranquility. This gentle journey takes you from Nayapul to Dhampus, allowing you to savor every moment.
Our "Nayapul - Dhampus loop Trekking is designed to provide an exceptional Himalayan trekking adventure at low altitudes, ensuring that you can fully appreciate Incredible views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges in the central Himalayas, just north of Pokhara. This trek follows a unique path that once served as a salt trade route leading up to Ghorepani.
Walking along these well-maintained stone-paved mountain trails, some of the most awe-inspiring vistas will reward you with an incredible atmosphere that is truly unparalleled for trekking enthusiasts. Trekking in the lower regions of the Himalayas in Nepal possesses an undeniable allure, making it an ideal adventure holiday for individuals of all age groups, especially those who prefer a slower pace and have a deep appreciation for nature and culture.
The Annapurna range in the Himalayas is an enchanting, serene, and spectacular destination on Earth, exuding a mystical energy that radiates positive vibes. After a delightful time exploring historical Kathmandu, our journey leads us to the naturally captivating city of Pokhara, known as the starting point for many renowned trekking routes in the mid-hill region of Annapurna and the Dhaulagiri Himalayan range.
Our tour then embarks on an incredible path that winds through the foothills of Annapurna, spanning seven days of trekking amidst the lush green forests of Nepal, adorned with an abundance of Rhododendron trees, which cover up to 70% of the landscape. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to visit charming Magar and Gurung villages, gaining insight into their rich and hospitable cultures.
Immerse yourself in the Himalayan vegetation and wildlife, soaking in the serene mountain ambiance and joy. At Asiana Treks and Tours, we have meticulously crafted this moderately luxurious trek to cater to individuals of all age groups. Whether your group is small or large, rest assured that our valued clients will have access to the finest guesthouses, allowing you to savor the beauty of nature without feeling rushed. Travelers can unwind and relish their surroundings, as the distance between Nayapul and Dhampus covers approximately 43 kilometers, forming a delightful circuit.
Furthermore, our trekking packages offer excellent value for money, considering the range of facilities and amenities provided. Experience comfort and serenity like never before on our 13-day trek through the Annapurna region, where time seems to stand still amid the grandeur of the Himalayas.
Your trip day starts today when you arrive to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be received by our representative at the airport. He will be carrying a signboard with our company’s name on it. Then you will be transferred to the tour hotel and checked in. A trip briefing will follow later today and the time will be notified to you by the representative who picks you up from the airport. We will come to meet and brief you about the trip at the fixed time. Until then just relax or explore a bit of surrounding Overnight with hotel in Kathmandu.
We take you for a day tour of cultural heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley after breakfast. The tour will give you a mixed insight of history, culture, art, architecture and spirituality of Kathmandu valley. The sites include; Swoyambhunath aka Monkey Temple: The oldest of all sites in Kathmandu valley, Swoyambhunath is an important Buddhist spiritual site having the history over two thousand years old. This site has gained a popular name as monkey temple as this small forested hill is a good habitat for hundreds of monkeys. The visit there will heighten your spiritual and cultural experience. Patan City including Patan Durbar Square: A tour to medieval city of Patan gives you a great insight about ethnic Newari culture, Budhhist spirituality, religious harmony, art and architecture while you stroll around the charismatic alleys taking you to magnificent local community squares known as Bahal and eventually leading you to an incredible medieval palace square. The monuments and skill of the local artisans displayed on those monuments in the square will stun you with their unbelievable charm. Boudhanath Stupa: The largest of its kind in the world, this magnificent stupa is a very important center of faith for the people following Tibetan Buddhism. This place is nice Circular Square with the stunning stupa in the middle of it which spreads a lot of spiritual vibrations around the atmosphere.B/B plan.
