For those interested in exploring the untamed wilderness of the Himalayas, the Annapurna Base Camp trek will be an unforgettable experience! Annapurna Base Camp trek features some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the region, providing fascinating insight into the diverse geography and terrain of Nepal. This unique trek incorporates a variety of local trails, wandering through forests, villages and terraced farmland. Trekkers will experience unparalleled mountain scenery, surrounded by enormous glaciers and, simultaneously, creating a unique atmosphere in which individuals can truly experience authentic Nepalese life and culture.
The trek to Annapurna base camp follows the Modi River and passes through dense strands of rhododendron and bamboo. By the time trekkers have arrived at the large rock over hanging known as Hinku Cave, they will most likely have noticed a thinning of vegetation and a narrowing of the nearby gorge, now only a few hundred meters wide. Steep, snow-clad ridges falling from Hiunchuli on the left and Machhapuchhre on the right form the entrance to the Sanctuary. After passing through the “gate” and entering this stunning location, travelers will find themselves in a huge amphitheater enclosed by a solid wall of snow-capped peaks.
This amazing natural scenery provides visitors with a chance to fully immerse themselves in the tranquility and solitude of the Himalayas without intensive technical climbing. Typically, the Annapurna base camp trek starts and ends in Pokhara, That being said, it can also be incorporated into the Annapurna Circuit or the Jomsom / Miktinath trek by traveling from Tatopani through Ghorepani and Tadapani and, ultimately, joining the main Sanctuary trails at Chommrong.
Day 1 :
Arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m).Overnight at a hotel.
Day 2 :
Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (850meters), 200km: 6-7 hours. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3 :
After breakfast, drive from Pokhara to Nayapul 1 hour and start trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1495 meters) – 4 hours. Overnight at Local Guest House.
Day 4 :
Trek to Ghorepani (2850meters) – 6 hours. Overnight at Local Guest House.
Day 5 :
Early Morning Hike up to Poonhill (3210meters) to view sunrise and return to Guest house. After breakfast trek to Tadapani (2520 meters) -8 hours. Overnight at Local Guest House.
Day 6 :
Trek to Chhomrong (2170meters)-5 hours.Overnight at Local Guest House.
Day 7 :
Trek to Dovan (2630meters)- 5 hours.Overnight at Local Guest House.
Day 8 :
Trek to Machhapuchre Base Camp (MBC) (3820meters) – 6 hours.Overnight at Local Guest House.
Day 9 :
Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130meters) -2 hours. Overnight at Local Guest House.
Day 10 :
Trek back to Dovan – 5 hours. Overnight at Local Guest House.
Day 11 :
Trek to Jhinu Danda (Jhinu danda is a place where you can take bath at natural hot spring) via Chhomrong – 5 hours. Overnight at Local Guest House.
Day 12 :
Trek to Nayapul -6 hours and drive back to Pokhara -1 hour. Overnight at Hotel
Day 13 :
Drive back to Kathmandu by a tourist bus – 6-7 hours.
Day 14 :
Transfer to Airport and fly back to home.