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Annapurna Base Camp

 Nepal

16 days from 1699 pp  Including flight from LHR

Spectacular scenery, diverse cultures, forests, lakes & glaciers combine to make Annapurna trek one of the most scenic areas for adventurers.

At a Glance

  • Natural scenery
  • Culture
  • Great sights
  • Mountains
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The Annapurnas are Nepal’s most popular trekking area Nepal. Spectacular scenery, diverse cultures, forests, lakes, and glaciers combine to make it one of the most scenic areas for a beginner or experienced adventure lovers. The Annapurnas were the first mountains over 8000m to be climbed in Nepal. The accommodation is mostly of a high standard in teahouses, and you can trek in relative style and comfort. Why wait to discover such an amazing experience which Annapurna Base Camp trek offers. Stay on the banks of immaculate waterways, cross mountain pastures, dunk into normal natural aquifers and experience donkey trains conveying supplies to distant towns and meet cordial local people en route. Come and embark on the journey of lifetime to Nepal, enjoy trekking in Nepal to Annapurna Base Camp nestled in the mystical mountains in style with Lumle difference.

Annapurna Base Camp

Optional

>>Add 08 dinners, 09 lunches & 09 breakfast in lodge during trekking for £189 per person
>>Upgrade to 4-star hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara for £199 per person
>>Upgrade to 5-star hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara for £299 per person
>>Add 2 nights in Chitwan (wildlife & jungle safaris) for £350 per person
>>Add 1 Himalayan Mountian Flight for £199 per person

Short Itinerary

Day 01 : Depart London Heathrow
Day 02 : Kathmandu Arrival (1330 m)
Day 03 : Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 04 : Kathmandu – Pokhara (Drive)
Day 05 : Drive from Pokhara – Phedi (1130 m) & trek to Pothana (1900 m)
Day 06 : Pothana- Chhomrong (2040 m)
Day 07 : Chhomrong – Bamboo (2340 m)
Day 08 : Bamboo – Deurali (3230 m)
Day 09 : Deurali –Annapurna Base Camp (4170 m)
Day 10 : Annapurna Base Camp – Dovan (2630 m)
Day 11 : Dovan – Chhomrong (2040 m)
Day 12 : Chhomrung – Ghandruk (1940 m)
Day 13 : Ghandruk – Nayapool – Pokhara
Day 14 : Pokhara – Kathmandu
Day 15 : Kathmandu free day of your own
Day 16 : Final Departure

Tour Ends

  Day 01 : Departure London Heathrow

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Kathmandu. You can fly from a choice of UK airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh, and Glasgow at an extra cost.

 Day 02 : Kathmandu Arrival (1330 m)

Lumle Holidays representative will greet you in an airport and will transfer to your hotel. After the arrival, the group will be formally introduced to Guide for the activities over the next few days. One should pay attention in particular to the safety aspects of the briefing. Any questions or doubts should be asked and clarified at this time. We check your insurance details and another requirement for your trekking.

 Day 03 : Kathmandu sightseeing

After breakfast, we start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. Escorting by an English speaking guide (can provide any language speaking guide on request) be, try to give them a full taste of our vivid culture image and an enchanting manner of its people. In our sightseeing tour, we go to Monkey temple Swayambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar square.

Durbar Square: This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar square, protected as a UNESCO world Heritage site, is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. There are also museums inside the palace building. There is an entrance fee of Rs.250 for foreign visitors. Your ticket to the Square entitles you to visit all the museums.

Swayambhunath: It is 6.5 kilometres west of Kathmandu, situated on a hillock, this 2000 years old Stupa is the world’s most glorious Buddhist shrine and is surrounded by several small pagodas. The main temple is capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt and is painted on the four sides with all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.

 Day 04 : Kathmandu – Pokhara (Drive)

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.) which takes about six hours. You depart for the six hours drive to Pokhara (915m,), 200 kilometres west of Kathmandu. As you climb out of the Kathmandu valley, only to quickly descend again to the Trisuli River, you follow upstream to its junction with the Marsyangdi River. You follow the Marsyandi gently up through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that takes you directly into Pokhara. Having pleasant weather, Pokhara is tourist’s paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. You can observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa Tal (lake) to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. This drive will take most of the morning, leaving much of the afternoon to fall in love with its beauty.

You may upgrade to 30 minutes’ domestic flight for £140 per person including to/from airport transfers.

 Day 05 : Drive from Pokhara – Phedi (1130 m) & trek to Pothana (1900 m)

Drive from Pokhara (915 m.) to Phedi (1130 m.) and trek from Phedi to Pothana which takes about five hours. From here you begin your trek to Pothana (1900m.). The trail ascends all the way to Pothana through forests till you reach the village called Dhampus. It is a Gurung village which gives you an opportunity to look at the magnificent views of Annapurna ranges, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu. The ascent trail follows to Pothana through the forests. This is a small village which is surrounded by forests having marvellous mountain views.

