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Annapurna Base camp trek (12 Days)

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Take this trip with Mountain Scenery Treks, and enjoy a complete experience of the Annapurna region of Nepal. Your trip begins from Pokhara and until you reach the Base Camp, you will go through numerous natural landscapes across hills, forests, mountains and waterfalls. Relax in the natural hot springs of Jhinu Danda, and have an unrestricted 360º view of the Annapurna Range. A trek through dynamic landscapes – with amazing views of the mountain ranges, and time-worn villages. Many trekkers to Nepal prefer Annapurna Base Camp because of its relative popularity and moderate level of challenge. The Annapurna Massif itself is lined by Marshyangdi River in the north and the east whereas the southern neighbour is the beautiful Pokhara Valley and the western region is a part of the Kali Gandaki Gorge. The main attraction of this trek is the beauty of Annapurna mountain range. It’s a chance to trek one of the most popular routes on the planet. The trek exposes you to numerous landscapes, flora and fauna of Nepal. A trip to Nepal is not complete without visiting Annapurna Base Camp. The trek is moderately challenging, attracting novices and pros alike of any age. Annapurna Base Camp is located within Annapurna Conservation Area, the first conservation area of Nepal. When you decide to trek in Nepal, you should consider Annapurna Base Camp as one of the first options. En route to ABC, you will also reach MBC or Machhapuchchhre Base Camp at 3,700 meters. Often, it pops up on charts and rankings as one of the best trekking routes on the planet. These are some of the highlights of the trip. The region has the world’s tenth highest mountain and covers an area of 7,629 square kilometers. With incredible scenery and not too difficult walk, this program attracts nearly everyone coming to Nepal.

Day 1: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU (1365M)

After your arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, we will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. You can spend the evening around Thamel.

Day 2: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU (1365M)

Wake up early and after a leisurely breakfast, a private vehicle will come to pick you up at the hotel. Get ready as your car to Pokhara leaves immediately after breakfast. The beautiful scenic drive with a couple of stops takes approximately seven hours. Relax the rest of the day in Pokhara and stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 3:TRAVEL FROM POKHARA TO GHANDRUK (1930M) 5/6H TREK 1H DRIVE

After a leisurely breakfast, you will first drive for over an hour to Nayapul. From there you begin the trek to Ghandruk via Birethanti. The normal walking duration is around six hours to Ghandruk, home of the Gurung people.

Day 5:TREK FROM GHANDRUK TO CHHOMRONG (2150M) 6/7H TREK

Leaving behind Ghandruk in the morning, we travel up to the vantage point of Kimrungdanda with views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Himalchuli, and Mt. Machhapuchchhre. From there our trail descends sharply to reach a river, and again snakes up to Chere Danda. The trek continues with little stopovers until we reach the village of Chhomrong at an altitude of 2,170 meters. Having walked for around six hours, you will enjoy a good night’s rest at Chhomrong at the base of the majestic Annapurna range.

Day 6:TREK FROM CHHOMRONG TO BAMBOO (2315M) 5/6H TREK

After a quick breakfast, today we head towards Deurali as we arrive near the Annapurna Base Camp. Bamboo, as the village is named after the thick bamboo forest surrounding it, is indeed a picturesque village that we leave today. First the trail ascends steadily up to Hinku Cave and from there the scenic route to Deurali begins. You will have wonderful views of hills and valleys and the river below. Lined along the route is a stretch of cliffs and some more open spaces until we arrive at Deurali. It is a quiet village at an altitude of 3,235 meters where we stay for the night.

Day 7:TREK FROM DEURALI TO ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP (4130M) 5/6H TREK

Today is the day we finally get to see the Annapurna Base Camp. Starting off easy along a river bed, the trail suddenly turns steep and more challenging until we arrive at Machhapuchchhre Base Camp where we take a brief stop and enjoy really close-up views of several mountains in the Annapurna Range. Once past the Machhapuchchhre Base Camp, you will notice that the flora and vegetation begins to disappear due to increasing altitude. However, you won’t notice the air getting thinner because when you reach the Annapurna Sanctuary, views of the looming Annapurna peak and a whole range of other mountains will make you completely forget the hardship. You will peacefully and whole-heartedly enjoy the splendor of the mountains at extremely close quarters.

