Machhapuchhre TAAN Model Trek

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Machhapuchhre TAAN Model Trek is well thought-out as a fresh trekking trail that puts forward the captivating views of Mountain ranges with rich vegetation and the culture and their lifestyle of the ethnic dwellers. The trail was first recognized by TAAN (Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal), an umbrella organization of the trekking agencies in Nepal, with the functional intention of promoting Pokhara and its surrounding areas. As this trail pass through five major village development committees, you will have numerous choices of trekking and hiking activities. Machhapuchhre TAAN Model Trek belongs to non-tourist area north part from Pokhara Valley and almost Machhapuchhre (fishtail) south face base camp. To spent time with local people and culture and be close with nature and mountain this is the perfect choice but for the earlier years now the “millennium trek” is something new in the field of trekking in Nepal and started on the day of the new Millennium. .This is the village – based tourism and is right in the heart of Nepal, an area that is ethnically diverse and culturally rich. Here visitors are welcome at a community hall with a welcome drink, a garland and a local musical band. This is suitable for all types of visitors. This trek is more eco- friendly and economically beneficial to the local communities.

Trekking in Annapurna region is the best in spring (March – mid May) and autumn (Sep- mid Dec). The days are sunny and warm but the nights are cold and can fall to freezing in higher elevations. However, trekking in winter is also possible in some parts of the Annapurna region. We have categorized Machhapuchhre Model trek as medium grade trek and are suitable for passionate trekkers who are ready to walk at least 4-5 hours each day. To increase your strength and stability you can start regular exercise before been there.
 
Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (884 m)
Day 04: Drive to Milanchok and trek to Ghachok (1,254m)
Day 05: Trek to Dhiprang (1,440m)
Day 06: Trek to Chichemle Kharka (2,645 m)
Day 07: Trek to Lalka (2,250 m)
Day 08: Trek to Ribhan (1,430 m)
Day 09: Trek to Lachok (1,160 m)
Day 10: Trek to Milanchok, drive to Pokhara
Day 11: Flight to Kathmandu
Day 12: Departure!!!
Day 01: Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

At first you will arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. There you will be received by a staff member and will be transferred to the hotel with generosity. You will be clarified momentarily about the package and an itinerary upon your onset and will take a trekking permit. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Kathmandu valley sightseeing includes several historical and cultural Hindu temples like Pashupatinath, the largest Buddhist Stupa in Bouddhanath, the Monkey Temple Swayambhunath, built in 2000 years old and visit Patan, city of fine arts along with Bhaktapur which are listed in World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (884 m)

Today you will take a drive to Pokhara which nearly takes 6 hours. You will experience charming drive along the banks of Trisuli River by great country side. You will relish a half-day tour in Pokhara enjoying the Davi's fall, Gupteshwor cave and Bindhyabasini temple. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 04: Drive to Milanchok and trek to Ghachok (1,254 m)

Again in this day you will go for a short drive from Pokhara to Hemja Milanchowk. An initial point of the trek is Ghachok. You will pass to Mardi Khola and rise to the stone-walled village of Ghachok (1,254 m). Ghachok is mainly a village with Gurung settlement and the duration of this trek is 4 to 5 hours. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 05: Trek to Dhiprang (1,440m)

On the 5th day you will descend from Ghachok to Dhiprang (1,440 m), covering 4 to 5 hours of trek. Dhiprang is a good location for the trek with different sort of things to explore. You will take a lunch on the way to it. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek to Chichemle Kharka (2,645 m)

On the following day you will ascend from Dhiprang to Chichemle Kharka (2,645 m), covering 4 to 5 hours of trek. You will enjoy this trek to Chichemle Kharka as you will pass from the forest of Rhododendron. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
 
Day 07: Trek to Lalka (2,250 m)

You will trek towards the Southward to arrive at Lalka (2,250 m) from Chichemle Kharka. Again in this to arrive at Lalka you will descend taking 5 to 6 hours of time. There may be chances of exhausted but then you will love to trek Lalka. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 08: Trek to Ribhan (1,430 m)

On the 8th day you will descend to Ribhan (1,430 m) from Lalka. The total duration of the trek is 4 to 5 hours. You will trek upward and downward. Continuing the trek for certain hours you will have your lunch. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek to Lachok (1,160 m)

On the following day you will again descend to Lachok (1,160 m) from Ribhan in an early morning. Similar to the previous days you will trek for 4 to 5 hours so, it is better to move on time without delaying. You will be attracted seeing an atmosphere of Lachok. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 10: Trek to Milanchok, drive to Pokhara

On the 10th day you will trek to Milanchok in an early morning after taking breakfast. To continue the trek you will drive to Pokhara from Milanchok. The literal meaning of “Milanchok” is a meeting point where people meet. Again you will take a scenic drive to Pokhara. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 11: Flight to Kathmandu

On the 11th day you will take a flight from beautiful city “Pokhara” to the capital city. From the domestic airport you will be transferred into a hotel where you can have some rest and in the evening you will take dinner together with other team members. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 12: Departure!!!!

This is formally the last day after certain days of treks. On this day you will check out from a hotel and will be transferred into Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu so that you can return your own counter or towards your desired destinations.
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