Trip Code : AH/AR-01
Accomodation : 3 star Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara /Basic Lodge during the Trek
Duration : 15 Days
Grading : Easy
Max Altitude : 4130 M
Activity : Natural wonders
Starts at : Kathmandu
End at : Annapurna Base Camp
Best Season : Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Sept,Oct Nov
Annapurna, which is the 10th highest mountain in the world. Annapurna is a series of peaks in the Himalaya, a 55-km-long Massif whose highest point, Annapurna I, stands at 8,091 m (26,538 ft). It is located east of a great gorge cut through the Himalaya by the most famous river, Kali Gandaki and which separates it from the Mount Dhaulagiri.Annapurna Base Camp is one of the most famous trekking areas inNepal. It starts either from Phedi or from Nayapulafterreaching Pokhara. There are rarely a few places in the world with such a splendid variety of natural beauty as that of Annapurna Region. It is a rare combination of long arrays of snow capped mountains, crystal clear lakes, turbulent rivers with deep gorges, Buddhist monasteries, home of famous Gorkha soldiers and other friendly ethnic groups, as well as hot springs and beautiful villages in this area.Annapurna Base camp Trekking is a good way of experiencing high mountains, glaciers, forests, Jungles at close hand in a short period.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m.)
Our (ATH) representatives will be coming to receive you at theTribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and you will be transferred to the hotel for staying overnight. You will be warmly greeted at the hotel. Then you will be provided additional information about the further trip and we will collect your needed documents for our official purposes. After short preliminary meeting, either stay and take rest at the hotel or hang around in the city at the evening to explore the local areas. It depends upon your interests and conditions. Enjoy the delicious Nepali dinner before nap.
Day 2: Kathmandu valley full day sightseeing
Our trek leader will come for the pre-trip meeting at morning which includes briefings and preparation for the today’s trip after breakfast. Then you will be headed for the full day sightseeing of capital city- Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the city of temples and world heritage sites. Our trek leader will lead you to the famous and interesting places of Kathmandu valley. You will be taken to the famous religious places like Patan and Pashupatinath as Hindu’s, and Swayambhunath as Buddhist’s. You can see many attractive temples and gumbas in different places. Then, the rest of time, you will be visited to explore the other places and their local cultures. Stay overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara (200km.)
Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. It takes about 7 hours by tourist bus. Take the beautiful views of mountains and local areas from bus. After reaching Pokhara, you will be escorted to the hotel. Pokhara is one of the best tourism area of Nepal. You will feel your peace heart exposing the crazyness towards the beautiful nature. Then have some rest and then take the view of beautiful lake and magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, fishtail (Machhapuchhare) and five peaks of Annapurna. You can also explore the local places and their cultures. Stay overnight at the hotel in Pokhara.
Day 4: Drive to Nayapul (42km)
You will be drove to Nayapul which is only about 2 hours (1050m.) far from Pokhara. Our guide will lead you to your every destination. Your Annapurna Base Camp Trekking begins here. Then, start trek to Tikhedhunga for 4 hours. Climb slightly up to the valley of Hile (1495 meters) and then shortly you will reach Tikhedhunga (1525 meters). Enjoy your one night stay in Tikhedhunga.
Day 5: Trek to Ghorepani (2853 m.)
After breakfast at the morning, this trek gently ascends up to Banthanti (2250 meters) through refreshingly cool Oak and rhododendron forest. You can enjoy the fantastic views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan range after few hours of walk from Banthanti. The natural beauty over this place is admirable. The scenery of this place boost your energy and helps to climb up the steeply steps and immerse you to walk more. Ghorepani is also one of the most popular view points in Nepal. It takes nearly 6 hours and 30 minutes to reach Ghorepani by walking.
Day 6: Visit to Poon Hill early in the morning and Trek to Tadapani (2520m.)
Hike up to Poon hill (3210 meters) early in the morning to see the panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail (machhapuchhre) and others. Poon hill is one of the best Himalaya view point in Nepal. Not only the panoramic views but also other beautiful views as well as sunrise over the tolerable Himalayas make your eyes caught. After taking the views of these panoramic sceneries, return back to Ghorepani and start trek to Tadapani after breakfast. Stay overnight at the lodge in Tadapani.
