Annapurna base camp trek is an amazing walk through diverse landscape and culture complete with rich mountain vistas, terraced fields, quaint Gurung villages and a wide variety of flora and fauna. Mt. Annapurna (8091m) of Nepal is the 10th highest mountain in the world and the journey to its base camp, which is at 4210 m eight, is one of the most popular walks on earth. Moreover, we reach our destination via Mt. Machapuchhre (Fishtail) which is revered by the Nepalese for its unique beauty. Furthermore, thanks to the well groomed itinerary of this package, it is a popular choice among diverse outdoor enthusiasts from solo or hikers travelling in groups to Nepal.
Our Journeyinitiates as we arrive at Pokhara and short drive to Nayapul. Upon arrival at starting point of the trek, we go for a walk to a village by the Khudi River and Birethanti which lies at an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level. Walking through the forests across several valleys, climb up to small village of Hiley which would be the perfect spot for overnight stay. On the very next day, we will make our way towards Ghorepani , the special place to see best views of villages and landscapes. Early morning short hike to Poonhill blesses us with magical sunrise views over Annapurna Himalayas which would be a never seen before experience. Continuing our journey, we pass Tadapani, Chomrong, where the cultural highlights are experienced. Arriving at gate of Annapurna Sanctuary, which is actually a pass between spectacular peaks of Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre. Finally after getting the heavenly experience at ABC, we follow the same route and get back to Pokhara. It is recommended that you visit during spring(Mar-May) or autumn(Sep-Dec) for best experiences. However, we can organize this trip as per our clients request too.
Day to Day Itinerary
Day 1 : Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345 m)
You will be met by our airport representative and transferred to the hotel by our private tourist vehicle. You have the free evening and overnight at hotel.
Day 2 : Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
After breakfast we will organize a pre-departure meeting for providing the detail information about your tour and treks by our leaders. During our meeting clear all the remaining dues if any, bring 3 copies of passport size photos, copy of your passport and travel insurance policy. Please feel free to ask any queries with our leaders related to your trekking regions. After meeting, our excellent tour guide will take you for Kathmandu valley sightseeing in private tourist vehicle. During the tour, you will visit major historical, cultural and religious centre of Kathmandu valley including Swyambhunath Stupa(The Monkey Temple), Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple. Our tour guide will explain you about the cultural,historical and religious importance of these places in brief during the tour. You will be transferred to hotel after your tour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 : Drive to Pokhara (800 meters) 7 hours by tourist Bus.
At 6:30am, our trekking staffs will pick up you at hotel and escort to the bus station. The bus to Pokhara leaves at around 7:30am. You will drive by the beautiful rivers trisuli and marsyangdi which is very popular for rafting as well. Pokhara is very popular for the panaromic view of majestic Himalayas such as Annapurna, Machapuchare in the north, Dhaulagiri in the west, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu in the east. After 7 hours of drive, you will arrive at Pokahara, beautiful city of lakes, caves,Buddhist and Hindus temples. You can enjoy your evening wandering on lake sides. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 4 : Drive to Nayapul & Trek to Ulleri 1900 Meters.
One hour drive to Nayapul(1050m) and trek to Ulleri (1900m). Our trek starts at Nayapul after an hour drive on a private vehicle from Pokhara. After a short 15-minute walk along the banks of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1,015m) a large village with many shops and teahouses. From there, the trail continues through the village and follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola. The trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hille at 1,495m and after a short climb, we reach Tikhedhunga at 1,575m. After one hours steps up we reach Ulleri for Overnight staying Place. Today’s walk is relatively short and easy, a prelude to the trekking experience in the Annapurna region. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 5 : Trek to Ghorepani. 2800 Metres.
Trek to Ghorepani(2840m) From Tikhedhunga(1557m) Today, we ascend steeply for the first 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti. This route gives us breathtaking views of Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and the grand Annapurna (7219m) south on the way. Our trail now gets quite easy going as we pass through rhododendron and shadowy forests amidst the cackling of birds which gives us good feelings till we ascend gently up to the final camp. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 6 : Early morning hike up to Poon Hill(3210m) and trek to Chuile(2600) 6 hours.
The iconic place of Annapurna Region known as Poon Hill is going to be conquered this day. We climb the steep trail to the viewpoint of Poon Hill (3210m). After the memorable snaps of majestic Himalayas seen from Poon Hill like 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.), we return back to Gorepani. After breakfast at guest house we start our trek to Deurali(2960m) via Banthali finally at Chuile. We descend through rhododendron forest, pass by spectacular waterfalls along the way and reach Tadapani. Overnight at guest house.
