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Annapurna base camp trekking

The Annapurna base camp lying to south of the great Himalaya ranges of Annapurna south, Annapurna one, and BarahaSikhar. Annapurna base camp trekking is the gigantic mountains named for goddesses Annapurna and Gangapurna, important figures in hindu myth and folklore, justify calling it sanctuary. Meaning of Annapurna is Deuthali in Nepali as a god name and though this trek is spectacular trek of sanctuary all around Viewing Mountain surrounding it has some steep climbs all the way flowing through the Modi River.

Annapurna sanctuary a Central Nepal of dominated by the Annapurna Himal and town of north to Pokhara city.Thetrek to the Annapurna base camp traverses a variety of terrain, from lowland typical Gurungvillages and rice terraces to glaciers, and offers outstanding high mountain views. This is a fine opportunity to surround yourself with Himalayan peaks in a short time, without having to contend with the altitude and flight problems You can make this trek directly from Pokhara to Annapurna base camp without going to Poon Hill trek if you do not have enough time within 10 or 11 days, but it is best to allow two weeks through Poon Hill trekking to fully appreciate the high altitude scenery.

Trip Facts

Duration:
20
Primary Activity:
Sightseeing/Trekking
Secondary Activity:
Sightseeing/Hiking
Group Size:
1-16 pax
Trip Altitude:
4165m
Trip Grade:
Easy to Moderate
Trip Transport:
Flight/private vehicles
Trip Meals:
B/L/D during trekking
Trip Season:
September-December/February to May
Trip Accommodation:
3 star Hotel in the city and trekking guest House
Fitness Level:
need an experience for trekking

Outline Itinerary

20 days Annapurna Base camp trek

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport, 1365m, elevation
Day 02: Full day sightseeing around Kathmandu valley
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 211km by Toursit bus about 6-7hrs, 860m,
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1,577m). 4hrs trek
Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghodepani (2,850m). 6hrs trek
Day 06: Visit to Poon Hill (3220m) and trek to Tadapani (2,710m).6-7hrs trek
Day 07: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong village (2,210m). 5-6hrs
Day 08: Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (2,600m). 6-7hrs trek
Day 09: Trek from Dovan to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3780m). 6-7hrs
Day 10: Machhapuchre Base Camp to visit Annapurna Base Camp (ABC- 4130m). 2hrs
Day 11: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) to Bamboo (2,310m). 6hrs trek
Day 12: Trek from Bamboo to JhinuDanda (Hot Spring) (1,740m). 6-7hrs
Day 13: Trek from JhinuDanda to Tolkha (1,730 m),5hrs trek
Day 14: Trek from to Tolka to Australian camp (1,740 m) ,4-5hrs
Day 15: Trek to down to Phedi and Drive back to Pokhara half an hour.
Day 16: Sightseeing in Pokhara and free day
Day 17: Fly or Drive back to kathmandu
Day 18: Sightseeing Bhaktapur and Chagunaryan temple
Day 19: leisure day in Kathmandu and shopping day
Day 20: Departure to the Kathmandu airport and fly back to home,

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport, 1365m, elevation
Arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel and after short refreshment we brief about the programs, relaxing days, Overnight at Hotel

Day 02: Full day sightseeing Kathmandu valley
After Breakfast full Day Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley to  Paupatinath Temple(Hindu’s templ) Boudhanath Stupa (one of largest Buddhist stupa in world) Patan Durbar Square and Soyambhunath Stupa( Monkey Temple). Overnight at Hotel

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 211km by Toursit bus about 6-7hrs, 860m,
After breakfast drive proceed to Pokhara through the beautiful landscape and flowing with Trisuli River and all the way valley with spectacular view of Manaslu, langatnag range, Annapurna range and Ganesh Himalaya range. Reach at pokhara in the afternoon and take alk around the Fewalake and overnight at Hotel.

