Annapurna Base Camp
Annapurna Base Camp
|Duration : 14 days||Accommodation : Standard | deluxe hotel | Lodges|
|Season : Sept – June||Transport : Jeep | Tourist bus|
About Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The Trek Annapurna Base Camp is a wonderful trip of natural treasures, cultural heritage and nature of the Himalayas. It’s an intriguing adventure in the beautiful Nepal region of Annapurna. First, the trekking trip includes all the finest elements that create trekking trips enjoyable. It’s a semi-technical journey anybody can do in the second! The Annapurna region of Nepal is particularly well-known for being a region of tremendous natural beauty. The region is not only a cornucopia of natural wonders, but a region of excellent cultural importance as well. Thus, trekking to the Annapurna Himal base camp is not only a journey of incredible Himalayan quintessence, but also a pleasant trip that includes the indigenous cultural residents of the region.
Correspondingly, about half of Nepal’s thousands of tourists who tour the nation each year end up in the region of Annapurna! The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is, in reality, quite worthy of its fame. It blends nicely with being a comparatively simple journey in the region’s finest parts. Like this, the trip is the greatest in all trekking features. You can uncover the scenery of the Annapurna Himalayas as you walk through the villages of the ethnic Magar and Gurung. You can also bring in the villages and settlements ‘ spiritual atmosphere as you tour the sample Gompa and temples along the way. You can also enjoy the dainty settlements in the foothills of the Himalayas as you make your journey to the base camp.
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek Highlights
There are many attributes and hallmarks in the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The journey involves spectacular views of the Annapurna Mountain massif, corresponding to the Himalayan gems of the region. You can also experience the views of many of the region’s other prominent Himalayan peaks. Among many, the Machhapuchhre Himal and the Gangapurna peak decorate many villages ‘ background as well. In addition, mountain peaks such as the Lamjung Himal, Fang and the Hiunchuli Himal also render the journey more arresting.
The Trek Annapurna Base Camp begins with the town of Pokhara. It’s one of Nepal’s most popular towns. Unlike Kathmandu, for its close views of the Annapurna Himalayas, Pokhara is enviable. Likewise, Pokhara is also renowned as Nepal’s adventure city. Owning its title as a “lake-side town,” it is combined with the stillness of the pristine Phewa Lake.
In addition, different ethnic mountain settlements are included in the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Along with the beguiling scenic landscapes, you can also get to know the region’s most prominent Magar and Gurung civilization. The trekking path also runs through many locations, including Ghorepani, Tadapani, Chhomrong, Dovan and Deurali. The trekking paths also go through the famous Annapurna Sanctuary. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is therefore also referred to as the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek.
Furthermore, Poon Hill’s view point is another significant feature of the journey. Because of its feature, from there you can see the panorama of the full Annapurna Mountain massif. In the midst of the Annapurna Himalayas, coupled with the ethereal sunrise view, you can truly enjoy a lifetime journey!
Best time to do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Spring or autumn seasons are the best time to do the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Nepal’s spring season runs from March to May, while the autumn season runs from September to December. You can choose to do the trip any moment of the year, however, and we’ll organize it for you. It is a mild trekking trip in the same fashion, and as stated, it can be done by anyone. You don’t need any prior trekking experience to do this to enumerate it.
Alternatives to the Annapurna Base Camp Trek can also be selected, such as our Annapurna Panorama Trek which offers magnificent views of the Annapurna Ranges during its trekking trip. You can also choose another variant of the Annapurna Base Camp brief tour package if you are short on time. This trip takes just 11 days.
Similar Treks in Annapurna Region Trek
ABC Short Trek
Mardi Himal Trek
DAY 01: ARRIVE KATHMANDU, NEPAL
You will be welcomed by one of the officials of our company upon your arrival. He’ll assist your transfer to your Kathmandu lodging. Today there are no scheduled events, so you can rest and get your bearings at the hotel. Further plans and programs about the journey will also be briefed to you by the official.
