Trip Overview

Highlights

Annapurna Base Camp is the destination of this trekking tour considered to be a natural amphitheater as it is surrounded  by the number of peaks of Annapurna range namely: Annapurna South, Annapurna 1st, Machhapuchhre and Barashshikhar. Situated at an altitude of 4130m, the Annapurna Base camp can be reached by passing through the forests of bamboo , rhododendron and alpine meadows. This trek is commanly known as Annapura Sanctuary trek and it lies the herat of the entire Annapruna Circuit trek.  Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek or  Annapurna Panorama Trek also lies within the route to  Annapurna sanctuary. As you trek upward ahead you will encounter on the way the beautiful Gurung villages of Ghandrung, Chhomrong, Dhampus and the rural communities of Modi River valley. During the trekking you will observe both the nature and the life style of the people of  the rural Nepal.

Daily Itenary:

06.00 - 07.00 Wakeup, Washing
08.00 Breakfast
09.00 Start Walking
12.00 Stop for Lunch
13.00 Start Walking Again
17.00 - 18.00 Arrival For Overnight
Things To Do

Itinerary & Map

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  • 1
    Your Arrival (1,350m)

    Your arrival to Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), you will be met by our Airport Representative, and transfer to hotel.

  • 2
    Kathmandu Sightseeing (1,350m)

    We start our sightseeing tour after breakfast; we take you to the Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square where you will visit Kumari - the Living Goddess of Nepal, Legendary Kasthamandap Temple, Hanuman Dhoka Palace and many other shrines. You will proceed to Tour of Patan City to have a look and study many beautiful and interesting arts and architecture and historic and cultural phenomena

  • 3
    KTM - PKR Drive (1,350m)

    Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara - 6 hours scenic drive by Private Vehicle. 
    Rafting:
    A 3 hours rafting on the Trishuli river on the way to Pokhara: Starts from Charaundi and that ends at Kuringhat.

  • 4
    Pokhara- Ulleri 2160m. 5 hours (2,160m)

    We drive to Nayapul via the large village of Lumle and then start our trek to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town. Our path follows the main trail to Sudami where we climb steadily up the side of the valley, reaching Hile (1495m) and Tirkhe Dhunga before pushing on to Uleri, the large Magar village ascending  a steep stone staircase.

  • 5
    Uleri - Ghorepani ( 3 hours) (2,850m)

    From ga the trail crosses a stream and then We trek through rhododendron and oak forests and across streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti. From Nangethanti we trek up to Ghorepani (2850m).

  • 6
    Ghorepani - Poon Hill - Tadapani ( 5 hours) (2,540m)

    We wake up very early and start our climb to Poon Hill (3195m). A brilliant spectacle, this vantage point provides an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas. From Ghorepani the trail climbs along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m). We descend to reach Banthanti, then wind our way to Tadapani (2540m).

  • 7
    Tadapani - Chhomrung (4 hours) (2,540m)

    From Tadapani the trail drops down through rhododendron and oak forests, arriving at Chhomrung for lunch. Chhomrung is a Gurung Village, and the highest permanent settlement in the valley with tremendous view across to Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare 6097m.

  • 8
    Chhomrung - Himalaya (5 hours) (2,900m)

    The trail descends via a stone staircase and then crosses the Chhomrung Khola. We climb to Sinuwa above the Modi Khola on its west bank, passing through forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak. The trail now climbs to Kuldi, before descending a long, steep, stone staircase to Dovan.

  • 9
    Day 09 : Himalaya - Annapurna Base Camp (7 hours) (4,116m)

    From Himalaya the trail climbs high above the river, on to the lateral moraine, and down the other side to the glacier. Walking up the bed of the glacier we arrive at Base Camp (4116m)
     
    Lunch will be at the MBC. As the itinerary is flexible, we can stay here in case. It takes maximum 2 hours only.

  • 10
    Annapurna Base Camp - Bamboo. 6 hours (4,200m)

    We climb very early to the viewpoint for a stunning sunrise. After breakfast we retrace our steps to Bamboo.

  • 11
    Bamboo - Chhomrung - Jhunu Danda (5 hours) (3,500m)

    From Bamboo the trail descends a long, stone staircase through bamboo and rhododendrons forests to Kuldi. The trail continues through more rhododendron forest and down to Sinuwa. From Sinuwa the trail leads downhill to the Modi Khola, where we then climb steeply to Chhomrung. You will head Jhinudanda trek down for about an hour. You will relax in the natural hot spring here.

  • 12
    Jhinudanda Nayapool 5 hours then 45 minutes then drive to Pokhara. (2,160m)

    From Jhinudanda, we trek downhill through villages and terraced fields to Syauli Bazaar and on to Nayapul. Here we arrange transport back to Pokhara. 

  • 13
    Drive back to KTM (1,350m)

    Drive back to KTM

  • 14
    Sightseeing in KTM and Bhaktapur City (1,350m)

    We drive you to the Pashupatinath Temple the holiest Hindu Temple. Cremation of the death body takes place on the banks of Bagmati River. Then proceed to the tour of the biggest of the Buddhist Stupa architecture. Erected in the 17th century and is believed to be a "must visit" pilgrimage site for Buddhist in their lifetime. Boudhanath area is densely inhabited by Tibetan refugees and carries the name as Little Tibet. Then after Sightseeing Tour of Bhaktapur City is just a 14 kms east of Kathmandu. Bhaktapur means the city of devotees and is a center of potter and intriguing masks. The major sightseeing places are, Durbar Square, of 55 windows, Nyatapola, Bhairavnath Temple, Dattatreya Temple etc.

  • 15
    Fly back Home (1,350m)

    Fly back Home

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Things You Need

Gear Information

Footwear Well broken-in walking shoes, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.
Clothing Down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, underwear, warm and cotton trousers or jeans, shirts and T-shirts, shorts, long underwear, wool hat, sun hat, gloves, bathing suit, track suit.
Other equipment Sleeping bag (4 seasons), trekking holdall or stash sack with lock, daypack, water bottle, sun cream, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve.
Other Items  Insect repellent, toilet articles, diary, toilet roll, laundry soap, wet ones, pocket knife, tie cord, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film, cards and personal medical kit.
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