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Annapurna Base Camp (Sanctuary) trek is a moderate Plus (Reasonably demanding trekking at altitude up to 4,500 meters with trip to higher elevation and could include treks away from Villages on ill-defined mountain trails) an stunning trek through various landscape and rich culture with great Himalaya views, terraced fields, charming Gurung, Magar, Thakali villages (with their great hospitality), natural hot spring, water streams and a broad variation of flora and fauna. The trail leads you to the base camp of the 10th highest mountain in the world, Mt. Annapurna (8,091m). The Annapurna Base Camp is at an elevation of 4,130m/13,549ft, which is one of the most famous walk in the Himalayas of Nepal. The trek offers you the splendid views of Annapurna I, Fishtail (Machhapuchhre), Gangapurna,Tent Peak, Annapurna south, Hiunchuli, and many other dazzling peaks along with beautiful sunset and sunrise. Annapurna Base Camp (Sanctuary) Trekking begins upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, the city of Temples, Stupas, Monasteries as well as rich Culture and long history. After having good rest in Kathmandu we start our trip to Annapurna Base Camp with mountain flight (25 min) to Pokhara, gateway to the Annapurna Base Camp, during the flight you will see the great view of the Himalayas (from right side of the airplane), lakes, villages and terrace fields. Once we land at Pokhara airport, we then take a scenic drive to Nayapul which takes about 1hr 30 minute. From Nayapul we start our hiking through Birethanti (a small village set at the foot of the Modi Khola and Burungdi Khola at around 1,130m) where we check our Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) and Trekkers' Information Management Systems (TIMS0 permit and continue our trekking. While trekking through the trail we pass Ghandruk (1,945m) (A beautiful village mostly inhabited by the Gurung community and also known as village of Gurkhas), Kimrong danda (from where will see breathtaking view of some of the most famous mountain peaks in the world including Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre) and Gangapurna), Kimrong Khola, Chere Danda. The trail continues as we pass through Chhomrong (2,170 m. a beautiful village of Gurung people who treat you with great hospitality). We resume the trek down to the Chhomrong River along the Modi Khola (River), and we walk uphill to Sinuwa then Kuldighar at 2,350m from where the trek goes to Dovan via Bamboo while we see different types Rhododendron and Bamboo forest. Further we continue Himalaya Hotel 2,900m, Hinko Cave and Deurali 3,200m from where the view is different as it will be a sharp arid landscape. While the George widens, we unwaveringly ascend to Annapurna Base Camp 4,130 m (our destination) via Bagar and Machapuchere Base Camp (3,700 m.) above the sea level witnessing the magnificent close view of the majestic Fishtail (Tail of the Fish, Machhapuchhre) Mountain along with other broad Himalayas such as Annapurna-I, Gangapurna, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and many other peaks. Also good view of sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas and Glacier. After the accomplishment of our goal of reaching Annapurna Base Camp we trek back to Chomrong (same way). The climax of the trek allows you to enjoy the relaxing bath at the natural hot spring in Jhinudanda. The journey continues as we trek to Nayapul via New Bridge, Kliu, Shauli Bazaar, Birenthanti from where we drive to Pokhara where we spend a night. Pokhara is a city known as the "City of Lakes and Natural Beauty", where you enjoy your time boating in Phewa Lake, walking around the market (Shopping) or go to the bar (Restaurants) just before you fly back to Kathmandu. After the memorable time in the Himalayas, you enjoy your last Night in Kathmandu. You will be transferred to the airport according to your flight time. You will fly back home with lots of good memories that last lifetime. "Namaste" !International flight to Kathmandu, Nepal Nepal Visa Fee (US$25 for 15 days) Your Travel Insurance Extra drinks, snacks and dessert on the mountain and main meals in the cities Single supplement fee if you are staying in a single room Personal expenses like battery charging at elevation, and facilities on the mountain Tips & gratuities
Day 1 : Arrival In Kathmandu
[1,338 m]: Upon your arrival, a representative from Wild Guanabana will be waiting outside the airport gates to take you to the hotel. Depending on time of arrival, plans will be made for a briefing meeting once you have settled in.
Day 2 : Fly to Pokhara [970 M] Drive to Nayapul Then Trek to Ghandruk [1,945 M]
After very early breakfast we transfer to the domestic airport then we take flight to Pokhara (about 25 M), the beautiful lake city and catch great views of the Himalayas from the right side of our airplane. After landing in the Pokhara airport we drive to Naya Pull (1 hour and 20 minutes) and start the trek. From Birethanti, we trek to Ghandruk, a beautiful village mostly inhabited by the Gurung community. If time permits, we also visit the Gurung museum today. Overnight in Ghandruk. Walking hour 5-6 hours.
