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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

A trek around spectacular Annapurna Himalayan Base Camp via cultural villages.

Trip Summary

Trip Mode
On Lodge / Tea House basis.
Trekking grade
Moderate & Adventurous
Trekking duration
08 / 09 days (Pokhara to Pokhara).
Highest elevation
4,095 m at Annapurna B.C.
Total Trip
12 / 13 days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu).
Seasons
All season except mid June to August the wet months.

Trip Highlights

  • Views of mountains on daily walk with a dramatic change in landscapes and temperatures.
  • Rural traditional farm villages of Gurung hill tribe.
  • Pristine rhododendron and pine forest,
  • Pleasant moderate to adventurous and scenic walk,
  • Visiting world 10th highest Mt. Annapurna base camp.
  • Visiting lovely villages of Jhinudanda with hot spring, Landruk and Potana with excellent services
  • Popular touristic place in the shade of massif Annapurna Himalaya

Trip Overview

Annapurna Base Camp Trek a fabulous moderate to adventurous trekking in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge on routes, with fascinating views of snow-capped peaks, cascading waterfalls, beautiful villages, terraced farmlands, lush rhododendron forests, and amazing mountain and local culture.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek begins with an overland drive to picturesque Pokhara famous and popular touristic place in the shade of massif Annapurna Himalaya. This is one of the famous region of Nepal which is highly required by outbound and inbound tourists.

Annapurna Base Camp  Trek leads to interesting Gurung tribe villages of Ghandruk and Chomrong and into the enchanting alpine. On this trek following Modi River right up to its glacier source into the Sanctuary and Annapurna base camp located beneath 10th highest Mt. Annapurna with its adjoining high peaks.

After a great time at Annapurna base camp trek, this amazing trek concludes back at Pokhara, on visiting lovely villages of Jhinudanda with hot spring, Landruk, and Potana with excellent services of View Nepal Treks and its cheerful guide and staff. If you are looking for Annapurna Base Camp Short Trek then we recommended to doing 07 days.


Annapurna Base Camp Trek Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Drive or fly to Pokhara 950m – 06 hrs journey distance 220 k.m.

Day 03: Drive to Nayapul 1,100m begin the trek to Ghandruk 1,750m.

Day 04: Trek to Chomrong 1,951m – 06 hours.

Day 05: Trek to Dovan 2,130m via Bamboo 2,050m – 06 hours.

Day 06: Trek to Machapuchare Base Camp  3,720m via Deurali – 06 hrs.

Day 07: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp 4, 095m – 04 hours.

Day 08: Trek to Bamboo 2,050 m – 06 hours.

Day 09: Trek to Jhinu danda 1,700m via Chomrong 06 hours.

Day 10: Trek to Pothana 1, 900 m – 05 hrs.

Day 11: Trek to Kande and drive to Pokhara.

Day 12: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu.

Day 13: International departure homeward bound.


Useful information while Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Trekking guide and Porter:

Our trekking will have long experience in trekking field. He speaks English and keeps knowledge about the mountain, mountain sickness, people, and culture. Generally, he will have a right to choose a guest house to stop overnight and right to take a necessary decision if the weather is not favorable if you are physically not in good condition or if there any potential danger of life or etc.

We will provide a porter (helper to carry the luggage) with warm clothing with warm clothing’s while going to the high mountain. We give priority to the local porter as much as possible.

Guest House in Mountain:

There are nice and tiny guest houses in the village on the way to trekking, also known as a tea house. We will accommodate to our trekkers in that guest houses. You will your own room (twin sharing) and a bathroom is outside. They are safe and people are friendly.

Meal in Mountain:

The general understanding in the mountain, you buy food from the same guest house where you say. We will buy a freshly cooked food from the local guest house. They will have a standard menu which is set by the Local Lodge Management Committee. You can choose your meal from the menu.

Medical facilities:

There are rare medical facilities in the mountain. We generally recommend bringing own medicine (a headache, stomach ache, painkiller, Diamox, bandage, iodine, cotton, gauze, hansaplast, common cold, diarrhea, ) to the normal situation.  If it is serious, you should go down or call an emergency evacuation.

Electricity:

There is not enough electricity in Nepal. You could expect power cut in some certain time of the day. While you are in the mountain, you will require electricity to charge your battery, mobile, camera or etc. generally they will ask you to pay extra money for charging.

