Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and you will be met at the airport by our representative who will be waiting with a Swiss Family Treks sign outside the terminal and transfer to Hotel by private car. Welcome drink and after you settle into the hotel there will be a group briefing with your tour leader. He will discuss the trek details and co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara 820m and drive to Phedi 1130m and trek to Deurali 2100m/3-4 hours.
Early in the morning fly to Pokhara and take a car, drive to Phedi which takes about 30 minutes. Trekking start from this place, a steep climb brings you in Dhampus Village in about 1 and half hour. You have a stunning view of all Annapurna Range and Machhapuchhre. Then you climb gently through the rhododendron forests until reaching the village name is called Pothana which takes about 1 hour. You will have lunch here. After lunch the trail gently climbs up through the rhododendron forest till Deurali in about 1 hour. Overnight at a Lodge in Deurali.
Day 3: Trek from Deurali to Jhinu Danda 1780m/5-6 hours.
Today, after breakfast, the trail continues through the rhododendron forests and crossing small stream until reaching the Gurung Village of Tolka which takes about 2 hours. Then the trail descends small ups and downs passing beautiful terraced fields till the attractive Gurung Village in Landruk in about 2 hours. You will have lunch here. The trek starts descending through terraced fields and along the Modi Khola River until reaching New Bridge which takes about 2 and half hour. Then the trail climbs steep up and passing small rest houses, the cross a small stream just below the Jhinu Danda and steep climbs till Jhinu Danda in about 1 and half hour. You explore to Hot Spring 15 minutes just below the Village in the river bank of Modi Khola. Overnight at a Lodge in Jhinu Danda.
Day 4: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Sinuwa 2340m/4-5 hours.
This day, you start the trek after breakfast, the trail continues switchback steep ascent with stone steps until reaching picturesque Gurung Village of Chhomrong which takes about 3 hours. You will have lunch here from where you have closest and panoramic view of Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre and other snow-capped mountains. After lunch, the trail descends with many stone steps till small Stream, and then gently climbs up until reaching Sinuwa in about 1 and half hour. Overnight at a Lodge in Sinuwa.
Day 5: Trek from Sinuwa to Himalaya 2920m/5-6 hours.
Today, the trail continues gently up till the ridge and the level trail through the rhododendron forests until reaching Bamboo which takes about 2 hours. Again the trail continues through the bamboo forests till Dovan in about 1 hour. You with have lunch here. After lunch, the trek starts climbing up through the rhododendron forests until reaching Himalaya in about 1 and half hour. There are only two lodges. Overnight at a Lodge in Himalaya.
Day 6: Trek from Himalaya to Annapurna B.C. 4130m/5-6 hours.
In the morning after breakfast, you start your trek with gaining high altitude in the treeless area until reaching Deurali in about 1 and half hour. Then the trail continues again gently up passing the avalanche area till Machhapuchhre Base Camp which takes about 2 hours to reach. You will have lunch there. After lunch, the trail climbing up gently with viewing majestic Himalayan range till Annapurna Base Camp in about 1 and half hour. You have stunning and closed view with Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna III and other snow-capped peaks as well as Glacier. Overnight at a Lodge in Annapurna B.C.
Day 7: Trek from Annapurna B.C. to Dovan 2505m/5-6 hours.
In the morning after breakfast and enjoying the stunning view of Himalayan Ranges, the trail descends along the Modi Khola through the rhododendron forests. You will have lunch in Himalaya and continues till Dovan. Overnight at a Lodge in Dovan.
Day 8: Trek from Dovan to Chhomrong 2170m/5-6 hours.
Today you start your trek through the bamboo and rhododendron forests, then cross the small stream and waterfalls during the trek. You will have lunch in Sinuwa. Then, the trail descends to Small River and climbs with stone steps until reaching Chhomrong Village. Overnight at a Lodge in Chhomrong.
Day 9: Trek from Chhomrong to Ghandruk 1940m/4-5 hours.
In this day, the trek starts from your Lodge; the trail gently descends to the stream which takes about 1 hour. Then the trail steeply climbs up through the rhododendron forests until reaching Kimrong Village in about 2 hours. You will have lunch here. Then the trail descends passing stream to reach the second biggest Gurung Village of Ghandruk which takes about 1 and half hour. You will visit the old Buddhist Monastery and Old traditional Gurung Museum with Guide. You have a great view of Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre etc. Overnight at a Lodge in Ghandruk.
Day 10: Trek from Ghandruk to Syauli Bazaar 1220m/3 hours and drive to Pokhara 820m by private vehicle
In the morning after breakfast, the trail descends with many stone steps passing landslide area until reaching Syaulibazzar which takes about 2 and half hour. We will have our lunch here and after lunch, drive back to Pokhara about 2 hours. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Pokhara.
Day 11: Half Day sightseeing in Pokhara valley. Afternoon fly back to Kathmandu.
After breakfast, you will visit the some interesting places such as Davi's Fall, Gupteswor Cave and International Mountain Museum around Pokhara Valley with Guide. And afternoon fly back to Kathmandu and pick up in airport and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 12: Final Departure from Kathmandu
Your trip will come to an end today after breakfast. Your leader will be on hand to advise and assist with your onward travel arrangements and transfer to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport by our private van around 3 hours before your flight schedule and flight back to your home/other travel destination.
Pricing for Group Size Basis: (Private Tour)
All inclusive Trek Price for 1pax (single/individual/solo); USD 1755
All inclusive Trek Price for 2pax basis (couples/friends); USD 1475 per person
All inclusive Trek Price for 3pax basis (small groups); USD 1370 per person
All inclusive Trek Price for 4pax basis (small groups); USD 1255 per person
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