Day 02 - Fly to Pokhara (910m/2985ft) 25-min then trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/49035ft) Duration: 5 hrs
Pokhara provides beautiful views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, five Annapurna mountains and more. Many Pokhara lakes offer fishing, boating and swimming, the city itself is famous as a lake city. Pokhara is located in the center of Nepal, located in a beautiful natural heritage region. The valley is packed with beautiful vegetation, swift rivers running and transparent, sparkling lakes littered. It is one of Nepal’s major town. To provide a ideal gateway from the cities ‘ chaotic lives. Pokhara is the privileged with one of the world’s most spectacular sceneries. A 140 Km Panorama consisting of majestic peaks of the Himalayas seen close enough to be touched on a clear day. If Kathmandu is Nepal’s culture hub, then the adventure center is Pokhara.
From Pokhara, we will drive through the big village of Lumle to Nayapul (42 km) by car / taxi and hike to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town for about 20 minutes. The route follows Birethanti’s main road, passing through forests of bamboo and past a big waterfall and swimming hole. The route enters Ramghai, beyond a pasture used by pony caravans, where you will have lunch. The path gradually rises up the side of the valley after lunch, approaching Tikhe Dhunga. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included at the guesthouse.
Day 03 - Pokhara to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/4905ft) Distance: 9 km, Walking Duration: 4 Hours
After breakfast, we ride through the village of Lumle for about an hour to Nayapul (42 km from Pokhara). We will bring a brief trek from here to the lovely prosperous town of Birethanti. The trail passes Birethanti’s main road through completely magnificent bamboo woods and past big waterfalls glimmering with the sun’s ethereal rays. In addition, the beautiful pasture is bespeckled with foals and stallions mostly used by people to pull concrete caravans and carriages. The route remains to Ranghai, from where we will gradually ascend to Tikhedhunga on the valley hand.
Day 04 - Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2850m/9348ft) Distance: 13 km, Walking Duration: 7 Hours
The road passes a stream from Tikhe Dhunga on a suspended bridge close the Tikhe Dhunga camp site. The trail ascends to the large Magar village of Ulleri at 2080 m a high stone staircase (which has about 3300 steps). The path rises softly across pastures and cultivated areas above the village. There is a rest and water campsite over Ulleri after an hour’s hike. The route runs through two glittering streams before climbing to Nangethanti for a short final climb where we halt for lunch. Thanti is a Nepali term that means "place of rest." The path can be filled with snow during the winter. We will climb from Nangethanti to Ghorepani at 2850 m, from here we can see the spectacular panorama of Dhaulagiri I (8167 m), Tukuche Nilgiri (6940 m), Annapurna I (8091 m), Hiunchuli (6441 m) and Tarke Kang (7193 m). Breakfast, lunch and dinner included at the guesthouse.
Day 05 - Hike to Poonhill then trek to Tadapani (2500m/8200ft) Distance: 9 km, Walking Duration: 6-7 Hours
We are going to get up soon this morning and trek to Poon Hill. From here you'll see a beautiful sunrise view and a panoramic Himalayan scenery including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and others. We will return to Ghorepani after touring Poonhill, have a warm breakfast, and proceed to walk to Tadapani. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included at the guesthouse.
Day 06 - Tadapani to Chhomrong village (2020m/6625ft) Distance: 8.5 km, Walking Duration: 5 Hours
It is a mild descent from Tadapani through abundant Rhododendron and thick woodlands of oak. And proceed through the riotous forest and woodland as we approach Chommrong, the Gurung people’s village. Chomrong is a gateway to the Sanctuary of Annapurna, mostly populated by Nepal’s indigenous Gurung tribe. We’ll remain there overnight at a lodge and you can enjoy the Gurung community’s hospitality. Look out on your way for distinct species of birds. This path is a famous bird lover destination. It’s renowned for the sighting of exotic birds, and on the way you’re likely to find them chirp.
