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Annapurna Camp Trek 9 Days trip from Pokhara

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Duration

8 Night 9 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

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Itinerary

Itinerary Day 1 - Arrive in Pokhara  
  • Altitude: 1,400m/4,600ft
  • Stay: Hotel (check-in at 12noon)
  • Briefing about the trek in the evening
  • Sightseeing: Phewa lake, Tal Barahi Temple, Himalayan views, International Mountain Museum (not included in the cost)
Day 2 - Pokhara to Nayapul (drive) and trek to Ghandruk  
  • Altitude: 2,000m/6,500ft
  • Pick up time: 7:00 am
  • Drive to Nayapul: 40km, 1:30 hours
  • Trek 5km, 5-6 hours
  • Gradual ascend throughout
  • Water source: Refill water bottles at tea houses
  • Views: Machapuchare and Annapurna south
Day 3 - Ghandruk to Chhomrong  
  • Altitude: 2,200m/7,200ft
  • Trek 10km, 6-7 hours
  • First 1 hour descent followed by an uphill hike of 5-6 hours to Chhomrong
  • Water source: Refill water bottles at tea houses
  • Views: Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Fishtail, Hinchuli, sunset on Annapurna range
  • Shops for batteries, memory card etc
Day 4 – Chhomrung to Bamboo  
  • Altitude: 2,500m/8,200ft
  • Trek 10 km, 5-6 hours
  • Descend on 2500 stone steps to ChomrungKhola, steep ascend to Sinwa to Bamboo village
  • Water source: Refill water bottles at tea houses
  • Views: Annapurna III and Fishtail peaks
Day 5- Bamboo to Machhapuchhre Base Camp  
  • Altitude: 3,700m/12,150ft
  • Trek 5-6 hours, 10 km
  • Ascending trail with boulders, rocks, snow patches, snow bridges. Crossing ModiKholariver
  • Water source: Refill water bottles at tea houses
  • Views: moon rise on Machhapuchhre and views of Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna
Day 6 - Machhapuchhre Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp  
  • Altitude: 4,130m/13,500ft
  • Trek 3km, 2 hours
  • A steep ascent at the start then moderate ascend
  • Water source: Refill water bottles at tea houses
  • Views: Entire Annapurna range, panoramic views of Gangapurna, Gandharvachuli and Machapuchare
Day 7 - Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo  
  • Altitude: 2,500m/8,200ft
  • Trek 8-9 hours, 13 km
  • Retracing route with gradual ascend and descend
  • Water source: Refill water bottles at tea houses
Day 8 - Bamboo to Jhinu Hot Spring  
  • Altitude: 1,700m/5,600ft
  • Trek 8 km, 5-6 hours
  • A mixture of steep ascending and descending trail
  • Water source: Refill water bottles at tea houses
Day 9 - Jhinu Hot Spring to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara  
  • Trek 6-7 hours, 11 km
  • Easy trail to Nayapul
  • Water source: Refill water bottles at tea houses
  • Reach Pokhara in the evening
 

Included/Exclude

  • Things to Carry
  • Backpack & rain cover: (50 - 60 ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps
  • Day pack + rain cover: 20 - 30 ltr (If hire a mule or porter)
  • Walking stick: Advisable (At least one)
  • Head torch: 1 Nos.
  • Water bottle/Hydration pack: 2 bottles of one litre each
  • People who use a hydration pack
  • 1 hydration pack and 1 bottle of one litre
  • Carry at least one thermos flask
  • Snacks Energy bars, dry fruits, electral/ors
  • Personal Medical Kit: Consult your doctor
  • T-shirts: 2 Full sleeves (Non-cotton)
  • Fleece T-shirts: 1 Nos.
  • Fleece jacket: 1 Nos. (Alternative: a woollen sweater)
  • Down feather / Hollofil jacket: 1 Nos.
  • Wind & waterproof (jacket & pant): 1 Pair
  • Thermal inners (upper and lower): 1 Pair
  • Trek pants: 2 Synthetic (avoid shorts, fitting denim, capris)
  • Poncho: 1 Nos.
  • Personal Utilities
  • Sunscreen cream
  • Moisturiser
  • Toilet Paper & wipes
  • Lip balm
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Antibacterial powder
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Sun cap 1 Nos: (One that covers the neck as well)
  • Woollen cap: 1 Nos.
  • Balaclava: 1 Nos.
  • Neck-gaiters: 1 Nos.
  • Sunglasses
  • Dark with side cover, it should be U/V protected.
  • People who wear spectacles-
  • (A)- Use contact lenses. (Not for Chadar trek)
  • (B)- Photochromatic glasses.
  • Trekking shoes: 1 Pair (Waterproof, high ankle with good grip)
  • Floaters/flip-flops: 1 Pair (Optional)
  • Cotton socks: 5 pairs
  • Woollen socks: 3 pairs
  • Gaiters: 1 Pair (TTH team will notify you if required)
  • Waterproof gloves: 1 Pair
  • Fleece/woollen gloves: 1 Pair

  • Inclusions
  • 1. Accommodation: (Sharing basis)
  • • Day 1 and 9 Hotel in Pokhara.
  • • Day2 to 8 Teahouse.
  • 2. Private Transport: (According to Itinerary)
  • • Pokhara to Nayapul and return.
  • 3. Support:
  • • 1 English Speaking Guide.
  • • Assistant Guide.
  • 4. All meals during trek: (As per the itinerary)
  • • Day 2 Lunch to Day 9 Lunch
  • 5. All necessary permits and entry fees.
  • 6. TIMS card.
  • 7. High-altitude sleeping bag.
  • 8. First aid medical kits, oxygen cylinder.
  • 9. Storeroom facility in Pokhara for extra luggage.
  • 10. Insurance of Trekking Guide and porters.
  • 11. Services from Pokhara to Pokhara.
  • Exclusions
  • 1. Any kind of personal expenses.
  • 2. Porters for the personal bag*
  • 3. Wifi, charging batteries and hot showers
  • 4. Nepal entry visa (approximately $40 USD) only for foreigners (Not for Indian)
  • 5. Customary gratuities for guides & porters
  • 6. Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions etc
  • 7. Evacuation and medical expenses*
  • 8. Drinks: We don’t include drinking water on the trek which you can buy a number of places for between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp). A better solution is to buy water tablets in Kathmandu/Pokhara for around $2 and treat the water (your guide can help you find the good places to fill your water bottle)
  • 9. Travel Insurance: We require some travel insurance. I suggest to get travel insurance from World Nomads it should be around $100 per/person and covers the helicopter evacuation and medical.
  • 10. All costs not outlined under "What's included"

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Sudheer Duppala

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