Day 01: Welcome, at Kathmandu airport and drive to Hotel, short briefing about the programs, and overnight at hotel B/B.
Day 02: Preparation for Trekking: After breakfast meet the tour guide. Visit some heritage sites in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel B/B.
Day 03: Fly or drive to Pokhara and overnight at hotel B/B.
Day 04: Pokhara – Hile drive – Ulleri 2017 m trek
This is the day with a scenic drive from Pokhara, it takes approximately two hours to reach Hile, and we will trek to Ulleri, a typical Magar village. It takes about 5 hours, and this is a kind of experimental trekking for the first part of the first day and the second part will be steep ascent. We will pass four different villages along the trails with field terraces, after reaching Ulleri we will check into the lodge. Overnight at the lodge with on board.
Day 05: Ulleri – Ghorepani 2855 m
Early morning we will have breakfast and continue our trek ascent to Banthanti which may take about 1 hour, from where we will see the mountains Hiunchuli and Annapurna south. Our trek continues through the forest until the stream and it goes uphill to Nangethanti. We will have a lunch break at Nangethanti.
After lunch, the trek goes easier ascent for more than two hours and we reach Ghorepani, from this point, we will enjoy all the major peaks of the Annapurna ranges and Dhaulagiri. Just after reaching Ghorepani we will check in to the lodge. Overnight at the lodge on full board.
Day 06: Sunrise trek to Poon Hill and walk down to Ghorepani – Tadapani 2630m
We will wake up early in the morning for a sunrise trek to Poon-hill. It takes about an hour uphill to reach the view tower at the top of the hill. From there we will enjoy the panoramic views of all Annapurna ranges including Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Manaslu (8156m), and Annapurna I (8091 m) the seventh, eighth, and ninth highest mountains in the world. From this viewpoint, we will enjoy the deepest gorge in the world i.e. 7 KM deep which is called the Kaligandaki Valley. Before sunrise, you may feel a bit cold and need to be prepared with enough warm clothing.
We may spend about an hour or more at the top and will be back at the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, our trek goes the first ascent for about three quarters with a similar height of Poonhill at Gurung hill and the trail continues slightly downhill to Deurali for about an hour. Now our trail goes all the way descent to Banthanti at the bank of Burundi Khola. We will have lunch and after lunch, our trail goes uphill slightly and steep down again to meet the other side of the Khola.
After crossing a small bridge our last part of the day goes steep uphill for about an hour and we will reach our campsite in between the Rhododendron forest and which will be the Tadapani we will check into the lodge. Overnight at lodge with full board.
Day 07: Tadapani – Chhomrong (2150 m)
After breakfast, our trek goes steep downhill through the Rhododendron forest and crosses two small villages with farm terraces before crossing Kimrung Khola and it may take 2 hours from Tadapani. Then the trail goes uphill for about half an hour to reach our lunch place.
After lunch our trail continues uphill to our campsite, it may take about two hours at an easy pace. After reaching Chhomrong we will enjoy the 90-degree view of Hiunchuli, Machapuchhre, Annapurna South, and other mountains. Check into the lodge after reaching there. Overnight at lodge with full board.
Day 08: Chhomrong – Bamboo (2310 m)
Now our first step goes downhill all the way to meet another stream for about forty-fifty minutes and goes uphill about three-quarters to get to Sinuwa village. We can see beautiful views of the mountains and the valley from Sinuwa. Sinuwa is the last proper village in this area. We can take a small tea break here to enjoy the magnificent views.
Onward our trail continues downhill and gradually to Bamboo after Khudighar crossing the jungle, Bamboo forest, and a few field terraces, and we will reach Bamboo. We will have lunch here and enjoy the whole day by wandering around here. Overnight at the lodge with full board.
Day 09: Bamboo – Deurali (3230 m)
Our trek will start after breakfast and our trek goes slightly uphill through the bank of the jungle to Dovan and Himalaya Hotel in about three hours of walking. During the day we will be able to see different animals like languors, Snow-leopard, Deer, etc.
We will pass several waterfalls before the Hinku cave. After Hinku cave the trail goes uphill passing the stone beds. Before reaching Deurali there might be some landslides and avalanches. We need to be cautious while walking. We will have lunch and a whole day's rest at Deurali. Overnight at lodge with full board.
Day 10: Deurali – Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m)
We will continue the trek after breakfast and the trail goes further to Bagar and Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC). The trail is quite narrow at some places and gradually uphill. It is better to pass this area quite quickly in the morning because this is an avalanche risk area as well as landslides.
After 2 and a half hours, we will reach MBC and the views of the mountains will be just amazing, you can see the first view of Annapurna I. We will have a small tea break and continue to Annapurna Base Camp. From here we will go through the lovely valley and will be able to see beautiful views of different mountains.
You will be excited to go up and you would love every step you take. It takes about two and a half hours to reach Annapurna Base Camp. We will have lunch and after lunch, we will explore our time to different mountain peaks. You can see beautiful sunset views over the mountain. Overnight at lodge with full board.
Day 11: Annapurna Base Camp – Bamboo (2310 m)
It will not be easy to say goodbye to the Annapurna Base Camp but we must leave after breakfast. We will walk back to Bamboo following the previous route. Overnight at lodge with full board.
Day 12: Bamboo – Jhinu Danda (1780 m)
We will follow the same route till Chhomrong and the trail will split to Jhinu and Kimrong Khola. From Chhomrong the trail goes steep downhill to Jhinu Danda and we will spend the night there. We will take our lunch there.
After lunch, we will walk down to the Modi River to explore Hot springs. We can take a bath in a natural hot spring and there are small pools. We will come back to the hotel after the bath. Overnight at lodge with full board.
Day 13: Jhinu Danda – Birethanti – Pokhara
We will continue our trek through the bank of Modi River and pass New Bridge, Kyumi, Kyauli, and trek down to Syauli Bazar. After this, the trail follows to Birethanti and we will stop here for lunch. After lunch, we will d drive back to Pokhara. There we will check in to the hotel and explore the lake. Overnight at hotel B/B.
Day 14: Pokhara – Kathmandu
Drive or fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel B/B.
Day 15: Final departure to Kathmandu airport or further program according to flight schedule.
Note: If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design tailor-made travel plans based on your interest and timing.
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