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Annapurna Base Camp trek - 17 days

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Min 2
All ground transportation as per itinerary
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3*** Hotel in Kathmandu and Lodge / Te House during the trek
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    • Adventure in the heart of world’s tenth highest Mt. Annapurna and Sanctuary.

    • The shortest and most spectacular adventure base camp treks in all Himalayas.

    • Walk from low warm farm villages to cooler hills and towards arctic cold zone.

    • Explore the traditional Gurung villages adorned with age-old impressive cultures.

    • Within picturesque Annapurna sanctuary enclosed by towering giant snow-peaks
Annapurna Base Camp trekking is an adventure within the picturesque Annapurna Sanctuary enclosed by an array of giant snow-capped peaks.
All Destination Holidays provides an excellent itinerary to Annapurna Base Camp with time to enjoy the dramatic scenery. As well as immersing into the local impressive cultures of the Gurung, interwoven to Buddhism religion, the hill tribes of Annapurna Himalayas.
Annapurna Base Camp trekking is the shortest and most wonderful adventure around the whole Himalayas. The walk leads on the foot of the world's 10th highest Mt. Annapurna 8,091 m, overlooking a breathtaking panorama of Snow Mountains.
Trekkers might be unaware that Mt. Annapurna-I was the first 8,000 m peaks ever climbed in 1950 by French Expeditions. Before Mt. Everest was summited by Tenzing and Hillary in 1953, Annapurna Himalaya with a classic history to venture.
The adventure begins in a beautiful Pokhara, a city of natural beauty and wonders. A famous touristic destination for all visitors, situated on the laps of green hills and snow peaks of Annapurna Himalayas.
From Pokhara heading north-west from low warm farm country to cooler hills, starting the trek from lovely Ghandruk village. The trail follows the scenic valley of the Kimrong River and towards another large Gurung settlement at Chomrong.
The gateway village to Annapurna base camp and the sanctuary, walk leads down and ups and then follows Modi River. Located in a deep gorge covered in dense trees of rhododendron, pines, and bamboo stalks. One of the few treks around the Himalayas that follows a river right up to its glacial source.
Reaching scenic Annapurna Sanctuary and base camp, a wonderful walk without the hassle of catching high altitude sickness. Where climb leads to gradual ascent as altitude gains at a slow pace. Enjoy the views standing on the foot of towering Mt. Annapurna-I, Annapurna South, Vara Shikar, and an array of peaks.
Annapurna base camp is the only base of the world's highest peaks with facilities of a nice cozy lodge. Where rooms face excellent views of all Annapurna mountain ranges of snow-clad peaks and its massif glaciers. 
After an overwhelming moment at Annapurna base camp in the heart of the sanctuary, return journey downhill into the green forest. Spending last overnight around the high hills of Annapurna Himalayas at Jhinu, a village with a natural hot spring. A great place to get refreshed and to end the wonderful Annapurna base camp trekking. Where short drive eventually brings you back to scenic Pokhara, after a marvelous experience on Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

Important Note

Trip Itinerary

On arrival at Kathmandu, Nepal International Airport get transferred to respective hotels. Check into your lovely rooms, after getting refreshed join with other trekking members for group briefing. Your guide or Group Leader, will provide useful information regarding trekking, hotels, and local lodge on Annapurna Base Camp Trek. 

A day in Kathmandu for familiarization with local Nepalese cultures and historical background. Morning after breakfast, our city / cultural guide will take you for a short drive in the heart of Kathmandu city.  Where most UNESCO World Heritage Sites located of great cultural and historical interest.

After an exciting tour, back to hotel rest of the afternoon preparation for Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

An early morning start for an exciting drive, heading towards Nepal Mid-West at scenic Pokhara city. An interesting overland journey through rural farm villages and towns and then reaching at Pokhara for overnight halt. Located on the laps of Annapurna Himalayas that reflects on its beautiful Phewa and Begnas Lakes.

(Options by air of 30 minutes panoramic flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu) 

Enjoy the morning views of the Lake Phewa and snow peaks of Annapurna Himalayas. From Pokhara few hours of good drives leads beyond the valley through farm villages, reaching cooler hills at Kimche. Start the walk of few hours heading north on pleasant path reaching Ghandruk village for overnight halt.

A nice large village offers many good lodges facing views of Annapurna peaks with towering Machhapuchare Himal. 

From Ghandruk enjoying a pleasant overnight, morning walk up and then on gradual path. A short climb to Kimrong ridge top and then down towards a pretty valley of Kimrong Khola / stream. Afternoon walk a steep climb of an hour reaching a well paved trail to Chomrong. Another large Gurung village and the last permanent settlement on route Annapurna Base Camp.

Enjoy the afternoon exploring the villages of immense cultures along with views of the Annapurna Himalayas peaks.

Morning from Chomrong down to a river, and then climb on stone steps to Sinuwa Danda hill. A small place with few nice lodges and shops, walk leads to cool shade of rhododendron and pine forest. A short descent to nice settlement at Bamboo, located above Modi River amidst forest of bamboo and pine trees.  From Bamboo having lunch, a short climb through dense tree lines to Dovan, a small settlement. Overnight in a nice small simple lodge, listening to the sound of  raging Modi River.

Start the morning from Dovan with climb into a cool shade of forest crossing few streams. Reaching a large cave of Hinko, beneath Annapurna South and Huin-Chuli peaks, as walk leads past Himalaya Hotel. The trail follows down close to the river and short climb to Deurali, where tall tree lines drops. At Deurali for lunch stop, a lovely spot with 5-6 lodges for trekkers. Afternoon follow the river upstream with steep climb to MBC (Machhapuchare Base Camp). 

