Annapurna Base camp trek for nepali

  • Trip CodeGHN-Trip-100
  • Duration:8 Days

About Trip

TREK TO ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP- "Queen trekking trail of Nepal, trekker's Paradise"

ABC TREK in short form or Annapurna base camp trek is categorized as very popular trekking and hiking trip in famous trekking region of Nepal- Annapurna which is named by mount Annapurna. Situated at 4130m from sea level, easy-moderate trekking with ups and downhill walking through beautiful villages of Gurung, Magar, Thakali and other ethnic group of Nepal, also popularly known as Annapurna Sanctuary trek by other name, this trek is dream trek of many trekkers of this planet. This trek is perfect combination of stunning Himalayas view with typical Nepalese villages. You will walk through the high pastures and thick forests dotted with giant rhododendrons with facing incredible views of high peaks in the Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,545ft) the Annapurna peaks seem to be close at hand: Annapurna I (8,091m/26,545ft), Hiunchuli (6,441m/21,132ft), Annapurna-South (7,219 m/23,685ft), Machapuchare (6,997m/22,957ft) and many more peaks over 7000 meters.

Trip Highlights:

1. Spectacular Mountain Views

  • Annapurna Range: Enjoy breathtaking views of Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna South (7,219 m), Hiunchuli (6,441 m), and Machapuchare (Fishtail) (6,993 m).
  • Poon Hill: A popular vantage point for sunrise views over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.

2. Diverse Landscapes

  • Varied Terrain: Experience a mix of terraced fields, rhododendron forests, bamboo groves, and alpine meadows.
  • Annapurna Sanctuary: Walk through this natural amphitheater surrounded by towering peaks.

3. Rich Cultural Experience

  • Gurung and Magar Villages: Visit traditional villages like Ghandruk and Chhomrong, and experience the warm hospitality of the local people.
  • Local Festivals: Depending on the timing of your trek, you might witness local festivals and traditional dances.

4. Natural Hot Springs

  • Jhinu Danda: Relax in the natural hot springs at Jhinu Danda, a perfect way to soothe tired muscles after trekking.

5. Flora and Fauna

  • Rhododendron Forests: Trek through lush forests that are particularly stunning in spring when the rhododendrons are in bloom.
  • Wildlife: Spot a variety of birds and animals, including pheasants, langur monkeys, and possibly even snow leopards.

6. Adventurous Trails

  • Challenging Paths: Enjoy the thrill of crossing suspension bridges, navigating stone steps, and trekking along riverbanks.
  • High Altitude Trekking: Experience the adventure of reaching Annapurna Base Camp at an altitude of 4,130 meters.

7. Cultural Insights

  • Monasteries and Chortens: Visit Buddhist monasteries and chortens (stupas) along the way, adding a spiritual dimension to your trek.
  • Traditional Lifestyle: Observe the traditional lifestyle and farming practices of the local people.

8. Machapuchare Base Camp

  • Intermediate Base: Stop at Machapuchare Base Camp (3,700 m) before heading to Annapurna Base Camp, offering close-up views of Machapuchare and other peaks.

9. Scenic Beauty of Pokhara

  • Lakeside City: Start and end your trek in Pokhara, a beautiful city known for its lakes, caves, and laid-back atmosphere.
  • Fewa Lake: Enjoy boating or simply relaxing by the serene Fewa Lake in Pokhara.

10. Trekking Community

  • Meet Fellow Trekkers: Connect with trekkers from around the world, sharing experiences and stories along the way.
  • Teahouse Accommodation: Stay in cozy teahouses that provide a glimpse into the local way of life.

 

Price for  6-12   pax           NPR 31740  Per person

Price for  13-24 pax          NPR  29870  Per person

Day to Day Itinerary:

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Day 01: Kathmandu to Pokhara to Ghandruk

Morning: Depart from Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus. The journey takes about 6-8 hours.
Afternoon: Arrive in Pokhara and have lunch.
Early Afternoon: Take a jeep or local bus from Pokhara to Nayapul (1.5-2 hours).
Afternoon: Start your trek from Nayapul to Ghandruk (5-6 hours). The trail passes through beautiful landscapes, terraced fields, and charming villages.
Evening: Arrive in Ghandruk, a beautiful Gurung village. Check into a teahouse, have dinner, and rest

Price Include:

1.Guide for 8 days:

  • A knowledgeable guide will accompany you for the entire trek, ensuring your safety and providing insights about the local culture and environment.

2. Hotel in Pokhara (1 nights, BB plan):

  • Accommodation in a comfortable hotel in Pokhara with breakfast included. The hotel offers amenities like free Wi-Fi, hot showers, and a great location near Phewa Lake.

3. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner):

  • All meals included during the trek. Meals will be provided Nepali Dal Bhat at tea houses along the trail,

4. Jeep from Pokhara ghandurk

  • Private jeep transfer from Pokhara to phedi, ensuring a comfortable and convenient start to your trek.

5. 6-night room during the trek:

  • Basic accommodation in teahouses for 6 nights These teahouses provide simple but cozy rooms with shared bathroom facilities.

6. Jeep from Jinu Dada to Pokhara :

  • Private jeep transfer from Jinu data  back to Pokhara, offering a hassle-free return journey after the trek.

7.Kathmandu to Pokhara and return bus ticket:

  • Comfortable tourist bus tickets for the round trip between Kathmandu and Pokhara. The journey takes approximately 6-7 hours each way.

Price Exclude:

1.Lunch and Dinner in Pokhara:

  • Meals are not included while you are in Pokhara. There are numerous restaurants and cafes offering a variety of cuisines to suit different budgets.

2.Any kind of hot & cold drinks (e.g., tea, coffee, etc.):

  • Beverages are not included in the meal plan during the trek or in Pokhara. You will need to pay for any drinks separately.

3.Flight tickets (optional):

  • If you prefer to fly between Kathmandu and Pokhara instead of taking the bus, flight tickets are not included in the cost. You will need to arrange and pay for these separately.

4.No porter:

  • This itinerary does not include a porter. You will need to carry your own gear. Hiring a porter would be an additional cost.

5.Tips for the guide:

  • Tips for your guide are not included but are highly appreciated. While not mandatory, a tip is a way to show your gratitude for their services.

 

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