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Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary - 11 Days

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary

Annapurna Base Camp Trek, an amazing hike through the complete culture and diverse landscape, views of the mountain located. On the way to ABC can see the complete outlook of mountains, hills, mountain villages and the huge variety of flora and fauna. Among the 10 highest peak in the world, we can get the change to view the 10th highest peak; Mount Annapurna (8091 meters). This journey is up to the base camp of Annapurna about of 430 meters altitude from sea level. Annapurna base camp trek is also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary trek with the great visual effect of this region trek combines with the Himalayan peaks.

Outline of  Annapurna Base Camp Trek Itinerary

  1. Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
  2. Fly to Pokhara (827m/2,700ft), trek to Ghandruk (1940m/6360 ft): 30 minutes flight, 5 – 6 hours trek
  3. Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170m/7120ft): 5 – 6 hours
  4. Chhomrong to Bamboo (2310m/7578ft): 4 – 5 hours
  5. Bamboo to Deurali (3230m/10,595ft): 3 – 4 hours
  6. Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,545ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp 3700m/12135ft): 5- 6 hours
  7. Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo: 7 – 8 hours
  8. Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1760m/5770 ft): 5 – 6 hours
  9. Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara: 6 hours trek, 1-hour drive
  10. Fly to Kathmandu
  11.  Final Departure
Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 2
Fly to Pokhara (827m/2,700ft), trek to Ghandruk (1940m/6360 ft): 30 minutes flight, 5 - 6 hours trek

Day 3
Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2170m/7120ft): 5 - 6 hours

Day 4
Chhomrong to Bamboo (2310m/7578ft): 4 - 5 hours

Day 5
Bamboo to Deurali (3230m/10,595ft): 3 - 4 hours

Day 6
Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,545ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m/12135ft): 5- 6 hours

Day 7
Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo: 7 – 8 hours

Day 8
Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (1760m/5770 ft): 5 - 6 hours

Day 9
Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara: 6 hours trek, 1 hour drive

Day 10
Fly to Kathmandu

Day 11
Departure

Mount Annapurna

Mount Annapurna is the tenth highest peak in the World having 8,091 meters height from the sea level. Annapurna massif has 6 famous, well known, important peaks over 7000 meters elevation. These are listed below:
  1. Annapurna I (main peak) having elevation 8,091m ranked 10th highest,
  2. Annapurna II having elevation 7,937m ranked 16th highest,
  3. Annapurna III having elevation 7,555m ranked 42nd highest
  4. Annapurna IV having elevation 7,52m
  5. Gangapurna having elevation 7,455m ranked 59th highest,
  6. Annapurna South having elevation 7,219m ranked 101st

Natural hot spring

In the Annapurna region, there is more natural hot spring. We will cross 2 or 3 natural hot spring pond suitable for taking a hot spring water bath with free of cost. These hot spring ponds are located on the way to Annapurna Base Camp. It is believed that, if we take bath with hot spring our body will free from different diseases.

Sunrise and Sunset

Poon hill is the famous place for sunrise and sunset in the Annapurna region. While viewing the sunrise and sunset view from Poon Hill, we can get chance to see the stunning views of the mountain ranges like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna etc. Also, Sarangkot is also another popular place to see sunrise and sunset, which is near from Pokhara city. Pokhara is known the as city of lakes.

Traditional Village

Gurung and Magar are the major cast found in the Annapurna region. Himalayan villages; Landruk, Ghandruk and chhomorung are the popular traditional village of Gurung and Marag people. We can get the chance to visit the traditional museum in Ghandruk which shows the traditional tools as will culture and cultural dresses.

Flora and Fauna

Nepal is rich in bio-diversity. Below the 1000 meters elevation, the climate is quite tropical, these are cultivated area. Different types of flowering and non-flowering plants are found in this region. Different species of Rhododendron and the Orchid are the major plants. And this region is the habitat of the rare animals like blue sheep and Himalayan Thar, snow leopards, musk deer. Also the living place of Yeti, which is already disappear from this region.

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FAQS of Annapurna Base Camp Trek

When to do Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

Himalayan cannot trek in the wet season or winter season. There will very cold less than the negative degrees of standard temperature measure. As well monsoon seasons are very dangerous in the Himalayan, it may occur landslide. Also the days in the monsoon season the climate is not clear and only be viewed clouds.

Included

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Himalayan Glacier’s trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

Excluded

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

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Trip Facts

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a visa to enter Nepal?

All foreigners, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Visa can obtain from the Nepalese embassy. To get the Nepal visa you need the valid passport, two passport size photo, and visa fee.


Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?

Of course, you can easily get the Nepal visa on arrival on Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Visa for tourist with multiple entries for 3o days cost $40 or equal to other currency. You can add more visa date on request at Airport or from Nepal immigration.

Visa Information: Visa Valid for Fee 15 days US$ 25 30 days US$ 40 90 days US$ 100


Is a guide necessary to trek in Nepal?

Yes, a guide is necessary to trek in Nepal. The trekking trials are crossing through the wilderness, remote countryside, and high elevation in the Mountains. The guide is not needed to make your trip safer but also to make your trip more enjoyable as well as adventurous. Trekking and tours guides have their guide license and also they expert as well as gain the experience by doing the task in the same field less or more than 10 years.

How difficult is trekking in Nepal?

Trekking in Nepal is the best adventure activity in Nepal. Trekking difficulty depends on the particular trekking route and region.

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