Highlights

  • Magnificent views of the Mt.Daulagiri and Annapurna ranges.
  • Experience a typical ethnic culture and interact with the local people.
  • Hospitality in the local tea house
  • Overnight at Annapurna base camp.
  • Spectacular views of mountains and glaciers from Annapurna base camp.

Overview

Explore the wonders of Nepal on a 10-day trekking adventure. The trek is challenging and designed for 1-16 persons, with accommodations in hotels/lodges. The trek reaches a maximum altitude of 4130m. Ideal for all seasons except during the monsoon.

Meals (B, L, D) are included, and each day involves a 4-5 hour walk. Enjoy private vehicle transportation throughout the journey. Immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes of Nepal for an unforgettable trekking experience.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a famous hiking route known for its diverse climates, landscapes, and cultures. It's not too difficult compared to other high-altitude treks in Nepal. The trek takes you through various terrains, from lush forests to the alpine environment of the Sanctuary.

To prepare for the trek, you need good stamina. You'll be walking 4 to 5 hours a day, so it's important not to get tired quickly. Start practicing by walking on steep roads and doing workouts like swimming, jumping rope, yoga, and cardio exercises. These will help you build strength.

Mental health is also crucial. If you're not in a good mental space, the journey might be overwhelming. Try activities like meditation and deep breathing to stay relaxed and focused during the trek.

The trek includes visits to Gurung villages like Ghandruk, Chomrong, and Landrung, with beautiful views of Annapurna South and Machapuchare. You also get to experience two base camps – Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC) and Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). It's a rewarding and memorable adventure!

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

    Welcome to Kathmandu, the city of temples and history! On your first day, our friendly staff will greet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and take you to your hotel. If you're not too tired from the flight, consider exploring the city – there are lots of interesting things to see. Take some time to rest, and get ready for the exciting adventures ahead.

    Where you'll stay: Spend the night at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 2 - Fly to Pokhara (827m/2,700ft), trek to Ghandruk (1940m/6360 ft): 30 minutes flight, 5 - 6 hours trek

    We'll catch an early morning flight to Pokhara, a stunning lake city, and enjoy breathtaking views of the Himalayas from the right side of the plane. Upon landing in Pokhara, we'll take a 1-hour and 20-minute drive to Naya Pul, where our trek begins. The first leg of our journey takes us from Birethanti to Ghandruk, a charming village predominantly occupied by the Gurung community. If we have enough time, we may also explore the Gurung museum today.

    We'll spend the night in Ghandruk.

  • Day 3 - Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170m/7120ft): 5 - 6 hours

    Now, we'll start by climbing for about an hour up to Kimrungdanda. During this ascent, we'll be treated to stunning views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre), and Ganggapurna. Following the climb, we'll make a steep descent to reach the Kimrong Khola. Afterward, there's another steep ascent from Kimrong Khola to Chere Danda, followed by a descent and then a gentle walk to Chhomrong. Chhomrong is a picturesque village nestled at the base of the massive Annapurna range.

    We'll spend the night in Chhomrong.

  • Day 4 - Chhomrong to Bamboo (2310m/7578ft): 4 - 5 hours

    Our journey continues as we descend using 2500 stone steps and cross the bridge over Chhomrong Khola. Afterward, we face an uphill climb to reach Sinuwa. Moving forward, we traverse through a scenic forest area to Kuldihar, and then it's a simple downhill walk leading us to Bamboo.

    Tonight, we'll stay overnight in Bamboo.

  • Day 5 - Bamboo to Deurali (3230m/10,595ft): 3 - 4 hours

    Our journey continues as we pass through a bamboo forest, which is often damp and chilly. The path ascends steadily, featuring a few steep sections. Upon reaching Himalaya Hotel, the forest opens up, exposing us to the warmth of the sun and offering breathtaking views of the glacial river below. The trail then involves a steep climb through a drier forest until we reach Hinku Cave.

    From Hinku Cave, the trail descends closer to the river before climbing again to Deurali. This stretch is the most scenic part of the day. The vegetation becomes sparser, providing magical views of the valley, the river below, and the towering rock-face cliffs adorned with bands of delicate waterfalls.

    We'll spend the night in Deurali.

  • Day 6 - Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,545ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m/12135ft): 5- 6 hours

    We'll embark on a gentle climb through a river bed and then ascend over a steep trail along the mountainside. The hike from Bagar to Machhapuchhre Base Camp may be a bit challenging. As we reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp, we're rewarded with excellent views of the majestic Machhapuchhre, along with Mt. Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Gandharvachuli, and Gangapurna – a truly fulfilling experience.