MBC, located at the base of Machhapuchare Himal North Face / Fish Tail Peak, the starting point of Annapurna Sanctuary. A place with several nice lodges facing views of Annapurna South, Huin-Chuli and Mt. Annapurna-I.  

Enjoy the morning grand views of Annapurna peaks, leaving MBC to Annapurna base camp. A short climb on grassy slope reaching within scenic Annapurna Sanctuary, enclosed by an array of snow-clad peaks. Walk leads on pleasant gradual up reaching a welcoming signboard at Annapurna Base Camp.

Located in the heart of massive Annapurna Himalayan peaks with several good lodges for trekkers comfort. Enjoy the afternoon marveling the picturesque scenery of stunning mountain views. 

After an enjoyable and magnificent moment at Annapurna base camp and around the scenic sanctuary, the main highlights. Morning a long walk downhill past MBC and Deurali and then reaching a forested areas at Bamboo for overnight halt.

Morning from Bamboo a short climb and into a forested path to Sinuwa Danda, a hill top. From here down to Chomrong Khola / stream, and then a steep climb to Chomrong village for lunch break. Afternoon an easy walk down to Jhinu village for last overnight around the hills of Annapurna Himalayas. After checking into a nice lodge, having time for short walk to natural hot-spring to enjoy refreshing dip in a warm pools.

A last day walk a short trek to the road-head, where an exciting drive of few hours reaches beautiful Pokhara. Transfer into respective hotels by the Phewa Lake side, rest of the day at leisure to browse around the lake side streets.

Start the morning early for an interesting drive to Kathmandu. The overland journey takes you on the main busy highway following the Trisuli River, as drive climbs on winding road. Then enter Kathmandu valley suburb and into the city after a long exciting drives of near 6 hours. Check into your hotels with rest of the afternoon at leisure. 

(Options for scenic short flight to Kathmandu from Pokhara)

Reserved as free day, enjoy individual activities in Kathmandu or explore around the three historical sites of Kathmandu valley. As well enjoy a shopping spree for souvenirs of Nepal. 

Last final day in Kathmandu and Nepal, as per your international flight time.
All Destinations Holiday staff transfers you to the airport, and then bidding farewell to your guide and staff. As you enter the airport terminal for homeward bound, after a memorable adventure on Annapurna Base Camp Trekking.

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    • All arrival and departure ground transport from airport to hotel
 and vice-versa. 
    • Hotel accommodation on 3 stars or in tourist standard hotels in 
Kathmandu and Pokhara, as per the itinerary and related trip cost. 
    • On treks full board from accommodation with three time meals B-L-D 
includes afternoon tea and light snacks.

    • All needful applicable trekking permits, including ACAP (Annapurna 
Conservation Area Project) park entry fee. 
    • All guided tours with professional guides, tour escorts, and good drivers.
    • Wages, medical insurance, meals, and transportation allowance of guide, 
trekking staff, and porters or yak or mule drivers.
    • Comprehensive Medical / First Aid Kit with trek briefing on arrival.
    • Private transportation before and after the trek.

Doesn't Include

    • International air-fare, Personal medical / travel insurance as well Nepal 
Entry Visa.
Expenses of individual nature drinks, laundry, telephone bills, gratitude and 
meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara. As well laundry service, recharge of 
electronic items and hot-showers on treks.

    • Personal Trekking gear including down jackets, sleeping bags if not 
provided by the company as per the trip cost.
Single Supplement on hotel rooms as well on trek in lodge where clients 
should inform ahead on booking with extra charge on booking single 
private rooms where available.

    • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportations including 
immediate Helicopter services if required on accidents, sickness and 
personal problems.

    • Early return from the tour or treks will not be entertainment with refund, 
where client should borne all the expenses incurred including accompany 
guide-porters services.

    • Gratitude / Tipping at the end of trek.


Frequently Asked Questions

It is not difficult as one can expect, where all travelers are well aware; that Nepal is a country of high hills and mountains. Trekkers will encounter steep climbs and downhill, having few gradual winding paths. 

Taking slow, having short rest will overcome the difficulties on steep climb uphill. As well enjoying beautiful scenery along the walks will make you forget the toughness and difficulties. 

Depending upon one interest, it is an adventure to experience once in a lifetime. Standing beneath close to the world's 10th tallest Mt. Annapurna-I within remorseless fields of ice and glaciers. Well worth a visit to Annapurna base camp, besides tremendous views of giant towering peaks. You will have an exciting time exploring the local immense colorful cultures of the native Gurung, the hill tribes of Annapurna Himalayas.

Depending upon the itinerary of various local companies that you booked, normally the standard itinerary of 07 / 08 days. Starting and ending at Pokhara city, after an exciting overland journey or taking a short scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara.  

Yes, Internet, Wi-Fi, and phone are available around every village and large settlement on route Annapurna base camp. But from Chomrong onwards sometimes the internet and WI-FI are slow and might be disturbing due to weather-wise.

As well depending on the landscapes around the gorge and deep valleys, the internet and WI-FI will not reach the areas. One must be prepared and wait until you reach certain high places, where the communication works.

Around main villages at Ghandruk and Chomrong the accommodation are of tourist standard. But from Chomrong the lodges are basic and simple with common bath and toilets. Most lodges offers comprehensive food menu. Includes continental, Chinese, Indian, Nepali or Tibetan foods served in a nice big warm dining halls.

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