Annapurna Base Camp via Ghorepani Poonhill (11 Days)

Starting Price : $1250

Annapurna Base Camp via Ghorepani Poonhill (11 Days)

Duration : 11 Day(s) Trip Difficulty : Medium

Annapurna Base Camp via Ghorepani Poonhill (11 Days)

From ancient kingdoms to majestic mountain vistas, trek through the breathtaking Himalayan landscape of the Annapurna Ranges. Pass awe- Inspiring glaciers, stay on the bank pristine rivers, cross mountain pastures, dip into natural hot springs and encounter mule trains carrying supplies to remote villagers. Rest in revive in cozy mountains tea houses and meet friendly locals along the way. Moreover, you will witness the sheer beauty of the diverse Himalayan landscape as you hike through fairy tale forest , vast moorlands cut by    cascading rivers  and the blue-hued peaks of base camp as they glow under starlight!

While passing through fascinating villages you will experience terraced farmland, giving an insight into how the locals of this area live. It also winds through rhodondren forests, passes over glacier, rivers and waterfall that allow spectacular views of sheer cliffs with rivers running below.  And of course the Himalayan provides an awe- inspiring backdrop! With the highest altitude being 4130 at Annapurna Base Camp, and a steady but gentle increase in altitude in days proceeding, there is little likelihood of altitude- related problems.

The panoramic Himalayan ranges appear in golden color while on sunrise and sunset from Poonhill (3210m). The scenario is astonishing from east to west gradually; Lamjung Himal(6983m), Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna IV(7525m), Machhapuchhre(6997m), Gandharva Chuli(6248m), Hunchuli(6441m), Annapurna South(7219m), Annapurna I (8091m), Baraha Shikhar(7647m), Nilgiri South (6889m), and MT. Dhaulagiri (8167m). Actually few words couldn’t describe the charm of this trek.

Other Information

  • To fulfill your dream just visit this outstanding trip called Annapurna Base camp.
  • This trek is categorized as a medium trial that mean not so hard and not so easy.
  • Variety of tradition, culture, lifestyle and vegetation.
  • Mesmerizing 360 degree view from Annapurna ranges.
  • Sunrise and sunset best spot at Poonhill.
  • Trekkers need to be mentally and physically prepared.
  • Mystical mountains, rich in rituals and profound cultural aspect that reveals great hospitality.

Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival at Kathmandu

  • Airport pick up.
  • Drop at hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Trip briefing at evening by trekking guide.

Day 02 Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

  • 7 hours drive by tourist luxury bus.
  • Relax at Pokhara.

Day 03 Drive Pokhara to Ulleri (1960m) via Nayapul (1010m)

  • 3-4 hours drive
  • Approx 4 hours trek to Ghorepani (2840m)
  • Overnight at tea house.

Day 04 Hike up to Poonhill (3200m), Trek to Tadapani (2520m)

  • Early morning hike to Poonhill for beautiful sunrise.-45 minutes
  • Trek to Tadapani – almost 5 hours
  • Overnight at tea house.

Day 05 Tadapani to Chomrong( 2140m)

  • 4-5 hours hiking.
  • 11 k.m walking distance
  • Overnight at teahouse.

Day 06 Chomrong –Dovan (3200m)

  • 5-6 hours trek.
  • 14.5 k.m distance
  • Overnight at teahouse

Day 07 Dovan –Deurali (3200m)

  • 4-5 hours trek.
  • 12.5 k.m walking distance.
  • Overnight at teahouse.

Day 08 Deurali to Annapurana Base Camp (4130m) via Machapuchhre Base Camp(3700m)

  • 4-5 hours walk
  • 11 k.m total distance.
  • Overnight at teahouse

Day 09 Trek back Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo(2345m)

  • Approximately 5 hours trek.
  • 16 k.m total distance
  • Overnight  at teahouse

Day 10 Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1780m)

  • Hot spring at  Jhinu Danda
  • 4-5 hours walk.
  • 13 k.m total distance.
  • Overnight at Teahouse

Day 11 Jhinu Danda –Siwa (1230m) then drive back to Pokhara(950m)

  • 2-3 hours walk
  • 2.5 hours drive back to Pokhara
  • Overnight at Pokhara in Hotel.

Day 12 Early Morning drive back to Kathmandu

  • 204.7 k.m road distance
  • 7 hours drive approximately.

Cost Includes
  • Two nights accommodation with breakfast (room with attached bathroom) in kathmandu
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • All meals during the trek ( breakfasts, lunches, and dinners)
  • Government-licensed trek guide
  • Porters for trekkers luggage (1 porter for every 2 trekkers).
  • Guides and porters costs – meals, insurance, salary, lodging, transportation, and other necessary equipment
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) permit fee
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card fee
  • All government and local taxes
  • Rescue operation arrangements in case of complicated health conditions (funded by travel insurance)
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at the end of the trek
Cost Exclude
  • International flight costs
  • On-arrival visa fees at Tribhuwan Internationa Airport- (15 days – $25-30,
  • Travel insurance
  • Extra night accommodation, meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara due to early arrival, or late departure or early return from the trek.
  • Personal expenses such as shopping, snacks, alcoholic drinks, hot (tea/coffee) drinks, cold drinks, bottle or boiled water, shower, Wi-Fi, laundry, telephone call, battery re-charge fee, extra porters, etc
  • Personal clothing and gear
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs due to delays caused by circumstances beyond company control like landslides, bad weather conditions, itinerary modification for safety concerns, illness, change of government policy, political instability, etc
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Trip fact

Destination : Annapurna Region

Trip Difficulty : Medium

High Altitude : 4130

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