Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Trip CostUS$ 680 (Per Person)
  • Duration 12 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Best Month:March - June & Sept - December
  • Group Size:01- 15People In Group
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“Venturing into one of the diversified natural blessings befriending with breathtaking mountain panorama, Annapurna Massif, is an excellent opportunity for hiking enthusiasts”

Annapurna Base Camp trekking is well known as the second most popular trekking destination of Nepal after Everest Base Camp. Annapurna Base Camp Trekking takes you to one of the astonishing Himalayan kingdoms where one can experience a country culture and most important naturally blessed highlights including natural waterfalls, awe-inspiring landscapes, traditional settlements, flora and fauna and breath-taking mountain panorama. The entire Annapurna mountain range is just mesmerizing during trekking in this trail. The trek commences from Pokhara valley after you drive or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, one of the astonishing touristic spots in entire Himalaya with marvelous views of Annapurna Himalaya. Among them, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) is the most dominant. Pokhara itself offers some of the major insights of trekking in this region. The serene city with tranquil lakes falls and some religious and cultural sites are popular in Pokhara.

 Annapurna Sanctuary is, sometimes, synonymous with Annapurna Base Camp Trekking. One of the major highlights of Annapurna Base Camp trekking is Annapurna Conservation Area and its diverse wildlife. This conservation area is the largest conservation area in the world. The high pasture lands and landscapes, waterfalls and traditional settlements are also predominantly popular in this region.

After a short drive to the beginning stage of trekking and afterward hiking from the warm territories with a moderate move towards mid slopes through a few conventional Gurung clans' homestead towns with consistent excellent views of Annapurna Mountains with magnificent Mt. Machapuchare (Fish Tail). The trail goes through the country ranches and towns, an assortment of landscape and too icy masses. It is more particular than some other treks through its multi-ethnic towns, their rich culture, lovely scenes of diverse natural thrills. It is a decent choice for hiking enthusiasts for close experiences with the Himalayas in a brief timeframe. This is absolutely rewarding amongst the most famous and giant trekking trails in Nepal. The Annapurna Base Camp is located at 4320m offers, probably, the most splendid view of entire Annapurna massif.

With stunning and magnificent time at Annapurna Base Camp, the trail gradually descends down along the same trail. Actually, while descending down, you really don’t seem ready to say bye-bye to these landscapes, settlements and mountain views in the skyline. While descending down, Jhino Danda where you can enjoy natural hot spring will be another different flavor of this trekking.

Trip Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  • Annapurna base camp (4130M)
  • Machhapuchare Base Camp 93700m)
  • Outstanding mountains view of Annapurna, Himchuli, Machhapuchare
  • Ancient Gurung and Magar villages, culture and their lifestyle
  • Natural Hot spring at Jinu Dada
  • Poon Hill the greatest sunrise viewpoint on the top of Himalaya. 
  • Fantastic Tourist hub with exceptional activities in Pokhara.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu 1350m/4428ft.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu – Pokhara 850m/2788ft- 7hrs drive by tourist bus
  • Day 03: Pokhara –Nayapul 1 hrs drive by taxi and Trek to Tikhedunga 1510m/3810ft- 4hrs walk.
  • Day 04: Trek to Gorepani 2850m/9348ft- 5/6hrs.
  • Day 05: Trek to Tadapani 2610m/8560ft- 4/5hrs.
  • Day 06: Trek to Chhomrong 2170m/7117ft- 5hrs.
  • Day 07: Trek to Himalaya 2820m/8828ft- 5/6hrs.
  • Day 08: Trek to MBC and ABC 4130m/13545ft- 5hrs.
  • Day 09: Trek to Bambo 2815m/9120ft-5/6hrs.
  • Day 10: Trek to Jhinuwa Dada Hot spring 1420m/4590ft- 5hrs.
  • Day 11: Trek to Nayapul 4 hrs walk and 1 hrs drive to pokhara.
  • Day 12: Pokhara – Kathmandu 7hrs by tourist bus.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu 1350m/4428ft.Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, you’ll be received by our official representative then transfer to hotel.Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 02:Kathmandu – Pokhara 850m/2788ft- 7hrs drive by tourist buswe will have an early morning scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara through the Prithvi highway by tourist bus. Reaching the Pokhara we will go around visiting beautiful tourist town at lakeside areas, overnight at hotel.
  • Day 03:Pokhara –Nayapul 1 hrs drive by taxi and Trek to Tikhedunga 1510m/3810ft- 4hrs walk.The first day of your trek will be an easy and short beginning walk from Nayapul. The trail goes along the Burungdi River with the beautiful scenic view, passing paddy fields and villages of Birethanti and Ramgai, arriving at Tikhedunga. You have some rest at your lodge and in afternoon you might walk around to explore the village. Overnight at lodge