 Day 06 : Pothana - Chhomrong (2040 m)

Trek from Pothana to Chhomrong (2040 m.) which takes about six and half hours. While trekking from Pothana to Chhomrong the trail ascends gently to Deurali and begins to descend to Bherikharka through forests. Now you follow the flat path till you reach Landruk village. The path you follow till Landruk is really exhilarating as you pass through many local villages rich in culture, terrace fields and numerous green hills. From here the trail descends to Modi khola (stream) and ascends all the way to Chhomrong. Village via Jhinudanda where there is a hot spring. Chhomrong is a big Gurung village. From this village, you could see good views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Fishtail.

 Day 07 : Chhomrong – Bamboo (2340 m)

Trek from Chhomrong to Bamboo (2340m.) and it takes about five hours. Leaving Chhomrong, the trail descends on a stone staircase and crosses the Chhomrong Khola on a swaying suspension bridge, then climbs out of the side valley. High above the Modi Khola on its west bank, the trail passes through the tiny settlement of Tilicho in forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak. Climbing further on a rocky trail (beware of the stinging nettles) you reach three hotels at Sinuwa, at 2350m. Climb in rhododendron forests to Kuldi, at 2520m. This was once a British sheep breeding project; now the stone houses are an ACAP visitor centre and check post. In winter, it’s common to find snow anywhere from this point on. Descend a long, steep stone staircase into deep bamboo and rhododendron forests. It is then a short distance on a muddy trail to Bamboo Lodge (2340m.)

 Day 08 : Bamboo – Deurali (3230 m)

Trek from Bamboo to Deurali (3230m.) which takes about five hours. You trek gently ascend through bamboo forests with varieties of rhododendron and oak trees. The first town you reach is Dovan (2630m.) where there are few lodges and camp sites. Now you pass through a muddy trail which traverses high above the river. There is debris of avalanches except during winter season. After a short trek, you reach Himalayan Hotel (2900m.), the town named after the Himalayan Hotel. Beyond it , the trail is steeply ascent up to Hinko Cave (3160m.), this name as a huge overhanging rock provides some protection against rain and avalanches. It takes approximately twenty minutes through normally ascent path to reach Deorali (3230m.)

 Day 09 : Deurali – Annapurna Base Camp (4170 m)

Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4170 m.) via Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3820m.) and it takes about four hours. From here, the valley widens and becomes less steep and you can see the gates to the sanctuary. The trail is less steep. As the trail continues into the sanctuary, it crosses two avalanche tracks on a narrow trail that hurdles up against the cliffs. After a short trek, you will be at Bagar (3310m.), a meadow and some abandoned hotels. The normal trail follows the left side of the valley. Now the trail appears gently ascent until you reach Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3820m.). Here you find almost 6 to 7 lodges. This is one of the places, where you can enjoy the view of Mount Hiunchuli (6441m.), Annapurna South (7229m.), Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna III (7555m.), Gangapurna (7454m.) and Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.). The path follows through alpine meadow and after some distance, your trails go gently up. After a short trek, you begin to approach Annapurna Base Camp (4170m.). From here, you can see the views of several peaks at 360 degrees.

 Day 10 : Annapurna Base Camp – Dovan (2630 m)

Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Dovan (2630m.) which takes about five hours. It’s much easier going down. You should have no problem reaching Sinuwa in a single day from Annapurna Base Camp. Now you trek through Himalayan Hotel to Dovan.

 Day 11 : Dovan – Chhomrong (2040 m)

Trek from Dovan to Chhomrong (2040 m.) and it takes about four hours. The path is descent up to Bamboo passing through forests with varieties of rhododendron, oaks and bamboo plants. After Bamboo, the trail goes steeply up to the Kuldi Ghar and now the trail is quite flat until you reach Sinuwa. You trek gradually descend to the Chhomrong Khola and you have to follow stone staircase for almost an hour to reach Chhomrong.

 Day 12 : Chhomrung – Ghandruk (1940 m)

Trek from Chhomrong to Ghandruk (1940m.) which takes almost four hours. The trail stretches at a flat level for early an hour passing through rhododendron forests, terraces and green scenarios. At this point, you have to go gradually down till Kimrung Khola ( Kimrung stream). Now the trail keeps on ascending steeply before you reach Kimrung Hill. Here the path goes gently descent all the way to Ghandruk village. This part is full of green scenarios, streams, terraces and so on. Ghandruk is a big Gurung village. There are a handicraft centre and Gurung museum.

 Day 13 : Ghandruk – Nayapool – Pokhara

Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul via Birethanti which takes about six hours. You begin your trail following gentle flat path passing through forests, rocks and terraces. After Kimche (1638m.) the trail descends through human settlements and terraces up to Seuli Bazaar. From here, the trail moves along the bank of Modi Khola to Birethanti. En route, you pass through forests, rice terraces, waterfalls and green scenarios. Birethanti is a small town with few lodges, shops and human settlements. Now you walk for almost twenty minutes through flat path up to Nayapul (New Bridge). Here you board the vehicle to drive back to Pokhara which takes approximately one and half hours.

