Annapurna Base Camp is also widely known as Annapurna Sanctuary trek where trekkers go through the pinkish and reddish rhododendron forests which furnish the entire trail for visitors. Besides, diversity of flora and fauna can be encountered which light up the journey to Annapurna Base Camp. The fearlessly following Modi River continuously encourages climbing up and cherishing the incredible creation of nature. The mountain view you have on Poonhill is much closer from Annapurna Base Camp. Macchapuchre Base Camp shows up the magnificent beauty of Macchapuchre and Annapurna on the way to Annapurna Base Camp and drives you more to accomplish the destination Annapurna Base Camp.
Annapurna Base Camp offers the close up view of wide mountain ranges and creates dilemma of watching which direction. Nepal Adventure Team polishes its experience and knowledge in the field of trekking and enables the trekkers to trek in their desired destination in most desirable way. Undoubtedly, Annapurna Base Camp holds the charisma to uplift the nature’s beauty which is praised by each visitor and this trek would be more worthy with Nepal Adventure Team.
Take a 30min drive to roadside shacks of Phedi. The start of the trail heads up the hill on a set of steps across the road. The central part of Dhampus valley is on the top of the ridge, more than 500m above. The trail climbs to rhododendron forest and passes to Pothana (1990m). The view of Machhapuchhare (6997m) is excellent from here, except that from this angle it looks more like Matterhorn than a fishtail. The trail emerges in the central Modi Khola valley and reaches Tolka.
Meals included: Lunch and Dinner.
After breakfast, we will work through lovely terraces to Landruk a beautiful Gurung village provides you excellent view from Landruk trail continues to Jhinu. Very almighty rhododendron forests and little gardens went passing through our path to the Chhomrong village. Above the town is the mighty peak of Annapurna South with the Mt. Fishtail, facing it across the valley. Chhomrong is a beautiful village with lots of Lodges providing excellent facilities. Chhomrong is a gateway to Annapurna Sanctuary trek and inhabited by Gurung, one of the major ethnic groups of Nepal.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Leaving Chhomrong, the trail descends via a stone staircase and crosses the Chhomrong Khola on a swaying Suspension bridge. Then climb out of the side valley passing through deep forests of bamboo, rhododendron, and oak. The portion of the day’s trek follows another ascent to Kuldi (2470m). Descend a long, steep, slippery stone staircase into a deep bamboo and rhododendron forest to the village of Dovan. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
A trek of narrow Modi Khola valley brings you almost to the base of M.B.C. There’s technically no such thing as ‘Machhapuchhare Base Camp. Since ascents of the mountains are prohibited. The mountain views are breathtaking; the panorama includes Hiuchhuli, Annapurna ranges, and the ever-changing Machhapuchhare. This area is called the Annapurna sanctuary since mountains surround it. A vast amphitheater enclosed by a solid wall of snow-capped peaks which include Annapurna I, Annapurna III, and the fishtail spire of Machhapuchhare. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
The climb to Annapurna Base Camp takes under two hours. You descend a small ridge branching out from the mountain pass to mountainside with broad terraced fields showcasing tranquil meadows and lush, fertile farming land. As you reach Annapurna South Base Camp, witness impressive picturesque landscapes, majestic panoramic view of snow-capped mountainous peaks and varied Himalayan cultural settings tucked beneath the southern slopes of the Annapurna massive. Tremendous Annapurna Range stops your heartbeat for a while; a whole day without rest chill out around to explore ABC. In the end, we will drop down back to Dovan for the night. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Today we will walk the down part of the trail mostly flat with spectacular mountains views. Traverse high above the river on a full stone-paved path to a large and prosperous town Birethanti (1000m). We continue our walk to Nayapul and catch a private vehicle to get to Pokhara. We spend a beautiful night in Pokhara city. You can have some expedition over famous city streets, End of your trek.
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch.