Upon arriving at Kathmandu International Airport through various airlines, you will be greeted warmly by our office senior staff. Before being transferred to your accommodation in the city center.
After settling into your accommodation and rehydrating, join the other groups for a briefing on Mt. Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary. Trekking, where our guide will provide you with vital information about the journey and your time in Nepal with us.
The evening includes a welcome supper in a lovely and traditional Nepalese restaurant, as well as a folk culture program of Nepal. while you are having dinner.
Depart from the hotel in the morning for a thrilling tour of the city's major attractions, including the city and its valley, which are rich in historical and religious structures, temples, and monasteries that are World Heritage Sites
After an interesting tour, spend the afternoon relaxing. preparing for the Mt. Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary Trekking the following morning.
Depart from your accommodation in the morning for a fascinating journey through Nepal's Midwest, via farm villages and cities on Nepal's major route to Pokhara
After arriving in Pokhara after a six-hour trip, travel hotels along the Phewa Lake, with time to roam around the area where most of The hotels, restaurants, stores, and shops are located nearby.
Pokhara is a popular and picturesque tourist destination. with the natural beauty of mountains, green hills, and valleys, as well as the quiet and calm lakes of Phewa and Begnas.
(Scenic flights of 30 minutes to Pokhara are available.)
Morning drives of a few hours lead you farther west to Nayapul, where you can see the Annapurna and Manaslu Himalayas.
After arriving in Nayapul, the first day's walk follows the From the lovely village of Bhirethati, head north-west on a gradual uphill for several hours, passing interesting Gurung people farm On stone paved steps to Tikhedhunga, which is surrounded by beautiful cascading waterfalls for overnight stops.
The second day of the walk begins with a climb up excellent stone stairs leading to Ulleri, a huge and typical hill town populated largely by Gurung tribes with thatched and slated roofs, affording views of Machhapuchare Himal, Annapurna South, and Hunichuli peaks.
From here, a gentle winding up route goes to Ghorepani. Through stunning thick rhododendron and pine tree woods
After a lovely stroll, we arrived in Ghorepani, the home of The Poon people of Magar ancestry are an ethnic hill tribe of Nepal known for its Gorkha troops in the United Kingdom, India, and other foreign countries. From here, the Dhaulagiri-Tukuche-Nilgiris and Annapurna Himalayan ranges may be seen. this settlement, which has numerous fine lodges.
Early in the morning, before breakfast, climb up for an hour. to the summit of picturesque Poon Hill at 3,210 m, our highest point on our fantastic trek.
Catch stunning dawn views of the Dhaulagiri-Tukcuhe-Nilgiris-Annapurna range. From Poon Hill, one can see the Annapurna chain of peaks with spectacular Machhapuchare, "The Fish Tail," the unclimbed and pristine peaks of the Himalayan range.
Due to the eastern horizon, the vista encompasses Mt. Manaslu and Lamjung stretch towards Ganesh Himal. After a fantastic picture session, return to Ghorepani for breakfast, and continue walking uphill into There are gorgeous woodlands of rhododendron trees with views of mountains.
Finally, a hike goes to Tadapani via wooded regions with spectacular views of the Annapurna Himalaya.
Our path diverges from Tadapani with a lengthy descent into the cool shade of the forest to reach Kimrong Valley with a few teahouses and lodges. After a little break, we continue our walk with an ascent for a few hours all the way to the summit of Chomrong hamlet.
A short descent from the ridge leads to Chomrong hamlet, the final permanent Gurung community on the road to Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary.
After an overnight stay in Chomrong, with spectacular views The morning begins with a short walk up to Annapurna South and Huinchuli peaks. An hour-long drive downhill past terraced farm fields to the Chomrong river, followed by an hour-long drive uphill to Sinuwa-Danda, a small village with a few lodges and great views of green landscapes and rolling hills.
Going into a chilly forest and then downhill to Bamboo, a temporary hamlet with a lodge located by the Modi River in the center of a bamboo, rhododendron, and oak forest.
From here, it's an hour's hike uphill to our overnight destination at Dovan, which is nestled in the forest above the Modi River. canyon.
The air becomes cooler and fresher as the path leads towards Annapurna Sanctuary and Base Camp,the path from here with gradual winding and some gentle ups to reach Himalaya Hotel located near a large Hinko Cave at 3,160 m high, beneath Hiunchuli peak, walking over glacier and moraine sections formed by earlier old avalanches.
After crossing a tiny bridge and a short climb, we arrived at Deurali, the final lodge before Machhapuchare Base Camp, for lunch and an overnight break, with time in the afternoon to explore the region with short excursions along the Modi River canyon.
After a wonderful overnight stay at Deurali, the walk leads High altitude alpine vegetation and tree lines drop for high altitude alpine vegetation. Through bushes and shrubs, our route climbs to follow the raging Modi river upstream. The walk then improves in some sections, and then leads up to its source at base camp. With a final steep climb to reach Machhapuchare Base Camp for an overnight stay, where you can find a few good lodges located beneath Mt. Machhapuchare North Face.
From here, the Annapurna Sanctuary begins; spend the night. afternoon relaxing or taking a brief tour through this serene wilderness, which offers views of Annapurna South-Huinchuli, Singu Chuli/Flated Peak, and Langtang. Annapurna I with Vara Shikar (Annapurna Fang) towards the north west.
