Annapurna Base Camp Trek 15 days

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 15 days

US$ 899

Private tour departure everyday of the year
Group discount is available/have a big group? we can help

Group size: Min 1-10 Max People

Max-Altitude: 4130m/13549ft

Destination: Nepal

Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal

No. of Days: 15 days

Activity: Lodge to Lodge

Travel by: Private Vehicle/Flight

Fitness Level: Easy to Moderate

Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu/Lodge in trek

Meal: Breakfast in Kathmandu/All meal in trek

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

1.Stunning view of mountains such as Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri and other
2.Exploring the Gurung community and their cultures, traditions etc.
3.Walking through the forest of beautiful Rhododendron forest.
4.Beautiful view of the sunrise over the silver mountains from the top of Poonhill.
5.Fascinating view of snowcapped mountains from Ghorepani.
6.The common view of endangered animals and birds along the expedition.

INTRODUCTION

Annapurna Base Camp Trek AKA Annapurna Sanctuary trek, trekking under the despair of the wonderful Annapurna is reasonable for trekkers who are willing to discover the terrific characteristic world with no inconvenience.

Strolling through the towns of Gurungs; the heroic Gurkha Soldiers offers you the likelihood to hone their traditions and customs along the trail. Strolling through the loud tune of Modi River, Annapurna Sanctuary trek is an appealing trek that you needed in your life. Watching amazing dawns over the White Mountains and survey the huge tail of enormous fish 'Mt. Fishtail' before your eyes is truly incredible. When you will see the dawn over the mountains from Poon Hill at a young hour in the morning makes you crazy. Known as one of the foremost exemplary treks of the world, the Annapurna circuit trek offers you assorted piece of a characteristic world on various days. The blend of thick rhododendron backwoods, snow-capped mountains, characteristic hot spring, obliging and valiant British Gurkha villagers and high waterfalls are welcoming you to touch them.

Poon Hill, the breathtaking view it offers from least height may be the primary fascination of the entire Ghorepani journey where you can see fantastic sights of Himalayan snow-topped mountains in a 360-degree scene with dawn over Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.

Trip Route : Kathmandu- Pokhara - Poonhill- Chhomrung- MBC- ABC - Pothana- Pokhara -Kathmandu 

Best Month: September to December and March to May

Outline Itinerary 

Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu (1300 m) and transfer to respective Hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley and preparation of the trek.

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara [820M / 2690FT],estimated drive 6-7 hours and Transfer to hotel

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul [1070M / 3510FT] 1:30m, by private vehicle, starting trek to Tikhedhunga [1540M / 5052FT],estimated walk 3-4 hours 

Day 05: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani [2860M / 9383FT],estimated walk 6-7 hours 

Day 06: Hike to Poon Hill [3210M / 10,531FT] in the early morning, trek to Tadapani [2590M / 8497FT] estimated walk 6-7 hours 

Day 07: Tadapani to Sinuwa [2340M / 7677FT],estimated walk 7-8 hours 

Day 08: Sinuwa to Deurali [3100M/10170FT],estimated walk 6-7 hours 

Day 09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp [4130M / 13,549FT],estimated walk 5-6 hours,exploring the base camp

Day 10: Sunrise view from Annapurna Base Camp and trek back to Bamboo [2340M / 7677FT],estimated walk 6 - 7 hours 

Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu [1780M / 5839FT],estimated walk 5-6 hours 

Day 12: Jhinu to Tolkha [1850M / 6069FT],estimated walk 4-5 hours 

Day 13: Tolkha to Phedi and drive to Pokhara [1070M / 3510FT],estimated walk 4-5 hours and drive 30 minutes

Day 14: Driving back to Kathmandu [1300M / 4665FT],estimated drive 6-7 hours,and transfer to Hotel

Day 15: Departure or extend your trip

Important Note

We prioritize your safety all the time while traveling with Ambition Himalaya Treks & Expeditions. We want our valuable guests and staffs to be in safe environment thus we gave full authorize to your leaders to modify, cancel or update any part of the itinerary if it is considered necessary due to safety concerns. Ambition Himalaya promises that we will do our best to stick with planned itinerary however natural disasters, weather disturbances, health conditions or any other mishap may force us to change the planned itinerary and we would seek for your understanding on these concerns. Our leaders will be happy to give you necessary information and discuss with you before changing the itinerary.

