Annapurna base camp trek
Annapurna base camp trek from Ghorepani poon hill is the most engrossing adventurous sport and is becoming popular speedily in the whole world. The trekkers who love to trek different peaks for fun and adventure are involved more and more here. Nepal ABC trek is a heaven path for those people who love nature and trekking. There are so many peaks that a trekker can survey. Some of these peaks are world-famous and have a craze for these peaks among those people or trekkers who love trekking. Among all the famous peaks Mt. Annapurna base camp trek is the one.
Annapurna base camp trek is one of the most in-demand trekking trails in Nepal and as well as it is one of the beauteous treks in the Annapurna area. These treks offer you the best panoramic view around the whole Annapurna Himalayan range, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna Fang, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Fish-tail, and Lamjung Himal. Annapurna base camp is at an altitude of 4130m/13549ft height and Mt. Annapurna (8091m) lies in the central part of Nepal which is the 10th highest mountain in the world. This is the best trekking option to scrutinize the mid-hills of Nepal. It takes 7 to 12 days to complete a trek to base camp depending upon their walk and their itinerary.
Annapurna base camp trek is a peculiar trek that takes you to the ethnic Gurung and Magar village, a forest brimming with different flora and fauna, and a striking view of the mountain range. Besides Annapurna base camp trek Ghorepani Poon hill, Annapurna round, Jomsom trek, Upper Mustang trek, Lower Mustang trek, Dhampus trek, Ghandruk village trek, and Nar Phu valley trek are mesmerizing trekking areas and routes of the Annapurna region. For doing trekking in Nepal there are two main seasons. First is in late October-November, in this month weather is dry and warm, secondly is in the start of spring from April-May, where it can be swampy but flowers are in bloom
- Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car
- all the ground Transportation by tourist bus or Car
- An experienced city Guide Kathmandu Valley tour.
- 3 nights' accommodation in Kathmandu Tourist Standard Hotel with BB plan
- 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara tourist standard hotel with a BB plan.
- all necessary Trekking staff, their/accommodation/salary/insurance/equipments.
- An experienced friendly guide trained by Ministry of tourism,
- All the meals during the trek Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
- Trekking Permit and, Government tax, etc.
- First aid kit and all necessary permits TIMS card.
- Travel insurance, International airfare.
- Items of personal expenses like alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, etc.
- Nepal entry visa fee you can issue on your arrival at Kathmandu Airport.
- Nepalese Embassies overseas on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in KTM.
- Temple entrance fee in Kathmandu, Pokhara.
- Helicopter Rescue if incase an Emergency.
- All the meals while you are in Kathmandu.
- Tips for trekking staff and drivers.
Poon Hill Ghorepani is the greatest amazing panoramic view of the Annapurna Mini Circuit trek.
Annapurna Base Camp which is the best trekking destination in the central Himalayas of Nepal offers you a magnificent view of Mt. Annapurna I (8,091 m.)
Jhinu Danda natural Hot Spring is an amazing place after trekking you can relax the tired body in pools of changeable heat.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1,345 m) transferred to hotel by private tourist vehicle, overnight at hotel on B.B plan. Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing tour in a world heritage site, Evening back to Hotel with Bed and breakfast plan.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (910 m) by tourist bus, 6 hours, overnight at Hotel with Bed and breakfast plan.
Day 04: Drive to Naya Pul New Bridge for an hour and trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1,495 m) Walking 4 hours, O/N at guest house, Full Board plan.
Day 05: Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2,850 m) Walking 6 hours, O/N at the guest house, F.B plan.
Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3,210 m) to Tadapani (2,520 m) Walking 6:30 hours, O/N at the guest house, F.B plan.
Day 07: Tadapani to Sinuwa (2,310 m) Walking 6 – 7 hours, overnight at the guest house, F.B plan.
Day 08: Sinuwa to Deurali (3,150 m) Walking 6 hours, O/N at the guest house, F.B plan.
Day 09: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4090 m) Walking 4, 5 hours, O/N at the guest house, F.B plan.
Day 10: Annapurna base camp to Dovan (2,600 m) Walking 5-6 hours, O/N at the guest house, F.B plan.
