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Annapurna Base Camp Trek 13 Days

Trip Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

  • Trekking through beautiful landscape of “Annapurna Sanctuary”.
  • Passing through Machhapuchhere base camp.
  • Take bath in natural hot spring in Jhinu Danda.
  • Amazing sunrise view and panoramic Mountain View from Poonhill.
  • Mesmerizing view of beautiful mountains like Machhapuchhere, Himchuli, Dhaulagiri, etc.
  • Visiting gurung and magar locality.

Guide and porter Hire to Annapurna (8091m) is the tenth highest mountain in the world and the trip to its base camp is a standout amongst the most prominent treks. The magnificent Annapurna range includes one peak over 8,000 m, thirteen peaks over 7,000 m and sixteen peaks over 6,000 m. Annapurna Base Camp was initially discovered by the British traveler Col James O.M. "Jimmy" Roberts on 1956 and announced to the world as the 'Sanctuary of Gods'. The Sanctuary then turned into the "Annapurna Sanctuary". There is less number of treks which includes such a wide variety of landscapes and takes you so close to the base of 8,000 and 7,000 meter mountains within a short duration as the Annapurna Base Camp Trek does. AY Adventure is glad to manage Annapurna Base Camp Trek (4130m.) for you to provide you an unforgettable lifetime experience. The 14-days package is set for the trekkers who might want to trek to the base camp of Annapurna yet are confined time-wise. It is appropriate for both the beginner level and experienced trekker.

 As any other trek in the Annapurna region, this trek also starts from Pokhara, which is famous as the “Lake City” and goes through beautiful waterfalls, tranquil landscape, terraced farmlands, delightful magar and gurung villages, rich rhododendron forests, mesmerizing mountains and so much more to the base of Mt Annapurna. Most of the mountains of the western region of enormous Annapurna include Machhapuchchhre, Hiunchuli, Fang, Annapurna South, Annapurna, Annapurna 3 and Gangapurna, which are aligned in such a way, that they have a width across of around 10 miles. While trekking you can walk five to seven hours every day and spend the night at the lodges. You can have a magnificent view from Poonhill which is famous for the best sunrise view. And as you return through Jhinu Danda, you can give your tired muscles a well-deserved rest in the amazing hot springs. The locals here believe that this natural hot water heals body ache.

As we talk about the difficulty of this trek, it can be done easily by beginner level trekkers, doesn’t require extreme physical fitness level and it can be done independently as well. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek can be done in all seasons, nonetheless, in the winter the Base Camp can be closed sometimes high due to the snow level. On spring season the huge rhododendron forests are in full bloom which gives the trek an extra appeal.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1300m)

 

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara by a tourist bus.


Day 03: Drive to Nayapul & trek to Ulleri(2070m)


Day 04: Trek from Ulleri - Ghorepani (2750m): 4-5 hrs. Trek.


Day 05: Hiking to Poon Hill (3210m) & trek to Tadapani(2700m).


Day 06:  Tadapani to Sinuwa (2310m)


Day 07:  Sinuwa to Deurali (3150m)


Day 08: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m)


Day 09: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310m).


Day 10: Trek Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1780m).


Day 11: Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara.


Day 12: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by a tourist bus.


Day 13: Farewell friend.

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1300m)

Arrive in Kathmandu at any time. Our airport representative will welcome you and explain the program further. There are no planned activities for the day, so check into the hotel. Evening welcome dinner with cultural show.Overnight at hotel.

 

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara by a tourist bus. You may use flight which takes 25 min and can use private Tourist Vehicle. Via Tourist bus Its take 6-7 hour's .Evening boating at Fewa Lake and sightseeing near the lake area. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Nayapul & trek to Ulleri(2070m)

Trek from Pokhara (915 m.) to Nayapul (1050m.) by car, which takes approximately one and half hours drive. Now you begin your trek from Nayapul (1050m.) to Ulleri(2070m) . Via Birethanti (1065m.) which takes about four hours. The first part of your trek is easy passing through numerous small villages and settlements. O/N at Ulleri.

Day 04: Trek from Ulleri - Ghorepani (2750m): 4-5 hrs. Trek.

Today we heading to Ghorepani.First we need to climb steeply for the early 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through and Banthanti, Magar villages. On the way, can  see good view of Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and Annapurna (7219m.)O/N at Ghorepani.

