Annapurna Base Camp
Starting in Kathmandu with all of its exciting sights, sounds and culture;We fly up into the Pokhara valley .And take a walk around the Pokhara valley.
Before again trekking upwards into the challenging realm of the Annapurna massif to Annapurna Base Camp.With Spectacular scenery all along the way, including the spectacular Scenery all along the way ,including the Sacred mountain of Machhapuchre ,Annapurna south,Annapurna I/II /III/IV and Himchuli ,Ganga Purna and ,any more of close and personal with Local Nepali People and Mountain Culture. Tea house trekking and fully guided by our experienced Nepali guide. Including the sights and sound of exotic Kathmandu and the tranquil pace of lake side Pokhara .Join us on one of our fabulous treks or Himalayan High Spirits ADV help you design and particular trek or travel .We generally take small group and we run ECO-friendly trekking ,Nepal .If you are interested in one of our treks, further information will be sent to you if you contact us. An experienced not be Forgotten.
OUTLINE ITINERARY :
Day 1. Arrival Kathmandu Airport,our airport reprijentive will meet you and wellcoming with flower and transfer to hotel/Evening walk around thamel
Day 2. Sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley,after break fast Himalayan High Spirits Adventures tour guide take to Pashupatinath and buddha stupa
Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara [823m/2,700ft]: 6 hrs drives
Early morning at around 7 am, we set off for Pokhara on a tourist bus. Enroute we will see more of countryside of Nepal that offers greeneries, rivers, villages, farms and beautiful mountain sceneries. Afternoon, we reach Pokhara. Pokhara offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhare, five peaks of Annapurna and others. Pokhara is city of lakes and has numerous beautiful lakes. We can explore the most accessible and beautiful, Fewa Lake during the afternoon -enjoy boating too. Explore, relax and dine by tranquil Lake Fewa. We can even do some shopping during evening hours. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 4:Pokhara - Naya Pul-Thikhedhunga [1650m 1 hrs drive and 6 hours trek
Today we drive to Naya Pul to start our trek. From Naya Pul we follow the south bank of the river. After several hours we will pass through sub tropical valley forests, sometimes on the carved trail on the side of the cliff. After lunch, we cross the Modi Khola river via a suspension bridge to the village of Tikhedhunga.
Day 5:Thikhedhunga - Ghorepani (2750m/ 9020ft): 4-5 hrs trek
We make our ascent to the Ghorepani village. The name Ghorepani in Nepali means horse-water owing to its role as an important campsite for traders before it became a trekker's stop. Ghorepani is an interesting place with small shops and stalls for selling local products and craft. The town has two parts: one in a saddle and the other a few hundred feet lower. Since Ghorepani lies quite higher than our previous stop, we begin to feel the chilly weather especially in the evenings. Overnight in Ghorepani.
Day 6:- Ghorepani - Poon Hill - Tadapani (2700m/8,860ft): 5-6 hrs trek
Today is a special day because we conquer Poon Hill- an icon of Annapurna region. We climb the steep trail to the viewpoint of Poon Hill (3200mtrs). The efforts will be rewarded with spectacular views of Machhapuchre, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and the Annapurnas. After taking photos and having some coffee, tea or hot chocolate, we return back to Gorepani. After breakfast, we head east and climb a nearby ridge. We descend through rhododendron forest, pass by spectacular waterfalls along the way and reach Tadapani for overnight.
Day 7:- Tadapani to Chhomrong (2170m/7120ft): 6 hrs trek
From Tadapani, we make a steep descent through the dense and dark forest. The route passes through the west bank of the Modi Khola.Then we descent steeply down the village of Chuile coming over to the Kimrong Khola. Then a steep climb continuing up to Chhomrong. Towering above the village is the mighty peak of Annapurna South, with the Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhare) facing it across the valley. Chhomrong is a beautiful village located on the lap of giant Annapurna massive. Overnight in Chhomrong.
Day 8:- Chhomrong to Dovan (2580m/8460ft): 6 hrs trek
We head out of Chhomrong along the Modi Khola leaving behind inhabited foothills into the high step and wooded slopes of Himalayas. We cross the suspension bridge then trek up to Sinuwa Danda. The ascent from Sinuwa becomes somewhat flatter. The trail passes through thick & dark rhododendron forest up to Khuldighar. Then the track passes through deep bamboo and rhododendron forest to the village of Dovan.
Day 9:Dovan to Deurali (3230m/10,595ft): 4 hrs trek
The day starts with gentle gradual ascend following the trail above the river through a thick bamboo, oak and rhododendron forests up the side of the canyon. We cross two streams over small bridges. The trail passes through solitary places. The nature's wilderness gives piece to our mind. There is also the possibility of seeing a variety of species of wildlife such as wild pig, deer, snow leopard, etc. Overnight in Deurali. (B,)
Day 10:- Deurali to MBC (3700m/12135ft): 3-4 hrs trek
Today we start our trek to Machhapuchre Base Camp (MBC). The trail climbs gently through a river bed and then it rises steeply over the mountain side. There are also avalanche prone areas at some point on the trail. After about half an hour's walk from Deurali, we will find ourselves in middle of river bed surrounded by giant snow-covered mountains. When the sun rises, the snow on mountains shine and river valley is filled with warm sun rays. The hike to MBC is somewhat strenuous but the unfolding views of the majestic Machhapuchre are certainly a rewarding experience. Overnight in MBC.
Day 11:MBC to ABC (4,130m/13,545ft): 2-3 hrs trek
On the way to ABC from MBC, the vegetation disappears. We will see the snow boulders melting and forming small streams. The path widens as we enter the Sanctuary, follows a stream, and then climbs to a few huts alongside a moraine. There are sensational views of the near-vertical south face of Annapurna towering above the sanctuary. Annapurna Base Camp sanctuary boasts of a dynamic view without anything impeding panorama of the 360 degrees. The Machhapuchre, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Hiuchuli and other peaks. Climax of our trip almost ends today. Overnight in Annapurna Bas Camp (4130m/13550ft).
Day 12:Explore around Base camp/visit Glacier
Day 13:ABC to Bamboo (2310m/7575ft): 6 hrs trek
We wake up at ABC and savor the magnificent sunrise over the Himalayas. Today, we start descending from ABC to MBC, Deurali, Dovan and finally to Bamboo. Heading back down to the valley is must easier than climbing up. Waterfalls cascading down the 500 foot granite faces on both sides to the forest below and great views of Fishtail and Hiuchuli are today's attraction. Overnight in Bamboo.
Day 14:Bamboo to Jhinu Dada (1760m/5770 ft): 6 hrs trek
From Bamboo we trek back to Sinuwa and then descend to Lower Chomrong. Then ascend on the thousand stony steps taking us to Upper Chomrong. From Chomrong we take a different route and instead of going to Ghandruk, we descend to Jhinu Danda. We get opportunity to enjoy hot springs lying just a 15-min walk from Jhinu Danda. Overnight in Jhinu Dada.
Day 15:Jhinu Dada to Dhampus via landrung(1600m): 6 hrs trek
We trek from Jhinu danda to New bridge and then to Landrunk village. After lunch we trek to Deurali and then down to Dhampus.We will have great opportunity to see all the mountain from here .over night at guest house
Day 16:-Dhampus to Pokhara:2hrs walk down all way to phedi then take a taxi to Pokhara around 25 minute,free afternoon.