Australian Camp Trek

Australian Camp Trek | Australian Camp Trek package
Total Tour Package 15 nights / 16 days
Trekking duration        8 nights / 9 days
Grade             Easy to moderate ( 5 to 6 hours walk a day )
Culture            Particularlay based on Newars, Brahimins Thakalis, Magar, Lamas & Gurungs
Best Season          September to December / February to May
Himalayan sights        Annapurna Range, Dhaulagri Range, Nilgiri, Dhampus Peak
Mode of trekking         By road, river and lodge trek
Highest access of the trek     Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m)

Australian Camp Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day
Day 02: Drive to 8 hours Nayapul (1025 m)
Day 03: Trek to Ghandruk (1940 m)
Day 04: Trek to Chomorong (1952 m)
Day 05: Trek to Dovan (2505 m)
Day 06: Trek to Machhapuchre Base Camp (3700 m)
Day 07: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m)
Day 08: Trek to Bamboo (2910 m)
Day 09: Trek to Tadapani (2590 m)
Day 10: Trek to Gorepani (2870 m)
Day 11: Short Excursion to Poon Hill (3200m), trek to Birethanti ( 1025m) & drive to Pokhara
Day 12: Full day tour and sightseeing in Pokhara valley (1200 m)
Day 13: Drive to Chitwan and Jungle activities
Day 14: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 15: Full day Tour and Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Day 16: Departure day

Details itinerary of the package
Day 01 : Arrival day

Arrive at Kathmandu ( 1400m) Airport. Meet & greet by our airport representative.
Transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel .

Day 02: Drive to 8 hours Nayapul (1025 m)

After early breakfast at hotel in Kathmandu, than drive for 7-8 hours 250 km. towards the Nayapul the starting point of our trek. Over night in Lodge.

Day 03: Trek to Ghandruk (1940 m)

From Nayapul we start walking uphill and having fantastic views of Annapurnas, Manaslu. From Birethanti, we turn right after crossing the Modi river and aim to reach Ghandruk about 4-5 hours steep hill trial. Where there are good views of Machhapuchre and Annapurna South for our rights stop in this pretty village.

Day 04 : Trek to Chomorong (1952 m)

After breakfast trek through terraced fields walking on the stone streets of Ghandruk to Kimrong Danda. Descend steeply through forest to the Kimrong Khola. At Kymrong Khola the trail drastically changed to a steep descent of loose rock and dirt on it’s way down to the river bed. We crossed the river on a wood plank bridge and climbed hewn stairs to the guest house at Kymrong Khola down for lunch. After Lunch we start another ascent to reach Chomrong. The trail is a mix of hewn stairs and loose dirt over steep inclines- there were many moments in which we will wondered how my legs continued to put one foot in front of the other and continue on. Finally we will reach Chomrong late in the afternoon and enjoy the dinner there. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 05 : Trek to Dovan (2505 m)

After breakfast our trail descent to the Chhomrong Khola climb steeply at first, passing through Tilche, Bhanuwa, Sherpa Lodge. A little further up are the scattered lodges of Sinuwa, a perfect place to stop and admire the view back down the Modi Khola. From where a panoramic view of Mt. Fishtail can be seen. After lunch we continue our trek going down to Bamboo through an uninhabited forest area to Dovan for overnight stay.

Day 06 : Trek to Machhapuchre Base Camp (3700 m)

After your breakfast our day start for the route climbing up to Himalaya Hotel (2840m). During the trek, along this trail, we do not find any permanent settlement. The trail passes through solitary places and one can really feel the Nature’s wilderness. If you walk without making any noise, you are likely to have the chances to see a variety of species of wildlife such as wild pig, deer and snowleopard. you can feel that you are very close to the Nature. The scene of waterfalls and close Mountain View may make your trek enjoyable.After lunch the trail continues into the Machhapuchre Base Camp for overnight stay with the closest view of the Machhapuchre along Annapurna I and Gangapurna

Day 07: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m)

After breakfast this day lead you in the heart of the Sanctuary at the Annapurna Base Camp for overnight stay. The trail follows uphill for few hours passing a few roofless shepherds huts along the side of a moraine and this area is windy and often snowbound. This is superb scenery of the Himalaya and can be seen rarely this amazing panoramic view of snow capped mountains surrounding you. Full day you have time to explore and relax at the base camp as per your interest.

Day 08: Trek to Bamboo (2910 m)

Today wake up with the glimpse of sunrise over Mt Annapurna-I and after a great time retrace the journey back to Bamboo for the overnight. As you know that here as well few guest house settled for the purposes of tourism service. You can rest and relax at the evening with a good memorable view of the many snow capped peaks and enjoy the dinner.

Day 09 : Trek to Tadapani (2590 m)

After early breakfast, we start our trek today downwards to Chhomrong , it’s a beautiful village located on the lap of a giant Annapurna ,massive. Step up to chhomrong stream , cross the suspension bridge then trek up tp Sinuwa Danda. Sinuwa is a beautiful village on the top of this descends from there the trek becomes flat.

