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

Annapurna Base Camp Trek AKA Annapurna Sanctuary trek, trekking under the gloominess of the beautiful Annapurna is suitable for beginners and who are willing to find spectacular natural world with no trouble.

Walking through the villages of Gurungs; the brave Gurkha Soldiers offers you probability to practice their civilization and traditions along the trail. Walking through the thunderous song of Modi River, Annapurna Sanctuary trek is an attractive trek that you had to do. Watching breathtaking sunrises over the White Mountains and viewing the big tail of big fish ‘Mt. Fishtail’ in front of your eyes is really fantastic. When you will view the sunrise over the mountains from Poon Hill early in the morning makes you out of control. Known as one of the paramount classic treks of the world, the Annapurna sanctuary trek offers you diverse part of natural world on different days. The mixture of thick rhododendron forests, snowcapped mountains, natural hot spring, accommodating & fearless British Gurkha villagers & high water falls are inviting you to touch them.

Poon Hill, the most magnificent viewpoint from lowest elevation might be the first attraction of the whole Ghorepani excursion where you can see fabulous views of Himalayan snow-capped mountains in 360 degree landscape with sunrise over Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. This trek can be done throughout the year devoid of any suspicion.

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

Best Month: September to December and March to May

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1300M / 4665FT], transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and preparation of the trip 

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara [820M / 2690FT], transfer to Hotel

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul [1070M / 3510FT] by private vehicle, start trek to Tikhedhunga [1540M / 5052FT]

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani [2860M / 9383FT]

Day 06: Hike to Poon Hill [3210M / 10,531FT] early morning, trek to Tadapani [2590M / 8497FT]

Day 07: Trek to Sinuwa [2340M / 7677FT]

Day 08: Trek to Deurali  [3100M/10170FT]

Day 09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp [4130M / 13,549FT], explore around the base camp

Day 10: Sunrise view from Annapurna Base Camp [4130M / 13,549FT] and trek back to Bamboo [2340M / 7677FT]

Day 11: Trek to Jhinu [1780M / 5839FT]

Day 12: Trek to Tolkha [1850M / 6069FT]

Day 13: Trek to Phedi and  drive to Pokhara [1070M / 3510FT]  by private vehicle

Day 14: Drive to Kathmandu [1300M / 4665FT], transfer to Hotel

Day 15: Departure or extend your trip

Cost Includes

Airport pickup and drop services by private vehicle
Kathmandu City tour 1 day with Guide and car and driver
Standard accommodation in Kathmandu as per the itinerary / with breakfast
Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu transportation by deluxe tourist bus (Optional Flight with extra cost)
Standard accommodation in Pokhara as per the itinerary / with breakfast
Pokhara - Nayapul and Phedi to Pokhara transportation by private Transport
Annapurna Conservation Area Project [ACAP] Permits
Trekkers Information Management System [TIMS] Permits
Meals on full board during the trek [Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with 3 cup or hot drinks per day]
Seasonal fruits in the evening after dinner
Accommodation in lodge/guest house during the trek
Trekking Guide [English speaking, eco-friendly, Government licensed, Ministry of Tourism Trained, First Aid Trained] with salary, foods, accommodation, transportation and insurances
Assistant trekking guide for groups over 6 people with meals, accommodation, salary and insurance
Strong porters [1 porter shared between 2 paying people] with porter salary, foods, accommodation, transportation and insurances
Down jacket, sleeping bag, trekking map, Ambition Himalaya T-shirt and Duffel Bag [Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag have to be returned after completing the trek]
First aid medications / medicines with the guide
Necessary paper works, government and local taxes, company service charges
Complementary welcome dinner in Kathmandu at a typical Nepali restaurant
Certificate of Achievement signed by director of the company and your guide

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.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)
Once we complete for immigration formalities and collect our luggage from the airlines we will proceed to arrival gate. Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, we will be picked up by representative of Ambition Himalaya Treks and Expeditions P. Ltd. We will slightly proceed to our hotel with a comfortable private vehicle to our hotel. In the evening we will go for typical Nepali dinner with company representative and will have briefing about the trip.

