Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Mt. Annapurna (8091 m) is not only the world’s 10th tallest mountain but also the deity of harvest for the locals. Culturally rich people of Nepal worship goddess Annapurna for the prosperity and abundance of food. Mt. Annapurna is an emblem of such a kind and adorable goddess. Yes, your trekking towards the foothill of such a magnificent mountain could become spiritual memory of your life. Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is fun, adventure and culture filled Nepal trekking route worthy to be called the best among all across the globe. Reach the base camp (4130 m) of Mt. Annapurna and behold spirituality, mountain grandeur and Himalayan tranquility at once.
Annapurna base camp trek
Trip starts with an amazing trip of Lake City Pokhara. The place is the most popular touristic destination of Nepal after Kathmandu. Plethora of caves, lakes, eateries, bars, museums and paragliding spots make this place popular for foreigners and locals. Formally the walking starts from Nayapool which is 2 hour drive from Pokhara. Annapurna Base Camp Trekking has two phases as initial phase is towards iconic Poon Hill (3210 m) for the gorgeous sunrise view experience. Trekking along the green lush woods of colorful rhododendron, fig, bamboos, juniper and others trekkers reach the Poon Hill. The trekking onwards is towards Himalayan belt where you can encounter Tibetan origin people. The view of Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna series, Neelgiri, Himchuli and others will be ever present during the trip. Take as many pictures as possible while you stay at base camp of Mt. Annapurna. The Machhapuchhre Base Camp experience is the bonus while doing this trek in Nepal. As trekkers return the feat of hot water natural springs near Jhinu assists in revitalization of soul and muscles. Enjoy the local culture of Gurung, Ghale and Magar on last day of trekking before departing to Kathmandu after finishing the trek.
Nepal Trekking Routes Treks & Expedition highly recommends trekkers to use Annapurna Base Camp Trekking as a chance to explore Himalayas, traverse hills and encounter multiethnic cultural people. At the most competitive rate you can book this vibrant trekking package with us. We are confident that once you trek this trail you will never forget the grandeurs of Mother Nature available in Nepal.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival time, a representative from Nepal Trekking Routes will reach Kathmandu International Airport [TIA] to welcome and receive you. You will then be escorted to your hotel where you can refresh and relax and in the evening a welcome dinner program will be organized at a Nepali restaurant. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing / Cultural Day in Kathmandu Valley
After enjoying morning breakfast, you will be picked by your guide from the hotel and take around Kathmandu for sightseeing. You will visit world heritage monuments such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swoyambunat and Bouddhanath. In the evening, our trekking guide will conduct a briefing about the trekking program before dinner. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
You will take a 30 min flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. The flight will be short and scenic. Or alternatively you can drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 6 hours. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 04: Pokhara to Tikhe Dhungha
Your trekking starts from today. After breakfast, you will drive to Naya Pul, the starting point of your trek. The trek quickly enters a village trail following Modi Khola. A 2 hour trek will reach you to the small town of Birethanti. Enroute you will pass through Sudami before reaching Tikhe Dhunga. Overnight in Tikhe Dhunga.
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2750m)
Continue your trek ahead through rhododendron and oak forests. You will be crossing through numerous streams to reach Nangethanti where you will have lunch. From here it is another 2 hours walk to Ghorepani. Overnight in Ghorepani.
Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2520m)
The trek to Poon Hill is perhaps the most popular part of this trek. Poonhill at 3210m is the most popular viewpoint to watch Annapurna, Fishtail and Dhaualigir peaks. It will take around 1.5 hrs to be atop the Poonhill from Ghorepani. Return to to Ghorepani and have a sumptuous breakfast before heading towards to Tadapani via Banthanti. Overnight in Tadapani.
Day 07: Tadapani to Chhomrong (2210m)
The trail from Tadapani to Chhomrong goes back and forth along Modi Khola. By the time you arrive in Chhomrong you will fairly be in cusp of Himal Chuli peak. Overnight in Chhomrong.
Day 08: Chhomrong to Doban (2540m)
There is a forest of pine and rhododendron you have to pass after you cross Chhomrong Khola. You will trek past villages of Sinuwa, Kuldi Ghar and Bamboo. It will not be long before you are in Doban (2540m). Overnight in Doban.
Day 09: Doban to Deurali (3170)
As you go deeper into the Annapurna region, you are likely to find many wildlife in the forests along with amazing views of Himalayan peaks. Today you will get the first taste of Mt. Macchapuchre or Fishtail mountain. On the way you can explore Hinko cave, a natural cave hanging on to a cliff. Overnight in Durali.
Day 10: Deurali to Annapurna Base camp
The challenge of trekking through moraines and boulders remain in this ection of the trail. AS you approach the Machhapuchhare Base Camp you will enter the Annapurna Sanctuary. From here it is another 45 minutes walk to reach the Annapurna Base Camp. The base camp offers a surrounding views of tallest Himalayan peaks of Annapurna.
Day 11: Annapurna Base Camp descend to Sinuwa
Today we follow our way back to Sinuwa, it’s more easy as we descend the most part of our route (5 hrs).
Day 12: Sinuwa to Ghandrung (1940m)
The trail through Sinuwa to Ghandruk goes downhill and then uphill to Kimrong and then to Deurali. The short distance from Deurali to Ghandruk is complemented by superb views of Himalayam ranges in the horizon. Ghandruk is a popular Gurung village which also has a Gurung Museum. Overnight in Ghandruk.
Day 13: Trek to Birethanti, Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara (910m)
You will again be retracing your steps to Nayapul via Birethanti. You will be drive to Pokhara from Birethanti. Overnight in pokhara
Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Enjoy a scenic highway drive back to Kathmandu which takes about 6 hours.
Day 15: Onward departure from Kathmandu
Depending on the time of your departure, our representative will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport.
The price include the following
Airport pick-up and drop off service,
Trekking Guide and Trekking porter (Two participant=1 porter =Maximum 25 kg of luggage )
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, accommodation during the trekking
Yatri Sweet and Spa or equal level hotel in Kathmandu
Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffel bags and trekking sticks (if required)
Trekking permit of National park,
TIMS (Trekking Information Management System )
Round Transport ( Kathmandu to Trekking starting point to Kathmandu )
Insurance and equipment for the trekking staffs
First aid kit
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu with cultural program in typical Traditional Nepali resturant
The price does not include:
Drinks, beverages, hot shower, extra accommodation in kathmandu
Single suplimenty (perperson for accommodation USD 80) Per night
During the trekking single suplimentary is USD 250
Tips for guide and porter
Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (with out itinerary )
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