Annapurna Base Camp trekking is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary trekking. Annapurna Base Camp trek is one of the most popular and spectacular trekking trails in Nepal. Annapurna base camp is situated at 4320m. Although it has some steep climbs in trekking trail, Annapurna Sanctuary trekking is not difficult. We start Annapurna Base Camp trekking from Nayapul and end in Phedi. During trekking days trekkers enjoy spectacular mountain scenery with incredible cultural diversity. They pass through rural farms and villages, variety of terrain and to glaciers. It is more distinct than any other treks by its multi ethnic villages, their rich culture, beautiful landscape and natural scenery. Annapurna Base Camp trekking is a good introductory route for close encounters with the Himalayas in a short period of time.
From the Annapurna Base Camp trekking route you will have a close up look of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Nilgiri (7041m), Fishtail or Machhapuchhare (6998m,) mount Annapurna I (8091m), mount Annapurna (II 7939m), mount Annapurna III (7555m), mount Annapurna IV (7525m), mount Annapurna south (7219m), mount Himchuli (6441m), Lamjung Himal (6986m),Tukuche peak (6920m) etc.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu(1350m)
After arrival in Kathmandu International airport, you will be welcomed by our officer. He will assist you to transfer the hotel. At hotel he gives you orientation of the overall trip. Meet your trekking guide. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhra(850m).
Wake up early in the morning. Have a breakfast at the hotel. Walk to Tourist bus station with your trekking guide. Tourist bus departs for Pokhara at 7 o'clock. Enjoy seven our scenic drive. The bus stops half an hour nearby highway restaurants on the way for lunch. You will be reached at Pokhara around 2 o'clock. Check in at Pokhara hotel. The rest of the day is free. O/n at hotel in Pokhara
Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. Trek to Ulleri(2073m).
After breakfast, take one hour drive to Nayapul. After you reach Nayapul, you will start your trekking slowly. After 20-minutes walking along the Modi stream, you will reach at Birethanti - a beautiful village that has plenty of tea shops and guest houses. Then follow the left route through the village. Your trek continue heading to Ulleri following the bank of the Burungdi stream. You will climb slightly up to the valley of Hile (1495 meters) and Tikhedhunga (1525 meters). The trail leads steep up to Ulleri (2073 meters), a large beautiful Magar village. Ulleri is stopping point for today. O/ n at mountain lodge
Day 04: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani(2880m).
After breakfast you start your walking. Today the trail leads you to the Ghorepani, one of the popular destinations of Annapurna region situated at an altitude of 2856 meters. You should gently ascend up to Banthanti (2250 meters) through Oak and rhododendron forest. Then continue trek towards Ghorepani through Nangeythanti (2460 meters). Today you will walk approximately 5 hours. O/ n at mountain lodge
Day 05: Morning hiking to Poonhill then trek to Tadapani(2625m).
Early in the morning climb up to Poon Hill (3210 meters) to see the panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himalayan ranges as well as exciting sunrise view over the Himalayas. After experiencing the great views of Himalayan panorama from Poon Hill, you descend to Ghorepani. After breakfast, continue downhill trek to Tadapani (2625meter). The trail goes a long the ridges of rhododendron and pine forest till the Tadapani. O/ n at mountain lodge
Day 06: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong(2340m).
Today's trail descends to Kimrong stream through the forest of rhododendron. You then walk towards Chhomrong crossing through the Gurjung village. Chhomrong offers you close views of Mt. Annapurna south and Himchuli and the virgin peak, Fishtail (Machhapuchchhre). O/ n at mountain lodge
Day 07: Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan(2505m).
Today you descend to Chhomrong stream and again climb up to Dovan (2505m) crossing through silent rhododendron forest. O/ n at mountain lodge
Day 08: Trek from Dovan to Deurali(3230m).
Today, we climb to Deurali (3200m) through the rhododendron and bamboo forest. The place located on the ridge of Hinko Cave and it is the trail most stretch subject to avalanche. O/ n at mountain lodge
Day 09: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp(4130m).
The day begins with climb to Machhapuchhre base camp (3900 meters) and then to Annapurna base camp (4131m). The area is surrounded by the mountains and is known as Annapurna Sanctuary. This place gives you an spectacular view of Himalayas including Annapurna I, Annapurna South and Barah Shikhar. Annapurana Base Camp is the final destination of your trekking. O/n at mountain lodge
Day 10: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Dovan(2505m).
