Trip Overview

Highlights

Highlights

  • Visit to the tenth highest mountain Mt. Annapurna I
  • Hike to Poonhill
  • 360 degree view of Himalayas
  • Picturesque villages and local Buddhist culture
  • Experience the natural amphitheater of Annapurna sanctuary

"It takes you into Annapurna Sanctuary, a natural amphitheater, affording a 360 degree views of high mountains including tenth highest mountain Annapurna I (8091m)"

The Annapurna Base camp trek, also called Annapurna Sanctuary, is the most popular trek among travelers around the world. It takes you into Annapurna Sanctuary, a natural amphitheater, affording a 360 degree views of high mountains including tenth highest mountain Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7273m), Machapuchare(6997m), Gangapurna (7454m), Hiunchuli,(6444m) etc.

The trail passes through the forests of bamboo, oaks and rhododendron and beautiful Gurung villages of Ghandrung, Chhomrong and Dhampus. The landscape is dotted with farm terraces, monasteries, streams, lakes and rivers. You will also make a side trip to Poon Hill (3210m), a perfect vantage point to catch Himalayan sunrise and sunset and a panorama of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna ranges and many more.

What you'll need

Includes excludes

Includes

  • International Airport pick up and drop off
  • Accommodation in KTM and in Pokhara
  • All land transfer as per itinerary
  • Two 1/2 day sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation and 3 meals while on the trek
  • Fully escorted trek with English speaking Guide and a Porter for every two persons
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP)
  • Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Excludes

  • Items of personal nature ie. Soft/hard drinks, tips etc.
  • Travel Insurance (this is a mandatory condition of booking)
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Sleeping bag and Down jacket
  • Personal spending money
Things To Do

Itinerary & Map

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  • 1
    Your Arrival (1,350m)

    Your arrival to Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), you will be met by our Airport Representative, and transfer to hotel.

  • 2
    Kathmandu Sightseeing (1,350m)

    We start our sightseeing tour after breakfast; we take you to the Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square where you will visit Kumari - the Living Goddess of Nepal, Legendary Kasthamandap Temple, Hanuman Dhoka Palace and many other shrines. You will proceed to Tour of Patan City to have a look and study many beautiful and interesting arts and architecture and historic and cultural phenomena

  • 3
    KTM - PKR Drive (1,350m)

    Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara - 6 hours scenic drive by Private Vehicle. 
    Rafting:
    A 3 hours rafting on the Trishuli river on the way to Pokhara: Starts from Charaundi and that ends at Kuringhat.

  • 4
    Pokhara- Ulleri 2160m. 5 hours (2,160m)

    We drive to Nayapul via the large village of Lumle and then start our trek to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town. Our path follows the main trail to Sudami where we climb steadily up the side of the valley, reaching Hile (1495m) and Tirkhe Dhunga before pushing on to Uleri, the large Magar village ascending  a steep stone staircase.

  • 5
    Uleri - Ghorepani ( 3 hours) (2,850m)

    From ga the trail crosses a stream and then We trek through rhododendron and oak forests and across streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti. From Nangethanti we trek up to Ghorepani (2850m).

  • 6
    Ghorepani - Poon Hill - Tadapani ( 5 hours) (2,540m)

    We wake up very early and start our climb to Poon Hill (3195m). A brilliant spectacle, this vantage point provides an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas. From Ghorepani the trail climbs along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m). We descend to reach Banthanti, then wind our way to Tadapani (2540m).

  • 7
    Tadapani - Chhomrung (4 hours) (2,540m)

    From Tadapani the trail drops down through rhododendron and oak forests, arriving at Chhomrung for lunch. Chhomrung is a Gurung Village, and the highest permanent settlement in the valley with tremendous view across to Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare 6097m.

  • 8
    Chhomrung - Himalaya (5 hours) (2,900m)

    The trail descends via a stone staircase and then crosses the Chhomrung Khola. We climb to Sinuwa above the Modi Khola on its west bank, passing through forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak. The trail now climbs to Kuldi, before descending a long, steep, stone staircase to Dovan.

