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Annapurna Base Camp is worlds most popular trekking at Nepal among all adventure lovers. Book your 14 Days ABC trekking full service package with Mountain Guide Trek.

Annapurna Base Camp is worlds most popular trekking at Nepal among all adventure lovers. Book your 14 Days ABC trekking full service package with Mountain Guide Trek.

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

Annapurna Base Camp Trek: Overview

Annapurna Base Camp lies in Annapurna Sanctuary located at the northern part of Western Development Region. Annapurna base camp trekking is an approachable trek that starts and ends in Pokhara, second biggest city in Nepal and naturally blessed place to relax after the big hike to Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The trek route lets us experience the jaw-dropping mountain views along the way and also the local people of different ethnic groups with their typical Nepali culture and traditions and their beautiful village communities.

The astonishing view of Kaligandaki Gorge, Mt.Dhaulagiri, the Annapurna Range and Mt.Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain) at the northern part and the Butterfly Peaks at the far western part can be experienced from the top of Poon Hill. The trek route goes passing through spectacular and tranquil landscapes, beautiful Gurung and Magar villages, lush green rhododendron, bamboo, and alpine forests. It would be an unforgettable lifetime experience to those who dream of exploring places, people and lives as they find themselves at the base of giant Annapurna I (8091m) with 360 degrees Mountain View.

The Annapurna base camp trekking has been wildly recognized as a paradise for nature lovers as it offers spectacular views of a number of the Himalayas including the views of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m) Mt. Manaslu (8163 m), Mt. Annapurna II (7937 m.), Mt. Annapurna III (7555m), Mt. Annapurna IV (7525m), Mt. Annapurna south (7219m), Mt. Nilgiri (7041m), Mt. Fishtail also called Mt. Machhapuchhare (6998m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6441m), Mt. Lamjung Himal (6986m), Tukuche peak (6920m), Tilicho peak (7134m). The trail to the base camp takes you to the most spectacular mountain scenery, charming settlements of Gurungs and their slate-roofed houses and incredible rhododendron forests.

You will also have a chance to go Ghorepani Poon Hill (3210m) one of the best places for a panoramic view of Annapurna trekking, Muktinath and Annapurna sanctuary. Annapurna base camp trekking is the most popular trekking route in Nepal, which takes you through some of the most stunning scenery on the earth. You will be walking through Rhododendron forests over the foothills of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and through the Kaligandaki Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world.

For Travelers to Annapurna base Camp Trekking, we can customize the days according to the choice and interest of the travelers. If you have limited time, then the Rapid ABC Trek - 12 days would be a suitable alternative for your vacation.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek: Altitude Information

The highest point in our Annapurna base camp trek is 4110m. The graph below represent the information about different altitude throughtout annapurna base camp trek.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Altitude

Annapurna Base Camp Trek: Frequently asked questions

Q. What is the best time for Annapurna base camp trek ?

There are usually two seasons best suitable and popular for annapurna base camp trek; Spring: March - May and Autumn:    September - December because natural view in this season is better for travelers and weather is fine for taking photographs and enjoying the eye-catching natural beauty.

Q. What kind of accomodation is served during trek ?

  • Deluxe hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara, and Tourist standard hotel in tea-houses during trek.
  • Standard clean room
  • Hot Shower
  • WiFi
  • Battery charge
  • Attached bathroom
  • Western and Nepali food during trek

Q. What types of Culture can I experience during the trek ?     

The main cultures you can see and experience during your trek are:

  • Tamang Culture
  • Gurung Culture
  • Magar Culture
  • Mixed Culture

Q. What are the possibilities of Altitude sickness and what are the safety measures?

Altitude sickness (also known as acute mountain sickness) is unfavorable health condition which strikes our body when we are at high altitude (basically above 2500m). If there are any symptoms seen during the trek, firstly we will have a primary treatment to cure the sickness. First of all, we will walk down to minimum 150m from the location where the symptoms are seen, and walk down again if the symptoms are not improved. If the victim is unable to walk down on his/her own, we can hire a horse, or we can request our porter to carry the person. Warm water and ginger juice are also served to cure the sickness. If these treatments are unable to cure the patient, rescue can be done by helicopter.

Q. How professional the guides and porters are ?

  • Government issued License holder trekking guides
  • Highly experienced guides
  • 1 trekking guide for 6 travelers ( can be more upon your request )
  • 1 porters for 2 trekkers who can carry up 20kg ( number of porters can be more upon your request )
  • Fluent English speaking guide
  • Guide can be available for specified language

 

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Annapurna Base Camp Trekking / 14 Days 

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu (1300m)

Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara drive 6-7 hrs (850 m)

Day 03: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1540 m) 1 hour driving till Nayapul and trek 4-5 hrs.

