All about Ski in Annapurna Base Camp February 2022
The gateway to Annapurna base camp is via the picturesque lakeside city of Pokhara & is easily accessible by local bus or flight from Kathmandu. Leaving Pokhara for a bus ride to Nayapul takes us to the starting point of the trek & we head for snow slopes for skiing.
The diversity of mighty Annapurna is unparalleled. This trail takes you through lush farmlands, rhododendron forests, along the valley of modi river followed by deep ravine between two peaks - Mt. Hiunchuli(6441m) & the sacred Machhapuchhre(6993m) peak before reaching Annapurna Base Camp at 4310m. Since its lower elevation than the Everest base camp trek this most preferred trek for those who are unsure of their mountaineering abilities.
Annapurna base camp ski slope cover and 3.5 kilometre which is perfect for Ski Touring and Splitboarding
Our airport representative will be at Tribhuvan International Airport on your arrival schedule and escort you to your Hotel by private car. In the evening we will have welcome dinner together & briefing on your trip.
On this day you will explore the delightful capital city Kathmandu. Take a visit to UNESCO world heritage site sites- Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square & more. Your trip starts from next morning & we will brief your entire plan.
You will have a tourist bus available which will take you to Pokhara. Pokhara is a city of lake also known as a tourist town. It takes around 7 hours to reach Pokhara. In the way you will pass several green hills & rivers. Everyone stats at Pokhara after returning form Annapurna, So you will likely see other fellow travellers. Strolling around the lakeside area is so pleasant - you are going to love it
Today we will start the day with a short drive to Nayapul. Nayapool is the starting point of the Annapurna trek later you will walk through the forests & streams to reach Ghandruk. Now your real hiking begins. Ghandruk is big Gurung tribe settlement. There is a handicraft center and Gurung museum. We can see good views of Annapurna South 7219m, Hiunchuli 6441m, Gangapurna 7455m, Annapurna III 7755m and Machhapuchre (Fishtail) 6997m.
Today You head for Annapurna. The trail is uphill climb which takes as much as 5 hours to reach there. The spectacular looking Rhododendron forests & rivers along the way make this journey less tiring.
We descend via 2500 stone steps and cross the bridge above Chhomrong river. We will walk uphill to reach Lower Sinwa and Upper Sinuwa. From Sinuwa, the trail leads downhill to reach Bamboo for an overnight stay
The trail continues through beautiful Bamboo forests and up to Doban. We pass through small streams and rivers along the way to reach Deurali for our overnight stay.
The trek starts with a walk through Bagar, river bank area, and then we will move ahead through the uphill trail to Machhapuchhre Base Camp. From Machhapuchhre base camp we get excellent views of the majestic Machhapuchhre along with Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna. Enjoy beautiful view of machhapuchhre and ski in the small slopes in MBC.
Just being at the base of Annapurna Massif is breathtaking: Annapurna base camp is Home of divine beings. No exaggeration. The 360° view of mountain range from the Annapurna Base Camp gives you the thrilling experience. Ski in the lap of Annapurna.
You will ski in Annapurna & glide down till Machhapuchhre base camp. You will retrace the same track you followed earlier to reach Bamboo.
Today you trek for Jhinu which takes five hours, later you will enjoy hot water spring at Jhinu. Hot water spring will ease all the tiredness.
Today you will descend downhill & take rest at Nayapul. Our trek will end at Naya Pul where we board our vehicle to Pokhara. The Phewa lakeside is a great place to walk around & enjoy the nightlife of Pokhara.
Today, we will spend full day exploring beautiful lake city Pokhara. Pokhara is the most coveted destination of Nepal & this is the reason why Pokhara is full of tourists. Form Devi's Fall, world pagoda to Mahendra cave Pokhara has it all.
Now you will have an overland drive to Kathmandu. En-route enjoy the greenery of hills & river stream flowing. later you will be having farewell dinner with our crew.
We will escort you to the airport, Have a safe journey back home.