Annapurna Base Camp
This is a moderate trek. The combination of easy walking and majestic scenery makes the trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m), commonly known as Annapurna Sanctuary, one of the most popular treks in Nepal. Enjoy mountain views, thick bamboo and rhododendron forests and a mix of cultures unparalleled by other treks as you venture deep into the Annapurna Himal.
The Annapurna Base Camp is a high glacial basin lying north of Pokhara. This magnificent amphitheatre is called a "sanctuary" because of its natural serenity, beauty and the divine presence of the Hindu goddesses Annapurna and Gangapurna. This isolated cirque of peaks can only be approached by one route, a deep gorge that carves into the fortress of mountains between Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli. Many of the peaks are over 7000m, including the famous twin-peaked Machhapuchhre, as well as Annapurna I and lll, Annapurna South, Gangapurna and Glacier Dome.

Best Season: Mar – May and Sept - Nov
Type of Trek: Tea House
Minimum Pax: 2 + Maximum
Altitude: 4130m
Duration: 17 Days

Itinerary of Kathmandu, Pokhara and Annapurna Base camp

Day 1: Arrive At Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to the Hotel
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. It is said before Kathmandu used to be a lake. A goddess name Manjushree with her sword cut one part of hill in a place called Chobar and since then people started to live.
Welcome Drinks with Briefing about the Tour
Rest of the day is free for Individual Activities/ Shopping/ Casino
Over night at Hotel
Day 2: After breakfast full day Kathmandu sightseeing by private vehicle
Swayambhunath, situated on a hillock about 77m above the level of the Kathmandu Valley is one of the worlds most glorious Buddhist Chaityas, said to be 2000 years old. Swayambhnath is located 4 km west of central Kathmandu.
The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu is a temple of Lord Shiva, with two tiered golden roof and silver doors, is famous for its superb architecture. It is situated 5km east of Kathmandu city. This temple is regarded as one of the holiest sites for Hindus all over the world. Visitors can clearly seen the temple and the activities performed in the temple premises from the eastern bank of the Bagmati river.
The stupa of Bouddhnath is an ancient Buddhist monument and is the biggest stupa in Nepal. It is located 5km east of central Kathmandu.
The stupa stands on a three-tiered platform raised over the crossed rectangles. Every Buddhist come to visit Boudhanath for making round the stupa. Buddhist believes Boudha Stupa is the mind of Buddha.
The another attraction of Kathmandu is Kathmandu Durbar Square, is the historic seat of royalty. It is located at the heart of Kathmandu Ciy. The durbar square, with its old temples and places, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. The king of Nepal that kings used to get crowned and their coronations solemnized before the monarchy was abolished. Another attraction of this Durbar is we can see Kumari, the living child goddesses of Nepal . Kumari is believed to have supreme power. That is why the King of the Nepal used to bow and take blessing from him as well.
Patan Durbar Square complex, situated in the center of Patan city, also known as Lalitpur, houses the residence of the former Patan royal family. Patan Square and its surroundings are good specimen of ancient Newari architecture. There are three main courtyards in the palace: Mul Chowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk. Mul Chowk, the oldest one is located at the centre of Patan square. After visiting these all unique and superb places we will back to hotel .
Overnight in hotel.
Day 3: After breakfast departure to Pokhara.
Arrive at Pokhara Hotel and rest a while. The Fewa (or Phewa) Lake 1.5 kilometer long, second largest lake in Nepal offers an excellent view of the mountains and their reflections on the lake.
Many tours and trekking operators and hotels are located on the lakeside. One can easily find a place to sit back, relax and enjoy great meal while enjoying scenery here. You will also enjoy boating on the lake. World Peace Pagoda, a massive Buddhist stupa is situated on the top of a hill on the southern shore of Phewa Lake. Besides being a impressive sight in itself, theshrine is a great vantage point which offers the spectacular views of the Annapurna range, Phewa Lake, and the Pokhara city. Overnight at Pokhara Hotel
Day 4: Pokhara to Nayapool by private vehicle. 4:30 hours trek to Tikhedhunga 1480m.
The first part of the trek is easy passing through numerous small villages and settlements. Afterwards, ascending gently to the final destination of the day. The majority of people here are Gurung and their religion is Buddhist. They are engaged in agricultural activities, the tourism business and some are employed in Gorkha and Indian regiments.
Overnight in lodge.
Day 5: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani 2860m. 6 hours trek
Ascend steeply the first 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through Ulleri and Banthanti, Magar villages. On the way, you can see good view of Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail, Hiunchuli, and Annapurna. Then trail becomes easier passing through rhododendron and shadowy trees and descends gently to the final camp. It is possible to see some of the wild life in the area, such as monkeys and various species of birds.
Overnight in lodge
Day 6: Ghorepani to Tadopani 2630m. 5:30 hours trek
