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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

With Ashta Lama

$1565 USD
per person
Departed
ServiceAll-Inclusive
Duration 15 days
StartKathmandu airport
FinishKathmandu Airport
SleepingHotel, Teahouse
Max. Altitude4130m
Difficulty Strenuous
Cancellation Flexible

Your Guide

Having grown up in a village , nature was always my best friend. The step for becoming a guide was just locical. My heart is always with the nature with its mountains and flowers.


Guides for: Agency Employed
Guiding Experience: 7 years
Nationality: Nepal
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Overview

1 Female Client confirmed,

ABC Lodge Trek , 15 Days Possibility to add Chitwan tour at the end of the Trek

Itinerary in details

Itinerary in details
Day 1: October 2: Arrival in Kathmandu International Airport and meet with our airport representative at the airport and transfer to Hotel by private car. Welcome drink and refreshment, relax. Stay Overnight in Hotel.

Day 2; 3rd October 2015:- Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara 820m,
Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara in the morning with scenic flight to view mountain including Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and Annapurna massif. Once we reach in Pokhara, transfer to Hotel. Afternoon small sightseeing in Pokhara such as Davis fall, Gupteswor Mahadev Cave and boating on Phewa lake then visit Tal Barahi Temple which is situated on the small island in the lake. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 3; 4th October 2015: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga 1540m (3/4 hours).
Morning after breakfast, drive to Naya Pul which takes about 1 hour by private car and we start our trek from Nayapul to Tikhedunga via Birethanti which takes about 3 hours through the forests trail with viewing the small waterfalls during the trail. We will have lunch there. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 4; 5th October 2015:- Trek from Tikhedunga to Ghorepani 2750m (5/6 hours).
The trail ascent brings us to reach Ulleri village after 2 hours steep up walking and continue the trail gently up until Banthanti which takes about 1 hour and will have lunch there. Now we can see the good view of Machhapuchre, Hiun Chuli and Annapurna South. After lunch, then our trails goes gradually ascend until reaching Ghorepani, a village of Magar peoples which takes about 2 hours to reach. The mountains are visible from our accommodation and overnight in Lodge.

Day 5; 6th October 2015:- Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani 2590m (5/6 hours).
Early in the morning,45 minutes hike to Poon Hill through the Rhododendrons forests for the spectacular view of Mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m, TukuchePeak 6920m, Nilgiri 6940m, Baraha Shikhar 7847m, Mt. Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna South 7219m, Annapurna III 7855m, Machhapuchhre 6993m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna II 7937m, Lamjung Himal 6931m and unobstructed view of sunrise over the mountains. We can enjoy with brilliant view of mountains and sunrise view. Then we return back to Lodge and will have a breakfast. After that, the trail steeply ascending until Deurali-La which also same height with Poon Hill and takes about 1 & half hour. Then we follow the deep forest way until reaching Banthanti which takes about 2 hours and will have our lunch there. We can see the wild animals like monkeys and local birds during the jungle trail. After lunch it takes 1 hour to reach Tadapani village which is surrounded by beautiful forests. We can see more magnificent view of Machhapuchre, Annapurna South, Hiun Chuli and Annapurna II etc. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 6; 7th October 2015:- Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa 2340m (5-6hours).
In the morning after breakfast, we will climb down through the rhododendron forest until Chuile and then steeply climb down with many stone staircases until reaching to the river and cross by suspension bridge. The trail climbs gently ups and downs until reaching Chhomrong which takes about 3 and half hour. We will have our lunch there with stunning view of Mt. Annapurna South, Hiun Chuli and Machhapuchhre very closely. After lunch, we will descend again on a stone staircase and crosses the Chhomrong Khola on a swaying suspension bridge, and then climb out of the side valley through the forests of Bamboo, Rhododendron and Oak. We are climbing up further on a rocky trail and will arrive in Sinuwa which takes about 2 hours. We will stay overnight at Lodge.

Day 7; 8th October 2015:- Trek from Sinuwa to Deurali 3230m (5-6 hours).
In the morning after breakfast, we will climb through the forest of rhododendron festooned with orchids and ferns to a stone-paved trail and descend a long, steep, slippery stone staircase into the deep bamboo and rhododendron forest until reaching Bamboo which takes about 1 and half hour. Then, we will continue to climb up through the stands of bamboo, then through rhododendron forest up the side of the canyon continuously. Then our trail drops slightly to cross tributary streams on narrow bridges and traversing several avalanche chutes until reaching Dovan which takes about 1 and half hour. We will make our lunch break there. After lunch, we will again continue our trail crossing a stream and avalanche chute and then climbs across a landslide through the rhododendron forest passing a small temple, local deity Barah Than until reaching Himalaya which takes about 1 and half hour. We will climb first a rocky trail through the forest, then up a steep ravine to Hinku Cave. Then, we will cross the remnant of a glacier just beyond the Hinku, the climbs through large boulders to Deurali which take about 1 and half hour. Stay overnight at Lodge.

Day 8; 9th October 2015:- Trek from Deurali to MBC 3700m (3-4 hours)
Morning after breakfast, we will ask to the lodge owner whether there have been any avalanches recently. The trail diverts to the east side of the valley to avoid a dangerous avalanche area and we will climb through the unusual mix of bamboo and birch. We will continue to climb across more avalanche paths, then cross a moraine and descend to a stream. Then short climbs bring us in Machhapuchre Base Camp after a 2 and half hour walked. We will have a lunch and the mountains views are stupendous; the panorama includes Hiun Chuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gangapurna and the ever-changing Machhapuchhre, whose sheer triangular face takes on yet another aspect here.

