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Annapurna base camp trekking is one of the best trekking destinations in Nepal and also globally. ACP is favorite trekking destination for trekker which attract more the 60% of all trekker in Nepal at Annapurna region. Annapurna base camp is lise on a lap of Mt. Annapurna at 4130 m altitude surround by snow. 

 

Duration 15 Days
Trip Grade Moderate
Max Altitude 4110 M
Trip Type Tea house Trek and sightseeing
Accommodation *** Hotel/ Tea house on Trail
Meals Full board on trek
Transportation Private Vehicle or Domestic Flight
Season Feb to Jun and Sep to Nov
Group Size Minimum 2 pax

Annapurna base camp trekking

Annapurna base camp trekking is one of the leading trekking destinations in Nepal and also globally. ACP is favorite trekking destination for trekker which attract more the 60% of all trekker in Nepal at Annapurna region. Annapurna base camp situated at an altitude of 4130m on a lap of Mt. Annapurna. You will get an opportunity of eye-catching panoramic views of mountain stretching from Dhaulagiri in the west to Manaslu in the east, with the Annapurna Himalayan range at its center and many other. Most of the trekking trail in Annapurna region is starting from the natural paradise Pokhara and the seven lake city. Annapurna base came lies in the western foothill of Annapurna region North West of Pokhara and western Nepal.

Annapurna Base camp trekking trail linking with the different small beautifully villages engineered pathway made of iridescent stones, Tikhe Dhunga, Ghorepani, Tadapani, Chomrong, Dovan, Durali, Bamboo, and Jhinu. They sparkled like metallic fish scales, making the journey lifetime experience. At that village most of the grunge, Magar and Thakali were inhabited. They were an ethnic community of this region. They have their own culture and tradition quit similar to Tibetan culture. Annapurna region is also known as the home of Gurkha most of the people of this region were involved on Gurkha soldiers in UK, India and other countries. Villager people welcomed you warm hospitality with the smiley face. You feel like you are in the dream of heaven. The hiking becomes exciting while you arrive at Ghorepani. Ghorepani is more known as the get way of poon hill (3210m) for the magic sunrise viewpoint over the Himalayan range from the close distance on 180- degree.

Furthermore, the itinerary of Annapurna base camp will be grooming package. It is a popular brand for the adventure seeker. You have a verity of choice for Annapurna Base camp trek package. Annapurna base camp trek can be the short trek 10 Days, medium 15 Days and long trek 17 Days. It depends upon your time, budget and wiliness to explore the ruler lifestyle of local people, culture, tradition flora and fauna and scenic mountain views from a different angle. This package starts from Kathmandu and ends from Kathmandu. For the travelers who wish to seek more adventure, you can try a different route like Annapurna Sanctuary Trek. It could be the best choice for you.
Flora: chestnut, walnut, different species of pine, different species of rhododendron.

Fauna: musk deer, common langur, Black bear, leopard, Dafa, Eagle and so on.

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Accommodation:

Verge degree of accommodation was available along the Annapurna Base camp trekking trail like Teahouse, lodge to tourist standard hotel. But in Pokhara and Kathmandu, you have many options to choose accommodation from star category, tourist standard to budge hotel were available as per your choice and the budget. Only a few tourist standard hotels were available, at the time of pick season it is quite difficult to find good accommodation because of the high movement of the visitor. But you have an alternative choice can be camping trek. During the trek you will not expect a high quality of service like in city areas, most of the hotel and lodge operated by the local people and so you have not expected a high quality of service and food. However the food was local product and hygienic and the accommodation was safe, they provide you minimum basic facility like Wi-Fi, charging, hot water and so on.

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Best time:

Best time for Annapurna Base Camp treks is the dry season from October to May, the worse time is the monsoon season from Jun to September. The fires two months of the dry season October to November, offer the best weather for Annapurna Base Camp trekking. The air, freshly washed by the monsoon rains, is crystal clear, the mountain scenery is the suburb and the weather is still comfortably warm.

From December to February are a good month for the trekking in the Himalayan region. But the cold can be better and dangerous for the high altitude sickness.

In March and April, the weather has been dry for a long time and dusty is starting hanging in the air which affects the visibility. The poor quality of the Himalayan views is compensated by the superb wildflower.

