Grade

Adventurous

Group Size

1-15(Customize your Trip on Request)

Destination

Kathmandu, Nepal

Max Altitude

4,130 m/13,550 ft

Meals

Full Board During Trek

Accommodation

3-star & Tea House on Trek

Trip Style

Lodge Trek

Activity

Sightseeing and Trekking

Annapurna Base Camp Trek – Trip Overview

Annapurna Base Camp Trek combines some of the most spectacular views of the mountain to provide a fascinating insight into Nepal’s modern mountain life. This is a unique trekking along the local trails, through forests, villages and terraced farmland, enjoying incomparable views of the mountains and surrounded by huge mountains, allowing you to experience Nepalese life and culture.

A trip to Annapurna base camp trek runs along the Modi River through dense rhododendron and bamboo. When you reach the large rocky cliff called the Hinku Cave, you will notice at Annapurna Trekking that the vegetation is thinner and the canyon is narrower, only a few hundred meters wide. From the Hiunchuli on the left and the steep snow-covered ridge from the entrance to the right side of the Machapuchare Sanctuary. While walking through the “door” to the temple, During ABC Trekking you will find yourself at in a large amphitheater surrounded by strong snowy peaks.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek begins and ends in Pokhara and can also be customized as part of the Annapurna Circuit Trek or Jomsom / Muktinath Trek.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek- Trip Profile:

  • Guided sightseeing to World Heritage Sites: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa
  • The awesome sunrise landscape of Poon Hill
  • The highest mountain landscape in the world: Dhaulagiri I (seventh) and Annapurna I (tenth)
  • Accommodation at Annapurna base camp
  • Spectacular mountain and glacier views of the Annapurna base camp.
  • Natural baths in the hot springs of Jhinu

Annapurna Base Camp Trek – Outline Itinerary:

Day 01 – Arrive in Kathmandu (1,400 m). Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 02 Guided sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley. Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 03 – Drive to Pokhara (900 m) in a Tourist Bus – 7 hours. Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 04 – Drive to Nayapul (1,010 m) and Trek to Tikhedunga (1,570 m) – 4 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 05 –Trek to Ghorepani (2,840 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 06 –Hike up to Poon Hill (3,210 m) and Trek to Tadapani (2,610 m) – 7 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 07 –Trek to Chomrong (2,140 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 08 –Trek to Himalaya Hotel (2,950 m) – 6 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 09 –Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m) – 7 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 10 –Trek to Bamboo (2345 m) – 6 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 11 – Trek to Jhinu (1,780 m) – 5 hours. Overnight at a Guesthouse.

Day 12 –Trek to Nayapul (1,010 m), Drive to Pokhara – 5.5 hours and Guided Tour of Barahi Temple and Fewa Lake. Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 13 –Drive Back to Kathmandu (1,400 m) in a Tourist Bus – 7 hours. Overnight at a Hotel.

Day 14 –Transfer to the International Airport for Your Final Departure.

Accommodations

We will be staying at 3-star hotels in Pokhara and Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek. All accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. And Single supplement will be served on request and will have an additional cost. We will have rooms with attached washrooms in most parts of the trek but according to place it can be afforded. In higher elevations, single rooms are not available like in Kathmandu and the lower elevation regions but Himalayan Adventure Nepal will do our best for your happiness.

Meals

All meals will be served during hiking, while Kathmandu and Pokhara only offer breakfast. The hotel will also offer a welcome and farewell dinner. The most common dishes on most menus are Nepalese, Tibetan, Indian and the most common Continental.

Can I accomplish this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek suitable for trekkers who can walk at least 6-7 hours a day with a light backpack. You do not have any technical skill except your perfect physical health.  To accomplish this trek you need to have basic good health, However, it is always best to start jogging and exercising regularly at least a month before commencing the actual trek. If you have any disease please kindly inform to Himalayan Adventure Nepal.

Best Time to Travel

Autumn (Sept. to Nov.) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for this trek. If you have some other time than this we can customize and make the trip viable.

Additional Information

Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. If you have some query please directly call us at any time. Your happiness is our success.

