Annapurna base camp trek is most famous high glacial basin lying north of mystical Pokhara city, situated below a ring of eleven of Nepal’s major peaks, it has spectacular views of each of these giants.
Annapurna Base Camp trek or treks combine with several easy walking trails with majestic scenery and a mix of cultures unmatched by any other trekking tours in Nepal. Annapurna base camp trek begins from lowland villages of rice terraces and green landscapes to the rocky and snowy mountains trail.
Furthermore, as you gradually ascend uphill, the peaks of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli emerge from behind the foothills. Pastures and cultivated fields soon give a way to deep forests of oak, bamboo, and rhododendron. The trail finally stumbles across moraines and reaches Machhapuchre base camp to Annapurna base camp 13,745 feet. You will see an unbelievable and unimaginable beautiful 360-degree panorama of the whole Annapurnas.
Likewise, when you pass your trekking tours over Ghorepani – Poon Hill (known as a popular Magar Village), you will have again an amazing sunrise and sunset views of all Annapurna Himalayan range including mount Fishtail and mount Nilgiri in a 180-degree angle.
Visit the inner abc trek equally popular as an Annapurna sanctuary of Annapurna panoramic views of 10 peaks over 6000m including Dhaulagiri and Mt. Fishtail. Mystical poon hill trek with world’s deepest George Kali Gandaki valley from Poon Hill. Outstanding view of Annapurna first 8091m (26540 feet.). Beautiful rice terraces and farmland village including Ghaundrung and their old museum. Natural hot spring at Jhinu.
The best Annapurna base camp trek has easy to moderate difficulty in terms of its landscapes and avalanches. The stone steps are also not easy to walk. But annapurna base camp trek 10 days is appropriate for any trekkers who are looking for an easy walk. The maximum height of Annapurna trekking 4250 m. on Annapurna base camp. It is not necessary any previous trekking or mountaineering experience and also it is not necessary that you must be young and energetic to do this trekking.
If you are healthy and can walk about 5 hours daily, you can easily complete this hiking. However, it would be more good to do daily jogging or walking exercise is recommended before you leave your country. Our program has been prepared including rest day and build up gradually, in order to acclimatize to the altitude. On the trek, you can go at your own pace, with plenty of stops for resting.
The google maps say about annapurna base camp trek distance from the beginning point until trek ending point for a round trip is 115 kilometers. And the Spring season and autumn seasons are the best time to visit abc trek route. Trek to abc journey covers Kathmandu valley, Pokhara, Ghorepani Poon hill, Chhomrong, Machharpurche base camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Ghaundrung village.
February, March, April, May, June and September, October , November and early December.
The best months to visit Annapurna base camp are pre-monsoon (February, March, April and May) and post-monsoon (late September, October, November, and December). It is possible to make the journey in January and early September but we prefer the above months for our treks into Annapurna Base Camp. January and February stay extreme cold with possible avalanches and June, July, and August stays with a lot of rain and lychees on the lower elevation trekking. Hearing this all, the best time to explore Annapurna base camp trekking is either in Spring season or Autumn.
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within BB plan. Our representative will give you information about Annapurna base camp trek further programs.Day 02: Full day Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley tour including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple which is World Heritage Sites listed by UNESCO.Day 03: Drive or fly to Pokhara
Better to take a flight to avoid 7 hours bus drive to get Pokhara. Taking a flight takes only 25 minutes from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel. In the afternoon you will be with your himalaya guide nepal to observe the Natural Beautiful town Pokhara. However, if you are driving to Pokhara by Tourist bus/car, It takes around 7 hours however you will have beautiful landscapes on the wayDay 04: Drive to Nayapul Bazaar (1050m.). Trek to Tikhedunga (1577m/5,157 feet), 5 hours
After having breakfast at the hotel we start our driving to Nayapul which takes approximately one and a half hours. We conduct our journey to Tikhedhunga Via Birethanti (1065m.). It is easy trekking passing through several small villages and settlements. We ascend gently to the final destination of the day.Day 05 : Ghorepani trek (2874m/9,398 feet), 6 Hours
Today, we ascend steeply for the first 2 hours and ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti. We will see a good view of Machhapuchhare known as Fish Tail (6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and Annapurna (7219m) south on the way. Now, our trail is quite easier passing through rhododendron and shadowy trees and ascends gently up to the final camp at Ghorepani village.Day 06 : Hike to Poon Hill station (3215m/10,513 feet). Tadapani trek (2,650m / 8,666 feet), 7 hours
Today, we hike to Poon Hill station to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous mountains in the morning. Hike down to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast at Lodge and trek to Tadapani (2650 m / 8,666 ft.). Most part of the trail we trek through rhododendron forest, the beautiful flower makes the jungle colorful in spring when they bloom. Overnight at GuesthouseDay 07 : Trek from Tadapani to Chomrong (2,170m/7,096 feet), 6 hours
It is very easy trek by descending gently all the way through rhododendron, oak and other kinds of dense forests. We will hear different kinds of birds chirping on the way to Kimrung Khola. Immediately, ascend steeply and walk at a level for 45 minutes and gently steeps and flat to Chomrong which is the only one gateway to Annapurna base camp / Annapurna sanctuary.Day 08 : Chhomrong to Himalaya Hotel (2,950m/9,446 feet), 7 hours
Today, we will our first step with a stone step to the river Chomrong, cross the river and hike to Sinuwa village where there are few lodges. Walking with dense forest to bamboo place. Where there are some lodges and guest house too. On the way, we will see the wildlife like wild boar, monkey, rhesus and other wild birds with including Danphe pheasant.Day 09 : Himalaya hotel to Machapuchhare Base Camp (3,700m/12,099 feet), 6 hours
Today, we start to go over Deurali viewpoint and walk further to MBC. There are two different trails ahead of us; we follow the best way according to the season to Bagar and to MBC. These areas are the most possibility for avalanches and always be careful during the journey. You should have good information from your experienced guide who is organizing by Gokyo Treks & Expedition, before you start your journey to MBC. Take it seriously because there are already a lot of people who lost their lives here from viewpoint to Bagar. After Bagar, you are safe.Day 10 : Annapurna base camp trek (4,130m/13,505 feet) & descend to Dovan (2,540m), 8 hours.
