annapurna base camp trek

Price: $1200

Total Days: 16

Best Season: Sept-Nov and Mar-May

Max Altitude: 4130

Transportation: Private Transportation

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is doubtlessly one of the dramatic adventure treks in the Himalayas. The Annapurna Base camp trek usually takes 9 to 16 days, depending upon how trekker walking strength. Annapurna trekking is one of the most popular hikes in Nepal. Why? The answer is quite simple: because of the friendly locals and the scenery throughout the trek is UNBELIEVABLE! The treks difficulty differs from one and another, but in average the Annapurna base camp trekking is of moderate difficulty. Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the best trekking package for those adventurous trekkers in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge on routes, who are seeking for more adventure in the Himalayas.

Annapurna Trek offers fascinating views of snow-capped peaks, cascading waterfalls, beautiful villages, terraced farmlands, lush rhododendron forests, amazing mountain and local culture. Annapurna Base Camp at 4130 m, which is unique and incredibly spectacular, set amidst the majestic peaks of Annapurna I (8091 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), Machapuchhre (6993 m) and Hiunchuli (6441 m) and many other mountains.The Annapurna Base Camp trek is the only trekking route in the region untouched by transportation road. As Base camp of Annapurna lies in Annapurna conservation area project (ACAP), there are more than 100 kinds of mammal in the area, 60 kinds of reptile and amphibian, 450 kinds of bird and nine kinds of rhododendron!

Short Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (823m/2,700ft), 5-6 hrs drive
Day 04: Trek to Tikhedhunga (1,577m/5,173 ft), 1 hrs drive and 4 hrs walk
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350ft). 5-6 hrs walk
Day 06: Trek to Tadapani (2540m/8332ft), 6-7 hrs walk
Day 07: Trek to Chhomrong (2,210m/7,249 ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 08: Trek to Dovan (2,600m/8,528 ft), 6-7 hrs walk
Day 09: Trek to Machhapuchre Base Camp (3,700m/12,139ft), 4-5 hrs walk
Day 10: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m/13550ft), 3 hrs walk
Day 11:  Trek to Bamboo (2,300m/7,544 ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 12: Trek to Jhinu Danda (1,780m/5,859 ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 13: Trek to Siwai and drive back to Pokhara (1600m/5,250ft), 6-7 hrs walk & 2 hrs drive
Day 14: Pokhara Sightseeing
Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft), 5-6 hrs drive

Day 16: Departure

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