Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

  • Trip Destination: Nepal
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  • Total Duration: 14 Day(s)
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  • Difficulty: Moderate
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The Annapurna Base Camp/Sanctuary trek is one of the most popular trekking destinations in Nepal. It lies towards the north of central Nepal. It is a combination of easy walking and majestic scenery and the area is easily accessible. Starting from Pokhara, the main city in central Nepal, you can stroll along the banks of Fewa Lake, stay in one of the towns comfortable and quaint hotels, and enjoy tasting food from all over the world in its many restaurants and bars. Pokhara also offers spectacular panoramic views of the Annapurnas, Macchapuchhare (also known as Fish Tail), and Mt. Manaslu. About two-thirds of trekkers in Nepal visit the Annapurna region. It is also home to two of the worlds highest mountains, both above 8,000 meters. Annapurna I ( 8091m) and Dhaulagiri (8172m) can both be seen from Poon Hill, one of the best viewpoints in this region.


The Annapurna Sanctuary trek is inside the Annapurna Conservation Area Project. This project focuses on training lodge owners, emphasizing topics like sanitation, avoidance of deforestation and cultural pride. During the trek, you will have access to clean and comfortable lodges with a delicious variety of food. Upon arrival to the lodge, you will meet fellow travelers from all over the world. If you are lucky, some of the guides and porters may treat you to an impromptu time of singing and dancing to the beats of the Madal drum.
The Annapurna Sanctuary trek is an amazing walk through the diverse landscape where you will immerse yourself in a new culture complete with rich mountain vistas, terraced fields, quaint Gurung villages and a wide variety of flora and fauna.

Trip Highlights

  • Kathmandu valley sight-seeing (Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambunath Temple (Monkey Temple), Bouddhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple.
  • Boating in beautiful Fewa Lake while enjoying the views of the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu ranges.
  • Enjoy the panoramic views of mountains and breathtaking sunrise from Poon Hill
  • After arriving in base camp, you can touch one of the worlds highest mountains!
  • Experiencing the local culture and customs-memories that will last a lifetime!

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrivals and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02 : Kathmandu city sight-seeing

Day 03 : Kathmandu To Pokhara.

Day 04 : Trek from Pokhara-Nayapul to Tikhedhunga 4hrs. 1520m./5016ft.

Day 05 : Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani 6hrs.2780m./9174ft.

Day 06 : Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani 5hrs.2600m./8580ft.

Day 07 : Trek from Tadapani to Chhumrung 4hrs. 2100m/6930ft.

Day 08 : Trek from Chhumrong to Himalayan Hotel 7hrs. 2900m/9570ft.

Day 09 : Trek from Himalaya Hotel to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) 5hrs. 4200m/13860ft.

Day 10 : Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo 6hrs. 2310m/7623ft.

Day 11 : Trek from Bamboo to Natural Hot Spring 6hrs 1780m/5874ft.

Day 12 : Trek from Hot Spring to Nayapul (5hrs)-drive to Pokhara

Day 13 : Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 14 : Departure to Airport for your onward flight.

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Cost Include

    • Airport pick up and drop off by private coach.
    • Twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu, including 3 nights lodging with breakfast.
    • Two night twin sharing accommodation in Pokhara, including breakfast.
    • Kathmandu guided sightseeing tour by private vehicle.
    • TIMS-card (Trekker Information Management System)
    • Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Fees
    • All ground transportation by luxury tourist bus or car
    • All daily Meals (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
    • Fare-well Dinner at a Nepalese typical restaurant  
    • 8 nights accommodation at the best available tea-house/lodge during the trek.( twin sharing)
    • Experienced English speaking trekking guide with government license holder
    • Company guarantee for Government Rescue Services
    • Insurance for Nepalese Staff.
    • Gift Global Adventure T-shirt complementary
    • All Gov't Tax and VAT

Cost Exclude

    • International flight and Nepal entry visa costs
    • Bar bills and all personal expenses
    • All beverages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic, Hot and Cold drinks
    • Battery charge, internet, personal trekking equipment
    • Emergency evacuation by helicopter
    • Staff Gratuities (tips)

    Note: 

    Your safety is of paramount concern while travelling with Global Adventure Trekking. Please keep in mind that above itinerary is just the guideline, it might be customized if required. The weather could be change quite often in the Himalaya, we may have heavy rain fall or snow fall which caused flooding, land-slide and road blockage which is beyond the human control. We can’t give any guarantee for natural disaster, weather condition, health condition of the group member and unexpected natural disasters. Our team leader/ group leader will try to ensure that the trek runs according to our original plan.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrivals and transfer to Hotel.Upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, one of our staff will meet you at the airport and coordinate transfer to your hotel. 1300m/4290ft.

