4 days lodge-trek is perhaps the best introductory
trek for travellers looking for easy trekking
in Nepal while staying at comfortable family-run
lodges at each stop. One of Nepal's best
known ethnic community, the Gurungs, whose
charming villages dot the Annapurna foothills,
have earned international recognization
as the fearless and loyal Gurkha Soldier
in the British and Indian armies. This walk,
which will take you through terraced hillsides,
charming slate-roofed villages inhabited
by the friendly Gurungs, dense moss-laden
rhododendron forests, all set against a
picturesque backdrop of the snowcapped Annapurnas,
is one of most well known short trek in
Nepal. A charming walk through a beautiful
mountain trail. Best also as a family trek
even younger childern can enjoy.
low altitude, trekking from 900m (3000ft)
to 2,000m (6,500ft) with relatively short
distances at a more relaxed pace. Accommodation
in comfortable lodges run by local families.
The trek starts in Pokhara and includes
all meals, roadhead transports, services
of experienced trek guide and porter to
carry luggage. Clients carry day-pack only
and walk at their own pace.
DEPARTURES (Ex Kathmandu)
Saturday: Jan-May & Oct-May,
2004 & 2005.
treks are available on request.
260 per person
T I N E R A R Y:
Day 1: Drive Kathamndu to Pokhara to
to Dhampus village.
Day 2: Trek to Landruk village.
Day 3: Trek to Gandruk village.
Day 4: Trek to Birethanti. Drive