Annapurna Base Camp Trekking: Trek in Nepal

Have you ever wanted to trek in Nepal? Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is often regarded as one of the best trekking destinations in the world

 
Activities
Trekking
Duration
14 days
Price
$899 to 1,399
 
 

Have you ever wanted to trek in Nepal? Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is often regarded as one of the best trekking destinations in the world.

This trek offers the insight into mountain life, Culture and tradition including the majestic view of the Himalayas. Annapurna Base Camp, begins following a 30-minutes flight or 7 hours of the drive into Pokhara and another 30 minutes drive to Phedi and finally takes you to the base camp of the 10th highest peak in the world, Mt. Annapurna. The trek goes through the villages of Tamang, Thakali, Magar and Gurung community.

They have their own unique lifestyle and have a very good sense of Hospitality. The climb also brings you into the dense forest of Pine and rhododendrons with a view of majestic peaks in the background.

Anybody with a good physical condition can also do this trek. Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is a chance to explore the mountains, hills, culture and tradition of western Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp, a famous choice of most of the adventure trekkers in the world walking all the way up to the height of 4,243 meters. This trek package will additionally provide you life time experience to explore the world’s 10th highest mountain, Mt. Annapurna (8,091m/26,545ft) and several UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu.

Price Includes

  • Pickups and drops from Airport.
  • Accommodations in 3-star Category hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara including breakfast.
  • Teahouses/Lodge Accommodation including Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trek.
  • Farewell dinner at the end of Trek.
  • Transportation by Tourist Coach (Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu)
  • An experienced English-speaking Trekking guide and porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment,food, and lodging
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (ACAP, TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes
  • Himalayan Sanctuary Adventure Duffel Bag

Price Excludes

  1. Nepalese visa fee
  2. International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  3. Excess baggage charges
  4. Entrance Fee for Sightseeing
  5. Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara
  6. Tips for guides and porters
  7. Travel and rescue insurance
  8. Personal expenses (phone calls, Tea,Coffee, hot and cold drinks ,laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water,Hot shower, etc)
  9. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

What to expect

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft) and the start of your trekking in Nepal adventure!
A representative from Himalayan Sanctuary Adventure will pick you up from the International airport and take you to your hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing( 4- 6hr)
After breakfast in the morning, you will be Proceed for Sightseeing place as given below.

Boudhanath Stupa:
Lies about 6 km to the east of downtown Kathmandu and is the largest stupa in the valley. It looms 36 meters high and presents one of the most fascinating specimens of stupa design. Boudhanath is also known as Khasti, or dew drops, after an account that builders had to use dew to mix the mortar as Kathmandu was suffering from a severe drought during the construction of Bouddhanath.
Pasupatinath Temple:
Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world and lies 5 km east of the city center. The richly ornamented pagoda houses the sacred Linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva. Chronicles indicate the temple’s existence prior to 400 AD. Devotees can be seen taking ritual dips in the holy Bagmati River flowing beside the temple.
Patan Darbar Square:
Patan Durbar Square is an enchanting combination of palace buildings, artistic courtyards, and graceful pagoda temples. The former royal palace complex is the center of Patan’s religious and social life and houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and religious objects. One remarkable monument here is a 17th-century temple dedicated to the Hindu god Krishna, built entirely of stone.
Swayambhunath Stupa:
The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site), watches over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. The huge stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and its establishment is linked to the creation of the Kathmandu Valley out of a primordial lake. Swayambhu is also known as Samhengu and the Monkey temple because of the countless monkeys living in the premises
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara(823m/2,700ft)
Our trekking staff will pick you up at the hotel at around 6:30 am and escort you to the tourist bus station. The bus to Pokhara leaves at around 7:00 am. Pokhara is also known for its panoramic views of Annapurna and Machapuchare (shape of fish tail) in the north, Dhaulagiri in the west and Lamjung Himal and Manaslu in the east. It is smaller and much less hectic than Kathmandu, hence providing the perfect starting point for our trek.
Included Meal: Breakfast.

