Tour Details

  • 10 Days(s)

  • Live guide

  • English

  • 4300

overview

Annapurna Base Camp trek is a popular trekking destination in the lap of the Annapurna Mountains. This ten-day Himalayan tour opened for travelers across the border since 1956 and is a perfect trekking path for you to relish the diverse ecosystem and scenic natural beauty of the Annapurna region given the difference in depth as well as elevation the path goes through.

This amazing trail has to offer spectacular terrains, lush green rhododendron and bamboo forests and the marvelous sight of snow-clad mountain peaks. We will get the chance to witness the sacred sanctuary revered by both Buddhists and Hindu people here. Our trekking path covers sunrise view from the viewpoint of Poon Hill, fun drives along the bank of the pristine Marshyangdi and Trishuli rivers, and chance to see the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains.

Tour Highlights

  • Magnificent view of the view of sunrise from Poon Hill
  • Fun drive along the rivers Trishuli and Marshyangdi
  • Explore the natural hot spring bath
  • Spectacular views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri

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Itinerary

  • 6 Hours
  • 3 Star Hotel

After a hearty breakfast, we leave the hotel to set out for Pokhara. This will be a fun scenic drive along the Prithvi Highway which will take around six hours.  We will visit important places like Phewa Lake, Davis Fall and then stay overnight in a hotel in Pokhara. This is inclusive of breakfast.

  • 4-5 Hours
  • Guest House

We head to Nayapul via a car or taxi. We walk towards Ghandruk en route Birathati. This will take around four or five hours along the steep hilly path. We can witness amazing views of Himchuli, Machhapuchhre and Annapurna South from Ghandruk. We stay overnight at a guest house.

  • 1 Day
  • Guest House

We move across the Kumrong Danda to get to Chhomrong with few ups and downs.  Chhomrong is rich in natural beauty and a distinct lifestyle.  Overnight stay in Chhomrung.

  • 1 Day
  • Guest House

On this day, we descend to Bamboo, moving down on 2500 stone steps. We cross a bridge over the Chhomrong Khola. And we gradually climb uphill to reach Sinuwa. From Sinuwa, we walk through a beautiful, lush green jungle to reach Kuldihar from where we descend to Bamboo. Overnight stay at Bamboo.

  • 1 Day
  • Guest House

We walk along a bamboo jungle and then ascend across a steep area. After we cross Himalaya hotel, we move through dense forests and then get out of it enjoying the views of the glistening sun and the beautiful glacial river below. 

We ascend up through a dry forest before we step on Hinku cave.  The trail moves closer to a river before we move to Deurali. This is a place rich in scenic, natural beauty.  This place has to offer amazing views of the valley, pristine river, and rocky lands along with waterfalls. Overnight stay at Deurali.

  • 1 Day
  • Guest House

On this day, we ascend along a river and then above a steep route towards the mountainside. This is going to be a strenuous walk from Bagar to the Base camp of Machhapuchhre.

We can enjoy spectacular views of the mighty Machhapuchhre and other peaks like the Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna I, and III, the Annapurna South, Gangapurna and Gandharvachuli. This is going to be an amazing experience as vegetations vanish as we move ahead to the Annapurna Sanctuary.

We will again be able to savor the views of the snow-clad mountains on our way. Overnight stay in Annapurna Base Camp.

  • 1 Day
  • Guest House

We move back to Bamboo on this day. We mostly descend and the trek on this day will not be very cumbersome.  Moreover, we will feel relaxed at the sight of the marvelous scenery. Overnight stay at Bamboo.

  • 1 Day
  • Guest House

We have an uphill climb to Kuldighar after which we ascend to Chhomrong Khola. We then climb up the stone steps to reach Chhomrong. We descend to Jhinu Danda where we stay overnight.

We can savor the hot springs which are located 15 to 20 minutes away from Jhinu Danda. Overnight stay at Jhinu Danda.

  • 1 Day
  • 3 Star Hotel

On this day, we move to Naya Pul. We have lunch on the way. From, Naya Pul, w head to Pokhara and stay overnight in Pokhara.

  • 1 Day
  • None

This is the final day of our adventure; we head back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. You will be transferred to your hotel in Pokhara upon reaching.

What’s included/excluded

  • Travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara via tourist bus
  • Two-night accommodation facility in a hotel inclusive of breakfast for Pokhara
  • Licensed guide, proficient in English
  • Porter available (One porter=two client)
  • Delicious farewell dinner along with the cultural show in Kathmandu
  • Certificate upon accomplishment of the trip
  • Lodging facility with twin sharing throughout the trek
  • First aid box will be with the guide
  • Emergency evacuation by helicopter if necessary (covered by travel insurance)
  • Sleeping bag and hiking pole for the trek

cancellation

Kindly contact the tour operator for tour cancellation.

Good to know

What Is Trekking in Annapurna Base Camp like?

Along with the spectacular scenery, Annapurna Base Camp trek is a great opportunity to witness the distinct Gurung culture, explore the museums and monasteries of the region. You will see colorful prayer wheels on your way, walk over suspension bridges and taste delicious food in the evenings. You will meet fellow travelers with whom you can interact and even accompany in the journey.

Which Is The Most Favorable Time To Take This Journey?

The best time to take this journey is from March to June and September to December.

How Do I Maintain My Fitness?

You can prepare by involving in activities like swimming, cycling, hiking and walking a lot. Make sure you can at least five hours a week three months before you take up this trek. Look for hills and tall buildings to walk up and down.

What Are The Important Gears For ABC Trek Backpack?

  • Warm Down Jacket
  • Fleece Jacket
  • Pair of long pants (two)
  • Thermal underwear
  • T-shirts (2 or 3)
  • Socks for trekking
  • Boots
  • Sandals/ sneakers
  • Gloves, raincoat
  • Woolen hat
  • Sun cap
  • Polarized sunglasses
  • Sleeping bag (-20°C/0°F) is necessary for winter; thermal liners keeps it warmer
  • Get travel-size toiletries for convenience
  • Lip balm and sunblock cream
  • Towel and tissues
  • Important medication for diarrhea
  • Necessary antibiotics (sinus and chest infection)
  • Bandages for blisters
  • Two 1 liters’ bottle for water
  • Tablets for water purification
  • Baby wipes

How To Ensure Trekking Safety?

  • Hike Slow and Conveniently

Altitude sickness can be a problem while trekking so it is important that you trek slowly and watch out for the symptoms of altitude mountain sickness like sleeplessness, headaches, loss of appetite, dizziness, and breathlessness. Diamox is a medication that can be used for treatment but if symptoms persist, you should better get downhill.

  • Eat Vegetarian Food

Note that it is better to eat Daal Bhaat as it is healthy as well as safe. This dish is a great option for energy and protein. There is a Nepali saying which says- “Daal Bhaat” power equals twenty-four hour.