Annapurna Base Camp trek is one of the famous treks on Earth. The region is also rich in terms of unique culture, tradition and lifestyle of people. Magnificent scenery, assorted cultures, forests, lakes and glaciers combine to make it one of the most charming areas for the travelers. Our trip start from Pokhara extensively known as the ‘Lake City’ and passes through cascade waterfalls, beautiful villages, terraced farmlands, lush rhododendron forests, and amazing mountain vistas before reaching the base of the impressive Annapurna. This classic adventure trekking allowing you to reach the heart of the mountains rapidly and safely from Pokhara.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1300m)
Up on arrival in Kathmandu, Odea Services will welcome you at the airport then transfer to you hotel. Evening welcome dinner with cultural show.Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing.
Having breakfast then start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. We will arrange a tour guide of your chosen language to give you a tour and introduction to our rich culture amongst our ancient and fascinating history and religion. Am: Boudhanath & Pashupatinath. Pm: Patan Durbar Square and Soyambhunath then back to hotel.Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara by a tourist bus:Optional flight
You may use flight which takes 25 min and can use private Tourist Vehicle. Via Tourist bus Its take 6-7 hour's .Evening boating at Fewa Lake and sightseeing near the lake area. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul & trek to Ulleri(2070m)
Trek from Pokhara (915 m.) to Nayapul (1050m.) by car, which takes approximately one and half hours drive. Now you begin your trek from Nayapul (1050m.) to Ulleri(2070m) . Via Birethanti (1065m.) which takes about four hours. The first part of your trek is easy passing through numerous small villages and settlements. O/N at Ulleri.
Day 05: Trek from Ulleri - Ghorepani (2750m): 4-5 hrs. Trek.
Today we heading to Ghorepani.First we need to climb steeply for the early 2 hours and then ascend gently passing through and Banthanti, Magar villages. On the way, can see good view of Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and Annapurna (7219m.)O/N at Ghorepani.
Day 06: Hiking to Poon Hill (3210m) & trek to Tadapani(2700m).
Early morning trip to Poon Hill (3210m.) to enjoy the sunrise view over Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m.), Tukuche Peak (6920m.), Nilgiri (6940m.), Varaha Shikhar (7847m.), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m.), Annapurna South (7219m.), Annapurna III (7855m.), Machhapuchhare (6993m.), Annapurna IV (7525m.), Annapurna II (7937m.), Lamjung Himal (6931m.) and other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks. After breakfast trek Ghorepani to Tadapani (2650 m.). After walking for almost one and half hour you reach Gurung Hill which has the splendid mountain views as Poon Hill. From here you follow small forests with rhododendron, bamboos until you reach Deurali. The trail goes steeply down through deep forests all the way to Banthati. It takes one hour from here to reach Tadapanil After breakfast trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (2731m.) through the deep forests of rhododendrons, bamboos and oaks. En route, you frequently see waterfalls, rocks, wild animals, local birds and green scenarios. Tadapani is a small village surrounded by beautiful forests which grants you a magnificent view Himalaya. Treks from Ghorepani to Tadapani its take around 5 hours. O/N at Tadapani.
Day 07: Tadapani to Sinuwa (2310m)
Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa and it takes about four hours. It is very easy trek by ascending gently all the way through rhododendron, oak and other kinds of dense forests. You could hear different kinds of birds chirping on the way. O/N at Sinuwa.
Day 08: Sinuwa to Deurali (3150m)
We are heading to Deurali which takes five hours. You trek gently ascend through forests with varieties of rhododendron and oak trees. The first town you reach is Dovan (2630m.) where there are few lodges and camp sites then we head to Deurali. O/N at Deurali.
Day 09: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m)
Wake up early in the morning then trek to Annapurna Base Camp.We begin our exciting trail towards Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Firstly we walk ascend gradually and steeply over the mountain side. The trek to MBC to Annapurna Base Camp is a bit strenuous but the spectacular vista of Machhapuchhre rewards our trail very enjoyable. We reach MBC by early afternoon then after our trail continues climb until we reach Annapurna Base Camp. Our trek enables to see the snow boulders melting and forming small streams. We will have sensation views of the near vertical south face of Annapurna towering above the sanctuary. Annapurna Base Camp sanctuary boasts of a dynamic view without anything impeding panorama of the 360 degrees. We will have interesting view of Machhapuchre, Annapurna south, Annapurna I, Hiuchuli and other peaks. Enjoy a warm night’s sleep in comfortable at Annapurna Base Camp.O/N at Base Camp.
Day 10: Trek from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310m).
We trek from Base camp to Bamboo which takes 6-7 hours. From the Annapurna base camp we retrace our steps to Bamboo. Today’s trek is downhill so it shouldn’t be very difficult. Besides, we will always have the company of the extraordinary landscape to cheer us up. Overnight in Bamboo.
Day 11: Trek Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1780m).
Today we trek to Jhinu Danda which takes 5-6 hours. We continue our trek from Bamboo to Sinuwa then move down and get to Lower Chhomrong. From Lower Chomrong our trail takes ascending on the thousand stony steps and we reach upper Chomrong then we trek down to Jhinu Danda. We can enjoy hot spring while staying in Jhinu Danda. Overnight in Jhandu Danda at hotel.
Day 12: Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara.
On our way to Naya Pul from Jhinu Danda we get to enjoy the amazing hill landscape of western Nepal. We will have a lunch on the way. Our trek will end at Naya Pul where we board our vehicle to Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.
Day 13: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by a tourist bus – 6hours. Optional: can use fight which takes 25 min.O/N at Kathmandu Hotel.
Day 14: Farewell friend.
Odea Services team will transfer you airport as per your flight time.
What makes this trip different than others: We are working together with Village Environment Nepal a non-political and non-profit social organization. We contribute our support to the remote village of Panch Khuwa Deurali and many others villages (Gorkha and all over Nepal) through donation, sponsorship and partnership in various projects.
For more details, visit Village Environment website www.ven.org.np and Face book page: https://www.facebook.com/VillageEnvironmentNepal?ref=hl.
Kathmandu& Pokhara: we will arrange any category hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara as per your request.
Mountain Region: During the trekking, we will arrange you accommodation at standard tea house or lodge. Room on twin sharing basis.
Kathmandu& Pokhara: We offer you breakfast in the hotel in Kathmandu& Pokhara but you have to pay your own lunch and dinner.
Trekking: We will provide all meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the trekking in Mountain area.
Guide & Porter during the trekking:
We will provide a professional trekking guide (license holder) and insured staffs as well. The number of porter depends on group size. We will provide their salary, accommodation, insurance, medicine and meals during trekking.
Personal gears & equipments need during trekking:
• Sleeping bag
• Down Jacket
• Warm Jacket
• Cotton t-shirts
• Cotton pants
• Sun hat
• Sun cream lotion
• Sun glasses
• Comfortable hiking boots
• walking poles (if necessary)
• Flash light with extra batteries
• Extra batteries for camera
• Medicines ad first aid kits
• Backpack- with outsider pockets to handle smaller items. You may buy this stuff in Kathmandu and you can hire some stuff from shop.
All trekkers / travelers are requested to insure their travel insurance before heading to Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Please note that the insurance should be covered medical, air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and all treatment costs.