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Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (Altitude 1400 m)
Day 2: Drive to Pokhara (5-6 hrs)
Day 3: Drive to Nayapul and hike to Ghandruk
Day 4: Ghandruk to Chomorung/Sinuwa (2170m/7120ft)
Day 5: Sinuwa to Himalaya or Deurali (3230m/10,595ft)
Day 6: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,545ft) via Macchapuchre Base Camp (3700m/12135ft)
Day 7: Explore Hidden Valley
Day 8: Trek to Jhinu Dada (1760m/5770 ft)
Day 9: Jhinu Dada to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara
Day 10: Return to Kathmandu
On your first day, on arrival at the Kathmandu international airport, you will get a grand welcome from a representative in formal attire with garlands (Mala) and a traditional Buddhist ceremonial scarf (Khata). This is a traditional and heart-warming gesture to welcome guests in Nepal. Thereafter, the representative will guide you to your hotel. You can explore the streets of Thamel at dusk. Afterward, you can enjoy the cultural dinner at the Tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu.
As you wake up, a new and exciting day waits. Breakfast is served early in the morning. Then we embark upon an adventurous journey to the Annapurna base camp. Day 2 of this trip is about an interesting and comfortable long drive to Pokhara. The 5-6 hours journey from Kathmandu to Pokhara entails the passage of Himalayan rivers; Trishuli, Marsyangdi, and Seti. The high current of the rivers offers you the prospect of rafting which can be your next possible destination of another package we offer.
On arrival at Pokhara, you witness the eye-catching, panoramic view of the Macchapuchre, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu ranges. Boating on the renowned Fewa lake can be an option to spend your afternoon in Pokhara. You will catch a glimpse of the glorious sunset later in the evening, and your day will end with an appetizing dinner and a good night’s sleep at a tourist-standard hotel.
On day 3, we start an easy trek with the dawn. But first, we have breakfast early in the morning and drive to Nayapul. On the way, you will enjoy the appealing scenery of the green trees with the streams flowing on the side. You start your hike after you reach Nayapul. The roads leading to Nayapul from Pokhara are smooth, offering a comfortable ride. You will directly land on the lap of nature, surrounded by the enriching culture of ethnic Gurung in Ghandruk.
The enriching Gurung culture and warm-hearted hospitality attract numerous tourists to this region. Ghandruk is Nepal’s most visited trekking area, renowned for its unique beauty and identity.
Waking up early and having breakfast in the delightful Ghandruk village will be a good start to an adventurous day. The Ghandruk village encompasses beautiful Buddhist monasteries, Chorten, and prayer flags; you will get a chance to learn about the culture and traditions of people in this region. You will get to capture beautiful memories in Ghandruk wearing traditional Gurung attire.
Passing through a rural mountain village, you will go on an adventurous trek to Kim Rung hill. You can take a refreshing break and get immersed in the beauty of Rhododendron blossoms. You will get a chance to see the astounding view of Kim Rung Khola along the trail. Then, you walk a few kilometers toward Sinuwa and spend the night at Sinuwa.
The adventurous walk continues on day 5. Waking up early and starting your trek from Sinuwa, ascending towards Bamboo, sums up day 5. The adventure continues, and so does the reward. The eye-catching view of the lush Rhododendron forest and Himalayan bamboo, along with the pristine glacial rivers flowing below, is a rewarding experience on the trail.
On elevating further from Sinuwa, you pass through a dense Bamboo forest. A thick bamboo forest shows up in your way. Then, we finally reach the area of Bamboo. Now, we cross a Dovan and stop for a short sunbath. Then, we continue our journey blissfully and arrive at the final destination for the day, Deurali. We conclude our long day at Deurali.
Day 6 is the most important day of your Annapurna base camp trek. We embark upon a difficult journey to the Annapurna base camp. Grid your Lions as you climb down a steep hill over the mountainside on this day.
You will catch a glimpse of the awe-inspiring Macchapuchre range that is forbidden to climb. Upon reaching Macchapuchre base camp, you get excellent views of extraneous Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli, and Gangapurna, which will be the highlight of this trek.
Proceeding further as the vegetation disappears on the trek to ABC, the sanctuary offers a spectacular panoramic view of the delightful broadened path with the outstanding outlook of Annapurna above us.
On elevating the altitude of 4130, you finally reach the Annapurna base camp; this is the perfect spot to view the majestic Macchapuchre, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, and other peaks.
A brand new day in the Annapurna base camp entails the dynamic view of the glorious sunrise striking the majestic snow-covered mountains. New adventure awaits as you explore the hidden valley in the Annapurna region on day 7. The Annapurna region encompasses dynamic mountain ranges with pristine glaciers. You are bound to be energized by the refreshing blue skies and delightful mountains.
Exploring the astounding landscapes, we reach the final destination for the day, bamboo, where you will relax and get a comfortable sleep.
You start your trek uphill to Kuldighar early in the morning, followed by a downhill walk to Chhomrong Khola. The walk is engaging: ascending to Kuldighar and descending towards Chhomrong Khola. Climbing the beautiful stepping stones to Chhomrong. We descend to Jhinu Danda afterward.
Walking downhill 15-20 minutes from Jhinu Danda, we reach the hot spring; You can immerse here to relax and eliminate the stress in your body from the tiresome walk. Hot springs here are renowned for their healing properties.
Today is the last day of your Annapurna base camp trek. The trekking route to Birenthi is a relatively easy trail. Then, crossing Modi Khola following a descending trail, we reach Nayapul. You will witness the ethnic community of Nepal, the Gurungs, on the way.
Trekking back through a steep hill to Nayapul, you can also meet some Gurkhas who had served in the British Army during World War II. From Nayapul, we drive to Pokhara. Then, you can chill on the Lakeside and unwind with your beverages. You can also explore around and shop for souvenirs. Later that night, you will enjoy your meal and sound sleep at a 3-star hotel in Pokhara.
After devouring a delicious breakfast, we will have a comfortable drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus on Day 10. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you can finally relax as the tiresome yet rewarding trek ends. To end this day, you will have a cultural dinner for the last time on this trip and enjoy a good night’s sleep in a lavish hotel in Kathmandu.
You can also take a day’s trip to Kathmandu if you like. And to do so, you can consult Nepal Big Mountain.
The difficulty level of the Annapurna base camp trek is moderate, as it is not an extreme climb. You do not require prior experience or advanced physical fitness to complete the Annapurna base camp trek. This trek is inclusive of children, solo travelers, and family trekkers.
The Annapurna base camp trek allows your body to adapt and acclimatize to high altitudes. The Annapurna trek is a high-altitude trek, and people with prior trekking experiences or advanced physical fitness can complete this trek quickly.
Autumn (September to November) and Spring(March to May) are the best time for the Annapurna base camp trek. You get to witness rhododendron blooms during the spring season. Autumn and Spring are trekking seasons in Nepal, offering a clear view of the mountains and favorable weather.
Summer, followed by Monsoons from June to August (monsoon), can have slippery trails and invites bugs, insects, and other difficulties. However, the skies are clear on most days, and you witness magical sunshine upon the majestic mountains.
Trekking in winter (December – February) has its challenges, along with frosty weather. However, most days are warm, and you can still trek to the Annapurna Base camp.
Book this Trip for $300.00 USD Advance