Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Trek Duration : 14 Days

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4090m

highest access

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Annapurna base camp trekking | Trekking to Annapurna base camp

 Annapurna region stands to be one of the most visited places for trekking around the world. The region gets more than +100,000 trekkers per year from around the Globe. No doubt it attracts numerous of visitors as it amazes them with breathtaking mountain views and sceneries. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most exciting treks to be around the foothills of the magnificent range of Annapurna and Machhapuchhre (or Fishtail Mountain) that provides the trekker with an opportunity to be immersed in the beauty that unfolds amidst the white snows.

 Furthermore, the trek offers an opportunity an opportunity to embrace the enormity of mountains, and experience to be dipped in the scenic diversity with a close watch to the cultural legacy of the communities inhabiting along the trail.

The trekking route of Annapurna Base Camp is devised for adventure seekers who wish to hike the trail for a short period of time. This trek comprises of diverse terrain, culture, wildlife and biodiversity. The adventure to the base camp is quite scenic and when you reach the base camp the views are surreal. Offering you the sight of mighty snow peaks such as Annapurna ranges, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, the trek is simply a paradise for the mountain lovers.

 The real trek starts from Nayapul to Ulleri. On the way you pass through forests and villages inhabited specially by Gurung people. You will be heartily welcomed by the locals and will get to know about their cultures. Moreover, on your way, you will spot cascading waterfalls. Passing through the tranquil rhododendron forest walking through diverse landscapes, it would simple be an amazing trek.

 Furthermore, the trail heads towards a deep gorge that slices between 2 peaks – Mt. Hiunchuli & the famous sacred Machhapuchhre peak [fishtail] as we head through dense bamboo and rhododendron forest by the narrow Modi Khola [river] valley and the scenes we witness in transit warm our thumping hearts.

Best time to visit

The best months to trek to Annapurna base camp are pre-monsoon (February, March, April and May) and post monsoon (late September, October, November and December).

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Annapurna Base Camp Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 2: Drive to Pokhara
Day 3: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri
Day 4: Trekking from Ulleri to Ghorepani
Day 5: Explore Poonhill, Trek to Tadapani
Day 6: Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa
Day 7: Trek from Sinuwa to Deurali
Day 8: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp
Day 9: Explore Annapurna Base Camp, Trek to Dovan
Day 10: Trek from Dovan to Chhomrong
Day 11: Trek from Chhomrong to Ghandruk
Day 12: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul, Drive back to Pokhara
Day 13: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 14: Departure

 

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

You will heartily be welcomed by our representative at the Tribhuwan International Airport. From thereon, you will be dropped at the hotel for relaxing. After that, you will be given a brief orientation of the Annapurna Base Camp trek by our representative.

Meal: Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


Day 2

 Drive to Pokhara

Today, we drive to the beautiful city pokhara from where our journey will begin. The overland journey would take about 6 hours. On the way, we enjoy the enchanting view of Trishuli river, temples such as Tal Barahi temple, Bindyabasini temple and the beautiful sceneries. The snow peaks are the major attractions here.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


Day 3

 Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri

After having our early morning breakfast, we will head towards Nayapul. We will drive to Nayapul from Pokhara. From here, you will trek to Ulleri via Tikedhunga route. You will walk pass the green pasture lands, clean green mountain water streams. Wildering through the charming villages, we move ahead the trail, cross many bridges creating a wonderful experience.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Guesthouse


Day 4

 Trekking from Ulleri to Ghorepani

After having early morning breakfast, we head towards Ghorepani village. The trail crosses the Tikedhunga river through a suspension bridge. The unwavering stone staircase continues to Magar village of Ulleri. Wildering through the rhododendron and oak forest passing through the cascading river, the journey becomes even more gratifying. Overnight at guesthouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Guesthouse


Day 5

 Explore Poonhill, Trek to Tadapani

Trekkers wake up early to gaze the breathtaking sunrise view from Poonhill. Moreover, catch the hypnotizing perspective of the dawn from the Poonhill. The astonishing panorama comprises of the stunning Himalayas that leaves you awestruck.
After the Poonhill exploration, we start trekking towards Tadapani. Ascending through the Deurali pass, we move ahead through the moss covered forest with rich birdlife. Not to mention, the alluring sunset view from Deurali pass will make your trek joyous. Overnight in Tadapani.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge


Day 6

 Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa

Today, we trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa. Located on the south of Annapurna, Sinuwa is linked to Hiunchuli by a ridge that drops off an 80 degree wall of snow, rock and ice.You will walk steadily down the hill passing through dense forests. Indulging yourself in the beautiful nature, you trek your way ahead. The stone steps are the major characteristics for this trek. ). After a steady descent, we reached the Kimrung Khola, a river we had to cross to get on to the next range of hills Chhomrong lunch break there and continue trek to Sinuwa.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge


