Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is Wonderful Himalayan Scenery
Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Keen Natural enthusiasts find ABC trekking a perfect destination to get dissolved with the purest form of nature. The spectacular natural splendours such as mountain peaks, vegetations, wildlife, birds, natural waterfall, freshwater rivers, and suspension bridge lure thousands of tourists in this region. Similarly, Annapurna Base Camp Trekking also offers an opportunity to have a closer insight into picturesque traditional settlements of ethnic groups and their way of life. These mountain people are very friendly and hospitable. We commence our Annapurna Base Camp Trekking from Pokhara after we have a short and scenic flight from Kathmandu. It is around 35 minute’s flight. We also will be seeing mountain views during the flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu if you are lucky enough to get a seat on the right side of the plane. Optionally, we can get Pokhara by tourist bus or private jeep or car. It is around 7-8 hours drive along Prithvi Highway.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Start Pokhara is one of the finest destinations to relax with serenity. The calm lakes, waterfall, and caves in Pokhara please the tourists tremendously. From Pokhara we drive to Nayapool for an hour then the real trekking begins. The more we ascend, the more we feel mesmerized. We can combine this trekking with Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking. Or one can go directly go to Annapurna Base Camp. Poon hill is a popular vantage point to capture the stunning sunrise and mountain peaks especially beautiful Machhapuchhre( Fishtail). We pass through the Annapurna Conservation Area which is the largest protected area in the world. Passing through this conservation area, we experience some unique and endangered species of flora and fauna. The most awaited destinations of this trekking are Machhapuchhre Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp. These two viewpoints offer us breathtaking views of snow-fed summits include Annapurna massif, Machhapuchhre, Himchuli, Gangapurna, Manasalu, Ganesh Himal and other minor peaks.
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking cannot be completed without experiencing Hot Spring at Jhino. The natural warm water will offer you a therapy to the tourists. And we conclude our trekking at Nayapool and we drive back to Pokhara. From Pokhara, we either fly or drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
After arriving in Kathmandu, a delegate from Everest Trekking Routes will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. In the afternoon, you may take a rest or visit the Everest Trekking Routes office. In the evening there will be welcome dinner given by Everest Trekking Routes where you will be served Nepalese food which will introduce you to the country’s food culture.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist Bus 7 hours
from the hotel to tourist bus park kantipath 10 minute walk and catch tourist bus and departure all same time at 700AM continue to drive 6-7 hours on the Prithvi Highway. After reaching Pokhara you can explore the local places and their culture. It is an exciting and romantic drive that we can enjoy the beautiful scenic view of terraced rice field, eye-catching landscapes, and wonderful views of the mountain. The evening can be spent strolling around the beautiful lake area and we will spend one night in this beautiful Pokhara City.
Day 03: Pokhara to Nayapul by Car/Van the Trek to Ulleri (1930m) 5hours
Today is the first-day walking trek and in the morning we drive from Pokhara to Nayapul by car or van which takes one ½ hour to get to Nayapul. Trekking formally starts from here as you will walk for a couple of hour along the beautiful trail with Bamboo forests and water springs on the way. The trail continues through the villages and follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola. This is 1050m from Pokhara. After driving to Nayapul then we start to walk and Lunch on the way then continue trek to Ulleri spend one night.
Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani (2860m) 5/6 hours
Our trip starts after a hot breakfast at around 8:00 am. The trails continue across a stream through a suspension bridge from Ulleri. It is a bit demanding steep walk up of stone staircase to Ulleri. During the time of trekking, we will pass through the beautiful Gurung village, Landscapes, monasteries and get the chance to see the wonderful views of the mountain. We will have our Lunch on the way and take some rest then after we will move towards Ghorepani. We will pass through the Lush forest of Rhododendron, pine, and oak. It takes 5-6 hours to reach Ghorepani where we stay overnight.
Day 05: Climb to Poon Hill (3210 m) and trek to Tadapani (2630m) 6 hours
Early in the morning time, we will climb to Poon Hill to see the awesome views of the mountain including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, and others. The panoramic views of the sunrise over the Himalayas will take your breath away. After taking in the views of this panoramic scenery we return back to Ghorepani then after we will take our breakfast and move towards Tadapani. While walking on this route, we get chance to see the wonderfulGurung village, Landscapes, monasteries and get the chance to see the wonderful views of the mountain. And after Reach in Tadapani, we will explore all around the village and spend one night in this beautiful village.
