Annapurna Base Camp Trek
With the spectacular view of the wide Himalayan ranges in the western region of Nepal, Annapurna base camp trek incorporates diverse culture, terrain and wildlife. Annapurna base camp trek is popular trekking in Nepal that offers you the magnificent view of Mount Machhapuchre(6993m), Annapurna south(7219m), Annapurna I(8091m), Hiuchuli. Moreover, ABC trek takes you through the beautiful Himalayan landscapes, terrain and beautiful green forest of Nepal. Additionally, this trek walks you through some beautiful traditional villages of diversely settled and culturally enriched people of Nepal.
Annapurna base camp trek presents the Annapurna region in both the natural aspect and cultural aspect.
Walking through the traditional villages of Nepal with cultural diversities Annapurna base camp trek additionally walks you through naturally beautiful terrains, rhododendron forests, waterfalls and a wide range of Himalayan beauty. Finally, at the height of 4130m, you will reach the base camp of mighty Annapurna. The spectacular view of Mount Machhapuchre(6993m), Annapurna south(7219m), Annapurna I(8091m), Hiuchuli are amazing around the Annapurna base camp. As a matter of fact, Annapurna base camp hosts the 360-degree view of the Himalayas at the Annapurna region.
The actual trekking starts from Nayapool, Kaski which is 1.5 hours drive from Pokhara. Likewise, some consider Tikhedhunga(1750m) to be the actual starting point of the Annapurna base camp trek.
Annapurna base camp trek difficulty
The moderately difficult Annapurna base camp trek is suitable for people of almost all ages. Moreover, people with some trekking experience can trek ABC with ease.
Best season to for Annapurna base camp trek
You can explore the best Annapurna base camp can offer on two seasons, Autumn and spring. Autumn on the month of March to May offers the additional beauty on the Annapurna base camp trek since on this season the Rhododendron is blooming. Likewise, Spring on the month of September to December the greenery and golden rice terrains aids the beauty to Annapurna base camp trek.
Annapurna base camp trek Highlights
Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Trek through terrains, rhododendron forests and traditional Nepalese villages with the beautiful view of Himalayas like Annapurna I, Annapurna south, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre, Hiuchuli, Gangapurna etc.
Explore cultural diversity on hills of Nepal.
Immerse yourself on Gurung and Magar's tradition.
Beautiful sunrise view from PoonHill.
Explore moraines, glaciers and waterfalls in Annapurna region.
Stay a night at Annapurna base camp.
Natural hot spring bath.
Day by Day Trip Plan
We have prepared the best itinerary that covers almost every aspect of Annapurna base camp trek. You can customize it if you wish to extend your time or can minimize it as well.
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu.
Our airport representative will pick you up from Tribhuvan international airport Kathmandu and drop you to your Hotel. Some briefing about your Annapurna base camp trek details will be provided to you. You will take rest and spend overnight at the Hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
On the second day in Nepal, you will spend the whole day exploring the beauty of Kathmandu. You will possibly visit Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath. Our agency will be preparing the required documents for your ABC trek at the same time. You can do shopping for required equipment for your trek on the same day. Finally, you will stay overnight in Hotel.
Day 3: Drive or fly to Pokhara, get some rest and walk around Lakeside.
One the third day, you will leave for Pokhara either by bus or by flight. It takes about 6 hours to reach Pokhara by bus. Likewise, by flight, you will reach Pokhara in 30 minutes. You will take rest and explore the beauty of Lakeside, Pokhara in the evening. Finally, you will spend the night at the Hotel.
Day 4: Drive to Nayapool, Kaski (2 hours drive) and trek to Tikhedhunga.
You will drive to Nayapool, Kaski from where the actual Annapurna base camp trek starts. This will be a one and half hour drive from Pokhara. From Nayapool, you will hike up to Tikhedhunga. The trek follows a path on Modi Khola, a downstream following from Annapurna. You will stay overnight at the Hotel.
Day 5: Trek to Ghorepani.
You will then hike through over 3000 stone steps to Ulleri(2070m)-halfway to Ghorepani. it’ll take six to seven hours to finally reach Ghorepani from Tikhedhunga. You will stay overnight at the Hotel.
Day 6: Trek to Tadapani.
