Welcome to Nepal! Upon your arrival in Kathmandu Regulus Treks & Expedition receives you at Tribhunvan International Airport and drive you to hotel. If your arrival is at appropriate time then you can enjoy leisurely walk in the streets of Thamel. It is a prime destination for foreigners. It is said that Kathmandu visit is incomplete without strolling in this part of the city. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
Day 2 Kathmandu sightseeing
From the second day of your arrival starts our trip mission. Today you visit Kathmandu, also known as city of temples with our guide. Basically there are four major touring sites in Kathmandu. They are: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath Stupa and and Bouddhanath Stupa. And the main part is these all four sites are listed in World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will be introduced to your guide by Regulus. You can have good conversation with him regarding the upcoming trip. You can enjoy the night life of Thamel which completely depends on your wish. Overnight in Thamel.
Day 3 Drive to Pokhara (823m/2,700ft)
We ride on Prithivi Highway along Trishuli River. The view is really nice. The scenic beauty of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) Mountain ahead of you simply symbolizes that you are about to approach the City of Lakes—Pokhara. You can spend your leisure time by walking in lakeside at the edge of Phewa Lake. It is really pleasure walk. We will spend night in a hotel in Pokhara.
Day 4 Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1,577 m) 4/5 hour walk
Early in the morning after breakfast we drive to Nayapul. It is around one and half hour drive. From here we walk few hours to arrive at Tikhedhunga where we will spend night. Walking along the bank of Modi Khola River we arrive at Birethanti where there are lots of tea houses. Following the course of Bhurungdi Khola we ascend to Hille arriving at Thikhedhunga.
Day 5 Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,855 m) 5/6 hour walk
We start ascending after breakfast and Ulleri is our first stop of the day. Magar are inhabitants of Ulleri. Banthanti is our next destination. Couple of hours further will bring us at Nangethanti and Ghorepani is few distance away from here. We accommodate at Ghorepani.
Day 6 Ghorepani to Poon hill to Tadapani (2,650 m.)
We wake up early in the morning to arrive at Poon Hill. It is around 45 minute walk. Poon Hill is a vantage point from where you will get mesmerizing sunrise view above Annapurna range. After spending few hours here we retrace route to Ghorepani where we will take our breakfast. Now we move to Tadapani. Crossing pine and rhododendron forests we arrive at Deurali followed by Banthanti. Few more hours of walk will take us to Tadapani where we will halt for a night.
Day 7 Tadapani to Chhomrong (1,951m.) 5-6 hour walk
We follow downhill track to arrive at Gurjung. Gurung are native of this place. Walk to Chhomorong from Gurjung is easy. Chhomorong is a starting point of Sanctuary Valley. We put off at Chhomrong.
Day 8 Chhomrong to Himalaya Hotel (2,873 m.) or Dovan
After breakfast we measure way to Himalaya Hotel and on the way we cross Bamboo. We arrive at Bamboo passing through bamboo forests. Further climb will bring us at Dovan from where Himalaya Hotel is not that far. We will put off near around Himalaya Hotel.
Day 9 Himalaya Hotel to Machhapuchare Base Camp (MBC- 3,700 m.)
It is a day of our dream realization. We cross through ‘Hidden Valley’ to be at Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Here we will be spending precious time of our life. The government of Nepal has not given climbing permit to Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) Mountain. Here we will spend a night.
Day 10 Machhapuchare Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp
Annapurna Base Camp is two hours walk in distance from Machhapuchhre Base Camp. It is at an altitude of 4,130m from sea level. Here you get the mesmerizing view of Annapurna Ranges. The sight is ecstatic and so beautiful that you will behold in your eyes forever. We halt at Annapurna base Camp tonight.
Day 11 Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) to Dovan (2,505 m.)
After breakfast we retrace path to Dovan. It is around four to five hours walk enjoying mountains and its view. We will stay overnight in Dovan.
Day 12 Dovan to Jhinu (1,780m.)
Exploring Hidden Valley and glaciers we move towards Jhinu. In some of the places you are surrounded by mountains. We cross bamboo forests arrive at Kuldighar and descend to Chommorong before reaching Jhinu Dada where we take rest at night.
Day 13 Jhinu Danda to Pokhara
Birethanti is our first destination today. The route is simple and easy. It is a downhill course along Modi Khola River. Finally, we arrive at Nayapul. From here we drive to Pokhara. You will have some time to enjoy Pokhara today especially, lakeside walk at evening or boating in Phewa Lake. We will spend night in a hotel here.
Day 14 Drive back to Kathmandu
After breakfast we drive to Kathmandu following Prithvi Highway, the route that we followed couple of weeks earlier to arrive at Pokhara. In Kathmandu you will get some time to enjoy Thamel. Here you can purchase gifts for your friends and families. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 15 Back to your country
Annapurna Base Camp Trek ends here today. We will drop you at Airport three hours earlier to schedule flight. We are thankful to you as you gave us opportunity to serve. See you soon!