Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Description

One of the most famous treks of Annapurna region is Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The journey to base camp takes us closer to tenth highest peak of world, Mt. Annapurna, standing still at a height of 8091 meters above sea level. Beautiful views of mountains and hills will leave you breathless as this trek covers sub-tropical vegetation to alpine vegetation. The attractions of Annapurna Base Camp Trek are magnificent views of high peaks, roaring sounds of fast flowing rivers and culture and tradition of people of Annapurna region. Great views of Annapurna I, II and III, Gangapurna, Machapuchare and Hiunchuli can be seen along the trek.

Every trek of Annapurna Region starts off with drive to beautiful lake city of Pokhara which takes us approximately 6 hours, on windy and bumpy road. Again we take short drive from lake city to village of Nayapul before continuing on our journey to small villages of Birenthanti, Ulleri and so on. Before arriving at village of Ulleri, we will come across stone stair with more than 3000 steps. A long and hard walk up 3000 steps takes us to village of Ulleri and from there; we will trek to Ghorepani and get ourselves up to Poon Hill for wonderful 360 degree view of Annapurna Massif. The Cherrapunji of Nepal, Pokhara, lets us get involved in its beauty and gets our attention with its charismatic natural sceneries and flora and fauna.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes 12-18 days for its completion based on your schedule and/or fitness level. This trek requires a moderate level of fitness as hardest part of this trek is climb of 3000 steps that leads us to village of Ulleri. This trek is suitable all year round as winter brings out real beauty of snow-capped peaks and summer brings out beauty of pine, rhododendron and bamboo forest.

Clothing

  • 6-8 pairs of breathable sports underwear
  • Trekking Shirts
  • Trekking shorts and trousers
  • Thermals (base layer)
  • Poncho Rain suit
  • Hat for Sun Protection
  • Head band or Beanie
  • Neckband or Balaclava
  • Inner Gloves
  • Outer Gloves

Other Accessories

  • Hiking Boots
  • Hiking Socks
  • Thermal Socks
  • Gaiters
  • Duffle Bag
  • Rug Sack
  • Trekking Poles
  • Sun glasses
  • Head Lamp

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

  • Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Overnight stay at hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara

  • Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (Rain Capital of Nepal)
  • Overnight stay at hotel

Day 03: Nayapul to Ulleri

  • Drive to the small village of Nayapul
  • Trek downwards to reach village of Birenthanthi
  • Trek to reach Hille (Located in central region of Nepal), Tikhedhunga (3200 stone steps to Ulleri)
  • Overnight stay at tea house

Day 04: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani

  • Start off by climbing uphill from Ulleri (small Magar village) to Ghorepani (enjoy most classic small trek)
  • Overnight stay at tea house

Day 05: Ghorepani to Poon Hill

  • Early morning climb from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (enjoy the pre-sunrise view)
  • Trek upwards to reach Annapurna Peaks, Dhaulagiri and Hiunchuli
  • Descend to Ghorepani to enjoy the small short treks
  • Trek towards Tadapani through thick forest
  • Overnight stay at tea house

Day 06: Tadapani to Chomrong

  • From Tadapani, take the path downhill to reach Chomrong village
  • Overnight stay at tea house

Day 07: Chomrong Khola to Deurali

  • Descend towards Chomrong Khola and reach Sinuwa Village
  • From bamboo forest, walk to Deurali village (Located in Gandaki Zone of Nepal)
  • Overnight stay at tea house

Day 08: Deurali to Machapuchare Base Camp

  • Ascend to Machapuchare Base Camp
  • Enjoy views of Fish Tail Mountain, Hiunchuli, Annapurna and Gangapurna peaks
  • Travel on the way to world’s tenth highest peak, Mt. Annapurna
  • Overnight stay at tented accommodation

Day 09: Machapuchare Base Camp to Dovan

  • Stroll around the base camp
  • Enjoy wonderful sceneries of Annapurna mountains, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre and Gangapurna peak
  • Make way downhill to Dovan village
  • Overnight stay at tea house

Day 10: Dovan to Jhinu Village

  • Pass through Bamboo forest, Sinuwa village, Chomrong Khola
  • Steep downhill climb from Chomrong to Jhinu village
  • Overnight stay at tea house

Day 11: Juhu to Pokhara

  • Travel from Juhu to Ulleri, then to Birenthanthi
  • Arrive at Nayapul, drive back to Pokhara
  • Overnight stay at hotel

Day 12: Pokhara

  • Explore the beautiful lake city of Pokhara
  • Visit Phewa Lake, International Mountain Museum, Mahendra Cave, Davis Falls
  • Overnight stay at tea house

Day 13: Back to Kathmandu

  • Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Overnight stay at hotel

Day 14: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

  • Visit Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Overnight stay at hotel

Day 15: Reach the Respective Destination

  • Board the flight from Tribhuvan International Airport to reach respective destination

Mode of Payment:

DD / Cheque

DD/Cheque has to be drawn in favour of “Sankara Yatra” payable at Bangalore.

Online / NEFT

You can also deposit cash or make online/NEFT payment in favour of Sankara Yatra
Sankara Yatra
State Bank of India
A/C No : 67273178983
Branch : RMV, DOLLAR COLONY
A/C type : Current A/C
IFSC Code : SBIN0070942

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