 

 

  • Location
  • Days
    14
  • Nights
    13
  • Group Size
    1-15(Customize your Trip on Request)
  • Destination
    Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Max Altitude
    4,130 m/13,550 ft
  • Meals
    Full Board During Trek
  • Accommodation
    3-star & Tea House on Trek
  • Trip Style
    Lodge Trek
  • Activity
    Sightseeing and Trekking
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    Trekking Equipment Checklist - View All

    • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash.
    • Hair brush or comb, hair ties, barrettes/bobby pins.
    • Deodorant.
    • Shampoo and conditioner
    • Sunscreen and face lotion with SPF.
    • Night time Moisturizer/Lotion.
    • If under any medication, enough stock ... View All
    Day 1
    Arrive in Kathmandu (1,400 m)
    Our representative at the airport will meet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, he / she will show signs of Himalaya Adventure Nepal outside the airport terminal. Next, you will take our private tourist vehicle to your respective hotel. Note: If you are arriving after 4:00 p.m., our guide will inform you of the trip, which will be your line before the meeting, so be sure to make all the problems. But if you arrive before 4 pm, your pre-trip meeting will take place in the day's office. During the meeting, we will present your leadership / difficulties guide. For meetings, be sure to bring your passport, three passport photos and a legible copy of your travel insurance policy. During this meeting, clear the balance owed (if applicable) and signs a legally binding travel form with a disclaimer. Overnight at a hotel. No meals included.
    Day 2
    Guided Sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley
    After enjoying a hearty breakfast, your tour will start at 8:30 in the morning. You can use private vehicles and professional guides. Today we will visit part of the heritage that is detailed below: Pashupatinath Temple: The Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most important Hindu temples in the world, located on the banks of the Bagmati River. Although you are not allowed to enter the temple because it is limited to the Hindus, you can clearly see the activities of the temple and the east bank of the Bagmati River. This is a two-story square pagoda temple built on a single-storey pedestal that is famous throughout the world. Boudhanath Stupa: Boudhananath is one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. It was built in the 5th century AD and has four pairs of Buddha eyes in four main directions, maintaining an eternal vigilance of people and their actions. You will find Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet turning the prayer wheel around the pagoda. Bhaktapur Durbar Square: Visit Bhaktapur Durbar, Bhupatindra Malla real residential area, five-story name of the Nyatapola temple, pagoda-style palace in Batsala Temple, Bhairavnath, Duttatraya temple, Pujari Muth and 55 windows. We can explore the rest of Kathmandu for free and take a last minute shopping trip in the Thamel area for hiking. Overnight at a hotel. Breakfast included.
    Day 3
    Take the tourist bus to Pokhara (900 meters) - 7 hours
    Our hiking staff will pick you up from the hotel at 6:30 in the morning and accompany you to the tourist bus stop. The bus to Pokhara leaves around 7:30 in the morning. Pokhara is a beautiful valley Phewa Lake, with its Annapurna and Machapuchare north (shape of fish tail), Lamjung Himal Dhaulagiri and the east and west of the famous panoramic Manaslu. It is smaller and less busy than Kathmandu, so it provides the perfect starting point for our hiking trip. We will spend the night at the hotel. Breakfast included
    Day 4
    Drive to Nayapul (1,010 m) and walk to Tikhedunga (1,570 m) - 4 hours
    After an hour of driving in a private car in Pokhara, we started walking in Nayapul. After 15 minutes on foot along the Modi Khola River, we arrive at Birethanti (1,015 meters), which is one of many shops and tea houses of the large village. From there, the trail continues through the village, along the north coast of Bhurungdi Khola. This road climbed steadily to the side of the valley to reach Hille, 1495 meters. After a short climb, we reached Tikhedhunga at 1,570 meters above sea level. Today's walk is relatively short and is a prelude to the hiking experience in the Annapurna area. Stay overnight at the hotel. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    Day5
    Walking to Ghorepani (2,840m) - 5 hours
    Continue to Ulleri, a large village of Magar at an altitude of 2,070 meters. From this point, the climbing path through the high quality oak and azalea forest towards Banthanti at 22 km is more moderate. Then we walk towards Nangethanti at 2,460 meters. After an hour's walk, we arrive at Ghorepani (2,840 meters). Stay overnight at the hotel. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Day 6
    Trekking to Poon Hill (3,210m) and Trek to Tadapani (2,610m) - 7 hours
    Early in the morning, we start a one-hour walk to Poon Hill, 3,210 meters above sea level, this is a spectacular mountain spectacle; This view offers an unobstructed view of the high sunrise Himalayas. We spent about an hour back to Ghorepani and had a hot breakfast. Then we climb along the ridge, through the pine and azalea forests, to Deurali (2,960 meters). After that, we went down to Banthanti and then we closed Tadapani. Stay overnight at the hotel. Includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    Day 7
    Trek to Chomrong (2,140 m) - 5 hours
    The day starts with a steep downhill through rhododendron forests. Leaving Tadapani, we descend through the forests and then the trail eases as we reach Gurjung which is the village of Gurung people. From here it is an easy walk to Chomrong at an elevation of 2,140 m. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day8
