The trail lead by small paths through rhododendron forests. Similarly, the landscape changes quite abruptly into a rough high mountain landscape. The trail features the best and amazing views of Mardi Himal, Machapuchre, Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. From High Camp (3580 m), you can climb in about 3-4 hours to Mardi Himal Base camp, which offers spectacular close up views of the entire Annapurna Range.
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Drive to Phedi from Pokhara. Trek uphill to Dhampus village. Stop for lunch. Trek to Deurali through forest area and have a panoramic view of Mt. Fishtail and other surrounding peaks of Annapurna Region. Stay overnight at Pothana.
Enjoy an orientation walk of Zurich’s OLD TOWN, Switzerland’s center of banking and commerce. Then, leave Zurich and start your Swiss adventure. You’ll quickly discover that Switzerland isn’t just home to the Alps, but also to some of the most beautiful lakes. First, stop at the foot of the Jura Mountains in the picturesque town of Biel, known as Bienne by French-speaking Swiss, famous for watch-making, and explore the historical center. Next, enjoy a scenic drive to lakeside Neuchâtel, dominated by the medieval cathedral and castle. Time to stroll along the lake promenade before continuing to stunning Geneva, the second-largest city in Switzerland, with its fantastic lakeside location and breathtaking panoramas of the Alps.
Trek to High Camp early in the morning via dense forest of rhododendron. On the way, we stop for quick lunch at Low Camp. The view from Low Camp is superb, with Mt. Machhapuchchhre visible up the valley. Then we move forward to High Camp. Overnight stay at a guest house.
Trek around and exploration of Mardi Himal Base Camp/ Upper View Point. Great view of Annapurna Sanctuary, Hiunchuli and Mt. Fishtail (Machapuchchhre) Base Camp and . Return back to Low Camp for Night Stay.
Trek downhill to Siddhing Village. This place has a rich habitat of Himalayan Langoor, Barking Deer, Black Bear and many varieties of pheasants like Danphe and Munal. This is not the route we climbed up, so we made a circuit.