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Trek preparation
Kathmandu is known for its historical and cultural values. One can’t say that how many temples exist in Kathmandu valley and how important are they. After having you breakfast, your day will start with our guided tour of Kathmandu valley which includes world heritage listed sites includes Swoyambhunath or The Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath temple,the famous Hindu Temple, Bouddhanth Stupa and finally The Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara valley (823m/2,700ft), 5-6 hrs drive
Early in the morning you will take deluxe tourist bus / private car or flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Whether taking drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, you will be exploring Nepalese traditional countryside and small country village around green landscapes. And taking flight to Pokhara will take you over the white snowcapped mountains of Nepal. Prepare for your trekking and overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1,577m/5,173 ft), 1 hr drive and 4 hrs walk
This is the first day of our fully guided Ghorepani Poon Hill Trekking. Early in the morning we will have breakfast in the Hotel and start driving to Nayapul before commencing our trek. The drive to Nayapul is about 1.5 hours through beautiful green hills of Annapurna region. The journey on a private car will surely be more comfortable comparing to a local bus. After reaching Nayapul we will start walking which we will call trekking later on. The trail starts with easy down and flat walk before starting our gentle climbing to Tikhedhunga. After crossing Birenthanti [1080M / 3543FT] the trail will start climbing through rural villages of Annapurna; Matathanti, Ramgai, Sudame, Hille and finally to Tikhedhunga following thundering Modi River all the way. Trekking to Tikhedhunga is not difficult and the trail is quite easy to walk. Most of the time we will follow newly constructed motor road to reach the destination. The villages along the way are thinly settled and we are away from crowded city and motor horns. In the evening we will have briefing by the guide regarding the trek tomorrow; get our dinner and finish our first day journey here.

Day 05: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350ft). 5-6 hrs walk
We will have breakfast in the Hotel and start our trekking to Ghorepani; one of the most important destination of our trek. The trek starts after crossing the same Modi River through a suspension bridge. Right after crossing the bridge we will have to make a steep climbing for an hour or a little more to reach Ulleri Village [2080M / 6824FT]. From the middle of the uphill trail to Ulleri we will see Annapurna South and later on Hiun Chuli and Mt. Fishtail. The village is quite thick and have lots of lodges and shops for trekkers walking on this way. Leaving this village behind, we will pass several other small villages like Banthanti [2300M / 7545FT.] and Nangethanti [2450M / 8038FT]. Continuing the trekking inside the Rhododendron forests, we will be reaching our destination for today; Ghorepani Village. These Rhododendron forests looks amazing during March - Late April. The village is one of the biggest village of the whole trekking and offers you beautiful views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Mt. Fishtail, Dhaulagiri range etc.

Day 06: Poon hill hike and trek to Tadapani (2540m/8332ft), 6-7 hrs walk
Here we will start our most important part of our whole trekking; hike to Poon Hill. We are sure that Ghorepani Trekking without going to Poon Hill view point will be “curry without salt”; we don’t want to eat that. Poon Hill is the magnificent view point and offers you amazing views of all the peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. We will have to start our hike early in the morning so that we can reach the top of Poon Hill before sun rises over the Himalayas. This sunrise over the snowcapped mountains is simply amazing. From the top of the Poon Hill we will have amazing views of Dhaulagiri I, II, III, IV, V, Dhampus Peak, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Barah Sikhar, Mt. Fishtail, Nilgiri South, Tukuche and many more. After enjoying these amazing views here on the top we will come back to our lodge and have our breakfast.
After having the breakfast we will start our trek to next destination; Tadapani. At first the trail climbing to Deurali [2990M / 9809FT] and goes down to Banthanti [2520M / 8267FT] before heading for another down and uphill climbing to Tadapani. The trail to Tadapani is up-down - up-down but is a beautiful walk inside the green forests of Rhododendrons, Oaks and Bamboo. En route we will be enjoying the beautiful views of towering waterfalls, far sight valleys, numerous birds and some wild animals on a lucky day. Finally after climbing steep trail for a while we will reach Tadapani village for our next overnight staying.

Day 07: Tadapani to Sinua (2,210m/7,249 ft), 7-8 hrs walk
Dropping down from Tadapani to the Kimrong Khola offers good views of the upper Modi valley. After crossing the suspension bridge the trail follows up to the Gurjung village. Further trek leads uphill for half an hour we then arrive in the village of Chhomrong (2210m) which lies tucked at the very base of Himal Chuli. Chhomrong is the biggest Gurung settlement in this valley and Lunch here. After Lunch trek Lead to Sinuwa. Trail descent to the Chhomrong Khola and then the trail leads us to a small place of Sinuwa hill.

Day 08: Sinua to Deurali (3100m/10170ft), 4-5 hrs walk
After breakfast our trail goes through the Rainforest for the first stop in Bamboo and continue to The Dival. Still continue to The Himalaya Hotel for The Lunch Spot. After lunch we continue our trek going Deurali through an uninhabited forest area to Deurali.

Day 09: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC- 4130m/13550ft) 5 hrs. Walk
After Breakfast the trail continues into the Machhapuchre Base Camp for Lunch with the closest view of the Machhapuchre along Annapurna I and Gangapurna. This day lead you in the heart of the Sanctuary at the Annapurna Base Camp for overnight stay. The trail follows uphill for few hours passing a few roofless shepherds huts along the side of a moraine and this area is windy and often snowbound. This is superb scenery of the Himalaya and can be seen rarely this amazing panoramic view of snowcapped mountains surrounding you. Full day you have time to explore and relax at the base camp as per your interest.

