"Your Holiday Planner for Nepal Adventure"
A great outdoor adventure that cuts across raw trails into the celestial Annapurna sanctuary where the landscapes present you nature at its extraordinary best….
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking gives you one of the best views of the Annapurna range, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche peak, Dhampus peak, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal other many more greatest views of mountains you’ve never seen before. This gives you the real adventure of a life time. The trek is suited for those who only have time for a short holiday. We will find this trekking route is the best because in the Annapurna region, Poon Hill is the most panoramic spot on earth, where the views are just mesmerizing. The Trek begins from Nayapul, which is an hours scenic drive from Pokhara with some fabulous views of Annapurna (South) and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) en route. From Nayapul, a half an hour’s walk brings us to Birethanti, situated at the confluence of Modi and Bhurung rivers where here the route divides.
We take the West trail towards Ghorepani, a trading village situated at an elevation of 2750 m., where there is a tremendous vantage point (Poon hill – 3210.) to view both the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himal. The views at sunrise from Poon hill are simply stunning. From Ghorepani, the trail leads east to the hamlet of Tadapani and on towards Chhomrong, from where we commence our journey into the Annapurna Sanctuary and onwards to Annapurna Base Camp. The journey to base camp follows the valley in between the huge ramparts of Himchuli & Machhapuchhre, eventually emerging into an awesome Amphitheater, where a labyrinth of mountains and Annapurna I tower almost vertically above us. Trekking with Hiking Himalayas gives you the ULTIMATE in PURE HOLIDAYS!!!.
DAY 05: Tirkhe Dhunga - Ghorepani (2855m)
Breakfast served in morning 7:00 AM . From Tirkhedhunga the trail crosses a stream on a suspension bridge near the camp site at Tirkhedhunga. The trail ascends a steep stone staircase to the large Magar village Ulleri at 2070m. Above the village where the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields. There are magnificent more pleasantly through rhododendron and oak forest. There is a hut with water and a small camp site about 1 hr. above Ulleri. The trail crosses two sparkling clear two streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti. Your lunch spot in Nangethanti. Thanti is a Nepali words meaning "rest house" "Dharmasala". In the winter the trail can be covered with snow. From Nangethanti about one hours trek, climb to Ghorepani at 2850m. Arrive at the top of the Ghorepani pass and camp there. O/N in Ghorepani.
DAY 06: Ghorepani - Poon hill - Ghorepani
Being of the early morning 5:30 AM wake up and start to you journey climb to Poon Hill (3195m) around 1 hr. to provides better unobstructed views and sunrise over the high Himalayas. You can see a lots of white mountain peaks from Poon Hill. After sunrise, you?ll return to our camp and time for breakfast. Ghorepani means "horse water" and it is no doubt a welcome watering stop for the teams of horses, mules and ponies that carry loads between Pokhara and Jomsom. O/N in Ghorepani.
DAY 07: Ghorepani - Tadapani
From Ghorepani the trail climbs south on muddy path through the deep forests. It finally emerges on a grassy knoil which offers good mountain views, is including views of Machhapuchhare (not visible from Grohrepani pass), and a panorama all the way south to the plains of India. It is similar views from Poon Hill. Climbing along the ridge in pine and rhododendron forests to a top 3030 metres then descend to at a second pass also called Deurali, at 2960 metres.
The trails a ridge hides the mountains as makes a steep, sometimes treacherous, descent on a narrow path alongside the stream, as the descent continues. The stream has some clear pools alongside the trail and finally becomes a series waterfalls over a jumble of boulders. The steep descent becomes more gentle way to reaches Banthanti and stop for Lunch approx.: 1 hour.
From Banthanti, the trail follow the stream down to a bridge where the trails start climbing, leaving the moist high mountain forests and entering a field of cane, making some ups and downs past to a vantage point "Tadapani (2540 metres) that offers a brief view of the mountains. Tadapani means "far water". The village water supply is a long distance, it takes porters more than half an hour to fetch a load of water. O/N in Tadapani.
DAY 08: Tadapani - Chhomrung
Breakfast served 7:30 AM. From Tadapani, the trails Dropping down rhododendron, oak forestes, one the way offers good views of white mountains trails to Chhomrung. It takes approx. 4 and ? an hours trek. Our lunch and dinner spot in Chhomrung. Chhomrung is a Gurung Village has evolved into two sprate parts. This is highest permanent settlement in the valley. There is a tremendous view of Annapurna South, which seems to tower above the village, and there are good views of Machhapuchhare (Machha "fish" and puchhare "tail") across the valley.
