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Nepal - Annapurna Base Camp Trek (17 days)

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the preferred trekking destinations in Nepal for the moderate trekkers, also referred to as ABC. Tourists, who enjoy experiencing the mountains, walking on the sloppy lands and feel the pleasant climate, choose this region as their ultimate trekking destination. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts with a short drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. from here the trekking starts and goes through Ulleri, Ghorepani, Poon Hill, Tadapani, Chhomrong, Bamboo and Deurali before reaching ABC. Waking up at ABC will be one of the most memorable mornings of your life since the oval shape of ABC is surrounded by mountains and offers a magnificent sunrise. On the way back the trek will make a detour to Jhinu Danda, from where you can enjoy the natural hot springs in the Modi Khola River. The trek offers beautiful views, good hiking trails, Lemur colonies, and both rhododendron and bamboo forests.

This itinerary is a guideline only and we will follow the itinerary as far as possible but due to weather conditions, health conditions, natural disasters and other unfavorable phenomenon your guide might decide to amend or cancel the itinerary for your own safety. Your guide will help you at any time with providing information regarding conditions and safety during the treks.

Welcome! to Kathmandu Nepal. Asian Heritage Treks & Travel Representative welcome you at the Airport with your nameplate.  After Arrival at Nepal airport transfer you to the hotel. On the way Airport to Hotel, you will pass by the Open cremation Place (Pashupatinath temple), Royal Palace Museum i.e NarayanhityGarden Of Dream and reach the Thamel. Your hotel will be in downtown of Touristic Hub.  Check in to your sumptuous room at the luxury 4-star Hotel Yatri suits & Spa. Our representative will facilitate you and discuss your travel itinerary. There will be enough time to stroll through the street of Thamel. Overnight accommodation in Hotel Yatri Suites & Spa with Breakfast Plan.

Our tour guide will come to pick you up along with the private vehicle. Firstly you will be visiting the UNESCO world heritage site Kathmandu Durbar Square where you can observe the typical wood carved temples and buildings reflecting the ancient Kathmandu city and then you will be heading towards Swyambhunath- the monkey temple where you can observe the religious harmony and tolerance between the Buddhist religion and Hindu religion along with that enjoy the panoramic view of Kathmandu city and the Himalaya ranges from here. After that, you will be visiting the Pashupatinath Temple, one of the biggest pilgrimage site for the Hindu religion people in south-east Asia, explore the surroundings and you can observe the ritual body cremating ceremony process of the Hindu people at the bank of holy Bagmati river and explore the surroundings. Then you will go to visit the another UNESCO world heritage site Boudhanath Stupa. It was built in 600A.D. and is the only one of a kind of stupa reflecting Buddhism in the world. Explore the surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa and after completing your sight seen get back to the hotel and rest. Overnight in a hotel.

Today, we will drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. On the way, you can enjoy the greenery around and beautiful hills. What attracts most visitors to Pokhara is the richness of the valley with its pure and natural beauty. Just imagine the joy of observing the majestic Himalayas, reflecting its shadow on Fewa Lake and the cleanness of Pokhara city.  The Pokhara valley is equally outstanding, giving as they do elevated closeups to the snowy peaks. Pokhara is famous for sightseeing, mountain views, and many adventurous outdoor activities.we will visit Davi's Waterfall, Ghupteswor Mahadev, International Mountain Museum, which are the major attraction for sightseeing in Pokhara. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

We start early in the morning in Pokhara and take a private vehicle to Nayapul. It takes around 1 to 1,5 hours to reach Nayapul. From Nayapul we walk around 6 hours, with a short lunch break, to reach our destination in Ulleri in the late afternoon. On the way to Ulleri, we are passing typical Nepali villages and beautiful terrace rice fields. The last part of the walk is quite interesting as we have to climb up to approx. 2500 stone stairs! Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

We head up for Ghorepani via a slightly easier trail than the day before. We pass through amazing rhododendron and pine forests while crossing little bridges. We continue our walk towards the beautiful, blue village Ghorepani, we will reach the village in the late afternoon. From Ghorepani, we have a great view of the magnificent Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m). Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge

We get up very early in the morning to hike to Poon Hill. Here you can see the beautiful sunrise with the view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Fishtail and the complete Annapurna range. After sunrise, we hike back to Ghorepani to our lodge. We then continue hiking through beautiful rhododendron forests, alongside wild creeks and waterfalls. We stop at Banthati to have rest before continuing our trail to reach Tadapani (2590 m) in the late afternoon. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

The trail leads us alongside terrace rice fields and many little settlements. We descend to cross the Kimrung Khola River and then climb up to reach Chhomrong in the early afternoon. From Chhomrong we have a fantastic view of Fishtail and Annapurna South. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

We start our hike with a steep way down until we cross the Chhomrong Khola River. After the bridge, we climb up to reach Sinuwa. After some rest, we continue our walk through the rocky steps and beautiful bamboo forests. We reach the settlement Bamboo (2300 m) in the early afternoon. Bamboo is famous for its large Lemurs colonies and with a little luck, we can see one of them in the trees around our lodge. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

We start our hike to Deurali through Dovan village and the Himalayan hotel while crossing beautiful rhododendron and bamboo forests. After a little settlement called Hotel Himalaya, there is a steep climb up through a much drier forest before reaching Hinku Cave. From here, we can see the trail drop closer to the river before climbing again to Deurali (2920 m). Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge in Deurali.