Kathmandu – Pokhara 200 KM We will drive to Pokhara by tourist bus in the morning after breakfast. After driving for about seven hours through the scenic countryside of Nepal, we reach an eloquently charming city of Pokhara. The drive will have enough stopovers necessary on the way. Once we reach Pokhara, the charm of the city will capture our attention for a good feeling of being amidst the natural wonders from close up Himalayas to the surrounding lakes. A lake near our hotel is a nice place to take an evening stroll and the lakeside town has lots of options to dine. Have an option to fly to Pokhara at an extra cost,B/B Plan.
Today is the first day of our trek which starts after a one and half-hour drive. Starting from the place called Nayapul, the trek goes alongside the Modi Khola, a Himalayan river flowing down from the Annapurna, to Birethanti and to Hile, and finally to Tikhedhunga. We spend approximately five hours including lunchtime before we reach Tikhedhunga where we will stay overnight today in the best available Guest house, B/L/D.
On the second day of the trek, we trek to Ghorepani today after breakfast. It is an uphill walk all the way through and the trek passes through beautiful Himalayan foothills settings of villages and rhododendron forests. As we walk upon the well-trodden mountain trails, it brings some of the incredible things into our view including the majestic Himalayas. Once we reach to Ghorepani at the elevation of 2875 meters above sea level, we will be stunned by the real close-up view of the Himalayan peaks. If we reach there for sunset time, it will be one rewarding sunset experience. Stay best available attached bath room guest house,B/L/D.
It is going to be a very early morning today as we are hiking up to Poon Hill at the elevation of 3210 meters above sea level to see a breathtaking panoramic view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range in the Himalayas. Given the good weather condition, the one-hour hike up early in the morning will be rewarded by a heavenly view of the mountains and sunrise that makes us feel exalted. After sunrise, we hike down to Ghorepani tea house to have our breakfast and start the trek to Tadapani. After an approximately five hours trek, we reach another spectacular place, Tadapani, and stay overnight in the best available tea house B/L/D.
Trek to Ghandruk from Tadapani for about three hours after breakfast. Ghandruk is one of the specific Gurung villages where you could boast a beautiful view of the Annapurna south, Himachuli, fishtail Annapurna 3 Annapurna range right in front of you Ghandruk secured Gurung Museum, Monastery, the temple as well as Annapurna conservation sub unit post where you could see the video activities in ACAP. Spend rest of the day exploring the beauty of the village and mountains.overnight at nice gusthouse, B/L/D.
After breakfast at the tea house, start the trek to the beautiful village of Dhampus. The four to five-hour hike is truly incredible, peace and tranquil hike up to the Deurali, and descended to Pothana and at the end of the trek, the alluring village of Dhampus is ready to welcome you. Once you check into the best available guest house and relax a bit, you will have some time to explore around,B/L/D.
Trek about an hour downhill to Dhampus Phedi and then drive to Pokhara. In the afternoon, enjoy a relaxing boating trip on Lake Fewa and take a leisurely stroll around the lakeside to soak in the mesmerising beauty of the town.
A free day in Pokhara to do some sightseeing, boating or some adventure sports like paragliding, zip flying, ultra-light flight, bungee jumping etc. The day’s activities would be at an extra cost. We will be happy to organize those extra activities for you, should you choose to do any. Or simply take your leisurely time on your own to get some massage, strolling around lakeside, shopping etc overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Drive back to Kathmandu after breakfast. Or you have an option to fly back to Kathmandu paying an additional cost for the ticket. Check into the hotel once you arrive at Kathmandu and freshen up. We will go for dinner later in the evening.
You will be transferred to airport as per your flight schedule. We will pick you up from the hotel three hours prior to your flight time.
The cost of the trip differs based on the services you select and the size of your group. Every trip we arrange is Reasonable and unique, recognizing that each traveller has different needs and desires.
Prepare for a desired holiday customized to whichever trip you prefer, and choose whether you are seeking an affordable adventure, a luxurious resort group, or a solo traveller. Let us plan and attend to all the particulars so your dream vacation comes true. Relax and focus on creating memorable experiences that will remain with you forever.
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