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Annapurna Base Camp (4, 130 m, 13, 550 ft) Trekking is the one of the most popular trekking routes in the recent time. Most of the trekkers have chosen ABC as their one of the best choices for the trek. Annapurna Base Camp (Annapurna Sanctuary) is a high glacial basin lying 40 km directly north of Pokhara. Annapurna Base Camp is surrounded by a ring of mountains, the Annapurna range, most of which are over 7, 000 m. With the only entrance a narrow valley between the peaks of Hiunchuli and Machapuchare (Fish Tail Mountain), where run-off from glaciers drain into Modi Khola River.
Not only Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is famous domestically, but also attracts to outsiders, hikers, adventure, trekkers and global trotters. Because of high mountains on all sides, the Annapurna Sanctuary receives only 7 hours of sunlight a day at the height of summer. The south-facing slopes are covered in dense tropical jungles of Rhododendron and Bamboo, while the north-facing slopes, in the rain shadow, have a drier colder climate similar to that of the near-by Tibetan Plateau.
The entire sanctuary was held as sacred to the Gurung people, one of the many native people to inhabit the area. The sanctuary was believed to be the home of several deities, from Hinduism and Buddhism as well as older animistic gods. The peak of Machapuchare at the entrance was believed to be home of the God Shiva, and the daily plumes of snow were thought the smoke of his divine incense. Untill recently, the local Gurung people forbade anyone from bringing eggs or meat into the Annapurna Sanctuary, and women and untouchable were prohibited from going there as well.
Recently, the number of trekkers to the Annapurna Base Camp has increased substantially, in part because of the Sanctuary forms the base of one of the major routes to the peaks of Annapurna Range.
If you like to try Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, feel free to contact Adventure White Himalaya treks. We will help you do Annapurna Base Camp Trekking successfully and safely.
Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu (1300m)
Kathmandu drive to Pokhara (6-7 hours)
Pokhara drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (2050m) 5-6 hours
Tikhedhunga trek to Ghorepani (2860m) 6-7 hours
Ghorepani trek to Tadapani (2700m) 5-6 hours
Tadapani trek to Chhomrong (2170m) 5-6 hours
Chhomrong trek to Bamboo (2310m) 5-6 hours
Bamboo trek to Deurali (3230m) 5-6 hours
Deurali trek to A.B.C. via M.B.C. (4130m) 5-6 hours
A.B.C trek to Bamboo (2310m) 6-7 hours
Bamboo trek to Jhinu Danda (1780m) 4-5 hours
Jhinu Danda trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara
Pokhara drive to Kathmandu
Arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport of Kathmandu
You are greeted with a warm welcome from our staff at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Then you are whisked away to your hotel in private transportation where our guide will brief on the programs on days ahead.
Kathmandu Drive to Pokhara (6-7 hours)
Your guide will be escorting you to the bus station for Pokhara at 6:30 AM. Then your comfy tourist bus will head to Pokhara around 7:30 AM, while enjoying twisting rivers, valleys, beautiful rock gorges along the way. You may check in to your hotel on arrival, and in the meantime try boating on the scenic Fewa Lake overlooking Mount Machhapuchhre and Annapurna Range. Or enjoy night life around dazzling Lake Side as well.
Pokhara Drive to Nayapul and Trek to Tikhedhunga (2050m, 5-6 hours)
Our day start with a breakfast then a drive to Nayapul on private transport, from here we start our trek alongside the banks of Modi Khola. After a short walk we will arrive at Birethanti (1,015m), from there the trail continues side by side north bank of Bhurungdi Khola. We will be reaching on the side of Hille valley (1,495m) and to Tikhedhunga (2,050) after a short from there.
Tikhedhunga Trek to Ghorepani (2,860m, 6-7 hours)
From Tikhedhunga we will be heading to a large Magar village, Ulleri(2,070m). Next stop will Banthanti(2,250m) through oak forests and rhododendrons on the trail. The trail continues towards Nangethanti(2,460m) and an hour walk to Ghorepani. You will be accompanied by the scenic views of Dhaulagiri I (8,167m), Pico Tukuche Nilgiri (6,940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8,091m), Hiunchuli (6,441m) and Tarke Kang (7,193m) on the way there.
