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The Annapurna Base Camp, also known as Annapurna Sanctuary, is the most popular trek in the Annapurna area. The high altitude of the trek is to visit the base camp of Annapurna at an altitude of 4,130 meters.The entire journey is about access to Annapurna Sanctuary, a natural runway surrounded by 360-degree views of the high mountains including the highest mountain of Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7273m), Machapuchare (6997m), Gangapurna (7454m), Hiunchuli, M) and so on.
The passageway passes through the bamboo, oak, rhododendron, and beautiful Gurung villages of Ghandrunk, Chhomrong and Dhampus. The landscape is dotted with farm terraces, monasteries, streams, lakes and rivers. You will also take a side trip to Poon Hill (3210m), an ideal spot to catch the Himalayan sunrise and sunset, and the panorama of the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna ranges and many more. You can also enjoy the descent of Jhinu Danda on the way back. The trekking starts from the beautiful town of Pokhara where you will have plenty of time to relax before and after the trip. The best seasons to do Annapurna Base Camp trek is during Spring or Autumn when there is better visibility with sunny blue skies.
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Arrival in KathmanduUpon your arrival time, a representative from Nepal Trekking Routes will reach Kathmandu International Airport [TIA] to welcome and receive you. You will then be escorted to your hotel where you can refresh and relax and in the evening a welcome dinner program will be organized at a Nepali restaurant. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Sightseeing / Cultural Day in Kathmandu ValleyAfter enjoying morning breakfast, you will be picked by your guide from the hotel and take around Kathmandu for sightseeing. You will visit world heritage monuments such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swoyambunat and Bouddhanath. In the evening, our trekking guide will conduct a briefing about the trekking program before dinner. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Kathmandu to PokharaYou will take a 30 min flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. The flight will be short and scenic. Or alternatively you can drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 6 hours. Overnight in Pokhara.
Pokhara to Tikhe DhunghaYour trekking starts from today. After breakfast, you will drive to Naya Pul, the starting point of your trek. The trek quickly enters a village trail following Modi Khola. A 2 hour trek will reach you to the small town of Birethanti. Enroute you will pass through Sudami before reaching Tikhe Dhunga. Overnight in Tikhe Dhunga.
Trek to Ghorepani (2750m)Continue your trek ahead through rhododendron and oak forests. You will be crossing through numerous streams to reach Nangethanti where you will have lunch. From here it is another 2 hours walk to Ghorepani. Overnight in Ghorepani.
Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2520m)The trek to Poon Hill is perhaps the most popular part of this trek. Poonhill at 3210m is the most popular viewpoint to watch Annapurna, Fishtail and Dhaualigir peaks. It will take around 1.5 hrs to be atop the Poonhill from Ghorepani. Return to to Ghorepani and have a sumptuous breakfast before heading towards to Tadapani via Banthanti. Overnight in Tadapani.
Tadapani to Chhomrong (2210m)The trail from Tadapani to Chhomrong goes back and forth along Modi Khola. By the time you arrive in Chhomrong you will fairly be in cusp of Himal Chuli peak. Overnight in Chhomrong.
Chhomrong to Doban (2540m)There is a forest of pine and rhododendron you have to pass after you cross Chhomrong Khola. You will trek past villages of Sinuwa, Kuldi Ghar and Bamboo. It will not be long before you are in Doban (2540m). Overnight in Doban.
Doban to Deurali (3170)As you go deeper into the Annapurna region, you are likely to find many wildlife in the forests along with amazing views of Himalayan peaks. Today you will get the first taste of Mt. Macchapuchre or Fishtail mountain. On the way you can explore Hinko cave, a natural cave hanging on to a cliff. Overnight in Durali.
Deurali to Annapurna Base campThe challenge of trekking through moraines and boulders remain in this ection of the trail. AS you approach the Machhapuchhare Base Camp you will enter the Annapurna Sanctuary. From here it is another 45 minutes walk to reach the Annapurna Base Camp. The base camp offers a surrounding views of tallest Himalayan peaks of Annapurna.
Annapurna Base Camp descend to SinuwaAfter breakfast you will return to Sinuwa following the same trail you had used to climb up. Overnight in Sinuwa.
Sinuwa to Ghandrung (1940m)The trail through Sinuwa to Ghandruk goes downhill and then uphill to Kimrong and then to Deurali. The short distance from Deurali to Ghandruk is complemented by superb views of Himalayam ranges in the horizon. Ghandruk is a popular Gurung village which also has a Gurung Museum. Overnight in Ghandruk.
Trek to Birethanti, Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara (910m)You will again be retracing your steps to Nayapul via Birethanti. You will be drive to Pokhara from Birethanti. Overnight in pokhara
Drive back to Kathmandu.Enjoy a scenic highway drive back to Kathmandu which takes about 6 hours.
KathmanduDepending on the time of your departure, our representative will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport.
- Airport pick-up and drop off service ,
- Trekking Guide and Trekking porter(Two participant 1 porter, Porter carry 25 Kg )
- Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, accommodation during the trekking
- Thamel Park or equal level hotel in Kathmandu
- Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffel bags and trekking sticks (if required)
- Trekking permit of National park,
- TIMS(Trekking Information Management System )
- Insurance and equipment for the trekking staffs
- First aid kit
- Farewell dinner in Kathmandu with cultural program in typical Traditional Nepali restaurant
- Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel Insurance Company .
- Personal expenses
- Heritage entry fee during the sightseeing Kathmandu & Pokhara
- Drinks, beverages, hot shower, extra accommodation in Kathmandu
- Single supplementary (per person accommodation USD 50) Per night
- During the trekking single supplementary is USD 100
- Travel insurance
- Round trip flight fare for Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu
- Tips for guide and porter
- Extra Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu other than mentioned in Itinerary
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