• Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Sight Seeing & Trekking
  • Transport: Private Tourist vehicle & Tourist Bus
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner on Trek & Breakfast in Cities
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel and Mountian Guest House
  • Group Size: 1-12

Highlights:

  • Spend the night in typical Gurung Villages like Ghorepani, Chomorung, etc
  • Experience a unique lifestyle and reach culture of locals
  • Get to explore stunning Annapurna Base Camp
  • Witness gorgeous sunrise from Poon Hill
  • Observe stunning landscape and panoramic view of Himalayas
  • Spend nights with locals and get to know them
  • Enjoy hot spring in Jhinu Danda

About Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a world-renowned trek that leads to the lap of the world's tenth highest mountain, Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m). An unforgettable venture, which begins from lush lowland and heads to tempting Annapurna Himalayas. With the professional guidance and support from us, Outfitter Nepal Treks & Expedition, you will have a smooth and most memorable trek of your life.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 14 days begins with a short drive to Nayapul, the starting point of the trek. From here, the trail moves through lush green foothills and culturally rich villages. Colorful prayer flags, chortens, ancient artistic monasteries, and stupas add divine power to the surrounding and bless you for a successful journey. As the elevation increases the breath-taking landscape thrill you to the bone. Gurungs, Magars, and Thakalis are the main ethnic groups that reside in the villages. They practice Hinduism and Buddhism. The simple yet fulfilling life of the locals will not make you live in the palace. Hundreds of years old culture and tradition passed by their ancestors are still in practice.

The most interesting thing about Mt. Annapurna is that it is the first 8,000 meters above the mountain that have been climbed in Nepal. In 1950, a French team has made history by climbing Mount Annapurna. Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers thrilling views of Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Annapurna III (7,555 m), Annapurna IV (7,525 m), Annapurna South (7,219 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), and several other mountains.

The Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers non-stop natural diversity with captivating mountain views, Himalayan landscape, terraced fields of rhododendron and bamboo along with a wide range of flora and fauna. Annapurna Base Camp Trek 14 days goes along Annapurna Conservation Area, which is the habitat of numerous wildlife and vegetation. A variety of birds alive the sub-topicals forests while monkeys are the life of tropical forests.

We, Outfitters Nepal Treks & Expedition has years of experience in organizing treks in the Himalayas of Nepal. We are glad to present to you our professionally designed Annapurna Base Camp Trek itinerary. Our Annapurna Base Camp Trek package will let you have the most adventurous journey of your life. Explaining everything about the region and its beauty in one package is not possible. Get in touch with us to know more about Annapurna Base Camp Trek or Annapurna Base Camp Trek cost.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu airport transfer to hotel

You will be met & greeted by our airport representative who will be on standby to pick you up and transfer you to your hotel. Your evening is free and after you’ve refreshed, you can go for a stroll down the street to get familiar with your surroundings. Window shopping would be a good start to look around. Your first overnight in the valley of temples & cows. Probably the most in the world; however, these unusual sights are sometimes welcome & interesting.

  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

After having breakfast at hotel, we take you for the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley; you will be escorted by a professional guide and Your tour will include Kathmandu Durbar Square, Monkey Temple - Swayambhunath (note, there are real monkeys down here & they can be a pain in the neck, especially if you are munching something while climbing the steps to the temple; whatever your munching could vanish from your hands in seconds if you’re not careful and the best way to appease these monkeys is by buying some bananas from vendors just by the roadside to the temple & distribute them on your way up, they’d be happy & leave you alone). Pashupatinath Temple and Baudhanath Stupa.

The Pashupatinath is a significant place of visit because this is a heritage site & is the most important religious site for Hindus in Nepal & India and within the boundaries of this temple are cremation zones where the bodies of Nepalese, right from the pauper on the streets to the king of Nepal are cremated at this old temple. In the early evening we get back to our hotel & refresh after which your trek leader will meet the group & orient you on the whole program related to your trip. You will even have sufficient time to buy some trek gear if you need any in Thamel area.

  • Food:Breakfast
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

After having early breakfast at hotel, we start our drive and the drive goes along the scenic Trisuli and Marsyangdi River to reach Pokhara, it’s a pretty good drive as we go by the beautiful river which is also good for rafting; we view Ganesh Himal and the Manaslu peak as well We drive along the scenic Trisuli and Marsyangdi River to reach Pokhara, it’s a pretty good drive as we go by the beautiful river which is also good for rafting; we view Ganesh Himal and the Manaslu peak as well during the Driving.

Pokhara is a tourist's paradise full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, & temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with her lovely mountains; after 6 hours of driving; we will arrive in Pokhara, the city of lakes, welcome to this beautiful town of serene lakes that gives so much meaning to your holidays.

Option: If you are interested for rafting then you have options to take 3 hour rafting in Trisuli river on the way to Pokhara – you do not need extra day to do this Raft as we can stop and do the Raring and continue on our journey.

