ABC Trek - 10 Days

ABC Trek

Trip Facts

  • $675/p
  • Group Discount
  • Medium
  • Lodge/Tea House/Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1+

Trip Overview

Max Elevation4,130 m
Best TimeAutumn (Sep-Dec) and Spring (March-June)
Trekking PermitsACAP Permit & TIMS Card
Trek Starts/EndsNayapul
RegionAnnapurna Region, West Nepal
IncludesExperienced Guide & Porter
Solo Supplement Charge$250

ABC Trek Trip highlights:

-ABC trek offers you the 360° stunning view of Machhapuchre (Fishtail), Hiunchuli, Gangapurna & Annapurna massif.

-Get lost in the beautiful lush forest of rhododendron, pine & oaks including cascading waterfalls & terraced farmlands.

-Trek through the rural Nepalese villages catching a glimpse of their cultures & traditions.

-Taste the mouth-watering custom foods of Nepal especially Dal Bhat with curry.

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ABC Trek overview:

ABC trek is an amazing trekking experience taking you from the diverse landscape, unique culture & traditions to the surreal mountain views. Pristine Nepal Treks & Expeditions takes you to this amazing journey to witness the Annapurna (10th highest mountain in the world) closely from its base camp. Similarly, this ABC trek is also renown as the Annapurna Sanctuary trek.

Not only this, you can have a lifetime opportunity to spectate the holy Fishtail Mountain on the way to Annapurna Base Camp. Thanks to our well-crafted Annapurna Base Camp trek itinerary. In addition, ABC trekking package is designed by our expert teams providing you 100% safety & satisfaction.

Annapurna Base Camp is categorized as a moderate trek in difficulty. As per our 10 days itinerary, you’ll trek for just 6 days. The first day of your trek starts from Siwai & stop at Chhomrong for overnight stay. You’ll then hike to Dovan & on your third, you’ll trek to Macchapuchhre base camp.

Machhapuchhre meaning “Fishtail” is regarded as a holy mountain in Nepal. Due to which, to date, the Nepal government hasn’t issued permission to climb this mountain. The unique double summit resembles the tail of the fish, hence giving the name Fishtail. It also got the nickname “Matterhorn of Nepal”.

On your fourth special day, you’ll hike to Annapurna Base Camp in the early morning for sunrise view. From the base camp along with Annapurna, you’ll spectate 13 other peaks over 7,000m which is truly a sight to behold.

After successfully reaching the base camp you’ll then trek back to Dovan. After that, you’ll trek back to Siwai & drive to Pokhara on your 8th day.

Tips: If you are not in a tight schedule & wish to reach the base camp in chill & relaxed manner then we recommend you to try different routes like Annapurna Base Camp 14 Days or Annapurna Sanctuary Trek 14 Days.

How difficult is ABC trek?

The 10 days ABC trek is designed for every type of trekkers keeping up in mind about their safety & satisfaction. Our experts have graded the difficulty level of ABC trek as a moderate one. With basic physical fitness, anyone can easily complete this trek.

The trails are steep ups & downs & will have to pass through lots of suspension bridges & forests. And for this, you need to be physically fit. In addition, you will be walking for 5-6 hours per day which might be quite a challenging one.

But remember the more difficulties & challenges the more adventurous it will be.

What’re the possibilities of  Altitude Sickness in ABC trek?

The chances of getting altitude sickness in Annapurna Base Camp is very low. Likewise, the max elevation you will gain in this trek is just 4,130m which is Annapurna Base Camp itself. With a proper diet supply & regular basic physical exercises, you can avoid the altitude sickness.

During a climb to steep uphill also, you will feel a bit difficult & exhausted but you need not need to worry about this. With a quick rest along the way, you will feel better soon.

However, just in case, if you feel like having a lot of difficulties during the trek our professional guide will take care of you. You only have to do is “tell the guide”.

ABC trek Map:

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Cost inclusions

  • Private vehicle for airport arrival and departure
  • Two-night hotel (star hotel) in Kathmandu on the basis of twin sharing with breakfast
  • Two-night hotel (star hotel) in Pokhara
  • Tourist bus ticket (Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu)
  • Taxi to/from bus park
  • Private vehicle from Pokhara to Siwai
  • Private vehicle from Siwai to Pokhara (after trekking)
  • Lodge accommodation on mountain during trekking
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during trekking
  • Fresh fruits with dinner
  • ANNAPURNA CONSERVATION AREA PROJECT (ACAP) permit
  • TREKKERS INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (TIMS) cards for trekking
  • Authentic licensed, English speaking experienced trekking guide
  • One porter for two trekkers
  • Guide and Porter's salary, food, accommodation, equipment, insurance
  • Government and local taxes
  • Water purification
  • Farewell dinner at one of the reputed restaurant

Cost exclusions

  • Travel insurance
  • All kinds of soft and hard drinks
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, bar bills, battery charge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, hot shower on the lodge, heater, phone calls, etc
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Any additional night stay in hotels in case an early return from the trek or an extended stay in Nepal
Day 1
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu & Transfer to hotel

Pristine Nepal Treks & Expedition representative will receive you at the airport upon your arrival. You will then transfer to the deluxe hotel located in Thamel.

