5. Pokhara: 7 Day Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the majestic Himalayas with our 7-day Annapurna Base Camp trek from Pokhara. Trek through charming villages, lush forests, and awe-inspiring landscapes as you make your way to the base of one of the world's highest peaks. Witness breathtaking views of the Annapurna range and experience the warmth of the local culture as you immerse yourself in this unique and unforgettable journey. Reaching the Annapurna Base Camp is an exhilarating accomplishment that rewards you with unparalleled panoramic views of the surrounding peaks. As you stand at an altitude of 4,130 meters, the grandeur of the Himalayas unfolds before your eyes, creating a sense of awe and wonder that words cannot do justice. Day 1: Drive to Nayapool and Trek to Ghandruk (6,360 ft / 1,939 m) Embark on a scenic drive from Pokhara to Nayapool, the starting point of our trek. From there, trek through lush landscapes to the beautiful Gurung village of Ghandruk. Enjoy stunning views of Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre along the way. Day 2: Ghandruk to Chhomrong (7,120 ft / 2,170 m) Trek through terraced fields and charming villages, crossing the Modi Khola river. Traverse rhododendron forests, soaking in the breathtaking vistas of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. Reach the village of Chhomrong, perched on a ridge, and rest for the night. Day 3: Chhomrong to Dovan (8,450 ft / 2,576 m) Descend to the Chhomrong Khola river and cross a suspension bridge. Trek through lush bamboo forests and alongside waterfalls as you ascend towards Dovan. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings and spend the night in Dovan. Day 4: Dovan to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (12,135 ft / 3,699 m) Continue your journey through the Modi Khola gorge, witnessing its dramatic landscapes. Trek through dense bamboo forests, catching glimpses of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Annapurna iii, and Gangapurna. Arrive at the Machhapuchhre Base Camp and savor the panoramic views. Day 5: Machhapuchhre Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp (13,550 ft / 4,130 m) Embark on a relatively shorter trek, relishing the awe-inspiring sunrise over the Annapurna range. Trek to the iconic Annapurna Base Camp, surrounded by towering peaks and the Annapurna Glacier. Capture the breathtaking vistas and spend a memorable night at the base camp. Day 6: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (7,874 ft / 2,400 m) Bid farewell to the majestic Annapurna Base Camp and begin your descent. Pass through lush forests, picturesque villages, and rivers, relishing the beauty of the natural surroundings. Reach Bamboo and unwind after a rewarding day of trekking. Day 7: Bamboo to Nayapool and Back to Pokhara Embark on the final leg of your trek, trekking through verdant landscapes and descending to Nayapool. From there, we drive back to Pokhara, enjoying the scenic journey. Reflect on your incredible adventure as you relax in lakeside cafes, savoring the memories of your Annapurna Base Camp trek.