About Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Annapurna Base Camp trek, a trek in the Himalayas of Nepal, offers with the pristine beauty of nature and rich cultural and traditional aspects. The exciting trekking package with enormous opulent contents makes Annapurna trekking a thrilling and interesting trip. Annapurna Base Camp Trek or ABC Trek is also marked as the famous trekking route of Nepal.

…have a great experience in one of the world’s most favorite trek with the rewarding view of great massif - Annapurna, unique culture and traditional lifestyle.

Location of Annapurna Base Camp

Annapurna Base Camp, with its altitude of 4,130 m or 13,550 ft, is located to the northern side of the beautiful valley of lakes – POKHARA (200 km west of the capital city – Kathmandu) around 6 to 7 hours drive and about 30 minutes via a flight from historically rich Kathmandu valley. This base camp trek is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary Trek.

Annapurna routes passing through striking villages

Annapurna Base Camp Trek is linked with various gorgeous villages that hold their own uniqueness.

The beautiful valley-Pokhara, a place offers with perfect mixtures of tranquility and natural beauty with the interesting monuments, the vantage points like Ghorepani (2,880 m / 9,449 ft) and Poonhill (3,193 m / 10476 ft), different Magar and Gurung villages like Ban Thanti (3180 m/ 10434 ft), Chomrong (2170 m/ 7120 ft), Sinuwa (2,360 m/ 7743 ft) and other small villages and Jhinu holding the Hot Spring where one can take a bath and get rid of tiredness.

During this base camp trek, one gets fully bounded by the beauty and tranquility of nature with different culture and tradition of various ethnic groups. In this Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, the different points bestow with the mesmerizing views of mountains like south Annapurna, Fishtail, Gangapurna, Tent Peak, Gandarva Peak, and many more mountains. 

The trekking route of Annapurna Base Camp leads the trails that are rich in cultural and natural features. The close observation of culture and tradition along with the traditional lifestyle of Magar, Gurung and Sherpa people in villages like Tikhedhunga, Chomrong (the last settlement of Gurung community) and Sinuwa creates an adorable and interesting moment. Along with this crossing through rhododendron forests, getting breathtaking and magnificent views of mountains, passing through Machhapuchre Base Camp have got the excellent input in Annapurna Base Camp Trek. 

The starting point for Annapurna Base Camp trek is Nayapul (1-hour drive from Pokhara) and also the ending point of the trekking is Nayapul.

Best Season to step in Annapurna Base Camp

The perfect seasons to get enrolled in Annapurna trekking are Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May) and nevertheless January, February and December are also favorable months to explore in Annapurna region.

Duration of Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The awe-inspiring complete package of ABC Trek can be done in 14 days and also as per interest and timeframe the trek can be customized.

Massif Holidays is presenting this wonderful base camp trekking package to make the journey of outsiders noteworthy within Annapurna Region. The team of Massif Holidays will be helping and providing with better services to make the trip to Annapurna Base Camp remarkable and unforgettable.

Facts

  • Trip Duration Trip Duration 14 Days
  • Trip Cost Price from US$ 845
  • Trip Grade Trip Grade Challenging
  • Trip Style Trip Style Fully Supported Guest House Trek
  • Group Sizes Max Person 15
  • food Meals Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accomodation Accomodation Guest House
  • Transportation Transportation Based on Itinerary
  • Destination Nepal
  • Min Person 01

Highlights

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site tour in Kathmandu - Swyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
  • A picturesque drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
  •  Sightseeing in Pokhara – a beautiful valley consisting of attractive natural contents which is a place mostly adored by outsiders and also regard as adventurous hub too.
  • Majestic view of mountains from different places like Poonhill, Ban Thanti, and Himalaya Hotel.
  • Experiencing the lifestyle, culture, and tradition of different ethnic groups which holds a unique existence in Nepalese citizens.
  • Outstanding views of the mountains like Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, South Annapurna, Himchuli, Fishtail & Annapurna I, II, and IV.
  • Natural Hot Spring Bath at Jhinu.
  • Mesmerizing view of snow fall in Dhaulagiri and of Annapurna glacier.
  • 13 Breakfast, 10 Lunch and 11 Dinner.

