Annapurna Base Camp Trek is most popular Trekking Destination in Nepal

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  •   Duration: 16Days
  •   Activities: Trekking, Hiking and Sightseeing Tours
  •   Country: Nepal
  •   Trip Grade:
  •  Group size: 1-50
  •  Max Elevation: 4210 Meters
  •  Difficulty:Easy
  •   Departure City: Kathmandu
  •  Trip style: Lodge Trek
  •   Price:Price on requestre
  •  Best Season: Sep-May
  •  Min Elevation: 827 Meters
  •  Meals: Refer to Itinerary

Holiday Overview

Annapurna Base Camp Trek   is considered one of  the best way to explore the Mountains view and nature of Nepal. The trek is called Annapurna Sanctuary in another word which located in Annapurna Region of Nepal, North side of  Pokhara. Trek offers a great  opportunity to  visit Hill,Mountains, Villages settlement by people of  different  ethnic origin.They are called Gurung,Magar,Nepali,Brahaman.Learn about their lifestyle, culture and freedom of high mountains, hills  Nepalese people  life, peaceful overwhelming your mind.

Enjoy the  majestic, magnificent, awesome, picturesque Mountains views of  Annapurna south 7219m.,Annapurna I 8091m.,Annapurna II 7937m.,Annapurna III 7555m.,Annapurna IV 7525m.,Dhaulagiri 8167m.,Manaslu 8163m.,Nilgiri 7041m., holy Fishtail(Machhapuchhare  6998m., Hiunchuli 6441m.,Lamjung Himal 6986m.,Hindu goddesses  Gangapurna and flora Fauna.Green fields,Rhododendron forest  snow caps of  12 Mountains that are at higher elevation of about  7000 meters  grand massif and glory.This Trek goes through the  well developed trekking trail therefore it is considered one the best ideal Trekking destination.

Total Distance is 36.63 miles and 58.95 km approx.While driving from kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist bus it takes 7-8 hrs approx and while flying it takes 25-30 minutes approx.Finally Annapurna base camp trek offers  opportunity to explore Pokhara city,Phewa lake Boating,International Mountain Museum sightseeing,Sarangkot paragliding and sunrise,sunset photography,World peace Stupa sightseeing and many more.Finally you feel your trekking in Himalayas is paradise,freedom,pleasure.

Max Altitude: Annapurna Base Camp 4210m.
Min Altitude: Pokhara 827m.
Trekking: Easy/No altitude sickness

When to Trek Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna Base Camp Trek depends  on  the time, in  mainly there are two Major seasons for trekking(spring and Autumn)September to May .October and November, March and April  are recognized  high trek Months. December to January are recognized coldest as the  winter in Nepal Himalayas  but weather is very clear in this months,if you have well prepared equipment you enjoy the best trek in your life.

In this months Tourists less on the trail and easy to find lodge,accommodation. As the trek in this region conveniently start at a relatively low  elevation is called Pokhara 827 meter about and the maximum altitude is 4210m,around at Annapurna Base Camp.The trek begins from  Pokhara after arrival in Kathmandu you drive or fly to Pokhara.And trek end in Pokhara then you drive or fly back to Kathmandu.

 

This trek can be combined with Ghorepani Poon Hill trek it’s the best combine alternative for Tourists who are interested or Rhododendron Trek.This trek is short,Best for all ages, no altitude sickness.March and April are recognized Months of the blossom of Nepal national Flower Rhododendron.And June to August Months are rainy months in Nepal Himalayas.March and April are good time to visit for Rhododendron flower, research herbs.

Type of Trek

In This Region or for Annapurna base camp trek include tea house/Lodge ,facilities are fairly good. on such trek all include at Lodge(Lunch,Dinner,Breakfast)  and another alternative is Camping style trek who are interested.As well porters are provided to carry your Gears.If you like to do camping trek on such trek we carry some food,fuel,kitchen set up, prepare ourselves from Company.we carry all essential tent ,food, utensils for  cooking and dining.Cook serves meals.

 Temperature Dec-January

Dec-January: day 10-20 degree and  night 2-5 degree Celsius

Our services: Budget Trek (price on request)and porter Guide service.If you just like to hire porter and Guide very friendly we are available for all Region and Season in Nepal Himalayas.Our porter and Guide service charge is not high just 23-25 Euro per day.Their Salary ,Accommodation,food,insurance all included in this price. We would like highly emphasis on your interest,needs,requirements.

Some Recommended Equipment

Trekking Bag,Sleeping Bag,Trekking  shoes,sucks and sandal,Rain jackets and Down jackets,Trekking Trousers,Gloves,Woolen Hat,Sun cream,Sun glass,Plastic,T-shirts,Head light and Medicine kit.