  • Food:Breakfast
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Pokhara

After having breakfast at the hotel, we start to drive to Nayapul which takes approximately one and half hours, we then start the first part of our hiking out to Tikhedunga (1577M) Via Birethanti (1065m.) this is a pretty easy flat out hike as we pass through several small lively villages and settlements, after some time, we will ascend gently to the final destination of the day.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Tikhedunga

After having hot breakfast at lodge, we start trek and ascend steeply for the first 2 hours then ascend gently passing through Ulleri (2070m.) and Banthanti, villages. This path gives breathtaking views of Machhapuchhare or Fish Tail (6997m.), Hiunchuli (6441m.), and the grand Annapurna (7219m) south on the way. Our trekking trail now gets quite easy going as we pass through rhododendron and shadowy forests amidst the cackling of birds which gives us good feelings till we ascend gently up to the final camp to the Ghorepani.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Ghorepani

oday, we hike to Poonhill (3232m.) to enjoy the sunrise views 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 snow capped mountains in the morning.

Poonhill has always been a symbol of beauty for the Annapurna region then we will return down to Ghorepani and have a hot breakfast at our lodge and trek to Tadapani (2650m.). Most part of the trail we trek is through blooming rhododendron forest; the beautiful flower makes the jungle colorful in spring when they bloom, check in to the lodge in Tadapani.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Tadapani

After having breakfast at lodge, we start the trek and enjoy our hike by descending gently all the way through rhododendron, oak and other kinds of dense forests along the trail, We hear the chirping of different kinds of birds on the way to Kimrung Khola. We then straightaway ascend steeply and walk at a flat level for 45 minutes with gentle steep paths in-between and flat all the way to Chomrong which the gateway to Annapurna Base Camp.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Chhomrong

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek; the trekking trail descends on a stone stairway for the first one and half hour and crosses the Chhomrong Khola on a suspension bridge, then climbs out of the side valley.

High above the Modi Khola on its west bank, the trail passes through forests of bamboo, rhododendron and oak, then we climb further on a rocky path, we will reach Sinuwa, at 2350m & then we trek gently through the forest and descend a long, steep stone staircase into deep bamboo and rhododendron forests to reach Bamboo and walk on gently up towards Dovan and Himalaya.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Himalaya

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek, the valley widens and becomes less steep and we will see the gates to the sanctuary from here as the trail continues into the sanctum, it crosses two avalanche tracks on a narrow trail that hurdles up against the cliffs. After a short trek we will be at Bagar (3310m.), a green meadow with some abandoned hotels.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Annapurna Base camp

we will have great views of the Himalayas with sunrise in Annapurna base camp then we will have breakfast and ready to return trekking to Dove that takes about five hours and much easier as we go down.

You should have no problem reaching Sinuwa from Annapurna Base Camp in a single day however; we have chosen this route as some trekkers may have problem on going down due to shaking or wobbling legs that could be fatigued.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Dovan

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek to Jhinu dada, the trekking trail is a descent till Bamboo passing through forests with varieties of rhododendron, oaks and bamboo plants then, after Bamboo, the trail goes steeply up an hour and the trail is quite flat until Sinuwa. We trek gradually descending to the Chhumrong Khola and we have to follow a stone staircase for almost an hour to reach Chhumrong village, the last part of the trail is steep down to Jhinudanda. We check into our rooms at the guest house then we could go to the Hot Springs to take a refreshing bath in the warm salt waters.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Jhinudada

After having breakfast at guest house in Jhinu, we start our trekking and the first part of the trek is lttle descent then flat level trail until Birethati along with the bank of the river, we will stop at Birethati for lunch and after walking about 30 minutes to Nayapul, there will be our car/van waiting for us to take us back to the civilization, Pokhara the city of lakes and natural wonders.

  • Food:Breakfast & Lunch
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Pokhara

You will have early breakfast at hotel in Pokhara and Our tourist bus leaves at 7 AM to drive us to Kathmandu and the driving will be a fantastic experience as we drive past many satellite towns on the way and we are able to see rural settlements, gushing rivers, terraces and green rural landscapes; after 6 hours driving.

  • Food:Breakfast
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure to your loving home. OUTFITTER NEPAL has taken pleasure in serving you all of these weeks; you counted on us & we didn’t let you down because we know how hard you’ve worked to enjoy this holiday. Meeting you was an immense pleasure & we do hope you will remember us down the years with memories of the time you’ve spent in this amazing country that’s Nepal. A safe BON VOYAGE home…takes care!!!.

If you want to take other tours in Nepal such as Chitwan Jungle Safari, Pokhara Day Tour or Lumbini tour then you can start from today and do let us know if you want to take any tour as we also arrange those tours.

  • Food:Breakfast

What's Included

  • Airport transfers.
  • 3 night hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • A day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • 2 night hotel in Pokhara including breakfast.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) on trek.
  • Accommodations in lodges on trek.
  • A guide & porters (1 porter for each 2 trekkers and a porter carry about 20-22 KG from 2 of you).
  • Paper works, National park entry permits, & TIMS permit.
  • Ground transportation Kathmandu – Pokhara - Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • Arrangement of emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets and duffel bag – if Necessary (return after the trek).
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport - Kathmandu).
  • Your Travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Meals (lunch & dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara).
  • Your personal expenses, drink water, hot and cold drinks & bar bills.
  • Laundry, telephone, hot shower & internet charge.
  • Entrances Fees while visiting Kathmandu on second day.
  • Tips for the guide and porters.
  • Anything not mentioned in included section.

