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Breakfast: 14
Lunch: 10
Dinner: 11

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Hotel: 5 Night(s)
Guesthouse: 9 Night(s)

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Take the opportunity to get the experience of one of Nepal's most famous and preferred treks, the Annapurna base camp trek. The main reason for its popularity has to be Gateway to the pristine mountain ranges from the north-central part of Nepal. The Annapurna base camp trek is also comparatively short, easier yet popular than other high-altitude treks, especially considering how rewarding it is in terms of scenic beauty.

Also known as Annapurna Sanctuary Trek (ABC) for it flaunts the 55-kilometer long mountain ranges, protected by the largest conservation area in the country-Annapurna conservation area (7,629 sq. km.), the trek is very rich in vivid landscapes of luscious meadows beautified with its greenery and dense forests that offers close-up views of Annapurna mastiffs.

The Annapurna base camp trek has to be the perfect combination of easy accessibility but one hell of an adventurous experience. You will be blessed with glorious views of Annapurna III (7,555 m), Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Gangapurna (7,454 m), Annapurna South (7,219 m), Singu Chuli (6,501 m), Annapurna I (8,091 m), Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Baraha Shikhar (7,647 m), Nilgiri South (6,839 m), Tukuche (6,920 m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Manaslu (8,163 m) and other surrounding mountain peaks during the trek.

Even though one has to trek up to a height of 4,130m (13549.87 ft), Altitude sickness is observed to occur very less because of the length of the Annapurna base camp trek and more than enough time for acclimatization. Therefore, one with moderate health conditions can complete this trek within Annapurna region with little to no difficulty.

The 15-day long Annapurna base camp trek officially starts from ‘the city of lakes’ Pokhara. With a motive to reach the base of the absolutely majestic Annapurna, the trekkers will travel through beautiful villages and lands with terrace farming, Amazing waterfalls, mountain vistas, and gorgeous dense rhododendron forests slog with the experience of a diverse culture of various ethnic groups.

So if you're looking for a trek that is a complete package of cultural diversity’s exploration of traditional villages, the experience of mother nature’s beauty at its finest in a very short duration is also not that risky in health aspect, and if you wish to take your little one with you, then Annapurna base camp trek should be your first choice.

Trip Code

ABCT91

Starts

Nayapul

Finishes

Jhinu

Duration

15 Days

Difficulty

Moderate

Group-Size

2 - 8

Age

Minimum 16

Seasons

Mar-May,Sep-Nov

Elevation

4130 m/ 13549.9ft

Trip View

5402

Activities

Trekking

Travel Style

Comfortable

Trip popularity

Special Discount

5 %

TRIP FACTS

  • Annapurna was first explored by the British Adventure Col.James O.M. "Jimmy" Roberts in the year1956 and exposed to the world as the "Sanctuary of Gods".
  • Mount Annapurna is the tenth highest peak in the world and the journey to its Base Camp which is at the elevation of 4130m is one of the most popular walks on earth.
  • Get a chance to see wild animals like Himalayan Thar, Musk Deer, Leopards and different species of birds too.
  • Proffers splendid views of Mount Dhaulagiri (8167m), Nilgiri (7041m), Fishtail or Machhapuchhre (6998m), Mount Annapurna I (8091m), Mount Annapurna II (7939m), Mount Annapurna III (7555m), Mount Annapurna IV (7525m), Mount Annapurna South (7219m), Mount Himchuli (6441m), Lamjung Himal (6986m), Tukuche Peak (6920m).
  • Scenic hike across typical Gurung Villages
  • Explores ethnic groups and the interesting cultures of Gurung, Magar, Thakali.
  • Enchanting sunrise view from Poonhill (3210m).

Why this Trip

This trip is designed for beginners with sound physical fitness. You'll encounter beautiful sceneries, the glorious sunrise, traditional Gurung villages, and of course, the magnificent view of exquisite mount Annapurna.

Trip Notes

  • • We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!• What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible.• A trekking permit is a must-have travel document for entering the controlled areas. Permit, however, is issued only to groups. Individual trekkers will not be issued trekking permits.

Brief Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, one of our team members will be waiting for your arrival at the Tribhuvan international airport. This day comprises a short tour around the hustling and bustling capital and a cultural show during a hearty dinner. We will end the day with a short brief of the trek ad itinerary.

Meal:

  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Airport transfers
  • Thamel tour
  • cultural dinner show
Beginning with a warm, delicious breakfast, you will start exploring the amusing Kathmandu. As the city is home to 7 UNESCO world heritage sites along with its cultural and historical monuments, we roam with the intention to cover as many of them as possible. While taking a tour, you will surely feel the meaning of the phrase “guests are equivalent to god” come to life. The night will be spent in a hotel.

