Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to Hotel.
Once you land at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), our airport representatives will kindly receive you and take you to your hotel (we usually book rooms of Hotel Thamel Park), in a private car or a high-end tourist bus. Our representatives will brief you about the trek. After checking in, you can either explore this vibrant and exciting city on your own, or, take a cozy rest at your hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara 6 to 7 hrs.
Early morning after breakfast, we will travel to Pokhara via Prithvi Highway. The scenic bus ride will be around 6-7 hours long. We can see western Himalayas, on our way. Beautiful but tad tiring bus ride to the beautiful valley of Pokhara, it is our gateway to the mountains. We can explore around this beautiful lake city in the night or go for boating in the grand Phewa Lake. We will spend the night at the hotel in Pokhara.
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Hile (1430m) 5 to 6 hrs.
After breakfast at our hotel in Pokhara. We take the drive to Nayapul to start the actual trek. Driving from Pokhara to Nayapul takes around 1.5 hour. We will hike to Hile (from there the view of beautiful villages, hills and mountains will be gratifying and refreshing. Hike to Hile will take around 3 hours. We will walk around the bank of the Modi Khola.On reaching there, Walk around the village. We will have dinner and spend the night at a local guesthouse.
Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani (2,840m) 6 to 7 hrs.
After breakfast, early morning we will hike to reach Ghorepani. We will hike through Tikhedhunga (1,577m) and Ulleri (2,070m). At Ulleri, you will be able to witness the exquisite culture of the Magar people. We will walk through the beautiful oak and rhododendron forests to reach the small village called Banthanti (2,250m). After walking for a few hours uphill from there, we reach picturesque Ghorepani (2,840m) where we will spend the night at a tea-house.
Day 05: Hike up to Poonhill for sunrise and trek to Tadapani (2,610m) 6 to 7 hrs.
Very early in the morning we will hike to reach the beautiful Poonhill (3,210m). Poonhill is famous as the best viewpoint of the grand Annapurna region. The sunrise from here is truly splendid. The view of sunlight pouring into the panoramic mountains such as Annapurna and Dhaulagiri truly is heaven on earth. After spending an hour or two at Poonhill, we will hike down to Ghorepani. After a nourishing breakfast there, we will continue our climb along the ridges through pine and rhododendron forests. It will bring us to Deurali (2,690m). A short incline from there will bring us to our destination for today, Tadapani (2,610m). We will stay overnight in a guesthouse after dinner.
Day 06: Trek to Sinuwa (2,340m) 5 to 6 hrs.
Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa (2,340m) will take around 6-7 hours. Walking down the beautiful rhododendron forests, we will reach a traditional village of Gurungs. Here, you will be able to see the lifestyle and culture of the Gurungs. From here, the trail becomes relatively easy. From there, we will continue our trek to Chhomrung (2,140m). Then after having lunch we continue to hiking to Sinuwa for a night stop. We will stay the night at a local guesthouse.
Day 07: Trek to Himalaya hotel (2,900m) 5 to 6 hrs.
In the morning, we will continue our trek to our next destination, beautiful village of Himalaya hotel. It will take us around 5-6 hours to reach there. Our trail first drops down the river Chhomrung Khola and then elevate through Khuldighar. Here, in the past used to be Annapurna Conservation Area Check Post. We will walk through the forests for a while and then follow the trail steeply downhill towards the bottom of the gorge, Dovan. Then another 1.5 walking to Himalayan hotel (2900m) through the lush green forest. We will be staying at a local guest house for the night.
Day 08: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m) 4 to 5 hrs.
After breakfast, we will start our final destination Annapurna Base Camp (4130m). After a short break and Lunch at MBC , we will again continue our trek to reach our destination Annapurna Base Camp (4,131m). It will take total of five to six hours to reach our destination. We will walk along the Machhapuchhre Base Camp to reach there. Also known as Annapurna Sanctuary, this place is guarded by mountains in all direction. Annapurna Base Camp is two hours walk from there. On reaching Annapurna Base Camp, you will be granted truly overwhelming view of the Himalayas, after witnessing superb sunset in the Himalayas, we will spend the night at a local guest house.
Day 09: Trek to Bamboo (2,345m) 5 to 6 hrs.
After spending some unforgettable hours with the mountains, we will hike down to beautiful Bamboo. It is around 6 hours walk. We will return following the same trail. Our trail drops by around 1,700m along the bank of Modi Khola to Bamboo at 2,345m. On reaching bamboo, we can go for a short exploration of the place. We will spend the night in a local guesthouse.
Day 10: Trek to Jhinu Danda (1,760m) 5 to 6 hrs.
In the morning we will hike to reach Jhinu Danda. We will make a steep ascent to Kuldi Ghar. From there to Sinuwa, and following the stone steps to Lower Chomrong. Then we will climb up thousand stone steps to reach Upper Chhomrong. Then, we will descend through the steep trail to Jhinu Danda. You can enjoy yourself in the natural hot springs 20 minutes away from Jhinu Danda. We will spend the night in a local guesthouse.
Day 11: Trek down to Siwai (1,100m) and back to Pokhara 5 to 6 hrs.
It’s around 2 hour hike down to siwai. siwai lies at altitude of around 1,100m on average. We will now leave the snow-capped mountains in the background as we hike down to Siwai. After reaching our destination, we will take a short refreshing break and drive to the lake city of Pokhara to spend the night.
Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu 6 to 7 hrs.
After breakfast, we will travel to capital via Prithvi Highway. Once again the scenic bus ride will keep you refreshed throughout the journey. On reaching Kathmandu, you can once roam around this vibrant city and buy gifts and souvenirs to take back home.
Day 13: Final departure.
The day has come to leave this remarkable country. Our representatives will transfer you to the airport from where you’ll board a flight to your next destination. Bid farewell to this country of Himalayas with plans to visit next time. Because, once is never enough!