Arrival at Kathmandu International Airport (1,345m.)
After your arrival in Kathmandu, an airport representative of our success Travels & Treks member will be waiting outside with a signboard showing the company’s name to welcome you. Then we will transfer you with a private vehicle to the hotel you will be staying in overnight.
Sightseeing in Kathmandu Vallay.
In the morning after your breakfast, we will arrange a pre-trip meeting at the hotel. We will introduce you with the trek leader and assistance guide. Our team will provide you with a duffel bag, T-shirt and a cap. For the meeting you have to take your passport, four pp-size photographs and your travel insurance policies in a readable copy. Please clear your due if there is any during this meeting and sign the form of legally binding trip as a non-liability disclaimer. In addition, please be responsive to inform us if your arrival is late.
After breakfast, our sightseeing starts in a private vehicle along with a tour guide. Our destinations are Boudhnath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Boudhnath Stupa is the biggest Buddhists shrine in the world. We can see monks surrounding Boudhnath Stupa and praying at monasteries. Pashupatinath Temple, is a great Hindu Temple of the country situated on the Bagmati River bank. We can see sadhus meditating, occasionally burning funeral pyres and pilgrims bathing there on ghat. Finally, we will go to Bhaktapur Durbar Square where temples of Pagoda and Sikhara style grouped around 55-windows palace made of wood and brick to see. Statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, the Lion gate, the golden gate, art galleries are all the attractions of Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
Then you all will be free to explore by yourself, do shopping and more .You will be staying in a hotel at night.
Kathmandu to Pokhara (8,20m.) and Trek to Ghandruk (1,940m.) 25 minute fly.
Today morning, your trek Leader and staff will join you at the hotel and our journey starts here. We will drive to Pokhara by jeep, taking about 25 minute. After reaching Pokhara, we will drive 1 ½ hours to get Ghandruk and stay in a lodge camp overnight.
Ghandruk Trek to Chomrong (2,210m.) 5/6 Hours.
Today we will be trekking from Landruk to Chomrong. The dazzling sunrise in Annapurna range will override all your tiredness. It will take you away from pressure and rush. Now sloping down we will cross the new bridge some forests and remote farmland. We will have our lunch at Jhinu Danda and then after another 20 minutes of walking we will have a bath in the hot springs nearby the river. After this, we head to the top of Chomrong Village to see the Annapurna range.
Chomrong Trek to Dovan (2,520m.) 4/5 Hours.
An extraordinary view of Annapurna south and Machhapuchhre can be seen from the beautiful Village of Chomrong. Moving along the Modi Khola, we will cross the suspension bridge and walk ahead for Sinuwa Danda. It will be delightly crossing the Sinuwa slopes. Then roaming through rhododendron forest we will reach to Khuldighar and then stepping downward the slopes before reaching bamboo. Then, after a one hour climb we will be getting to Dovan. We will spend a night in the lodge there.
Dovan to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC) (3,700m.) 4/5 Hours.
Now stepping up we will reach the Hinko cave, a huge overhanging rock and then Deurali. After this, we will reach the MBC. Located on a moraineit is offering various comportable lodges. To enjoy the fstunning views of Annapurna I-III dive into the beauty of the glacier, we will go to a peak behind the camp at afternoon and enjoy views of Fishtail and several other mountains as well.
Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC) Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) (4,130m.) 2/3 Hours.
With a distance of about 4km, a very soft incline over brings us over the glacier. Magnificent views will be honouring us for our struggle as we reach the ABC. In the afternoon we will be relaxing and can celebrate the successful approach of the beautiful Annapurna Base camp. We will stay in a lodge for the night.
Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek to Bamboo (2,310m.) 5/6 Hours.
Today it is time for what we were struggling for for a long time. In the morning, we will admire the sunrise’s beauty in ABC. After this, we will have breakfast and head down towards Bamboo via MBC, Deurali & Dovan. Following an easy downward slope, we will be overwhelmed by the beauty of waterfalls and views of Fishtail and Hiunchuli Mountain. We will stay overnight in a lodge in Bamboo.
Bamboo Trek to Jhinudanda (7,180m.) 4/5 Hours.
We will climb the inclined forest to reach Chomrong after passing through Khuldighar and Sinuwa. After walking through rhododendron forests & crossing the suspension bridge of Kimrong Khola, nearly Natural hot spring water we will enjoy shower 35 minute down from Jhinudanda to hot spring after back head up to a ridge and then reach our today’s destination. We will stay in a lodge in Jhinudanda for the night.
Jhinudanda Trek to Kilyu/Kilu (1,390m.) 3 Hours. After Drive by Jeep Pokhara (8,20m.) 3 Hours.
Today enjoying the view of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna south and Hiunchuli, we will go for our next destination. After crossing a suspension bridge and paddy-terraced fields, we will reach Syauli Bazar before we continue to Nayapul, a beautiful village near Modi Khola. Then, after a 1 ½-hour drive, we will reach Pokhara, where we will be staying in a lodge at night.
Return from Pokhara to Kathmandu By fly/Bus.
Now we will drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus. This may take 6-7 hours. You will have time for various activities are interested in to do. In the evening, we will have a farewell party in a typical Nepali restaurant along with a cultural program. After this, you will stay in a hotel in Kathmandu a night.
Final Departure Success Travels & Treks Drop You till airport.
For your final departure, our airport representative will drop you of at the International Airport.
We hope you have enjoyed your trip and we see you next time.
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Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Success Travels & Treks. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
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The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is original trekker’s playground in Nepal. This is popular place for trekking, known as heaven of Asia. At 40 km north of Pokhara, there is a high glacial basin. This oval shaped plateau sits at an altitude of 4,000m. Since mountains from all sides surround it so, it receives only 7 hours of sunlight in summer day. It has a great combination of heights and depth, which makes it, an extraordinary variety of ecosystems. Until 1956 AD, outsiders in Nepal did not penetrate the Annapurna sanctuary. It is an amazing trek route through local trails.
With exclusive view of the Mountains Annapurna and Dhaulagiri the Trek entails through the best parts of the Annapurna range. We will go through old foot trails of hardy Gurung and Magar hill tribes. They lived here in temperate forests among rhododendron trees, farming on steep terraces growing staples of maize and millet. This trek goes through Modi River that drains in between Hiunchuli and Machapuchare Himal. When we enter into the sanctuary, we get ourselves enclosed inside wall of peaks wrapped with snow.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts from Pokhara. Then the team enters into heart of the Annapurna sanctuary to enjoy the view of four Annapurna. However, the 10th highest mountain along with II-VI other peaks all above 700 m lies there. Then we will return to Chomrong, and go ahead to Kopra Ridge on west through alpine forest following the map. The Kopra hill offers exceptional panoramic views of entire Annapurna range including a fearsome close view of Dhaulagiri Mountain.
Its steep face plunges into the KaliGandaki River, creating the deepest gorge in the world. One-day hike in north east of camp will bring us to Khayer-Lake (400 m). It is a sacred lake worshiped by local during the Buddha Purnima festival. Our trail finally winds down to Ghorepani from Poon Hill, before we return towards Pokhara. At Ghorepani, we enjoy the panoramic sunrise view of Annapurna Range and its weather.