|Max Elevation:||4,130m||Best Time:||Sep-Dec, March-June|
|Trekking Permits:||ACAP Permit & TIMS Card||Transportation:||Private Jeep, Public Bus|
|Guide & Porter:||Experienced||Hidden Charges:||No|
- 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 Nayapul 42km (trekking starting point)
- Private vehicle from Nayapul to Pokhara (after trekking)
- Lodge accommodation on mountain during trekking
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
- 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
- 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
Before your arrival time at the International airport, our team will be already there for you to pick you up. You just have to look around for the signboard that our team carries.
After receiving you, you will be dropped at the hotel inside the Thamel area and you will have a short brief about your trip.
Annapurna Base Camp trek begins with an interesting and exciting overland drive on Nepal’s busy highway to reach scenic Pokhara.
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.
Morning is a short drive of two hours to Nayapul to begin our trek. We will pass through the lovely Bhirethati village located by the Modi River. From here walk through farm villages coming across trekkers, mules and donkey caravans.
Then our route leads to farm areas and villages, waterfalls then reaching at Tirkhedhunga for an overnight halt in a nice lodge after a pleasant day walks of few hours.
Starting the morning walk with a climb on a series of stone steps for an hour will reach to Ulleri village. It is a moderate size MAGAR village with typical traditional Nepalese style slated roofs built of mud/stones.
From here our walk will lead to a slow climb into pristine and cool rhododendron, pine forest area to reach Ghorepani village. It is located on a high ridge within beautiful rhododendron trees. This village populated by Poon people of Magar tribe, a famous spot for Poon Hill view top which is an hour hike with a climb.
Early before the sunrise, we will hike to the top at Poon Hill to catch the striking sunrise over a range of Himalayan peaks.
You can witness the World’s 7th highest Dhaulagiri-10th highest Annapurna with a range of peaks including the world 8th highest Manaslu with towering Machhapuchare peak “Fish Tail”. After an enjoyable and exciting time with eye-catching views from Poon Hill; head back to Ghorepani and continue an uphill walk for an hour and then downhill into a gorge through cool forest to reach at Tadapani for an overnight stop.
Early in the Morning, it’s downhill to Chomrong village with views of Annapurna South, Huinchuli and towering Mt. Machhapuchare “ Fish Tail”
After a long descend to Komrong River valley, it’s again a short climb through terraced farm areas. Similarly, after an hour walking uphill, we will reach to the stone-paved path with a gradual walk. This path leads at the top of Chomrong with short descend to reach the main Chomrong village for an overnight stop.
Chomrong is a large Gurung village, famous as Gorkha soldiers in UK and Indian armies. Besides as gallant soldiers, they are farmers and Sheppard’s of Tibetan Buddhist religion and origin.
This is a large and last permanent Gurung village before Annapurna base camp the places on route from Chomrong are a temporary settlement to cater the need of trekkers with the lodge and guest houses all the way to Annapurna base camp.
Today we will walk downhill to a river, then crossing a short bridge we will head up to reach 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 pine 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. We will have an overnight stop there.
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.
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 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.
After a memorable and enjoyable moment at base camp within Annapurna Sanctuary, we will head back to reach Bamboo for an overnight stop.
After leaving the Bamboo, we will head to Khuldi-Ghar into a forested area. It is a short gradual walk to Sinuwa Danda and after that, it’s a descend to Chomrong River. At Chomrong, we will have our 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.
Today, we will follow the Modi River all the way to Nayapul. Or you may take a public bus from Siwai to Nayapul as well. And you will have a private vehicle from Nayapul to Pokhara. Enjoy beautiful Pokhara & stay overnight.
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)
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.