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Annapurna Basecamp and Surroundings

 

This trek brings you to the heart of the Annapurnas range, Gurung villages and landscapes fields.

During your trek you will move through Gurung villages. From Chomrong you will continue in a gorge till Macchapuchhare Base Camp crossing a dense forest of rhododendrons. When you will arrive at the sanctuary you will see the prestigious high mountains mountains and panoramic view at 360° on the Annapurna Massif. You continue with 2 days of Safari in Chitwan National Park, listed world heritage by UNESCO.

Description

Day 1 : Kathmandu
At you arrival you are received and welcomed by our representative and transferred to the Hotel.

Day 2 : Visit in Kathmandu
Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley. At Pashupatinath you discover the most important hindu temple of Nepal on the bank of Bagmati river.You continue to Bodhnath, one of the holiest buddhist stupa of Nepal. You continue to Swyambhunath an ancient Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Day 3 : Kathmandu - Pokhara – Birethanti or Hile – 2h
Kathmandu to Nayapul, 7 hours of transport and 1 hour of trekking to arrive to Birethanti.

Day 4 : Birethanti - Ulleri (2070m) – 5h
After the breakfast you will take a private car to go to Nayapul. The duration is around one and half hour. Then, you will begin your trek to Ulleri.

Day 5 : Ulleri - Ghorepani (2850m) - 5h
Regular climb through rhodendron forest till Ghorepani.

Day 6 : Ghorepani - Poon Hill (3200m) - Tadapani - 6h
We wake up early in the morning to enjoy the sunrise from Poon Hill. Great overview on Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Nilgiri, Annapurna I, Annapurna south, Hiunchuli and Glacier Dome. Go back to your lodge for the breakfast in Ghorepani. Climb to Himalaya from where you have a panoramic view, then go down to Banthanti. You will arrive to Tadapani after a small ascent.

Day 7 : Tadapani - Chomrong (2170m) – 5h
You will descend to Melanje. This path crosses this village and potatoes, corn and millet fields. You cross the Kimrong Khola and ascend to Chhomrong through some Gurung villages. From Chhomrong, you have a magnificent view on Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhare.

Day 8 : Chhomrong - Dobhan (2700m) - 5h
The trail goes down with steps and crosses Chomrong Khola. You will follow small paths with dense vegetation. Many waterfalls which makes the nature extraordinary.

Day 9 : Dobhan - Machhapuchhre Base camp (3700m) – 6h
The road climbs to Hinku, an awesome place with big rocks, it can be used for shelter. Then you will get out from the forest and reach Himalaya. You will continue to the Machhapuchhare Base Camp, at the foot of glaciers.

Day 10 : Machhapuchhare Base Camp (MBC) - Annapurna Sanctuary – Himalaya – 6h
Two hours of climb to the Annapurna Sanctuary (4130m). You will be surrounded by giant mountains, Machhapuchhre (6990m), Annapurna South (7220m), South face of Annapurna I (8091m) protected by moraine glacier. Return to Macchapuchhare Base Camp for breakfast and you will go down to Himalaya.

Day 11 : Himalaya - Sinua Danda (2340m) – 5h
You will take the same way to come back but you will have a different point of view to enjoy it.

Day 12 : Sinua Danda - Landrung (1640m) – 7h
You go down to the river and climb to Chomrong. The way descends to Jhinu Danda where you can enjoy the hot spring bath. After a relaxing bath, you will continue to Landrung.

Day 13 : Landrung - Pothana – Kande - Pokhara
Last day of trek and last pass in Bhihowk before entering in Pothana. Great view of Manaslu when the weather is clear.

Day 14 : Pokhara - Chitwan National Park
After the breakfast, transfer to Chitwan National Park. You will receive a welcoming drink and have a briefing about the program. You will have a lunch, a cultural tour in Tharu villages and a museum visit. You will enjoy a sunset and then dinner.

Day 15 : Chitwan
Early wake up, breakfast, canoeing, walk in the nature, elephant breeding center visit, lunch, safari with elephant, Tharu stick dance and dinner.

Day 16 : Transfer to Kathmandu
Breakfast, bird watching and departure to Kathmandu.

Day 17 : International Departure
A member of our team will escort you to the international airport 3 hours before your flight.

Price includes

→ KTM hotel room with breakfast

→ Sightseeing in three cultural heritage sites

→ National park permit fee

→ Safari 2 nights 3 days package with activities on full board

→ Trekking permit (TIMS) fee government licensed and trained local English speaking guide

→ All hot meals during the trek

→ Guide, food, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation & local taxes

→ All the transport and internal flights during the program


Price does not includes

→ Your all kinds of insurance

→ Visa fees

→ Lunch and dinner in cities

→ Drinks

→ Tips


Les prestations proposées, en particulier les transports, peuvent être soumis aux aléas locaux ou climatiques. Si besoin, des solutions de substitution seront proposées.

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