Day 04: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2850 m) 5-6 hrs.

Day 05: Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadhapani (2660 m) 7-8 hrs.

Day 06: Tadapani to Chomrong (2140 m) 5-6 hrs.

Day 07: Chomrong to Dovan (2600 m) 5-6 hrs.

Day 08: Dovan to Machhapuchre Base Camp (3700 m) 4-5 hrs.

Day 09: Machhapuchre Base Camp to Annapurna base camp (4110 m) 4-5 hrs

Day 10: Annapurna base camp to Bamboo (2340 m) 5-6 hrs.

Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu (1780 m) 5-6 hrs.

Day 12: Jhinu to Nayapul to Pokhara 5-6 hrs.

Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu drive 6-7 hrs

Day 14: Farewell Friend (Final departure to your onward destination)

 

 

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking / 14 Days 

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu (1300m)

Namaste & welcome to Mountain Guide Trek of Nepal. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by a representative from Mountain guide Treks (MGT). After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up your luggage and look for our representative with a Mountain Guide Treks and Expedition with Group leader's name display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to the Hotel. After check-in, if time allows, you will visit the MGT office to meet your trekking leader as well as other participants and for final preparation for the trip. It all depends upon your arrival time. (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)

Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara drive 6-7 hrs (850 m)

Start your travel early in the morning at 7:00 am, we will arrange ticket in tourist coach at river side seat to enjoy the scenery; the road follows by Trisuli River where you see many people rafting on the river. Around 6/7 hours (200km) drive we reach Pokhara (a city of Lake, literally). A city that offers us the magnificent view of various mountains namely Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchre and other mountains of Annapurna range. You have a good chance to do some last-minute shopping and self-exploration around the town (walk around a few lakes, boating etc). (Overnight in Pokhara at deluxe hotel on BB basis)

Day 03: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1540 m) 1 hour driving till Nayapul and trek 4-5 hrs.

After our breakfast, we take an early morning drive to Nayapul which take about an hour. Our first day of Annapurna base camp trek is a bit easier hike through the bank of Modi Khola River, and the beautiful sight of lowland rice fields. (Overnight at tea house on full board basis)

Day 04: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2850 m) 5-6 hrs.

Leaving Tikhedunga, we begin our journey with a steep climb to Ulleri ascending a steep stone staircase (which has about 3300 steps), a difficult part for most of the trekkers. During our 5/6 hrs hike, we will experience the majestic views, rhododendron forest, beautiful villages, flora and fauna and many more. (Overnight at tea house on full board basis)

Day 05: Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadhapani (2660 m) 7-8 hrs.

Early morning climb up to Poon Hill (3210 meters / 10531 feet ( to see panoramic view with beautiful sun rise and after breakfast trek to Tadapani through dense forest; we get chance to see monkeys, birds and other animals. (Overnight at tea house on full board basis)

Day 06: Tadapani to Chomrong (2140 m) 5-6 hrs.

From Tadapani, we make a steep descent through the dense and dark forest to a beautiful village located on the lap of giant Annapurna massive known as Chomrong. Our route from Tadapani to Chomrong route passes through the west bank of the Modi Khola with descent and steep along the way to Chomrong below the towering peaks Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare (Fishtail). (Overnight at tea house on full board basis)

 

Day 07: Chomrong to Dovan (2600 m) 5-6 hrs.

After breakfast, the trail we make flight of stone steps to the Chhomrong Khola and wooded slopes of Himalayas. Then we cross the suspension bridge continues the trek through up to Sinuwa. The trail leads us very thick bamboo and rhododendron forests into the bottom of the gorge to the Bamboo to head 1hrs in the forests to the Dovan. (Overnight at tea house on full board basis)

Day 08: Dovan to Machhapuchre Base Camp (3700 m) 4-5 hrs.

Gradual ascending through the riverbank of Modi Khola, we reach the base camp of Machhapcuhre which also known as Mt. Fishtail. (Overnight at tea house on full board basis)

Day 09: Machhapuchre Base Camp to Annapurna base camp (4110 m) 4-5 hrs

The trail continues gradual ascending Annapurna Base Camp. This area is called the Annapurna Sanctuary since it is totally surrounded by spectacular mountains. (Overnight at tea house on full board basis)

Day 10: Annapurna base camp to Bamboo (2340 m) 5-6 hrs.

Wake up early morning, explore the hidden valley then trek back to Bamboo (2340m). After breakfast, you will be walking all the way downhill to Bamboo. (Overnight at tea house on full board basis)

Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu (1780 m) 5-6 hrs.