From Jun to September the trail can be dangerously slippery due to the monsoon rain and raging river and streams often wash away bridge and stretches of trail.

Annapurna Base Camp trek cost:

ABC trek cost is determined which types of transportation you want to uses, level of food and accommodation where you want to stay, how many members in your group and how long you want to trek. It is the major factor to determine your trekking cost. It depends on you. As per your time budget and willingness the trekking agency will arrange your trekking itinerary including all in one package. In normally Annapurna base camp trekking package cost starts from 990 USD per person. This cost is determined as per the itinerary where we indicated what includes and excludes in that package. Furthermore information please contact us.

In a few sentences, Annapurna Base Camp is a dreamland and once you visit there your dreams comes true. The beauty of the trek to Annapurna Base Camp which we cannot be explained through words and is dishonest in the part of nature.

Trip highlights

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1330m)
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara drives 6-7 hrs. (850 m) (Flight or private transport upgrade possible)
Day 04: Drive to Naya Pul (New bridge), and trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/4905ft).
Day 05: Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2850 m) 6-7 hrs.
Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (3210m).
Day 07: Tadapani to Chomrong (2140 m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 08: Chomrong to Dovan (2600 m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 09: Dovan to Durali 4-5 hrs.
Day 10: Durali to Annapurna base camp (ABC) (4110 m) 4-5 hrs.
Day 11: Back from ABC to Bamboo (2340 m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 12: Bamboo to Jhinu (1780 m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 13: Jhinu to Nayapul and on to Pokhara 5-6 hrs.
Day 14: Drive or from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 15: Final Departure

 

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrival Kathmandu, Assistant upon arrival and transfer to Hotel, briefing about the itinerary overnight at hotel

Day 2

Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.

After breakfast, full day sightseeing tour to Pashupatinath (famous Hindus temple in South Asia, Buddhanath (Biggest Buddhist stupa in the world) Patan city (16-century royal palace as a city of fine art), Swoyambhunath (Buddhist hilltop temple), and Kathmandu City. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3

Kathmandu to Pokhara drives 6-7 hrs. (850 m) (Flight or private transport upgrade possible)

After breakfast we start our onward journey to Pokhara after Scenic 6-7 hours (200km) drive you will encounter different landscape of hills and mountains, climate variation, housing pattern of village people, farming land on a seasonable crops and the highway goes along on the bank of Trishuli river and Marsyangdi river you can see Rafting on that river. Then after you will reach the beautiful and peaceful town Pokhara. Or you may take a 30 min flight to Pokhara enjoying the non-stop mountain scenery and valleys. This option costs an extra $109. A city with a large lake that offers us the magnificent views of various mountains. Dhaulagiri, the whole Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) amongst others. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4

Drive to Naya Pul (New bridge), and trek to Tikhedhunga (1495m/4905ft).

Breakfast. After an hour drive to Naya Pul, we reached Origen point of our trek ABC. We start trek from Naya Pul to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town beside the Modi River. Head up the main trail to Sudami where we climb gradually up the side of the valley, reaching Hile (1495m) before pushing on to Tirkhe Dhunga. From here the trail crosses a stream and then ascends a steep stone staircase to the large Magar village at Ulleri (2070m). 3:30 hours Overnight at the tea house

Day 5

Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2850 m) 6-7 hrs.

We begin our trek after early morning breakfast, continuing along stone steps we climb up to Ulleri. It takes around 2 hours to climb up 500m. We continue to hike another hour through the mountain village and stop for lunch. After lunch, we enter the rhododendron forest which is a beautiful walk to observe and listen to the sound different species of flower fauna and birds. Another 3 hours of walking after lunch we will reach Ghorepani. It is second big Gurung village of ACA region. The village is like well decorate of soon craft roof on typical Nepali houses. Overnight at the tea house

Day 6

Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (3210m).

An early morning start and an hour hiking to Poon Hill (3210m) leads us to a brilliant spectacle, this vantage point provides an unobstructed view of the sunrise over the high Himalayas. We see the sunlight ray over the snow cape mountain Annapurna, Fishtail Dhaulagiri, Himchuli Mountain were look like a golden color your eyes feel like a magic. After spending about 45 minutes on the viewpoint of poon hill, we return back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and start hiking to Tadapani. From Ghorepani, the trail climbs along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m). We descend to reach Banthanti, before winding our way to Tadapani (2540m). Overnight at a tea house

Day 7

Tadapani to Chomrong (2140 m) 5-6 hrs.

