Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna is the most important region of Nepal for the development of Tourism and Adventure Trekking. Since the first ascent of Annapurna I by French Adventure Climber Maurice Herzog in 1953, Adventure Trekking becomes very p1953, Adventure Trekking becomes very popular in Nepal. This classic adventure trekking allowing you to reach the heart of the mountains quickly and safely from Pokhara. From the beautiful city Pokhara begin our trek, ascending through the terraced hillsides . From Poonhill we enjoy a splendid panorama of the Annapurna range including close views of the fishtail peak of Machhapuchhare, Annapurna South, Annapurna II and Lamjung. The trail then passes through beautiful forest crossing rivers ascending and descending to the the Annapurna Sanctuary.
This is one of the most beautiful treks that combine easy walking with majestic scenery and a mix of cultures unmatched by any other treks in Nepal. The trail starts from lowland villages and rice terraces deep into the Annapurna Himal. As you gradually climb uphill, the peaks of Annapurna south and Hiunchuli emerge from behind the foothills. Pastures and cultivated fields soon give way to deep forests of oak, bamboo and rhododendron. The trail finally stumbles across moraines and reaches Annapurna Sanctuary from where you will see undeniably beautiful and unimaginable 360 degree views of the Annapurna mountain ranges..
- Detailed Itinerary
- Cost Info
- Trip Fact
Day 01 Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport by our representative, transfer to the Hotel
Day 02 Depart to Pokhara. Six hours scenic drive through Prithvi highway. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 Drive to Naya Pool and start trek to Ulleri (2073meters), overnight at guest house. We begin our trek at Naya Pool, an hour drive from Pokhara. After 20-minutes walk along the Modi stream, we reach at Birethanti - a beautiful village that has plenty of tea shops and guest houses. We then follow the left route through the village. Our trek will continue heading to Ulleri following the bank of the Burungdi stream. We climb slightly up to the valley of Hile (1495 meters) and Tikhedhunga (1525 meters). The trail leads steep up to Ulleri (2073 meters), a large beautiful Magar village, through the stone slabs. Generally, today's trek offer you an memorable experience of trekking in Nepal.
Day 04 Trek to Ghorepani (2856 meters), overnight at guest house. Today, trail leads us to the Ghorepani, one of the popular destinations of Annapurna region situated at an altitude of 2856 meters. Our trek gently ascends up to Banthanti (2250 meters) through Oak and rhododendron forest. We then continue trek towards Ghorepani through Nangeythanti (2460 meters). Today we walk approximately 5hrs.
Day 05Trek to Tadapani (2625 meters), overnight at guest house. Climb up to Poon Hill (3210 meters) early in the morning to see the panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himalayan ranges as well as sunrise over the tolerable himalayas. Experiencing the great views of Himalayan panorama from Poon Hill, we descend to Ghorepani. After breakfast, continue downhill trek to Tadapani (2625meter). The trail goes a long the ridges of rhododendron and pine forest till the Tadapani.
Day 06 Trek to Chhomrong (2020 meters) Today's trail descends to Kimrong stream through the forest of rhododendron. We then walk towards Chhomrong crossing through the Gurjung village. Chhomrong offers you close views of Mt. Annapurna south and Hiunchuli and the virgin peak, Fishtail (Machhapuchchhre).
Day 07 Trek to Dovan, overnight at guest house. We descend to Chhomrong stream and again climb up to Dovan crossing through silent rhododendron forest.
Day 08 Trek to Deurali (3200 meters), overnight at guest house. Today, we climb to Deurali through the rhododendron and bamboo forest. The place located on the ridge of Hinko Cave and it is the trail most stretch subject to avalanche.
Day 09Trek to Annapurna base camp (4131 meters), overnight at guest house. The day begins with climb to Machhapuchhre base camp (3900 meters) and to Annapurna base camp. The area is surrounded by the mountains and is known as Annapurna Sanctuary. This place gives you an spectacular view of Himalayas including Annapurna I, Annapurna South and Barah Shikhar.
Day 10 Trek back to Sinuwa, overnight at guest house. Finally, we trek back to Sinuwa with the remembrance of Annapurna south and the giant Himalayan peaks.
Day 11 Trek to Jhinu hill, overnight at guest house. Today, we will take bath at natural hot water spring at Jhinu.
Day 12 Trek to Tolka (1700 meters), overnight at guest house
Today, our trek leads to another beautiful village of this region, known as Tolka crossing through Landruk. Still, you will have great views of Mt. Annapurna South and Hiunchuli.
Day 13 Trek to Dhampus (1500 meters), overnight at guest house
The day starts with steps climbing through the forest until Deurali. Deurali gives you a nice views of Pokhara valley on the south and the Annapurna range on the north. We then descend to Dhampus, another beautiful Gurung village.
Day 14 Trek to Phedi and drive back to Pokhara, overnight at hotel. Finally, we complete our trek as we descend to Phedi and then drive back to Pokhara.
Day 15 Drive back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel
Day 16 Transfer to airport, departure on your own destination
- Pick up and transfer by private car as per the programme
- 2 nights accommodation in Kathmandu (twin sharing room, Bed and breakfast only)
- 2 nights accomodation in Pokhara (twin sharing room, bed and breaffast only)
- Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee during the trek
- 13 nights twin sharing accommodation at Guest houses during the trek
- 1 highly experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter between 2 trekkers), their food, accommodation, salary, equipments, insurance (We have insured our staffs by Neco Insurance Company Nepal)
- National Park and TIMS permit.
- Government taxes
- Office service charge
- Any meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast
- Travel insurance (if you want us to arrange your travel insurance, we would greatly be happy to assist for the trekkers who are age of under 65). For further details regarding insurance policy, please contact us
- International airfare to and from Nepal (please email at reservation to get a quote)
- Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu
- Items of a personal nature
- Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water, hot shower, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
- Tips for guide, porters, driver.
Trip Duration : 16 Days
Grading : Moderate to Strenuous
Activity : Trekking
Max. Altitude : Annapurna Base Camp (4210m.)
Group Size : 01 - 14 pax