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1,577m). 4hrs trek
After breakfast, drive to Nayapul (New Bridge) for taking about one and half hours’ drive and from Nayapul trek start to following the north bank of the Modi river crossing via Birethanti. After several hours we pass through the sub-tropical valley forests, sometimes on the carved trail on the side of the clip and villages reach at ThikheDunga. Overnight at Tikhedunga overnight at Guest house.

Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghodepani (2,850m). 6hrs trek
At the beginning cross the small suspension bridge and all the way ascents to the Ghodepani village via Ulleri. From Ulleri the tril continue ascent and walking through the beautiful view of landscape and green valley through the he of rhododendron forest. The name Ghodepani in Nepali means horse water owing to its role as an important campsite for the traders before it became a trekker’s teahouse. Ghodepani is an interesting place with small shops and stalls for selling local products and craft. From Godepani, wonderful view of the range from Mt. Daulagiri, Annapurna south and one, Nilgirri, BarhaShikhar,Tukuche peak and Dhampush peak. Overnight at guest house.

Day 06: Visit to Poon Hill (3220m) and trek to Tadapani (2,710m).6-7hrs trek
Early in the morning start an hour hiking to Poon Hill (3212m) to see the sun rise view, which is a best viewpoint in the Annapurna Region. Poon Hill offers the best opportunity to witness the phenomenal panorama of the beautiful peaks including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri also also offers the best views of sunset too. Poon Hill trek is regarded as the Photographer’s paradise for all people. Unobstructed views of the sunrise over stunning snowcapped to the Himalayas. Take time for the beautiful picturesque and return back down to same guest house and take breakfast, have pack our bag pack and trek begins to Tadapani. From Godepani the trail continue climbing along the ridges through the forest of pines and rhododendron. During the March/April is the best time to visit around here to see those colorful blooming rhododendron. From Deurali, steep ascending to Banthanti and further trek to Tadapani. Overnight at gust house.

Day 07: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong village (2,210m). 5-6hrs
you will see the beautiful view of Annapurna south, Hinchuli, Annapurna three and Machhapuchere form Tadapani and take time for picture and the trial descends to KimrongKhola through the rhododendron forest. At Kimrongkhola cross the suspension bridge and walk towards to Chhomrong passing through the Gurjung village where we can have our lunch. Chhomrong village offers you close view of Mt Annapurna south and Hiunchuli and the virgin    peak Mount Fishtail (Machhapuchhre) along long terrace village settlement. Chhomrong is the biggest Gurung settlement of this area. Overnight at guest house.

Day 08: Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (2,600m). 6-7hrs trek
The trail drops down to the ChhomrungKhola and again continue climbing to trial lead to the small place of Sinuwa hill. From sinuwa beautiful jungle view with landscape, and view of Machhapuchre and can be seen Dovan. Take time for refreshment and trek continue via Bamboo to reach at Dovan. Overnight at guest house.

Day 09: Trek from Dovan to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3780m). 6-7hrs
At the beginning the trail an easy through busty forest via crossing several small stream to reach at Himalaya Hotel and continue ascent to Deurali. From Deurali trek of the narrow ModiKhola valley will bring you almost to the base of Machhapuchhre base camp through several risky area of possibilities to avalanche. The trail flowing along the Modikhola and reach to Machhapuchre base camp (MPBC).This area is called an Annapurna sanctuary since it is totally surrounded by mountains. Overnight at gust house.

Day 10: Machhapuchre Base Camp to visit Annapurna Base Camp (ABC- 4130m). 2hrs
Take time for your breakfast and start to Annapurna base camp (ABC). The trial follows uphill for few hours passing a few roofless shepherds huts along the side of the moraine and this area is a windy and often snowbound with recently huge snow fall from the Hinchuli. This is superb scenery of the Himalaya and can be seen rarely the amazing panoramic view of snow-capped mountains surroundings you including,Annapurnasouth,Annapurna one, Hunchuli,BarhaShikhara, Tent peak, Singuchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna three and Fishtail are the best around. The remaining you have time to see, explore and relax at the base camp which feels you heaven of the Planet Earth with beautiful sunset over Machapuchere Mountain. Overnight at Guest house.

