Annapurna Base Camp Trek probably the best legendary and classical treks
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Annapurna Base Camp Trek one of life time holiday experience!
Annapurna Base Camp Trek probably the best legendary and classical treks in the world offers breathe stopping Mountain View, give opportunity to experience the typical Nepali village, local people and their way of living traditional life in Himalaya of Nepal. The Annapurna Base Camp route goes passing through spectacular and tranquil landscapes, charming Gurung and Magar villages, lush green Rhododendron, bamboo and alpine forests to the trip’s last and final destination, Annapurna Base Camp at the height of 4130m (13546ft.)
The trail is equally a delight for natural experiences. On the third day of our trekking, we leave our luggage in hotel at Ghorepani for Poon Hill excursion before dawn to catch the spectacular sun rise. Poon Hill is one of the best viewpoints in this trek for a sun-rise view and mountain vista. Mount Dhaulagiri, the Annapurna Range and Mount Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain) to the northern part and the Butterfly Peaks in the far western part are all visible from atop Poon Hill. (SHOULD YOU SAY SOMETHING ABOUT WHAT YOU SEE WHEN YOU REACH ABC, in this part?). Finding yourself in the base giant Annapurna I (8091m) with 360 degree Mountain View is terrifically beautiful that is beyond your imagination that is an unforgettable lifetime mountain holiday experience in Nepal.
There is a natural hot spring near Jhinu Danda, you can cleanse yourself spiritually in natural hot springs with bathing areas in the lap of the mountains. Locals believe that the waters have a healing quality that ease away your aches and pains.
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Arrival in Kathmandu (1440m.)Airport pick up and transfer to hotel. Hotel will be as per your choice from 3 star standard in Thamel to 5 star super deluxe. Room allocation and free time. In the evening we welcome you at Nepali typical restaurants for dinner with your guide, company representative and you/your friends.
Drive to Pokharafly or drive to Pokhara (850m.). Transfer to hotel. Free time onwards.
Morning drive (1hr 20 min) to Nayapoolmorning drive (1hr 20 min) to Nayapool on the bus or mini bus or jeep according to the group size. We leave the vehicle and begun the actual hike passing a suspension bridge over a stream. Then another bigger river – this is Modi River which originates at Annapurna Base Camp; to cross to. Here we take the left hand side trail and follow the bank of Andhi Khola. The trail is easier mostly and passes some pleasant small villages such as Ram Ghat, Sudame, Hile etc. Upto Tirkedhunga (1575m.), there is not much ascending. From Nayapool it is a 4 to 5 hrs walk. So, if there is time and another an hour or so trek is no problem, then it is suggested to go a little further to Ulleri (2070m.). From Tirkedhunga, it is a steep up trail for 1 hr and quarter. The view from Ulleri is wider than Tirkedhunga.
Trek to Ghorepanitrek to Ghorepani (2820m.). From Ulleri, a short uphill and then an easier trail providing a good view of Mt. Annapurna South and Hiunchuli will proceed into forest area. Today it is mostly the trail runs through the forested area. We may find more than one pleasant places for journey breaks with tea-stops. Total 5 to 5:30 hrs trek. Ghorepani is a quite bigger hill-town. You are welcomed for night stay in a very comfortable lodge with the amazing view of Mt. Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan range.
Morning visit to Poon Hillmorning visit to Poon Hill (3210m.). It is an hour walk to go to there and started normally at predawn, making sure that the sun-rising scenery is not missed. The sun rises earlier in Spring days than in Autumn time. So, depending on your trek season, you may have to start the walk with flash light, trekking stick and warm/wind breaker jackets. At Poon Hill you may spend 20 to 30 min and then start to way back to Lodge which will take 25 to 30 min on return. Breakfast at Lodge and then day trek to Tadapani (2682m). It is a pleasant and short trek day – around 4hrs. Mostly you will be walking through a pleasant forest and the trail is mixed of easy up and down hill walks. We often find tea shops at good location for the views or just make a good journey break. Ovenight at Grand View Lodge in Tadapni.
