Now we’ll leave Pokhara for Birethanti on a 2 hours motor drive. The trek will start from Birethanti as we enter a green vicinity. We will walk through terraced fields of Maize and millet to move ahead. Trekking ahead, we’ll have a stop in Sudami village for a while. Then we will do a short climb to reach Tikhedhunga. Overnight in Tikhedhunga.
An easy way down to Kimrung Khola for lunch, ascend again to Chhomorong village which lies at the base of Hiunchuli at the elevation of 6,441m. which also offers a closeview of Annapurna and Macchhapucchhre.
Leaving chumrung, the trail descends and crosses the Chumrung river bridge. Climbing high above the modikhola on it west bank, the trail passes through the tiny settlement Tilche in forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak. Climbing further on a rocky trailyou reach Sinuwa, at 2250m.
The trail continues in rhododendron forest, climbing Khuldi at 2350m. From Khudi, the trail descends a long, steep stone staircase into Modi river viewing thickets and deep bampoo and rhododendron forests. It is then a short distance to Bamboo Lodge 2190m. From here climb through stands of bamboo, then through rhododendron forest up the side of the canyon. After ascending continuously then reaching Doban 2430m, about two hours beyond Khuldi, there also a good Lodges. Passing by the pasture of Tomo and Panchen Barah climb up to Doban Lodge overnight.
From Dobhan, we’ll walk in the direction of Himalaya, a major stop of Annapurna Base Camp Trek. We’ll reach the place by hiking for around 2 hours through the lush forest and banks of Modi Khola. In Himalaya, we’ll stop to relax our bodies and drink tea. Then continuing the trek, we’ll walk by Hinku Cave to reach Deurali for Lunch. The lunch at Deurali will power us to reach the foothills of Machhapuchhre Base Camp. We’ll have a lovely evening in the base camp. Overnight at MBC.
Now it is time for Annapurna Base Camp. We will leave Machhapuchhre Base Camp enjoying the mountains in the background. It will take around 3 hours to reach the base camp of the world’s tenth highest mountain. Once we reach Annapurna Sanctuary or ABC, we’ll be surrounded by nothing but ice-loaded peaks like Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Tent Peak, Gangapurna, and Fishtail. We’ll stay in the Annapurna Base Camp’s tea house tonight. So we will have plenty of time to explore the base camp.
It is time to leave Annapurna Base Camp. We’ll eat breakfast across a striking sunrise view in the base camp. Then, we’ll retrace via a descending route all the way to Bamboo. The Modi River, lush greenery, and several waterfalls will come along while returning to the place. Overnight in Bamboo.
Now we descend to Jhinnu, a place known for its hot spring. We’ll trek via the lush forest of Rhododendron. Before reaching Jhinnu, we’ll have lunch in Chhomrong. And upon arriving in Jhinnu, we’ll relax our bodies by taking a dip into the hot spring. All the tiredness will vanish and we’ll have a lovely evening in Jhinu Danda.
Following the Modi Khola River, we’ll trek ahead in the direction of Dhampus. Along the route, we’ll cross several traditional villages and their farm fields full of crops. And after the trek of 5 to 6 hours, we’ll reach Dhampus. Overnight in Dhampus.