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Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 9 Days

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Itinerary

Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914 m). It takes around 6 hours.

Stop At: Pokhara Museum, Pokhara Nepal
You depart for the six hours drive to Pokhara (915m,), 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. As you climb out of the Kathmandu valley, only to quickly descend again to the Trisuli River, you follow upstream to its junction with the Marsyangdi River. You follow the Marsyandi gently up through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that takes you directly into Pokhara. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is tourist's paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. You can observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa Tal (lake) to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. This drive will take most of the morning, leaving much of the afternoon to fall in love with its beauty. You can also fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 25 minutes.


Duration: 7 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 3 Star Hotel.

Day 2: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1070 m) and then trek from Nayapul to Ghandruk (1940 m). It takes around 6 hours.

Stop At: Old Gurung Museum, 5 Kaski, Ghandruk Nepal
Ghandruk is a big Gurung village. There is a handicraft centre and Gurung museum. From this village you could see good views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna (7455m.), Annapurna III (7755m.) and Fishtail.


Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Tea House.

Day 3: Trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170 m). It takes around 6 hours.

Stop At: Chhomrong Cottage, Ghandruk 33700, Nepal
At the beginning of the day, you could ascend gently for an hour up to Ghandrukkot (2100m.) and descend steeply to the Kimron Khola (1700m.). Immediately, ascend steeply and walk at a level for an hour and still ascend gently to the final camp. Chhumrung is a gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary trek and inhabited by Gurung, one of the major Ethnic group of Nepal.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Tea House.

Day 4: Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (2600 m). It takes around 6 hours.

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
Leaving Chhomrong, the trail descends on a stone staircase and crosses the Chhomrong Khola on a swaying suspension bridge, then climbs out of the side valley. High above the Modi Khola on its west bank, the trail passes through the tiny settlement of Tilicho in forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak. Climbing further on a rocky trail (beware of the stinging nettles) you reach three hotels at Sinuwa, at 2350m. Climb in rhododendron forests to Kuldi, at 2520m. This was once a British sheep breeding project; now the stone houses are an ACAP visitor centre and check post. In winter, it's common to find snow anywhere from this point on. Descend a long, steep stone staircase into deep bamboo and rhododendron forests.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Tea House.

Day 5: Trek from Dovan to Deurali (3230 m). It takes around 5 hours.

Stop At: Deurali, Ghandruk 33700, Nepal
Now you pass through muddy trail which traverses high above the river. There are debris of avalanches except during winter season. After short trek, you reach at Himalayan Hotel (2900m.), the town named after the Himalayan Hotel. Beyond it, the trail is steeply ascent up to Hinko Cave (3160m.), this named as a huge overhanging rock provides some protection against rain and avalanches. It takes approximately twenty minutes through normally ascent path to reach Deurali (3230m.)
Duration: 5 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Trek from Deurali to via MBC (3700 m) to ABC (4130 m). It takes around 6 hours.

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
The trail is less steep. As the trail continues into the sanctuary, it crosses two avalanche tracks on a narrow trail that hurdles up against the cliffs. After short trek you will be at Bagar (3310m.), a meadow and some abandoned hotels. The normal trail follows the left side of the valley. Now the trail appears gently ascent until you reach Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3820m.). Here you find almost 6 to 7 lodges. This is one of the places, where you can enjoy the view of Mount Hiunchuli (6441m.), Annapurna South (7229m.), Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna III (7555m.), Gangapurna (7454m.) and Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.). The path follows through alpine meadow and after some distance your trails go gently up. After a short trek, you begin to approach Annapurna Base Camp (4170m.). From here, you can see the views of several peaks at 360 degree.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Tea House.

Day 7: Trek from ABC to Dovan (2600 m). It takes around 6 hours.

Stop At: Annapurna Mountain Range, 33500 Nepal
It's much easier going down. You should have no problem reaching Sinuwa in a single day from Annapurna Base Camp. Now you trek through Himalayan Hotel to Dovan.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 8: Trek from Dovan to Jhinu Danda (1780 m). It takes around 6 hours.

Stop At: Jhinu Danda Hot spring, 33700, Nepal
The path is descent up to Bamboo passing through forests with varieties of rhododendron, oaks and bamboo plants. After Bamboo, the trail goes steeply up to the Kuldi Ghar and now the trail is quite flat until you reach Sinuwa. You trek gradually descend to the Chhumrong Khola and you have to follow stone staircase for almost an hour to reach Chhumrong. The last part of the trail is steeply down to Jhinudanda. From the town you should walk down for 20 minutes to reach Hot Spring at the bank of the Modi Khola. You can relax at Hot Spring.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Tea House.

Day 9: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Pokhara. It takes around 6 hours.

Stop At: Pokhara Museum, Pokhara Nepal
Pokhara is a city of Lakes and Caves. You can see the reflection of Mt. Fishtail and other mountains in Fewa Lake. You can also do boating in Fewa Lake.
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Tea House.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Domestic airport , International airport , Bus station

Airports

  • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
Duration
9 days
Inclusions
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • A guide.
  • Entry permits for Annapurna Conservation Area.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card.
  • Necessary transport from Kathmandu to Pokhara both way by Tourist Bus.
  • Transportation from Pokhara to Nayapul both way by Taxi.
  • Meals for guide during a trek.
  • Accommodation for guide during a trek.
  • Necessary equipment for our guide.
  • Insurance for guide.
  • Hotel accommodation in Pokhara for the guide.
  • Entry/Admission - Pokhara Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Old Gurung Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Chhomrong Cottage
  • Entry/Admission - Annapurna Mountain Range
  • Entry/Admission - Deurali
  • Entry/Admission - Jhinu Danda Hot spring
Exclusions
  • Emergency Mountain Medical Rescue Insurance.
  • Provided by your insurance company. Please buy it in your country. You cannot buy it in Nepal.
  • Expenses of personal nature, such as drinks and beverages, etc.
  • Tips.
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) for you during trek.
  • Accommodation for you during trek.
  • Hotel accommodation and meal for you in Pokhara.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Gilbert
21
Great experience!
I did the Langtang Gosaikunda Trek and it was very impressive! One of the most beautiful experiences I had in my
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Felix T
10
7 days Gosaikunda trek - beautiful
With two friends of mine we did a 7 days Gosaikunda trek. Awesome organisation and fair price. I highly recommend
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Sydney, Australia
40
Absolute Best Trekking Experience
I found this company through a friend’s recommendation and my goodness they are amazing! The trek was so
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Three ladies
10
Australian camp, Nagarkot
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Claire E
10
Unforgettable trip
My Dad and I trekked the Manaslu Circuit with our guide Madhu and our porter Kanchha both of whom made the
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Thomas270672
Graz, Austria
30
Personally Guide with client wishes oriented
I wanted to have a trek which is not to long (about 10 days) and has all the highlights, so i did a part of
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10
It was perfect,once in a life time expirience
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Gdansk, Poland
1317
Upper Musang experience..:)
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koenels
21
Friendly and reliable !
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41
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