Annapurna Base Camp Trek is known as Annapurna Sanctuary.Trekking starts from either Nayapul or Dhampus Phedi, there are 2 difference's option in doing Annapurna Base Camp. You can walk everyday 5 / 7 hours and stop for overnight at Lodge so This Trekking route will provide you well comfortable Tea Houses and varieties of organic Foods made by friendly local peoples during the Journeys.
Annapurna region is in the north central part of Nepal containing chain of peaks that comprise the 10th highest peak in the world Annapurna I 8091m along with 13 peaks above 8000m range and 16 other peak with 7000m altitudes. The whole I 8091m Annapurna region is protected by the Annapurna conservation Area Project(ACAP) within the 7,639m kilometer square range. It is the first and largest conservation area in Nepal. Situating at the east of Kali Gandaki isolated from Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I is taken as the most hazardous mountain for climbing Expedition.
There are various mountains with different height altitude of peaks such as Annapurna south Machapuchare (Fishtail) 6,993m, Mt. Mt. Annapurna II 7,939m, Mt. Annapurna III 7,555m, Mt. Annapurna IV 7,525m, Mt. Lamjung Himal 6,986m, Mt. Hiuchuli 6441m, etc as well as the hundreds of peaks in the Annapurna region un-known and you will appreciate with Nature, culture, local habitants and friendly environment of the habitants. The ABC trek can be done within 10-12 days so it will be depends upon your hiking speed and time. It is easy-classical trek to the Annapurna region. Annapurna is an exotic scenic view of the snow –capped mountains.
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Trail takes us to a journey to explore and discover the scenery view of the various mountains with their different ranges. We pursue our trekking along the Rhododendron forests of the Hinku Cave traverse via the Gurung Village of Chomrong and Landrung, passing through Modi Khola (River). The path along Modi Khola gives you splendid view of the south Annapurna, Himchuli and Fishtail yes of course striking beauties than we will trek down to till Nayapul and take bust to Pokhara. When you will be in Pokhara it will provides you relaxation moment after completing your trek you will have pleasurable ambiance in Pokhara. Then we will drive back to Kathmandu where you can visit world heritage sites (sightseeing in Kathmandu valley), shopping etc.
You will be welcomed on your arrival by our representative at Tourist Buspark or Airport, Pokhara. You will be transferred to your hotel. Once you check into the hotel, find some free and relaxing time until we meet for the briefing at some point in the evening. You will be informed about the time for the briefing at your hotel.
After having breakfast early in the morning with a half flight to Pokhara and drive to Nayapul and you will start your trek to Tikedhunga. At a 30minutes walk from Nayapul you will reach to Birethati, here you have to show your trekking permit and TIMS in the National Park Office. After a short stops, and trail slightly goes hot sparing, follow the Modi Khola, village of syaulibazar, Queme new bridge and finally crossing several rice field beautifully settled hamlets and reach to hot sparing jhinu danda and overnight at Lodge.
After morning breakfast in hot sparing trail slightly goes uphill to Chhomrung. The sanctuary trail goes uphill to modikhola valley and then continues jhinu danda near hot spring before steeps climbs to Taklung village and further uphill to Chhomrung village. Chhomrung at 2210m last permanent settlement in the valley and the trail drops down a set of stone steps to Chhomrung Khola and than uphill to Sinuwa and on through rhododendron forest to Kuldi (2470m). The trek now enters the upper modikhola valley. The section of the trail is a bottleneck and only few lodges in the Bamboo, which opening during the high season. In the winter it is very common find snow from this point. From here one walks to Dovan and overnight at lodge
From the Dovan via Himalaya hotel it’s on to Hinko (3100m) then to lodge at Deurali at the gate way to Sanctuary. At the Machhauchhare base camp isn’t really a base camp since climbing the mountain is not permitted and there is decent accommodation available. Some time altitude sickness will start from here to heading uphill to Annapurna base camp.
The trail leads you uphill to Annapurna base camp at 4130m and it will take 3 hours and better to do early in the day before clouds roll in. if there is snow trail is difficult to follow. The lodge you can get here very crowded at high of the trekking season. The frozen dawn is best observed from the glacier moraine from your lodge and trek downhill to Dovan via Machhauchhare base camp, Deurali, Himalaya Hotel and arrive Dovan overnight at lodge.
After morning breakfast in Dovan trail leads you to Sinuwa via bamboo. Which is 3 hour walking from Dovan through Rhododendron forest and Himalayan Bamboo? Small tea/coffee or cold drinks breaks in Sinuwa the trail directly goes downhill to Chhomrung Khola, cross Chhomrung Khola and trail directly goes uphill to Chhomrung village with the set of stone steps.
After morning breakfast in Chhomrung say good bye to modikhola upper valley and trail leads you to Kim rung Khola. First part of the trail take through rural mountain village and directly drops you to Kim rung Khola and trail goes directly uphill to Kim rung hill through rhododendron forest. Short break in Kim rung hill trail slightly turn to beautiful Gurung village of Ghandruk. Ghandruk village decorated with Buddhist monasteries, Chorten and prayer flag. Celebrate your trekking with Gurung culture and traditions.
After morning breakfast the trail leads you downhill for about three hours; the trail has some small tea house. Prolong your walk to reach Birethati. With a half an hour walk arrive to Nayapul with private transport drive back to Pokhara.