Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley (Buddhanath, Pashupatinath, Patan Durbar Square and Swambhnath Stupa) with professional tour guide then after evening you will have meeting with trekking guide who will support you for trekking preparation.
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m) by Tourist Bus about 7 hours. Pokhara is located about 200 km west from Kathmandu and the tourist coach takes about 7 hours to get there. The drive mostly fallows along Trishuli River side enjoying the view of landscapes. At the Evening you may take short sightseeing around lakeside Pokhara.
Day 04: After breakfast in pokhara drive to Nayapul and strat walk to Tikhedhunga(1540m) or Ulleri (2020m). The drive takes 1.5 hours to Nayapul (42km) by car. After check in at Birethati, trails leads up through the beautiful rice, maize and millet farms of locals through Bhurundi khola along with the great scenery passing through several countryside villages all the way up to Tikhedhunga.If you want to walk further until Ulleri, you need to climbs about 2000 stones steps from Tikhedhunga.
Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga or Ulleri to Ghorepani (2860m) about 6 hours. The trail goes steep up for 1.5 hours through stone steps where the trail leads through cultivated fields Rest of trails goes through inside (blooms on March, April) rhododendron and Oak forest. Arrive at the top of the Ghorepani pass and camp there.
Day 06: Trek from Ghorepani to Chuile (2630m) about 5 hours. Early morning hike to Poon Hill (3210m) for amazing sunrise view about an hour walk. The view of the shining mountains is good for photograph, after about one hours exiting sunrise we will back down to the lodge at Ghorepani and trek to Tadapani after breakfast. The beginning parts of the trek the trail steep uphill to the ridge through the stone steps till Deurali.It is almost parelell height of Poonhill. After pass through the rhododendron forest, we will have end short easy walk to the ridge and steep down to the river to cross the bridge and small up till Tadapani then down to Chuile.
Day 07: Trek from Chuile to Sinuwa (2360m) about 5 hrs. From Chuile the trail drops down with terrece field until cross the river. After crossing the river gradually uphill till chhomrong where will have lunch. Chhomrung is a Gurung Village, and the highest permanent settlement in the valley with tremendous view across to Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare. Then head down and up till Sinuwa.
Day 08: Trek from Sinuwa to Himalaya (2920m) about 6 hours. The trail goes straight and descends to Bamboo through oak forest. From Bamboo we walk some up and down 1.5 hours to Dovan then 2 hours up to Himalaya.
Day 09: Trek from Himalaya to Annapurna base camp (4130m) about 6 hours. Today we start our trek to Deurali then Machhapuchre Base Camp (MBC). The trail climbs gently through a river bank and then it rises steeply over the mountain side. There are also some avalanche prone areas at some points on the trail but only after or during winter season. From MBC to ABC you will see bare platue withuot plants. We will face with the snow boulders melting and forming small rivers with having sensational views of the near-vertical south face of Annapurna towering above the sanctuary. The heart inspiring views of Machhapuchre, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Hiuchuli and other peaks will be the sparkling of our hard efforts.
Day 10: Trek from Annapurna Base camp to Bamboo (2310m) about 8 hours. Ealry morning we relish the magnificent sunrise over the Himalayas from Annapurna Base Camp. After our breakfast, start descending from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo back through Machhapuchre Base Camp, Deurali, Dovan and finally reach Bamboo.
Day 11: Trek from Bamboo to Jhino Danda (1780m) about 5 hours. From Bamboo, it is an uphill trek to Sinuwa followed by a downhill walk to Chhomrong Khola. Then we climb the stone steps to Chhomrong. The trail then descends to Jhinu Danda, where we will be resting for the night. Today we will have an opportunity to enjoy hot springs just 15-20 minute downhill walk from Jhinu Danda to soothe our aching body.
Day 12: Trek and drive to Pokhara about 5 hours. After few hours walk we arrive Kyumi and drive by jeep to Pokhara will take 3 hours. Upon arrival in Pokhara, we will have an opportunity to visit some more places around the lake city until evening.
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus. Look around shops and shop souvenirs. Enjoy and rest.
Day 14: Fly back to home country. Our agency’s representative will put you Khada (a kind of cloth which use to wear on your neck).Wearing Khada means good luck and protection. And drop you to the airport. See you next time
|Incredible 14 Day Annapurna Base Camp Trek|
Tridevi Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal