- Annapurna Base Camp
- Jomsom Muktinath
- Poon Hill
- Austrian Camp Trek
- Annapurna Circuit
- Kafuche Icelake
- Mardi Himal Base Camp
- Upper Mustang
- Manaslu Circuit
- Nar Phu Vally Trek
- Hidden Lake Trek
- Tilicho Lake Trek
- Dhaulagiri Circuit
- Panchase Trek
- Machhauchhre Model Trek
- Royal Trek
- Millennium Trek
There are verities of options of trails in the mountains around Pokhara. Some of the scenic excursions include: Poonhill, Annapurna Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit, Jomson & Muktinath, Royal Trek, Mardi Himal Trek. In addition, there are many opportunities to customize your trek as per your time and convenient.
Poonhill locates at the height 3210 meters to provide a better and unobstructed view of the high Himalayas and unfolded forest of rhododendron from the view point tower.
Day 1: Pokhara – Nayapul – Tikhedhunga, Day 2: Tikhedhunga – Ghorepani, Day 3: Ghorepani – Tadapani (Early morning poonhill to view sunrise and mountain), Day 4: Tadapani – Ghandruk, Day 5: Ghandruk – Nayapul -Pokhara
Annapurna Base Camp
Annapurna trek is an opportunity to surround yourself with great Himalaya Peak in western region in Nepal. You will get a chance to get pampered yourself in a short period without having an altitude and flight problems of the Everest areas. There is a 360 degrees mountain view while you are in the base camp.
Option 1: Day 1: Pokhara to Tolka, Day 2: Tolka to Chhomrong, Day 3: Chhomrong to Bamboo Lodge, Day 4: Bamboo Lodge to Himalayan Hotel, Day 5: Himalayan Hotel to Machhapuchhare Base Camp, Day 6: Machhapuchhare Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp, Day 7: Annapurna Base Camp to Deurali, Day 8: Deurali to Doban, Day 9: Doban to Chhomrong, Day 10: Chhomrong to Ghandruk, Day 11: Ghandruk to Tadapani, Day 12: Tadapani to Ghorepani, Day 13: Ghorepani to Tikhedhunga, Day 14: Tikhedhunga to Nayapul to Pokhara
Option 2: Day 1: Pokhara to Pothana, Day 2: Pothana – Jhinu danda (hot spring), Day 3: Jhinu to Bamboo, Day 4: Bamboo to Deurali, Day 5: Deurali to ABC, Day 6: ABC to Dovan, Day 7: Dovan to Chhomrong, Day 8: Chhomrong to Tadapani,Day 9: Tadapani to Ghorepani, Day 10: Ghorepani to Nayapul to Pokhara
The Annapurna circuit is considered by many to be the best trek in Nepal, surpassing the Everest trek in terms of scenic and cultural variety, and it is the country’s most popular trek, although it is quite challenging.
The best mountain views are during March/April and October/November. This trek offers stunning views of the Annapurna mountain range.
Day 1: Pokhara to Besi Sahar to Nagdi, Day 2: Nagdi to Jagat, Day 3: Jagat to bagarchhap, Day 4: Bagarchhap to Chame, Day 5: Chame to Pisang, Day 6: Pisang to Manang, Day 7: Acclimatisation day at Manang, Day 8: Manang to Yak Kharkha or Letdar, Day 9: Letdar to Thorung Phedi, Day 10: Thorung Phedi to Muktinath, Day 11: Muktinath to Kagbeni, Day 12: Kagbeni to Marpha, Day 13: Marpha to Kalopani, Day 14: Kalopani to Tatopani, Day 15: Tatopani to Sikha, Day 16: Sikha to Ghorepani, Day 17: Ghorepani to Tikhedhunga, Day 18: Tikhedhunga to Nayapul to Pokhara
Jomsom and Muktinath
Jomsom and Muktinath trek is combined with an incredible altitude, climate and cultural contrasts. This mainly covers the gorge in-between the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountains which leads the trekkers from the well vegetated and fertile southern slop of Himalaya, to the barren zone.
Day 1: Pokhara to Birethanti, Day 2: Birenthanti to Tikedungha, Day 3: Tikedungha to Ghorapani, Day 4: Ghorapani to Tatopani, Day 5: Tatopani to Kalopani, Day 6: Kalopani to Jomsom, Day 7: Jomsom to Muktinath, Day 8-9: Muktinath to Jomsom, Day 10: Jomsom to Kathmandu
Prince Charles trekked to this route together with his 90 guests, camp followers and staffs and since then this trek is known as Royal Trek.
It is a good option if you don’t have the time or energy for a longer trek. It takes in the Pokhara valley’s other two lakes, Begnas and Rupa. There is no really demanding terrain to be covered and the walk has some excellent views of the mountains. This trek also gives you an opportunity to be able to see the life of people by staying and eating with them during the trek.
Day1: Pokhara to Kalikastan, Day2: Kalikastan to Shaklung, Day3: Shaklung to Chisapani, Day4: Chisapani to Pokhara.
Note: You can customize these treks to make them longer or shorter days making them convenient as per your time and interest.