Annapurna Base Camp Trek / Sanctuary Trek

Trip Highlights

Annapurna base camp trek is an amazing walk through diverse landscape and culture complete with rich mountain vistas, terraced fields, quaint Gurung villages and a wide variety of flora and fauna. Mt. Annapurna (8091m) of Nepal is the 10th highest mountain in the world and the journey to its base camp, which is at 4130m/13549ft height, is one of the most popular walks on earth. Moreover, we reach our destination via Mt. Machapuchhre (Fishtail) which is revered by the Nepalese for its unique beauty. Furthermore, thanks to the well groomed itinerary of the Annapurna Base Camp trekking package, it is a popular choice among diverse outdoor enthusiasts, from a solo female traveler to hikers travelling in groups to Nepal.

Trip Overview

Annapurna is one of the finest 2 weeks tea house trek in Annapurna region. This trek prompts the fantastic high mountains amphitheater otherwise called Annapurna base camp. The trekking course goes through many changed climatic condition from sub-tropical to snowcapped. Subsequently definitely the vegetation changes in like manner giving trekkers a superb assortment of verdure.

 

We begin the trek with steadily climb through the wonderful changed scene of developed terraced field and desire woodland of oaks, magnolia and rhododendron trees. The early morning climb to Poon slope will give us the most ideal all-encompassing dawn see on entire awesome Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. This climb additionally permits time of appropriate acclimatization while in transit to Annapurna Sanctuary. The mix of modest cover roofed towns set among the tight terraced fields with the scenery of shocking snow-topped mountain ranges makes it is a standout amongst the most pleasant treks in the Himalayas. We proceed with the Annapurna asylum trek following the delightful green ModiKhola valleys. The valley encompassed by fantastic towering pinnacles and sheer high shake dividers with spouting shimmering waterfalls tumbling down into the thundering waterway underneath. We climb to interesting Machhapuchhare Base Camp. The mountain sees are essentially stunning from here. Hiumchuli, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gangapurna, Macchapuchharefinishes a breathtaking display.

 

A further progressive 3 hours unfaltering climbing and we will achieve Annapurna Base Camp. An immense fantastic common elevated amphitheater of entranced encompassing of the Annapurna heaven. This way we end our trip towards the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek returning back to Kathmandu from Pokhara.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:
    Arrive in Kathmandu / welcome dinner.
  • Day 02:
    Visit to Buddhist and Hindu shrines.
  • Day 03-04:
    Drive to Pokhara / stay at hotel to start the Annapurna sanctuary trek.
  • Day 05-06:
    Trek to Ghorepani, exploration hike to POON HILL – a great Himalayan vista
  • Day 07-09:
    Trekking to Macchapuchhare Base camp: enjoy the stunning Panomara.
  • Day 10:
    Trek to Annapurna base camp / Annapurna sanctuary
  • Day 11-13:
    Descend to Nayapul/ short drive to Pokhara / explore the lake city.
  • Day 14:
    Drive to Kathmandu / PM free.
  • Day 15:
    Annapurna sanctuary trekking ends / Airport departure.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters) There you will be met by our Airport Representative and transferred to hotel by private tourist vehicle. Overnight at hotel at 3 stars level, inclusive breakfast.

 Day 2: Drive to Pokhara (910m)

We leave early in the morning from Kathmandu and make our way along river valleys, pass terraced fields to Pokhara which takes 6-7 hours drive.

Day 3: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m)

Breakfast in Pokhara and drive to Nayapul by private cab/car or local bus takes 2 hours covers nearly 46km. Start trek to Tikhedhunga ascend slowly through terraced fields and classic mountain villages.

Day 4: Trek to Ghorepani (2750m)

Breakfast, and start steep uphill trek in the morning until Ulleri, and comparatively easy uphill trek to Ghorepani through delightful villages, beautiful dense rhododendron forest.  If the weather is clear you will see stunning mountain views from Ghorepani, making the climb well worth it.

Day 5: Poon Hill sunrise, trek to Tadapani (2710m)

Wake up early and hike up to Poonhill for sunrise, Annapurna/Dhaulagiri Himalayan Panorama view. Breakfast back in Ghorepani and continue trek to Tadapani through rhododendron forests.  If you are lucky you will see some wild animals, such as langur monkeys climbing through the trees. There are excellent views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhare from Tadapani.

Day 6: Tadapani trek to Chhomrong (2100m)

Breakfast and downhill trek Chhomrong for 5/6 hours. Chhomrong itself is a beautiful village, typically Gurung in style, situated in the lap of the great Annapurna massif. Chhomrong is the highest permanent settlement in the valley.

Day 7: Trek to Dovan (2430m)

Breakfast and trek descends to Chhomrong  Khola , and the steep uphill trek to Sinuwa. The trial follows the river through another tiny settlement known as Bamboo which has some tea houses and crosses three streams before arriving at Dovan (2430m) and overnight rest.

Day 8: Trek to Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3700m)

Trek through intermittent bamboo forest. The valley becomes increasingly hemmed in by ever steeper slopes and there are regular streams crossing on the trial. You can also have some rest at Himalaya Hotel (2873m) before climbing to Hinko(3139m), a short path to Deurali(3231m) and on through Bagar to reach  Machhapuchhare Base Camp.

