ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREK

The Annapurna Region is the most diverse; culturally and geographically in the central region of Nepal with the total area of 7629 sq. km and the population of around 100,000. Annapurna I( 8091 m), Annapurna II( 7937 m), Annapurna III( 7555m), Annapurna IV(7525 m), Annapurna South( 7219m), Mt. Fishtail( 6997m), Mt. Dhaulagiri( 8167m) are the massif of the range. This is one of the finest examples of Sustainable Tourism Development managed by Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) and Nepal Trust for Nature and Conservation. World’s deepest George, Kali Gandaki George, diverse culture, dense forest, flora and fauna are the major highlights of the region. The starting and ending points of the trek is any one of Nayapul, Kande and Phedi.

DETAILED ITINERARY:

Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival
Kathmandu arrival and transfer to hotel. Check-in and refresh. In the evening, enjoy Nepali dinner with cultural program.
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Drive to Pokhara
After breakfast, drive to Pokhara (210kms/ 7 hours) along with the Prithivi Highway.When you approach Pokhara, you can see magnificent Annapurna range like Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Annapurna, and Mt. Dhaulagiri etc. Walk around to the Lakeside Bazaar.
Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 3: Drive to Nayapul (1.5 hours) and Trek to Tirkhedunga-1540 m(/6 hours).
Overnight at Tea House/Lodge.

Day 4: Trek to Ghorepani-2750 m (5/6 hours).
Overnight at Tea House/lodge.                                                                                                      

Day 5: Hike to Poon Hill-3210 m (1 hour) for Sunrise over Annapurna Range. Return back to Tea House and continue trek to Tadapani-2590 m (5/6 hours).
Overnight at Tea House/lodge.                    

Day 6: Trek to Chomrong-2170 m (5/6 hours).
Overnight at Tea house/lodge.                                                                                                           

Day 7: Trek to Dovan via Bamboo-2335 m (5/6 hours).
Overnight at Tea House/lodge.                                                                                                          

Day 8: Trek to Machapuchre Base Camp-3700 m (6 hours).
Overnight at Tea House/lodge.                                                                                                  

Day 9: Early morning trek to Annapurna Base Camp-4210 meters (2 hours) and explore ABC.Trek back to Dovan (5 hours).
Overnight at Tea House/lodge.      

Day 10: Trek back to Chomrong for lunch (4 hours) and decent down to Jhinu danda for hot spring (1 hour). Enjoy hot spring.
Overnight at Tea House/lodge. .  

Day 11: Trek to Dhampus via Landrung(6 hours).
Overnight at Tea House/lodge.                                                                                                          

Day 12:  Trek to Phedi (2 hours) and drive to Pokhara (30 minutes). Check-in at hotel and rest. Free time on your own.
Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.       

Day 13: Breakfast at hotel and transfer to airport for fly (30 minutes) back to Kathmandu. Kathmandu arrival and transfer to hotel. Free time on your own.
Eve: Group Farewell dinner.
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.      

Day 14: Breakfast and timely transfer to airport for departure from Kathmandu.