Adventure: Annapurna Community Trek

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Annapurna Community Trek is an 8 day trip from Kathmandu into the Annapurna Region and back. During this trek you will have the opporunity to witness daily Nepali life in traditional villages in the Annapurna Region. You will stay in community homestays and have the chance to interact directly with the local people, learning more about their culture, lifestyle and religion.

The trek takes you to one of the best viewpoints in the Himalayas, Moharedanda, which offers views of more than 25 peaks within the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. 

This trek is ideal for those people interested in an easy to moderate trek, and an authentic, cultural experience in the mountains.

Day by Day Itinerary:

Day 01 : Fly to Pokhara

We take an early morning flight to Pokhara, the beautiful lake city, and will catch great views of the Himalayas 

from the right side of our airplane. Pokhara is also referred to as the ‘City of Lakes.’ 

From the city, we get great views of the Himalayas including Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, the five peaks of Annapurna. 

Overnight in Pokhara.


Day 02: Drive to Patichaur-Hike to Lespar

We drive to Patichaur which will take 1.5 hours and from there we’ll start the trek. From Patichaur, we trek to 

Lespar which takes approximately 5 hours. Lespar is a beautiful village mostly inhabited by the Magar community. 

Overnight in Lespar.


Day 03: Hike to Nagi

At the beginning of the day, the trail starts to ascend until we get to Deurali in about 3 hours then the trail gets 

easier and goes through the jungle. On our left, down below, there’ll be a village called Salija. On this day, 

we have to pack our own lunch from the village, there are no tea houses, food and drinks. After walking another 3 hours from Deurali, 

we get to the village called Nagi. 

Overnight in Nagi


Day 04: Nagi to Moharedanda

After breakfast at Nagi, today we trek to Moharedanda at an elevation of 3300m. 

We will enjoy the stunning sunrise/sunset along with 28 peaks in the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. 

Overnight in Moharedanda


Day 05: Moharedanda to Ghandruk

Today most of the trail is going down to Ghandruk. A settlement on a slope with stone houses mostly inhabited by the 

Gurung people. Along with enjoying the stunningly close-up towering views of Fishtail, Annapurna South, and Hiunchuli Mountains, 

we will enjoy the simple but rich cultural traditions of the Gurung people at the Gurung Museum in Ghandruk. 

Overnight in Ghandruk (homestay).


Day 06: Ghandruk to Pokhara

The journey on foot comes to an end after walking 30 minutes from Ghandruk. We then drive to Pokhara for an overnight 

stay at Hotel Dandelion.


Day 07: Exploring Pokhara

Today after breakfast, we will go to the lake and go across it with a canoe. After this, we will hike up for 45 minutes towards

 the World Peace Pagoda, a stupa. On the way back to the hotel, we will go through Davi’s Fall, which is a waterfall and 

Gupteshower Cave which is underneath it. Overnight stay at Hotel Dandelion.


Day 08: Fly to Kathmandu

After breakfast, we will head to the airport to catch a plane which will take us back to Kathmandu.

What's Not Included:

  • Excess baggage charges
  • Porter fees
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of earlier return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, bottle or boiled water, big thermos water/tea, shower etc)

List of clothing

  • 2 quick drying long sleeved base layer shirts
  • 3 short sleeve trekking shirts
  • 2 pairs of thermal pants (base layer)
  • 2 pairs of liner socks 
  • 3 pairs of woolen trekking socks 
  • 2 pairs of trekking pants with zip off bottoms
  • 2 fleece sweaters – one lightweight, one heavier.

Outer Layers

  • 1 wind/rain proof overlayer– jacket and pants
  • 1 down jacket 
  • 1 warm winter hat/ beanie
  • 1 headband/buff
  • 1 pair of gloves
  • 1 pair of trekking boots
  • 1 pair of sandals/sneakers
  • 1 pair of down booties (great for keeping feet warm in room and while sleeping and for in the lodge)


  • 1 head lamp
  • 1 camelback (water pack)
  • 1 pairs of trekking poles
  • Water purification tablets/Steripen/Drops
  • 1 pair of sunglasses 
  • 1 sleeping bag

For more information about this trek and the costs associated with it, please contact

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