After visiting Annapurna Base Camp you trek back to Dovan (2505m) with exciting memory of Annapurna South and other giant Himalayan peaks. It takes around 8 hours of walking. O/n at mountain lodge
Day 11: Trek from Dovan to Chhomrong(2140m).
Today you descend to Chhomrong village (2340m) following the previous route. Normally it takes around 5 hours of walking. O/n at mountain lodge
Day 12: Trek from Chhomrong to Landrung(1565m).
Today you walk to Landrung Village (1940m).. In the trail you still have you great views of Mt. Annapurna South and Himchuli. It is also 5 hour of walking. O/n at mountain lodge
Day 13: Trek from Landrung to Dhampus(1650m).
After breakfast first of all you move towards Tolka, another beautiful village of Annapurna region. Then you climb steps through the forest until Deurali. Deurali gives you nice views of Pokhara valley in the south and the Annapurna range in the north. Then you will descend to Dhampus (1830m), another beautiful Gurung village. O/n at mountain lodge
Day 14: Trek from Dhampus to Phedi(1100m).
Drive to Pokhara Finally you finish your trekking after descending to Phedi. From Phedi you take half an hour drive to Pokhara. Our vehicle picks up you there. Check in hotel at the Pokhara hotel. Have a rest at the hotel. O/n at hotel in Pokhara
Day 15: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
After breakfast walk to tourist bus station with trekking guide. Then set for Kathmandu. After reach in Kathmandu, you will be taken to your hotel at Kathmandu. Have a rest. In evening you can stroll around Thamel, the major tourist destination of Kathmandu. You can do some last minute shopping of souvenirs for your family and relatives. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu
Day 16: Transfer to the airport for your onward journey.
Today is your the last day in Nepal. Our officer will come to meet you at the hotel to escort you to Kathmandu International Airport for your flight to home. Today is your the last day in Nepal. Our officer will come to meet you at the hotel to escort you to Kathmandu International Airport for your flight to home.
A typical trekking day means hiking from morning to afternoon only. Each morning after packing bags and having a good breakfast, we set off on the day's walk. We will recommend you to carry is a small day pack containing water bottle,sun cream, hat, raincoat, camera and warm jumper just case. Rest of your materials the porters will carry. The walk will be 3-4 hours in the morning until for lunch in midday. We stop one hour for simple lunch on the way to destination in tea house at small village. Here you can rest (readbooks, write your diary) or you can explore the village Read More
In above trekking we offer you accommodation in tea house (mountain lodge). A Tea House is the combination of guest house, restaurant, and social hang out. The rooms are spare with twin beds and very little additional furniture. Blankets are generally provided. More
In Tea House trekking you will usually have breakfast and dinner in the lodge; lunch will be eaten at one of the trail side restaurants. Every Tea House serves the traditional Nepali meal Dal Bhat (rice and lentils), as well as a variety of different food items, such as rice, vegetables, More
We suggest you to drink Euro-guard filters water now several guest houses have this system or bring chlorine tablets to purify the normal water available in the guest houses along the way. Also boiled filter water is available in tea house they are using gas or electric boiler . More
We offer you an experienced trekking guide. He is in charge of your overall trekking. This is the person you should go to with all problems, concerns and questions. He is well trained in all aspects of trekking, high altitude medicine, first aid and emergency procedure. More
We suggest you to bring following equipment when you come to Nepal for trekking. The list can be adjusted according to your needs, name of trekking and time of your trekking. More
Weather and climate varies as per season in Nepal. Autumn (mid-September to end-November)
Autumn is the most popular time to trek. During this time, the weather is clear with mild to warm days and cold nights. However, in the higher altitude, the nights drop into freezing temperature. More
Most lodges provide hot showers, though sometimes a hot shower means a bucket of hot water only but availability of hot water can ask to your trekking guide. More
You can recharge your batteries with electricity or solar power sources. In Nepal 220 - 240 volt 50 MHZ (50 Cycles per Second) power is supplied. More
We are committed to providing the best services which will give you a once in a life time journey in this connection, we perform our duties honestly and seriously to make your journey very smooth and pleasant.More
For trekking Nepal you don't need to be a mountaineer with rippling muscles. If you are reasonably fit, have a spirit of mountain journey and like walking, you are always qualified for any trekking in Nepal. You do not need any previous experience. More
All foreign nationals, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Nepalese visa can be obtained from Nepalese Embassy or consulate in your home country or it can also be obtained at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu upon your arrival. More
You can combine the above trip with following activities: