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Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers many a reason for trekkers to be fascinated during the whole trip. Highlights of the trek include panoramic views of mountain ranges and peaks, captivating sunrises and sunsets, terraced farmlands, ample time to villages of different ethnic groups and ample time to immerse yourself in the Himalayan lifestyle plus warm hospitality of the local people. It starts after a few hours’ drive from Pokhara. The route ascends through villages inhabited by different ethnic groups, specially the Gurung and Pun people. Meet Nepali people doing usual ups and downs in the course of daily life. The settlements, farmlands and forests give way to each other during the whole tour with the settlements getting thinner as you climb higher.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek covers Ghorepani Poonhill Trek as well. In springtime, the forest around this area is covered with blooming rhododendron. Poonhill offers fabulous views of the mountains in Annapurna range, preparing you to the extreme beauty of the destination. Please visit our gallery for Annapurna photos, which give you a glimpse of what you can find during the trip. And since, Machhapuchre Base Camp lies en-route Annapurna Base Camp, you will also reach the bottom of Mount Fishtail that beautifies Pokhara.

Except for the rainy season, Annapurna Base Camp Trek can be done almost throughout the year. However, it gets more exciting and memorable during springtime with the forest taking on the glamour of rhododendron bloom.

Itinerary for Annapurna Basecamp Trek : 

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to hotel

Day 2: Kathmandu - Pokhara

Day 3: Pokhara - Tikhedhunga (1577m)

Day 4: Tikhedhunga - Ghorepani (2875m)

Day 5: Ghorepani - Poonhill (3210m) -Tadapani (2660m)

Day 6: Tadapani - Sinuwa (2300m)

Day 7: Sinuwa - Deurali (3100m)

Day 8: Deurali - Machhapuchre Base Camp (3700m) - Annapurna Base Camp (4140m)

Day 9: Annapurna Base Camp - Bamboo (2460m)

Day 10: Bamboo - Jhinu Danda with natural hot springs (2170m)

Day 11: Jhinu Danda - Pokhara

Day 12: Pokhara - Kathmandu
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hotel you stayed or your preferred location within Thamel or Outdoor Himalayan Treks office Thamel. (Opposite of Everest bank Limited, Bhagwati Bahal Thamel.)
Duration
9 days
Return Details
Hotel you stayed or your preferred location within Thamel or Outdoor Himalayan Treks office Thamel. (Opposite of Everest bank Limited, Bhagwati Bahal Thamel.)
Inclusions
  • Accommodation: Basic teahouse accommodation during the trek (Toilet and bathroom will be outside of the room; hotel for 2 nights in Pokhara on twin sharing basis
  • Meals: 3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch and dinner. which you can choose from the menu) during the trek; breakfast in Pokhara
  • Transportation: Airport - hotel - airport transfers by car, Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu by tourist bus. Private transport from Pokhara to Nayapul and return
  • Human resource: A professional and experienced trekking guide (English-speaking); all the expenses for the guide are covered (wages, accommodation, meals, transportation, insurance, etc.
  • Tax/Service Charge: All applicable taxes, service charges or fees. We hereby guarantee you of no 'hidden charges' afterwards.
  • Emergency Rescue Service: Should any emergency arise during your trek, we will provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. However, you must be already insured for such emergencies, and your insurance policy must cover helicopter evacuation.
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Exclusions
  • Beverage (cold drinks, bottled mineral water, tea/coffee, etc.
  • Any other expenses of personal nature (extra meals/snacks/desserts, battery charging fees, photography charges, Hot Shower, wifi, laundry, phone call, etc.
  • Porter (If required can be arranged paying additional cost)
  • Tips for Guide (expected)
  • Your travel insurance
  • Nepal Visa
  • International airfares
  • Arrangements in Kathmandu (Accommodation, meals etc)
  • Other services than mentioned in inclusion ist
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Dress code is formal, kindly make sure of packing warm clothes such as Down jacket, Sleeping bag, full sleeve, warm hat, sun glasses, gloves, warm socks, trekking boot, slipper, thermal under garments, fleece jacket, water bottle, day bag, gortex jacket, sun/cold creams, head light etc.
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I arrived at Kathmandu airport with my teenage son and plans to take on the Everest Basecamp trek. Our trip kicked off without baggage and Lukla weather dramas. We lost two days and knew this was impacting our ability to achieve EBC. The hotel staff recommended we discuss with
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they are an excellent organization everything was perfect. I had an excellent stay I am very satisfied.
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