Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 15 Days      (Product Id : 52)

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek Overview

Price:- $ 1435 Pay $287 Now & $1148 On arrival
Difficulty:- Moderate to Difficult
Trip Length:- 15 Days
Group Size : 2-10 Pax

Activities : Trekking

Best Month : October to December and March to May

Transportation : Private Car & Bus

Accommodation : Hotel and Lodges

Style : Lodge Trek

Max Elevation : 4243m. at Annapurna Base Camp

Meal : Breakfast & 2 special dinners in Kathmandu and Full board meals during the trek

Trip Route : Pokhara-Poon-Hill-Chomrong-Annapurna Base Camp-Jhinu-Dhampus-Pokhara

ABC Trekking with Hari and Sujan

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We had an amazing time trekking in Annapurna with our guide Hari Adhikari and porter Sujan. These guys put in work day and night to make sure we were safe and comfortable in the cold December conditions and Hari’s knowledge of the mountain w     Read All


Trip Hightlights

  • The sunrise view and the view of the beautiful panorama of mountains (Machhapuchhre, Hiun Chuli, Annapurna South, Fang, Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri) from Poon Hill
  • The settlement, lifestyle, culture, tradition and the hospitality of Gurung and Magar people
  • Lush green Rhododendron, Oak, Pine and Bamboo forest
  • The very beautiful Modi Valley
  • Natural hot spring in Jhinu Danda
  • Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m)
  • South Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m)
  • The Lake City ‘Pokhara’

A hike all the way from teeming terraced-farm hillside, traverse mossy tropical and hazy autumnal forest and the rock-strewn rivulets sprinkled with waterfalls, to the snow-covered barren expanses has all the potential to rejuvenate your soul and give you the once-in-lifetime holiday experience, if you are up for the very famous  Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The annapurna base camp trek, also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek isn’t just an ordinary trek, but is an opportunity; an opportunity to enjoy the combination of different landscapes, witness the 360° view of the staggeringly beautiful peaks (Mardi Himal, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna III, Gangapurna,  Tare Kang Glacier dome, Singu Chuli, Khangsar Kang, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and Annapurna South) of the Annapurna range, including the 10th highest mountain in the world, ‘the Annapurna I’; live with very hospitable Gurung and Magar people and connect with the wonderful blessings of nature.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek starts with a bus ride to Nayapul from Pokhara and ends with a bus ride to Pokhara from Phedi. The maximum height attained during this trek is 4,130m at the South Annapurna Base Camp. It’s a perfect trek for any physically fit person. Spring and autumn are the perfect seasons to plan this trek.

Including the arrival & departure days and a day tour of the Kathmandu Valley, AME Treks and Expedition proudly offers 15 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek package to all trekkers, who are looking to make the most out of their holiday in Nepal. However, for trekkers with less time, we have very special packages Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Pokhara, which can be completed in 10 days and  Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek, which can be completed in just 9 days. Please check the cost details for detail information regarding the services and the benefits included in and excluded from the package. Moreover, all the packages are fully customizable packages and can be customized to meet your special needs and requirements. Enjoy the trip!   

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 2: Trek preparation day (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/2,690ft) 6-7 hour

Day 4: Drive to Nayapul (2 hours) and trek to Tikhedhunga (1,480m/4,855ft) 4-5 hour

Day 5: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,860m/9,383ft) 6-7 hour

Day 6: Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani (2,630m/8,628ft) 5-6 hour

Day 7: Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa (2,360m/7,742ft) 6-7 hour

Day 8: Trek from Sinuwa to Deurali (3,200m/10,498ft) 6 hours

Day 9: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130/13,549ft) 5-6 hour

Day 10: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,310m/7,578ft) 6-7 hour

Day 11: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinudanda (1,780m/5,839ft) 5-6 hour

Day 12: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Pothana (1,890/6,200ft) 5-6 hour

Day 13: Trek from Pothana to Phedi and drive to Pokhara (820m/2,690ft) 3-4 hour

Day 14: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) 6-7 hour

Day 15: Departure day

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Adventure Mountain Explore Treks and Expedition welcomes you to Nepal. Outside the baggage hall of the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, one of the company representatives will be awaiting your arrival, carrying a paging board/placard with your and company’s name (AME Treks) written on it. This person will receive you from the airport and transfer you to the hotel booked for you in Kathmandu, in a private vehicle. Rest of the day you can explore or have a rest. Overnight in a 3 Star Boutique Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Trek preparation (1,300m/4,264ft)

