Annapurna Base Camp Trek (ABC Trek)

Tour Code: NPL-011

General Information:

Central Nepal is dominated by the Annapurna Himal and the town of Pokhara. There are three major trekking routes in this region: to Jomsom. to Annapurna Sanctuary and a circuit of the entire Annapurna massif. Annapurna Base Camp Trek (ABC Trek) will give you a spectacular panorama of Nepal’s central Himalaya, the Annapurnas, Machapurchhare and Manasulu that dominates the skyline.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek will take you towards the diverse terrain and variety of cultures of the region which are area the most popular trekking area of Nepal. Pokhara (Lake town), the trek starting point is dominated by the impressive Fishtail. The trade route of Kali Gandaki in Between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri is the deepest and cultural variety of Hindu communities, famous Gorkha soldiers and fortress style villages make each day walk different experience. Hope you will have a magnificent Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

Tour cost details:

Group Size

1-3 Person

4-6 Person

7-15 Person

Cost (Per Person)

USD 1670

USD 1540

USD 1475

Details Itinerary:

16 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary

NOTE: You can customize this Annapurna Base Camp Trek itinerary. Contact Us with requirements.

Day1: Kathmandu Arrival – 1300m

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel by our representative.

Day2: Kathmandu Sightseeing

After breakfast, full day sightseeing at UNESCO Heritage Sites. Sightseeing at Pasupatinath Temple, Swayambhu, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Bouddha Stupa

Day3: Kathmandu- Pokhara – 6 hours drive

Early in the morning after breakfast drive to Pokhara – 200 km from Kathmandu- 6 hours by bus. Lunch en route. Pokhara is one of the most visited cities after Kathmandu because of its scenic beauty.

Day4: Pokhara – Hiley – 4 hours drive

Drive to Nayapool for 2 hours and walk around 2 hours through Birethanti and Ramghat to reach Hiley. From Birethanti you have to walk on the bank of river. There are many shops available on the way to buy snacks and tea. Hiley is situated at 1200m.

Day5: Hiley – Ghorepani – 6 hours  trekking

Today’s journey begins after breakfast as usual. The journey from Hiley to Tikledhunga is easy.

tikledhunga

The route from Tikledhunga to Ulleri is steep up so it is quite difficult. Today you will have a lunch at Nongyathali. Then you will have an easy journey. Ghorepani and Deurali Ghorepani are quite different. Deurali Ghorepani is more beautiful than Ghorepani, so you can stay either at Ghorepani or Deurali Ghorepani today.

Day6: Ghorepani – Poonhill – Tadapani – 6 hours walk

Ghorepani is at 2800m height. Today early in the morning we go to Poonhill for sunrise which takes 45 minutes. The way from Ghorepani – Poonhill is steep up. If the weather is good you can see a spectacular sunrise from Poonhill. Poonhill is at 3210m height. Then we return to Ghorepani and have breakfast. Then by taking right turn we go to Deurali and to Tadapani. From Ghorepani to Deurali there is steep up route and straight up trail so the journey will be quite difficult. But from Deurali to Bahnthali there is a straight jungle route so the journey will be quite easy. We can also see monkeys and Langur sometimes. We will reach to Tadapani. Tadapani is at 2570m height.

Day7: Tadapani – Chhomorong – 4 hours walk

You can also see beautiful sunrise from Tadapani. From Tadapani you will go to Chhomorong through Chaile, Gunjung. From Tadapani to Kimsung Khola , you have to walk down the Kimsung River , then the route is steep up to Gunjung school then you reach Gunjung village. From Gunjung you have to walk straight up route and you will reach Chomoorong. Today’s lunch is at Gunjung. Chhomorong is at 1900m height.

Day8: Chomorong – Dovan – 5 hours walk

We reach Dovan from Chomorong through Sinuwa and bamboo. From Chomorong we have to go steep down the Chomorong River then the route is steep up till Sinuwa. Then by crossing the straight jungle walk we reach to Bamboo. Then we have lunch at Bamboo and then again start the journey of jungle walk and finally arrive Dovan. Dovan is at 2580m height.

Day9: Dovan – Deurali – 4 hours walk

We have a silence jungle walk from Dovan to Himalaya because there is a temple in between the Jungle so it is believed that disturbance and big noise is not allowed at the jungle. You can also see many water falls during the journey from Dovan to himalaya. From Himalaya you have to walk steep up then you will reach Hinku- Lake. Deurali seems to be near the Dovan, it takes 40 minutes  walk from Hinku- cave to Dovan. Deurali is at 3250m height.

Day10: Deurali – Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) – 5 hours walk

deorali          

From Deurali we have to walk straight up then reach to Machapuchre Base Camp (MBC). From MBC, we trek straight up trail which lead to ABC. During the trek from Himalaya to ABC there might be some Avalanches, so you must be aware of that while walking. As much as we go upward from MBC we can see more mountains. From ABC you can see many mountains like Annapurna 1, Annapurna south, 12 peaks, Tent Peak, Singuchuli, Gandarvachuli, Macchhapuchhre etc. you can also see Glacier near ABC. ABC is at 4120m altitude.

Day11: ABC – Dovan – 6 hours walk

We can see a spectacular sunrise from ABC. After breakfast, we reach Dovan through MBC- Deurali & Hinalaya. If we reach Dovan earlier then we can go to Bamboo for sightseeing.

Day12: Dovan – Jinuwa – 6 hours walk

Today’s journey from Dovan to Bamboo is jungle walk. From Dovan, we go to Jinuwa by crossing Bamboo, Sinuwa and Chomorong. After walking 45 minutes steep down from Chomorong then we reach Jinuwa Guest House. Then you can take Hot Spring bath at Jinuwa. You have to walk 30mins steep up to reach Hot spring bath from the guest house from Jinuwa. Jinuwa is situated at 1650m height.

Day13: Jinuwa – Pothana – 6 hours walk

From Jinuwa, we reach to Pothana through New Bridge, Himal Pani, Landruk, Tolka and Deurali. From Jinuwa to New Bridge and Himalpani we walk straight down. Then it is a straight up route from Himalpani to Landruk and Tolka. After having lunch at Tolka we have to walk straight down till Bhedikharka. By walking steep- up from Bhedikharka we reach Deurali. Then by walking straight from Deurali we reach Pothana. Pothana is situated at 1900m altitude. We see various beautiful mountains from Pothana.

Day14: Pothana – Pokhara – 4 hours walk

By walking straight down from Pothana, we reach to Dhampus. Then we have to walk down from Dhampus to reach Phedi from where we take 30 minutes drive to Pokhara.

Day15: Pokhara – Kathmandu

You can go to Kathmandu from Pokhara either by bus / car or flight

Day16: Departure

Hope you had a great Annapurna Base Camp Trek and visit us again.

Tour Facts:

16 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek
Difficulty level : Moderate
Altitude : 4130 m
Tea house Trekking
Best season : Mar, Apr, May, Sept, Oct, Nov
Itinerary can be Customized

Cost Includes:

  • Airport transfer
  • All Land Transfer
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu with professional tour guide
  • Food 3 times a day during trekking in Tea House
  • Mountain Accommodation at Tea House Lodges
  • Supporting field staff and professional trekking guide with English speaking.
  • Trekking guides and necessary porters Allowance and Insurance.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area entrance permit ( ACAP)
  • TIMS-Trekking information Management System
  • Company farewell dinner

Cost Excludes:

  • Lunch & Dinner at Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Optional activities
  • Nepal Entry visa fee
  • Air tickets National and International
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water), tips, gifts, souvenirs, etc.