Annapurna Base Camp Charity Trek
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Annapurna base camp charity trek provides you with unparalleled access to the spectacular panorama and chance to contribute for the socio-economic development of the people. You will find yourself looking twice before you believe that they are not clouds. This Annapurna Base Camp charity trekking trail takes you through an ever-changing landscape of rice fields, misty forests and tiny villages. We have been helping/ some profit amount to the locals around Annapurna base camp trekking areas.
The Annapurna charity trekking is an inventive advance to environmental protection. The Annapurna Himal is a vast massif of several peaks above 7,000 m, part of the range forms a natural am phi-theater known as the Annapurna Sanctuary. Giants Annapurna Himal, including Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Fang, Annapurna 1, Annapurna 2, Ganagapurna and Annapurna 3 are highlights of charity trekking to ABC. We initially head west to Ghorepani and an ascent of Poon Hill (3192m) for impressive views of the mountains at sunrise.
The trail above Chomrong can be rough and sometimes challenging but the rewards that waits in the sanctuary are worth every bit of effort you spend. We trek through rhododendron and bamboo forests, as we climb towards the famous Fishtail Base Camp. From the Annapurna Base Camp we use the same route till Chomrong downstream the Midi Khola before making a worthy detour to Ghandrung, a beautiful and large Gurung village. The exquisite landscape of Nepal and its non-conventional hill lifestyle can be effectively explored through the Annapurna Base Camp.
The profit from this Annapurna Base Camp charity trek will go to schools, orphanage house, recycle project and for disable people.
Day 01: Meet at Kathmandu Airport:
We will meet you at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. When you have had time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your programme. During this visit we will help you check your equipment and facilitate the processing of other necessary items such as National Park Permits etc.
Day 02: A full days sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley:
The next morning after breakfast you will leave for a full days tour of sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley. You will visit the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. You will also visit Swyambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, a 2000 year old temple, and visit Patan City, famous for its fine arts and and historical architecture. On return to your hotel you will have time to explore the local area, have dinner and perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the famous Durbar Square , overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Flight or drive to Pokhara:
After breakfast we will drive you to the Domestic Airport to take a 25 minute flight to Pokhara. During the short flight to Pokhara you will have majestic views of the glorious Manaslu peaks and the snow-capped Annapurna mountain range, as well as the Langtang Himalayan range. Our Staff will meet you at Pokhara Airport and take you to your hotel. Similarly you can drive to Pojkhara by tourist coach via scenic Prthivi highway. 6 to 7 hour drive take you to Pokhara. A boating trip on Phewa Lake will follow where you can enjoy the spectacular views of Annapurna Himalayan Range reflected in all its glory in the calm green waters of the lake and visit the temple which is only accessible by boat, overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Pokhara Trekking to Tikhedhunga (1540m):
Drive by car to the Nayapul via large village of Lumle it will be about 1 hour 30 minutes drive. You will start your work from Nayapul with crossing a large and prosperous town Birethanti. Today the trekking trails follows the bamboo forests and past waterfalls with plunge pools which invite you to swim. You can have a lunch at small village Sudame. After lunch the trail climb steadily up to the Hile, after a short working you will arrive Tikhedhunga, overnight at guest house.
Day 05: Tikhe Dhunga trekking to Ghorepani (2775m):
From Tikhedhunga the trail ascend to Ulleri village through a stone staircase. Ulleri is a large Magar villages situate at 2070m. From Ulleri the trail gently climb through pasture and cultivated fields as you climb up you walk up besides the cascading river through refreshingly cool oak and rhododendron forest. We have a lunch at Nangethanti. The trail again ascent to Ghorepani today final destination, The place provides a majestic views of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukuche Peak Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m) and other mountains.
Day 06: Ghorepani trek to Poonhill (3193m) and trek to Tadapani (2540m):
Early morning trek up to Poonhil, One of the best Himalayan view points in Nepal poonhill provides an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas . From poonhill one can enjoy spectacular view of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukuche Peak Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South, Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m), Gangapurna (7454m), Lamjung Himal (6986m), Mt Fishtail ( Macchapuchre 6997m), Tent Peak and many more High Himalayas, trek down to Ghorepani after breakfast start trekking to Tadapani, A short early morning climb to the Deurali pass for a spectacular panorama over Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna, Trail descends steeply through dense moss-covered forest rich with bird life to Tadapani which provides you a close up sunset view, overnight at guest house.
Day 07: Tadapani trekking to Chhomrong (2210m):
The trail drops down form Tadapani, through dense rhododendron forest. Stay at Chhomrong(2040m) towering above the villages is the mighty peak of Annapurna south, Annapurna 4 with the Fishtail facing it across the valley, overnight at guest house.
