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Annapurna Base Camp trek for Spectacular Himalayan view 14 days

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Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. In Kathmandu.

Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
You will be picked up and transfer to your hotel in Kathamndu. You are free after check into your hotel. No meal included.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 2 star Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2: Fly to Pokhara. Drive to Nayapul trek to Hille (1430m)

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
Fly to Pokhara. Drive to Nayapul trek to Hille (1430m)

Drive to Nayapul and start your trek.Descend down along the roadway, you cross the tributary Dholi Khola using the suspension bridge and which will bring you to Nayapul village. Following then the level path along the left bank of the Modi Khola originating from Annapuran Sanctuary. Moving on you will see Birethanti (1037m) in front and crossing the suspension bridge over the Modi Khola, you will reach Birethanti. Trek further along the tributary of Bhurungdi Khola, passing a small waterfall bringing you to Nayathanti. Descend to the riverbank and continue on for a while. Climb up then to the terraced fields and you will reach Ramgure. When you ascend the path with stone walls, you will arrive in Sudami with a school. A further ascent will take you to Hille.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Simple lodge/Guest House

Day 3: Trek to Ghorepani (2853m)

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
After breakfast start trek to Ghorepani. From here, after crossing the suspension bridge over the Bhurungdi Khola you will have to start a steep ascend to Ulleri (2073m) using continuous stone steps. This is the hardest ascend in this course. Keep on climbing until you reach the ridge of Ulleri village. On the opposite bank, you can see Hiunchuli (6441m) and Annapurna South Peak (7219m). Total time taken will be 5. This place is mostly inhabited by Magars, Chettris and some Gurungs the tribes of this region. The ascend from Ulleri becomes gentle as compared to earlier. At the end of the ridge you will enter through the densely populated forest area. You will soon reach Banthanti. The course from Banthanti goes through the rhododendron forest. Move on along the small stream, which is down below to your right cross the wooden bridge to the left bank and to open section on the flank and you will be in Nagthanti. From here the forest becomes denser, move on the path with stone steps and you will reach the lower village of Ghorepani. After climbing for about 20 minutes you will come to a check-post, the gateway to the upper village (2853m).

From here, you can see Dhaulagiri Himal in front and the Annapurna Himal above you to the right. The place is mostly inhabited by Magars. Ghore means horse and pani means water. This is the place where the traders used to take a rest and let their horses drink water. So the name is given to this place after this reason.

Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lodge or Guest House

Day 4: Trek to Tadapani (2650m)

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
In early morning hike to Poonhill for magneficient sunrise over the Himalayas. It is about one hour climb up. Machhapuchhare (69932m), Hiunchuli, Annapurna South Peak and Annapurna I (8091m) form the snow-covered main ridgeline are spectacular from this point. To the left, Nilgiri (7061m) looks like it is rising from the Kali Gandaki River. In front you can see the imposing Dhaulagiri I (8167m). It is accompanied by Tukuche Peak (6920m) on its right. On its left stand Dhaulagiri II to V and Putha Hiunchuli (7246m). Trek back for breakfast then start journey toward Tadapani. To reach Tadapani, you have to climb the forest area, which is on the opposite side of Poon Hill. In mid-April, this area is marvelously full of rhododendron flowers. From the forest, passing the ridge with a fine view, continue on the flank and go back to the lean ridge again. Repeating small ascends and descends several times, you will reach Deurali. Then descend from there along the stream and you will soon reach Banthanti, your lunch point. After lunch descends from the flank to the tributary Choromg Khola, cross it using the wooden bridge and climb back on the flank. You will come to a pass in the forest area that is Tadapani (2650m).
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lodge or Guest House

Day 5: Trek to Chomrong (2500m)

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
Descend down to the bank of the Modi Khola for about 1.5 hours and then cross the wooden bridge. Climb up to the ridge and move straight for about 40 minutes to reach Gurjung, you see Tadapani on the back. Walk another 2 hours to reach Chomrong with continuous repeat of ascends and descends. Chomrong is like a junction. From here you can go to Ghandruk and Annapurna Base camp too. Beautiful village and mountain views can be seen from here, mostly Annapurna South 7219m, Himchuli 6441m, Annapurn III 7855m, Fishtail 6993m, Gangapurna 7485m, Gandhrava Chuli 6249m.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lodge or Guest House

Day 6: Trek to Dovan (2606m)

