Annapurna Base Camp Trekking via Ghandruk - (12 Days )

  • Overview
  • Tour Duration 12 Days Group Size +1
    Grade beginner Max Altitude 4,130 m.
    Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
    Accommodation
    Meals
    Transportation

    Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu (1300m)
    Day 02: Kathmandu drive to Pokhara (6-7 hours)
    Day 03: Pokhara Drive to Nayapool (1:30 hour Drive) Trek to Ghandruk (1940 m.) 4:30-5 hours
    Day 04: Ghandruk Trek to Chomrong (2170 m.)  5-6 hr.
    Day 05: Chomrong Trek to Bamboo (2310 m.) 5-6 hr.
    Day 06: Bamboo Trek to Deurali (3230 m.) 5-6 hr.
    Day 07: Deurali Trek to A.B.C. (4130 m.) 5-6 hr.
    Day 08: A.B.C. Trek to Bamboo (2310 m.) 6-7 hr.
    Day 09: Bamboo Trek to jhinu Danda (1780 m.) 4-5 hr.
    Day 10: Jhinu Danda Trek to Nayapool (5-6 hr) Deive to Pokhara (1:30 hr.)
    Day 11: Pokhara Drive to Kathmandu. (6-7 hr Drive)
    Day 12:  Fly Back to Home Country.

  • Detail Itinerary
    • Day 1 Arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport of Kathmandu
      You are greeted with a warm welcome from our staff at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Then you are whisked away to your hotel in private transportation where our guide will brief on the programs on days ahead.
    • Day 2 Kathmandu Drive to Pokhara (6-7 hours)
      Your guide will be escorting you to the bus station for Pokhara at 6:30 AM. Then your comfy tourist bus will head to Pokhara around 7:30 AM, while enjoying twisting rivers, valleys, beautiful rock gorges along the way. You may check in to your hotel on arrival, and in the meantime try boating on the scenic Fewa Lake overlooking Mount Machhapuchhre and Annapurna Range.
    • Day 3 Pokhara Drive to Nayapool (1:30 hour Drive) Trek to Ghandruk (1940 m.) 4:30-5 hours
      we drive to NayaPul (1 hour and 20 minutes) and start the trek. From Birethanti, we trek to Ghandruk, a beautiful village mostly inhabited by the Gurung community. If time permits, we also visit the Gurung museum today.
    • Day 4 Ghandruk Trek to Chomrong (2170 m.) 5-6 hours
      At this juncture, we climb up for around an hour up to Kimrungdanda. On the way, we can enjoy great views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre) and Ganggapurna. A steep descent takes us to the Kimrong Khola. After another steep ascent from Kimrong Khola to Chere Danda, we 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.
    • Day 5 Chhomrong Trek to Bamboo (2,310 m, 5-6 hours)
      2,500 stone steps, crossing over Chhomrong Khola suspension bridge and a uphill climb will culminate to Sinuwa. From there an descending walk through Kuldihar forest and to Bamboo where we will stay overnight.
    • Day 6 Bamboo Trek to Deurali (3,230 m, 5-6 hours)
      From a damp and cool bamboo forest, an uphill walk will get us to Himalaya Hotel with view of glacial river below. A descending trail to river and a short ascend will lead us to our destination Deurali. We can catch glimpses of wild pigs, deer and maybe even snow leopards on the way while view of the valley and cliff decorated river and waterfalls in Deurali.
    • Day 7 Deurali Trek to A.B.C. (4130 m, 5-6 hours)
      Continuing our trek, we head towards Bagar with a climb. Then to Macchapuchre Base Camp which will welcomes us with breathtaking views of Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna mountains. Then an ascend towards south along vistas of beautiful mountain ranges before arriving at Annapurna Base Camp.
    • Day 8 A.B.C. Trek to Bamboo (2310 m, 6-7 hours)
      We start this day from the magnificent ABC to rapid descend towards Macchapuchre Base Camp and pass through Deurali, Himalayan Hotel and Dovan as well until we reach Bamboo. The downhill trek is as demanding as the uphill, so the decent should be fairly easy one.
    • Day 9 Bamboo Trek to Jhinu Danda (1780 m, 4-5 hours)
      Commencing today's part of the trek, an ascent to lower Chhomrong through Kuldi Ghar and Sinuwa. From there it is a stone stepped, steep decent to Modi Khola valley. With more decent, we now arrive at Jhinu Danda where we can spend rest of the afternoon relaxing.
    • Day 10 Jhinu Danda Trek to Nayapul (5-6 hours) Drive to Pokhara (1:30 hours)
      After having breakfast, we head towards Kyumi village where we will be having lunch there. Then to Syauli Bazaar and to Birethanti before reaching the familiar Naya Pool where we started our trek. We then board a bus towards Pokhara which will take about an hour to hour and a half.
    • Day 11 Pokhara Drive to Kathmandu. (6-7 hours)
      From the beautiful Pokhara city, a tourist bus will taking us to familiar road of twisting rivers, rock gorges to Kathmandu.
    • Day 12 Departure from Tribhuwan International Airport
      Our staff will be ready to drive our customers to the airport at least three hours before the scheduled departure.
  • Trip Includes/Excludes
    • All the Ground Transportation from airport pick up to airport drop.
    • 2 nights Hotel in Kathmandu 
    • 2 nights Hotel in Pokhara 
    • Guest house on Trekking. 1 main course meal 3 times a day during the trek.
    • All trekking and climbing related permit & fees, (Entry Permit Annapurna conservation fees and TIMS Card).
    • Adventure White Himalaya Dufalbage 
    • Professional Trekking leader, guides, request potters. 
    • A comprehensive medical kit
    • All government and local taxes and VAT
    • Guide& porter’s insurance
    • Trekking/climbing certificate from the agency
    • Company T-short (Adventure White Himalaya Treks )