Drinking water:

There is bottle water available along the normal trekking trail. Besides that, you can take your own water filter or can buy a medicine to purify the normal water. Further, you can buy boil water as well as in trekking.

Telephone and internet:

Some village has internet facilities. However, you can buy a local telephone SIM card which will help you to buy the internet and use with your smartphone set. You can use for calling to anyone if it requires at the same time.

Transportations:

There require or to use a local transport or you may want to use them as well as. The local people or local club will force to use their transport facilities. The price will be negotiable and a vehicle could be old and with very basic services.

Emergency evacuation:

You might have to be rescued due to some accident or serious ill. We can send rescue Helicopter service immediately to bring you back. The helicopter services are expensive in Nepal. We recommend you to buy insurance which covers search and rescue in need. After you rescued, we can help you for documentation to claim the payment.

Dates & Price

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

We also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

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Start Date End Date Price In US Dollar($) AVAILABILITY Booking
2017-02-22 2017-3-6 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-03-01 2017-3-13 900.00 GUARANTEED Book Now
2017-03-07 2017-3-19 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-03-14 2017-3-26 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-03-28 2017-4-9 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-04-07 2017-4-19 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-04-14 2017-4-26 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-04-21 2017-5-3 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-04-30 2017-5-12 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-05-07 2017-5-19 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-05-14 2017-5-26 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-05-24 2017-6-5 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-06-12 2017-6-24 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-07-01 2017-7-13 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-08-03 2017-8-15 900.00 GUARANTEED Book Now
2017-08-16 2017-8-28 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-09-01 2017-9-13 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-09-07 2017-9-19 900.00 GUARANTEED Book Now
2017-09-15 2017-9-27 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-09-23 2017-10-5 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-10-01 2017-10-13 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-10-07 2017-10-19 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-10-15 2017-10-27 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-10-24 2017-11-5 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-10-31 2017-11-12 900.00 OPENED Book Now
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2017-12-10 2017-12-22 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-11-10 2017-11-22 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-11-26 2017-12-8 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-12-01 2017-12-13 900.00 OPENED Book Now
2017-12-15 2017-12-27 900.00 OPENED Book Now

Availability Option

OPENED: This date is available and open for bookings.
GURANTEED: We have reached minimum numbers and this trip is guaranteed to depart.
LIMITED: There are very limited number of available places on this departure. Immediate booking.
CLOSED: This date is currently unavailable. Please contact us, if you are interested in travelling on this date.

Cost Includes / Excludes

Cost Includes

  1. All arrival and departure transportation airport / hotel / airport.
  2. Accommodation in Kathmandu at tourist standard hotel on bed / breakfast basis
  3. Accommodation in Pokhara at tourist standard hotels on bed / breakfast basis.
  4. An professional  English speaking government liscenced guide
  5. Porters (every 2 clients : 1 porter)
  6. Food in Trekking (B-L-D)
  7. Accommodation in tea house/lodge
  8. ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area project) permit.
  9. TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems).
  10. Service of trekking  guides his equipment,  daily wages-medical insurance, meals and transportation allowance.
  11. Service of trekking  staff -porters their daily wages-medical insurance, meals and transportation allowance.
  12. Welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
  13. Down jackets-sleeping bags (with inner linear) and comprehensive medical kits.
  14. Transportation to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu with deluxe tourist bus before and after the trip and Pokhara - Nayapul -Pokhara by private car.
  15. Trips briefing with full information and reconfirmation of international air tickets

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
  •  Expenses of personal nature and meals in Kathmandu, gratitude (tips) hard / soft drinks throughout the trip.
  •  Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including Heli services and personal medical kit.
  •  Early return from the trip due to personal / medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from trek and in Kathmandu including expenses of accompanying guide / porters.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Detail Itinerary

On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, View Nepal Treks staff receives you and then a short drive to the hotel within the heart of Kathmandu city, after refreshment our guide/leader will inform regarding trekking to Annapurna base camp- hotels –lodge on the route with Do's and Don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.

Accommodation

  • Hotel (1 night)

Meals 

Welcome Dinner meal is included on this day.

Starting the adventure to Annapurna Base Camp trekking with an overland drive to Pokhara through Himalayan foothills, on reaching Pokhara transfer to respective hotels close to serene Lake Phewa with an afternoon free for short strolls.

