(ABC) Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the most delightful treks in the planet. The mix of easy strolling and magnificent landscape and scenery makes the trek to ABC (4,130m), commonly known as the Annapurna-Sanctuary, a standout among the most popular treks in Nepal. Appreciate mountain views, thick bamboo forest and rhododendron jungles and a blend of cultures unparalleled by other treks as you undertaking deep into the Annapurna Himal. There are different mountain tops along the adventure with the various elevation, for example, Annapurna-south, Machhapuchre (Fishtail) 6,993m, Mt. Himchuli 6441m and Gandarba Chuli etc. along with the countless smaller peaks in the Annapurna area giving you the ability to take pleasure in with Natural scenery, customs, typical residents and favorable atmosphere of the Villagers.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek – Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1400m)
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing/ Trek preparation
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (830m, 6hrs)
Day 04: Trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m, 5hrs.)
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2900m, 7hr)
Day 06: Excursion hike to Poon Hill (3210m, 1hr)
Day 06: Trek to Tadapani (2640m, 6hr)
Day 07: Trek to Chhomrong (2340m, 5hr)
Day 08: Trek to Himalaya Hotel (2920m, 6 hr)
Day 09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4200m, 6 hr)
Day 10: Trek to Bamboo (2335m, 5hr)
Day 11: Trek to Jhinu Danda (1610m, 5hr)
Day 12: Trek to Pothana (1900m, 5hr)
Day 13: Trek to Phedi (1120m, 3hr) and drive back to Pokhara (830m, 30min)
Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 15: Departure at any time or for more travel arrangement Contact us
Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trek
- Appreciate experience trekking trails.
- Spectacular view of the Annapurna Himalaya Range.
- Spend a few days traveling through the native land of the Gurung people.
- See close up view of Mt. Machhapuchre (Mt. Fishtail), Dhaulagiri & Annapurna.
- Principle highlight will be the splendid view of the Mt Annapurna, Fishtail, and Dhaulagiri & Snow ice mass from ABC.
- Wonder about the extraordinary ice figures of the Annapurna Glacier.
- Beautiful sunrise view from poon hill.
- Stream, waterfall, world largest rhododendron forest and a glimpse of traditional village lifestyle of gurung and other ethnic communities of western Nepal.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Detail Itinerary
Arrival at Kathmandu (1400m).
Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, a representative from the office will come to pick up you and transfer to the Hotel. In the Hotel, offer you welcome drinks. In the evening, your trekking guide will come for a pre-trek briefing about the arrangements. For instance; Time and facts and trek preparation.
Kathmandu sightseeing/ Trek preparation.
Today, after breakfast, you are going to visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites inside the Kathmandu valley. Firstly, Swoyambhunath stupa which is well known as a Monkey Temple where the many monkeys moving in the area. Next, Pashupatinath Temple lies on the banks of Bagmati River and is one of the important Hindu pilgrimage site of Lord Shiva. Lastly, Boudhanath Stupa which is one of the biggest stupas in South Asia, the magnet for Tibetan buddhism. If you need any things to buy for the trekking, you can shop around during the evening.
Drive to Pokhara (830m, 6hr).
Starting from Kathmandu, you are driven to Pokhara or you may choose to fly. The beautiful lake city, where you can relax and enjoy the beauty of nature along with stunning views of Himalayan peaks, like Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Fishtail etc. Another, you need to be in this city for Annapurnna basecamp trek, because this is a gateway for trekking and expedition to Annapurnna region.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek – Nayapool to Tikhedhunga (1540m, 5hr).
Again today, you are driven 1.5hrs/45km to Nayapul, where you start your trek. This is the confluence of Modi River flowing with a mix of Annapurna glacier and Burundi stream. After that, a wide trail leads through a bunch of bamboos and the natural landscape up to Tikhedhunga (Overnight stay place), where you can have a chance to see beautiful waterfalls, the Micro Hydro Power Plant and visit the School as well.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek – Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2987m, 7hr).
This morning descends to cross the suspension bridge before climbing the steep stone staircase to the Magar settlement of Ulleri. Supposedly, there are more than 3,700 steps, the hardest section of the trek. As you climb, the crests of Annapurnna South and Hiunchuli rise behind from half of the hills. After that, the trail goes through the wilderness of oak and rhododendron and you will approach at Ghorepani, where you will spend your night and will have time to explore the world biggest Rhododendron woodland forest.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek – Excursion hike to Poon Hill (3210m) and Ghorepani to Tadapani (2640m, 6hr).
An early hour-long scale climbs up to Poon Hill gives a fine, unobstructed scenery of the high Himalayas. After that, the trail initially climbs through thick forest before emerging to further resplendent views on the route to Tadapani. From where you can see the close-up view of the Himalayas and thick Rhododendron forest.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek – Tadapani to Chomrong (2340m, 5hr).