DAY 09: Chhomrung - Dovan
Breakfast served in the morning. Start your journey to Dovan apporximately 8:00 AM. From Chhomrung the trail descends on a stone staircase and cross the Chhomrung khola. Climbing high above the Modi Khola on its west banks, the trails passes through forest of bamboo, rhododendron and oak. Climbing further on a rocky trail you reach at Sinuwa, 2250 metres. The trails continues rhododendrons forest, climb Kuldi. From Kuldi, the trails descends a long steep stone staircase into deep bamboo and rhododendron forests, then short distance on a muddy trail to Bamboo and time for Lunch. From Bamboo the trail climbs steeply through stands of bamboo, occasionally dropping slightly to cross the tributary streams, its take aproximately 1 and ? an hours trek to Dovan.
DAY 10: Dovan – MBC
From Dovan the trail is muddy and high above the river, but is no problem, for those who suffer vertigo, because thick stands of bamboo block the view of the rushing river and waterfall, then crosses a landslide and another avalanche track, to the Himalaya Hotel at 2680 metres. Lunch spot in Himalaya Hotel. From Himalaya Hotel is about 1 hour walk first on a path referred to above for about 1 and ? an hour and then climb on to the lateral moraine and down the other side on to the glacier. Walking up the bed of the glacier is safe and quite easy and the British Expedition Base Camp is reached after another 1 and ? an hr. O/N MBC.
DAY 11: MBC to ABC
DAY 12: Annapurna Base Camp -Bamboo
Being of the early morning wake up and climb to view point spot where you can see sunrise over the mountains. You?ll also visit near by ABC. The track remains on the west bank of the Modi, now flowing through a more open valley and eventually emerges into the Sanctuary. Straight ahead is the high lateral moraine. After the sunrise trip, return to our camp and time for breakfast. After breakfast you?ll return same way to Bamboo. O/N in Bamboo.
DAY 13: Bamboo- Jhinu Danda(Natural Hot spring)
From Bamboo, the trail short distance is muddy, then descends a long steep stone staircase in to uphill through the Bamboo, the bamboo and rhododendrons forest to Kuldi, 2300 metres. The trail continue in rhododendrons forests down to Sinuwa, 2250 metres. Your lunch spot in Sinuwa. After lunch trek to Chhomrung. From Sinuwa the trail is down hill till Modi Khola. After passes the river, the trail climb steep way approx. ? an hour Chhomrung.After Chhomrung 45 down to Jhinu Danda(Natural Hot shpring). O/N in Jhinu.
DAY 14: Jhinu Danda to Pothna
DAY 15:- Pothna toPhedi and drive back to Pokhara
DAY 16: Pokhara City Tour
After breakfast we've sightseeing around Pokhara valley. You're free in Pokhara Valley also called "Magic Land" or Dreamland" of Nepal, to explore the various interesting place like a boating in Fewa lake over looking the region of Annapurna Areas, David Falls, Mahendra Cave and some Temples.
After lunch you're free as your own. O/N in Pokhara
DAY 17: Pokhara - Kathmandu
After breakfast, drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus. Along the way you can enjoy with good scenery views. You'll be arrive at Kathmandu late afternoon. You're free in Kathmandu for shop and pick up some last minute souvenirs or rest etc...
DAY 18: Departure
After breakfast free for you until time to leave the international airport for your final destination.
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Note: The above itinerary should be taken only as a guideline; it could change due to fluctuating weather patterns, availability of clean water and campsite, trail or any other unforeseen conditions related to the environment. In case of any trek Itinerary alteration or if it needs to be re-routed to other areas, your Group Leader or senior Sherpa Guide will make the final decision after consulting the group.
• Airport Pick up & drop by private vehicle.
• Farewell Dinner( Nepali Traditional Meal)
• Transportation to and from Kathmandu by air or road, as per itinerary.
• 3 meals per day during the trek (breakfast, lunch & dinner) including the coffee and tea.
• Accommodation in tea houses or in tents as per itinerary during the trek.
• Accommodation including breakfast at 3 star hotels in Kathmandu.
• Highly experienced Government licensed guide and necessary porters during the trek.
• Government / Local taxes, Tourist service charge, guide / porter insurance and salary, general
• Annapurna Conservation area fees.TIMS Card
• Three Queen City Tour with an Experienced Tour Guide (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur)
Depends on your time frame.
• Government and local Taxes
• International airfares
• International Airport Departure Tax.
• Trekking Equipment
• Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
• Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
• Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue) - you may easily obtain the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport - Kathmandu.
• Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
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