Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, Your guide and representative from Namaste Nepal Trekking & Research Hub will pick you up from the airport. He will be displaying NNTR sideboard outside the airport terminal. Then guide you to the domestic terminal for your flight to Pokhara.
35 minutes flight to Pokhara offers a wide range of Himalayan Panorama, the countryside of Nepal, many green Hill, and Riversides. Once you arrive Pokhara Transfer to the selected hotel. In the afternoon the pre-trip meeting will be held at your hotel. During this meeting, we will introduce your rest members of the crew. Pokhara offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhare, Annapurna, and Lamjung Himal. In the evening boating in the Fewa Lake and hike up to world peace Stupa for Sunset view over the Pokhara valley and the beautiful Annapurna massif.
A perfect starting for your trek!
After morning breakfast, we will start our journey to the mystical land of the Annapurna massive. Drive 1.30 hours from Pokhara will bring us to Nayapul; a Trekking starting point. After a short 15-20 minute walk along the banks of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1,015m) a large village with many shops and hotels. From there, the trail continues through the village and follows the north bank of the Modi Khola valley. The trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley from SAhaulibazar to Kimche and after a short climb; we reach the village of Ghandruk at 1950m. One of the biggest village of Annapurna offers stunning views of Annapurna South, Himchuli, Machhapuchere. Today’s walk is relatively short and easy.
After having a close look at the Annapurna massive with a hot cup of tea in the morning. We will Leave Ghandruk, we will climb gently to GurJung danda and descend steep downhill through the rhododendron forests to Gurjung Khola. and then the trail eases as we reach Gurjung Village which is the village of Gurung people, with an easy walk to Chommrong at an elevation of 1950m. stone steps from Chhomrong drop down to Chhomrong Khola, where we cross a suspension bridge. Then we take a steep climb up to lower Sinewa then to upper Sinuwa for the Night.
After a short walk along the jungle, followed by an easy downhill, we reach Bamboo. Passing the damp bamboo forest, we take the step towards Dovan, the bottom of a Modi river gorge. Not much to see here today.
The trek from Dovan to Himalaya is a silent one as big noises are not allowed in the jungle in regard to a temple sites along the way. The route first comprises bamboo forests and then changes to rhododendron forests and contains plenty of waterfalls and streams. Upon reaching Himalaya, clearings appear and Glacier Rivers are visible along the trail as we ascend to Hinku cave. After a short walk, the trail first drops to the river and then ascending again to reach Deurali that offers exotic views of the valley below. We are again up in the open sky. From Deurali we can see beautiful views of Machhapuchre and Gangapurna.
Today is the final and most important day of our trekking. From Deurali, the trail passes through a bank of Modi River, and after a tedious climb, we reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Surrounded by snowcapped mountains on all sides, views of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, Himchuli, etc are very rewarding. 2 hours up from MBC The way to ABC is wider with scanty vegetation. Mountain View unveils to clarity. Annapurna Base Camp gives an awe-inspiring view of the snow-covered mountains including the Annapurna range, Singuchuli, Macchhapuchhre, Tent Peak, Himchuli etc.
After enjoying a beautiful sunrise view from ABC, we head back following the same trail through MBC, Deurali, Himalaya, Dovan and all the way to Bamboo. Today the trail drops by 1,700m to the bank of Modi River to Bamboo at 2,345m where we will stay for the night.
We follow the same trail until Chommrong. Down to Chhomrong Khola and climb the stone steps for lunch. From Chomrong the trail descends very steeply to the Jhinu danda where they have natural hot spring. Jhinu dada is known for its natural Hot Spring where you can take a relaxing bath. The spring is a 20 min walk from the guesthouse on the bank of Modi River.
From Jhinu Danda we trek along the right side of Modi River for 5 to 6 hours to Birethanti which can be considered one of the best and the most relaxing walks of the entire trek. We reach Nayapul then a 1:30 hour drive will take us back to Pokhara. There will be an optional ride from
We will take an early morning deluxe tourist bus/afternoon flight to Kathmandu. If you have time and interested in extending the trip, White water rafting, Chitwan jungle safari, visit Lumbini: Birthplace of Lord Buddha, paragliding, sightseeing will be ideal.
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to the selected hotel. In the evening to celebrate the successful completion of our journey, the farewell dinner will be served in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances.
