Annapurna Base Camp Trekking offers magnificent mountain views and yet also leisurely walks which pass between beautiful steep green hills and lush rice terraces. You can be refreshed and rest at at any of the local teahouses and lodges along the way. It is never that far to the next opportunity for a seat and a cup tea and an opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the surrounding landscape. Annapurna Base Camp trek is the most popular all the treks in Nepal.
From Annapurna Base Camp, you will soak up remarkable views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks which are superb when the rays of the sun fall upon them in the morning and evening. The moments spent viewing the glowing edifices and snow capped peaks of the rugged mighty mountains in the sunset can inspire an almost sacred feeling of gratitude for the experience of this most transient beauty. You will feel awe struck by your views of the all these great mountains: Machupuchre also known as Mount Fish Tail (6993m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna II, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Baraha Shikhar, Singu Chuli, Gagapurna and Tent Peak, which all await you during the course of this trek.
It is, however, not only majestic, rugged mountain peaks that will provide you with breathtaking scenery along the way. You will climb from the sub - tropical plains through bamboo, oak and rhododendron forests to alpine meadows. You will experience the wild windswept desert plateau in the rain shadow of the mountains, peaceful valleys and the world's deepest river gorge of the Kali Gandaki, lying some 6900m below the Annapurna Mountain Range.
Many different creatures may be encountered during your trek. You will pass through the many species of rhododendrons which thrive on the mountain sides and if you are trekking during the spring or early summer, you may be fortunate enough to enjoy the beauty of their profuse and brilliant blooms. But it’s not only nature in all its forms that will enchant you. You will also encounter local people from the various ethnic groups who also reside in this region. Amongst these are the Gurung, Magar, Kami, Damai Brahman and Chhetri. The friendly hospitality shown by the local people will certainly enhance your enjoyment of your trek.
Come with EncountersNepal,com to experience this diverse, beautiful countryside. Visit the inner sanctuary of Annapurna, enjoy the breathtaking views of the ten peaks to be seen which reach an altitude of over 6000m. Marvel at the views of Dhaulagiri and the Kali Gandaki from Poon Hill which is encircled by a ring of majestic mountains. From there, you can view the high mountains, picturesque villages and peaceful farmland at Ghaundrung and the natural hotspring at Jhinudanda.
Please note that this trek is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary Trekking.
There are many possible starting points for trekking in this region, such as Nayapul -Birethati –Phedi, “Australian Camp”, or Tatopani.
Depending on your time, your fitness, your interests and your budget, you can choose the length and route of the trek you undertake in this world famous trekking paradise. There are so many access points for beginning and ending your trek, all of which will give you some experience of the diversity of the magnificent landscapes of this region. It is possible to trek through lush green scenery and past snow or through the wild arid areas surrounded by soaring summits. Contact us at encountersnepal.com to discuss and plan the itinerary that would best suit the needs of you and your party.
Day 1: Kathmandu to Pokhara (200 km/ 6-7 hours): Drive by bus/car or fly.
Day 2: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1577 m.): Drive for one hour, trek.
Day 3: Tikedhunga to Ghorepani (2855 m.): Trek
Day 4: Ghorepani to Tadapani: Trek.
Day 5: Tadapani to Chhomrong: Trek.
Day 6: Chomrong to Himalaya Hotel (2873 m.): Trek.
Day 7: Himalaya Hotel to Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC): Trek.
Day 8: MBC to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) & back to MBC or Deurali: Trek.
Day 9: MBC/Deurali to Bamboo: Trek.
Day 10: Bamboo to Chhomrong: Trek.
Day 11: Chhomrong to Ghandruk: Trek.
Day 12: Ghandruk to Tolkha: Trek.
Day 13: Tolkha to Dhampus (1510 m.): Trek.
Day 14: Dhampus to Pokhara: Trek, drive for 1 hour.
Day 15: Pokhara to Kathmandu (200 km/ 6-7 hours): Drive by bus/car or fly.
USD $1050. Per Person
Annapurna Conservation Entry Permits
Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS Cards)
Three meals a day breakfast launch dinner
Accommodation in mountain at tea house lodge
Trekking beging and end point by bus
Guide: English speaking, insured, registered, well-equipped, salary, food and accommodation
One porter between two
Emergency co-operation service,
Medical kit box
safe drinking water
Bar & beverage bills,tea/coffee nature of personal expenses, bottled water, desserts, heater,shower, insurance, personal cloths, tips to the staff, and service not mention.
Mode of payment:
We accept the major cards such as Mastercard & Visa or through direct bank transfer. Please be informed that we have to charge you 3.5% on top for Card Payment. We accept Nepalese rupees, CASH USD, Euros, UK Pounds and Travellers Cheques as well with no surcharge.
Bookings: You could simply send the copies of your passports along with a 40% deposit. You could pay the deposit through bank transfer. Balance is payable in advance on arrival.
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Thamel branch Kathmandu Nepal
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Annapurna base camp trekking 15 days Itinerary we are proposing you is only on outline. You could use it to best fitness and interest when practically you are in the field our guide are very comfortable, flexible and understanding to make your trip with full of pleasure.