Annapurna Base Camp short trekking - 12 Days

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking follows the classic trekking trail in the Annapurna region of Nepal. This route passes through the traditional Gurung and Sherpa villages, Glaciers, waterfalls, Suspension bridges and destinations as Ghorepani Poon Hill.

The camp base at the height of Mountain at the elevation of 4130 m. creates a unique Trekking Trail in the lap of the Himalayas nature. This trek encompasses various natural and artistic attractions of Nepal. Once you leave Kathmandu, the trail moves closer to the Himalayas. Annapurna Base Camp at the height of 4130m is the highest point of the trek.

The Himalayan scenery, the traditional local fascinating insight of Nepalese People with their culture. This package includes additional attractions like Ghorepani, Poonhill and some of the World Heritage Sites of the Kathmandu Valley. The trek starts from Pokhara in the foothills of the Annapurna and passes through charming villages of Magar and Gurung popular as Gurkha soldier recruits.
Annapurna Trek has a distinct feature with its scenic beauty of fauna, rivers, flora, and mountains. The trail passes series of mountain ranges like Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Langtang, Gangapurna, and Annapurna. During the trek, We can enjoy Nepalese landscape, culture, tradition, and lifestyles along with the alpine valley, frozen lakes, centuries-old caves, and monasteries.

Highlights
• Kathmandu city tour and sightseeing in some the World Heritage Sites
• Stunning sunrise view from Poon Hill
• Close-up view of mountains ranges like Dhaulagiri I (7th) and Annapurna I (10th)
• Overnight at prodigious Annapurna Base Camp
• Spectacular view of mountain vista from Annapurna Base Camp.
• Natural bath in hot springs

Where to meet
We will meet in TIA as soon as you land in Kathmandu.

Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at TIA, our representative picks you from the Airport and transfers you to the hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 02: City tour in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, is a home for different cultural heritages and traditional spots. During your stay at Kathmandu, we will visit Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath. Pashupatinath is a famous Hindu pilgrimage which is the temple of Lord Shiva while Bouddhanath is the biggest monastery in Nepal.
The rest of the day can be spent in shopping around Thamel and preparing for the trek. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara along the Trishuli River takes about 6/7 hours. During the journey, you can enjoy the view of suspension bridges above the Rivers, hills on the opposite side and few settlements along the highway. If we have enough time, we explore the Phewa Lake at Lakeside, Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara
Day 04: Drive to Siwai and trek to Jhinu (3 to 4 hours of walk)
From Pokhara, we drive to Siwai on a jeep. It’s a bumpy drive along the rough road, but the scenario is fun. Then we will trek to Jhinu. Jhinu’s dada is known as “natural hot spring” where we can enjoy the hot bath at the beginning of our trek. Overnight in Jhinu
Day 05: Trek from Jhinu to Bamboo ( 4 to 6 hours of walk)
After leaving our footprints on Jhinu we’ll have to trek to Bamboo today. We will continue our trek towards the “Annapurna Sanctuary “ and move our Shanks to Modi River Valley. After a couple of hours, we eventually make it to our stopover point i.e. Bamboo. We’ll witness huge mountains on our way. Overnight in Bamboo
Day 06: Trek from Bamboo to Deurali ( 4 to 5 hours of walk)
Today is the last day of the trek before we get to reach Base Camp. After early morning breakfast, we will walk through the forest of Pine and Rhododendron before we stop for lunch. Again, we will walk for a couple of hours before reaching Deurali.  Overnight in Deurali
Day 07: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp ( 5 to 6 hours of walk)
Today, we will be walking closer to the Base camp and Annapurna glaciers. On our way to ABC, Machhapuchhre Base Camp bestows us with the panoramic view of surrounding mountains. Once we reach ABC, we can enjoy the 360-degree view of mountains such as Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, and Machhapuchhare. This day, we will spend our night in the lap of Himalaya i.e. Annapurna base camp.  Overnight in Annapurna base camp
Day 08: Trek from Annapurna base camp to Dovan village (4 to 6 hours of walk)
After early morning breakfast, we will trek down the steep stairs for a few hours before we reach Dovan. Dovan is the beautiful Gurung settlement at the altitude of 2600m above sea level. We can enjoy the beautiful mountain view if the sky is clear in the evening.  Overnight in Dovan village
Day 09: Trek from Dovan to Chhomrong ( 4 to 5 hours of walk)
After breakfast, we will trek down to Chhomring. Down to Chhomrong, we will witness the great view of the range such as Fishtail mountain and Annapurna South. Chomrong is a popular overnight stop for people going for Annapurna sanctuary or Base Camp trek.  Overnight in Chhomrong.
Day 10 – Trek to Siwai drive to Pokhara: ( 3 to 4 hours of walk)
After breakfast, we will trek for a few hours to Siwai. Then we will drive to Pokhara. The road is rough at the beginning, but it gradually gets easier and smoother.nOvernight in Pokhara
Day 11 – Drive back to Kathmandu
We will either fly or drive to Kathmandu after breakfast in Pokhara. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 12 – Farewell

Trip Excludes
• Nepal arrival visa fee
• Meals in the city (Kathmandu/Pokhara) except breakfast and above-mentioned special dinner
• Any kinds of hot/cold drinks during the trek
• Wi-Fi, hot showers, battery charging services during the trek
• Monument entrance fees during the city tour in Kathmandu (It cost about USD26 per person)
• Your personal nature expenses like, mineral water, soft and alcoholic beverages, snacks, extra meal, etc.
• Extra night accommodation in the city in- case of early arrival, late departure or early return from a trip (cause of any reason) out of planned itinerary,
• Travel insurance that covers trip cancelation and Helicopter evacuation higher than 4000 meters
• Tips (As an appreciation) and any other extending trips and accommodation.