Early morning trip to Poon Hill to enjoy the spectacular sunrise views over Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Varaha Shikhar, Mt. Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhare, Annapurna IV, Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks. After breakfast, trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani. After a walk for almost one and half hours you reach Gurung Hill which has splendid mountain views. From here follow small forests with rhododendron and bamboos until Deurali. The trail then goes steep down through deep forests all the way to Banthati. It takes one hour from here to reach Tadapani. Tadapani is a small village surrounded by beautiful forests which grants a magnificent view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, and Annapurna II and so on.
Overnight in lodge.
Day 7: Tadopani via Ghandruk to Chomrung 2170m. 7 hours trek
It is very easy trek by descending gently all the way through rhododendron, oak and other kinds f dense forests. This is one of the most popular destinations for bird lovers as you are able to enjoy the sites and sounds of a variety of different species. Ghandruk is a big Gurung village. There is a handicraft center and Gurung museum. Further ascend gently for an hour up to Ghandruk and then descend steeply to the Kimron Khola. Immediately ascend steeply and walk at level for an hour and again ascend gently to the final camp. Chhumrung is a gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary trek and inhabited by Gurung, one of the major Ethnic groups of Nepal.
Overnight in lodge.
Day 8: Chhomrong to Himalaya Hotel 2920m. 8 hours trek
Forward to Kuldi Ghar for about 3 hrs and down to the bank of Modi river viewing thickets of bamboo at the bottom of the gorge. Passing by the pasture of Tomo and Panchen .Barah climb up to Himalayan Hotel (lodge)
Overnight in lodge
Day 9: Trek from Himalayan Hotel to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) 4130m
Keeping up on the west bank of Modi follow a more open valley at the side of Machhapuchhre Base Camp leaving you the choice- either to stay or continue to the Annapurna Base Camp
Overnight in lodge
Day 10: Rest at Annapurma Base Camp 4130m.
This is usually a rest day. However, the glacial moraine, charismatic mountain views can be indulged in. Excursion of one of the biggest glaciers (Annapurna Glacier) is just another charm
Overnight in lodge.
Day 11: Annapurma Base Camp to Dovan 2600m. 5 hours trek
It's much easier going down. You should have no problem reaching Sinuwa in a single day from Annapurna Base Camp. You then trek through Himalayan Hotel to Dovan.
Overnight in lodge.
Day 12: Dovan to Jhinu Hill 1780m. 6 hours trek
The path is a descent to Bamboo passing through forests with varieties of rhododendron, oaks and bamboo plants. After Bamboo, the trail goes steeply up to the Kuldi Ghar where the trail becomes quite flat until you reach Sinuwa.Then begin a gradual descent to the Chhumrong Khola where you have to follow a stone staircase for almost an hour to reach Chhumrong. The last part of the trail is steeply down to Jhinudanda. From the town walk down for 20 minutes to reach the Hot Spring at the bank of the Modi Khola. You can relax at Hot Spring.
Ovenight in lodge.
Day 13: Jhinu Hill to Pothana 1890m. 5 hours trek
The first part of the trek is a descent and then continues along flat land until you reach Himal Pani. Here you find a beautiful waterfall. Beyond this town, the trail ascends gently crossing
numerous streams and terraces. After a short trek, you arrive at Landruk, a pretty big village inhabited by a mixed community of Gurung, Magar and Brahmin. The trail then gently ascends to Tolka and then ascends to a level path which takes you to Bherikharka. From there, the trail goes steep up to Deurali with a view of different mountain peaks in panorama. The trail then descends to Pothana passing through different oak forests. Pothana is a small town resided by Gurung, an ethnic community of Nepal. From here too, you can enjoy the splendid views of various mountain peaks.
Ovenight in lodge.
Day 14: Pothana via Dhampus 1650m to Phedi 1130m. 3:30 hours trek. Drive to Pokhara from Phedi by private vehicle
The trail is a gentle descent to Dhampus, a village mainly inhabited by Gurung.Then trek across flat land for some distance before steeply descending to Dhampus Phedi. Drive to Pokhara and check in hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15: After breakfast full day sightseeing by private vehicle.
Visit Mahendra cave, Seti Bridge and Bindabasani Temple. We will take you to visit Davids Fall, Guptesyar Mahadev Temple. Davis Fall an unique waterfall that lies 2 Km from central Pokhara City. The water fall directly goes into a deep and narrow canal with no ends. It is believed that this deadly waterfall took the life of a tourist named David, who fell down into the canal and was never found, and hence the name David waterfall, named in his memory by the people of Pokhara. This place has many nick names like Davy's Fall, David's Fall or Davis's Fall, all mean the same thing.
After visiting the above mentioned places we will come back to hotel and have lunch there. After lunch we will take you to visit Intl Mountain Museum, Regional Museum, Super Market and Lake Side Market and evening boating at Fewa Lake.
Overnight in Hotel.
Day 16: After breakfast departure to Kathmandu. Arrive at Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
Day 17:Free time until departure to airport for your forward destination.
Tour End.

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