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Annapurna Luxury Trek

13 Nights 14Days

Description

Annapurna Luxury Trek connects the luxury seekers to Annapurna Base Camp, the heart of Annapurna. Offering the most amazing experience of Himalayan trekking in Nepal, Annapurna Luxury Trek encompasses Kathmandu, Pokhara, Ghorepani-Poonhill, Machhapuchhre Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp and Hot Spring at Jhino.

The nature lovers find Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek truly a rewarding. This trek takes us to different popular vantage points like Ghorepani, Poonhill, Machhapuchhre Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp offers us the most thrilling views of mountain peaks including Annapurna massif, Gangapurna, Himchuli, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, and alluring Machhapuchhre.

 Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek also offers an opportunity of experiencing various unique and endangered species of flora and fauna in Annapurna Conservation Area, the largest conservation area in the world. The deep forest, most significantly, rhododendron, gurgling waterfalls, picturesque settlements and valleys, friendly people and organic local foods are the major attractions of Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek.

 

Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek is quite different from other normal types of a trek to Annapurna Base Camp. The accommodation we offer to the guests is luxurious throughout the trip. We ensure and guarantee that the clients will get a full board of luxurious accommodation.

Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek begins from Pokhara after we drive or fly from Kathmandu. If we choose to fly, it takes only 30 minutes or if we go with the drive then we spend 7-8 hours to get Pokhara from Kathmandu. Then again, we take another short drive from Pokhara to Nayapool and we begin our walk in the mountain trail. The trail, then, slowly ascends through country settlements and landscapes. We begin to experience remoteness. The mountain peaks begin to loom and we capture them for the memory.

We get to Ghorepani and Poonhill which offers us some of the stunning mountain peaks with the magnificent sunrise. We pass through deep rhododendron. We arrive at Machhapuchhre Base Camp and the mountain peaks begin to be more spectacular. The most awaited destination in this trekking, Annapurna Base Camp, finally, mesmerizes us offering the most stunning mountain panorama.

On returning, we enjoy hot spring at Jhino and trek back to Nayapool and again take a drive to Pokhara.

Itinerary

Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Luxury Trek

–          Pokhara

–          Ethnic People and their culture

–          Ghorepani, Poonhill, Machhapuchhre Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp- Popular vantage points

–          Annapurna Conservation Area, its flora and faunas

– Magnificent Mountain peaks including Annapurna massif, Gangapurna, Himchuli, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and alluring Machhapuchhre.

 Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu received by Team Himalaya staff.

 

Team Himalaya representative will receive you upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport and will transfer to the hotel to check in. After refreshment, we will have a short orientation meeting regarding the trip with our guide. Welcome dinner in the evening with cultural show.

Day 02:  Kathmandu sightseeing tour

Today’s tour is to explore UNESCO World Heritage sites within Kathmandu Valley. This sightseeing tour includes Swyombhunath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath Temple. We begin this sightseeing after breakfast with our city guide and private vehicle. We have lunch during our visit to the world heritage sites. It will normally end by 4 and do some required preparation for the next day’s trip to Pokhara and for the entire trip as well.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 950m – 06 hrs journey.

We rise early in the morning and get the tourist bus which leaves either at 7 or 7.30. The bus station is 15 minutes walk from the central Thamel. We slowly leave the valley and catch country road. We have toilet and meal breaks on the way. We also see Trishuli river which is famous for River Rafting in Nepal. We sometimes get heavy traffic on the way to Pokhara. We have free evening. We can explore lakeside Pokhara.

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul 1,100m and trek to Tirkhedhuga 1,450m.

We begin our drive after breakfast. It is a 1.30 hrs drive from Pokhara to Nayapool. Nayapool is the beginning point of Annapurna Luxury Trek. From Nayapool, we begin to walk in the country trail experiencing traditional settlements, ethnic people and beautiful landscapes. The picturesque country setting really amazes us today.

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani 2,874m – 06 hrs.

Today’s trekking is very important and challenging too. Ulleri, which is a bit challenging for the beginners to go all the way up stepping on more than 3000 stone steps. However, the walk is absolutely pleasant. After Ullery, we begin to feel serene rhododendron forest and natural waterfalls and finally we arrive at Ghorepani which is a beautiful village for Mountain View and sunrise.