Day 11: Dovan to Jhinu Danda Hot Spring (1800 m) Walking 5 hours, O/N at the guest house, F.B plan.
Day 12: Trek to Naya pul then drive back to Pokhara, Walking 5, 6 hours and drive for an hour O/N at Hotel F.B plan.
Day 13: Drive or flight back to Kathmandu, Evening farewell Dinner O/N Hotel B.B plan.
Day 14: This is the Final Departure day.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1,345 m) transferred to hotel by private tourist vehicle, overnight at hotel on B.B plan.
Arrival at Kathmandu International airport, our airport person will pick you up and transfers you to the hotel then after the check-in room, talking about the further coming program with a guide,
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing tour in a world heritage site, Evening back to Hotel with BB plan.
After breakfast sightseeing tour your city guide picks you up from the hotel by private vehicle and drives to Pashupatinath Temple it is the famous Hindus temple in South Asia, Bouddhanath Biggest Buddhist stupa in the world city of Patan 16, 17-century royal palace, Soyambhunath Buddhist hilltop temple in Kathmandu City, and evening back to Hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (910 m) by tourist bus, 6 hours, overnight at Hotel with BB plan.
You have to take an early breakfast at Hotel, your guide picks you up from the hotel and takes you to your Tourist bus station and drives to Pokhara, normally it is approximately 200 kilometers but it takes 6 to 7 hours drive. When you reach the Pokhara and then transfer to Hotel, Evening talk about the next day's program.with your guide.
Day 04: Drive to Naya Pul for one and half hours and trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1,495 m) Walking 4 hours, overnight at lodge.
After breakfast drive to Naya Pul by private Vehicle then start to walk through Modikhola river bank till to Birethaaanti where the permit going to enter, that we flowing the Bhurung Khola passing through beautiful ricefield terrace and the ethnic Gurung village. This day the trails are easier it goes just slowly gradual ascends.
Day 05: Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2,850 m) 6 hours, overnight at the lodge.
This day is a bit hard day after breakfast starts your journey to Ghorepani it's totally ascending passing through the beautiful Magar village of Ulleri and walking through the beautiful Rhododendron and Oak forest. This day you are going to ascend approximately 1200 meters, Ghorepani lies above the hill elevation to be found 2,860 meters, but when you reach there if the weather is clean offers you a remarkable snow-capped mountain vista including the Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 meters and some of the Annapurna range.
Day 06: Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3,210 m) to Tadapani (2,520 m) Walking 6:7hrs overnight at lodge.
This day trip starts for Sunrise early in the morning to Poon Hill around 4:30 am or 5:00 Am It depends on your walks. Poon Hill is one of the best viewpoints in the Annapurna region it lies 3,210 meters from here you can observe the best panoramic vista of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, and the Mt. Fishtail. After sunrise back to the lodge and pack the thing and breakfast rather than trip continues to Tadapani, the trails are zigzag, ascend and descend.
Day 07: Tadapani to Sinuwa (2,310 m) 6 – 7 hours, overnight at lodge.
After breakfast headed toward Sinuwa Via Chhomrong. This day the trails begin to descend and zigzag till to Beautiful Chhomrong village passing through Rhododendron forest. Actually, this area is inhabited by an ethnic group of Gurung people, which is very popular in the Gorkha Solidarity.
Day 08: Sinuwa to Deurali (3,150 m) Walking 6 hrs overnight at lodge.
It is interesting trails passing through Rhododendron forest and Bamboo forest. This day after breakfast trails begin a bit flat and descend to Dovan, then all the way ascend till to Deurali this day mostly you are flowing the Modi Khola.
Day 09: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4090 m) 4,/5 hrs overnight at lodge.
This is the more exciting day after the breakfast heading to Annapurna base camp, the trails are totally ascending but quite interesting. This day might be you can feel a bit harder to breathe, therefore, you have to walk slowly and drink enough water. When you reach the Annapurna base camp if the weather is clear offer you a beautiful sunset view over the fishtail.
Day 10: Annapurna base camp to Bamboo (2,600 m) 5/6 hours, overnight at lodge.
Pictures day, this day also you have too weak up Early morning base camp offers you amazing Sunrise view over the Himalaya including the Mt. Annapurna I 8,091 meters, Annapurna South, Annapurna III, Gangarurna, Fishtail, etc. Then you will have regular breakfast after that heading down all the way to bamboo its looks a bit longer but descending is easier than ascending.
Day 11: Dovan to Jhinu Danda Hot Spring (1800 m) Walking 5 hrs overnight at lodge.
After breakfast head to Jhinu Danda where the people can enjoying to the Natural hot spring water, Jhinu village lies at the bottom of the Chhomrong village on a tiny hill. From the l0dge to hot spring it takes 15 to 20 minutes descending just above the Modi Khola river bank and back to the lodge, you need 30 minutes ascending.
Day 12: Trek to Nayapul then drive back to Pokhara, Walking 5, 6 hrs overnight at the hotel with BB plan.
After the breakfast trek to Nayapul, the trails are more falt and zigzag walking through Ricefield terrace, when you reach the Nayapul and say to goodbye for your helper then one and half hours drive back to Pokhara and relaxing.
Day 13: Drive or flight back to Kathmandu, Evening farewell Dinner overnight at the Hotel B.B plan.
This day you have to take early breakfast in your hotel and go to the Bus park and drive back to Kathmandu. After reaching the Kathmandu transfer to the hotel, evening farewell dinner with an official.
Day 14: This is the Final Departure day.
Anytime we will drop you at the Kathmandu international airport for your final flight departure for your own destination. But you have to be at the airport before 3 hours in your scheduled flight trip to ends.
Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, we cannot guarantee it! Weather conditions and the health of trekkers can all contribute to changes. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.
Experience Required: This Trek is suitable for keen walkers who are able to walk for 6 – 7 hours in a day, with a light rucksack. Some of the days are quite long, and the walking feels more strenuous at altitude. Generally, the trail is a good track, but occasionally it will be uneven and rocky.
Food & Accommodation: You will be accommodated in the tea house & during trekking. Tea houses are simple, local-run guesthouses with twin-share or single rooms. Toilets and showers are of varying standards.
Typical food available for lunch and dinner is Nepali rice & lentils, pasta, potato dishes, soups, or pizzas. Delicious pancakes, porridge, toast, and eggs are the main breakfast fare, while tea, coffee, and hot chocolate are always available. You will probably be pleasantly surprised at the variety of food at the lodges.
What about our luggage?
1 Porter will be shared between 2 participants, they take a maximum load of 12kgs per participant.
You may keep things you will not use on the trek at our hotel in Kathmandu.
What will the temperature be like?
Basically, the atmospheric temperature fluctuates between -10 to 25 degrees throughout the day.
When we are trekking, the temperature would be on the high. For trekking, our concerns are focused on sun and wind exposure. To protect yourselves, you can wear long trekking pants or convertibles, in case it gets too warm, and a dry-fit long sleeve top and have the rain shell or outer waterproof layer accessible.
You’ll need your fleece or maybe the down jackets for those who are more afraid of cold when we reach the lodgings or at night to keep warm.
How much money should we bring?
You will need to carry Nepali Rupee if you decide you want to more shower than 3 times or have additional hot water on the trek. At the trekking lodges, you may wish to buy specialty menu items as well, or pick up souvenirs on the trek. Shopping can be done on your last day in the Thamel area.
What about Acute Mountaineering Sickness (AMS)?
AMS occurs to different people differently at different altitudes due to our tolerance level.
Signs of AMS include Dizziness, Nausea, Loss of Appetite, Fatigue or weakness, Shortness of breath, Drowsiness, and Fluctuation.
Peripheral Edema (Swelling of extremities)
Fluctuation in body temperature
Prevention of AMS:
Adequate REST prior to the trip.
Adequate HYDRATION during the trek or activity. (It is alright to keep going to the look, it is good for you)
Adequate SALT AND SUGAR in your bloodstream. (Basically, EAT)
Adequate WARMTH. (Keep yourself warm and try to not lose as much heat as possible to maintain bodily functions)
PROPER BREATHING. (Breathe deep into the diaphragm, breathe slow and steady. Breathe through your nose. Do not pant.)
PROPER EXERTION. (Go at a constant, manageable pace, do not chase after the person in front, and try not to keep stopping and starting)
All in all, sound out when you do not feel well. We are only human.