Day 9: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) (4130m, 2 hours)

This is a short a hike of around two hours following the left hand tributary of the Modi khola to reach the destination of the famous ABC.

Day 10: Trek to Bamboo (2300m, 6/7 hours)

It is around 7 hour’s mostly downhill walk.

Day 11: Trek to Jhinu Danda

Look forward to 5-6 hours up and down hill walk mostly through forest and village to Jhinu Danda.You can even go visit the natural hot spring.

Day 12: Trek back to Nayapul – on to Pokhara

We can enjoy a final downhill walk through forests and villages for about 6 hours to Nayapul. From here we drive for about 1 hour back to Pokhara where our trek ends and we can enjoy a shower and relax on this stunning Lakeside town enjoying the memories and back  Day 12 to  Kathmandu then trip will be finished our office staff drop to you international airport .

 

Day 13:Drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus and when you like you can visit around Kathmandu city we manage for you kathmandu city guide . Overnight at Kathmandu hotel

 

Day 14: After breakfast, the trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu international airport for your final flight departure from Nepal.

Equipment List

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking General Equipment List

General

  • 4-season sleeping bag .

  • Duffel bag

  • Daypack

  • Down jacket (Must have for mornings, nights and evenings, and for altitudes above 4,000 m; We can provide it if you need one but has to be returned after the trek.)

Upper Body – Head / Ears / Eyes

  • Sun hat (We will provide you a complimentary Ace the Himalaya hat.)

  • Wool or synthetic hat that cover the ears

  • Sunglasses with UV protection

  • Headlamp

  • Neck warmer

Hand

  • Liner gloves

  • Heavier shell gloves

Core Body

  • T-shirts

  • Lightweight expedition thermal tops

  • Fleece jacket or pullover

  • Water/windproof shell jacket (Preferably breathable fabric)

  • Synthetic sports bras (For women)

Lower Body – Legs

  • Lightweight expedition thermal bottoms

  • Nylon hiking shorts

  • Soft shell and hard shell trekking pants

  • Water/windproof trousers

  • Casual pants

Feet

  • Liner socks

  • Heavyweight socks

  • Waterproof hiking/trekking boots

  • Light shoes/sneakers/sandals

  • Gaiters (For monsoon and winter)

Medicines and First Aid Kits

(Please note our guide will carry the first-aid kit bag during the trek. However we still recommend you to bring your personalized first-aid kit as well.)

  • Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches

  • Ibuprofen for general aches and pains

  • Immodium or Pepto Bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea

  • Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide) 125 or 250mg tablets for altitude sickness

  • Anti-infection ointments

  • Band-aids

  • Lip balm (At least SPF 20)

  • Sunscreen (SPF 40)

Miscellaneous, but Important!

  • Passport and extra passport photos (3 copies)

  • Airline ticket (Please make a copy and leave one at our office in Kathmandu just in case if you need to change the date of your flight.)

  • Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport

  • Water bottle/bladder

  • Water purification Iodine tablets

  • Toiletry kit (Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.)

Optional

  • Adjustable trekking poles

  • Favorite snack foods (No more than 2 pounds)

  • Paperback books, cards, mp3 player

  • Binoculars

  • Cameras (Memory cards, chargers and also batteries)

  • Pee bottle for men and pee funnel for woman

This list is only a guide. While you are required to bring everything on this list, there are numerous options, brands, and versions of each piece of equipment. Use your experience and the listed features to find the best gear for you. Some of the above equipment can be easily found in stores in Kathmandu for cheaper prices.

Cost Included

Cost Included

  • Pick up and drop at Airport

  • 2 night hotel stay in Kathmandu in Thamel main tourist areas place

  • 2 Night Hotel Stay in Pokhara good One hotel  on B/B Plan shearing Basis ( Hotel view Point )

  • Kathmandu –Pokhara –Kathmandu top class deluxe tourist bus

  • 10 Days Full Board Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking period

  • Pokhara –Nayapul –Pokhara drive and pick up by  private car or van

  • Best available accommodations during the trek

  • A government license holder guide

  • Porter to carry your baggage

  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, types of equipment, transportation and local tax for guides and porters

  • Ground Transportation Charge while returning back to Kathmandu from the trekking destination

  • TIMS card(Trekker’s Information Management System)

  • First Aid Kit

  • Required Entry fees

  • Trekking Permits needed

  • All government taxes and service charges

  • Welcome  dinner prior to departure

  • Pokhara To nayapul By Car

  • Nayapul to Pokhara By Private car

  • Kathmandu Valley sightseeing 3 main Place (Soyambhunath, Pashupatinath and Buddhanath )we will provide for you private car with tour guide but entry fee you can pay yourself .

Cost not Include

Costs excluded in the trek to Annapurna base camp package:

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara

  • Travel insurance

  • Tips for trekking staffs

  • international flight ticket

  • Mineral Water & Alcoholic Drinks

  • Personal shopping and laundry, Personal trekking equipment’s, Gifts and souvenirs

  • All items not listed in Cost included a section

Notes: Costs are prone to change in itinerary. So costs will be recalculated if the trekking days get modified.

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Quick Facts

  • Trip Duration: 14 Days
  • Trip Grading: Moderate
  • Best Time: spring
  • Group Size: 3+

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