7 Days Annapurna Base Camp TrekAnnapurna Base Camp Trek

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US$ 525

Trip Facts

Trip Duration: 7 Days
Trip Grade: Moderate
Best Season: Mar-May & Sep-Nov
Per Day Hiking: 4-7 Hours
Elevation: 4130m (Base Camp)
Accomodation: Lodge (Teahouse)
Transportation: Flight/Tourist Bus/Car/Van
Trip Start/End Kathmandu/Nayapul
Trek Type Tea House ( Lodge to Lodge)

Overview

Introduction

Annapurna Base Camp (4130m/13550feet.) trek is a moderate nature trek. Ghandruk and Chhomrong village, Annapurna base camp (4130m.) and Jhinu(Natural hot spring) are major attraction of this trek. Annapurna base camp is surrounded by many Himalayan ranges which include the Annapurna range and famous virgin fishtail (Machhapuchhre) mountain that dominate the skyline above Pokhara.

Annapurna base camp trek starts at Kimche, a short drive of 3 hours from Pokhara and one hour trek to Ghandruk village. The trail takes you through forests and fascinating traditional villages of Ghandurk and Chhomrong Gurung village. After reaching Chhomrong Gurung village, we follow the Modi Khola and passes through stands of rhododendron trees and bamboo. By the time you reach the large rock overhanging, known as Hinku Cave, you will have noticed that the vegetation has thinned and the gorge narrowed to be only a few hundred meters wide. Steep snow-clad ridges falling from Hiunchuli on the left and Machhapuchhre on the right from the sanctuary. As we enter the sanctuary, you find yourself in a huge Amphitheatre enclosed by a solid wall of snow-capped peaks. We get to Annapurna base camp hardly. You will see Himchuli, Annapurna South, Barahi Shikhar, Annapurna I, Tent Peak, Singachuli, Glacier Dom, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhre snow-capped mountains around the Annapurna base camp which makes you worthwhile and happy. After this imaging view, you will trek down to Pokhara via Jhinu Hot Spring.

Nepal Hidden Treks and Expedition organize this trek in 7 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Highlights

  • Highest Point Annapurna Base Camp (4130m)
  • Very popular Gurung village Ghandruk and Chhomrong
  • Jhinu Natural Hot Spring
  • Himchuli, Annapurna South, Barahi Shikhar, Annapurna I, Glacier Dom, Gangapurna, Annapurna III and Machhapuchhre
  • Annapurna conservation area project (ACAP)

Trek Starting Point: Kathmandu or Pokhara

Option I: If you start Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Pokhara, you will drive from your Hotel in Pokhara to Kimche and start the trek.

Option II: If you start Annapurna Base Camp trek from Kathmandu, you will take an early (first) flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and drive to Kimche then start the trek on the same day.

Duration of Trek: If you want to include Ghorepani and Poonhill on this trek, it takes 09 days ( 2 extra days).

Short itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu or Pokhara - Nayapul - Ghandruk

Day 02: Ghandruk - Chhomrong - Sinuwa

Day 03: Sinuwa - Bamboo - Dovan - Himalayan - Deurali

Day 04: Deurali - MBC - Annapurna Base Camp

Day 05: Annapurna Base Camp - MBC- Deurali - Himalayan - Dovan -Bamboo

Day 06: Bamboo - Sinuwa - Chhomrong - Jhinu - Kyumi

Day 07: Kyumi - Siwai - Nayapul – Pokhara or Kathmandu

What is included?

  1. Pokhara-Kimche and Siwai-Pokhara by private Jeep or Bus.
  2. All the Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner tea/ coffee in a cup) and accommodation during the trek.
  3. ACAP permit and TIMS (Trekker's Information Management System)card permit.
  4. One experienced and qualified English speaking guide and Trekkers 2:1 porters.
  5. Guide/Porter's: food, lodge, transportation, salary, insurance, equipment etc.
  6. First Aids Kit.
  7. Duffel Bag.
  8. Fingertip Pulse Oximeter (we use every day to check your oxygen level and pulse in your body to avoid high risk ).
  9. Nepal Hidden Treks and Expedition T-short.
  10. Local fresh fruit like Pomegranates and apple etc.
  11. 13% Government VAT and official charge.

What Are Excluded?

  • International airfare and visa fees ((15 Days US$25 and 30 Days US$40.
  • Hotels and meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara (We arrange Hotel if you ask).
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara- Kathmandu by flight/ Tourist bus/ Private Car ( We arrange if you ask )
  • All the drinks such as coke, beer, Drinking water, WIFI, Hot Shower etc.
  • Your travel insurance which should include the emergency rescue.
  • Your trekking gears.
  • Tips for your guide and porters etc.

