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Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 14 Days

Views of lush, fertile farmland and undisturbed natural forests, snow-capped mountains, and encounters with a mixture of many ethnic communities, all add up to a diverse range of experiences that make the Annapurna trek one of the most satisfying treks among all destinations


Annapurna Base Camp Trek via Poon Hill is one of the perfect treks with splendid panorama and a perfect blend of unique cultures in Nepal. At the Annapurna Base Camp, a natural arena identified as Annapurna sanctuary, mighty peaks such as Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Annapurna III, Himchuli, Gangapurna, Fish Tail and several other huge peaks astonishing parts.
The trek initiates from plain villages and rice terraces into the Annapurna Himal, steadily climbing the peaks of Annapurna south and Himchuli that comes into the view from behind the foothills. We head towards the forests way passing cultivated grasslands, fields, stunning rhododendrons, bamboo and oak tress too. The trail as a final point come across moraines and arrives at Annapurna Sanctuary where you get to observe undoubtedly views of the Annapurna.


Outline Itinerary (Annapurna Base Camp Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Pokhara (850m) drive – Duration: 6-7 hours
Day 03 : Drive to Naya Pool and start trek to Ulleri (2073m) walk – Duration: 5-6 hours
Day 04 : Trek to Ghorepani (2870m) walk – Duration: 4/30 hours
Day 05 : Ghorepani-Poon hill to Tadapani(2650m) walk – Duratiom: 5 hours
Day 06 : Tadapani to Chomorong(2110m) walk – Duratiom: 5/30 hours
Day 07 : Chomorong to Dobang(2505m) walk – Duration: 5 hours
Day 08 : Dobang to Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3700m) walk – Duration: 4 hours
Day 09 : Machhapuchhare Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) walk – Duration: 2 hours
Day 10 : Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310m), 6-7 hours, overnight at Lodge.
Day 11 : Bamboo to Zhinu Danda (1610m) the Natural Hot Spring. Around duration: 5-6 hours
Day 12 : Zhinudanda to Sewai walk – Duration; 1.5 hrs and drive to Pokhara. Duration: 4 hours
Day 13 : Back to Kathmandu drive – Duration: 6-7 hours
Day 14 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination


Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this amazing Annapurna Base Camp trek via Poon Hill if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.


Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.

GROUP TRIPS

Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 1,250

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative

Day 3
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Pokhara (850m) drive - Duration: 6-7 hours

The Bus journey will take 6 to 7 hours. Pokhara is set in a lovely valley at the foot of the Machapuchare so you get spectacular views of the mountains from all parts of the town. It has plenty of scenic attractions and is close to the mountains. Here is some interesting short walks or bicycle rides in Pokhara, you can swim and canoe on Lake Phewa or just watch the last rays of the sun stream across the dip in the mountains that hold the lake. Along the lakeside road there is a continuous stretch of small hotels, restaurants and shops; it’s an area which still has a bit of the old hippy scene felt about it.

Day 4
Day 03 : Drive to Naya Pool and start trek to Ulleri (2073m) walk - Duration: 5-6 hours

After having our breakfast, with an hour drive from Pokhara, we will arrive at Nayapul (50km.) and after that we start our trek to get to Birethati, a prosperous town close by the Modi River. We keep on moving to Hille, and then walk further on to a big Magar Village called Ulleri (2073m.). After Ulleri, the track will cross a stream and ascend. On this day, we trek for around3 to 4 hours, overnight at guest house.

Day 5
Day 04 : Trek to Ghorepani (2870m) walk - Duration: 4/30 hours

Today, we move ahead from Ulleri to reach Ghorepani, one of the famous spots of Annapurna region located at an elevation of 2856 meters. Our trek smoothly moves up to Banthanti (2250m.) going across oak and rhododendron forest. We after that go on trekking towards Ghorepani all the way through Nangeythanti (2460m.). Today we walk just about 5hours. Tonight at guest house in Ghorepani.

Day 6
Day 05 : Ghorepani-Poon hill to Tadapani(2650m) walk - Duratiom: 5 hours

Rise early to climb up Poon Hill to watch a magnificent sunrise over the Himalayas, panoramic view of Snow Mountain, best valley view. We return to Ghorepani for breakfast before continuing, climbing steadily through rhododendron forest.We then continue to Tadapani, trekking through open grassland and deep forests. On the way there are excellent views of Annapurna South and the Manaslu range. Our trail today is one of the most glorious imaginable. First we rise early to climb Poon Hill for the most incredible sunrise that you will ever see. The views are the same as the previous afternoon but the sunrise adds a further dimension and many travellers will consider this to be one of the main highlights of the trip. The forest clears every so often, providing absolutely beautiful views of the Dhaulgiri Massif. Once we have reached the top of the ridge we continue on a stunning ridge walk through the forest with lovely views of Dhaulgiri poking through the trees. We then start to descend and continue downhill through jungly forest, with moss covered trees, thick foliage and lianas hanging down. We follow the river as it leaps and jumps down waterfalls, and continue down for several hours. After a final ascent we then arrive in Tadapani where we stay in a teahouse with stunning views of Annapurna South, Machapuchare and down the valley to the horizon.

