Moderate trekking involves 5 – 6 hours a day walking at a steady pace below 4000 meters for around 10 days trekking trip.
Engage on the Annapurna Base Camp and Ghorepani Poonhill Trek; natural heaven in the form of amazing trekking destination that is encircled by the bewildering snow-clad peaks including domineering Mount Annapurna and Machhapuchhre. The incredible trek takes to the foothills of the world tenth highest mountain Annapurna which is at the height of the 4130 meters from the sea level along the serpentine trail enjoying the eye-catching natural beauty on each and every day of the trek.
Apart from the roller coaster trekking journey Annapurna base camp trek & Poonhill Trek ignites the excitement offering dazzling vision of the sunrise above snowy peaks Annapurna, Fishtail, Manaslu from the Ghorepani Poonhill located at the height of 3210 which known as view point for the sunrise.
Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The Langtang Ri Trekking & Expedition representative will greet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After your refreshment, you will be picked up from your hotel lobby and driven to our Thamel office where you will be formally introduced to your trekking guide. We will go through all your trek itinerary and arrangements with you to ensure every detail is in place. We will also ask to bring your passport, extra passport photographs and a copy of your travel insurance so that we can organize permits required for your trek in the Annapurna region.
After breakfast, drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara; naturally blessed city and gateway to top trekking destination. It takes 6 hours to reach Pokhara covering the 205 kilometers distance or you can take 40 minutes flight to Pokhara.
After breakfast, drive to Ulleri from Pokhara on the narrow winding one-way road which is the best option to escape steep uphill stony steps to reach Ullleri. During 2.5 hours journey, we cover 52 kilometers distance. Then from Ulleri, we trek to Banthanti for the overnight.
After breakfast, trek to Ghorepani. At first, we take the ascending trail to arrive at our lunch spot at Deurali (3180 m), which is the highest point of the trek. After lunch, continue trek along the trail running through the rhododendrons forest for roughly about 1 1/2 hours to reach at Ghorepani for the overnight. Overnight at the Ghorepani.
Early morning we ascend to Poonhill nestled at the height of 3210 meters which is the vantage point for the breathtaking vision of the Annapurna massif, Mount Nilgiri, Mount Annapurna South, Macchpuchhre, Lamjung Himal and many more. After the dazzling vision of the sunrise above the silvery peaks descends to Ghorepani retracing the route. Then after having breakfast at Ghorepani continue trek to Tadapani for the overnight. During the 6-7 hours trek, we cover a distance of 9 kilometers descending 400 meters.
Today, we take a gradual uphill trail to reach Chomrung for the overnight. During the 5-6 hours journey we cover almost 8 kilometers distance crossing the small villages Chiule, Ghurjung, Taulung dotted along the trail. During the trek, we will be rewarded with natural beauty, rich culture, stunning vision of the Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre and many more. During the 5-6 hours trek, we cover the 8.5 kilometers distance.
Most of the trek will be on the undulating trail through rhododendron forests, villages, bamboo forest to reach Himalaya for the overnight. During the 7 hours journey, we cross many suspension bridges and gain an altitude of 700 meters enjoying the scenic beauty of the towering Mount Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre at every corner of the trek.
After breakfast, we trek from the Himalayan hotel taking the slightly ascending trail to reach Annapurna base camp where we thrill at the 360-degree view of the sparkling snow-clad peaks including Annapurna South, Fishtail, Annapurna glacier and many more, for the overnight.
After breakfast, trek for 6-7 hours on the downhill trail that descends 1700 meters from previous day location to reach at Bamboo located at the height of 2310 meters, for overnight stay. During the trek, thrill on the breathtaking vision of the Annapurna, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Fishtail and many more.
After breakfast, continue the journey on the undulating trail that crosses the lush forests as well as the culturally adorned Choomrong village to reach Jhinudanda for the overnight stay. And on 5-6 hours trek, we descend 500 meters from the previous night location as Jhinudanda is nestled at the height of 1780 meters from the sea level. At Jhinudanda we will soothe the pain of trek taking bath on the natural hot springs.
After breakfast, we trek on the downhill trail to cross the river then take a steep uphill path up to Tadapani then later descend to Ghandruk for the overnight. Ghandruk is the amazing village settled by the culturally adorned Gurung community. At Ghandruk we explore the handicraft center and Gurung museum. During the 6-7 hours journey, we gain 160 meters in height.
After breakfast, we take a downhill path to reach Nayapul. During the 5 hours trek, we descend 900 meters passing other villages Birethanti. From Nayapul we have an hour's drive to Pokhara for the overnight.
After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu. Enjoy a full day at leisure. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Free day in Kathmandu Overnight in Hotel.
Departure for home – Kathmandu Airport
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