Day 05: Hiking to Poon Hill (3210m) & trek to Tadapani(2700m).

Early morning trip to Poon Hill (3210m.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks. After breakfast trek Ghorepani to Tadapani (2650 m.). After walking for almost one and half hour you reach Gurung Hill which has the splendid mountain views as Poon Hill. From here you follow small forests with rhododendron, bamboos until you reach Deurali. The trail goes steeply down through deep forests all the way to Banthati. It takes one hour from here to reach Tadapanil After breakfast trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (2731m.) through the deep forests of rhododendrons, bamboos and oaks. En route, you frequently see waterfalls, rocks, wild animals, local birds and green scenarios. Tadapani is a small village surrounded by beautiful forests which grants you a magnificent view Himalaya. Treks from Ghorepani to Tadapani its take around 5 hours.  O/N at Tadapani.

Day 06:  Tadapani to Sinuwa (2310m)

Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa and it takes about four hours. It is very easy trek by ascending gently all the way through rhododendron, oak and other kinds of dense forests. You could hear different kinds of birds chirping on the way. O/N at Sinuwa.

Day 07:  Sinuwa to Deurali (3150m)

We are heading to Deurali which takes five hours. You trek gently ascend through forests with varieties of rhododendron and oak trees. The first town you reach is Dovan (2630m.) where there are few lodges and camp sites then we head to Deurali. O/N at Deurali.

Day 08: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m)

Wake up early in the morning then trek to Annapurna Base Camp.We begin our exciting trail towards Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Firstly we walk ascend gradually and steeply over the mountain side. The trek to MBC to Annapurna Base Camp is a bit strenuous but the spectacular vista of Machhapuchhre rewards our trail very enjoyable. We reach MBC by early afternoon then after our trail continues climb until we reach Annapurna Base Camp. Our trek enables to see the snow boulders melting and forming small streams. We will have sensation views of the near vertical south face of Annapurna towering above the sanctuary. Annapurna Base Camp sanctuary boasts of a dynamic view without anything impeding panorama of the 360 degrees. We will have interesting view of Machhapuchre, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Hiuchuli and other peaks. Enjoy a warm night’s sleep in comfortable at Annapurna Base Camp.O/N at Base Camp.

Day 09: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310m).

We trek from Base camp to Bamboo which takes 6-7 hours. From the Annapurna base camp we retrace our steps to Bamboo. Today’s trek is downhill so it shouldn’t be very difficult. Besides, we will always have the company of the extraordinary landscape to cheer us up.  Overnight in Bamboo.

Day 10: Trek Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1780m).

Today we trek to Jhinu Danda which takes 5-6 hours. We continue our trek from Bamboo to Sinuwa then move down and get to Lower Chhomrong. From Lower Chomrong our trail takes ascending on the thousand stony steps and we reach upper Chomrong then  we trek down to Jhinu Danda. We can enjoy hot spring while staying in Jhinu Danda. Overnight in Jhandu Danda at hotel.

Day 11: Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara.

On our way to Naya Pul from Jhinu Danda we get to enjoy the amazing hill landscape of western Nepal. We will have a lunch on the way. Our trek will end at Naya Pul where we board our vehicle to Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.

Day 12: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by a tourist bus – 6hours. Optional: can use fight which takes 25 min.O/N at Kathmandu Hotel.

Day 13: Farewell friend.

We will transfer you airport as per your flight time.

Any dates.

•Airport Pick up & Drop/sightseeing by private vehicle

• Twin sharing deluxe accommodation at Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast

• Welcome dinner with culture show.

•Sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with Guide

•Transportation/Private Vehicle

• Accommodation in tea house during trek

• Meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) in trekking

• All necessary paper work and permits (ACAP, TIMS )

• A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking guide

              (One Porter between each two clients while on trek)

• Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of trekking staff

• Travel & Rescue arrangement.

• All government taxes.

•  International Airfare

•  Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)

•  Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara

• Entrance fee in Kathmandu& Pokhara

• Boating in fewa lake

•  Medical evacuation in case of emergency.

• Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)

•  Tips, any expenses of personal nature, clients insurance

•  Soft/hard drinks

• Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual

•  Anything not specified in cost include section