Day 7 : Trek to Sinuwa. (2470 meters.) from Chuile(2600) 6 hours.
We descends to Kimrong Khola from Chuile through the the dense and dark forest of rhododendron. Crossing Chhomrong at Gurjung village where we can have our lunch. Chhomrong village is the palce to view Mt Annapurna south and Hiunchuli and the virgin peak Mount Fishtail (Machhapuchhre) along long terrace village settlement. Chhomrong is the biggest Gurung settlement of this area. Overnight at guest house.
Day 8 : Trek to Deurali.(3400m)from Sinuwa (2470)7 hours.
Slowly and gently crossing the bamboo forests with varieties of rhododendron and oak trees, we will reach the most pleasurable way to the Annapurna Base Camp. After this the trail ascends up to Hinko Cave (3160m.), the huge overhanging rock which provides some protection against rain and avalanches. It takes approximately twenty five minutes through a normally ascending path to reach Deurali (3230m.). Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 9 : Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4210m) from Deurali(3230m)
This exciting day leads you at the heart of your trekking via Machhapuchhare Base Camp, Since it is totally surrounded by mountains. Two hours trek from Machhapuchhare Base Camp takes you to the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) at elevation of 4,130m. The remaining you have time to see, explore and relax at the base camp which gives you the heavenly feelings on the earth.
Day 10 : Trek back to Bamboo. (2340m/6 hours.)
We follow the same trail down today the trail drops by 1,700m to the bank of Modi Khola to Bamboo at 2,345m where there are a few teahouse/lodges available to stay at. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 11 : Trek to Jhinu hot spring. (1780m/5.5 hours.)
Your trial goes to the Jhinu danda (Hot spring), a small top hill around. Your trial leads to the Khuldi Ghar to Sinuwa hill where your continuity treks up to the Chhomrong village and after meal we descent 2 hrs to the Jhinu for the overnight. There you can enjoy the bath to the hot pool and to visit natural hot spring as well.
Day 12 : Trek to Nayapul, (1070m/ 6 hours) and then drive to Pokhara.
After departure from Jhinu, trek back to Nayapul which takes about 6 hours to reach the ending point of trekking. Here ends the memorable trekking of Annapurna Base Camp. Then drive from Nayapul to Pokhara.
Day 13 : Drive back to Kathmandu. 6 hours.
You have the option to extend your trip to continue onto Chitwan jungle safari, rafting adventure, Kathmandu valley shopping tour, scenic Everest flight, mountain biking and other activities. Drive back to Kathmandu and overnight at a hotel.
Day 14 : Final departure to International airport.
Transfer to international airport for your final departure. You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure by our airport representative. Its our great pleasure to organize your tour and thank you for joining!
- What Will You DoDay 1: Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345 m)
Day 2: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara (800 meters) 7 hours by tourist Bus.
Day 4: Drive to Nayapul & Trek to Ulleri 1900 Meters.
Day 5: Trek to Ghorepani. 2800 Metres.
Day 6: Early morning hike up to Poon Hill(3210m) and trek to Chuile(2600) 6 hours.
Day 7: Trek to Sinuwa. (2470 meters.) from Chuile(2600) 6 hours.
Day 8: Trek to Deurali.(3400m)from Sinuwa (2470)7 hours.
Day 9: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4210m) from Deurali(3230m)
Day 10: Trek back to Bamboo. (2340m/6 hours.)
Day 11: Trek to Jhinu hot spring. (1780m/5.5 hours.)
Day 12: Trek to Nayapul, (1070m/ 6 hours) and then drive to Pokhara.
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu. 6 hours.
Day 14: Final departure to International airport.
- What To Expect- Panoramic mountain views from Annapurna Base Camp, the place where mountaineers start out
- Culturally rich trek with great fauna and flora
- Hot spring
- Kathmandu and Pokhara Sightseeing
- What Is Included- Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car.
- Standard accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included. 3Nights in Package.
- Standard accommodation at hotel in Pokhara.
- Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car.
- All your standard Meals during the trek.
- Best available Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek.
- Local licensed English and other native language speaking Guide.
- The required number of local staff and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine for all trekking staffs.
- Annapurna conservation Park permits.
- Down Jacket and sleeping bag by Outshine Adventure if necessary for the trek.
- Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
- All our government taxes.
- What Is Not Included- Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Your travel insurance & Entry Fees in City / monuments.
- Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
- Tips for trekking staff--Tipping is expected.
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.