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
From the upper end of the village, descend the long stone steps and cross the suspension bridge over the Chomrong Khola. Climb the mountain flank, pass the hamlets and restaurants in Callbong, Tialche, Bhanuwa, and Sinuwa and you will reach the end of the ridge. Follow the rocky path through the forest area until you come to Durdi Ghar. Then after, descend the stone steps and pass the check post. Continue the descend through the forest; follow the path into bamboo forest and you will reach the Bamboo Hotel. You will now make a gentle ascend through the forest area and move on crossing about three streams that flows down from the flank to your left. You will soon reach Dovan (2606m).
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 7: Trek to Machapuchre Base camp – (3700m)

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
After breakfast start trek to Machapuchre Bas e camp. The first section is a forest area. Cross a stream and pass the spot where water is overflowing on the path. You need to be careful while walking. Further walk will bring you to a flat clearing in the forest. Move on to a place called the Himalayan Hotel (2900m) with two lodges, ascend the rocky path and you will soon reach Hinko cave. This area is prone to avalanches during the time of snowfall and there have been disasters. You will soon reach Deurali (3100m). From Deurali you go to the riverbank following the path on the flank until you come to Bagal (3300m). You are heading for Machhapuchhare B.C, which are about 400m higher. From here follow the path on the flank where big rhododendrons are growing and you will come to end of the ridge. On the hill beyond the stream flowing from the South Annapurna Glacier, you can see the lodge of Machhapuchhare B.C. behind which Gangapurna (7455m) soaring. After crossing the stream, climb a little and you will reach Machhapuchhare Base camp.

Duration: 7 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lodge or Guest House

Day 8: Trek to Annapurna Base camp (4130m) and descend to Himalaya (2900)

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
Start early morning for magnificent sunrise from Annapurna Base Camp, return to Machapuchere Base camp for lunch and walk down to Himalaya.
Duration: 7 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: overnight at Lodge or Guest House

Day 9: Trek to Dhovan

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
Retrace trail to Dhovan
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnighty at Lodge or Guest House

Day 10: Trek to Chomrong (2500m)

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
We will be taking the same route down to Chomrong for coming back. From himalaya to Sinuwa the lunch point will be 4 hours walk. And from the lunch point Sinuwa to Chomrung our campsite will be 1 hour down till the river and 1 hour up.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lodge or Guest House

Day 11: Trek to Landrung (1646m)

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
From here, change your route. Walk down for few hours to reach Jhinu hot spring and take quick bath if you want to. After finishing lunch move down to the new bridge for 1 hour and cross the bridge to follow the straight path. It is mostly gradual up till Landrung for about 2 hours. This place is inhabited by Gurungs and from here we can see good view of the mountains if the weather is favorable. Ghandrung(1951m) the most developed village in this area can also be seen.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Lodge or Guest House

Day 12: Trek to Dhampus (1600m) and Phedi

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
Start your journey walking straight and slightly upward for about 1 hour to reach Thorka. Hiking up the ridge for about 1 and half hour to reach Bhichowk. move mostly up through the jungle to Deurali for about 1 and half hours. Descent down and slightly straight for about 1 hour to reach Pothana. From here it is 1 hour to reach Dhampus. The path descends as you near towards Phedi which takes about one and half hours. Phedi to Pokhara it takes 30 minutes drive. Check into hotel.
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: overnight at Lodge or Guest House

Day 13: Drive Kathmandu , in Kathmandu to hotel, free day to explore Kathmandu

Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
Drive back to Kathmandu with touristbus is another attraction on this trek. Greenline bus is one of reliable bus!!! the service this bus provides is excellent, it stops at a beautiful location for lunch which is included and of a mineral water. You will not regret the drive and scenery that you seethroughout your drive to Kathmandu.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 2 start Hotel

Day 14: Transfer to airport, depart Kathmandu

Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
Free time until departure for shopping. Transfer to airport. Depart Kathmandu
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: No accommodation
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Airport or Hotel in Kathmandu
Departure Time
12:00 AM
Duration
14 days
Inclusions
  • Accommodation included: 13 nights
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • meals & lodge accom,guide,Porters,insurance,flight KTM- PKR, bus PKR-KTM,permits, transfers, hotels
  • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Entry/Admission - Annapurna Mountain Range
Exclusions
  • Personal clothing, insurance, mineral water, laundry, and tips, that are not specifically mentioned
  • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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An amazing trip through stunning landscapes meeting friendly and charming people. I could not recommend this trip or the guides highly enough. Professional, friendly and very knowledgeable, always with a smile on their face!
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