Mountain Monks

Annapurna Base Camp Trek,Nepal

 

Region – Pokhara – Pokhara ,Nepal

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Altitude –  14000 ft
No of Days – 11 days
Level – Moderate – Difficult
Season : April ,May , June 1st week , September October , November 1st week 

 

 

Drive /Fly to Pokhara from Kathmandu
Upon arrival at Pokhara airport, Or Busstand .. Local Sightseeing  in the evening.. Overnight Stay at Pokhara.

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Day 1 : Drive to Nayapul (45 minutes, 1 hour car drive) from where the trek starts!

After 15 minutes short walk along the bank of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1065m) a large village that has many shops & teahouses.

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From there, the trail continues through the village. The trail follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola.
From there, the trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hille at 1495m & after the short climb, we reach Tikhedhunga at 1525m. This trek offers a short & relatively easy day, during journey & allows us to become used to the experience of trekking in Nepal.

 

 

Day 02: Trek to Ghorepani

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Leaving Tikhedhunga, we begin our journey with steep climb to Ulleri. Ulleri is a large Magar village at 2070m. Then the trail continues to ascend more gently, through fine forests of oak & rhododendron towards Banthanti at 2250m. Then we make our trek towards Nangethanti at 2460m. After an hour gentle walk from Nangethanti, we will reach at Ghorepani at 2775m.

 

 

Day 03: Hiking to Poonhill (Optional )- back to Ghorepani, and trek to Tadapani.

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This morning, we will get up early in the morning, and go for hiking to Poon Hill. From here we will see superb view of sunrise, and panoramic view of Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna South, Mt. Annapurna I, Mt. Fishtail, and many more. After excursion to Poon Hill, we will go back to our hotel; take a hot breakfast, and continue walking to Tadapani.

 

 

Day 04: Trek to Chhomrong

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The day starts with steep downhill. Leaving Tadapani, we descend steeply through forests and then the trail eases as we reach Gurjung which is the village of Gurung people. We then take an easy walk to Chhomrong (2020m).

 

 

Day 05: Trek to Dovan

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Today the trail drops down to the Chhomrong Khola & again we continue climbing to Khud Ghar at 2380m where there is an ACAP Check post, and continuous walking to Dovan.

 

Day 06: Trek to Deurali

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The day begins with the climb through bamboo, and rhododendron forests to Dovan, Himalayan Hotel and on to Hinko at 3020m. The accommodation will be in Deurali, on the ridge above Hinko & is the stretch of trail that is most subject to avalanche.

 

Day 07: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (Annapurna Sanctuary)

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Today the trail climbs on past the Machhapuchhre Base Camp (which isn’t really a base camp since climbing the mountain is not permitted) to the Annapurna Base Camp.

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Since it is totally surrounded by mountains, this area is known as the Annapurna Sanctuary.
we can either end the day at Machhapuchhre Base Camp or trek two hours on to Annapurna Base Camp. There, we will view the mountain scenery which is even more spectacular.

 

Day 08: Explore the annapurna base camp Valley in the morning and track back to Dovan.

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Day 9: Trek to Jhinu Danda (hot spring). Enjoy the evening at hot spring.

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Day 10: Trek to Pothana via Landruk

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On this day, we will enjoy the views of waterfalls, landscapes, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Fishtail and many more.

 

 

Day 11: Trek to Phedi and drive to Pokhara

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Early morning we can enjoy the view of Sunrise, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre & the countryside. After breakfast, we take a 2 hours easy downhill walk to Phedi where the road links to Pokhara. It is simply half an hour drive to Pokhara from Phedi. Exit via Pokhara

 

 

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation during the trek (camping  ie from Day 1 till Day 11)
  • Four times  meals a day – (all meals during the trek)
  • Trekking permits and forest camping charges
  • Services of an expert trek leader
  • Services of an expert trek team  (guides, cooks, helpers)

Exclusions:

  • Arrival at and Departure from Pokhara
  • VISA  (except INDIAN NATIONALS ) to be paid at the airport
  • Food during transit is not included (to and from the base camp)
  • Backpack offloading charges – .Charges are additional for offloading last minute, on slope. The backpack cannot weigh more than 9 kgs. No suitcases/strolleys/duffel bags will be allowed.
  • Personal expenses of any kind
  • Anything apart from the inclusions.
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Terms & Conditions

The trek fee includes all costs from the day of arrival to Pokhara till Day 11

Backpack carrying: We expect all trekkers to carry their own backpacks

ON SPOT OFFLOADING If for some reason a trekker is unable to carry his or her backpack, while on the trek  then he/she can offload the same by paying an additional charge. as per charged by the porter to be hired on spot.Partial offloading is not allowed. Charges will vary for last minute te on slope offloadingfrom each of the trekkers.The backpack cannot weigh more than 9 kgs. No suitcases/strolleys/duffel bags will be allowed.

 Fitness: A high altitude trek in the Himalayas requires considerable fitness.

Payment: Payment for the trek can be done online throughcredit/debit card or net banking. Cheque/draft or cash is not accepted. Payment can be done only after you have received an email confirming your position on the trek. An email containing an account number that allows you to make the payment online will be sent to you within 12 hours of your confirmation

For any climatic changes or  unavoidable circumstances a buffer day may be provided. A minimal on spot fee would be collected

The transport is arranged in shared cabs. to  and from Pokhara from the nearest Airport or  Road head  by us at an extra cost .Participants are expected to share the cost likewise.. We only arrange the vehicle pick up and drop.Hence we are not responsible for any issues during transport.
Drop out during trek: If for any reason a participant has to drop out from the trek on any day then we will  make arrangements for his/her return to the nearest road head. A staff will accompany the participant to the nearest road head.

 Non-liability: We are not responsible for any loss/damage of your gears/equipment or other belongings on the trek.


Drinking alchohol or any form of intoxication during the trek is strictly prohibited. If found flouting the rules, your participation on the trek will be cancelled with immediate effect.

Documents required:

  • 2 photocopy of photo id proof (Voter Icard, Passport, Adhaar card) .Carry the original ID while coming for the trek
  • Passports for foreigners 
  •   2 copy  pass port size photograph 

    The cancellation charges are as under:

  • Cancellation before  20days to the start of the trek  – 75 % refund
  • Cancellation between 20days – 10days to the start of the trek —50% refund
  • Cancellation between 10days – 3days to the start of the trek – 25%refund
  • Cancellation less than 3 days to the start of the trek — no refund.
    • **Note:
    • 1. The above mentioned package price is net, non commission able…Please feel free to contact us for any further assistance.