Ghorepani Trek to Tadapani (2600 m, 5-6 hours)
We will start our early morning mission to experience the alluring sunrise at Poon Hill (3,210). The mystical views of Dhaulagiri I (8,167m), Pico Tukuche Nilgiri (6,940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8,091m), Hiunchuli (6,441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m), Gangapurna (7454m), Lamjung Himal (6,986m), Mount Fishtail (6,997m) are sure to have you spell bound. Then returning back to Ghorepani, we will continue our trek to Tadapani to the familiar magnificent views of Macchapuchre and Annapurna South mountains with fine pine and rhododendron forests.
Tadapani trek to Chhomrong (2,100 m, 4-5 hours)
Forest of unending rhododendron with terraced fields of rice, maize, potatoes and buckwheat will be our trail side while on the way to Chiule and then to Chhomrong. Between them you will also go through a big suspension bridge over Kimrong Khola, quaint village of Kilsigo Chiukle and downward trail climb with captivating waterfalls.
Chhomrong Trek to Bamboo (2,310 m, 5-6 hours)
2,500 stone steps, crossing over Chhomrong Khola suspension bridge and a uphill climb will culminate to Sinuwa. From there a descending walk through Kuldihar forest and to Bamboo where we will stay overnight.
Bamboo Trek to Deurali (3,230 m, 5-6 hours)
From a damp and cool bamboo forest, an uphill walk will get us to Himalaya Hotel with view of glacial river below. A descending trail to river and a short ascend will lead us to our destination Deurali. We can catch glimpses of wild pigs, deer and maybe even snow leopards on the way while view of the valley and cliff decorated river and waterfalls in Deurali.
Deurali Trek to A.B.C. (4130 m, 5-6 hours)
Continuing our trek, we head towards Bagar with a climb. Then to Macchapuchre Base Camp which will welcomes us with breathtaking views of Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna mountains. Then an ascend towards south along vistas of beautiful mountain ranges before arriving at Annapurna Base Camp.
A.B.C. Trek to Bamboo (2310 m, 6-7 hours)
We start this day from the magnificent ABC to rapid descend towards Macchapuchre Base Camp and pass through Deurali, Himalayan Hotel and Dovan as well until we reach Bamboo. The downhill trek is as demanding as the uphill, so the decent should be fairly easy one.
Bamboo Trek to Jhinu Danda (1780 m, 4-5 hours)
Commencing today’s part of the trek, an ascent to lower Chhomrong through Kuldi Ghar and Sinuwa. From there it is a stone stepped, steep decent to Modi Khola valley. With more decent, we now arrive at Jhinu Danda where we can spend rest of the afternoon relaxing.
Jhinu Danda Trek to Nayapul (5-6 hours). Drive to Pokhara (1:30 hours)
After the breakfast, we go to Kyumi village. We will have lunch here and move to Syauli Bazar. We go to Birethanti before Naya Pool. We start trekking from Naya Pool. Finally, we take a bus to Pokhara. It takes about one and half hour.
Pokhara Drive to Kathmandu. (6-7 hours)
From the beautiful Pokhara city, a tourist bus will be taking us to familiar road of twisting rivers, rock gorges to Kathmandu.
Departure from Tribhuwan International Airport
Our staff will be ready to drive our customers to the airport at least three hours before the scheduled departure.
Cost Included (✓)
✓ Airport pick up(Company Name Plate) & drop off service by private tourist vehicle.
✓ Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
✓ All your standard Meals during the lodge to lodge during the trek(Breakfasts,Lunches and Dinners).
✓ All trekking and climbing related permit & fees, (Entry Permit Annapurna conservation fees).
✓ TIMS (Trekking Information Management System)
✓ Adventure White Himalaya duffel bag/kit bag and T-shirt.
✓ Nepal Government license on holder English speaking trekking guide.
✓ The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests below 25 kg.).
✓ All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
✓ Official expenses Insurance foe guide and porters
✓ Salary for guide and porters
✓ All information about trekking, tour and expeditions.
✓ Certificate of achievement
Cost Excluded (✗)
✗ International air fare to/ from Nepal
✗ Entry Visa fees – at present $25 for 15 days, US$ 40 for 30 days, and US$ 100 for three-month visa on entry into Nepal.
✗ Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses
✗ Meals while not on the trek. (Kathmandu & Pokhara)
✗ Personal Porter Personal expenses such as snacks, all drink, Wi-Fi, hot shower, gear, laundry, phone calls, etc.
✗ Personal gear and expenses
✗ Tips for the guide and porter.
Note: This section is intended to give you heads up on how trip will be organized. Once you let us know the number of interested traveler and departure date we would get back to you with actual cost for the trip.
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