    Trek to Himalaya Hotel (2,950 m) - 6 hours
    Today the trail drops down to the Chomrong Khola and again we continue climbing to Khuldighar at 2,380 m where there used to be an ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area) check post. There is a clearing in the forest a little further on, from which, the route travels very steeply down a rock bank, then levels out, running through thickets of bamboo at the bottom of the gorge, keeping always on the west side of the river. We walk through bamboo and rhododendron forests to the Himalayan Hotel. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 9
    Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m) - 7 hours
    Today the trail climbs on past the Hinko Cave, Deurali and then Machapuchare Base Camp, which isn’t really a base camp since climbing Mt Machapuchare is not permitted. Since it is totally surrounded by mountains, this area is known as the Annapurna Sanctuary. Two hours trek from Machapuchare Base Camp takes us to the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) at elevation of 4,130 m. There, we will view unobstructed views of mountain scenery, which is very spectacular. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 10
    Trek to Bamboo (2345 m) - 6 hours
    We follow the same trail down today. The trail drops by 1,700 m to the bank of Modi Khola to Bamboo at 2,345 m where there are a few teahouse/lodges available to stay at. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 11
    Trek to Jhinu (1,780 m) - 5 hours
    We follow the same trail until Chomrong. Once we have passed Khuldighar, there is an experimental sheep farm. The trail continues through rhododendron and bamboo fields. From Chomrong, the trail descends very steeply to the Jhinu, where we can bath in natural hot springs. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 12
    Trek to Nayapul (1,010 m), Drive to Pokhara - 5.5 hours and Guided Tour of Barahi Temple and Fewa Lake
    From Jhinu we walk at the right side of Modi Khola for 4.5 hrs to Birethanti which can be considered one of the best and the most relaxing walks of the entire trek. We reach Nayapul. Then an hour drive will take us back to Pokhara. After we check into the hotel, we will then walk to the Fewa Lake for our boating trip to Barahi Temple. Overnight at a hotel. Breakfast and lunch included.
    Day 13
    Drive Back to Kathmandu (1,400 m) in a Tourist Bus - 7 hours
    We will be driving back to Kathmandu in the morning. If you are interested in extending the trip, there are many options such as Chitwan jungle safari, river rafting adventure, Kathmandu shopping tour, mountain biking and other activities. In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances. Overnight at a hotel. Breakfast and farewell dinner included.
    Day 14
    Transfer to the International Airport for Your Final Departure
    The trip concludes today. Our airport representative will drop you at the international airport in Kathmandu for your flight departure from Nepal. Breakfast included.
    Cost Included
    • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast (3 nights).
    • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Pokhara including breakfast (2 nights).
    • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek in mostly twin-share and occasionally dormitory-style rooms
    • Day guided city tour
    • All standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) followed by cup of Tea/Coffee.
    • Local English-speaking trekking guide having licensed. An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
    • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
    • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
    • Himalayan Adventure Nepal T-shirt, bag and Hat.
    • Official expenses.
    • Welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepali restaurant with cultural program.
    • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by Deluxe Tourist Bus
    • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable
    • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
    • All government and local taxes
    • Farewell Dinner
     
     
    Cost Not Included
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu. Depending on your budget, it may cost about USD 15 to USD 20 per person.
    • Travel Insurance (compulsory!), which covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation
    • International airfare and airport departure tax
    • Nepal entry visa - You can obtain the visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 40 and 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.)
    • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
    • Personal trekking equipment (click on the Equipment tab).
    • Tips for trekking staff and driver (tipping is expected).
    • Any extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary plan
    • Any extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary plan
    • Cost arising out of landslides, road blockade, and rescue of any form, cancellation of flight or reasons beyond our control
    • World heritage entrance Fees.
    • Any others expenses that are not mentioned in the 'Cost Includes' section.
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      Trekking Equipment Checklist - View All

      • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash.
      • Hair brush or comb, hair ties, barrettes/bobby pins.
      • Deodorant.
      • Shampoo and conditioner
      • Sunscreen and face lotion with SPF.
      • Night time Moisturizer/Lotion.
      • If under any medication, enough stock ... View All
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