Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Duration 6 Days Difficulty4,130m

Annapurna Base Camp Trek, at a maximum elevation of 4,130 meters, is one of the most popular treks of Nepal. Trekkers from all over the world come here to do this trek, which is quite an extraordinary experience. It incorporates a relaxing walk through varied landscapes and traditional human settlements as you see the true beauty of this Himalayan nation. You will be making a fantastic journey to the base camp of the tenth highest mountain in the world. Moreover, it is a relatively short trek as the itinerary of the Annapurna base camp trek is of merely 6 days.

The Refreshing ABC Trek is a classic journey in the beautiful Annapurna region. You can enjoy all the best features and aspects of the region in a pleasant manner. The trek begins with a pleasant journey from the popular lake-side city of Pokhara. Enjoy the many spectacular sights of the Annapurna Mountains along with the breath-taking scenery. You can also experience the unique traditions of the people. It is really is a grand adventure blended together with natural beauty and cultural riches

An Exceptional Experience

The Annapurna region is famous all over the world as one of the best trekking routes. Scenic beauty coupled with the friendliness of the villagers on the way, this trek is bound to be in your memories forever. It is not a challenging trek. As you hike on this route, you’ll go through rhododendron forests, cultural villages, lush green hills, and rocky slopes and ridges. So, Annapurna Base Camp Trek has everything for you to enjoy.

You’ll hike through the villages of Chomrong, Sinwa, Dovan, and Deurali as you explore their customs and traditions. The villagers will greet you kindly and treat you with warmth. Their hospitality also further elevates your experience.

On the way, you will also pass through Machhapuchhre Base Camp. You’ll also continuously see the panoramic views of Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri, and the Annapurna range.

More than Just Mountains

The view of the terrace farms and the farmlands are also beautiful. You’ll pass through Gurung and Magar settlements and know about their culture. Moreover, small Gumbas and Chortens along the way will evoke a sense of calmness in you. Because of the moderate altitude, you are not likely to suffer from any altitude sickness. In addition, the trekking route is also less slope and more flatlands. You’ll spend the nights in comfortable lodges, and there are sufficient numbers of well-facilitated tea houses on the way.

Hence, Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most renowned trekking adventures. And that is due to the reasons mentioned above. The trek is best to do in the autumn and spring season. We provide experienced guides and also affordable price for this beautiful trek. Additionally, you can also take a look at our Annapurna Sanctuary Trek for a slightly different experience.

Annapurna Base Camp Weather

During the spring season, the Annapurna Base Camp trail has warm weather with blossoming flowers and verdant trees. It offers the rhododendron forests in full bloom along with a view of the mountains unhindered by clouds. It is considered the second-best season to trek after autumn. The spring season lasts from March to May.

The summer season brings rainfalls and landslides in the trail. So, this season is also called the off-season as only a few trekkers opt to go trekking this time of the year. The paths can get muddy and slippery while clouds mostly conceal the views of the mountains. The months of June, July and mid-August have this weather.

The autumn season is considered the best season to trek in Annapurna region. It is because this season provides some spectacular views of the mountains along with the pleasant weather. It might get somewhat chilly at night, but it’s warm during the day. Moreover, as it follows the monsoon rain, the forests and mountains look alive and clean. The autumn season begins at the end of August, September and ends in November.

The winter season brings some frigid weather with almost freezing climate in the morning and at night. Furthermore, most of the trail is covered in thick snow and becomes very difficult to tread. In some cases, the higher altitude areas remain closed not allowing trek.

You decide what is best & we’ll take care of the rest

  • The itinerary mentioned is a standard guideline. It can be readily modified according to your needs and requirements.
  • The cost of the trek can also be changed according to your group size, needs, and time boundary.
  • You can easily add additional activities into the Itinerary. You just have to let us know before confirming the trip.
  • This trip can also start from the capital city of Kathmandu. You have to let us know if you want to begin there. In that case, the Itinerary will extend by a few days. Consequently, the cost will also increase.
  • The addition or removal of activities will increase or decrease the cost of the trip respectively. This will be done through mutual understanding between the agency and the client(s).

