Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Trip Highlights

  • Trek to the base camp of the 10th highest mountain in the world, Annapurna
  • Explore the beautiful village of Ghorepani and hike up top Poon Hill
  • Experience the Gurung hospitality and their lifestyle
  • Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley

Trip Overview

 A Comprehensive 14-Day Annapurna Base Camp Trek Package

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a 14-day trip encompassing an adventure trekking through gorgeous valleys and pristine glacial streams onto the foothills of the towering Himalayas. Annapurna region in Nepal is arguably the most beautiful natural landscape in this country and probably the world. This Annapurna Trek explores this very region and takes you to the heart of the Annapurna Himalayas.

A sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu Day Tour will introduce you to the culture and archeology of the beautiful city as you visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites at Swayambhunath and Basantapur Durbar Square.

The trip then heads to another popular tourist town of Pokhara. Starting the Annapurna Base Camp trek, you’ll first drive to Nayapul and then take on a trail to Ulleri. While it’s never easy to take a challenge on the first day itself, the infamous Ulleri steps (around 4200 steps-steep & stone paved) will require breaking some sweat.

It is now that you get a feel of Himalayan tribes and their lifestyle.  As you spend time in the beautiful villages of Ghorepani and Tadapani. The hike up Poonhill for great views of the Annapurna (8091m) and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail|6997m) is topped. When you land yourself at the foot of these towering peaks at their base camps. Also on offer are gorgeous views of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Gangapurna (7455m), and Himchuli (6441m) in addition to the Annapurna range.

Annapurna Base camp trek then circuits to the natural Jacuzzis at Jhinu Danda.  Before wrapping it up with a hike back to Nayapul. While any frequent traveler will shout out for a trek in Spring (March-May).  You can also take it in Autumn (September-November). We advised you to have a moderate level of fitness and not shy away from cold nights and steep terrain.

Tour Trekking Company in Nepal is a front runner in the Nepali travel and tourism industry having served tourists, both local and international, for more than a decade. We accredit with the Nepal Tourism Board and are members of the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal.  And offers a host of trekking, expedition, adventure, and tour packages of Nepal as well as India and Tibet.

Outline Itinerary

01: Arrive in Kathmandu |1300m
02: Free Day in Kathmandu Or City Sightseeing
03: Drive to Pokhara (820m) 6-7 Hrs
04: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul |1.5 Hrs and trek to Ulleri |3-4 Hrs
05: Trek to Ghorepani (2860m) 5-6 Hrs
06: Trek to Tadapani via early morning Hiking to Poonhill Hike for Sunrise 6-7 hrs
07: Trek to Chhomrong (2170m) 4-5 Hrs
08: Trek to Himalaya (2,920 m) 6-7 Hrs
09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m) 5-6 Hrs
10: Trek to Bamboo (2,310 m) 6-7 Hrs
11: Trek to Jhinu Danda/Hot Spring (1780m) 5-6 Hrs
12: Trek to Siwi and drive back to Pokhara (820m) 4-5 Hrs
13: Travel back to Kathmandu (By Flight or Tourist Bus)
14: Final departure towards your destination

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Itinerary

01: Arrive in Kathmandu |1300m
On your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, an Ace Vision Treks representative will welcome you at the airport. Shortly, with a vehicle arranged, you’ll be transferred to the trip hotel where you’ll be assisted in checking in. Savor authentic Nepali dishes in a welcome dinner hosted by the company. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
02: Free day in Kathmandu Or Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Today is your Free day in Kathmandu, If you wish to Kathmandu Sightseeing let us know. We manage for you according to your interest.

The tour starts with a visit to the Swayambhunath stupa at the western periphery of Kathmandu. This Newari Buddhist shrine is famous among local and international tourists as a viewpoint of the entire valley including mountain ranges up north. The tour then heads to Basantapur Durbar Square. Heading to the Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the tour finally ends at Boudhanath. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
03: Drive to Pokhara (820m) 6-7 Hrs
On an important day on the trip, you head to Pokhara. Taking the Prithvi Highway, this bus heads southwest along Trishuli River down the valley. Jaded lush green hills and terraced fields will be a feast for your eyes as you cross the town of Malekhu, Mugling, and Damauli on your way to Pokhara. Arriving in the beautiful town of Pokhara, enjoy a stroll around the lakeside with a chance to dine at some of the finest restaurants in the country. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.
04: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul |1.5 Hrs and trek to Ulleri |3-4 Hrs
A pleasant drive from Pokhara in the morning will mark the start of our journey to the Himalayas. The roads twist and turn along the valley before we arrive at Nayapul. Starting the trek, we cross over Modi Khola. Walk from Nayapul to Tikhedhunga is pleasant while that onwards to Ulleri is a challenge with a flight of stairs to overcome. Overnight stay at Ulleri.
05: Trek to Ghorepani (2860m) 5-6 Hrs
Trekking up a trail above Ulleri, it takes you past beautiful grooves of rhododendron and settlements at Banthanti and Nangethanti. A trek past oak forest with occasional wildflower trees with mesmerizing views of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail|6997m) and the Annapurna range as you arrive at the beautiful village of Ghorepani. Overnight stay at Ghorepani.
06: Trek to Tadapani via early morning Hiking to Poonhill Hike for Sunrise 6-7 hrs
A 1-hour hike, early in the morning, from Ghorepani village, will take you to the top of this hill where an event of sun lighting up the Annapurna range is simply spellbinding. Add to that magnificent views of Mount Dhaulagiri (8167m), Lamjung (6983m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), and Hiunchuli (6441m) and you are in for a treat. Hike down to Ghorepani for breakfast before setting off on a trail to Tadapani. Overnight stay at Tadapani.
07: Trek to Chhomrong (2170m) 4-5 Hrs
This day starts in a beautiful fashion with magnificent views of the valley and snow-capped peaks. The trail takes you to Chhomrong today. A hillside village, Chhomrong is the entrance to Annapurna Sanctuary which is a reserve of Annapurna and the neighboring Himalayan range. You arrive at Chhomrong with magnificent views of Annapurna South (7219m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), and Hiunchuli (6441m). Overnight stay at Chhomrong.
08: Trek to Himalaya (2,920 m) 6-7 Hrs
The trek starts with a descent before crossing an oddly long suspension bridge onto a winding trail over the ridge of a hill. Stone-paved trailheads for Bamboo with an occasional flight of challenging stairs past the village of Sinuwa and Kuldighar to Dobhan. Arriving in the Himalayas, immerse in the views of the beautiful Himalayan range. Overnight stay at Himalaya.
09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m) 5-6 Hrs
Up next is the highest point of this trek. Annapurna Base Camp is within Annapurna Sanctuary that includes Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m). The river flowing below the ravines is terrifyingly beautiful as you cross a moraine onto Deurali. The trail enters Annapurna Sanctuary as you glide above a ridge onto MachhapuchhreBase Camp. Another couple of hours along the occasional snow-laden track will take you beneath the south face of Annapurna. Enjoy mesmerizing views of surrounding peaks and mammoth icefalls. Overnight stay at Annapurna Base Camp.
10: Trek to Bamboo (2,310 m) 6-7 Hrs
Wake up to glorious views of towering Himalayas as the snow crest of these mountains glisten as the sun shines. With a magnificent start to this day and a treat of a breakfast at the foothills, begin on a trail back to Bamboo via Machhapuchhre Base Camp. As this trail snakes through the ridges and moraines, it leads to the bank of Modi Khola. Trekking along undulating terrain, you will arrive at Bamboo. Overnight stay at Bamboo.
11: Trek to Jhinu Danda/Hot Spring (1780m) 5-6 Hrs
The trail climbs steeply to Kuldighar on this day. Heading for the hot springs at Jhinu Danda, we start on a trail marked by stone-paved steps onto the lush green forest. Onto Sinuwa, descending down to the suspension bridge, we cross the river and take on a steep climb to Chhomrong. From here, a steep descent along the Modi Khola Valley will lead to Jhinu Danda. Enjoy the hot springs and overnight stay at Jhinu Danda.
12: Trek to Siwi and drive back to Pokhara (820m) 4-5 Hrs
On the final day of our trek, we wake up to glorious views of Modi Khola Valley as we hike down to Nayapul. The trek leads past a beautiful landscape through terraced fields and local settlements. Inhabited by friendly locals, the ABC trek culminates as we arrive at Modi Khola Bridge and cross over to reach the starting point of this trek. From here, drive back to Pokhara in a private vehicle. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.
13: Travel back to Kathmandu (By Flight or Tourist Bus)
Early in the morning, you’ll be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the bus terminal. Catch a luxury tourist coach back along the Prithvi Highway to Kathmandu. Unravel the beautiful landscape along a roaring Marsayangdi and Trishuli river as you drive to Kathmandu. Enjoy the evening exploring the Thamel tourist market for souvenirs and items to add to your personal collection. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
14: Final departure towards your destination
A beautiful trip comes to an end on this day as you pack your bags and head for the airport in the company of our representative. You’ll be seen off exactly 3 hours prior to your scheduled flight. Make sure you inquire about future trips and exchange contacts for future reference. Have a safe flight!

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What's Include

  • All ground transfers as per itinerary
  • 3 Night Accommodation in Kathmandu, 2-night accommodation in Pokhara with Breakfast at Three-star (3***) hotel
  • Annapurna Conservation Area entry permits
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) fee
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide
  • Porters to carry luggage (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Staff food, accommodation, salary & insurance
  • Welcome or farewell dinner
  • Meal & Accommodations During Trek
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu By Tourist Bus
  • Pokhara to Nayapul By Private Transport
  • Siwi to Pokhara by Public Transport
  • All governmental procedure

What's Exclude

  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Your Nepal Visa.
  • You will require 2 passport size photos
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Personal Trekking Equipment
  • Tips for Trekking crews
  • Sightseeing and Monuments fees
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the price include sections

Equipment Lists

As per your destination to visit please kindly consult with Trekking Company for suitable equipment, once.

  • 1 pair of strong hiking/mountain boots
  • 1 pair of waterproof gaiters / over trousers
  • 1 sleeping bag (-IDC) / (-20)
  • 1 down jacket
  • 1 light water- and windproof jacket
  • 1 water bottle
  • 1 torch or flashlight and spare batteries
  • 2 long sleeve cotton shirts
  • 1 medium-size towel
  • 1 pair of sports shoes/sandals
  • 2 pairs of light-weight trousers
  • 1 fleece / warm sweater
  • 2 T-Shirts
  • 2 pairs of light socks
  • 3 pairs of heavy wool socks
  • 1 warm hat
  • 1 pair of sunglasses
  • 1 sun hat
  • Trekking poles (opt.)
  • Personal toiletries – soap/shampoo toilet paper, etc.
  • Pills or tools for water disinfection

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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  • USD 958
  • Medium
  • 14 Days
  • 4130 M.
  • B.L.D.
  • Hotel & Tea House
  • March-May & September-November
  • Unlimited

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