Annapurna Base Camp (ABC ) Trek known as Annapurna Sanctuary treks is one of our mostpopular treks in Nepal . Mt. Annapurna rises to 8091m and is the 10th highest mountain in the world. This invigorating trek to Annapurna Base Camp passes through waterfalls, villages, farmlands, rhododendron forests, and mountain vistas. The Annapurna Base Camp trek, like others in the Annapurna region, start from the beautiful city of Pokhara start from 800 meters to a high altitude of over 4,000 meters with gradual acclimatization process. We also pass through a diverse geographical
and cultural variation with amazing ranges of flora and fauna in between. Needless to say that throughout this trekking journey we get to enjoy the sheer magnificence of the Himalayas, including one mountains that are above eight thousand meters – Mt. Annapurna (8091 m) . Hospitality and rich culture of the local community and the brilliance of nature. Just imagine being in the company of some of the highest mountains on earth and the magnificence of the sunrise over the snow-capped Himalayas.
Fact About Annapurna Base camp Trekking
Starting from : Kathmandu/Pokhara
Ending at : Pokhara/Kathmandu
Grade : Moderate-Difficult
Highest access of the trek : 4200m (Annapurna Base Camp)
Culture encounter : mixed
Trekking type : Teahouse
Himalayan sights : Fishtail, Annapurna range,
Most Attraction of the trek : Close Mountain View, Villages
Best Season : February, March, April, May, September,October, November
Itinerary type : Fixed / Customized

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (800m)
Day 04: Pokhara to Ghandruk (1990m)
Day 05 : Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170m)
Day 06: Chhomrong to Bamboo (2310m )
Day 07: Bamboo to Deurali ( 3,200 m)
Day 08: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp ( 4130m)
Day 09: Annapurna Base camp ( ABC ) to Bamboo (
Day 10: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda ( 1,600 m) Bath in natural hot spring
Day 11: to Jhinu Danda to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara
Day 12: Pokhara Free day
Day 13: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)

Upon arrival at the airport, meet and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, you have an option to be escorted stroll around Thamel and the local streets of Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation

After breakfast, start sightseeing covering the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu, which are Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa.  Kathmandu Durbar Square area holds the palaces of the medieval Kings who ruled over the Kathmandu Kingdom. Swayambhu meaning the “the self-existent” is popular among the foreigners as Monkey Temple owing to the large number of monkey population residing in this area. It is said that Swayambhunath Stupa is more than 2,000 years old, and it symbolizes knowledge. The painted eyes on all four sides symbolize the all-seeing power of Buddha. It is an important Buddhist place where pilgrims from all over the world come. In the afternoon you will get short briefing and discussion regarding your trek.

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (800m)

Distance 200kms – Approximately 6 Hours Drive

Early morning after breakfast, drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu (200km) via Prithvi Highway, takes 6hrs approximately (option to fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, takes extra cost). Along the way we will stop in scenic spots, for lunch and to get fresh as well, en-route we see more about countryside of Nepal that offers greenery, rivers, local villages, farm lands and beautiful mountain scenarios. In the evening, you have option to stroll around the Phewa Lake and local market in Pokhara.

Day 04: Pokhara to Ghandruk  (1990m)

Drive 42km, Approximately 1:5 Hours and walk 12 km  ,6 hours walk

Early morning drive to NayaPul and start the trek. From Birethanti, we trek uphill on the trail to Ghandruk. While on the trail, we again enjoy the panoramic views of the mountains, pass along various small villages  Along with enjoying the stunningly close-up towering views of Fishtail, Annapurna South, and Hiunchuli. We also acquaint ourselves with the simple but rich cultural traditions of the Gurung people at the Gurung Museum in Ghandruk.

Day 05 :  Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170m)

Trekking distance 9 kms – Approximately 5 Hours walk

After passes beautiful village Ghandruk we climb up to Kimrong danda On the way, we can enjoy great views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre) and Ganggapurna. Next, it’s a steep descent takes us to the Kimrong Khola. After another steep ascent from Kimrong Khola to Chere Danda, we descend for a while then it’s a gentle walk to Chhomrong. Chhomrong is a beautiful village located on the lap of the giant Annapurna massive.

