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Machhapuchhre Model Trek


Machhapuchhre Model Trek

TAAN Machhapuchhre Model Trek is the new trekking route created by Trekking Agencies’ Associations of Nepal. With view to develop various alternative trails and involve locals more on tourism development of Nepal the association formed the trekking route in Nepal. Trekkers can enjoy the walking journey through various villages, forests and vantage point for the prolific view of Mt. Machhapuchhre (6997 m). The most interesting thing about this trekking trail is that trekkers can opt to walk for 3 – 8 days. Therefore, we are open to create customized trekking route for our valued clients for this off the beaten trekking trip of Nepal.

Nepal Hiking Himalaya highly recommends trekkers to choose TAAN Machhapuchhre Model Trek and Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek. If our valued clients want to have an amazing Himalaya and hill walking experience then it is an ideal choice to make. The journey starts from the Lake City Pokhara. For Short Trek the journey starts from Ribhan. As for the long trek Lachok or Ghachok is an ideal start point. In either case the team of Nepal Hiking Himalaya offers quality services and impeccable hospitality.

Trekking Locally

The villages like Lachok, Ghachok, Machhapuchhre, Ribhan, Dhital, Sardikhola, Ghalel, Lwang and Milanchok are within TAAN Machhapuchhre Model Trek. The association took initiative to empower the local women of the trail as well. Therefore, before the commencement of this trekking trail the local women were give various training on hospitality, cooking, baking, beverage, housekeeping and tourists handling. Trekkers will be fully satisfied by the hospitality and services of locals as well during this trip. There are numerous teahouses opened on this trail now so there is no need to take camping tents. However, one can stay in local’s house as Homestay for the better understanding of the area. Get the best view of Machhapuchhre and Annapurna region along with the culture of rural Nepal.

Outline Itinerary
Day 1 Arrival
Day 2 KATHMANDU - POKHARA (25 minute by flight)
Day 3 Drive to Ribhan Village
Day 4 Trek to Lachok Village 1,160m/3,805ft
Day 5 Trek to Milanchok; Drive to Pokhara
Day 6 Drive back to Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary
Day 1

When you arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), our airport representative will greet you and complete the formalities (Visa, etc), you need to confirm for our agent with a display board at the entrance gate. You will then transfer to the hotel. In the evening, you will join a welcome dinner at a first rate traditional Nepalese restaurant where we get pleasure from a Nepalese cultural program and enjoy fine meal. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2
KATHMANDU - POKHARA (25 minute by flight)

Early morning, drive to Pokhara by tourist bus/car or flight. Pokhara is 200 kilometer from Kathmandu, drive by bus take 6 hour and by flight only 25 minute. The bus departure from Kantipath/Kathmandu which is near by Thamel. Check in at hotel and leisure time for exploring Pokhara. Overnight at the hotel. Hotel & Breakfast.

Day 3
Drive to Ribhan Village

We will drive to Ribhan Village along the dusty off road in the private four wheel jeep. We will be welcomed by the homestay women community. For whole day and evening we will relish the surrounding nature, mountains and culture of the village.

Day 4
Trek to Lachok Village 1,160m/3,805ft

Today’s trek continues to Lachok. Lachok offers Home Stay facility. Trekking time 4-5 hours.

Day 5
Trek to Milanchok; Drive to Pokhara

We have a short trek to Milanchok where we take a transport and drive to Pokhara, Nepal’s biggest tourist town. It has all the facilities and places of interest that one could possibly want and it is situated on the eastern shore of the gorgeous Phewa Tal (Fewa Lake) and the skyline is dominated by the perfect pyramid of Mount Machhapuchhare (6,997m/22,957ft). Trekking time 2-3 hours. We will then do the half day sightseeing of the various attractions of Pokhara.

Day 6
Drive back to Kathmandu

We will take the road trip back to Kathmandu. This is to experience both flight and road trip. It allows us to travel and understand the Nepalese people and landscape way better.

Whats included in this tour

Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

  • Airport Pick Up & Drop in private transportation • Trip Briefing, Pre-preparation & Counseling
  • Government Taxes & Office Service Fees • All Permits & Entrance Fees
  • Overnight Accommodation at Hotel (During Stay in City) Room & Breakfast basis • Complimentary Welcome or Farewell Dinner/Lunch
  • Accommodation in Teahouse/Lodge/Hotel as per availability during trip • 3 Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) with Tea & Coffee during trip
  • Experienced Government License Holder Trekking Guide and Local Porters • Trekking Guide & Porter Salary
  • Flight or transportation charge of Crew members if applicable • Air and Ground Transportation to – from (Ktm – Destination – Ktm)
  • Trekking Bags & Trekking Route Maps • Trip Completion Certificate

Whats Exclude in this tour

Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

  • All Meals stated other than on Itinerary
  • International Flight and all transportations before meeting our representatives • Nepal Visa and other government formalities not related to your trip
  • All kinds of beverages including water • Wifi Internet, Hot Showers and trunk calls during the trip
  • Personal Equipments • Personal Expenses and food items beyond stated on itinerary
  • Tips & Gratuities for the Trip Crew members


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Trip Facts

  • Departure From : Kathmandu
  • Duration : 5 days
  • Difficulty : Easy
  • Group Size : 1-50
  • Accomodation : Hotel/Homestays
  • Best Season : March - August, September - November

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