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AnnaPurna Base camp Trekking ABC with Balmandir Children

posted Nov 10, 2011, 10:20 AM by Einar Olav Carlsen   [ updated Nov 10, 2011, 11:43 AM ]
Aannapurna circuit is regarded one of the most magnificent trekking route in Nepal and ABc is the one which most tourist visits every seasons. 

Mrs Anjana and her team organize the trip under Rolando’s Minnefond , a charity organization. Madam Ingvield is the chairperson of this organization and every year children from BalMandir, an orphanage, use to trek with late Rolando and his mountain love. Last year Madam & her friend Silje joined the team. This year altogether 09 children participated on this trip from 12 Oct to 21 Oct. Mrs Ingvield is the one to whom children owe who make it possible

Following are the member of the team:
  1. Anjan Gautam- Team Leader 
  2. Sabitri Pathak. 
  3. Sabitri Thapa. 
  4. Nimu Sherpa. 
  5. Kamala Nepali. 
  6. Aswimi Siwakuoti. 
  7. Sarika Bohara. 
  8. Danphu Bohara. 
  9. Sita karki. 
  10. Devaki Chetri. 
  11. Bhim Magar- Trekking guide 
Out of this following three children are ex child of Balmandir.
  1. Danphu Bohara.
  2. Devaki Chhetri. 
  3. Sita Karki. 
In fact the trekking activities become so popular among orphans, everyone eagerly awaited to join. These three girls are in Jayanti Foundation’s support scheme- Computer innovation project. 

  1. Kathmandu to Pokhara by road. 
  2. Pokhara to Ghandruk 1900mt. – Day two. 
  3. Ghandruk to Chhomrong 2340mt. - Day three. 
  4. Chhomrong to Dovan.2540mt. - Day Four 
  5. Dovan to MBC 3700 mt. ( Machh puchre Base camp) - Day Five. 
  6. MBC hike to ABC 4130 ( Annapurna Base Camp ) for sunrise and trek down to Dovan 2540mt.. – Day Six
  7. Dovanto Jhino 1710mt. – Day Seven. 
  8. Jhino to Dhampus. - Day Eight.. 
  9. Dhampus. to Pothana - Day Nine. 
  10. Pokhara to Kathmandu - Day Ten 
Out of all these, three children got sick on the way to Himalaya from Dovan on fifth day. It was satrted with Nimu Sherpa by mountain sickness and later on expanded to other two girls- sabitri Thapa and sabitri pathak.. They were back to Dovan on fifth day. Stayed till the team back from ABC.

Children enjoyed the trip even though they have problem with health fitness.

The entire tour gave them idea about the Hiogh Mountain, people and the hardness of life.

One fantastic Team Leader: Anjan Gautam

AnnaPurna Base camp Trekking

Einar Olav Carlsen,
Nov 10, 2011, 11:04 AM