Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 15 Days

Annapurna is the name of the Himalayan range which lise in the western part of the Nepal.Annapurna  region trekking is not only popular in the Nepal,this regional trekking route is listed in the top ten most popular trekking trail in the world too.  It’s not hard to see why. Spectacular scenery, diverse cultures, forests, lakes and glaciers combine to make it one of the most scenic areas for novice or experienced trekkers. The Annapurnas were the first mountains over 8000m to be climbed. The accommodation is mostly of a high standard in teahouses, and you can trek in relative style and comfort.

Trip Highlights

  • Annapurna, Macchapucchare and Dhaulagiri  massifs. 
  • Extensive flora and fauna Year round. 
  • Unique hill cultures to explore. 
  • Restful  hot springs to soak in. 
  • Trekking peaks to climb. 
  • Connecting treks to remote areas.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival In Kathmandu (1300M) 
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing. 
Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara to Hile  (960M / 6hrs Drive or ½ hr Flight then 3 hrs trek)
Day 04 : Hile - Ghorepani (2850M / 7 hrs)
Day 05 : Ghorepani –Poon Hill - Tadapani (2660M / 6 hrs)
Day 06 : Tadapani – Sinhwa (2030m / 5hrs
Day 07 : Sinhwa –Deurali (2920m / 7hrs)
Day 08 : Deurali –Annapurna Base camp(4130m / 6hrs)
Day 09 : Annapurna Base Camp -  Bamboo (2300m / 7hrs)
Day 10 : Bamboo – Jhinuwa  (1400m / 6hrs)
Day 11 : Jhinuwa- Modi Khola(Shaule Bazar) (1900m / 4hrs)
Day 12 : Modi Khola  - Pokhara 2hrs walk & 1.5 hrs drive
Day 13 : Pokhara Rest Day
Day 14 : Pokhara – Kathmandu drive or fly. (1300m / 6 hrs or ½ hrs)
Day 15 : International Departure
Day 01: Kathmandu arrival (1300m)
Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital city of the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. Met on airport and transferred to your in hotel. After the arrival, the group will be formally introduced to Guide for the activities over the next few days. One should pay attention in particular to the safety aspects of the briefing. Any questions or doubts should be asked and clarified at this time. We check your insurance details and other requirement for your trekking.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing.
After breakfast, we start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. Escorting by an English speaking guide (can be provide any language speaking guide on request) be, try to give them a full taste of our vivid culture image and an enchanting manner of its people. In our sightseeing tour we go to Monkey temple Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar square.

Durbar Square: -This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar square, protected as an UNESCO world Heritage site, is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. Swayambhunath: Situated on a hillock, this 2000 years old Stupa is the world’s most glorious Buddhist shrine and is surrounded by several small pagodas. The main temple is capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt and is painted on the four sides with all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.

Pashupatinath: Dedicated to Lord Shiva, is the holiest and most famous Nepalese temple. Situated 5 kilometers northeast of Kathmandu on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, it is an impressive pagoda style structure with gilt roof and richly carved silver doors. It has bathing and Cremation  ghats , which are of absorbing interest to the tourist particularly in the mornings and on festival days.

Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara- Hile (6hrs Drive or ½ hr Flight Then 3 hrs Trek) 
Drive or fly to Pokhara. Pokhara is a natural Beauty City out of Kathmandu valley, which is 200 km far from Kathmandu. Pokhara is a place of remarkable natural beauty. Serenity of Phewa Lake and the magnificence of snowcapped fishtail rising behind it make it an ideal setting to spend a few days in Pokhara.One and half hr driving from Pokhara to New Bridge then walk through the lush, green Modi river valley, past waterfalls with plunge pools that invite you to swim. One over Night in Hile.

Day 04: Hile - Ghorepani (6 hrs)
A gentle climb through pasture and cultivated fields. . Ascend steep staircase to Magar village of Ulleri. Where you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the valley below and the peaks of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. 

As the trail climbs higher, you walk up beside the cascading river through refreshingly cool oak and rhododendron forest to Ghorepani. One over Night In Ghorepani.