Outline Itinerary

Detail Itinerary  
  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International airport (1345meters). Overnight stay at hotel.
  • Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (820 meters) About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 04: One hour drive to Nayapul About 3-4 hours and trek to Tikhedhunga (1540 meters). About 4 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2860 meters) about 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 06: Early morning Hike to Poonhill (3210meters) and Trek to Tadapani (2630 meters) about 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 07: Trek to Chomrung (2170 meters) about 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 08: Trek to Himalaya Hotel (2920 meters). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 09: Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4130 meters). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 10: Trek down to Sinwa (2360 meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 11: Trek back to Jhinu Hot spring (1780 meters) About 4 hours. Overnight stay at Guest House.
  • Day 12: Trek to Nayapul. About 6 hours. And a drive back to Pokhara. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight stay at the hotel. (Can fly back if required)
  • Day 14: Transfer to the international airport for your onward destination.
  • What’s Included

    • Airport / Hotel pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
    • Three nights’ (twin sharing basis accommodation) at tourist category hotels in Kathmandu and two nights in Pokhara in similar category hotel including Breakfast.
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle (by well-experienced license holder Tour Guide).
    • All standard Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
    • Teahouse and Hotel Accommodation during the trek.
    • Professional license holder English speaking guide (if required with other nation’s dialect for Annapurna Base Camp Trek).
    • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (one porter for every two guests).
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
    • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS card for trekking.
    • Down Jacket, Duffle bag and sleeping bag by Massif Holidays if required.
    • Drive from Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu by tourist coach.
    • Farewell dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant before the day of departure.
    • After trekking, Token of Love by the team of Massif Holidays.
    • All government taxes, vat & service charges.
  • What’s Excluded

    • Lunch and dinner during the stay in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
    • Entrance fee at all monuments during the tour in Kathmandu valley and Pokhara valley.
    • Emergency Rescue and Evacuation cost or any types of travel insurance.
    • Nepal entry visa fee that can be issued on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and also in case for extending visa during stay in Nepal.
    • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
    • Personal trekking Equipment.
    • Tips for trekking, tour staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Cost Includes' section.
  • Optional

    • Scenic Flight from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu
    • Extra additional Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner throughout the travel package.
    • Additional sightseeing in the historical and cultural sites. 
    • The inclusion of Adventurous Activities.
    • The group joining the trip or personal group trip (trek/tour).
    • Small or Large group of travelers.
    • Extra day hike during the trip.
    • Expand or different itinerary of travel packages.
    • Luxury accommodation (4/5 star category hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara).
    • The family trip along with children under the secure and favorable suggestion of the Massif Holidays expertise.
    • Pony Trek.

    The listed optional facilities for the trekking within Nepal are not included in the travel cost. As per guest choice and demand for extra facilities or services some amount will be added to the trekking package cost. You can include the other extra facilities and services in your travel package consulting with the crew member of Massif Holidays.

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Useful Information

Other extra arrangements from the team of Massif Holidays: - Customized Itinerary as per the specific requirements. For this, please contact the expert team of Massif Holidays as per interest.

Better to get informed about:-

  • Weather Condition
  • Natural calamities, etc. that are beyond the control can hamper one’s planned trip. During these kinds of issues, the team of Massif Holidays will be getting through the possible solution that can help to get back in the trip.

SOME OTHER ISSUES:- Due to poor visibility or bad weather may one cannot get the perfect view of nature. Get delayed for some hours or for some days because of nature and weather. During this period, teams of Massif Holidays help to manage other various days activities, pre-itinerary with any trekking routes, etc. One needs to bear all expenses if need to stay at any place due to cancellation or delay during the trip.

Note:- No any refund in such cases and the team of Massif Holidays provide the guesthouse accommodations only before starting the trek.