The best moderate trekking in the foothills of the Annapurna to the base camp of the world’s tenth highest peak, Annapurna base camp trek offers you the best scenic villages and amazing views of the Machhapuchre and Annapurna South. The trek to Annapurna is most popular and liked by many visitors.
Annapurna which means the abundance of crops is a beautiful mountain range towering north of Pokhara and can be seen from most part of the western region. Annapurna I making it’s place on 10th highest peak of the world will certainly mesmerize you with it’s beauty. Annapurna has scattered beauty as well as resources to the people living in it’s lap. Annapurna region holds a large biodiversity of plants, animals as well as culture. The famous Annapurna circuit which circles the Annapurna range is one of the best trekking trails on the earth. Some more trekking routes in Annapurna are Annapurna sanctuary, Mustang, Nar-phu, Poon hill, Sikles and many more. The lake Tilicho lying at the altitude of 4913m is the highest lake in the world and the gorge at Dana between two massiv peak of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna is the deepest gorge of the world both lie in the Annapurna region. It is renowned for the beautiful villages and breathtaking mountain views that the trekkers get to see along it’s way. The hospitality of the gurung people, their traditional lifestyle and culture are something worth watching out in this wonderful trek. It is easy going and offers the astonishing views of the mountains during your trek. Get lost in the beauty of Annapurna’s and enjoy your trekking holiday in the paths of this lovely mountain.
About The Package
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
You will be met and welcomed by our representative at the airport on arrival and transferred to the hotel. You can take a short sightseeing of the city if you are early in Kathmandu.
Day 2 : Fly to Pokhara and trek to Dhampus. (1650m)
The first day of the trek will start with a scenic 30 minutes flight from Kathmandu. You will land in the beautiful lake city of Pokhara enjoying the mesmerizing views of the Langtang, Manaslu and Annapurna ranges during your flight. As you land in pokhra you will drive to Phedi same day. You can reach to your todays’s lodge by the lunch time with just a short hike of 2 hours and have an ample time to explore around the village.
Day 3 : Trek Dhampus to Tolka
Today’s trek will lead you towards a beautiful gurung village of tolka. It is a nice village situated on the other side of Ghandruk across the Modi river.
Day 4: Trek Tolka to Jhinu. (823m)
The way you walk today will lead you to the Jhinu danda which lies on a hill near the bank of Modi river. There is a natural hotspring at the bank of Modi river where you can have a relaxation in the evening.
Day 5 : Jhinu to Bamboo (1780m)
A short one hour climb today will bring you to a large settlement of Chomrong. It will be the last biggest settlement that you will find on your trek ahead. Chomrong is a beautiful village and has good number of lodges in the area. From Chomrong you will descent steeply to a small stream at the base and climb again to reach Sinuwa. You will reach Bamboo after a few hours of walk from Sinuwa.
Day 6 : Bamboo to Deurali (3230m)
You gradually start gaining altitude with only fewer descent now onwards. Crossing the bamboo forest you will slowly get out of the dense forests and find open space with less vegetation and short bushy plants. You pass through small stops at Dovan and Himalaya and reach Deurali. The landscape you see in the area ahead are rocky and short grassy plants following the river.
Day 7 : Deurali – ABC (4100m)
The steepest part of your trek is today between Deurali and ABC. The way passes through MBC in the middle and goes through a most scenic part of the trek. You will leave the Mount Machhapuchre at your back with excellent view of surrounding peaks. As you slowly go up the path quite easy and has amazing 360 degree views of the snowy peaks from Annapurna, Hiuchuli, gangapurna and Machapuchre.
Day 8 : ABC – Himalaya (2920m)
Today with a breakfast and early morning views of the peaks and short walk to a glacier view point you can descent down to Himalaya.
Day 9 : Himalaya – Chomrong
The down hill climb goes further until you arrive a small river below the village of Sinuwa. Then you will climb the stone steps to the village of Chomrong.
Day 10 : Chomrong – Tadapani (2650m)
The walk today is to get a couple of hours down to reach kimrong khola and again climb steep uphill to the forest of Tadapani.
Day 11 : Tadapani – Ghodepani (2800m)
The way today passes through Rhododendron and oak forests offering the best views of Annapurna south, hiuchuli and Machhapuchre.
Day 12 : Ghodepani- Poon hill – Tikhedhunga
Early morning today you will wake up and hike few hours to reach the view point at Poon hill at 3210m. The best place to view all the peaks of Annapurna range including Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchre. You are going to enjoy the spectacular sunrise and mountain views of Annapurna, Machhapuchre and Dhaulagiri from Poonhill today. After spending few hours there, you will come down to Ghodepani and have your breakfast. Today you will climb the steps path down to Tikhedhunga and overnight there.
Day 13 : Tikhedhunga- Nayapul – Pokhara
On the last day of your trek today, you will have a gentle walk down to Birethanti. From birethanti you can walk few hours to Nayapul and meet your Car that will drive to Pokhara. Reaching Pokhara you have free afternoon and take a walk around the lakeside in the evening.
Day 14 : Fly to Kathmandu.
Today after your breakfast you will fly to Kathmandu. You have a rest day and also the good chance for shopping gifts and souvenirs to bring back to your country. The ideal place to go would be Thamel and Basantapur.
Day 15 : Final Departure
Today you will be transferred to the airport by our representative according to your flight time.