Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Annapurna Base Camp Trek - Trekking in Nepal
Journey to the Annapurna Base Camp trek or Annapurna sanctuary Trekking starts from Pokhara, a scenic spot to Ghorepani Poon Hill, this trek combines spectacular mountain scenery with incredible geographical landscape, cultural diversity and traverses through rural farms and villages. The trail leads towards the deep gorge between of two peaks, Hiunchuli and Fish tail (Machhapuchare) and through the dense rain and bamboo forest of the narrow Modi Khola valley then up to the Sanctuary with giant walls of the mountain fortress. Once into the base camp you will be in the midst of Amphitheater of snow peaks Annapurna (8091m), Singu Chuli (6501m), Tharpu Chuli (6248m), Gangapurna (7455m) and Annapurna III (7555m), Machhapuchare (6997m), Hiun Chuli (6434m) and Annapurna south (7219m).This area is also referred to as the Annapurna Base Camp and Fish tail (Machhapuchare) Base Camp.
This awe inspiring, wonderful adventure passes through a more diverse range of climate, vegetation and cultures, from the verdant green vegetation of rain and temperate forests to tiny thatched roofed villages, set among the terraced fields, make an attractive picture with the backdrop of the magnificent snowy range of Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri including the most majestic peaks of all the Himalayan ranges. The country and its people change daily, making this adventure more tantalizing with an introduction to Nepal\'s cultural and natural beauty.
Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour and Trek Preparation
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (200 km), Drive by bus/car or fly
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tirkhedhunga(1450m), 5 hrs
Day 05: Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani (2874m), Trek 7 hrs
Day 06: Ghorepani to Tadapani (2721m) via after sunrise to Poon Hill, Trek 6 hrs
Day 07: Tadapani to Chomrong (1951m), Trek 6 hrs
Day 08: Chhomrong to Himalaya Hotel (2920m), Trek 7 hrs
Day 09: Himalaya Hotel to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) via Maccahapuchare Base Camp (3,720m), Trek 6 hrs
Day 10: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2300m), Trek 6 hrs
Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinudada (1780m), Trek 6 hrs
Day 12: Jhinudada to Nayapull and Drive back to Pokhara, transfer to Hotel. Trek 5 hrs and Drive 1.30hrs
Day 13: Full day sight seen around Pokhara city.
Day 14: Pokhara to Kathmandu (200 km), Drive by bus/car or fly
Day 15: Leisure Day
Day 16: Final departure onward destination