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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trekking journeys among trekkers.This trek combines some of the most spectacular mountain scenery, providing a fascinating insight into the modern hill life of Nepal. This is unique trek along local trails, through forests, villages and terraced farmland treats you to unparalleled mountain scenery, surrounded by enormous glaciers giving you an inside experience into the Nepalese life culture.This trek follows the Modi River and passes through dense stands of rhododendron and bamboo.By the time you reach the large rock over hanging, known as Hinku Cave, you will have noticed that the vegetation has thinned and the gorge narrowed to be only a few hundred meters wide.Steep snow-clad ridges falling from Hiunchuli on the left and Machhapuchare on the right from the entrance to the Sanctuary. As we pass through the "gate" and enter to the Sanctuary, you find yourself in a huge amphitheater enclosed by a solid wall of snow capped peaks.This trek takes you through ridges, passes, a jungle where you can witness the diverse floral and faunal species of Nepali wildlife.

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Annapurna Base camp trek starts and ends in Pokhara.This trek is best at certain times of the year, March to end of May and beginning of September to end of December. The details of the itinerary can be chosen as per your desire and holidays.

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Impressive early morning sunrise views.
  • Majestic view of world's highest mountains Annapurna (10th) and Dhaulagiri (7th).
  • Spectacular mountain and glacier views.
  • Natural bath in hot springs.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu.
  • Day 2 : Sightseeing at Kathmandu.
  • Day 3 : Drive or fly to Pokhara.
  • Day 4 : Drive to Naypul and trek to Ulleri (2073m), 4/5 hrs.
  • Day 5 : Trek to Ghorepani (2,800m), 5 hrs.
  • Day 6 : Trek to Poonhill (3,200m)- Ghorepani- Tadapani (2,625m), 6/7 hrs.
  • Day 7 : Trek to Chhomrong (2,020m), 4/5 hrs.
  • Day 8 : Trek to Dovan (2,600m),4/5 hrs.
  • Day 9 : Trek to Deurali (3,210m), 3/4 hrs.
  • Day 10 : Trek to Annapurna Base camp (4,131m), 4hrs.
  • Day 11 : Trek back to Sinuwa (2,300m), 5/6 hrs.
  • Day 12 : Trek to jhinu hill (1,500m), 4/5 hrs.
  • Day 13 : Trek to Potana (1,900m), 5/6 hrs.
  • Day 14 : Trek to Phedi and Drive back to Pokhara.
  • Day 15 : Drive back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 16 : Free day in Kathmnadu.
  • Day 17 : Transfer to Airport, departure on your own destination.

Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu.

Arriving Kathmandu Tribhuwan Airport, Where Himalayan Excursion Nepal's representative meets you,transfer you to the hotel nearby Thamel as per your requirement. 
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 2 : Sightseeing at Kathmandu.

Our experience tour guide help you for sightseeing, we visit world heritage site in Kathmandu Durbar square, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath (temple of Shiva), Boudhanath and Swoyambhunath (Monkey Temple). 
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 : Drive or fly to Pokhara.

Drive 5-6 hrs Kathmandu to Pokhara.Through this drive experience the stunning views of Trisuli rivers and green forest.
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 : Drive to Naypul and trek to Ulleri (2073m), 4/5 hrs.

Our trek begin at Naya Pool, an hour drive from Pokhara. After 20-minutes walk along the Modi stream, We reach at birethanti- which is a beautiful village that has plenty of tea shops and guest houses. We follow the left route through the village. Our trek will continue heading to Ulleri following the bank of the Burungdi stream. We climb sligtly up to the valley of Hile (1,495 meters) and Tikhedhunga (1,525 meters). The trail leads steep up to Ulleri (2,073 meters), a large beautiful Magar village, through the stone slabs. Generally, this trek offer you a memorable experiences of trekking in Nepal. 
  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Max. Altitude: 2073m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5 : Trek to Ghorepani (2,800m), 5 hrs.

