ABC Trek

Annapurna region provides you with unparalleled access to spectacular horizons of Snowy peaks. It

Offers fine opportunity to surround oneself with Himalayan Peaks specially witnessing the glacier basin of

Annapurna Sanctuary formed by Annapurna, Machhapurchre (Fishtail, Himchuli, & Manaslu.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is an amazing way to experience the beauty of the Annapurna region

complete with high mountains, lush hills, rich local culture and a variety of flora and fauna. Mt. Annapurna (8091m) is the 10th highest mountain in the world and the journey to its base camp is one of the most popular treks on earth. A trek to ABC combines some of the most fantastic mountain scenery with a fascinating insight into the life of middle hill Nepalese. The trail takes us through an ever- changing landscape of rice fields, misty forests and lowland local villages to the glacier.

Trip Outline

Drive to Pokhara (200km), approximately 7hr away by Tourist bus. We will see good scenery of countryside while driving. We will arrive in the late afternoon at Pokhara around 2 pm. Pokhara is an enchanting Himalayan Valley of remarkable beauty. We can explore it's scenic land on bicycle/foot or you can go boating in Fewa Lake overlooking the region of Annapurna Himalayan ranges. Meal: Dinner Access: Surface transport
After Breakfast, we start with a 2 hour drive to Nayapul from Pokhara. On reaching Nayapul, the trail first drops down to Birethanti, crossing the suspension bridge over the Bhurungdi River. Birethanti is a beautiful village, where trekkers will have to fulfill the necessary check in formalities at the office of ACAP. Then the ultimate upward walk begins towards the village of Ghandruk. Initially the trail winds along the Modi River and the trail is flat up till Syauli Bazaar. Leaving the river bank, we then hike on a winding path till Kimche. From Kimche, the trail further ascends towards Ghandruk crossing Chane. The evening can be spent exploring the village. Leaving the beautiful village of Ghandruk behind, it’s now time to hike up towards the destination of the trek. Initially following the bank of the Modi River, we ascend for some time and then leaving the river behind, we climb towards the huge boulders. Walking past the boulder, we cross the bridge over the Kimrong River and climb a steep trail that will take us to the Gurung village, Chhomrong, crossing Jhinu Danda. Overnight Stay at Lodge. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Access: Surface transport & Trek
After Breakfast, From Chhomrong, we cross the bridge across the Chhomrong river and enjoying the view of bamboo, rhododendron and oak forest, we hike up to Sinuwa. We trek from Sinuwa that Continues till Bamboo passing Kuldhigar. Then a steep stone staircase will take us to Dobhan, crossing a suspension bridge. The trail is accompanied by bamboo, rhododendron and Oak forest. Then a steep climb continues through the valley towards Himalaya and Hinku Cave. Then we finally reach Deurali. The night will be spent at a lodge in Deurali. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Access: Trek
This day will finally take you to the Base Camp of Annapurna, which is both - the destination of the day and the trek. A gentle climb on a trail along the Modi River will first take us to Bagar. From Bagar, a strenuous hike will first take us to the base camp of Machhapuchhre (3,700m). After resting here for about an hour taking snaps, enjoying the view of Machhapuchhre along with other snow capped peaks towering above 7000-8000 meter; we follow a wide trail that leads us to the Annapurna Sanctuary. We then finally reach our destination, the South Annapurna Base Camp that greets us with 360 degree vista of snow covered peaks. The night will be spent at a lodge in the Annapurna Base Camp. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Access: Trek
After Breakfast, we trek towards Bamboo which is the destination set for today. After enjoying the mighty Annapurna Sanctuary, we retrace the same trail that drops all the way down through Bagar, Deurali and Dobhan to Bamboo. The trail is accompanied by waterfall, cave, temple and passes through the forest of rhododendron, oak and bamboo forest. After walking for about 6 hours, we finally reach the destination of the day, that is, Bamboo. The night will be spent at a lodge in Bamboo. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Access: Trek
Jhinu Dandais the destination set for today. After Breakfast, From Bamboo we first hike up to Kuldhigar, where the office of ACAP and the visitor center is located. We then hike down to the bridge across the Chhomrong River passing Sinuwa. We cross the bridge and enter a beautiful Gurung village of Chhomrong. From Chhomrong, a steep descent will take us to Jhinu Danda. The Jhinu hot spring is 15-20 minutes downhill from Jhinu Danda. You can relax your tired muscles by taking a relaxing dip in the hot spring bathing pool. The night will be spent at a lodge in Jhinu Danda. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Access: Trek
Today is your last day at trek and Pokhara is the destination set for the day. After Breakfast, we walk the trail, crossing the bridge over the Modi River, the trail initially passes through sporadic bamboo forest, which then crosses various small settlements up and down hill, decorated with terrace farms featuring seasonal crops till Syauli Bazaar. From Syauli Bazaar onwards, the trail is flat up till Nayapul. Following this flat trail, we walk up to Birethanti, where your guides will complete the necessary check out formalities. Then crossing the bridge over Bhurungdi River we walk up to Nayapul. We catch a bus or a private vehicle at Nayapul, which will take us to Pokhara after about 2 hours ride. The evening can be spent exploring the attraction of Pokhara city. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Access: Trek & Surface transport
After Breakfast return back to Kathmandu. Meal: Breakfast Access: Surface transport

Trip Includes

Accommodation: Tourist Standard Hotels/Lodges on Full board basis (AP basis) on sharing basis.

Access: Scorpio 4WD Jeep.

Experience Professional Guide.

Sight-seeing Entrance fees.

First aid (Medical kits).

Trip Excludes

  • Personal interest items. Misplace of goods & having except inside hotel & vehicle.
  • In case of strike, expenses for extra overnights and extra over days beside the trip

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Trip Features

  • Day 1: Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Day 2: Ghandruk to Chhomrong
  • Day 3: Chhomrong to Deurali
  • Day 4: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp
  • Day 5: ABC to Bamboo
  • Day 6: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda
  • Day 7: Jhinu Danda to Pokhara
  • Day 8: Pokhara to Kathmandu

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