Safety Concerns

Trekking is simply not just walking. Some of our trips are extremely adventurous and needs serious efforts to complete them successfully. We kindly request all our valuable guests to come well prepared before doing any of these extreme treks. Buying proper and reliable insurance coverage with Helicopter Evacuation on emergency is the most important thing before starting the adventures. Sometimes, our treks are done in extremely remote places where you will have no access to outer world. On serious injuries or sickness Helicopter can be the only mean to evacuate you. In other hand bad weather conditions can also ruin the whole adventures. So, we say

"Get prepared first and enjoy the adventure without worrying"

Itinerary Details (Day to Day Itinerary)

Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu and transfer to respective Hotel

Our representative will be waiting for you in Tribhuvan International Airport to pick you up. Then you will be transferred to your respective hotel in our private vehicle. At the evening, we will be welcoming you by offering very typical Nepali dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant. You can enjoy the traditional dance programs along with your food.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley and preparation of the trek.

Kathmandu is the place rich in cultural diversity, monuments, traditions, and history. Today you will be accompanied by our guide to stroll around the streets of Kathmandu. Mostly we will pay a visit to four major famous places in Nepal - Swayambhunath temple (commonly known as Monkey temple), Pashupatinath temple (famous Hindu temple), Boudhanath (Sacred Buddhist monastery) and Kathmandu Durbar Square (ancient Royal Palace).

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara [820M / 2690FT],estimated drive 6-7 hours and Transfer to hotel

After a full day exploration in Nepal, today we will catch a local tourist bus and make our way towards Pokhara. By bus, it takes around 6-7 hours to reach Pokhara. The path goes through the hills of countryside filled with cultural and natural sceneries and landscapes. If you take the air flight, then you can enjoy the excellent views of snow-capped mountains from the height. Once we reach Pokhara you will be transferred to your hotel. At the night, your guide will be preparing you for the upcoming trek.

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul [1070M / 3510FT] 1:30m, by private vehicle, Trek Start Tikhedhunga [1540M / 5052FT],estimated walk 3-4 hours

This is the primary day of our completely guided Annapurna Base Camp Trekking. At a very first hour in the morning we will have our breakfast in the Hotel and start our trek to Nayapul. The drive to Nayapul is around 1.5 hours through the routes of excellent green slopes of Annapurna area. Once we reach Nayapul we will begin our first step of this trek. Before we reach Tikhedhunga, the walk is easy as it is flat and moderate in compared to other days trekking. Once we pass through the place called Birethanti [1080M/3543FT] the trial will begin moving upstream and through the beautiful villages of Annapurna region; Matathanti, Ramgai, Sudame, Hille lastly to Tikhedhunga following all the trails of Modi River. Trekking to Tikhedhunga is not troublesome and the trail is very simple to walk. We will mostly take the recently developed motor street to reach the destination. The towns en route are meagerly settled and we are far from swarmed city and engine horns. At night we will have instructions by the guide in regards to the trek tomorrow. We will have our dinner and complete our first-day travel here in Tikhedhunga.

Day 05: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani [2860M / 9383FT],estimated walk 6-7 hours

We will have our warm morning breakfast and begin our trekking to Ghorepani. Ghorepani is the most beautiful and famous destination in our trek. On the way, we need to cross the same Modi River through a high suspension bridge. Moving forward the path starts to become uphill and after trekking on steep steps for an hour we will finally reach a place in the top of the hill called Ulleri Village [2080 M/6824 FT]. From the center of the Ulleri, we will see Annapurna South and later on Hiun Chuli and Mt. Fishtail. The town is very thick and has bunches of hotels and shops for trekkers strolling on these routes. After passing this town, we will pass a few other little towns like Banthanti [2300M/7545FT.] and Nangethanti [2450 M/8038 FT]. Proceeding with our trekking route we will then enter Rhododendron forests. After covering the long trail we will finally have the sight of Ghorepani Village. These Rhododendron timberlands look astounding amid March - Late April. The town is one of the greatest towns of the entire trekking and offers you lovely sights of beautiful mountains Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Mt. Fishtail, Dhaulagiri go and so forth.

