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Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m.) and transfer a hotelAt Tribhuvan International Airport our representatives will be awaiting your arrival from where you will be taken directly to the Hotel. After much-needed refreshments, a short introduction session with the guides and other members of the office will follow. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02 : Full day Kathmandu City TourToday, we tour the premium destinations the stunning city of Kathmandu boasts off most of them enlisted in the UNESCO world heritage sites. The journey begins from Swayambhunath perched atop a hill reached through the stone staircase. We then head towards the opposite end to Pashupatinath. Beckoned by the cultural heritages, we make our way towards the fabled courtyard of Kathmandu Durbar Square rich in ancient history. The journey ends at Boudhanath with its tranquil views of the sunset. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03 : Drive to Pokhara (820 m.) (Optional Flight): 6-7 HrsThe journey towards the Annapurna region begins. We head out of Kathmandu early in the morning leaving behind the bustling city to reach the wide bends of Prithvi Highway. Accompanied by the raging Trishuli we ride through stunning landscapes and upon reaching Pokhara get our first view of the Himalayas. Alternatively, we can also board a flight away from Kathmandu which takes about 30minutes soaring through stunning landscapes and also gives us a chance to tour the city of Lakes. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.
Day 04 : Drive to Phedi and trek to Deurali (2,100 m): 30-40 Mins drive and 5-6 Hrs trekFrom Pokhara, we begin our early morning ride towards the trailhead at Phedi. After a bumpy ride for about half an hour, we begin our trek heading towards Deurali. Surrounded by stunning Hilly landscapes the treks winds through lush green forests filled with oak, juniper and rhododendron trees. The trail gradually ascends to reach Australian Camp which hosts stunning views of Annapurna Himalayan range. We then descend to Deurali for the night.
Day 05 : Trek to Forest Camp (2,520 m): 4-5 HrsLeaving the Annapurna Sanctuary trail, we begin our journey towards Mardi Himal following the ridgeline towards the right. The lone trail heads through deep forests filled with oak, maple, juniper and rhododendron trees. The dense forest gives way to reveal forest camp at 2,520m after 6 hours of trekking pleasant trekking through forested lands. The camp was also known as Kokar is an ideal destination to camp for the night.
Day 06 : Trek to Low Camp (2,970 m): 4 HrsThe journey heading out of forest camp climbs onto the ridge following the dense forests packed with rhododendron trees. Guided by the mesmerizing views of Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,997m), we continue our journey surrounded by pleasant landscapes and enchanting forests often alive with wildlife. The journey to low camp is our final trek falling under the 2,000m altitude. Upon arrival at Low Camp, we are greeted by the stunning views of Mardi Himal (5,553m) and Machhapuchhre (6,997m). Overnight stay at Low Camp.
Day 07 : Trek to High Camp (3,540 m): 3-4 HrsThe journey out of Low Camp leads towards Badal Danda above the tree line beyond which the lush green forests give way to alpine vegetation. Enjoying stunning views of Mardi Himal (5,553m), Gangapurna (7,454m), we continue our journey towards the west where the tree line breaks displaying the mesmerizing views of Annapurna South (7,219m) and Hiunchuli (6,441m). We continue the journey surrounded by alpine bushes before ending the day-journey at High Camp. Overnight stay at High Camp.
Day 08 : Trek to the Upper Viewpoint/ Mardi Himal Base Camp (4,250 m) and Trek back to High Camp: 3-4 HrsToday, we begin our day early heading towards the upper viewpoint to witness a pleasant Himalayan surprise. The trail is well established and avoids steeper sections making it more accessible and enjoyable. The sight of the majestic Annapurna Himalayan range basking in the early morning sun is not one you can see every day. After having our fill of the Himalayan sunrise we descend back to High Camp where a warm meal awaits us. Overnight stay at High Camp.
Day 09 : Trek to Siding Village (1,700 m): 6-7 hoursAbandoning the trail leading down towards Low camp, we set off on the one which leads towards Siding Village completing the circuit. The trail heads down through stunning landscapes and disappearing views of the Himalayas to once again enter lush green forests leading towards Siding. The hamlet of Siding is a perfect place to observe the authentic cultures and way of life of rural Nepal and also for home-stay. Overnight stay at Siding.
Day 10 : Trek to Lumre, drive to Pokhara: 2-3 Hrs trek, 2 Hrs driveOur final day of the trek we head back towards Lumre from the quaint hamlet of Siding. Trekking along the isolated trail we come across the vibrant hamlets of Kalimati and Ghalel which like Siding are far from the busy trekking destinations yet boast a tranquil environment. The trail finally ends at Lumre from where we board the bus once again heading back towards Pokhara. In Pokhara, the successful completion of the Mardi Himal trek can be followed by a boat ride on the Phewa Lake. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.
Day 11 : Back to Kathmandu (Optional: Flight): 7-8 Hrs. Fare well dinner.The final day of our trip we head back to Kathmandu valley. Alike to the time we arrived there are two options. You can either take a bus back enjoying the calming and pleasant landscapes of Hilly region or take a flight back to Kathmandu which gives you one last chance to bid farewell to the Himalayas. The later will also give you enough time to enjoy the farewell dinner with Frolic Adventure in Kathmandu and ample time for hunting souvenirs. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 12 : Final Departure to the International Airport.We hope you had a lovely time with us. After a warm breakfast, our representatives will once again drop you back at Tribhuvan International Airport with best wishes just in time to catch your flight back home.