Day 06: Chhomrong to Bamboo (2310m )

Trekking distance 08 kms – Approximately 5 Hours walk

Trek down to Chhomrong khola (river) and then climb up to Sinwa . From here we enter into steep valley towards Annapurna sanctuary at the buttresses of Annapurna South and Fishtail. From Sinwa we we walk through the jungle when we arrive Kuldi Ghar will climb down to Modi River at the little hamlet of ‘Bamboo’ , This places is deep inside the Forest

Day 07: Bamboo to Deurali ( 3200 m)

Trekking distance  09 kms – Approximately 6 Hours walk

We gently climb up to next village Dovan, After that we passes some cliffy river and water fall  and we will Reach himalayas. After Himalaya (2,900m), we enter into sparsely vegetated rocky terrain and climb steeply to Hinku cave. after that we little climb down and climb up we reach in Deurali It is more wide places compare to Bamboo, Dovan and Himalayas

Day 08: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp ( 4130m)

Trekking distance 06 kms – Approximately 5 Hours walk

The trail from Deurali to Machhapuchhre  base camp is avalanche risk area. So guide will consult about the situation with local people and if necessary we will change the route to the other side of the Modi Khola . And slowly climb up to Machhapuchhre Base camp  (3,700m). Machhapuchhre Base camp is a valley opens up wide and bright with beautiful snow peaks. The trail to Annapurna base camp climbs gradually in winter season full of snow and summer season we can see green grass.  At Annapurna base camp we are at the base of world’s highest mountains surrounding us in 360 degree.

Day 09: Annapurna Base camp ( ABC ) to Bamboo

Trekking distance 15 kms – Approximately 7 Hours walk

After a beautiful sunrise view over the Annapurnas, same way  we will head down slowly to Bamboo.

Day 10: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda ( 1,600 m) Bath in natural hot spring

Trekking distance 09 kms – Approximately 5 Hours walk

We follow the same trail that we took to climb up till Chhomrong.After Chhomrong Village we Climb down steely on the stone steps to the village of Jhinu. We settle into our lodge and then head down half and hour to natural hot spring pool in the shore of Modi river. Enjoy the natural hot spring and enjoy your last night in the mountain.

Day 11: to Jhinu Danda to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara

Trekking distance 13 kms – Approximately 6 Hours walk and 1:30 minute drive

From Jhinu, we follow the Modi river coast  we will basically traverse along the Modi river to Nayapul from where we started our trek We will be picked up by a vehicle  for a drive to Pokhara.

Day 12: Pokhara Free day

After finish trekking pokhara is a really nice places for chill out , pokhara is very popular for paragliding so suggest for that and you can enjoy the boat ride in phewa lake  which is beautiful lake in Nepal or if you like to do city tour we can do city tour and visit most popular places like Bindivashini Temple , Devi’s Fall Gupteshwor cave , Tibetan refugee camp , Mountain museum old Bazaar Etc , in evening if you are interested for shopping it a best places for shopping

Day 13: Drive Pokhara  to Kathmandu

After breakfast, drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu(200km/6-7hrs). we can enjoy the diverse landscape and scenery en-route. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel.

Day 14: Departure

You will be transfer to the International airport by Private vehicle according to your flight schedule.

Includes

  • All airport and hotel transfer by private car/coach (Depends on group size)
  • Kathmandu  hotel accommodation at 3 star category in the city of Kathmandu on the basis of B/B plan.
  • Pokhara   hotel accommodation at 3 star category in Lakeside on the basis of B/B plan.
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu by tourist Bus  accoriding to our Program
  • Highly experienced English speaking Himalayan trekking guide for Whole Nepal trip
  •  Necessary Porters salary / accommodation / insurance (one porter for two person).
  • Tea house/Lodge accommodation with full board meal during  trek.
  • All the necessary paper works and Conservation  entry fees. (Trekking permit / TIMS card etc.)
  • Provide trekking maps,
  • All the government taxes and company service charge
  • Nepali food farewell dinner party.

Exclude

  • International airfare
  • Nepal visa which obtained at the airport on arrival {bring 4 copies passport size picture too}
  • Alcoholic beverages, bottle mineral water, soft drinks and snack foods commutations
  • Any personal medical or evacuation expenses incur and strongly recommend international Travel insurance which included rescue
  • Extra porter for the personal day bag pack
  • Riding horse along the trek
  • Extra cost on natural disaster
  • Helicopter charter and all accommodation on flight cancellation due to bad weather
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu  City
  • City tour in Kathmandu / Pokhara (Vehicle and Entry fee) If you are interesting we can manage it
  • City Tour Guide if Necessary
  • Air Ticket Kathmandu -Pokhara – Kathmandu ( on request we will Manage it )
  • Other transport According to Booking
  • Tips to trekking crews ( Guide and Porter )