The Machhapuchhre Model Trek is a new alternative trekking route in Annapurna Conservation area. The trail route is specifically designed for trekkers who are looking for a less congested, unspoiled trek far from the growing road network. This route generally covers 7 villages inhabited by different ethnic groups such as Gurung, Magar, Tamang, Dalit (Damai, Kami), Newar and Brahmin.
The trail spans a variety of different terrains – beautifully carved terrace farming, amazing waterfalls and caves, mountain landscapes and lush vegetation including vibrant blossoming rhododendron forests.
The main highlights of the trek is the unique picturesque view of Machhapuchhre (commonly referred to as Mt. Fishtail – 6,993m).
Duration: 9 Days
Max Attitude: 3650 m.
Seasons: February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November
Start Point: Mardipul
End Point: Saitighatta.
Level of Difficulty: Medium
Group Size: Min. 1 & Max.15
Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) Permit and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Permit. Issued in Kathmandu.
Day 1: Flight Kathmandu-Pokhara
Day 2: Drive to Mardi Pul thenTrek to Ribhan Village (1430m) 5 hrs
Day 3: Ribhan - Chichimle Kharka (2645m) 6 hrs
Day 4: Chichimle Kharka - Khumai Danda (3245m) 5 hrs
Day 5: Khumai Danda – Korchon (3650m) 4 hrs
Day 6: Rest/Exploration Day at Korchon.
Day 7: Korchon - Takru (1450m) 7 hrs
Day 8: Takru - Saitighatta 2 hrs then Drive Back to Pokhara, 6 hrs
Day 9: Flight Pokhara- Kathmandu.
Important Note: Your safety is of imperative concern while traveling with GHUMNAJAU.COM. Please take care to note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to your safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather or health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The trek leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
09 Sep 2018
17 Sep 2018
- 2 Nights accommodation at 3 start hotel in Pokhara.
- 6 Nights accommodation All meals during trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Tea/coffee break & Dinner).
- Internal flight Kathmandu- Pokhara Roundtrip.
- All surface transportation on Private vehicle.
- All Travel permits (ACAP Permits & TIMS)
- English speaking guide & his/her Guide fees. (if requires other language as well)
- Comprehensive first aid kits
- Insurance for the staff
- All applicable government taxes.
- Meal in Pokhara (Only included Breakfast)
- Personal expenses
- Travel Insurance
- International airfare and VISA (On Arrival)
- Gratuities for Staff