Day 05: Ghorepani –Poon hill - Tadapani (6 hrs)
Wake up early morning and climb up to poon hill. Poon Hill, situated at an altitude of 3210m,one of the most spectacular mountain spots on earth from here you can enjoy fabulous sunrise over the Himalayas.From Poon hill can enjoy the splendid Himalayan views including the Mount Dhaulagiri 8167m, Annapurna I 8091m, Machhapuchhre Himal 6998m, Nilgiri 7041m, Annapurna South 7219 m, Annapurna II 7939m, Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Lamjung Himal 6988m.  During the Sun rise panoramic views with colorful mountains. After Sunrise view ,  walk down to hotel and  breakfast,  walk up hill towards Tadapani. Climb with Mountain views again through Rhododendron forest. After the top path goes along the ridge and Trail descends steeply through dense moss-covered forest rich with bird life. A short early-morning climb to the Deurali pass for a spectacular panorama over Dhaulagiri and the Annapurnas, and to Tadapani for beautiful sunset views of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare. Overnight In Tadapani

Day 06: Tadapani – Sinhwa (6hrs)
The trail drops down from Tadapani, through dense rhododendron forest. The route starts the long ascent high above the west bank of the Modi Khola, and continues up to the village of Chhomrung. Towering above the village is the mighty peak of Annapurna South, with the Fishtail facing it across the valley.

Day 07: Sinhwa - Deurali (7hrs)
Walk through the forest to Kuldi Ghar, before the route goes steeply down a bank of rock and then levels out, running through riverside bamboo thickets along the base of the gorge. The path winds steeply up through deep bamboo and rhododendron forest to the village of Doban . One Over Night In Deurali .

Day 08: Deurali – Annapurna Base Camp (5hrs)
The track remains on the West Bank of the Modi, now flowing through a more open valley, and eventually emerges into the Sanctuary. Straight-ahead is the high lateral moraine of the South Annapurna glacier and the Modi follows a deep cliff to the right. This is the site of Machhapuchhre Base Camp from which can be seen a spectacular panorama of mountains. We camp here or continue northwest; staying on top of the glacial moraine .The route begin on a broad grassy path, before climbing over lateral moraine and down to the beautiful ablation valley. In a little while get there at the Annapurna South Face Base Camp (4234m.) The best views , probably obtained from the crest of the moraine, which we follow until it is cut through by the glacier flowing down from Himal Chuli to the north. Over Night In Simple Lodge of  base Camp

Day 09: Annapurna Base Camp - Bamboo (7hrs)
Descend down after beautiful view of Annapurnas during the Sunrise and back down with good memories of trip along the Modi river path, which climbed going up.

Day 10: Bamboo – Jhinuwa or Hot spring (6hrs)
The trail passes the small village of Khuldi Gar, before continuing through rhododendron and bamboo fields to the Alpine-style village of Chhomrung. Stony steps climb steeply to Kabre Chautara and soon after we turn off for Landrung, leaving the Ghandrung path dropping away towards the Jhinuwa.

Day 11: Jhinuwa- Shaule Bazar (4hrs)
After an easy descent to the Jhinuwa village the trail crosses  the long ascent high above the west bank of the Modi Khola, and continues up to the village a pass before arriving at the tiny village Sauli Bazar which is located in the bank of Modi River. We can swim and fishing in the Modi River. Oner night In Sauli Bazer.

Day 12: Shaule Bazar To New Bridge To Pokhara
 It’s a short trek down to New Bridge then we meet the road and drive back to Pokhara by private transport. Lunch In Pokhara. Free Day in Pokhara.

Day 13: Pokhara Rest Day.
Pokhara is natural Beauty City. Natural gifts like as different caves, gorge and many different lakes, Can do sightseeing, Boating in Fewa lake, Paragliding 

Day 14: Pokhara – Kathmandu drives or flies. (1300m / 6 hrs or ½ hrs)
After breakfast, we say goodbye to Pokhara and head back to bustling Kathmandu by car or private bus (There is an option to fly). In the afternoon free day of your own.. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 15: International Departure.
All too soon it\'s time to bid Nepal farewell and one realizes that we can never be intimate, only acquainted with this marvelous adventure kingdom
  • Welcome in Airport
  • Airport Pick up & Drop of Transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin bed accommodation at Kathmandu in 4 star hotels with breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with English Speaking Guide , One porter between Two clients &  Entrance fees
  • Kathamandu  To Pokhara / Pokhara To Kathmandu Local Transportation as per the Itinerary
  • Accommodation in tea house during trek
  • Trekking map for group
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • Annapurna Conservation Permit
  • TIMS card
  • Trekking staff ( First Aid Eco trained Government licensed holder English Speaking guide and Porters)
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of  trekking staffs
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • Government taxes.
  • Farewell dinner
  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Lunch /Dinner in Kathmandu & all meal during the trekking
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client\'s insurance
  • Soft/hard drinks
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
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Trip Facts

Grade: Moderate
Trip Duration: 15 Days
Max. Altitude 4230m
Season All Season
Trekking Teahouse
Accommodation 3 Nights hotel in Kathmandu, 2 Nights hotel in Pokhara & 9 Nights in trekking
Transportation Tourist bus or private vehicle or Flight
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