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (1,010 m) and Trek to Tikhedunga (1,577m/5,173 ft)- 4 hours
We begin our trek at Nayapul after an hour’s drive on a private vehicle from Pokhara. After a short 15-minute walk along the banks of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1,015 m), a large village with many shops and teahouses. From there, the trail continues through the village and follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola. The trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hille at 1,495 m. After a short climb, we reach Tikhedhunga at 1,570 m. Today’s walk is relatively short and easy, a prelude to the trekking experience in the Annapurna region.
Included Meals: Breakfast ,Lunch and Dinner
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani(2,850m/9,350ft)- 5 hours
We move on towards the steep climb to Ulleri, a large Magar village at an altitude of 2,070 m. The trail ascends more gently from this point, through fine forests of oak and rhododendrons, towards Banthanti at 2,250 m. Then we trek towards Nangethanti at 2,460 m. After an hour’s walk, we arrive at Ghorepani (2,840 m).
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 06: Ghorepani to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft) with a visit to Poon Hill (3,210m/10,529ft)6 – 7 hours
We get up early in the morning to reach Poon Hill just in time to see the sunrise over the Himalayas. Poon Hill is the most popular destination to enjoy close up views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and enjoy the sunrise from these majestic mountains. From Poon Hill, we also get incredible views of Mustang, Pokhara and more than 20 of the highest mountains. After enjoying a cup of coffee, we trek back to Ghorepani. We have breakfast here then walk towards the east and climb a ridge. Our trail descends through rhododendron forests and waterfalls before we reach Tadapani. Overnight in Tadapani.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 07: Tadapani to Chhomrong (2170m/7120ft): 5- 6 hr trek
The trail starts off with a descent through a large rhododendron forest. The forest trail ends and our trail opens up to beautifully terraced fields. We walk uphill for around 5 km and pass waterfalls and reach a suspension bridge. Suspension bridges are very common in the hilly and mountainous regions of Nepal. A few more miles of uphill and downhill trekking and we reach our destination for today, Chhomrong. It is a beautiful village right below the giant Annapurna massive. Overnight in Chhomrong.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 08: Chhomrong to Deurali (3230m/10,595ft): 5 – 6 hours
We pass through a bamboo forest which is damp and cold. We then walk uphill on a trail which is sometimes steep. It is only after reaching Himalaya Hotel that the forest opens up and we are out in the sun again with astounding views of the glacial river below. It is a steep climb up through a much drier forest before reaching Hinku Cave. From here our trail descends to a river before ascending to Deurali. From here, we can enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding hills and Mt. Dhaulagiri. We notice that the vegetation has become sparse allowing magical views of the valley, the river below and cliffs adorned with waterfalls. Overnight in Deurali.
Included Meals :Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 09: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,545ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m/12135ft): 5- 6 hours
We follow the valley trail in a steady climb. The trail sticks to a rocky cliff and is sometimes steep. We walk on a somewhat flat path for a while before ascending to Machhapurchre Base Camp. From here we get excellent views of Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli and Gangapurna mountains. We then turn left and begin ascending gently to the Annapurna Base Camp. During our ascent, we can admire spectacular views of the Himalayan panorama. Walking further we reach the base camp of Mt. Annapurna and it is amazing. We are surrounded by magnificent peaks and the only way into this area is through the gorge we just hiked. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 10: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,300m/7,544 ft) 7 – 8 hours
From Annapurna Base Camp our trail rapidly descends past the Machhapuchhre Base camp, Deurali, Himalayan Hotel, and Doban and finally to Bamboo where we spend the night. Today’s trek is downhill so it shouldn’t be very difficult. Overnight in Bamboo.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1760m/5770 ft): 5 – 6 hours
We retrace our step back to Chhomrong where we stop for lunch. From Chomrong it is a steep descent down to the Modi Khola valley. The stone steps to Chhomrong are equally tricky as they were before. The trail then descends to Jhinu Danda, where we will be resting for the night. On the way, we enjoy our walking through rain forests and farms. After reaching Jhinu Danda, we can spend the rest of the afternoon taking a rest and relaxing. Overnight in Jhinu Danda.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 12: Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara: 5 hours trek, 1-hour drive
We leave Jhinu Danda and enjoy the beautiful hill landscape of western Nepal on our way to Naya Pul. We have lunch on the way and drive back to Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.
Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 13: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
We will be driving back to Kathmandu in the morning. We will take you for a cultural dinner in the evening as successful completion of the Nepal trip. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Included Meals: Breakfast.

Day 14: Departure Day
Our driver will transfer you to the Airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight to connect the international flight.
Included Meals: Breakfast

 

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