     

    • International air fare to/ from Nepal
    • Entry Visa fees - at present $25 for 15 days, US$ 40 for 30 days, and US$ 100 for three-month visa on entry into Nepal.
    • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses
    • Meals while not on the trek. (Kathmandu & Pokhara)
    • Personal Porter Personal expenses such as snacks, all drink, Wi-Fi, hot shower, gear, laundry, phone calls, etc.
    • Personal gear and expenses
    • Tips for the guide and porter.
  • Departure Dates
  • Trip Start DateTrip End DatePriceStatusBook
    February 01st, 2018February 12th, 2018$544Book
    April 28th, 2018May 10th, 2018$544Book
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Trip Introduction

Tour Duration 12 Days Group Size +1
Grade beginner Max Altitude 4,130 m.
Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
Accommodation
Meals
Transportation

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu (1300m)
Day 02: Kathmandu drive to Pokhara (6-7 hours)
Day 03: Pokhara Drive to Nayapool (1:30 hour Drive) Trek to Ghandruk (1940 m.) 4:30-5 hours
Day 04: Ghandruk Trek to Chomrong (2170 m.)  5-6 hr.
Day 05: Chomrong Trek to Bamboo (2310 m.) 5-6 hr.
Day 06: Bamboo Trek to Deurali (3230 m.) 5-6 hr.
Day 07: Deurali Trek to A.B.C. (4130 m.) 5-6 hr.
Day 08: A.B.C. Trek to Bamboo (2310 m.) 6-7 hr.
Day 09: Bamboo Trek to jhinu Danda (1780 m.) 4-5 hr.
Day 10: Jhinu Danda Trek to Nayapool (5-6 hr) Deive to Pokhara (1:30 hr.)
Day 11: Pokhara Drive to Kathmandu. (6-7 hr Drive)
Day 12:  Fly Back to Home Country.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport of Kathmandu
    You are greeted with a warm welcome from our staff at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Then you are whisked away to your hotel in private transportation where our guide will brief on the programs on days ahead.
  • Day 2 Kathmandu Drive to Pokhara (6-7 hours)
    Your guide will be escorting you to the bus station for Pokhara at 6:30 AM. Then your comfy tourist bus will head to Pokhara around 7:30 AM, while enjoying twisting rivers, valleys, beautiful rock gorges along the way. You may check in to your hotel on arrival, and in the meantime try boating on the scenic Fewa Lake overlooking Mount Machhapuchhre and Annapurna Range.
  • Day 3 Pokhara Drive to Nayapool (1:30 hour Drive) Trek to Ghandruk (1940 m.) 4:30-5 hours
    we drive to NayaPul (1 hour and 20 minutes) and start the trek. From Birethanti, we trek to Ghandruk, a beautiful village mostly inhabited by the Gurung community. If time permits, we also visit the Gurung museum today.
  • Day 4 Ghandruk Trek to Chomrong (2170 m.) 5-6 hours
    At this juncture, we climb up for around an hour up to Kimrungdanda. On the way, we can enjoy great views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre) and Ganggapurna. A steep descent takes us to the Kimrong Khola. After another steep ascent from Kimrong Khola to Chere Danda, we 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.
  • Day 5 Chhomrong Trek to Bamboo (2,310 m, 5-6 hours)
    2,500 stone steps, crossing over Chhomrong Khola suspension bridge and a uphill climb will culminate to Sinuwa. From there an descending walk through Kuldihar forest and to Bamboo where we will stay overnight.
  • Day 6 Bamboo Trek to Deurali (3,230 m, 5-6 hours)
