Annapurna Base Camp Trek

  • Nepal
  • 15 Day(s)

Annapurna base camp trek arguably the world's one of the most popular trail, nowhere else do you get such a varied scenes and sceneries, unparallel natural wonders, wonderful majestic mountains, offer you intensely scenic beauties and so forth.

Located in the north-western Nepal, Annapurna base camp trek is arguably world's one of the most popular trekking trails. It is not merely the great trails but the trip takes you to the lap of the world's tenth highest mountains and offers you intensely scenic mountain vista. Annapurna base camp trek also popularly known as Annapurna sanctuary trekking is one of the short treks and nowhere else do you get such a varied feast scenes and sceneries. It is blessed with unparallel natural wonders including that of majestic Himalayas, hill culture, incredible landscapes, all these make this trekking the most special and rewarding. It is one of the frequently organized treks by Footprint Adventure Pvt. Ltd.

The trail takes you to the heart of Annapurna range, traversing hills and valleys, also passing through numerous of beautiful villages settled down by various ethnic groups namely Gurung, Thakali, Magar, Manangi and so forth, and therefore, you will be able to explore their unique lifestyles, rituals, and enjoy with local dishes and delicacies. You will equally pass through the terraced farm field, the forest full of flora and fauna, varied range of wild vegetations, herbs, including flower, if you are lucky enough you will be able to spot the wild animals as well. You will equally pass alongside glacier lakes, glaciers, rocky and sloppy boulders, all these make Annapurna base camp trekking worth remembering.

The ultimate goal of this trip is to reach to the lap of the world's tenth highest mountains and capture the sceneries of gorgeous mountains located in the area, besides, you will also traverse through the deepest gorge Kali Gandaki, flowing between Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m) and Mt. Annapurna I (8,091 m), and have astonishing views from the Ghorepani Poon hill, one of the best viewpoint for mountain vista located in the Annapurna region.

During the trip, you will have astounding views of dozens of majestic mountains namely Mt. Annapurna I (8,091 m) the world's tenth highest mountains, including varied adjoining mountains such as Mt. Annapurna II (7,937 m), Mt. Annapurna III (7,555 m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7,525 m), Mt. Annapurna South (7,219 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), Himchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri I (8,163 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri II, (7,751 m), Nilgiri (6,940 m), Mt. Fishtail known as Machhapuchre (6,993 m), Lamjung Himal (6, 931 m) and so forth. You enjoy having panoramic views of the range of mountains stretching from Mt. Annapurna all the way that naked eyes can catch. This perhaps will be your lifetime experience. The best seasons to have Annapurna base camp are March to May and September to December.

Annapurna base camp trek begins with one day drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, the picturesque valley and the starting point of trekking. The next day, you will have a short drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and then begin actual trekking alongside terraced farm field you continue trekking passing Tikhedhunga you will reach Ghorepani. At Ghorepani, you will have a rest and have a short hike up to Poon Hill, the best hill station for having sunrise and sunset views with the backdrop of majestic mountains, from where you will have amazing mountain vistas located to the Annapurna region. Passing through Ghorepani, the beautiful settlement of Gurung ethnic community, you will continue trekking to Tadapani, Sinuwa, and Deurali and finally you will reach at Annapurna base camp 4,130 m and explore around, take snaps and finally retrace down to Dova traversing through rhododendron forest, subsequently get down to Chhomrong, Syauli and finally get back to Pokhara, via Nayapul and then fly back to Kathmandu.


Trip Highlighht

    • Amazing  Sunrise and Panoramic views from Poon Hill
    • Scenic Mountain views along the trail
    • Typical Magar settlement in Ulleri
    • Typical Gurung settlement at Landruk and Chhomrong
    • Spectacular Mountain views from Annapurna and Machhapuchhre Base Camps
    • Natural hot spring pond at Jhinu
    • The green lush and rhododendron forest

Trip Facts

Duration: 15 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Moderate

Best season: March-May, Sep-Nov

Max. altitude : 4130m/13,545ft

Trek Starts From: Kathmandu

Trek Ends : Kathmandu

Activities: Sightseeing and Trekking

Accomodation: Hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Teahouses during the trek.

Transportation: Flight and Private vehicle

Per day walk: 5-6 hours

Group Size :  1-12 people

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1,345 m/4,412 ft).

Day 02: Full days Kathmandu sightseeing with Tour Guide.

Day 03: Fly to Pokhara (860 m/2,821 ft) 30 minutes flight. Rest of day sightseeing.

Day 04: Drive to Naya Pul One and half an hour and trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1,495 m/4,904 ft) 4-5 hrs.

Day 05: Trek Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2,800 m/9,184 ft) 5-6 hrs.

Day 06: Trek Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (2,630 m/8,627 ft) 6-7 hours.

Day 07: Trek Tadapani to Chhomrong (2,170 m/7,118 ft) 5-6 hrs.

Day 08: Trek from Chomrong to Dovan (2,600 m/8,528 ft) 5-6 hrs.

Day 09: Hike from Dovan to Machhapuchre Base Camp (3,700 m/12,135 ft) 5-6 hrs.

Day 10: Trek Machhapuchre Base Camp to ABC (4,130 m/13,547 ft ) to Machhapuchre Base Camp(3,7600 m/12135 ft) 5-6 hrs.

