Highlights

  • Expert Guidance and Support
  • Scenic Diversity
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Flexibility and Customization:
  • Comfortable Accommodations

Overview

Our Annapurna Base Camp packages offer an unparalleled blend of adventure, cultural immersion, and breathtaking natural beauty that ensures an unforgettable journey for every traveler. What sets our packages apart is the meticulous attention to detail in crafting an experience that caters to both seasoned trekkers and those embarking on their first Himalayan adventure. From the moment you arrive in Nepal, our expert guides and support staff are dedicated to ensuring your safety, comfort, and enjoyment every step of the way.

Moreover, our itineraries are designed to not only showcase the stunning vistas of the Annapurna region but also to immerse you in the rich tapestry of local culture. Whether it's savoring authentic Nepali cuisine in rustic mountain teahouses, interacting with friendly locals in traditional villages, or learning about the ancient customs and traditions of the Gurung and Magar people, every moment promises to be enriching and enlightening. With our Annapurna Base Camp packages, you'll not only conquer one of the world's most iconic trekking destinations but also create memories to last a lifetime.

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the heart of the Himalayas with our Annapurna Base Camp Trek itinerary. Over 9 unforgettable days, you will trek through a diverse landscape of lush forests, terraced fields, and high alpine meadows, all while being surrounded by some of the world's highest and most iconic peaks. Your adventure begins in the bustling city of Pokhara, where you will soak in the tranquil beauty of Phewa Lake before setting off on your trek. As you ascend into the Annapurna Conservation Area, you will pass through charming villages inhabited by the Gurung and Magar ethnic groups, immersing yourself in their rich culture and hospitality. Each day brings new vistas and experiences, culminating in the breathtaking panorama of the Annapurna Sanctuary, where you will stand in awe of towering peaks such as Annapurna I, Machapuchare, and Hiunchuli. Throughout the journey, our experienced guides and support staff will ensure your safety and comfort, allowing you to fully savor every moment of this unforgettable adventure. Join us for an experience of a lifetime on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

  • Day 1 - Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m.) by private vehicle. Approx. 6 to 7 hours' drive. Overnight at The Kuti Resort or a similar category hotel.

    Your journey begins with an exhilarating drive from the bustling capital city of Kathmandu to the serene lakeside city of Pokhara. Boarding a comfortable private vehicle, you will embark on a scenic 6 to 7-hour journey that winds through picturesque countryside, offering glimpses of rural life and stunning landscapes along the way.

    As you leave behind the chaos of Kathmandu, the road gradually ascends, treating you to panoramic views of lush hills, terraced fields, and quaint villages. En route, you will make occasional stops at roadside eateries where you can savor local snacks and refreshing beverages, providing opportunities to stretch your legs and soak in the beauty of your surroundings.

    Upon reaching Pokhara, you will be greeted by the serene ambiance of the city nestled beside the tranquil Phewa Lake, with the majestic Annapurna range looming in the distance. Your accommodation for the night awaits at The Kuti Resort or a similar category hotel, where you will unwind in comfort and style after a long day of travel. Situated amidst lush greenery, The Kuti Resort offers a peaceful retreat with cozy rooms, modern amenities, and warm hospitality, ensuring a rejuvenating stay before the adventures that lie ahead.

    As evening descends, you may choose to stroll along the lakeshore promenade, dine at one of the charming lakeside restaurants, or simply relax and admire the mesmerizing sunset over the snow-capped peaks. With its tranquil atmosphere and breathtaking vistas, Pokhara sets the perfect stage for the exhilarating trekking expedition awaiting you in the days to come.

  • Day 2 - Drive to Jhinu Danda (approx. 4 hr. drive) and start trek to Chhomrong (2170m.) Approx. 2 to 3 hours walk and overnight at lodge.

    The second day of your Annapurna Base Camp adventure begins with an early morning drive from Pokhara to Jhinu Danda, a scenic journey that takes approximately 4 hours. Nestled amidst terraced fields and lush forests, Jhinu Danda serves as the starting point for your trekking adventure.

