Machhapuchhre TAAN Model Trek is well thought-out as a fresh trekking trail that puts forward the captivating views of the Mountain ranges with rich vegetation and the culture and their lifestyle of the ethnic dwellers. The trail was recognized and industrialized by TAAN. As this trail passes via five major village development committees, you will have plenty of choices for trekking and hiking activities. Machhapuchhre TAAN Model Trek belongs to non tourist area north part from Pokhara Valley and almost Machhepuchare’s (fishtail) south face base camp. Machhapuchhre TAAN Model Trek is almost ideal if you are looking forward to spend some time with local people and culture and also become close with nature and mountain. This is the village– based tourism, an area which is ethnically varied and culturally rich. Here visitors are welcomed at a community hall with a welcome drink and a flower garland and a musical group. This trek is fitting for all types of visitors. The route is unsurpassed in the mid-hills, which offers beautiful Himalayas, hills, the views of valley, the region’s culture and nature’s abundant gifts. In 6 days this trek will give you the opportunity to become acquainted with the real Nepalese tradition, culture and way of life. This exotic trek is developed into 2 fold models that are camping trek as well as village tourism. The trekkers may choose the length of trekking as per their convenience and time availability. This alternative route touches 8 different villages en-route like- Machhapuchhre, Lachock, Ribhan, Ghachok, Lwang and Ghalel benefiting 16000 local villagers and several communities. Trekkers may extend the trek up to Mardi Himal Base Camp enjoying the great views of snow- capped Himalayan range including the popular Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Machhapuchhe, mountain landscapes, natural hot water springs, people with indigenous lifestyles, forest full of rhododendron, ancient caves, waterfalls and amazing view points. This trek is more environmentally – friendly and economically beneficial to the local communities.
Machhapuchhre TAAN Model Trek is the best in spring (March –Mid May) and autumn (Sep- Mid Dec). The days are sunny and warm but the nights are cold and can fall to freezing in higher elevations. However, trekking in winter is also possible in some parts of the Annapurna region. We have categorized Machhapuchhre Model trek as medium grade trek and are suitable for passionate trekkers who are ready to walk at least 4-5 hours each day.