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                Annapurna Base Camp Trek - probably the most legendary and classical treks in the world, offers breath-stopping mountain views and provides you an opportunity to witness the typical Nepali Himalayan Experience.
            
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ITINERARY

Day 1 - 200 Km drive to Pokhara (Altitude 800m, 2624ft) from Kathmandu, 7-8 Hours.
  • Drive 200km to Pokhara and it takes about 6-7 hours from Kathmandu by tourist bus. It is an exciting and romantic drive that we can enjoy beautiful scenic view of terraced rice field, eye catching landscape, Trisuli and Marsyangdi Rivers and spectacular panoramic view of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal and most of Annapurna Himalayan Range are seen. The tourist coach stops for breakfast at 09:00 am and at around 12:00 for lunch on the way to Pokhara.
Day 2 - Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga (Altitude 1525m) - 3 hours of easy walk.
  • Drive to Nayapul from Pokhara by car/van. It takes 1½ hours to get to Nayapul/1070m and start the trek to Thikhedunga. It is an easy walk of 2-3 hours to Thikhedunga through Birethanti and Ramghai. We walk through the bank of Burundi Khola and stay overnight at lodge.
Day 3: Trek to Ghorepani (Altitude 2800m) – 5-7 hours walk
  • Our journey continues after hot breakfast at around 08:00 o’clock in themorning. Today, it is a bit demanding steep walk up of stone staircase to Ulleri for about one and half hours. Lunch break at Banthanti and beyond Banthanti, the trail goes through magnificent rhododendron and oak forests. It is 6/7 hours walk in total to get to beautiful Ghorepani. Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 4: Hike Poon Hill (3200m) and trek to Tadapani (2570m) 5-6 hours walk
  • An early-morning hike up to Poon Hill/3210m for amazing brilliant sunrise and panoramic view of high Himalaya, It takes about 45 minutes and 400 meter walk up to the view point. After enjoying sun rise and Mountain View come back to hotel and after breakfast trek to Tadapani/25400m. Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 5: Trek to Chhumrung (Altitude 2170m). 4-5 hours
  • Leaving Tadapani, the triail descends down through forest and we can hear birds chirping. After walking down about 45 minutes the trail goes very steep downhill through the terraced field to Kimrung Khola, cross the suspension bridge and walk to Gurjung, the trail ascends up after Gurjung village during 45 minutes then straight walk to Chhmrung at the elevation of 2170m. It takes 4-5 hours from Tadapani to Chhumrung. Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 6: Trek to Deurali (Altitude 3230m) 6-7 hrs walk.
  • The trail descends down 310 meter through thousands of stone staircase crosses then crosses Chhumrung Khola on bridge and climbs up to Sinuwa at the height of 2340 meter. It is easy walk through
    rhododendron festooned with orchids and ferns then steep down with stone staircase to Bamboo.We have a silence jungle walk today to Himalaya hotel from Dovan. It is believed that mountains are sacred and holy. As it is already believed that Annapurna means "full of god" (feminine form), but is normally translated as Goddess of the Harvests. In Hinduism, Annapurna is "... the universal and timeless kitchen-goddess ... the mother who feeds. Without her there is starvation and a universal fear. Her most popular shrine is located in Kashi, on the banks of the river Ganga". Her association with the giving of food (wealth) led
    her in time to be transformed into Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth so from the religious view it is important to respect the Mother Nature, create peaceful and calm surroundings. Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 7: Trek to ABC (Annapurna Base Camp) Elevation 4130m, walk 5-6 hrs
  • Above Deurali the valley widens and becomes less steep. After walking some stone staircase we reach at the place where some people were killed by avalanche a decade ago. We should not stop in this possible dangerous place for long time. This place is warned of avalanche so continue trek ahead with aware until you get to safe place. As you walk further, more beautiful White Mountains are seen and close. The trail turns to the left in the valley after Machhapuchhre Base Camp and it is pleasant walk up ABC though the air is thinner now. You may feel at the high altitude now. It is recommended not rush and walk gently. Now you can see the one of best 360˙degree Mountain View in world from Base Camp. There are tremendous views of giant Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna South 7219m, Machhapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail) 6997m and several other wonderful peaks. Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 8: Trek down to Dovan – Bamboo (2310m). 6-7 hrs walk
  • After enjoying Brilliant Mountain view and taking hot cup of tea or coffee we take hot breakfast and trek down to Dovan or Bamboo via MBC, Deurali and Himalaya. We take tea and lunch break on the way. Stay
    overnight at lodge.
Day 9: Trek to Jhinu (1780m), 6-7 hr4s walk
  • From Bamboo we walk up during 30 minute and it is pleasant jungle walk to Sinuwa then head down to Chhumrung Khola and walk up long stone staircase up upper Chhomrung then walk steep down to Jhinu, book room and after eating lunch go down to the hot spring, it takes about 20 minutes. Take bath in natural hot water and come back lodge. Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 10: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara by car
  • After breakfast we to Nayapul via Birethanti. It takes about 4-5 hours walk to Nayapul then we drive to Pokhara by private car or van. Stay in hostel/hotel in Pokhara.

INCLUSIONS

  • All necessary trekking Tim’s/Permits for Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
  • Trek completion certification, goodies & souvenir.
  • DOESN'T INCLUDE All bar bills, Mineral water, sodas, alcoholic drinks, extra tea/coffee etc. Laundry, phone calls, Wi-Fi, bed heater, and electronic charger Travel/Rescue insurance Tips for guides
  • Government approved licensed Guide
  • Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu Tourist Bus
  • Clean and hygienic accommodation in teahouse lodges on Twin/Double sharing basis
  • Pokhara - Nayapul - Pokhara transfer by Private Taxi
  • Guide salary, food and transportation costs

POLICIES

  • Cancellation Policy - In order to be light on your pockets, we are only charging a 50% advance. 10% of the complete amount stands to be completely non-refundable. The rest would be refunded if informed 15 days prior to the start of the trek. Mail ID - reservations@zostel.com
  • Weather Conditions - In case the weather deteriorates during/before the trek, there would be no applicable refunds. In such an unfortunate circumstance, our on-ground team shall be able to make arrangements for alternate trekking options depending upon your choices and travel days.
  • The base rates are exclusive of food and porter charges and for 1-2 people. In order to know more about the different plans, please drop us a mail to reservations@zostel.com
  • The base rates displayed are for 1-2 people. In case the group size increases or you have company in the trek, the differential amount shall be adjusted in your net payment. Group Size (1-2 people) - USD 350$ per head ; Group Size (3-6 people) - USD 240$ per head ; Group Size (>6 people) - USD 210$ per head ;
  • Post the confirmation of your booking, you'll receive a mailer containing the POC details and On-Ground Team Details in Nepal. Wishing you a trek-of-a-lifetime!

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