- Poonhill (3210m)
- View of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna (I), Annapurna (II)
- Hiunchuli, and Mt. Nilgiri etc.
- Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) 4130m
- Ghandruk (Traditional Village overlooking to Mt fishtail, Annapurna South)
- Experiencing Nepal's Agro-tourism
Annapurna Base Camp trek is one of the most popular treks in the Annapurna region. The trail goes alongside terraced rice paddies, lush rhododendron forests and high altitude landscapes with panoramic views amidst the majestic peaks of Annapurna I (8091 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), Machapuchhre (6993 m) and Hiunchuli (6441 m).
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, meet & transfer to hotel. Overnight hotel.
Day 02:In Kathmandu
You will be escorted by a city tour guide to Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, overnight hotel.
Day 04:Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, your trek start point and start trek to Tikhedhunga or Ulleri.
One and half hour drive (42k.m) from Pokhara to Nayapul.The drive gives you wonderful chance to see the view of full Pokhara valley with Annapurna & Fishtail in background. Starts walk from Nayapul (1050m.), towards Birethanti and walk two-hour following the Bhurendikhola, you will meet Gurung village, and people are busy in their field. The nature is pretty to see. As soon as you reach to BhukDeaurli the trail leads you up hill towards Tikhedhunga (1500m) for one and half-hour more. The Tikhedhunga is our night camp for that night right before the serious up of Ulleri (about 3000 steps).
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2850 m.)
After breakfast start walk towards Ghorepani (2850 m.) For 6-7 hrs. Starting 3hrs is serious uphill through village and terrace. After one and half-hour walk you will get chance to see the view of Annapurna south (7219m) and Himchuli (6444m). That view does not move away from your eye for another one and half-hour. The place named Banthanti is our lunch stop for that day just before the forest walk start. After lunch walk through rhododendron, bamboo, pine forest makes your walk more interesting even you have chanced to see white monkeys and birds around. The walk that feel little bit difficult but that is great experience and good for next day because next morning the Poon hill (3210m.) is great view point for 12 peaks including Dhaulagiri (8167m), very close view of Annapurna south (7219) Machhapuchre(6993), and other famous peaks. The spring season is great time to visit because the forest with colorful rhododendron flowers makes you wonderful feeling?
Day 06:Early in morning, excursion to Poon hill (3210M.) and trek to Tadapani (2616M).
Wake up early in the morning, 5am. After having tea continue one hour walk up to Poon hill reach Poon hill at sunrise time observe the fantastic view, take photos, have great experience and back to Ghorepani about 8 am, have breakfast and continue walk towards Tadapani (2700m) about 9 am. The trail leads uphill for one and half hour through jungle that walk provides you great view of Dhawalagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna south, Gangapurna, Himchuli and fishtail. After Reaching Gurung hill (3290) the trail leads you down to Deurali (3100) and Banthanti the lunch spot of that very day. Most of the walk of that day is through jungle. After having lunch at Banthanti another one and half-hour to go up hill to Tadapani another view point. The town Tadapani is small newly built business center with 10-12 lodges.
Day 07:Trek to Chhumrung (1950M.)
After breakfast, start walk towards steep down to KyumruKhola, crossing a suspension Bridge, we will stop for lunch at Gurjung village. After lunch we have to walk gradual up and flat way to Chhomrong village. At Chhomrong you will find only Gurung ethnic group of people.
Day 08:Trek to Himalaya Hotel.
Start walking towards gradual up to Sinuwa. From this point, we can see fantastic view of Modikhola valley. After lunch we will enter into thick forest of Bamboo Gaun. We stop for lunch there, then trek start to Himalaya Hotel (2700 m) camp.
Day 09:Trek to Annapurna base camp (4130m) Via Machhapuchhre Base camp.
This day trekking trail heads to Machhapuchhre Base Camp. The route is pleasant with the views of the photographic scene of the landscape and snowcapped mountains. It is about 6 hours walk to reach the destination but we can preserve time if we increase our speed.
The trekking trail continues to Annapurna Base Camp (4130). The area is known as Annapurna Sanctuary which is covered with lofty mountains. The area gives an astonishing view of Annapurna I, Annapurna South and BarahShikhar. We spend night in a guest house dined with potato soup and traditional Gurung bread which is specially for preventing from effects of cold. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 10:Annapurna Base Camp Visit and trek back to Bamboo.
This day trek is retrieve back from Annapurna Base camp to Bamboo. Annapurna South and high Himalayan peaks tries to pull back to base camp where you feel heavenly intoxicated with the beauty of nature. Pleasant walking through forests and passing some villages provide chances to explore the area. We stay overnight in a guest house in Bamboo.
We'll continue along the trail to the traditional Gurung village of Landruk, a beautiful village with awesome views of mountains. The houses are nicely organized so that everyone gets a chance to enjoy the view. Here you'll see that their lifestyle has not changed substantially over the centuries.
Day 12: Trek from Landruk to Australian Camp and trek ends at Kande and drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at Pokhara.
Day 13: Drive from Pokhara to coffee farm in Dhading.
After breakfast, drive from Pokhara to Dhading which is approx. 4 and half hours' drive to Country Paradise Resort.
Dhading, situated west of Kathmandu is close to the capital in terms of distance, but large parts of the district, especially in the north, are very remote due to lack of roads. The village is not situated very high, so it is nice and warm even throughout the winter, but still you have excellent views on the Annapurna range, Ganesh Himal, Mount Manaslu. You can see an impressive view and natural beauty which surrounds Nalang.
Here you will see organic coffee farm and will accommodate in a simple resort from where you can have good mountain views.
Day 14: In Dhading
Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 16: Final departure from Kathmandu.
- Meeting & Assistance by Office Representative on Open arrival Kathmandu airport.
- Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara on double sharing basis with breakfast.
- Private land transport for entire tour as per itinerary.
- Driver allowances, Petrol/Gas cost, Toll Tax, Parking and Vehicle Insurance.
- English Speaking City Tour Guide for Sightseeing’s as per itinerary.
- Sightseeing as per package itinerary details.
- Entrances Fees in the sightseeing places in Kathmandu.
- An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trekking guide.
- Necessary porters.
- Insurance for Guide & Porters.
- All accommodation during the trek best available lodge/tea houses.
- Trekking as per itinerary with full board.
- All trekking permits, conservation/ national park fees.
- Accommodation at Country Paradise Resort on full board.
- All Applicable Taxes.
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara and other than those specified as per itinerary
- Expense of personal nature such as bar bills (alcoholic Drink), extra beverages, mineral water, laundry, postal Service, telephone, Tips etc.
- Personal insurance and equipment.
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