Annapurna Base Camp - 15 Days

Wedged between India to the South and Tibet (now the autonomous region of the peoples of Republic China) to the North. Nepal has enjoyed an independent political existence from very earliest times. Even though Nepal has small strip of territory, it contains an amazing contrast in landscape and topography, ranging from the flat alluvial plain of the indo-gangtic basin in the south, in its terai, to the high altitude mountains covered with the perpetual snow, in the north, in which some of the world’s peak including Mt. Everest are located.

Trekking is a form of walking, undertaken with the specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery. Nepal  has attracted trekkers from around the world since the 1960s when Col Jimmy Robert’s organized the first commercial trek. Trekking has been the leading activity of tourists in Nepal and thousands take to the Himalayas, some doing a few days of hiking while others take on a month long trek through valleys and High Mountain. Two of the most popular trekking regions are the Everest and Annapurna where many different trails can be followed while the other popular treks are in the Langtang and Kanchenjunga regions. The most challenging is the Great Himalayan Trails, an extensive trail system that covers Nepal from Humla and Darchula in the west to Kanchenjunga in the east. The diversity of trekking trails in Nepal cannot be found in any other part of the world.

People who come to Nepal probably their mind already start to think either Annapurna or Everest region; there are plenty of places still to explore, though. Annapurna region is the well-known trekking region in Nepal. There are varieties of trek you can do in Annapurna. One of the best treks in this region is Annapurna Base Camp.

Pokhara is the gateway of the most of the Annapurna trek. So from the beginning you’ll be attracted with the natural make-up of Annapurna. So most of the travelers they prefer to travel Annapurna. Obviously, mountains, landscape, plants, culture, lifestyle, accessibilities are the core factor to travel this region. So, let’s join with Sonata to trek for Annapurna Base Camp.

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (elevation 1350 m)

Sonata travel staff will be waiting for you at the airport with our company’s logo including your name. Once you meet the leader you will be warmly welcomed and transferred to your accommodation/hotel in Kathmandu which will require approx. half an hour’s drive. After check-in at hotel and refreshment you will be briefed about your tour trip.

Day 2
Drive to Pokhara (elevation 820 m)

After an early breakfast we will go on a 6 hr. drive to Pokhara. By tourist bus you will travel the Mountains and one of the best places of Nepal which combines all mountains, rivers, lakes and lifestyle.

Day 3
Drive to Nayapul and start of the trek to the Hile / Tikhedhunga (elevation 1540 m)

Your trek starts after a two hour drive from Pokhara. After about one hr. walk we will the Annapurna Conservation Area Project Counter where the trekking permits will be checked. Sonata travel will prepare your permits in advance. There are several wonderful places to have snacks or lunch or simply get refreshed before reaching our place for the night at Tikhedhunga.

Day 4
Trek to Ghorepani (elevation 2860 m)

This is one of the famous parts of your trek leading you through beautiful Rhododendron forest up to Ghorepani. It is a long uphill climb today but the views will reward for this existence.

Day 5
Sunrise Trek to Poonhill (3193 m) and trek to Tadhapani (elevation 2630 m)

We get up early morning to give an instructions and plans for today. After an easy one hour climb we will reach Poonhill just on time to see the sun rise behind the Annapurna. After breakfast we continue our journey to Tadhapani with more beautiful mountain views.

Day 6
Trek to Chhomrong (elevation 2170 m)

We start will a downhill trail through forests and with great mountain views. We will descend until Kimrong River. After crossing the river we will climb up to Chhomrong which is probably one of the biggest Gurung Village in this area.

Day 7
Trek to Dovan (elevation 2170 m )

Early morning well managed steps will lead us down the jungle trail with a couple of tea-houses along the way where we can stop for food and drinks until we reach our overnight stay at Dovan.

Day 8
Trek to Deurali ( 3230 m)

Our journey follows the Modi River which originates from the Annapurna Glacier. This trail will takes us through like a mountain gorge looking place.

Day 9
Annapurna Base Camp (elevation 4130 m)

Today is the day you were waiting for. We will reach the Annapurna Base Camp with close and stunning views of all Annapurna Mountains.

Day 10
Trek to Bamboo (elevation 2310 m)

After having joyful moment at the Basecamp we will take the same trail we came from down until Bamboo.

Day 11
Trek to Chhomrong (elevation 2170 m)

We will come again to this Gurung Village and stay Overnight.

Day 12
Trek to Ghandruk (elevation 1940 m)

Today expect some mixture of up and downhill or just Nepali flat (little steepy up & little steepy down). We will stay Overnight in Ghandruk.

Day 13
Finish of the trek and transfer to Pokhara

This is our final trekking day. Some easy and gentle trails will lead us to the finishing point of the trek. A vehicle to take us back to Pokhara will wait us.

Day 14
Drive back to Kathmandu

We leave early as the drive on the tourist bus to Kathmandu will take about 6 hours. In the afternoon you can relax or go for some final souvenir shopping.

Day 15
Departure / End of the Tour

You will be transferred to the Airport according to your flight schedule.

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Annapurna Base Camp