Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 14 Days

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking and sightseeing
  • Transport: Deluxe tourist bus & private car
  • Food: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel, lodge (tea house)
  • Group Size: 01 to 20 pax
  • Max Elevation: 4,130m
  • Starts in: Kathmandu
  • Ends in: Kathmandu


  • Moderate trek in the Annapurna region
  • Excellent viewpoint- Poon Hill (3210m)
  • Excellent scenery of Annapurna Base Camp (4130m)
  • Expansive views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs
  • Wonderful countryside scenery with rhododendron forests and indigenous villages

About Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Discover a diversity of awe-inspiring natural panoramas, the lofty peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri regions along with a spectacular walk to the base camp of the world’s tenth tallest peak: Annapurna I Main

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a moderately challenging trip to the base camp of tenth tallest peak in the world. The base camp is situated in a bowl-like formation surrounded by the steep faces of the Annapurna chain. For those searching for big-mountain views, excellent walking, and a less strenuous walk, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the best around. 

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is also attractive because it can be walked via a variety of customizable itineraries. We typically recommend the route that begins in Nayapul and passes through Ghorepani. Here you can wake very early, hike Poon Hill (3210m), and watch sunrise over Matchapuchare with a full, unobstructed panoramic view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs. The view is jaw-droppingly beautiful and presents a delightful start to the day. From Ghorepani the route joins the base-camp trail from Chomrong. From here you continue to gain altitude and finally arrive at Annapurna Base Camp (4130m).

This route is particularly popular among flower enthusiasts as it takes you through the Annapurna Sanctuary’s rhododendron forests, which are in full bloom in the spring trekking season. Along the way you pass indigenous communities of the Magar and Gurung ethnic groups.


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Arrival in Kathmandu International airport where our representative will be waiting to welcome you at the arrival gate. For your convenience, our representative will be holding your or your company’s name card. You will then be transferred to your hotel where you can rest and freshen up before we meet at the reception area to discuss trip details and any other information as required.

Overnight in hotel.

    We depart Kathmandu on the tourist bus early in the morning. The drive is along the Prithvi Highway, offering splendid views of green, terraced hillsides and of the Trishuli and Marshyangdi River valleys. Pokhara is famous as a lakeside city in Nepal, and upon arriving, we transfer to our hotel where we stay for the night.

    Overnight in hotel.

      We will begin the trekking part on this day. From Pokhara, it is a short ride to Nayapul, where the trek begins. The trail ascends to Ulleri via lush rhododendron forests and small villages. From Nayapul, we will trek and reach Birethanti. The trail then goes through terraced farms and continues along the Burundi Khola.

      After Birethanti, the trail gets much more trodden and ascends to Tikhedhunga. Further, walking through villages like Sudame and Hile, we will reach Ulleri. There is a long staircase that leads to Ulleri village.

        We set out early and walk via Banthanti. Passing Banthanti, we begin to enter the protected rhododendron forests, where bird song can fill the air, and beautiful blossoms cover the countryside in spring. We walk through Nange Thanti to reach Ghorepani, a beautiful Magar village with splendid views. Ghorepani is our final destination for the day.

        Overnight in tea house.

          Today we rise long before the sun to hike Poon Hill in time the for famous views of Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Annapurna I Main (8,091m), Himalchuli (7,893m) and their respective massifs. As the sunrises over Machupachare, Dhaulagiri’s south face is bathed in the morning’s golden light. Poon Hill is a well-known spot for photography for unobstructed shots of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massifs. We return to Ghorepani, have breakfast, and depart for Tadapani. Along the way we first pass through Deurali and Benthanti before arriving in Tadapani, our final destination for the day.
          Overnight in tea house.

            We begin today by descending through rhododendron forests toward Chuile, after which we cross a suspension bridge over the KimrongKhola. Continuing on, we cross the Chomrong Pass, stroll through Salaphu, and ultimately arrive in Chomrong, our final destination for the day. Overnight in tea house.

              We enjoy breakfast in Chomrong, and begin our walk by descending to the ChomrongKhola to cross the suspension bridge. The morning then brings us to a delightful rhododendron and oak forest. We reach Sinuwa,but continue on to pass through woods filled with orchids to arrive atKhuldighar. We carry on, passing through a bamboo forest to arrive at Bamboo, before moving on and descending steep stone steps to gain Dovan, our final destination for the day.

              Overnight in tea house.

                Today you follow a serene, emerald-green forest of bamboo and rhododendron route towards Deurali. The trekking course is dotted with prayer flags giving a vibrant flair to the surroundings.