Day 06: Morning hike to Pun-Hill trek to Tadapani 2,721m – 05 hrs.

Rise early in the morning at around 4.30 and walk up to Poonhill. We celebrate mesmerizing mountain views and sunrise. The mountain peaks includidng Annapurna –I, Annapurna-IV, Gangapurna, Himchuli, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and beautiful Machhapuchhre will be alluring with the combination of sunrise. We trek back to Ghorepani , have breakfast and trek to Tadapani via lush rhododendron, awe-inspiring landscapes, mountain peaks and abundant water falls on the way. Tadapani also is a beautiful village popular for sunrise and mountain views.

Day 07: Trek to Sinuwa2300m – 07 hrs.

We trek via various traditional settlements and meet the ethnic people on the way. We try to explore their unique culture and interesting lifestyle. Still the mountain peaks are alluring today. Now, we are getting closer to Annapurna Base Camp gradually.

Day 08: Trek to Duerali 3200m via Himalayan 2700m – 06 hrs.

Today’s trekking is very similar to yesterdays. The ethnic settlements and people, the lush rhododendron in Annapurna Conservation Area, it unique and endangered species of flora and faunas will really astonish us today. The mountain  peaks are so dazzling .

Day 09 : Trek to Annapurna Base Camp 4,095m – 04 hrs.

Today, we have two popular vantage points: Machhapuchhre Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp. Both viewpoints offer us breathtaking mountain peaks which stun our cameras and eyes.

 

Day 10 : Trek to Bamboo 2050m– 06 hrs

After enjoying unbelievable mountain views, we begin backtracking today along the same trail to Bambooo. These bamboo are fascinating during the trek. Overnight stay at guesthouse at Bamboo.

Day 11: Trek to Jhinu Danda with hot spring 1,700m – 05 hours

Again, today’s trek is very important because after a long walk we heal our body pain with naturally warm water at Hot spring at Jhino.

Day 12: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara 820m – 06 hours

Today is the last day trekking in the mountain via country settlements interacting with people. As we get Nayapul, we catch either bus or private jeep and drive back to Pokhara. Again it is 1.30 hrs drive. Free evening, explore and enjoy your time at lakeside Pokhara.

Day 13: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu afternoon free at leisure

If we choose to drive, it takes 6-7 hours or optionally, we can escape this long drive with 30 minutes scenic flight to Kathmandu. Evening farewell dinner.

Day 14: International departure homeward bound

We drop you to the Tribhuvan international airport for your further planning or for the departure towards your homeland.

 

Includes

  • All arrival and departure transportation from airport / hotel / airport.
  • Two night twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu / Pokhara at 5 star  hotels or similar categories, on bed and  breakfast basis. (if required ,Single room supplement at extra )
  • Sightseeing tour (if required ,as optional).
  • Full board meal (B-L-D) and teahouse/lodge/home stay basis twin sharing accommodation during the trek. (Single room supplement at extra cost if required where available).
  • All necessary applicable TIMS card (Trekking Information Management Systems) and Annapurna Area Conservation (ACAP) permits.
  • Service of an experiences English speaking trekking guide with their daily wages-medical insurance, meals and transportation allowance etc…
  • Service of porter and their daily wages, medical , insurance, meals, salary, transportation and allowance. 2 trekkers : 1 porter ,porter can carry your bag pack during the trek.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
  • Down jackets-sleeping bags-duffel bag by team Himalaya (which need to be returned after the trek) and comprehensive medical kits.
  • Transportation on Private Vehicle before and after trek and transportation from Kathmandu –pokhara- kathmandu by tourist bus with trips briefing with full information and reconfirmation of your international air tickets also.
  • Trip map of Annapurna region trek.
  • All government tax and local charges.
  • Fresh fruit as seasonal during the trip.
  • Recues arrangement.

Excludes

  • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
  • Expenses of personal nature and meals in Kathmandu, gratitude (tips) hard/soft drinks including tea-coffee etc throughout the trip.
  • Personal trekking gear and medical kit.
  • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including Heli services and personal medical kit.
  • Early return from the trip due to a personal/medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from the trek and in Kathmandu including expenses of accompanying guide/porters.