 

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TRIP DETAILS
  • Duration 6 Days
  • Activities Trekking
  • Pickup Point Pokhara
  • Best time to visit Sep, Oct, Nov
  • Max-Altitude 4,130m
  • Difficulty Moderate
  • Group Size Min. 1Pax
  • Tour Type Private tour
TREKKING MAP
ACCOMODATION

Hotels, Tea Houses and Lodges

We will drive from our hotel to Nayapul in the morning. From Nayapul, we take a Jeep ride to Mokthe, where we begin our hike. We descend to Kimron Khola and walk straight for an hour. Then we ascend to reach the Chhomrong village. From Chhomrong, we again descend to Chhomrong Khola. We further hike uphill to reach Sinuwa where we spend the night.

From Sinuwa, we walk towards Himalaya. We go through forests, rocky slopes, and thickets of bamboo. We pass through a village also called Bamboo and a place called Dovan. Finally, after trekking for six hours in the day, we will reach Himalaya, where we spend the night.

From Himalaya, we ascend further passing through Machhapuchhre Base Camp. We hike through the remote valley as the beautiful mountains surround us. After 5 hours of hike, we finally reach Annapurna Base Camp. We’ll spend the night at a lodge there

On the fourth day, we follow the same trail back to Dovan and spend the night there.

Today too, we trace back our steps up to Chhomrong. From there, we take a different path towards Jhinu Danda. The place is a famous village that also has a lovely hot spring where we can take a bath. We will spend the night in the village.

From Jhinu Danda, we trek to Siwai, which takes about 2 to 3 hours. From there, we take a Jeep/ Bus ride to Pokhara, which will take approximately 3 hours.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Pokhara to Nayapul -Mokthe & at the end of the trek back from Mokthe to Pokhara by Jeep.
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and Tea/ Coffee).
  • Tea House Accommodation during the trek.
  • Professional English speaking, Eco Trained trekking guide his food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine, transportation, etc.
  • Porter (One porter for two trekkers, salary, transportation, insurance, equipment, food, and lodging included.
  • Equipment: Sleeping Bag, Rain Coat & Trekking Poles (Return after the trek).
  • All Legal Document (ACAP)TIMS, Permit, etc.
  • Dry fruits along the trek.
  • Tourist service charge, VAT, TAX, etc.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED

 

  • Other any transportation except Included in the section.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.).
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Additional costs or delays caused by management out of control like landscape,  bad weather condition, in case of itinerary modification with a view to a safety concern, illness,  change of government policy, political instability raises strike, moment, etc.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in including section.

FAQs

Route

Your location:

You will arrive in Nepal, Kathmandu at Tribhuvan International Airport as that is the only international airport. An overnight stay in a hotel in Kathmandu is required upon the arrival. Then the next day, at early morning we drive for approximately 7 hours to the Pokhara and drive to Mokthe the starting point of our trek.

The package includes accommodations throughout the trek, there are tea houses which are essentially hotels but with a more homely feel. They are run by the locals and provide all the basic facilities including hot shower at a small extra charge. The rooms are simple but comfortable usually with two beds with mattress blanket and pillows. Some will have an en-suite bathroom but most have shared a bathroom with a squat toilet.

Depending on the season you wish to go trekking you may have to make adjustments to clothing and equipment however these are the necessities list we prepared to keep your comfort and utility in mind. We never recommend our clients to bring over equipment which is not necessary for the trek. Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Winter hat or insulating hat or Wide-brimmed hat
  • Headlight with extra batteries

Face

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglass with UV protection
  • Face/body wipes

Hands

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight winter gloves

Body

  • Hiking shirts
  • Long sleeved shirt made of synthetic fibre
  • Hooded rain jacket
  • Fleece jacket
  • Lightweight cotton pants
  • T-shirts ( bring Lightweight wool)
  • Polypropylene underwear
  • down jacket ( available in rent in Kathmandu)
  • Sweater
  • Waterproof jacket and pants

Footwear

  • Hiking Boots that been worn in
  • Thick wool socks (Take an extra pair of thick light socks)

Essential gear

  • Backpack or daypack (Size depends on whether you take porter or not).
  • Thermal bottle
  • Water purification
  • Trekking pole
  • Sleeping bag (-15 bag is best in the high altitude trek)
  • Toiletries (toilet papers,  toothpaste, toothbrush, )

Toiletries

  • Medium size drying towel
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant/ floss
  • Biodegradable bar soap
  • Nail clippers
  • Small mirror

Personal accessories

  • Money
  • Watch
  • Cell phone
  • Camera
  • Extra items
  • First aid kit
  • Extra passport photos and photocopies of passport
  • Notebook and pen
  • Binocular

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