Breakfast at the hotel and we will have a trip briefing session along with your guide and also finalize your trekking equipment and clothes. Today you can explore the city or go for a day hike towards the hillside of Kathmandu for a warm-up. If you decide to do this then you will have to pay extra. Overnight in a 3 Star Boutique Hotel in Kathmandu. (Breakfast)

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/2,690ft) 6-7 hour

Today, we will drive to the beautiful lake city ‘Pokhara’ by tourist bus. The tourist buses from Kathmandu to Pokhara are scheduled to leave Kathmandu exactly at 7 in the morning. Therefore, early in the morning, your guides will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the bus station. The bus heading west of the Kathmandu valley, will soon continue on the Prithvi Highway, leaving the beautiful valley behind. The entire highway presents the breathtaking view of green hills, river, terrace farms, and cute little hamlets with traditional houses. You will also be accompanied by one of the major tributaries of the Narayni River basin, the Trisuli River and hotels, motels, tea houses and restaurants ready to serve their customers. Each bend in the highway will keep you busy capturing the awe inspiring beauty of the surrounding  landscape. After enjoying the scenic highway for about 6-7 hour we will finally reach Pokhara. From the bus station in Pokhara you will be transferred to the hotel booked for you in Pokhara. The evening can be spent strolling around the beautiful lake area. Overnight in a 3 Star hotel in Pokhara. (Breakfast)

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (2 hours) and trek to Tikhedhunga (1,480m/4,855ft) 4-5 hour

Today, after breakfast in Pokhara, we will drive to Nayapul, a small village located near the Modi River, northwest of Pokhara. Nayapul is also the starting point of our trek. It’s a very scenic drive via Hemja, Naudanda and Lumle and on clear days, you can enjoy the view of dove-white Annapurna range and Machhapuchhre soaring into the sky. The luggage will be prepared for the porters at Nayapul. Once the things are ready, the ultimate Annapurna Base Camp trek begins. From Nayapul, following the eastern bank of the  Modi river, we will now head towards Birethanti, on a descending trail. In Birethanthi, the team leader will complete the necessary formalities at the office of ACAP, after which a gentle hike on a trail parallel to the Bhurungdi River will take us to Tikhedhunga, past classic mountain villages like, Lamdawali, Sudame and Hile. The trail is made more interesting by the beautiful views of the wheat and rice fields, passing mule or goat caravans carrying supplies to the mountain and the occasional view of Machhapuchhre and Annapurna. After reaching Tikhedhunga, the remaining time can either be spent resting at the lodge or exploring the area. Overnight in a lodge in Tikhedhunga. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) 

Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,860m/9,383ft) 6-7 hour

Breakfast in Tikhedhunga and we will now leave for Ghorepani. We will first cross the suspension bridge located near the camp site at Tikhedhunga. Then a steep ascent on a stone staircase (about 3200 steps), for about 2 hours will take us to a very beautiful Magar village, Ulleri. From Ulleri, a pleasant and gentle ascent through the dense Rhododendron and Pine forest, past Banthanti and Nangge Thanti, will finally take us to Ghorepani, which is the largest Magar Village of this area and the gateway to Poon Hill. The views of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli, while we are on our way to Ghorepani, are spectacularly mesmerizing. At Ghorepani, you will get to see numerous lodges and guesthouses ready to serve their guests. Once we check into the guest house in Ghorepani, if you are not tired, you can spend some time exploring the settlement of Ghorepni. Overnight in a lodge in Ghorepani. (Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner)

Day 06: Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Tadapani (2,630m/8,628ft) 5-6 hour

We start this day with a hike to Poon Hill. Poon Hill is one of the best viewpoints in the Annapurna region and about 45 mins uphill climb, from Ghorepani, will take us to this famous view point. Our main motive to climb Poon Hill is to enjoy the sunrise view. Therefore, we start early in the morning and reach the view point of the Poon Hill, before the sunrise. As the darkness surrenders to the light, the sky progressively lightens, revealing the silhouettes of mountains and then the soft amber glow of the sunlight beautifully illuminates the mountains in the Annapurna region. In no time Machhapuchhre (6,993m), Hiumchuli (6,441m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Baraha Sikhar (7,647m), Nilgiri South (6,839m) and Dhaulagiri (8,167m), stand like a proud warrior in front of you. The view is simply mesmerizing. After enjoying this heavenly view for some time, we will hike back to Ghorepani for breakfast. After breakfast, we will now head east of Ghorepani. We will first climb to Deurali Pass and then to Banthanti. From Banthanti, making our way through the dense rhododendron forest, we will descend to Tadapani, on a steep trail. The song of the chirping birds and the flowing streams make the walk more interesting. Overnight in a lodge in Tadapani. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 07: Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa (2,360m/7,742ft) 6-7 hour