(Options by Air 30 minutes flight to Pokhara).

Accommodation

  • Hotel (1 night)

Meals

There are no meals included on this day.

On leaving Pokhara valley towards mid hill villages with constant views of snowcapped peaks as the drive ends at Nayapul starting the walk following the Modi River most of the way passing a nice Bhiretahti village, and then a climb to Ghandruk for the overnight halt. This is a large Gurung village around Annapurna region, Gurung is famous as gallant soldiers and mercenaries in foreign legion with British and Indian Gorkha battalions.

Accommodation

  • Teahouse

Meals

Breakfast, Launch, and  Dinner meals are included on this day.

Morning walk leads above Ghandruk village, trekking on a gradual path and with uphill to Kimrong ridge, from here route descends to Kimrong valley into a cool forested area. On reaching Kimrong River, an uphill climb for few hours to the top of Chomrong village.

From the top a short downhill to the overnight stop at Chomrong village for the overnight stop, this is a last permanent village door to Annapurna Sanctuary and Base Camp trek.

Accommodation

  • Teahouse

Meals

Breakfast, Launch, and  Dinner meals are included on this day.

After Chomrong walks leads to short downhill through terraced fields to Chomrong River. After crossing a bridge and uphill for an hour to Sinuwa danda, from here walk to Bamboo a small settlement, located by the Modi River in the middle of bamboo, rhododendron, and oaks forested area.

Walk continues after Bamboo with gradual up to Dovan for the overnight stop, situated in the middle of forest and river gorge.

Accommodation

  • Teahouse

Meals

Breakfast, Launch, and  Dinner meals are included on this day.

From here onwards air gets cooler as the walk gets close to Annapurna Sanctuary and Base Camp. Walk leads on glacier and moraine formed by old avalanches near Deurali the last place with lodges before Machapuchare Base Camp.

Here onward tree lines disappear with only short bushes, a final climb following Modi Rivers upstream brings at Maccahapuchare Base Camp for the overnight stop.

Located beneath North Face of Maccahapuchare Peak, from here onwards begins Annapurna Sanctuary.

Accommodation

  • Teahouse

Meals

Breakfast, Launch, and  Dinner meals are included on this day.

Starting the morning walk with views of mountains reaching higher elevation at Annapurna Base Camp, with close up views of magnificent Annapurna peaks with Mt. Annapurna I, after a good walk to Annapurna Base Camp for lunch and overnight stop with ample time to marvel the mountain views and just relax in this beautiful surrounding.

Accommodation

  • Teahouse

Meals

Breakfast, Launch, and  Dinner meals are included on this day.

After grand time at Annapurna base camp within the Sanctuary, morning walk heads downhill all the way to Deurali. From here with few ups and downs and some gradual section back into tree lines to reach at Bamboo for the overnight stop.

Accommodation

  • Teahouse

Meals

Breakfast, Launch, and  Dinner meals are included on this day.

Morning a short steep climb to Khuldi Ghar, and then downhill through dense forest passing Sinuwa danda as the walk leads lead to Chomrong khola.

After the bridge an uphill walk for an hour to Chomrong village for lunch.

After Chomrong with half hour climb at Chomrong ridge and then descend to Jhinu danda for overnight stop. This village offers refreshing bathe in hot springs which is just 20 minutes walk downhill near Modi River.

Accommodation

  • Teahouse

Meals

Breakfast, Launch, and  Dinner meals are included on this day.

After a pleasant stop continue downhill walk to another New Bridge (Nayapul) by the Modi River, after the bridge a gradual walk and short climb to reach Landruk village, and then through terraced farm fields and villages reaching a cool forested area, a short climb to Deurali ridge at 2,150 m.

After Deurali a nice pleasant walk leads to Pothana with grand views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu including views of Fish Tail peak.

Accommodation

  • Teahouse

Meals

Breakfast, Launch, and  Dinner meals are included on this day.

Morning starts with super views of mountains and heading up at Thulo Kharka also called Australian Camp a beautiful place with large meadows overlooking magnificent views of the Himalayan range of mountains, from here trek concludes with an hour downhill to Kande village on the road connecting Baglung-Pokhara highway, from here an hour drive back to Pokhara after a wonderful time up in the high mountains.

