Annapurna Base Camp Via Poon Hill Trekking

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  • DestinationNepal
  • Durations12 days
  • Trip DifficultyModerate
  • ActivitiesTour and Trekking
  • AccommodationLodge Trek
  • Mx.altitude4130m.
  • VehicleTourist Bus/Private vehicle/Flight
  • Group SizeMin. 1 Pax

Overview

Highlights

  • Enjoy the nature walk in the Annapurna conservation area.
  • Discover the beauties of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Lamjung Himalayan range.
  • Explore the ethnic culture and lifestyles.
  • Feel the natural hot spring.
  • Walk on the green hills, gorges and surprising landscape.

Nepal boasts numerous trekking routes, yet none compare to the magnificence of the Annapurna Base Camp. Situated amidst nature's grandeur, this iconic mountain leaves spectators awe-struck. From towering peaks to sparkling glacial lakes and ancient monasteries, the Annapurna region offers a plethora of captivating experiences.

Venturing beyond the natural wonders, traditional mountain villages await exploration, inhabited by diverse and multicultural communities. Exploring the customs and traditions of these locals adds another layer to the journey.

The oval-shaped Annapurna Base Camp, approximately 40 km north of Pokhara, is nestled between Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli, accessible only through a narrow valley. The Annapurna Base Camp via Poon Hill trek is an exhilarating hiking adventure, leading through valleys and Himalayan forests adorned with diverse flower species.

Commencing in Kathmandu, the journey involves a flight to Pokhara and a subsequent drive to Nayapul. The official trek to ABC begins with a short hike to Tirkhe Dhunga, passing through remote villages like Chhomrong, Bamboo, and Deurali before reaching the base camp. After approaching the base camp, the descent takes you back to Bamboo, followed by a rugged trail through Jhinu Danda and Nayapul, culminating in a return to Pokhara.

From Pokhara, stress is alleviated with a direct flight back to the Kathmandu Valley, concluding this unforgettable trekking experience.

Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp via Poon Hill Trekking

  • Panoramic view of sky-high mountains like Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri
  • Natural hot spring bath at Jhinu Danda
  • Hypnotic view of the sunrise and Annapurna massif range from Poon Hill
  • Exploring the dense forest rich in floras and faunas
  • Walkthrough remote villages in Himalaya like Chhomrong and Bamboo
  • Experience of the traditional values and culture of different ethnic groups in the Himalaya

Best time for Annapurna Base Camp via Poon Hill Trekking

Annapurna Base Camp via Poon Hill Trekking offers its enchanting beauty throughout the year, making it an ideal destination for any month or day. Regardless of the time, the region invites exploration of monasteries, village strolls, and interactions with locals. The primary variation lies in the changing scenery with the seasons.

Spring, a prime trekking season, showcases a splendid landscape adorned with lush greenery. Trees and flowers bloom, creating a dazzling valley. The weather at Annapurna Base Camp in spring is warm, with the sun gracing the region from early morning.

Autumn is another ideal time, starting in mid-September and lasting for three months. As the scorching heat of summer wanes, dry leaves fall, preparing the region for winter. Although the days are more favorable than the chilly nights, the temperature ranges from 12-21 degrees Celsius.

Even in winter, Annapurna Base Camp sees a fair number of trekkers attracted by the astonishing views, despite the cold. With temperatures dropping to -20 degrees Celsius, mornings and nights are chilly, creating a magical winter landscape. Each season offers a unique perspective, ensuring a captivating experience year-round.

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Detail Itinerary

Cost Details

Cost Includes

Transport

  • All Airport, Bus Park and Hotel transfer with private vehicles.
  • Both way (Round trip) tourists Bus KTM-Pokhara-KTM (But it can be customized according to your requirement about Flight).
  • Round Trip Pokhara –Nayapul and then Jhinu - Pokhara private Vehicles
  • Transfer to Nepali restaurant

Accommodations

  • Pokhara: 2**Category Hotel (But it can be customized according to your requirement about Hotel).
  • Annapurna Base camp Trekking: Best Available Lodge Accommodation during treks on twin sharing basis room.

Meals

  • There are multiple selections in meals item in Annapurna base camp trekking. But, it can be basic and may not have choices in the menu some of the rest places.
  • Breakfast: includes full trip.
  • Lunch: During the trekking (includes full trip)
  • Dinner: During the trekking (includes full trip)

Guide and Porter

  • Trekking Guide leader in mountains.
  • 1 Sherpa porter for 2 trekkers in a mountain.

Trekking Package

  • Best Lodge Accommodations Mountain, all meals during trekking, all necessary staff with an experienced leader (guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food, and lodging.

Taxes and Entrance Fees

  • All the applicable services charges, government taxes, all necessary paperwork and permits (Annapurna Conservations Area permit, TIMS Card).

Others

  • Good Vibe Adventure’s t-shirt, Down Jacket, sleeping bag and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion).
  • An arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.
  • Good Vibe Adventure offers you Farewell Dinner on last night.
 

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare.
  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs).
  • Travel and rescue insurance (necessary).
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu & Pokhara city.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, bottle or boiled water & Hot Drinks Tea and Coffee, Hot Shower, Batteries charge, Heater during the Trek and Sweet things like desert).
  • Extra night accommodation and meals if early departure from mountain.
  • Tips for the guide, porter. (Tipping is voluntary).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.

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