|Transportaion||Private Jeep / Car & Tourist bus|
|Accomodations||3-star hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara; and teahouses during the trek|
|Best Seasons||Autumn (Sept. to Nov.) and Spring (March to May)|
|Activities||Trekking, Hiking, Climbing|
|Meals||All meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), Farewell dinner at Kathmandu|
ABC, Annapurna Base Camp trek has become renowned as one of the most spectacular trekking routes in the world which offers some of the most spectacular mountain scenery, providing a fascinating insight into the modern hill life of Nepal. This trek attracts the large number of tourists because they find everything the Himalayas have to offer, accessible along a selection of well-maintained trails that snake in and around the 55-kilometre Annapurna massif, separated from the gargantuan Dhaulagiri (8167m) by the Kaligandaki, the deepest gorge in the world.
The trek to Annapurna base camp starts from Nayapul following the Modi River and passing through dense stands of rhododendron and bamboo. You then trek to Poonhill, Tadapani, Dovan, Machhapuchhre Base Camp and finally Annapurna Base Camp. You get plenty of time to explore the vicinity of Base Camp. We then trek back to Nayapul passing the village like Bamboo and Jhinu Danda.
Day 01: Arrival, transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara [823m/2,700ft]: 6 hrs drive
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri (1,577m/5,173 ft), 1 hr drive and 4 hrs walk
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350ft). 5-6 hrs walks
Day 06: Poon hill hike and trek to Tadapani (2540m/8332ft), 6-7 hrs walk
Day 07: Trek to Chhomrong (2,210m/7,249 ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 08: Chhomrong to Dovan (2580m/8460ft): 6 hrs trek
Day 09: Doban to Deurali (3230m/10,595ft): 4 hrs trek
Day 10: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,545ft) via Machhapuchre Base Camp: 5-6 hrs trek
Day 11: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310m/7575ft): 6 hrs trek
Day 12: Bamboo to New Bridge or Jhinu Dada (1760m/5770 ft): 6 hrs trek
Day 13: Jhinu Dada to Landruk to Pokhara 4 hrs trek, 3 hr drive
Day 14: Pokhara - Kathmandu 6 hour
Day 15: Departure from Kathmandu
- Sun hat or scarf
- Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Lightweight cotton long pants/ Hiking shorts
- Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
- Thin, lightweight inner socks
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks
- Hiking boots with spare laces
- Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
- Fleece jacket or pullover
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
- Down vest and/or jacket *
- Lightweight gloves
- Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F *
- Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
- Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
- Basic First Aid Kit
- Large plastic bags for keeping items dry inside trek bag
- Trekking Poles *
- Water bottles
- Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
Toiletries (it’s up to your comfort label):
- 1 medium sized quick drying towel
- Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
- Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
- Nail clippers
- Face and body moisturizer
- Feminine hygiene products
- Small mirror
Personal Hygiene (it’s up to your
- Wet wipes (baby wipes)
- Tissue /toilet roll
- Anti bacterial hands wash
- Diamox (Drugs for altitude sickness if incase)
- Water purified pills
Extras/Luxuries (it’s up to your
- Binoculars (optional)
- Reading book
- Journal & Pen
- Pencils and small notebooks
- Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
Which season is for trekking?
Annapurna Base Camp trekking in Nepal can be done in any time of the year.
However February, March, April (spring) and September, October and November
(autumn) is the biggest season for this trekking. In this month the weather is
clean and chance to see amazing view of Mountain peak. Most of the day is sunny
gets more warm and easy for walking. While walking we see the different types
of flower and fauna. While in winter (December-January-February) season most of
the trekking roots are covered by Snow and have maximum cold. The view will
totally covered by fogs and snow however travelers come for enjoying with snow.
Whereas, Monsoon season (June-July-August) is unfavorable time for
trekking. At the time there will be heavy rain. So, it will be difficult
time of trekking and less chance of Mountain View.
What kind of accommodation we get during trip?
We provide 3-Star Hotel “Hotel BlissInternational or similar category hotel” in Kathmandu which is in the peaceful
street on the edge of Thamel. Whereas “Hotel Crystal Palace or similar category
hotel” in Pokhara nearby Phewa Lake. We provide basic Tea-houses or Local lodge
during trekking. All accommodation is in (Twin share basis) for, single supplementary
charge ($200) extra.
What shot of meals we get during trip?
We provide Buffet Breakfast in Kathmandu and
Pokhara which is included in the cost. During trekking we provide three meals
per day (i.e. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner per day) from the selected menu as per
available in lodge and tea house. Food during trek is not so well decorated as
Kathmandu and Pokhara however; most of the food is prepared by their local
people in their field. The food is organic, delicious and quite healthy.
How fit should be trekker for this trekking?
Annapurna base camp trekking is the modest trekking of Annapurna Region so it can be done by any age groups who have good and fit health. It doesn’t does not required any experience before trekking. We do not recommending travelers who are suffering from blood pressure or any disease or medical situation before one year. We highly recommend to conceding with doctor before their trekking.
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