Annapurna Base Camp Trek - 16 Days

  • Trip Code HTA-3
  • Duration: 16 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
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Trip Highlights

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Highlights:-

  • Close view of Mount Annapurna, Mount Machhapuchhre, & Mount Fishtail
  • Experiencing the ethnic diversity in culture & traditions
  • View the rarely found flora and fauna inside the Annapurna conservation area
  • Amazing landscapes, Waterfalls, fields, lush forests, etc.

     

About Trip:

Annapurna Base Camp Trek: For the self-sacrificing person who would like to reach Mount Annapurna Base Camp with a height of 8091m in a short time, the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the best. It can be one of the most spectacular trails on Earth & give you the feeling of hiking in the mountains with oaks, rhododendrons & pine forests, cultural diversity in the Magar & Magar valleys.

From the city of temples, a visit to the Kathmandu Annapurna Base camp offers you a full package of entertainment & cultural excitement. Beautiful villages & locals, spectacular waterfalls, fossils, rhododendron forests turn our journey into a lifelong memory. Viewing from Mount Annapurna, Mount Machhapuchhre offers a beautiful view of the views.

Since the Annapurna Base Camp is a popular tourist destination in the Annapurna region of Nepal, we, the Himalayan Traverse Adventure, have designed this program in a wonderful way to make adventure travelers truly amazing.


 

Outline Itinerary

S.N.:- Outline Itinerary:-
Day-01(1,350m.) Step on Kathmandu
Day-02(1,350m.)

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE

(SIGHTSEEING)

Day-03(1,060m.) Drive Nayapul,6 hrs.
Day-04(1,577m.) Tikhedhunga,4 hrs. 
Day-05(2,850m.) Ghorepani,6 hrs.
Day-06(3,210m.) Poon Hill to tadapani,7 hrs.
Day-07(2,210m.) Chhomrong,6 hrs.
Day-08(2,600m.) Dovan,7 hrs. 
Day-09(3,700m.) Machhapuchhre Base Camp,4 hrs.
Day-10(4,130m.) Annapurna Base Camp,3 hrs.
Day-11(2,300m) Bamboo,5 hrs.
Day-12(1,780m.) Jhinu Dada,5 hrs.
Day-13(1,060m.) Nayapul, Drive Pokhara
Day-14(1,400m.) Explore Pokhara
Day-15(1,350m) Kathmandu Flight,30 mins.
Day-16(1,350m.) Final Departure

 

Cost Includes:

  • Domestic flight service from Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • International & domestic airport transfers from and to Hotel
  • All ground transportations in tourist vehicles as per itinerary
  • Accommodation in star level hotel with bed and breakfast facility in Kathmandu and Pokhara as per itinerary
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) while trekking as indicated by the itinerary.
  • Accommodation in twin sharing basis tents or local lodges/guesthouses while trekking
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking related permits and fees like Annapurna Conservation Area Permit, TIMS, etc.
  • Professional, government licensed, helpful and English speaking guides with necessary porters (1 porter per two members)
  • First Aid Medical Kit box during the trip
  • All costs of Nepalese staffs including their wages, insurance, food and accommodation, domestic flights, transportation and other related costs.
  • Himalayan Traverse Adventure duffel bags and T-shirts
  • Government and local taxes as per itinerary

Cost Excludes:

  • International airfares to and from Nepal.
  • Lunch and Dinner while in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Nepal Visa fees
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Extra expenses by member like Laundry fees, drinks, phone calls, shower, etc.
  • All foods and beverages other than on the itinerary.
  • Personal gears and equipment.
  • Good Tips for guides, porters and drivers
  • Excess Baggage charges
  • Services more than included in “Trip Includes” section.

Day-01: Step on Kathmandu(1,350M./4,429FT.)

From 1st step off to the land of Nepal, Completing our mandatory custom Formalities -Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Himalayan Traverse representative excited full of joy for you at the gate who will lead us to Hotel.  Rest of the day taking rest to get recharged after the tiredness of the long flight.

1,350m.                                        

Hotel Vaishali                                         

No Meal


Day-02: UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SIGHTSEEING(1,350M./4,429FT.)

4-landmarks, 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites Visit with a Professional Licensed Person helping you know Kathmandu even deep historically. (Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath)- Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. With the knowledge gained we make you actually feel welcomed the Night as a part of a family with a warm Nepalese cuisine at a welcome dinner hosted by Himalayan Traverse after knowing the team and getting to know our guides in person.

Overnight in Kathmandu.           

INCLUDED MEALS: WELCOME DINNER

1,350m.                                          

Hotel Vaishali                                          

Breakfast, Welcome Dinner 


Day 03 : Drive to Nayapul (1,060m/ 3,477 ft.): 5-6 hrs drive

Drive Nayapul reignite with breaks and lunch. Enjoy, the ride with the scenery(Hills, the atmosphere, and the silence away from the city) rest after reaching Nayapul. Overnight at Nayapul.

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

1,060m.                                          

Hotel/Teahouse                                    

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 04: Trek to Tikhedhunga (1,577m/5,173 ft.): 4 hrs walk

Hike Tikhedhunga starting Birethanti(a small town on the other side) of the Modi River. Head to Sudami a trail up(to the side of the valley) & reach Hile. Finally to Tikhedhunga. Overnight at Tikhedhunga.

