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Annapurna Base Camp
Cross Pass:
Max Altitude: 4130m
Min Altitude: 1540m
Accommodation: Tea House and hotel
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About Annapurna Base Camp

Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary:

Day01: Arrival.

 Meet by our representative and transfer to the hotel.

 

Day02: Half day sightseeing and preparation for trekking.

Kathmandu Durbar Square:

This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between 12th and 18th Centuries, used to be the seat of ancient Malla Kings of Kathmandu. It is the place where kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations solemnized. An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. Kumari Temple.

 

Patan Durbar Square :
Patan Durbar Square is an enchanting mélange of Palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda temples. Listed as a World Heritage Site, the former Royal Palace complex is the center of Patan’s religious and social life, and houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and religious monuments. One remarkable monument here is 17th century temple dedicated to the Hindu god Krishna, built entirely of stone.

 

 

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/7 hrs )

Ahead to Pokhara in the morning. When pass through the Prithivi Highway there are interesting scenery of the mountains, Rivers, waterfalls and jungle as well as farm terraces and villages. The drive takes about 7 hours to reach in Pokhara. After a rest you can walk around the lake side of the city to explore surrounding areas.

 

Day 4: Drive to Nayapul & trek to Tikhedhunga (1,540m/5 hrs)

After takingbreakfast, short drive to Nayapul and start trek. We pass through old villages and meandering green hills. & terraced paddy fields along the neighboring yet distant hills and the wind gushing in your face makes for a pleasant and smooth drive with much time to enjoy the landscape and contemplate about the tiring but exciting journey ahead.

 

Day 5: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (3,194m/ 7 hrs)

After taking breakfast, we step down towards Ulleri which has amazing landscape with the valley. We can get opportunities to interact with the locals and learn, understand and get a firsthand experience about their way of life. We can enjoy with the majestic view of Machhapuchhre (6997m), Huinchuli (6441m), and Annapurna South (7219m) and the world's largest rhododendron forest.

Day 6: Ghorepani hike early morning to poon hill (View point)(1hrs), trek down to ghorepani and trek to Tadapani (6hrs).

In the early morning, we do short trek for see the amazing sunrise in Poonhill from where we can see view of the shinning mountain. After seeing sunrise we back to Ghorepani and take breakfast and start trek towards Tadapani. We pass through the forest.

 

 

Day 7: Tadapani to Chomrong (1900m/7 hrs)

After taking breakfast, we walk through forest and river to cross suspension bridge and walk step up. we make a steep descent through the dense and dark forest to a beautiful village located on the lap of giant Annapurna massive known as Chomrong.  Our route from Tadapani to Chomrong route passes through the west bank of the Modi Khola with descent and steep along the way to Chomrong below the towering peaks Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare.
 

Day 8: Chomrong to Deurali (3,230m/ 6 hrs).

After taking breakfast, we start trek through the forest. We reach Dovan from Chomorong through Sinuwa and bamboo. From Chomorong we have to go steep down the Chomorong River then the route is steep up till Sinuwa. Then by crossing the straight jungle walk we reach to Deurali.

 

Day 9: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/ 5 hrs )

After taking breakfast, we start out to walk straight up then reach to MBC. From MBC, we trek straight up trail which lead to ABC. During the trek from Himalaya to ABC there might be some Avalanches, so you must be aware of that while walking. As much as we go upward from MBC we can see more mountains. From ABC you can see many mountains like Annapurna 1, Annapurna south, 12 peaks, Tent Peak, Singuchuli, Gandarvachuli, Macchhapuchhre etc. you can also see Glacier near ABC. ABC is at 4120m altitude.
 

Day 10: Base Camp to Bamboo. (2,340m/ 6 hrs ).

After taking breakfast, we step back down through Deurali and downhill through the forest.

 
 

Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu (1,780m/ 5 hrs)

After taking  breakfast, the trail leads uphill through the stone steep to the ridge and an easy walk to Sinuwa. Then the trail drops down to the bottom of the hill and continue climb up to Chomrong. After lunch break at Chomrong the trail steep drops down to Jhinu.


Day 12: Jhinuwa to Ghandruk (5hrs).

After taking breakfast, we pass  few suspension bridges to cross and many waterfalls on the way. Landruk is big Magar village where you will enjoy walking around to explore.Some of which were lying fallow, others green with mustard. The trek through cultivated land was certainly a very different experience compared to the earlier days of valleys, forests and hills.

 

Day 13: Ghandruk to Pokhara.

After taking  breakfast, our trek  begins through few ups and downs to the bottom Nayapul. After reaching at Nayapul, our treks ends and drive to pokhara.

 

Day 14: Pokhara to Kathmandu.

 

Day15: Half day sightseeing and free for shopping.

Bhaktapur City Durbar Square:

The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is also listed in UNESCO, made in the  15th century Palace of 55 windows, situated to the left as you enter through the city gate, inspires admiration. The palace entrance, Golden Gate that is the entrance to the main courtyard of the palace of 55 windows, is masterpiece in repose art .In front of the palace building is a medley of temples of various designs. There are temples like Batsala Temple and the Shiva temple, the replica of Pashupatinath Temple etc. Nyatapola Temple: This five-story pagoda was built in 1702AD. Each story has pair of figures (two wrestlers, two elephants, two lions, two griffins and goddess’s tigress and lioness). This temple is one of the tallest pagodas and famous for its massive structure and subtle workmanship

Day16: Departure.

Map

Weather & Equipment

Health and Safety: Before Trekking