    Upon arrival, you will disembark from your vehicle and prepare for the exhilarating trek ahead. With your experienced guide leading the way, you will set off on foot, following winding trails that meander through pristine wilderness and charming villages.

    As you traverse the undulating terrain, you will be treated to breathtaking views of cascading waterfalls, terraced hillsides, and distant Himalayan peaks, providing ample opportunities to capture memorable photographs and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region.

    After approximately 2 to 3 hours of trekking, you will reach the picturesque village of Chhomrong, nestled on the slopes of the Modi Khola Valley. Here, you will settle into a cozy lodge for the night, where you can rest and recharge after a rewarding day of exploration.

    The lodges in Chhomrong offer comfortable accommodations and warm hospitality, providing a welcoming retreat amidst the rugged mountain landscape. As you unwind and enjoy a hearty meal prepared with fresh local ingredients, you will have the chance to connect with fellow trekkers and share stories of your adventures on the trail.

    As night falls and the stars emerge overhead, you will drift off to sleep with the soothing sounds of nature echoing in the mountain air, eagerly anticipating the adventures that await you in the days ahead as you continue your journey towards the majestic Annapurna Base Camp.

  • Day 3 - Trek from Chhomrong to Doban (2505 m) Approx. 6 to 7 hours walk and overnight at lodge.

    On this leg of your Annapurna Base Camp trek, you will embark on a scenic journey from the charming village of Chhomrong to the tranquil settlement of Doban. This approximately 6 to 7-hour trek offers a perfect balance of challenge and reward as you traverse through diverse landscapes, from lush forests to rocky terrain, and gain elevation along the way.

    Leaving Chhomrong behind, you will descend steep stone steps towards the Chhomrong Khola (river), crossing a suspension bridge that spans the rushing waters below. As you ascend the opposite side of the valley, the trail winds through terraced fields and dense forests, providing glimpses of exotic flora and fauna unique to the region.

    Throughout the day, you will encounter several small settlements and tea houses where you can pause to rest and refuel with delicious meals and refreshing beverages. These pit stops also offer opportunities to interact with local villagers, gaining insight into their way of life and cultural traditions.

    As you continue your ascent, the landscape gradually changes, with the vegetation becoming sparser and the terrain more rugged. Along the way, you will be treated to panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, including glimpses of towering peaks such as Machapuchare (Fishtail) and Annapurna South.

    Finally, as the sun begins to dip below the horizon, you will arrive at Doban, a peaceful hamlet nestled amidst rhododendron and bamboo forests. Here, you will find comfortable lodge accommodations where you can unwind and recharge after a long day on the trail. Surrounded by the tranquility of the Himalayan wilderness, you will enjoy a well-deserved rest, savoring the sense of accomplishment and anticipation for the adventures that lie ahead on your journey to Annapurna Base Camp.

  • Day 4 - Trek from Doban to Deurali (3290 m) Approx. 3 to 4 hours walk and overnight at lodge

    Today's trek takes you from the serene village of Doban to the enchanting settlement of Deurali, situated at an altitude of 3290 meters. This leg of the journey promises stunning vistas and a gradual ascent through varied terrain, offering a mix of challenge and tranquility.

    Setting out from Doban, you will navigate a trail that winds through verdant forests of rhododendron, oak, and bamboo, with the melodious sounds of birdsong accompanying your journey. The air is crisp and invigorating as you ascend steadily, the canopy of trees occasionally parting to reveal glimpses of the majestic snow-capped peaks towering above.

    As you climb higher, the landscape transforms, with alpine meadows giving way to rocky outcrops and towering cliffs. Along the way, you will encounter streams and waterfalls cascading down the mountainside, providing refreshing opportunities to replenish your water supply and cool off.

    The pace is leisurely, allowing you to soak in the natural beauty of your surroundings and marvel at the grandeur of the Himalayas. Your experienced guide will point out notable landmarks and share insights into the local flora, fauna, and geology, enriching your trekking experience with their knowledge and expertise.

