Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m, transfer to hotel, Our representative will brief about the Annapurna Base Camp trekking with official arrangements. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 02 - Kathmandu to Pokhara (910m/2985ft)
We’ll drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, the city of lakes. The drive lasts for 6-7 hours presenting beautiful landscape of terrace farming, fields of barley, rice and rivers along the way. Upon landing in the lovely lake city of Pokhara, we will drive you to your hotel. Pokhara is known to be the Amsterdam of Nepal since this city is lit all through the season. Overnight stay at the Hotel, Breakfast included.
Day 03 - Pokhara to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/4905ft)
After breakfast, we’ll drive to Nayapul (42 km from Pokhara) by means of the town of Lumle. Then, we will go for a short stroll to Birethanti. The trail pursues Birethanti through completely flawless bamboo woodlands and past huge cascades glinting with the ethereal light of the sun. Past this is the lavish field of foals and stallions for the most part. The trail proceeds to Ranghai, from where we will steadily up the side of the valley, right to Tikhedhunga. Overnight at Guesthouse. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 04 - Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2850m/9348ft)
On this day we’ll begin by crossing the Tikhedhunga stream through a suspension bridge. From that point we rise upwards, climbing the precarious 3000 stone stairs towards the Magar town of Ulleri at 2080 meters. We’ll continue on towards the Ulleri Hill, crossing thick pasturelands and proceed for an hour till we arrive at the campground where we’ll rest. Proceeding on the trail, we will pass by two luminous streams and have a last move to Nangethanti where we’ll have lunch. From Nangethanti, we climb to Ghorepani (2850m) and will enjoy the panoramic and magnified beauty of the Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), the Tukuche Nilgiri (6940m), The Hiunchuli Himal (6441m) and the Tarke Kang. Overnight at Guesthouse. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 05 - Hike to Poonhill then trek to Tadapani (2500m/8200ft)
We’ll begin our day early for our trek to Poon Hill to enjoy the glistening sunrise in the beautiful Himalayas. Here we’ll admire the unobstructed views of Annapurna massifs, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Lamjung, Nilgiri, Varaha Shikhar and many others. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the Annapurna and the Dhaulagiri Ranges gleaming yellow during sunrise. Poon Hill is a vantage point to enjoy the panoramic beauty of Annapurna. Then we’ll trek back to Ghorepani and move towards Tadapani. Overnight at Guesthouse. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 06 - Tadapani to Chhomrong village (2020m/6625ft)
We’ll start our trek descending towards Chhomrong village where you can experience the ethnic Gurung traditions. This area is the gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary. We’ll trek through the rhododendron forests and will see various species of birds on our way. There are diverse ranges of exotic birds which we can get a glimpse of. Overnight at Guesthouse. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 07 - Chhomrong to Dovan (2600m/8528ft)
We’ll bid the genuine hospitality of Chhomrong goodbye and descend towards Dovan. We’ll descend 2500 stone steps and Chhomrong River through a suspension bridge. We’ll then ascend a rocky trekking route towards Sinuwa village (2350m). Then we’ll walk through dense forests towards Kuldahar (2380m).
Day 08 - Dovan to Deurali (3200m/10500ft)
We continue on a damp trail towards forests of emerald and jaded bamboo. The serene sound of the bamboo leaves provides peace to the soul and the beautiful rhododendron accompanies us throughout the trails towards Deurali. Passing the Himalayan Hotel we’ll trek to Hinko and just above lies Deurali where we’ll spend the night. Overnight at Guesthouse. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 09 - Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (4230 M/13810FT)
We’ll begin the trek climbing through a river bed. Then ascending towards the mountain side we hike to Machhapuchhre Base Camp. The views of the Machhapuchre ranges, Hiunchuli, Annapurna, Gangapurna and others are magical. On our way to the Annapurna Base Camp we’ll see vegetations and climb around two hour uphill until we arrive at ABC. Watching the ethereal beauty of the Annapurna massifs is astounding. Watching the 10th highest mountain of the world right in front of us is indeed spectacular. Overnight at Guesthouse. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 10 - Return from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310M/7575FT)
After enjoying the stay at ABC we’ll descend the same trail towards Modi Khola, Bamboo (1700m). There are lodges and tea houses in this area surrounded by the mountains. You’ll enjoy the cool air and the peaceful atmosphere. Overnight at Guesthouse. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 11 - Return from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda Hot Spring (1780M/5840FT)
We’ll begin the trek towards Chhomrong through the trails of Kalgidhar. Here you can see an experimental sheep farm. Throughout the way we’ll enjoy the lovely rhododendron flowers of different colors such as red, pink and white. The colorful flowers with the green forests are a wonderful sight to enjoy. Descending towards Jhinu Hot spring we can rejuvenate in the natural hot spring after such a long trekking journey. Overnight at Guesthouse. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included.
Day 12 - Return from Jhinu Danda to Pokhara
On this day we’ll return back to Pokhara walking through the right side of Modi Khola towards Matque/Siwai which takes about 2 hours then 2 hours drive to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel. Breakfast, and Lunch included.
Day 13 - Return back from Pokhara to Kathmandu
We’ll make our way back to Kathmandu. We’ll drive via tourist bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu enjoying the changing landscape and diverse topography.
Note to Read: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu takes 6-7 hours depending on the traffic. As it might get exhausting you can opt for travel via domestic flight instead which takes 25 minutes.
The flight costs USD 220.00 for round trip.
Day 14 - Departure
A representative from Ktm Voyage team will drop you to the airport 3 hours prior to your flight time.