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Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

 Annapurna base camp, also known by Annapurna sanctuary, is a wonderful trek that takes you to the base camp of the immense south face of Annapurna1 (8,091m),  10th highest mountain in the world. The trail passes through cultivated fields and beautiful forests of oak, magnolia, and rhododendron of the Annapurna region. You will walk through banks of pristine rivers, mountain pastures, dip into natural hot springs, slate-roofed tropical villages and encounter caravan of mules carrying necessary supplies to remote villages. Along the way, we meet friendly locals and exchange greetings ‘ Namaste’.

From the base camp of  Annapurna, trekkers can enjoy the up-close view of 10 peaks over 6,000m that includes  Hiunchuli, Fang, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhare (  Mount Fish Tail ) and many other peaks. Moreover, while on the trek we come across the most prominent ethnic groups of people like   Gurung, Thakali and others permanently living in the  Annapurna area.

Whoever begins the trek to the Annapurna base camp the views are of course amazing and at Base Camp, you can find yourself directly in front of Annapurna and surrounded by peaks on all sides. The trail to Annapurna Base Camp lies a bit low in the canyon and it is susceptible to avalanches coming from the peaks above.  With the inclusion of Poon Hill hike in the itinerary,  our proposed Annapurna Base Camp trek can be longer by several days. Starting from Nayapul we encounter sub-tropical heat, pretty villages and neatly terraced rice fields enjoying the panoramic  view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayas.

The best time to visit Annapurna base camp is during spring and autumn. Spring is the time to see the blooming of rhododendrons while the clearest skies are found after the monsoon is over, that is, in October and November. At these times the weather is generally mild and pleasant. In fact, October is the high season for trekking in Nepal.

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Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu airport transfer to hotel (1,350m/4265ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara (827m/2,713ft) by Tourist bus 6-7 hours
Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Ghandruk (1,940m/6,363ft) 4 hours
Day 04: Ghandruk to Chhomrung (2,170m/7,119ft) 4-5 hours
Day 05: Chhumrung to Bamboo (2,310m/7,578ft) 4-5 hours
Day 06: Bamboo to Dewrali (3,230m/10,597ft) 4-5 hours
Day 07: Deurali to MBC (3,700m/12,139ft) or ABC (4130m) 4-5 hours
Day 08: ABC trek back to Bamboo (2310m/7,578ft) 5 hours
Day 09: Bamboo to Jhinudada (hot spring) (1,780m/5,839ft) 4-5 hours
Day 10: Jhinudada to Nayapul (1,070m/3,510ft) 4 hours and drive to Pokhara (827m/2,713ft) 2 hours
Day 11: Fly Pokhara to Katmandu 35 minute
Day 12: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
Day 13: Departure
• Airport pickups and drops
• 2 night hotel in Kathmandu on breakfast basis double room twin sharing
• 2 night hotel in pokhara on breakfast basis double room twin sharing
• Tea house accommodation during the trekking (breakfast, lunch, dinner) includes tea, coffee & hot water
• Farewell dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant
• All ground transportation on a comfortable vehicle as per the itinerary
• Domestic Airlines (Pokhara -Kathmandu) with the airport tax
• Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
• an English speaking Trekking guide, assistant guide & necessary porters
• Staff daily wages, insurance, equipment, Airfare, food and accommodation
• Pioneer Adventure’s trekking baggage, T-shirt and trekking map
• All necessary paperwork and trekking permits National Park & TIMS
• Medical kit

• Nepal Visa fee USD $...
• International airfare
• Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visit as per the itinerary
• Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner) during the  Hotel stay
• Travel and insurance for emergency evacuation by helicopter
• Personal expenses: phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, mineral water, hot shower etc.
Trip Dates Group Size Available Space Book Now
November 15, 2018 full board service booking open


Note : If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, wishes, itinerary can be customized as per your requirement.
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