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Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Region

Type

Trekking

Span

15 Days

Accomodation

3 star hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara and tea house during the trek

Meal Plan

All meals included (B/L/D)

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek at a glance

Experience the unique combination of subtropical atmosphere & halcyon landscapes. One of the most popular trekking trails in Nepal, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, caters the incredible taste of Trekking in the Himalayas. The lush green rhododendron, bamboo forests, fast-flowing streams, hillsides, farmlands, mossy waterfalls all add up to make it one of the most diverse treks in the world.

This high glacial basin, Annapurna Base Camp is located directly north to Pokhara. Surrounded by a ring of mountains, Machapuchare, Annapurna I and Hiunchuli respectively, this oval-shaped plateau seats at an altitude of over 4,130 m (13,549 ft) 

 

The magical landscape in and around the Annapurna Base Camp is also called “sanctuary” because of its natural serenity, beauty and the divine presence of the Hindu goddesses Annapurna (8,091m) and Gangapurna (7,455m).

Highlights:

  • Scenic drive to Pokhara
  • Trekking to Majestic Annapurna massif 
  • Alluring Fishtail Mountain 
  • Poon Hill for Panoramic View for more than 12 snowcap mountain
  • Chhomrong one of the beautiful Gurung settlement with bautiful mountain view
  • Scenic flight to Pokhara
  • Small village Settlements & their inhabitants
  • Jhinu Danda Hot Spring
  • Quaint Gurung villages 
 

 

15 Day(s) Detailed Itinerary

Arrival on:Kathmandu, Nepal
Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal
Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu

Activities:

  • TIA to Kathmandu city, pickup
  • Kathmandu hotel check-in
  • Trek preparation & meet-up with guide
  • Collect all trekking permits & registration at one place
  • Local souvenir

Elevation: 1,400 meters 

Meals Provided: Welcome dinner


Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing

Activities:

  • Visit UNESCO World heritage site- Boudhanath Pashupatinath, the monkey temple Swayambhunath
  • Explore city streets & traditional crafts such as pottery and weaving.

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast

Day 3: Drive to Pokhara

Activities:

  • Early morning flight to Pokhara
  • Bird-eye view of the Himalayan range
  • Stroll around beautiful Phewa Lake
Elevation: 1,400 m

Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel In Pokhara

Day 4: Pokhara-Ulleri

Activities:

  • Drive along Modi River towards Birethanti
  • ACAP office permits lookup

Elevation: 2021 m
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic Tea House

 

Day 5: Ulleri to Ghorepani

Activities:

  • Trek from Ulleri up to Nangethanti
  •  Walk through Oak and rhododendron forest
  • Pass By beautiful Gurung village
  • Revealing views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges.

Elevation:3,210 m
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

 

Day 6: Ghorepani to Tadapani

Activities:

  •  A glimpse of sunrise at poon hill
  • Views of Annapurna range-Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, Annapurna II
  • Hike to Deurali
  • Explore the small village of Tadapani
  • Visit Gurung Village

Elevation:2630 m
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic Tea House

Day 7: Tadapani to Chomrong

Activities:

  •  Walk through forested lands
  • Follow wet trails with rhododendron forest
  • Steep Descents & River crossings

Elevation:2170 m
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Day 8: Chomrong to Bamboo

Activities:

  • Cross suspension bridge over the Chomrong Khola
  • Pass by villages of Sinuwa, Kuldiha
  • En route pass through lush forest and witness impressive waterfalls

Elevation:2680 m
Time: Approx 6hrs
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Day 9: Bamboo to Deurali

Activities:

  • Explore Hinku Cave, camping shelter for wanderers
  • Cross several water streams
  • Pass by tranquil meadows
  • Breathtaking panorama of Annapurna massif, Fishtail mountain

Elevation: 3,200 m
Time : 6-7 hrs
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic tea house

 

Day 10: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp

Activities:

  • Uphill trek to Annapurna Base Camp
  • Stay at Machhapuchre Base Camp for lunch
  • Witness panaromic view of Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna South Face, Gandharva Chuli

Elevation:4,130 m
Time: Approx. 7hrs
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic tea house

Day 11: Annapurna Base Camp to Sinuwa

Activities:

  • Retrace your steps back to Sinuwa
  • Trek downhill
  • Pass by rhododendron forests

Elevation:1,780 m
Time: 7-8 hrs
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic tea house

Day 12: Sinuwa to Jhinu danda

Activities:

  • Trek downhill to Chomrong Khola
  • Beautiful Chomrong Village
  • View of Fishtail Mountain
  • Hot shower at Jhinu Hot Spring
  • Uphill & downhill trails

Elevation: 1,900 m
Time: 4hrs
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic tea house

Day 13: Jhinu Danda To Pokhara

Activities:

  • Walk by beautiful landscape to reach bus station
  • Drive to Pokhara

 Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel

Day 14: Pokhara To Kathmandu
  •     Drive to Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Farewell Dinner

 

 

Day 15: Final Departure

Activities:

  • Bid final goodbye to the team 
  •  Airport Drop off

Meals: Breakfast

 

Inclusion

What's included?
  • Airport pickup and drop facility.
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
  • First aid medical kit
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
  • Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu travel in a deluxe bus and Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara travel in a private taxi
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • Lodge expenses during the trek.
  • One porter for two people.
  • Stay in the city at finest hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu and 2 nights at Pokhara).
  • Upscale Adventures duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
What's not included?
  • Additional meals and drinks
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Cost incurred during the tour around the city.
  • Extra hot showers, wifi & battery charging on a trek.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Extra porter charge.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation

Departures

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please write us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How tough is to trek to Annapurna Base Camp ?
Annapurna base camp trek is considered to be a moderate level trek. Although it is quite demanding, but with courage and determination, the trek is achievable by all levels of trekkers. This trekking does not require a high level of fitness. However, you are required to be in a stable health condition.
What is the best time/season to trek Aannapurna Base Camp ?

For trekking to Annapurna Base Camp April - May (Spring) and October - November (Autumn) which are considered to be pre-monsoon and before winter respectively.

Autumn:

The weather is slightly warm during the day and cold at night depending on the elevation. The sky remains clear all day long with incredible views of the Annapurna range. There is also less chance of rain during this season and you will love to get clear consecutive days that are perfect for hiking.

Temperature: 12 to 20 degrees Celsius on average in the daytime. During the night it drops to negative 3-4 Degree Celsius on average.

Winter:

The sky remains clear and there is little to no chance of rain offering spectacular views of the snow-covered peaks. In the higher elevations extremely cold during the winter due to snow. The trails are covered with snow and passes may be blocked due to the heavy snow.

Temperature: Ranges 0- 5 degrees during day time on average. And it comes down to minus 10-15 degrees Celsius by night.

Spring:

The climate is similar to autumn, warm during days and cold during morning and night. Moderate temperatures, mild wind, and low precipitation superb for trekking conditions. The lush, colorful rhododendron forest can be seen on the trail.

Temperature: The average temperature around this season is between 16 and 22 degrees Celsius per day. And it drops to minus 2-3 degrees Celsius by night.

Summer:

In Nepal, the monsoon and summer season converge.Similarly, the monsoon brings leeches and landslides onto the trails, making things difficult for many hikers. Nevertheless, when the rain stops and the sky clears, the atmosphere becomes truly phenomenal and splendid. And not to mention the views from the mountain after the rain is just mind-boggling. During this season, the surrounding vegetation is lush green and attractive in a dustless environment.

Temperature: The temperature around this time ranges from 20-25 degrees Celsius during the day and drops to negative 1-2 degrees Celsius around night time

 

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