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F6002 POONHILL AND ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREK 13D12N
Group 1 : 4/42023 - 16/4/2023 (Fully booked)
Group 2 : 22/10/2023 - 3/11/2023 (Fully booked)
Group 3 : 17/12/2023 - 30/12/2023 (fully booked)
***Booking Dealine : 60 days from departure date
Choose a place, with a cup of coffee in your hand, watch the sunrise and sunset over the snow-capped mountains, experience the Himalayan region in a relaxed way, feel the relaxation of the day. There are few people who will not fall in love with Nepal after seeing it, and any traveler who returns from Nepal will experience a feast for the eyes and the heart.
ABC is the abbreviation of Annapurna Base Camp. There are 14 snow mountains over 8,000 meters in the world, but only three 8,000-meter snow mountains are located entirely within Nepal's borders. Annapurna (8091 m) is one of them. It is surrounded by many snow mountains of 6,000 and 7,000 meters. The most famous of these mountains is Fish Tail (6991 m), which is regarded as a sacred mountain by the people of Nepal
The main peak of the Annapurna Range, also known as Kutang Peak, has an altitude of 8091 m. The peak was first climbed by French mountaineers Herzog and Rashnal on June 3, 1950. It is the first of the world's ten highest peaks to be conquered, and have since become world famous.
Poonhill is famous for it sunrise and also as Nepal's most popular world class viewing platform for Annapurna Range and Dhaulagiri Range. At an altitude of 3,210 meters, Poon hill has a 180-degree view of the snow mountains, including the world's seventh highest peak, Dhaulagiri (8,167m), the Annapurna group of peaks, and Nepal's most famous Fishtail peak.
Due to the good maintain trail, beautiful and cold scenery and magnificent view, hikers from all over the world are attracted to come trekking in Annapurna region. Villages of all sizes are scattered along the trail, and mountain huts and catering services are available throughout. As long as you are in good health, usually keep exercising, and are not suffering from diseases, you are able to complete Poon hill and Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
Distance : 100km
Difficulty : 6/10
Duration : 8D7N TREKKING + 5 DAY CITY (Kathmandu & Pokhara)
Event Style : Mountain Trekking
Event Status : Open Booking
Group Size : Min 10, Max 16
Meetup : Kathmandu International Airport
End Point : Kathmandu International Airport
Toilet & Bathroom : Yes
(Mountain Lodge, Hot shower available below 3000m on own expanses)
Wifi : Yes
(limited speed internet available in Mountain Lodge below 3000m on own expenses)
Trekking Equipment - 3 Hiking clothes, 2 Hiking pants, Hiking shoe, Cap, Glove, Warm jacket (MUST), Rain jacket, 3 sets City leisure tour Spare clothes, Small backpack 15-25L, Luggage or Duffel bag or Big backpack
Camping Equipment - Sleeping bag linen Accessories - Trekking poles, Headlamp, Slipper (optional), Power bank, wiser (if any), Toiletries, spare battery, Power bank, Tissue
Snack and Water - Water 1-3L (provided during trekking), Snack, Raisin, Nuts, Candy, Energy bar/gel, etc..
Medicine - Personal medicine, Antihistamine
Gas and Stove, Cookware, Water bag, Simple First-aid kits
2 person share 1 porter with total carry weight 15kg. Personal Porter available upon request, estimate charge USD 200 for 8 days trekking.
This activity requires high level of physical fitness. Participant must have the fitness and stamina to ascent 1000m and above, or at least complete hiking distance of 15km in day hike. We do not accept registration from people suffering from infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases, severe respiratory diseases, mental illness, severe anemia, patients recovering from surgery, pregnant women, and people with severe high blood pressure. This event is only open to those aged 16-70.
This event is planned and executed by Nova Adventure. Before registering for the event, please be sure to read, understand, evaluate, and agree to all terms and conditions.
1. A non-refundable deposit of RM1000 is payable to secure booking. Balance fee RM1000 to be collected upon booking deadline or when the event is fully booked.