  • 9
    Day 09 : Himalaya - Annapurna Base Camp (7 hours) (4,116m)

    From Himalaya the trail climbs high above the river, on to the lateral moraine, and down the other side to the glacier. Walking up the bed of the glacier we arrive at Base Camp (4116m)
     
    Lunch will be at the MBC. As the itinerary is flexible, we can stay here in case. It takes maximum 2 hours only.

  • 10
    Annapurna Base Camp - Bamboo. 6 hours (4,200m)

    We climb very early to the viewpoint for a stunning sunrise. After breakfast we retrace our steps to Bamboo.

  • 11
    Bamboo - Chhomrung - Jhunu Danda (5 hours) (3,500m)

    From Bamboo the trail descends a long, stone staircase through bamboo and rhododendrons forests to Kuldi. The trail continues through more rhododendron forest and down to Sinuwa. From Sinuwa the trail leads downhill to the Modi Khola, where we then climb steeply to Chhomrung. You will head Jhinudanda trek down for about an hour. You will relax in the natural hot spring here.

  • 12
    Jhinudanda Nayapool 5 hours then 45 minutes then drive to Pokhara. (2,160m)

    From Jhinudanda, we trek downhill through villages and terraced fields to Syauli Bazaar and on to Nayapul. Here we arrange transport back to Pokhara. 

  • 13
    Drive back to KTM (1,350m)

    Drive back to KTM

  • 14
    Sightseeing in KTM and Bhaktapur City (1,350m)

    We drive you to the Pashupatinath Temple the holiest Hindu Temple. Cremation of the death body takes place on the banks of Bagmati River. Then proceed to the tour of the biggest of the Buddhist Stupa architecture. Erected in the 17th century and is believed to be a "must visit" pilgrimage site for Buddhist in their lifetime. Boudhanath area is densely inhabited by Tibetan refugees and carries the name as Little Tibet. Then after Sightseeing Tour of Bhaktapur City is just a 14 kms east of Kathmandu. Bhaktapur means the city of devotees and is a center of potter and intriguing masks. The major sightseeing places are, Durbar Square, of 55 windows, Nyatapola, Bhairavnath Temple, Dattatreya Temple etc.

  • 15
    Fly back Home (1,350m)

    Fly back Home

Things To Do

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Things You Need

Gear Information

Footwear Well broken-in walking shoes, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.
Clothing Down or fiber filled waterproof jacket and trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, underwear, warm and cotton trousers or jeans, shirts and T-shirts, shorts, long underwear, wool hat, sun hat, gloves, bathing suit, track suit.
Other equipment Sleeping bag (4 seasons), trekking holdall or stash sack with lock, daypack, water bottle, sun cream, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve.
Other Items  Insect repellent, toilet articles, diary, toilet roll, laundry soap, wet ones, pocket knife, tie cord, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film, cards and personal medical kit.
Note

Note

  1. Above prices are in US $ and per person on the basis of above Pax. 
  2. Group Leader is free above 15 Pax.
  3. Single supplement charge USD 400
  4. Rafting charge USD 30 PP
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    Quick facts
    • Region:
      Annapurna
    • Best Season:
      September to December and Feb to May.
    • Total Days:
      15 Days
    • Trek Days:
      Day 03 to Day 13 , KTM-KTM
    • Accommadation:
      Hotel, Resort and tea house.
    • Grade:
      Moderate
    • Highest access of the trek:
      4116m ABC
    • Culture:
      Gurung, Magar, Thakali
    • Mountains:
      Annapurna, Dhaulagiri Ranges and fishtail and many others
    • Trek distance:
      170 Km Approx.
    • Attraction:
      Attraction Himalaya, Experience the different culture.
    • Trekking style:
      Tea house
    • Himalayan sights:
      Annapurna, Dhaulagiri Ranges and fishtail and many others
    • Trek distance:
      170 Km Approx
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    Moderate: Moderate
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