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Taste of COMMUNITY Trail

Pure Community Eco-trekking trail experience

Taste of COMMUNITY Trail

$1295 per person

Experience the pure Community Eco-trekking trail and real people
TripCode: ADECO01
12 days trip Trek

This trek, “Taste of Annapurna Community Eco-treks”, is the short journey that makes a perfect small circuit through the pure communities and natural areas, and is suitable for anyone including for family. The trek takes you through the orange farm, beautiful villages and the stunning viewpoint of 3300m with the pristine rhododendron forest. You experience the real local culture, wilderness, and nature at its best, in a peaceful and intact environment, surrounded by mountains that Nepal is famous for.

Trip highs

~Spectacular (best) views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range

~Rich Magar communities and culture

~Community-based tourism – responsible tourism at its best

~Natural forest with biodiversity especially birds life along the trail

Trail MAP

 

The  Trek

This short trek makes a perfect circuit through the beautiful villages, farmland and the stunning viewpoint. Experience the real local culture, wilderness, and nature at its best, in a peaceful and intact environment

Why choose this trek!
The “Taste of Community Eco-Trails” is a great short trek suitable for all kinds of outdoor lovers even for the family adventure. The trail stays on off the beaten track, in a different area, even so, close to the mountains and people. This is an also a trek with great purpose! Trekkers will enjoy more, as this is community-based tourism with genuine eco-sense and offers all the components such as great mountain views, real village life cultural experience, natural environment, friendly people, real trekking or walking experience. The added highlight is, all the lodges are fully managed by the communities themselves that is creating the opportunities for works and their capacity building. This directly provides the economic benefit for the whole communities. They are also involved community organic farms (the orange juice factory), a school for higher secondary levels, community forest and many other activities collectively.

Trip grade (level of difficulty)
Introductory to Moderate Adventure, with the highest point being 3300m

Season/time to go on this trek
This trek can be done throughout the year. For settled weather and clear mountain views – autumn to winter and spring to summer before the monsoon starts.

Food and drink
Simple Nepali and Nepali type food that mostly comes only from this area, that mainly of vegetables and other foodstuffs are organically grown locally.

For drinking water, we strongly advise you to bring one or two-liter water bottles (Nalgene) to refill with boiled or treated water as plastic mineral water bottles are discouraged for environmental reasons. The water bottle can be filled at the lodges whenever you need or at the lunch stops.

Accommodations
For accommodation home-stay in two places and rest community lodges.

TRIP COST
US$ 1295/person (Minimum 2 pax) on twin sharing basis

Cost INCLUDE

~Boutique or similar standard hotel

~All privately chartered land transport

~Half day heritage sightseeing tour

~Service of an experienced and English speaking guide/leader

~Porter and support staffs*

~Accommodation

~All meals (BLD)

~Staffs wages, food, and insurance coverage

~Community visit and cultural show*

 

Cost does NOT include

Your travel insurance cost incur due to any unforeseen events, cost of personal nature, flights, visa or airport tax, bottled drinks and beverages, meals in Kathmandu, extra porter, and tipping

 

DEPARTURES

 

Winter/Spring/Summer 2017 and 2018

17 Jan – 28 Jan, 26 Jan – 06 Feb, 08 Feb – 20 Feb, 17 Feb – 01 March, 23 Mar – 03 April ,

30 Oct – 10 Nov, 06 Nov – 17 Nov , 13 Nov– 24 Nov, 27 April – 08 May , 04 May – 15 May , 11 May – 22 May , 18 May – 29 May, 25 May – 06 June , 01 June – 12 June , 08 June – 19 June and 16 June – 27 June

Apart from above-given departures date. the trek and tour can be organised at any time of the year….for detailed program please contact us in any of these emails as: [email protected] or [email protected] or [email protected]

At the same time you may also consider visit Chitwan national park  before heading back, a perfect place to chill out and enjoy the wildlife safari tour. Or join us on our Seti Gandaki or Kaligandaki River ( trips organised by our professional sister company Ultimate Descents Nepal 

11 Nights 12 Days
12+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Kathmandu
  • Departure Time
    TBA
  • Return Time
    TBA
  • Included
    Taste of COMMUNITY Trail
1
Arrive Kathmandu
Arrive and meet in TIA Kathmandu and overnight hotel. Orientation in hotle and welcome dinner in the evening
2
Day in Kathmandu
First half will be used for guided heritage tour and second half free to explore around and preparation. Overnight lodge
3
To Pokhara
Travel to Pokhara by land and overnight hotel
4
To Bas Kharka
Travel to Galeswor and start trek to Bas Kharka. overnight Community lodge/Homestay
5
To Nangi
Continue trek to Nangi via Dandakateri and overnight lodge and explore around provided time is permitting!
6
To Mohare
Trek to Mohare Danda. the best view and the highest point on this trek. overnight lodge
7
To Danda Kharka
Enjoy the relaxed and scenic morning at Mohare with the mountains and trek down to Danda Kharka. overnight lodge
8
To Tikot
Continue trek to Histan Tikot. enjoy the cultural evening (for the group) and overnight community lodge or homestay
9
Trek to Beni and Pokhara
Trek down to Kaligandaki river valley and travel back to Pokhara via Beni. Overnight hotel in Pokhara
10
To Kathmandu
Travel back to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel
11
Kathmandu
Day in Kathmandu for exploring around and shopping or relaxing. overnight hotel
12
Trip ends
This trip concludes in Kathmandu, fly bak home or join other treks or tour with us.

TOUR LOCATION

Pokhara

Nangi and Mohare on the lap of majestic mountains of  Annapurna and Dhaulagiri is located to the north and slightly west of Kathmandu