Today, trail leads us to the Ghorepani, one of the popular destinations of Annapurna region situated at an altitude of 2856 meters. Our trek gently ascends up to Banthanti (2250 meters) through Oak and rhododendron forest. We then continue trek towards Ghorepani through Nangeythanti (2460 meters). Today we walk approximately 5 hrs. 
 
  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Hours: 5
  • Max. Altitude: 2800m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6 : Trek to Poonhill (3,200m)- Ghorepani- Tadapani (2,625m), 6/7 hrs.

Early in the morning climb up to Poon hill (3210 meters) to see the panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himalayan ranges as well as sunrise over the tolerable himalayas. Experiencing the great views of Himalayan panorama from poon hill, We descend to Ghorepani. After breakfast, continue downhill trek to Tadapani (2625 meter). The trail goes a long the ridges of rhododendron and pine forest till the Tadapani. 
  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Max. Altitude: 3200m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7 : Trek to Chhomrong (2,020m), 4/5 hrs.

Todays's trail descends to Kimrong stream through the Gurang village. Chhomrong offers you close views of Mt. Annapurna south and Hiunchuli and the virgin peak, Fishtail (Machhapuchchhre). Overnight at Lodge with BLD basis.
  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Hours: 4-5
  • Max. Altitude: 2020m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8 : Trek to Dovan (2,600m),4/5 hrs.

We descend to Chhomrong stream and again climb up to Dovan crossing through silent Rhododendron forest. 
  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Hours: 4-5
  • Max. Altitude: 2600m
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 : Trek to Deurali (3,210m), 3/4 hrs.

We climb to Deurali through the Rhododendron and bamboo forest. The place located on the ridge of Hinko Cave and it is the trail most stretch subject to avalanche. 
  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Hours: 3-4
  • Max. Altitude: 3210m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10 : Trek to Annapurna Base camp (4,131m), 4hrs.

The day begins with climb to Machhapuchhre base camp (3900 meters) and to Annapurna base camp. The area is surrounded by the mountains and is known as Annapurna Sanctuary. This place gives you an spectacular view of Himalayas including Annapurna I, Annapurna south and Barah Shikhar.
 
  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Hours: 4
  • Max. Altitude: 4131m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11 : Trek back to Sinuwa (2,300m), 5/6 hrs.

We trek back to Sinuwa with the remembrance of Annapurna south and the giant Himalayan peaks. 
  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Hours: 5-6
  • Max. Altitude: 2300m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 12 : Trek to jhinu hill (1,500m), 4/5 hrs.

Today, we will take bath at natural hot water spring at Jhinu. Overnight at Lodge with BLD basis.
  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Hours: 4-5
  • Max. Altitude: 1500m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 13 : Trek to Potana (1,900m), 5/6 hrs.

Our trek leads to another beautiful villages if this region, known as Potana crossing through Landruk, Tolka and Deurali villages. After Tolka its steps climbing through the forest untill Deurali from where you can see nice views of Pokhara and Mt. Dhaulagiri. Overnight at Lodge with BLD basis.
  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Hours: 5-6
  • Max. Altitude: 1900m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 14 : Trek to Phedi and Drive back to Pokhara.

Finally, we complete our trek through the beautiful gurung village Dhampus from where you can see the panoramic views of Annapurna range, fistail and Himchuli as we descend to Phedi and then drive back to Pokhara.
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 15 : Drive back to Kathmandu.

Todays, Its time to return back to Kathmandu by drive. 
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 16 : Free day in Kathmnadu.

This is your last night in Kathmandu so in leisure time you can do shopping and you can buy gift for your family, relatives, and friends.
  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast

Day 17 : Transfer to Airport, departure on your own destination.

Transfer to Airport, departure on your own destination.
The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. The trek can be customized as your request to accommodate your specific requirements.
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What's included

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle.
  • 4 Nights twin sharing hotel accomodation in Kathmandu.
  • 1 Night twin sharing hotel accomodation in Pokhara.
  • Full day Kathmandu sightseeing tour by private tourist vehicle.
  • Professional english speaking tour guide for Kathmandu sightseeeing.
  • All standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch & dinner) during the trek
  • Best available lodge/Guesthouse accommodation during the trek
  • License holder english speaking trekking guide
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 Porter)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, Equipment, Medicine & Insurance for all staff
  • Necessary entry permit fees & traveler TIMS card
  • Himalayan Excursion Nepal sleeping bag & duffel bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary pick up drop by toursit vehicle
  • All government & local taxes

What's not included

  • International airfare & necessary airport taxes
  • Nepal entry visa fees at present USD 25 for 15 days, USD 40 for 30 days and USD 100 for three month. (bring accurate USD cash & two pp size photo).
  • Lunch & dinner in kathmandu & pokhara.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early from mountain or late departure.
  • Temple & monastries entry fees in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue & evacuation.
  • All personal & bar expenses in Kathmandu & during the trek.
  • Tips for trekking staff & driver (tipping is expected)
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc) and Any other expenses which are not mentioned above.
Annapurna Base Camp trek is suitable for any kind of person who is moderately fit, no previous experience is required. To  condition yourself for the trek, some physical fitness programs such as walking, running, swimming and hiking are recommended before you embark on your journey. Any person suffering from a pre-existing medical condition or diseases must seek medical advice before considering any trek.
 
Yes, our company representative will be there to greet you. He will be displaying Himalayan Excursion Nepal sign board outside the airport terminal. You will be transferred to your hotel by our private vehicle.
Best season for trekking is usually March-April and October-November but Annapurna Base Camp trek can be done in February,June, April, May and December as well.
Weather in the mountains is very difficult to predict.At night it is generally cold and the days are generally warm.The temperature could be as high as 30 degree celsius to minus 15 degree celsius low. 
Depending on nature of travel we provide different vehicle service.we provide tourist vehicles for sightseeing, city tours and airport pickups-drops. We provide tourist bus transfer service from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu. We book flight ticket through Simrik air, Buddha Air, Yeti air for the flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and vice versa.
There are landline telephone in some village along the trekking routes from which you can contact with your family and friends. some place there is also internet access which you can use by paying some charges.Also you can buy sim card for your cell phone by giving your xerox copy of your passport and PP size photo.
In the cities, off course yes but once you are outside of the cities, all you have to pay in cash. Also you have exchange the currency in Nepali rupees before you go outside the cities.
 
Yes, charging facilities will be available in every guesthouse & lodges but sometime there maybe load shedding problem so its better to bring power bank or spare batteries.
There are many restaurant available in Kathmandu and Pokhara city where you can find any delight of your choice. But in trekking route most teahouses.On the menu you may find noodles soup,steam mo:mo,daal bhat, green salad, finger chips,eggs,potatoes, fresh vegetables. You can get tea,coffee,hot lemon,hot chocolate. Every day breakfast, lunch , dinner will be at a lodge.
Lodges mostly serve the vegetarian meals so there is no problem at all for vegetarian. Also we always recommend our clients to eat vegetarian meals to avoid food poisoning. Non-veg meals at the high altitude is not safe for the stomach.
Hot water in bucket will be provided for shower and you have to pay for hot water.
Yes, they have received training from NATHM (Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management).They have also received high altitude first aid training from KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project).
Actually tipping is not compulsory, but small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters.The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvment with your guide.
Yes, there are a plenty of options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip.Click here
Duration
17 days
Price Start From
USD 1200

Trip Info

Trip Code: HEN/ABCT-01
Grade: Moderate grading info
Best Month of the Year : Mar-May & Sep-Nov
No. of Person : 1-12 people
Hotel Accommodation : Hotel & Lodge
Trek Type : Tea house
Maximum Elevation : 4,131M.
Average hours of walking per day : 4-5 Hours
Destination: : Nepal

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