Annapurna base camp trekking
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Facts of this Trip

Duration 15 Days
Trip Grade Moderate
Max Altitude 4110 M
Trip Type Tea house Trek and sightseeing
Accommodation *** Hotel/ Tea house on Trail
Meals Full board on trek
Transportation Comfortable Vehicle
Season Feb to Jun and Sep to Nov
Group Size Minimum 2 pax

Annapurna base camp trek

Annapurna base camp trek is one of the leading trekking destinations in Nepal as well as globally. And popularly known as Annapurna century trek. Annapurna conservation areas is also another choice for trekker which attract more the 60% of all trekker in Nepal. It situated at an altitude of 4130m on a lap of Mt. Annapurna. ABC trekking package you will get an opportunity of eye-catching panoramic views of mountain stretching from Dhaulagiri in the west to Manaslu in the east, with Annapurna Himalayan range at its center and many other. Most of the trekking trail in this region is starting from natural paradise Pokhara and seven lake city. ABC trek is lies in the western foothill of Annapurna trekking North West of Pokhara and western Nepal.

ABC trekking route linking with the different small beautifully villages engineered pathway made of iridescent stones, Tikhe Dhunga, Ghorepani, Tadapani, Chomrong, Dovan, Durali, Bamboo, and Jhinu. They sparkled like metallic fish scales, making the journey lifetime experience. At that village most of the gurung, Magar and Thakali community people were inhabited. They were an ethnic community of this region, with their own culture and tradition quite similar to Tibetan culture. 

Annapurna region is also known as the home of Gurkha most of the people of this region were involved on Gurkha soldiers in UK, India and other countries. Villagers welcomed you warm hospitality with the smiley face. You feel like you are in the dream of heaven. ABC trek becomes exciting while you arrive at Ghorepani; is more known as the get way of poon hill (3210m) for the magic sunrise viewpoint over the Himalayan range from the close distance on 180- degree.

Furthermore, the trek itinerary of Annapurna base camp trek will be grooming package. It is a popular brand for the adventure seeker. You have a verity of choice for the ABC trekking package. It can be the short trek 08 Days, medium 15 Days and long trek 17 Days. It depends upon your time, budget and wiliness to explore the ruler lifestyle of local people, culture, tradition flora and fauna and scenic mountain views from a different angle. Trek is start from nayapul and ends at same point but the return trail is separate. For the travelers who wish to seek more adventure, you can try a different route like Annapurna Sanctuary Trek or annapurna round with tilicho lake trek. It could be the best choice for you. for more information please contact us.
Flora: chestnut, walnut, different species of pine, different species of rhododendron.
Fauna: musk deer, common langur, Black bear, leopard, Dafa, Eagle and so on.

where we stay during abc trek???

During the trek verity of accommodation is available along the trail like Teahouse, lodge to tourist standard hotel. But in Pokhara and Kathmandu, you have many options to choose accommodation from star category, tourist standard to budget hotel were available as per your choice. Only a few tourist standard hotels were available at the trail, at the pick season it is quite difficult to find good service because of the high demand by the visitor. But you have an alternative choice can be camping trek.

During the trek you will get local hygienic food with good service and facility like safe accommodation, Wi-Fi, charging, hot water and so on at the tea house, lodge or hotel. Whish is operate by local people. so, you will not not expect standar service like in city areas.

Best time for annapurna base camp trek !!!

Best time for Annapurna Base Camp trek  in the dry season from October to May, the worse time is the monsoon season from Jun to September. The first two months of the dry season October to November, offer the best weather for this trek. The air, freshly washed by the monsoon rains, is crystal clear, the mountain scenery is the suburb and the weather is still comfortably warm.
From December to February are a good month for the trekking in the Himalayan region. But the cold can be better and dangerous for the high altitude sickness.

In March and April, the weather has been dry for a long time and dusty is starting hanging in the air which affects the visibility. The poor quality of the Himalayan views is compensated by the superb wildflower.
From Jun to September the trail can be dangerously slippery due to the monsoon rain and raging river and streams often wash away bridge and stretches of trail.

 Annapurna Base Camp trek cost ? 

