a scenic country walks on off the beaten tracks with stunning sunrise views over Himalayan peaks
Annapurna Khayar Lake Trekking, located within high hills and ridge of massive Annapurna Himalaya with mere distance from Mt. Dhaulagiri range, a great spot for enjoyable and thrilling adventure within ten days of wonderful walks on the hidden corners of mighty Annapurna range of mountains.
Travelers must be unaware that even in popular Annapurna areas where trekking and other adventures is very much trekked and visited by thousands of wide world visitors, within this famous and leading destination around Annapurna are places yet to be explored.
Where Explorer Adventure and its team of expert guide will show you the wonders of hidden areas of Annapurna Khayar Lake where very few trekkers seldom visits this scenic and beautiful serene destination within massive Annapurna Himalaya.
Starting with exciting overland journey from Kathmandu to reach at scenic Pokhara city and its verdant valley covered within rolling hills and close views of Annapurna massive peaks that reflects on its calm serene Phewa and Begnas lakes.
From Pokhara heading on the old Trans Himalayan Salt Trade Route Trail of Nepal and Tibet which lies beyond Ghorepani towards Upper Mustang, as walks progress encountering many farm villages as our path leads uphill within beautiful serene forested areas of tall rhododendron-magnolia-oaks-pines and fir tree lines, in spring and summer makes this countryside ablaze with wild flowers in full bloom.
Slowly walk leads to Ghorepani village and interesting place with views of Dhaulagiri range where morning hike takes you on top Pun Hill above 3,210 m high offering grand sunrise views over array of peaks from Dhaulagiri-Annapurna to Manaslu range with majestic Machapuchare the Fish Tail peak.
After Ghorepani and Pun Hill leaving the mainstream trekking trails heading north into pure wilderness away from main flow of trekkers and human village or settlement into remote isolated areas with climb to scenic Kopra ridge with stunning panorama of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Nilgiris towards west and Annapurna Fang / Vara Shikar in the north includes close views of Annapurna South.
Enjoying views along the walks on high ridges of Khayar and Kopra hills then heading towards our final destination at Khayar Lake regarded as holy, a glacial pond hidden between massive peaks of Annapurna where once a year in the month of August great religious fair takes place with hundreds of local pilgrims visits for a dip in the holy Khayar Lake.
With enjoyable and fascinating time then heading back to Pokhara taking another scenic route through Ghandruk and Landruk, a large Gurung people village where our wonderful walk end at Dhampus for short ride to picturesque Pokhara with mesmerizing and most fantastic adventure on Annapurna Khayar Lake Trekking.
Our itineraries of any trips are based on our leading experience in the Himalayas. But, we also organize the trips according to your special requests or your personally given itinerary. Please, feel free to contact us for your questions and queries.
Traveling to Himalayan countries specially on treks and other adventure with Nepal-Bhutan and Tibet, where clients should purchase travel and medical insurance covering immediate evacuation by any means of transportations, like helicopter or fastest way vehicle to reach nearest city and town hospitals.
Insurance Policy should cover all medical expenses incurred during your holidays in Himalayan countries, including travel insurance where sometimes Himalayan weather even in best times can be unpredictable, where trekking routes can be re-routed of cancelled in this case local company will not entertain you with refund, however provides you with letter so that one can claim from your respective insurance companies.
Should cover medical insurance for illness and emergency evacuation by Helicopter or other means of transportations including other expenses on treatment at respective countries hospitals, as for travel insurance against bad unfavorable weather conditions, delay or cancellation of domestic flights on mountainous area where flight involves on the start of trek and at the end.
Travel and Medical Insurance also needs to cover when clients break the journey in the middle of the trip, due to sickness-personal domestic problem etc………
On treks or climb where you will be accompanied by our expert guide who knows the area on route of the trek chosen, we have professional and veteran guides to led the trek where you can feel comfortable, as our guide are knowledgeable offers you various information of the country from history-geography, culture to flora and fauna.
All guides have gone through basic medical training that includes high altitude symptoms or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) can help you with simple medical First Aid and for severe condition will support taking you to safe area or to nearest hospitals by any means of quick transportation.
Our guides are well versed in Eco-Trekking and Responsible Tourism as well and are committed in keeping the environment on trekking route in pristine form as it was.
Porters are picked can be regular porter of the company of hired in Kathmandu-Pokhara or in Lukla on start of the trekking, with always a strong and cheerful porters to carry your heavier luggage, baggage of 15 to 25 kg maximum weights to carry by each porters, we do not allow underage porters of below 16 years of age or above 50 years.
Porters and guide are well looked after by the company with good wages, medical insurance, travel allowance including meals on treks and climb company also provides warm gear in winter as well for high and cold altitude trips.
We are also member of PACT (Porters Act commitment).
High Altitude or Acute Mountain Sickness for short as AMS a symptom faced and can catch any people on high altitude adventure walks.
Due to high pressure and low oxygen level as certain height where some people feel uneasiness with shortness of breathiness, light headache, nausea, dizziness, lack of good sleep and with less appetite.
To avoid these whole symptoms where we always designed itinerary days accordingly with enough space, flexible days for acclimatization at high elevation, taking short walks up and sleeping and resting at low places.
The other good way to avoid AMS taking slow and steady pace on walks, stopping frequently to catch your breath and adding lot of fluid or safe drinking water at least 2-3 liters a day to support against AMS.
On high altitude take enough rest and with short slow hike above high hills to catch views as well to support acclimatization and sleeping and resting at low altitude will certainly helps you in avoiding AMS.
The company provides as precaution measures against AMS with comprehensive medical kit, oxygen and Gamma Bags / Pressure Bags in some high altitude adventure treks, where some people as per their own doctor advice use Diamox also known as Acetazolamide to prevent and reduce symptoms of AMS can lower headache when in high altitude walks and climb
Useful in situations when you cannot make high ascent, the best ways to prevent altitude sickness doing it slowly, stopping for overnights at certain altitude to adjust to the new height, and taking it easy for first one or two 2 days.
Acetazolamide a "water pill" (diuretic), it decrease amount of fluids that can build up in eyes, also helps to decrease buildup of body fluids (edema) caused by congestive heart failure or certain medications. Acetazolamide can work less well over time, so it is usually used only for a short period of time.
Using this pill should get advice from your doctor before trip departure to high Himalaya.
In our list we always mention general medication to bring from home as well from your doctor advice also, your doctor might recommend you some basic medication list like medicine against diarrhea, headache, fever, cold-flu as well constipation including first aid for cuts-wounds and burns as well.