Full terms & conditions (eg: cancellation policy) please click here
Meetup KLIA 2 and Check in
Arrival Kathmandu, Airport pickup, Check in Hotel
Meet guide & Briefing
Wake up early morning, packing, breakfast, pickup and transfer to Airport
Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara ( 25 minutes) and drive to the hille via nayapul by Jeep(2 hours ) and trek to the ulleri ( 3 hours )
Trek to Ghodepani (2850m) 5 hrs
After breakfast start trek to ghorepani . Above the village, the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields. There is a camp site for a rest and a water stop one hour’s walk above Ulleri. The trail crosses two sparkling streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti where we stop for lunch. Thanti is a Nepali word meaning "rest house”. In the winter the trail can be covered with snow. From Nangethanti we will climb to Ghorepani at 2850m, from here we can see the spectacular panorama of Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukuche Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Tarke Kang (7193m). Overnight at guesthouse
Distance 8km, Duration 5 hours,
Hiking -Poonhill (3180m), trek to Tadapani (2500m) or Chuile . 7 hrs
Wake up 0230, get ready and start climbing up to Poonhill 0300. After sunrise, we back to Mountain Lodge for breakfast, packing and check out. We continue our journey toward Tadapani
Distance 11km, Duration 8-9 hours,
Chuile To sinuwa (2350m), 7 hrs
Dropping down from Tadapani Gurjung the route offers good views of the upper Modi valley. The path then starts the long ascent high above the west bank of the Modi Khola. We pass the village of Chhomrong which lies tucked at the very base of Himal Chuli. From Chhomrong the trail descends until Chhomrong Khola then the trail begins a slow climb as we head up to our destination for the day.
Distance 11km, Duration 7 hours,
Follow the river in the valley, all the way to the Annapurna mountain area. Trail slowly transitions from dense and exuberant tall shrub forests to alpine tundra and moraine landscapes. Tonight we stay in Deurali at an altitude of 3200m, altitude sickness may occur depending on individual's condition, stay warm and avoid get cold.
Distance 12km, Duration 7-8 hours
Officially step into the alpine meadows and snow line. You will pass through tundra, rocky beaches, cross glacial rivers and step on snow. Overnight stay at Annapurna Base Camp, 4100m above sea level.
At night Looking up into the clear sky, you may easily spotted the bright Milky Way. Stay warm and avoid get cold all the time. We take rest early, tomorrow need to wake up early for stunning snow mountain sunrise !
Distance 8km, Duration 5-6 hours
All the way back trek to Bamboo. Today distance consider a bit long, but luckily descent all the way to Bamboo. If fast enough, We may arrive as early as 4pm, no later then 6pm.
Wake up 0500, trek a bit to backyard of the mountain lodge for Sunrise. After sunrise back to Mountain Lodge for breakfast, packing and start descent.
Distance 17km, Duration 8 hours
Trek to the Jinu dada 6 hours
In the morning after breakfast we start our trek fallow the Sinuwa village and continue up way to the chomrong will have lunch there , then trek down to Jinu . After check inn hotel can go natural hot spring (1 hours walking distance go and come back )
Trek to Siwai 4 hours and drive back to the Pokhara 2 hours by Jeep
Distance 8km, Duration 4 hours
End of the hike. In the evening, we will have a celebration dinner. After that, we hang out along Phewa Lake and the shopping street
Free and Easy day. You may Sleep until you wake up naturally. You can choose to go paragliding, visit to peace tower, walk around the lake,cycling or shopping on the street. At the end of the day we will have dinner together.
Drive back to ktm 6 hours and check in ktm hotel , we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances.
END OF EVENT We take afternoon flight back to Kuala Lumpur.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is located in the Annapurna region of Nepal, which is the north of the beautiful city of Pokhara. You will be trekking in the heart of the Annapurna Conservation area.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek usually takes 6-9 days to complete depending upon the itinerary and the package you choose. The total distance of ABC trek is about 115 KM. The total distance of Poonhill trek is about 30++ km.
