This trip involves short trekking days at a slow place, on uneven terrain, with some hills, carrying a backpack weighing around 4-6kg. Therefore, you want to have a good level of fitness, with cardiovascular exercise and own-body weight type exercises (or similar) at least 2-3 times per week for the period of around 3 months before this trip.
View the printable version of the short itinerary and detailed trip notes here.
Day 1Arrive Kathmandu
Day 2In Kathmandu
Day 3Fly Kathmandu to Pokhara (850m), trek to Australia Camp ~ 3 hrs
Day 4Trek to Landruk (1,600m) ~ 5 hrs
Day 5Trek to Chomrung (2,020m) ~ 6 hrs
Day 6Trek to Tadapani (2,650m) ~ 6 hrs
Day 7Trek to Ghandruk (1,990m) ~ 3 hrs
Day 8Trek to Nayapul (1,000m), drive Pokhara ~ 5 hrs (plus drive)
Day 9Fly Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 10Depart Kathmandu
Note: Daily walking hours include a lunch break, and regular rest breaks.