Annapurna Trek is the most suitable route for the trekkers who don’t have much experience. You will achieve the maximum altitude 4130 meters at Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna Trek offers excellent views of Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Poon hill and many others. Besides en route you will have opportunity to share your moments of life with friendly and hospitable Gurung ethnic people. In spring, you will love to see the rhododendron forest in bloom that makes your day always inspiring. In HOT SPRING, you would like to take a relaxing bath.
Trip end : Kathmandu, Nepal
Activity : Outdoor activity, Nepal tour
Group size : Minimum 3 people, maximum 16 people;
Single Supplement : US$ 136 ; only applicable for one room occupied by one person
Accommodation (double occupancy);
Entrance fees to all listed sites;
Annapurna Area conservation fee;
TIMS card fee;
All meals during trekking days;
One Porter for 2 Persons;
Lunches and Dinners;
Nepalese Visa fees;
D1 Kathmandu to Pokhara
you will be transferred Domestic airport to fly Pokhara and transfer your hotel. In the afternoon your trekking guide will briefing about the each day program. Today you will receive your Annapurna & MBC Conservation Permits and TIMS. Overnight at Pokhara. Your Annapurna Trek tour begins
D2 Pokhara to Ulleri (1960 m.) 4 to 5 hrs walk.
After breakfast, take one hour drive to Nayapul. After reaching Nayapul you will start your trekking. After 30-minutes walking along the Modi stream, you will reach at Birethanti – a gorgeous village that has plenty of tea shops and guest houses. Then follow the left direction through the village. Your trek continues heading to Ulleri along the bank of the Burungdi stream. You will hike up to the valley of Hile (1495 meters) and Tikhedhunga (1525 meters). The trail leads steep up to Ulleri (2073 meters), a large stunning Magar village. Ulleri is stopping point for today. Overnight stay at lodge.
D3 Ulleri to Ghorepani (5 to 6 hrs walk)
We continue walking making sure that we’re always on the inside of the path, thereby permitting the donkeys to pass through. Several small hills to ascend and descend, with glimpses of Annapurna South. Climbing up through bamboo forest we ultimately reach Ghorepani. Occasional views of the peaks give way to a narrower valley. We then proceed through Rhododendron forest and eventually reach to Ghorepani. It is a beautiful place from where we can enjoy the most spectacular views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range.
D4 Ghorepani to Tadapani
Early morning, we will climb for one hour to Poon hill. A pre-dawn start to make the short ascent to what is widely regarded as one of the finest viewpoints in the Himalaya – Poon Hill. We aim to reach the top just before first light and hope for a classic sunrise to illuminate Annapurna South and reveal views across the Kali Gandaki to the imposing bulk of Dhaulagiri. It is one of the most popular trekking area in Nepal. It is situated at an altitude of 3210 meters from where we can see the tremendous views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range. After appreciative views and taking a good pause, we trek down to Ghorepani village and have breakfast and proceed to Tadapani.
D5 Tadapani to Chhomrong
It’s another day of varied ascents and descents on the way to Chhomrong. Tadapani is a small village from there the trail divides for Chorong and Ghandrung. The south trail goes to Ghandrung, you have to take the eastern one for Chomrong. From here, the way goes down through dense forest to Gurajon village that lies just after the suspension bridge. Then onwards, no more ups & downs till Chomrong village. Pass through endless rhododendron forest and into farmland where the impressive terraced fields are a sight to behold. Continue upwards past waterfalls and bridges before arriving to Chhomrong.
D6 Chomrong to Himalaya
Wake early enough to catch the sunrise over the Annapurnas before the trek begins today. The Fishtail is now clearly two-summited and its name thus obvious as we descend initially to cross into the upper reaches of the Modi Khola and steadily up to an area simply known as Himalayan. There are more suspension bridges and rhododendron forests on the trek today, as well as villages and teahouses. On the way to Himalaya Hotel, the trek changes to bamboo forest and the views of Machhapuchhare are even more impressive.
D7 Himalaya to Machhapuchre Base camp
About a one hour trek from the Himalayan Hotel, A relatively short trek up to Machhapuchhare Base Camp. We pass Hinku Cave (3,170 m) and leave the bamboo forest to climb above the tree line. We move further up the valley between the peaks Hiunchuli (6,442 m) and Machhapuchhre (6,994 m). Finally, we reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp at 3,700 m. We check-in at the teahouse and enjoy the breathtaking views for the rest of the afternoon. This camp offers an incredible full panoramic view of Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna III (7,560 m), Gangapurna (7,458 m), Hiunchuli (6,442 m) and Machhapuchhre (6,994 m).
D8 MBC-ABC and MBC to Himalaya
A dramatic walk through one of the most spectacular mountain environments as we properly enter the Annapurna Sanctuary. We leave early from Machhapuchre Base Camp and climb the last couple of hours to Annapurna Base Camp. Here, we are surrounded by majestic snow-clad .We will spend the Hallf day in and around Annapurna Base Camp return to MBC . We descend from MBC into the Himalaya .
D9 Himalaya to Bamboo
Initially following part of our ascent route, we then detour as we descend almost all day to Bamboo.
D10 Bamboo to Ghandruk
Upon our retreat from Bamboo, we trek back to Sinuwa and then descend to Lower Chomrong. Then again we 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 further descend to Kimrong Khola and assecent to Kimrong danda which is 2400meter than to walk about 40 minutes to ghandruk village. A slope settlement with stone houses mostly inhabited by the Gurung people. Along with enjoying the stunningly close-up towering views of Fishtail, Annaurna South, we also acquaint ourselves with the simple but rich cultural traditions of the Gurung people at the Gurung Museum in Ghandruk.
D11 Ghandruk to Pokhara
A steady descent from Ghandruk towards the valley floor of the Modi Khola and finally easy more level walking to Birethanti and Nayapul. From the trailhead we transfer back to Pokhara.
D12 Pokhara to Kathmandu
Early morning drive by Tourist Bus to Kathmandu , arrive Kathmandu around 3 pm . While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, you head up to Damauli, Dumre, Muglin and Kurintar where Nepal’s first Cable car is operated to reach to Manakamana Temple. From Naubishe you climb up to Thankot, the gateway to Kathmandu Overnight .
D13 Kathmandu departure
Your journey ends today, you’ll be driven to the airport for your departure