9 Days

Trip Difficulty


Group Size



3850 M

Trip Overview

The Kori Trek is a hidden gem in the Annapurna region of Nepal, offering trekkers an opportunity to explore uncharted territory while immersing themselves in the pristine beauty of the Himalayas. This trek is perfect for those who seek solitude and an authentic cultural experience away from the more popular trekking routes. With breathtaking mountain vistas, diverse flora and fauna, and the chance to interact with local communities, the Kori Trek promises an unforgettable adventure.

Scenic Beauty and Tranquil Trails

The Kori Trek takes you through some of the most stunning landscapes in Nepal. As you ascend through lush rhododendron forests, cross bubbling streams, and traverse terraced fields, you’ll be treated to panoramic views of the majestic Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. The trail is relatively quiet, allowing you to fully appreciate the serene environment and the natural beauty that surrounds you. The peaceful trails of Kori are ideal for those who want to escape the crowds and experience the Himalayas in their most unspoiled form.

Cultural Immersion

One of the highlights of the Kori Trek is the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region. The trek begins in the traditional Gurung village of Sikles, where you can explore the unique architecture, visit local monasteries, and learn about the customs and traditions of the Gurung people. As you continue your journey, you will pass through other charming villages, such as Tangting, where the warm hospitality of the local communities will make you feel at home. These interactions provide a deep insight into the daily lives and cultural practices of the people who inhabit this beautiful region.

Diverse Flora and Fauna

The Kori Trek is not just about stunning mountain views and cultural experiences; it also offers trekkers a chance to explore a rich diversity of flora and fauna. The trail passes through various ecosystems, from subtropical forests at lower elevations to alpine meadows higher up. During the spring season, the rhododendron forests burst into bloom, creating a vibrant tapestry of colors. Birdwatchers will be delighted by the variety of bird species that can be spotted along the way, while those interested in wildlife may catch glimpses of Himalayan tahr, langur monkeys, and even the elusive snow leopard.


Best Time to do Kori Trek

The best times to undertake the Kori Trek are during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. During these periods, the weather is generally clear and stable, offering the best conditions for trekking and the most spectacular mountain views.

Essential Gear and Preparation

Proper preparation is key to a successful trek. Here are some essentials you should bring:

  • Clothing: Layered clothing for varying temperatures, including thermal wear, a warm jacket, waterproof outerwear, and trekking pants.
  • Footwear: High-quality, comfortable trekking boots with good ankle support.
  • Gear: A sturdy backpack, a sleeping bag suitable for cold temperatures, trekking poles, and a headlamp.
  • Other Essentials: Sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a reusable water bottle with a purification system, personal first aid kit, and snacks.

The Kori Trek is an extraordinary journey that combines natural beauty, cultural richness, and the thrill of adventure. Whether you are an experienced trekker or a novice seeking a unique experience, the Kori Trek offers something for everyone. Join us on this remarkable adventure and discover the hidden treasures of the Himalayas.


Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival
A representative from Himal Eco Trek will receive you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. As you check in the hotel, rest for a while and learn about your journey plans ahead. Spend the night at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Flight to Pokhara/ Pokhara sightseeing
Today, we take an early flight to Pokhara. After around thirty five minutes flight, we will find ourselves at the airport in Pokhara. You will be transferred to the hotel for check in. After lunch and rest, you will be guided to some beautiful places of Pokhara for sightseeing. Walk along the PhewaLake and enjoy boating. Visit a temple in between the lake and make your way to Gupteshwor temple, a famous Hindu temple in Pokhara. Your sightseeing tour is followed by visit to David’s fall and International Mountaineering museum. Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara.
Day 3: Drive to Sikles Village
A scenic drive from Pokhara takes you to the traditional Gurung village of Sikles. This village is one of the largest Gurung settlements in the Annapurna region, and it offers a fascinating glimpse into the local culture. Spend the night in a local teahouse and enjoy the hospitality of the villagers.
Day 4: Trek from Sikles to Hugu Goth
The trek begins in earnest as you leave Sikles and head towards Hugu Goth. The trail takes you through dense rhododendron forests and terraced fields, offering stunning views along the way. Hugu Goth is a small pasture where you will set up camp for the night.
Day 5: Trek from Hugu Goth to Kori Hill
Today’s trek is challenging but rewarding as you make your way to Kori Danda. The ascent is steep, but the panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges from the top are truly spectacular. Kori Danda is a ridge that offers some of the best mountain views in the region, making it a perfect spot for photography and relaxation.
Day 6: Explore the Kori then Trek to Tasa Kharka
Explore Kori Danda Spend a full day exploring the area around Kori Danda. There are several vantage points that offer breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks and valleys. This day gives you a chance to acclimate and fully appreciate the beauty of the Himalayas. However, we will return back following the downhill trail to Tasa. Overnight at Tea house.
Day 7: Trek from Tasa to Sikles
Day 8: Drive from Sikles to Pokhara and flight to Kathmandu
Day 9: Departure to your destination
Finally, it’s time to bid you a goodbye! Hope you had a very good time with us!

Cost Include

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Accommodation for nights spent at the hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara inclusive of breakfast at the hotel.
  • Kathmandu and pokhara sightseeing tour inclusive of all the entry fees, a travel guide and a private vehicle
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader
  • Domestic flight from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu
  • All necessary trekking euipment
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Meals (lunch and Dinner) in a hotel in cities
  • Airfare from your country to Nepal
  • Snacks, soft drink during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET
  • Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff

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