“Unmatched beauty of the sanctuary and base camp in the heart of Mt. Annapurna The one and only short, scenic treks to Annapurna Base Camp in whole Himalaya From warm temperature to cooler hills and towards the arctic zone of ice and glaciers Impressive farm villages of Gurung the hills tribe of Annapurna Himalaya range Beautiful forest covered with tall rhododendron-magnolia and pines tree lines Facing grand views of Annapurna and other range of mountains on daily walks.”
Trip Mode: Staying in tourist standard hotels in Pokhara. On treks staying overnight in nice local lodges.
Trek Grade: Moderate to Adventurous with uphill and downhill with no problem facing high altitude as on this trek altitude gains gradually acclimatization during daily walks and overnight stops.
Trekking Areas: Nepal North Mid-West of Kaski districts within Annapurna Himalaya.
Highest altitude: At Annapurna Base Camp above 4,130 m high.
People and Culture: Lower areas of mix tribe of people of both Hindu and Buddhist religions of various interesting cultures, mid hills populated by Gurung tribes around Ghandruk = Chomrong villages the main hill tribes of Annapurna region of Buddhism religion as well practice their own ancestral cult of pre-Buddhism, worshipping nature and mountains.
Seasons: Nearly all season of the month can trek to Annapurna Base Camp, except the wet months from mid-June to mid-September falls within Monsoon time with heavy rains and dark clouds to obstruct the views and walks. March to May the best time when morning to mid-day with clear fine weather for views and walks with mild temperatures, right times for treks around Annapurna region when wildflowers are in full bloom times, especially the rhododendron flowers. Rhododendron from tall trees to bushes with flowers that blossom of various species and colors that decorate the hill and valleys (national flower of Nepal). October to December months another best time for treks around autumn/fall and pre-winter where days are clear for views as well right temperatures for walks, can be cold during night and morning times with chances of snow in high areas of Annapurna above 1,800 meters high.
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking one of the shortest and most scenic adventures around whole Himalaya range, a great walks heading into the heart of massive Annapurna mountains within beautiful Sanctuary and at base camp. Annapurna Base Camp located within magnificent sanctuary enclosed within an amphitheater of peaks, a nice lovely walks without much problem catching high altitude symptoms, as a route to base camp takes you to a gradual and slow rise in altitude. Annapurna Base Camp Trekking certainly fascinates all visitors standing beneath world tenth highest Mt. Annapurna at above 8,091 m, (the first 8,000 meters mountains climbed to the summit in 1950 by French Expeditions much before Mt. Everest was conquered in 1953.). Annapurna Base Camp Trekking begins from scenic Pokhara city a beautiful spot blessed with the natural beauty of mountains and lakes, where the adventure starts and ends on this lovely city. The adventure leads to short drive at the foot of high hills and then on the uphill trail to reach several interesting Gurung villages of Ghandruk and Chomrong to reach Annapurna Base Camp. Walk leads into deep Modi River gorge covered within dense trees of rhododendron-oaks-pine and bamboos then finally reaching a high and wide beautiful plateau at Annapurna Sanctuary hidden behind an array of Annapurna peaks. Finally, walk leads to our final destination at Annapurna base camp the one and only base camp with facilities of the nice and cozy lodge with rooms facing outmost views of mountains of Annapurna. Enjoy marvelous time at Annapurna base camp surround by high mountains with glaciers and ice and then return journey leads to long descend back into green vegetation and tree lines to reach at a road-head for the drive to beautiful Pokhara for last overnight stop in Annapurna region. From Pokhara, where the exciting drive takes you back to Kathmandu after a wonderful experience and adventure on Annapurna Base Camp Trekking with great services of Yeti Mountain Treks.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, welcome you in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing (visit world heritage site)
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 860 m -06 hrs journey
Day 04: Drive past Nayapul and trek to Tikhe Dhuga village - 05 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (Poonhill)- 06 hrs
Day 06: Trek to Tadapani
Day 07: Trek to Chhomrong
Day 08: Trek to Himalayan Hotel.
Day 09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhare Base Camp
Day 10: Trek to Babmoo
Day 11: Trek to Jhinu-Danda with hot spring 1,700m - 06 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Karnde and drive to pokhara
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 14: International departure for homeward bound.
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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, receive you in Kathmadu airport and transfer to the hotel
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, we will pick you up from Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel in private car. On checking into your rooms getting refreshed briefing of the treks with other useful information.
Sightseeing around Kathmandu, as the valley is steeped with many world heritage sites and important monuments and religious-historical sites. You will visit Pashupatinath (Hindu Temple), Baudanath stupa, Swyambhunath stupa (Mokey temple), Patan durbar square.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 860 m -06 hrs. journey
Morning after your breakfast we start heading towards pokhara by comfortable tourist coach, where a drive leads to warmer low farm areas to reach Nepal Mid-West at Pokhara by the shore of beautiful Phewa Lake. Where all nice hotels located with views of lakes and Annapurna peaks overnight in the comfort tourist standard hotel in Pokhara.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga 1,950 m - 05 hrs.