Day 07 - Chhomrong to Dovan (2600m/8528ft) Distance: 9 km, Walking Duration: 5 Hours
The trail runs down from Chhomrong via 2500 stone steps and crosses the suspension bridge over the Chommrong River. We will then have to climb up on a rocky trail, crossing the beautiful Sinuwa village at 2350 m. Then we pass a beautiful forest at 2380 m to Kuldahar. The check-post for the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) is located here. The trail is a constant simple descent from Dovan where we will stay the night there.
Day 08 - Dovan to Deurali (3200m/10500ft) Distance: 7.8 km, Walking Duration: 4 Hours
We start on a humid trail close to the emerald and jaded bamboo forests, the sweet sound of bamboo branches rustling in the wind offers the soul with aesthetics, and the zenith of blooming Rhododendrons hails our trip to Deurali. We’re going to pass the Himalayan Hotel and walk to Hinko (3020 m), a path surrounded by petrified trees and burnt sienna leaves.
Day 09 - Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (4230 M/13810FT) Distance: 8 km, Walking Duration: 5-6 hours
The trek starts with a smooth ascent through a bank of the river. Then the path climbs steeply to the top of the mountain. We arrive at the Machhapuchhre Base Camp after a steady walk. With Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharva Chuli and Gangapurna, enjoy the magnificent Machhapuchhre views.
The vegetation is limited on our way to ABC and we lastly arrive at the Annapurna Base Camp after a gentle two-hour uphill climb. You will be in the glorious foothills of the beautiful Mt. Annapurna at 4130 meters. Experience the amazing view of the sun emerging on Annapurna’s near-vertical south side above us from the foothills of the 10th highest mountain in the globe.
We are going to be given the imperial beauty of the snowy mountains, secluded and standing vigil under the sky for endless moment. The massive mountains are a vision to witness, standing above in astronomical proportions. From the base camp, we can savor fascinating views of the Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and other peaks again. Stay at Annapurna Base Camp overnight.
Day 10 - Return from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310M/7575FT) Distance: 18 km, Walking Duration: 7 Hours
At this point, going down the same trail that is like a boon to us, we will then hike down to Modi Khola at Bamboo, the elevation falling by 1700 m. The region is surrounded by some cottages and tea-houses, separated from the vastness of the open mountain, welcomed by smooth chilly wind every morning and the vastness of solitary desolation.a
Day 11 - Return from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda Hot Spring (1780M/5840FT) Distance: 12 Kms, Walking Duration: 6 Hours
We will start the day after breakfast with a walk to Chhomrong, going through Kalgidhar where people have set up an experimental sheep farm. The trip is lined with the presence of our national flower, Rhododendrons, blooming in red, yellow and pink colours, in contrast to the grass woods ‘ main glaucous green. The route descends steeply from Chhomrong to the Jhinu Hot spring where you can relax in the completely salubrious hot spring and have an interlude and rejuvenate yourself.
Day 12 - Return from Jhinu Danda to Pokhara
We travel from Jhinu Danda to Siwai on the right side of Modi Khola and then ride to Pokhara. Today is the hike’s last day. Walking distance, 4.4 km, hiking for 3 hours and driving for 2 hours.
Day 13 - Return back from Pokhara to Kathmandu
We will drive away from Pokhara to Kathmandu, the voyage packed with the ever-diverse and beautiful landscape and topography.
Day 14 - Farewell/Tour Ends
You will be transported to the airport three hours before your scheduled flight by one of the officials from our company, from where you will leave with lovely travel experiences. Including breakfast.
- All ground transportations by private vehicle including airport transfers
- Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
- Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
- Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
- Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
- One highly experienced, helpful & friendly guide, porter (a porter between 2 clients)& their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance etc.
- Duffle bag, down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek
- T – shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
- A comprehensive first aid medical kit
- Annapurna conservation and TIMS Fees- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 3 passport photographs)
- Government taxes & office service charge
- Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
- Travel insurance
- International airfare
- Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
- Hot showers during the trek
- All kind of cold drinks e.g. water, coke, fanta, juice etc.
- Personal trekking equipment
- Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)
Cost & Dates
Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.