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 04:Trek to Gorepani 2850m/9348ft- 5/6hrs.Today the trail crosses the Tikhedunga Khola( river) on a suspension bridge than the trail climbs steeply on a stone staircase that is said to have more than 1000 steps. As you trek along you pass typical villages, wide landscape, ascending to Ulleri. From Ulleri the trail takers you walk through the lush green forest where you may see some wild animals and colorful birds before you reach Ghorepani. Reaching the Ghorepani you will see the beautiful Himalayan range and green valley around. Overnight at lodge

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 05:Trek to Tadapani 2610m/8560ft- 4/5hrs. Today is an exciting and wonderful day of your trek. Early morning excursion to Poon Hill (3210m) about 40 minutes hike from your lodge. From Poon Hill, you will see the spectacular panorama stretches Dhaulagiri and Annapurna I the two major mountains above eight thousand meters high above sea level. From that point, you will see the awesome sunrise view over the Himalayan range: including western region highest mountain Dhaulagiri, Annapurna range, Nilgiri range, Machhapuchhare, and other peaks. After your breakfast, the trek takes you up the hill through dense forest Deurali and then descending to Tadapani, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 06:Trek to Chhomrong 2170m/7117ft- 5hrs.Today you trek on a stone trail and descend through the forest, walking through the many walls and pray flags around the trails, passing the Gurung village to the foot of the valley by the river. After crossing the suspension bridges the trek continues with an easy walk to get the Chhomrong with the more nice view of the many high mountains.Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 07:Trek to Himalaya 2820m/8828ft- 5/6hrs.The trail will descend from Chomrong passing the village, after crossing the suspension bridge the trail will lead up to Sinuwa with more beautiful views. On the way to Himalayan, you trek through the lush green forest where you may see monkeys and stunning waterfalls by the time, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 08:Trek to MBC and ABC 4130m/13545ft- 5hrs. Today the trail will go continues by the river, steep up on the ravine to reach Machhapuchhare Base Camp. Leaving from Machhapuchhare Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp, the valley widens and the view of the mountains and the glacier becomes much spectacular, overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 09:Trek to Bambo 2815m/9120ft-5/6hrs.Today is an early morning at the Annapurna Base Camp to view amazing sunrise on Himalayas: Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharva Chuli, Flute peak, Machhapuchhare with numerous other peaks and massive glacier. After breakfast at the same lodge, you trek down to Bambo, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 10:Trek to Jhinuwa Dada Hot spring 1420m/4590ft- 5hrs. From Bambo, the trail takes you through the lush green forest to Sinuwa Dada. From here you trek downhill to cross the river then you will be ascending to Chhomrong then descending to Jhinuwa. At Jhinuwa there is a natural hot spring where we will have shower dip for relaxation, overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge(B+L+D)
  • Day 11:Trek to Nayapul 4 hrs walk and 1 hrs drive to pokhara.Today the trail descends crossing the suspension and short trek goes to along the Modi river From Kyumi the trail still ascends gradually through the passing villages after a short walk to Nayapul seems like your trekking done, then you will ride a car to get Pokhara. After finishing your remarkable trip in mountain now time for having some western food in Pokhara and have a good shower here.Overnight at guesthouse. As today is the last day of the trek there will be a farewell dinner with the trekking crew, Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 12:Pokhara – Kathmandu 7hrs by tourist bus.A scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu will take 7hrs or in optional you will fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu. At Kathmandu, you will have free time for shopping souvenirs for family and friends,
Overnight at hotel.


Cost Includes

  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop-off and all transportation by tourist bus & private vehicle in the city.
  •  Kathmandu valley sightseeing with a tour guide. 
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks) during the trek in Himalaya.
  • A highly experienced and knowledgeable English speaking guide and 1porter for 2 trekkers to help the backpack.
  • All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for the porter and guide. 
  • Annapurna conservation area permit 
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Managment System) 
  • Accommodation 2-night standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 2-night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Tea house lodge during the trek
  • Arranged an emergency helicopter services (paid by your travel insurance)
  • Trekking equipment such as Sleeping bag, down jacket etc.. on return basic
  • Exclusives First aids box.
  • All Government and local taxes.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • Assistant guide group size more than 4 people in a group.
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek.
  • Farewell Dinner at typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu.   

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes and physical condition etc.
  • Personal expense such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower etc.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tips for guide and porter

Departure Details

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18 June, 2018 29 June, 2018 US $680 Guaranteed
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Clients Reviews

  • Amanda D'costa
    Amanda D'costa
    United Arab Emirates Published: Sunday, December 10, 2017

    Annapurna Trek

    Rating:

    Have to say, Alpine Ramble has some of the most amazing guides!  Our plan was to trek to the Annapurna Base Camp in the month of March. I had the opportunity to trek with Dil and Lakshman on my tip. Dil is an absolute professional when it comes to his…Continue

  • Erik s
    Erik s
    Denmark Published: Friday, November 24, 2017

    Annapurna base camp and Poon hill.

