Trek to the base of the 10th highest mountain of the world sounds so prodigious in itself. Mt Annapurna (8091m) stands wide and majestic while we venture best of our times in its feet. And we will fell the intimate connection with nature like never before.
The trek to Base Camp of Annapurna shows the whole snow-capped mountain ranges that are magnificent and colossal against the blue sky. As we inhale the air in its purest form, a trekker thrives in front of the awe-inspiring mountain ranges.
Not just the view on one majestic Himalaya, we will be blessed with the panoramic and picturesque view of Tent Peak, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna II, Anapurna III, Annapurna IV, and Annapurna South. But the most important one is reaching our destination via Mt. Machapuchhre (Fishtail) which is well revered by the Nepalese for its unique beauty. Their beauty is indescribable and incomparable- they will draw all your attention and grab your mind with their beauty. And at the end, you will be spending hours capturing the moments in camera but none of them will never be enough.
And it’s not just the Himalayans that would grab you hard, the remote villages of Nepal as you pass through and hospitality at every tea house you spend your night will leave you amused. The tiny monasteries and threatening suspension bridge will add the adventure while you climb the stone-paved trails for hours. But when you wake of each morning, the scenes around you will make you forget the pain of earlier day and all you want to do is go further on.
While Rhododendron and Oka forest walks along with you Sweating and blowing out air your feet don’t want to stop. While the beautiful landscapes seen from the trail absorbs your mind frequent wild encounter and small rives make you go crazy.
Best Time to Travel:
ABC looks majestic and capturing all season. But trials are more beautiful during Spring (March to May) and Autumn (Sept. to Nov.). During these months, the weather is warm and the sky is clear with outstanding views. But if you wish to avoid crowds and enjoy all the gifts of nature by yourself, vacation season (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be an option. However, be prepared to face the harsh temperature. Trekking in the summer (June to Aug.) is affected by rain but could be a boon for a keen botanist.
Option I: Start Annapurna trek from Pokhara: trek in 10 Days from Pokhara
Option II: Start Mardi Himal trek from Kathmandu and drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. trek in 13 Days from Kathmandu
Option III: Start Mardi Himal trek from Kathmandu and fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara (fly both ways): trek in 10 Days from Kathmandu.
Day 1: Arrive in TIA and transfer your Hotel
You will be picked from Tribhuvan International Airport and transferred to your hotel. During the evening, we will brief you about each day program.
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara:
After early morning breakfast, we will drive to Pokhara by a Tourist Bus (7 hours) and spend a night in a 3-star hotel. You will also receive your Annapurna Conservation Permits and TIMS.
Cost Includes :
- All ground transportations by private vehicle;
- Two nights’ accommodation at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
- Full meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
- Best available twin sharing lodge accommodation during the trek
- One highly experienced, helpful guide and porter (a porter for 2 clients)& all their expenses;
- Sleeping bag during the trek
- Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
- A comprehensive first aid medical kit
- Annapurna conservation and TIMS Fees-
- Government taxes & office service charge
- More than one item meals from the menu,
- Travel insurance
- International airfare
- Nepal entry visa
- Hot showers during the trek
- All kind of cold or hard drinks and water bottle;
- Personal trekking equipment
- Tips for trekking staff and driver