    After approximately 3 to 4 hours of trekking, you will arrive at Deurali, a tranquil haven nestled in a rugged mountain landscape. Here, you will find comfortable lodge accommodations where you can unwind and recharge, surrounded by the pristine beauty of the Himalayan wilderness.

    As evening falls and the stars emerge overhead, you will gather with fellow trekkers to share stories of the day's adventures and enjoy a hearty meal prepared with fresh local ingredients. With the sound of the wind whispering through the trees and the promise of new adventures on the horizon, you will drift off to sleep filled with a sense of wonder and anticipation for the journey ahead.

  • Day 5 - Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m.) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m) Approx. 5 to 6 hours walk and overnight at local lodge.

    Today marks the pinnacle of your Annapurna Base Camp trek as you journey from Deurali to the awe-inspiring Annapurna Base Camp (ABC), located at an elevation of 4130 meters. This exhilarating trek, which typically takes approximately 5 to 6 hours, offers an unforgettable blend of breathtaking scenery and a sense of accomplishment as you reach your ultimate destination.

    Setting out from Deurali, you will ascend steadily along well-defined trails that wind through rugged terrain and alpine meadows adorned with colorful wildflowers. The air becomes crisper with each step, and the surrounding peaks loom ever closer as you gain altitude.

    After a few hours of trekking, you will arrive at Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC), a picturesque resting point nestled beneath the towering peaks of Machapuchare (Fishtail) and surrounding giants. Here, you will pause to catch your breath and savor the panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan landscape, with towering cliffs and cascading glaciers creating a mesmerizing backdrop.

    Continuing onward, you will traverse rocky terrain and icy streams as you make your way toward the Annapurna Sanctuary, a natural amphitheater surrounded by towering peaks. The anticipation builds with each step as you approach the iconic Annapurna Base Camp, where you will be rewarded with unparalleled views of the majestic Annapurna massif towering above.

    Upon reaching Annapurna Base Camp, you will be greeted by a sense of awe and accomplishment as you stand amidst the towering peaks of one of the world's most renowned mountain ranges. Surrounded by breathtaking beauty on all sides, you will find yourself immersed in a landscape of pristine snowfields, rugged cliffs, and dramatic glaciers.

    Your accommodation for the night awaits at a local lodge, where you will enjoy warm hospitality and hearty meals prepared with fresh local ingredients. As you settle in for the evening, you will have the opportunity to reflect on the incredible journey that has brought you to this remarkable destination, savoring the sense of achievement and wonder that comes with standing at the foot of the mighty Annapurna.

  • Day 6 - Morning view from ABC and trek to Bamboo (2335m.) Approx. 6 to 7 hours walk and overnight at lodge.

    Waking up at Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) is a truly magical experience. As the first light of dawn breaks over the towering peaks, the entire landscape is bathed in a golden glow, illuminating the surrounding snow-capped mountains in a breathtaking display of natural beauty. Stepping outside your lodge, you'll be greeted by panoramic views of the Annapurna massif, with its towering peaks soaring majestically into the sky.

    After savoring a hearty breakfast amidst this stunning backdrop, it's time to bid farewell to Annapurna Base Camp and begin your descent back toward lower elevations. The trail retraces your steps through the Annapurna Sanctuary, offering one last opportunity to soak in the awe-inspiring scenery and capture some final photographs of this pristine wilderness.

    As you make your way downhill, the landscape gradually transitions from alpine terrain to lush forests, with towering rhododendron trees providing shade from the midday sun. Along the way, you will pass through charming villages and terraced fields, where local farmers tend to their crops and villagers go about their daily lives.

    After approximately 6 to 7 hours of trekking, you will arrive at Bamboo, a tranquil hamlet nestled amidst dense bamboo forests. Here, you will find comfortable lodge accommodations where you can rest and recharge after a long day on the trail. Surrounded by the soothing sounds of nature and the gentle rustle of bamboo leaves, you will enjoy a peaceful night's sleep, reflecting on the incredible journey you have undertaken and the memories you have made along the way.

  • Day 7 - Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1780m.) Approx. 5 to 6 hours walk and overnight at lodge.

