Overview

Mt. Annapurna (8091m) is the 10th highest mountain in the world and the journey to its base camp is believed to be one of the most popular treks on earth. Like any other trip in the Annapurna region, our trek also begins in Pokhara, widely known as the "Lake City" and passes through cascading waterfalls, beautiful villages, terraced farmlands, lush rhododendron forests, and amazing mountain vistas before reaching the base of the mighty Annapurna. Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with us. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns.
 Travel Insurance:It is a condition upon joining any of Trek 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). Please note that we don't arrange or sell insurance.

Itinerary :    13 Nights / 14 Days "Annapurna Base Camp Trek"

Highlights: 3 nights Kathmandu, 2 night Pokhara, 1 night Ghandruk,
                     1 night Chhomrong, 2 night Bamboo, 1 night Deurali, 1
                      Night Annapurna Base Camp, & 1 night Jhinudanda.
                     1 night Pothana.

Trip Grade:         Moderate Trek.

Max. Elevation:   4130m.
Min. Elevation:   1070m.
Style of Trek:      Tea house lodge.
Total days:           14
Trek Duration:     8
Walking level:     5/7 hrs. per day.
Group size:           min. 2 pax.

Best time:            February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November & December.


Details Itinerary

The itinerary can be changed according to the personal desire also but the details itinerary are following herein:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m.), Nepal.

               I or one of my team member will be on standby vehical & displaying your`s named template at the Airport on that day to pick you up & transfer to hotel. Short briefing that afternoon followed by orientation walk to get familiar With your surroundings or rest. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Cultural & Historical sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley.

               Around Kathmandu valley, one of the biggest Buddhist temple of Nepal is called Boudanath Stupa, One of the holy Hindu pilgrimage site Pashupanath temple, Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) & Kathmandu Darbar Square. Arrange necessary pemit for trekking. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Diparture from Kathmandu to Pokhara (approx. 800m.). Option-{ drive (6/7hrs.)/fly (25 minutes)}

              Drive:-  Passing through beautiful landscapes, paddy farms, rivers, tiny villages, serpentine mountain road etc. Pokhara is situated appro. 200 kilometers. West of Kathmandu city. This is the second largest city of Nepal. It is a place of remarkable natural beauty with lakes & panoramic view of Annapurna Himalayan ranges. The Annapurna & the famous Machhapuchhre (fishtail) mountain peak can be seen from Pokhara valley. By fly:- From Kathmandu to Pokhara, will see stunning panoramic views of Himalayan depends on the weather. Specially can see langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, jugal Himal, Annapurna ranges, etc. The mesmerizing Machhapuchhre (fishtail) dominates the scenery because of its proximity to the valley & can be seen from anywhere in Pokhara. Stretching from east to west, the Annapurna massif includes Annapurna I to IV & Annapurna south . further away are seen the giants, Dhaulagiri (8167m.) & Manasalu (8163m.). Sightseeing in Patale chhango (Davi`s fall), Gupteswor mahadev (underground cave of Shiva temple where the religious activities are doing there.) & boating in Phewa lake to go to Bharahi temple. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Trek to Ghandruk (1940m.).

                We will drive to Nayapul (Approx. 1 & hrs.) & start the Trek through birethanti (1025m.) upto  Ghandruk, a beautiful village mostly inhabited by the Gurung community. If time permit, we are also visit Gurung museum. Overnight at tea house lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170m.).

                We climb up for around an hour up to Kimrungdanda. On the way, we can enjoy Great views of Annapurna south, Hiunchuli, fishtail Mountain & Gangapurna.Then the trils slowly descend to the small river is called Kimron khola. We slowly cross the bridge &  steep ascend for a while then, to get the Chhomrong village. It is a beautiful village located on the lap on the giant Annapurna massive. Overnight at tea house lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Chhomrong to Bamboo (2310m.)

                The trail descends via 2500 stone steps & cross the chhomrong river & ascends to the sinawa (2340mm.). We pass through a beautiful forest to kuldhigar. Followed by an easy downhill walk to Bamboo. Overnight at tea house lodge.

Day 07: Trek from Bamboo to Deurali (3200m.).

               We pass through the bamboo forest which is damp & cold then ascend steadily with fewer steep. It is only after reaching Himalayan hotel that the forest opens up & we are out of the sun again with astounding views of the glaciar river below. It is a steep climb up through a much drier forest before reaching Hinku Cave. From here, we can see the trail drop closer to the river before climbing again to Deurali. The most scenic stretch of the day. The vegetation is sparser, allowing magical views of the valley. The river below,& the sheer rock face cliffs above with bands of wispy waterfalls. Overnight at tea house lodge.

Day 08: Trek from Deurali to Machhapuchhre Base Camp( MBC ) (3700m.) via Annapurna Base Camp ( ABC )(4130m.)

               Climb gently through a river bed then over a steep trail over to the Mountain side. The hike from Bagar to MBC is somewhat strenuous . From MBC, we get excellent views of the majestic Machhapuchhre along with Mt. Hiuchuli, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli, & Gangapurna which is certainly a rewarding experience. The vegetation disappears on our way to ABC & the path widens as we enter the Annapurna sanctuary. From here, we get sensational views of the near vertical south face of Annapurna towering above us The sanctuary boasts of a dynamic view without anything impeding the 360 degree panorama. From the base camp, we again get to savor mesmerizing views of the Machhapuchhre, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Hiuchuli & Other peaks. Overnight at ABC.

Day 09: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo.

