Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Tea House , Lodge
Flight , Bus
March, April, May
Experience an amazing Annapurna Base Camp Trek with the best trekking company in Nepal. The trip to Annapurna Base Camp is a 10 days trekking from Pokhara. The famous ABC trek offers to explore the natural and cultural wonders of Annapurna. Hike to Poon Hill; the best sunrise view point in Annapurna, the trek through the dense rhododendron forest, the fantastic mountains views at Annapurna are the best things of Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The inclusion of natural hot spring adds the excitement on the trip.
Widely famous as ABC Trekking, the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is a teahouse trekking. Moderately easy trekking, the Annapurna trek can be done by the one who are mentally prepare and physically fit. The carefully designed ten days Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a longer version of ABC trek. The trekking itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp is customizable one and we welcome you with your own ideas too.
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m.) and drive to Nagarkot (2175m./2 hours’ drive).
You will be picked up at Kathmandu airport by the guide then will drive to Nagarkot. You will do the check in the hotel and then will go for the sunset. After sunset, you can have the dinner at the hotel.
Day 2 : Drive to airport (1.5 hours’ drive) and fly to Pokhara (820m./30 minutes flight). Then drive to Ghandruk (1940m./3 hours’ drive) and trek to Tadapani (2660m./4 hours trek).
Enjoy the early morning sunrise and grab your breakfast at the hotel in Nagarkot. Then after, drive to Kathmandu airport to catch the Pokhara Flight. In Pokhara, meet your porter and start the driving towards Ghandruk. The drive Ghandruk from Pokhara is about 3 hours drive. Along the way, you will be stopping at Nayapul for the permit check in. Grab your lunch in Ghandruk then start the hike towards, Tadapani. In the clear day Tadapani offers the greater views of Annapurna South, Himchuli and Fishtail Mountain.
Day 3 : Drive to Pokhara(820m.) (Breakfast Included)
Early morning we drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara following Trishuli River (200 Km.) which takes 6 hours approx. Pokhara is the starting and ending point of our trekking where we can find many shops, pubs, bars, and restaurant nearby the famous lakes. We will stay overnight in Pokhara.
Day 4 : Pokhara to Tikhedhunga( 1,577m.) (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
After breakfast, we take a private vehicle and drive to Nayapul (1 hrs). From Nayapul, our walk kicks off and head towards Tikhedhunga. With 4 hours ascending from Nayapul we will reach to today overnight place Tikhedhunga. Overnight at a teahouse.
Day 5 : Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,750m.) (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
Day to trek a wonderful village Ghorepani. We resume our trekking from Tikhedhunga and slowly take a ascend trail through Rhododendron forest (National flower of Nepal) and take us to Ghorepani. Overnight in Ghorepani.
Day 6 : Visit Poon Hill (3,210m.) and Trek to Tadapani (2,630m.) (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
Before breakfast, we walk up to Poon Hill; a famous view point of Nepal; which offers a stunning sunrise view with picturesque views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains. Then we descend down to Ghorepani where we take our breakfast. After breakfast, our trail descends then ascends, with 7 hours walk from Ghorepani, we reach Tadapani. Overnight.
Day 7 : Tadapani to Chhomrong (2,170m.) (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
Our the trail from Tadapani first ascends through rhododendron forest (national flower of Nepal) then descends which leads us to Chhomrong; a beautiful Gurung settlement on the lap of Annapurna. Chhomrong offers scenic views of Annapurna South, Fishtail and Hiuchuli. Stay overnight in Chhomrung and enjoy the local hospitality.
Day 8 : Chhomrung to Himalaya (2,920m.) (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
We take breakfast and start our today’s trekking from Chhomrung to Himalaya. The trail first descends to Chomrong Khola, after crossing Chomrong Khola we trek through rhododendron forest and pass a seasonal settlement of Sinuwa. Then we trek to Himalaya via Bamboo and deep gorge. Overnight in Himalaya. (7 hrs approx.)
Day 9 : Himalaya to Machhapuchre Base Camp (3,700m.) to Annapurna Base Camp (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
Today we take early breakfast, we resume our walk from Himalaya and take a steep up trail to Machhapuchre Base Camp; gateway of the Sanctuary through Hinku Cave. It takes approximately five hours to reach Machhapuchre Base Camp (3,700m.) from Himalaya. From Machhapuchre Base Camp we can enjoy awe-inspiring views of Annapurna III (7,555m.) Hiuchuli and Machhapuchre itself.
