Duration

14 days

Activities

  • Trekking in Nepal

Accomodation

 3* category hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara with B/B Plan, Normal Tea House during the trekking(B.L.D).

 

Meals

  •  Kathmandu & Pokhara B/B Plan during the trekkingContinental Food(B.L.d).

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from $850 USD
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Trip highlights

  • Annapurna Glacier
  • Annapurna Base Camp
  • Poon Hill
  • Ghandruk and Dhampus
  • Local Gurung culture and their custom
  • Sunrise view
  • View of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, and Lamjung Himal

 

Overview

Annapurna Base Camp trekking rewards you with a unique and most diverse range of climate, vegetation with colorful local culture in a short frame of time, which is quite special on this awesome Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, compared to any other countries on this planet earth. Annapurna Base Camp trekking starts from the low warm sub-tropical valley of beautiful Pokhara, a touristic spot blessed with the natural scenery of mountains and lakes, as walk heads into high green hills covered within lovely cool alpine forest laden with tall rhododendron-magnolia-oaks-pines and fir trees. The way to the base camp of Annapurna is a part of the Great Himalaya Trails.

                   Most Popular places from every aspect Ghandruk, Poon Hill, Dhampus, Chhomrong, Annapurna Base Camp can be visited on a single route to ABC. We can have a spectacular view of sunrise from the top-hills of many places that come on our way to the base camp of massive Annapurna. We can have a close view of seasonal Agricultural farmland and villages. 

Alternative Solar power can be found in Ghandruk and Chhomrong. Nowadays public transportation to Ghandruk has also started which takes about 10 hours from Kathmandu.

Hot spring at Jhinu Danda is quite famous for its hot water bath, popularly known as Tatopani among Nepali People. We will be following the Modi river for our journey to Annapurna Base Camp. We can analyze the view of massive mountains such as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, etc. 

This is the place that is rich in its bio-diversity, culture, food, and lifestyle. Around 20,000 people are staying in this area. Tradition culture along with their cultural dress can be seen on our route. Lots of flora and fauna especially, Yarsagumba can be found in this trekking route. Himalayan herbs, which can cure lots of diseases are available in the Annapurna Conservation area. It is one of the oldest conservation areas of Nepal established by King Mahendra.

In spring and summer times the area will be spectacular when wildflowers are in full bloom with a riot of colors covering the hills of Annapurna Himalaya all the way to its base camp in the heart of Sanctuary. The walk is not overly difficult with some uphill and downhill to encounter as you explore traditional Gurung villages along the way within the typical heartland of Nepal.

Once you enter Annapurna Base Camp and the Annapurna Sanctuary surrounded within an amphitheater of snow peaks from Annapurna (26,545ft-8,091m), Annapurna south (23,693ft-7,219m), Gangapurna (24,457ft.-7,455m) and Annapurna III (24,787ft-7,555m) with magnificent Machapuchare Himal (Fish-tail). 

Itinerary

On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport received by our company staff and then transfer to your hotel.evening 5 pm our manager will brief on Hotel, Kathmandu, about trekking programs and other related information then go for well -come dinner. 

After your first night in Kathmandu, morning with half-day guided sightseeing tour in and around Kathmandu at places of interest, Kathmandu valley and the city steeped with historical monuments listed as World Heritage Sites with time in the afternoon for trek preparation day.

As per flight schedule for Pokhara, our staff transfers you to Kathmandu domestic airport for a short scenic half hour flight to land at Pokhara airport. On arrival at Pokhara, our trekking staff receives you for a short drive away from beautiful Pokhara city, to begin our first-day walk, as drive leads through farm villages and towns overlooking views of Annapurna and Machapuchare Himal, as drive brings you at Nayapul and then begin our first day walk to Uller if village with drive to Hille village. Drive leads past Bhirethati an attractive village located on the bank of Modi River with warm sub-tropical temperatures, on reaching Hille starting with an uphill walk on stone-paved steps all the way to our overnight stop at Gurung village Ulleri. A large typical Nepalese Hill village adorned with the traditional architecture of mud plastered-stone works and thatch-roofed houses with views of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli peaks.  

Walk from Ulleri leads to a slow gradual up into lovely rain and alpine forest with streams to cross, as our route heads within beautiful rhododendron woodland to reach at Ghorepani for an overnight stop.
Ghorepani offers great views of the Dhaulagiri range of mountains and as well as Annapurna South and Vara Shikhar Himal located at the base of Poon Hill and on Old Trans-Himalayan Salt Trade / Caravan Route of Nepal and Tibet which leads beyond Upper Mustang and Kaligandaki River valley.

Early morning hike to Poon hill at the height of3, 210m before breakfast, for stunning sunrise views over Eight Thousand meters high Himalayan peaks with Dhaulagiri-Annapurna and Manaslu range of mountains with majestic Machapuchare Himal ‘Fish Tail’ the unclimbed virgin peaks of Himalaya. Enjoy magnificent panorama of Himalayan chain of peaks and then heading back to Ghorepani to continue walk reaching our next stop at Tadapani. The walk leads to a climb into a forest of Rhododendron (the areas regarded as world’s natural garden) in the flowering season of March and April, the whole hills covered with riots of colors when wildflowers and rhododendron in full bloom. After reaching at Deurali top on a downhill for an hour, and then uphill to Tadapani village for an overnight stop, this nice village amidst forest surrounding offers grand views of Annapurna South, Annapurna II, IV and Machapuchare Himal.

Trek from Tadapani starts downhill most of the way through a pristine forest of oaks and rhododendron with views of Annapurna. This part of the walk is pleasant till Kimrong Khola and then climb for few hours, once one the top of the ridge, the walk is fairly easy downhill to Gurung large village at Chomrong, the last permanent settlement on route Annapurna Base Camp ad Sanctuary. 

From Chomrong walks leads on terraced farm fields and then descends to a river, after crossing a bridge with uphill for few hours till Khuldi-village is reached. After Khuldi, walk leads downhill for an hour into bamboo thickets till Bamboo a place with a number of small lodges within midst of bamboo, rhododendron and oaks forest, having a refreshing stop an hour walk with a gradual climb to reach overnight halt at Dovan, an isolated spot with few Lodges to stay within Modi River gorge

After Dovan, walk into cool forested areas with gradual up following Modi River upstream, the trail continues with few ups and down to reach Himalaya Hotel near a large overhanging cave called Hinko, beneath Hiunchuli peak. Walk for another hour to Deurali the last place with lodge and tea-house before Machapuchare Base Camp. Vegetation and tree lines fade for high alpine bush and shrubs from Deurali onward, where walk leads up following raging Modi River upstream with few strenuous climbs for an hour in between and then ending our day’s walks at Machapuchare Base Camp. Machapuchare base camp located beneath North Face of Machapuchare Himal peak with Fish Tail shaped twin summits.

Walk this morning leads you in the heart of the Sanctuary at Annapurna Base Camp, as the trail follows uphill for few hours, on a grassy path with pleasant walks reaching a higher ground within a plateau with magnificent views of snow peaks that encircles this lovely spot. After a climb on a nice pleasant trail to Annapurna Base Camp, the one and only base camp with facilities of the nice and cozy lodge to stay with high Annapurna peaks backdrop and super mountain panorama. After a great time at ABC then retrace the route back to Machapuchare Base Camp for last overnight within Annapurna Sanctuary.

After a lovely time in perfect tranquility of mountains and in mountain wilderness trek back towards lush green vegetation and tree lines, walk downhill with few ups to Bamboo for an overnight stop.

From Bamboo, morning walk leads to a short climb to Khuldi, and then descend all the way to the bridge, from the bridge uphill walk to Chomrong. After a break here at Chomrong a short uphill climb and the downhill to Jhinu danda, the village with natural Hot Spring with a number of good lodges, with time in the afternoon a short walk downhill to hot springs by the river Modi. 

From Jhinu downhill to reach a bridge near Modi River and then walking into warmer areas past scattered farm villages and fields following the same river downstream to Sibai, a small farm village sandwiched between the hills of Ghanduk and Landruk village for lunch stop. After lunch a 2-3 hour drive to Pokhara for last overnight of this great wonderful adventure by serene and calm Phewa Lake with views of Annapurna.

As per the flight schedule a short drive to Pokhara airport, where 30 minutes scenic flight brings you back at Kathmandu and then transfer to your Hotel.

Today as per your international flight time, our Office staff transfers you to the airport for your final departure from this amazing country, Nepal.

Activities:
Trekking in Nepal
Grading:
3
moderate

Route Map

Includes & Excludes

 

  • Accommodation sharing twin at Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 nights and Hotel in Pokhara for 1 night on Bed & Breakfast basis. 
  • Airport transfers in Kathmandu & Pokhara. 
  • Half-day guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu with applicable entrance fees. 
  • Transportation Pokhara / Trek / Pokhara by non-AC private vehicle. 
  • Trekking arrangement backed by Sherpa Guide and porters using local lodges on a full board basis. 
  • Applicable Trekking Permit & Conservation Fees. 
  • Insurance for Nepalese crew. 

 

     

    • International flights to/from Kathmandu. 
    • Nepal entry visa fees. 
    • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu & Pokhara Hotels. 
    • Travel, Medical, and Personal insurance. 
    • Rescue evacuation in case of an emergency. 
    • Personal clothing and personal trekking gear including sleeping bag & down jacket. 
    • Expenses of personal nature, i.e. tipping, laundry, bottled drinks, bar bills, etc.
    • Any expense for early returning members due to sickness, injury or any other reason. No refund will be entertained for any unused service. 
    • Extra expense occurred due to unexpected circumstances like cancellation of internal flights, floods, strikes, etc.
    • internal flight Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu with applicable airport taxes.

About your leader


Adventure altitude treks provide the very expert leader more than 12 years of experience and a local guide in the Annapurna area who have knowledge about the Annapurna region. our guides are very professional and highly speaking English. They offer many different kinds of trekking activities and provide much different information about flora and fauna, biodiversity, climbing, and so on. The leader creates a family environment where clients can be friendly and can share their problems during trekking days. Adventure altitude treks always make the adventure fun and enjoyable and give unbelievable experiences to our valuable clients. our leaders are very kind and perform their duty respectfully. Every year adventure altitude treks organize well-trained leaders for tourists.

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