About Trip

Annapurna Base Camp Trek offers you an excellent experience of trekking through the ethnic communities to the base of the world's 10th tallest peak, Mt. Annapurna (8091 meters). The base camp is located in the form of the natural amphitheatre, surrounded by the high Himalayan walls.

Trek to Annapurna base camp is more than a journey to the mountain. The random walk through the dense woods make you feel that you are passing through the core of nature. The outstanding sceneries once you get out from the forests are brilliant. Poon Hill is one of the best viewpoints on the route of ABC via Ghorepani. The lodge accommodation and delicious meals you can't simply forget throughout the trail. Once you trek down to Chhomrong Khola, almost the trail is uphill. Annapurna base camp is normally becomes crowded, but the outstanding sceneries of the golden sunrise view and the surrounding tranquil Himalayas can be explored just from the base of Annapurna peak.

Annapurna base camp trekking itinerary varies on where you begin to trek. The optional route is via Ghandruk and find the main trail of ABC. The diversity of the green hills, waterfalls, farming fields and the glacial stream make the trek an iconic trip to the Himalayas. If you are a photography lover, you will find this trek, especially designed for you.

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Highlights:

  • Typical excursion through the rhododendron forest
  • Poon Hill as the best viewpoint
  • Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan peaks
  • Gurung and Magar culture
  • Explore the outstanding Annapurna base camp

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02: Fly or drive to Pokhara.
  • Day 03: Drive to Nayapul, trek to Tikhedhunga. 1 hour drive/3 hrs walk
  • Day 04: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani. 6 hrs
  • Day 05: Hike to Poon Hill (3210 meters) and trek to Tadapani. 8 hrs
  • Day 06: Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong (2040m). 5 hrs
  • Day 07: Trek from Chhomrong to Bamboo / Dovan (2580m). 5-6 hrs
  • Day 08: Trek from Dovan to Deurali (3290m). 3-4 hrs
  • Day 09: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m). 4-5 hrs
  • Day 10: Trek from ABC to Bamboo (2500m). 6-7 hrs
  • Day 11: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu (Hot Spring) 1500m. 4 hours
  • Day 12: Trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara.
  • Day 13: Fly/drive back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 14: Departure.

Cost Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop. 
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with BB plan (Bed and Breakfast).
  • Drive Kathmandu - Pokhara- Kathmandu.
  • Drive Pokhara- Nayapul- Pokhara.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area entry permit
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System) card.
  • Full board meals and accommodations during trekking (B,L,D,A).
  • Required porters.
  • Salary for the guide and porters.
  • Staffs' Transportation
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Cost Excludes:

  • All personal expenses
  • Drinks Items: Coke, Fanta and Mineral water bottle
  • Alcoholic drinks and chocolates
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Emergency rescue service if needed

Trip Note

After the Annapurna base camp trek, you can be interested in Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour. Please, have a look. It is a popular jungle safari program in Nepal. 

