Annapurna Kali Gandaki Valley Trekking

A short trek on the western side of the Annapurna massif leads up the famous Kali Gandaki Valley.

You can take a bath the hot springs in Tatopani and visit the ancient town of Kagbeni.

The treks offers open range views and the encounters with friendly horse trains and goat herders. Highlights are a visit to the famous Buddhist and Hinduist Temple of Muktinath and a sunset hike up to the viewpoint of Poon Hill.

Length: 11–13 days
Trek level: moderate
Accom.: lodges
Max. height: 3830 m
Best time: October–May


Itinerary of the trek
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2 Guided sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley
Day 3 Flight or drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (40 min flight / 7–8 hrs drive)
Day 4 Flight from Pokhara to Jomsom, 2710 m (40 min flight). Continue trekking to Kagbeni, 2800 m (1,5 hrs)
Day 5 Trekking from Kagbeni to Muktinath, 3830 m (5–6 hrs). Visit of the Chumig Gyatsa Temple
Day 6 Trekking from Muktinath back to Jomsom, 2710 m (5 hrs)
Day 7 Trekking from Jomsom to Tukuche, 2590 m (5 hrs)
Day 8 Trekking from Tukuche to Ghasa, 2010 m (6 hrs)
Day 9 Trekking from Ghasa to Tatopani, 1190m (5 hrs). Visit of the Natural Hot Springs in Tatopani
Day 10 Trekking from Tatopani to Ghorepani, 2774 m (8 hrs)
Day 11 Sunset Hike to Poon Hill, 3200 m (1,5 hrs up and back). Trekking from Ghorepani to Hille, 1475 m (5–6 hrs)
Day 12 Trekking from Hille to Nayapul, 1070 m (3 hrs). Drive from Nayapul to Pokhara (1 hr drive). Time for sightseeing in Pokhara
Day 13 Flight or drive from Pokhara back to Kathamndu. (40 min flight / 7–8 hrs drive)

Please note: Variations of the here shown itinerary are no problem, even appreciated. My ambition is to trim the trek for your individual timetable and budget. Please contact me for any further questions.


Service Include:

  • Pick up drop from airport to hotel and from hotel to airport;
  • 2 Nights hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and two nights in Pokhara;
  • Lodges during the trek;
  • 3 meals a day while on trek;
  • A guide & required number of porter(s);
  • Annapurna Conservation permit;
  • Trekking permit;
  • Trekking gear;
  • Insurance for Nepali staff Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car;
  • Annapurna trekking map;
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter;
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available);
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits;
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System);

Service Exclude:

  • All personal expenses;
  • Bar beverages, bottled water and all kind of drink;
  • Travel medical insurance;
  • Alternative transportation (in case of road blockade);
  • Emergency evacuation by helicopter;
  • Meals while in Kathmandu allow US$ 10 – US$ 15 per day;
  • International airfare and airport departure tax;
  • Nepal entry visa;
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.;
  • Personal trekking equipment;
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver;
NOTE: I believe in the quality services. Our major concern is the safety and the well being of our groups. All our trips are run by professionals who are full time employee of our company. They are well trained and certified by our Government. We believe in the best services and make sure to you that we never compromise on your comfort and safety. Further more we request you to put more questions on your planning phase of adventure journey.