    Rating:

    Dilman is a nice and flexible guide. When my brother and I were much faster than anticipated we arranged an detour, to see everything. He can walk to ABC in two days, very study, very kind, very polite and he knows a lot.Continue

  • Pradeep D'souza
    Pradeep D'souza
    United Arab Emirates Published: Monday, November 13, 2017

    Adventure of a Life time - ABC Trek

    Rating:

    For a while i have been planning my third visit to Nepal and was looking forward to doing the ABC trek, That's when i had come across a friend of mine who had recommended me to Alpine Ramble. Upon contacting Dil, CEO & founder of Alpine Ramble he was…Continue

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Trip Note

Personal Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is compulsory for all the Clients undertaking any activities. It will be provided adequate protection tour to cover personal injury, death, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter rescue, and any kind of illness will be cover in the insurance package. Alpine Ramble strongly recommends you to buy an insurance package through a reliable insurance company in your city or country.

Health and Fitness requirement

Annapurna Base Camp trek is a best and spectacular trekking destination for every trekker who loves to enjoy and explore the beautiful landscape on this planet. This trek basically starts from low land to high land as you are hiking in these areas than you have to fit yourself. We mainly concern your physical fitness to complete the journey.  The everyday trek prefers 4/5 hours in daylight. As you hiking up to the high altitude than you have to prepared by physically and mentality to be succeeding the trip, our provision is making your trip reliable and remarkable without any problems in every step to steps with your wealth health. Our first priority is safety for your entire trip. you Should convenience yourself to take some pre-training course of the trek which could be greatly helped you, considering some physical exercise like jogging, running, climb stair-case, cycling, swimming and hitting gym etc.

Accommodation during the Trek

Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying in best hotel basically on 3 stars, in twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking  is simple and comfortable beds room with sharing two persons sometime  if you are single you get single bedroom as well with hygienic food, Every trekking routes have fixed menu and hotel system by local management community at in area

Passport and Visa

Every client must have a veiled passport from return date with at 6-month prior validity in Nepalese consulate in your country or immigration office Tribhuvan airport in Kathmandu.

Meals and Drinking Water

In popular trekking areas like Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, and Manaslu have the menu system with different ethnic cuisines foods as well as western meals you can see on the Menu, you could pick up any kinds of the meal as you like to eat from the Menu. But some places provide you typical Nepali meals which are different types of international meals. These are prepared by the local supplement. Every tourist Lodge has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates; a variety of pieces of bread, variety of drinks, and every lodge have safe drinking water or minerals bottles of water you could buy there. If you buy water purification tablet from Kathmandu you can take water from the tap and purify by yourself this will be cheaper and controlled by plastic pollution as well.

Trekking Equipment

What you should carry before your departure on your trip.
a. Daypack up to 40 liters, Down Jacket, Seasons sleeping bag
b. Sun head or Gulf cap, Sunglasses, Headlamp or torchlight
c. Ear-muffs, Sun Lotions /Sun cream.
d. 1Pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic.
e. 2Cotton t-shirts, 1Synthetic t-shirt. 
f. 2Long sleeve polyester or synthetic lightweight for sunny days. 
g. Zipper provides addition venting options which are good for changing temperatures. 
h. 1Soft shell jacket water & wind resist. 
i. 1Women swimming dress bathing in Hot spring. 
g. Inner cloths as you need

Lower Body-Legs. 
a. 1Pair nylon hiking short paints, 1Pair cotton paints.
b. 1Pair soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable.

Feet 
a. 2Pair of loner socks, synthetic, 1Pairs woolen socks wearing on the evening and 1Pair light sports shoe.
b. Imodium or Pepto Bismo capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea. 
c. Diamox for altitude sickness. The guide will help you to take it.
d. 1Small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, bands, Anti-infection ointments, etc. First Aid Kits. 
e. Alpine Ramble will provide you more medical for the trip.

Environment:

Annapurna Base Camp treks embrace the entire Annapurna region. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. This area provides you blooming spectacular view the trails along the lower valleys usually weave through fields. And reaching the upper valley seeing wild animals and excellent Mountain View,

Best Season

Best season is in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best time for this trip. The weather will be sunny and warm with outstanding scenery view. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during in winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best options.

Hotels in Kathmandu

Alpine Ramble will provide you standard level hotel with breakfast. We also book the hotel according to your choice. Please let us know if you have any plans as per your choice. 5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and any kind of hotels.

Trip Start Dates and Cost

Alpine Ramble pvt.ldt would like to customize your trip itinerary according to your time and budget. Please contact us for your customized departure date. For more detail please email us [email protected] / [email protected]

Responsible for Tourism

Our experience field staffs/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role following below. 
a. please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
b. please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
c. please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
d. please help the local community to encourage positive sides of tourism as long as possible.