Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Every once in a while, we need a getaway. A refreshment to rejuvenate ourselves from our hectic and frenzied lives is essential for all of us. How about venturing into the spectacular Himalayas? Trekking through lush forests, crystal clear streams, primitive and beautiful villages all the while being surrounded by the panorama of the snow-capped mountains, sounds like a perfect getaway. Doesn’t it? Have a break of only 2 weeks? The experience is diverse and complete, there are very few treks which are able to combine so many different landscapes and bring you to the foot of mighty 7,000 and 8,000 meter mountains.

The Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m) is immersed in a unique and incredibly spectacular setting, amidst the unbelievable peaks of Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Machhapuchhre (6,993m) and Hiunchuli (6,441m). Being surrounded by these incredible Himalayan giants will leave you in awe of their stunning snow-capped peaks and magnitude. This spectacular trek can be enjoyed by all, is possible to complete with children or independently. Machhapuchhre, known as the ‘fish tailed mountain’ is as glorious as it is unique, revered by Nepalese for its exquisite beauty. The trek will also take you through some of the most diverse greenery, going through rhododendron, fern and bamboo forests. The thick forests are adorned with immensely tall oak trees, giving you the experience of being completely immersed in nature.

Our team of experienced experts will be there to guide you through the trek and will give you better insights regarding the places, people and the spectacular natural beauties that you will encounter through the trek. The perfect season to undertake this trek is during the summers from mid-February to June and during autumn from the first week of September to December. Come and sign up with us for the amazing adventure that lies ahead and we promise that you will return home with so much of understanding about the Himalayas and with memories to live out your days.

