Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is a moderate nature trek that generally starts at Phedi or Nayapool, a short drive of about 15 minutes from Pokhara or for Nayapool approx one and half hour, which takes you to the foot [Base Camp, 4130m] of Mt.Annapurna, one among the foremost famous peaks within the world.The Annapurna Base Camp trek are even additional attention-grabbing in spring because the whole forest on the path turns red, pink and white with shrub flowers.
Grade: Moderate to fairly challenging
Activity: Trekking and sightseeing
Starts & End: Kathmandu
Trek type: (Tea House)
Transportation: Flight & private car
Maximum altitude: 4130m
Day 01 - Arrive Kathmandu. Meet & Greet, Transfer to Hotel. Rest Day Free time for leisure
Day 02 - Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Visit Pasupatinath Temple, Patan Durbar Square, Swyambhu & Boudhanath Stupa.
Day 03 - KATHMANDU TO POKHARA:
Fly or Drive to Pokhara. Check in Hotel and Rest of the day free for leisure.
Get up early in the morning and drive from Pokhara to Hile and trek upto Ghorepani.The journey will take about 2 hours by Jeep to Tikhedhunga where you cross the Bhurungdi Khola to start treks. climb along the trail making sure you're on the inside of the path along the donkey pass. Occasional views of the peaks give way to a narrower valley, you pass through Rhododendron forest and eventually reach Ghorepani. If you find a lodge near the top of the pass you'll have less to walk in the morning. If you are up early enough to walk half an hour up to Poon Hill to see the sunrise and the spectacular views of Machapuchhre, The Annapurna South, Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri. Day 05 - GHOREPANI - POONHILL -TADAPANI:
Early morning your guide will take you to poonhill excursion (3210m) half an hour climb. One can have the excellent views of peaks of himalayas and in spinning best views of Rhododendron flowers in its vicinity or in the trail in between Ghorepani and Tadapani. The red one called "Lali Guras" is the national flower of Nepal.Overnight at Tadapani in Guest House. Day 06 - TADAPANI TO CHUMRUNG:
After breakfast at about 9:00 am your guide will prepare breakfast and descent Trek down to Chomrong.It will take about 5 hrs. Overnight at chhomrung in guest House. Day 07 - CHUMRUNG TO DOVAN:
As you leave Chomrong you enter land hot inhabited all the year round by Nepalis.Most parties take 2 days to reach Base Camp but some take 3. There are some new lodges to stay at so rest when you’ve had enough. The trail is surprisingly up and down and can be quite broken in places so take care! Aim to stay around best available guest house in Dovan. The excellent views of Machhapurchhre (fishtail) pass as you begin to walk past in base. The valley narrows and the forest give way to bamboo which becomes scrub. Day 08 - DOVAN TO ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP:
The Valley begins to look very “Glacial” with its steep sides and eventually you climb the terminal mountains and turn left to begin to feel like you are entering the sanctuary you can stay at Machhapuchre Base Camp and visit to sanctuary the next day from there, but if you are happy with the altitude press on to stay the right at the Annapurna Base Camp. The weather can change very quickly here so get prepared and don’t expect good views in the morning.Overnight stay at Guest House. Day 09 - ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TO BAMBO:
After exploring Annapurna Base Camp trek down to Bamboo. It will be about 6 hrs trek.Overnight at Bamboo in Guest House. Day 10 - BAMBO TO CHUMRUNG:
Continue trek down to chhomrung from Bamboo.It will take about 5 hts to reach chhomrung. Overnight at chhomrung in Guest House. Day 11 - CHUMRUNG TO GHOREPANI:
Trek down from Chhomrung to Ghandruk.It will be about 5 hrs walk. overnight at Ghandruk Day 12 - GHANDRUK TO POKHARA:
Trek down from Ghandruk to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13 - Fly or Drive to Kathmandu. After Breakfast, Check out hotel and process to onward destination.
Day 14 - Depart Kathmandu. Service End
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and accommodation in lodge during the trek
English speaking local expert guide, porters
National Park fees / Annapurna TIMS Card
3 nights accommodation at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu on double sharing with breakfast
All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Insurance of the guide and porters
Entrance fee during sightseeing point
Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client's insurance.