Annapurna Base Camp Trek
13 Days 12 Nights
Kathmandu Pokhara Ulleri Annapurna Base Camp
2 Min. Pax
Lunch Dinner Breakfast and Tea
ACCOMODATIONTea houses, Lodge, Non Star Hotels
BEST TIMESpring Autumn
Annapurna base camp trek is the most popular on the whole earth. Considered to be the 10th highest mountain in the world, Mount Annapurna (8091m) and the way to its base are 4130m and the entire journey is the astonishing walk through the varied landscape which is rich in its serene mountain views, terraced fields, wide ranges of floral and faunal species, and the beautiful Gurung village. Once you make the journey to Annapurna Base Camp, it will lead you to an unforgettable memory.
Having the peculiar and exquisite landscape, Annapurna Base Camp offers you to view the majestic peaks of Mount Annapurna (8091m), Annapurna south (7219m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Hiunchuli (6441m). The trail of Annapurna base camp is encompassed with green surroundings including rhododendrons, terraced farmlands, rice paddies, and the sight of the enormous mountain views provide unique experiences to the visitors. This trek will make you feel like you are in the midst of the heavenly world to overcome all the pains and sorrows of day-to-day life.
Apart from sightseeing, you also get the chance to know the culture and traditions of the local ethnic Gurung and Magar people. There are various Buddhist shrines and Gumbas which provide spiritual energies and tranquil moments to the visitors. A glorious trek to Annapurna Base Camp makes your entire journey mind-blowing. Taking to the foot of some of the tallest mountains in the world, this place captivates every traveler's gaze.
Best time to go for Annapurna Base Camp
Since Annapurna Base Camp lies in a Himalaya Range it is better to travel during Spring and Autumn season which is from March to May and September to late November. During summer, due to rainfall, it is not appropriate to travel whereas during winter, due to dropping of temperature and snowfall, it won’t be easy to do treks.
Highlights of the trek
360 degree of Annapurna range, 10th highest mountain in the world
Poon Hill excursion, one of the best and fascinating viewpoints
Beautiful Hindu temples and Buddhist Stupas
Gurung village and their local culture and traditions
We will arrive in Kathmandu and do some sightseeing the same day. We will also start packing our stuff for a trek starting the next day.
We will take an early morning flight and fly to Pokhara from Kathmandu and from Pokhara we will start our trek to Ulleri which takes 4 to 5 hours and stay overnight at Ulleri.
After having early morning breakfast we will be starting our trek from Ulleri to Deurali. We will be crossing the stone steps for a while and walking through magnificent rhododendron and oak forests. It takes around 5 to 6 hours to reach Ghorepani Deurali.
Today we will be going for the hike to Poon Hill for early sunrise and panoramic view of the Himalayas and it takes around 45 minutes to reach the top and after that descend back to the hotel and then continue todays’ trek to Tadapani.
We will be starting our trek today after having an early morning breakfast from Tadapani to Chhomrong. The trail starts from descending downhill through the terraced field to Kumrung Khola, crosses the suspension bridge, and walks to Gurung village from where the trail starts to ascend. It takes around 4 to 5 hours to reach Chhomrong.
After having breakfast we will be leaving Chhomrong to Dovan, the trail goes through thousands of stone stairs and then cross Chhomrong Khola to climb up to Sinuwa. The path goes through a beautiful rhododendron forest filled with orchids and ferns then steep down with stone stairs to Bamboo and reach Dovan which takes approximately 6 to 7 hours walking.
From Dovan, we will be starting our trek to Deurali early in the morning and walking through the path of rhododendron forest with the beautiful panoramic view of mountains and reaching Deurali after walking for 6 hours.
The trail starts to get less steep after crossing the Deurali. Today we will be going through the place where people were killed due to an avalanche a decade ago and we will continue walking till we don’t reach the safe place. The closer we start getting to the base camp, the more we start visualizing the beautiful panoramic view of white mountains like Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and several other peaks. It takes around 5 to 6 hours to reach ABC from Deurali.
After enjoying the stunning view of beautiful white mountains, we will have our breakfast and leave ABC and start descending towards Dovan or Bamboo via MBC, Deurali, and Himalaya and reach Dovan or Bamboo approximately walking for 7 hours.
So we will be trekking down today, from bamboo after walking for around 30 minutes we will be and reach pleasant jungle walk to Sinuwa then head back to Chumrung Khola and ascend towards the upper Chhomrung and then descend towards Jihu- Nayapul after walking approximately 7 to 8 hours from Dovan.
After having breakfast we will be heading towards Siwai where our local jeep will be waiting for us to take us back to Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.
Since its the last day of our trip we will either be taking a flight or driving back to Kathmandu
After having breakfast we will transfer you to International Airport for final departure
- First aid
- 3 meals during a trek, breakfast, lunch, and dinner
- Sharing twin/double bedrooms in 3-star hotels or tea house lodges
- Accommodation, food, salary, equipment for your guide and porters
- Necessary insurance for a guide
- All applicable tax, vat and office service charge
- All necessary trekking permits and governmental documents
- Local licensed friendly trekking guide
- Tips for guide and porters
- Laundry, phone calls, internet charges
- Personal travel insurance
- Personal trekking equipment
- Travel insurance, Nepal tourist visa fees, personal items, and expenses
- Bar drinks and beverages including mineral water
- Fees and entrance fees during sightseeing in Kathmandu
- Airport shuttles, lodging, and meals in Kathmandu except for breakfast
For those who never had an experience of trekking, it might be hard for them to do a Base Camp trek but if you are physically fit and have got good experience in trekking then it is moderate to them.
The trek can be completed within 11 to 12 days but if you are willing to spend more days on mountains then the trip can be extended or customized according to your will.
The tickets for a flight to Pokhara to Kathmandu and back to Kathmandu from Pokhara to Kathmandu can be booked by us at the same price if you book through us or directly. If we arrange your flight it will be easy to rearrange your flight if the flight gets canceled.
The types of accommodations that are available during the ABC trek are lodges and tea houses.
Yes, wifi and electricity are available in Annapurna Base Camp but you will have to pay extra if you want to use wifi or charge your gadgets.
Permits and TIMS cards are purchasable at the Nepal Tourism Board Office on Pradarshani Marg in Kathmandu.
Drinking water is available but it would be better if you use a water purifier tablet or boiled filter water. In higher regions, bottled water can be costly, and also using plastic bottles can be a threat to the environment.
The more you ascend towards the higher region, the more everything starts getting costly for how things are brought with effort and costly transportation.
To book a trek, you can kindly either contact us directly or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You may choose according to your convenience, you may either bank transfer, credit card, western union, or other options.
There are no banks or atm or money exchange to the higher points of the trek. If you want to carry extra cash for extra expenses then you can either withdraw or change from Kathmandu or Pokhara
If the symptoms start appearing then your guide will provide you first- aid treatment but if it’s an emergency then contact your travel agency and insurance company, they will arrange a helicopter for you.