Annapurna Base Camp Trek (17 days)
Your trekking preparation:
Annapurna Base Camp TrekThis trek is considered as a non-technical trek and suitable for average people. If you are moderately fit and have a sense of adventure will enjoy this trek. The program is designed to acclimatize you gradually and not expected high altitude sickness. However you are requested to check your altitude fitness and the itinerary.
We suggest you to strengthen your knee muscles and prepare for several days of steep descents. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, biking or aerobics is recommended, but mostly hiking on steep hills or running up and down steps are preferable.
Please note that the following program is prepared in the fact basis however can be change in some circumstances but adjustments will have to made during the trekking. We request you to be flexible with the situation to enjoy yourself. As the trek is designed for camping arrangement, everything is handled by our team of porters, sherpas and cooks who carry the equipment, assemble and dissemble the camp and have hot meals waiting for you at every food break.
Any trek in this region is an experience to remember for everyone in lifetime. The famous trekking routes of this region are- Jomsom/Muktinath trail, Annapurna circuit, Annapurna Base Camp, Gorepani/Ghandruk loop, Sikles/Lamjung Himal loop, and Upper Mustang. The best time to trek there in Spring and Autumn seasons of the year however some parts can be trek all the year round even in monsoon days and winter.
Day to Day Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu. Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International by our representative, transfer to the Hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing. Sightseeing at Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel. Visit world heritage site in Kathmandu including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath (temple of Shiva), Boudhnath and Swoyambhunath.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara. Six hours scenic drive through Prithvi highway. During your drive you may take lots of photographs. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Pokhara to Trekking. Drive to Naya Pool and start trek to Ulleri (2073meters), overnight at guest house We begins our trek at Naya Pool, an hour drive from Pokhara. After 20-minutes walk along the Modi stream, we reach at Birethanti, beautiful village has plenty of tea shops and guest houses. We then follow the left route through the village. Our trek will continue heading to Ulleri follows the bank of the Burungdi stream. We climb slightly up to the valley of Hile at an altitude of 1495meters and Tikhedhunga at 1525meters. The trail leads steep up to Ulleri at an altitude of 2073meters (a large beautiful Magar village) through the stone slabs. Generally, Today’s trek offer you an memorable experience to trek in Nepal.
Day 5: Trek to Ghorepani (2856meters), overnight at guest house. Our trek leads us to the Ghorepani, one of the popular destination of Annapurna region situated at an altitude of 2856meters. Our trek gently ascends up to Banthanti (2250meters) through Oak and rhododendron forest. We then continuous trek towards to Ghorepani through Nangeythanti (2460meteres). Today we walk approximately 5hrs.
Day 6: Trek to Tadapani (2625meters), overnight at guest house. Climb up to Poon Hill (3210meter) early in the morning to see the panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himalayan ranges as well as sunrise over the tolerable Himalayas. Having its great views of Himalayan panorama from Poon Hill, descends to Ghorepani and continuous trek to Tadapani (2625meter) after having breakfast. We will trek towards to Tadapani along the ridges of rhododendron and pine forest.
Day 7: Trek to Chhomrong (2020 meters). Today’s trail follows descends down to Kimrong stream through the forest of rhododendron. We then walk towards Chhomrong crossing through the village of Gurjung. Chhomrong offers you close views of Mt. Annapurna south and Hiun Chuli and virgin peak fishtail.
Day 8: Trek to Dovan, overnight at guest house. We descending down to Chhomrong stream, and again heading up to Dovan crossing through silent rhododendron forest.
Day 9: Trek to Deurali (3200meters), overnight at guest house. Today, we climb to Deurali through the rhododendron and bamboo forest. The place located on the ridge of Hinko Cave & is the trail most stretch subject to avalanche.
Day 10: Trek to Annapurna base camp (4131meters), overnight at guest house. The day begins with climbs to Machhapuchhre base camp (3900meters) and to Annapurna base camp. Since the area surrounded by the mountains of every side known as Annapurna Sanctuary. The area gives you an spectacular views of the Himalayas including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Barah Shikhar.
Day 11: Trek back to Sinuwa, overnight at guest house. Finally, we turn back to Sinuwa with the remembrance of Annapurna south and the giant Himalayan peaks.
Day 12: Trek to Jhinu hill, overnight at guest house. Today, we will swim at natural hot water spring at Jhinu.
Day 13: Trek to Tolka (1700meters), overnight at guest house. Our trek will follow another beautiful village of this trek known as Tolka crossing through Landruk. Still, you will have great views of Mt. Annapurna South and Hiun Chuli from your window.
Day 14: Trek to Dhampus (1500meters), – Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel. The day starts with steps climb through the forest until Deurali. Deurali gives you a nice views of Pokhara valley on the south and the Annapurna ranges on the north. We then descends to Dhampus, a beautiful village. Drop down to Phedi and drive to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 15: Pokhara to Kathmandu. Drive or fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 16: Free day for shopping. In the evening farewell dinner
Day 17: Airport transfer for final departure.
The cost includes the following services:
All Land Transfer
Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Sightseeing in Kathmandu with professional tour guide
Food 3 times a day during trekking in Tea House
Mountain Accommodation at Tea House Lodges
Supporting field staff and professional trekking guide with English speaking .
Trekking guides and necessary porters Allowance and Insurance.
Annapurna Conservation Area entrance permit ( ACAP)
TIMS-Trekking information Management System
Company farewell dinner
Cost does not include:
Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu or in Pokhara
Pokhara and Kathmandu Lunch & Dinner
Nepal Entry visa fee
Air tickets National and International
Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water), tips, gifts, souvenirs, etc.