The Annapurna Base Camp trek continues after breakfast in Tadapani. The trail divides for Chhomrong and Ghandruk at Tadapani. Leaving the trail leading towards Ghandruk, we will now head towards Chhomrong. Initially, the trail descends through the dense forest  and  then the terraced fields, until the suspension bridge across the Kimrong River. The view of the upper Modi valley seen while descending to the bridge is spectacular. After crossing the bridge, a gentle climb will take us to Taulung. From Taulung, a steep climb will take us to the village of Chhomrong, located on the lap of the Annapurna massif. Chhomrong is another major Gurung village in the area. From Chhomrong, the trail descends to the Chhomrong river on a stone staircase. Crossing the bridge across the Chhomrong river, we will now ascend to Sinuwa. Overnight in a lodge in Sinuwa. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 08: Trek from Sinuwa to Deurali (3,200m/10,498ft) 6 hours

Breakfast in Sinuwa and an easy ascent for about 90 mins through lush rhododendron, bamboo and oak forest will take us to Kuldhigar. The trail starts to descend from Kuldigar, which continues till Bamboo. As we reach bamboo, we enter a bamboo forest, which is also very  rich in flowers and ferns. Keeping to the west side of the river, we will now hike to Dobhan and continue to Deurali, which takes about 4-5 hours. The lush forest continues till the Hinku cave (a huge boulder that forms a natural shelter), which means the forest end around the cave area and the slopes are either seen covered with snow or burnt out grass. From Hinku cave, we will continue up till Deurali. Overnight in a lodge in Deurali. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 09: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130/13,549ft) 5-6 hour

Breakfast at Deurali and we will continue towards our destination, the Annapurna Base Camp. Leaving Deurali, we quickly walk past the avalanche site, before reaching the Machhapuchhre Base Camp. The rocky valley around this area widens and becomes less steep. The beautiful mountains come into sight. From the Machhapuchhre Base Camp, the trail turns left entering the Annapurna Sanctuary. Straight ahead lies the high lateral moraine of the South Annapurna glacier. Enjoying the spectacular panorama of mountains from the Machhapuchhre base camp, we will now head towards the Annapurna Base Camp. A gentle walk for about 2 hours into the sanctuary will finally take us to the base camp of Annapurna South. The 3600 vista of the mountains offers the closest view of Mardi Himal, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna III, Gangapurna, Singu Chuli, Khangsar Kang, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and the Annapurna South.  Overnight in a lodge in Annapurna Base Camp. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,310m/7,578ft) 6-7 hour

Today, we will wake up before the sunrise to enjoy the sunrise over Annapurna. Words are not enough to describe the view of the mountains, when the first rays of the sun strike them in the morning. We will spend some time witnessing and capturing these captivating views of the mountains and get back to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, leaving the majestic panoramic view of the mountains, picturesque landscape and the rocky valley behind, we will retrace our steps into the forest of oak, bamboo and rhododendron, past Machhapuchhre Base Camp, Deurali and Dobhan for overnight stay in Bamboo. Overnight in a lodge in Bamboo. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 11: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinudanda (1,780m/5,839ft) 5-6 hour

After breakfast at Bamboo, making our way out of Bamboo we will hike up to Kuldighar. From Kuldighar we will descend to Sinuwa, Tilche, cross the Chhomrong River and hike up to Chhomrong village. About 40 mins descend from the village of Chhomrong past Taulung, will bring us to Jhinu Danda. You can also enjoy the views of the soaring mountains from the Jhinu Danda.  After reaching the Jhinu Danda, we will take a short rest and then walk down to the natural hot spring located at the bank of the Modi River. We will enjoy the hot bath and relax our tired muscles for some time and hike up to our accommodation in Jhinu Danda. Overnight in a lodge in Jhinu Danda. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 12: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Pothana (1,890/6,200ft) 5-6 hour

