Annapurna base camp trekking with Poon hill hike
Annapurna base camp trekking – 2 weeks tea house trekking adventure in the Himalayas.
Annapurna base camp trekking is one of best moderate plus two weeks tea house trek in the Himalayas. This trek combines the breathtaking Himalayan vista with incredible cultural diversity at its best. Hiking through the hatched roofed settlements and serene lust alpine rhododendron forest, the Annapurna base camp trekking offer a great opportunity if you ever had a dream to get into the midst of snowy peaks without altitude problems in Himalayas. We stay at local tea house which allow us to chat with local people to explore and know them at first hand. We encounter many ethnic groups while trekking mainly Gurung and Magar who are famous as soldiers in the British army, better known as brave Gurkhas.
The adventure to the Annapurna Base Camp trek start from Pokhara Valley, scenic lake city, for many travelers Pokhara is a popular holiday’s destination in Nepal. We start our trip with ascend of Annapurna foothill to the Ghorepani from where we take morning exploration hike to the Poon hill for the tantalizing sunrise view. The fifth highest mountain Dhaulagiri dominates the skyline across the deepest Kali Gandaki gorge while the Annapurna south and Machhapuchhre loom high above in front of us and the view from Poon hill is simply the best not to miss while on Annapurna treks.
The hike to Poon hill no doubt allow time for proper acclimation before we ascend the Annapurna base camp. Climbing higher along the narrow gorge of Modi Kola we reach the Annapurna base camp via the Machapuchare base camp where you find yourself in midst of impressive snowy peaks including Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Annapurna south, Hiumchuli, tent peak, Gangapurna, fluted fishtail – this high and glaciated wilderness sanctuary is simply breathtaking and incomparable.
- Day 01:
Arrive in Kathmandu / airport transportation/ stay at hotel in Thamel
- Day 02:
Half day cultural tour in Kathmandu / trek preparation and briefing
- Day 03:
Drive to Pokhara, a popular holiday destination / explore the lake scenic city
- Day 04 - 05:
Start Annapurna base camp trekking and reach to Ghorepani
- Day 06:
Morning exploration hike to POON HILL for the great Himalayan views and trek down to Tadapani.
- Day 07-10:
Trekking to Annapurna base camp though Chomrong, Dovan and Machapuchare base camp
- Day 11-13:
Trekking down to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara / stay at hotel.
- Day 14:
Drive back to Kathmandu / free exploration / stay at hotel
- Day 15:
Annapurna base camp trekking ends / airport transportation.