Day 10 : Trek to Gorepani (2870 m)

From Tadapani the trail climbs North following a path through deep forests. It finally emerges on a grassy knoll which offers good mountain views, including sight of Machhapuchhare and a panorama all the way south to the plains of India. The vantage point is quite similar to that of Poon Hill. Keep walking down along the ridge through pine and rhododendron forests to a crest at 3030 m. The trail then descends steeply to a stream before the climbing resumes, going through a forest to Tadapani. Overnight stay at Lodge.

Day 11 : Short Excursion to Poon Hill (3200m), trek to Birethanti ( 1025m) & drive to Pokhara

Early in the morning hike to Poon Hill 3210m for superb Himalayan scenery including the Dhaulagiri 8167m, Nilgiri 7041m, Fishtail/Machhapuchhare 6998m, Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna II 7939m , Annapurna III7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna south 7219m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Lamjung Himal 6986m,Tukuche peak 6920m etc , breakfast at Ghorepani and we begin the long descent to Birethanti through magnificent oak and rhododendron forests. From the village of Ulleri, we hike upfront a long steep stone staircase that seems to go on forever before we eventually reach Hille. A more gradual descent then brings us to Birethanti, from where it is a short distance to the road and our transport that takes us to Pokhara.

Day 12 : Full day tour and sightseeing in Pokhara valley (1200 m)

Early in the morning around 4:00am wake up and get ready to drive 5 km away for 30 minutes and hike for an hour to Sarangkot. In a moment you will have great view of the Pokhara Valley and the magnificent view Annapurna range. Sarangkot is the small hilltop which is famous for its breath taking view of sunrise and Annapurna range and Fishtail (Virgin Mountain). From here, you can see a panoramic sweep of Himalayan peaks, from Dhaulagiri (8167m) in the west to the perfect pyramid that is Machhapuchhare (6997m) and the rounded peak of Annapurna II (7937m) in the east. Most people come here at dawn, when the sun picks out the peaks in brilliant colours. Sarangkot is the highest view point for a sunrise and it is just 1592m high.
We will take a breakfast and then hike back and drive to Bindbasini Temple o ne of the most popular and most visited of these is the intriguing Bindabasini Temple known locally as Bindhyabasini Mandir. Standing proudly at top of hill, this striking temple looks calmly over the bustling city of Pokhara.The white pagoda-styled building of the Hindu Bindabasini Temple quietly sits at some 3000 feet above sea levelalong the renowned Annapurna and Machhapuchhare mountain ranges. It is located near the busy Old Bazaar of Pokhara, a center of commerce in the Himalayas. Bindabasini temple or Bindhyabasini Mandir is of great religious importance to Hindus living in the Pokhara region.It is a vital hub of religious. The temple itself is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Durga. Durga, also known as Shakti or Kali has numerous manifestations and at the Bindabasini temple she is seen as Bhagwati, a blood-thirsty aspect of the goddess.
Than we drive to Mahendra Cave, it resides in Batulechaur. It’s a 10 minute drive from chipledhunga the central market place of the Pokhara city. Mahendra cave has been named as per the Late King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev. This cave is a natural tunnel which is provided with artificial lighting systems. Bulbs are used by the cave incharge so that the visitors can visit it without any difficulty. But do take a torch light with you just in case the electricity goes off. Mahendra cave is rich for its rock types and different stones that glitters when a beam of light is striked in it. This natural formation is to see not to strike with sharp digging objects. This cave consist of big boulders of rock and the tunnel leads to different places like Kali Khola (River) but at present many of the tunnels are blocked by huge boulders of rock. Then we drive back to the hotel and over night .

Day 13: Drive to Chitwan and Jungle activities

After breakfast Check out from the hotel and than drop to Airport for onward journey.

Day 14: Drive to Kathmandu

After breakfast, take a drive trip to the southwest 165 km by overland to Chitwan, Upon arrival our representative meet and transfer to resort. On reaching resort, our guest relations officer will brief the guest.
1:00 p.m.: Lunch.
3:30 p.m.: Elephant Safari / Jungle Walk / Nature walk with Boat ride.
8:00 p.m.: Dinner.

Day 15: Full day Tour and Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley

Drive to Pashupatinath which is one of the most significant Hindu Temple of Lord Shiva in the world, located on the banks of the Bagmati River in the eastern part of Kathmandu. The temple is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.
Than drive to the golden spire of the 5th-century Swayambhu Stupa is adorned with a colourful fluttering of prayer flags; it crowns a hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley and offers fantastic views over the city of Kathmandu.The Swayambhu Stupa is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal.
After Lunch, drive to Patan One of the three royal cities in the Kathmandu Valley has a rich cultural heritage known for its fine crafts, evident in the elaborate architecture, stone carvings, and metal statues found all over the city. A centre of both Buddhist and Hindu culture in Tibet, Patan is home to more than 1,200 monuments. One of the most stunning is the Krishna Mandir, a stone temple with magnificent friezes built in the 16th century. Patan Durbar Square is also a good place to see beautiful examples of palaces, temples and shrines, and the stunning stone carvings in the Sundari Courtyards. The entire city of Patan was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. Drive back to hotel and over night in hotel.

Day 16: Departure day

Check out from the hotel and than drop to Airport for onward journey.