Meal:

  • Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Visit some of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites;Local cuisines;The ancient city of Kathmandu
Our first destination is Pokhara, we will leave early in the morning through small villages accompanied by the Trishuli river. After reaching Pokhara drive to Nayapul begins. You will hike towards Birethanti. At the hotel of Birethanti, we rest for the night.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Drive to Birethanthi
This is the start of our trek to Annapurna base camp. Followed by the Burugdi river that leads us to Tikhedhuga. After stopping for lunch at Tikhedhuga, ascending through the hillside and stone staircase with beautiful terrace framing, you reach Ulleri. We spend the night in a guesthouse of Ulleri.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Guesthouse

Activities:

  • Driving and trekking
Our trek continues as we head to Ghorepani from Ulleri. Traversing through rhododendron forests full of colorful blooms in spring, we reach Ghorepani. Ghorepani offers a magnificent view of pristine mountain ranges like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Hiunchuli, Machhapucchare, and Lamjung. Overnight stay at Ghorepani;

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Guesthouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
Poohill is considered the most beautiful viewpoint of the entire trek offering golden sunrise striking the pristine mountain ranges. Our trek to Poohill starts early in the morning. After about 50 minutes hike, we will be at the top. Followed by the mesmerizing view of the sunrise, you will continue to trek toward Tadapani through the rhododendron forest and the green meadows. We will spend our night in the guesthouse

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Guesthouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
Along with magnificent views of Annapurna south and Machhapuchre (Mt. Fishtail) trail. You will head for Chhomrong. on our way, we will reach the Ghurjung River. on the bank of this river, there is a valley from where ascending through rocky trails, you reach Chhomrong. This village is home to Gurung. A majestic view of Annapurna South (7,219 m) and Mount Fishtail 6,993 m/ 22942.91 ft makes Chhomroong a truly remarkable place. We will rest overnight in the guesthouse.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Guesthouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
Before moving towards Dovan, we trek down to the Chhomroong River. To enter the Annapurna region, you move through a rocky trail followed by a short climb to Sinwa. This will take about 3 hours. Then we walk down the Modi River. From here, to reach Dovan, you will climb for a while. After completing the trek, we indulge in a warm dinner and rest in a guesthouse.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Guesthouse

Activities:

  • Trekking;
Through small villages via a popular local route that leads us to Deurali, our trail takes us to higher altitudes, so, you will start to trek slowly to stay on the safer side and avoid altitude sickness. After the climb to the hamlet of Himalaya ascending, you reach the Hinku cave. From there, after approximately 5 hours of walking, we arrive at our destination, Deurali, and spend the night in a guesthouse.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Guesthouse

Activities:

  • Trekking;
Through Fishtail base camp, slowly ascending up, the trail will lead us to a snowfield that meanders around the edge of the glacier leading us to the Annapurna Base Camp. We rest at base camp, enjoying the panoramic view of stunning snow-capped mountains. The day ends in a cosy guesthouse and savory dinner.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Guesthouse

Activities:

  • Trekking;
This is going to e a relaxing day of the trek. Slowly admiring the view of the trail, we reach Bambooforest after the golden sunrise, which will leave you mesmerized. Then trekking for a while, you will arrive at a small yet beautiful settlement, Sinuwa. After the completion of the trek we rest in a hotel.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Guesthouse

Activities:

  • Trekking;
The day starts like usual with a warm breakfast. In order to reach Jhinu danda, we pass through Sinuwa, which takes approximately around 45 minutes. In Sinuwa, we take off our stress a bit in a natural hot spring located there before continuing to move towards Jhinu danda. We will be staying in Jhinu danda for the night.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Guesthouse

Activities:

  • Hot spring
The day has a short trek down to Nayapul and then a drive to one of the most famous tourist attractions of Nepal, Pokhara. Pokhara being the beautiful city it is, generously blessed with lakes and mountains, will never fail to stun you. It will be up to you to either explore Pokhara or take a rest. We will stay in a hotel for the night.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Trekking
  • a drive to Pokhara;
We head for the capital after breakfast in the morning. After a 6 to 7 hours drive, you will be in Kathmandu. The day consists of preparing for your departure, where our team will be with you at every step. Like in Pokhara, it’s up to you to rest or stroll around the city. We will have your accommodation arranged in a hotel.

Meal:

  • Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • A drive to Kathmandu;
You will be transferred to Tribhuvan International airport safely. We will help you check out from the hotel as well as check-in at the airport at the right time.

