Machhapuchhre Base Camp Trekking

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Total Duration:12 Days
  • Sale Price:799
  • Trip Code:nha202
  • Trip Grade:Moderate
  • Best Time:Spring/Autumn
  • Max Elevation:4300
  • Group Size:min 2 / max 15
  • Accomodation:Lodge to Lodge
  • Transportation:By Land

Trip Highlights

  • Newly introduced trekking trail developed by TAAN
  • Captivating views of mountain ranges & rich vegetation
  • Trail traverses through five major villages
  • Explore the local culture & lifestyle of the ethnic communities
  • Enjoy home stay with local families

Tour Overview

Machhapuchhre Base Camp Trekking is a newly promoted trekking trail in Annapurna Region. This trek offers wilderness experience and captivating views of Annapurna massif; that includes Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, Himal Chuli and many others peaks. If you want to sink yourself into nature and cultural lifestyle of Nepal. Then, this trek will be a perfect choice for you.

TAAN Western Regional Chapter, Pokhara identified and developed trails for MBC Trekking . The vision is to promote Pokhara and its surrounding rural areas. Machhapuchhre Trekking trail traverses through seven important villages; that includes Lachok, Ghachok, Machhapuchhre, Ribhan, Lwang Ghalel, Sardikhola and Dhital. Trekkers can do either full board camping or homestay as per the interest and time frame. Only few people know about this newly introduced Machhapuchhre Base Camp Trekking trail. Thus, it has high potential to compete with  Annapurna Circuit, Annapurna Sanctuary and Everest Region Trekking.

As you walk higher you experience natural vegetation changes from the sub-tropical species to alpine species.  Wildlife and natural greenery make this trekking lively. Caves at Lahachok, a tea garden at Lawang and waterfalls are the other attractions of the trail. According to Annapurna Conservation Area Project there are 1226 species of plants, 102 mammals, 474 birds in the Annapurna Region. One can enjoy perfect peace and silence while on trek.

Machhapuchhre Base Camp Trekking begins with a drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. From Pokhara, you drive up to Nayapul on private vehicle. Then you follow a trail through terraces, dense forest, valleys up to MBC.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing & trek preparation.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Day 04: Trek starts from Pokhara to Raniban through La-chok

Day 05: Trek to Chichimle Kharka through Odane Hill

Day 06: Trek to Kumai

Day 07: Trek to Korchung kharka

Day 08: Trek to Takra

Day 09: Trek to Lwanghalel

Day 10: Trek to Mardi Pool

Day 11: Drive back to Pokhara

Day 12: Drive/Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu (trip ends)

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up & transfer to hotel
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Drive Pokhara to Nayapul & Tatopani-Jomsom by local transport
  • Domestic flight Jomsom to Pokhara
  • All teahouse (lodge) accommodation during the trek
  • A full day Kathmandu sightseeing escorted by English speaking tour guide
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide and necessary porters to carry luggage
  • Note: (1 porter can carry two people's luggage up to 30 kilograms)
  • Trekking crew's salary, insurance, equipment, transport, food and lodging
  • Down jacket, Sleeping bag, (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permit & TIMS
  • VAT and local Tax

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Private vehicle
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Meals on the trekking
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Any extra activities after the trek

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