Day 06: Hike to Poon Hill [3210M / 10,531FT] in the early morning, trek to Tadapani [2590M / 8497FT] estimated walk 6-7 hours

Today we will begin our most essential piece of our entire trekking, a climb to the beautiful top of Poon Hill. We are certain that Ghorepani Trekking without going to Poon Hill will be "curry without salt"; we would prefer not to eat that. Poon Hill is the heavenly viewpoint and offers you stunning sights of the considerable number of pinnacles of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. We should begin our climb at a very first hour in the morning so that we can make to the top of the highest point of Poon Hill before the sun ascends over the Himalayas. This dawn over the snow capped mountains is just astounding. From the highest point of the Poon Hill, we will have stunning sights of mountains like Dhaulagiri I, II, III, IV, V, Dhampus Peak, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Barah Sikhar, Mt. Fishtail, Nilgiri South, Tukuche and some more.

After having a memorable and peaceful moment in Poonhill we hike back to our Hotel. After having our warm breakfast, we will begin our trek to next goal - Tadapani. At first, the trail moving to Deurali [2990 M/9809 FT] is an uphill path and then goes down to Banthanti [2520 M/8267 FT]. The trail to Tadapani is up and down yet is a lovely stroll inside the green forests of Rhododendrons, Oaks and Bamboo. On the way, we will be appreciating the excellent sights of beautiful natural waterfalls, far sight valleys, various birds and some wild animals. Lastly, after climbing steep trail for some time we will reach the destination for today - Tadapani.

Day 07: Tadapani to Sinuwa [2340M / 7677FT],estimated walk 7-8 hours

From Tadapani, we will walk down to the Kimrong Khola which offers the great sights of the upper Modi valley. We will be following the trails of Riverside and crossing it by high suspension bridges to reach to Gurung village. Additionally, our trek leads to an uphill path for another thirty minutes to reach the place called Chhomrong (2210m) which lies at the exceptionally base of Himal Chuli. Chhomrong is the greatest Gurung settlement in this valley where we will be having our strength gathering lunch. After Lunch, our trek route leads us to Sinuwa. The trail leads down to the Chhomrong Khola and after that, the trail drives us to a little place of Sinuwa slope.

Day 08: Sinuwa to Deurali [3100M/10170FT],estimated walk 6-7 hours

Today our path is filled with beautiful rainforest. You can have multiple views of Bamboo forests as we continue our walk to reach Dival. After a tiring walk for a while, we will make our lunch stop at The Himalaya Hotel on the way. After gathering some strength and lunch we will start our trek and will move through the uninhabited forest area. We will make our overnight stay in Deurali.

Day 09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp [4130M / 13,549FT],estimated walk 5-6 hours,exploring the base camp

After our warm breakfast, we will make our way to reach Machhapuchre Base Camp for Lunch with the nearest views of the Machhapuchre along Annapurna I and Gangapurna. This day lead you to the core of the Sanctuary at the Annapurna Base Camp for an overnight stay. The trail takes an uphill path for a couple of hours passing a couple of roofless shepherds cottages at the edge of a moraine and this range is blustery and regularly snowbound. This is the heavenly landscape of the Himalaya and can be seen astounding as it encompasses the sights of snow-capped mountains. Once we reach the Annapurna Base Camp, you will have the full day to explore the surroundings or relax as per your interest.

Day 10: Sunrise view from Annapurna Base Camp and trek back to Bamboo [2340M / 7677FT],estimated walk 6 - 7 hours

In the morning, from Annapurna Base Camp the very first sight you will be having is the beautiful glimpse of sunrise over the Mt. Annapurna I. Then we will prepare ourselves to make out trek back to Bamboo. Bamboo is a very famous point for the climbers as the place provide the better and managed settlements for the trekkers. Once we reach Bamboo you will have enough time to get the memorable view of snow capped mountains of the surroundings.

Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu [1780M / 5839FT],estimated walk 5-6 hours

After breakfast, we will make our way to the Khuldi Ghar and withdraw to Sinuwa slope consistent trek up to the Chhomrong. After lunch, the trek steeply moves down towards the Jhinu for an overnight stay. You may have opportunity to visit normal hot spring down to the stream and appreciate the hot shower

Day 12: Jhinu to Tolkha [1850M / 6069FT],estimated walk 4-5 hours

Today after breakfast, we will start our trek to Kimrong Khola and cross the nearby made extension bridge by wood and bamboo. After we cross the bridge we will make our continuous trek to the new suspension bridge and after we cross the suspension bridge of Modi river. Moving on we will be at a place called Landruk and have our Lunch. The way is gradually rising until we reach Landruk. After lunch, we keep moving towards Tolkha for around an hour. On the way, we will have a lovely sight of Annapurna and landscape scenes.

Day 13: Tolkha to Phedi and drive to Pokhara [1070M / 3510FT],estimated walk 4-5 hours and drive 30 minutes

Today after breakfast, our trekking begins with a lovely slow walk. The trail follows the uphill path until we reach Deurali to have some coffee break and keep on trekking from here begin downhill until Phedi for around 3 hours. For the Lunch, we will stop in Dhampus Village. This place is also popular for short day trekking which is close to Pokhara. After lunch, we will proceed to Phedi and take a taxi or our holding up the vehicle to Pokhara.

Day 14: Driving back to Kathmandu [1300M / 4665FT],estimated drive 6-7 hours,and transfer to Hotel

After enjoying this beautiful trek and mountain views filled with natural and cultural wonders of Nepal, we will head our journey back towards Kathmandu. To reach to Kathmandu, it takes 6-7 hours of drive. You can choose other options like air flight or private jeep (extra cost) as you please. Once you reach Kathmandu, you will be again transferred back to your respective hotel. You will have the last time to bid farewell with your local guides and porters and start preparing to get back to your own place.

Day 15: Departure or extend your trip

Today you will be departing back to your own place with all the memories of adventures and opportunities you explored in this trek. Annapurna Base Camp trek will give you the lifetime experience.

US$ 899/ per person

Cost Include

  • Pickup and drop service before and after the trek by our private vehicle.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu accompanied by our private guide and vehicle.
  • Accommodation of standard level as mentioned in the itinerary along with morning breakfast.
  • Deluxe bus fare kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Standard accommodation Pokhara as mentioned in the itinerary with Breakfast.
  • Use of private vehicle Pokhara to Nayapul and Phedi to Pokhara
  • Necessary papers and trekking permits ( ACAP permit and TIMS permit )
  • Full day trek meal plan consisting of 3 meals( Breakfast,Lunch and dinner) and 3 cups of hot drinks per day.
  • Fruits available as per the season will be provided after night meal.
  • Accommodations in lodge during the trek.
  • Well trained guide for trekking along with his salary and transportation costs, foods, accommodations, and insurance.
  • For groups over 6 people - assistant guide (includes salary, accommodation, meal, and insurance)
  • Porters assistance throughout the trek (1 porter will carry 2 trekkers baggage), includes salary, food, accommodation, and transportation.
  • Basic equipment for trekking such as down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel which must be returned after completing the trek.
  • Ambition Himalaya T-Shirt
  • First aid kit with the expert hand.
  • Expedition taxes, paper works, and company service charges for the trek.
  • A traditional welcome dinner in typical Nepali restaurant at the time of arrival.
  • Certificate of achievement can be prepared along with the signature of company director and your local guide (only if requested).

