Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Trekking in Nepal is just not complete without the trek to the beautiful Annapurna Base camp reaching at the height of 4,160m. From the beautiful villages to the gorgeous forest and hills to the majestic Macchapuchre, everything keeps the travellers occupied in this epic journey.
The Annapurna Base camp trek starts from Pokhara. Trekkers take a bus or a jeep to Ghandruk from where they start their trek. They can choose two options- either to go from Poon Hill region, witnessing the jaw-dropping sunrise or another way from Chumrung with the cold icy river and the journey uphill to the beautiful Chomrong. There are several inns on the way, each at a distance of around 2 hours walk. Adventurers can rest as per their convenience in Sinua, Dovan, Bamboo or Deurali and take another day excess to fully enjoy their journey.
The beautiful grassland awaits the trekkers after day’s long trek though the forests and at times, they can even witness the unique ice cave forming.September- November and March-May are the best time to travel and the snow filled roads making the journey even more memorable. Near the end to ABC, the view of Mount Macchapuchrey keeps the travellers at bay with its chilly air and the majestic peak too grandeur for the eyes to witness. Every trekker has a dissonance in their mind. On one hand, they want to reach the Annapurna Base Camp to see the famous sunrise reflecting upon the glorious Annapurna range. On the other, they want their journey to continue forever and enjoy the beauty that nature has to offer.
Tourists can even take full benefit of the natural hot spring located in Jhinu Danda, one of the side highlights of the journey. Each day the trekker has to walk for around 10 hours which goes by pretty soon as you start.
The trek is rather short compared to other and is rated as easy to medium difficulty. Even beginners can fully enjoy the view and it does not take much physical fitness to complete. Even amateur trekkers can finish the trek in a week although, in order to take full advantage of the journey, they can take few days extra. Garlic can be your friend as high altitude sickness may strike uninvited. Although a day of acclimatization is advised, there is no real unless the trekker has any asthmatic problem or suffering from high blood pressure.So, come enjoy the trek with Bomjan Treks and Expedition and spend the time of your life.
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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m.)
In your arrival at the Tribhuvan International airport the representative of Destination Himalaya treks give you warm welcome in adventurous Himalayan country Nepal.
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu, 7/8 hours.
Today, we drive to Pokhara in luxurious tourist bus eye sightseeing through the attractive scene of Nepalese countryside like Muglin, Gorkha- Manakamana, Pokhara-Prithiv Narayan chowk, bus station, lakeside of Pokhara. These country sides offer the various vegetations, green forest, rivers, narrow, congested, roundabout roads and very beautiful green hills. After reaching Pokhara (840m.) the representative of Destination Himalaya trek relocate you to the hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul (990m.) and hike to Tikhedhunga (1540m.)
In the clear morning attractive snow-white mountain allure you. With the various heart-stealing views of snowy walls and mountain your trek leads to the Nayapul. Around two hours drive you reach in Nayapul, Lake City of Pokhara. With the glance of Birethanti, we start to walk through the bank of Modi Khola/River. Indeed, pine forest, rhododendron, rural community belongs to ethnics groups with the beautiful sight of lowland rice fields. We stay overnight at Tikhedhunga.
Day 04: Hike to Ghorepani (2850m.)
Today also we start our trek after the breakfast. Our long uphill from the Tikhe Dhunga will be started and continued until arrived at Ulleri village. The long stone steps trail offers you a range of exiting landscape and Himalayan vista. This ascending is a little bit difficult. This day we pass through the rhododendron forest, beautiful villages exploring various types of flora and fauna. You also enjoy the majestic views of the mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and many more.
Day 05: Trek to Poon Hill and Tadapani (2660m.)
In the morning, we go up to Poon Hill to see the view of sunrise in the snow clad mountains over The Himalaya. Besides, the glimpse of Himalaya range of Dolpo, Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri come in front of your eyes. After sometime we return back to the Ghorepani and trek to Tadapani, which lies 300 miters down from Ghorepani. In the process of descending down to Tadapani, we pass through the dense forest where we encounter monkeys, birds and other wild animals.
