Annapurna base camp trekking

annapurna base camp trekkingAnnapurna base camp trekking is one of the best trekking routes of Nepal. It is also regarded as the classic route which leads us towards the high lands of Annapurna region. The route through the mountain will offers us great view of high summit of the region like Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre and many more soaring white snow capped mountains. The path to the high lands goes through the terraced lands, forest of rhododendron and some of the beautiful traditional villages. The trekking to these lands is generally in high altitude which may create problem in some fellow trekkers. So, we need to be careful by acclimatizing ourselves while trekking at this region. Generally, the season of October, November, December, January, February, March, April and May is considered as the best season to trek in these high lands. But according to the wish of the trekkers, A Nepal Trek will arrange the trekking at these high lands throughout the year with the provision of better guides.
Annapurna base camp trekking commence with a spectacular drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. The drive may further continue to Nayapul. But after Nayapul, we must have to trek enjoying the beautiful trekking route. The trekking route will follow the path to Ghorepani, Poon hill, Tadapani, Sinuwa, Deurali and finally to the base camp of Annapurna mountain. The trek will be undoubtedly spectacular and enchanting as it goes from low land to high lands viewing some panoramic view of great ranges of mountains all around our eyes.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu at TIA, a representative of A Nepal Trek will warmly welcome you to Nepal. She/he will guide you towards the hotel room of Nepal. The day can be either rest day or some sightseeing day of Kathmandu. The night will be at the hotel by discussing about the tour and enjoying the delicious dinner.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara

Early morning, the trekking will starts with a drive over to Pokhara. The route goes for about 7 hours on bus. We will certainly enjoy the panoramic view of the roadside houses and forest. The night will be fascinating at Pokhara viewing some spectacular places around the valley. The night will be at one of the best hotel at Pokhara.

Day 03: Pokhara to Nayapul (drive) and to Tikhedhunga (trek)

At Pokhara, we will rise early in the morning to view the best view of rays of sun piercing the white snows on Machhapuchhre Mountain and other similar mountains of same region. After enjoying that eye-catching view, we will take a short drive to Nayapul. And after then, we will trek further to Tikhedhunga for about 3 hours.

Day 04: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani

From Tikhedhunga, we move towards the steep hills to Ulleri. Ulleri is one of the beautiful Magars villages of Nepal. Then the trail will move following the forest of Pine and oak along with some rhododendrons. After passing through several villages, we will be finally at Ghorepani at 2840m. The night will be exciting at Ghorepani after a walk of 7 hours.

Day 05: Hike up to Poon hill and trek to Tadapani

Early morning, we will take 45minutes short hike to Poon hill[3210m]from where we can get the spectacular and unobstructed view of mountain ranges. This is a best sunrise view point of Annapurna Himalayan range. [Trekkers could seen best panoramic views  are, Mt Annapurna I 8091m, Mt Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt Manasalu 8163m, Mt Fishtail 6996m, and more than 15 others peaks from shame land.  After spending some glorious moments at the Poon hill, we will return back to hotel  for  breakfast and will trek towards the Tadapani. The route to Tadapani will follows the forests of rhododendron and pine to the elevation of 2610m. The night will be resting at Tadapani.6 hrs walk.

Day 06: Tadapani to Chomrong

From Tadapani, the trekking route goes towards the down of the hill through the forest of rhododendron. The path passes through the villages of Gurung people. The trail goes easy and smoothly to Chomrong at 2140m.

Day 07: Chomrong to Dovan

The trail drops down to the river of Chomrong and will again goes steeply to Khuldighar at 2380m. Then the trek follows the down path from the forest keeping away the west side of the river. The night will be at one of the better guest houses of Dovan.

Day 08: Trek to Deurali

From Dovan, only a trek of about 4 to 4.5 hours will be enough to reach to Deurali, but is very risky as snow avalanches and attitude is becoming nerve for many trekkers. The trail stars following the forest of bamboo and rhododendron to the Hinko cave. The continue trail will leads us at Deurali at 3200m. The night will be at Deurali.

Day 09: Trek to Annapurna base camp

From derail, we will trek towards the Annapurna base camp following the mountain surrounded area where once there used to be a base camp of Machhapuchhre Mountain[3700m]. We need to continue the trail without stooping to Annapurna base camp[4165m]. The phenomenon may go for about 5 to 6 hours long. The night will be spectacular at tented camp.

Day 10: Return from Base camp to bamboo

We will wake up early in the morning to view the morning view of Annapurna Mountain though our naked eyes. The view will be simply spectacular. The trail will then goes towards the downhill to the height of 2345m with a fall of about 1700m to the bank of Modi khola and to bamboo. We may get the opportunity of spending the night at one of the tea houses/ resorts available there. The night will be remarkable.

Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu

From bamboo, we will start our trek earlier by following the way to Chommrong. We won’t stop ourselves there and will continue passing the Khuldighar. We need to continue our trail towards the forest of rhododendron and bamboo to reach ultimately to Jhinu Khola where we may enjoy the hot spring water to relax ourselves. The night will be at Jhinu at nearest hotel.