 

Outline Itinerary Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Day 01: Kathmandu airport(arrival)-Transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu-Pokhara (827m.) 25 minutes Flight/7-8 hours drive

Day 03: Pokhara (827m.) –Landruk 1640m.  6-7 hours walking

Day 04: Landruk 1640m. – Chhomrong 2170m. 5-6 hours walking

Day 05: Chhomrong 2170m.- Doban  2600m. 5-6 hours walking

Day 06: Doban  2600m. –Deurali 3200m.  3-4 hours walking

Day 07: Deurali 3200m.-Annapurna Base Camp 4130m.  5 hours walking

Day 08: Annapurna Base Camp 4130m. – Doban 2600m.  5-6 hours walking

Day 09: Doban 2600m. -– Chhomrong 2170m.   5  hours walking

Day 10:  Chhomrong 2170m.-Tadapani 2630m.   6  hours walking

Day 11: Tadapani 2630m. –Ghorepani 2860m.   6  hours walking

Day 12: Ghorepani 2860m.-Hille 1430m.   5-6  hours walking

Day 13: Hille 1430m.-  Drive to Pokhara 827m. 3hrs driving

Day 14: Pokhara (827m.) to Kathmandu 25 minutes Flight  /7-8 hours drive

Day 15: sightseeing in kathmandu (Farewell Dinner)

Day 16: Departure to Airport

 

Service  included

1) Airport Pick up ,Drop and Transport

2)Welcome and farewell dinner (kathmandu)

3)4 nights at 3 star Hotel (2+2 kathmandu and pokhara)

4)Kathmandu sightseeing(half day) and entrance fees.

5)Trekking permit and Tims

6)Guide and Porter with insurance

7)Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner during the Trek

8)Tea,Coffee

 

Service not  included

1)Kathmandu and Pokhara(L/D)

2) Personal Expenses

3)Water and alcoholic Drinks

4)Nepal visa and Travel insurance

5) Airfare (international)

 

 

Day 01: Kathmandu airport(arrival)-Transfer to Hotel

Enjoy Nepal Treks Staffs will come to Airport for your arrival in Kathmandu then you will drive to hotel and you will have welcome dinner in the evening at Nepali culture restaurant with your Trekking Guide.

Included: Welcome Dinner

Altitude: 1350m.

 

Day 02: Kathmandu-Pokhara (827m.) 25 minutes Flight/7-8 hours drive

There are two possibilities options  fly or drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

Option 1) Drive to pokhara it takes 7 to 8 hours from kathmandu.you drive through the Trisuli River.And you have lunch on the way.

Drive time: 7-8 hrs 210 km

Option 2) Fly to pokhara it takes 25 minutes from Kathmandu.During your flight time, you enjoy the entire view of Mt Annapurna Massive,Mt Manaslu Massive and Langtang massive.It is an amazing like mt flight.When we arrive in Pokhara you can relax your day Or if you like, you can visit  Phewa lake. In the evening we will  have dinner  at the Nepali Culture  Music Restaurant.

Overnight: Hotel 3 stars

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Flight time: 25 minutes

 

Day 03: Pokhara (827m.) –Landruk 1640m.  6-7 hours walking

After your Breakfast,1hrs you drive to Kande 1770m.From here you climb up to Pitam Deurali  pass 2100m. through the small villages,Rice fields,Millet fields, Rhododendrons.Also you enjoy the great view of mt Annapurna south, Machhapuchhare and mt Dhaulagiri.From Deurali you walk downhill through the forest about 50 minutes then you walk jeep Road continue  to Landruk.Landruk is big settlement of  Magar people. It is one of the nice village in this areas.

Overnight: at Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:6-7hrs. 330 m+ and 460m-

 

Day 04: Landruk 1640m. – Chhomrong 2170m. 5-6 hours walking

After breakfast, walk along the right side of Modi River through the  Rice and millet terraces, Forest, Villages  and cross the small bridges also enjoy the Waterfalls on the way.You can have lunch at Jhinu Danda also if you are interested for hot spring, you can visit the hot spring here.From your lunch place, walking down  it takes  about 15 -20 minutes to Modi River (Hot spring).But you need to buy entry tickets, it cost 200 Rupees per person.If you go for Hot spring, take your swimwear with you.After your lunch again steep climb up  to Chhomrong about 2 hrs.Today also enjoy the great panorama of Mt Annapurna south.Chhomrong is a big Gurung settlement village in this areas.

Note: On the way, from Chhomrong to Annapurna Base Camp you do not get the Mineral Water, you get just filter water.

 

Overnight: at Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:5-6hrs. 870 m+ and 340m-

 

Day 05: Chhomrong 2170m.- Doban  2600m. 5-6 hours walking

After your Breakfast, today you walk downhill to Chhomrong River and you walk uphill to sinuwa.Then you walk up and down hill to Doban through the terrace, pine, rhododendron, bamboo forest and by following the Modi River.Also you enjoy the snowcapped Mountains.

Overnight: at Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:5-6hrs. 960 m+ and 530m- (10km)

Day 06: Doban  2600m. –Deurali 3200m.  3-4 hours walking

 Today, You have short walking day to Deurali.You walk through the dense Rhododendron and Bamboo forest over the Himalayan lodge.

Overnight: at Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:3-4 hrs. 600 m+

Day 07: Deurali 3200m.-Annapurna Base Camp 4130m.  5 hours walking

You walk to Annapurna Base Camp today.Annapurna Base Camp is surround by Mt Annapurna massive mountains.It’s your highest point on this your trek.You feel  thin air because of the getting altitude. That’s why  you have to walk slowly on your condition.After walking about 3hrs from Deurali you arrive to Machhapuchhare Base Camp.From here walk up to ABC 2 hrs.Then enjoy the entire Annapurna Panorama with Glacier.

