Annapurna Base Camp Trek Nepal
The Annapurna Sanctuary Trek As know as Annapurna Base Camp Trek lies on the amazing route which goes through the Modi Khola Valley and reaches up to the Annapurna South base camp. The base camp is formed in the form of a natural bowl that has come to existence due to the formation of a ring by the eight 7000+ Himalayan peaks. In this 15 days trekking to Nepal progresses it goes through a variety of landscapes as the altitude increase till the trek reaches the Himalayan glaciers at the sanctuary.
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The Annapurna Region in central Nepal is the most culturally and geographically diverse region for going to trek. The area boasts about having a broad variety of diverse castes and tribes which include the Chettris, Brahmins, the Tibetans, Manangis, the Magars, the Gurungs etc. This area also has valleys, sub-tropical lowlands, rhododendron and oak, bamboo forests, windswept desert plateaus and the high Annapurna Mountains. The world’s deepest river gorge formed by the Kali Gandaki also lies in this region below the Annapurna I. The Annapurna base camp is the motherland of 440 species of animals and birds like langur, deer, marten and the amazing snow leopard.
Highlights of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Sightseeing is arranged with the guides to places like Boudhanath stupa, Swaymbhunath stupa, Patan Durbar Square and Kathmandu Durbar Square. The beautiful Annapurna region is the main attraction of the trekking to Nepal trip. The Chhetri , Brahmin and the Gurung settlements are the main attractions of the trek program. The hills of the Annapurna I, II, III, and IV are the places where the trek is arranged. The Bird’s eye view from the Kali Gandaki is the best feature of the trek program. All the lunch and dinners every day is arranged in Kathmandu. Near about 5-6 hours time is allotted for the Annapurna base camp trek.
Kathmandu – Pokhara B
During boating, you have a chance to see the beautiful Himalayan panorama, especially (Fishtail) Machhapuchare, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri Himal. Walk back or drive back to the hotel with lots of shopping in Lake Side area.
Pokhara – Naya Pul (New Bridge) – Tirkhe Dhunga (1495 M) 3 – 4 hrs B/L/D
Tirkhedhunga – Ghorepani (2850 M) 5 – 6 hrs B/L/D
Ghorepani-Poon Hill – Tadapani (2520 M) 5 – 6 hrs B/L/D
Tadapani – Sinuwa (2310 M) 6 – 7 hrs B/L/D
Sinuwa – Deurali (3150 M) 5 – 6 hrs B/L/D
Deurali – Annapurna Base Camp (4090 M) 4 – 5 hrs B/L/D
Annapurna Base Camp – Dovan (2600 M) 5 – 6 hrs B/L/D
Dovan – Chhomrong (2110 M) 4 – 5 hrs B/L/D
Chhomrong – Ghaundruk (1940 M) 5 – 6 hrs B/L/D
Ghaundruk -Nayapul, then drive to Pokhara 4 – hrs B/L
Pokhara-Kathmandu 6 hrs B
Other famous landmarks around the area are the Temple of Living Goddess Kumari, the wooden temple of Kasthamandap, Ashok Vinayak. There are also museums inside the Durbar Square Palace.
Our next destination is Patan Durbar square. (UNESCO World heritage site). Patan Durbar Square complex is perhaps the most photographed of the three durbar squares. Located in the heart of Patan city, this was once the palace of the kings of Patan. The square is a display of Newari architecture that had reached its pinnacle during the reign of Malla kings who were great builders and patrons of the arts.
At the last, we will be visiting Swoyambhunath Stupa. Swoyambhunath is believed to have been established more than 2,500 years ago. Swoyambhunath (UNESCO World heritage site). It has developed into an important center of Buddhism. Drive back to the hotel.
Then proceed for the sightseeing tour to Great Stupa of Boudhanath (UNESCO World heritage site). Boudhanath Stupa holds a great importance to the entire Buddhist around the world. The Stupa is a vast dome-shaped monument representing the Mind of the Buddha, is the primary pilgrimage destination for Tantric Buddhists of the Himalayas and a major draw for Tibetan Buddhists from all over the World. The history of the Stupa from its origin in the fifth century to the present day is also presented here for the first time.’