    From a damp and cool bamboo forest, an uphill walk will get us to Himalaya Hotel with view of glacial river below. A descending trail to river and a short ascend will lead us to our destination Deurali. We can catch glimpses of wild pigs, deer and maybe even snow leopards on the way while view of the valley and cliff decorated river and waterfalls in Deurali.
  • Day 7 Deurali Trek to A.B.C. (4130 m, 5-6 hours)
    Continuing our trek, we head towards Bagar with a climb. Then to Macchapuchre Base Camp which will welcomes us with breathtaking views of Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna mountains. Then an ascend towards south along vistas of beautiful mountain ranges before arriving at Annapurna Base Camp.
  • Day 8 A.B.C. Trek to Bamboo (2310 m, 6-7 hours)
    We start this day from the magnificent ABC to rapid descend towards Macchapuchre Base Camp and pass through Deurali, Himalayan Hotel and Dovan as well until we reach Bamboo. The downhill trek is as demanding as the uphill, so the decent should be fairly easy one.
  • Day 9 Bamboo Trek to Jhinu Danda (1780 m, 4-5 hours)
    Commencing today's part of the trek, an ascent to lower Chhomrong through Kuldi Ghar and Sinuwa. From there it is a stone stepped, steep decent to Modi Khola valley. With more decent, we now arrive at Jhinu Danda where we can spend rest of the afternoon relaxing.
  • Day 10 Jhinu Danda Trek to Nayapul (5-6 hours) Drive to Pokhara (1:30 hours)
    After having breakfast, we head towards Kyumi village where we will be having lunch there. Then to Syauli Bazaar and to Birethanti before reaching the familiar Naya Pool where we started our trek. We then board a bus towards Pokhara which will take about an hour to hour and a half.
  • Day 11 Pokhara Drive to Kathmandu. (6-7 hours)
    From the beautiful Pokhara city, a tourist bus will taking us to familiar road of twisting rivers, rock gorges to Kathmandu.
  • Day 12 Departure from Tribhuwan International Airport
    Our staff will be ready to drive our customers to the airport at least three hours before the scheduled departure.

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Departure

Trip Start DateTrip End DatePriceStatusBook
February 01st, 2018February 12th, 2018$544Book
April 28th, 2018May 10th, 2018$544Book

Trip Includes/ Excludes

  • All the Ground Transportation from airport pick up to airport drop.
  • 2 nights Hotel in Kathmandu 
  • 2 nights Hotel in Pokhara 
  • Guest house on Trekking. 1 main course meal 3 times a day during the trek.
  • All trekking and climbing related permit & fees, (Entry Permit Annapurna conservation fees and TIMS Card).
  • Adventure White Himalaya Dufalbage 
  • Professional Trekking leader, guides, request potters. 
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes and VAT
  • Guide& porter’s insurance
  • Trekking/climbing certificate from the agency
  • Company T-short (Adventure White Himalaya Treks )

 

  • International air fare to/ from Nepal
  • Entry Visa fees - at present $25 for 15 days, US$ 40 for 30 days, and US$ 100 for three-month visa on entry into Nepal.
  • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses
  • Meals while not on the trek. (Kathmandu & Pokhara)
  • Personal Porter Personal expenses such as snacks, all drink, Wi-Fi, hot shower, gear, laundry, phone calls, etc.
  • Personal gear and expenses
  • Tips for the guide and porter.

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