Day 7

  Trek from Sinuwa to Deurali

Early morning breakfast at Sinuwa and then we head towards Deurali. The journey starts by crossing a small bridge. The climb is elevated moving forward through a much drier forest before reaching the Hinku cave. Rich in wildlife, the forest comprises of animals such as Deer, Jackals. Not to mention, you will be awestrucked with the stunning views of Machhapuchhre mountain, river below and the sheer rocky cliff on the top of the cascading waterfalls.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge


Day 8

 Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp

Today you trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp. The trek initiates from  the walk through the river bed over a tapering trail over to the mountain. On reaching Machhapuchhre Base Camp you will be rewarded with the stunning views of Machhapuchhre Mountain along with other snow peaks such as Hiunchuli, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Annapurna III and Gangapurna. Moreover, indulge in the 360 degree view of Annapurna Base Camp.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge/teahouse


Day 9

 Explore Annapurna Base Camp, Trek to Dovan

After the early morning breakfast, today you will explore the Annapurna Base Camp. You will be  astonished to see the beautiful view from the base camp. Further, the trekking trail continues to Dovan. The trek would take approximately 6 hours. Finally, you have completed your adventurous journey to the Annapurna Base Camp. You will be taking some unforgettable memories from this trek.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge/teahouse


Day 10

 Trek from Dovan to Chhomrong

Today the trekking journey initiates from Dovan to Chhomrong. Approximately, it would be a 6 hours trek through the rhododendron forest. Then you will walk towards Chhomrong crossing the Gurung village. Reaching Chhomrong you will get to see the stunning views of Mt. Hiunchuli Annapurna south and the virgin peak.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge/teahouse


Day 11

 Trek from Chhomrong to Ghandruk

The trek would be a typical journey to the Gurung village. It is popular for the rich culture of Gurung people and the beautiful society. You will get to explore the culture the tradition of the Gurung people and would simply enjoy the warm hospitality.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel, lodge/homestay


Day 12

 Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul, Drive back to Pokhara

Today you will trek back to Nayapul from Ghandruk. On the way you will get to enjoy the spectacular Himalayan landscapes along with the jaw dropping mountain views. Walking through the river banks of Modi Khola and the cascading waterfalls at the middle of the trails, we stop by at Birethanti for relaxation. After that we continue the trek towards Nayapu, crossing the Modi Khola bridge. Overnight at Pokhara.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


Day 13

 Drive to Kathmandu

After an early morning breakfast we head towards Kathmandu. We drive to Kathmandu on a tourist bus. It would take about 6 - 7 hours to reach Kathmandu. Reaching Kathmandu, you will be dropped off at your hotel for relaxation and get ready for the farewell dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


Day 14

  Departure

After having your breakfast, you can have a relaxing time shopping in the city. At the evening our representatives will drop you off at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Not to mention, you will be taking tons of memories of the trip.




service include:

    • Airport Pick up and drop.
    • Accommodation three star hotel with breakfast Kathamndu and Pokhara.
    • Tourist Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara both way.
    • 3 meals a day while trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as indicated by the itinerary.
    • Accommodation while trekking in twin sharing basis local lodges / guesthouses.
    • All trekking and related permit & fees.
    • English speaking, professional guides and porters.

service exclude:

    • International air fare to/ from Nepal.
    • Meals at airports and whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara
    • Entry Visa fee
    • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
    • Drinks,Laundry fee.
    • Personal gears and expenses.

    Note:Kathamndu to Pokhara roundtrip airfare is extra if need domestic flight.

    • Lightweight walking boots & a pair of track shoes 
    • Guaranteed Waterproof & rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho.
    • Windproof, waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.
    • A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent.
    • 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.
    • Loose cotton pants, long sleeved –shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.
    • A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best.
    • 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
    • 2 pairs of thin and 2 pair of thick woolen socks.
    • Down jacket, Woolen shirts and thick sweaters for winter December, January & February.
    • Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking.
    • Daypack: toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc. 
    • Water bottle, sunglasses
    • 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones. 
    • Toiletries with small towels
    • Small headlamp or torch with spare batteries 
    • Raincoat (optional), which is useful when it rains. 

     

Trip Highlight:

  • Trekking Region:Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
  • Best season:autumn (Sep to Dec) & spring (Feb to May)
  • Transportation:Tourist Bus, Private car or Flight
  • Accommodation:Tea house /Lodges
  • Grade:Moderate Trek
  • Trekking style:Tea house or camping
  • Highest access:4090m
  • Duration:14 Days
  • Group Size:Min.1 to Max 30 Pax

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