Trek to Chhomrongtrek to Chhomrong (2050m.), start with easy descending while having grand view of Fishtail and Hiunchuli. Sometime later, the trail becomes steeper down, but sceneries are unparallel. About an hour and 15 minutes we cross a suspension bridge and the trail heads to north which is not descending. It is a mixed of short up and down. It is a long walk even through the forest sometimes. A landside site is passed before to arrive to a tea-shop. From the tea-shop Chhomrong is about an hour way. Check in at lodge and enjoy the rest of times visiting around. It is a prosperous Gurung settlement.
trek to Bamboo (trek to Bamboo (2345m.) or Dovan (2065m.). From Chhomrong to Bamboo it is about 4 hrs walk. And from here to Dovan 1 hour and half. The trail is full of short up and down hills walk. It is filled with several natural attractions. We will pass the thick forest of bamboo – a multi useful plant grown all overNepal. Majestic view ofMt.Hiunchuli,Mt. Fishtail with its new face, Mardi Peak etc can be seen. We check in lodge and can have rest until dinner time.
Trek to Machhapuchhere Base Camptrek to Machhapuchhere Base Camp (3705m). Passing small settlements like Deaurali in 35 minutes, Himalaya (1 hr beyond Dovan), Hinku (45 min), and finally to MBC in 2 hour. This is in Annapurna Sanctuary area. In all four-direction of MBC, there will be snow covered Himalayan peaks. The top ofMt. Fishtail seems very attractive and Annapurna III, Gangapurna etc. make a glorious present at stone-throw distance! We check in lodge here and rest. It is suggested to take a walk around but with your guide is always safe!
Trek to Annapurna Base Camp1hr and 15 min trek to Annapurna Base Camp. Upon arrival here, room check in and spend the day at free; making photos and enjoying the superb view of Mt. Annapurna I (8091m) and its all family members (from Annapurna I to IV). From here it is often got to see that mountaineers climbing with full range of climbing gears on some easier (trekking) peaks to the Mt.Annapurna I. The moon (if it is the full-moon time) or the stars at night seen from here so special.
Sun-rising on the giant Himalayan peaksenjoy your breakfast watching the sun-rising on the giant Himalayan peaks. And stroll around until for sometime. Then having the memory full, we start our trek back to MBC and onto Bamboo retracing the same trail.
Trek to Jhinudandatrek to Jhinudanda. Upto Chhomrong follow the same trail. From Chhomrong, we should go to downhill trail taking the left-hand side fork. Jhinudanda is half hour away where we can get to experience the natural pool of hot water. It is good to try out.
Trek to Pothanatrek to Pothana. After Jhinudanda we reach to Landrung village via New Bridge in around 2 hrs. Tolka is another an hour and little more walk from Landrung. Pitam Deaurali is 1 hour from Tolkha. Pothana is another an hour from Deaurali. Lodge at Pothana. Visit around on the free time and dinner will be the last dinner of the trip.
A Short trek to Phedi and 40 min drive to Pokharaa short trek to Phedi and 40 min drive to Pokhara. Hotel. All the staffs will go to Kathmandu, except the guide. Upon arrival at hotel, enjoy the hot shower, shaving etc. Then go for lunch on your own. Rest day.
Morning fly or drive to Kathmandu.morning fly or drive to Kathmandu. Hotel and free time until the noon. Later, drive to Patan for sightseeing. It is a good place also for little shopping. Then free…
Transfer to Airporttransfer to airport for flight to home.
- Airport pick up and transfer to Hotel (as many times as required),
- Hotel in Kathmandu and in Pokhara as above program. Everyday lodge or guest house accommodation during trekking,
- Daily breakfast in Kathmandu and in Pokhara,
- Full board (3 meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner everyday + hot drinks) on trek,
- All trek permits, TIMS and other necessary entrance permit fees,
- All air/ground transportation as choice
- 1 guide and porter/s as many as required,
- All expenses for the porters/Nepali staffs including their daily wage and accidental insurance etc.
- Sightseeing tours as per above itinerary,
- Nepal visa, international air ticket,
- Cold drinks, bar bills,
- Personal expenses, warm clothes/rain wear, trekking equipments,
- Travel insurance and medical assistance/helicopter evacuate fee if any for the members etc.
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