Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Max Elevation: 5545m
  • Duration: 13 Days
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Starting Price: $999
  • Accommodation: $Tea-house

Trip Highlights

  • Amazing trekking experience in Annapurna Sanctuary
  • The best feeling of being in the foothills of Mt. Machhapuchhre
  • Interacting with locals and cultural exchanges

Trip Overview

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking at a glance!

Regarded as one of the popular treks in Nepal, Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is a traveler’s delight. The diverse terrain, lush nature, biodiversity and ecosystem, Annapurna Base Camp Trek allows you to relish various aspects of mother nature. Above all, the splendor of majestic mountains in the Annapurna range; your journey is a perfect way to spend a quality time amidst the heart whelming beauty and serenity of Mother Nature. From the foothills of Annapurna, the trail traverses through some ethnic villages, farmlands, forests and waterfalls to the base camp where you can admire the classic beauty of Himalayas. Annapurna region showcases some wonderful mountains amongst which Mt. Macchapucchre, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Nilgiri, etc are the pride that makes the trek even more invigorating experience.

What are the highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trekking?

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking is comparatively one of the easy and short treks to high altitudinal regions of Nepal. In spring, you will find the trail full of rhododendron blossom that makes the trekking a vivid experience. It starts from the foothills of Annapurna and ascends up gradually via ethnic villages, farmlands, gorges and alpine forests to Annapurna Sanctuary. On the way, you traverse along Annapurna Conservation Area which is a home to many species of floras and faunas. Ghorepani Poonhill is a vantage point to relish some striking views of mountains. In the Annapurna Sanctuary, you will be rewarded with the inspiring views of mountains in Annapurna panorama.

Ethnic villages, people and their lifestyle!

During the journey to Annapurna Base Camp, we pass various ethnic villages on the way. The route is mostly inhabited by people of Barhmin, Chhetri, Magar, Gurung and Tamang community. People from each community have their own local culture, custom, festival, dresses, languages, rituals and lifestyle. Hence, a walk through the villages and interaction with locals can be an opportunity to get some insights on people, their culture and lifestyle.

What is the right time for Annapurna Base Camp Trekking?

Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) is the best time for trekking to Annapurna Base Camp.

Why Himalayas Hiking?

If you have planned to opt for Annapurna Base Camp Trek, do not forget to choose us as your travel companion. We are the best service provider who has achieved remarkable position in the heart of the clients. Our well managed services, friendly team and quality services make us a best option for trekking in Nepal with.

Detail ItineraryExpand all

Welcome to the capital city of Nepal! Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal is a center of art and culture. It preserves some fantastic forms of cultural, historical and religious heritages in Nepal. A representative from our company will pick you up and the airport and escort you to a pre booked hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu

We enjoy our breakfast in hotel and get ready for a wonderful drive over the Prithvi Highway to Pokhara. The route offers scenic views of hills, valleys, forests, rivers and countryside Nepal. Pokhara is roughly seven to eight hours drive from Kathmandu. if you do not like to take a long drive, you have an option of taking flight all the way to Pokhara. Upon arrival, check into a hotel in Pokhara. Rest for a while and you can set out for a wonderful walk around the lakeside Pokhara. Walking along the serene lake with magnificent views of mountains in the backdrop, it’s truly an amazing experience. Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara

After breakfast at the hotel, we leave Pokhara and take a short drive to Nayapul which is the commencement point of our trek. From Nayapul, we walk along a pleasing trail full of villages, farmlands, shops and teahouses. After some time of walk, we follow the north bank of Bhurungdi river. The trail then ascends up steep to the side of a valley. Shortly, we arrive at Hile at 1495 meters. A short climb from Hile and we reach Tikhedhunga at an elevation of 1570 meters. Overnight at a teahouse in Tikhedhunga

Leaving Ghorepani, we climb up steep to Ulleri. Ulleri at an elevation of 2070 meters is a large village inhabited by people of Magar community. From this village, the trail ascends up steep along the dense forests of rhododendron and oak. We continue our walk to Banthanti at 2250 meters and then to Nangethanti at 2460 meters. After walking for an hour from Nangethanti, we reach Ghorepani. Ghorepani is a beautiful village that offers some impressive views of mountains in Annapurna region. The village is mostly inhabited by Gurung people. Overnight at a teahouse in Ghorepani