Breakfast at Jhinu Danda and we will now start to walk towards our destination, Pothana. We will first descend to the new bridge across the Modi River. We will cross the bridge to get to the east bank of the river and continue to descend, enjoying the greenery around. Very soon we reach a very beautiful Gurung village Landruk. In Landruk you can enjoy the stone washed traditional stone Gurung houses. From Landruk, making our way through the beautiful Oak forest, we walk down to Pothana, past Tolka and Bhichok (Pitam) Deurali. Bhichok Deurali offer a splendid view of Dhaulagiri, while from Pothana you can relish the magnificent view of Machhapuchhre. Along the way, you can also also enjoy beautiful waterfall.  Overnight in a lodge in Pothana. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 13: Trek from Pothana to Phedi and drive to Pokhara (820m/2,690ft) 3-4 hour

Breakfast at Pothana and we will now leave for Pokhara. An easy downhill walk from Pothana continues until Phedi, past Dhampus.  At Phedi, our vehicle will be awaiting our arrival. With beautiful memories made over the past days, we will now bid farewell to the Annapurna region, hop into the vehicle and drive to Pokhara. We will check into the hotel in Pokhara, freshen up and spend the remaining time either relaxing at the hotel or strolling around the lake area in Pokhara. Overnight in a 3 star hotel in Pokhara. (Breakfast)

Day 14: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) 6-7 hour

Early in the morning, we will be transferred from the hotel to the tourist bus station in Pokhara. The bus, leaving Pokhara, continues on the Prithvi Highway towards Kathmandu. Along the highway, for one more time you can enjoy the beautiful landscape, terrace fields, hamlets, river, hills, hotels, motels and restaurants, while on the return trip to Kathmandu. The bus will stop twice – for breakfast and lunch, along the highway. It takes about 7 hours to reach Kathmandu from Pokhara. From the tourist bus stand in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to the hotel in Kathmandu. In the evening, we will take you for a farewell dinner, where we will also discuss the trip, experience gathered and your feedback. After dinner, you will be transferred to the hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight in a 3 Star Boutique hotel in Kathmandu. (Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 15: Departure day

Today is the last day of your trip with AME Treks and Expedition. If you are looking to extend your holiday in Nepal, we can help you plan some of the best adventure activities and short trip packages in Nepal. Otherwise, we will transfer you to the airport, in a private vehicle, as per your flight departure schedule. Thank you for choosing AME Treks and Expedition as your travel partner. (Breakfast)

Cost :- US$1435

Trip Cost Include

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • 3 Nights twin sharing accommodation (3* Boutique Hotel) in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 2 Nights twin sharing accommodation (3* Hotel) in Pokhara
  • Annapurna trekking permits (ACAP) and TIMS permits
  • Bus transportation to Pokhara and return from Pokhara by Deluxe A/C  bus (Flight or Car an option with extra charge)
  • All meals during the trek (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
  • Final farewell dinner in Kathmandu with a feedback session 
  • Seasonal fresh fruits after dinner (While on a trek)
  • Accommodation on  a trek (lodge/Guest House)
  • Gov. licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • A porter (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses 
  • Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required local tax and Gov tax
  • Down jacket,Duffel bag and sleeping bag
  • Trekking route Map
  • Safe drinking water (medicated safe and proof)
  • Adventure Certificate (after completion the trek)

Trip Cost Exclude

  • Nepal arrival visa
  • Meals in the city except breakfast and above mentioned special dinner
  • Extra accommodation and meals in Kathmandu (in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Your personal nature expenses eg. Mineral water, Beer, Coke and entire beverage etc
  • Travel insurance that covers trip cancelation and Helicopter evacuation
  • Extra porter, Battery charging and Wi-Fi (only if you use them)
  • Tips (as appreciation) and any other extending trips and accommodation.

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Special Note: On our trip you are able to schedule your own departure dates. We are able to depart our trip every day (only Nepal). So kindly choose your own date as per your convenient. Contact us to schedule your own departure day.

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  • Guaranteed Departure:  Adventure Mountain Explore Treks and Expedition guarantees 100% departure on both standard and customized packages, except in the case of unfavorable situations like bad weather or unforeseen natural disaster.
  • The best and the fair price: Adventure Mountain Explore Treks and Expedition offers the most competitive price in town. No other company can beat the price and the services provided within the prices mentioned/offered in the website. No hidden charges! Moreover, all our includes and excludes are clearly mentioned in our website, therefore you will get what you have paid for.
  • Experienced Guides/Sherpas/Team Leaders: Proper guidance is a must for any trekker to get to their destination safely and successfully. Therefore, we only employee guides with a minimum of 5 years of experience to guide and assist you during the trek. Our guides aren’t just experienced, but are licensed, knowledgeable and dedicated to providing professional service as well.
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