Your adventure to Nepal comes to the end today! It’s time to say goodbye to Nepal until the Next Time! Enjoy your last moments in Kathmandu, a city stroll, and-or souvenir shopping. NNTR representative will meet you at your hotel and drive you to the airport for your return flight home. On the way to your home, you have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful land of the mystic Himalayas.
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Awesome time at ABC trek Twice time I had the chance to trekking with Rajan. He is a smart, calm and professional leader guide. I felt fantastic him when I found the worst situation. He could help us and do it well. Thank you for taking the good care of our group.
For this trek, you will be staying in 3-star category hotels in Kathmandu for 1 night and in Pokhara for 2 nights with breakfast and best available teahouses during the trek. Nowadays in the lower elevation of Annapurna reason is providing the room with attached bathrooms, we will try our best! However, teahouses in some places only have shared toilet and washing facilities. All the Accommodation for your trek and tour is twin sharing basis. If you wish to get a single supplement it will be available in Kathmandu, Pokhara and lower elevation of the trekking area but it might be difficult to get them in higher elevations in peak seasons.
Normally Spring (March, April, May) and Autumn (September, October, November) are the best months for High altitude treks in Nepal. The air, freshly washed by the monsoon rain, is crystal clear, stunning mountains scenery, and the weather is still comfortably warm. Although many trekking trips into the lower altitude can be taken during winter and monsoon too, but the cold can be bitter and dangerous at the high altitude, trekking trails above 4000 meters is usually blocked by the heavy snowfall. And the trails can be slippery due to the monsoon rain, Nepal’s famous Juka (leeches) is an unpleasant feature of the wet season, but with the care, trekking can still be possible and there are certainly fewer trekkers on the trail.
During this trip, you can enjoy traditional Nepali food most common “Dhal Bhat” as well as many types of International (Indian, Chinese, Italian, Continental, Tibetan, etc) foods. Breakfast and Dinner we will take wherever we stay and the Lunch we will take on the way to our Destinations. A farewell dinner will be served during your stay in Kathmandu. Your all breakfasts (9 breakfasts), 7 lunches and 8 dinners with seasonable fruits during the trek are included in this package.
Your safety is our first priority. To make your dream adventure success there will be 1 professional trekking leader/guide, 1 assistance trekking guide (1 assistance trekking guide for every 7 trekkers) and support staff / Sherpa porters (1 support staff for every 2 trekkers). These arrangements will make sure that if anybody on the group gets any issue (emergency return, Altitude sickness, physical damage, sickness, etc) in the middle of the trek and can’t continue rest of the group can still go ahead as planned as to the destinations.
Yes, we will organize the support staff to carry your backpack. Every single trekking package on our website includes a 1 support staff for every 2 trekkers. He can carry max 25 kg for 2 trekkers. Trekking in The Himalayas is challenging and even very harder if you are carrying your backpack by yourself. It will be much easier and enjoyable if you take support staff to carry your backpack. You can only worry about your day pack with you and enjoy every single moment of your Himalayan day with stunning scenery.
In Annapurna Base Camp Trek they have safe drinking water project to avoid the Plastic uses in the mountains. so they have safe drinking water which is purified by in the water purification station. Every single guesthouse and tea shop have this water where you can buy. you should have a water bottle with you to fill up. They also have boiled water or filtered water everywhere along the trekking trails. Some villages also have water purification filterer system such as Katadyn, Kent or similar. You can also use normal water after prepared with water purification tablets.
Anything can happen anytime during the trek. All of our group leaders, guides and assistance guides are trained for first aid, High altitude risk Management, and are prepared to deal with most common problems or injuries you may get on a trek. Apart from that in the case of any emergency or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), your guide will let us know immediately. Namaste Nepal Trekking & Research Hub will be there for you to assist your Rescue if needed. NNTR trekking crew are ready to ensure your safety anytime during the trek even to carry you down to a safer place.
This Annapurna base camp trek package includes most of the things you need for a normal day in the mountain. However, we suggest you estimate $ 10 to $15 per person per day as your miscellaneous expenses. Following are the major expenses they are extra on top of the package price. Lunches and Dinners in Kathmandu and Pokhara: Except for the farewell dinners in Kathmandu, your lunch and dinners are not included in Kathmandu and Pokhara, from the day you start the trek everything will be included Drinking-Water: drinking water for your entire trip is not included in our package. We are Eco-friendly Trekking Company, we encourage you to keep mountains safe from garbage and use the reusable bottles and water purification tablets. Other Drunks: Every meal included in the itinerary comes with a cup of tea or coffee, Apart from that any of your hot/cold drinks will be your own. Overweight backpack: NNTR provides 1 support staff for every 2 trekkers, if one of your backpacks weighs more than 15 kg, you will need to pay a bit extra to compensate your porter or get another porter. Tips for your guide and support staff: Optional extra expenses on your guesthouses: Nowadays most of the famous trekking trails of Nepal have got the internet and electricity asses, it's normal for guesthouses to charge extra for wifi and battery charging, most of the guesthouse offers hot showers (or hot buckets), you will have to pay extra for the shower too.
yes, you need to get a good travel and rescue insurance. Your safety is our major concern, we strongly recommend you to buy comprehensive travel insurance for trekking in Nepal. Your policy should cover your trek, tour, and the extra time you are going to spend in Nepal including helicopter evacuation. Trekking in Nepal can be really dangerous, especially in high altitudes. If you get any emergency we will be able to act fast when you have a good insurance policy. It’s easy to request fast for emergency assistance.
Yes, they have medicine for altitude sickness. It called Acetazolamide. It’s well known by its trade name Diamox. It’s used for prevention and the treatment of altitude sickness. As it is a prescription medicine, we are unable to provide this herein Nepal. Please talk with your doctor before you leave home. During the trek, there is some local medicine as well be available to prevent yourself for altitude sickness. Ginger Lemon Honey Tea, Garlic Soup, and Hot water are the one we believe the local medicine which can help you to avoid altitude sickness. The best medicine is to acclimatize your body and climb slow. If there any symptoms stop climbing and descend immediately. Please read our full Faq for more details about the Altitude Mountain Sickness.
The altitude of Annapurna base camp is 4130 meters/13,550 feet above the sea label.
No, Normally for this Annapurna Base camp trek you don't need the Crampons. it will be ideal if you are trekking in the wintertime. In the winter trail from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp is normally covered with snow. the Crampons can be very useful in this part of the trek.
You can start the Annapurna base camp trek in many different ways. According to above Itinearory, the walking distance of the Annapurna Base Camp trek is about 60 Km or 37 miles.
The following 9 days itinerary Starting and ending at Kathmandu is the shortest way to get there. if you trek through Poon Hill it will take 12 days, similarly, if you start from Kande/Phedi it will take 12 days too. so the Annapurna Base Camp Trek can be done in between 7 to 15 days. just let us know how long you want to spend?
We know unexpected things happen at unexpected times. If some unfortunate happens and you need to change your plans you can simply write us an email or message us. If you give us enough time we will try our best to assist your unfortunate. We can normally postpone your trip and apply your advance payment for any time in the future. The fund transfer process from Nepal to another country takes a long time because we need to prepare all the documents and take permission from the Central Bank of Nepal. That’s the main reason we encourage all of you to Postpone the trip and use the credit in the future. If you need to cancel your trip completely, we, unfortunately, are unable to give you a full refund. You will be charged by 30% of the package price as a cancellation charge.
Yes, most of the guesthouses in this Annapurna base camp trek have Electricity, Hot Shower and Wifi. for the electricity, every village has Micro-Hydro station which produces enough electricity for them, and for the hot shower, every guesthouse has solar Pannels and the gas tankless water heater. in Annapurna base camp in case of the bad weather, they might not have enough electricity to charge your phone or the camera battery. make sure you get charged everything in the previous place because of Annapurna base camp relay on only the solar panel.
Anything can happen anytime during the trek. If you need to leave your trek on the middle of the trail we will provide maximum effort to make sure your safe return to Kathmandu. And we will assist with your travel arrangements for your home. you have to know that we will not be able to refund any money to you.
Yes, it’s our job – Leave it to us! every trekker who wants to trek in around Annapurna's reason of Nepal needs to get 2 different permits. 1) TIMS Card, and 2) Annapurna Conservation Area Project permit(ACAP) All of them will cost 40 us dollars for foreigners, 13 us dollars for SAARC Nationality, and 50 us dollars for the free individual trekkers.