Annapurna Base Camp Trek Outline Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,315mand transfer o hotel.
Day 02: Drive on a tourist bus to Pokhara 820m - 06hrs.
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul (trek point) with 4 hrs trek to Tirkhedhunga 1,440m
Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani 2,750m overnight in the lodge - 06 hrs.
Day 05: Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani 2,660m- 05 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Chomrong village at 2,170m - 06 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Dovan 2,600 m via Bamboo 2,310- 06 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Machhapuchare Base Camp 3,700 via Deurali 3,200 m - 05 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp 4,130 m - 03 hrs with a free afternoon.
Day 10: Trek back to Bamboo 2,310 m - 06 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Jhinu Danda (hot-spring) 1,780 m - 05 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Nayapul & drive to Pokhara
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu on a tourist bus and transfer to your hotel.
Day 14: Final International departure homeward bound.
Pristine Nepal treks & expedition offers Annapurna base camp trek for all types of trekkers who want to touch 10th highest mountain base camp in their life. It is organized by an expert, honest, & dedicated team with their more than 15 years’ experience. Annapurna base camp trek is one of the most beautiful trekking trail in the world within Annapurna Himalaya Nepal. It is located in the west part of Nepal. It is well-known as Annapurna Sanctuary as well.
Trekking in Nepal is the most popular for an adventure trip. There are all types of trekking in Nepal from easy to difficult. Annapurna base camp trek is moderate for average people. But it always offers beautiful mountain views, rich Nepali culture, flora-fauna, and geographical ups and downs. This area is very rich in water sources which are from the Annapurna Himalaya. And this is the best territory for hundreds of wildlife.
Normally, you will start this adventure trip from Kathmandu arrival. Then, next day drive to beautiful lake city Pokhara by tourist bus. You can have one overnight here. A short drive reaches to Nayapul to start your real trekking through old village Birethanti. Ulleri, a Magar village invites you a real challenge with 3,200 series of stone steps.
Ghorepani-Poonhill offers an amazing sun rising view on Dhaulagiri & Annapurna Himalaya. You will walk through Rhododendron forest at most of the time in this area which one has colorful full bloom in the spring season. You should follow Modi River gorge after Sinuwa all the time till Annapurna base camp. Annapurna base camp is situated on the lap of south Annapurna & Himchuli. Annapurna I 8,091m (10th highest in the world) is just in front of you in North-west from its base camp 4,130m.
Finally, you will head down to same way till Chhomrong and trek to Nayapul via Jhinu. Nowadays, there is new road construction and you can have a bus, jeep from Siwai too before Nayapul. So a short drive will bring you to again in Pokhara. Then you may have a tourist bus to Kathmandu after an amazing trek in Annapurna base camp with life experience.
How much does it cost to Annapurna base camp trek?
Pristine Nepal Treks & Expedition is one of the best trekking agency in Nepal for price & service. There are no hidden charges. It is middle-man free. It is only $799 per person on the basis of two trekkers for Annapurna base camp trek with an all-inclusive price. You can check out our cost inclusion section for this price.
Many international travel agencies charge very expensively for Annapurna base camp trek. There are many local agencies as well, comparatively local agencies are far cheaper than international agencies but if they are really cheap please be careful, maybe they will not have good service and they do not pay well to workers. Actually, international agencies hire those cheap local travel agencies in Nepal.
Is it hard to get to Annapurna base camp?
It is easy to moderate for average people. Some parts are a bit hard for city base people. But walk slowly it will be absolutely fine. Of course, you need to be healthy & strong to climb over 4,130m above sea level.
How long does it take to get Annapurna base camp?
Normally, you need 9 to 10 days only for trekking. You need two more days traveling to & from Kathmandu by tourist bus. You need to fly in Kathmandu & fly out from. So two week is recommended for Annapurna base camp trek. There is a possibility to have a short trek to Annapurna base camp within 10 days for all but there could be a high risk of high altitude problem.