After sunny breakfast, walk all the way uphill to the ABC hilltop. The trail follows the left-hand tributary of the Modi Khola. You can see the sunrise with a natural Panoramic spectacular view from the viewpoint of ABC. From here we can see Annapurna 1st, Annapurna south, Barah Shikhar, Tent peak and Machapuchhare. Having breakfast in ABC, just descend down to Machapuchhare base camp. We can met the crew and taking all stuff descend downhill to Dovan village passing several green valley and villages.Day 11 : Dovan to Jhinu Hotspring (1,750m /5,723 feet), 7 hours
The trail descends to Jhinu Danda leads through bamboo and rhododendron forest with superb mountain views from Sinuwa village. Have in mind, the trail from Dovan to Bamboo is most subject to avalanches also. The trail leads down and up to stone steps to Chhomrung village. And descend down to Jhinu Danda where we can enjoy with natural hot spring in the banks of Modi River.Day 12 : Jhinu Danda to Nayapul. Overland drive to Pokhara. 6 hours
After breakfast, trek leads through intermittent bamboo and mixed forest. During the journey, you can pass through the several villages, terraced and as well as flat land. You will have flat land from Syualibazar until Nayapool. After checkout from Annapurna Conservation office, we trek furthermore 30 minutes to reach Nayapul where our car is waiting to transfer back at the hotel on Phewa lake.Day 13 : Drive to Kathmandu 6 hours.
Morning we’ll drive back through the scenic countryside and during the route will stop for breakfast & lunch. It takes 7 hours back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu, our guide will help you to drop you to your hotel to transfer. Rest of the day relax or explore the surrounding areas.Day 14 : Final departure
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.
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We can organize private abc trek route starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Sept 10, 2019 – Sept. 23, 2019
Sept 15, 2019 – Sept 28, 2019
Sept 20, 2019 – Oct 02, 2019
Sept. 30, 2019 – Oct 13, 2019
Oct. 05, 2019 – Oct. 18, 2019
Oct. 10, 2019 – Oct 23, 2019
Oct. 15, 2019 – Oct. 28, 2019
Oct. 18, 2019 – Oct. 31, 2019
Oct. 20, 2019 – Nov. 02, 2019
Oct. 25, 2019 – Nov. 07, 2019
Oct. 30, 2019 – Nov. 13, 2019
Nov. 05, 2019 – Nov. 18, 2019
Nov. 10, 2019 – Nov. 23, 2019
Nov. 15, 2019 – Nov. 28, 2019
Nov. 20, 2019 – Dec 02, 2019
Nov. 25, 2019 – Dec. 08, 2019
Nov. 30, 2019 – Dec. 12, 2019
Dec. 01, 2019 – Dec. 13, 2019
Dec. 05, 2019 – Dec. 18, 2019
Dec. 10, 2019 – Dec. 23, 2019
Jan 05, 2020 – Jan 18, 2020
Jan 10, 2020 – Jan 23, 2020
Jan 15, 2020 – Jan 28, 2020
Jan 20, 2020 – Feb 03, 2020
Jan 30, 2020 – Feb 13, 2020
Feb 05, 2020 – Feb 18, 2020
Feb 10, 2020 – Feb 23, 2020
Feb 15, 2020 – Feb 28, 2020
Feb 20, 2020 – March 05, 2020
Feb 25, 2020 – March 08, 2020
Mar 05, 2020 – March 18, 2020
Mar 10, 2020 – March 23, 2020
Mar 15, 2020 – March 28, 2020
Mar 20, 2020 – April 03, 2020
Mar 25, 2020 – April 08, 2020
Mar 30, 2020 – April 13, 2020
April 10, 2020 – April 24, 2020
April 25, 2020 – May 08, 2020
April 30, 2020 – May 13, 2020
May 10, 2020 – May 23, 2020
May 15, 2020 – May 28, 2020
May 20, 2020 – June 02, 2020
May 25, 2020 – June 08, 2020
Dec. 20, 2019 – Jan 02, 2020
Dec. 25, 2019 – Jan. 07, 2020
Dec. 30, 2019 – Jan. 13, 2020
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Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled
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Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flights details, we will come to pick you up in TIA airport in kathmandu.
Answer: Actually Annapurna base camp trek is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a lightweight day pack. For this trekking, if you have about little experience would be better.
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. the rooms along the routes are clean with a cozy bed with a nice mattress and blankets. However we recommend you to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.
Answer: All the guest houses/lodges in Annapurna base camp trek, they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to next place where you are going.
Answer: Guest house trekking all the lodges they have a shower which you can get it somewhere on pay and somewhere free.
Answer: During the Annapurna base camp trek route there are all places hotel and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in campsite/along the way.
Answer: During the lodge trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.
Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.
Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city areas.
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer a 20% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porters carry maximum 25 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis.
Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.
Answer: Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.
Answer: Yes ! Of course. Annapurna base camp trekking is also Annapurna base camp trekking so do not confuse.
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on trek.
The above itineraries are subject to change due to condition beyond our control. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.
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