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Annapurna Base Camp Scenic Trek

Trip
Overview

Trekking in Annapurna region will give you a feast of high mountains such as Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna 1 (8051m), Annapurna South (7219m) and the holy Machhapuchhare (Fish Tail) Peak. Not only will you enjoy the spectacular snow-capped Himalayan summits, but you will also be greeted with colour and sounds in the form of rhododendrons (Nepal’s national flower) and the 300 native bird species, Himalayan mountain goats, Langur and so on. It is possible to do a shorter 10 day version, however the 12 day trek allows you to also take in the amazing sunrise at Poon Hill…


Trip Fact

  • Price starts

    USD 1100

  • Moderate

    Difficulty

    Moderate

  • Duration

    13 Days 12 Nights

  • Region

    Annapurna

  • Activity

    Trekking

  • Max. Altitude

    4130m

  • Season

    March to May, Sept - November

  • Accomodation

    Three Star Hotel, Tea House

  • Destination

    Nepal

  • Trip Start

    Kathmandu

  • Trip End

    Kathmandu

Tour Map

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Difficulty level

Moderate

Moderate

Prior trekking experience is not necessary for taking part in an easy trek. Anyone who is fit and healthy enough to walk for 4-6 hours a day can manage moderate treks. These treks only involve lower altitude with daily ascents of around 300-600m on well-maintained paths and with easy access to local amenities.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel, welcome dinner, overnight Hotel.

Day 02

Fly / Drive to Pokhara, overnight Hotel

Day 03

Drive to Nayapul (1070m), trek to Ulleri (1960m), 6 hours, overnight teahouse.

Day 04

Trek to Ghorepani (2750m), 5-6 hours, overnight teahouse.

Day 05

Sunrise from Poon Hill (3210m), trek to Tadapani (2590m), 5 hours, overnight teahouse.

Day 06

Trek to Chhomrong (2170m), 5-6 hours, overnight teahouse

Day 07

Trek to Doban (2505m), 4-5 hours, overnight teahouse

Day 08

Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m) via Macchapucchhare Base Camp (3700m) (6-7hours), overnight teahouse

Day 09

Trek to Bamboo (2335m), 5-6 hours, overnight teahouse

Day 10

Trek to Jhinu Danda hot springs (1700m), 5 hours, overnight teahouse

Day 11

Trek to Sewi via New Bridge (4-5 hours), drive to Pokhara, overnight Hotel .

Day 12

Drive / Fly to Kathmandu, overnight Hotel , farewell dinner.

Day 13

International Departure

Package Details

Trip Inclusions

    Transport

  • Deluxe Tourist Bus/Sharing Jeep: Kathmandu – Pokhara -  Nayapul – Swei - Pokhara - Kathmandu.
  • Private Vehicle: International airports – hotel.
  • Accommodation

  • 2 nights staying at Hotel, Kathmandu (three star) on a twin-share basis with breakfasts included.
  • 2 nights staying at a 3 star hotel in Pokhara on a twin-share basis with breakfast included. 
  • 8 nights staying at guesthouses on trek  
  • Food / Drinks

  • Three delicious meals a day on trek.
  • Hot drink provided with each meal on trek.
  • Welcome and Farewell dinners with group. 
  • *Meal Inclusion:  B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
  • Trekking

  • Porters (ratio: 1 porter: 2 clients, 15kg of personal gear carried per clients) Shearpa, English speaking guide.
  • All required trekking permits ( ACAP, TIMS CARD )
  • Staff insurance included.
  • Staff provided with protective footwear and clothing suitable for high mountains pass.
  • First aid medicine box carried at all time
  • Other

  • Complimentary four season down sleeping bag and hot water bag hirefor the duration of the trek.
  • Complimentary waterproof trek duffle bag hire for the duration of the trek (to be used by porter to carry your trek grea).
  • Complimentary Trekking map, T-shirt and cap.
  • All VAT taxes (13%) are included in the price.

Trip Exclusions

    Transport

  • International airfares to and from Kathmandu
  • Accommodation

  • Extra night/s of accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary. (See terms and conditions for more details)
  • Food / Drinks

  • Drinking water on trek.
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages on trek.
  • Some dinners and lunches in Kathmandu and pokhara.
  • See Meal Inclusions for more details.
  • Other

  • Nepalese tourist visa available on arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport.
  • Private travel insurance (ensure cover extent to medical evacuation and trekking 4000+)
  • Tips / gratuities for staff
  • Personal expencess (phone calls, laundary, bar bills, battert charge, extra porters, shower, heater etc.)
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended.

Meet Our Experts

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Kipa Sherpa

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