13 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek


Annapurna Base CampIn Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Walk through villages, forests and upstream along the Modi Khola into the Annapurna Sanctuary, a valley surrounded by towering Himalayan peaks. Annapurna Sanctuary Trek is a spectacular trek to the South Face of Annapurna I (8,091m/26,545ft). Offer breathtaking views of the Fishtail Peak-Machhapuchhare (6,993m/22,943ft). Watch a magnificent sunrise over Dhaulagiri (8,167m/26,795ft) and Annapurna ranges from Poon Hill.

13 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek commences in the ancient city of Kathmandu; from Kathmandu you will board a bus to Pokhara for an overnight stay. The trek begins in the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara through ever green forests and rhododendron thickets to Jinu Dhanad. The village of Jinu Dhanad is known for its natural hot springs, so take a dip in the soothing water heated by Mother Nature. After a gradual trek up, the village of Chhomrong is the next attraction and stopping point, boasting crystal clear views of the unconquered Machhapuchhare peak (6,993m/22,943ft) which resembles a fishtail. The trail then goes on to the Himalaya Hotel (2840m9, 318ft), where one can devour even more magnificent views of the Himalayas. Your journey beyond the Himalaya Hotel gets slightly more difficult during the ascent to Machhapuchhare Base Camp (3,700m/12,139ft). The peaks Annapurna-III (7,600m/24,934ft) and Annapurna -IV (7,400m/24,278ft) are visible from this point and the gigantic glacier of Machhapuchhare makes its presence felt. You will have easy day for acclimatization is necessary; also a great opportunity for you to enjoy the phenomenal mountain views from here.

The next leg of the trek will take you to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,550ft) and the heart of a natural amphitheatre, a picture that will remain with you forever. The sunrise is another view of note as it gradually illuminates the peak of Annapurna-I (8,091m/26,545ft). While on this massive glacier you can orchestrate a snowball fight or build a snowman. The last highlight of this trek is the spectacular view from Poon Hill (3,210m/10,531ft), considered a photographer's paradise.

This spells the end of the experience of a lifetime, bringing you down to Tirkhedhunga through rice terraces and colorful rhododendron forests and a last chance to admire the beauty and monstrosity of the Annapurna range. You will continue trek to Naya Pul, from here it is back to Pokhara and a comfortable night's sleep.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310 M)

Day 02: Kathmandu – Pokhara (900m)

Day 03: Nayapul- Tikhedunga

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani

Day 05: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) and trek to Tadapani (2610m)

Day 06: Trek to Chommrong

Day 07: Trek to Himalayan Hotel

Day 08: Trek back to Annapurna Base Camp (40130m)

Day 09: Trek back to Bamboo (24345m)

Day 10: Trek to Jhinu Hot Spring (1780m)

Day 11: Trek to Nayapul (1010m) 4.5hrs.Drive to Pokhara -1hrs. same day guided tour of Barahi Temple and boating in Fewa Lake

Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu (1345m) and free time

Day 13: Final Departure

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Cost Does not Include

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310 M)

After arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan Airport, a representative from Real Adventure will be there to receive you displaying the signboard of Real Adventure Nepal. Then after you will transferred to hotel in our private vehicles.

Note: If you would like to arrive after 4pm then, in such a case on way to your hotel our airport representative will provide you information about our next day trip (tomorrow). So feel free to ask any type of question about trip. Incase if you will arrive before 4 pm then your pre meeting will be at our office on the same day. In the pre meeting we will introduce your trek guide/ leader/ porter. Main thing is that don’t forget to bring some important document like: passport, three copies of passport-size photos, and a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. Atlas, you will be request to pay the due amount otherwise you will be requested to sign the legally binding trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimer.

Overnight: Hotel, No Meals

Day 02: Kathmandu – Pokhara (900m)

Early in the morning around 6:30am, our trekking staff will be there in your hotel for pick up. Then after, we will catch the bus of Pokhara which may probably leaves at 7:30am. On the way you can enjoy the beautiful view of valley on the banks of Phewa Lake. This place is also famous for the panoramic view of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Machapuchare, Mt Lamjunghimal and many more mountains. Although Pokhara city is small and less busy city in the comparison of Kathmandu city but it will be the perfect starting point of our trek.

Overnight: Hotel  (Breakfast)

Day 03: Nayapul- Tikhedunga

One hour’s bus journey on a private vehicle will takes us to Nayaphul, which is the starting point of our trek. After 15 minutes walk along the Modikhola, we will reach Birethanti (1015m) available of shops and teahouses.Then after our trail will lead us to Bhurungdikhola through the village. Continue short walk will take us to Tikhedhunga at (1577m). Today short and easy Annapurna region trek will gently ascend to the final destination of the day.