Day 02Kathmandu city sight-seeing A) Pashupatinath Temple: Nepal most sacred Hindu shrine and one of the greatest Shiva sites is located on the banks of the Bagmati River 5 kilometers north-east of Kathmandu Valley in the eastern city of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The temple serves as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. This Hindu temple precinct is on UNESCO World Heritage Site list. Ashrams, images, and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Bagmati river is included as one of the seven monument groups in UNESCO designation of Kathmandu Valley as a cultural heritage site. b) Boudha Nath Stupa: Boudhanath Stupa is the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. The stupa is located in the town of Boudha, On the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. c) Monkey Temple: Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city. It is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in the northwest parts of the temple. The Tibetan name for the site means for the many varieties of trees found on the hill. However, Shing.kun may be a corruption of the local Nepal Bhasa name for the complex, Singgu, meaning for the Buddhist Newars in whose mythological history and origin myth as well as day-to- day religious practice, Swayambhunath occupies a central position, it is probably the most sacred among Buddhist pilgrimage sites. For Tibetans and followers of Tibetan Buddhism, it is second only to Boudhanath. d) Kathmandu Durbar Square: Kathmandu Durbar Square or Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square is the plaza in front of the old royal palace of the then Kathmandu Kingdom. It is one of three Durbar (royal palace) Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Durbar Square is surrounded by spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. The royal palace was originally at Dattaraya square and was later moved to the Durbar square location. The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah King who ruled over the city. Along with these places, the square surrounds quadrangles revealing courtyards and temples. It is known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, a name derived from a statue of Hanuman, the monkey devotee of Lord Ram, at the entrance of the palace. Evening group briefing at your hotel.

Day 03Kathmandu To Pokhara.The tourist bus leaves early in the morning from Kathmandu. It is comfortable and clean. The bus has Wi-Fi available. Tourist bus goes through Prithivi highway in a scenic valley along the Trisuli River. You will spend the night at a hotel in Pokhara and breakfast is included in the package price. (Optional 30 minute flight available for additional cost).

Day 04Trek from Pokhara-Nayapul to Tikhedhunga 4hrs. 1520m./5016ft.In the morning, the trek begins after a short drive by private car to Nayapul. Trails goes through the deciduous forest and overlook waterfalls, local villages and rice fields.

Day 05Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani 6hrs.2780m./9174ft.The trails ascend step by step up to Ulleri where the trails lead you to a gradual uphill ascent to Ghorepani through a rhododendron and oak forest.

Day 06Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani 5hrs.2600m./8580ft. In the early morning, your trekking guide will take you to Poon Hill ( 3155m.) to view the sunrise. After viewing the beautiful panoramic mountain views, you will head back to your lodge and eat a hearty breakfast. After breakfast, you will trek through the rhododendron forest, offering you great views of the Dhauligiri range, Annapurna range and Lamjung Himal range. After Deurali the trail goes through dense forest along the river to Banthati. From there, it is a short walk to Tadapani.

Day 07Trek from Tadapani to Chhumrung 4hrs. 2100m/6930ft. Your trek descends to Chhule with great views of the Himalayas, settlement villages, farming land and waterfalls. After Chhule the path gradually descends to Chhumrung through the Gurung village.

Day 08Trek from Chhumrong to Himalayan Hotel 7hrs. 2900m/9570ft.The path goes downhill to the Chhumrung River and ascends to Sinuwa. The road then becomes flat until reaching Khuldi Ghar and descends to Bamboo. Bamboo is located between massive boulders and forest. The sound of monkeys swinging in the trees may interrupt the silence of the trail. After lunch your trek goes through the bamboo forest and the sounds of rivers and waterfalls will welcome you to Himalaya.

Day 09Trek from Himalaya Hotel to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) 5hrs. 4200m/13860ft.Today’s hike is shorter than other days, but the rise in altitude may make you feel otherwise. You will slowly ascend until you are above the tree lines. You will be trekking above 3000m. and may face conditions of snow and ice, depending on the season. As you trek through the Himalayas, you will soon arrive at your destination ABC, which is like an amphitheater. Sometimes it is possible to play volleyball at “the top of the world” or see a mass exodus of sheep and goats descending from base camp. As the sun sets on the canvas of the Himalayas, the sky will fill with stars. A former client once told me that her favorite part of the trek was sitting under the stars at ABC.