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport meet and greet
  • Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing with the Tour guide.
  • Day 03: Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus. 6 hours. Overnight at Pokhara
  • Day 04: Pokhara Drive to Trekking starting point and then trek to Tikhedhunga. 4-5 hour
  • Day 05: Tikhedhunga –Ulleri- Ghorepani (2850 m.) 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 06: Ghorepani-Poonhill (3210) - Tadapani. 7-8 hrs.
  • Day 07: Tadapani - Chhomrong (2140 m.) 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 08: Chhomrong - Dovan (2505 m.) 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 09: Dovan - Deurali (3100 m.) 3-4 hrs.
  • Day 10: Deurali –MBC- Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m.) 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 11: Annapurna Base Camp - Bamboo (2335 m.)5-6 hrs.
  • Day 12: Bamboo – Jinudanda (1610m) 4-5 hrs.
  • Day 13: Jinudanda – Nayapul- Pokhara.
  • Day 14: Pokhara- Kathmandu by Drive or Fly.
  • Day 15: Departure to your own destination or extend the trip.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 :Arrival at Kathmandu airport meet and greet We will be awaiting your arrival at the Tribhuvan International airport. After you land, leave all the trouble in our hands. We will then transfer you to your hotel. Relax and rejuvenate yourself till the evening. We request you to come and join the welcome dinner to celebrate the glorious trek that lies ahead.
  • Day 02 :Kathmandu sightseeing with the Tour guide. You’ve come all the way to Nepal and not exploring the capital city, Kathmandu is not acceptable. Which is why we will take you to explore the various and abundant ancient monuments inside the capital. You will be guided to two different World Heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. Overnight at Kathmandu.
  • Day 03 :Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus. 6 hours. Overnight at Pokhara Today, we travel to the jolly Lake city of Pokhara. If we happen to be going there on a tourist bus, we will depart from the hotel early in the morning. We hope you will enjoy the 6-hour scenic drive through lowlands, rivers, and hills. Another way to get to Pokhara is by boarding a 25-minute mountain flight amidst the Himalayas.
  • Day 04 :Pokhara Drive to Trekking starting point and then trek to Tikhedhunga. 4-5 hour Early in the day, we take a short drive to Nayapul, which will be the beginning stage of this trek. From Nayapul, we stroll along the Modi Khola and complete the way Birethanti and then to Tikhedhunga.
  • Day 05 :Tikhedhunga –Ulleri- Ghorepani (2850 m.) 5-6 hrs. Yet another day and yet another trail filled with adventure await our arrival. Climb through trails beside cascading rivers and walk through fields, blossoming rhododendron forest, and cool oak forests. Ghorepani, one of the biggest Gurung settlements, is the place we spend our night for the day.
  • Day 06 :Ghorepani-Poonhill (3210) - Tadapani. 7-8 hrs. We encounter one of the key features of our trip, as we catch the enchanting sunrise with a trek in the early hours of dawn. After we gaze at the sunrise and the Himalayan panorama, to our heart's content, we trek down to Tadapani. We get to Tadapani, just in time to catch the sun setting for the day. Overnight at a tea house.
  • Day 07 :Tadapani - Chhomrong (2140 m.) 5-6 hrs. Another calm trek is yet to be conquered. The trail takes us through descents and leads us to the Kimrong stream. We proceed as we come across the Gurung village and eventually to Chomrong which offers us spectacular views of the majestic Himalayas. Overnight at a tea house.
  • Day 08 :Chhomrong - Dovan (2505 m.) 5-6 hrs. Today, we make our way to Dovan. But before that, we traverse through terrace farmlands and villages which goes downhill to the Chhomrong Khola. Another suspension bridge, which leads us uphill through rhododendron forests, the villages of Sinuwa, Kuldighar, Bamboo and onto Dovan. Overnight at a tea house.
  • Day 09 :Dovan - Deurali (3100 m.) 3-4 hrs. After breakfast, we slowly trek to our next destination Deurali. The short trekking day along the shrub land and grasslands to Himalaya. You can see the lovely waterfall along the way. From Himalaya we will walk up to reach Deurali, the way up to Deurali is beautiful. Overnight at Teahouse.
  • Day 10 :Deurali –MBC- Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m.) 5-6 hrs. After breakfast slowly trek to Machhapuchhre Basecamp (MBC). The terrain switches from sub-tropical forest to alpine. Then slowly trek to ABC. Time to achieve and conquer the highlight of our trek! We begin in the early hours with a 2-hour climb ascent which brings us to the Annapurna base camp. Voila! Here we are, at the destination! We assure you tremendously and jaw-dropping up-close views of the Annapurna ranges, Hiunchuli, Tent peak, Fishtail, Gangapurna. Overnight at Teahouse.
  • Day 11 :Annapurna Base Camp - Bamboo (2335 m.)5-6 hrs. After you are done collecting an assortment of memories and pictures, we make our way to Bamboo. Morning enjoys with excellent view, waking up at the foot of the mighty Annapurna I. Then we trek downhill to Bamboo a long and beautiful trekking day. Overnight at a tea house.
  • Day 12 :Bamboo – Jinudanda (1610m) 4-5 hrs. After breakfast trek and enjoy the view of the subtropical forests once more. After 5 hours of the walk, we will reach to Jinudanda, where we will spend our night. This place is eminent for the normal hot spring, where we can loosen up and wash off our tiredness.
  • Day 13 :Jinudanda – Nayapul- Pokhara. From Jinudanda, you will trek back towards Nayapul along the course of Madi River. From Nayapul, you will take a short drive back towards the city of Pokhara. At night, you can investigate the city and its way of life in the Lakeside region which generally takes into account visitors. Overnight in Pokhara.
  • Day 14 :Pokhara- Kathmandu by Drive or Fly. Eventually, the time has come to say our goodbyes to the charming Lake city of Pokhara. If we happen to be going to Kathmandu on a tourist bus, it will take us almost 6 hours to get there. We hope you will make the most of your final chance to savour the lush forests and White Water Rivers. However, if we happen to be going to Kathmandu on a mountain flight, it will take us 25 minutes amidst the Himalayas. After we get back, take time to relax and rejuvenate yourself and later join the farewell dinner in celebration of your accomplishment.
  • Day 15 :Departure to your own destination or extend the trip. It’s the day to say bid farewell to the beautiful land of Nepal. Our company representative will take you to the airport. In case our country has enchanted you so much you desire to further explore, we are always there to extend your trip.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off (private transportation)
  • Drop to Nayapul and Pick up from Nayapul by Private Van
  • Hotel in Pokhara and Kathmandu.  Category 2-3 star
  • Farewell Dinner by Company
  • Trekking Accommodation, Twin Sharing in Basic Tea-house 
  • English-speaking guides/ Who has excellent knowledge.
  • Porters for 2 guest one porter
  • All meals( Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)  with tea and coffee
  • Fresh Fruits after dinner every evening.
  • Transportation to and from the trail head
  • All necessary documents and permits for trekking
  • Trekking equipment including sleeping bags       
  • Staff insurance, medication and equipment
  • All Govt. and Local Taxes, First Aid Kit
  • Special Caring
  • Trekking Certificate by Destination Unlimited.               

Cost Excludes

  • International airfares, Kathmandu sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Travel/trekking insurance/ Nepal entry visa fees
  • Mountain rescue charges or insurance
  • Bottled drinks on trek (cold and alcoholic) and hot drinks which is not mentions above
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Additional food or drink on trek in addition to three standard meals
  • Personal expenses, Emergency Expenses, road blocked, snakes, desert.etc 
  • Which is not mention in email
  • Tips(Tipping are expected)
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  • noimage
    Netherlands

    Excellent experience and service

    Rating:

    The three of us had an excellent trekking to ABC via Destination Unlimited. From the beginning until the end Ashok (the owner) provided excellent service, very clear and fast communication and perfectly managed the expectations. We would definitely recommend this agency and trip. Also due to the friendly, funny and helpful guide Hari and porters Ira and Raam.

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Dates & Prices

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
August 10, 2018 August 24, 2018 US$ 800 Available Book
September 02, 2018 September 16, 2018 US$ 800 Available Book
September 12, 2018 September 26, 2018 US$ 800 Available Book
September 20, 2018 October 04, 2018 US$ 800 Available Book

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Key Information

  • Trip Cost US$ 850
  • Trip Duration 15 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip Style Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Max Altitude 30
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