Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,338m] Transfer to the Hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara [970 m].
Day 03: Drive to Ghandruk [1,945 m]. "B,L,D". (02-03 hrs), Trek to Chhomrong [2,170 m]. "B,L,D". Trek (05-06 Hrs).
Day 04: Trek to Deurali [3,230 m]. "B,L,D". Trek (07-08 Hrs).
Day 05: Trek to Annapurna Base camp [4,130 m]. "B,L,D". Trek (06-07 Hrs).
Day 06: Trek to Bamboo [2,310 m] or Sinuwa. "B,L,D". Trek (07-08 Hrs).
Day 07: Trek to Jhinu Danda [1,760 m]. "Hot Spring". "B,L,D". Trek (05-06 Hrs).
Day 08: Trek to Matkyu then drive to Pokhara [970 m]. (B,L). Trek (An hour) drive 03-04 hrs.
Day 09: Fly to Kathmandu [1,338 m]. “B”. (Car+Flight+Car).
Day 10: Trip ends! Fly back home, taking with you the memory of a life time. “B”. (Car).
Note: If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.
Annapurna Base Camp (Sanctuary) trek is a moderate Plus (Reasonably demanding trekking at altitude up to 4,500 meters with trip to higher elevation and could include treks away from Villages on ill-defined mountain trails) an stunning trek through various landscape and rich culture with great Himalaya views, terraced fields, charming Gurung, Magar, Thakali villages (with their great hospitality), natural hot spring, water streams and a broad variation of flora and fauna. The trail leads you to the base camp of the 10th highest mountain in the world, Mt. Annapurna (8,091m). The Annapurna Base Camp is at an elevation of 4,130m/13,549ft, which is one of the most famous walk in the Himalayas of Nepal. The trek offers you the splendid views of Annapurna I, Fishtail (Machhapuchhre), Gangapurna,Tent Peak, Annapurna south, Hiunchuli, and many other dazzling peaks along with beautiful sunset and sunrise.
Annapurna Base Camp (Sanctuary) Trekking begins upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, the city of Temples, Stupas, Monasteries as well as rich Culture and long history. After having good rest in Kathmandu we start our trip to Annapurna Base Camp with drive 6-7 hours to Pokhara, gateway to the Annapurna Base Camp, during the flight you will see the great view of the Himalayas (from right side of the airplane), lakes, villages and terrace fields.
Next day early in the morning we start our driving through Birethanti (a small village set at the foot of the Modi Khola and Burungdi Khola at around 1,130m) where we check our Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) and Trekkers' Information Management Systems (TIMS) permit and continue our driving. While driving through the trail we pass Ghandruk (1,945m) (02-03 hours) (A beautiful village mostly inhabited by the Gurung community and also known as village of Gurkhas), Kimrong danda (from where will see breathtaking view of some of the most famous mountain peaks in the world including Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre) and Gangapurna), Kimrong Khola, Chere Danda.
Annapurna Base Camp trail continues as we pass through Chhomrong (2,170 m. a beautiful village of Gurung people who treat you with great hospitality). We resume the trek down to the Chhomrong River along the Modi Khola (River), and we walk uphill to Sinuwa then Kuldighar at 2,350m from where the trek goes to Dovan via Bamboo while we see different types Rhododendron and Bamboo forest. Further we continue Himalaya Hotel 2,900m, Hinko Cave and Deurali 3,200m from where the view is different as it will be a sharp arid landscape. While the George widens, we unwaveringly ascend to Annapurna Base Camp 4,130 m (our destination) via Bagar and Machapuchere Base Camp (3,700 m.) above the sea level witnessing the magnificent close view of the majestic Fishtail (Tail of the Fish, Machhapuchhre) Mountain along with other broad Himalayas such as Annapurna-I, Gangapurna, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and many other peaks. Also good view of sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas and Glacier.
After the accomplishment of our goal of reaching Annapurna Base Camp we trek back to Chomrong (same way). The climax of the trek allows you to enjoy the relaxing bath at the natural hot spring in Jhinudanda. The journey continues as we trek to Matkyu from where we take a drive to pokhara via Shauli Bazaar, Birenthanti, Nayapul where we spend a night. Pokhara is a city known as the "City of Lakes and Natural Beauty", where you enjoy your time boating in Phewa Lake, walking around the market (Shopping) or go to the bar (Restaurants) just before you fly back to Kathmandu.
After the memorable time in the Himalayas, you enjoy your last Night in Kathmandu. You will be transferred to the airport according to your flight time. You will fly back home with lots of good memories that last lifetime. "Namaste" !