Day 10Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo 6hrs. 2310m/7623ft.Enjoy your morning, taking in the amazing sunrise views over the Annapurna ranges and Fishtail. The trail descends to Bamboo and along the way you might encounter Himalayan Thar, mountain goats and deer.

Day 11Trek from Bamboo to Natural Hot Spring 6hrs 1780m/5874ft.Until Chhumrung you will be immersed in the forest. On the way, you will pass through one of the biggest Gurung tribe inhabited villages. Along the trek you will see many different types of birds and butterflies in the rhododendron forest. After Chhumrung you will descend to Hot Spring (Jhinu Danda) where can bathe in a natural hot spring on the banks of the river.

Day 12Trek from Hot Spring to Nayapul (5hrs)-drive to Pokhara The path descends to Kimrung River, gradually passing through Ghandruck Phedi, ending with an easy and flat walk to Birethanti. You will stop for lunch and walk 45 minutes to Nayapul. We will coordinate your drive back to Pokhara by private vehicle.

Day 13Pokhara to KathmanduReturn to Kathmandu on a luxury tourist bus (optional 30 minute flight to Kathmandu for an additional cost) Hotel accommodation in B/B

Day 14 Departure to Airport for your onward flight.After having the healthy breakfast, You will transfer to Kathmandu Airport for your onward flight.

Departure Details

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Trip Note

  • The price is based on twin share. If a single person wants to do the trek, there wont be an additional cost.
  • The minimum number of travelers for one trek is 2. A group can be no larger than 15 people. We offer 20% discount for the group.
  • Minimum age of travelers is 10 years old.
  • Trip fitness intensity grade: moderate. It involves approximately 5-7 hours trekking along rocky ridges. No previous experience is required, but you should be moderately fit.
  • Trek accommodations: Global Adventure Trekking provides you standard hotel accommodations in Kathmandu (Kathmandu sunny hotel or similar) and Pokhara (Trekkers Inn or similar) and lodge/teahouse accommodations during the Annapurna Base camp Trek. All of the rooms are clean and comfortable. A few have electric lights and all have a spacious dining room/lounge area.
  • There is an additional upgrade available for a 2-night, 3-day tour of Chitwan Jungle Safari after returning from the trek. It costs $200 USD per person, payable directly to Global Adventure Trekking.
  • Bookings are subject to availability. Book early to secure your desired date!

Does your trekking crew have insurance?

Yes, all of our trekking staffs are well insured and well equipped.

-What happens if I get sick in the mountain?

Gat has well experienced staffs and very familiar to local people too. If You are sick, Our staffs will see and handle all kind of needs. Normally if worsen we will descent about 300 to 500 meter and see. If you are still worse then we organizes emergency evacuation by helicopter.

Do I need any vaccination before to leave?

In general you do not need any vaccination but better to consult your Doctors before to come.

-Do I get drinking water?

GAT supply purified drinking water but not bottle water because of the environmental awareness.

-Is the electricity available in the trekking?

Even though Nepal is second richest for the water resources but most of the places do not have electricity. At a same time depend where you are trekking.

- Is there ATM in the mountain?

No, there is no ATM and Bank in the mountain. So you are suggested to have cash for your trekking.

-What is the political condition in Nepal?

Nepal is federal democratic republic country since 2009. Until 2007 Nepal was in unrest political situation and was not safe to travel in Nepal. After the peace agreement between Maoist and Government is it hundred percent secure to go.

-What kind of document should I bring?

Normally a veiled pass port and insurance document is required to bring with you.

- Is Global Adventure Trekking (GAT) is legal trekking tour company?

GAT is one of the Nepal's leading trekking company based in Thamel, Kathmandu. We have been offering outdoor activities in Nepal , Tibet, Bhutan and India since 1998. GAT is the only trekking one company managed by a well trained, qualified and experienced outdoor professionals. It is officially registered with the Ministry of Tourism government of Nepal and affiliated to different organizations- Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) and Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP). Our team members were born in different region of Nepal Himalayas. They have full of an intimate knowledge of People, culture and history of Nepal.

 

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Facts of Trip

Group Size: 2 +people

Specialty Categories: Hikking and Trekking

Max. Elevation: 4130m

Best Season: September-December & March-May

Accommodation: Tea House/ Lodge Trekking

Tour Customizable: Yes

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