After breakfast, we trek back to same as passed before way to the Sinuwa via walking downhill the Chhomrong Khola and then crossed by a bridge, we taking more than thousand stone steps on end of Chhomrong Village. After Chhomrong we take different rote and instead of going to Ghandruk Village but we head to Jhinu Danda has nature hot water people call as know nature hot spring. We get an opportunity to enjoy in hot spring in Jhinu Danda which 15 minutes descend from our Hotel. (Overnight at tea house on full board basis)

Day 12: Jhinu to Nayapul to Pokhara 5-6 hrs.

Today our trekking ends at Nayapull. After breakfast, we were going to follow riverbank of the Modi Khola via New Bridge and Kyumi Village. We'll keep on continues our last minute journey into the Syauli bazaar to Birethati and then we head to half an hour for the ends at Nayapull. We will take a few minutes rest for the cold drinks, after that drive back to Pokhara. Take a rest and relax in the hotel. (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)

Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu drive 6-7 hrs

we will arrange a ticket in the tourist coach at river side seat and start your journey at 7:30 am from Pokhara. Left site's seats of vehicles are nice to enjoy the scenery; the road follows by Trisuli River where you see many people rafting on the river. After 6/7 hours you will arrive at Kathmandu (beside Thamel) and transfer to your hotel. The day at leisure to rest, perhaps catch up on some last-minute shopping or explore any sights you missed during your first day in Kathmandu.

Day 14: Farewell Friend (Final departure to your onward destination)

Today is last day in Nepal for this trip; you are saying goodbye to the mountains as journey in Nepal, comes to an end today, There is nothing to do but trade emails with travel companions and organize the photos. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight a representative from Mountain Guide Treks will take you to the airport.

 

Cost Include

  • Airport pickup and drop off service
  • All land transportation as per itinerary
  • 2 night's hotel accommodation at Kathmandu in deluxe hotel on BB basis.
  • 2 night's hotel accommodation at Pokhara in tourist standard hotel on BB basis.
  • "Farewell dinner" before a day your departure from Nepal.
  • Guest house/tented accommodation according to given itinerary (sharing in 2 bed-room) and 3 meals (Breakfast, lunch, Dinner) during the trek
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging.
  • Down jacket, for seasonal sleeping bag, Mountain Guide treks & Expedition kit bag/duffel bag, trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa: you can get a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by Paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos)
  • International airfare
  • Lunch and dinner  in Kathmandu or Pokhara (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, water bottle, hot shower during the trekking etc.)
  • Personal trekking equipments & clothing
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fee

Note:- Cost includes and exclude section may give you better idea on how the trip is organized. Once you let us know the number of interested traveler and departure date we would get back to you with actual cost for the trip.

Equipment

The following is a list of clothing and accessories that we recommend for Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Nepal. This is not intended to be a comprehensive clothing and equipment list; rather it is intended to act as a reminder of those items that we are feel necessary for your comfort and convenience. However we recognize that you may have your own personal preferences for clothing which may be equally as suitable.

Head

  • Light or warm fleece hat.
  • Watch with light & alarm
  • Sun hat and scrap
  • Sunglasses

Upper Body

  • T-shirts (4)
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or sweater
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
  • Body lotion/Anti-sunlight cream

Hands

  • Playing cards
  • Lightweight gloves (water/wind proof)
  • Trail map and guide book
  • Heavy weight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

Lower Body

  • Underwear (4)
  • Hiking shorts (4)
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feet

  • Thin, lightweight inner socks (4-pairs)
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4-pairs)
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Accessories

  • Sleeping bag
  • Money belt
  • Head touch and batteries
  • Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
  • Water bottle
  • Toiletries
  • Small wash towel

Optional Items

  • Swiss Knife
  • Playing cards/backgammon/chess set
  • Trekking map
  • Books (Highly Recommended)
  • Binoculars
  • Camera & extra batteries
  • Binoculars
  • Reading books
  • Journal & pen
  • Photo's of home/family
  • Energy/protein bars (optional)
  • Walkman

Note: If the above schedule does not meet your requirements, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.

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Note: If the above departures dates are not matched for you may request own your suitable date!

  • 04 to 06 people in a group, there will be 10% discount in total cost.
  • 07 to 09 people in a group, there will be 15% discount in total cost.
  • 10 to 19 people in a group, there will be 15% discount in total cost and 1 group leader free of cost.
  • 20 & above people in a group, there will be special discount in total cost and + + member free of cost.
  • Winter Special Offer: If you travel in winter time (Dec / Jan / Feb), there will be 10% discount in total cost.
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