|Lowest Altitude||Approximately 827 meters Pokhara|
|Highest Altitude||Approximately 4130 meters Annapurna base campm|
|Activities||Annnapurna base camp trek|
|Duration||15 Days Trip,13 Days trek|
|Start-End||Pokhara- Tikhedhunga- Poonhill-ABC-Dovan-Birethanti-Pokhara|
|Group Size||Minimum two to Maximum Fifty|
|Best Season||March-May, September-November|
|Cost||$865 per person|
Annapurna Base Camp mesmerizing trek passing tranquil villages dotted with traditional houses, graceful monasteries of Annapurna region trekking midst of thick bamboo, rhododendron forests draped with blooming flowers nurtures your ecstasy.Trek to the high glacial basin blending with local community savoring the eye appealing beauty unfurled by seducing snowcapped mountains kissed by morning sunlight, water cascading down from the mountain side makes trek as perfect sanctuary.
Annapurna Base Camp, residing North side of Pokhara is theater where diverse culture, religion is furnished by local communities through their apparel, festivals, overwhelming hospitality. Trek to well beaten path begins from Pokhara; tourist’s paradise adorned with natural, virgin beauties and cultural heritage with chance to explore Annapurna Conservation Area; house of various diverse endangered species.
Day One: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day Two: Depart from Kathmandu for six hours drive to Pokhara.
Day Three: After one and half hours’ drive to Nayapul from Pokhara, trek heads for Tikhedhunga via Birethanti.
Day Four: We pass through Ulleri, Banthanti on our six hours’ trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani.
Day Five: After refreshing trek to Poonhill for dazzling vision of glistening snow peaks early morning, we walk from Ghorepani to reach Tadapani for overnight stay.
Day Six: Descend to Ghandruk from Tadapani taking three hours.
Day Seven: Enjoy the trek along zigzag path from Ghandruk to Chhomrong that takes around four hours.
Day Eight: Trek from Chhomrong to Bamboo consuming five hours.
Day Nine: Ascend to Deurali crossing Dovan, Himalayan hotel after five hours’ trek.
Day Ten: Access Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhre Base Camp consuming nine hours.
Day Eleven: Descend from Annapurna Base Camp to reach Dovan on five hours’ trek.
Day Twelve: We leave Dovan to immerse on natural beauty blossomed by rhododendron, oaks and bamboo plants on our six hours’ trek to Jhinudanda.
Day Thirteen: We conclude our trek on Birethanti from Jhinudanda that takes about five hours.
Day Fourteen: Return to Kathmandu from Pokhara on seven hours’ drive.
Day Fifteen: We drive you to airport on the basis of your scheduled flight.
Note: We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
You will be warmly welcomed by our representative at Tribhuwan International Airport and transferred to hotel by private vehicle.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara
We set out for Pokhara; natural paradise embellished with nature’s treasure that lies 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu on six hours’ drive.We can enjoy breathtaking vision of terraced rice field, eye appealing landscape and serene Trisuli and Marsyandi river on our drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
Day 03: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga via Birethanti
After one-hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapool on private vehicle, we begin our trek from Nayapool. We reach Birethanti walking for fifteen minutes along the trail running on Modikhola coast. Then moving ahead from Birethanti passing through the countryside village above BhurungdiKhola, we arrive at Tikhedhunga.
Day 04: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepanicrossing Ulleri
We walk along descending trail at beginning then climb uphill steadily until we reach Ullerifor grandeur vision of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. Then we trek upward through rhododendron forests encountering monkeys and diverse bird species to reach Ghorepani for overnight stay.
Day 05: Ghorepani to Tadapani after short hike to Poonhill
Early in the morning with an hour hike to Poonhill enjoy sparkling sunrise view on snowcapped mountains. Then, an hour down trek to Ghorepani, we walk on descending trail crossing GharKhola bridge then pass through Deurali to enjoy peaceful environment of beautiful country village Banthanti. We move uphill from Bantanti to reach Tadapani.
Day 06: Tadapani to Ghandruk
Descend to Ghandruk from Tadapani along path passing through rhododendron, oak dense forests. Explore handicraft center and Gurung museum enchanting on rapturous vision of Himalayan peaks, on Ghandruk.
Day 07: Ghandruk to Chhomrong
About an hour uphill trek enchanting on stunning vision of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Fishtail we reach Kimrongdanda then we walk along sloppy path till we reach Kimrongkhola. At last we descend to Chhomrong from Cheredanda after ascending Cheradanda moving on uphill trail from Kimrongkhola.
