Annapurna Base Camp Trekking in Nepal

15 Days
Nepal
1
Moderate Plus
  • Trip Code: Annapurna Base camp trekking
  • Trip Type: Tea House
  • Max. Altitude: 4130m
  • Travel Mode: Coaches/Air

Annapurna Base Camp trek is one of the most popular treks in the Annapurna region. The trail goes through terraced rice paddies, lush rhododendron forests and high altitude landscapes with the Annapurna Range in view most of the times.

The setting of Annapurna Base Camp at 4130 m is unique and incredibly spectacular, set amidst the majestic peaks of Annapurna I (8091 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), Machapuchhre (6993 m) and Hiunchuli (6441 m).
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes 8 to 12 days, depending on your itinerary and length of walking days. The itinerary presented here takes 12 days, starting from Nayapul (1 hour drive from Pokhara) and going north up to Ghorepani and the famous viewpoint at Poon Hill. From Ghorepani you go eastward to Chomrong and then north again entering the Modi Kola Valley which leads up to the Base Camp.

Annapurna base camp Trekking from where you can see the magnificent view of the sunrise over the Annapurna panorama, the picturesque views of the Annapurna range. The reason of popularity of this trek is the breathtaking views of the Annapurna, Mt.Dhawlagiri, Fishtail mountain , the views of the natural beauty of green hills and the traditional cultural of the Hinduism and Buddism in local colourful dresses.

Overview
Trip Code Annapurna Base camp trekking
Trip Duration 15 Days
Trip Type Tea House
Trip Grade Moderate Plus
Min Group Size 1
Max Altitude 4130m
Trip Start Kathmandu
Trip End Kathmandu
Best Season Spring / Autumn
Transportaion Coaches/Air
Meals All meals during the trekking, rest of part bed and breakfast
Acommodation Lodges/Tea Houses duirng the trekking. Rest of the parts in Hotels/Resorts.
Itinerary

Arrival in Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel. After refreshment breifing for the trekking.

After Breakfast proceeds for Kathmandu Sightseeing including Pashupathnath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swyambhunath Stupa & Patan Durbar Sqaure.

After Breakfast drive to Pokhara. On our way, we can see the picturesque Trishuli and Marsyangdi rivers along green and rocky mountains, rivers connecting each other and small springs too. Pokhara is a beautiful valley set on the banks of the Phewa and begnas Lake, also known for its panoramic views of Annapurna (8,091m), Machapuchare (6,993m) in the north, Dhaulagiri (8,169m) in the west, Manaslu (8,156m) and Lamjung Himal (6,983) in the east. Pokhara is a lakeside tourist’s paradise with many facilities for travellers. You can roam around lakeside where people of different culture come to hang out and have some good time near Phewa lake. Accommodation at the bank of Lakeside.

After breakfast at bank of fewa lake, we’ll continue our journey with a short drive through beautiful landscape on the way to Nayapul/birethanti or off road of Hile,we start our trek from here.The route follows pleasantly through fertile jungle and terraced fields along a rushing river. This place is an important point along the trekking route that runs from Pokhara towards the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre base camps and further towards the town of Jomsom, then we follow the trail through the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola ,steadily up the side of the valley to Hille(1,495m) and after a short climb, we reach Tikhedhunga(1,570m).

After a long drive and short trek towards tikhedunga /Uleri, today we’ll head towards a steep ascent. We’ll climb a long, steep series of stone steps towards Ulleri (2070m), a large Magar village. Although a difficult climb, along the way, we can take in astonishing views of the snowy peaks of the Annapurnas, Machhapuchhare, and Hiunchuli. Then we ascend more gently through rhododendron forest where we can see wild animals like monkeys and along the way we can also see springs and rivers Making the land seem like paradise towards Nanghethani(2460m). After an hour more walking we reach our destination Ghorepani, a spectacular settlement located on a ridgeline. The views of the Himalayas from this village are breathtaking. We can see paranomic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayas on a clear day. Dhaulagiri I, II, III, IV, V, Tukuche, Dhampus, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Barah Sikhar, Machhapuchhre (commonly known as Fishtail) are some of the major peaks seen from here. In this way, our 3rd day of Annapurna base camp will be successful with amazing pictures of humongous mountains and lots of memories.

If you’re sunrise lover today is your day, we’ll have an early start of the day as we begin before sunrise to ascend Poon Hill in time to view the sunrise on the Himalaya. We’ll ascend to Poon Hill just in time to view the sunrise on the Himalaya.After taking natural view of sunrise and warm sun kissing We can have view a brilliant panorama of mountain ranges from Poon Hill of mountains Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, more than 32 ranges of the Annapurnas and much more which will make you feel heaven is a place on earth. After enjoying the views, we return to our lodge for a hearty breakfast, and then follow a pleasant forest trail through rhododendron and oak groves to Deurali(2960 m),then we descent to Bandhani and finny to Tadapani another beautiful village with great views of the peaks! As you can assume today will be the day of glancing mountains and hills to make memories for life.