Day 10: Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2,300m/7,544 ft), 6-7hrs walk
Today wake up with the glimpse of sunrise over Mt Annapurna I and after a great time retrace the journey back to Bamboo for the overnight. As you know that here as well few guest house settled for the purposes of tourism service. You can rest and relax at the evening with a good memorable view of the many snowcapped peaks and enjoy the dinner.

Day 11: Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1,780m/5,859 ft), 5-6 hrs walk
After breakfast our trail leads to the Khuldi Ghar and retract to Sinuwa hill continuous trek up to the Chhomrong. After lunch the trek steeply descend towards the Jhinu for overnight stay. You may have chance to visit natural hot spring down to the stream and enjoy the hot bath.

Day 12: Jhinu to Tolkha (1400m/4593ft) 5-6 hours walk
Today after breakfast leading the trail descending to Kimrong khola and cross the local made bridge by wood and bamboo. After this cross we follow gradual walk to new bridge village here we cross the Suspension Modi river bridge and continue to Landruk village for Lunch the path is slowly ascending up to here. After lunch we continue to Tolkha about an hour with gradual walk with beautiful view of Annapurna and terrace and landscape.

Day 13: Tolka to Phedi and drive to Pokhara (823m/2,700ft), 4-5 hrs walk & 30 hr drive
Today after breakfast trekking start with pleasant walk gradual path and Ascend bit hill until Deurali to have some tea break and continue to trek from here start downhill until Phedi about 3 hours. For the Lunch we will stop in Dhampus Village. This is famous too for day hiking or short distance trek near pokhara. After lunch continue to Phedi and take a taxi or our waiting vehicle to Pokhara.

Day 14: Drive from pokhara to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft), 5-6 hrs drive
Enjoying our adventure we will leave beautiful snowcapped Himalayan peaks here and will start our journey back to Kathmandu. The journey to Kathmandu is about 6-7 hours by drive. Whatever method we use to come back to Kathmandu we will arrive here and transfer to our hotel and end our guided trip. We will farewell with our guide and porters and prepare for the departure of our journey back to home.

Day 15: Departure from Kathmandu or extend your trip
In the morning we will probably have some time for shopping gifts to friends, family and relatives. Depending on our flight back to home, we will get private departure from Ambition Himalaya Treks and Expeditions.

Important Notes and 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"

US$ 899 per person/ Price Valid for Minimum 2 Travelers.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pickup and drop services by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu City tour 1 day with Guide and car and driver
  • Standard accommodation in Kathmandu as per the itinerary / with breakfast
  • Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu transportation by deluxe tourist bus (Optional Flight with extra cost)
  • Standard accommodation in Pokhara as per the itinerary / with breakfast
  • Pokhara - Nayapul and Phedi to Pokhara transportation by private Transport
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project [ACAP] Permits
  • Trekkers Information Management System [TIMS] Permits
  • Meals on full board during the trek [Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with 3 cup or hot drinks per day]
  • Seasonal fruits in the evening after dinner
  • Accommodation in lodge/guest house during the trek
  • Trekking Guide [English speaking, eco-friendly, Government licensed, Ministry of Tourism Trained, First Aid Trained] with salary, foods, accommodation, transportation and insurances
  • Assistant trekking guide for groups over 6 people with meals, accommodation, salary and insurance
  • Strong porters [1 porter shared between 2 paying people] with porter salary, foods, accommodation, transportation and insurances
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag, trekking map, Ambition Himalaya T-shirt and Duffel Bag [Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag have to be returned after completing the trek]
  • First aid medications / medicines with the guide
  • Necessary paper works, government and local taxes, company service charges
  • Complementary welcome dinner in Kathmandu at a typical Nepali restaurant
  • Certificate of Achievement signed by director of the company and your guide

Cost Excludes

  1. Sightseeing entrance fees on city tour in Kathmandu
  2. International Airfares, Visa Fees,($ 25 for 15 days, $ 40 for 30 days and $ 100 for 90 days) Travel and Rescue Insurance, Emergency Evacuation
  3. Bars and Beverage bills, cold drinks, mineral water, telephone bills, laundry and Hot shower and battery Charges
  4. Extra activities than mentioned in the itinerary, extra porter charges
  5. Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara [Meals not included also in the cases of early returns from the trips]
  6. Extra accommodation caused due to early arrival, flight delays, natural disasters etc.]
  7. Tip (as appreciation/gratitude) for Guides and Porters
  8. Any services not mentioned in Service Includes Section unless specified 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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