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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna base camp trek exceeds the excitement and adventure involved in any other treks in Nepal. Attracting almost 70,000 trekkers a year, Annapurna base camp trekking is a unique experience for adventurers, beginner and experts alike. Annapurna Base Camp (4,140m/13,582ft) is a small campsite surrounded by mighty mountains from all sides, Machhapuchhare (6,993m/22,943), Annapurna I (8091m/26505ft), and Himchuli (6,441m/21,131ft), respectively.

The trek provides stunning views of the Annapurna Range and opportunity to get up close and personal with the local nature and people. The stunning sunrise over the Annapurna Massif is sure to leave you humbled and lifted and is not to be missed. This is a one piece trek along local trails, forests, several villages and landscapes and totally surrounded by enormous glaciers giving you a real experience of Nepalese life and culture. Annapurna base Camp trek passes through diverse geographical and cultural variations with rare of flora and fauna. Throughout this trekking trail get to enjoy the most world popular Himalayas, including two mountains above eight thousand meters Mt. Annapurna (8091 m) and Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m). Hospitality and rich culture of the local community and the brilliance of nature which is under Annapurna Conservation Area to preserve the nature and culture heritage.

Itinerary Overview

  • Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 2 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley
  • Day 3 : Drive/Fly to Pokhara
  • Day 4 : Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1570m)
  • Day 5 : Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2785m) 5-6hrs
  • Day 6 : Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (2660m) 4-5hrs
  • Day 7 : Trek from Tadapani to Chomorong (2,000m).
  • Day 8 : Trek from Chomorong to Doban (2,500m).
  • Day 9 : Trek from Doban to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m).
  • Day 10 : Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,500m).
  • Day 11 : Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu (1,750m).
  • Day 12 : Trek from Jhinu to Pokhara.
  • Day 13 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • Day 14 : Final Departure from Kathmandu.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
    After landing at International Airport our representative will greet you and will take you to your booked hotel. After relaxing for few hours, our Local guide will take you for a short walk around Old Town and Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening you will be invited for Welcome Dinner at our own Hotel. Overnight Sleep at hotel.
  • Day 2 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley
    After having breakfast at Hotel, we will begin to visit Kathmandu valley, this day you will be taken to Swayambhunath(monkey temple), and Boudhanath with our local guide. Afternoon meeting with trekking guide, check the trekking gears and accessories. Overnight sleep at Hotel.
  • Day 3 : Drive/Fly to Pokhara
    Early in the morning our guide will come to pick up you and transfer to the tourist bus station for your day drive to Pokhara. After transfer to hotel in Pokhara you will be guided by our guide for short walk around Pokhara City and lake side. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 4 : Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1570m)
    Today early in the morning after breakfast we drive for 2hrs, the journey continues along with the great scenery passing through several villages all the way to Nayapul. Our adventurous trek begins from Nayapul through the warm sub tropical region. Our trail continues passing Modi River and follow the east bank of Bhurungdi Khola with scenery of waterfall, high green forest and finally at Tikhedhunga. Overnight at Tea House.
  • Day 5 : Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2785m) 5-6hrs
    After breakfast, today the trail steeply ascends on the long steps to Ulleri Village with the scenery of terrace landscape and Annapurna valley. After reaching at Ulleri village, from here the path is gradual on the winding trail through cool shade of pine and Rhododendron forest, the trail continues with ups and downs to the Ghorepani. From Ghorepani we will able to see the real beauty of massive Annapurna. Overnight at Tea house.
  • Day 6 : Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (2660m) 4-5hrs
    After hiking up for an hour in the early morning we reach at Poon hill. From Poon hill we will see good sunrise on the mountain including views of Dolpo, Mt Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Mt machhapuchre and Manaslu. After short watch of panoramic view from Poon hill we will back to the tea house and time to have breakfast. After breakfast the trail pass through the Rohodendron, Pine and Bamboo forest and at Tadapani. Overnight at Tea-house.
  • Day 7 : Trek from Tadapani to Chomorong (2,000m).
    Today, we descend to Kimrong stream through the forest of rhododendron. We continue our trail until we reach Chomorong after crossing Gurung village. Chomroing village offers stunning view of Mt Annapurna and Himchuli Peak. Overnight at tea house.
  • Day 8 : Trek from Chomorong to Doban (2,500m).
    We descend to Chhomrong stream and again climb up to Dovan crossing through silent rhododendron forest. Overnight at tea house.
  • Day 9 : Trek from Doban to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m).
    Today our trail leads to Annapurna base camp. We climb to Deurali through the forest of Rhododendron and bamboo. This place provides us a spectacular view of Himalayas including Annapurna I, Annapurna South and Barah Shikhar.
  • Day 10 : Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,500m).
    Today, we trek back to Sinuwa with the remembrance of Annapurna south and the giant Himalayan peaks. Overnight at tea house.
  • Day 11 : Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu (1,750m).
    Today, we step up through forest with beautiful Himalaya and down. Again walk up Chomorong village and finally at Jhinu. Overnight at Tea house.
  • Day 12 : Trek from Jhinu to Pokhara.
    Today is our last day of Annapurna base Camp trek, our trek leads to another beautiful village of this region, known as Tolka crossing through Landruk. Still, you will have great views of Mt. Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. Trek to Birethati, and 1 hour car drive to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 13 : Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
    Drive back to Kathmandu by Private Vehicle – about 5 hours scenic drive. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 14 : Final Departure from Kathmandu.
    Our representative you will drop you at International airport for your next flight, according to your schedule.

Includes/Excludes

  • Includes
    • Airport, Hotel picks up and drops by private vehicle on both international and domestic flights.
    • Tourist Standard Twin-Sharing Basis with Breakfast in Kathmandu.
    • Guided tour of the city in Private vehicle mentioned on the itinerary.
    • Welcome Dinner and Farewell dinner.
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be provided during the trek.
    • Tea and Coffee during the trek.
    • Accommodation in tea house/ lodge during the trip.
    • Camping equipments and Kitchen equipments as well as mattress, Toilet, Tent, Shower, Dinner Tent, and Dining Tables will be provided, if it’s necessary.
    • All entrance fees and permit as well as government tax or charges during the trip.
    • Experienced and well trained guides and porters (1 porter for 2 trekkers).
    • First Aid kits.
    • Accidental and medicinal insurance of Guide and Porter.
    • Trekking Map.
    • Duffle Bags if it's necessary
    • Rubbish Disposal.
  • Excludes
    • Travel Insurance.
    • Nepal entry Tourist Visa fee.
    • International Airfare.
    • Airport taxes as well as extra baggage charges.
    • Personal trekking gears and equipments.
    • Personal stuff such as electronic device, phone call, internet charges, essential drugs, telephone and its charge etc.
    • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water and hot shower, cold drinks.
    • Laundries.
    • Tips for Trekking Guide and Potter (not mandatory)
    • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
    • In case of further stay due to Natural calamities or disaster such as political unrest, landslides, cancellation of flight due to weather, strikes, and accident etc.

Map of Trip

Annapurna Base Camp

Trip Facts

  • Group Size: Min 1 Pax
  • Duration: 14 Day(s)
  • Max. Altitude: 4130 meters
  • Grade :
  • Rating: Best
  • Region: Annapurna Region
  • Activity:Sightseeing, Trekking, Photography
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