Country:Nepal Duration:13 Days
Trip Level:Moderate Altitude:4130 M
Activities:Trekking Accommodation:Hotel/Lodge
Group Size:01-15 People Transport:Car/Jeep/Bus/Flight
Starts at:Kathmandu Ends at:Kathmandu
Trip Route:Pokhara - Nayapul -Ghorepani - Chhomrong - Hotel Himalaya - ABC - Jhinu danda - pokhara
Best Seasons:March - May and Sep - Nov

Introduction 

Annapurna is the tenth highest peak in the world with the height of 8091m. It is the most famous and best trekking destination where more than 100,000 people come to witness the breadth-stopping view of Annapurna Mountain every year. When the sun rises and falls on the peaks of the mountains none can stop watching this view with their mouth wide open.
Far from the crowded cities views of snow-capped peaks, rhododendron forest, farmlands and local villages attract the visitors in this region. Apart from that crossing suspension bridges, narrow gorge is also the adventurous parts for the visitors.
During this trek we can easily find the affordable hotels and tea houses. If you are making a plan for trekking in high altitudes this trek should be the number one destination on your list.

Trip Highlights

  •  Trek to the base camp of tenth highest peak in the world.
  •  One of the most popular and most visited trek destination in Nepal.
  •  Full of adventures like suspension bridges, narrow gorge and high mountains.
  •  Affordable tea houses and hotels.
  • ACAP & TIMS Permits.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • 3-star Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara with breakfast Base
  • All standards meals during the trek (Breakfast,lunch & dinner).
  • Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek (Trekking Guesthouse in twin sharing and occasionally dormitory style).
  • One English License holder guide and porters (one porters shared between 2 pax. He will carry 15 kg only) and his salary wages.
  • Insurance for trekking staff.
  • First aid kit.
  • Good equipment for your guide and porter to trek.
  • Farewell dinner with cultural show.
  • All government taxes, Vat, tourist Service and official expenses.
Day 01: Arrival at the Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m) and transfer hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara (900 m) by tourist bus - 7 hrs. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Hile (2.5 hours) and Trek to Ulleri (1,900m) 3- hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani (2,840m) 4 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 05: Hike up to Poon Hill (3,210m); and trek to Tadapani (2,610m)
Day 06: Tadhapani to Chomrong (2,140m) 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 07: Trek to Himalaya Hotel (2950 m) 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 08: Hotel Himalaya to ABC (4,130m) 7 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 09: ABC back to Bamboo (2345m) 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 10: Bamboo to Jhinu hot spring (1,780m) 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 11: Jhinu to Nayapul (3 hours. Drive to Pokhara - 1.5 hrs)
Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu (1,345m) and farewell dinner. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 13: Transfer to international airport for your final departure.
Day 01:                           

Arrival at the Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m) and transfer hotel.

After arriving in Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu, a representative from our company will be there to pick you up to the hotel. You can take rest in hotel or take a walk for shopping that you might need during the trek.

Day 02:                                             

Drive to Pokhara (900 m) by tourist bus - 7 hrs. Overnight at a hotel.

On the early morning of second day we will be driving to Pokhara, the city of lakes after the breakfast at hotel. After a long drive we

will staying overnight at a hotel. You can also explore the beautiful places of pokhara.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 03:              

Drive to Hile (2.5 hours) and Trek to Ulleri (1,900m) 3- hrs.

It is a short drive of 2.5 hours from Pokhara to Hile. From here we will be starting our trekking to Ulleri for 3 hours. It is an easy trek where we will be staying overnight on the lodge.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 04:

Trek to Ghorepani (2,840m) 4 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

After our breakfast we will start our trek to Ghorepani at 8 o’clock in the morning. During the trek we will take a break for the lunch. After 4 hours of walk we will reach Ghorepani where we will be staying overnight at guesthouse.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05:

Hike up to Poon Hill (3,210m); and trek to Tadapani (2,610m)

After Tadhapani the trek descends down to the Gurjung crossing forests, suspension bridges and terraced fields. After Gurjung village the trek ascends up for about an hour and straight road to the Chormong. It takes 5 hours from Tadhapani to Chomrong where we will be staying overnight at guesthouse.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06:

Tadhapani to Chomrong (2,140m) 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

From Chomrong the trek descends crossing the suspension bridges of the Chomrong Khola to the Panchhi Baraha. Amazing view of water fall can be enjoyed from here. Then the trial goes up to the Hotel Himalaya where we will be staying overnight at guesthouse.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07:

Trek to Himalaya Hotel (2950 m) 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

It is a 7 hour steep trek to the Annapurna Base Camp which is the final destination of this trek. The panoramic views of the mountains is breathtaking. You can rest and enjoy the amazing views of Annapurna ranges. We will be staying overnight in a guesthouse.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08:

