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Annapurna base camp trekking 2

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

Difficulty: Moderate
Max Altitude: 4130m at ABC
Duration: 13 days
Cost: $770
Season: Spring/Autumn
Walking: 4-6hrs a day
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Annapurna base camp trekking is the most frequently done trekking in Nepal which hits the top of the list even before Everest trekking. We travel to the heart of the Annapurna Himalayan ranges in this awesome journey to arrive at the base of world's 10th highest Mt Annapurna.

It needs no explanation why this route is so famous. The daily dose of incredible views of the gifted nature while exploring the mid hills, the inhabitation of the typical Gurung and Magar tribe passing through the enchanting rhododendron forests and the awe-inspiring landscapes are just indescribable. The most popular Poon Hill falls in this journey, which is the best vantage point for observing stunning Himalayan ranges from pretty up close during sunrise and sunset time.

People with no experience in trekking and weak-hearted in terms of travelling can also join this beautiful trip to Annapurna. The most preferable times are the spring and autumn season though it can be done in other times as well. It’s better to rather go straight on the trek to Annapurna base camp than hearing from people then only you will realize how beautiful it is.

***BLD denotes breakfast lunch and dinner

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1400m, D, Hotel

You will be welcomed by our cheerful and dedicated staffs in the Kathmandu airport and transferred to the hotel for refreshment. We will then leave you until we meet again in the dinner table for the formal introduction and trip briefing. The cultural live program will be on the menu.

Day 02: Scenic drive to Pokhara 860m 6hrs (Flight is an option) B, Hotel

You can expect to see Mt Machapuchare (Fish Tail) in this driving day en route to Pokhara. As you get to Pokhara, you will be amazed by this wonderful valley where the Himalayan ranges reflect upon its Phewa Lake. Transfer to hotel by the serene Phewa Lake. Boating in the lake.

Day 03: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri 1960m 5hrs, BLD, Teahouse

Our trekking journey begins from today onward. Let’s be cool and slowly start our steps to get to the wonderland. From Nayapul, start walking uphill for a short time to reach Birethanti and later to Tikhedhunga for the lunch stop. Passing through houses, shops and different settlements especially with Magar tribe and walking through some serious tough steps you'll arrive at Ulleri for the overnight stop.

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani 2874m 5hrs, BLD, Teahouse

Another beautiful day to be walking into serene nature. You'll gain more height at Ghorepani village with fantastic scenery of world’s 7th highest Mt Dhaulagiri and its range of peaks Annapurna South and Vara-Shikar. Ghorepani is popular for the hiking to Poon Hill, a view point offering super wide angle views of world’s 3 highest peaks and other mountains with striking sunrise and sunset.

Day 05: Trek to Tadapani 2630m 5hrs, BLD, Teahouse

You’d better wake up early if you don’t want to miss the beautiful sunrise over the massive mountain ranges. Hike to Poon Hill 3210m before dawn. After you think, it’s then you had enough of the panoramic mountain views, time to get back to lodge and continue another day trek. Tadapani for the overnight stop after usual uphill and downhill climbs.

Day 06: Trek to Sinuwa 2340m 5hrs, BLD, Teahouse

Morning climb up for few hrs to reach Chhomrong village and after a short break there, continue your walks until you arrive at Sinuwa. The walk could be a bit strenuous this day comparing to the other day.

Day 07: Trek to Deurali 3230m 5hrs, BLD, Teahouse

The walk leads into cool thick forest till Bamboo is reached, located by the Modi River in the middle of bamboo, rhododendron and oaks forest. The similar walk will lead you to Dovan, Himalaya hotel and towards less vegetation area until you arrive at Deurali for the night.

Day 08: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp 4130m 4hrs, BLD, Teahouse

Day to get to the main highlight of our journey, Annapurna base camp. After arriving at Base Camp you can enjoy the awesome views of surrounding mountainous scenery. 
Annapurna area was first explored by British Adventurer Col. James O.M. 'Jimmy' Roberts in 1956 and exposed to the world as the 'Sanctuary of Gods'. The Sanctuary has been christened as "Annapurna Sanctuary" ever since.

Day 09: Trek to Bamboo 2050m 5hrs, BLD, Teahouse

After a grand time at Annapurna base camp and sanctuary, walk in the morning on downhill path all the way to Deurali. You will be back into tree lines in no time to arrive at Bamboo for the overnight stop.

Day 10: Trek to Jhinu Danda 1700m 5hrs, BLD, Teahouse

Follow the same route back until you arrive at Chhomrong village for the lunch break. From Chhomrong, trek to Jhinu Danda via a ridge which offer refreshing hot springs with just 20mins downhill walk.

Day 11: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara 6hrs, B, Hotel

Yep, unfortunately we’ve come to the end of our beautiful journey. After getting back to Nayapul in no time, we will drive to Pokhara. Relax in your hotel since it’s been a tough journey and we made it through thick and thins.

Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu, B, Hotel

We drive early to Kathmandu. Browse around the market rest of the day. You can ask your guide to take you to explore around if you feel like doing so. Farewell dinner is also served.

Day 13: International flight

Your last day in amazing Nepal after doing the glorious Annapurna region trekking. Transfer to the airport for your sweet flight back home. Goodbye.

Cost Included

  • Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle and all other ground transports
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB plan, twin sharing basis
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant with cultural program
  • Kathmandu - Pokhara – Kathmandu by deluxe tourist bus (Can opt to fly)
  • Pokhara – Nayapul - Pokhara by car
  • Full sightseeing during trekking
  • 8 night’s teahouse accommodation at mountain with hot showers daily
  • Full board meals; breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea / coffee in cups
  • Clean drinking water everyday
  • ACAP permit (Annapurna Conservation Area Project)
  • TIMS Card (Trekkers Information management system)
  • An experienced English speaking trekking guide and his expenses, insurance
  • Porter service (1 for 2 trekkers) and their expenses, insurances
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket and duffel bag (provided if required but to be returned after)
  • First Aid kit Bag
  • Company t-shirt/ Certificate of appreciation
  • Government tax and Vat

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal visa fee (on arrival) and international flight
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic and non-alcoholic
  • Personal expenses as phone bill, chocolates, bakery, battery charge, laundry and extra porter
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Travel and emergency rescue insurance
  • Gratuities to the staffs

March, 2018

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