The Annapurna base camp and Muktinath trek is an intermediate level trek. It requires a good experience of walking and you also need to have a good physical condition as well. On the way, you see the stunning view of the great Himalayas such as Machhapuchare, Annapurnas, Daulagiri, Nilgiri and other beautiful mountains. It seizes the scenic picturesque charming during the trek. The Rhododendron, nation flower of Nepal, blooms in March-April.
The route further steps ascending up to the 4130m at the Annapurna base camp. Then the route descends to Chhomurong village and then ascends to Ghorepani Poon hill. You can have the best view of Annapurna region from this point. Then the trek descends until Tatopani (natural hot spring) and again it continues to follow Kali Gandaki valley till pilgrimage town of Muktinath. You can choose to either fly back Jomsom or walk back to Pokhara.
For visiting Annapurna base camp and Muktinath trekking requires permission from Annapurna conservation area project (ACAP) Rs. 2000 per person.
FACTS OF TRIP
Destination: Annapurna Base Camp and Muktinath Trek
Starting point: Phedi
Ending Point: Jomsom
Mode of Trekking: Lodge Trek ( Tea house Trek) or Camping
Best season in Nepal: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct & Nov
Total Trip Duration: 24 Days
Majors Interesting: Buddhist monasteries and Hindu temples,
Accommodation: 4 Nights in Kathmandu, 2 Nights in Pokhara, 16 nights in trekking lodge
Max. Altitude: 4130 meters
Activities: Trekking & Walking, Cultural Tours & Sightseeing
Group Size: Min 01 pax, Max 12 Pax
Annapurna Base camp and Muktinath Himalayan Sights
Annapurna I- 8091m. Annapurna II-7937m.Annapurna III-7855m, Annapurna IV- 7525m, Annapurna South 7819m, Varaha Shikhar 7847m, Himchuli 6441m,Dhaulagiri 1- 8163m, Dhaulagiri II- 7751m, Nilgiri 6940m, Thapa Peak 6015m, Tukche Peak 6920m, Machhapuchhre 6993m, Mardi Himal 5588m. Singu Chuli 6500m, Tharpu Chuli 5663m. Gangapurna 7483m, Lamjung Himal 6931m,Manaslu 8163m, Ganesh Himal 1-7429m. Ganesh Himal 2-7163m, Ganesh Himal 3-7110m, Ngadi Chuli 7871m, Himalchuli 7893m, Shringi 7187m, Pisang peak 6019m, Himlung 7126m, Gyajikhang 7038m, Cheo Himal 6820m, Chulu East 6338m, Chulu West 6420m, Thorong Peak 6484m, Yakawa Kan 6482m, Ratna Chuli 7035m, Brikuti 6364m and more snow capped mountains