Now you will be trekking through the wilderness. Along the way, you will pass few Gurung towns. You can stop to appreciate a lunch in the middle tea houses. And make a beeline for the beautiful town Chomrong. This mesmeric town is additionally home to the Gurung people and is arranged on the lap of Mt. Hiunchuli. Here, you can see a fabulous angle of Mt. Machhapuchre (Fishtail) and the stunning view of the Annapurna massif. In the late afternoon, you can go further to study the zone.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek – Chomrong to Himalaya Hotel (2920m, 6 hr).
After the Breakfast, you will descend through stone steps to the influential suspension bridge across the Chomrung Khola. After crossing the river bridge, you again re-ascend through forests to rhododendron, bamboo, and oak, and combined with small streams. As soon as you will pass the Sinuwa and head up to the next village to Bamboo. Here, you stop for lunch before heading onto the Himalaya. The Himalaya hotel is one of the most veteran and delightful in the territory and you will rest for the night here.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek – Himalaya Hotel to ABC (4130m, 6 hr).
Today is the final section to Basecamp (4,130m). Followed by the ablation valley, the passageway like empty between the icy mass and the mountain flank. As you accomplish, 360-degree view combines Annapurna I (8,091m) and III (7,555m), Machhapuchre, Varaha Shikar (7,647m), Khansar Kang (7,485m) and numerous other peaks standing like a screen of snow and ice. On the way even you may see animals like; Thar, Himalayan crow, pica (mouse-bunny), and other few feather creatures.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek - ABC to Bamboo (2335m, 5hr).
The path backtracks to Bamboo after completing Annapurna base camp trek. Bomboo is a place where you had a day meal before heading towards Himalaya.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek - Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1610m, 5hr).
Again from the Bamboo, you will reverse to Chhomrong. Afterward, you drop down to Jhinu Danda village, where you will rest for the night. Jhinu, the place is very famous for relaxing into the Natural Hot Springs below nearby Modi river.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek – Jhinu Danda to Pothana (1900m, 5hr).
After breakfast, you will descend downhill through stone stairs. You then cross a suspension bridge and lead you to a water plant. From that point, the trail takes along the stream bank of Himalpani. Well ahead moving upslope, you will touch base in the town of Landruk. It is a village of the Gurung settlement. Here, you stop for a day meal break and head on through the valley. It is a lovely walk around the skyline.
The following place is Tolka, situated on a slope with fine mountain sees. Afterward, the trek starts downhill and offers a spectacular view of the Annapurna mountain ranges. You again pass more Gurung towns that permit you to see the huge cultivating groups where they live in. Going on, you will reach the towns of Pothana. From here, you can experience the first view of Pokhara. Pothana is an extremely pleasant place to spend the night.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek – Pothana to Phedi (1120m, 3hr) and drive back to Pokhara (830m, 30min).
Very quick the trek is close to ending. From Pothana, you will descend to the Phedi. Along the way, you will pass rice fields and small cottages. As you reach Phedi, you are driven back to the Pokhara, the beautiful lake city.
Drive back to Kathmandu.
You will return back to Kathmandu by seen at last moments say goodbye to Pokhara.
Departure at any time.
Departure at any time or you can extend your adventure. For more information, Contact us. Or our representative will transfer you 3hrs before to the Kathmandu International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.
In Annapurna Base Camp Trek – What is Included in the Cost?
All airport arrival and departure Transfer.
All ground transportation according to the trip itinerary.
All Trekking permit (TIMS/PERMIT)
English Speaking local tour guide for the sightseeing at Swoyambhunath, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath.
Porters for baggage carriage on the trek (1 porter for 2 Trekkers).
8 kg luggage allowance while on trek.
Meals: Only Breakfast
Accommodation: Fine Hotel/Guest Houses in the cities and Tea House in the trekking- Twin Share.
Transportation: Jeep, car, bus, and mini-buses relying upon the group size, and Walking/Hiking.
Competent Staffs: English speaking Certified Experience Guide, Trekking Support Staffs.
In Annapurna Base Camp Trek – What is not Included in Cost?
All Lunch and Dinner
Expenses due to individual nature like budget for drinks, cigarettes, laundry, internet, shopping, tipping or tips, and so forth.
Entrance fees for sightseeing.
Tips for Guide and Porter.
Nepal entry visa fee.
Travel insurance.(Worth of 100,000 USD Insurance in case of Emergency Rescue and Medical treatment)
International/ Domestic flight tickets and airport charges.
Expenses for the services other than included above.