Day 7: Trek to Chhomrong (1920).
Descend to Kimrong stream through the thick and dark forest of rhododendron. Walk towards Chhomrong crossing through the Gurjung village. While climbing, take view of the mighty peak of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and the Virgin Peak above the village and the view of Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre) facing across the valley which is really impressive. Chhomrong is highly populated by the Gurung people which are one of the major ethnic groups of Nepal. Most of the lodges are launched by the Gurung people who are providing good facilities to its customers. It’s your great chance to experience the perfect hospitality of Gurung people. It takes about 5 hours by walking to reach the beautiful and peaceful village- Chhomrong.
Day 8: Trek to Dovan (2,505m).
After leaving Chhomrong, the trail descends via a stone staircase and crosses the Chhomrong Khola on a swaying Suspension bridge. Descend to Modi Khola and cross the suspension bridge then trek up to Sinuwa Danda. The trail passes through thick and dark silent rhododendron and Oak forest up to Khuldighar. Then, descend into long, steep, slippery stone staircase and deep bamboo and rhododendron forests through which it leads Dovan. It takes nearly 5 hours to reach Dovan from Chhomrong
Day 9: Trek to MBC (4700m)
Climb to Deurali through the thick rhododendron and bamboo forest to reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp. It takes nearly 5 hours to reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp by walking. The natural sceneries over here encourage you to walk more and create curiosity towards nature. After reaching MBC, the views of Mt.Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gangapurna and the Fishtail are really touchable. Annapurna I is the tenth highest peak of the world. Take the unforgettable experience of camping in Nepal.
Day 10: Trek to ABC (4130m).
On the way to Annapurna Base Camp, the vegetation disappears. We will see the snow boulders melting and forming small streams. This area is also called as Annapurna sanctuary. Annapurna Base Camp is the main attraction of Annapurna Base Camp Trekking. It gives you the natural views and creates more excitement towards nature. This place exposes the spectacular view of Himalayas including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli Peak, Fishtail (Machhapuchhre), Lamjung Himal and Barah Shikhar. It takes 2 to 3 hours to reach ABC and then trek back to Deurali (4hrs).
Day 11: Trek back to Chhomrong (1920)
Again, after mesmerizing the view of peaceful Himalayas and crossing the beautiful villages, streams and forests, trek back to Chhomrong which takes nearly 7 hours by walking. Take your heavy rest in this beautiful village.
Day 12: Trek to Ghandrung (1940m.)
Another beautiful village to be appreciated is Ghandrung having its own natural beauty. It is one of the beautiful tourism areas to be visited. Most of the people inhabited in Ghandrung are Gurung people who are providing fooding and lodging facilities to its visitors. They have their own typical Nepali culture to welcome their guests. You have to walk about 5 hours to reach this amazing village from Chhomrong.
Day 13: Trek back to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara
After departure from Ghandrung, trek back to Nayapul which takes about 7 hours to reach the ending point of trekking. Here ends the memorable trekking of Annapurna Base Camp. Then drive from Nayapul to Pokhara.
Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. If there is enough time then go for the exploration of local markets and shopping. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 15: Departure to International Airport
Our vehicle will drop you to the International Airport for your departure.
- Transfer as per program with private transportation
- Hotel in Bhaktapur; Sweet home bhaktapur or same standard hotel with bed and breakfast basis
- Hotel in kathmandu: 3 star standard Hotel with Bed and Break fast.
- Hotel in Pokhara: 3 star standard Hotel with bed and break fast.
- Necessary entrance fee for trekking and sightseeing
- simple Clean lodge accommodation during the Trekking
- Break fast and dinner during the Trekking
- English Speaking Trekking Guide.
- One porter for 2 person.
- Wel come and farewell dinner at typical nepali restarant
- Insurance of Staff
- All our Government taxex and office expenses
What's not included
- International air fare
- Travel Insurance.
- Lunch during the trekking
- personal expenses such as :Laundry,telephone calls,snacks, beverages etc
- Travel insurance
- Other cost not mention in cost inclusive sector