In accordance with your flight schedule, we will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu to extend a warm welcome to you in our beautiful country for the beautiful trip. After exchanging warm welcome greetings at the arrival section, we will lead you to our vehicle to drop you off in our trip hotel. It’s a day at complete leisure, you will be on your own and you can do whatever you want to do for refreshment. But we definitely will be happy to guide you around the city.
On the second day of arrival we will be interacting with each other. After early breakfast every guest need to arrive at Company to review about their trip so that they can buy and manage the required stuff for their trips. After talking about the trip, we will be taking our guest for cultural sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. The destination for sightseeing include Swoyambhunath - the oldest monument in Kathmandu valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square – to see the temple of Living Goddess and other medieval architectural wonders, Pashupatinath – to immerse into Hindu death rites on the bank of a holy river, and Boudhanath – a massive Buddhist shrine considered as the biggest in the world.
We drive along the scenic Trisuli and Marshyangdi River to reach Pokhara, it’s a pretty good drive as we go by the beautiful river which is also good for rafting; we can get the view of Ganesh Himal and the Manaslu peak as well during the Driving. Pokhara is a tourist's paradise full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, & temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with lovely mountains. After 6 hours of driving; we will arrive in Pokhara, the city of lakes…Welcome to this beautiful town of serene lakes that gives so much meaning to your holidays. Overnight at Hotel
After finishing our breakfast we will drive to Nayapool which will take us about hour. After reaching Nayapool we will hike for about 20 minutes until we reach Birethati. Birethati is a prosperous town beside the Modi River. From here on we will start our real trek. First destination for today’s trekking is Hille from where we will be trekking to Tirkhe Dhunga. Before reaching the Tirkhe Dhunga we need to cross suspension bridge of Bhurungdi Khola. Crossing Suspension bridge is very exciting and thrilling experience as the bridge is small, flexible and is extended very high from the river. After Tirkhe Dhunga we will trek to our final destination i.e. Ulleri. Ulleri is a large Magar village where locale have their own culture and tradition. Today’s overnight will be accommodated over a guest house in Ulleri.
Today we will be ascending towards the Ghorepani and poon hill which is considered the most beautiful place with stunning views of panoramic mountains. Poon hill is elevated at 3210 m while the Ghorepani is elevated at 2800m. the first destination for todays trek will be Poon Hill and then we will hike to the Ghorepani for our overnight Stay. The air around trekking trails are fresh with mixed aura of mountains which will excite during the trek. View of stunning Himalayas while passing through off beaten trails provides us adventurous feeling. We can see the glorious panoramic view of the mountains of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Annapurna I (8019m), and Manaslu (8156m).
As we wake up early and the weather is fresh and clear then, we will be able to experience a magical panoramic view of the mountains perfectly blending and reflecting sun’s colour. As the sun rise these mountains are most beautiful from the Ghorepani. From Ghorepani you can view the deepest canyon on the world i.e. Kali Gandaki. Most of todays trekking will involve the descending downhill. Our first stop will be Banthanti Village where we will make a quick stop for our break fast then we will continue towards the Tadapani. We will be staying overnight at Tadapani.
We will descend through rhododendron and oak forests, arriving at Chhomrong for a midday lunch. Chhomrong is a Gurung Village, and the highest permanent settlement in the valley. This village provides you with a tremendously vast view across to Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre. We will be staying at Chhomrong for Overnight at Guest House.
Today we will descend via a stone staircase, eventually crossing the Chhomrong Khola. We will Climb high above the Modi Khola, traveling to its west bank, and passing through forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak. This portion of the day trek is followed by another ascent to Kuldi before finally descending to Dovan. We will be staying overnight at Guest House.
We will trek about 6 hours in the off beaten trail. From Dovan, the trail climbs high above the river, on to the lateral moraine, and down the other side to the glacier. We will go up to the bed of the glacier before finally arriving at the Annapurna Base Camp (4200m) for an overnight stay. We will be staying overnight at Guest House.
Beginning with an early morning ascent for a stunning sunrise and breakfast, the journey returns to Bamboo for an overnight stay. We will hike for about 6 hours. We will be staying overnight at Guest House in Bamboo.
Most of today’s trek is descending downhill. We will be descending for about five hours until we reach the final destination for the day i.e. Jhinu Hot spring. We will Continue through beautiful rhododendron forests and down to Sinuwa. From Sinuwa, the trail leads downhill to the Modi Khola, closing the day with a climb to Chhomrong and to Jhinu Hot Spring. Here we will relax in swimming pools with natural hot water. We will be staying overnight at Guest House.
Today we will descend through forests to Kyumi Pass through Ghandrung low part - offering, yet another, picturesque, panoramic view of Annapurna South before ending the day’s voyage. We will drive via jeep back to Pokhara (2 hours). Check in at hotel and rest, enjoy an evening walk around lakeside. We will be staying overnight at 2-star hotel In Pokhara City.
Finishing up with our morning breakfast, we will drive back to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus. We will enjoy the scenery on the way, after that we check Hotel in Kathmandu to have a rest and Enjoy a farewell dinner in Evening, we will be staying overnight at 3-star hotel In Kathmandu.
As the last day on this trip, we drive you to airport as per your flight schedule back to home or onward destination. If you have extra time then Himalayan Scenery Treks can probably arrange you another program.
We definitely hope that you enjoyed the Annapurna Base Camp Trek and hope to see you again for another adventure soon.