Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the most popular trekking route of the Annapurna region which lies in the western region which is an amazing walk through diverse landscape and culture complete with rich mountain vistas, terraced field, and quaint Gurung village with a wide variety of flora and fauna. This trail passes through spectacular and tranquil landscapes, charming Gurung and Magar village, the lush green Rhododendron, bamboo and alpine forest. The trek is one of the beautiful treks in Annapurna region. This wonderful trekking is a concoction of the wonderful views of the mountains views with local culture in the heart of the Annapurna region. In the time of trekking, we will follow through clam nature and peaceful hill and dazzling mountains all around. There is one option which is also known as the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek that will head towards the complete Ghorepani Poon hill. In the way, this trip offers the charming scenery of the ethnic villages and their spectacular lifestyle. While trekking in Annapurna region one can enjoy the breathtaking natural views of the panoramic mountains and get to experience the culture of Sherpa people closely and get to see wild animals and the natural beauty of the villages surrounded by the mountains. Trekkers can find well-facilitated tea houses and hotel without difficulty and the trail is full of enticing natural wonders and absorbing cultural magnificence.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek lies in the Annapurna Conservation Areas where we pass through many villages of different ethnic communities having different culture and lifestyle. It is one of the most popular walks on the earth. The fabulous mountain scenery and the rich cultural diversity traverses across a wide spectrum of the lush rural farmlands and pretty villages. The middle and upper portions of Modi Khola offers some of the best trekking routes. During the time of trekking, you get to learn about people of different ethnicity, especially that of Gurung people when visiting Gurung Museum in Ghandruk. Trekking to this base camp is spectacular to explore the mighty snow peaks and to get the slights of wild animals and make the trekking holidays spectacular. Trekkers can find well-facilitated tea houses and hotel without difficulty and the trail is full of enticing natural wonders and absorbing cultural magnificence. The best season for trekking route is March to May and September and December. During the time of trekking, we get an opportunity to take the natural hot bath in hot spring. If you are planning for trekking on this route then we the team of adventuremountainguideture Mountains Guide will heartily well-come to our beautiful and small country Nepal.
Trip FactGrade: Easy & Moderate
Duration: 12 days
Size of Group: 01+
Maximum Hight: 4130 m.
Short ItineraryDay 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m) 6 hrs drive
Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri (2000m.) 5 hrs
Day 04: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2870m.) 5 hrs
Day 05: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m.) and trek to Tadapani (2660m.) 6 hrs
Day 06: Trek from Tadapani to Chommrong (2170m.) 5 hrs
Day 07: Trek from Chommrong to Dovan (2350m.) 5 hrs
Day 08: Trek from Dovan to Deurali (3200m.) 5 hrs
Day 09: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m.) 5 hrs
Day 10: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2350m.)
Day 11: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Hot Spring (1780m.) 5 hrs
Day 12: Trek from Jhinu Hot Spring to Sewi and drive to Pokhara (820m.)
Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist bus
Day 14: Final Departure
Details ItineraryDay 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport (Kathmandu), our representatives from Everest Trekking Routes Tour Operator (Rabin Gurung) will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel.
Day 02:Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus it takes 6/7 hour by tourist bus, You will be enjoying the best views of Himalayas from the air. Well, Pokhara offers the magnificent views of Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, five peaks of Annapurna, and others. We can explore numerous lakes in Pokhara. We will stay overnight in guesthouse in Pokhara.
Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri Today, we begin our trek at Nayapul after 1 hour driving by a private vehicle from Pokhara. And then after 15 minutes of short walk along the bank of Modi Khola, we will reach Birethanti. Trek starts from Birethanti to Ulleri which will take around three and half hours following the river to Lumle for lunch. One the way, you will be observing the beautiful farming lands and people working there. Finally we will reach at Ulleri.
Day 04: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani Leaving Tikhedhunga, we begin our trek with a steep climb to Ulleri. Well, Ulleri is a large Gurung village at the altitude of 2070m. Following the ascending trek through the beautiful dense rhododendron, magnolia forests will bring us to Ghorepani. The best time to see rhododendron and magnolia flowers is in the spring (March-April). We will stay at guesthouse tonight.
Day 05: Hike up to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani Today, very early in the morning, we will start an hour hiking to Poon Hill for the best sunrise view in the panorama of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif. And then we return to Ghorepani. Leaving Ghorepani following the beautiful dense forests will then bring you to Tadapani, which will be the destination for today.
Day 06: Trek from Tadapani to Chommrong The day starts with steep downhill through dense rhododendron forests. Then, leaving Tadapani and following the trail will bring us to Chommrong. Chommrong offers the close up views of Annapurna South, Himchuli and Fishtail Mountain. Chommrong is the gateway to Annapurna Base Camp.
Day 07: Trek from Chommrong to Dovan Today, the trail drops down to Chommrong Khola and again we continue climbing to Khuldighar where there is an Annapurna Conservation Area Check Post. After crossing the forest, we will reach at Dovan.
Day 08: Trek from Dovan to Deurali, Today will be a short walking day. Our day begins with the climb through forest to Himalayan Hotel where we will have our lunch. After the lunch, the trail goes gently uphill towards Hinku Cave. Then finally, we will reach at Deurali. Overnight, we will stay at guesthouse.
Day 09: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp Today is our special day in terms of the views. We will be starting early in the morning to ABC. The reason we start early is because we have to cross the avalanche areas before 12 at noon. After crossing the avalanche areas, we will trek uphill through the bamboo forests for about an hour to reach the Machhapuchhre Base Camp, which isn't really a base camp since climbing the mountain is not permitted. Two hours of trek from Machhapuchhre Base Camp will take you to the Annapurna Base Camp at the elevation of 4130m, where you will enjoy the breath-taking surrounding views of the Himalayas. Overnight, we will stay at guesthouse.
Day 10: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo Today, we follow the same trail down to the bank of Modi Khola to Bamboo where there are few teahouses and lodges available to stay.
Day 11: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Hot Spring We follow the same trail until Chommrong. Once we have passed Khuldighar, there is an experimental sheep farm. Then, the trail continues through rhododendron forest. Descending down from Chommrong will take us to Jhinu Hot Spring where you can bath in natural hot springs.
Day 12: Trek from Jhinu Hot Spring to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara
From Jhinu Hot Spring, we walk at the right side of Modi Khola for 4 and half hours to Birethanti which is considered to be one of the best and relaxing walk of the entire trek. Then, we reach Nayapul and an hour drive from Nayapul will bring us at Pokhara city.
Day 13:Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus
Today, we will catch our early morning returning flight to Kathmandu. The flight takes about 35 minutes to reach Kathmandu. At the remaining time, you can explore the Kathmandu city or you can go for shopping. In the evening, we will celebrate the farewell dinner with our trekking crew.
Day 14: Final Departure You are saying good bye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! We will transfer you to the airport for your returning flight.
- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus
- Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist bus
- Hotel In Kathmandu: 2 Nights standard accommodation in Katmandu include Breakfast
- 2 night hotel in Pokhara include Breakfast.
- You’re Meal in During the Trekking as Your standard meals (3 times a day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with cup of tea or Coffee)
- All Trekking Permit and Paper work as Annapurna conservation entry permits (ACAP) and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit
- Local Transportation
- All accommodations in lodge/tea houses during the treks
- Trekking Guide: An experienced, helpful, friendly and English speaking Trekking Guide. His well- paid salary, meals, accommodation insurance etc
- Trekking Porter: porters (1 porter for 2 peoples). Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation
- After the Success Trip, Everest Trekking Routes will Provides Adventure Certificate
- Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
- All government taxes
- Service charge
- Meals and Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Deserts (cakes, bakes and pies)
- Additional size of Pots Hot Drinks
- Bottled drinks
- Boiled water
- Electronic device re-charge
- Hot shower
- On the trekking Wi- Fi
- Personal expenses any type
- Travel insurance and evacuation insurance
- Tipping for Guide and Porter
According to our official Itinerary schedule, if any things exchanges instead of actual packages as Domestic Flight, Reserve Car or Van, Donation extra days and any things else the cost will be adding on your full board packages.