Day 08: Chhomrong trekking to Dovan (2540m):
We walk through the forest of Kuldighar . The track winds steeply up through deep bamboo and rhododendron forest to the village of Dovan , overnight at guest house.
Day 09: Dovan trekking to Machhapuchre Base Camp (3700m):
A trek of the narrow Modi khola valley will bring you almost to the base of the M.B.C. Today we climb on past the Machhapuchhare Base Camp (which isn't really a base camp since climbing the mountain is not permitted) to the Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) . This area is called the Annapurna Sanctuary since it is totally surrounded by mountains. From here it is a two-hour trek to Annapurna Base camp, which offers spectacular views (5:30 hrs).Here you will spend a day gazing away at the snow covered peaks above and the beauty of the landscape around, overnight at Maccapuchhre base camp in guest hosue.
Day 10: Machhapuchhare Base Camp trekking to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) and back to Dovan
Early morning working to Annapurna Base Camp,here you stand in the century, the 360 degree views are breathtaking, Although clouds roll in early, the curtain often lifts at sunset to rival radiant, glowing peaks after having a breakfast in Annapurna Base Camp. Trek back to dovan via Machhapuchhare Base Camp.
Day 11: Dovan to Jhinu danda (1750m).
Trekking back to Chhomrong via same way, from Chhomrong about an hour working take you to Jhinu Danda where you can enjoy at natural hot spring, overnight at guest house.
Day 12: Jhinu Hot Spring to Pothana (1990m):
After breakfast next morning, the trail continues on to Landruk, a beautiful Gurung village which provides you an excellent view of the surrounding mountain ranges. The trail emerges in the main Modi Khola valley and reaches Tolkha. After that we will continue on to Pothana, overnight at gust house. You will have a excellent view of Mt Fish tail ( Machhapuchhare 6697m) from here.
Day 13: Pothana to Pokhara:
Today we will walk along a paved stone trail through Rhododendron forests arriving at Dhampus (1750m). This village is inhabited by a mix of people from different Nepalese cultures, Gurung, Brahman, and Magar communities. After a rest here we will walk mostly down hill through fields to the forest and on to Phedi. From Phedi there will be a 30 minute drive to Pokhara. Afternoon you can boating in phewa lake and looking around Pokhara, overnight at hotel.
Day 14: Drive or take a flight to Kathmandu.
It is 25 minutes flight to Kathmandu or 6 to 7 hour drive by tourist coach, evening join Nepali cultural dinner show, overnight at hotel.
Day 15: Final Departure
we will take you to the Kathmandu Airport to catch your flight home.
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car/van
- 4 night’s accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
- Guided Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing tour with English speaking Tour guide and transport by private car / van.
- Annapurna Conservation Area Permit
- TIMS permit for Annapurna Trekking
- Full board meals during the trekking (meals are choices from Menu) Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
- Twin sharing Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trekking
- Seasonal fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc
- An Experienced & Professional Government license holder Trekking guide trained in wilderness first aid.
- Above the Himalaya duffel bag. ( If you need, please let us know before you book the trip and remind us in our pre- meeting at our office)
- Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- Trekking porter carry all personal gear and group equipment( 1 porter for 2 person basis)
- Food, accommodation, salary, local tax, all trekking equipment and medicine for all trekking staff.
- Proper Insurance for all trekking staff including porter.
- All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes
- Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
- Above the Himalaya Gifts (T shirt for Gents & Pashmina shawl for Ladies, Trekking certificates)
- Welcome/Fare well Nepali Culture Dinner in Kathmandu
- Kathmandu to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu transport by tourist bus. (if you want to take a flight or want to travel by private vehicle is available, by adding extra cost)
- Meals in Kathmandu Aprox US $ 10- US$ 12 per day
- Nepal entry Visa Fee (You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal ’s Airport in Kathmandu )
- International Airfare and Airport Taxes, Sightseeing entry fee
- Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot shower
- Dessert, chocolates, personal shopping, laundry, phone call, internet, Camera battery charging.
- Personal trekking Equipment, travel and medical insurance & helicopter rescue, personal expences.
- Tips and Gratitude (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
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Trip Facts & Figures:
Duration: 15 days
Max. Altitude: Annapurna Base Camp (4160m)
Trek Grade: Moderate
Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September - November are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done but visibility can be poor due to rain.
Trip Snippets: 15 days, 5 night’s hotels, 09 nights Lodges, Breakfast in the city and All meals on trek are included
Departure Dates: We are able to offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November and December for a group of 1 to 12 people.
Equipment rental: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however in Kathmandu there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment
Your trek Back pack/duffle bag: Your baggage on trek will be carried by our porters, the maximum weight per trekkers is 15kg including your sleeping bag and down jacket, Other items not required on trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara
Transportation: Tourist Bus, Private Car/Van,Plane.
Activity: City tour, Trekking