Annapurna Base camp trek lies in Annapurna region trekking in the western part of Nepal. This trek is called Annapurna Sanctuary Trek too. Annapurna Base Camp Trek goes up above 4200 meters high from sea level.
This trek is best for natural view, Himalayan scenery and Gurung culture with tradition. Himalayan Glacier, hot spring and Modi River are along the way to Base Camp.
Also this trekking trail goes along with view of beautiful peaks of the giants - Annapurna 1, Glacier Dome, Gangapurna, Fang and the fishtail peak which is called Machapuchhre means Fishtail.
Although there is only one entrance to the sanctuary itself, we follow locally known, lesser-used approaches and exit routes on our premier Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
Annapurna Base Camp is encircled by the famous Himalayan peaks – the 'fishtail' spire of Machapuchare (6997m), Gangapurna (7454m), Annapurna 1 (8091m), the unclimbed Fang (7647m) and Annapurna South (7273m).
The only approach follows the Modi Khola Valley through forests of oak, rhododendron and bamboo, passing through local Gurung villages to a world of soaring peaks.
Our trekking company representative welcomes you at Kathmandu airport. Then transfer to Hotel. Trekking Manager will brief you about your trekking.
After breakfast, Tour guide will lead you some important and popular tour spots which are related with history, culture and tradition of Nepal. Those are namely Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath Monastery and Patan Durbar square which are in records of world heritage sites too.
To go to Pokhara there are two options either by flight or overland. It takes 25 minutes by flight and 6 hours by private vehicle or tourist coach. This trip arranged on the basis of client's budget.
Trekking starts from Pokhara to Nayapul by overland drive. Nayapul to Tikhe Dhunga is on foot. It takes 1 and half hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. It crosses popular agriculture farm house Lumle and get to Nayapul. This route goes up with Birethanti small town. The trekking trail follows bamboo forests, passes waterfalls with plunge pools. The trekking routes continue to Hile and Tikhe Dhunga. Stay at Tikhe Dhunga.
Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani Trekking trails ascends to Magar Village Ulleri. This route goes up through Pasture and cultivated fields. From Tikhe Dhunga the trail ascends to Ulleri village up a stone staircase. As you climb up you walk beside the cascading river through refreshingly cool oak and rhododendron forests.
There are some small restaurants on the way of Ghorepani but not sure where to be served lunch. Though lunch will be had any suitable time and place as you prefer. Then slowly ascends to Ghorepani.
Ghorepani is the most beautiful hill station from where one can see majestic views of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m) and other long ranges of mountains.
Ghorepani is a prime location for Mountain View and natural scenes in Annapurna Region. The particular place is Poon Hill. This is an hour walking from Ghorepani to Poon Hill for sunrise view over the Himalayas.
From Poon Hill trekker can see best Himalayan viewpoints in Nepal and sunrise over the Himalayan ranges. Those Himalayan ranges and mountains are namely Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukuche Peak Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m), Gangapurna (7454m), Lamjung Himal (6986m), Mt Fishtail ( Macchapuchre 6997m), Tent Peak and many more High Himalayas.
After complete the sunrise view with Himalayan ranges, back to Ghorepani and then slowly trek to Tadapani.
This trekking slowly steep down to Chhomrong through Rhododendron forest and on the way of between these places trekker has chance to see a spectacle of the towering peaks of Annapurna South, Annapurna (iv) with Fishtail (Machhapachhure) facing it across the valley, dwarfing the villages below.
This route is goes via the forest of Kuldighar, some deep bamboo forest and Rhododendron Jungles.
Trekking commence virtually continuous climb through deep bamboo forest. The valley becomes increasingly hemmed in by ever steeper slopes which witness periodic avalanches.
There are regular stream crossing on the trial. May be you can have some rest at hotel Himalayan(2873m) before to ascend to Hinko(3139m) a short path beyond Deurali(3231m).Walking all the way through Bagar, then get to Machhapuchare Base Camp.
From Machhapurchhare Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp route is about 2 hours. After reaching Annapurna Base Camp have a Lunch.
Annapurna Base Camp is mostly surrounded by Himalayas and glacier. It is called Annapurna Santuary too. One can explore around Annapurna Base Camp with breathtaking panorama, magnificent view and Himalayan glacier.
Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo ( 2300m) . This trekking route is gradually come down to Bamboo through Himalayan Hotel and Dovan, overnight at guest house
Trekking back from Bamboo to Jhinnu Danda via Chhomrong which is same way, from Chhomrong about an hour walking, it takes 1 hour to get to Jhinu Danda. You find here natural hot spring.
After breakfast in the morning, the trekking trail continues come down to Landruk which is a beautiful Gurung village. The trail emerges in the main Modi Khola valley and reaches Tolkha.
Then Tolkha to walk straits some course and steep up to Deaural and after few hours walking down, get to Pothana from where trekker can see an excellent view of Mt Fish tail ( Machhapuchhare 6697m).
This trekking trails starts from Pothana to Dhampus through some rhododendron forest and road is pavement of stone. Dhampus is Gurung Village which gives perfect gurung culture and tradition. Then slowly steep down and walk down to Phedi and drive to Pokhara.
Pokhara to Kathmandu journey is in option. One is by flight and another is by overland by private vehicle or tourist bus.
We will see you off from Hotel for your onward destination.
Hotel with Bed and breakfast, Lodge with all Meals for trekking.
We really enjoy Annapurna Base Camp Trek which organized by Adventure Land Nepal company. They provided us excellent guide who was very experience known about the Himalayas, culture and tradition of those areas. We felt great with them.
Thanks to all of you.
Invan Dieno and friends