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Annapurna Base Camp Trekking - 14 days

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14 days
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All ground transportation as per itinerary.

Best Season
Autumn and Spring
2 Nights hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara/9 Nights Teahouse Lodge in Annapurna base camp trek route

All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) in Annapurna base camp trekking route.

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Trip Route
Kathmandu-Pokhara-Tikhedhunga-Ghorepani-Tadapani-Chhomrong-Dovan-Deurali-ABC-Bamboo-Jhinu(Hot Spring)


    • - One of the best adventure treks in Nepal
    • - Breathtaking mountain scenery
    • - Dramatic sunrise view from Poonhill
    • - Natural gorge and waterfalls
    • - Greater cultural diversity in mid-hill region
    • - Opportunity to explore different flora and fauna
Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is one of the most famous trekking destinations in Nepal. Located in the mid western foothills of the Himalaya, Annapurna region offers fantastic views of the snow- capped high mountains with a landscape of terraced fields without experiencing the problems of altitude sickness. Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp introduces a route for a close encounter with the Himalaya within a short time. You explore the heart of the Annapurnas while trekking into the Annapurna Base Camp, which is the most spectacular spot for a panoramic view of snow capped peaks. The trail goes through the culturally enriched local villages, inhabited by communities, and forested trails.
Trek To Annapurna Base Camp is accompanied by the Modi River running alongside, luxurious rhododendron forests and bamboo bushes. As soon as we head out of Nayapul, which is the starting point of Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you feel lured by the nature and its serenity. Not only you get to know nature in person, but also you are going to have the opportunity of interacting with the native residents who are known for their hospitality and warmth while on trek. The Gurung, Thakali and Magar communities have one of the most special and unique cultures of their own. It is a unique experience to feel as if you are an inseperable member of their community for a while. Being with them you enjoy their hospitality. Annapurna Base Camp Trek begins to raise your adrenaline level in natural settings.
 The trek becomes fascinating as you will witness breathtaking views of the early morning sunrise over the Annapurna Himalaya range.
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek gets even more interesting in spring as the whole forest along the trail turns red, pink and white with rhododendron flowers. This trek can be done anytime of the year. Taking this trip with Nepal Everest Adventures will ensure a holiday that may come only once in your lifetime.
There is more to expect. Nepal's beautiful mountains set the scene and closeness with nature is everywhere, you will not get so much natural richness than this. It can be almost unbelievable to get back home without unscathed and not even feel fatigue, after you have spent some days of your life at the most beautiful trail in the world.
So, be prepared yourself to embark on two weeks long trekking holiday to the Annapurna Base Camp with Nepal Everest Adventures.

Important Note

It's important for you to carefully review the inclusions and exclusions provided by Nepal Everest Adventures and clarify any uncertainties before booking the trek and tour. Additionally, you should consider your personal preferences, budget, and specific needs when before your trip booking.

Trip Itinerary

Arrival in Kathmandu TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport) One of our Airport Representative  to Pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Brief to you for the trip and rest and explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu and surrounding.

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist bus (approximately 6-8 hours),if you would like to go Pokhara by flight would be extra cost. Arrive Pokhara and check in to your hotel. Rest or explore beautiful lakeside city a gateway to the Annapurna region trek, and prepare for the trek.

Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul by private Car (about 1.5 hours). Begin the trek to Tikhedhunga, passing through beautiful villages, river, waterfall, farming land, small sattlements Nangethanti and Hille. Overnight in Tikhedhunga.

Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani, ascending through Ullari steps, Banthanti and waterfalls  lush forests and rhododendron groves. Ghorepani is a popular stopover point, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

Early morning hike to Poon Hill for sunrise views over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Descend back to Ghorepani for breakfast, then continue  trek to Tadapani. Tadapani offers more incredible mountain Annapurna south, Himchuli and Fishtail views.

Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong, descending passing through dense forests and charming Gurung villages Chuile and Gurjung. Chhomrong is a picturesque village located at the base of the Modi Khola valley.

Descend to the Chhomrong Khola, then ascend to Sinuwa. Continue trekking through bamboo forests to reach Bamboo, a small settlement surrounded by lush greenery.

Trek from Bamboo to Deurali, passing through dense rhododendron and bamboo forests. Deurali is situated in a beautiful alpine landscape, offering panoramic  views of the surrounding peaks with natural painted buddha image on cliff. 

Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp, gradually ascending through the Modi Khola valley. Reach Annapurna Base Camp, surrounded by towering peaks including Annapurna I (8,091m) the 10th highest peak on earth  and Machhapuchhre (6,993m). Spend the night at Annapurna Base Camp, enjoying the breathtaking mountain scenery with great sunrise view.

Descend from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo, retracing your steps through  the Modi Khola valley. Overnight in Bamboo.

Trek back from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda, passing through Chhomrong. Jhinu Danda is famous for its natural hot springs, perfect for relaxing tired muscles after the trek.

Trek from Jhinu Danda to Nayapul. Drive back to Pokhara. Spend the evening relaxing in Pokhara and celebrating the completion of your trek.

Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus. Free time to explore Kathmandu or do some last-minute souvenir shopping.

Transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

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    Trekking Permits:
    • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP)
    • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
    • Accommodation in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Teahouses or lodges along the trekking route
    • All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking period 
    • Transportation from Kathmandu or Pokhara to the starting point of the trek (e.g., Nayapul or Phedi)
    • Return transportation from Pokhara or Kathmandu  after completing the trek.
    Guide and Porter:
    • Services of an experienced trekking guide who is knowledgeable about the route, culture, and safety considerations
    • Porter(s) to carry trekking gear and supplies (optional, depending on the package)
    Emergency Assistance:
    • Emergency evacuation arrangements (if necessary)
    • First aid kit and basic medical assistance.

Doesn't Include

    Personal Expenses:
    • International flights to and from Nepal
    • Expenses for snacks, beverages, and alcoholic drinks during the trek
    • Expenses for optional activities or side trips not included in the itinerary.
    • Personal gear and equipment (e.g., trekking boots, sleeping bag, backpack, etc.)
    • Travel insurance (including medical and evacuation coverage)
    Tips and Gratuities:
    • Tips for guides, porters, and other staff members (tipping is customary in Nepal but discretionary)
    Additional Costs:
    • Costs incurred due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, cancellations, or changes in the itinerary
    • Any expenses related to medical treatment, medication, or emergency evacuation beyond what is covered by Nepal Everest Adventures
    Optional Extras:
    • Optional activities before or after the trek (e.g., sightseeing tours in Kathmandu or Pokhara, cultural experiences, etc.)
    • Rental fees for trekking gear and equipment (if not brought by you)
    Meals in Cities:
    • Meals and snacks in Kathmandu or Pokhara before and after the trek.
    • Additional meals and beverages outside of the trekking itinerary.


    Trekking map of Annapurna Base Camp 

Frequently Asked Questions

The difficulty level of the Annapurna Base Camp trek varies depending on factors such as your fitness level, previous trekking experience, and the route chosen. Generally, it is considered a moderate trek with some challenging sections, particularly as you ascend higher and encounter steep terrain. However, with proper preparation and acclimatization, most reasonably fit individuals can complete the trek successfully.

The trek to Annapurna Base Camp involves a gradual ascent in altitude. Starting from Nayapul at around 1,100 meters (3,609 feet), the trek gradually gains altitude as you progress towards the base camp at approximately 4,130 meters (13,550 feet). It's essential to acclimatize properly to avoid altitude sickness.

Yes, there are several alternative routes to Annapurna Base Camp, offering different landscapes and experiences. One popular alternative is the Mardi Himal Trek, which offers stunning views of the Annapurna range and the sacred Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) peak. Another option is the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, which combines panoramic mountain views with cultural experiences in local villages.

The weather in the Annapurna region can vary widely depending on the season. During the trekking seasons of spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November), the weather is generally stable, with clear skies and mild temperatures during the day. However, temperatures can drop significantly at higher altitudes, especially during the night. In the monsoon season (June to August), expect heavy rainfall and leeches along the trail, while the winter season (December to February) brings cold temperatures and the possibility of snowfall at higher elevations.

While trekking solo is possible, it's generally recommended to trek with at least one partner for safety reasons. Solo trekkers should take extra precautions, such as informing someone of their itinerary, staying on marked trails, and being prepared for emergencies. Additionally, hiring a guide or joining a trekking group can enhance safety and provide valuable support, especially for those with limited trekking experience.

Teahouses along the Annapurna Base Camp trek vary in terms of facilities and comfort levels. Basic teahouses offer dormitory-style accommodation with shared toilets, while more upscale lodges provide private rooms with attached bathrooms and hot showers. It's advisable to carry a sleeping bag for added warmth and comfort, especially during peak trekking seasons when teahouses can get crowded.

Altitude sickness is a primary concern when trekking to high altitudes such as Annapurna Base Camp. Symptoms can include headache, nausea, dizziness, and fatigue. It's essential to ascend gradually, stay hydrated, and listen to your body. In case of severe symptoms, immediate descent to a lower altitude is necessary. Other health risks include food and waterborne illnesses, so it's crucial to practice good hygiene and use water purification tablets or carry bottled water.

You need to obtain the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card before starting the trek. These permits can be obtained in Kathmandu or Pokhara through authorized agencies or at the entry checkpoints along the trekking route. Additionally, carrying a valid passport and travel insurance is recommended.

Packing essentials include sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing layers, a waterproof jacket and pants, a sleeping bag suitable for cold temperatures, a first aid kit, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, trekking poles, water bottles or a hydration system, snacks, and toiletries. It's important to pack light but adequately prepare for varying weather conditions and terrain.

The Annapurna region is rich in cultural diversity, with many ethnic groups inhabiting the area. It's important to respect local customs, traditions, and religious sites encountered along the trekking route. When visiting villages or interacting with locals, greet people with respect, ask for permission before taking photographs, and be mindful of local etiquette. Learning a few basic Nepali phrases can also enhance your cultural experience and foster positive interactions with the locals.

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