Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is the top treks in Nepal in 2017/18 for the trekkers who want to explore the culture and Himalayan nature in just few days hiking through mountain roads. Starting from the beautiful city pokhara, the trek commences the scenic annapurna base camp trekking route through river banks, paddy fields, rhododendron forests, valley, villages and hiking hillside.
Having been strikingly popular as the second most preferred trekking Nepal, Annapurna Base Camp Trek has been able to fascinate the enthusiastic hikers in the mountain for decades. This annapurna base camp trekking trail is located in the western part of Nepal. Annapurna Base camp Trekking commences from a pristine and beautiful city, Pokhara widely considered as the city of serene lakes and ends at the same point.
The passes through cascading waterfalls, alluring villages, terraced fields, lush rhododendron forests, awe-inspiring landscapes and marvelous mountain vistas before you get to the base of the majestic Annapurna are the notable highlights of this trekking. Witnessing the closest and unbelievable views of many of the Himalaya’s most famous high peaks of the western part of the great Annapurna Himal, together with Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Fang, Annapurna, Gangapurna, Annapurna 3 and Machhapuchhre are the mountain views to be seized closely.
Accompanying the local ethnic groups and their age-long culture is an insight into the life of the people of mountain region. This annapurna base camp trek also offers an opportunity to acknowledge different species of plants and wildlife in Annapurna Conservation Area. The ascends and descends, the worlds deepest gorge, serene and tranquil lakes, natural water falls, holy cultural sites, hospitable people and their age-long tradition and most importantly, the breath-taking mountain views including the tenth highest highest mountain in the world, Mt. Annapurna are the specialties of this trek.
What makes this trip different ?
Magic Expedition Trekking and Tour Pvt. Ltd works with and one of the main supporters of Nepal Highlander Orphan Childrens Care Association (NHOCCA) as the Community Social Responsibility (CSR) to provide the education, health and shelter to the childrens who have lost their parents of any reason. We contribute our support to the remote village of Fujel (Gorkha, Nepal) through donation, sponsorship and partnership in local various projects including drinking water, camping health programmes and volunteering.
30% of the total profit of the trekking will go to NHOCCA that we support for the orphan children of Remote Areas in their daily needs and education.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, the airport representatives from “Magic Expedition” will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel in Kathmandu. In the evening, we complete office formalities. Your accommodation will be at some Standard Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley
We will offer you have full day guided Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour today. We include visiting some of the world-famous cultural heritages cited in UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Sites. We mainly cover Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (884m)by Tourist Bus
Today, we take six hours long scenic drive from Kathmandu through Prithvi Highway. And we arrive in Pokhara about at afternoon. We then check into the hotel in Pokhara and in the remaining time, we visit the Pokhara city and Lakeside. We stay overnight at standard hotel in Pokhara.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul from Pokhara, and then Trek to Ulleri (2073m)
Today, we start our trek from Nayapul, which is just an hour drive from Pokhara. We reach at Birethanti after 20 minutes walk on the Modi stream. Birethanti is an attractive village that has lots of guesthouses. We then follow the left route through the village and head to Ulleri following the bank of Burungdi stream. After that, we climb slightly up to the valley of Hille and Tikhedhunga. Our further path leads up to Ulleri where we stay overnight.
Day 05: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2856m)
Our path leads to Ghorepani today. Ghorepani is one of the favored destinations of Annapurna Region. Our trek gradually ascends up to Banthali (2250m) through Oak and bush forest and then we tend to continue trek towards Ghorepani through Nangeythanti. We stay overnight at Ghorepani.
Day 06: Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (2625m)
Today, we climb to Poon Hill (3210m) early within the morning to enjoy the panoramic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges including Lamjung Himal. From Poon Hill, you can enjoy the beautiful sunrise view. Poon Hill is also popularly called as The Photographers Paradise. After taking the beautiful snapshots from Poon Hill, we descend to Ghorepani again. And after breakfast, we continue to Tadapani. Our path goes an extended the bushes and beautiful forest of pine until Tadapani. We stay overnight at guesthouse in Tadapani.
Day 07: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong (2020m)
Our path today descends to Kimrong stream through the forest of rhododendron. After that, we walk towards Chhomrong crossing through the Gurung Village. Actually, Chhomrong offers you the close up views of Mount Annapurna South and Himchuli along with the Virgin Peak Fishtail (Machhapuchhre). We stay overnight at a local guesthouse.
Day 08: Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (2580m)
Today, we descend to Chhomrong stream and once more ascend up to Dovan passing through the silent bush forest. We stay overnight in a local guesthouse.
Day 09: Trek from Dovan to Deurali(3230m)
We tend to climb to Deurali through the bush and bamboo forest today. We stay overnight at a local guesthouse.
Day 10: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)(4131m)
This day begins with an ascent to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3900m) and then to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). The area is enclosed by the mountains and is understood as Annapurna base camp. Annapurna base camp provides you the spectacular view of mountain range together with Barah Shikhar, Annapurna I and Annapurna South. We stay overnight in a normal guest house.
Day 11: Trek from ABC back to Sinuwa (2340m)
We eventually trek back to Sinuwa with the memory of Annapurna South along with the whole Annapurna range and ABC. We stay overnight at a local guesthouse.
Day 12: Trek from Sinuwa to Jhinu Hill(2170m)
We are going to take tub at natural hot spring at Jhinu where we stay overnight at a local guesthouse.
Day 13: Trek from Jhinu Hill to Nayapul (1070m), and then Drive back to Pokhara(884m)
We complete our trek today as we descend to Nayapul which marks the end of our trek. From Nayapul, we drive back to Pokhara. And in the evening, you can take your time for shopping or you can explore around the city. We stay overnight at standard hotel on B/B plan in Pokhara.
Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara (884m)
Today, in the morning, we drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. It takes approx. 7 hours to arrive in Kathmandu. We celebrate the farewell dinner together with “Magic Expedition” Team. We stay overnight at standard hotel on B/B plan.
Day 15: Final Departure
Today, you are going to leave Kathmandu. We transfer you to the airport from where you catch the returning flight to your hometown.
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