Cost Excludes

  1. Entrance fees during sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  2. Excludes overseas airfares such as visa fees ($ 25 for 15 days, $ 40 for 30 days and $ 100 for 90 days ),
  3. Travel, emergency rescue charge and insurance.
  4. Besides 3 hot drinks, extra hot drinks and cold drinking and beverages, telephone bills, laundry charges, hot shower fees are excluded.
  5. Wi-fi Charger, Battery charging bill during the trek are off the package.
  6. Activities not mentioned in itinerary and extra porter charge also.
  7. In Kathmandu and Pokhara, the cost of lunch and dinner is not included in the package ( or in the case of early return from Trek).
  8. Extra costs caused by natural disaster,early arrival etc.
  9. Extra incentives such as tips, gifts, gratuities for the guides or porters.
  10. Any benefits not mentioned in Service Includes Section unless indicated on booking of the trekking.

Regarding personal equipment all trekkers need to bring with you a pair of well broken trek Boot, sleeping bag, down Jacket, pullovers, neck scarf, etc. for Evening/night/morning use, Sun Hat, casual warm clothing for day use, some pairs of good quality socks Apart from above please bring slippers, suntan lotions and personal medication.

Here is the list of recommended gears for trekking in Nepal. Depending on the trekking route, days, season etc. these gear list can be different. Please consider with us before starting your journey. Some of these items are not compulsory and optional. Some items are only recommended for high altitude treks.

Head:

Sun hat or scarf Light balaclava or warm fleece hat Sunglasses [real ones, with true UV protection]

Lower Body:

Under Garments, Comfortable hiking shorts, Lightweight cotton long pants, Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms, Fleece or wool pants [seasonal], Waterproof [preferably breathable fabric] shell pants

Feet:

Thin, lightweight inner socks Thick, Warm wool hiking socks, Hiking boots with spare laces, Sandals [flip-flops for use after a day trekking and to go to the bathroom & washroom], Gaiters [For high altitude trekking and crossing passes]

Upper Body:

T-shirts, Light and expedition weight thermal tops, Fleece jacket or pullover Gloves [warmth], Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket [optional], Waterproof [preferably breathable fabric] shell jacket, Down vest and/or jacket *

Accessories:

One microfiber towel [most guesthouses on the trek do not give towels; quick-dry], Sleeping bag rated to zero degree centigrade,* DSLR / Digital camera with spare battries, Headlamp [e.g. Petzl Zoom] with spare bulbs and batteries, Trekking bag with rain cover / Duffel bag,* Comfortable daypack, Trekking Poles, Water bottle / came bags, Ear Plug [rooms are divided by thin woods so better to avoid noise from other rooms]

Toiletries:

Multipurpose soap [preferably biodegradable], Deodorants, Nail clippers, Sun block / face and body moisturizer, Tooth brush / toothpaste [preferably biodegradable], Feminine hygiene products, Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:

Wet wipes [baby wipes], Tissue / toilet rolls, Anti-bacterial hands wash, Water purifier [Better than using mineral water to keep the mountain clean]

Extras / Luxuries:

Adaptors [Nepal two prong, 220 volt plug; or just an international, universal adaptor], Multi tool [Swiss Army Knife, Leatherman tool], Personal snacks [candy bars & cookies can also be bought in Kathmandu, Pokhara or at every guesthouse], Sewing Kit [Sometime it’s very useful], Superglue, Books for reading on free time, Cell / mobile phone, Trail Map / Guide book,* Ipod / Walkman / Mp3 Player / Mp4 Player, Pens / Pencils and small notebooks, Games i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards

The Fixed departure is also known as group join plan. The written price are in per person Basis for Nepal Inside and not include the International flight and Visa fee. We have provided the Fixed departure dates for online booking or if suitable for you. If the given date is no suitable for you then please contact us or inquire us, we may customize the trip on your date.
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Dec 14, 2017 Dec 28, 2017 US$ 899         8 Book Now
Dec 17, 2017 Dec 31, 2017 US$ 899         8 Book Now
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Dec 25, 2017 Jan 08, 2018 US$ 899         8 Book Now
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Dec 31, 2017 Jan 14, 2018 US$ 899         8 Book Now

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