Day 7
Day 06 : Tadapani to Chomorong(2110m) walk - Duratiom: 5/30 hours

A lovely day of walking as we continue to Chomrong.Another day of exquisite scenery as we make our way to the trekking hub of Chomrong. Our path initially descends for about three hours, through rhododendron forest with superb mountain views glimpsed through the trees and then through open terraced farmland dotted with villages. The descent is quite hard on the knees but the views more than make up for it.Once we reach the bottom of the valley floor, we cross a river over the bridge and start ascending the other side. The path climbs steadily for about two hours with great views down the valley before we arrive in Chomrong. Chomrong is the only place from where you can reach Annapurna Base Camp and has developed into a major trekking center.

Day 8
Day 07 : Chomorong to Dobang(2505m) walk - Duration: 5 hours

After descending 30 minutes crossing suspension bridge in ChomorangKhola trail continue ascending till sinuwa. Then rocky path through the forested area until KurdiGhar. After here trail start to decent through stone path and bamboo forest till bamboo. After bamboo ascent we move through forested area crossing about three streams by which you will arrive to Dobang.

Day 9
Day 08 : Dobang to Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3700m) walk - Duration: 4 hours

Trail continues towards to Himalaya hotel. About one hour walking from here there is a huge rock that called Hinko cave. Between Hinko cave and Deurali it is the area of boulders and low scrub (no trees). It is a sign of avalanche area. After Deurali the trail crosses several streams towards to Machhapuchhare base camp.

Day 10
Day 09 : Machhapuchhare Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) walk - Duration: 2 hours

You will follow the ablation valley, which is a corridor- like hollow developed between the glacier and the mountain flank. Crossing over the low hills and uphill you are in the Annapurna base camp. It boasts of a dynamic view of mountain.

Day 11
Day 10 : Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310m), 6-7 hours, overnight at Lodge.

Retracing our steps, we return along the only route to Bamboo. There is only one route in and out of the Sanctuary, and today we return the way that we came, steadily descending. Bamboo is 1,600m lower than ABC so you should be prepared for a hard day on your knees. The views are beautiful and you see the valley unfold in a new direction. It is also interesting to see the change in scenery from the snowy rocks of the base camps, past steep-sided rocky mountains, then later into rhododendron and bamboo forest, lush with foliage and rivers. Bamboo is a small village with pleasant tea houses.

Day 12
Day 11 : Bamboo to Zhinu Danda (1610m) the Natural Hot Spring. Around duration: 5-6 hours

We continue back down the valley on a gently undulating path with lovely views before descending steeply to the ChomrongKhola. From here the path ascends steeply to Chomrong before descending again to Zhinu. Descend to Chomrong and continue to Zhinu hot spring where we can enjoy a hot spring bath. About 20 minutes’ walk downhill from Zhinu are some hot springs (about 105°F) where you can relax and soothe your muscles. Better respect to wear a swimming costume in the hot springs.

Day 13
Day 12 : Zhinudanda to Sewai walk - Duration; 1.5 hrs and drive to Pokhara. Duration: 4 hours

A short morning descending trek to pick up our vehicle for the journey to Pokhara. A beautiful final day of walking as we descend gently along a wooded ridge before emerging into farmland around river side. And,in afternoon we get to explore.

Day 14
Day 13 : Back to Kathmandu drive - Duration: 6-7 hours

Passing all the way through the striking countryside early in the morning and travelling return back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel.

Day 15
Day 14 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • 2Night's accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation by A/C Private Vehicles (Kathmandu - Pokhara to Kathmandu)
  • 2Night's accommodation at Hotel Green Tara with breakfast in Pokhara
  • Fluent English Speaking and well clarifying Mountain Guide
  • Assistant guide in need if the group size exceeds more than 4 persons
  • Porters for carrying luggage, 20 Kgs – 25Kgs (1 porter 2 guest’s)
  • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, food and accommodation
  • Standard & comfortable Guesthouse/Lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Food during the trek (full board with tea/coffee and seasonal fresh fruits)
  • Trekking TIMS and Annapurna Conservation Permits
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and 2 passport size photos)
  • Extra night accommodation, if required (in Kathmandu)
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery charge, wifi, boiled water and shower
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation during trekking in need
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslide, political disturbance and strikes
  • Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek
  • Items and expenses of personal nature
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for guide, porters

Annapurna Base Camp Trek via Ghorepani Poon Hill – 14 Days: (Accommodation: Guesthouse/Lodge)

(All rates are in Euro)
PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Trek Cost for 1 Person: Eur 1250
All inclusive Trek Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 1180 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 1110 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 1040 per person

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
CLOTHING:
Warm jacket (down jacket, if possible)
Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Thermal underwear
Hat or Cap, pair of gloves and scarf
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
Shorts and trousers, or skirt
2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
Proper hiking boots
Running shoes and flip-flops
2-3 t-shirts
Underwear
Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Sun Glasses


During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
Snow gaiters


TREKKING GEARS:
Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
Map of the trekking route,
Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Miscellaneous


TOILETRIES:
A small light weight and quick drying towel
Bar of soap
Sunscreen (SPF +20)
Earplugs
Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
First aid kid
Water purification tables or a water filter
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)
Toilet paper


OPTIONAL ITEMS:
Camera, battery etc
Books/magazines
Trekking poles
GPS unit
Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
Sewing/repair kit
Pocket knife
Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 14 Days
  • Moderate
  • 4,130 Meter
  • September - December & February - May
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • A/C Private Vehicle
  • Guesthouse/Lodge

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