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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Trip Facts

Trip cost start from:   US$950

Single supplementary:   USD $150

Destination:Nepal

Total Duration:15 Days

Trip Grade:Moderate

Meals:Breakfast Only

Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Recommended Month:August - May

Accommodation:Hotel/Guest House

Group Size :Any

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One of the most famous treks of the Annapurna region is the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The journey to the base camp takes us closer to the tenth highest peak of the world, Mt. Annapurna, standing still at a height of 8091 meters above the sea level. Beautiful views of the mountains and hills will leave you breathless as this trek covers sub-tropical vegetation to the alpine vegetation. The attractions of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek are the magnificent views of the high peaks, roaring sounds of the fast flowing rivers and the culture and tradition of the people of the Annapurna region. Great views of the Annapurna I, II and III, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli can be seen along the trek.

Every trek of the Annapurna Region starts off with a drive to the beautiful lake city of Pokhara which takes us approximately 6 hours, on a windy and bumpy road. Again we take a short drive from the lake city to the village of Nayapul before continuing on our journey to the small villages of Birenthanti, Ulleri and so on. Before arriving at the village of Ulleri, we will come across a stone stair with more than 3000 steps. A long and hard walk up the 3000 steps takes us to the village of Ulleri and from there, we will trek to Ghorepani and get ourselves up to the Poon Hill for a wonderful 360 degree view of the Annapurna Massif. The Cherapunji of Nepal, Pokhara, lets us get involved in its beauty and gets our attention with its charismatic natural sceneries and flora and fauna.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes 12-18 days for its completion based on your schedule and/or fitness level. This trek requires a moderate level of fitness as the hardest part of this trek is the climb of the 3000 steps that leads us to the village of Ulleri. This trek is suitable all year round as the winter brings out the real beauty of the snow-capped peaks and the summer brings out the beauty of the pine, rhododendron and bamboo forest.

Annapurna Base camp trekking is also combining with other famous trek like Poonhill trek, Ghandruk Village trek. It could be much shorter or longer. Whoever days it is there are much charming every day. You will reach two popular base camp, Machhapuchhre base camp and Annapurna Base camp, from where you will see beautiful range of Mountains view.

Highlights

  • Visit UNESCO world’s heritage sides in Kathmandu valley
  • Natural city Pokhara at starting and ending of your Annapurna Base Camp trekking
  • Spectacular mountain view from every day of your stay and on the way of walking.
  • Warm hospitality from locally managed tea houses
  • Exploration of typical culture of Local peoples  

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel (1340m)

Day 02:Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (6 hrs.). Overnight at Hotel

Day 03:Drive to Nayapul (1.5 hrs.) and trek to Ulleri (1960m, 5/6 hrs.). Overnight at Tea House

Day 04:Trek Ulleri to Ghorepani (2860m, 4/5 hrs.). Overnight at Tea House

Day 05:Ghorepani to Poonhill to Tadapani (2630m, 6/7 hrs.). Overnight at Tea House

Day 06:Tadapani to Chhomrong (2170m, 6/7 hrs.). Overnight at Tea House

Day 07:Chhomrong to Deurali (3200m, 6/7 hrs.). Overnight at Tea House

Day 08:Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m, 7/8 hrs.). Overnight at Tented Accomodation

Day 09:Explore Annapurna base Camp and Dovan (2600m, 6/7 hrs.). Overnight at Tea House

Day 10:Dovan to Jhinu (1780m, 7/8 hrs.). Oveernight at Tea House

Day 11:Jhinu to Nayapool (1890m, 5/6 hrs.) and drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel

Day 12:Explore Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel

Day 13:Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel

Day 14:Sightseeing in Kathmandu and trip preparation. Overnight at Hotel

Day 15:Program End. Drive to International Airport for you Finale departure.

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Cost Include

  • Arrival and Departure arrangement
  •  3 Nights’ Accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing
  •  3 Nights’ Accommodation in Pokhara on twin sharing
  •  Tourist Bus to Pokhara and from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  •  ACAP permit and TIMS card for trekking
  •  Sight Seeing fees , Transportation and Guide in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  •  English Speaking guide and supporter for trekking with their salary, Insurance, Foods, accommodation and Equipment
  •  Your accommodation in local tea houses during trekking
  •  Breakfast in entire trip
  •  Private car to and from Trekking ending point from and to Pokhara
  •  First Aid kid box in trip
  •  One welfare dinner in Kathmandu (Typical Nepali foods with cultural dance)
  •  Emergency evacuation arrangement 
  • Government taxes and service charge 

Cost Exclude

  •  Lunch and Dinner in entire trip
  •  Bottled drinks and bar bill everywhere.
  •  Personal expenses, personal equipment, tipping to staffs , rescue, medical expenses
  •  Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel (1340m) Our representatives will pick you up at the airport and see you to your hotel room. You will need to freshen up and start packing up your trekking equipment for the upcoming journey. In the evening, you will get a taste of typical Nepali food in a small dinner hosted by the company. There, you will also get a brief about the trek. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (6 hrs.). Overnight at HotelWe start off with a long drive of about 6 hours to arrive at the lake city of Pokhara. The way to the Cherapunji of Nepal is quite romantic as we sweep off through the winding roads, roaring rivers and snow-capped peaks. First glimpses of the hills and the mountains will take us to a whole new world. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03Drive to Nayapul (1.5 hrs.) and trek to Ulleri (1960m, 5/6 hrs.). Overnight at Tea House We start the day with an early morning drive to the small village of Nayapul. The bumpy and winding roads through the local villages are remarkably gorgeous but are quite scary. It is an easy trek downhill once we arrive at Nayapul. We will hike downwards to reach the village of Birethanti. From there, a climb up through the rocky and gravelly road for about 3 hours will take us to Hille. Then, comes the next village of Tikhedhunga before crossing a bridge to start our climb up through approximately 3000 steps to arrive our destination for the day. Overnight at tea house.