    Today's trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda offers a delightful mix of scenic beauty and cultural encounters as you descend through verdant forests and picturesque villages. Setting out from Bamboo, you will bid farewell to the tranquil surroundings and begin your journey towards lower elevations.

    The trail winds its way downhill through dense bamboo forests, with shafts of sunlight filtering through the canopy above, casting dappled shadows on the forest floor. As you descend, you will be treated to glimpses of the surrounding valleys and distant peaks, providing ample opportunities to capture the natural beauty of the Annapurna region.

    Along the way, you will pass through charming villages where you can observe local life up close, with farmers tending to their fields and villagers going about their daily routines. You will also encounter friendly faces along the trail, exchanging smiles and greetings with fellow trekkers and locals alike.

    As you continue your descent, the air becomes warmer and filled with the fragrant scents of wildflowers and pine trees. The trail meanders alongside gently flowing streams and terraced fields, offering moments of tranquility and serenity amidst the lush mountain landscape.

    After approximately 5 to 6 hours of trekking, you will arrive at Jhinu Danda, a peaceful village renowned for its natural hot springs. Here, you will find comfortable lodge accommodations where you can relax and unwind after a rewarding day on the trail. As evening falls, you will have the opportunity to soak in the rejuvenating waters of the hot springs, soothing your tired muscles and rejuvenating your spirit.

    Surrounded by the tranquil beauty of the Himalayan foothills, you will enjoy a peaceful night's rest, lulled to sleep by the gentle sounds of nature and the promise of new adventures awaiting you on the final leg of your Annapurna Base Camp trek.

  • Day 8 - Drive from Jhinu Danda to Pokhara approx. 3 to 4 hours drive. Overnight at The Kuti Resort or a similar category hotel.

    After bidding farewell to the serene village of Jhinu Danda and its rejuvenating hot springs, you will embark on a scenic drive back to the vibrant lakeside city of Pokhara. Boarding a comfortable vehicle, you will traverse winding mountain roads that offer sweeping vistas of lush valleys, terraced fields, and distant peaks, providing one last opportunity to soak in the natural beauty of the Annapurna region.

    As you descend from the foothills of the Himalayas, the landscape gradually transitions from rugged mountain terrain to verdant countryside, dotted with charming villages and bustling market towns. Along the way, you may make occasional stops at roadside eateries, where you can savor local delicacies and refreshments while stretching your legs and taking in the picturesque surroundings.

    Upon arriving in Pokhara, you will be greeted by the tranquil ambiance of Phewa Lake and the majestic Annapurna range looming in the distance. Your accommodation for the night awaits at The Kuti Resort or a similar category hotel, where you can unwind in comfort and style after a long day of travel.

    Nestled amidst lush greenery and offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains, The Kuti Resort provides a peaceful retreat with spacious rooms, modern amenities, and warm hospitality, ensuring a rejuvenating stay for weary travelers. Whether you choose to relax by the poolside, stroll along the lakeshore promenade, or explore the vibrant streets of Pokhara, you will find plenty of opportunities to unwind and immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere of this charming city.

    As evening descends and the sun sets behind the mountains, you will have the chance to dine at one of Pokhara's renowned restaurants, sampling delicious Nepali cuisine or international fare while enjoying panoramic views of the lake and surrounding peaks. With its tranquil surroundings and welcoming ambiance, Pokhara provides the perfect setting to reflect on the unforgettable experiences of your Annapurna Base Camp trek and recharge for the journey ahead.

  • Day 9 - Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by private vehicle. Approx. 6 to 7 hours' drive.

    As your Annapurna Base Camp adventure draws to a close, you will embark on a scenic journey back to the bustling capital city of Kathmandu from Pokhara. Boarding a comfortable private vehicle, you will begin the approximately 6 to 7-hour drive that traverses through picturesque countryside, offering glimpses of rural life and stunning landscapes along the way.

    Leaving behind the tranquil ambiance of Pokhara, you will wind through winding mountain roads that offer panoramic views of terraced fields, lush forests, and distant peaks of the Himalayas. The journey provides ample opportunities to soak in the natural beauty of Nepal's countryside, with occasional stops at roadside eateries where you can sample local snacks and refreshments while stretching your legs.

    As you descend from the hills and valleys of the Himalayan foothills, the landscape gradually transitions to the bustling urban environment of Kathmandu. Along the way, you will pass through charming villages and bustling market towns, providing insights into the diverse cultures and traditions that characterize the region.

    Upon arriving in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by the vibrant energy and rich cultural heritage of Nepal's capital city. Your private vehicle will drop you off at your accommodation, where you can unwind and reflect on the incredible experiences of your Annapurna Base Camp trek.

    Whether you choose to explore the ancient temples and bustling bazaars of Kathmandu, sample delicious Nepali cuisine at local restaurants, or simply relax and recharge after your journey, you will find plenty of opportunities to immerse yourself in the unique charm and hospitality of this vibrant city. As you bid farewell to Nepal's majestic mountains and unforgettable landscapes, you will carry with you cherished memories and the spirit of adventure that will inspire future journeys yet to come.

  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara by private vehicle (depending upon group size we provide cars, vans, buses, etc.)
  • Transportation from Pokhara to Kathmandu by private vehicle (depending upon group size we provide cars, vans, buses, etc.)
  • Transportation from Pokhara to Jhinu Danda by jeep
  • Transportation from Jhinu Danda to Pokhara by jeep
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Pokhara at The Kuti Resort or similar category hotel with breakfast
  • Lodge trek with all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and accommodation in a tea house/ local lodge
  • Services of an English-speaking trekking guide throughout the trip
  • Porter from Kathmandu for the trek (we will provide one porter for 2 people and the maximum weight carried by one porter is 25 kg)
  • Accommodation, meals, transportation, equipment, and allowances for guide and porter
  • Insurance for guide and porter
  • First-aid medical kits
  • Annapurna conservation fee
  • TIMS fee (Trekkers Information Management System fee)
  • All applicable government taxes and service charges
  • Any accommodation and meals in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Pokhara
  • Any sightseeing tours in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Any international airfare
  • Nepal visa fee
  • Bottled drinks (mineral water, cold drinks, and alcoholic drinks)
  • Your travel insurance
  • Expenses of a personal nature such as tips for guide, porter, and driver, laundry, bar bill, telephone calls, etc.
  • Liability for expenses against sickness, flight cancellation, road blockage, accidents, and other occurrences beyond our control
  • Any other optional services not mentioned above as included

Important Information

Here are some additional important details for planning to embark on the Annapurna Base Camp trek:

Fitness Level and Preparation: Emphasize the importance of being in good physical condition and undertaking suitable preparation before the trek. While the Annapurna Base Camp trek is achievable for most people with a moderate level of fitness, it involves several days of hiking at high altitudes, so it's essential to be adequately prepared.

Altitude Acclimatization: Highlight the significance of acclimatizing to higher altitudes to prevent altitude sickness. Encourage trekkers to ascend gradually, stay hydrated, and listen to their bodies. It may be helpful to include a day or two for acclimatization in the itinerary.

Packing Essentials: Provide a comprehensive packing list that includes essential items such as sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing layers, a good-quality sleeping bag, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and a refillable water bottle. Also, advise on packing light and carrying only necessary items.

Travel Insurance: Stress the importance of obtaining travel insurance that covers trekking activities, including medical evacuation in case of emergencies. Ensure customers understand the coverage limits and any exclusions related to high-altitude trekking.

Weather Considerations: Discuss the typical weather patterns and conditions expected during the trekking season. While the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are popular trekking seasons with stable weather, trekkers should be prepared for sudden changes and be equipped with appropriate gear.

Guided vs. Independent Trekking: Highlight the benefits of hiring a knowledgeable guide and/or porter for the trek, especially for those who are less experienced or traveling solo. A local guide can provide valuable insights, navigate the trails safely, and assist in case of emergencies.

By providing trekkers with comprehensive information and guidance, you'll ensure they're well-prepared and equipped to embark on a safe and enjoyable Annapurna Base Camp trekking experience.

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