Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
Standing of above 8000m, Annapurna is the 10th highest peak all over the world. It is located east of Kaligandaki, which separates it from MT. Dhaulagiri. The region Annapurna is famous for its trekking. Jomsom Muktinath, Annapurna Sanctuary and Annapurna Circuit are the trekking route here. Annapurna Sanctuary is also called Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna base camp at 4130m starts its trek at Nayapul where one can easily go after having a short one and half hour drive from Pokhara. The trails compiles with the marvelous and magnificent green forest along with typical beautiful villages. The Ghorepani (Poon Hill 3210m), Ghandruk village, Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) point and Jhinu-natural hot spring are the key attraction here. The trek will be more interesting with the green and red forest of Rhododendron. The presence of exotic Flora and Fauna has made the nature quite interesting of the trekking spot. The glittering white Himalayan ranges will attract a normal mind easily. Similarly, the presence of typical and indigenous culture of people has added smell in the beauty. Many people dreamt to be there once in a life.
February ,march, April, May, June ,September ,October, November and early December are regarded as the best season to have a trekking over Annapurna Base camp. Mainly, Gurung People has dominantly covered this area. We can have exciting view over their lifestyle and culture of while making our trekking. But Annapurna Base Camp is well known and popular because of the Himalayan range. A beauty seeker or a thirsty of beauty will be well satisfied by the mountains, hills, valleys, Georges, and the local culture on these trekking routes.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Google treks visit Mustang will warmly and heartily receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). After the completion of our legal and custom formalities, we can forward to Google treks visit Mustang along with our luggage. There, both we can take rest or can have a short view of Kathmandu, that depends on your own interest and your condition. Google treks visit Mustang will organize a reception dinner at tremendously beautiful and well facilitated restaurant enjoying Nepalese culture and obviously fine meal.
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
We can have a shot and sweet sight view along to Kathmandu enriched with the natural and cultural heritages here like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath temple, Boudhanath and many more. At the noon, the pre-trip discussion is held where we can ask if any queries regarding the trip and then coming adventure.
Day03: Fly or drive to Pokhara
Early next morning by seeing the natural beauty of the way, we headed towards the destination of us. We may view a fantastic road view from Kathmandu to Pokhara .We can have a road drive to Pokhara of about 200km away from Kathmandu. We can take tourist bus or car from Kathmandu.
Day04: Drive to Nayapul
After reaching to the Pokhara, we can certainly enjoy the natural beauty of there as it is one of the best tourist places of Nepal. Besides these, we can drive to Nayapul for around 2 hours by taxi or bus and then we have to trek to Tikhedunga (1520m).We will stay overnight at hotel nearby.
Day5: Trekking to Ghorepani
Today’s path leads us towards one of the popular destination of Annapurna Region which lies at an altitude of 2856 meters. Our trekking goes through the forests of Oak and Rhododendron. The fresh wind blowing of the forest will surely entertain us. We may walk approximately 4 to 5 hours.
Day06: Trek to Tadapani
After reaching at Ghorepani, we can visit to Poon Hill situating at the height of 3210meters early in the morning to glance the sunrise and will be back soon to trek to Tadapani descending the height at 2675meters. Experiencing the great view we can take rest that night at the close by hotel.
Day07: Walking towards Ghandruk
The trail of todays will be descending to a beautiful stream named as Kimrong which passes through the Rhododendron forest viewing the best site to watch. We can view a close view over Annapurna Mountain and Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre from here. We will stay overnight at Ghandruk village.
Day 08: Journey towards Dovan
The silent and peaceful trail through stone staircase leads us towards our next objective. The climb over to the red and clean forest of rhododendron with its tranquility will surely entertain many of us. We travel through the Madi khola and through the green forest. Then we will reach at Dovan, which lies at the height of about 2500metres.
Day 09: Machhapuchhre base camp
Next Morning after having a walk of around 4 to5 hours we can reach to Machhapuchhre base camp lying at the altitude of 3900meters. From here we can view a fabulous view of Annapurna I, Annapurna III and Fishtail Mountain, Machhapuchhre. Finally, we reach at Machhapuchhre base camp.
Day 10: Annapurna Base Camp
After walking the Annapurna Circuit Trail for around 2 hours and climbing to Deurali through the Rhododendron forest along with the bamboo forest and then passing several passes we can reach to the Annapurna South Base camp of 4131meters..As we reach Annapurna Base Camp, we can view a marvelous scene of snow-capped mountains and green forest in their waist.
Day11: Back to Chhomrong
We have to trek back to Chhomrong through the way of Deurali after walking approximately of 5-6 hours alongside to the green forest of Rhododendron carrying the remembrance of the magnificent view of Great Himalayas through our naked eye. From Chhomrong; we descend to Jhinu Dada. We can take bath in the natural hot water spring at Jhinu dada. We can stay night over here.
Day 12: Trek to Ghandruk
Next morning, we trek from Jhinu dada to the Kyumi village of about 3 to 4hours. We are headed back to Taglung and to the way through the Ghandruk village which will offer its visitors a well and fascinating scene of Annapurna. After having a all day long trekking, we can stay the night at Ghandruk.
Day13: Back to Nayapul
Our next journey is towards Nayapul from Ghandruk Village. We can walk for around 4 hours along the way of Syauli Bazaar, viewing the beauty of tea farming around the area. We can drive to Pokhara in a local available vehicle and can reach Pokhara within an hour.
Day14: Fly back to Kathmandu
After having a fine breakfast, we can headed towards the airport to flight over Kathmandu, experiencing the nice and life time remembering event with a peace and calm mind. The marvelous view that one can view from a mountain flight is worth seeing. We can also drive back to Kathmandu which only takes about 5 hours. We will spend a night at a hotel of Kathmandu or a Guest House.
Day15: Final Departure
The end of the fantastic journey comes to an end today Google treks visit Mustang will escorted us to the airport with a little farewell greetings and for any inconvenience that may happen while depicturing.