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Annapurna base camp trekking is most popular trekking in Annapurna region where you will enjoy with different superb Himalayan scenery including the Dhaulagiri 8167m, Nilgiri 7041m, Fishtail/Machhapuchhare 6998m, Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna II 7939m , Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna south 7219m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Lamjung Himal 6986m,Tukuche peak 6920m etc, you can see different type of Animals such as musk dears, leopards, jackals, mountain Thar, birds such as Pheasant, long tails birds, relaxing with mixed culture such as Bramin, Chhetri, Gurung,magars, Thakalies etc.
Annapurna base camp trekking is a wonderful trek with some tremendous views, from base camp a labyrinth of mountains tower almost vertically above with Annapurna I in dominance. Annapurna base camp trek is more distinct than any other treks in Nepal by its variety of people, rich culture, beautiful landscapes and natural scenery.
Annapurna base camp trek is a good introduction to higher altitude without being too strenuous. Since Annapurna base camp trekking trail has been opened we, Hiking Himalayas Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd has depth experience operating trekking in this area and numerous trekkers much enjoyed in Annapurna base camp trekking through our Trekking agency.
Annapurna base camp trek has been sacred to the local inhabitants and treasured as a spiritual refuge, long before the first trekkers appeared. Annapurna Base Camp is a natural amphitheater ringed by Annapurna South and Annapurna I, Varahashikhar, Gangapurna and the holy mountain Macchapucchre.
Duration: 10 -14 Days or more or Less
Transport: Drive or Fly In / Out
Accommodation: Lodges / Tea House
Best Season: March - Jun / Oct - Dec
Max Altitude: 4160 m
Starting Point:- Kathmandu
Group Size: 1 to above
DAY 01: Arrive In Kathmandu
DAY 02: Kathmandu City Tour
After breakfast, we'll visit Swayambhunath temple, and said to be 2000 years stupa on a hillock offers breath-taking view of Kathmandu City. We will then processed to Visit Pasupatinath and Bouddhanath. After lunch we'll visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur) - which is the oldest of the three major cities in Kathmandu Valley - famous for its Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples, and you can catch the traditional artisans working with wood, stones and metals. O/N in Kathmandu. O/N in KTM.
DAY 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara by Flight or Drive
You have breakfast being of the early morning before 7:00 AM. This morning you will be drive to Pokhara (200km), depart 7:15 AM in the morning, approximately 7hrs away by tourist bus. Lunch spot one the way to Pokhara. You will be arrive late afternoon at Pokhara approximately 2:00 O?clock. Pokhara lakeside villages sits, "front row centre" to one of the most beautiful Himalayan panoramas in the world. The Annapurna and famous "Fishtail" mountain peak of Machapuchhare tower over the tropical setting of Pokhara and you spend there will be the scenic highlight of your trip. You're free in Pokhara Valley also called "Magic Land" or Dreamland" of Nepal, to explore the various interesting place as your own like boating in Fewa lake over looking the region of Annapurna range of Himalayas. In the evening you will prepare yourself for your trek to Poon Hill. O/N stay in Pokhara
DAY 04: Pokhara - Tirkhe Dhunga (1491m.)
After breakfast approx:7:30 AM drive to Nayapul (42km) 1.5 hr by Car via large village of Lumle and walk about 20 minutes to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town. The trail follows the main street of Birethanti, going through bamboo forests and past a large waterfall and swimming hole. Beyond a pasture used by pony caravans, the trail reaches Sudami where you have Lunch. After lunch climb steadily up the side of the valley , reaching Hile at 1495m near by Tirekhedhunga. Along the way, various hamlets offer ample camping possibilities but if Ghorepani is the objective for the next day it is better to push on to Tikhe Dhunga. O/N in Tirkhedhunga.
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.
Above itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please, let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. Click here for tailor made trip.
Note:-Trekking will be shorter or Longer according to clients available time.
Service Cost Includes:
• 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
Service Cost Excludes:
• 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.
• Tips & Gratuities
Price Information:The trip price will be depending on the group size, duration and services required. Please contact us via our website with your details to obtain a quote and for special offer.