With pleasant nigh-stop at Pokhara, morning leads with a short drive to reach the starting point of the trek at Nayapul town or beyond to Bhirethati village, a nice place on the side of Modi River. The walk starts heading with slow uphill trail overlooking snow peak views to reach Tikhedhunga, facing views of rolling hills and snow-capped peaks of Annapurna.
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (poonhill) - 06 hrs.
From Tikhe Dhunga catching morning views of Annapurna peaks, where walks lead to a short steep climb towards Ghorepani. After scenery walk for 6 hours we reach to Ghorepani poonhill for overnight stay.
Day 06: Trek to Tadapani - 5 - 6 hrs.
After a nice overnight stop in Ghorepani poonhill morning starts walk towards Tadapani. High Himalayan view of Annapurna region, we reach to Tadapani for overnight stay.
Day 07: Trek to Chhomrong - 06 hrs.
Early morning after hot breakfast we start our trail towards Chhomrong, we ridge reaching gradual winding path paved with fine stonework to reach above Chomrong village and then a short descend to reach a nice and large village of Chomrong for overnight stop. One of the largest Gurung villages around Annapurna region and as well the last permanent human settlement on route to Annapurna Base Camp and Sanctuary where other areas beyond are just temporary settlement for trekkers.
Day 08: Trek to Himalayan Hotel- 5 to 6 hrs.
We prepare path for nice location in Annapurna region, Himalayan hotel. Today we walk in the nice trail of Himalayan range. Stay overnight in Himalayan hotel.
Day 09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhare base camp. 4,130 m - 04 hrs.
After a refreshing overnight stop at Himalayan hotel our walk starts to reach our main highlight at Annapurna base camp, from through Machhapuchare where Annapurna Sanctuary starts right up to base camp, walk leads to short ups to reach a level ground on a huge field or a plateau within Sanctuary enclosed by array of peak and soon walk leads to a welcome sign-post of Annapurna Base Camp. Reaching our final destination and the highest spot at above 4,095 m high situated beneath towering Mt. Annapurna and range of other peaks of Vara-Shikar, Gangapurna with Annapurna South. Annapurna Base Camp, one and only base camp in whole Himalaya region with the facility of the nice and cozy lodge, where rooms face views of Annapurna peaks.
Day 10: Trek to Bamboo 2,050m - 06 hrs.
Enjoying lovely moments with awesome scenery of peaks at Annapurna base camp, a long walk today on the downhill with few short ups to reach a Bamboo place for an overnight stop, and back into tall tree lines and lush vegetation, after being on arctic zone climate at Annapurna base camp and sanctuary.
Day 11: Trek to Jhinu Danda with hot spring 1,700 m - 06 hrs.
The return journey back to Chomrong with ups and downhill trail, from Chomrong hilltop our route diverts to another fresh new trail to reach at nice hill village at Jhinu located on a ridge with grand scenery of rolling hills and mountains. Jhinu provides refreshing natural hot-spring for interested people which is a mere distance downhill of half hour to the hot spring with two nice warm pools close to raging Modi-River.
Day 12: Trek to Kande and drive to Pokhara 860 m- 05 hrs.
Our last day of marvelous walks on Annapurna Base Camp trekking ends with downhill past farm villages following Modi River downstream to reach lower warm farm areas and rural village, where an exciting drive takes you back at beautiful Pokhara near to the shore of Phewa Lake for overnight in the comfort of nice hotels.
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Morning transfer for the journey back to Kathmandu where a drive leads on the scenic and interesting road past farm villages and towns and then uphill to reach Kathmandu valley and the city. After an exciting drive of 5-6 hours reaching Kathmandu and transfer to hotel with afternoon free for individual activities.
Day 14: International departure for homeward bound.
Last day in Nepal the country of Himalayan wonders and impressive cultures, as your international flight time transfer to the international airport in Kathmandu for home-ward bound or to respective destinations, after a memorable experience on Annapurna Base Camp Trekking with great services of Highpoint Trekking.
1. If you would like to reduce any service included in package like, airport pick up drop, hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara, poter, Kathmandu sightseeing, the cost will be reduced accrdingly.
2. If you would like to add any service which is not included in the package such as Kathmanu to Pokhara by flight or private car, Luxurious star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara, white water rafting, Paragliding, Pokhara tour we will arrange accordingly and that is subjected to extra cost.
Additional Services you May interested in:
Here’s a complete rundown of what to bring if you’re planning a trek to Everest Base Camp or any other tea-house trek in Nepal. Proper preparation and equipment for the conditions will go a long way to ensuring you have a great trekking experience. What follows is a pretty comprehensive list and will make sure you are covered in the coldest months of the year. If you have questions on what you might need just ask us and keep in mind that Kathmandu is a great place to buy trekking gear at affordable prices.
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS
ON THE TRAIL DAYPACK
CLOTHING: BASE, MIDDLE AND OUTER LAYERS
FOOTWEAR: SHOES AND SOCKS
DUFFEL BAGS AND DAY PACKS
FIRST AID KIT AND TOILETRIES