                Before continuing your walk, take a moment to appreciate the unique ambiance. The forest quickly fades away, leaving a barren landscape strewn with boulders and scree in its place. When you walk by the Himalayan Hotel, you’ll know you’re getting closer to your destination. Continue climbing past this landmark to Hinku Cave, which was once used as a shelter and overnight stop for historical Annapurna expeditions. Your trek for today concludes at Deurali. Overnight at the tea house.

                  This is the most awaited day of our long hike. You will finally reach Annapurna Base Camp today. The journey for the day begins by climbing a riverbed and hiking up to Annapurna Sanctuary. The height gain is quite much today, so as always, be careful and don’t rush the trek. The trek route also follows the Modi Khola trail and will, in due course, bring you to Macchapuchre Base Camp. Take a break at Machhapurchhre Base Camp and admire the Himalayas surrounding the areas. And after a while, depart from the splendors of MBC, and hike for another 2 hours to reach Annapurna Base Camp. The actuality of getting to the base camp becomes more prominent when giants’ views are so close to your eyes. The base camp is towered by impressive peaks of the Annapurna range and its neighboring mountains. Overnight at the teahouse in Annapurna Base Camp. 

                    Today, we bid bye to the magnificent Annapurna Base Camp and head towards bamboo. As we are descending to low altitude, please be mindful of your walking pace. Following the same trail to base camp, descend to Modi Khola to reach the rural village of Bamboo. The town is surrounded by mountains so take in the panoramic scenery of the mountains.

                      Today, you will descend to Jhinu Danda Hot spring. The trail to Jhinu Danda winds down through wooded slopes to Chomrong via Khuldighar.

                      From Chomrong, the path gets steeper as it descends towards Jhinu Danda. While dropping, make sure to visit the experimental sheep farm, which shows a glimpse of herder’s life in the mountains of Nepal. Observing these exciting aspects of rural life, you will reach Jhinu Danda.

                      From here, if you hike down about half-hour, you will get to a natural hot spring. This is the ideal spot to decompress and let the stress of the day wash over you. Overnight at the tea house.

                      We rise today in the company of Himalayan giants. Set in a glacially-carved bowl-shaped formation surrounded by steep faces, Annapurna Base camp affords us humbling views of these awesome mountains, and of the rising sun’s golden light as it first lands on the peaks. We enjoy a life-changing breakfast, and begin our descent to Bamboo, our final destination for the day.
                      Overnight in tea house.

                        The last leg of your trek takes you to Matque. Walk past terraced fields and traditional farms till you reach Siwai. As soon as you get there, board a vehicle and head to Pokhara.

                        Once you arrive in Pokhara, check into your hotel. International, as well as domestic tourists, frequently visit the lakeside city. The rest of the day is for you to spend it on your own. Take a well-deserved rest or stroll around the lakeside area. Sit by the serene Phewa Lake, gazing at Machhpuchhre’s reflection and colorful boats.
                        Overnight in Pokhara.

                          We drive back to Kathmandu, enjoying the views of the river and terraced mountainsides. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel. Overnight in hotel.

                            Today our incredible trip together comes to a close, and we send you off at the international Airport.

                              Cost Details

                              • Airport pick up & drop transport
                              • 2 night standard twin sharing hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
                              • 2 night standard twin sharing hotel in Pokhara with breakfast.
                              • Tourist bus transport from Kathmandu – Pokhara and Pokhara – Kathmandu
                              • Private transport from Pokhara to trek’s starting point, and from trek’s ending point to Pokhara
                              • Gov-licensed, experienced, helpful, and friendly guide and porters (1 porter per 2 people), and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accident insurance
                              • Tea house accommodation during the trek
                              • 3 Meals a day during the trek breakfast, lunch,and dinner
                              • Down Jacket and sleeping bag (if needed)
                              • Annapurna Conservation Park Permits (ACAP) fees
                              • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) fees
                              • First-aid medical kit
                              • Government taxes & office service charge
                              • International flights
                              • Nepal Visa fee
                              • Travel and medical insurance
                              • Personal expenses (phone call, internet, laundry, bar bills, snacks, battery recharge, bottled or boiled water, hot showers, porter for single trekker etc.)

                              Useful Information

                              This itinerary isa scheduled trip reflecting an itinerary that has been very popular among many of our previous guests. The itinerary can be easily customized to accommodate your own preferred schedule and interests.

                              We are also happy to organize combination packages to explore various regions and attractions throughout the country if you have an interest to explore Nepal further. Popular destinations and activities include: the well-knownChitwan National Park and its jungle safaris, guided tours through the medieval kingdoms of ancient Nepal, trips toLumbini (the birthplace of Lord Buddha), scenic mountain flights, world-class white-water rafting, and much more.


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