11 Days Trekking Annapurna Base Camp

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Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu to Pokhara
You’ll drive to Pokhara by tourist bus enjoying an afternoon sightseeing on way to Pokhara. From Kathmandu to Pokhara, it is about 206 KM and takes around 6 hours.

Day 02: Pokhara to Ulleri at 1685M
From Pokhara to Ulleri it’s about 45 KM drive which passes through villages like Naudanda, Kanre, and Lumle. After reaching Nayapool, the trail descends steeply to Birethanthi and follows the East banks of Bhurungdi Khola, and Tikhedunga. You’ll then reach Ulleri.

Day 03: Ulleri to Ghorepani at 1855M
The trail ascends through small villages and pass rhododendron forest. After arriving at the top of Ghorepani you’ll halt overnight.

Day 04: Ghorepani to Tadapani at 2680M
Get up early to trek to Poonhill. From there, you’ll witness spectacular sunrise. From Poon Hill, you can view over 30 white–capped Peaks and the whole Annapurna range. After that tantalizing experience, we walk through the forest filled with flowers (in the spring) and later stay overnight at Tadapani.

Day 05: Tadapani via Chhomrong to Sinuwa
Tadapani offers good view of upper Modi Valley. The route starts the long ascents above the West Bank of Modi Khola from Sinuwa. From here, you can see the Mt. Machhapuchere.

Day 06: Sinuwa to Deurali Hotel at 3000M
The trail continues to Khuldi Ghar for about two hours and from there goes down steeply to the bottom of the gorge. Take caution will crossing the river to go to the West side of the river. You’ll pass the pasture of Tomoe and then the very neck of the George at Panchen Barah, where there is a small trail and a shrine. Overnight stay in Deurali.

Day 07: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) at 4130M
From Deurali, the trail continues into the sanctuary. You’ll cross two wide avalanche tracks on narrow trail that huddles up against the cliff (rock face). The trail then descends to meet the Modi Khola and follow the river to Bagar. From Bagar, you will get a chance to cross more avalanche paths across a moraine and a stream. You’ll then climb towards an area known as Machhapuchhere Base Camp (MBC) at the elevation 3700m.

After 2 hours journey, we finally arrive at our destination Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) and Overnight stay is arranged here.

Day 08: Back from ABC to Sinuwa
We see morning sun rise and take our breakfast at 7. 00 AM and move towards Himalayas for lunch and finally come back to Sinuwa with the same trail and stay overnight there.

Day 09: Sinuwa to Kyumi
We follow same trail up to Chhomrong and the trail goes to descend Jhinu. We see hot spring and take lunch there. After lunch, we start our journey, pass with beautiful rift valley and finally reach to Kyumi and stay overnight there.

Day 10: Kyumi to Nayapool via Pokhara
The trail goes up and down through Ghandruk. Ghandruk is one of the developed village and most of the inhabitants are Gurung. Gurung is another ethnic group closely resembling the Magars in many aspects. Gurungs are of Tibeto-Burman race and have their own distinct language. Most of them practice shamanism. Many find employment in the British and Indian army. After Gandruk, you’ll continue your journey to arrive at Nayapool and take lunch there. You’ll rest there for an hour and from there you will be driven back to Pokhara and stay overnight there.

Day 11: Pokhara to Kathmandu by Bus

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To help the under privileged people of Nepal through various volunteering programs to help them attain sustainability, basic health care, education and a dignified life marked with equality that’s sans any cast, creed, religion and territorial borders

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