Day 8:EXPLORE THE BASE CAMP AND TREK TO BAMBOO (2115M) 7/8H TREK

Today you will explore around the “hidden valley” and see at least one glacier. The aura is such that you will feel amazed at the landscape itself. Being encircled by mountains and only the blue sky visible for a moment, will surely invigorate you for weeks ahead. Later, we will retrace our track back to Bamboo to stay for the night.

Day 9:TREK FROM BAMBOO TO JHINU DANDA (1650M) 5/6H TREK

In the morning, we again climb uphill to reach Kuldighar and then walk downhill to arrive at Chomrung. From there we trek further to Jhinu Danda and spend the night there. If you like, we can take a short detour to a natural hot-spring for refreshment.

Day 10:TREK FROM JHINU DANDA TO LANDRUK (1790M) 5H TREK

Taking an alternative route instead of retracing to Ghandruk, today we head towards Landruk located at an altitude of 1,790 meters. It’s an enjoyable and easy walk with magnificent views of the hills and valleys. At Landruk, enjoy a comfortable night.

Day 11:TRAVEL FROM LANDRUK TO POKHARA (875M) 5/6H TREK 1 DRIVE

Leaving behind Landruk in the morning, you will trek via Pothana Deurali and to the Australian Base Camp. It’s a mossy deep-green forest along the route, with some of the best views of the entire Annapurna Range on a clear day. Further, descend to Kande and drive to Pokhara. Enjoy the rest of the day or the evening in a pub sharing the memories of the trip, or go to bed early to catch up on some sleep.

Day 12: CATCH A FLIGHT OR DRIVE FROM POKHARA TO KATHMANDU 6/7H DRIVE

In the morning, you can do a quick sightseeing tour of Pokhara and then catch a flight to Kathmandu. Alternatively if you choose to hit the road, our private car will drive you to Kathmandu in comfort. You can spend the rest of the afternoon in Kathmandu and in the evening, join us for a Nepali dinner.

Day 13:KATHMANDU : SIGHTSEEING

The valley of Kathmandu is home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites. So, we recommend you to take a sightseeing tour visiting these wonderful attractions.

Day 14:DEPARTURE ON YOUR DESTINATION

After breakfast, or according to your flight schedule, we will take you to the airport a few hours before flight time.

PRICES INCLUDES

1. ARRIVALS AND TRANSFER TO HOTEL BY THE TOURIST BUS OR PRIVATE VEHICALS.

2. TWO NIGHT ACCOMMODATION IN 3 STAR CATORIZED HOTEL IN KATHMANDU.

3. TRIP BRIEFING AND EQUIPMENT CHECK.

4. MOUNTAIN SCENERY TREKS AND EXPEDITION /DUFFLE BAG,TSHIRT AND TREKKING MAP.

5. WELCOME DINNER WITH NEPAL CULTURAL SHOW.

6. ONE DAY KATHMANDU CITY SIGHT SCENE.

 7. TRANSPORT TO DOMESTIC AIRPORT TO (lUKLA) AIRFARE KTM/LUKA/KTM.

8. GOVERNMENT LICENCE HOLDER TREKKING GUIDE

9. ALL MEAL BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER, AND TEA, COFFEE , FREE MENU BY MOUNTAIN SCENERY TREKS AND EXPEDITION /DESERT AFTER DINNER/HOTWATER.

10. STAFF EXPENSES

  • ALL STAFFS MEDICAL AND EMERGENCY RESQUE INSURANCES DURING THE TRIP.
  • ALL STAFF FOODS.
  • POTTER WAGES.
  • GUIDE WAGES.
  • POTTER EQUIPMENT.
  • KITCHEN UTENSILS.
  • NECESSERY HIGH ALTITUDE FOOD , MOUNTAIN FOOD,DRY FOOD.

11. PAPER WORK

  • NATIONAL PARK ENTRY FEE.
  • MUNICIPALITY CHARGE.
  • TIMS CARD FEE.
  • ALL GOVERNMENT TAXES.

