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Annapurna Base Camp Trek 12 days

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The Annapurna Base Camp trek is a mesmerizing journey through the heart of the Annapurna Himalayas in Nepal. Over the course of 12 days, trekkers traverse diverse landscapes, from terraced fields and quaint villages to lush rhododendron forests and, ultimately, the breathtaking glacial basin of Annapurna Base Camp (ABC).Reaching Annapurna Base Camp is a surreal experience, surrounded by towering giants, with panoramic views that make the challenging journey utterly rewarding. The descent retraces the steps, allowing trekkers to soak in the memories and bid farewell to the awe-inspiring Annapurna region.This trek is not just a physical challenge; it's a cultural and natural odyssey, providing glimpses into the lives of local communities and showcasing the stunning diversity of the Nepalese Himalayas. The Annapurna Base Camp trek is a must for those seeking adventure, breathtaking landscapes, and a profound connection with the Himalayas.

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu International airport and transfer to the Hotel

Upon your arrival time, our representative will be at Kathmandu International Airport [TIA] to welcome you. You will then be escorted to your hotel where you can refresh and relax. Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 02: Sightseeing / Cultural Day in Kathmandu Valley

After enjoying breakfast, you will be picked by your guide from the hotel and taken around Kathmandu for sightseeing. You will visit world heritage monuments such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swoyambunat and Bouddhanath. In the evening, our trekking guide will conduct a briefing about the trekking program before dinner. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

You will take a 30 min flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. The flight will be short and scenic. Or, alternatively, you can take the bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 6 hours. Overnight in Pokhara

Day 04: Pokhara to Chhomrong This is the 4th day of your Annapurna Base Camp trek. So, you begin the trip by private vehicle up to sayuli. From your hotel, it takes nearly 2 hours to reach Nayapul, the gateway to Annapurna Base Camp trek.

From Nayapul, you walk along the Modi Khola banks and then the dense forests of ACAP. Then, you reach Birethanti Village where your trekking permits are checked at the ACAP entry point.

Moving across the ethnic villages of Gurung and Magar communities, you continue the trip. The scenery of the Himalayas, green forests and diverse landscapes makes the walk more interesting.

By crossing the gorge of the Modi Khola, you reach Jhinu Danda in about 5/6 hours. Besides the wonderful lifestyle, culture and tradition, Jhinu Danda is famous for the natural hot waterfalls. To get rid of the travel fatigue, take a hot bath, which also heals any skin diseases according to the native people.

Day 05: Chhomrong to Doban (2540m)

There is a forest of pine and rhododendron you have to pass after you cross Chhomrong Khola. You will trek past the villages of Sinuwa, Kuldi Ghar and Bamboo. It will not be long before you are in Doban (2540m). Overnight in Doban.

Day 06: Doban to Deurali (3170)

As you go deeper into the Annapurna region, you are likely to find much wildlife in the forests along with amazing views of Himalayan peaks. Today you will get the first taste of Mt. Macchapuchre or Fishtail mountain. On the way you can explore Hinko cave, a natural cave hanging beneath a cliff. Overnight in Deurali.

Day 07: Deurali to Annapurna Base camp

The challenge of trekking through moraines and boulders remain in this section of the trail. As you approach the Machhapuchhare Base Camp you will enter the Annapurna Sanctuary. From here it is another 45 minutes' walk to reach the Annapurna Base Camp. The base camp offers surrounding views of tallest Himalayan peaks of Annapurna

Day 08: Annapurna Base Camp descend to Sinuwa

Today we follow our way back to Sinuwa. It is easier as we descend for the most part of our route (5 hrs)

Day 09: Sinuwa to Ghandrung (1940m)

The trail through Sinuwa to Ghandruk goes downhill and then uphill to Kimrong and then to Deurali. The short distance from Deurali to Ghandruk is complemented by superb views of the Himalayan ranges on the horizon. Ghandruk is a popular Gurung village which also has a Gurung Museum. Overnight in Ghandruk.

Day 10: Trek to Birethanti, Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara (910m)

You will again be retracing your steps to Nayapul via Birethanti. You will be driven to Pokhara from Birethanti. Overnight in Pokhara

Day 11: Drive back to Kathmandu.

Enjoy a scenic highway drive back to Kathmandu which takes about 6 hours.

Day 12: Onward departure from Kathmandu

Depending on the time of your departure, our representative will accompany you to Tribhuvan International Airport.

What's included

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


Inclusions

  • Kathmandu airport pick up and drop off service,
  • Tea House accommodations during the trekking
  • Professional local guide with extensive Knowledge
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, & Accommodation during the trekking days
  • Transfer to Pokhara by regular Tourist bus,
  • Pokhara to Nayapul and Nayapul to Pokhara by private vehicle
  • Drive back to Kathmandu by regular tourist bus
  • National park entry fee,
  • Trekking permit, and all kind of Paper work
  • Appreciation certificate provided by your travel company
  • Farewell Dinner organize by your travel company

Exclusions

  • International flight fare
  • Travel Insurance for Traveler
  • Food which is not mentions in include sections
  • Domestic flight fare
  • All bar bills and personal expenses (phone calls, laundry service, battery recharge, bottles of water, hot water, etc.)
  • Tips for tour Guide

Details

Available in

Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English, French, German, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean


Available for

Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Kathmandu , Nepal

Pick up times available: 6:00

Pick up location: Kathmandu International Airport

Ends at: Kathmandu International Airport

Nearest airport: Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM)



We are Eco Aware:

  • Eco-friendly transportation
    The product principal transportation is low noise & low emmission such as walking, trekking, cycling, padle boat etc. Eco-friendly transportation
    The product principal transportation is low noise & low emmission such as walking, trekking, cycling, padle boat etc.
  • Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Local or indigenous tour guide(s)

Cancellation policy

100% cancellation fee - between 0-7 days before the travel date
30% cancellation fee - between 8-30 days before the travel date
0% cancellation fee - 31 days or more before the travel date

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from $1125 per person