FACT OF THE TREK: Name of the Trek: Annapurna Terai (Gurung Heritage Trail) Trekking
Major River: Madi River, Rudi Khola and Midim Khola, Marshyandi River
Climate: Tropical and Sub-Tropical
Predominant Language: Gurung, Nepali
Himalayan Peaks: Mt. Dhaulagiri, Machhapurchre, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Mt. Annapurna I, II, Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal, Mt. Manaslu, Ngadi Chuli, Himal Chuli, Boudha Himal etc.
Maximum Altitude: 630m
Minimum Altitude: 2200m
Walking hours in a day: 4-5hours
Duration of Trek: 10 days
Lower Annapurna Terai (Gurung Heritage Trail) Trekking is newly explored trekking routes in the lower part of Annapurna regioni. This trek provides first-hand experience of Gurung lifestyle and culture. It is popularity for short period of being wonderful Gurung Culture, natural scenery, and enthusiastic of Local peoples to develop as tourist destination with the fantastic and superb views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna ranges, Mt. Manaslu ranges, Lamjung Himal and many more mountains. Also explore the densely populated Gurung villages, terraced filled in the hillside, gigantic forests along the route, the natural beauty, flora and fauna so as the varieties of lifestyles, culture and traditions of different ethnic groups living in the Himalayan range and hill belt. The unique blending of beautiful landscapes is in between two beautiful rivers Marshyandi River in the east and Madi River in the south and west. Within the boundary of two beautiful rivers, the area comprises other small river valleys like Khudi river valley, Midim river valley and Rudi river valley which have a number of side tributaries. In every village visited has a mother’s group (Ama Samuha). The mothers are active, enthusiastic and dedicated in the developmental of the villages, hospitality, environmental protection, cultural programs, income-generating programs and conflict management in the family and society.
This trekking begins from Pokhara, the second largest touristic destination of Nepal, where one can reach by direct flight or by bus from Kathmandu. The trek begins from Bijayapur and head to Kalikasthan continue to Ghumti Bazar, Mijuri Dada, Pakharikot, Bagar, Pas Gaun, Bhujung, Ghale Gaun and Besisahar. In the trail, we explore the places, the jungles, the scenes of the Rocky Mountains along the Annapurna massif and Manaslu with its natural diversities of the gigantic forest.
Day 01: Kathmandu to Bijayapur by bus. Trek to Kalikasthan (1150m)
Day 02: Kalikasthan to Ghumti Bazar (630m)
Day 03: Ghumti Bazar to Pakhrikot (1305m)
Day 04: Pakhrikot to Bagar (780m)
Day 05: Bagar to Pasgaun (1636m)
Day 06: Pasgaun to Bhujung (1960m)
Day 07: Bhujung to Ghalegaun (2095m)
Day 08: Ghalegaun to Baglungpani (1250m)
Day 09: Baglungpani to Besisahar (816m)
Day 10: By Bus: Besisahar to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
For more details ,contact: Tulasi Ram Paudel
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