Price & Dates

Price Menu
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 1100
2 - 4 US$ 950
5 - 8 US$ 850
9 - 12 US$ 750
Departure Note:
  • We have set date to departure the Annapurna base camp trek. So, select your date and book the trek.
  • If your preferred date is not listed then contact us for the further process to book on your own date as the trek is available on any date of the year.
  • We have listed the price for up to 12 people only so, if you are more than 12 people then please contact us for the group price and further process to book the trek.
  • Private trek is available on any date of the year, contact us for the booking.
  • Single person: Single persons are welcome to join the trek and single people have single room in Kathmandu & Pokhara and have to share room in the mountain lodge on trek cause of the less number of lodge and rooms available on remote mountain lodges.
  • The departure dates are your arrival dates in Nepal.

Status:

  • Guaranteed dates are guaranteed to departure and we already have people booked for date.
  • Available dates are available to book and become guaranteed once you book for that date.
  • Closed dates are closed and not bookable on that date however if you are available only on that date then contact us as we may have some other alternatives.

Upgrade & Options:

DatesStatusPrice FromNote  
04 Apr, 2020 - 17 Apr, 2020AvailableUS$750
08 Apr, 2020 - 21 Apr, 2020AvailableUS$750
12 Apr, 2020 - 25 Apr, 2020AvailableUS$750
16 Apr, 2020 - 29 Apr, 2020AvailableUS$750
20 Apr, 2020 - 03 May, 2020AvailableUS$750
24 Apr, 2020 - 07 May, 2020AvailableUS$750
28 Apr, 2020 - 11 May, 2020AvailableUS$750

Useful Information

Things you should know before going on Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

Best time to go on Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Spring from March to May and Autumn from September to November is the best time to go on Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The weather is mostly stable, and the sky is clear that makes the views excellent. Plus, the moderate climate makes the journey more joyful.

Likewise, Monsoon (June to July) is not recommended to go on ABC Trek because of rainfall and slippery trails. The views are also not clear. While in Winter (December to February), the unbearable cold takes away the thrill of trekking, however, it is the best time to capture the irresistible beauty of Annapurna Himalayas.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek difficulty

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek. The trail is comparatively easier than other treks in the region. As you will gain elevation gradually, the risk of high altitude sickness is low. Still, if you see the symptoms of AMS, inform your guide immediately. Talking about the trail, it has a good combination of tough and moderate paths. You have to walk for around 6 to 7 hours a day, therefore good stamina and health is required.

Also, do know that trekking in the Himalayas is always risky. The weather is unpredictable, and you can face extreme weather conditions. You have to prepare your mind for any situation beyond our control.

Food & Accommodation during the Annapurna Base Camp Trek

During Annapurna Base Camp Trek 14-days, you will stay overnight at basic lodge or teahouse on trek and have stay at 2-3 star hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara. The rooms are usually small and on a twin-sharing basis & dormitary also. You will find a few pieces of furniture along with a mattress, blanket, and pillow.

The meals will be served as per the menu of the lodge/teahouse. You can expect to find dishes like momo, noodles, sandwiches, bakery items, bars, rice, curries, soup, tea, coffee, etc.

Things you will get to see & experience during the Annapurna Base Camp Trek:

Panoramic Views of Himalayan Mountains

Annapurna Base Camp Trek 14-days will offer you wonderful views of several Himalayan mountains like Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), Tukuche Peak 96,920 m), Varaha Shikhar (7,847 m), etc.

Culturally Rich Villages

During the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking, you will get to see authentic culture while you stay in several villages. Mostly dominated by Gurung and Magars, this journey will let you experience the norms, values, and ancient practices of locals. Several stupas, gumba, and chortens in the example of cultural richness of the region.

Beautiful Ghorepani Village

Ghorepani is one of the most famous and beautiful villages surrounded by rhododendron, pine & fire forests and mountains. People from the Gurung and Magar communities reside here. You will get to interact with them and see their daily lifestyle.

Stunning Sunrise from Poon Hill View Point

Poon Hill is one of the most famous viewpoints of the Annapurna region. Located just above Ghorepani Village, Trekkers usually walk up to Poon Hill for a short hike. From here, you can see tempting sunrise and sunset along with the western Himalayan mountains.

Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna Base Camp is situated at 4,130 meters. It is the base of the world's tenth highest mountains Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m). From here, you will get to see panoramic views of the Annapurna Range and several other mountains. Passing through several villages, lush forests, and farmlands, you will reach the Annapurna Base Camp.

Relax in Hot Spring in Jhinu Danda

After you Annapurna Base Camp Trek, you will descend to Jhinu Danda. Here, you will find natural hot springs, where you can take a bath and relax your sore muscles. However, you have to pay a few extra bucks.

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