Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Duration:11 Days| Difficulty: Moderate

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nnapurna Base Camp Trek is around remote traditional villages where we’ll head our steps taking greetings of provincial people exceeding lush green growth with viewing snow covered With fine views and a delightful blend of cultures unprecedented by any other treks in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is by far one of the most beautiful treks. It’s a trek to the brilliant bastard amphitheatre of the extremely elegant peaks of the Annapurna mountain range Annapurna base camp travel is the most familiar and vibrant trek in Nepal Himalayas. The journey starts from Pokhara in the foothills of the Annapurna and dies through charming villages of Magar and Gurung public as Gurkha soft solder recuperate. The lush Rhododendron woodland, happy villages and theatrical mountain look within just 8 days or less constitute the trek the most popular. The journey is indifferently troublesome with ups and downs on the rough trail. Annapurna base camp at 4,130 m is a funnel-shaped valley with paranomic inspection of Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8,091 m), Tent peak, Fishtail and others. Melting snow of the immense rock faces form glacier that drains into Modi River. Annapurna I is the tenth highest peak in the world and is the first of the 8,000 m peak climbed as early as in 1950.

Day 01 - Drive to Pokhara (820 m/ 2,690 ft) 200 km west of the Kathmandu Valley - Distance (205 km /127 miles) 6-7 hrs

After an early breakfast, we head towards Pokhara by a tourist bus (probably 6-7 hours journey). On our way, we can see the picturesque Trishuli and Marsyangdi rivers along green and rocky mountains, rivers connecting each other and small springs too. Pokhara is a beautiful valley set on the banks of the Phewa and begnas Lake, also known for its panoramic views of Annapurna (8,091m), Machapuchare (6,993m) in the north, Dhaulagiri (8,169m) in the west, Manaslu (8,156m) and Lamjung Himal (6,983) in the east. Pokhara is a lakeside tourist's paradise with many facilities for travellers. You can roam around lakeside where people of different culture come to hang out and have some good time near Phewa lake. Accommodation at the bank of Lakeside.

Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel with included Healthy Breakfast.

Day 02 - Drive to Nayapul (1,050 m/3,445 ft) and Nayapul to Tikhedunga/uleri (1,540 m/5,050 ft)- Distance (43 km/ 27 miles) 3-4 hrs

After a nourishing breakfast at bank of fewa lake, we’ll continue our journey with a short drive through beautiful landscape on the way to Nayapul/birethanti or off road of Hile,we start our trek from here.The route follows pleasantly through fertile jungle and terraced fields along a rushing river. This place is an important point along the trekking route that runs from Pokhara towards the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre base camps and further towards the town of Jomsom, then we follow the trail through the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola ,steadily up the side of the valley to Hille(1,495m) and after a short climb, we reach Tikhedhunga(1,570m). 

Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel with included all Standard meals ( Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner ).

Day 03 - Tikhedunga/Uleri to Ghorepani ( 2,860 m/ 9,385 ft) – Walking Distance (13 km / 8 miles) 5-6 hrs

After a long drive and short trek towards tikhedunga /Uleri, today we’ll head towards a steep ascent. We’ll climb a long, steep series of stone steps towards Ulleri (2070m), a large Magar village. Although a difficult climb, along the way, we can take in astonishing views of the snowy peaks of the Annapurnas, Machhapuchhare, and Hiunchuli. Then we ascend more gently through rhododendron forest where we can see wild animals like monkeys and along the way we can also see springs and rivers Making the land seem like paradise towards Nanghethani(2460m). After an hour more walking we reach our destination Ghorepani, a spectacular settlement located on a ridgeline. The views of the Himalayas from this village are breathtaking. We can see paranomic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayas on a clear day. Dhaulagiri I, II, III, IV, V, Tukuche, Dhampus, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Barah Sikhar, Machhapuchhre (commonly known as Fishtail) are some of the major peaks seen from here. In this way, our 3rd day of Annapurna base camp will be successful with amazing pictures of humongous mountains and lots of memories.

Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel with included all Standard meals ( Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner ).

Day 04 - Early morning hike to Poon Hill viewpoint (3,210 m/ 10,525 ft) 45 minutes -Walking Distance (1 km/ 0.6 miles) , then trek to Tadapani (2,630 m/8,630 ft)- 4hrs

If you’re sunrise lover today is your day, we’ll have an early start of the day as we begin before sunrise to ascend Poon Hill in time to view the sunrise on the Himalaya. We’ll ascend to Poon Hill just in time to view the sunrise on the Himalaya.After taking natural view of sunrise and warm sun kissing We can have view a brilliant panorama of mountain ranges from Poon Hill of mountains Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, more than 32 ranges of the Annapurnas and much more which will make you feel heaven is a place on earth. After enjoying the views, we return to our lodge for a hearty breakfast, and then follow a pleasant forest trail through rhododendron and oak groves to Deurali(2960 m),then we descent to Bandhani and finny to Tadapani another beautiful village with great views of the peaks!
As you can assume today will be the day of glancing mountains and hills to make memories for life.

Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel with included all Standard meals ( Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner ).

Day 05 - Tadapani to Chomrong(2,165 m/7,105 ft)- Walking Distance (7.6 kilometers / 4.7 miles) 5 hrs

After a long mountainous sightseeing in poonhills today We’ll enjoy an early morning panorama from Tadapani as the peaks light up. After a healthy breakfast early morning while viewing the sunrise in Tadapani, we’ll hike though Ghandruk and a steep descent to Kimron River, and up to Chhomrong, on our way, we will see the great view of Annapurna South, Fishtail mountain. It is a great place situated at the lap of mighty Annapurna massif. Chomrong is a village in the Annapurna area of Nepal and a popular overnight stop for those walking the Annapurna sanctuary trek or base camp trek. The village is spread over a hillside that has stunning views of the Annapurnas and Machapuchare. 

Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel with included all Standard meals ( Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner 

Day 06 - Chomrong to Himalaya (2,890 m / 9,425ft) – 5/6 hrs

Today's trek is a bit longer, We make our way down through the spread out, the picturesque village as We follow the trail down to Chomrong Khola, through the picturesque village and climb to the valley of the Modi River. We follow the trail through a clearing in the forest then through the lush jungle with rhododendron (Nepal’s national flower), dense bamboo and oaks. We pass a trailside canyon and eventually we make it to our evening’s destination.

Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel with included all Standard meals ( Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner ).

Day 07 - Himalaya to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m/13,550 ft)–5 hrs

From Himalaya we’ll follow a route through the narrow gorge along the Modi Khola glacier valley past more forests, we pass a large overhanging rock known as Hinku Cave and the lodges of Deurali before making it to the entryway of the ‘sanctuary’ which ultimately takes us to Annapurna base camp. We will be walking close by the Annapurna glaciers. 
On our way, Machhapuchhre Base Camp offers us the stunning panoramic view of surrounding mountains. From Annapurna base camp we get a 360 degree view from Hiunchuli, past Annapurna South to Annapurna I (8,097m/26,566ft) and Khangsar Kang, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhare.
Today is also mountain scenery day, humongous mountains have seen at close quarters which includes the Annapurna Massif (Annapurna I-IV), Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak, and Paungda Danda. Numerous other peaks of 6000-8000m in elevation rise from the Annapurna range. This might be the day which you’ll never forget in your entire life be around snow-capped mountains
We will spend overnight in Annapurna base camp.

Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel with included all Standard meals ( Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner ).

Day 08 - Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,350 m / 7,700ft)- Walking Distance ( 16.7 kilometers / 10.3 miles)- 6hrs

After leaving our footprints on annapurna base camp we’ll have 10 miles trek today. we will continue our trek out of the“Annapurna sanctuary “ and retrace our steps out of the Modi River Valley. We eventually make it to our serene stopover point name Bamboo. We’ll encounter huge mountains on our way and feel the cold breeze on our way. After a long journey, We spend overnight at Bamboo.

Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel with included all Standard meals ( Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner ).

Day 09 - Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1,780 m / 6,393 ft) and nearby natural hot springs- Walking Distance (8.5 kilometers / 5.2 miles.) 3-4hrs

After a long 10 miles journey from ABC to Bamboo, We’ll continue our way down river towards jhinu danda, passing through the serene forests of We continue our way down to Kimrong Khola and start ascending passing through the serene forests of rhododendron, bamboo and oak. Jhinu Danda is located in a very exotic geographical place. Due to which trekkers can find the soothing natural hot springs. Here, we can just relax and sooth out your tired muscles. While observing the natural sights around. Forests filled with rhododendron forest and vegetation largely occupy the central hot spring areas. Along with that, we can even celebrate the achievement of reaching Annapurna Base Camp. Moreover, the place seems to attract tons of new visitors each year without any decrease in the overall tourist numbers. Meanwhile, We then ascend to Chomrong village before dropping by the small peaceful settlement of Jhinu Danda. This village has a nearby riverside hot springs where we can soak our tired muscle .

Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel with included all Standard meals ( Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner ).

Day 10 - Jhinu Danda to shivalaya/Nayapul (1,050 m/3,445 ft) – Walking Distance ( 13 km / 8 miles ) 4-5 hrs, and drive to Pokhara (820 m/ 2,690 ft) -2hrs

We have reached our final day on the trekking trails. After leaving Jhinu Danda hot spring We follow the plain dust road along the right of Modi Khola which is regarded as one of the best and most relaxing walks of the entire trek. We reach at Nayapul . We then say goodbye to the trails and make a return drive through picturesque countryside to Pokhara. Accommodation at hotel near the lake.

Overnight at the best possible lodge/hotel with included all Standard meals ( Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner ).

Day 11 - Drive from Pokhara (820 m/ 2,690 ft) to Kathmandu (1,350 m/4,450 ft) - 6-7hrs

Early morning we depart from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus. The 200 km route goes along the Marsyangdi River and then the Trishuli river offering a good view of the natural scenery and farmland. The bus makes one last climb and we arrive at the valley of the gods, Kathmandu. Accommodation at your selected Hotel in Kathmandu.Upon the arrival to Kathmandu, we will head to our hotels respectively and then it is entirely up to the you what you wish to do. Upon your request, we can arrange a Kathmandu city tour of UNESCO World Heritage sites, Durbar Squares, Tourist places etc. with our well informed and experienced guide.

Note- You can wish for 20 minute flight to Kathmandu at an extra cost too.

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Trip Facts

Trip Duration

11 Days

Destination

Annapurna Region

Country

nepal

Group Size

2-35

Difficulty

Moderate

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