Machhapuchhre Model Trek is a newly identified trekking tail in the Annapurna Himalayan range which is recognized by TAAN. This trekking trail offers you to views of rich vegetation, culture, lifestyle, Rhododendron forest and majestic views of Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, and Hiun Chuli. This tree belongs to non-tourist area north part of Pokhara valley and almost Machhapuchhre south face base camp which passes five major village development committees.
2 - 14
3699 m/ 12135.8ft
Short and easy Trekking.
Known as village-based tourism and Camping Trek.
Passes through five major village development committees.
Amazing views of mountains and different flora fauna with natural beauty.
The highest point of this trip is at Kharka which is at altitude 3,699m.
Best season= Spring and autumn.
Why this Trip
Annapurna, one of the most sought after trekking region has numerous trekking options, from intense to easy going trekking route you can find every kind of trekking routes. For those who look for short and easy yet rewarding trekking experience in the Annapurna region, Machhapuchhre Model Trek will perfect. Trekking in near proximity of Annapurna and Macchapuchhre with the ease of relaxed and short trekking trail, this trip fits perfectly for those who want to see best of Annapurna in a short time period.
•We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
•What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible
•A trekking permit is a must to travel to controlled areas. Permit, however, is issued only to groups. Individual trekkers will not be issued trekking permit.
With great pleasure we will welcome you to the country of generosity and kindness. You will be escorted either to our office first or directly to the hotel according to your comfort. In the evening, we will be waiting for you in a cultural inn for a friendly dining.
You will find yourself in the state of contentment while visiting those famous cultural heritages. The visit will be according to your preference and time and therefore we will visit three or four sites and leave the rest for some other time.
Early morning after we finish breakfast we drive towards the Pokhara often known as the city of lakes. We reach the beautiful city of Pokhara after driving for 6 to Kathmandu. We spend overnight at beautiful location beside the Fewa lake.
After breakfast today we start our trek and walk towards the Ribhan village. It takes 4 to 5 hours to reach there.It's a small village near Pokhara that resides people of Brahmin and Gurung ethnic group.
After the breakfast, we start our trek towards the Chichimle Kharka. Starting the trek from Ribhan it takes 6 hours to reach there. Passing through the rhododendron forest, beautiful villages and flora and fauna we reach Chichimle Kharka and rest there.
Without wasting time today after breakfast we move towards the Khumai village. Walking 4 to 5 hours through rhododendron and Oak forest we reach our destination. Reaching there from that village we can view the mountains including Mt. Annapurna south, Machhapuchhre and Hiun Chuli.
Walking through the Rhododendron forest and Oak forest today we move towards the Korchung village which is at the highest altitude (3699m) of this trip. It takes about 4 hours to reach there from Khumai.
TOday our trip will lead us towards the Takra. It takes around 5 to 6 hours to reach there from the Kharka. Crossing the Gibli village we reach Takra. This place is a forested area with large rhododendron trees.
Early morning today we come down to Lwanghalel. Today is our easy trek day on this trip by enjoying the natural beauty we reach there after 5 to 6 hours trek. Lwanghalel is a beautiful village and highly famous for the organic tea gardens. This village is mainly inhabited by Brahmin, Chhetri, Gurung, Tamang and Newar people so we can also observe their own culture and tradition.
We go out of the way for the satisfaction of our clients and therefore we seek the pleasure derived from our service. We will be gathering for a small farewell and then escort you to the airport to fly back home.
For nights in cities, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the trek we use lodges/tea houses/guesthouses/home stay/camping for our clients, whatever is available and accessible. We also arrange sleeping bags for our clients, on their request.
We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the trek hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their need and suitability. We do not incorporate more than 14 People in a group, unless we get special requests from our clients.
Machhapuchhre model trek is a newly opened trek that means it’s completely off the beaten trek perfect for those who enjoy less crowded routes and look for short and easy yet rewarding trekking experience in Annapurna region. Trekking in a near proximity of Annapurna and Machhapuchhre with the ease of relaxed and short trekking trail, this trip fits perfectly for those who want to see best of Annapurna in a short time period.
We make sure to take security measures during climbing to make your expedition successful. We hire experienced and authorized guides/Sherpa's to safeguard your life in the mountains. We strongly recommend that you follow the guide’s instruction with utmost care.
During Camping, our expert Camping cooks prepare a wide range of delicious meals empowering you with enough strength for your strenuous climbing. All the cooking materials will be carried by our porters.
We use private car for sightseeing inside the Kathmandu Valley and transfer to Pokhara can be arranged either on a car or jeep or in deluxe bus with A/C depending on the size of the group. We also do pick up and drop from the starting and ending point of trek on private car or Jeep depending on the number of travelers.
Before coming to Nepal make sure that you are covered by insurance policy for the altitude of 5500 meters. In the case of an emergency like altitude sickness, dehydration or any medical conditions ask your tour leader/guide to contact us as soon as possible so that we can manage/arrange helicopter for the rescue. Then you will be transferred to hospital for the treatment.
Trekking is a tiresome activity that requires a lot of physical movement so pack your active wears and trekking pants for at lower altitudes. Weather at high altitude is unpredictable so carry a lightweight waterproof jacket along with thick down jacket, pant, and thermal inner wear t to escape the severe cold. Needless to say that, Good shoes are very important for trekking in rough and snowy terrain, so invest on good quality shoes or rent it from us at a minimum price. As you are trekking in remote village try to wear modest clothes to quickly gel up with the local people without hesitation.
All our Guides are trekking experts holding license from Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Government. They are the most valuable assets of the company. Guides know the trekking route like the back of their hand and use their expertise in ensuring your safety in the mountains.
If you need extra day to complete the trekking, you'll need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to trekking can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guides' schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all, so we really don't recommend this to our clients unless there's an emergency cases. But it's true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
Before coming to Nepal make sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. Make sure you are in best shape to complete the trekking without any complication.
To confirm your booking, a deposit of 15% of total trip amount is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made between 100-364 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip. If payment is made between 99-60 days, 25% of the total trip amount will need to be paid and if booked between 59-30 days, 50% of the total trip amount needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 29 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater.