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Annapurna Dhaulagiri Trek17 Days

Minimum Participants 2
Mode of Travel Moderate
Accommodation Tea House
Meals Full Board during Trek and BB Plan on Cities
Transportation Private vehicle & flight

trip Overview

Annapurna Dhaulagiri Trek is one of the best and finest treks with tea house treks in Nepal. It offers a rich variety of spectacular views and experiences of many diverse Himalayan cultures. The trail passes through many interesting traditional villages, forests, and magnificent views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Myagdi Parbat Eco-trek is another name for this trek. It is located near the Poon Hill area.

Annapurna Dhaulagiri Trek with Nepal Dream Path Treks and Expedition starts after a day’s drive to Pokhara. After a short drive to Nayapul, we ascend slowly and steadily through the lust forest to Ghandruk and Tadapani. On the way, we could see charming villages like Nangi, Khopra, Ghandruk, and many more. On your community trek, you can participate through beautiful mountains, landscapes, and traditional villages in the daily lives of local people.  You can stay in simple community lodges, operated by the village communities, and ethical people and enclosed with mountain fresh nature. The newly opened trail provides a splendid panorama view until we reach the highest point of this trek Kopra Ridge [3650 m]. The view from Kopra is incredible and amazing. Kopra is one of the best viewpoints on the Himalayas.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1,340m] and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour around World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara [900 meters].
Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Beni [850m] and Trek to Banskharka [2,050m].
Day 05: Trek from Banskharka to Nangi.
Day 06: Trek from Nangi to Mohare.
Day 07: Trek from Mohare to Dadakharka [2,850m].
Day 08: Trek from Dandakharka to Tikot [2,278m].
Day 09: Trek from Tikot to Swanta [2,195m].
Day 10: Trek from Swanta to Upper Chistibung [2,990m].
Day 11: Trek from Upper Chistibung to Khopra [3,650m].
Day 12: Full day Exploration at Kopra Ridge.
Day 13: Trek from Khopra to Bayali Kharka [3,450m].
Day 14: Trek from Byali Kharka to Ghandruk [1,940m].
Day 15: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara.
Day 16: Fly/drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 17: Final Departure.

Detail Itinerary

35m drive BB plan Hotel/resort

Nepal Dream Path Treks & Expedition staff will be there at the airport to welcome you by holding the company name and transferring you to the hotel. At the hotel, you will have a meeting with the guide where the trekkers will give you the description of the trek.

10am - 4pm BB plan Hotel/resort

Well informed regarding the time for half-day for sightseeing tour in Kathmandu at places of interest. Depart the hotel for guided sightseeing at places of interest. Click here for detailed information about where you visit in Kathmandu Valley

7 hrs drive/30m fly BB Plan Hotel/Resort

In the morning, we take a flight/drive to the Pokhara. If the weather will be good and fine then we would be able to see the descent view of mountains and terrace fields during the flight/drive. After lunch, we will do some sightseeing and prepare ourselves for the trek to Pokhara. Overnight stay at hotel/resort.

2-3hrs drive and 2hrs walk All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Tea House

The trail heads to Beni after having morning breakfast at Pokhara. It takes 2 hours to reach Beni. The trail passes along the Kaligandaki river valley. The trail passes with a steep climb on stone-paved steps through the beautiful terrace fields & traditional farms to reach Baskharka. Local people will greet you there and have a great chance to seat with them for dinner in the evening.

5hrs walk All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Tea House

Today, after morning breakfast, the trail passes through the beautiful rhododendron forest with fabulous views of snow-capped mountains.  You will get the chance to be closer to local people and children at Danda Kaski which is one of the parts of the trek. The trail hits Nanji after 2 hours trek from Danda Kaski, a nice Magar village where you will get a chance to observe Magar cultures and traditions. Overnight stay there.

5-6hrs walk All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Tea House

Today, the trail heads to Mohare after having morning breakfast. The trail gradually ascends with the dense rhododendron forest till Mohare. You will forget all the difficult times during trekking here because of the stunning views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range with scenic Kaligandaki Valley. Overnight stay on Tea House.

3-4 hrs walk All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Tea House

After morning breakfast, the trail heads to Dandakharka and passes through the rhododendron forest. On the way, you can see the different species of birds and pristine mountain views, and many more. You will be greeted by the local people and have a chance to explore Dandakharka where you overnight stay.

3hrs walk All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Tea House

Today, the trail descends towards Tikrit.  With stunning views of snow-capped mountains, varied terrace lands, and fields, the trail hits Tikot. It is a village where all the houses are the same with slate roofs. Here, you can get a chance to explore this beautiful Eco village and its daily lifestyle.

4 hrs walk All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Tea House

The trail is up and down, passing the beautiful terrace lands and fields with charming small villages with Khibang Village.  With the fabulous views of Annapurna south and other snow-capped mountains, you reach Swanta, a green village. It is a perfect place to rest before trekking toward Khopra. This village offers you some of the best food and hot shower facility.

4 hrs walk All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Tea House

The trail gradually ascends through the forest before reaching upper Chistibung. It is a temporary herder’s settlement. If you are lucky, you might see the colorful bird, Lophophorus, the national bird of Nepal as well as Himalayan Thar on the grassy ridge during the trail. You will get a hot bucket shower at the tea house.

5-6 hrs walk All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Tea House

Today, the trail ascends and climbs above the tree line through meadows and pastures to admire Khopra. Without any doubt, we admire the impressive view of the tip of Annapurna South from Khopra. Overnight stay at Khopra.

Today is the exploration day of Khopra ridge. After a few hours walk down, you reach Khopra ridge from where we can admire the fabulous views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Annapurna South, the planes that pass by between Pokhara and Jomsom as well as the deepest gorge- Kaligandaki and its valley. Overnight stay at Khopra.

5 hrs walk All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Tea House

After the wonderful two-night stay at Khopra, the trail heads to Bayali Kharka. With the stunning views of snow-capped mountains, charming terrace fields, and different flora and fauna, the trail descends through the hill ridge-till Bayali Kharka. Overnight stay there.

4 hrs walk All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Tea House

Today the trail descends through a small pass with a small stream. With the amazing views of the Annapurna range, the trail continues to descend through a thick rhododendron forest. After that, you reach Tadapani where you can take a rest for a while. From here, the trail gradually descends by passing thick rhododendron forest, where you can hear the sound of birds and the sound that makes by water streams. With the views of amazing mountains like Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna South, Machapuchhare, and Lamjung Himal, finally, you reach Ghandruk. Overnight stay at tea house.

4hrs walk and 2 hrs drive BB Plan Hotel/Resort

After the wonderful night at Ghandruk, the trail descends with the amazing views of Annapurna South, Himchuli, and Machhapucchare ad reaches Chane. With the beautiful scenery and charming village life, the trail passes several settlements like Chane, Kimche nad Kliyu and reaches Syauli Bazar. From here, the trail follows the Modhi Khola with passes of several chettri and Bhramins villages, trail reaches Annapurna Conservation Check Point, Birethani. Cross the suspension bridge and further move on the dirt road reach to Nayapul. Upon arrival at Nayapul, you have been transferred to Pokhara by private vehicle.

45m fly & 30m drive BB plan Hotel/resort

As per your interest, you will be back in Kathmandu from the beautiful city of Pokhara either by flight or by private vehicle. You can spend your leisure time analyzing your treks and doing last-minute shopping in Thamel. You can take enjoy our farewell dinner party with us at your respective hotel and celebrate the successful completion of our trek. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

As per your flight schedule, Nepal Dream Path Treks & Expedition Pvt. Ltd. transferred you to Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu for the departure. We wish you all the best for your future.

Equipment List

  • Sun Hat
  • Worm hat (it means worm one to protect your head from cold)
  • Headlight
  • Sun Cream/lip guard
  • Sunglasses
  • Tooth pest/Brush/soap
  • Gloves
  • Down Jacket
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Jumper/fleece jacket
  • T-shirt
  • Long underwear
  • Windbreaker trouser
  • Towel
  • Wool socks
  • Cotton socks
  • Trekking boots
  • Sewing kits
  • Water bottle
  • Swiss knife
  • Extra batteries
  • Flip flops
  • Raincoat/ Umbrella
  • Rucksacks(For a Day)
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Medical & first aid kit.

What's included?

  • All transportation and Arrival, Departure transfers as per the Itinerary.
  • Standard Accommodation in the cities and tea houses on the trek.
  • Full-day guided tour of Kathmandu.
  • 3 meals a day during the trek.
  • Guide, porters, and other support staff as per your requirement and our agreed price.
  • ACAP fees.
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee.
  • Necessary equipment during the trek.
  • All taxes and fees are required for the program.

What's not included?

  • Meals in the cities.
  • Personal expenses (Laundry, bar bills, water, etc).
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Personal trekking gears are not mentioned in the contract.
  • Tips for staff.

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