The Annapurna Base Camp trek combines some of the most beautiful mountains view with a pleasant environment into the life of middle hills Nepalese. This trek begins from Nayapul, an hour drive from Pokhara or starts from Phedi a 20 minutes' drive from Pokhara. This trek includes the view of three mountains which are; Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu which are over 8000m. You can view snowy mountain peaks every day. Ghorepani offers the sunrise of Poon Hill and a massive panorama of Himalayas.
- Day 1: Land at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu
- Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara (910m/2985ft) time: 6 hours
- Day 3: Drive to Nayapul and hike to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/4905ft) length: 4 hours
- Day 4: Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2850m/9348ft) period: 7 hours
- Day 5: Hike to Poonhill (3180m/10430ft), Trek to Tadapani (2500m/8200ft) length: 6-7 hours
- Day 6: Tadapani to Chhomrong (2020m/6625ft) period: 5 hours
- Day 7: Chhomrong to Dovan (2600m/8528ft) length: 5 hours
- Day 8: Dovan to Deurali (3200m/10500ft) Duration: 4 hours
- Day 9: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4210m/13810ft) Duration: 5 hours
- Day 10: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310m/7575ft) Duration: 7 hours
- Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda hot spring (1780m/5840ft) Duration: 6 hours
- Day 12: Jhinu Danda to Pokhara (910m/2985ft) Duration: 5-hour walk
- Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu
- Day 14: Farewell
Day 1: Land at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu
We will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the hotel. Along the way, we will give a brief introduction to our plans.
Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara (910m/2985ft) time: 6 hours
Our representatives will pick you up early in the morning at 6:30 am and guide you to the bus station. It will be a scenic ride to Pokhara and if we get to the beautiful lake-side city with enough daylight hours left, we can fill your leisure time with a boating excursion on the Phewa Lake and an introductory hike to the World Peace Pagoda with stunning views out to the mountains you are about to be encircled by on the trek.
Day 3: Drive to Nayapul and hike to Tikhe Dhunga (1495m/4905ft) length: 4 hours
After breakfast, we drive to Nayapul for about an hour via Lumle village. After this, we will have a short walk to the bustling town of Birethanti. We will pass through a bamboo forest and see many large waterfalls. The track will continue till Ranghai and from here we will climb all the way to Tikhe Dhunga.
Day 4: Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2850m/9348ft) period: 7 hours
Today we make a long steep incline of 1350m to reach our destination – it is a tough 3000 or so steps up. We will pass through Large Magar Village, Ulleri(2080m). We will then cross two streams and arrive at Nagethanti. From Nangethanti we will hike to Ghorepani with the altitude of 2850m. The views along the way of Mt. Dhaulagiri(8167m), The Tukuche Nilgiri(6940m), Hiunchuli(6441m) and the Tarke Kang, will make today well-worth the climb.
Day 5: Hike to Poonhill (3180m/10430ft), Trek to Tadapani (2500m/8200ft) length: 6-7 hours
To get the best view at Poon Hill we will begin walking early in the morning. We will reach the viewing platform at sunrise to see Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Mountains in all their glory. After this excursion, we will return to Ghorepani for breakfast and then make our way to Tadapani.
Day 6: Tadapani to Chhomrong (2020m/6625ft) period: 5 hours
Today we will descend down a steep track through the forest from Tadapani. We will sleep in the Gurung village of Chhomrong.
Day 7: Chhomrong to Dovan (2600m/8528ft) length: 5 hours
The Chhomrong Khola will lead us the way as we climb up to Khuldigahar (2380m). The Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) is located at Khuldighar and from here our track heads down to Dovan.
Day 8: Dovan to Deurali (3200m/10500ft) Duration: 4 hours
We will pass through Rhododendron bamboo forest to Hinko (3020m) and then settle at Deurali for the night.
Day 9: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4210m/13810ft) Duration: 5 hours
Our journey to the Annapurna base camp will be spectacular with monumental mountain views.
Day 10: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310m/7575ft) Duration: 7 hours
We will descend 1700m today to Modi Khola and then to Bamboo.
Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda hot spring (1780m/5840ft) Duration: 6 hours
Our hike will go through Chhomrong, passing the sheep farms at Khuldighar. Our journey will then pass Rhododendron forest before reaching the Jhinu Hot springs after about 6 hours of walk. We can relax in the natural hot spring and revive our muscles ready for the final day of walking ahead.
Day 12: Jhinu Danda to Pokhara (910m/2985ft) Duration: 5-hour walk
We will take off from Jhinu hot springs and walk via the Modi Khola Bank up to Birethanti. We will be surrounded by nature – the noise of the powerful river below and many species of birds, and the lush green of the cloud forest. Dinner and Cultural show included in Pokhara.
Day 13: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 14: Farewell
We will take you to the airport and your tour will end here.
Note: Guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner is included each day with a full package.
Our package can be adjusted according to your preference. Please contact us to discuss.
Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle.
All your standard Meals during the Lodge to Lodge trek and Camping (Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners).
Local Touching Void licensed English speaking guide.
The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage and equipment during the trek
Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show on second last day.
All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
Cost Does not Include
Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
International airfare and airport departure tax.
Nepal entry visa.
Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
Hot shower, wifi, and Battery charge during the trek.
Personal trekking Equipment.
Tips for trekking staff and driver.
Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section.