15 days 14 nights
Regarding Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, Every trekker marvels over the magnificent scenery that the Annapurna region offers and its unspoiled bio-diversity, including Fish Tail peak, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Gangapurna and Lamjung Himal. The area is home to over 100 mammals, more than 60 reptiles and amphibians, in excess of 450 species of birds and 9 types of rhododendrons.
The Annapurna region dramatically reveals the cultural and geographic frontier running across Nepal. Mountain views are frequent and spectacular, and the various trekking routes offer different experiences – the trek around Annapurna leads you throughout the region, the Annapurna Sanctuary trek heads toward the heart of the Annapurna’s .
Duration: 15 days
Per day Walking: 5 –7 hours
Transportation: Bus/ Hiace
Accommodation: Hotel / Tea HouseLess
Pathil Holidays representative will meet you at the Tribhuwan International Airport and transfer to the hotel. You will have short briefing regarding your trip.
In the morning you will meet your tour guide to visit historic, religious and architectural places of Kath-mandu valley. You will visit Swayambhunath (Buddhists Shrine, also called monkey temple), Boudhanath (Largest Stupa in the world), Pashupatinath (Hindu’s greatest pilgrimage site) and Patan Durbar Square (Historic place for ancient art and architecture). Your guide will check all your trekking and climbing equipment. You can rent or buy the required equipment in Kathmandu.
Today you drive to Nayapul. By driving it takes 8 hours to reach Nayapul and by fly it takes 25minutes to reach Pokhara and from Pokhara it takes one and half hours drive to Nayapul. From Nayapul it takes half hours to reach Birethanti. You can see green forests, small villages, hills and you can feel the cool weather. After Nayapul you will have to pass though tourist check post where you have to show your ACAP Permit and Trekking Permit. Brethanti is beautiful village where you can hear the Bhurundi River sound.
After breakfast we start our journey. On the way you can see the beautiful streams, local people, farm land, horses, greenery, comfortable lodges…etc. 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. You have to climb steeply up two hours from Tikhedhunga to reach Ulleri. On the way you can enjoy the beautiful Rhododendron forest.
Today, trail leads us to the Ghorepani, one of the popular destinations of Annapurna region. Our trek gently ascends up to Banthanti (2250 meters) through Oak as well as rhododendron forest. We then continue trek towards Ghorepani through Nangeythanti (2460 meters). Ghorepapani, where you can find good internet system.
Today early in the morning we walk uphill to see the panoramic view of 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 having breakfast we continue our journey. The trail goes a long the ridges of rhododendron and pine forest till the Tadapani.
From Tadapani you can see the beautiful view of Mt. Annapurna south, Mt. Fishtail and Hiunchuli. To-day’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 (Machhapuchhre). Chhomrong is one of the beautiful village offers comfortable lodges, internet service, hot shower and great hospitality.
We descend to Chhomrong stream and we continue to climb steeply, negotiating a trail that leads us through oak and rhododendron forests until we reach a welcome tea house on top of the ridge at Sinuwa (2350m). Dovan, where few lodges are there to stay. You can have close up view of Mt Fishtail from it.
The day begins with climb to Machhapuchhre base camp (3900 meters) to reach there we have to pass two – three glaciers in which one of it is little dangerous. After Machhapuchhre base camp we have to walk rocky moraine around two hours up to reach Annapurna Base Camp. On the way you can see the awesome view of rivers, small flowers, Mt. Annapurna range, Mt. Fishtail..etc. You will definitely fell awesome to be at Annapurna Base Camp be-cause of its natural beauty.
Today, we climb to Deurali through the rhododendron as well as bamboo forest. Passing several spectacular waterfalls which cascade down the opposite side of the Modi Khola, we climb through bamboo.
Early in the morning you can clearly see Mt. Annapurna range, Tent Peak, Mt. Fishtail, Hiunchuli. You will surely feel that you are in heaven which is on the lap of the Annapurna Base Camp. The breath taking views widen your adventure experience to great extend. After having breakfast we walk down to Bamboo. We follow the same that we used to reach at Base Camp.
From Bamboo, further, we head for a steep ascent to the Kuldi Ghar and then to Sinuwa following the stone steps that leads to Lower Chhomrong. Then, we ascend on the thousand stony steps taking us to Upper Chhomrong. From Chhomrong, we descend to Jhinu Danda. Within this day will have an opportunity to enjoy hot springs lying just a 15-min walk from Jhinu Danda.
At the beginning, we trek from Jhinu danda to New bridge and then to Kyumi village. After having lunch, we trek to Syauli bazaar and then down to Birethanti. Further, about an hour's trek from Birethanti we will be at Nayapul. The trek ends at Naya Pul. From Naya Pul, we drive in a local available vehicle and reach in Pokhara.
Drive back to Kathmandu.
Pathil Holidays representative will drop you to the Tribhuwan International Airport and give you Khada, for good luck.