Day 12: Jhinu to Nayapool and drive to Pokhara

From Jhinu, after enjoying the life time remembering experience of hot natural spring water bath, we will motivate ourselves further to Nayapool. The reach of Nayapool will be fine for our lunch time. We will have our lunch at Nayapool and will take the short drive to Pokhara. The night will be at Pokhara.

Day 12: Pokhara to Kathmandu

We will wake up early in the morning with the dazzling view of sun rising through the summit piercing the white snows. We will have a short visit over to the market around Pokhara and will take a drive back to Kathmandu. The drive goes for about 7 to 8 hours. The night will be relaxing at Kathmandu.

Day 13: Farewell

Finally, the day of returning back to our home country and busy schedule has come with the ending of our glittering tour over to the highlands of Nepal. A Nepal Trek will organize a small farewell program at the airport and will help for any inconvenience that may arise during the departure. We wish for your better journey ahead.

Cost includes:

⇒ All Airport pick up and drop.
⇒ 2 nights your standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
⇒ 2 nights your standard hotel in Pokhara.
⇒ 10days in standard lodges/ tea-houses in mountain during the trek.
⇒ All 3 meals per day during the trek [B+L+D] and a cup of tea with every meal.
⇒ Tourist standard bus between Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu.
⇒ An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant  trek guide as per bigger size of group of trekkers: (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
⇒ Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
⇒  All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
⇒ A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
⇒ All government and local taxes

Cost excludes:

⇒ Nepal Visa fee ( Nepal provides on arrival visa in Immigration, bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs,)
⇒ International airfare to and from Kathmandu
⇒ Meal in city like Kathmandu and Pokhara.
⇒ Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
⇒ Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.
⇒ Travel and rescue insurance.
⇒ Local donation & Tips for guides and porters.
⇒ Personal expenses (Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)Note: The cost will be valued by: Your standard of  hotels, service, group size and other extra activities. Please kindly let us know.Trek highlights:
One of the most popular medium easy trek of  Nepal. Rich of nature with 3 major peaks [Mt Dhaulagiri 8167m, Mt Annapurna I 8091m, Mt Manaslu 8163m] and several of beautiful peaks. Heavy colorful forest with verity of flora & fauna. Charming mingle society of people with them unique culture, religion and seasonal harvesting. Clean running humming waterfalls and streams.

Safety – Health- facility:

Our first goal is “first safety” for all of our clients and staff. We have smartly experienced friendly and knowledge able workers team. All they are well trained and must of they are license holder Guides. We arrange first aid. Also the area has heath post on every 2 days, and main hospital is not farther than maximum 5 hrs, from any part. We can use a quick drive on ruff road, carry by the people, take a horse ride, and arrange the Helicopter at our needed as per the emergency encase. The physical walk is 6 hours average per day with mini bag with your valued things average 2-5 kg.

Your Personal Travel Insurance:

We highly advised you to make your travel insurance during Nepal trip from your own country.
It is a condition upon joining any of our trips that all clients be insured for comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and treatment costs).we don’t arrange or sell insurance.

Tea house Local lodge during the Trek:

All accommodations for Annapurna base camp Trek on twin sharing basis included in the trip cost and are chosen based on standard of hygiene, standard and clean of tourist standard available. There are mostly shame styles of accommodations during our trekking. And very some of place has limits of attach bath room as your own payment.
All the lodging and meal cost has controlled by management community at in area.

Meals and Water:

During our  Trek, we can enjoy typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines as well as all types of international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, and Indian.) are from  the menu as per local supplement. Lodge has well trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates, variety of breads, variety of drinks, and snacks. You could have able to buy Bottled water from every settlement. Even we would like to support you to pay for local purifying water cheaper with that’s help to controlled plastic pollution. Also the boiled water, or running fresh water with your peals or filtering is much recommended.

What to bring with you:

Raincoat, bag cover, round sun hat. Half paint for rain, waterproof waking boot, Suntan lotion, sunglass, light waterproof gore tax set, a pair of sleepers, some t-shirt, If you have your private light sleeping bag/If Not we will provide, walking stick, your regular drug and necessary you things.

Environmental sensitive:

The Annapurna  region is stunningly beautiful, but equally fragile. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. Hence, the tourism industry has an obligation to protect and preserve it. We are consideration a ‘zero impact’ policy on the natural environment and the traditional communities that live at the traveled places. We enforce a number of do’s and don’ts. We also work alongside “KEEP” in order to maintain our environmental concerns.

Best Season:

We are Sure for all season. Even Sep to Dec and Feb to Apr is best.
Hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara: Let us advice as per your choice.
5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and others 4,3, 2,1 stars hotels:
5 stars hotel in Pokhara: Phulbari resort. And others standard hotels: Fishtail lodge, Meera
Booking Policy:
Confirm your trip at least two months before, with 25% of payment and a copy of your passport.  One group leader or agent will be free of service charge above 12 of paying person in a group.[tax, flight and monuments fee is not free]
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