After early breakfast at the hotel, you’ll drive to the airport and embark on a scenic flight to the touristic city of Pokhara. Lying almost 200km west of Kathmandu, it may take almost 25-30min to reach Pokhara. Once at Pokhara, you’ll drive northwest to the village of Galeshwor.
The three and half hour drive to Galeshwor goes along the bank of Kali Gandaki River. After a brief lunch, you’ll start the trek and hike for three hours en route to Banskharka. Overnight at home-stay in Banskharka.
The trek materializes at the dainty peak of Mohare Hill. Leaving Nangi, the trail goes through the beautiful forests of Oak and Rhododendrons along with the magnificent views of Machhapuchhre (6997m), Annapurna South (7219m), Tukuche (6920m), and Nilgiri (7061m).
More is a small hill station that offers a panoramic view of the surrounding. In the late noon, you can observe the glorious sunset view from Mohare before resting at an eco-community lodge in Mohare Hill.
This wonderful trek takes you to North Mid-West Nepal from Pokhara and beyond further west. Where trek leads to remote isolated villages of Nangi and Mohare Danda, around less visited areas by other groups of trekkers. Full of exciting views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range. Return route via the scenic trail of Khibang-Tikot and Tiplyang, then back to Pokhara where all trekking around Annapurna starts and ends.
It is best to carry sleeping bags to make you more comfortable, the guest-house and lodge do provide blankets, but better to use your own warm sleeping bag. Some local companies will provide you with the trip cost, or one can hire or rent in Kathmandu or at Pokhara trekking stores.
All seasons of the year except for rainy times of monsoon, the best is from March to May and September till November months. But one can trek in winter times of December to February also, it will be much colder than other season’s chances of snow sometimes, around higher altitude. Spring and autumn will be the best when days are mostly clear with enough sunshine, cooler morning and night time.
On reaching Pokhara from Kathmandu by air or overland, trekking and staying overnights around hill villages for 6 to 7 days and then back to Pokhara, before departing for Kathmandu.
A different time of environment than other normal trekking as you will be staying overnights in a Home Stay, managed by the village community. Where you will experience more Nepalese rural farm life and cultures of different ethnic tribes of hill people. Having typical local meals and a great time interacting with villagers.
Most large and moderate villages do have hydropower to run electricity, some rural areas have solar power, where trekkers can charge their electronic gadgets paying an extra fee for charging each item.
A simple hut like a cottage built with local materials that blend well with the surroundings. All accommodation of basic facilities but clean and nice rooms may have attached bath/toilets or using common bathe running hot and cold showers. Meals are simple and hygienic cooked in a local style very organic fresh from the local village vegetable garden. Meats as options are either mutton, chicken, or Buffalo meats.
Low areas are dominated by Hindu religion with few Buddhist followers, higher up from 1,600 m onwards populated by Buddhism religion of fascinating colorful culture of ancient heritage and traditions. Where every village has monasteries enriched with age-old treasures of ancient idols and colorful paintings.