Nepal is perhaps the world’s favorite trekking destinations, and within Nepal, it is the Annapurna region (named for the Annapurna mountain range), that attracts almost 60% of the trekkers who visit Nepal. The base point for trekking in the Annapurna region, is Pokhara that is located about a 5 hour drive from Nepal’s capital Kathmandu. This is a classic Annapurna region trek, that takes the trekker in to the heart of the mighty Himalayas, and offers excellent views of the awe inspiring Himalayan Peaks, including the awesome south face of the Annapurna. This is a medium length trek, suitable for all ages, and all fitness levels.
Your trek in Nepal begins, with meeting your trekking guide, either at Pokhara airport, or, at your Pokhara hotel from where he will drive you for about an hour to the town of Nayapul. This is where you begin trekking along the banks of the Modi River towards Ghandrung. You reach the small village of Birethanti, after about 45 minutes of walking, where you cross the suspension bridge and continue along the left bank of the Modi river. After a short enroute lunch break, begin your ascend towards Ghandrung, where you will stay overnight at the Lodge / Tea House.
Begin the morning by trekking up to the ridge top at Kumrung village, from where you gradually descend towards the Kimrung River. After a short trek, enroute stop for lunch break, begin your ascend towards the village of Chomrong, trekking for about 3-4 hours, until you reach Chomrong, where you will be stay overnight at the Lodge / Tea house.
A long day of trekking awaits you, where you begin by crossing the Chomrong stream, and then climbing towards the village of Sinuwa. From here, there is a steep ascend through dense rhododendron forests towards Khuldighar, where you will stop for lunch. After lunch and a bit of relaxation, begin your ascend towards Dhovan, at an altitude of over 8500 ft, where you will stay overnight at the Lodge / Tea House.
Today is one of the toughest and most rewarding trekking days of your Annapurna region trek, when you begin trekking by descending through Bamboo forests and bushes, after which there is a short steep climb towards Bagar, and then again towards Deurali , when you have reached at an altitude of almost 10500 ft. Another short ascend away is the view point, from where you get a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains, and you actually enter the Macchapurchare Annapurna Base Camp. Overnight stay at the Lodge / Tea House.
Today is the day that you hike the Annapurna circuit trail for about 2 hours, after which you descend along the mountain side through an area showcasing tranquil meadows and lush fertile farming land. As you reach Annapurna South Base Camp, witness awesome picturesque landscapes, majestic panoramic view of snow-capped mountainous peaks and varied Himalayan cultural settings tucked beneath the southern slopes of the Annapurna massif. Thereafter, you head back down to Himalaya Hotel, for your overnight stay.
Today you descend back towards Chomrong, for overnight stay at the Lodge / Tea House.
Start your trek from Chomrong to Pothana, as you descend steeply down to ModiKhola via Jhinu Danda, where you cross the suspension bridge and head towards Land rung through scattered trees and bushes. From here, it is a steadily climb of about 2 hours to reach Deurali, with an enroute stop for lunch. The stop at Deurali gives you a chance to get panoramic views of the Annapurna South and the Dhaulagiri mountain, the highest peak in Western Nepal. Post this stop; descend gradually to Pothana, for overnight stay at the Lodge / Tea House.
On the last day of your Annapurna region trek, you will walk downhill for about 1 hour to Dhampus village, after which it is an easy walk of less than 2 hours through villages and paddy fields upto Phedi, where your Annapurna Base camp trek ends. You will be picked up from Phedi and driven to Pokhara, and dropped at either your hotel or at the Pokhara airport.
|Valid from 16 Apr 2019 to 15 Apr 2020||USD 898 Per Person|