From Ghorepani, you'll reach the highest of Poonhill (3210m)- the ultimate destination of Poon Hill trekking. it's the most effective spot for viewing mountain range of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. And you'll be able to relish seeing mountains turning golden by a morning sunrise. you'll have the attractive view of Mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Nilgiri (6940m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna III (7855m), Machhapuchhare (6993m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna II (7937m), Lamjung Himal (6931m), Varaha Shikhar (7847m), Tukuche Peak (6920m). you'll then come to Ghorepani and continue your trial to Tadapani. Walking through Deurali you'll reach Tadapani in six to seven hours. This day offers one of the best experience on your whole Annapurna base camp trek. you'll stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 7: Trek to Chhomrong
From Tadapani, Hiking for concerning five to six hours, you’ll reach Chhomrong. This day, you will get the prospect to look at lovely green forests, soaring waterfalls and contemporary down streaming springs. The beauty of Annapurna base camp trek is obviously the green forests and soaring waterfalls and on this day you will get to see more of it. You will be staying overnight in the guesthouse.
Day 8: Trek to Himalaya Hotel
From Chhomrong, you’ll descend through the steps of Chhomrong village and so cross the suspension bridge. After that, you’ll reach Sinuwa and walking through deep Bamboo and rhododendron forests you’ll reach Doban. Finally, you’ll reach the Himalaya Hotel. On the month of May to March the rhododendron forests add the magnificent beauty on Annapurna base camp trek. Finally, you will spend overnight at Himalaya Hotel.
Day 9: Trek to Annapurna base camp.
From the Himalaya hotel, you’ll walk through deep Bamboo and rhododendron forests. You might be fortunately able to sight wild animals like Blue sheep, Panthera Unica(snow leopard), red panda, Himalayan tahr and lots of species of birds and therefore the stunning view of snowy peaks till reaching Machhapuchre Base Camp (3700m).
From Machhapuchre Base Camp, vegetation disappears and you’ll be seeing snow boulders melting forming contemporary streams. Hiking a bit, you’ll finally reach your destination-Annapurna Base Camp.you’ll be mesmerised by seeing Mount Machhapuchre(6993m), Annapurna south(7219m), Annapurna I(8091m), Hiuchuli and alternative peaks around you. you’ll be staying at Annapurna Base Camp today and celebrate what you just accomplished.
Day 10: Trek to Bamboo
Early in the morning of this day you’ll be enjoying the sunrise from Annapurna Base Camp and reveal in the fantasy of mountain turning their silver colour to golden. Then you’ll be hiking right down to Machhapuchre Base Camp. Then, you’ll descend via Deurali, through Hotel Himalaya and Dovan(2600m) to succeed to Bamboo for an additional Night. it’d be a six to seven hours trek.
Day 11: Trek to Jhinu Dada
From Bamboo, you’ll be trekking through Sinuwa and eventually crossing Chhomrong Khola and walking uphill you’ll reach Chummrong village. From there trial continue till you reach Jhinu.you’ll be able to relish natural thermal spring shower in Jhinu. You'll be staying overnight in a guesthouse.
Day 12: Trek to Nayapool, drive back to Pokhara
Hiking all the way down to Nayapool, you will take a drive to Pokhara. You’ll get some rest and explore around the Pokhara for a while in extra time. Today, you can celebrate for the successful completion of your Annapurna base camp trek as well. You’ll be staying overnight at the hotel.
Day 13: Back to Kathmandu
On this day, you’ll take an early morning bus and drive back to Kathmandu. Alternately, if you wish to explore some more of Pokhara city then, you can extend your stay at Pokhara. Likewise, you can take a flight back to Kathmandu at noon the same day. Stay overnight in a hotel.
Day 14: Leisure day at Kathmandu
This would be the second last day for you in Nepal. You can explore around Kathmandu valley. Likewise, you can visit marketplaces like Thamel and Asan for shopping. Thamel and Asan have a wide range of historical and traditional stuff that represents Nepal in a different manner. You can buy traditional gifts and stuff for yourself and acquaintances back home. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 15: Final departure
Our representative will take you to Tribhuvan international airport from your hotel and you’ll be leaving Nepal with all the beautiful memories.