Accommodation

  • Hotel (1 night)

Meals

Breakfast, Launch, and  Dinner meals are included on this day.

Morning a scenic drive to Kathmandu, after a remarkable Annapurna Base Camp trek, on reaching Kathmandu transfer to respective hotels with an afternoon free at leisure for individual activities and souvenir shopping.

(Options by air with 30 mins scenic flight back to Kathmandu)

Accommodation

  • Hotel  (1 night)

Meals

Breakfast, Launch, and  Dinner meals are included on this day.

Last day in Nepal with a wonderful experience and fond memories of Annapurna Base Camp trekking, as per the flight time View Nepal Treks staff transfer you to an airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations.

Accommodation

  • Hotel (1 night)

Meals

There are no meals included on this day.

*NOTES

View Nepal Treks Pokhara extension program (adventure holidays) for interested people with time in Nepal.

Para-gliding, Zip Flyer, Ultra -Light flights or biking around Pokhara, short hike, rafting Trisuli / Kaligandaki / Seti Rivers, Kayaking or Jungle Safari in Chitwan.

Trip Reviews

  • Best Trekking In Nepal Kumar Adhikakri

    Namaste, It was a really great experience trek to ABC. We discovered many wonderful things like landscape, people, wildlife. It was a good experience shared with our guide Dhan Bhadur. Meals was awesomme, specially mix springroll and Veg MoMo. It was 10 amazing days ! Great Sunrise at ABC. Whole trip was Just amazing! It’s your turn to enjoy it!! ABC trek Oct 2014″

    Review submitted -August 24, 2016
  • Great Service and Team Najnowsza-rolka-212

    Namaste, It was a really great experience trek to ABC. We discovered many wonderful things like landscape, people, wildlife. It was a good experience shared with our guide Dhan Bhadur. Meals was awesomme, specially mix springroll and Veg MoMo. It was 10 amazing days ! Great Sunrise at ABC. Whole trip was Just amazing! It’s your turn to enjoy it!! ABC trek Oct 2014″

    Review submitted -
  • Great experience a delightful adventure holiday images

    I joined View Nepal Treks on Annapurna Circuit trek in November 2015.
    I enjoyed entire trekking with great experience a delightful adventure holiday.
    From Hotel-Lodge accommodations to meals and transportation as promised by View Nepal Treks,  I will be joining again for Everest Base camp trek next year and certainly going to choose View Nepal Treks and Thank you for great holiday!

    Review submitted -June 17, 2016
  • Annapurna base camp and Pun Hill trek with unbelievable views of mountains. Suspension bridge on Annapurna Circuit - most popular tourists trek in Himalayan mountain massive in Nepal.

    Certainly enjoyed this fantastic trip with cultural tour around Kathmandu and relaxing at scenic Pokhara by the lake Phewa after Annapurna base camp and Pun Hill trek with unbelievable views of mountains.

    Review submitted -

Frequently Asked Questions

Annapurna base camp trekking leads from moderate walk to adventurous especially in snow conditions, leading up and down hills on stone steps near villages, as altitude wise it is one of the most safest trek at ABC only above 4,095 meters high without the problem of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness).
This trek leads from warm sub-tropical climate to cooler temperatures as the walk progress above 2,000 meters, with mild alpine climate with morning and night time cooler but the day is bright and sunny sometimes the afternoon can get windy with wind-chill factor. Can be cold season wise, autumn and winter months can get cold above 3,000 m with strong UV. In spring and summer above ,3000 m with 15°-18° C average and minimum of 0° to 5° C, autumn / winter day time 15°-16° C and can get below -5° C during morn / night time.
One of the safest trekking despite high mountains, chance of altitude getting AMS is very slim starting with slow moderate walk, acclimatization every day before reaching Base Camp at 4,095meters. If some people get sick with other problem or diarrhea which is normal due to change of foods, air and environment, we do carry medical kit on every trek as our guide have enough medical experience, they will advice what is best and in case of serious illness and accidents, emergency evacuation is necessary by any means of transport including helicopter service to reach nearest hospital.
Normally Satellite and local Cell phone works, when deep gorge and valley like in Bamboo –Dovan-Deurali it won’t work properly sometimes, in case if your cell does not work there are Landlines (STD /ISTD) available along every lodge on route ABC.

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