The Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Trek is one of the most popular journeys in Nepal. It is quite an easy and shorter trek than other high altitude treks in Nepal So, any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. Annapurna Base Camp Trek and Annapurna mountain range has it all, some of the world’s highest mountains along with unique mountain views along the Himalayan range. This makes the Annapurna Base Camp Trek a stunning mountain trekking experience.
This trek incorporates diverse terrain, culture, and wildlife. Along with the most spectacular and close up view of Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, and Dhaulagiri. The fascinating Annapurna massif includes the world’s tenth highest peak. Annapurna I (8,091 m) holds an almost fatal attraction for mountaineers. It has the highest fatality ratio among the eight thousands. This formidable aura apart, the ABC trek holds several treasures for the mountain lover.
Enjoy the beautiful city of Pokhara
Traverse the inner sanctuary of Annapurna panoramic views of 10 peaks over 6000m
Breathtaking views of Dhaulagiri and the Kali Gandaki from Poon Hill
Explore the local culture and their lifestyle
Visit Annapurna and Machhapuchhere base camp
Scenic hike across typical Gurung villages
Natural hot spring in Jhinu Danda
Explore Rural Nepalese lifestyle
Cross perennial rivers and thrilling suspension bridges on the trail.
FAQ About Annapurna Base Camp Trek:
When is the best season for Annapurna Base Camp Trek?
The best time to trek in Annapurna Base camp are spring season March to May and September to December and autumn season.
Is there any risk of getting altitude sickness?
Yes, there is as you will be trekking above the altitude of 3000 meters. Each person reacts differently to the altitude regardless of their physical fitness.
Are there any ATM facilities on the trekking route?
You won’t find any ATMs on the trekking trail. So, it is suggested to withdraw the money from Kathmandu or Pokhara. Taking enough money to last you for the entire trek.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, welcome you in Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing around world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley (Basantapur durbar, patan durbar and museum).
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 860 m -06 hrs journey
Day 04: Drive past Nayapul and trek to Tikhe Dhuga village – 05 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (Poonhill)- 06 hrs
Day 06: Trek to Tadapani
Day 07: Trek to Chhomrong
Day 08: Trek to Himalayan Hotel.
Day 09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhare Base Camp
Day 10: Trek to Babmoo
Day 11: Trek to Jhinu-Danda with hot spring 1,700m – 06 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Karnde and drive to pokhara
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 14: International departure for homeward bound.
NOTE: The above information is an example of our standard tour, and can be customized to meet your specific requirements.
Kathmandu airport pickup and drop
3 nights hotel accommodation in tourist standard hotel in heart of Kathmandu, Thamel with breakfast.
Kathmandu sightseeing with well trained city tour guide (Pashupatinath, Syambhunath, Baudanath, Patan city)
Pokhara Kathmandu AC tourist bus transportation
2 nights hotel accommodation in tourist standard hotel in Pokhara with breakfast
Pokhara to Nayapul – Kande or Phedi to pokhara transportation in private vehicle
A well trained and experienced, English speaking, trekking guide (his food, accommodation, insurance, salary).
Two guest = 1 porter (his food, accommodation, insurance, salary) included .
All meals during trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
Annapurna conservation area permit (ACAP).
Government permit (Trekkers information management system (TIMS) permit.
Accommodation during trekking (tea house/lodges/hotel).
Trekking equipment (sleeping bag and down jacket).
Trek completion certificate as award
First Aid Kit.
All Government and local taxes.
1. If you would like to reduce any service included in package like, airport pick up drop, hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara, porter, Kathmandu sightseeing, the cost will be reduced accordingly.
2. If you would like to add any service which is not included in the package such as Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight or private car, Luxurious star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara, white water rafting, Paragliding, Pokhara tour we will arrange accordingly and that is subjected to extra cost.
Your personal nature expenses and travel insurance.
Food during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Drinks (tea, coffee, coke, beer), beverage, hot shower and heater charge during trekking.
Entry permit for temples and Stupas during Kathmandu sightseeing
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS
Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler’s checks, etc.