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Machhapuchhre TAAN model trek

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.

DAY 01 : Arrival
Great Nepal Representative welcomes you at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA)  and you will be transfer to the Hotel. Great Nepal Representative will explain briefly about the travel itinerary upon Airport arrival. Overnight stay at hotel.
02 : Tour Kathmandu
Early morning after breakfast you start sightseeing. Famous places like Pashupatinath, swyambhunath known as monkey temple, Patan Durbar Square, Boudhanath  after the sightseeing you will return to hotel, take some rest  and start preparation  for next day trip.

What is Included :

  • All pick up and drop off from/to International and domestic airports
  • A City Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing to the World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu City
  • A welcome/farewell Nepali dinner with live culture program
  • A City Hotel in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permit and TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System)
  • Three meals (B/L/D) on trekking available at Village Kitchens/Camps
  • Accommodations in the mountain at Village Homes (Home Stay)/Camps
  • An English speaking Trekking Guide along the camp crew
  • A porter shared between two trekkers
  • Staff insurance, salary, food, accommodation and their transportation
  • Private land transportation before/after the trek in Pokhara
  • Half day city tour in Pokhara
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara overland transfer by a private vehicle and Pokhara-Kathmandu by regular flight

What is Excluded :

  • Bar and beverages bills, bottled water
  • Monument entrance fees during city tours
  • Nature of personal expenses
  • Personal cloths and equipment such as sleeping bag, jacket, boots etc.
  • Insurance for accidental, medical and evacuation
  • Tips to the staff
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • International Airfare and taxes
Macchapuchre Taan Model Trekking Recently 2009 /14 December newly identified trekking trails in the Annapurna Himalayan range. If you are looking for a fresh trekking trail that offers you charming views of mountain ranges, rich vegetation and the culture and lifestyle of the ethnic dwellers then this is just the perfect for the trekkers. Taan provide the Eighty women participants from five VDC covered by the trek are taking part in the training. The training will cover courses on cooking, baking and hospitality/homestay. Annapurna Conservation Area Project and Nepal Tourism Board are supporting the training.The trail passes through seven major VDC and holds immense potential of trekking and hiking activities. The trail offers mesmerizing views of mountain Tanges and scenic beauty of streams, lush vegetation and indigenous lifestyles and culture of locals. There are two options for the Trekking duration.

Trip Facts

8 Days(s)
Max. Altitude
4500 meters
Trip Grade
Trip Type
New Trips
Service Level