Annapurna , popularity all over the world more for its Trekking purpose with several routes and trips. Treks starts from Pokhara and ends too. Annapurna trek has great views of the trails path, easy , cirved, adventerous etc. Few popular treks in the Annapurna region are Ghandruk trek , Ghorepani-Poonhill trek, Mardi Himal trek, Dhampus trek, Annapurna Circuit, Annapurna Base Camp trek . All these trails are particularly feasible, exitment, adventrous and fairly safe, and is experience of life time. Annapurna Circuit , Annapurna Base Camp are the longer days of trek trials theat heals the full panaromic view and the overwhelemed the trekking over the Annpaurna Region .
Annapurna Base Camp Trek in short , ABC is one of the best and famous trek all over the world. The peak of Mt. Annapurna (8091m) is the 10th highest mountain in the world along other stunning peaks Machhapuchre, Gangapurna, Dhaulagiri etc. Like any other trip in the Annapurna region, Annapurna Base Camp Trek begins from the gateway of Pokhara, Nayapul. Weather is the main important factor to have a good view range of mountains. The Annapurna Base Camp route goes passing through spectacular and tranquil landscapes of Ghandruk village of charming Gurung people and tribes. Their local culture, dress and lifestyle enchants you .
Passing through many metal and wooden suspension bridges, lush green Bamboo forests of 5-6 hours a day passing onw way route through village of Chhomrong , Sinuwa , Bamboo, Dovan, Himalaya , Duarali then up high of Machhapuchhre Base Camp and to the trip’s last and final destination, Annapurna Base Camp at the height of 4130m. The charming of Mount Annapurna range Annapurna south, Annapurna 1, Himchuli , Gangapurna enchants the place like heaven. Descending back you can take a hot spring natural relax at pond on Jhinu hot spring and memorable moments of Base camp and get drive back to Pokhara .
Day- 01 Arival
Arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport. Our office representative will welcome you , assist then transfer to hotel. Check-in to hotel followed by trek briefing . Rest and overnight at hotel.
Day- 02 Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
After breakfast drive to Pokhara in private vehicle about 6hrs. Reach Pokhara and check-in to hotel. Free and easy. Overnight.
Day- 03 Pokhara to Ghandruk
After breakfast drive to Nayapul about 2 hrs. Reach Nayapul, start the trekking .Trek 30 mins to reach 1st checkout point Birethanti village. Slowly and gradually trial upward crossing small crossing bridge and forest to reach Ghandruk village about 5 -6 hours . It is a beautiful village majority of Gurung community people . If time permits, Visit the Gurung museum today, overnight in teahouse.
Day -04 Ghandruk to Chhomrong
After breakfast, we trek for around an hour up to Kimrung danda. On the way, we can enjoy great views of Annapurna South, Hinchuli, Machhapuchhre range. A steep descent takes us to the Kimrong Khola. Cross Kimrong Khola bridge to Chere Danda, and descend high to reach Chhomrong. A Chhomrong is a beautiful village located on the lap of the giant Annapurna massive. Overnight stay in Chhomrong teahouse.
Day -05: Chhomrong to Bamboo
Toaday after breakfast , trail descends over suspension bridge. Climb gently uphill to Sinuwa. Next, we pass through a beautiful forest to Kuldihar followed by an easy downhill walk to Bamboo about 6 hours . Overnight in Bamboo teahouse.
Day -06 Bamboo to Deurali
After breakfast, the trail pass through the bamboo forests . Trial leads to a steep climb through a much drier forest before reaching Hinku Cave. From here trail drop closer to the river before climbing again to Deurali about 6 hours. Rest and overnight in Deurali.
Day- 07 Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhre Base Camp
The hike from Bagar to Machhapuchhre Base Camp is somewhat exhausting. From Machhapuchhre base camp majestic views can be seen of Machhapuchhre along with Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna which is certainly a rewarding experience. The vegetation disappears on our way to ABC and the path widens as we enter the Annapurna sanctuary. From here, we get breathtaking views of the near-vertical south face of Annapurna towering above us. The sanctuary boasts of a dynamic view without anything obstructing the 360-degree panorama. From the base camp we again get to savor mesmerizing views of the Machhapuchhre, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and other peaks. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp.
Day- 08 Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo
From the Annapurna base camp we trek back to Bamboo. Today’s trek is downhill so, it shouldn’t be very difficult. Overnight stay at Bamboo.
Day- 09 Bamboo to Jhinu Danda
From Bamboo, it is an uphill trek to Kuldighar followed by a downhill walk to Chhomrong Khola. Afterwards we climb the stone steps to Chhomrong then the trail descends to Jhinu Danda, where we will be resting for the night. It is belief that enjoy on hot spring just 15-20 minute downhill walk from Jhinu Danda will remove our body ache . Overnight in Jhinu Danda.
Day -10 Jhinudanda to Nayapul / Drive to Pokhara
After breakfast trial back down to Nayapul by 4 hours . Reach NayaPul we board our vehicle drive to Pokhara. Rest of the day will be free to explore lakeside area overnight in Pokhara.
Day -11 Pokhara to Kathmandu
After breakfast , drive back to Kathmandu about 6 hours. Check-in hotel . Rest and overnight.
Day -12 Departure
After breakfast timely transferred to the airport to board your flight for onward journey.
Private vehicle transfer Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu / Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara
2 each Nights accommodation in DBL/TWN sharing at Kathmandu and Pokhara hotel
Accommodation in teahouses during the trek
Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
All meals during the trek period
An experienced English-speaking trek guide/potter
Necessary permit and card (ACAP, TIMS )
Nepal visa fee
Travel/Trek insurance [Highly Recommended]
Excess baggage charges
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/ Pokhara
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara or in trek period due to early arrival, late departure, weather condition , natural disaster etc.
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower etc)
Tips for guide/ porter
Tourist Stanard class hotel
* Customization of Tour itinerary is Possible as per your need
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You can get a visa in Kathmandu airport upon your arrival at USD 30 (or equivalent in other major currencies) for a 15 days visa, USD 50 for a 30 days visa and USD 125 for a 90 days Multiple visas, and you can also extend it later on if you wish. They have newly installed technology (visa machine) which makes it no longer necessary to have a passport photo.
Important! Please bring 2 photos for your trekking permit, TIMS and others.
Refund policy in case of not completing the trek
Sometimes trekkers are unable to finish the scheduled trek due to the various reasons or they ended up not completing the trek for health or personal reasons. In this case please realize that we cannot offer you any refunds for unused days on the trek. You have to understand that our costs are the same as we should pay in advacne to hotels/guesthouse and guides and porters for the time we have committed all in book advance.
Above 3000 meter high above sea level , there wll be thin air and oxygen level decreses . So first and foremost all in you should know your health condition . Any symptoms occuring please consult to your guide / potter or team . Do not keep your trails up high. Always remember : Climb high -Sleep Low method .