Annapurna Base Camp Trekking / ABC Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek & Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
Itinerary for Annapurna Base Camp and Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu Reception at the airport and transfer to Hotel .
Day 02: Day in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel .
Day 03: After breakfast drive for six hours to Pokhara by Greenline A/C coach. Transfer to Hotel .
Day 04: After breakfast drive Bus or Car to Phedi. Begin your trek ascending the steep stairway to Dhampus. Continue ascent alongthe ridge to POTANA, an hour from Dhampus.
Day 05: Continue up the trail heading north to Tolkha, 2 hours from Potana in magnificent oak forest. 45minutes farther, pass Landrung, and then take the trail marked towards Kymnu, which descends to a new suspension bridge over the Modi river. Himalkyo’s teashops afford a cup of tea before you continue on to Jinu, then climb steeply to KYMNU KHOLA.
Day 06: A steep dirt track regains elevation then levels out turning back to the river. Reach Chomro in about 2 hours. The trails then descend into a small canyon, crosses the river then climbs steeply the short way to the main river canyon. KULDI, visible from here, is 3 1/2 hours up the trail.
Day 07: From Kuldi, pass by an experimental farm, resuming a climb through bamboo and rhodhodenron forests to the grazing grounds at Tomo at 8400′ – about 2 1/2 hours. Hinko Cave is 2 1/2 hours farther on, after which the trail disappears into a rocky streambed with only, stone Cairns to mark its progress. Suddenly about 2 – 3 hours farther you find yourself at a collection of teashops marking the MACHHAPUCHHARE BASE CAMP – you’re in the Sanctuary.
Day 08: Explore the Sanctuary from base camp.
Day 08: Retrace to KULDI GHAR
Day 09: Retrace to CHOMRO.
Day 10: From Chomro, take the trail towards Ghandrung, a large and interesting Gurung village. Over night stay at the Ghandrung.
Day 11: A long, down day through villages and clearings with teahouses towards the Birethanti, cross the Birethanti Bazar and walk towards to Nayapul. Drive Bus or car to Pokhara.
Day 12: Stay at New Pokhara Lodge.
Day 13: Day at leisure. Overnight at New Pokhara Lodge.
Day 14: Explore beautiful Pokhara by Car. Overnight at New Pokhara Lodge.
Day 15: After Breakfast fly back to Kathmandu.
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