Day 06: Trek Tadapani to Chomrong (2140m.)
In our day, the trek starts from Tadapani, in earlier we step down to Chomrong which is situated on the lap of Giant Mountain in a step path. One the way, we cross the suspension bridge lies over Kimrong Khola, which offers you to see the upper Modi valley. Passing through the dense forest following the west bank of the Modi Khola we reach in Chhomrong. The altitude of Chhomrong is 2210m.
Day 07: Trek to Dovan (2600m.) from Chhomrong
Today our destination will be in Dovan, which is 400 miters high than Chhomrong. The altitude between them shows we have to walk uphill but in actually we start our trek to downhill. After crossing Chhomrong Khola we go up to the hill through upper Modi Khola valley. To reach Dovan we also cross the Khuldighar.
Day 08: Trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m.)
Our beginning will be same like previous days. After breakfast we climb up to Machhapuchhre base camp (3770m.) by crossing Himalaya Hotel, Hinku cave, Deurali where Modi Khola flows indifferently. From the base camp you can see the tallest mountain watching you from the top. From there we can view the surrounding snowcapped mountains including Machhapuchhre, Annapurna etc.
Day 09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4110m.)
We trek to Annapurna base camp from the Machhapuchhre base camp. Gradually, we trek ascending path to the Annapurna base camp. This place is also called the Annapurna sanctuary because it is surrounded by the snow clad mountains. From there we enjoy the amazing view of the glaciers and mountains including Mt. Annapurna. You can spend you whole day by watching the tantalizing mountains with the full of snows.
Day 10: Annapurna base camp to Bamboo (2300m.)
After completing our mission we return back to Bamboo. But, in the morning the base camp has covered by the rays of sunrise that give you the life dream satisfaction. Comparatively, you can walk easily when we descend down. This day we return back to Bamboo in a gradual descending path. We retrace our previous route.
Day 11: Back to Jhinu Danda (1780m.)
Jhnu Danda is famous for hot spring and takes bath. After breakfast in morning at Bamboo, we walk downhill. The Khuldi Ghar, Sinuwa hill add the inspiration in your explore able trekking of Annapurna base camp.
Day 12: Trek to Pokhara valley
After 10 days, the worldwide trekking mission Pokhara will be your destination. Little bit long hour walking from Jhinu Danda Landruik village can meet. The Modi Khola again follows you. Syauli Bazaar also welcomes you in your trekking, when you descend down. Finally you will be arrived at Pokhara.
Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Early in the morning we catch tourist bus and drive back to Kathmandu via Prithivi highway. It takes 7/ 8 hours to arrive at Kathmandu. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu by domestic airlines. After arriving Kathmandu, you can visit any place whatever you are intended to. In evening, the farewell dinner will be held.
Day 14: Departure
This day you flight to your own destination.
Included in the Cost
- All grounded transportation as per itinerary
- One expert tour guide for Kathmandu valley sightseeing inclusive entrance fees
- Three nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive breakfast
- Two nights’ accommodation in Pokhara inclusive breakfast
- One expert government license holder trekking guide and require number of porters (1 porter between 2 trekkers); their meals, salaries, insurance, equipments etc
- Your three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and twin sharing accommodation in guest house during the trekking
- Annapurna Conservation Area Project permit
- Trekkers’ Information Management system (TIMS) card
- Rescue assistance
- First aid kit
- All necessary government taxes
Not Included in the Cost
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Your travel insurance
- Flight tickets to/from Kathmandu
- Nepal entry visa fee ($ 40.00 for 30 days, easily can be obtain upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, require 2 copies of passport size photos)
- All kind of drinks (Tea/coffee/mineral water/coke/fanta and alcoholic beverage) during the trekking
- Extra accommodation in Kathmandu which is not mentioned in itinerary
- Your personal nature expenses, shopping, donation to monasteries and school, wifi, laundry etc….
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