1. From Kathmandu: 7-Day Annapurna Basecamp Trek
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (Max Altitude: 1350 m / 4429 ft) On the first day of your trip, you will be arriving in Kathmandu via Tribhuvan International Airport. Our representative will be holding your naming card signboard and greet you and pick you up from the airport. You will then check into a hotel and be briefed about your upcoming trek and get introduced to your guide. Day 2: Travel from Kathmandu to Birethanti via Pokhara (Min Altitude: 1100 m / 3609 ft) On the second day of your trip, you will be traveling early in the morning for a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Birethanti via Pokhara on a Luxury Tourist Bus. The trip will take you 7-8 hours. You will then be exploring Birethanti, a small settlement. You will also be staying at Birethanti for your night halt. Day 3: Drive to Simrung and Trek to Sinuwa (Max Altitude: 2340 m / 7677 ft) Today you will be taking a one-hour drive from Birethanti to Simrung, the start point of your trek. You will then be trekking (6-7 hours) towards the beautiful village of Sinuwa via Jhinu Danda, a natural hot spring, and Chomrong, a modern Gurung village. The village provides you with an insight into the traditional Gurung cultures, and their hospitality. On your journey, you will be passing through various scenic trails including waterfalls, spectacular views of the mountain range including Mt. Annapurna South and Mt. Himchuli among others. You will be staying in Sinuwa for your night halt. Day 4: Trek from Sinuwa to Deurali (Max Altitude: 3230 m / 10597 ft) On day four you will be taking a 6-7 hours hike from Sinuwa to Deurali via Himalaya, a small settlement with tea houses. Today you will be yet again passing through a dense forest while exploring many waterfalls on the way. Deurali Guest House will be your night halt for the day. Day 5: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (Max Altitude: 4130 m / 13549 ft) On day five you will be arriving at your destination, the ‘Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhre Base Camp. On your journey, you will pass through a valley, an experience like never before. The journey from Deurali to Annapurna basecamp takes you 5-6 hours. Tea Houses at Annapurna Base Camp itself will be your night halt for the day. The place is famous for its mesmerizing view of the Annapurna Mountain Range with an amazing view of the sunset towards the west. Day 6: Trek back to Bamboo / Sinuwa (Min Altitude: 2340 m / 7677 ft) On day six, you will be witnessing a spectacular view of sunrise and a delicious breakfast in the early morning. You will then be trekking down towards Bamboo / Sinuwa via Deurali, Himalaya, and Dobhan. A guest house in Bamboo / Sinuwa will be your halt for the night. Day 7: Trek back to Ghandruk and travel to Pokhara (Min Altitude: 830 m / 2723 ft) On day seven, you will be hiking down towards Ghandruk (5-6 hours) via Chomrong. Ghandruk is famous for its ethnic Gurung traditions and culture. You will then take an hour's drive back to Pokhara from Ghandruk.