Hotel Himalaya to ABC (4,130m) 7 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

It is a 7 hour steep trek to the Annapurna Base Camp which is the final destination of this trek. The panoramic views of the mountains is breathtaking. You can rest and enjoy the amazing views of Annapurna ranges. We will be staying overnight in a guesthouse.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  

Day 09:

ABC back to Bamboo (2345m) 6 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

We will be returning back to bamboo from Annapurna Base Camp which is a 6 hours walk. As the road goes downward it won’t be difficult to walk. The landscape views will refresh you to go ahead for the destination for the day. We will be staying at a guesthouse in Bamboo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10:

Bamboo to Jhinu hot spring (1,780m) 5 hrs. Overnight at a guesthouse.

It takes 5-6 hours to reach Jhinu from Bamboo. The trek includes lots of ascents and descends on the hills. After we reach to Jhinu we can enjoy the hot spring which is 15 minutes descents walk to heal the aching body. And we will be staying overnight in guesthouse of Jhinu dada.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11:

Jhinu to Nayapul (3.5 hours. Drive to Pokhara - 1.5 hrs)

On the last day to trekking we will be heading to Nayapul which takes 3.5 hours of walking from Jhinu. From there we be driving to Pokhara. We will be staying in hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12:

Drive back to Kathmandu (1,345m) and farewell dinner. Overnight at a hotel.

On this day after breakfast, we will take 7 hours’ drive to Kathmandu where we will have a farewell dinner. This dinner is to celebrate the success of the journey we just finished. And stay overnight in a hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 13:

Transfer to international airport for your final departure.

Meals: Breakfast

This day is the end of our package. In this last day the representative of our company will drop you to the airport. 

(Or stay longer for other tours & Extend treks, game drive at National parks, rafting etc. - ask us)

Note: Please note that the timeframe given in this itinerary is not binding; it is merely an indication. Would you like to change anything? Please do not hesitate to let us know so we can tailor your holiday to your wishes!

Additional Information

Accommodations
We will be staying at Hotel Moonlight in Kathmandu or similar, Hotel Dandelion or similar in Pokhara and teahouses during the trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost an additional USD 200. We will have rooms with attached washrooms in most parts of the trek but this is not possible in a few remote locations. Also understand that single rooms are not easily available in higher elevations like they are in Kathmandu and Pokhara the lower elevation regions.
Meals
All meals will be provided during trekking while only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. There will also be farewell dinners for guests. The most common cuisines in most menus will be Nepalese, Tibetan, Indian and the more common continental.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek suitable for trekkers who can walk at least 6-7 hours a day with a light backpack. No technical skill is required. Anyone who is physically fit with good health can participate in this trek. However, it is always best to start jogging and exercising regularly at least a month before the actual trek. Also, trekkers who have had experiences with high altitude trekking will find this trek relatively easier than others.
Best Time to Travel/Trek
Autumn (Sept. to Nov.) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for this trek. The weather is sunny and warm with outstanding views. If you wish to avoid crowds and enjoy some alone time with nature, then taking this trip during winter (Dec., Jan., and Feb.) could also be an option.
Equipments & Packing List
During the treks, the following trekking gears are recommended to you. It is better to have these gears to save from the snow, sun and other natural substances and to protect your body. If you don’t have anything, don't worry you can hire this all the gears on rent. The rates are dependable on qualities.
List of Items need for Tours and Treks
In addition to the items listed in our general checklist you will need to take the following on your trekking trip:
Sleeping bag, Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer, Down vest and/or jacket(optional), Fleece or wool trouser/pants, Trekking/Hiking boots spare laces, Thick, warm wool hiking socks, Footwear for around camp, eg running shoes and/or sandals etc.

  • ACAP & TIMS Permits.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • 3-star Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara with breakfast Base
  • All standards meals during the trek (Breakfast,lunch & dinner).
  • Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek (Trekking Guesthouse in twin sharing and occasionally dormitory style).
  • One English License holder guide and porters (one porters shared between 2 pax. He will carry 15 kg only) and his salary wages.
  • Insurance for trekking staff.
  • First aid kit.
  • Good equipment for your guide and porter to trek.
  • Farewell dinner with cultural show.
  • All government taxes, Vat, tourist Service and official expenses.
  • Drinks / Beverages bills for you.
  • Lunch, Dinner whilst in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Tipping (Tips).
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Entrance fees for temple and monastery.
  • Donations in Temples, schools, Monasteries, etc
  • Personal trekking gears. 
  • First aid kit (for you)
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Single room supplement on request.
  • Which are not mentioned on “Cost Includes?”