Day 9; 10th October 2015: Trek from MBC to ABC 4130m (4-5 hours).
We will pleasant climb up following a small stream to the few huts and enter to the foot of a large moraine of ABC which takes about 2 hours. There are tremendous views of the near vertical south face of Annapurna towering above the sanctuary to the northwest. We will have a lunch. After lunch, we will walk west past where player-flag-draped viewpoint on the moraine for the spectacular view over the glacier. We will stay overnight at Lodge.

Day 10; 11th October 2015:- Trek from ABC to Dovan 2505m (5-6 hours).
Early in the morning wake up for unobstructed Sunrise View over the mountains and Himalayan Scenery from the sanctuary. We can see the scenic mountains view like as Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiun Chuli, Glacier Dom, Singu Chuli, Tharpu Chuli, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre and other snowy peaks. Then, we will have breakfast and then we will trek all the same way down on the moraine until reaching MBC which takes about 1 and half hour. We again continue our trek down passing the avalanche area until reaching Deurali which takes about 2 hours. We will have our lunch there. After lunch, we continue our trek down through the rhododendron forest till Himalaya and then keep descending through the dense forest of rhododendron and oak until reaching Dovan which takes about 2 and half hour. We will stay overnight at Lodge.

Day 11; 12th October 2015:- Trek from Dovan to Chhomrong 2170m (5-6 hours).
In the morning after breakfast, we walk down through the rhododendron and bamboo forest until reaching Bamboo which takes about 1 hour. Then, we steeply climb up on the rocky trail through the bamboo and rhododendron forest until reaching Sinuwa which takes about 2 hour. We will have our lunch there. After lunch, we walk down again rocky trail till Chhomrong Khola and cross over a bridge. Then, we steep climb up on a stone paved staircase until reaching on the top of the village. It takes about 2 hours from Sinuwa to Chhomrong. We can see again very spectacular views of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre. We can also organize dance program with mother’s group of Chhomrong Village in the evening on request from the guests. We will stay overnight at Lodge.

Day 12; 13th October 2015:- Trek from Chhomrong to Ghandruk Village 1940m (5 hours).
In this day, we will start our trek back after breakfast. Our trail will descend again on a stone paved staircase for a while and gently climbing up viewing very big landslide area of Komrong village. We walk just above the landslide area and steep descend to Kyumrong village after 2 hours walk. Then, we climb up through the rhododendron and oak forests until reaching Komrong Danda which takes about 1 and half hour to reach. We will have our lunch there with viewing stunning view of Machhapuchre and Annapurna South. After lunch, we continue to climb down with viewing a large Gurung settlement of Ghandruk village which is also known as Konda Village in their local language. Konda means Stone; we can see all the walking trail and house when we are entering in the village. After 2 hours walk down from the Komrong Danda, we arrive in very picturesque village of Ghamdruk viewing Annapurna Massif and Machhapuchhre. There is a very interesting old traditional Gurung Museum and recently built Buddhist Monastery in the middle of the village, which we can make side trip for the evening. We will stay overnight at very nice Lodge in town.

Day 13; 14th October 2015:- Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul 1070m/4hrs and drive to Pokhara,
In the morning after breakfast, we will leave the village and walk down on the stone paved stone staircase for a while and viewing Landruk village just opposite side of us. After a 2 hours walk down from Ghandruk village, we arrive in Syaulibazar. Then, we will follow the plain dusty road way along the Modi Khola until reaching Birethanti which takes about 1 and half hour. We cross a river over an iron bridge and have our lunch there. After lunch, we continue 30 minutes further to Nayapul along the Modi Khola and our car will be there to pick up. Then, we back to Pokhara by car which takes about 2 hours and transfer to Hotel. We will stay overnight in Hotel.

Day 14: October 15. Half Day sightseeing in Pokhara valley. Afternoon fly back to Kathmandu.
After breakfast, you will visit the some interesting places around Pokhara Valley with Guide. And afternoon fly back to Kathmandu and pick up in airport and transfer to Hotel.

Day 15:October 16:After breakfast depending on your schedule transfer to International Airport.

Our Tour Package Includes:
• Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private car/van.
• Accommodation with breakfast at Standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
• Kathmandu city tour and all entry fees as per the above itinerary.
• Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot water during the trek.
• Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
• 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters, their food, accommodation, salary and insurance.
• Annapurna Conservation Permit, and all necessary permits.
• Domestic Fight Ticket from KTM/PKR/KTM and domestic airport tax.
• Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
• Tourist service charge, Vat.
• Office Service charge.
• All transportation by private car.
• Medical Kid box.
• All Government Tax.

Doesn’t include:
• Any meals other than breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
• Travel insurance. (if you want us to arrange your travel insurance, we would greatly be happy to
assist).
• International air fare to and from Nepal.
• Nepal Tourist Visa fee.
• Items and expenses of personal nature.
• Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
• Trekking Equipments (down sleeping bag and down jackets are available to hire or buy in
Kathmandu,
• Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
• Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight
delays, political disturbance,
and strikes etc.
• Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
• Horse renting and additional porters during the trek.
• Tips for guide, porters, driver…


Price Includes

  • ACAP Permit
  • Access Flights (Both-Ways)
  • Accommodation
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Guide's Salary
  • Guide's Transport
  • Meals
  • One Porter
  • TIMS Card

Price Excludes

  • Access Flights (One-Way)
  • Equipment
  • Four Porters
  • Guide’s Accommodation
  • Guide’s Insurance
  • Guide’s Meals
  • International Flights
  • MCAP Permit
  • MRAP Permit
  • Permit Fees
  • Porter Insurance
  • Porter's Insurance
  • Private Jeep
  • Private Taxi
  • Public Bus
  • Public Jeep
  • Three Porters
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
  • Two Porters
  • Visa Fee

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