Nepal: Annapurna Base Camp AJ01

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Recognized as one of the best trekking destination, the Annapurna Base Camp trekking is done on the hills of Annpurna South. This trek leads you through rhododendron forests and over the foothills of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
End Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Accommodation: Tea houses and lodges
Period: Mar-Apr, Sep-Nov
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travelers (but you must be very fit)

About The Operator

Accreditations: NTA, NMA
Years In Business: 4

Recognized as one of the best trekking destination, the Annapurna Base Camp trekking is done on the hills of Annpurna South. This trek leads you through rhododendron forests and over the foothills of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains. This trek is specially designed for those trekkers who love to enjoy the variety of hilly flora and fauna, panoramic view of the Himalayan range including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak and other Himalayan ranges. This is a classic trek, which allows access to the high mountains of the Himalaya within a reasonable timeframe and takes you to maximum altitude of 4000m.

The trek begins in Pokhara and leads up through the breathtaking Modi Khola gorge into the vast mountain ringed amphitheatre. Trek passes through bamboo and rhododendron forests with superb views of the Annapurna range, pass between the mountains of Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli, guard the entrance to the Annapurna Sanctuary, and after 6 days reach the goal, the high glacial basin that is the site of the Annapurna south face base camp. Although the trek has several ascents and descents, it is not much difficult and you can get many alternative routes to the sanctuary all that meet at Chhomrung. This trekking route is A significant trekking route with avalanche danger, so you can get problems of snow and avalanches in winter and early spring. You need to take plenty of local information before doing this trek.

Tour Highlights
-Visit temples, Art/architecture and Pogadas
-Heritage sites in Kathmandu
-Lake valley of Pokhara
-Dramatic views of Annapurna, Macchapucchare, and Dhaulagiri massifs
-Vast range of bio-diversity on the trail
-Conserved wild life and vegetation
-Mid hills’ cultural area inhabited by several ethnic groups like Gurung, Magar, Brahmin and kshetri
-Great Himalayan landscape etc.
-The terraced farmland above Pokhara
-The combination of pretty villages and farmland at -Ghaundrung, set against the panorama of high peaks beyond makes this one of the most picturesque of treks
-Natural hot spring at Jhinudanda.

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
-Fee: National Park entrance permit & TIMS card
Activities: Sightseeing and trekking as per itinerary.
Equipment: Sleeping bag and down Jacket if necessary
-Accommodation: 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu, 2 night hotel in Pokhara and 10 nights lodges during trekking
-Food: Full board [Breakfast, lunch and dinner] during the trekking and 5 breakfast at Kathmandu and Pokhara
-Staff: Trekking Leader/Guide/necessary supporters and city tour Guide during the excursion period
-Transportation: Arrival/Departure transfer and surface road-head transportation.
-Company & Government’s service charge: All applicable Government taxes & official service charges. And Crew’s, daily wages/salary, food, equipment and road transportation.

Excludes
-International flight, departure taxes
-Travel insurance covering with emergency Helicopter rescue
-Personal equipment
-Lunch & Dinner while in City
-Bar bills & Beverages
-Tips/Gratuities for trekking crews
-Temple and Monastery entrance fee while sightseeing in city
-Optional activities
-And unforeseen expenses which are out of control of tour operator

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02. Excursion day in Kathmandu
Day 03. Drive or flight to Pokhara
Day 04. Drive to Naya pul then trek to Tirkhedhunga
Day 05. Trek to Ghorepani
Day 06. Trek to Tadapani (2630m) via Poon Hill
Day 07. Trek to Chomorong
Day 08. Trek to Dovan
Day 09. Trek to Machhapuchchhre Base Camp
Day 10. Trek to Annapurna Base Camp
Day 11. Trek to Bamboo
Day 12. Trek to Chomorong
Day 13. Trek to Ghandrung village
Day 14. Trek back to Pokhara (820m) via Birethanti
Day 15. Pokhara drive to to Kathmandu
Day 16. Leisure day in kathmandu
Day 17. Depart