    As we approach Annapurna Base Camp (ABC), the vegetation gradually disappears, and the path widens as we enter the Annapurna sanctuary. The final destination offers sensational views of the near-vertical south face of Annapurna, standing tall above us. The sanctuary provides a dynamic 360-degree panorama with no obstructions. At the base camp, we can once again savor mesmerizing views of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, and other peaks.

    We'll spend the night at Annapurna Base Camp.

  • Day 7 - Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo: 7 – 8 hours

    We begin our descent from Annapurna Base Camp and retrace our steps back to Bamboo. Today's trek is mostly downhill, making it a relatively easier journey. The extraordinary landscape surrounding us will continue to be a source of inspiration and joy throughout the day.

    We'll spend the night in Bamboo.

  • Day 8 - Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1760m/5770 ft): 5 - 6 hours

    Starting from Bamboo, our journey takes us uphill to Kuldighar, followed by a downhill walk to Chhomrong Khola. We then ascend the stone steps to reach Chhomrong. The trail continues to descend, leading us to Jhinu Danda, where we'll rest for the night. Today presents a unique opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in the hot springs, just a short 15-20 minute downhill walk from Jhinu Danda. It's the perfect way to soothe our tired bodies.

    We'll spend the night in Jhinu Danda.

  • Day 9 - Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara: 6 hours trek, 1 hour drive

    As we make our way from Jhinu Danda to Naya Pul, we'll be treated to the stunning hill landscape of western Nepal. Along the journey, we'll pause for lunch. Our trek concludes at Naya Pul, where we'll board a vehicle to reach Pokhara. The night will be spent in Pokhara.

    *Note: If the road construction connecting Jhinu Danda to Naya Pul is finished, driving directly from Jhinu Danda to Pokhara could be an alternative option.

  • Day 10 - Fly to Kathmandu

    In the afternoon, we take a flight back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, our team will escort us to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for leisure, last-minute shopping, or exploring any landmarks we may have missed on our first day in Kathmandu. In the evening, we'll gather for a farewell dinner to celebrate the successful completion of our journey.

    We'll spend the night in Kathmandu.

  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • Hotel room in Kathmandu (3 Nights)
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader
  • Porter
  • All government and local taxes
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit )
  • Trekking Map
  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Excess baggage charges
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, big thermos water/tea, shower etc)

Important Information

Personal Equipment
3-4 season sleeping bag with hood
Thermo rest self-inflating pad or foam mat
Main luggage- Rucksack or Duffel
30 - 40 liter Daypack- to carry water bottles, camera, lunch and extra clothing
Stuff sacks and plastic bags for keeping your gear dry and organized
Water bottles with a wide mouth
A pair adjustable trekking poles
Insulated plastic mug (optional)
Pocketknife Swiss army style (optional)
Toiletries bag for toilet paper, soap, saving items, tooth paste and toothbrush etc
Footwear:
Running shoes or sandals-to used in camp/ teahouse lodge
Hiking boots- good quality
Gaiters- a pair to use to keep boots dry if walking through deep snow or on wet ground
Woolen or Pile Socks-heavy weight wool to be worn over the liner socks
Liner Socks-smooth thin liner socks to reduce of getting blisters
Knee or ankles support pad
Clothing items for Trip
Gore-Tex pants and jacket with hood
Medium weight down jacket with hood
Light trekking trouser
Long sleeve light colored polypropylene shirts
Polar Tec fleece jacket
Thermal underwear for both top and bottom
Polar Tec fleece pant
Personal under garments
Quick dry type towel
Casual wears before after the trek
Hand Wear
Polypropylene liner gloves
Fleece gloves
Good quality mittens or gloves
Headwear
Warm woolen or fleecy hat/balaclava
Sun hat or cap with bandana for shading the neck
Bandana or scarf
Headlamp for use at night around the camp with extra batteries and spare bulbs
High quality sunglasses with 100% UV protection
Dust mask
Other Travel Accessories
Sunscreen and lip salve SPF 30 or above
Insect repellant
Water purification tablets (iodine or chlorine)
Favorite snack items
Reading and writing materials, ipod and cards
Camera, memory card and extra battery
Passport photo copy and photos
Insurance certificate copy
Earplugs (optional)
Baby wipes (optional)
Anti bacterial hand gel (optional)
Personal first aid kit pack
Any personal medications
Malaria prophylactic tablets
Antibiotics capsules
Imodium and anti amoebious, bacterial tablets
Blister treatment plasts
Dehydration solution
Analgesic- Paracetamol, aspirin
Anti cold tablets
Diclofenac gel
Bandages
Antiseptic cream and throat lozenges
Diamox for AMS
Sanitary pad (for women)
Ear and eye drop

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