12. SATELLITE PHONE   , INCASE OUT THE COVERGE OF NETWORK.

13. LAST DAY DINNER IN LUKLA WITH ALL INVOLVED STAFFS.

14. WEATHER FORECAST INFORMATION DURING THE CLIMBING PERIOD.

15. FLY BACK TO KTM/FAREWELL DINNER AT THE SAME DAY.

16. DEPARTURE TO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO HOME.

COST EXCLUDES

1. LUNCH AND DINNER IN KATHMANDU EXCEPT WELCOME AND FAREWELL DINNER.

2. BOTH WAY INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT AIR-FARE.

3. PERSONAL TRAVEL INSURANCE AND EMERGENCY RESQUE INSURANCE.

4. NEPAL ENTRY VISA FREE.

5. ALCHOLIC BEVERAGES.

6. FILMING PERMIT OF DRONE AND CAMERA DURING CLIMBING.

7. EXTRA NIGHT ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU IF LATE DEPARTURE.

8. PERSONAL EXPENSES, LAUDRY, WIFI CHARGE…..

9. STAFF TIPS.

ENERY TREKS AND EXPEDITION /DUFFEL BAG, TSHIRT AND TREKKING MAP.

5. WELCOME DINNER WITH NEPALI CULTURAL SHOW.

6. ONE DAY KATHMANDU CITY SIGHT SCENE.

 7. TRANSPORT TO DOMESTIC AIRPORT TO (lUKLA) AIRFARE KTM/LUKA/KTM.

8. GOVERNMENT LICENCE HOLDER TREKKING GUIDE AND EXPERIENCE CLIMBING SHERPA.

9. ALL MEAL BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER, AND TEA,COFFEE , FREE MENU BY MOUNTAIN SCENERY TREKS AND EXPEDITION /DESERT AFTER DINNER/HOTWATER.

10. STAFF EXPENSES

  • ALL STAFFS MEDICAL AND EMERGENCY RESQUE INSURANCES DURING THE TRIP
  • ALL STAFF FOODS
  • POTTER WAGES
  • CLIMBING GUIDE WAGES
  • POTTER EQUIPMENT

11. CLIMBING BASE CAMP EQUIPMENT

  • DINNING TENT, KITCHEN TENT,TOILET TENT,SHOWER TENT, MEMBER TENT,STAFF TENT.
  • KITCHEN UTENSILS.
  • NECESSERY HIGH ALTITUDE FOOD , MOUNTAIN FOOD,DRY FOOD.
  • CLIMBING ROPES, ICE CREW, SNOW-BA,ICE –TOOLS,ICE HAMER,  SOO ON.

12. PAPER WORK

  • CLIMBING PERMIT.
  • NATIONAL PARK ENTRY FEE.
  • MUNICIPALITY CHARGE.
  • TIMS CARD FEE.
  • ALL GOVERNMENT TAXES.

13. SATELLITE PHONE, INCASE OUT THE COVERGE OF NETWORK .

14. LAST DAY DINNER IN LUKLA WITH ALL INVOLVED STAFFS.

15. WEATHER FORCAST INFORMATION DURING THE CLIMBING PERIOD.

16. FLY BACK TO KTM/FAREWELL DINNER AT THE SAME DAY.

17. DEPARTURE TO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO HOME.

COST EXCLUDES

1. LUNCH AND DINNER IN KATHMANDU EXCEPT WELCOME AND FAREWELL DINNER.

2. BOTH WAY INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT AIRFARE.

3. PERSONAL TRAVEL INSURANCE AND EMERGENCY RESQUE INSURANCE .

4. NEPAL ENTRY VISA FREE.

5. ALCOHOLIC STUFFS.

6. FILMING PERMIT OF DRONE AND CAMERA DURING CLIMBING.

7. EXTRA NIGHT ACCODAMATION IN KATHMANDU IF LATE DEPARTURE.

8. PERSONAL EXPENSES,LAUDRY,WIFI CHARGE, SOO ON.

9. STAFF TIPS

Fitness Level 
Group Size 2 to 15 people
Max Altitude 4130M
Duration 14 Days
Walking Days 12 Days
Activity Trekking
Best Period MAR | APR | MAY | SEP | OCT | NOV
Price $$$$
Country                                                           Nepal