The mystic mountains, stunning landscapes, extraordinary combination of natural and cultural heritages make this trek to the lap of one of the world’s tallest mountains, Annapurna Base Camp Trke (8091 m) a lifelong memory. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the most popular trekking destination among the local and foreign trekkers that come to Nepal. The trekkers have option to take the common route to Annapurna Base Camp or the alternative route such as Annapurna Sanctuary to make the trip a bit extended one. The breathtaking views of mountains including Annapurna and Machchapuchhre (Fish Tail peak), the beautiful natural vegetations and cultural diversity make Annapurna Base Camp trek a remarkable journey to be cherished throughout the life.
This trek is of moderate difficulty as the trekkers need to walk for 6-7 hours per day along the normal trekking trails. However, ascending to the base camp is a bit physically demanding. Therefore, the trekkers should make themselves aware and alert regarding their fitness and health condition.The months of September, October, November during the Autumn and March, April, May during the Spring are the best months for this trek. The rainy season is not usually preferred because of unfavorable conditions for sightseeing and mountain trails. But still, some days during the summer (mostly June) are also favorable times to explore the beauty of ABC.
- Breathtaking mountain views along the trek
- Beautiful and traditional villages selected for meals and accommodation
- Beautiful green forests, various wildlife, natural hot spring
- Watch beautiful glaciers and waterfalls
We will drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu, covering about 200km in 7 hours. about 7 hours covering 200 km.
Breakfast at hotel in Pokhara and drive to Nayapul by private jeep or local bus for about one and half hours, where the trek starts to Tikhedunga.
We will hike for 3-4 hours, crossing the suspension bridge at the bottom of Tikhedunga having the beautiful village scenery which looks green everywhere.
The name Ghorepani in Nepali means ‘horse-water’ due to it being an important campsite for traders before it became a trekker’s stop. Ghorepani is an interesting place with small shops and stalls for selling local products and crafts. The town has two parts: one in a saddle and the other a few hundred feet lower. We stop at the higher part of the Ghorepani village that offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains including Annapurna South and Nilgiri mountains. Since Ghorepani lies quite higher than our previous stop, we begin to feel the chilly weather especially in the evenings. Overnight in Ghorepani.
Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) early in the morning to enjoy panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Lamjung mountains at sunrise. Descend to Ghorepani and enjoy your breakfast. Continue your downhill journey to Tadapani (2625m), travelling through rhododendron and pine forests.
Follow the trail along the Kimrong River to Chomrong (2020m). Enjoy amazing views of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli Peak as well as the majestic Machapuchare Mountain.
The journey from Chomrong to Dovan comprises both uphill and downhill trails that travel through thick rhododendron forests and descend down steep stone steps at places.
Head for Deurali (3200m) or Machapuchare Base Camp (3700m). Hike through rhododendron and bamboo forests.
Time to ascend to the highest point of the trek. Muster all your energy and start your journey to Annapurna Base Camp. Located at an altitude of 4131m above sea level, the base camp is the starting point for those out there to conquer the tenth highest mountain in the world that is also among the most dangerous.
Be surrounded by the mighty Himalayas. Enjoy a spectacular view of mountains like Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Barah Shikhar (7800m) and Machapuchare.
Time to return Trek back to Bamboo, a pictures que village along the route, and stay there overnight.
Hike down to Chhomrong enjoying lovely views of Annapurna South and other mountains. Descend to Jhinu, where you can enjoy swimming / bathing in a hot spring.
Start your day early. Walk downhill and cross the Kimrong River once again. Continue your journey until you have reached Siwai, where you will find a bus or a jeep that will take you to Pokhara.
Drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara by tourist bus.
- Sleeping bags and down jackets for the trek (should be refuded after the trek).
- 3 times meals during the trek.
- Hotel pick up and drop.
- Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmadu via tourist bus.
- Pokhara to Beraythathi via private jeep/car and sewai to Pokhara via sharing transportation(bus or jeep).
- 2nights accomodation in kathmandu.
- Experienced english speaking lincensed guide.
- 2nights accomodation in Pokhara.
- Accomodation during the trek.
- Tims and permits for the trek.
- All governmetal taxes.
- first aid kits.
- Trekking maps.
Day pack (25–35 liters)
Sleeping bag comfortable to 0°F (dependent upon season, weather forecast and personal preference) optional
Waterproof hiking boots
Camp shoes (down booties or running shoes)
LED headlamp with extra batteries
Wicking, quick-dry boxers or briefs (3)
Wicking, quick-dry sports bra (for women)
Heavyweight long underwear bottoms
Mid weight long underwear bottoms
Mid weight long underwear top
Wool or synthetic T-shirts (2)
Mid weight fleece or soft-shell jacket (2)
Convertible hiking pants
Fleece pants or insulated pants
Lightweight waterproof/breathable rain jacket
Lightweight waterproof/breathable rain pants
Mid weight fleece gloves or wool gloves
Mid weight fleece/wool winter hat
Mid weight wool or synthetic socks (3 pairs)
Liner socks (optional)
Sun lotion 35 to 40
Personal medicine kits