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.
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.|
|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.|
|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|
|Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms|
Nepalis a landlocked country which has borders with India & China. You can either fly in or enter by land borders that are attached to China or India.
Yesyou can get a visa on arrival. The rates are as follows-
MultipleEntry – 15 Days – 25$
MultipleEntry – 30 Days – 40$
MultipleEntry – 90 Days – 100$
Absolutely, Nepal is safe. Nepal is considered one of the safest countries to travel.Chances are Nepal is safer than your own home country.
Yes, the food and water are hygienically standard during trekking. Our experienced guides check the food before preparing in the kitchen to make sure its Okay.You will get boiled water in the lodges, you can also buy sealed water or purify water using tablets.
Your guide will be a Nepalese but fluent in English. They are carefully selected with the appropriate experience, attitude and leadership skills. We can also provide French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Spanish speaking guides.
Yesyou can bring your medication. Please make sure to put it in your original packet and bring your prescription with you.
The tourist police office is located near Nepal Tourism Development Board’s office.They are well trained and fluent in English to assist foreigners. You can always call 100 for police assistance.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To enhance your experience in Nepal, we give you the possibility to add one or more extra activities to this travel package. The step of adding these is available in the "Book now" process.
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