Trek to World’s 10th Highest Mountain, Mt. Annapurna
Schedule : 30th April to 12th May 2021
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Annapurna Base Camp Trek is by far the most rewarding and enriching experience of Nepal Himalaya. It is an easy-moderate level trek and with certain fitness training (GGIM team shall help you in planning and training), you will definitely have the most mesmerizing experience of this extra ordinary trail.
Trek to the base camp of Annapurna, is as popular trekking destination as EBC if not more. The trek begins at Pokhara, widely known as the ‘Lake City’ and passes through cascading waterfalls, beautiful villages, terraced farmlands, lush rhododendron forests, and amazing mountain vistas before reaching the base of the mighty Annapurna.
Annapurna Conservation Area Project protects the entire surrounding area of the region. Numerous high mountains like Machapuchare 6,993m, Mt. Annapurna I 8,091m, Mt. Annapurna II 7,939m , Mt. Annapurna III 7,555m, Mt. Annapurna IV 7,525m, Mt. Lamjung Himal 6,986m, etc. exist within the conservation area. Hot water springs at Poon Hill are one of the attractions during the trek. You can come here all around the year as people trek in all seasons; however the best time to come to this area is between March to mid may and between Septembers to mid November.
Giripremi’s team of highly experienced mountaineers are setting forth on 8th consecutive expedition to an 8000er mountain. It is none other than mighty Annapurna I, the tenth highest mountain & the most challenging in the world. Giripremi in association with GGIM has planned two beautiful treks in Annapurna National Park. By participating in these treks, you will of course explore the incredible Himalayan vistas but also contribute in supporting Giripremi’s Expedition to Annapurna I.
Annapurna Base Camp trek is a moderate level trek starting from a small village Nayapul. The total trek is approx. 75 kms two-way.
Arrival at KathmanduTravel arrangement from Kathmandu International Airport to hotel will be arranged according to your flight timing. Hotel check-in followed trek briefing meeting will take place.
Sight Seeing and Preparation Day at KathmanduSight seeing in Kathmandu will be planned and the same day, you will have adequate time to pack your duffle bag and day sack for the trek.
Drive to Pokhra and Stay in PokhraYou will be starting your journey to Pokhara early morning from Kathmandu. It will take around 7-8 hours to reach Pokhara. After hotel check-in, you will be having free time to explore the City of Pokhara.
Drive to Nayapul and Trek to Chomrung (2210 m)It takes around a couple of drive to Nayapul. The actual trek will start from here. You will be heading to chomrung. The route to chomrung comprise of route through jungle and the final patch has stairs which take you the beautiful Chomrung village. Time taken will be around 3-4 hours.
Trek from Chomrung to Doban (2500 m)You will be descending initially for about one hour on stairs till you cross the stream. There on trek route goes through dense forest till Dovan. Time taken will be around 4-5 hrs.
Trek from Dovan to Deurali (3230 m)You will have to negotiate some ups and downs that lead you to a beautiful yet small village Deurali. The view from Deurali is fascinating. You can figure out the route and the valley that you came from. Do spend your evening outside the tea huts here. Time taken around 5 hrs.
Trek from Deurali to MBC (3700 m)Once, you start the trek, you will see a mighty mountain on your right side while heading towards MBC. Mt. Machchapuchchre (Fishtail), a beautiful and a holy mountain stays in your sight constantly. Time taken around 3-4 hrs.
Trek from MBC to ABC (4130 m) and back to DovanYou will be starting the trek early morning compared to other trekking days. It takes around 2-3 hrs to reach Annapurna Base Camp from MBC. Do not miss the sunrise on the South Face of Mt. Annapurna 1 (8091 m). Spend some time there, have nice hot tea/coffee and start return trek back to Deurali on the same route.
Trek from Dovan to JinudandaYou will taking a different route from Dovan to Jinudanda.
Trek from Jinudanda to Nayapul and Drive to PokharaThis will be the last day of your trek and you will be going directly to Pokhara by jeeps once you reach Nayapul.
Drive from Pokhara to KathmanduYou will be heading back to Kathmandu by road. You can have your leisure time in Kathmandu.
Buffer day in KathmanduYou can take rest and spend your day in Kathmandu exploring the market nearby having range of souvenirs to choose from.
Departure from KathmanduYou will be dropped to Kathmandu International Airport according to your International flight timings. Have a safe journey !!
1. All airport to hotel transfers at Kathmandu
2. 4 nights stay at Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast only and 2 nights stay in Pokhara on sharing basis with breakfast & Dinner only
3. Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu transportation by tourist bus
4. Pokhara – Nayapul – Pokhara transportation
5. Food and Accommodation during trekking
6. All necessary paper works (ACAP permit)
7. Trekking duffel bag
8. An experienced guide and porters
10. Cost inclusive of GST (Current rate 5%)
1. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
2. Personal gear like windcheaters, feather jackets, walking sticks etc.
3. Meals in Kathmandu except the breakfast and lunch in Pokhara
4. Extra beverages and mineral water during the trek
5. Personal expenses during trek like wi-fi, battery charging, hot water bath, etc.
6. Emergency Medical Evacuation
7. Tips for guides and porter
8. VISA /permit / any other extra cost applicable to NON INDIAN passport holders.
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