Journey through diverse landscapes, from lush rhododendron forests to rugged mountain trails, as you make your way to the iconic Annapurna Base Camp. Witness breathtaking sunrise views, immerse yourself in local culture, and stand in awe of the towering Himalayan peaks on this unforgettable adventure.
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Embark on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, a mesmerizing adventure that takes you into the heart of the majestic Annapurna mountain range in Nepal.
Trek through picturesque villages, dense rhododendron forests, and rugged terrains as you approach the spectacular Annapurna Base Camp.
Witness awe-inspiring panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, including the magnificent Annapurna Massif and the iconic Machhapuchhre (Fishtail).
Immerse yourself in the rich local culture, interact with friendly villagers, and experience the warmth of Nepalese hospitality.
This trek offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, challenging trails, and unforgettable memories.
Join us on this epic journey and create a lifelong connection with the Himalayas.
Welcome to the Annapurna Base Camp Trek!
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular and breathtaking trekking adventures in Nepal.
Nestled in the magnificent Annapurna mountain range, this trek offers an incredible journey through diverse landscapes, charming villages, lush rhododendron forests, and awe-inspiring Himalayan vistas.
- Stunning panoramic views of Annapurna Massif, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and other snow-capped peaks.
- Exploring traditional Gurung and Magar villages, immersing yourself in their rich culture and warm hospitality.
- Trekking through lush rhododendron forests, where the vibrant blooms create a stunning natural spectacle during springtime.
- Soaking in natural hot springs at Jhinu Danda, is a perfect respite for tired muscles after days of trekking.
- Reaching the Annapurna Base Camp (4,130 meters) and standing in awe of its amphitheater-like setting surrounded by towering Himalayan giants.
Kathmandu to Pokhara
Take a scenic drive or a short domestic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara, a charming lakeside city nestled in the lap of the Annapurna Mountains. Overnight stay in Pokhara.
Drive from Pokhara to Markyu Danda and start the trek to Chhomrong
Embark on a scenic drive from Pokhara to Markyu Danda, where your trek to Chhomrong begins. Traverse through captivating landscapes, charming villages, and eventually reach the picturesque village of Chhomrong. Get ready to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Annapurna region and the warm hospitality of the local communities.
Trek from Chhomrong to Deurali
A thrilling trek from Chhomrong to Deurali, venturing deeper into the enchanting Annapurna region. Traverse through diverse terrain, including lush forests and rocky trails, as you ascend towards Deurali. Along the way, be captivated by the stunning natural beauty, encounter friendly locals, and soak in the serene mountain atmosphere. Prepare for an exhilarating journey filled with awe-inspiring vistas and unforgettable experiences.
Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp
Continue your trek from Deurali to the highly anticipated Annapurna Base Camp. Navigate through challenging terrain and witness the gradual transformation of the landscape. As you ascend, marvel at the towering peaks, cascading glaciers, and pristine alpine surroundings. Experience the thrill of reaching the Annapurna Base Camp, a breathtaking amphitheater nestled amidst the mighty Himalayas. Immerse yourself in this majestic setting and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Trek From Annapurna Base Camp to Sinuwa
Descend from the majestic Annapurna Base Camp and continue your trek towards Sinuwa. Take in the stunning mountain vistas as you make your way through diverse landscapes and charming villages. Experience the serenity of the surroundings and relish the sense of accomplishment from reaching the base camp. The journey from Annapurna Base Camp to Sinuwa offers a mix of adventure and tranquility, providing a memorable trekking experience in the heart of the Annapurna region.
Trek to Jhinudanda and drive to Pokhara
Embark on a scenic trek from Sinuwa to Jhinudanda, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the Annapurna region. Trek through picturesque trails, lush forests, and charming villages before reaching Jhinudanda. Indulge in a well-deserved rest and soak in the rejuvenating natural hot springs. Conclude your adventure with a drive from Jhinudanda to Pokhara, where you can unwind and reflect on the incredible journey you've had.
Pokhara Sight Seeing
Free day in Pokhara, Visit your own way. here are some suggestion.
In Pokhara, embark on a self-guided sightseeing adventure and experience the best of this enchanting city. Start your day with a visit to the iconic Peace Pagoda for breathtaking panoramic views. Explore the lively Old Bazaar and pay your respects at the revered Bindhyabasini Temple. Enjoy a peaceful boat ride on Phewa Lake and venture into the mystical Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave. Don't miss the tranquil beauty of Begnas Lake or the exhilaration of paragliding in the Pokhara Valley. Hike to Sarangkot for stunning sunrise or sunset vistas, and indulge in local cuisine and shopping along the bustling Lakeside Road.
Drive back to Kathmandu
Conclude your Pokhara adventure with a scenic drive back to the vibrant city of Kathmandu. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the picturesque landscapes as you travel through the countryside. Admire the rural charm and take in the beauty of the Nepalese countryside along the journey. As you approach Kathmandu, prepare to be immersed in the city's bustling atmosphere, rich history, and vibrant culture. Reflect on your incredible Pokhara experiences while looking forward to exploring the diverse wonders of the capital city.
- All necessary government and local permits and entrance fees
- Tourist bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu
- Private and local transport to Hot Spring and back to Pokhara
- 1-night stay in Pokhara (Bed and Breakfast)
- Breakfast and accommodation during the trek
- English-speaking trekking guide
- Trekking guide insurance
- Guest Insurance
- Dinner in Pokhara
- any beverages (you can buy them at tea houses).
- tips for guides and porters
- Any additional cost or delays caused by a landslide, weather conditions, change in itinerary due to safety concerns.
The trek typically takes around 10 to 14 days, depending on the itinerary and trekking pace.
The highest point of the trek is Annapurna Base Camp at an elevation of 4,130 meters (13,550 feet).
The recommended trekking seasons are Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) when the weather is favorable and the mountain views are clear.
The trek is considered moderate to challenging. It requires a reasonable level of fitness and some prior trekking experience is beneficial.
Do I need trekking permits for the Yes, you need to obtain the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card.
While it is possible to trek without a guide, it is highly recommended to have a guide for safety, navigation, and cultural insights.
Teahouses and guesthouses are available along the trekking route, providing basic accommodation with communal dining areas.
Proper acclimatization is crucial. Trek at a gradual pace, stay hydrated, and listen to your body. Take acclimatization days at higher elevations.
Essential items include trekking clothing, sturdy boots, a sleeping bag, a waterproof jacket, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, a water bottle, and a first aid kit.
ATM facilities are available in major towns like Pokhara and Jhinu Danda. However, it is advisable to carry enough cash for smaller villages along the trekking route.
Yes, having travel insurance is strongly recommended, including coverage for emergency medical evacuation and trekking at high altitudes.
Most teahouses and guesthouses have shared toilet facilities. They are typically basic squat toilets or western-style toilets.
Yes, most teahouses and guesthouses offer charging facilities for electronic devices, but it may come at an additional cost.
Wi-Fi and mobile network coverage are available at some teahouses, but the quality and availability may vary.
Yes, the trek can be extended or modified according to your preferences. Discuss your requirements with your trekking agency or guide.