Day 11: Trek Machhapuchre Base Camp to Chhomrong (2,170 m/7,118 ft) 5-6 hours.

Day 12: Trek Chhomrong to Jhinu Danda (1,760 m/5,773 ft) 6-7 hours.

Day 13: Trek Jhinu Danda to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara.

Day 14: Pokhara to Kathmandu by flight or bus.

Day 15: Final departure.

Cost Include(s)

    •     Airport Pick up and drop by necessary transport
    •     Kathmandu sightseeing with tour guide and private transport
    •     Standard hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu, Pokhara
    •     Full board meals breakfast, Lunch and  dinner in trekking
    •     Three cup of tea or coffee per day in trekking
    •     During the trekking region Lodge or Guest House accommodation
    •     Government Licence holder experience English speaking guide.
    •     Honest, Kind, helpful with strong porter
    •     Food, Accommodation, Salary, Equipments, Medicines and insurance for trekking staff
    •     Annapurna Conservation Permit and TIMS
    •     Surface ground transfer on necessary places
    •     All government taxes
    •     Footprint adventure's T-Shirt and trekking map
    •     Airport departure tax
    •     Sleeping bag and Dawn jacket etc.
    •     Farewell dinner with culture show programme in typical restaurant

Cost Exclude(s)

    • Personal trekking equipments
    • Your travel and rescue insurance
    • Entrance fees in sightseeing sports
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    • Tips for guide, porter and driver
    • Mineral water, soft drinks and hard drinks
    • Donation for local people, hospital, school (not compulsory)
    • Internet, telephone, wifi, medicines, shower, electricity charge fee
    • Rest of expenses which are not mentioned on Price includes.

High Altitute Sickness-
Annapurna  Base Camp trek  would be life time memory  in your life. If you are not fit we will not recommend to go this trekking. While you are going toward the Annapurna Base camp (4300m) .You have to eat  food and drink a lot  then you have to use diamox ( high altitute medicine) . If you have other problem you have to admit the hospital soon in this case you call the helicopter soon for resque and our staff will help to you for  your treatmemt so to go to trekking you have to have medical insurance.

Trekking Grade -
Annapurna  Base Camp Trek is pretty long trek that goes right into high mountain country so; it is physically quite strenuous which involves approx 5-6 hours trekking along the way. There is no previous experience is required, used to some regular exercise and enjoy walking in the high altitude conditions.

The best seasons for Annapurna  Base Camp Trek  start  from mid September till November end and from the beginning of March until end of May. The morning time  usually clear, with clouds building up during the afternoon, & disappearing at night. Trekking during the monsoon and winter is also possible.

We will provide freshly cooked food from the local guest house or restaurant. You will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge and lunch available along the trail. You can find a wide variety of Nepali and Western food as well as drinks.

Annapurna  Base Camp Trek  transport  will be start from airport  pick up, sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara , Kathmandu  to Pokhara you can use flight , car or bus. After pokhara to trekking starting point by car or bus.

Telephone and Internet-
Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp trek there is few places available for Telephone and Internet. You can get internet password from the hotel counter for telephone and internet cost would be extra.

Most of the lodges/ guest house take an additional charge for battery charging. There is no electricity in the base camp. There is electricity or solar power where you can re- charges your camera batteries,laptop, mobile etc. that cost you need to pay extra.

Drinking Water-
The bottle water is available along the trail until the last village. You can take buy boil water from the lodge or restaurant or you can use Iodine or water purifying medicines.

In Kathmandu you will get 4 to 5 star  standard Hotel or resort accommodation. During the trekking part,  rooms will be basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets. You will have a private room but bathroom will be outside. There are some guest houses with attach bathroom as well as but they will cost extra.

Group Leader and Crew-
We promise we will provide Trained Experienced with honest with local Trekking Guide  and Sherpa staff when there are 10  or more members in the Group and porters to carry your luggage and there will be 1 porter for 2 members.

Trekking Equipments-
It's not necessary to spend a lot of money for extra equipment and clothing before your trip. Majority of these gears can be bought at reasonable rates in Kathmandu.

Trekkking Days-
The time schedule is very important for enjoy trip with among the Guide porters and trekkers Each morning after packing our bags and hot breakfast, we set off on the day’s walk. After walking for 3-4 hours we stop for lunch at around midday. The afternoon’s walk .  The remainder of the afternoon can be spent exploring the village, doing a bit of washing or simply relaxing with a good book. On some days we will arrive at our destination by lunchtime and the entire afternoon will be free.

Customise Itinerary-
As per your time schedule if there is not suitable date for trekking departure from kathmandu so place mention your suitable time and date then we will organized your great trip to Annapurna Base Camp.

Trip Extensions-
In addition to Annapurna  Base Camp Trek, we can organize  trip to Langtang Trekking, Everest Trekking, Manaslu Trekking, Upper Mustang Trekking, Mountain Flight , the water rafting,  jungle safari, City tour (kathmandu, Pokhara  or Lumbini ) ,home stay Tour, Nepal Cultural Tour, Tibet tour ,Bhutan tour  or India tour etc.  extension as per your time frame.


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