Meal:

  • Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • -

Activities:

  • Airport drop off;

FAQS

Yes, our representative will be there to greet you at the airport. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a private car/jeep.
Yes, there is going to be a small orientation/briefing program before we embark on our adventure by the tour manager, leader/guide.
For nights in cities, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the trek we use lodges/tea houses/guesthouses/home stay for our clients, whatever is available and accessible. We also arrange sleeping bags for our clients, on their request.
We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the trek hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their need and suitability. We do not incorporate more than 14 People in a group, unless we get special requests from our clients.
Nepal is a safe country for anyone who wants to explore on their own although professional guidance is highly recommended by our team for the safety in remote mountainous lands.
Yes, Nepal can proudly boast as one of the safest countries in South Asia for women, you will find people very friendly and respectful especially towards women. Annapurna is one of the most visited trekking areas in Nepal and in the world. In general, locals are very respectful and welcoming.
We make sure to take security measures during trek to make your trip delightful. We hire experienced and license holding guides to safeguard your life in mountains. We suggest you to follow the guide’s instruction carefully and take responsibility for personal belongings. Always keep your valued belongings near you and lock the door from inside during the night.
ABC is very popular trekking region among the trekkers hence this region provides a wide range of delicious western meals like Pasta, noodles, pizzas, bread, soup etc. potatoes grown in this region are very delicious which is loved by all the trekkers. Dal Bhat (Rice, Lentils and Vegetables) are a great way to gain energy for the strenuous trek.
There are plenty of water stations on each stop on the route. You can easily fill up the bottle from the open taps. We recommend that you bring water purifier tablets with you or at least get it from Kathmandu before you depart for trekking. You can also buy mineral waters but we usually recommend tap water which is pure and it helps us not promoting plastic bottled water.
We use private car for sightseeing inside the Kathmandu Valley and transfer to Pokhara can be arranged either on a car or jeep or in deluxe bus with A/C depending on the size of the group. We also arrange the drop off and pick up from the starting and ending point of the trek on private a car or a jeep.
ABC can be trekked all year around excluding monsoon season. February to June and Mid September to December are the best time to do this trek, although in winter, it is difficult to trek in snow and harsh cold.
Before coming to Nepal make sure that you are covered by insurance for about 5500 meters. In the case of an emergency like altitude sickness, dehydration or any medical condition ask your tour leader to contact us ASAP so that we can manage helicopter for the rescue. You then will be transferred to hospital for the treatment.
Trekking is a tiresome activity that requires a lot of physical movement so pack your active wears and trekking pants for at lower altitudes. Weather at high altitude is unpredictable so carry a lightweight waterproof jacket along with thick down jacket, pant, and thermal innerwear t to escape the severe cold. Needless to say that, Good shoes are very important for trekking in rough and snowy terrain, so invest on good quality shoes or rent it from us at a minimum price. As you are trekking in remote village try to wear modest clothes to quickly gel up with the local people without hesitation.
We customize the trip according to your preference but if you need to change plan during the trek consult the guide.
We contact the lodge/guest house owner for reservation of the room before trekking on a particular day. On other days, porters will reach the destination on advance and book the rooms for you. But there are always going to be exceptions. Even in those cases, we may have to be flexible about very basic sleeping arrangements. We always try to make sure that we have everything well arranged.
All our Guides are trekking experts holding license from Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Government. They are the most valuable assets of the company. Guides know the trekking route like the back of their hand and use their expertise in ensuring your safety in the mountains.
While trekking in higher lands you need to pay for charging the electronics upon request to the owner. The best idea always is to bring your power bank with you. It's easier and cheaper.
While trekking in ABC you can make local and international calls from telephone provided by the guesthouse owner after paying the price directly.
If you need extra day to complete the trekking, you'll need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to trekking can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guides' schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all, so we really don't recommend this to our clients unless there's an emergency cases. But it's true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
Before coming to Nepal make sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio, and tetanus. Make sure you are in best shape to complete the trekking without any complication.
Usually, we have to walk about 7-9 hours a day. But it shouldn't be taken as certain thing. Because number of hours of walk really depend on clients' speed. So it's really relative.
To confirm your booking, a deposit of 15% of total trip amount is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made between 100-364 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip. If payment is made between 99-60 days, 25% of the total trip amount will need to be paid and if booked between 59-30 days, 50% of the total trip amount needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 29 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater.
You have to carry your personal bags with water bottle and medicines remaining bags will be carried by porters to make you easy to trek. The weight limit for porters is 15 KG.

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