Day 04Trek Ulleri to Ghorepani (2860m, 4/5 hrs.). Overnight at Tea HouseWe start off by climbing uphill through the wide but long steps to get out of the village of Ulleri. The long and tiring walk will take us to the lower part of the Ghorepani village which probably looks like a jungle. After a 20-30 minutes climb, we will arrive at the upper part of the Ghorepani village with breathtaking views and decent lodges. Beautiful scenery with hills on the foreground and snow-capped peaks on the background, the path to the village of Ghorepani is quite enjoyable. Overnight at tea house.

Day 05Ghorepani to Poonhill to Tadapani (2630m, 6/7 hrs.). Overnight at Tea HouseAn early morning climb up the Poonhill for the wonderful pre-sunrise view is what we need to start our day. We trek upwards the hilly surfaces to arrive at the top of the hill from where we will be able to see the Annapurna peaks, Dhaulagiri and the Hiunchuli. We descend to Ghorepani and start off with slowly rushing all our way up to the village of Tadapani. Overnight at tea house.

Day 06Tadapani to Chhomrong (2170m, 6/7 hrs.). Overnight at Tea HouseWe take the path downhill with small ups and downs along the road through a jungle lo leave behind the beautiful scenery of the mountains to get to the villge of Chhomrong. We climb downhill through the steep steps and pass through a small forest to arrive at the Chhmorong village. Overnight at tea house.

Day 07Chhomrong to Deurali (3200m, 6/7 hrs.). Overnight at Tea HouseWe start our hike early in the morning to soak in the beautiful images of the snow-capped mountains touched up by the rising sun. We descend towards the Chhomrong Khola and cross a suspension bridge to make our way to the village of Sinuwa. A hike uphill takes us to a green lush forest of Bamboo. From there, an easy walk through the bamboo forest will take us to the village of Deurali. Misty forest of bamboo with loud flowing rivers and sunrise with snow-capped peaks are the major attractions for the day. Overnight at tea house.

Day 08Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m, 7/8 hrs.). Overnight at Tented AccomodationWe start our day with positive vibes and ascend to the Machhapuchhre Base Camp. We enjoy the views of the Fishtail Mountain, Hiunchuli, Annapurna and Gangapurna peaks and get on along the way to the infamous base camp of the world’s tenth highest peak, Mt. Annapurna. We will explore the camp the next day. Overnight at tented accommodation.

Day 09Explore Annapurna base Camp and Dovan (2600m, 6/7 hrs.). Overnight at Tea HouseToday, we stroll around the base camp for about an hour to enjoy and take-in all the beautiful sceneries of the mountains of Annapurna, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre and the Gangapurna peak. After that, we start to make our way downhill to the village of Dovan to end the trek for the day. Overnight at tea house.

Day 10Dovan to Jhinu (1780m, 7/8 hrs.). Oveernight at Tea HouseWe pass through the forest of Bamboo and head up to the village of Sinuwa and again head down to arrive at the Chhomrong Khola to cross a suspension bridge to reach the village of Chhomrong. A steep climb downhill from the village of Chhomrong will take us to the small village of Jhinu. Overnight at tea house.

Day 11Jhinu to Nayapool (1890m, 5/6 hrs.) and drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at HotelAfter having breakfast, we will make our way down the village of Ulleri and then get through the village of Birethanti to arrive at the village of Nayapul. From there, we will drive back to the lake city of Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12Explore Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel Today, after all those hard ups and downs, we will take our step back and explore the beautiful lake city of Pokhara. We will visit the Phewa Lake, International Mountain Museum, Mahendra Cave, David Falls and other religious and entertaining places if the time persists. Overnight at tea house.

Day 13Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at HotelA long drive on a bumpy and windy road will take us back to where we started, the Kathmandu city, the city of temples. Overnight at hotel.

Day 14Sightseeing in Kathmandu and trip preparation. Overnight at HotelA lucky chance for us to explore the beautiful valley of Kathmandu. We will visit the world heritage sites such as the Pashupatinath, the Boudhanath, the Swoyambhunath and the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Our guide will portray all the important historical information of the UNESCO listed world heritage sites. Back to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 15Program End. Drive to International Airport for you Finale departure.Our representative will take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport and bid you farewell.

Useful Info

Getting Nepal
Nepal is connected with direct international flights. The main cities like Bangkok, Hoha-Quater, main cities of India, several cities of China,  

Nepal Visa

Nepal Visa is available at kathmandu Airport on your arrival (Tribhuban International Airport). you need to bring visa fee in cash and passport size of pictures. Visa fee is USD 25 for 15 days, 40 for 1 month and USD 100 for 90 days multiple visa.

 

Trip Note

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking can be done throughout the year, though the best sesaon of this trekking is  from March - May and Sept - Nov. 

This trip can be customizing. you also can reduce total days of this trekking. We can combine thistrekking with other activities such as cultural tour, jungle safari, whitewater rafting, bungee jump, paragliding etc.For further information of this trekking or any others please  contact us - 

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