Annapurna Base Camp and Poonhill Trek is not as difficult as other popular treks like Annapurna Circuit Trek and Everest Base Camp Trek. The ABC trek is moderately complex. If you are an experienced trekker, then the trek is relatively more straightforward for you. However, if you are a beginner or novice trekker, it can be quite a challenging trek as the trail is full of ups and downs which can make you tired pretty fast. You will be walking on uneven, rugged trails and stone steps. We recommend you to do exercise, walking, running, or any form of exercise before the trek to prepare yourself for the trek.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek can be done at any time as each season offers a different trekking experience. September to October and March to May are considered the best time to trek to the Annapurna Base Camp or Poonhill. During these periods, the days are warm and crystal clear skies. The views of the mountains are just spectacular. Along with that, there is very little chance of rainfall during these seasons. And vegetation at their full blossom.
Since Annapurna Base Camp Trek comes under the premise of the Annapurna Conservation Area, you will require an entry permit (ACAP) to enter the premise of the conservation area. Along with that, you need to obtain a TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) Card.
Enjoy the beautiful city of Pokhara.
Traverse the inner sanctuary of Annapurna with panoramic views of 10 peaks over 6000m
Breathtaking views of Dhaulagiri and the Kali Gandaki from Poon Hill
Explore the local culture and their lifestyle
Explore Rural Nepalese lifestyle
Cross perennial rivers and thrilling suspension bridges on the trail.
Yes, it is a MUST to have travel insurance as anything can happen during the trek, such as accidents, injuries, altitude sickness, etc. Please make sure your insurance covers emergency evacuations and hospitals when you sign up for travel insurance.
You will be accommodated in the local teahouses . The teahouses are nice and clean with a private rooms with shared or attached bathrooms. You can get a wide variety of fresh and healthy food in these teahouses. They offer different foods such as dal bhat, pizza, spaghetti, pasta, fried rice, fried noodle, kimche soup noodle, chap chai, momo, tibetan bread, burger, french fried, pancake, etc.
Yes, toilet with simple flushing system.
No need, all teahouses along the trek got provide thick blanket. However, due to personal hygiene, you may bring your own sleeping bag.
No, we strongly recommend to bring your own hiking poles due to maintenance and safety reason.
Yes, you may charge your electronic devices with fee base on 1-3 usd for full charging of single device. However, most of the teahouses are solar panel generated electric, power supply gonna to be not stable and down time at night.
Yes, on certain part of the trek. Once you cross Sinuwa, mobile networking out of coverage. However, specific local sim card still be able to connect using 2G network for local people communication purpose.
Yes, on certain area. To connect to wifi, you need to pay certain amount of fee of 3-5 USD for low speed internet.
Yes, Solar panel base or gas base heater. Just pay a fee for hot shower. Fees various depend on teahouses location. We strongly encourage hiker to take shower after Chrommrong to avoid get flu and then get AMS.
You can buy a water bottle on trails for safe drinking water. But having your water bottle is much more convenient as you can pay for the teahouses and fill your bottle, cost ranging from 1-3 USD depend on teahouses location.
Yes, there are small local store selling beverages and snack, as well as pastry shop selling all kind of bread and pastries. Last big store located at Chrommrong, after Chrommrong, only small teahouses selling soft drink and chocolate products.
Yes, as you will be trekking 3000m above sea level . Each person reacts differently to the altitude regardless of their physical fitness. It is highly recommended to learn about altitude sickness, its symptoms, and preventive measure. You should consult with your doctor about the altitude sickness before the trek.
Do not make a rapid ascent
No alcohol, no sleeping pills, no smoking
Drink about 3-4 liters day-clean water
Climb higher, always sleep lower
Eat well and regularly
Wear proper warm cloth
Be aware of wind prevention.
If you have mild symptoms, do not proceed higher. Take aspirin tablets.
If you have worsening symptoms, go down immediately.
Do not leave your team member behind unattended
Yes, you may do so
No. It is important to prepare enough money, suggest 9000-12000 Nepalese Rupiah, from Kathmandu or Pokhara to last you for the entire trek.