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Annapurna Base Camp

  • Duration

    14 Days

  • Max. Altitude

    4,130 m/13,550 ft

  • Starting & Final Locations

    Kathmandu, Nepal

  • Trip Route

    Kathmandu – Pokhara – Ghorepani – Poon Hill – Chomrong – Machapuchare Base Camp – Annapurna Base Camp – Bamboo – Nayapul – Pokhara – Kathmandu

  • Price per person


DAY 1 – ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU 1,400M

Transfer to hotel. 

Upon your arrival, our airport representative will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport and take you to your hotel. They will answer any questions you may have. We will schedule a pre-trip meeting at our offices with your trekking guide and will inform you of the time. No meals included.

DAY 2 – GUIDED SIGHTSEEING IN KATHMANDU

After breakfast your sightseeing tour begins. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide and will visit some of the following sights.  

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most significant Hindu temples of Lord Shiva. It is located on the banks of the Bagmati River and although you are not allowed to go inside the temple as it is strictly for Hindus only, you can clearly see the temple and the activities from the eastern bank of the Bagmati River. A truly spiritual experience.  

Boudhanath Stupa

Boudhananath is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. It was built in the 5th century with the four pairs of eyes of Lord Buddha in four cardinal directions keeping an eternal watch over the people and their doings. You will find Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet going round the stupa spinning the prayer wheels. Remember to walk round clockwise! 

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Visit the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, the Royal Residential Quarter of Bhupatindra Malla, the famous five-storied temple of Nyatapola in a Pagoda style Batsala temple, Bhairavnath temple, Duttatraya temple, Pujari Muth and the Palace of 55 windows. 

The rest of our time in Kathmandu is free for further exploration and some last-minute shopping in Thamel area for any trekking essentials. Overnight at a hotel. Breakfast included. 

DAY 3 – DRIVE TO POKHARA (900 M) IN A TOURIST BUS

Duration: 7 hours

Our staff will pick you up from the hotel at approximately 6:30 am and escort you to the tourist bus station. The bus to Pokhara leaves at around 7:30 am. A beautiful valley set on the banks of the Phewa Lake, Pokhara is also known for its panoramic views of Annapurna and Machapuchare (in the shape of a fish tail) in the north, Dhaulagiri in the west and LamjungHimal and Manaslu in the east. It is smaller and much less hectic than Kathmandu, hence providing the perfect starting point for our trek. Overnight at a hotel. Breakfast included. 

DAY 4 – DRIVE TO NAYAPUL (1,010 M) AND TREK TO TIKHEDUNGA (1,570 M)

Duration: 4 hours

We begin our trek at Nayapul after an hour’s drive on a private vehicle from Pokhara. After a short 15-minute walk along the banks of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1,015 m), a large village with many shops and teahouses. From there, the trail continues through the village and follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola. The trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hille at 1,495 m. After a short climb, we reach Tikhedhunga at 1,570 m. Today’s walk is relatively short and easy, a prelude to the trekking experience in the Annapurna region.Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 


 
DAY 5 – TREK TO GHOREPANI (2,840 M)

Duration: 5 hours

We move on towards the steep climb to Ulleri, a large Magar village at an altitude of 2,070 m. The trail ascends more gently from this point, through forests of oak and rhododendrons, towards Banthanti at 2,250 m. Then we trek towards Nangethanti at 2,460 m. After an hour’s walk we arrive at Ghorepani (2,840 m). Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 

DAY 6 – HIKE UP TO POON HILL (3,210 M) AND TREK TO TADAPANI (2,610 M)

Today, after a very early start, we have an hour’s hike up Poon Hill at an elevation of 3,210 m, a magnificent mountain range spectacle; the vantage point provides an unobstructed view of the sunrise over the high Himalaya. We spend about 1 hour to catch our breath and take some photos, returning to Ghorepani to eat breakfast. Then we head off to climb along ridges, and through pine and rhododendron forests, towards Deurali (2,960 m). After that, we descend to the Banthanti, then turn off to Tadapani. What a day! Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 

DAY 7 – TREK TO CHOMRONG (2,140 M)

Duration: 5 hours

The day starts with a steep downhill through rhododendron forests. Leaving Tadapani, we descend through the forests and then the trail eases as we reach Gurjung which is the village of the Gurung people. From here it is an easy walk to Chomrong at an elevation of 2,140 m. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 

DAY 8 – TREK TO HIMALAYA HOTEL (2,950 M)

Duration: 6 hours

Today the trail drops down to the Chomrong Khola and again we continue climbing to Khuldighar at 2,380 m where there used to be an ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area) check post. There is a clearing in the forest a little further on, from which, the route travels very steeply down a rock bank, then levels out, running through thickets of bamboo at the bottom of the gorge, keeping always on the west side of the river. We walk through bamboo and rhododendron forests to the Himalayan Hotel. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 

DAY 9 – TREK TO ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP (4,130 M)

Duration: 7 hours

Today the trail climbs on past the Hinko Cave, Deurali and then Machapuchare Base Camp. Since it is totally surrounded by mountains, this area is known as the Annapurna Sanctuary. Two hours trek from Machapuchare Base Camp takes us to the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) at elevation of 4,130 m and our destination. Here, we will have unobstructed views of the mountain scenery, which is mind blowing. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 

DAY 10 – TREK TO BAMBOO (2345 M)

Duration: 6 hours

We follow the same trail down today. The trail drops by 1,700 m to the bank of Modi Khola to Bamboo at 2,345 m where there are a few teahouse/lodges available to stay at. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 

DAY 11 – TREK TO JHINU (1,780 M)

Duration: 5 hours

We follow the same trail until Chomrong. Once we have passed Khuldighar. The trail continues through rhododendron and bamboo fields. From Chomrong, the trail descends very steeply to the Jhinu, where we can bath in natural hot springs. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. 

DAY 12 – TREK TO NAYAPUL (1,010 M), DRIVE TO POKHARA – 5.5 HOURS AND GUIDED TOUR OF BARAHI TEMPLE AND FEWA LAKE

Duration: 5.5 hours

From Jhinu we walk at the right side of Modi Khola for 4.5 hrs to Birethanti which can be considered one of the best and the most relaxing walks of the entire trek. We reach Nayapul. Then an hour drive will take us back to Pokhara. After we check into the hotel, we will then walk to the Fewa Lake for our boating trip to Barahi Temple. Overnight at a hotel. Breakfast and lunch included. 

DAY 13 – DRIVE BACK TO KATHMANDU (1,400 M) IN A TOURIST BUS

Duration: 7 hours

We will be driving back to Kathmandu in the morning. 

If you are interested in extending the trip, there are many options such as Chitwan jungle safari, river rafting adventure, Kathmandu shopping tour, mountain biking and other activities. 

 In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances. 

Overnight at a hotel. Breakfast and farewell dinner included. 

DAY 14 – TRANSFER TO THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FOR YOUR FINAL DEPARTURE

The 14 days Everest Base Camp trek adventure comes to an end on this day. Our airport representative will take you to Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight departure. Here we say goodbye and end of our service. Breakfast included.


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