Overnight: Guesthouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani

Next day, the very steeply climbs of trek takes us up to the Magar village of Ulleri at 2070m. Our trail will move ahead through fine forest and rhododendron forest towards Banthanti at 2250m. Our trail will continue towards Nangethanti at2460m. After walking an hour we will move at Ghorepani.

Overnight: Guesthouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 05: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) and trek to Tadapani (2610m)

Today we will have an early morning hiking up to the view point of Poon Hill at 3210m. Over there we can enjoy the magnificent splendor of sunrise over the high Himalayas. For an hour, we will stop our trails to have a closest view of mountains range including the close up view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. Then after we, returned back to have some hot breakfast. After breakfast we will climb a nearby ridge and descend through rhododendron forest to Deurali. Passing along the waterfalls of Banthanti we reach Tadapani.

Overnight: Guesthouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 06: Trek to Chommrong

Our trek starts with a steep downhill through the forest. After leaving Tadapani behind us the trails eases as we reach Gurjung, the village of gurung people. From here we will have an easy walk to Chommrong at an elevation of 2140m.

Overnight: Guesthouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 07: Trek to Himalayan Hotel

The trails descend step by steps and cross the Chhomrong Khola. Again we continue climbing up to Khuldighar at 2380m where there used to be an Annapurna Conservation Area check post. There is a clearing in the forest from which our trail route will be very steeply down through the thickets of bamboo at the bottom of gorge. Gently, we will continue our trail through the bamboo and rhododendron forest to the Himalayan Hotel.

Overnight: Guesthouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 08: Trek back to Annapurna Base Camp (40130m)

Today trails start with climb on the Hinko Cave, Deurali and then after to Machhapuchhare Base Camp. This area is mostly covered by a mountain which is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary. After some two hour trek from Machhapuchare Base Camp takes us up to the Annapurna Base Camp at elevation of 4130m. Over there we can have heart melting and marvelous view of mountain scenery.

Overnight: Guesthouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 09: Trek back to Bamboo (24345m)

From Annapurna Base Camp we review our steps to bamboo and follow the same trails to downwards at 2345m. Today trek is down hills so it may not be difficult. There is availability of few teahouse and lodges to stay.

Overnight: Guesthouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10: Trek to Jhinu Hot Spring (1780m)

Today also we follow the same down hills trails until reach the chommrong. After passing the Khuldighar, over there we can see the sheep farm and trails continue through the rhododendron and bamboo fields. The very steeply trails descend to Jhinu hot spring, where we will have opportunities to enjoy the bath in natural hot springs.

Overnight: Guesthouse

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11: Trek to Nayapul (1010m) 4.5hrs.Drive to Pokhara -1hrs. same day guided tour of Barahi Temple and boating in Fewa Lake

Today we will have around 4.5 hrs walking from right side of Modhi Khola of  Jhinu Hot spring to Birethanti. Our trek will end at Nayapul where we take our vehicles to Pokhara. This day may be the one of best and most relaxing walks of the entire trek. After check in to the hotel we will continue our boating trip to Barahi Temple and then after we will return back to the hotel.

Overnight: Hotel

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu (1345m) and free time

If you want to extend your trip then you can experience many more activities like; Chitwan jungle safari, rafting adventure mountain biking, science Everest flight, Kathmandu valley shopping tour etc. You can make your trip memorable and exciting by performing different adventurous activities.

Overnight: Hotel I Breakfast

Day 13: Final Departure

This day our trip comes to the end. Transfer to international airport in Kathmandu for your final departure.

Note:  Above information is a guideline that exact we provide in trip. On your request a trip can be organized as per your specific requirements. Some of the uncertain problems may create like changing in weather, political parties strike etc, such types of problems are beyond the control and may result some changes in itinerary of trip. If any alternation required then our trip leader will decide the best alternative taking into the best interest of whole groups. Somehow we will try to minimize the effects that occur due to the changes in itinerary of trip but we will not responsible for the delays and uncertain changes.

Tour Type Standard Deluxe
Price Price depend on group size  
Service Includes
  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
  • Standard twin sharing accommodation in a two or three star hotel in Kathmandu; Breakfast included. 
  • Standard twin sharing accommodation in a two or three star hotel in Pokhara; Breakfast included. 
  • Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek (8 nights Trekking Guesthouse in twin sharing and occasionally dormitory style).
  • Local Ace the Himalaya licensed English speaking guide.
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests).
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • Annapurna Conservation Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
  • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses.

 

 

Service Excludes
  • All your Meals during the trek (roughly USD 180 to USD 250 per person).
  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and EvacuationInternational airfare and airport departure tax 
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying US $40 and $ 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Personal trekking Equipment (
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.

 

 

If you want to do the trip on budget style, please make an inquiry with your requirement.

 

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