Overnight: at Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:3-4 hrs. 930 m+

 

Day 08: Annapurna Base Camp 4130m. – Doban 2600m.  5-6 hours walking

Today, early in the morning enjoy the Annapurna panorama with sunrise. Capture the Photo of  Snow covering Mt  Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna I (8091m.),Annapurna III (7550m.), Machhapuchhare(6997m.),Tent peak, Hiuchuli(6434m.),Gangapurna,Glacier, monuments  and more mt panoramas.Then walk downhill same way to Doban with a great Himalayan experience and joy.

Overnight: at Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:5-6 hrs. 1530 m-

 

 

Day 09: Doban 2600m. -– Chhomrong 2170m.   5  hours walking

Well known trail, walk with the new impression through the Forest Rhododendron, pine, Bamboo forest and Terrace downhill and uphill   to Chhomrong about 5 hrs.

Overnight: at Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:5 hrs. 530 m+ and 960m-

 

Day 10:  Chhomrong 2170m.-Tadapani 2630m.   6  hours walking

Today you walk through the Millet,Rice terrace fields and a lots farmer’s small villages. Finally, you have to climb up to Tadapani through the dense Rhododendron Forest and with the Great panorama of Annapurna South,Hiuchuli and Gangapurna.

Overnight: at Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:5 hrs. 700 m+ and 240m- (8km)

 

Day 11: Tadapani 2630m. –Ghorepani 2860m.   6  hours walking

Today the first you walk downhill to small stream about 30 minutes then you walk uphill to Deurali pass 4hrs. From the pass, you enjoy the great view of surrounding Annapurna panoramas again.From the pass you walk downhill to Ghorepani 2hrs. Ghorepani is very famous place of Poon magar settlement.You walk today during the day through the rhododendron forest, pine forest and waterfalls.You have again admiring day.

Overnight: at Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:6 hrs. 830 m+ and 600m- (10km)

 

Day 12: Ghorepani 2860m.-Hille 1430m.   5-6  hours walking

Today wake up early in the morning. You have great Annapurna panorama day.For the Sunrise Himalayan panorama, you have to walk uphill to Poon hill about 1hrs.But enter to poon hill you need to you Rs,50/ per person on way early in the morning to Poon Magar community. from the poon Hill you enjoy the entire admiring mt view of Dhaulagiri,Nilgiri,Tukuche Peak, Annapurna I, Annapurna south,Hiuchuli,Machhapuchhare and more peaks.After sunrise panorama walk downhill at your lodge and have a breakfast.After Breakfast walk  through the Rhododendron forest, Bamboo trees to Ulleri 2000m. Then from Ulleri walk down to Suspension bridge with the natural  stone steps.After crossing the bride walk to Hille about 30-40 minutes to Hille through the Tikhedhunga.

Overnight: at Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:6 hrs.  350m+ and 2000m-

 

Day 13: Hille 1430m.-  Drive to Pokhara 827m. 3hrs driving

After breakfast walk about 5 minutes and drive to pokhara about 3 hrs.

Option 1 You have free a free in pokhara.

Option 2: you have sightseeing day after your lunch (visit International Mountain Museum,Gupteshor cave, Devid falls, Fawa boating and Peace Stupa.

Day 14: Pokhara (827m.) to Kathmandu 25 minutes Flight  /7-8 hours drive

 

There are two possibilities options  fly or drive from Pokhara to kathmandu.

Option 1) Drive to  kathmandu it takes 7 to 8 hours from pokhara.you drive through the Trisuli River.And you have lunch on the way.

Drive time: 7-8 hrs 210 km

Option 2) Fly to kathmandu it takes 25 minutes from pokhara.During your flight time, you enjoy the entire view of Mt Annapurna Massive,Mt Manaslu Massive and Langtang massive.It is an amazing like mt flight.When we arrive in kathmandu you can relax your day

Overnight: Hotel 3 stars

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Flight time: 25 minutes

 

Day 15: sightseeing in kathmandu (Farewell Dinner)

You have world heritage sites seeing in kathmandu.Our agency provide you Culture Guide in kathmandu for your sightseeing.We include you Pashupatinath ,Swayambunath  and Boudanath sightseeing.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch and farewell dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

 

Day 16: Departure to Airport

you will be picked up at your hotel and drive to Airport by an agency

 

 

 

What is included?

  • Airport Pick up ,Drop and Transport
  • Welcome and farewell dinner (kathmandu)
  • 4 nights at 3 star Hotel (2+2 kathmandu and pokhara)
  • Kathmandu sightseeing(half day) and entrance fees
  • Trekking permit and Tims
  • Guide and Porter with insurance
  • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner during the Trek
  • Tea,Coffee
  • Medicine kit

What is not included?

  • Kathmandu and Pokhara(L/D)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Water and alcoholic Drinks
  • Nepal visa and Travel insurance
  • Airfare (international)

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