Annapurna Base Camp

10 days 9 nights
ABC
Trekking
1-1 Pax

 

Annapurna Base camp is a big part of the ultimate Himalayan adventure which offers the chance to get to know the locals intimately and experience their cultural hospitality. Recognized as one of the world’s best trekking destination, this trek takes you through scenic villages, rich oak, pine and rhododendron forests and affords you spectacular views of the giant snow-peaks- Annapurna I (8019m), Annapurna III (7555m), Gangapurna (7454m) and Machhapuchchhre (6999m). Exotic flora and fauna, immense glittering Himalayan ranges, mesmerizing local culture and tradition are the trinkets of this region. Getting to this region you are in for an experience of a life time. 

Days    Program                               Accommodation
Day 1  Fly to Pokhara & Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ghandruk     Local lodge
Day 2   Trek Ghandruk to Chhomrong      Local lodge
Day 3  Trek Chhomrong to Bamboo   Local lodge
Day 4   Trek Bamboo to Deurali      Local lodge
Day 5  Trek Deurali to ABC via Machhapuchre Base Camp       Local lodge
Day 6  Trek ABC to Bamboo    Local lodge
Day 7  Trek Bamboo to Jhinu Danda    Local lodge
Day 8  Trek Jhinu Danda to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara - Local lodge

                       

                        

                                   

                                              

                                                     

           

                                                                      

                                                      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • FLY TO POKHARA & DRIVE TO NAYAPUL AND TREK TO GHANDRUK (1,940M/6,360 FT)
    1

    Fly to Pokhara drive to Nayapul (1 hour and 20 minutes) and start the trek. From Birethanti, we trek to Ghandruk, a beautiful village mostly inhabited by the Gurung community. If time permits, we also visit the Gurung museum today.  

    Total trek time: 5 - 6 hours

     

    Overnight at local lodge

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, In-flight
  • 2

    At this juncture, we climb up for around an hour up to Kimrungdanda. On the way, we can enjoy great views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre) and Ganggapurna. Next, it’s a steep descent takes us to the Kimrong Khola. After another steep ascent from Kimrong Khola to Chere Danda, we descend for a while and then it’s a gentle walk to Chhomrong. It is a beautiful village located on the lap of the giant Annapurna massive.

    Total trek time: 5 - 6 hours

    Overnight at local lodge

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 3

    The trail out of Chhomrong descends via 2500 stone steps and crosses the Chhomrong Khola on a swaying suspension bridge. From here, it is an uphill climb to Sinuwa. Next, we pass through a beautiful forest to Kuldihar followed by an easy downhill walk to Bamboo.

    Total trek time: 4 - 5 hours

    Overnight at local lodge

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 4

    We pass through the bamboo forest which is damp and cold, then ascend steadily with a few steep sections. It is only after reaching Himalaya Hotel that the forest opens up and we are out in the sun again with astounding views of the glacial river below. It is a steep climb up through a much drier forest before reaching Hinku Cave. From here we can see the trail drop closer to the river before climbing again to Deurali, the most scenic stretch of the day. The vegetation is sparser, allowing magical views of the valley, the river below, and the sheer rock face cliffs above with bands of wispy waterfalls.

    Total trek time: 3 - 4 hours

    Overnight at local lodge

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 5

    Climb gently through a river bed, then over a steep trail over to the mountain side. The hike from Bagar to Machhapuchhre Base Camp is somewhat strenuous. From Machhapuchhre base camp we get excellent views of the majestic Machhapuchhre along with Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna which is certainly a rewarding experience. The vegetation disappears on our way to ABC and the path widens as we enter the Annapurna sanctuary. From here, we get sensational views of the near-vertical south face of Annapurna towering above us. The sanctuary boasts of a dynamic view without anything impeding the 360-degree panorama. From the base camp we again get to savor mesmerizing views of the Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and other peaks.

    Total trek time: 5 - 6 hours

    Overnight at local lodge

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 6

    From the Annapurna base camp we retrace our steps to Bamboo. Today’s trek is downhill so it shouldn’t be very difficult. Besides, we will always have the company of the extraordinary landscape to cheer us up.  

    Total trek time: 7 - 8 hours

    Overnight at local lodge

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, In-flight
  • 7

    From Bamboo, it is an uphill trek to Kuldighar followed by a downhill walk to Chhomrong Khola. Then we climb the stone steps to Chhomrong. The trail then descends to Jhinu Danda, where we will be resting for the night. Today we will have an opportunity to enjoy hot springs just 15-20 minute downhill walk from Jhinu Danda to soothe our aching body.

    Total trek time: 5 - 6 hours

    Overnight at local lodge

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
  • 8

    Trek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara: 6 hours trek, 1 hour drive
    On our way to Naya Pul from Jhinu Danda we get to enjoy the amazing hill landscape of western Nepal. We have lunch on the way. Our trek will end at Naya Pul where we board our vehicle to Pokhara.

    Total trek time: 6 hours and 1 hour drive to Pokhara

    Overnight in Pokhara

    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Included in the costs are:

• 07 Nights’ accommodation in locally available basic tea lodges (no guarantee of attached bathroom and shower) during trek asper the program on full board (breakfast, lunch & dinner) basis.

• A local English-Speaking Sherpa Guide and necessary Porters (NOTE: 1 porter for every 2 clients. Porter will   carry a maximum of 30 kg only) for the trek.

• All staff daily wages / insurance.

• All currently applicable taxes.

 

Not included in the costs are:

• Personal trekking equipment.

• Attached bath rooms and shower.

• Personal multi risk insurance covering emergency evacuation by helicopter if required.

• Any beverages, including mineral water, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks etc.

• Internet charge, battery recharge charge.

• Meals not mentioned in the above itinerary.

• Any items of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls etc.

• The prices do not include: undue escalation in fuel prices, new taxes levies on hotels and transportation services or any hikes in entrance fees. Any large tax hikes and new levies shall be payable extra and shall be billed accordingly with prior notice.

• Tips for the staff

• Any other items not mentioned in the cost inclusion.

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