With amazing close views of the Annapurna Mountain range, leads to a short walk up to Annapurna Base Camp in the morning. Climb on grass. The walking progresses up a hill to reach a high and level ground, a small plateau. It rewards you with stunning views of the Annapurna range of peaks that encircles The base camp and the sanctuary with the giant rocky and ice fortress wall of Mt. Annapurna I.
Annapurna Base Camp is a fantastic location with a few The substantial lodges give a great and awesome panorama of snow-capped peaks that encircle a nice site at base camp, with the day free to enjoy the mountain. Vistas
After an exciting and wonderful stay at Annapurna Base Camp, A lengthy descent reaches the lower regions of Deurali via Machhapuchare Base Camp, and then with brief ups and downs following a twisting trail down into tree lines and a wooded area at Bamboo for an overnight break.
Bamboo is a small temporary village with a few lodges to cater to the requirements of trekkers nestled by the Modi River valley among a verdant bamboo and rhododendron forest.
With a cold morning in the shadow of the forest at Bamboo, a The morning stroll begins with a short, steep ascent to Khuldi Ghar, followed by a meandering forested trail to Sinuwa-Danda.
From here, go down to Chomrong Khola (stream), cross over, and then upward on stone stairs to Chomrong village, where you may Relax or have lunch.
After Chomrong, a short ascent to the top of the Chomrong ridge, and then a downward walk to Jhinu-Danda for an overnight break. An afternoon walk down to the refreshing hot springs, which are about 20 minutes' walk beside the Modi River,
From Jhinu, walk downhill to a bridge along the Modi River, Then downstream via dispersed farm communities and fields to Sibai, a tiny farm For lunch, the community wedged between the hills of Ghanduk and Landruk village for
After lunch, we drive to Pokhara for the final night of our magnificent experience near the beautiful and quiet Phewa Lake with views of Annapurna.
Overland travel back to Kathmandu from Pokhara with great memories of a lovely time on Mt. Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary Trekking, transfer Enjoy your different lodgings with a free afternoon for individual activities.
(Flying options of half an hour on air to Kathmandu with the sweeping panorama of mountains)
Your last day in Nepal, the country of Himalayan wonders, and as per your international flight time, depart for homeward bound or to the next respective connecting destinations.
Our senior staff and guide will transfer you to Kathmandu airport after a mesmerizing memory and a great time on Mt. Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary Trekking.
One of shortest and moderate trekking that you can find in high Himalaya destinations, Annapurna base camp of week durations where you won't have a problem with altitude sickness or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). The walk leads with a slow gain on altitude each day up to the height of 4,130 m / 13,629 ft high each day walks leads you to acclimatize at certain heights with the rest day and overnights stop on route trekking.
All meals served with care and hygiene in every lodge on route trekking, where our guides all makes sure that the meal is all right for you, meals served as per the menu provided by the lodge. Main meals Nepali Dal / Bhat (boiled rice-mild vegetable curry with Dal and pickles of your choice) vegetable serves depends upon season, meals includes fried / boiled noodles with eggs / veg or plain of your choices. Continental dishes also available in most of the lodges on treks. Annapurna is the only base camp in all Himalaya regions with facility of nice and cozy lodge. We suggest our clients avoiding meat products while on trek especially onward to your main destinations for hygiene purpose, while on the way back it is all right to consume meat products as you will then get immune to local environment.
The only hospital and proper health care is at Pokhara (start and end of the trek) rest of the bigger villages and towns do have small health post (but lack of experienced medics and doctors). On trek we do carry comprehensive medical box with medications for general illness and wounds only. For clients need medical / health permission from your doctors that you are medically and physically fit to travel around Himalaya.
In every lodge we stay overnights, where our guide and lodge owner will fill your water bottles with hot boiled (or cooled) water, which is safe for drinking purpose, some areas on route Annapurna areas, one can find safe drinking water stations provided by ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) at minimum and reasonable cost than in lodges. Buying bottled water can be quite expensive on mountains area it will be a hazard with waste empty water bottles, as we are into eco and responsible tourism we try to avoid as much plastic bottles, only in emergency and necessary situations. Purifying tablets does work only 30-40 % in Himalayan waters (due to heavy minerals contain like magnesium-iron and bi-carbonates), the only safe is way boiled cooled water.
Depending upon the areas if you are in deep gorge and valley chances of communication on cell / mobile phone is less, but in high ridge and hills most of the mobile do receives signals. Most of the local cell works around Nepal mostly in towns and villages, as for Satellite phones is the same situation as mentioned above, most of the lodge and shops / stores on route trekking will have STD / ISTD phones which can cost much higher due to its remoteness.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most impressive trekking in whole Himalaya areas with varied climate-vegetations-landscapes to local culture in each villages during the walks that makes Annapurna circuit one of the best scenic trekking, which is also listed as world Top Ten adventure destination by several Travel Magazine and Guide Books due to its outmost scenery on daily walks with time to immerse within local interesting culture and traditional way of life.
Depending upon your choices of extra expenses on refreshments drinks / snacks on routes as well buying local souvenirs, for hard drinks and beers can be expensive on higher altitude villages than on lower areas, (try to avoid hard drinks and beer on route higher altitude for safe trekking it can cause de-hydrations and make problem with altitude sickness. On the way back downhill one can enjoy drinking in the end of the treks, average of NRS 300-400 per day (just in case you need to spend for your own personal use), otherwise all meals and accommodation will be included on package. Tipping and gratitude after the treks at your own will (however a long history and traditions in trekking / climbing or in tour where staff-guides-porters will expect tipping from the services provided)