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.Namaste and welcome to Nepal. At your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Nepal Kameleon Holidays’ representative receives and transfers you to the hotel. After a short refreshment, we briefly explain you about the following day's itinerary. Overnight at hotel. (A)
  • Day 02Fly or drive to Pokhara. We drive through the Prithvi Highway to Pokhara, which is about 6 hrs journey. As an option: you can fly directly from Kathmandu to Pokhara for half an hour. The Himalayan panoramas on your right can be explored. The boat riding on the Phewa Lake can be a superb activity at the afternoon. Overnight at hotel. (B,L,D,A)
  • Day 03Drive to Nayapul, trek to Tikhedhunga. 1 hour drive/3 hrs walkAfter breakfast at the hotel, we take a drive to Nayapul and begin to walk. After about an hour, we reach to the entry point of Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP). Then we walk above the Bhurungdi Khola and Pass Hile. Tikhedhunga will be our stop point today. Overnight at lodge/tea house. (B,L,D,A)
  • Day 04Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani. 6 hrsWe begin to walk after breakfast. The countryside trail is up and down. Once we cross the stream, we walk continual uphill for about a couple of hours. From Ulleri, the trail becomes gentle and we walk through the rhododendron forest. The trail is gradual uphill till we reach to Ghorepani, which is an ethnic Magar village, located below the Poon Hill. Overnight at lodge/tea house. (B,L,D,A)
  • Day 05Hike to Poon Hill (3210 meters) and trek to Tadapani. 8 hrsEarly in the morning, we hike to Poon Hill, which is the best viewpoint of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri region peaks along with the best sunrise view over those peaks. This is why, Ghorepani Poon Hill trek is also known as Annapurna Sunrise trek. Having breakfast, we begin to ascend through the rhododendron forest. We reach to Yak Kharka and walk via Ban thanti, which is our lunch stop. Through the up, down trail, we reach to Tadapani, at the hilltop in the forest. Overnight at lodge/tea house. (B,L,D,A)
  • Day 06Trek from Tadapani to Chhomrong (2040m). 5 hrsAfter the breakfast, we take a steep downhill trail prevailed by the rhododendron forest. Reaching the stream, we cross it and walk up gradually. Then we reach to the Gurjung village, densely inhibited by the ethnic Gurung community. We walk further to Chhomrong. Overnight at lodge. (B,L,D,A)
  • Day 07Trek from Chhomrong to Bamboo / Dovan (2580m). 5-6 hrs Again, we direct towards the Chhomrong stream and walk to Khuldighar (2380m) and continually to Sinuwa. From here, the trail becomes a bit rough and the rocky slope appears. Crossing this section, we reach to Bamboo. If you feel it's enough for today, we stop here or we walk continually to Dovan. Overnight at lodge. (B,L,D,A)
  • Day 08Trek from Dovan to Deurali (3290m). 3-4 hrsAgain, we head towards the high altitude area. The trek becomes slower, but the sceneries go on increasing, more specifically of the glittering mountains, covered by snow. The trail is dotted by the rhododendron forest and the attraction of the cascading waterfalls. Crossing the Hinku cave, we reach to Deurali, where we stop today. Overnight at lodge. (B,L,D,A)
  • Day 09Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m). 4-5 hrsWe have relatively long and tough walk today. It’s the final day to reach the ultimate destination of Nepal Kameleon Holiday's organized Annapurna Base Camp Trek. We walk via Machapuchare Base Camp (MBC). The altitude gains over 4000 meters up to the time we reach to the Himalayan walled Annapurna base camp in the form of a natural amphitheater. The base camp is dazzling and awesome with the vistas of snowy peaks, including the 10th highest peak of Annapurna I. Overnight at lodge. (B,L,D,A)
  • Day 10Trek from ABC to Bamboo (2500m). 6-7 hrsGetting up early in the morning and catching the sunrise view over the snowy peaks surpasses your imagination about how lovely the scenery can be with a single ray of the sun. Fishtail, Himchuli. Annapurna South, Annapurna I, II, IV and others can be explored that are exclusively stunning. Having breakfast, we trek down to Bamboo. Overnight at lodge. (B,L,D,A)
  • Day 11Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu (Hot Spring) 1500m. 4 hoursWe continually walk down to Jhinu with descending and ascending trail. The downhill walk is easy and we enjoy our good descent. Jhinu Danda will be our rest place today with a warm bath in a natural hot spring. For this, we have to walk down 20 minutes more from the village. Overnight at lodge. (B,L,D,A)
  • Day 12Trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara.From Jhinu, we begin to trek down. After about a couple of hours, we reach to the road. But we avoid the road and take another route down to Nayapul. Checking out from ACAP counter, we drive further to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel. (B,L,D,A)
  • Day 13Fly/drive back to Kathmandu.It takes about 6 hours to drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Another option is to fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Then transfer to the hotel. Walk around the local marketplace and buy the souvenirs if you like. Overnight at hotel. (B,A)
  • Day 14Departure.Its time to bid farewell. Representative of Nepal Kameleon Holidays drops you to the airport for your final departure. We hope to serve you time and again. (B)

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Trekking is an adventurous multi-days walk to a certain destination. In Nepal, trekking includes walking in the Himalayas and green hills. 

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