Annapurna Base Camp Trek (ABC) Trek is a renowned and exhilarating adventure that takes trekkers into the heart of the majestic Himalayas. Located in the Annapurna Conservation Area of Nepal, this trek offers a unique opportunity to witness breathtaking landscapes, diverse flora and fauna, and the rich cultural heritage of the region.
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is situated in the Annapurna Sanctuary, a glacial basin surrounded by some of the world's highest peaks, including Annapurna I (8091m) and Machapuchare (6993m). This region is not only geographically significant but also culturally rich, inhabited by diverse ethnic groups such as Gurungs, Magars, and Thakalis. Trekkers have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the local culture, witnessing traditional villages, ancient monasteries, and warm hospitality along the way.
The trek typically starts from Nayapul, passing through lush rhododendron forests, terraced fields, and charming villages like Ghandruk and Chhomrong. As trekkers ascend, the trail offers panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. The highlight of the journey is reaching the Annapurna Base Camp, located at an altitude of 4130m, where trekkers are rewarded with awe-inspiring views of the surrounding peaks, including the magnificent Annapurna South and the iconic Machapuchare.
While the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is suitable for trekkers of various experience levels, it is not without its challenges. The trail involves steep ascents and descents, often on rocky terrain, which can be physically demanding. Altitude sickness is also a concern, and trekkers must acclimatize properly to avoid any health risks. Adequate physical fitness, proper gear, and prior training are essential for a successful and enjoyable trek.
One of the most remarkable aspects of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Trek is the stunning natural beauty that tre surroundskk throughouters the journey. From lush forests of rhododendrons and bamboo to picturesque waterfalls and serene alpine meadows, the trek showcases Nepal's diverse and breathtaking landscapes. The region is also known for its rich biodiversity, housing several rare and endangered species, including the elusive snow leopard and the vibrant Himalayan monal.
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers trekkers a chance to connect with the local communities and experience the unique culture of the region. Along the route, trekkers can interact with friendly villagers, visit ancient monasteries, and participate in traditional rituals. Homestays and tea houses provide an opportunity to taste authentic Nepalese cuisine and experience the warmth and hospitality of the locals.
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that combines breathtaking natural beauty, cultural immersion, and personal achievement. It offers trekkers an opportunity to witness the grandeur of the Himalayas up close, while also experiencing the rich cultural heritage of. Nepal Despite the challenges, the rewards of completing this trek are immeasurable, leaving trekkers with lifelong memories and a deep appreciation for the wonders of nature and the resilience of the human spirit.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathamndu 1350m
Arrival at Kathmandu Airport, our representative will pick up you and transfer to your hotel in the city. After you are checked-in, receive a briefing on the itinerary for your trek. spend the night at the hotel.
Day 02: Depart from Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight or car.
The journey takes approximately 5 to 6 hours by car, 25min flight. Upon arrival, use some free time to explore Phewa Lake. Enjoy an overnight stay at a local hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga.
Make the 1-hour journey to Nayapul by private car or van, and then trek to Tikhedhunga. Enjoy an overnight stay at a tea house lodge.
Day 04: Tikhedung to Ghorepani
Prepare for the long uphill climb to Ulleri, up 3,200 stone steps. Enjoy fantastic views of the surrounding valley and the Annapurna massif. Stay overnight in Ghorepani.
Day 05: Hike to Poonhill and trek to Tadapani.
Hike to Poon Hill station early in the morning and witness a beautiful sunrise. Hike back to Ghorepani, and then to Tadapani after breakfast. Stay overnight at a tea house lodge.
Day 06: Tadapani to Chhomrong.
reaching an altitude of 2,340 meters. Hike through a forest and cross a suspension bridge on a leisurely portion of the hike. Continue to Chomrong, Stay overnight at a tea house lodge.
Day 07: Chhomrong to Dovan
Start with an easy walk through the forest, followed by a climb up to Dovan at an elevation of 3,230 meters. Follow the trail through the valley towards the Himalayas. Finish the day at Deurali with an overnight stay at a lodge.
Day 8: Dovan to Deurali
Depart from Dovan and climb up through the valley to Deurali, where you will have an hour of rest at Himalaya Then head to Deurali. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Deurali to Annapurna basecamp
Depart From Deurali and trek towards Annapurna Base Camp, located at an elevation of 4,130 meters. Stay at Annapurna Base Camp for the night.
Day 10: Descend to Bamboo
Descend to Bamboo at an altitude of 2,340 meters. Stay overnight at a tea house lodge in Bamboo.
Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu.
Make your way from Bamboo to Jhinu, which is located at an altitude of 1,780 meters. Where natural hot spring also available, enjoy with natural hot spring. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 12: Jhinu to Pokhara.
Hike from Jhinu back to Pokhara, which is at an altitude of 1,640 meters. After breakfast, relax in the hot springs and then trek down to Nayapul, followed by a drive back to Pokhara. Stay overnight at a local hotel.
Day 14: Travel to Kathmandu from Pokhara.
Travel back to Kathmandu on a journey which takes 6 hours. Stay overnight in a hotel in the city.
Day 15. Final departure
Be dropped off at the airport for your flight departure.
• Airport arrival and departure by private vehicle.
• 3 star accommodation in Kathmandu for two nights & 2 nights hotel in pokhara with breakfast
• Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu flights
• Trek leader (English speaking, First Aid and eco trained), Sherpa helper, and all payments
• Annapurna conservation area entry fee and necessary permits
• Full board meal (breakfast, lunch & dinner in during the trek
• Comfortable accommodation on teahouse/lodge during the trek
• First aid medical kit bag
• All government and local taxes.
Cost Does not exclude:
• Lunch and dinner in kathmandu
• Travel and rescue insurance
• Personal trekking Equipments
• Personal expenses e.g:Tea,Coffee,phone calls, laundry, hot shower, bettery re-charge,bar bills & extra porters
• Tips for guides and porters
• Any extending trips
1. How high is Annapurna Base Camp ?
Altitude of Annapurna basecamp is 4100m approx.
2. How fit do I need to go trekking to Annapurna Base camp ?
Travellers who are physically fit can do Annapurna basecamp trek.
3. Where am I sleeping at night ?
All way to Annapurna basecamp has restaurants and lodes, you will sleep in guest house. you shouldn't worry about accommodation.
4. Which is the best season to Trekking in Annapurna Base camp ?
September to November and march to may is best time for explore Annapurna basecamp.
5. Is drinking water easily available during the trek ? Is it safe ?
Yes, drinking water is readily available during the Annapurna Base Camp trek. Throughout the trekking route, you will find multiple sources to obtain safe drinking water. Here's a more detailed explanation of the availability of drinking water during the Annapurna Base Camp trek.
6. How do we Travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara ?
They are several ways to travel to Pokhara from Kathmandu:
- Public bus: Public buses are the cheapest mode of transportation, but they can be crowded and uncomfortable.
- Tourist Bus: Tourist buses are a popular mode of transportation for tourists traveling from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
- Private Car/Taxi: If you prefer to travel in comfort and privacy, a private car or taxi is the best option for you.
- Domestic Flight: If you’re short on time and prefer to avoid the long road journey, you can take a domestic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara.