Nepal - Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Poonhill (11 days) Book Now

USD 899

USD 499

One of the preferred destinations for the moderate trekkers is Annapurna base camp, also referred to as ABC. Tourists, who enjoy experiencing the mountains, walking on the sloppy lands and feel the pleasant climate, choose this region as their ultimate trekking destination. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts with a short drive form Pokhara to Nayapul. from here the trekking starts and goes through Ulleri, Ghorepani, Poon Hill, Tadapani, Chhomrong, Bamboo and Deurali before reaching ABC. Waking up at ABC will be one of the most memorable mornings of your live since the oval shape of ABC is surrounded by mountains and offers a magnificent sunrise. On the way back the trek will make a detour to Jhinu Danda, from where you can enjoy the natural hot springs in the Modi Khola River. The trek offers beautiful views, good hiking trails, Lemur colonies and both rhododendron and bamboo forests.

Included in the Cost


 
  • A private vehicle from Pokhara to trekking starting place and trekking ending place to Pokhara
  • Accommodation throughout the trek on room only basis.
  • ACAP, TIMS & other necessary permits.
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trekking guide.
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment and accommodation.
  • All government and local taxes
  • First aid kit 

Not Included in the Cost


All drinks/ Beverage bills.

Entrance Fees for temple and monasteries and some of local highlights sport.
Tipping for your trekking staff (Tips)
Travel Insurance for you.
International Flights.
Extra costs for upgrading rooms and services at hotels during the trekking
donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc.
Personal Hiking gear, personal kits.
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance. 

Recommended gear list:

Good wind/rain Jacket
Warm fleece jacket or Jersey
Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots.
Good (-20) Sleeping bag (which can be rented or bought in Kathmandu)
Sun hat or scarf
Sunglasses with UV protection
Hiking shorts
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms

FAQ

  • Day 1

    Pokhara – Nayapul – Ulleri (1940 m), Driving Duration: 2 hours, Hiking Duration: 6 hours

  • We start early in the morning in Pokhara and take a private vehicle to Nayapul. It takes around 1 to 1,5 hours to reach Nayapul. From Nayapul we walk around 6 hours, with a short lunch break, to reach our destination in Ulleri in the late afternoon. On the way to Ulleri, we are passing typical Nepali villages and beautiful terrace rice fields. The last part of the walk is quite interesting as we have to climb up to approx. 2500 stone stairs! Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge

  • Day 2

    Ulleri – Ghorepani (2860 m), Hiking Duration: 5 hours

  • We head up for Ghorepani via a slightly easier trail than the day before. We pass through amazing rhododendron and pine forests while crossing little bridges. We continue our walk towards the beautiful, blue village Ghorepani, we will reach the village in the late afternoon. From Ghorepani, we have a great view of the magnificent Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m). Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge

  • Day 3

    Ghorepani – Poon Hill (3210 m) – Tadapani (2630 m), Hiking Duration: 6 hours

  • We get up very early in the morning to hike to Poon Hill. Here you can see the beautiful sunrise with the view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Fishtail and the complete Annapurna range. After sunrise, we hike back to Ghorepani to our lodge. We then continue hiking through beautiful rhododendron forests, alongside wild creeks and waterfalls. We stop at Banthati to have rest before continuing our trail to reach Tadapani (2590 m) in the late afternoon. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 4

    Tadapani – Chhomrong (2010 m), Hiking Duration: 5/6 hours

  • The trail leads us alongside terrace rice fields and many little settlements. We descend to cross the Kimrung Khola River and then climb up to reach Chhomrong in the early afternoon. From Chhomrong we have a fantastic view on Fishtail and Annapurna South. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 5

    Chhomrong – Bamboo (2300 m), hiking duration: 5/6 hours

  • We start our hike with a steep way down until we cross the Chhomrong Khola River. After the bridge, we climb up to reach Sinuwa. After some rest, we continue our walk through the rocky steps and beautiful bamboo forests. We reach the settlement Bamboo (2300 m) in the early afternoon. Bamboo is famous for its large Lemurs colonies and with a little luck, we can see one of them in the trees around our lodge. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 6

    Bamboo – Deurali (3220 m), Hiking Duration: 5/6 hours

  • We start our hike to Deurali through Dovan village and the Himalayan hotel while crossing beautiful rhododendron and bamboo forests. After a little settlement called Hotel Himalaya, there is a steep climb up through a much drier forest before reaching Hinku Cave. From here, we can see the trail drop closer to the river before climbing again to Deurali (2920 m). Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge in Deurali.

  • Day 7

    Deurali – Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m), Hiking Duration: 5/6 hours

  • Continuing our trekking, the trail goes alongside the beautiful Modi Khola River. On the way, we have an amazing view of the holy mountain of Machapuchare (Fishtail) which changes its shape the closer we come. After ascending for about 40 minutes we reach MBC. Catching our breath, we then continue our hike to ABC, this setting of the Annapurna Base Camp is absolutely unique and incredibly spectacular. It is also called Annapurna Sanctuary because of its oval-shaped plateau which is surrounded by a ring of mountains. Arriving at ABC we find ourselves face to face with the magical Annapurna I (8091 m). The sunrise there is truly breathtaking and worth every step. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

  • Day 8

    Annapurna Base Camp ABC (Rest Day)

  • Enjoy the mesmerizing sunrise view of Annapurna base camp. Later, you can hike to Himchuli base camp or enjoy your day as you please. Overnight accommodation will be at a lodge.

  • Day 9

    ABC- MBC - Bamboo, Hiking Duration: 7 hours

  • We find ourselves face to face with the magical Annapurna I (8091 m). the oval shape of the so-called sanctuary will give you amazing views of the surrounding mountains which makes it a morning you will never forget. The sunrise and views at ABC cannot be compared to anything else in the world. After breakfast at ABC, we go back to MBC and descend to Bamboo. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge in Bamboo.

  • Day 10

    Bamboo – Jhinu Danda (1780 m), Hiking duration: 7/8 hours

  • Leaving Bamboo, we continue our walk on the same trial which we used before to reach Chhomrong. We leave our previous path and walk steeply down to a nice place called Jhinu Danda. We leave our bags in the lodge and climb down to the take a relaxing bath in the hot springs of the Modi Khola River. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge in Jhinu Danda.

  • Day 11

    Jhinu Danda – Nayapul – Pokhara, Hiking Duration: 6 hours, Drive Duration: 2 hours

  • On the last day of the trek, we start walking through a beautiful landscape with many little villages and terraced rice fields. We enjoy the flora of the region and meet numerous colorful butterflies on our way. We arrive in Nayapul in the late afternoon where we take a car to back to Pokhara.

Trip Grade

Moderate

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