Detail Itinerary

  1. Day01 Kathmandu or Pokhara - Nayapul - Ghandruk

    Our guide will come to pick you up at your Hotel in Pokhara, drive to Kimche (3 hours driving by Jeep) If you start trek from Kathmandu, you will take an early flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara then drive to Kimche and trek to Ghandruk (2020m). Today is an easy day, you will walk for one hour. In a clear day, you see the nice view of Annapurna South, Himchuli, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre etc. Rest of the day, you will explore Ghandruk village, Gurung Museum, overnight at Lodge.

  2. Day02 Ghandruk - Chhomrong - Sinuwa

    Today, you will trek from Ghandruk to Sinuwa (2340m). It takes 6-7 hours walk. The trail from Ghandruk to Komrong Danda is slowly up. From Komrong Danda, you will trek down to Komrong Khola. Again climb up to Chhomrong, Chhomring is another nice and big village. From this village, you will trek down to the river and will climb again to Sinuwa. If the weather is nice, you will have nice Mountain View, overnight at Lodge.

  3. Day03 Sinuwa - Bamboo - Dovan - Himalayan - Deurali

    In the morning, you will have the nice view if the weather is nice. After that, you will have breakfast. You will trek from Sinuwa to Deurali. The trail is mostly uphill and jungle walk. It takes 6-7 hours walk. You will pass Bamboo, Dovan, and Himalaya during the trek. Deurali is located 3200m, overnight at Lodge.

  4. Day04 Deurali - MBC - Annapurna Base Camp

    Today, you will trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna Base Camp is located 4130m. It takes 5-6 hours walk. The trail is all the way uphill. When you arrive at Machhapuchhre Base Camp, you will have again the nice view of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Gandharva Chuli, Glacier Dom, Annapurna III, Gangapurna etc. You will continue to Annapurna Base Camp, overnight at Lodge. If the weather stays nice, you will have the nice sunset from here.

  5. Day05 Annapurna Base Camp - MBC- Deurali - Himalayan - Dovan -Bamboo

    You will wake up in the morning to see the nice view of Annapurna I, Barahi Shikhar, Tent Peak, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Gandharva Chuli and sunrise. After that, you will have a breakfast. Trek from ABC to Bamboo via Machhapuchhre Base Camp, Deurali, Himalaya, Dovan, and Bamboo is all the way down. It is located 2340 m. It takes 6-7 hours walk and then overnight at Lodge.

  6. Day06 Bamboo - Sinuwa - Chhomrong - Jhinu - Kyumi

    After the breakfast as usual time, you will trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda via Sinuwa and Chhomrong Village. Jhinu is located1690 m elevation. It takes 4-5 hours walk. The trail is up and downhill. In the afternoon, you will be in the Natural Hot Spring, overnight at Lodge.

    Optional: If you do 7 days trek from Kathmandu to Kathmandu. You will continue from Bamboo to Kyumi.

  7. Day07 Kyumi - Siwai - Nayapul – Pokhara- Kathmandu

    Trek from Jhinu to Siwai (3-4 hours walking). From Siwai, drive to Pokhara. It takes 3 hours’ drive, overnight at the Hotel in Pokhara.

    Optional: If you do 7 days trek from Kathmandu to Kathmandu, you will trek from Kyumi to Siwai then drive to Pokhara airport directly, overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.


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Travel Info


Nepal Visa

US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 15 days.
US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days.
US $ 100 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 100 days.
Regardless of the provision stated in 1(a) and 1(b), tourists with the passport from South Asian
Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) nations isn’t required to pay visa fee for 30 days. However, Indian nationals do not require the visa to enter into Nepal.

Trekking gears

This is a short trek in Annapurna Region. You do not need any special gears.

I recommend you , Sleeping bag, Trekking boots, Trousers, Socks ,warm jacket, T-shirts (two or three) and long-sleeved shirt, Sunscreen (SPF 20+) , Backpack, Torch (flashlight),Camera ,memory card and battery charger( spare batteries) ,Quick- drying towel, Crampon if you do this trek in Spring.

How do we get Pokhara from Kathmandu ?

There are 3 options to get Pokhara.

Tourist Bus: Tourist Bus leave every day from Kathmandu to Pokhara by 7:00 am in the morning from Kantipath. It takes around 7 hours. The Tourist Bus leaves at 7:30 am from Pokhara. It cost US$8 per person.

Private Car US$100/ Jeep US$150/ Van US$195: You can take private Car/ Jeep / Van depending on your group size. If you hire private vehicle, it will be more flexible.

By Flight: There are many flights to Pokhara from Kathmandu every day. You may choose to take a flight to get there. It takes 30 minutes from Kathmandu. It is the more convenient way to get to Pokhara. It cost US$121 per person one way.


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