Nepal Adventure Team’s staff and guide receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to the respective hotels in Thamel, tourist hub of Kathmandu. After refreshment, our guide / leader brief you regarding hotels, Nepali cultures, tours and Annapurna Base Camp Trekking along with welcome dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant assisted by a folk cultural program.
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m
Day 2 Drive to Pokhara 860m (220 km) - 06 hours
We drive for about 06 hours to popular tourist city Prithvi highway. The drive carries you through the local market, local lifestyle, Trishuli river, Marsyangdi river, hills, woods and view of mountains: Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). You be transferred to a hotel. You can rest or chill nearby Phewa lake as well as enjoy the night life.
Day 3 Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri village(1960 m)-05 hours
An hour early drive to Nayapul from Pokhara, begins the trek towards Ulleri. Short walk uphill leads to Birethati (1015 m). Tikhedhunga is our lunch spot for the day. Passing through traditional houses, shops and Magar settlements, the tough steep steps land us to Ulleri for the overnight stop. Ulleri is widely known for steep slope of hill.
Day 4 Trek to Ghorepani 2,840 m - 05 hours
Annapurna South and Mt. Machhapuchhre welcome trekkers to Annapurna region as we head beyond Ulleri. The walk gets better on the winding path through green alpine tree-lines of oaks, pines and rhododendron and chilly fresh breeze blowing all around. You gain more height of views at Ghorepani-Deurali village as it is accesssorized by scenery of world’s 7th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri and its range of peaks as well as Annapurna South and Vara-Shikar. Ghorepani is located in the midst of old Trans-Himalayan Salt Trade Route which stretches all the way to Upper Mustang unto Tibet and since decades used as a resting point. Additionally, people usually stay to enjoy the hike to Poon Hill, a view point offering super wide angle views of world’s three highest peaks and other mountains with striking sunrise and sunset.
Day 5 Morning hike to Poon-Hill and stay at Tadapani 2,520m - 05 hours
Here, morning starts before the sun as we hike up to Poon-Hill at 3,210m to be mesmerized by fantastic sunrise over the mountain range from Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Machhapuchhre to Annapurna and as far to Ganesh Himal in the far eastern horizon. With the shimmering beginning of morning, walk continues uphill and downhill passing small places of Deurali and Banthati to settela at Tadapani for night. Tadapani is located in the middle of enchanting woods with super views of Annapurna and Machhapuchhre.
Day 6 Trek to Sinuwa 2340 m-5 hours
We head for Chomrong village where we have lunch with the chilly surrounding and views of hills, rivers, trails and mountains. Reenergize through lunch, we descend to cross suspension bridge joining to Sinuwa. As we plan to saty at Upper Sinuwa, we climb up hill passing by the lower Sinuwa. The walk could be a bit strenuous this day comparing to the other day but the friendliness of locals and the sharing smiles with other trekkers makes you forget tough steps.
Day 7 Trek to Deurali 3230 m - 5 hours
From Sinuwa, we move through cool thick forest until Bamboo is reached, located by the Modi River in the middle of bamboo, rhododendron and oaks forest. Further, for lunch we target to reach Dovhan. We encounter small Hinko cave too which give the clear sight of Deurali village. Deurali is the night stop where few hotels are available and has quite cold weather which gives the feel that we are not far from our ultimate destination Annapurna Base camp.
Day 8 Trek to Annapurna Base Camp 4, 130m - 04 hours
As we march forward from Deurali, we walk by Modi River as if we are aiming to reach the origin of Modi and we do so too. Continue steep climb drop us to Machhapuchre Base Camp. Machhapuchre is the virgin mountain as it has never been climbed up due to its peculiar shape. As we reach MBC, our eyes strikes with Annapurna ahead backed up by the view of Machhapuchre.
Then, the moderate climb and walk lands us to our ultimate fascinating destination Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna Base Camp gives stunning views of Annapurna and the Dhaulagiri Ranges that include Mt. Annapurna I (8091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Mt. Manaslu (8163 m), Mt. Annapurna II (7937 m.), Mt. Annapurna III (7555 m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7525 m), Mt. Annapurna south (7219 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041m), Mt. Fishtail also called Mt. Machhapuchhare (6998 m), and Tilicho peak (7134m) at the closest which encircles the sanctuary. Annapurna area was first explored by British Adventurer Col. James O.M. 'Jimmy' Roberts in the year 1956 and exposed to the world as the 'Sanctuary of Gods'. The Sanctuary is also popular as "Annapurna Sanctuary" ever since.
Day 9 Trek to Bamboo 2,050 m - 06 hours
Accompanied by heart pleasing surrounding of Annapurna Base Camp trails, we gradually march to reach Bamboo for the night stay. As we are moving on the same path, we walk through Deurali, Hinko Cave and Dovhan to rest in-between of Bamboo forest named as Bamboo
Day 10 Trek to Jhinu-Danda 1,700m via Chomrong - 06 hours
As we had on early route, we have lunch on Chomrong by passing the Sinuwa village. From Chomrong, our route to Pokhara changes from the route we had reached to Annapurna Base Camp. We reach to Chomrong ridge which gives insights of trails we walked and have to walk, Himalayas, Modi river and settlement on hills. Through the steep downhill steps, we settle to Jhunu-dada for warm night stay. Jhinu offers refreshing hot springs just 20 minutes from Jhuni- dada walk by the bank of Modi river.
Day 11 Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara -6 hours
Since we are heading towards Nayapul from high uphill, mostly require to descend the hills. Initially, we walk down from Jhinu dada and cross the suspension bridge above Modi river. Our trail follows the Modi river. The villages as Saulibazar and Birethanti are encountered on the way to Nayapul. An hour drive from Nayapul drops us to Pokhara valley with touch of nature on modern facilities
Day 12 Drive back to Kathmandu
Early morning drive on Prithivi highway return us to Kathmandu. You can just relax after trek or browse around the market as well as observe night life. Besides, if required you can ask your guide to explore around. Farewill dinner is also organized.
Day 13 Final departure day
With the big heart after visiting Annapurna Base Camp, as per your schedule, Nepal Adventure Team drops you to Tribhuvan International Airport. Nepal Adventure Team is open to your feedback and reviews as well as bid you goodbyes with the hope to meet you soon in your next trip in Nepal.