Day 11: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) to Bamboo (2,310m). 6hrs trek
Early in the morning the glimpse of sunrise over Mount Annapurna and surrounding mountains and take time for your valuable time to take picture and have breakfast, pack your bag pack and trek ascending to Bamboo, overnight at guest house.

Day 12: Trek from Bamboo to JhinuDanda (Hot Spring)  (1,740m). 6-7hrs
The trail begins on rocky stone steep trail up to next ridge and flow the route through forest to reach at Sinuwa and trek decent to river. After cross the suspension bridge continue flow the un countable stone step until ridge of Chhumrong and trek down to JhinuDanada. Overnight at guest house. Take a little time and half an hour goes down to the river sde for the natural ot spring.

Day 13: Trek from JhinuDanda to Tolkha (1,730 m),5hrs trek
The trail begins step down to the river and cross the wooden bridge than trial little climb to next small tea shop and goes down to the New bridge. After New Bridge little further walk and turn left down to the cross the suspension bridge to ModhoKhola and along the way to reach at Landruk village. From Landrunk village easy to walk all the way to reach at Tolka. Overnight at guest house.

Day 14: Trek from to Tolka to Australian camp (1,740 m) ,4-5hrs
The trail  continues on the gradual winding path towards BhaiseKharka a as few guest houses and ascent steep up to until Deurali. From Deurali, the trail gradually up and down to reach at Potana and along the way through the jungle reach at Australian camp. Australian camp is a very popular magnificent view of Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, LamjungHimal range and ManasluHimal. You can take a full attractive view of Pokhara valley and beautiful landscape with sun rise and sunset view. This place is very popular to take a look many different type of eagle and some vulture. Overnight ant Guest house.

Day 15: Trek to down to Phedi and Drive back to Pokhara half an hour.
Today is the last day of this Trek about 2 hrs trek down to the Phedi via walking through beautiful village of Dampush with beautiful landscape and rice field. From Phedi drive back to pokhara and overnight at Hotel.

Day 16: Sightseeing in Pokhara and free day
Sightseeing around pokhara toInternational Mountain Museum, Davis fall, World peace stupa, overnight at Hotel,

Day 17: Fly or Drive back to kathmandu
You have an option of both driving as well as flying back to Kathmandu. The Pokhara Kathmandu flight is one of the most beautiful Himalayas view of Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang ranges. Flight back to Kathmandu about 40 minutes and drive by 6 hours. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel,

Day 18: Sightseeing Bhaktapur and Chagunaryan temple
While Changunarayan is the oldest Temple in the city as pagoda style temple in the valley, Bhaktapur is the living museum as a ancient city with riches of Newari culture are marvelous World Heritage Site and after sightseeing drive back to Kathmandu Hotel

Day 19: leisure day in Kathmandu and shopping day
Visit Kathmandu Durbar Squire, Shopping and leisure day in Kathmandu, final culture dinner,

Day 20: Departure to the Kathmandu airport and fly back to home,
Drive to Kathmandu airport and fly back to back to destination.

Note: The above given itinerary is outline and standard pattern which we provide but trek itinerary can be modified according to your time schedule, Interest and requirements. So please, do not hesitate to write us back for customize as tailor made a those trip as your own wish and interest.

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and departure by private vehicles
  • Double/Twin sharing Hotel in Kathmandu/pokhara on B/B basis
  • sightseeing in kathmandu with guide
  • Flight fare from pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Private Vehicle in all tour
  • Trek Guide and Porter
  • Accommodation in trekking,
  • Three time meal a day in trekking,
  • Trekking permit and ACAP fee
  • Trekking permit
  • All the entrance fee in Kathmandu Pokhara
  • Last day culture dinner

Cost Excludes

  • International flight fare
  • Personal insurance
  • Beverage drinks
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and pokhara
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