Continuing our trekking, the trail goes alongside the beautiful Modi Khola River. On the way, we have an amazing view of the holy mountain of Machapuchare (Fishtail) which changes its shape the closer we come. After ascending for about 40 minutes we reach MBC. Catching our breath, we then continue our hike to ABC, this setting of the Annapurna Base Camp is absolutely unique and incredibly spectacular. It is also called Annapurna Sanctuary because of its oval-shaped plateau which is surrounded by a ring of mountains. Arriving at ABC we find ourselves face to face with the magical Annapurna I (8091 m). The sunrise there is truly breathtaking and worth every step. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

Enjoy the mesmerizing sunrise view of Annapurna base camp. Later, you can hike to Himchuli base camp or enjoy your day as you please. Overnight accommodation will be at a lodge.

We find ourselves face to face with the magical Annapurna I (8091 m). the oval shape of the so-called sanctuary will give you amazing views of the surrounding mountains which makes it a morning you will never forget. The sunrise and views at ABC cannot be compared to anything else in the world. After breakfast at ABC, we go back to MBC and descend to Bamboo. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge in Bamboo.

Leaving Bamboo, we continue our walk on the same trial which we used before to reach Chhomrong. We leave our previous path and walk steeply down to a nice place called Jhinu Danda. We leave our bags in the lodge and climb down to the take a relaxing bath in the hot springs of the Modi Khola River. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge in Jhinu Danda.

On the last day of the trek, we start walking through a beautiful landscape with many little villages and terraced rice fields. We enjoy the flora of the region and meet numerous colorful butterflies on our way. Walk almost ninety minutes to get to Kyumi and again from Kyumi walk to Syauli Bazar. From Syauli Bazar walk two more hours to get to Nayapul. Our Annapurna Base Camp Trek officially ends here at Nayapul. We arrive in Nayapul in the late afternoon where we take a car to back to Pokhara.

 Today, we drive to Chitwan National Park. You will visit the Tharu village and enjoy their traditional culture and interactions with local. You will enjoy the tea made by Tharu community in clay teapot. Later on, enjoy the Tharu stick dance and dhaan naach. You will enjoy the beautiful sunset relaxing at riverside offering the glimpse of birds and wild animals. Overnight Accommodation: Hotel in Chitwan

Today we will walk around the jungle and we will commence deep down in the forest in the local jeep to trace the footprints of the tiger. Get ready to get another glimpse of the one-horned rhino, Asian elephant, Spotted Deer (Chital), Barking Deer, Hog Deer, Samber, Swamp Deer, Black Buck, Bull, Wild Boar, Wild Dog, Leopard and many other wild animals.  After completing the jungle safari, we will head for the canoe trip. You will canoe ride along the Rapti river. You will see the varieties of birds in the river along with the canoe trip. Overnight Accommodation: Hotel in Chitwan

You will drive from  Chitwan to Kathmandu. On the way, you can see the beautiful hills and slopes. Later, you can stroll through the streets of Thamel for shopping. you can also buy souvenirs for your friends and family. overnight accommodation in a Yatri Suites & Spa.

Today, our guide will receive you and then drive you to Patan. You’ll be driven to one of the ancient cities inside Kathmandu valley i.e. Patan Durbar Square for sightseeing. In Patan, you will be visiting another UNESCO World Heritage sites: Krishna Temple and Patan Durbar Square. Later on, visit the Patan Museum, where you can learn more about the history of Patan and the kings who reigned here. Later, visit the Golden Temple, a major attraction for the both Hindu and Buddhist people, and Banglamukhi Temple. Then after we will be visiting Bhaktapur, you will be amazed by the architecture, as until today the city has been able to be kept intact in its old form. You can observe the old wood carved buildings all around Bhaktapur. Explore the surroundings and afterward visit the Nyatapola Temple, one of the biggest temple in Nepal. Here, you can also take the pottery making class using the traditional methods. You will visit the Pottery Square. Here, you can also take the pottery making class using the traditional methods. You will be taught to design your own pot and once you have your basic shape hammered out, you can even choose to adorn your creation with beautiful patterns and inscriptions. Overnight accommodation at the hotel.

Your trip will come to an end today after breakfast. You will be advised and assisted 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. Have a safe journey onwards.

Includes

A private vehicle from Pokhara to trekking starting place and trekking ending place to Pokhara.
Breakfast, Lunch & dinner included throughout the trek.
Accommodation throughout the trek in best available lodge/tea house..
ACAP, TIMS & other necessary permits.
An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trekking guide.
All Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment and accommodation.
All government and local taxes.
First aid kit.


Excludes

Your Personal Expenses and food/drink expenses not included in the cost.
Entrance Fees for temple and monasteries and some of local highlights sport.
Tipping for your trekking staff (Tips).
Travel Insurance for you.
International Flights.
Extra costs for upgrading rooms and services at hotels during the trekking
Donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc.
Personal Hiking gear, personal kits.
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance. 
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