We wake up early in the morning to catch the glorious view of sunrise amidst the Annapurna panorama. We walk up for around an hour to Poonhill which is considered as one of the best vantage points in entire Annapurna region. You will be blessed with some unobstructed views of mountains along with the golden rays of sunlight over the snow capped Himalayas. After capturing the mesmerizing views of sunrise, we return to Ghorepani for breakfast. After breakfast, we start climbing along a ridge and pass the forests of rhododendron, oak and pine to Deurali. From Deurali, we descend down to Banthanti and continue towards Tadapani. Overnight at a teahouse in Tadapani

After breakfast at the guesthouse, we start descending downhill through the dense forests of oak, rhododendron and pine to Gurjung. Gurjung village is a charming village on the route inhabited by the people of Gurung community. From the village, we take an easy walk to Chomorong at 2140 meters. Overnight at a teahouse in Chomorong

From Chomorong, we descend down the trail to the bank of Chomorong river. From here, we start ascending up to Khuldighar at an elevation of 2380 meters. There used to be Annapurna Conservation Area Check post (ACAP) in here. The trail continues down through the rocky banks and rocky gorge to the west side of a river. Further, we walk along the forested area to Hotel Himalaya. Overnight at Hotel Himalaya

After breakfast, we climb up through the trail and pass Hinko cave, Deurali and Macchapucchre Base Camp. Macchpucchre Base Camp is not actually a base camp as the climbing in the mountain is not permitted. The periphery area is surrounded by mountains on all side hence also known as Annapurna Santcuary. We walk for around two hours from Macchapucchre Base Camp to reach Annapurna Base Camp, our final destination at an elevation of 4130 meters. At the base camp, we will be blessed with some magnificent views of mountains in the Annapurna region. Overnight at a teahouse in Annapurna Base Camp

We embark our return journey from today. After exploring around the base camp for a while, we descend down via same path to Bamboo. Drop down the trail is very rapid during our return journey. At the end of the day, we stop when we reach our teahouse in Bamboo. Overnight at a teahouse.

We leave Bamboo and drop down via same path to Chomoroang. We walk pass Khudighar, a experimental sheep farm in Khudighar and continue through the lush forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak to Chomorong. From Chomorong, we further descend down steep until we reach the natural hot springs at Jhinu. In the evening, you can enjoy the soothing hot water bath in the natural hot springs at Jhinu. Overnight at a teahouse in Chomorong

We further drop down via the same path to Nayapul. On the way, we pass some interesting ethnic villages, farmlands and forests to Nayapul. From Nayapul, we take a short drive along the scenic route to Pokhara. In Pokhara, we can enjoy the remaining time sightseeing round some important places. Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara

Concluding our journey, we wrap up our trek with a drive back to Kathmandu. The path is same along the scenic terrain to Kathmandu. upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be dropped at your hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu

Finally, it’s time for departure. You will be transferred to the airport few hours before your scheduled flight.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up/ drop
  • Ground transportation during the trip
  • Daily Meals are chosen from the Menu (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Accommodation in a three-star category hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Pokhara on a twin sharing basis including breakfast.
  • Accommodation in teahouses on stopping point during the trip
  • Entry fee and permits to enter into national parks, heritage sites, and other places.
  • Pokhara to treks start point Nayapul and trek finish point Nayapul to Pokhara transport by Private vehicle
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu transport by Tourist Bus. (if you want to take a flight or want to travel by private vehicle is available, by adding extra cost)
  • Welcome/Farewell Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
  • A professional and English speaking guide
  • One porter for two clients
  • Trekking Map
  • Insurance of support crew members and their other costs
  • A first aid medical kit
  • Local Mobile Phone SIM Card.
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
  • International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Personal refreshment expenses like soft drinks, hard drinks, mineral bottled water, etc
  • Personal Utility expenses like telephone, internet, laundry, etc
  • Tips for support crew members
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Personal trekking gears

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Client Reviews

WOW! it has been an amazing experience with the team of Himalayas Hiking. Wonderful place, amazing vibes, amazing people with wonderful team. Kudos to the team Hiimalayas Hiking.

George Thompson,
UK, London
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