Day 10 (16.10.2013) Trekking day 08 - Doban returning to Jhinu
Leaving Doban at 08:00 and in a good pace reaching Bamboo at 08.40.
A very good day for walking mostly through forest trails.
Arrived Upper Sinuwa at 10.20 and Lower Sinuwa at 11.00 for lunch and rest.
We met the Korean mother and daughter team on their way up to ABC.
12.10 depart Lower Sinuwa passing through the village of Chomrong again.
Hitting the trail again we were on a tough part, especially the last hour uphill to Chomrong.
02.30 arrived at Jhinu for dinner and sleeping at Hotel Evergreen & Restaurant.
03.30 we walked about 25 minutes down to the river for the Hot Spring pool. Entrance fee is R50.
06.30 we had the best so call celebration dinner at Hotel Evergreen & Restaurant.
We met the friendly Italian couple who were with us taking dinner together.
|The attractive toilets at Bamboo.|
|The mystic waterfalls behind the Bamboo toilets.|
|The trekkers go marching in!|
|Lim Ka Tin testing the weight of the baggage at one of the rest area.|
|I did it without holding the baggage - oh-my-god 30kg!|
|Arrived at Upper Sinuwa at 10.20am.|
|The beautiful flowers at Upper Sinuwa Guesthouse.|
|The trek towards Lower Sinuwa you can see Chomrong on the other side of the mountain top.|
|Arrived at Lower Sinuwa at 11.00 am for lunch and rest.|
|We met the happy Korean mother and daughter team on their way up to ABC.|
|This was my Gurung Bread and two eggs for lunch and of course the hot ginger tea.|
|I was pointing to the "Fishtail" or Machapuchre peak.|
|Had a good rest after lunch and at 12.10 pm we depart Lower Sinuwa passing through the village of Chomrong again.|
|Hitting the trail again we were on a tough part, especially the last hour uphill to Chomrong. |
At 2.30pm we arrived at Jhinu for dinner and sleeping at Hotel Evergreen & Restaurant.
|At 3.30pm we walked 25 minutes down to the river for the Jhinu Hot Spring pool - entrance R5.|
|It was here that for the first time I washed my clothing after so many days.|
|At 6.30pm we had the best so call celebration dinner at Hotel Evergreen & Restaurant.|
|We met the friendly Italian couple who were with us taking dinner together.|
|For the first time on the trek, all of us together we used our hand to eat.|
|It was in a very cheerful atmosphere whereby everybody in the restaurant celebrated our successful climb to ABC together with rounds of Everest Beer.|
Day 01 (07.10.2013) KL to Kathmandu, Nepal
Day 02 (08.10.2013) Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 03 (09.10.2013) Trekking day 01 Pokhara to Landruk
Day 04 (10.10.2013) Trekking day 02 Landruk to Chomrong
Day 05 (11.10.2013) Trekking day 03 Chomrong to Bamboo
Day 06 (12.10.2013) Trekking day 04 Bamboo to Deurali
Day 07 (13.10.2013) Trekking day 05 Deurali to Machapuchre Base Camp
Day 08 (14.10.2013) Trekking day 06 MBC to ABC
Day 09 (15.10.2013) Trekking day 07 ABC returning to Joban
Day 10 (16.10.2013) Trekking day 08 Joban returning to Jhinu
Day 11 (17.10.2013) Trekking day 09 Jhinu returning to Ghandruk
Day 12 (18.10.2013) Trekking day 10 Ghandruk back to Pokhara
Day 13 (19.10.2013) Free day in Pokhara
Day 14 (20.10.2013) Pokhara fly to Kathmandu
Day 15 (21.10.2013) Kathmandu to KL
Annapurna Base Camp Trek- Expression of Nature itself