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11 Days Trekking tour itinerary for nepal: Behold The Stunning Himalayan Ranges & Mountain Peaks

Annapurna, Ghandruk, Kathmandu, Pokhara

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Behold the stunning Himalayan ranges & mountain peaks

Base camp

Annapurna-Nepal

Journey to the base camp of the 10th highest mountain in the world on this popular trek. Pass through cascading waterfalls, beautiful villages, terraced farmlands, lush rhododendron forests for amazing mountain vistas in the end, Machhapuchhre,Hiunchuli & lot's more!

DAY 01

Arrival day (1,300 m/4,264 ft)

  • Arrive at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport and we will greet you and assist you to the hotel. 

  • Meet either later on that day or the next day (as per your comfort) to take you to our head office, where we will brief you on your upcoming trek with us. 

  • At that time, introduce yourself to your trekking guide and Sherpa. 

  • If your flight arrives on time, we will take you to one of the most popular local restaurants with delicious Nepalese food, cultural music and ethnic dance. This will give you a glimpse into the different ethnic groups of the country. If you arrive late in the evening, we can do this the next day instead.

DAY 02

Fly to Pokhara (823 m/2,700 ft), trek to Ghandruk (1940m/6360 ft): 30 minutes flight, 5 - 6 hours trek

  • Take an early morning flight to Pokhara, the beautiful lake city and catch great views of the Himalayas from the right side of our airplane. After landing in the Pokhara airport, drive to Naya Pul (1 hour and 20 minutes) and start the trek. 

  • From Birethanti, trek to Ghandruk, a beautiful village mostly inhabited by the Gurung community. If time permits, we also visit the Gurung museum today.  

  • Overnight in Ghandruk.

DAY 03

Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170 m/7120 ft): 5 - 6 hours

  • At this juncture, climb up for around an hour up to Kimrungdanda. 

  • On the way, enjoy great views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre) and Ganggapurna. 

  • Take a steep descent that takes us to the Kimrong Khola. 

  • After another steep ascent from Kimrong Khola to Chere Danda, descend for a while and then it’s a gentle walk to Chhomrong. Chhomrong is a beautiful village located on the lap of the giant Annapurna massive. 

  • Overnight in Chhomrong.

DAY 04

Chhomrong to Bamboo (2310 m/7578 ft): 4 - 5 hours

  • Descend via 2500 stone steps and cross the bridge above Chhomrong Khola with your Nepalese trekking guide. 

  • From here it is an uphill climb to Sinuwa. 

  • Pass through a beautiful forest to Kuldihar followed by an easy downhill walk to Bamboo. 

  • Overnight in Bamboo.

DAY 05

Bamboo to Deurali (3230 m/10,595 ft): 3 - 4 hours

  • Pass through a bamboo forest which is damp and cold then ascend steadily with a few steep sections. It is only after reaching Himalaya Hotel that the forest opens up and we are out in the sun again with astounding views of the glacial river below. 

  • Go on 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, the most scenic stretch of the day. The vegetation is sparser, allowing magical views of the valley, the river below, and the sheer rock-face cliffs above with bands of wispy waterfalls.

  • Overnight in Deurali.

DAY 06

Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m/13,545ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700 m/12135 ft): 5- 6 hours

  • Climb gently through a river bed then over a steep trail over to the mountain side. The hike from Bagar to Machhapuchhre Base Camp is somewhat strenuous. 

  • From Machhapuchhre base camp, get excellent views of the majestic Machhapuchhre along with Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna which is certainly a rewarding experience. The vegetation disappears on our way to ABC and the path widens as we enter the Annapurna sanctuary. 

  • From here, get sensational views of the near-vertical south face of Annapurna towering above us. The sanctuary boasts of a dynamic view without anything impeding the 360-degree panorama. 

  • From the base camp, get to savor mesmerizing views of the Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and other peaks.

  • Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp.

DAY 07

Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo: 7 – 8 hours

  • From the Annapurna base camp, retrace our steps to Bamboo. Today’s trek is downhill, so it shouldn’t be very difficult. Besides, we will always have the company of the extraordinary landscape to cheer us up.  

  • Overnight in Bamboo.

DAY 08

Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1760 m/5770 ft): 5 - 6 hours

  • From Bamboo, go on an uphill trek to Kuldighar followed by a downhill walk to Chhomrong Khola. 

  • Climb the stone steps to Chhomrong with your Nepalese trekking guide. 

  • Descend to Jhinu Danda, where we will be resting for the night. Today we will have an opportunity to enjoy the hot springs which is just a 15-20 minute downhill walk from Jhinu Danda to soothe our aching body. 

  • Overnight in Jhinu Danda.

DAY 09

Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara: 6 hours trek, 1 hour drive

  • On our way to Naya Pul from Jhinu Danda, enjoy amazing hill landscape of western Nepal. 

  • Have lunch on the way. 

  • End the trek at Nayapul. Board our vehicle to Pokhara. 

  • Overnight in Pokhara.

DAY 10

Fly to Kathmandu

  • Fly to Kathmandu in the afternoon. 

  • After arriving in Kathmandu, be escorted to our hotel. 

  • Enjoy the day leisurely or catch up on some last minute shopping or explore any landmarks we missed during our first day in Kathmandu. 

  • Celebrate the successful completion of our journey with a farewell dinner in the evening. 

  • Overnight in Kathmandu.

DAY 11

Final Departure

  • Get dropped off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. 

  • 1480 USD Per Adult (* Comment!)
  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle.

  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast.

  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek.

  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.

  • Welcome and farewell dinners.

  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.

  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu).

  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed Nepali trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide).

  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).

  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation.

  • Down jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion).

  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS).

  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).

  • All government and local taxes.

  • Nepalese visa fees.

  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.

  • Excess baggage charges.

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara.

  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.

  • Travel and Rescue insurance.

  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.).

  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s).

  • 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. Like any other trip in the Annapurna region, our Annapurna Base Camp Trek also begins in Pokhara, widely known as the ‘Lake City’ and passes through cascading waterfalls, beautiful villages, terraced farmlands, lush rhododendron forests, and amazing mountain vistas before reaching the base of the mighty Annapurna.

  • On our way home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Annapurna, Ghandruk, Kathmandu, Pokhara

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