Annapurna base camp trek

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Activity type: Hiking
Activity level: Easy/ Moderate
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28 May 2018 - 29 May 2023

Duration: 15 Day(s) / Tour with flexible start dates
Price: from $799 / Negotiable

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Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu (1320m). Our representative will be at airport with your name card. Once you grab him you will be heartily welcomed by him putting garland on your neck which means welcome to Nepal. Then you will be driven to the hotel by car. Rest and enjoy the day around the town.

Hotel in Kathmandu- B

Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley(Buddhanath, Pashupatinath, Patan Durbar Square and Swambhnath Stupa) with professional tour guide then after evening you will have meeting with Trekking guide who will support you for trekking preparation.

Hotel in Kathmandu- B

Day03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m)by Tourist Bus about 7 hours. Pokhara is located about 200 km west from Kathmandu and the tourist coach takes about 7 hours to get there. The drive mostly fallows along Trishuli River side enjoying the view of landscapes. At the Evening you may take short sightseeing around lakeside Pokhara.

Hotel in Pokhara- B

Day 04: After breakfast in Pokhara drive to Nayapul and strat walk to Tikhedhunga (1540m) or Ulleri (2020m). The drive takes 1.5 hours to Nayapul (42km) by car. After check in at Birethati, trails leads up through the beautiful rice, maize and millet farms of locals through Bhurundikhola along with the great scenery passing through several countryside villages all the way up to Tikhedhunga. If you want to walk further until Ulleri, you need to climbs about 2000 stones steps from Tikhedhunga.

Tea housein Tikhedhunga or Ulleri – B, L, D

Day 05: Trek fromTikhedhunga or Ulleri to Ghorepani (2860m) about 6 hours.The trail goes steep up for 1.5 hours through stone steps where the trail leads through cultivated fields Rest of trails goes through inside (blooms on March, April) rhododendron and Oak forest. Arrive at the top of the Ghorepani pass and camp there.

Tea House in Ghorepani- B, L, D

Day 06: Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (2630m) about 5 hours. Early morning hike to Poon Hill (3210m) for amazing sunrise view about an hour walk. The view of the shining mountains is good for photograph, after about one hours exiting sunrise we will back down to the lodge at Ghorepani and trek to Tadapani after breakfast. The beginning parts of the trek the trail steep uphill to the ridge through the stone steps till Deurali. It is almost parallel height of Poonhill. After pass through the rhododendron forest, we will have end short easy walk to the ridge and steep down to the river to cross the bridge and small up till Tadapani.

Tea House inTadapani- B, L, D

Day 07: Trek from Tadapani to ChumrungVillage (2170m) about 5 hrs. From Tadapani the trail drops down through rhododendron and oak forests till chuile then still down with terrece field until cross the river.After crossing the river gradually uphill till chhomrong where will have lunch and overnight. Chhomrung is a Gurung Village, and the highest permanent settlement in the valley with tremendous view across to Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare.

Tea House in Chhomrong – B, L, D

Day 08: Trek from Chumrong to Dovan (2600m) about 6 hours. The trail descends via a stone staircase and then crosses the Chhomrong Khola. We climb till Sinuwa. After Sinuwa passing through forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak arrives Bamboo. From Bamboo we walk some up and down 1.5 hours to Dovan.

Tea House in Dovan- B, L, D

Day 09: Trek from Dovan to Deurali (3230m) about4 hours. The day starts with gentle gradual ascend following the trail above the river through bamboo, oak and rhododendron forests. We cross two small rivers over small bridges. The trail follows along the Modi River. There is also the possibility of seeing a variety of species of wildlife such as wild pig, deer and langoors.

Tea House in Deurali – B, L, D

Day 10: Trek from Deurail to Annapurna base camp (4130m) about 4 hours. Today we start our trek to Machhapuchre Base Camp (MBC). The trail climbs gently through a river bank and then it rises steeply over the mountain side. There are also some avalanche prone areas at some points on the trail but only after or during winter season. From MBC to ABC you will see bare platue without plants. We will face with the snow boulders melting and forming small rivers with having sensational views of the near-vertical south face of Annapurna towering above the sanctuary. The heart inspiring views of Machhapuchre, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Hiuchuli and other peaks will be the sparkling of our hard efforts.

Tea House in ABC- B, L, D

Day 11: Trek from Annapurna Base camp to Bamboo (2310m) about 7 hours.Ealry morning we relish the magnificent sunrise over the Himalayas from Annapurna Base Camp. After our breakfast, start descending from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo back through Machhapuchre Base Camp, Deurali, Dovan and finally reach Bamboo. Heading back down to the valley is much easier than climbing up. We will see the waterfalls that drop down from a high point to the rocks below.

Tea House in Bamboo- B, L, D

Day 12:Trek from Bamboo to Jhinudanda(1780m) about 5 hours. After breakfast we hike up to Sinuwa than down to chhomrong khola. Then again we ascend on the thousand stony steps taking us to Chomrong. From Chomrong, we further descend to Jhinu Danda. Upon arrival at JhinuDanda, we get opportunity to enjoy hot springs lying just a 20 mins down from Jhinu Danda.

Tea House in Jhinu– B, L, D

Day 13: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Nayapul5 hours and drive Back to Pokhara 1 hour. At the beginning, we walk from Jhinudanda to Kyumi village via New bridge. After having lunch in Kyumi, we trek to Syaulibazzar and then down to Birethanti. After check out from the check post at Birethati we walk more 20 Mins to Nayapul. From Nayapul, we drive by car to Pokhara will take 1.5 hours. Upon arrival in Pokhara, we will have an opportunity to visit some more places around the lake city until evening.

Hotel in Pokhara- B,L

Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus. Look around shops and shopsouvenirs.Enjoy and rest.

Hotel in Kathmandu- B

Day 15: Fly back to home country. Our agency’s representative will put you Khada (a kind of cloth which use to wear on your neck).Wearing Khada means good luck and protection. And drop you to the airport. See you next time

Note of above Itinerary: B =Breakfast, L = Lunch & D = Dinner.

Above itinerary can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. We will follow accordingly.

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Price includes

  • • Cost Include All the Ground Transportation from airport pick up to airport drop. 3nights Hotel in Kathmandu in twin sharing basis 2 nights Hotel in Pokhara All Meals during trekking days 9 days (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as indicated by the itinerary. All Accommodation from day 1 to day 15 in twin sharing basis All trekking and climbing related permit & fees, (Entry Permit Annapurna conservation fees and TIMS Card). Professional Trekking leader, guides and necessary porters (1porter for 2 pax during trekking) A comprehensive medical kit All government and local taxes and VAT Guide& porter’s insurance. Trekking/climbing certificate and T- shirt from the agency

Not included in price

  • • Cost Exclude: International air fare to/ from Nepal Entry Visa fees - at present $25 for 15 day, US$ 40 for 30 day, and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry into Nepal. Foods in Kathmandu and Pokhara Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses Drinks: both alcoholic and bottled other than sterilized drinking water. Laundry fees Hot shower, WIFI, battery charge during the trekking period Personal gear and expenses Tips and gratitude provided to staff.

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Ganesh Neupane

 Ganesh Neupane 

38 years, Nepal

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