Sherpani Col Pass Trek

Sherpani Col pass trek is one of the longest treks in Nepal. It touches both Makalu and Everest region, but it lies in the Makalu region. The main destination of this trek is Makalu Base Camp and gives you the best view of Mt Makalu (8485m), the fifth highest mountain in the world. It is difficult and challenging than other high pass trekking. The main challenges are to cross the three high passes that fall on the trail, which are Sherpani Col (6150m), West Col (6143m) and Amphu Labtsa Pass (5800m). These passes you a wonderful view of mountains like Mt. Everest, Kanchanjunga peak, Mt. Ama Dablam, Chonku peak, Cho polu, Island Peak, Kang Tega East and Kang Tega West. Not only the mountains, it even lets you explore the floras and faunas of remote Eastern Nepal. The original and pure culture of local people inhabited in hills and mountains adds more exploration to your trek. These cultures are pure and untouched. The passes also pass through the Arun river valley and Barun River flowing from Mt. Makalu. As it is a challenging trek, it is recommended to have a guide who has the skill and full knowledge about mountaineers and high passes trekking. Special equipment and skills to use them are the must require to this trek. 


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Drive to Pokhara by Tourist coach.[6/7 Hours]

Day 3: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Gandruk[One hour drive and 5/6 hours of trek]

Day 4: Trek to Chhomrung [2170 Meters, 5/6 hours of trek]

Day 5: Trek to Deurali [3230 Meters, 5/6 hours of trek]

Day 6: Trek to The Annapurna base camp[4130 Meters, 5/6 hours of trek]

Day 7: Trek to Bamboo[2310 Meters, 5/6 hours of trek]

Day 8: Trek to Jhunu Danda[1760 Meters, 5/6 hours of trek]

Day 9: Trek to Nayapul and then Drive back to Pokhara[5/6 Hours of trek and 1 hour of drive]

Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu [6/7 hours of drive in tourist coach] 

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel.

After your arrival in Kathmandu, at Tribhuvan International Airport, a representative from Finding Nepal Treks will pick up and welcomes you to a beautiful Himalayan country Nepal. You will be transferred to the hotel in an Air-conditioned Tourist vehicle. After completing all the check-in process, you will be briefed about your trip, and your documents are collected for all the required permits. Overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 2: Drive to Pokhara by Tourist Coach.[6/7 hours]

It’s your day two, and we will head towards the beautiful tourist city Pokhara by tourist coach, and it takes around 6/7 hours to complete the journey. During the ride, you will encounter beautiful landscapes, paddy fields, famous Trisuli River. After reaching Pokhara and checking in in the hotel. We will prepare for the required trekking gears and have a beautiful evening at Lakeside, Pokhara. Overnight Stay at the hotel. 

Day 3: Drive to Nayapul and Trek to Gandruk.

After taking our breakfast at the hotel, we start our journey and drive to Nayapul. It is one hour drive, and our trek begins at Nayapul. The path usually is extensive, and we climb uphill today. At the end of today’s trek, we will reach the beautiful Gurung village, “Gandhruk.” If time favors us, we will visit the Gurung museum and explore Gurung culture and tradition. The walking is about 5/6 hours and overnight stay at the tea-house.

Day 4: Trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrung. [2170 Meters]

With spectacular mountain views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and Gangapurna, we start trekking towards Kimrungdanda after taking breakfast at tea house. The trail after Kimrungdanda is a steep descend to Kimrung Khola. The path is then an uphill to Chere Danda followed by a descending and gentle walk to Chhomrong. Today we will walk 6/7 hours. Chhomrong is a beautiful village located on the lap of the giant, the Annapurna massive. Overnight in the Tea house. 

Day 5: Trek from Chholrung to Deurali. [3230 Meters]

After breakfast at the tea house today, we will head towards Deurali. Right after leaving the tea house, we start descending and reach Chhomrong Khola. There we will cross over the suspension bridge and start climbing uphill trekking above the Modi Khola on its west bank. After crossing Tilche and Sinuwa, we reach a beautiful village named Kuldi at an elevation at 2340 meters. After crossing Kuldi, the path is the stone staircase and climbs up, which leads us to Bamboo where we will have our lunch. After lunch and taking rest for some time, we will continue our journey along the west bank of the Modi Khola through a dense bamboo forest continuously climbing uphill. We now reach the settlement of Dovan at an elevation of 2630 meters. After passing Hinko Cave at altitude 3160 meters, we will conclude today’s destination at Deurali. Overnight stay at the tea house.

Day 6: Trek from Deurali to the Annapurna Base Camp

Today we will start our trek right after taking breakfast, and head towards the final destination of the trek and valley widens as we move ahead. The path leads us to resume at Modi Khola and continues to Bagar at an altitude of 3310 meters. Moving ahead, we will reach the Macchapurche Base Camp, where we will take our lunch. After having our lunch, we will move forward, facing the beautiful mountains to the Annapurna Base Camp. After 2/3 hours of walk, we will reach The Annapurna base camp [4130 meters]. Today we will walk 5/6 hours in total and Overnight Stay at the hotel.

Day 7: Trek from the Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo.

After spending a beautiful morning at the Annapurna Base Camp and taking our breakfast at base camp, we start our journey back to Bamboo.

The way today is mostly downhill same the path we climb yesterday to reach the Annapurna base camp. Total walking time is 5/6 hours and overnight at the tea house.

Day 8: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda.

Today we head towards Jhinu Danda after having our breakfast at Bamboo. Today we will have Climbing uphill at the beginning of Khuldinghar and start descending to Chhomrong Khola and descend further to Jhinu Danda, where we can find natural hot water spring. We can have some fun time in the hot spring water. Today we will walk for 5/6 hours and overnight at Tea house.

Day 9: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Nayapul and Drive to Pokhara.

Today after breakfast at Jhinu Danda, we will head back to Nayapul from where we started our trek. Today’s walk is pleasant. We will descend furthermore aside from the bank of Modi Khola. We take lunch at Bhairethanti and walk forward to Nayapul. After 5/6 hours of walk, we will reach Nayapul and Drive back to Pokhara. It takes 1.5 hours of drive to reach pokhara. We will have free time in Pokhara and can enjoy the Nightlife. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10: Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu     

Today is the last day of the trip, and we will head back to Kathmandu in a tourist coach. The drive normally takes 6/7 hours. Overnight Stay at Hotel.

Price Includes

  • Airport Pickup and Drop
  • 2 nights hotel in Kathmandu with BB plan
  • 2 nights hotel in Pokhara with BB plan
  • All tours & transfer as per the given itinerary by comfortable private coach
  • All sightseeing tours with an English speaking local guide as per itinerary

  • TIMS Card & permit fees

  • Trekking guide & porter 

  • Pokhara – Kathmandu return airfare 

  • All activities which are mentioned in above itinerary

  • 3 meals a day

  • Daily breakfast, lunch, dinner during the trekking time 

  • All accommodation in the mentioned hotel 

  • Pokhara – Naya Pool – Pokhara transport

Price Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fees 

  • International airfare

  • Sight seeing entrance fees

  • Tips for driver, guide &  porter [It is expected]

  • Extra night accomodation in Kathmandu

  • Meals  in Kathmandu

  • Necessary trekking equipment and things as per checklist

  • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation

  • Any transportation cost outside of the regular itinerary

  • Personal expenses such as insurance, medical charges, laundry, shopping, liquor, hot shower and wifi etc

  • Cost arising by flight cancellation/road blockades/landslides and reasons beyond our control

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