Trip Facts

  • Duration:13 Days
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Max Altitude:2,645 meter
  • Min group sizeAny
  • Best TimeFebruary to may and September to December
  • Holiday typeTrekking

About Machhapuchhre Model Trek

Explore Annapurna region in its most current state and have energizing experiences into the way of life and nature. Generally called Mt. Fishtail, a trek to Mt. Machhapuchhre is one of the trekking experiences presented by Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal. With extraordinary perspectives of the Himalayas and social experiences amid this homestay or outdoors trek, the trek is a unique and rare opportunity to see a separate aspect of Nepal. Beginning from the city of Pokhara, you will love this less-crowded picturesque trek.

The trek starts with your landing in Kathmandu with social touring around UNESCO World Heritage Sites and finishing off an outing preparation by guide trekking guide. At first, you drive or fly to Pokhara. The real trek begins from Mardi and takes you to Ribhan by means of Lachok. In the following five days, you with go through the serene towns of Chicheme Kharka, Kumai, Takru, Lwang and return to Pokhara by means of Mardi Pul. There, you find the social blend of different indigenous groups of Tamang, Gurung, Brahmins, and Magars. The amazing views of Annapurna Himalayan range along the trek will leave you with an enduring impression of the region and of your experience in Nepal. As a side-fun, you can do some bird-watching, fishing and a bit of cave-exploration during this trek to Nepal.

Trip Highlights

  • Grab a chance to explore Annapurna region from a fresh perspective - from the hills near Pokhara
  • Enjoy less-crowded picturesque trek.
  • witness holly Mountain Of Nepal (fishtail )
  • Enjoy scenic beauty and culture of the area.
  • A kind of cultural trek where you witness Gurung and Magar culture


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We will welcome you at the Airport and you will be transferred to the hotel. Here, your guide will brief you on the upcoming program. Overnight stay at hotel.

    After breakfast you will start sightseeing of famous places like Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Patan Durbar Square, Bauddhanath, etc. After the sightseeing tour, you will return to hotel, have some rest and start preparation for next day trip.

      Travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara on flight. After having 30 minutes flight you will be in the naturally beautiful town Pokhara. If you wish you can take a tourist bus which will be 6-7 hrs drive approximately. In the afternoon you will make sightseeing with your trekking guide. Overnight at lakeside hotel.

        In the morning you will start your trekking from Pokhara to Ribhan village via Lachok. It takes about 4 to 5 hours, and is easy walking. Stay overnight in a camp.

          On this day you will trek to Chichimle Kharka. Experience majestic views, forests upon forests of rhododendron, picturesque villages, and flora & fauna. The trek is around six hours from Ribhan to Odane Hill and on to Chichimle.

            Today the trek starts from Chichimle kharka with gradual climb up the hill, most of the way through unexplored forests of oaks and rhododendron with occasional view of the Annapurna range. The village offers you a unique close-up view of Mount Annapurna South (7219m) , Fishtail, and Hiunchuli (6441m). Stay overnight at Camp.

              Today the trail leads to Kharka via Korchung village from Khumai all the way of descends and flat through the Oak and Rhododendron Forest. Trekking time is about 4 hours today. Stay overnight in a camp.

                After breakfast, you will start your journey for Tarka. After having hot tea at Gibli, the trail leads to Tarka which winds through densely forested areas of rhododendron trees. Stay overnight in a camp.

                  After you set out from Tarka, it is an easy downhill walk through villages. The central and western horizons will be there today with views of mountains. Later, a short but steep descent brings you to Lwanghael, where you will stay overnight.

                    A trek from Lwanghale to Mardi Pool, today, the route almost descends or flattens through the bank of Mardi River and passes several villages before coming at Mardi Pool. Stay overnight at a camp.

                      On the last day of the trek, you will first come downhill until around mid day. The descent will bring you to Mardi Pool, from where you take the bus & travel to Pokhara.

                        Today, we return to Kathmandu by tourist bus. In Kathmandu, you will go to the hotel and later, catch up on some last-minute shopping. You can explore any landmarks you missed during your prior stay in Kathmandu. In the evening, you are invited to join a Nepalese dinner together hosted by us. Stay overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

                          Here ends your trip in Nepal our representative will drop you at Airport thank you for booking your trip with us see you again

                          Namaste !

                            What's included


                            • Costs related to all airport and hotel transfers.all the  private transportation 
                            • 3 nights in a hotel in Kathmandu, 2  in Pokhara  with breakfast
                            • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide 
                            • Conveyance: Pokhara to Kathmandu in Tourist Bus and all other transport such as Kathmandu to Pokhara 
                            •  8 nights in local lodges/teahouses during the trek 
                            • Welcome and farewell dinners
                            • All accommodation and meals during the trek
                            • Experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide) and Sherpa porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
                            • Down jacket and sleeping bag (on hire ) and trekking map.
                            • All permits and necessary paper work (National park permit, TIMS )
                            • First aid kit.
                            • All taxes, be it local or government.


                            • Visa fee for Nepal (bring accurate USD cash and 2 passport size photographs)
                            • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
                            • All conservation areas and cultural heritage sites entrance fees
                            • Excess baggage charges
                            • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
                            • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from trekking than the scheduled itinerary)
                            • Travel and rescue insurance
                            • International or domestic flights
                            • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
                            • Tips for guides and porters.