Annapurna Base camp Trekking

                        Annapurna base camp trekking known as Annapurna sanctuary trekking and famous trekking trail in Annapurna Himalaya range. Annapurna base camp trekking trail takes you through fascinating traditional villages of Nepal’s ethnic communities of the Gurung, Magar, and Thakali who will greet you very warmly if you cared to stop for a conversation, hike to continues through dense rhododendron forest with towering snowy peaks in the background with beautiful Himalayan scenery including the Dhaulagiri 8167m, Nilgiri 7041m, Fishtail/Machhapuchhare 6998m, Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna II 7939m, Annapurna III7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna south 7219m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Lamjung Himal 6986m,Tukuche peak 6920m make this trekking route one of the popular trekking trail for all age group of trekkers. One of the beautiful place of Annapurna base camp and sunrise over Machhapuchhre /Fishtail 6998m from Ghorepani Poon hill is simply breath taking as the sun changes its color from pink to gold to silver a rewarding experience in lifetime. Annapurna Sanctuary fall within the area managed by the Annapurna Conservation Area Project and is an exercise in environmental and cultural protection accommodating the needs of both the visitors and the local inhabitants of Annapurna base camp trekking trails. Annapurna base camp/ Annapurna sanctuary trekking routes begins from low level close to the Pokhara valley known as Phedi 915m and highest destination will be the Annapurna base camp located at 4130m make to more easy for the trekker to reach their destination.

                        Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is a moderate nature trek that starts at Phedi, a short drive of about 45 minutes from Pokhara, which takes you to the foot [Base Camp, 4130m] of Mt. Annapurna, one of the most magnificent peaks in the world. We enter the Modi Khola valley and as we gain height the valley narrows to a steep sided gorge until we pass through the “gates” of the Sanctuary to emerge into its heart, a beautiful alpine amphitheatre surrounded by 6000 metre snow-capped mountains. The enormous south face of Annapurna 1 dominates the basin and there are spectacular views of Machapuchare. We are surrounded by an array of ice-bound peaks, snowfields, glaciers, great rock buttresses and ice flutings as we witness magical sunrises and sunsets, watching mountains glow pink and gold. The return walk is even more interesting as the trek winds around different ridges towards Ghorepani poon hill,(Ghorepani poon Hill 3210m is probably the one of the best view point of Annapurna trekking tour ), where you witness breathtaking views of an early morning sunrise where a red halo seeps through glistening gaps over the snow capped peaks of the Annapurna Himalaya range , Dhaulagiri , Nilgiri, Fishtail, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal etc. The sceneries seen throughout this trek grace the landscape of the Himalayas where imagination defines the beauty of nature as an experience that can never be forgotten. After great Himalayan scenery from Ghorepani poon , trails leads continue descend via Uilleri and Tikhedhunga than by private vehicle drive from Nayapul to pokhara.

Trip Fact Box

Trekking duration: 17days

Starting from: Pokhara by private vehicle to phedi

Ending at: Nayapul by private vehicle to pokahra

Grade: Moderate to Strenuous

Highest access of the trek: Annapurna Base Camp (4130meters)

Culture: Mixed culture based on Gurung Mager.& Thakali

Mode of trekking tour: Teahouse (Lodge)or camping trek

Himalayan sights: Fishtail,Annapurna Himalaya range & Dhaulagiri

Splendid breathtaking place: Annapurna and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail mountain)

Annapurna Base camp Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m, transfer to hotel, Annapurna base camp trekking briefing with official arrangements. overnight at kathmandu hotel.
Day 02: After break fast,kathmandu by tourist bus/private vehicle or by pokhara 915m and overnight at pokhara
Day 03: After breakfast Pokhara drive to Phedi and trek Pothana Deurali (2150m)
Day 04: Pothana Deurali – jhinu dada/Hot spring (1750m)
Day 05: Jhinu dada/Hot spring trek to Sinwa (2350m)
Day 06: Sinwa trek to Himalaya Hotel(2900m)
Day 07: Himalaya Hotel trek to Machhapuchhare base camp /Fishtail base camp/MBC (3720m)
Day 08: Machhapuchhare base camp trek to Annapurna base camp(4130m)
Day 09: Annapurna base camp trek to Bamboo (2340m)
Day 10: Bamboo trek to Chhomrong (2170m)
Day 11: Chhomrong trek to Tadapani (2600m)
Day 12: Tadapani trek to Ghorepani (2855m)
Day 13: Early in the morning hike to Poon Hill 3210m for superb Himalayan scenery including the Dhaulagiri 8167m, Nilgiri 7041m, Fishtail/Machhapuchhare 6998m, Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna II 7939m , Annapurna III7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna south 7219m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Lamjung Himal 6986m,Tukuche peak 6920m etc , breakfast at ghorepani and continue trek to Tikhedhung 1555m via Ulleri.
Day 14: Tikhedhunga trek to Nayapul 910m, Walk approximately 2-3hours than one hour by private car back to Pokhara . overnight at pokhara. Overnight at pokhara.
Day 15: After breakfast, Pokhara by tourist bus/private vehicle or by flight back to kathmandu.overnight at kathmandu.
Day 16: After breakfast, After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseing in kathmandu valley such as Bhaktapur, Pasupatinath, Boudhhanath, Kathmandu durbar square and Monkey temple(swyambhunath) and in the evening farewell dinner in Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel.
Day 17: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities than drop to international airport for onward journey.

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