Annapurna Base Camp Trek

annapurna-trek

In Annapurna region many trekking can be conducted. Among entire trekking route, Annapurna base camp trekking is the most famous of this region. It is most accelerating & we need to walk on classic route. Maximum region of Annapurna can be viewed from the base camp. The speechless view of Gangapurna, Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli etc will be so much interesting. We should mainly walk on terraced lands, beautiful forest of rhododendron and beautiful traditional village (Gurung & Magar community). The combination of all the things will be life time memorable and refresh our hang mind.

Our main Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts from Nayapul. We need to walk on narrow trial. It leads us to higher and higher altitude. During our walk we will pass through many beautiful villages like Tikhedhunge, Ghorepani, Tadapani, Dovan etc. In our trekking we will have interaction with local peoples. Their friendly behavior will touch our heart. Traditional culture can be learned from them. Our most of the walk will be on Annapurna Conservation Area. In this way we will be in Pokhara. Lastly we will return back to Kathmandu to end our Annapurna Base camp trekking.

Annapurna base camp trekking is quite long & moderate trekking. Limited training can make us comfortable in walking. The main thing is that we need to have enough holidays. Month of January, February, March, April, May, October, November and December will have best season for trek. We the team of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will arrange you Annapurna Base Camp Trekking with professional guides. Trekking days are made according to the choice of trekkers. In any day it can be made. Any program with the team of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will be full of fun.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (7 to 8 hours)

Day 04: Pokhara to Nayapul drive & trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m) – 3 Hours

Day 05: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2840m) – 5 Hours

Day 06: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) & trek to Tadapani (2610m) – 4 Hours

Day 07: Tadapani to Chhomrung (2140m) – 5 Hours

Day 08: Chhomrung to Dovan (2500m) – 5 Hours

Day 09: Dovan to Deurali (3230m) – 4 Hours

Day 10: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4131m)–5 Hours

Day 11: Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) to Bamboo (2345m) – 6 Hours

Day 12: Bamboo to Jhinu Hot Spring (1780m)–5 Hours

Day 13: Jhinu Danda to Nayapul, & drive to Pokhara

Day 14: Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 15: Farewell

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu.

After landing flight at TIA, representative of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will warmly receive you. We will shift you towards your hotel. We will enjoy delicious dinner at night. After dinner is finished we will give brief description of the Annapurna Base camp Trekking program which is our destination.

Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek.

Today is the rest day and preparation day for our whole trek. Beside this we will spend our remaining day by sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley. Firstly we will visit Pashupatinath one of the holiest temple of Lord Shiva, Bauddhanath Little Tibet and to Swayambhunath Monkey Temple. Then from here we will drive to Basantpur Durbar Square at hanuman dhokha. Spending some time we will return hotel and prepare our trek for tomorrow.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (7 to 8 hours)

Early morning after having breakfast, we will take a drive to Pokhara. It takes about 7 to 8 hours. During our drive the spectacular view of the roadside houses with forest will be so much enjoyable. After reaching Pokhara we will visit spectacular places around the valley. Lastly we will return back to our hotel for our night.

Day 04: Pokhara to Nayapul drive & trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m) – 3 Hours

Beautiful sunrise will welcome our morning. In rising sun the combination of Mt Machhapuchhre will be so much attractive. Then we will have our breakfast & drive toward Nayabul. After a drive of about one hour we will reach over there and we will start our walking Journey. Since it’s our first day we just need to walk about three hours.

Day 05: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2840m) – 5 Hours

We will have a bit pain in our legs. In low pain we will slowly continue our journey toward Ghorepani. Our walking trial will be fully steep hill. Ulleri village, community of magar people will be our resting point. Walking slowly in the forest of Pine and oak we will reach at Ghorepani to spend our night.

Day 06: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) & Tadapani (2610m) – 4 Hours

Our today’s day is taken as one of the important day of our trekking. First of all we will hike up to the Poon hill. From the hill we can see the spectacular views of combination of mountains much as Machhapuchhre, Lamjung Himal, Annapurna I (8091m), Dhaulagiri I (8167m) etc. After spending our precious time we will return back to our place. We will have our lunch & continue to Tadapani for our night.

Day 07: Tadapani to Chhomrung (2140m) – 5 Hours

Chhomrung will be our next walking destination. Our today’s walk is a bit easier. Beautiful forest of rhododendron is our main walking trial. And finally we will reach beautiful Chhomrong village. Roaming around the beautiful area we will return back to our place entertain for some time and have a good night.

Day 08: Chhomrung to Dovan (2500m) – 5 Hours 

From Chhomrung our next destination is Dovan. We need to walk through the track of river Chhomrong. Walking slowly we will reach Khuldighar 2380 m for rest. Our journey of forest starts from here. Continuing our journey we will finally be at Dovan to stay a memorable night.

Day 09: Dovan to Deurali (3230m) – 4 Hours

Early morning after having breakfast we will continue our journey to Deurali. We need to walk at higher and higher altitude which may create a problem in walking. Our main walking trial will be forest of bamboo & rhododendron. Resting in many points we will reach deurali to spend our cool night.

Day 10: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4131m) – 5 Hours

Main day of our trekking is Annapurna Base Camp is our today’s destination. The cool air will blown us which will refresh our mind on our walk. Our today’s walk is a bit difficult as we need to reach the base camp. Our surrounding is fully covered with mountain ranges. In this way we will be at ABC.

Day 11: Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) to Bamboo (2345m) – 6 Hours

Waking up early in the morning we will spend some of our time in roaming the places of Annapurna base camp. For memory we can capture picture in our camera. Our dream is fulfilled. And from today our returning journey starts. Bamboo will is our next destination. We will start after having our lunch.

Day 12: Bamboo to Jhinu Hot Spring (1780m) – 5 Hours

Today we need to walk a bit long distance. So we will start our journey earlier. But we will have an easy trial. The main track of Chhomrong will be our main walking trial. Our track is full of beautiful rhododendron and bamboo until we reach to Jhinu Khola. In Jhinu Khola we will enjoy natural hot spring water.

Day 13: Jhinu Danda to Nayapul – 5 Hours, back to Pokhara – 1 Hour

From Jhinu Danda we will have breakfast and continue our journey toward Nayapul. We need to walk on hunpty dumpty trial of vehicle. From Nayapul we will drive back to Pokhara. We will be fresh after reaching pokhara and spend our some of the extra time in visiting the area of Lakeside.

Day 14: Pokhara to Kathmandu

Early morning after having breakfast we will take a drive to Kathmandu. It takes about 6 to 7 hours. During our drive the spectacular view of the roadside houses with forest will be so much enjoyable. After reaching Kathmandu we will visit spectacular places around the valley. Lastly we will return back to our hotel for our night.

Day 15: Farewell

After having a night rest at Kathmandu, we will pack our luggage to return back to our home land. We need to reach at airport 3 hours before the flight. Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. We will attend a small farewell program for you. We hope, while returning back to home country you will think for a re visit to Nepal. We hope for your better journey.

Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
  • Standard accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included..
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car / van / bus.
  • 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.
  • Conservation areas, national parks permits and TIMS.
  • All our government taxes.

Cost not Includes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff–Tipping are expected.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section