Earth's Paradise Treks & Expeditions

One of the most scenic adventurous trips of Nepal is Annapurna Skyline Trek / Lamjung Himal Base Camp Trek that falls between Marsyangdi and Seti river valleys striking through big Gurung villages, rhododendron forests, alpine tundra and Lamjung glacier following the trail along the parallel ridges to Lamjung and Annapurna Himalayas. The entire trip is full of adventure and joys with exotic picturesque views of the Manaslu, Lamjung, Annapurna and Nilgiri mountains, Lamjung base camp and glacier, Dudh Pokhari (milky lake) and Thulo Tal (big lake) glacial lakes, rhododendron forests and alpine tundra, river valleys and beautiful villages, close presence of Danfe (national bird of Nepal), Himalayan black beer and occasionally the snow leopard. The region falls in Annapurna Conservation Area where are many rare kinds of herbal plants and endangered species of wildlife. The trip is the blend of Gurung culture and lifestyle, high country flora and fauna, and the adventure Himalaya as well as the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara including cultural heritage city tour of Kathmandu valley.

Package Itineary

(Average hike 6-7 hours a day)


Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1310m), hotel

Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to hotel, depending on time, explore Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swoyambhunath stupa complex, dinner and overnight.


Day 02: Drive to Besishahar (760m), guesthouse

After breakfast, drive to Besishahar through beautiful settlements, terraced farmlands, and Trishuli and Marsyangdi River valleys. We see Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Annapurna range and typical lifestyle of mountain locals on the way. we have lunch on the way. arrive Besishahar, check in guesthouse, explore the mix society culture and lifestyle of locals. Dinner and overnight.


Day03: Drive to Ghanpokhara (2170m) via Ghalegaon (2100m), camp

Have breakfast, drive to Ghanpokhara through beautiful traditional villages, forests, ridgelines, farmlands and grasslands. On the way, we visit a beautiful typical Gurung village where we observe welcome performance and culture program, village provides the wonderful views of Marsyangdi River valley, villages, Annapurna, Lamjung and Manaslu ranges etc, we will have typical tribal lunch in the village. Drive continue to Ghanpokhara. Explore the village and typical lifestyle of Gurung tribes in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight.


Day 04 Hike to Telbrung (3170m), camp

After breakfast, hike up to Telbrung through beautiful forests and grasslands from where we see beautiful view of settlements, river valleys and Himalaya panorama. We may see herds of cows, buffalos, sheep and mountain goats in the forests and meadows. Have lunch on the way. Arrive camp, relax and enjoy the pristine nature. Dinner and overnight.


Day 05 Hike to Rambrung (3800m), camp

Have breakfast, hike to Rambrung through rhododendron forests, grasslands and rocky inclines. On the way, we see great view of Marsyangdi and Madi river valleys, settlements, colorful forests of rhododendron, silver birch and pine, mass of huge boulders, alpine meadows, wonderful Himalaya panorama, mountain sequences, Danfe (national bird of Nepal), Himalyan munal, partridge, vulture, fox, wolf and occasionally the snow leopard and Himalayan black bear. Lunch on the way. Arrive camp, visit the beautiful lake nearby, explore the wonderful nature and relax in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight.


Day 06 Hike to Dudh Pokhari (4560m); camp

After having breakfast, hike to milky colored Dudh Pokhari glacial lakes at the base of Lamjung Himalaya, trail along the rocky ridge is quite scenic and adventurous. We see wonderful landscape, rocky incline, glacial valleys and majestic Lamjung Himal in the front. Have lunch, explore the glacier fed milky holy lakes of Dudh Pokhari at the base of Lamjung Himal. Dudh Pokhari full-moon festival takes place in August where pilgrims take a holy bath for the eternal purity. Dinner and overnight.


Day 07 Dudh Pokhari to Taunja Khola (4120m), camp

After breakfast, hike to Tauja Khola through glaciers, rocky inclines, ridges and alpine meadows. This is tough hike with stunning scenery of majestic Himalaya, hanging icefalls, glaciers, lakes and wonderful landscape. Arrive camp, have lunch, explore the wonderful nature. Relax in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight.


Day 08 Taunja Khola - Lamjung Base Camp (4150m)

Have breakfast, hike to the ultimate destination of the trek Lamjung Himal Base Camp where we see stunning view of glacial valley, hanging icefalls, glaciers, rocky landscape, alpine meadows. We may also see Himalayan vulture, raven, Himalayan monal, wolf, fox, snow leopard and beautiful Himalayan flora. Have lunch, explore beautiful nature. Dinner and overnight.


Day 09: Explore the glacial valley and hike down to Chhyar Khola (2750m), camp

Explore the glacial valley and the pristine nature. We will have wonderful experience of peaceful Himalayan nature. Hike down to Chhyar Khola valley towards Siklis.


Day 10 Chhyar Khola to Sikles (1980m), camp

Have breakfast, hike to Siklis -a very beautiful Gurung village in Madi Khola valley where we will have great experience of tribal culture and their typical lifestyle.


Day 11: Hike/drive to Pokhara, explore valley

After breakfast, hike down couple hours then drive to Pokhara. Have lunch then explore the lake side city where we visit Mahendra cave, David Falls and Tal Barahi Temple island accessed by boating. Observe sacred oil lamps offerings to the goddess Barahi by the shore of the lake in the evening. Dinner and overnight.


Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu, hotel
After breakfast, drive down to Mugling then follow the Trishuli River valley towards Kathmandu. This is also very scenic drive through beautiful farmlands, settlements, river valleys, and hills and hillocks. We see typical lifestyle of people and magical Annapurna, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal range from the way. Have lunch on the way. Arrive Kathmandu, check in hotel. Dinner and overnight.


Day 13: Sightseeing and shopping in Kathmandu, hotel
Have breakfast, visit UNESCO heritage sites; Pashupatinath and bouddhanath and Swoyambhunath, have farewell lunch with host family, return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.


Day 14: Fly back home

After breakfast, program over, transfer to airport, fly back home.

Detailed Trip Cost

Entire trip cost per person (USD):   $2,599 (1pax complimentary in every 11 paid guests group)


Trip cost includes:
All accommodation (twin sharing basis) & food; three meals a day -breakfast, lunch and dinner (except bar bill), insured crew (guide, porters, donkeys, dzopa, yaks and necessary kitchen crew for camping trek), all essential permits, all domestic transportation as per the itinerary, service charge and government taxes.

Trip cost does not include:
Personal expenses (like laundry, communication, alcohol, cold drinks and bottled water during trekking), gratuity to serving crew, emergency evacuation, international airfare, visa, your travel insurance and any kind of gifts and donation.

Payment system

  • 80% of total trip budget must be paid in advance (the amount should be appeared to our account just two weeks before the trips) for domestic transportation, permits, hotel bookings reconfirmation and essential preparations.
  • Balance can be paid before or during/after the trip.

Refund system
In case of trip cancellation in the last 10 days of group arrival, 50% of the deposited amount will be deducted. If the trip cancels 10 days before the group arrival, we settle the full amount in next trip.

Special Feature

Lamjung Base camp, Majestic Annapurna Himalaya range, wonderful panorama of Annapurna, Lamjung and Manaslu Himalaya range, hanging icefalls, mysterious glacial valleys, glacial lakes, meandering river valleys, thrilling landscape, traditional Gurung tribal villages, interesting Gurung tribal culture and their typical lifestyle and beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara and medieval era artistic monuments, palaces, bells, statues and Newar tribal culture and their typical lifestyle in Kathmandu valley.