Day 1
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu

Upon your arrival at TIA, our representative picks you from the Airport and transfers you to the hotel.

Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 2
Day 02: City tour in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, is a home for different cultural heritages and traditional spots. During your stay at Kathmandu, we will visit Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath. Pashupatinath is a famous Hindu pilgrimage which is the temple of Lord Shiva while Bouddhanath is the biggest monastery in Nepal.

Rest of the day can be spent in shopping around Thamel and preparing for the trek.

Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 3
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara along the Trishuli River takes about 6/7 hours. During the journey, you can enjoy the view of suspension bridges above the Rivers, hills in the opposite side and few settlements along the highway. If we have enough time, we explore the Phewa Lake at Lakeside, Pokhara.

Overnight in Pokhara

Day 4
Day 04: Drive to Siwai and trek to Jhinu (3 to 4 hours of walk)

From Pokhara, we drive to Siwai on a jeep. It’s a bumpy drive along the rough road, but the scenario is fun. Then we will trek to Jhinu. Jhinu dada is known as “natural hot spring” where we can enjoy the hot bath at the beginning of our trek.

Overnight in Jhinu

Day 5
Day 05: Trek from Jhinu to Bamboo ( 4 to 6 hours of walk)

After leaving our footprints on Jhinu we’ll have to trek to Bamboo today. We will continue our trek towards the “Annapurna sanctuary “ and move our Shanks to Modi River Valley. After a couple of hours, we eventually make it to our stopover point i.e. Bamboo. We’ll witness huge mountains on our way.

Overnight in Bamboo

Day 6
Day 06: Trek from Bamboo to Deurali ( 4 to 5 hours of walk)

Today is the last day of the trek before we get to reach Base Camp. After early morning breakfast, we will walk through the forest of Pine and Rhododendron before we stop for lunch. Again, we will walk for a couple of hours before reaching Deurali.

Overnight in Deurali

Day 7
Day 07: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp ( 5 to 6 hours of walk)

Today, we will be walking closer to the Base camp and Annapurna glaciers. On our way to ABC, Machhapuchhre Base Camp bestow us the panoramic view of surrounding mountains. Once we reach ABC, we can enjoy the 360-degree view of mountains such as Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, and Machhapuchhare. This day, we will spend our night in the lap of Himalaya i.e. Annapurna base camp.

Overnight in Annapurna base campDay

Day 8
08: Trek from Annapurna base camp to Dovan village (4 to 6 hours of walk)

After early morning breakfast, we will trek down the steep stairs for a few hours before we reach Dovan. Dovan is the beautiful Gurung settlement at the altitude of 2600m above sea level. We can enjoy the beautiful mountain view if the sky is clear in the evening.

Overnight in Dovan village

Day 9
Day 09: Trek from Dovan to Chhomrong ( 4 to 5 hours of walk)

After breakfast, we will trek down to Chhomring. Down to Chhomrong, we will witness the great view of range such as Fishtail mountain and Annapurna South. Chomrong is a popular overnight stop for people going for Annapurna sanctuary or Base Camp trek.

Overnight in Chhomrong.

Day 10
Day 10 - Trek to Siwai drive to Pokhara: ( 3 to 4 hours of walk)

After breakfast, we will trek for a few hours to Siwai. Then we will drive to Pokhara. The road is rough at the beginning, but it gradually gets easier and smoother.

Overnight in Pokhara

Day 11
Day 11- Drive back to Kathmandu

We will either fly or drive to Kathmandu after breakfast in Pokhara.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 12
Day 12 – Farewell

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • Twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • One full-day guided city tour by private vehicle in Kathmandu
  • Trekking permits like TIMS card and Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (ANCAP)
  • Transportation by Tourist Bus
  • Siwai pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), during the trek
  • Accommodation during the trek (Lodge/Tea House)
  • Safe drinking water (Medicated), during the trek
  • Seasonal fresh fruits (during the trek only) after dinner.
  • Government-licensed, experienced, knowledgeable, well-trained, English-speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • Farewell dinner.
  • Porter and his entire expenses (One porter for every 2 trekkers)
  • Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required Government and local taxes
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • First Aid service (Basic)

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Meals in the city (Kathmandu/Pokhara) except breakfast and above-mentioned special dinner
  • Any kinds of hot/cold drinks during the trek
  • Wi-Fi, hot showers, battery charging services during the trek
  • Monument entrance fees during the city tour in Kathmandu (It cost about USD26 per person)
  • Your personal nature expenses like, mineral water, soft and alcoholic beverages, snacks, extra meal, etc.
  • Extra night accommodation in the city in- case of early arrival, late departure or early return from a trip (cause of any reason) out of planned itinerary,
  • Travel insurance that covers trip cancelation and Helicopter evacuation higher than 4000 meters
  • Tips (As an appreciation) and any other extending trips and accommodation

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Trip Facts

  • Annapurna Base Camp
  • 12 days
  • Teahouse (Lodge) during trek & hotels at Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Moderate
  • Pokhara
  • Pokhara
  • 4130m
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Tamang, Gurung, Tibetan, Rai, Nepali, e.t.c
  • Mountain Ranges, Nepalese cultural villages and exotic Bio-Diversity
  • Bus, Jeep & Car