Annapurna base camp trek cost is cover entire activities during this abc trek package, which is mention on itineraries . Which types of transportation you want to uses, level of food and services where you want to stay, how many members in your group and how long you want to trek. It is the major factor to determine your abc trekking cost. It depends on you. As per your time budget and willingness the trekking agency will arrange your trekking itinerary including all in one package. In normally ABC trekking cost starts from 990 USD per person. This cost is determined as per the itinerary where we indicated what includes and excludes in that package. Furthermore information please contact us.
In a few sentences, base camp trek is a dreamland and once you visit there your dreams comes true. The beauty of the trek to the Base Camp which we cannot be explained through words and is dishonest in the part of nature.


Trip highlights

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1330m)
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara drives 6-7 hrs. (850 m) (Flight or private transport upgrade possible)
Day 04: Drive to Naya Pul (New bridge), and trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/4905ft).
Day 05: Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2850 m) 6-7 hrs.
Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (3210m).
Day 07: Tadapani to Chomrong (2140 m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 08: Chomrong to Dovan (2600 m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 09: Dovan to Durali 4-5 hrs.
Day 10: Durali to Annapurna base camp (4110 m) 4-5 hrs.
Day 11: Back from ABC to Bamboo (2340 m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 12: Bamboo to Jhinu (1780 m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 13: Jhinu to Nayapul and on to Pokhara 5-6 hrs.
Day 14: Drive or from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 15: Final Departure


Note: If you like to explore off beaten path in the same region you can choose khopra danda trek. It is one of the moderate trekking route in annapurna. This trekking is cover with in 11 night / 12Days itinerary. 

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrival Kathmandu, Assistant upon arrival and transfer to Hotel, briefing about the itinerary overnight at hotel

Day 2

Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.

After breakfast, full day sightseeing tour to Pashupatinath (famous Hindus temple in South Asia, Buddhanath (Biggest Buddhist stupa in the world) Patan city (16-century royal palace as a city of fine art), Swoyambhunath (Buddhist hilltop temple), and Kathmandu City. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3

Kathmandu to Pokhara drives 6-7 hrs. (850 m) (Flight or private transport upgrade possible)

After breakfast we start our onward journey to Pokhara after Scenic 6-7 hours (200km) drive you will encounter different landscape of hills and mountains, climate variation, housing pattern of village people, farming land on a seasonable crops and the highway goes along on the bank of Trishuli river and Marsyangdi river you can see Rafting on that river. Then after you will reach the beautiful and peaceful town Pokhara. Or you may take a 30 min flight to Pokhara enjoying the non-stop mountain scenery and valleys. This option costs an extra $109. A city with a large lake that offers us the magnificent views of various mountains. Dhaulagiri, the whole Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) amongst others. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4

Drive to Naya Pul (New bridge), and trek to Tikhedhunga (1495m/4905ft).

Breakfast. After an hour drive to Naya Pul, we reached Origen point of our trek ABC. We start trek from Naya Pul to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town beside the Modi River. Head up the main trail to Sudami where we climb gradually up the side of the valley, reaching Hile (1495m) before pushing on to Tirkhe Dhunga. From here the trail crosses a stream and then ascends a steep stone staircase to the large Magar village at Ulleri (2070m). 3:30 hours Overnight at the tea house

Day 5

Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2850 m) 6-7 hrs.

We begin our trek after early morning breakfast, continuing along stone steps we climb up to Ulleri. It takes around 2 hours to climb up 500m. We continue to hike another hour through the mountain village and stop for lunch. After lunch, we enter the rhododendron forest which is a beautiful walk to observe and listen to the sound different species of flower fauna and birds. Another 3 hours of walking after lunch we will reach Ghorepani. It is second big Gurung village of ACA region. The village is like well decorate of soon craft roof on typical Nepali houses. Overnight at the tea house

Day 6

Ghorepani to Poon Hill to Tadapani (3210m).

An early morning start and an hour hiking to Poon Hill (3210m) leads us to a brilliant spectacle, this vantage point provides an unobstructed view of the sunrise over the high Himalayas. We see the sunlight ray over the snow cape mountain Annapurna, Fishtail Dhaulagiri, Himchuli Mountain were look like a golden color your eyes feel like a magic. After spending about 45 minutes on the viewpoint of poon hill, we return back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and start hiking to Tadapani. From Ghorepani, the trail climbs along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m). We descend to reach Banthanti, before winding our way to Tadapani (2540m). Overnight at a tea house

Day 7

Tadapani to Chomrong (2140 m) 5-6 hrs.

We start our trek with a steep descent through the forest towards a delightful little village located on the lap of the giant Annapurna massive known as Chomrong. Along the way to Chomrong, you will see stunning peaks including Annapurna South (7219m), Himchuli (6434m) and Fishtail (6997m). Overnight at the tea house

Day 8

Chomrong to Dovan (2600 m) 5-6 hrs.

