Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 12 Days

Mt. Annapurna (8091 m) is the 10th highest mountain in the world, and at 3200 m height, has one of the most popular walks on earth. If you dream of summiting Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu, but you don’t have sufficient time or experience, then choose this trek for a feeling of accomplishment and great views of mountains within a week.Annapurna Base camp Trek is very much famous in the Annapurna area.

Start and end in Kathmandu! With the hiking & trekking tour Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through Kathmandu, Nepal and 10 other destinations in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, transport and more.The mystic mountains, stunning landscapes, extraordinary combination of natural and cultural heritages make this trek to the lap of one of the world’s tallest mountains, Annapurna (8091 m) a lifelong memory. Annapurna Base Camp is the most popular trekking destination among the local and foreign trekkers that come to Nepal. The trekkers have option to take the common route to Annapurna Base Camp or the alternative route such as Annapurna Sanctuary to make the trip a bit extended one. The breathtaking views of mountains including Annapurna and Machchapuchhre (Fish Tail peak), the beautiful natural vegetation and cultural diversity make Annapurna Base Camp trek a remarkable journey to be cherished throughout the life.

This trek is of moderate difficulty as the trekkers need to walk for 6-7 hours per day along the normal trekking trails. However, ascending to the base camp is a bit physically demanding. Therefore, the trekkers should make themselves aware and alert regarding their fitness and health condition.
The months of September, October, November during the Autumn and March, April, May during the Spring are the best months for this trek. The rainy season is not usually preferred because of
unfavorable conditions for sightseeing and mountain trails. But still, some days during the summer (mostly June) are also favorable times to explore the beauty of ABC.

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Highlights
Start and end in Kathmandu! With the hiking & trekking tour Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you have a 12 day tour package taking you through Kathmandu, Nepal and 10 other destinations in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a small group tour that includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, transport and more.

Day 1
Kathmandu - Pokhara 7 hours Hotel

We will drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu, covering about 200km in 7 hours. about 7 hours covering 200 km. MEALS: Breakfast

Day 2
Pokhara - Ulleri (2050 mm) 6 hours Guest house

Breakfast at hotel in Pokhara and drive to Nayapul by private jeep or local bus for about one and half hours, where the trek starts to Tikhedunga. We will hike for 3-4 hours, crossing the suspension bridge at the bottom of Tikhedunga having the beautiful village scenery which looks green everywhere.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3
Ulleri - Ghorepani (2,750 m) 6 hours Guest house

The name Ghorepani in Nepali means ‘horse-water’ due to it being an important campsite for traders before it became a trekker's stop. Ghorepani is an interesting place with small shops and stalls for selling local products and crafts. The town has two parts: one in a saddle and the other a few hundred feet lower. We stop at the higher part of the Ghorepani village that offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains including Annapurna South and Nilgiri mountains. Since Ghorepani lies quite higher than our previous stop, we begin to feel the chilly weather especially in the evenings. Overnight in Ghorepani.

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4
Ghorepani - Poon Hill - Tadapani 6.30 - 7 hours Guest house

Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) early in the morning to enjoy panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Lamjung mountains at sunrise. Descend to Ghorepani and enjoy your breakfast. Continue your downhill journey to Tadapani (2625m), travelling through rhododendron and pine forests. MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5
Tadapani - Chhomrong 5 hours Guest house

Follow the trail along the Kimrong River to Chomrong (2020m). Enjoy amazing views of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli Peak as well as the majestic Machapuchare Mountain. MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6
Chomrong - Dovan 5 - 6 hours Guest house

The journey from Chomrong to Dovan comprises both uphill and downhill trails that travel through thick rhododendron forests and descend down steep stone steps at places. MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7
Dovan - Deurali/Machhapuchhre Base Camp 4 - 6 hours Guest house

Head for Deurali (3200m) or Machapuchare Base Camp (3700m). Hike through rhododendron and bamboo forests. MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8
Annapurna Base Camp 2 - 4 hours Guest house

Time to ascend to the highest point of the trek. Muster all your energy and start your journey to Annapurna Base Camp. Located at an altitude of 4131m above sea level, the base camp is the starting point for those out there to conquer the tenth highest mountain in the world that is also among the most dangerous. Be surrounded by the mighty Himalayas. Enjoy a spectacular view of mountains like Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Barah Shikhar (7800m) and Machapuchare. MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9
Annapurna Base Camp - Bamboo 5 hours Guest house

Time to return Trek back to Bamboo, a pictures que village along the route, and stay there overnight. MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10
Bamboo - Jhinu 5-6 hours Guest house

Hike down to Chhomrong enjoying lovely views of Annapurna South and other mountains. Descend to Jhinu, where you can enjoy swimming / bathing in a hot spring. MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11
Jhinu - Siwai & drive back to Pokhara 5-6 hours Hotel

Start your day early. Walk downhill and cross the Kimrong River once again. Continue your journey until you have reached Siwai, where you will find a bus or a jeep that will take you to Pokhara. MEALS: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 12
Pokhara - Kathmandu 7 hours Hotel

Drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara by tourist bus. MEALS: Breakfast

Included

  • Airport pick-up and drop off.
  • All ground transport in private vehicle.
  • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast on a twin sharing basis.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek.
  • Experienced, helpful and friendly guide.
  • all ground transportation fee
  • First aid medical kit.
  • National Park Permits fee.
  • Sleeping bags and Down jackets for the trek (should be refunded after trek)
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
  • Trekkers' information management system (TIMS) fee.
  • Government taxes and office service charge.

Excluded

  • Nepal visa (USD 25 for 15 days and USD 40 for 30 days)
  • Your international flights to and from Nepal
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation if needed during the trek
  • Hotels in Kathmandu
  • Porters to carry luggage (you can add a porter when booking)
  • Bar and beverage bills. Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, internet, etc
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 10 kg of luggage, a cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended

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Price From USD 1,200 USD $ 1,000/person
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Total $ 1,000 USD

Trip Facts

  • Car / jeep/bus
  • 1-8
  • 4130 m
  • Nepal