Day 08: Chhomrong to Bamboo passing Sinuwa
We cross ChhomrongKhola on swaying suspension bridge for uphill climb to Sinuwa after descending from Chhomrong on gradually downhill path. Then we pass through beautiful forests on our trek from Sinuwa to Bamboo for overnight stay.
Day 09: Bamboo to Deurali
We pass through damp forest then trek uphill till we reach Himalayan Hotel and we move along ascending trail to reach Hinku cave. From Hinku we walk downhill for short duration before climbing again to access Deurali; beautiful village offering magical views of the valley.
Day 10: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhre Base Camp
We have eye catching vision spectacular Machhapuchhre as well as Mount Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna after exertive trek from Bagar to Machhapuchhre. Then move ahead on widen path from Annapurna Sanctuary. At last, we access Annapurna Base Camp; heart of our trekking to enthrall on natural Himalayan beauty relishing yourself on heavenly feelings.
Day 11: Annapurna Base Camp to Dovan
After incredulous ascending of Annapurna Base Camp capturing joyous memory for lifetime, we head to Dovan walking downhill leaving Sinuwa, Himalayan Hotel backwards consuming around five hours for overnight stay.
Day 12: Dovan to Jhinudanda crossing Bamboo
We pass through various rhododendron, oaks and bamboo plants on downhill trek to Bamboo. Then, we climb uphill from Bamboo till we reach Sinuwa crossing Kuldighar. We proceed our journey along descending trail from Sinuwa to Jhinudanda;house of natural hot springs on lap of mountains.
Day 13: Jhinudanda to Nayapul via Birethanti
We descend from Jhinudanda passing through forests, rice terraces, water falls to reach Birethanti; small town with few lodges, shops and human settlements. After having coffee on Birethanti teashop, we walk along flat path up to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara.
Day 14: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Return to Kathmandu from Pokhara by tourist vehicle peeping beauty of green sceneries rice terrace fields.
Day 15: Return Flight
We drive you to airport on the basis of your scheduled flight.
We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.
The Cost Includes:
- A guide
- Necessary Porters (A porter is provided to two persons, and can carry upto 20 Kilos)
- Entry permits for Annapurna Conservation Area
- Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
- Necessary transport
- All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) for you and our staff during the trek
- Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) for you and our staff during the trek
- Necessary equipment such as sleeping bag, down jacket etc.
- First aid kits for guide and porters
- Insurance and equipment for the Nepali staffs
- Hotel accommodation in Pokhara at lake side
- Airport picks up services
The Cost Excludes:
- Bar bills (coca cola, mineral water etc.)
- Personal Insurance &; emergency rescue charges if necessary
- Extra porter &; transport charges in the event of landslides
- Other personal expenses, Kathmandu city entrance fee
- Personal, medical and evacuation insurance
- Laundry, cost raised by re-routing, cancellation, political disturbance etc.
- Tips and any other expenses, which are not mentioned above.
- Lunch and dinner in and Pokhara
- Meals and hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (We can arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget)
To enjoy your trip more you need to be comfort and breathability all day long, for that you need to put emphasis on equipment’s that are necessary. The following list includes items that are necessary which can also be hired.
- Backpack: During your trip you need to be careful to make the weight of your clothing equipment down to minimum. Your packed trek bag, should weigh no more than 15 kilograms (33 pounds.)
- Sleeping Bag: Sleeping bag rated to at least 15-degrees Fahrenheit (Optional/ Sleeping bag is provided by us if necessary)
- Duffel Bag
- Flash Light (Head lamp)
- Sun glass
- Water purifier
- Trekking boots
- Lightweight sandals
- Woolen socks (3 pairs)
While packing your clothes, you need to be careful to not to pack heavy clothes. It’s rather good to go on layers than in bulky clothes.
- Hat (For warmth)
- Lightweight long sleeve trekking shirts
- Long sleeves are good for sun protection. Light weight makes for easy wash material
- Fleece Jacket or pullover
- Underwear (4 pairs)
- Fleece or wool trouser/ Pants
- Gaiters (Optional)
- Thermal Clothing (As per the Season)
- Lightweight rain Jacket
- Warm Gloves or mittens
- Sports bra
- Sun block
- Toilet articles and towel
- Small Knife
- First-aid kit (containing all drugs prescribed to you)
- Batteries backup
Accommodation: You would be accommodated at Nagarjun homestay with facilities of hot water, western toilets, electricity, television, free WIFI during Kathmandu stay. And offered to stay at teahouses with facilities granted by teahouses during trek.
Meal: You would be offered breakfast, Nepali meal at homestay during time at Kathmandu while on trekking you would be provided Nepalese meals three times a day during trek.