Annapurna Base Camp Trek which is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary trekking is considerably outstanding trekking in Nepal. The Western part of the gigantic Annapurna Himal comprises Hiunchuli, (Annapurna range I-IV), Machhapuchhre, and Gangapurna Peak. The 14 days Annapurna Base Camp from Kathmandu to Pokhara provides a great influence on the existence of Modi Khola of 12,000ft deep.
The journey starts right from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Then we further head to Ulleri via Tirkedhunga. After about 7 hours of continuous walk, we reach Ghorepani. The next day early morning glimpse from Ghorepani is truly Gorgeous! The trek is further headed towards Tadapani. Passing through a beautiful village crossing the bridge as well as the few hills and up and down and into the forest the journey is almost there. Passing Machhapuchre, the closer you get to the Annapurna Base Camp the better the mountain views. Finally after reaching the final destination i.e the Annapurna Base Camp of 4130metres the evening sunset is just spectacular. Likewise, the next day early morning sunrise scene is so Breathtaking! In short, it is magical indeed.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek major highlights
The panoramic view of the entire Annapurna massif is just splendid and worth watching! As a matter of fact, almost half of the tourists visiting Nepal cease trekking to Annapurna Base Camp. In short, it is a quite popular trek.
The entire Annapurna base camp trek is an unbelievable walk through diverse landscape and culture. Outright with rich mountain outline, terraced fields, peculiar Gurung villages and a large variety of flora and fauna the journey out to be an amazing one.
Moreover, the 10th highest mountain in the world is Mt. Annapurna (8091m) of Nepal. And the campaign to its base camp, which is at 4130m/13549ft height, is one of the most miraculous walks on earth so far. Similarly, another major highlight of the trip is the sunrise view from Poonhill which is super impressive. It almost leaves people speechless.
Annapurna Base Camp offers an extensive opportunity to surround yourself with the beautiful snow-capped mountains. It ought to be one of the most adventurous treks of the Annapurna Region.
Best Time for Annapurna Base Camp Trek
The best time to do Annapurna Base Camp Trek is pre-monsoon (February, March, April, and May) and post-monsoon (late September, October, and November).
The month of December and January can be a little cold higher up (-10C/14F to – 15C/ 5F) and it can ditch snow on the trail. However, if you are planning on trekking to Annapurna Base Camp during these months, you will definitely need warmer gear.
An appropriate packaging is a must for these months. And the weather conditions can be more challenging during winter months. So Hurry up and be a part of this exciting adventure and get closer to nature.
The Everest Sherpa Adventure team is always ready with our excellent service. Our experienced guides, the trained Sherpas from the Himalayan region, have your comfort and enjoyment in mind. The trekkers’ needs are our priority, and making this a wonderful experience for everyone is our main aim.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu pick up from the airport, transfer to hotel
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara (820m), 6/7 hours scenic drive from Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 03: Pokhara to Tirkedhunga (2 to 2 1/2 hrs)
Day 04: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,860m, 5-6 hrs)/overnight at teahouse eco-village lodge.
Day 05: Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3,210m) for stunning sunrise from the viewpoint and to Tadapani (2,630m – 6 hrs) /overnight at teahouse
Day 06: Tadapani to Chomrong (2,170m, 4-5 hrs) /overnight at teahouse eco-village lodge.
Day 07: Chomrong to Himalaya Hotel (2,920m, 7 hrs) /overnight at teahouse eco-village lodge.
Day 08: Himalayan Hotel to Machapuchare Base camp (3,700m, 4-5 hrs) /overnight at teahouse eco-village lodge.
Day 09: Machapuchre Base Camp to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m – 3 hrs) and 2 to 3 hours hike to glacier /overnight at teahouse eco-village lodge.
Day 10: Trek back to Bamboo (2310m – 7 hrs) /overnight at teahouse eco-village lodge.
Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1780 m), and visit hot spring (Tatopani) /overnight at teahouse eco-village lodge.
Day 12: Trek to Kyumi (3 hrs) and by jeep to Pokhara (3 to 3 1/2 hrs)
Day 13: Next day drive back from Pokhara to Katmandu approximately (7-8 hrs.) and transfer to the hotel.
Day 14: Departure
ROUTE MAP OF ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP TREK
Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop off service by a private tourist vehicle
Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu (2 nights only) and Pokhara (2 nights only) including breakfast
Basic guesthouse accommodation during the trek in twin-share and dormitory-style rooms ( 8 nights only)
Licensed English-speaking trekking guide
The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests.)
Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff
Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS permit for trekking
Tourist bus between Kathmandu and Pokhara and private tourist vehicle between Pokhara and Nayapul
Boating fee at Fewa Lake and entrance fee to Barahi Temple
All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges
Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
International Airfare/Airport tax.
hot and cold drinks, hot shower, Mineral/hot water.
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, dessert, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
Personal trekking gears
Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
Any others expenses which are not mentioned in Price Includes section.