              From the ABC, we retrace our steps to Bamboo.  This trek is downhill. So, it should not be very difficult. Beside, we will always have the company of the extraordinary landscape to cheer us up. Overnight at tea house lodge.

Day 10: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinudanda (1780m.).

               From bamboo, It is uphill trek to kuldhigar followed by a downhill walk to Chhomrong khola.then climb the stone steps to Chhomrong. The trail then descends to Jhinudanda, where we will be resting for the night. Today we will have opportunity to enjoy hot springs just 20 minutes downhill walk from Jhinudanda to soothe our aching body. Overnight at tea house lodge.

Day 11: Trek from Jhinudanda to  Pothana (1890m.)

               Pleasant walk through terraced paddy fields. Superb vistas of Lamjung Himal & Manaslu. Overnight at tea house lodge.

Day 12: Trek from Pothana to Phedi (1130m.), Drive to Pokhara.    

               Passing through the villages, & terraced fields, we descend up to the Phedi then drive back to the Pokhara by local bus or private vehical. An afternoon of leisure to spend at the Pokhara Lakeside. You can enjoy some shopping, a boat ride, etc. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13: drive/fly back from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.

            Sightseeing Bhaktapure Durbar Square & Patan Durbar square. Or you can indulge yourself with personal activities like shopping of local product. Overnight at hotel.

Day 14: Departure: After breakfast, transfer to airport for final to onward destination.

Price Cover

Cost includes:

. Pick-up & drop from an International Tribhuwan Airport.
. Kathmandu accommodatio (3 nights tourist standard deluxe hotel with breakfast
. All sightseeing as per Itinerary by private vehical with professional guide.
. Entrance fees of all monumental areas in Kathmandu & Pokhara valley.
. Domestic Flights ( Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu ) or private vehical.
. National park entry fee & TIMS(Trekking Information Management system.)
. Private overland transportation to & from trek.
. Accommodation while on the trek, 3 meals B.I.D. (according to menu) & water.
. A good speaking English guide & helper (If necessary).
. wages, foods, accommodations, insurances & other facilities to staffs.
. Farewell dinner with Nepali cultural dance in Kathmandu last day.

Cost doesn`t includes:


. Lunch & dinner during stay in Kathmandu.
. Nepal entry visa.
. Travel insurance.
. Emergency rescue.
. Personal expenses.
. All bar bills.
. Lundry bill.
. First aid (medical supplies).
. Essential equipments like trekking stick, sleeping bag, dawn jacket, water bottle,
Rain poncho etc.
. Any extra cost due to weather or political problems &
. Expenses of personal nature i:e soft/hard drinks, tips etc.

TOUR COST PER PERSON ON TWIN SHARING BASIS

Total Pax Hotels
3 star 3+ star 4 star 5 star
2/3 USD.1875 USD.1925 USD.2025 USD.2175
4/8 USD.1850 USD.1900 USD.2000 USD.2150
9/18 USD.1800 USD.1850 USD.1950 USD.2100
19/29 USD.1725 USD.1775 USD.1825 USD.2025
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Hotels 3 star 3+ star 4 star 5 star
Kathamndu Hotel Manang.
"Marsyangdi.
"Yellow pagoda.
or Similar
Hotel Vaishali..
"Grand.
"Tibet.
or Similar
Park village hotel & resort.
"Hotel Shanker.
or Similar
Hotel Yak & Yati.
"Hyatt Regency.
"Everst.
or Similar
Pokhara Hotel Asia.
"Peace plaza.
or Similar
Hotel Barahi..
"Landmark Pokhara.
or Similar
Temple Tree Resort & Spa.
Fish Tail Lodge.
or Similar
Shangri La.
Hotel Pokhara Grande.
or Similar
ABC Trek Tea House Lodge

Equipment & Packing lists for ABC trek:

The following basic equipment check lists should help you with your packing. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weights of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek, your packed trek bag should weight not more than 12 kg.

Head:

. Sun hat or scarf.
. Light balaclava or warm fleece hat.
. Sunglasses with UV protection.

Upper body:


. T-shirts.
. Weight thermal tops.
. Fleece Jacket or pullover.
. Fleece Wind-Stopper Jacket (optional).
. Waterproof (preferable breathable fabric) shell Jacket.
. Down vest & or Jacket (optional).

Hand:

. Lightweight Gloves.
. Heavyweight Gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Lower body:


. Underwere.
. Hiking shorts.
. Lightweight cotton long pants.
. Light & expecdition weight thermal bottoms.
. Fleece or wool pants.
. Waterproof (preferable breathable fabric) shell pants.

Feet:


. Thin, lightweight inner socks.
. Thick warm wool hiking socks.
. Hiking boots with spare laces.
. Camp shoes (sneaker &/or sandals).
. Gaiters.

Accessories:

. Sleeping bag rated to zero degree F.
. Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs batteries.
. Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag.

. Basic first aid kit.

. Large plastic bag- for keeping items dry inside trek bag.
. daypack (approx. 2500 to 3000 cubic inches).
. Thermarest sleeping pad.
. Water bottles (2).
. Toiletries.
. Small wash towel.
. Rain coat.

Personal Hygienic:

. Wet wipes (baby wipes).
. Tissue / toilet roll.
. Anti bacteria hand wash.

Extras/Luxuries:


. Binoculars.
. Reading books.
. Trail map/ guide book.
. Journal & pen.
. Ipod
. Pencils & small notebook.
. Travel game: chess, backgammon, scrabble.
Swimming customs ( for Kathmandu & trek).

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