Day 3 : Ghandruk to Chhomrong [2,170 M]
At this juncture, we climb up for around an hour up to Kimrungdanda. On the way, we can enjoy great views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre) and Ganggapurna. Next, it’s a steep descent takes us to the Kimrong Khola. After another steep ascent from Kimrong Khola to Chere Danda, we descend for a while then it’s a gentle walk to Chhomrong. Chhomrong is a beautiful village located on the lap of the giant Annapurna massive. Overnight in Chhomrong. Walking hour 5-6 hours.
Day 4 : Chhomrong Trek to Deurali [3230 M] Via Himalaya Hotel [2900 M]
Leaving Chhomrong the trail descends to cross the Chhomrong Khola on a suspension bridge, then climbs high above the Modi Khola on it's west bank. The trail then ascends through the villages of Tilche and Sinuwa and finally reaches Kuldi at 2350m. From here the trail descends a long, steep stone staircase into bamboo and rhododendron forests and eventually we reach the small settlement of Bamboo Lodge at 2340m. After lunch at bamboo The trail continues along the west bank of the Modi Khola valley through dense bamboo forest, occasionally dropping to cross tributary streams, but ascending continuously, and reaches the settlement of Doban at 2630m where there are several good lodges. The trail then continues high above the river to our resting place for the night, the small settlement of tea-houses known as Himalayan Hotel at 2900m. From here it is an hour's walk to Hinko Cave at 3160m, and a further half an hour to Deorali at 3,230m. Tea House. "B,L,D" (Trek) (Walking time 7-8 hours).
Day 5 : Trek to Annapurna Base Camp [4130 M]
Above Deorali the valley widens and becomes less steep. Reaching Deorali brings a feeling to us that we are near to our destination. We can now see the 'gates' to the Sanctuary. The trail continues into the Sanctuary to meet the Modi Khola and follows the river to Bagar, a meadow at 3310m. From Bagar we continue to trek upwards and reach the area known as Machhapuchhre Base Camp at 3720m where we will have a lunch. This is a collection of tea-houses spread over a large area. From here the mountain views are fantastic and include Annapurna (8091m).After Lunch at Machhapuchere Base Camp we start our trek and make the 2 hours trek to Annapurna Base Camp at 4095m, crossing four hotels on a knoll at 4130m. The trail continues upwards, on a good path, to the south of the moraine This is the highlight of the trip and affords us marvelous close up views of the mountains that make up this incredible natural amphitheatre. On arrival at ABC we get a superb view of the near vertical south face of Annapurna that towers above the Sanctuary to the north-west, which was climbed in 1970 by Don Whillans and Dougal Haston on an expedition led by Chris Bonington. We arrive at ABC mid-morning which allows ample time to explore the surrounding area and take some stunning photographs. Overnight stay at Annapurna Base Camp. Tea House. (Trek) (Walking time 6-7 hours).
Day 6 : Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo [2,310 M]
From the Annapurna base camp we retrace our steps to Bamboo. Today’s trek is downhill so it shouldn’t be very difficult. Besides, we will always have the company of the extraordinary landscape to cheer us up. Overnight in Bamboo. Walking hour 7-8 hours.
Day 7 : Bamboo to Jhinu Danda [1,760 M]
From Bamboo, it is an uphill trek to Kuldighar 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. Overnight in Jhinu Danda. Walking hour 5-6 hours.
Day 8 : Trek to Naya Pul Then Drive to Pokhara [980 M]
On our way to Naya Pul from Jhinu Danda we get to enjoy the amazing hill landscape of western Nepal. From via Shauli Bazaar at 1,140m. Once there, it’s an easy and pleasant walk along the Modi Khola riverbank to Birethanti at 1,065m, where we stop for lunch. Birethanti is a beautiful riverside village that is usually busy with many trekkers starting and finishing their treks. From here we trek to Nayapul then catch a car back to Pokhara. The evening is free to relax and catch up on some last minute shopping.
Day 9 : Fly to Kathmandu [1,330 m]
After breakfast in Pokhara, we have a mountain flight to Kathmandu; it is a thrilling exciting flight over forests, fields and villages with the Himalayas at the background. On arrival, we transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Day 10 : Fly Back Home (1,330m)
We will transfer you to the airport and assist with check-in procedures.
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