US$ 845 per person
Trekking Region:Annapurana Region
Activity:Trekking and sightseeing
Trek type:(Tea House / Lodge)
Accommodation:Hotel, lodge (tea house)Show All
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 worlds 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 Sanctuarys 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.
Day 01 :Arrive at Kathmandu International Airport.
Day 02 :Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus (6 hours).
Day 03 :Drive to Nayapul and begin trek. Trek to Ulleri (2073m).
Day 04 :Trek to Ghorepani (2856m).
Day 05 :Hike Poon Hill (3210m) and then trek to Tadapani (2630m).
Day 06 :Trek to Chhomrong (2020m).
Day 07 :Trek to Dovan (2500m).
Day 08 :Trek to Annapurna base camp (4131m).
Day 09 :Trek back to Bamboo (2345m).
Day 10 :Trek to Jhinu Hill natural hot Springs (1760m).
Day 11 :Trek to Potana (2100m).
Day 12 :Trek to Phedi and drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 :Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara,
Day 14 :Final Departure.
Day 01 :Arrive at Kathmandu International Airport.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.
Day 02 :Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus (6 hours).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.
Day 03 :Drive to Nayapul and begin trek. Trek to Ulleri (2073m).After breakfast at our hotel, we drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, a drive that takes about an hour. We begin our walking journey in Nayapul, soon after crossing the Modi River and arriving at the check post marking our entrance into the Annapurna Conservation Area Project. From here we have a largely easy stroll as we pass the BhurungdiKhola and enter Hile. We press on toward Tikhedunga, crossing a suspension bridge and arriving at the foot of a very steep hill with many, many stone steps. The stone steps are knee-crunchers, but we can’t stop here, for our tea house awaits at the top. After reaching the top, we arrive in Ulleri,a village perched on the mountainside that offers our first glimpse of a big peak, and our final destination for the day. Overnight in tea house.
Day 04 :Trek to Ghorepani (2856m).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 NangeThanti to reach Ghorepani, a beautiful Magar village with splendid views. Ghorepani is our final destination for the day. Overnight in tea house.
Day 05 :Hike Poon Hill (3210m) and then trek to Tadapani (2630m).Today we rise long before the sun to hike Poon Hill in time the for famous views of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna I Main (8091m), Himalchuli (7893m) 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.
Day 06 :Trek to Chhomrong (2020m).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.
Day 07 :Trek to Dovan (2500m).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.
Day 08 :Trek to Annapurna base camp (4131m).Today is a big day, and we beginby walking uphill, gaining substantial altitude, and entering the high alpine. Along the way we explore Hinku Cave before carrying on. We pass a ginormous rock and descend to Duerali and cross a bridge. We keep moving and cross another bridge in Bagar. This brings us to a steep avalanche section where we come across Machupachare base camp. After taking in the view, we continue our ascent up the glacially-carved valley finally to gain Annapurna Base Camp, our final destination for the day. If we have favorable weather, we can further explore the surrounding area. Overnight in tea house.
Day 09 :Trek back to Bamboo (2345m).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.
Day 10 :Trek to Jhinu Hill natural hot Springs (1760m).We continue our descent today via Khuldighar and Sinuwa and return to Chomrong. We continue on, descending a steep path to ChomrongDanda, our final destination for the day. After checking in at the tea house, we can take an evening stroll to the JhinuHill natural hot springs to soak our weary muscles and enjoy the cleansing waters. Some Nepalis believe that dipping in these hot springs cures many skin aliments. Overnight in tea house.
Day 11 :Trek to Potana (2100m).We have a long day ahead of us today, and so enjoy an early breakfast and begin our walk. We cross a new bridge to chance upon Landruk, a village with many whitewashed stone buildings. From here we carry on to ascendstone steps, then descend to cross another bridge to reach Tolga. We take in the village before moving on to the village of Pitam, and finally to Pothana, our final destination for the day.Overnight in tea house.
Day 12 :Trek to Phedi and drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.We rise for the last leg of our walk. We begin with a gradual descent on a stone-paved path that brings us to Deurali. From here we have a choice of trails, one of which includes passing through the village of Dhampus, and the other avoiding it. Your guide offers suggestions based on your interests and we proceed accordingly. We continue to descend and arrive in Phedi where we arrive at the highway, and our ride waiting to take us back to Pokhara, our final destination for the day. Overnight in hotel. For those with scheduling flexibility, we recommend an additional day in Pokhara to explore this delightful city, enjoy lakeside strolls, and experience a boat ride on Phewa lake.
Day 13 :Drive back to Kathmandu from 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.
Day 14 :Final Departure.Today our incredible trip together comes to a close, and we send you off at the international airport.
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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