After breakfast, we start our trek and again our trail descends down to the banks of the river Chhomrong Khola. Then we cross the suspension bridge and continue our ascent along the stone steps to a place called Sinuwa. After Sinuwa the trail leads us through Danish bamboo and rhododendron forests to reach a village called Bamboo where we will stop for an hour for our lunch and rest. After rest, we start a walk for 1 more hour to Dovan through mixed forest. Overnight at a tea house

Day 9

Dovan to Durali 4-5 hrs.

After a gradual ascent through the river banks of Modi Khola, we reach Deurali for our lunch stop and we cross the landslide area to go to Machhapuchhre base camp which takes approximately 1 and a half hours more. Overnight at a tea house

Day 10

Durali to Annapurna base camp (ABC) (4110 m) 4-5 hrs via machhapuchhre base camp

Enjoy the morning view from Machhapuchhre base camp and after breakfast continue to ascend to Annapurna base camp, our final destination. This place is totally surrounded by spectacular mountains. After lunch, you have free time to explore the Annapurna glacier and all around. Overnight at a teahouse, ABC

Day 11

Back from ABC to Bamboo (2340 m) 5-6 hrs.

Wake up early morning, enjoy the morning sunlight views over the top of the mountain, have breakfast and back down the same way back to Bamboo. Overnight at a tea house

Day 12

Bamboo to Jhinu (1780 m) 5-6 hrs.

After breakfast, we trek to Chomrong the same trail. Where you spent one night on the way up is where we stop for lunch. Then it’s a decent down to Jhinu Danda, where there is natural hot spring to help relax tired legs. When we reach Jhinu Dada we will have a rest and enjoy bathing in natural hot springs. When we have finished relaxing, it's back to the tea house

Day 13

Jhinu to Nayapul and on to Pokhara 5-6 hrs.

The last day of trekking is to Nayapul from where we end our trek. After breakfast, we will follow the river bank of the Modi Khola via the local villages. We will continue our journey into the Syauli bazaar to Birethati and Nayapull. End the trek and drive back to Pokhara. Free evening, with a chance to enjoy a hot shower, clean clothes your treks is finished and then out to the city to chill out what else. Overnight in hotel.

Day 14

Drive or from Pokhara to Kathmandu

We will Drive or fly back to Kathmandu in the afternoon. The left side of the airplane offers some amazing views of the Himalayas. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, we will be escorted to our hotel. We enjoy the day leisurely or catch up on some last minute shopping or explore any landmarks we missed during our first day in Kathmandu. In the evening, we will attend a celebratory farewell dinner together. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 15

Final Departure

Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! Alfresco Adventure representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

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Trip Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure by comfortable Private vehicle
  • *** accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB plan (with breakfast)
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek (Include breakfast, lunch and Dinner)
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner in typical Nepal restaurant with Nepal food
  • All land transportation is arrange as pre the itinerary in a comfortable vehicle
  • Conservation and national park include all government tax during trekking
  • City tour in Kathmandu with expert guide by private vehicle
  • All entrance fees and government and local charges for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced English spoken and government certified trekking leader, guide and assistant trek leader or guide
  • Poter service (2 trekkers = 1 porter)
  • Staff cost including their salary, insurance and allowance
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader or guide)

Note :- The available of fixed Departure date can be change or have a private Departure date as per your request.

Trip Cost ExcludeNepalese visa fee

  • Your travel insurance and medical
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Personal Belong
  • Personal expenses, shopping, Beverage bills and so on.
  • Tips for staffs

Useful Info

Foot were: well broken-in, walking shoes, thick socks, light socks, camp shoes.

Clothing : down or fiber filled waterproof, jacket and trousers, sweater or fleece jacket, underwear, warm and cotton trousers or jeans, shirts and T-shirt, shorts, long underwear, wool hat, sun hat, gloves, bathing suit, track suit.

Other equipment: sleeping bag (4 seasons), trekking hold all or stash sack with lock, daypack, water bottle, sun cream, trekking sticks, sunglasses, flashlight with spare bulbs and batteries, lip salve.

Other items: insect repellent, toilet articles, diary, toilet roll, laundry soap, wet ones, pocket knife, tie cord, towel, sewing kit, plasters, binoculars, camera, film, cards and personal medical kit.

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