Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival at the International Airport and then transfer to a good hotel in Kathmandu. This evening there will be short a brief about your program.
Day 02: Today world heritage Places sightseeing like Kathmandu Darbar square, Pashupatinath temple and Buddhnath Stupa which are related to Hindu and Buddhist religion.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (910m/2986ft.)
We Pick up you at the Hotel an early morning at 6:30 am and to get Tourist bus station. Our bus leave at 7 am to Pokhara.We drive to Pokhara by tourist bus, enjoying an afternoon sightseeing on the lakeside. From Kathmandu to Pokhara, it is about 206km and it takes 6 hours. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Drive to Naya Pul (New bridge), and trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/4905ft)
After an hour drive to Naya Pul we then commence our trek to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town beside the Modi River . We head up the main trail to Sudami where we climb gradually up the side of the valley, reaching Hile (1495m) before pushing on to Tirkhe Dhunga. From here the trail crosses a stream and then ascends a steep stone staircase to the large Magar village at Ulleri (2070m). 3:30 hours overnight.
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2850m/9350ft)
This is a pleasant walking day today. We trek through rhododendron and oak forests and across streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti. From Nangethanti we head up to Ghorepani (2850m). 5:30 hours. Overnight.
Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2520m/8268ft)
An early start and an hour hiking to Poon Hill (3195m) leads us to a brilliant spectacle, this vantage point provides an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas including Dhaulagiri range and Annapurna range. After spending about 40 minutes on the hillside, we come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and start walking to Tadapani. From Ghorepani the trail climbs along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m). We descend to reach Banthanti, before winding our way to Tadapani (2540m). 6 hours. Overnight.
Day 07: Tadapani to Chhomrong(2210m/7250ft)
Dropping down from Tadapani Gurjung the route offers good views of the upper Modi valley. The path then starts the long ascent high above the west bank of the Modi Khola. We then arrive in the village of Chhomrong (2210m) which lies tucked at the very base of Himal Chuli. Chomrong is the last permanent settlement in the valley (5 hrs. Overnight.
Day 08: Chhomrong to Himalaya hotel (2840m/8351ft)
From Chhomrong the trail descends until Chhomrong Khola, then the trail begins a slow climb as we head up to our first destination – Sinuwa. We then proceed to Kuldi Ghar (2470m) about 2 1/2 to 3 hrs walking. The trek now enters the upper Modi Khola valley. We can expect snow from here on in the winter months (Dec-February.) We continue our trek going down to Bamboo through an uninhabited forest area, scattered with big rocks. From Bamboo the road will take us through bamboo and rhododendron forests to Doban (2540m),we do our lunch here and still walk further 2 hour having huge fishtail mountains through the forest to get Himalaya Hotel(6 hrs). Overnight.
Day 09: Himalaya hotel to Macchapuchhare Basecamp(3700m)
Soon cross the river and then hike up to Deuroli village with some guest house. During this day if we are lucky we can see interesting wildlife like deer, jackals and peacocks. Here we will also have great views of Machhapuchhare Mountain (6997m) and you will understand why the translation of its name means fishtail mountain. We will stay overnight at Macchapuchhre (5:30 hrs).Overnight.
Day 10: MBC - Annapurna Base camp (4130m/13550ft) back to Dovan village (2630m)
Today early in the morning we walk to the Annapurna Base Camp to catch the sunrise view. This area is called the Annapurna Sanctuary since it is totally surrounded by mountains. From here it is a two-hour trek to Annapurna Base camp, which offers spectacular views. We spend one hour taking best photogram and enjoying the great views and drinking hot tea/coffee with breakfast. Then descend to Dovan. It’s easier as we descend the most part of our route (6 hrs). Overnight.
Day 11: Trek descend to Jhinuma Hot spring (1400m / 6hrs):
This trail descend to Jhinuwa hot spring and the way we walk through stone steps up to the Chhomromg village. And we walk down some 400 meters to Jhinuwa Danda. Where you can have Natural Hot spring, taking a good bath, Just relaxed day.
Day 12: Trek to Landruk Village to Tolkha Resort (1700m), 4 hours walk.
This is so interesting walk through the rice field and with gurung village, a typical gurung land. Still we have good views of Annapurna South, Himchuli and the Modi River.Tolkha is tiny village with lots of lodge but we walk little further to the Resort, this is so comfort one among the trek.
Day 13: Trek to Pokhara via Dhampus village.
Today is our last walking day in our trip and we finished at the Dhampus -Phedi. Before complete the trek we walks via Deurali with immense view if Annapurna south and Dhaulagir mountains through the forest. Then we way goes straight with wide slope and you can view the Pokhara Phewa lake. Most part we walk through the rice paddy, houses and whole Annapurna range. We take a taxi/Car from Phedi to Pokhara approximately half an hour to reach Pokhara. Enjoy an afternoon by boating on the Phewa Lake at Pokhara. Overnight at Pokhara.
Day 14:.Drive back to Kathmandu by Tourist cozy bus. It takes 6hrs to be in Kathmandu valley.
Day 15: Today is your half day sightseeing in Syambhunath Stupa and Budhanilkand temple. Later you can go for shopping day or rest day.
Day 16: Fly back to you home country.
Please view the Photos of Annapurna base camp here