Day 06: Trek to Chhomrong (2170m) 5 hours
In the morning we trek to Chhomrong crossing through the Gurung village. While climbing we can take in the view of the mighty peaks of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and the Virgin Peak above the village and the view of Machhapuchhre facing the valley which is really impressive. Chhomrong is highly populated by the Gurung people who are one of the major ethnic groups of Nepal. It’s a great chance to experience the perfect hospitality of Gurung people. We will have our lunch on the way then after taking some rest then after we will slowly move towards Chhomrong. It takes about 5 hours walking to reach the beautiful and peaceful village of Chhomrong.
Day 07: Trek to Bamboo (23600m) 6 hours
After having breakfast in Chhomrong early in the morning then after our trek to the Bamboo will start. We pass through a beautiful forest to Kuldihar followed by an easy downhill walk to Bamboo. During the time of trekking, we will pass through the beautiful Gurung village, the lush forest of rhododendron, pine, and oak and get chance to see the wonderful views of the mountain. And by the way, we will have our lunch then after we will take some rest and we move towards Bamboo. It takes about 6 hours to reach Bamboo from Chhomrong and we will spend one night at the lodge of Bamboo.
Day 08: Trek to Deurali (3200m) 6 hours
We climb to Deurali through the thick Rhododendron and Bamboo forest to reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp, this takes nearly 5 hours. After reaching MBC, the views of Mt.Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gangapurna and the Fishtail are really touchable. Annapurna I is the tenth highest peak in the world. We will pass through the lush forest of Rhododendron, pine, and oak. During the time of trekking, we will cross many beautiful villages, landscapes of this region. We will have our lunch on the way and take some rest then after we will move towards Deurali. It takes almost 6 hours to reach Deurali and spend one night in this village.
Day 09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) (4130m) 5hours
The climb to Annapurna Base Camp takes under 4 hours. You descend a small ridge branching out from the mountain pass to mountainside with widespread terraced fields showcasing tranquil meadows and lush fertile farming land. The sanctuary boasts of a dynamic view without anything impending the 360 degrees panorama. We will have our lunch on the way and take some rest and move towards our destination. It takes 2½ hours to reach Annapurna base camp. After reaching Annapurna base camp we will explore all around the ABC and we will spend one night Annapurna Base Camp.
Day 10: Trek to Bamboo (2310m) 5 hours
From the Annapurna base camp, we retrace our steps to Bamboo and today’s trek is downhill, so it shouldn’t be very difficult.During the time of trekking, we will pass through the beautiful Gurung village, the lush forest of rhododendron, pine, and oak and get chance to see the wonderful views of the mountain. And by the way, we will have our lunch then after we will take some rest and we move towards Bamboo. After reach in Bamboo, first of all, we check out the hotel then after we will explore all around the Bamboo and return back to the hotel and we will stay overnight at Bamboo.
Day 11: Trek to JhinuDanda (Natural Hot spring) (1780m) 5 hours
The trail then descends to JhinuDanda, where we will rest for the night. Today we will have an opportunity to enjoy the hot springs which is just a 15-20 minute downhill walk from JhinuDanda to soothe our aching bodies. The trail continues through rhododendron and bamboo field. The major attractions are the hot spring the tourist can take a dip in the hot water spring. You can also enjoy the views of the soaring the mountain from Jhinu Danda. It takes almost 5 hours to reach Jhinu Danda and we will explore all around the Jhinu Danda and come back to the hotel where we will spend one night.
Day 12: Trek to Nayapul- Pokhara (5hour trek then 1-hour drive)
After breakfast, we trek to Nayapul via Birethantitaking about 4-5 hours. We then drive to Pokhara by private car or van after reach in Pokhara city we will go to explore all around the Pokhara city which is also known as the city of the lake and we will stay one night in Pokhara.
Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu
In the morning time around the 7:00 am we will drive towards Kathmandu valley. We get a chance to see the wonderful scenery of Nepal. After reach in Kathmandu valley, First of all, we will check out our hotel first then after we will explore all around the Thamel Bazaar and have a farewell dinner. And return back to the hotel and spend one night in this village.
Day 14: Final International Departure
We will drop you at the International Airport with our vehicle for your departure and we will see you off.
Manual Note :
According to plan extend date on trip above the custom Itinerary the cost will be additional. We cannot guarantee it if weather, road condition bad, and vehicle breakdown mountain acute sickness for trekkers. We will try to ensure that our official schedule trip run, And if you have more extra days pre-plan then let us inform we assist by your requirement.