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Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking
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Trekking in Nepal
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Duration :
15 day(s)
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Climate :
Great climates

The Annapurna Basecamp is the destination of this trekking tour is considered to be a natural amphitheater as it is surrounded all around by the different peaks of Annapurna range namely: Annapurna South, Annapurna 1st, Machhapuchhre and Barashshikhar. Situated at an altitude of 4300m. The Annapurna Basecamp can be reached by passing through the forests of bamboo and rhododendron. The route to Ghorepani and Annapurna sanctuary starts from Birethanti, and as you trek upward ahead you will encounter on the way the beautiful Gurung villages of Ghandrung, Chhomrong, Dhampus and the rural communities of Modi Khola. In the course of these 14 days long trekking you will observe with enthusiasm the life style of the farmers dedicating to make their lands fertile. Moreover, this trekking route apart from other could also be the destination for nature lovers.

Day 01:
Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu city & arranges trekking permit.

Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara.
We leave for Pokhara early morning. Drive to Charaundi, the starting point of Raft and that ends at Kurin Ghat and then continue drive to Pokhara.
Optional tour: A 3 hours rafting on the Trishuli river on the way to pokhara: Starts form Charaundi and that  ends at Kuringhat

Day 04: Pokhara- Ulleri 2160m. 5 hours
We drive to Nayapul via the large village of Lumle and then start our trek to Birethanti, a large and prosperous town. Our path follows the main trail to Sudami where we climb steadily up the side of the valley, reaching Hile (1495m) and Tirkhe Dhunga before pushing on to Uleri, the large Magar village ascending  a steep stone staircase.

Day 05: Uleri - Ghorepani 2850m. 3 hours
From ga the trail crosses a stream and then We trek through rhododendron and oak forests and across streams before making a short, final climb to Nangethanti. From Nangethanti we trek up to Ghorepani (2850m).

Day 06: Ghorepani - Poon Hill – Tadapani 2540m.5 hours
We wake up very early and start our climb to Poon Hill (3195m). A brilliant spectacle, this vantage point provides an unobstructed view of sunrise over the high Himalayas. From Ghorepani the trail climbs along ridges and through pine and rhododendron forests to Deurali (2960m). We descend to reach Banthanti, then wind our way to Tadapani (2540m).

Day 07: Tadapani – Chhomrung  1951m, 4 hours
From Tadapani the trail drops down through rhododendron and oak forests, arriving at Chhomrung for lunch. Chhomrung is a Gurung Village, and the highest permanent settlement in the valley with tremendous view across to Annapurna South and Machhapuchhare 6097m

Day 08: Chhomrung – Himalaya 2900m 5 hours
The trail descends via a stone staircase and then crosses the Chhomrung Khola. We climb to Sinuwa above the Modi Khola on its west bank, passing through forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak. The trail now climbs to Kuldi, before descending a long, steep, stone staircase to Dovan

Day 09: Himalaya - Annapurna Base Camp 4116m.  7 hours
From Himalaya the trail climbs high above the river, on to the lateral moraine, and down the other side to the glacier. Walking up the bed of the glacier we arrive at Base Camp (4116m)

Day 10: Annapurna Base Camp – Bamboo.  6 hours
We climb very early to the viewpoint for a stunning sunrise. After breakfast we retrace our steps to Bamboo

Day 11: Bamboo- Chhomrung - Jhunu Danda. 5 hours
From Bamboo the trail descends a long, stone staircase through bamboo and rhododendrons forests to Kuldi. The trail continues through more rhododendron forest and down to Sinuwa. From Sinuwa the trail leads downhill to the Modi Khola, where we then climb steeply to Chhomrung. You will head Jhinudanda trek down for about an hour. You will  relax in the natural hot spring here.

Day 12: Jhinudanda Nayapool 5 hours then 45 minutes drive to Pokhara.
From Jhinudanda, we trek down hill through villages and terraced fields to Syauli Bazaar and on to Nayapul. Here we arrange transport back to Pokhara.

Day 13: Drive back to KTM

Day 14: Sight Seeing Bhaktapur

Day 15: Fly back home

•  International Airport pick up and drop off
• All land transfer as per itinerary
• Two 1/2 day sightseeing in Kathmandu
• Accommodation and 3 meals while on the trek
• Fully escorted trek with English speaking Guide and a Porter for every two persons
• Trekking permit and National Park Fees
• Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs
• Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu 

• Items of personal nature ie. Soft/hard drinks, tips etc.
• Travel Insurance (this is a mandatory condition of booking)
• Medical evacuation in case of emergency
• Sleeping bag and Down jacket
• Personal spending money 

Tour Region: -


Total Days

15 Days

Treks days

Day 3 to Day 13 ( KTM – KTM)

Best season: -

September to December & Feb to May.

Transportation: -.

By tourist bus / private

Accommodation: -

Hotel, Resort & tea house

Grade: -


Trekking style: -

Tea house

Highest access of the trek

: 4116m ABC


Gurung, Magar, Thakali

Himalayan sights:

Annapurna, Dhaulagiri Ranges  and fishtail and many others

Trek distance

170 Km Approx


Close Mountain View, Villages


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