We start our trek with a steep descent through the forest towards a delightful little village located on the lap of the giant Annapurna massive known as Chomrong. Along the way to Chomrong, you will see stunning peaks including Annapurna South (7219m), Himchuli (6434m) and Fishtail (6997m). Overnight at the tea house

Day 8

Chomrong to Dovan (2600 m) 5-6 hrs.

After breakfast, we start our trek and again our trail descends down to the banks of the river Chhomrong Khola. Then we cross the suspension bridge and continue our ascent along the stone steps to a place called Sinuwa. After Sinuwa the trail leads us through Danish bamboo and rhododendron forests to reach a village called Bamboo where we will stop for an hour for our lunch and rest. After rest, we start a walk for 1 more hour to Dovan through mixed forest. Overnight at a tea house

Day 9

Dovan to Durali 4-5 hrs.

After a gradual ascent through the river banks of Modi Khola, we reach Deurali for our lunch stop and we cross the landslide area to go to Machhapuchhre base camp which takes approximately 1 and a half hours more. Overnight at a tea house

Day 10

Durali to Annapurna base camp (ABC) (4110 m) 4-5 hrs via machhapuchhre base camp

Enjoy the morning view from Machhapuchhre base camp and after breakfast continue to ascend to Annapurna base camp, our final destination. This place is totally surrounded by spectacular mountains. After lunch, you have free time to explore the Annapurna glacier and all around. Overnight at a teahouse, ABC

Day 11

Back from ABC to Bamboo (2340 m) 5-6 hrs.

Wake up early morning, enjoy the morning sunlight views over the top of the mountain, have breakfast and back down the same way back to Bamboo. Overnight at a tea house

Day 12

Bamboo to Jhinu (1780 m) 5-6 hrs.

After breakfast, we trek to Chomrong the same trail. Where you spent one night on the way up is where we stop for lunch. Then it’s a decent down to Jhinu Danda, where there is natural hot spring to help relax tired legs. When we reach Jhinu Dada we will have a rest and enjoy bathing in natural hot springs. When we have finished relaxing, it's back to the tea house

Day 13

Jhinu to Nayapul and on to Pokhara 5-6 hrs.

The last day of trekking is to Nayapul from where we end our trek. After breakfast, we will follow the river bank of the Modi Khola via the local villages. We will continue our journey into the Syauli bazaar to Birethati and Nayapull. End the trek and drive back to Pokhara. Free evening, with a chance to enjoy a hot shower, clean clothes your treks is finished and then out to the city to chill out what else. Overnight in hotel.

Day 14

Drive or from Pokhara to Kathmandu

We will Drive or fly back to Kathmandu in the afternoon. The left side of the airplane offers some amazing views of the Himalayas. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, we will be escorted to our hotel. We enjoy the day leisurely or catch up on some last minute shopping or explore any landmarks we missed during our first day in Kathmandu. In the evening, we will attend a celebratory farewell dinner together. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 15

Final Departure

Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! Alfresco Adventure representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Price & Dates

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Trip Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure by comfortable Private vehicle
  • Tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB plan (with breakfast)
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek (Include breakfast, lunch, Dinner)
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner in typical Nepal restaurant with Nepal food
  • All land transportation is arrange as pre the itinerary in a comfortable vehicle
  • Conservation and national park include all government tax during trekking
  • City tour in Kathmandu with export guide by private vehicle
  • All entrance fees and government and local charges for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced English spoken and government certified trekking leader, guide and assistant trek leader or guide
    Potter service (2 trekkers = 1 porter)
  • Staff cost including their salary, insurance and allowance
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader or guide)

Trip Cost Exclude

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge
  • Your travel insurance
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara (because of early arrival, late departure or early return from your trip due to any reason)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • International flight
  • Personal Belong items
  • Personal expenses, shopping, Beverage bills and so on.
  • Tips for staffs

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Starting Price
1050 USD
Offer Price
990 USD USD

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