Trekking in Annapurna Area, Annapurna base camp trekking is one of the most popular trekking trail, lies to the Northwest of pokhara valley. This trekking is known as a nearest trekking area from Pokhara valley, 4130 mtrs above the sea level.
After one hour drive 44 kms from Pokhara to Nayapul, trail starts from lowland villages and rice terraces at the bank of the Modi River. The Annapurna trail keeps changing the settings as you gradually climb uphilll, it transforms its natural landscapes from the river bank to the thick oak forests, rhododendron forests and from lush green grazing lands to the paddy field. In the spring time,the trail is colorful rhododendron blossoming along the trek. That is not enough, this Annapurna region is shelter to 100 species of mammals, 60 reptiles and amphibians and more than 450 species of different birds.
On the trail of Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, we passes different ethnic magar and gurung village.Walking through the village, you see their unique cultures and lifestyles. You are going to have the opportunity of talking to the native residents with smile. Annapurna Trek is one of a kind experience to be one of them for a while and rejoice their hospitality.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m.)
You will be received by our representatives and will be transferred to hotel. After checking into our rooms, stay Overnight in hotel Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour.
Half day Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour of three places: Kathmandu: Swayambu Nath Stupa, famous hindu Temple of Pashupatinath and buddhist pilgrims of Bouddhanath Stupa , Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.).
Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara,it takes 7 hours by Tourist Bus.
Day 04: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga Hile.
One hour drive to Nayapul (1050m.) by private Car / Van, Then Trek to Tikhedhunga.We begin our trek at Naya Pool, an hour drive from Pokhara. After 20-minutes walk along the Modi stream, we reach at Birethanti - a beautiful village that has plenty of tea shops and guest houses. We then follow the left route through the village. Our trek will continue heading to Ulleri following the bank of the Burungdi stream. We climb slightly up to the valley of Hile (1495 meters) and Tikhedhunga (1525 meters). The trail leads steep up to Ulleri (2073 meters), a large beautiful Magar village, through the stone slabs. Generally, today's trek offer you an memorable experience of trekking in Nepal.
Day 05: Tikhedhunga Hile to Ghorepani (2675 m.)
Today, trail leads us to the Ghorepani, one of the popular destinations of Annapurna region situated at an altitude of 2856 meters. Our trek gently ascends up to Banthanti (2250 meters) through Oak and rhododendron forest. We then continue trek towards Ghorepani through Nangeythanti (2460 meters). Today we walk approximately 5hrs.
Day 06: Hiking to Poonhill (3120m.) – Back to Ghorepani, and Trek to Tadapani (2675m.)
In the morning, we will get up early and go for hiking to Poon Hill. From here you will see fantastic view of sunrise, and panoramic view of Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail and others. Then, we will come back to Ghorepani, have a breakfast, and continue to walk to Tadapani for 4 hours.
Climb up to Poon Hill (3210 meters) early in the morning to see the panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himalayan ranges as well as sunrise over the tolerable himalayas. Experiencing the great views of Himalayan panorama from Poon Hill, we descend to Ghorepani. After breakfast, continue downhill trek to Tadapani (2625meter). The trail goes a long the ridges of rhododendron and pine forest till the Tadapani.
Day 07: Tadapani to Chomorong (2,000m).
Today's trail descends to Kimrong stream through the forest of rhododendron. We then walk towards Chhomrong crossing through the Gurjung village. Chhomrong offers you close views of Mt. Annapurna south and Hiunchuli and the virgin peak, Fishtail (Machhapuchchhre).
Day 08: Chomorong to Doban (2,500m).
We descend to Chhomrong stream and again climb up to Dovan crossing through silent rhododendron forest.
Day 09: Doban to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m).
Today, we climb to Deurali through the rhododendron and bamboo forest. The place located on the ridge of Hinko Cave and it is the trail most stretch subject to avalanche. The day begins with climb to Machhapuchhre base camp (3900 meters) and to Annapurna base camp. The area is surrounded by the mountains and is known as Annapurna Sanctuary. This place gives you an spectacular view of Himalayas including Annapurna I, Annapurna South and Barah Shikhar.
Day 10: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,500m).
Finally, we trek back to Sinuwa with the remembrance of Annapurna south and the giant Himalayan peaks.
Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu (1,750m).
Today, we will take bath at natural hot water spring at Jhinu.
Day 12: Jhinu to Pokhara.
Today, our trek leads to another beautiful village of this region, known as Tolka crossing through Landruk. Still, you will have great views of Mt. Annapurna South and Hiunchuli.
Trek to Birethati, and 1 hour car drive to Pokhara.
Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Drive back to Kathmandu by Private Car / Van – about 5 hours scenic drive.Overnight at Guest House.
Day 14: Final Departure from Kathamndu.
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