From Machhapuchre Base Camp, our trail ascent and gradually takes us to Annapurna Base Camp. ABC offers us the stunning views of majestic mountains like Machhapuchhre, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and other peaks and we can also watch and listen the Avalanches hurtling down nearby. Overnight at Annapurna Base Camp.
Day 10 : Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,310m.) (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
We wake early to catch the stunning sunrise view from ABC. After breakfast, we start walking downhill to Bamboo. This day we will walk seven to eight hours to reach Bamboo. Overnight in Bamboo.
Day 11 : Trek to Jhinu Danda(1,760m.) from Bamboo (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
Day to trek Jhinudanda; the hot spring place. Our trail follows the same trail until Chhomrung. From Chhomrung, we descend down to Jhinu Danda; overnight place of the day. In Jhinu Danda, you will have an opportunity to take a dip in natural hot springs. Overnight in Jhinu Danda.
Day 12 : Jhinu Danda to Pokhara(820m.) (Breakfast, Lunch Included)
Last day of trekking, from Jhinu Danda we take the trail on the right side of Modi Khola; with four and half hours walk we reach Birethanti; a trail considered for a best and relaxing walk. Upon reaching Nayapul we take an hour drive to Pokhara (City of Lake). Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 13 : Drive back Kathmandu (1,334m.) (Breakfast and Dinner Included)
Day to say goodbye Pokhara. We take our bus and drive back to Kathmandu. Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, your guide will help you to get to your hotel. The evening will for a farewell dinner with Visit Heaven Team.
Day 14 : Fly back home (Breakfast Included)
Collecting all wonderful memories in Nepal, today is the day to fly back home. A Visit Heaven Trek representative will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport. See you soon in Nepal.
- Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle
- 1 Nights hotel in Nagarkot with breakfast and dinner in twin sharing basis
- All the road transportation with private vehicle during the trip
- Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu Flight with Buddha Air
- 1 Night hotel in Pokhara with breakfast in twin sharing basis
- Transportation (Pokhara to Ghandruk and Makhi to Pokhra) by private vehicle
- ACAP (Annapurna Conversation Area Permit) and TIMS Cards
- An experienced English-speaking guide and his all expenses including insurance during the trekking
- Porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers and carries 15kgs to 20 kgs) and their all expenses including insurance
- Food (breakfasts, lunches and Dinners) (Full board basis during the trekking with 3 complimentary tea/coffee)- (Open Menu-Choose the food from the menu yourself.)
- Teahouse accommodation during the trekking in twin sharing basis
- Boating on Phewa Lake
- Mountain Biking around Pokhara Valley
- Trekking route map
- Complimentary sleeping bags and down jackets
- First aid kit
- All the government and company service charges
- International airfare
- Travel Insurance
- Nepal visa fee
- Lunch and Dinner in Pokhara (In Pokhara guide will suggest the good places to eat)
- Personal expenses (WIFI, bar bills, laundries, electricity charges for the gadgets, hot shower, hot water etc)
- Tipping for guide(s), porter (s), driver(s)
- Anything does not include in the inclusion list.
- 1 pair strong hiking boots/ sports shoes
- 1 medium rucksack/backpack
- 1 small day pack
- 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
- 1 inner sleeping sheet
- 1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
- 1 fleece/warm sweater
- 1 water and windproof jacket
- 2 pair lightweight trousers
- 1 pair shorts
- 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
- 2 T-shirts /1 medium sized towel
- 1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
- 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
- 2 pairs light socks
- 3 pairs heavy wool socks
- Underwear (including thermals)
- Cotton headscarf/bandana
- Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
- Sunglasses and Sunhat
- Money Belt
- Water purification tablets/solution
- Sun block Cream(30-50)
- Personal toiletries
What is the best time to visit Annapurna Base Camp Tamp and Khopra Danda Trek?The best seasons to trek to Annapurna Base Camp are Spring (March to May) and Autumn (Mid- September to Mid-November) are the best months. Among them, the months of April and October are considered as the perfect months.
How high will I get during Annapurna Base Camp and Khopra Danda Trek?The maximum altitude a trekker gets during the trek is at 4,130 meters above the sea level.
What are the teahouses conditions on Trek route?The teahouses on the routes are great with good rooms, warm blankets, hot shower, WIFI and the electricity to charge the gadgets.
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