Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts at Nayapul with and half hours drive north of the Pokhara metropolitan. This wonderful trek explores diverse ethnic groups and their interesting cultures, the local communities found here are Gurung, Magar, Thakali and we are warmly welcomed by these local tribes; blended with this is a glimpse of beautiful flora and fauna found in this area. Annapurna Base Camp trek itinerary presented here takes 12 days, starting from Nayapul oner drive from Pokhara) and going north up to Ghorepani and the famous viewpoint at Poon Hill. From Ghorepani, you go eastward to Chomrong and then north again entering the Modi Kola Valley which leads up to the Base Camp. Many people trek the circuit Nayapul-Ghorepani-Ghandruk-Nayapul, which is very rewarding in itself. This trek can easily be done with children as well. This trek route goes passing through spectacular and tranquil landscapes, charming Gurung and Magar villages, lush green Rhododendron, bamboo and alpine forests to the trip’s last and final destination, Annapurna Base Camp at the height of 4130m (13546ft.).
After Annapurna Base Camp, we revert back to Pokhara via Jhinu Danda & Pothana, on the way we haul up at Jhinu Danda to soak off the sweat of our bodies in the healthy hot springs found there & then head back to Pokhara to chill out by the serene lake. On this trek, we bunk out in cosy teahouse lodges & enjoy the sumptuous apple pies found here. This is a ‘must do’ trek at least once in a lifetime.
"We are final year medical students from the UK and we organised our medical elective with Volunteer World Nepal this summer. Right from the beginning, Umesh was so helpful in organizing our placement in Nepal. When we arrived in Nepal we were given Nepali language lessons by Shakti who helped us with basic phrases that we could use during our trip. He also took us..."