Annapurna Base Camp Trek Information:
Annapurna base camp trek is a distinctive trek, full of enormous mountain scenes, an enthralling visual into the modern hill life of Nepal. The trek is tough but is rewarding one as it has an astonishing walk through varied landscape and culture that is rich in mountain landscapes, stepped fields, picturesque and some eclectic varieties of flora and fauna.
Annapurna base camp trek leads us to the way where the days are spent on the rocky places, gigantic glacier which gives you a breath-taking experience of beauty as well as simplicity of ice and rock. The place is diversified with wildlife and vegetation, rich in culture, beautiful villages composed with the bucolic dwellings even makes the trek more charming and galvanizing.
The scenic view of Himalayan beauty Machhapuchhre, Himchuli and other contiguous peaks leads you to the entrance of Annapurna Sanctuary or the entrance to Annapurna Base Camp. Throughout our trek we witness the rich cultural diversity of remote farms or villages attained by Gurung ethnological tribes, popular all over the world for their self-assurance and heroism.
Mt. Annapurna (8091m) is the 10th highest mountain in the world, and the trip to its base camp that lies within 4130m/13549ft altitude, is the most celebrated walks on earth. We commence out destination with flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Our trail heads to Nayapul that lies approximately within 43.1 km from Pokhara. The trek goes uphill with the picturesque view of stunning valley, farming lands and people working there.
Our walk initiates with reflection of scenic and beautiful Pokhara city and moving deep into the forests crossways valleys, we ascend to small settlement of Hiley where we will stay overnight. Next day, we will proceed our journey towards Ghorepani, where we will enjoy the best views and landscapes. The early morning short hike to Poonhill compensate us with its enchanted sunrise over Annapurna which stands as dream come true feeling. Walking ahead, we cross Tadapani, Chomrong villages, where we will be fascinated by their cultural traits. One can explore the vicinity and capture the changing colours of the massif and camp overnight.
Annapurna is one of the spectacular region of Nepal which can be much beneficial for the growth of Tourism and Adventurous Trekking. This adventurous trekking in Annapurna started and became much popular Adventure Trekking in Nepal as well as in the World, after the French Adventurer Maurice Herzog had a first ascent in 1953. The adventurous walk allows us to be in the heart of almighty mountains swiftly and safely from Pokhara.
Journey starts from Pokhara to Poonhill where we enjoy a marvellous panoramic view of the Annapurna range, as well as the nearby views of the Machhapuchhare, Annapurna South, Annapurna II and Lamjung. We move into beautiful villages to enter Modi River gorge that is jam-packed with dense trees, reaching a high wide valley at Annapurna Sanctuary, a natural and magnificent amphitheatre of Himalayan giants and tumbling glaciers. And then heading towards our destination within Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna Base Camp is one of the most theatrical and mighty locations in Nepal. Staying at the lodge, we enjoy the gigantic south face of Annapurna 1 (8091m), Annapurna III, Gangapurna, Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare.
We will then return following the same trail till the Chhomrong. Our route will then descend to Jhinu dada where you will have an opportunity to enjoy the natural hot shower at hot spring. Then you will trek to Pothana leads us to Nayapul and back to Pokhara.