In the evening you will meet with your guide & will be briefly described the trekking. Afterward, you are free to explore the Thamel.

Accommodation:

-Deluxe Hotel.

Best Tips:

-Don’t drink any hard drinks as well as don’t walk alone at night. Re-Check all the things you have packed and ask tour operators for any kind of help.

Day 2
Day 2: Drive to Pokhara & explore the city

Today you will drive to Pokhara by tourist bus with scenic beauty on the way.

The journey leads past farm villages and towns with views of mountains. Finally, your drive reaches Pokhara and then transfers to your hotel near the pristine and beautiful Phewa Lake where most of the nice hotels are located.

(option: by air takes 30 minutes of scenic flight to Pokhara with alluring views of mountains and landscapes)

Accommodation:

-Deluxe Hotel.

Best Tips:

-Don’t drink any hard drinks as well as don’t walk alone at night. Explore paradise city Pokhara and ask tour operators for any kind of help.

Day 3
Day 3: Drive to Siwai by private vehicle and trek to Chhomrong 2,170m

Early morning after breakfast you will drive to Siwai by private vehicle. After three hours of drive, you will reach to Siwai & finally from there your first day of trek starts. The first 42 km to Nayapul from Pokhara has a good road and another 16 km to Siwai is a rough road. You will trek through the Modi River Valley. Modi River comes from the Annapurna base camp. The first four hours of trekking is easy, it’s just a gradual trail.

After a high suspension bridge nearby Jhinu Danda, it will be stepping uphill to Chhomrong for two hours. Then overnight at Chhomrong.

Day 4
Day 4: Trek to Dovan 2,310m from Chhomrong 4-5 hrs

Today we will walk downhill to a river, then crossing a short bridge we will head up to reach at Sinuwa at 2,360m. It is a lonely spot with few shops and nice lodges.

The trek from here leads into the cool forested area of oaks-rhododendron and pines trees. Then after a short steep descent to Bamboo, a small settlement with 5-6 lodges can be seen.

Then after an hour, it is a slow climb that brings at Dovan. Overnight stay.

Day 5
Day 5: Trek to Machhapuchhre base camp 3,700m -06hrs

After a nice overnight stop at Dovan with the sound of raging Modi River, morning walk leads higher through a thickly forested area.

We will have a delicious lunch after reaching Deurali. After lunch, we will trek higher leaving the tree lines behind following the raging glacial Modi River all the way to Machhapuchare base camp. It is at 3,700 m high where we will have an overnight stop.

Day 6
Day 6: Hike to ABC 4,130m early morning and trek down to Dovan -07 hrs

Finally, we will head into the famous and picturesque Annapurna Sanctuary where Annapurna Base Camp is located.

After a few hours of pleasant walk brings you to the highest spot of this adventure at Annapurna base camp. Similarly, in the afternoon, we will relax with the views of Annapurna I 8,091m, Annapurna South 7,219m, Gangapurna 7,455m, and Annapurna III 7,555m, including Mt. Machhapuchare (Fish-tail) 6,993m stretch up towards Tent Peak / Tharpu Chuli and Fluted Peaks or Singu Chuli.

Day 7
Day 7: Trek to Jhinu Danda 1,760m (hot spring) from Dovan -05 hrs

Today you will climb uphill to Kuldighar followed by a downhill walk to Chhomrong Khola. At Chhomorong you will have lunch.

After Chomrong, it is a short climb to the top ridge where we will change our direction to reach Pokhara. We will trek to Jhinu village for an overnight stop, located on a ridge with a view of surrounding landscapes.

Likewise, after a short descent of 25 minutes reaches you at hot-spring by the Modi River. Overnight stay in Jhinu Dada.

Day 8
Day 8: Trek back to Siwai and drive to Pokhara

Today you will trek for four hours to Siwai and drive back to Pokhara by private vehicle & saty overnight.

Day 9
Day 9: Drive back to Kathmandu

Depart from lovely Pokhara for the interesting and exciting overland journey to Kathmandu after a fantastic time at Annapurna Base Camp trek.

After six to seven hours of nice pleasant ride reaches you at Kathmandu. We will then transfer to your hotels after your arrival.

(Option by air takes 30 minutes of scenic flight to Pokhara with alluring views of mountains and landscapes)

Day 10
Day 10: Departure from Kathmandu

If it’s departure day for you then we will drop you to the airport as per your flight time. It will be our pleasure to make your trip memorable and wonderful. You can always contact us because we are there for you.

If it’s not a departure day then we can have a discussion about your future trip or anything else.

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  • Group Discount
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  • Lodge/Tea House/Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
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