16Nights/17Days
Duration
Ghandruk, Ghorepani, Kathmandu, Pokhara, Poonhill
Location
Tour Highlight
  • Explore the historical monuments of Kathmandu valley.
  • Travel through rugged rural terrain along various traditional settlements.
  • Be accompanied by the sight of majestic mountains including Machhapuchre, Annpurna and Dhaulagiri throughout the trek.
  • Experience the mountainous beauty of the Annapurna Base Camp.
  • Be awestruck by nature at is very best throughout the journey.
  • Experience the charm of the lake city.

The trek to Annapurna Base Camp is an all time favorite for tourists from both home and abroad. And it is not difficult to see why as you experience one of the best panoramic views of various mountain ranges that you could ever desire.

Indulge in the traditional lifestyle of the Gurung and Magar community and see how purity thrives within modernity.

Get intimate with nature to reacquaint with yourself.

Additional information

Hotel1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star
Available OptionsMountain Flights, Cable Car
1

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

You will be met and greeted with a traditional welcome by our representatives and be transferred to your hotel.A brief orientation along with the necessary documentation will be carried out by your guide. Overnight stay at your hotel.

 

2

Sightseeing in Kathmandu

After breakfast your tour around Kathmandu will commence where you will be accompanied by a guide of your lingual preference. The tour will include a visit to the following places:

  • Boudhanath: A major Buddhist stupa located at the north eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
  • Swayambhunath: Sitting atop a hill, it is the most prominent Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal and is one of many sites of Nepal included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
  • Pashupatinath: The most revered temple by Hindus in Nepal, the temple carries a significance of mystical proportions and is a site to many important life events of Hindus.
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square: Durbar Square or the Palace Square is ancient courtyard the then Malla Kings of Kathmandu Valley which is abundant is breathtaking architecture.

Overnight stay at your Hotel.

3

Travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Lying 200km west of Kathmandu, Pokhara, also known as the lake city is one of the major tourist destinations of Nepal. You can ether drive or fly to Pokhara, where the duration by road normally takes 6-8 hours. Pokhara is also home to the Machhapuchre(fishtail) mountain which is located nearby the Annapurna mountain range.

Overnight stay at Pokhara.

4

Pokhara to Nayapool Drive & trek to Tikhedhunga

This part of the trek involves an initial steep ascent for about 2 hours after which the climb becomes much easier where you pass through Ulleri, Banthali and Magar villages. The trail is replete with breath taking sights of Machhapuchre, Himchuli and Annapurna south which makes the ardous trek every bit pleasurable.

Overnight stay at Ghorepani

5

Tirkhedunga to Ghorepani

This part of the trek involves an initial steep ascent for about 2 hours after which the climb becomes much easier where you pass through Ulleri, Banthali and Magar villages. The trail is replete with breath taking sights of Machhapuchre, Himchuli and Annapurna south which makes the ardous trek every bit pleasurable.

Overnight stay at Ghorepani.

6

Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani

Kick start the day with an early morning trip to Poon Hill to catch the sunrise over mountains such as Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, Mt Nilgiri and many others.

After breakfast trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani. The trek should take about 5 hours.

Overnight stay at Tadapani.

7

Tadapani Chhomrung Trek

On this day we will head towards Chhomrung, where initially we will be travelling to the village of Kimrong with its spectacular bridge over the Kyumrong Khola. Then on we will ascend further north to reach Chhomrung.

Overnight stay at Chhomrung.

8

Chhomrung-Himalayan Hotel Trek

On this day, we will trevel along the western valley as we slowly begin to gain some altitude while at the same time also cross some beautiful thododendron forests of Kuldi Ghar. As we move closer to our destination, we will enter a deep valley of the Mt.Himchuli and Mt. Machhapuchre.

Overnight stay at Himalaya Hotel.

9

Himalaya Hotel-Machhapuchre Base Camp Trek

Today we will trek in much higher altitude as we initially head towards the South Annapurna Glacier. After a nice rest at the village of Deurali, we continue to gain some more altitude. The end of the trek takes us to a 90 degree bend in the valley along with Mt Machhapuchre. The base camp at Machhapuchre is a sight that will be etched in your memory.

Overnight stay at Base Camp.

10

Machhapuchre to Annapurna Base Camp Trek

We commence our trek at the crack of dawn and head towards the Annapurna Base Camp to catch the early morning sunrise. At the base camp we will be amidst the Annapurna Sanctuary with the Annapurna Range towering right in front of us.Overnight stay at Base Camp.
11

Annapurna Base Camp-Bamboo Trek

The trek today involves a descent through the glacier valley as we head towards Bamboo. We will begin the day by catching the early morning sunrise from the base camp. Overnight Stay at Bamboo
12

Bamboo-Jhinuwa Trek

On this day we head towards Jhinuwa after making a short stopover at Khudi Ghar, At Jhinuwa, you may unwind yourself at the natural hot spring.Overnight stay at Jhinuwa.
13

Jhinuwa-Ghandruk Trek

After making an initial descent we will then  be ascending to the famous Gurung village of Ghandruk. The village is a favorite among tourists with its facilities and spectacular views.Overnight stay at Ghandruk.
14

Ghandruk-Nayapul-Pokhara

After a short trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul, we will then drive to Pokhara. You will have the remaining part of the day to explore the beautiful lake city.Overnight stay at Pokhara.
15

Pokhara to Kathmandu

After breakfast you travel to Kathmandu from Pokhara either by bus or flight. After reaching Kathmandu, you have the day to yourself where you can indulge in collecting souvenirs to take back home.Overnight stay at Kathmandu.
16

A Day to Yourself in Kathmandu

On this day, you may indulge in activities of your preference, perhaps collecting some souvenirs to take a small part of Nepal back home might tempt you.Overnight stay at Kathmandu.
17

Final Departure

You will be taken from your hotel to the airport as per your schedule. You will reach the airport 2 hours prior to your flight.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick-up & drop-off transportation by private vehicle
  • Two bed/Double sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 2-3 stars hotel with breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Escorted with English speaking guide. Private transportation. Entrance fees
  • Kathamandu / Pokhara / Kathamandu tourist bus
  • Pokhara /Nayapul / Pokhara Transportation Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation in Normal tea house during trek
  • Meals (Breakfast with 2 cup of Tea & Coffee), lunch, dinner) during trek
  • Sleeping bag
  • Annapurna trekking map for group
  • All necessary paper work & permits
  • Annapurna conservation permit fees & TIMS
  • A First Aid and Eco trained & government licensed English speaking guide
  • One porter between each two members during trek
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of trekking staff
  • First Aid Kit
  • Travel & rescue arrangement
  • All government taxes
  • Farewell dinner

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Drinking water, Tea Coffee , Hot Shower during trek
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Personal gear & clothing – these may be available for hire
  • Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client’s insurance
  • Soft/hard drinks
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
  • Anything not specified in the Cost Include section
  • Everest Flight
  • Bhaktapur Tour
  • Shivapuri National
  • Chandragiri Cable car
  • Paragliding
  • Abhishek & Puja booking of Pashupatinath
  • Jungle Drive