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

1,577m.                                          

Hotel/Teahouse                                    

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350 ft.): 5-6 hrs walk

Today will be an uphill climb for us with the ascend of the Ulleri village with an amazing Himalayan landscape. We make our way through the lush forests of rhododendron and oak. And finally we reach Ghorepani from where we can see the magnificent view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan range view. Overnight at Ghorepani.

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

2,850m.                                          

Hotel/Teahouse                                    

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 06: A hike to Poon Hill (3210m/10530 ft.) and Trek to Tadapani (2540m/8332 ft.): 6-7 hrs walk

Early in the morning we hike to Poon Hill. From the top you can see the amazing sunrise over the Himalayas and panoramic view of Mount Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Machhapuchhre and Himalayas in Dolpo too. After spending a good time in Poon Hill we descend back to Ghorepani and trek to Tadapani, our stop for tonight. Overnight at Tadapani.

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

3,210m.                                          

Hotel/Teahouse                                    

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 07 : Trek to Chhomrong (2,210m/7,249 ft.): 5-6 hrs walk

Chhomrong is a beautiful village lying ay the top of Annapurna region with Gurung people, which will be our destination for today. We walk through the downwards trail before we reach the famous Gurung valley. On the way we can see the view of Modi Valley too. After a continuous walk of about 5 hours we reach Chhomrong. Overnight at Chhomrong.

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

2,210m.                                          

Hotel/Teahouse                                    

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 08: Trek to Dovan (2,600m/8,528 ft.): 6-7 hrs walk

Today we will be making us descend to the trail which leads us to a place at Sinuwa hill. After crossing the place place we make our way through Upper Modi Khola by our side. A continuous walk takes us down to Bamboo and making through the forest in Kulidar, gradually we make it to Bamboo. Overnight at Dovan

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

2,600m.                                          

Hotel/Teahouse                                    

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 09: Trek to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m/12,139 ft.): 4-5 hrs walk

Today we will be making it to Machhapuchhre Base camp. Starting our trail to Himalaya hotel, we start our days. Then we gradually reach Deurali through the Hinki cave, where we can see some major avalanche trek. Then, finally we reach Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Overnight at Machhapuchhre Base Camp.

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

3,700m.                                          

Hotel/Teahouse                                    

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 10: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130m/13550 ft.): 3 hrs walk

As we walk for Annapurna Base camp, we cannot see much greenery as before and the path also gets wider as we enter in the Annapurna sanctuary area. And getting more closer to Annapurna Base Camp which is our ultimate destination gives us magnificent panoramic views of Annapurna Himalayas and Macchapucchre. We will be staying in Annapurna Base camp tonight. Overnight in Annapurna Base Camp.

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

4,130m.                                          

Hotel/Teahouse                                    

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 11: Trek to Bamboo (2,300m/7,544 ft.): 5-6 hrs walk

After the amazing time in Annapurna area we get back to Kathmandu eventually starting first of all through Bamboo. Our today’s stop will be Bamboo, which has extraordinary landscape. Overnight at Bamboo.

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

2,300m.                                          

Hotel/Teahouse                                    

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 12 : Trek to Jhinu Danda (1,780m/5,859 ft.): 5-6 hrs walk

Today we make our walk to Jhinu Dada through the sideways of Chomrong Khola. When we reach Jhinu Dada by the end of our day, we could also enjoy hot water spring which a little further down from Jhinu Dada and relax. Overnight in Jhinu Dada.

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

1,780m.                                          

Hotel/Teahouse                                    

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 13 : Trek to Nayapul (1,060m/ 3,477 ft.): 6-7 hrs walk and drive to Pokhara (823m/2,700 ft.): 2 hrs drive

Our today’s destination is Pokhara, a very famous tourist destination for tourists all over the world. After walking till Nayapul, we drive towards Pokhara which takes just a couple of hours. At the evening we enjoy the view at the lakeside of Pokhara and make ourselves ready for tomorrow’s flight back to Kathmandu.

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

1,060m.                                          

Hotel/Teahouse                                    

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 14: Explore Pokhara

Early in the morning, we go to Sarangkot to see the sunrise view and spend a wonderful time there. Then during day time, we will be exploring Pokhara's major places. We will be going to David's fall, a deep waterfall with narrow canal and no end. We go to the Shiva cave nearby for which as religious importance for Hindu people. We also do boating in the beautiful Phewa lake and visit Bindhabassini Temple in the middle of the lake. We also give a short visit to mountaineering museum in Pokhara at the end of the day. We could buy handicrafts or other souvenirs near Lakeside at the evening. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

833m.                                          

Hotel/Teahouse                                    

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu: 30 min flight

As today we have to fly back to Kathmandu, we wake up early in the morning and make our early flight in Kathmandu. During the day you could take rest or buy yourself some souvenirs. On the occasion of our successful trip there will be a dinner conducted by us in the evening.

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

1,350m.                                          

Hotel/Teahouse                                    

Breakfast


DAY-15: FINAL DEPARTURE

Today we will be biding your farewell. Hoping we get to see you back in Nepal again as a family for another adventurous trip. We will take you to the International airport 3 hours before the scheduled flight & finally, you will depart back for your homeland!

Overnight in Kathmandu. 

INCLUDED MEALS: Breakfast

1,350m.                                                         

Homeland                                              

Breakfast   


(Note: Booking must be confirmed 6 months before in advance)

You must bring the important documents mentioned below in your trip.

  • Valid Passport with 2 pp sized photos
  • Proof of insurance and visa form
  • International air tickets
  • Enough cash which can be exchanged once you reach Kathmandu
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler's checks, etc.

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