After a long mountainous sightseeing in poonhills today We’ll enjoy an early morning panorama from Tadapani as the peaks light up. After a healthy breakfast early morning while viewing the sunrise in Tadapani, we’ll hike though Ghandruk and a steep descent to Kimron River, and up to Chhomrong, on our way, we will see the great view of Annapurna South, Fishtail mountain. It is a great place situated at the lap of mighty Annapurna massif. Chomrong is a village in the Annapurna area of Nepal and a popular overnight stop for those walking the Annapurna sanctuary trek or base camp trek. The village is spread over a hillside that has stunning views of the Annapurnas and Machapuchare.

Today’s trek is a bit longer, We make our way down through the spread out, the picturesque village as We follow the trail down to Chomrong Khola, through the picturesque village and climb to the valley of the Modi River. We follow the trail through a clearing in the forest then through the lush jungle with rhododendron (Nepal’s national flower), dense bamboo and oaks. We pass a trailside canyon and eventually we make it to our evening’s destination.

From Himalaya we’ll follow a route through the narrow gorge along the Modi Khola glacier valley past more forests, we pass a large overhanging rock known as Hinku Cave and the lodges of Deurali before making it to the entryway of the ‘sanctuary’ which ultimately takes us to Macchapuchre base camp. We will be walking close by the Annapurna glaciers. On our way, Machhapuchhre Base Camp offers us the stunning panoramic view of surrounding mountains. From Annapurna base camp we get a 360 degree view from Hiunchuli, past Annapurna South to Annapurna I (8,097m/26,566ft) and Khangsar Kang, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhare.

After breakfast trek to Annapurna Base camp for an hour. Today is also mountain scenery day, humongous mountains have seen at close quarters which includes the Annapurna Massif (Annapurna I-IV), Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak, and Paungda Danda. Numerous other peaks of 6000-8000m in elevation rise from the Annapurna range. This might be the day which you’ll never forget in your entire life be around snow-capped mountains We will spend overnight in Annapurna base camp. Rest day & Expolration on ABC.

After leaving our footprints on annapurna base camp we’ll have 10 miles trek today. we will continue our trek out of the“Annapurna sanctuary “ and retrace our steps out of the Modi River Valley. We eventually make it to our serene stopover point name Bamboo. We’ll encounter huge mountains on our way and feel the cold breeze on our way. After a long journey, We spend overnight at Bamboo.

After a long 10 miles journey from ABC to Bamboo, We’ll continue our way down river towards jhinu danda, passing through the serene forests of We continue our way down to Kimrong Khola and start ascending passing through the serene forests of rhododendron, bamboo and oak. Jhinu Danda is located in a very exotic geographical place. Due to which trekkers can find the soothing natural hot springs. Here, we can just relax and sooth out your tired muscles. While observing the natural sights around. Forests filled with rhododendron forest and vegetation largely occupy the central hot spring areas. Along with that, we can even celebrate the achievement of reaching Annapurna Base Camp. Moreover, the place seems to attract tons of new visitors each year without any decrease in the overall tourist numbers. Meanwhile, We then ascend to Chomrong village before dropping by the small peaceful settlement of Jhinu Danda. This village has a nearby riverside hot springs where we can soak our tired muscle .

We have reached our final day on the trekking trails. After leaving Jhinu Danda hot spring We follow the plain dust road along the right of Modi Khola which is regarded as one of the best and most relaxing walks of the entire trek. We reach at Nayapul . We then say goodbye to the trails and make a return drive through picturesque countryside to Pokhara. Accommodation at hotel near the lake.

After Breakfast drive back to Kathmandu. The 200 km route goes along the Marsyangdi River and then the Trishuli river offering a good view of the natural scenery and farmland. The bus makes one last climb and we arrive at the valley of Kathmandu. Over night in Kathmandu.

After breakfast transfer to Airport for our onward destination.

Service Includes/Excludes

Trip Cost Includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transfers from Airport .
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara on a twin/Single sharing basis
  • All meals while on druing the trek (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner).
  • Accommodation in Lodges/Tea Houses during Trekking ( local guest house ).
  • Private transportation or Tourist Bus or by Air to & from Pokhara.
  • Professional local trekking group leader well-trained in Wilderness First Aid
  • First Aid Kit.
  • Trekking guides and other support staffs like porters Sherpa.
  • 1 Porter carry 2 back pack ( personal Baggages ). Not allowed to carry suitcase, backpack about 15 kg per bag x 2 = 30 kg maximum.
  • Trekking Permit for Annapurna national park / conservation entry fees and TIMS cards. / all momument entry fee.

Trip Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal entry Visa fees from International Airport.
  • International Airfare and Airport Tax
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Hot and cold drinks
  • Alchohal / loundry service bottle drinks
  • Tips is important for Guide – Helpers – and Porters
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