 Day 14 : Pokhara – Kathmandu

Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist mini bus that takes about seven hours. While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, you head up to Damauli, Dumre, Muglin and Kurintar where the Nepal’s first Cable car is operated to reach to Manakamana Temple. En route, you could enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. From Naubishe you climb up to Thankot, the gateway to the capital city.

You may upgrade to 30 minutes’ domestic flight for £140 per person including to/from airport transfers.

 Day 15 : Kathmandu free day of your own

This is the free day and you can use it for your shopping.In the evening we will drive you for farewell dinner with cultural dance.

 Day 16 : Final Departure

All too soon it’s time to bid Nepal farewell and one realizes that we can never be intimate, only acquainted with this amazing adventure kingdom.

What's included

  • Economy return flight from London Heathrow 
  • All transfers and transportation as per itinerary in Nepal
  • Twin sharing accommodation at Kathmandu & Pokhara in 3 star or similar hotels
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Guided sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Kathamandu / Pokhara / Kathamandu by A/C tourist coach
  • Accommodation in tea house/lodge during trekking 
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • ACAP & TIMS
  • English Speaking guide and porter while on trek

What's not included

  • Nepal visa fee
  • Airport departure taxes/excess baggage charges
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara; meals (breakfast, lunch & dinners) during trekking
  • Medical evacuation (helicopter) in case of emergency
  • Personal gears & clothing
  • Any expenses of personal nature, travel insurance
  • Soft/hot water/hard drinks
  • Entrance fee
  • Tips
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual

Your Hotels The accommodation in cities such as Kathmandu and Pokhara in this itinerary includes in good 3 star category hotels.  Kathmandu : Hotel Rama Inn or similar Pokhara : Hotel Mount View or similar Chitwan : Juungle Crown or similar Tea houses/lodges The accommodation during trekking in this itinerary includes in tea houses/lodges. The accommodation in tea houses/lodges in the trekking region is very basic and it is not possible to book an accommodation in advance. Although, in some tea houses/lodges you will be able to have your own room, in many others you will be sharing a dormitory with other fellow trekkers. All amenities such as bathrooms, corridors but not limited are shared. The hot water and hot showers may be available but subject to extra charges so you will have to borne costs for these services. Your guide will arrange a place for your stay when you arrive in each place. Please note that there may be no or very little choice as it all depends on what times of the year you are trekking, how full the lodges are and how late in the day you arrive at that destination. Normally, during peak season such as September, October, November, Feb, March and April lodges operate in the full occupancy.

Check-in : 15:00 hours Check-out : Until 12:00 hours Room occupancy : Maximum 2 adults

Offer is based on Twin share so 2 people must book to complete the offer. So valid with 2 full paying adults:

Child discount : Children pay full price as adult

Single person supplement : £595 supplement

Hotels : If the hotels mentioned in the itinerary are unavailable you will stay in hotels of a similar standard

Wheelchair access : The hotels and tour are not suitable for wheelchair users.

Mobile number : Please be sure to fill in mobile number when booking. This is so that the driver can get in touch with you.

Flight Documents : Once your final payment has been processed, we will send you an email confirmation. You will receive all travel documentation required for your flights and accommodation shortly afterwards.

Flight Times : Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. We search for the best times for you and will do our utmost to provide you with the flights detailed above. However, please note that flight times are subject to availability and may be amended.

Group : In Nepal you will travel in a group of minimum 02 and maximum 10 people

Visa : Please note that in order to visit Nepal, you will require a tourist visa. For the most up-to-date information regarding travel visas – including prices and the required length of time that the document is needed for – we advise that you visit www.gov.uk . Alternatively, you can contact the local embassy of the country you are planning to visit.

Passport : Please note that your passport MUST be valid for a minimum of 6 months after the validation date of your visa.

Visa Documents : Lumle Holidays will send you all the required documentation you need to apply for your visa (including flight information) between 4 and 6 weeks prior to your selected date of departure so you can apply for your Nepal visa in time. At least 3 weeks before your departure date you will receive your flight tickets and the confirmed list of your hotels in Nepal.

Travel Documents : Please ensure you take all your final travel documents with you to Nepal

Personal Information : Please ensure that your personal details are filled in identically to the data on your passport. If this information does not match, you cannot travel to and from your destination. Amendment to this information if entered incorrectly will result in additional charges. If married, please fill in your surname as it appears on your passport.

Tour Itinerary : Please note that in exceptional circumstances the itinerary and/or excursions may be subject to change for reasons outside of the control of Lumle Holidays

Vaccination : If you are travelling to Nepal, you may need to be vaccinated. For the most up-to-date health advice, you should visit your local doctor/GP or visit www.gov.uk

Cancellation Conditions : This offer cannot be cancelled or modified

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A private departures on any day all around the year can be arranged for this trek/tour, for more details and dates E-mail [email protected]

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Your Program Duration = 16 Days
All the Prices are in GBP (£) Per Person.

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