Annapurna Base Camp Trek

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trek is one of the most popular trekking packages in Nepal. ABC is suitable for both beginner and experienced traveler. Attracting almost 70,000 trekkers per year, it is one of the most beautiful treks that combine some of the most beautiful and majestic mountain panorama with the mixture of rich biodiversity and culture unmatched by other trekking packages in Nepal. ABC is a small campsite surrounded by mighty mountains from all side, Machapuchhare (6,993m/22,943), Annapurna I(8091m/26505ft), and Hiunchuli (6,441m/21,131ft), respectively.

Annapurna Base Camp trek begins from the beautiful city Pokhara. We drive for 2 hours from the Pokhara to Nayapul, the starting point of trek. We march forward towards Ghandruk where we can have spectacular view of wide range of mountains of Annapurna region extending from east to west. After crossing Ghandruk, we will reach Chomrong, a Gurung village. All along the way, steep paths we walk along the swift flowing river through lush green forest with rhododendron, pine , bamboo encountering rare species like white breasted kingfisher, highland butterflies, musk deer. We also get a chance to mingle with local ethnic groups of Gurung, Magar, Thakalis , Lama,etc.

While you are in Chomrong you can also make a short trip to Hot Spring. The walking trail will now lead us to Dovan and traversing high above the river we will get to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC). Walking further uphill takes us to the destination, Annapurna Base Camp (4135m) with super panorama. Many have been amazed by the unimaginable all round views of beautiful snow capped Annapurna Mountain Range.

After a great time here, we return back to Dovan via MBC. We reach Jhinu and finally to Pokhara. The journey is clockwise. ABC trek is possible throughout all season, however best seasons are spring (Feb.- May) and fall(Sept.-Dec). ABC trek don’t need any previous experience. So, get ready to get a relic of a lifetime and know why it is most chosen destination for travelers around the world.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara & Evening Sightseeing.
Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1 hours) and trek to Ghandruk.
Day 05: Trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170 m).
Day 06: Trek from Chhomrong to Deurali.
Day 07: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 m).
Day 08: trek from Annapurna base camp to Bamboo (2310 m.)
Day 09: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda.
Day 10: Jhinu Danda to Pokhara via nayapul.
Day 11: Drive/fly back to Kathmandu
Day 12: Final Departure.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with Bed and breakfast.
  • Tea-house accommodation during the trek.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder Guide.
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation.
  • Down jacket (to be returned after trip completion).
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS).
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).
  • All government and local taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • Excess baggage charge(s).
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Emergency expenses like rescues, emergency medical treatment.
  • Personal insurance charges.
  • International flights.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

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Trip Facts

Destination : Nepal

Duration : 12 Days

Price : 1200 USD

Difficulty Level : Tough

Minimum Altitude : 1300m

Group Size : 2-20 People

Activities : Trekking, Hiking & Sightseeing

Transportation : Flight, Car & Jeep

Accommodation : 3-4 star hotel in kathmandu, Normal guest house during trekking

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