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SHORT ITINERARY :
ABC TREK HIGHLIGHTS
Total trek distance: 72.5 km
Maximum Altitude : 13,550 ft (4,130 m)
Trek Gradient: Moderate-Difficult
Since you are already in Nepal for treks, we thought, why not organise some Nepal backpacking free of cost for you all. The next 2 days are all about having fun in & around Kathmandu.
If you are only looking for the trek plan, please skip to Day 3. Others keep reading 🙂 Reach the hotel in Kathmandu by Afternoon. Today we will see the famous Thamel Street & monkey temple. Tomorrow we go to Bungee. Not just any Bungee, but one of the highest one in Asia.
Today we head to the bungee point by early morning 6 am.
We will have a few breaks en route the beautiful river on top of which we will be jumping.
The bungee cord is hung from the middle of a suspension bridge and it dives right into the valley.
It takes about 3 hours one side and we will be back by 8 pm only. After a good dinner in Thamel, today We will take a private overnight bus today to Pokhara.
This option is cheaper compared to flights. You can also take 30 min flight next day morning compared to 7 hours of road journey. But here are the aprroximate costs :
Bus : 1000 INR
Flight : 3000 INR
Note: Flights in Nepal can delay a lot and quite frequently. If there is Fog, the flight may not take off only.
DID YOU KNOW?
The most beautiful high altitude lakes in Nepal lie in the Annapurna region.
People who are only doing the trek, Arrive today at Pokhara by Afternoon.
We will start the trek with a bang tomorrow. People who came early can have a paragliding session and we will take a canoe in the afternoon to see the Shanti stupa.
The 1-hour trek to Shanti Stupa will also act as a good warm-up session for all of us.
DID YOU KNOW?
Annapurna is the very first 8000m mountain to be scaled and that too without supplemental oxygen.
Starting Altitude: 5,415 ft (2,249 m)
Resting Altitude: 7,380 ft (2,170m).
Duration of trek today : 2-3 hours drive to lower Ghandruk & 3 hours trek to Komrong (5 km).
Today we start our trek to the base of one of the deadliest mountains in the world : Annapurna Massif
Expect today to be a little difficult when you start as it’s the first day. Today’s hike is quite short and by afternoon you will be at the Tea house for Lunch.
You will see a lot of people even walking up the same route we will be taking the private cab through. This is because many of them got down at the bus station 4 away from the point where we will be getting down.
Can you find Akshay kumar from ” Tu Cheez Bad he mast mast” ?
Starting Altitude: 7,380 ft (2,249 m)
Resting Altitude: 7,120 ft (2,170m).
Duration of trek today : 6 hours, 7.5 km approx.
As we move through valleys, today you will start seeing the 7000M mountain ranges peeking out at few turns.
Trek Route: Starts with a short gradual descent for about an hour till you reach an old bridge. This village would be one of the prettiest you must have seen. But but, No pain No gain right ! remember.
The main ascent starts for the day from here and you will be ascending for the next 2-2.5 hours depending on the pace.
DID YOU KNOW?
Annapurna Base Camp is inside the Annapurna conservation area (7,629 sq. km).
Starting Altitude: 7,120 ft (2,170 m)
Resting Altitude: 8,460 ft (2,579 m)
Duration of the trek today: 6-7 hours, 11 km approx
Oh, the view you wake up to today. You will see the Glimpse of Annapurna South, Machapuchare, Hinchuli and Gangapurna as you wake up to brush.
Trek Route: Your trek starts today with a checkpoint where your ACAP ( Annapurna Conservation Area permit ) and TIMS ( trekkers information management system ) permits would be checked. TIMS is regularly neglected by many trekkers who are trekking alone, but we highly recommend you to get it beforehand.
We call the route today: the stairway to heaven. You will see a lot of cute cafes and Baristas enroute today. We usually stop at one of them when we are returning. Yes, we are taking the same way back.
Once you cross the bridge at the bottom of the stairs, you will again start descending for the next 1.5 hours. Another 1 hour from the top will take you closer to the Machapuchare View point.
Today we stop at Dovan
Starting Altitude: 8,460 ft (2,579m)
Resting Altitude: 12,135 ft (3,699m)
Duration of the trek today: 6-7 hours, 10 km approx
Today you will experience negative temperatures and even snowfall. Time to chill guyyssss :D. You will pass Upper Dowan, Himalaya and some of the cutest villages.
If you have Ncell, you will get a network also today for some time. Do ask us, we will tell you where to get the signal. Our trip leader will have Ncell , Namaste and Basic internet access most of the days so that you can be in touch with your family.
DID YOU KNOW?